The table below looks at the statistics for CFA in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CFA over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rank 642 647 647
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs citing CFA 16 11 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.038% 0.025% 0.098%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.094% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 40
Median salary £35,000 £60,000 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-41.66% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £98,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 - -
CFA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10679 11669 12608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.37% 26.22% 25.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8895 9575 10240
Median salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

CFA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing CFA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

CFA Jobs Demand Trend in London

CFA
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CFA across the London region.

CFA Salary Trend in London

CFA
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CFA across the London region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

CFA Salary Histogram in London

CFA
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CFA within the London region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +41 1 - -
CFA
England

CFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT jobs citing CFA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for CFA.

1 37 (92.50%) Finance
2 34 (85.00%) SQL
3 30 (75.00%) Front Office
4 27 (67.50%) C#
4 27 (67.50%) Intranet
4 27 (67.50%) AIFMD
5 26 (65.00%) Degree
6 20 (50.00%) Computer Science
6 20 (50.00%) VBA
6 20 (50.00%) Equities
7 19 (47.50%) Hedge funds
8 7 (17.50%) Python
9 6 (15.00%) C++
9 6 (15.00%) Java
9 6 (15.00%) Bloomberg
10 5 (12.50%) NYFIX
10 5 (12.50%) CQG
10 5 (12.50%) Reuters
10 5 (12.50%) Tcl
10 5 (12.50%) Red Hat
10 5 (12.50%) Fidessa
10 5 (12.50%) Perl
10 5 (12.50%) C
10 5 (12.50%) Linux
10 5 (12.50%) PhD
10 5 (12.50%) Patsystems
10 5 (12.50%) GL TRADE
10 5 (12.50%) SUSE
10 5 (12.50%) Debian
10 5 (12.50%) Fedora

CFA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
1 1 (2.50%) Summit
1 1 (2.50%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 27 (67.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.50%) QlikView
1 1 (2.50%) Spotfire
General
1 37 (92.50%) Finance
2 30 (75.00%) Front Office
3 1 (2.50%) Arabic Language
3 1 (2.50%) Back Office
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) French Language
3 1 (2.50%) German Language
3 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (2.50%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.50%) Swahili Language
Job Titles
1 28 (70.00%) Developer
2 27 (67.50%) Junior
2 27 (67.50%) Junior Developer
3 20 (50.00%) Graduate
4 19 (47.50%) Graduate Developer
5 8 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 8 (20.00%) Junior C# Developer
5 8 (20.00%) Junior SQL Developer
5 8 (20.00%) SQL Developer
6 5 (12.50%) Administrator
6 5 (12.50%) Electronic Trading Support
6 5 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (12.50%) Linux Support
6 5 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (12.50%) Systems Support
7 3 (7.50%) Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Business Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Consultant
9 1 (2.50%) Sales Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 20 (50.00%) Equities
2 19 (47.50%) Hedge funds
3 5 (12.50%) Eurex
4 2 (5.00%) Derivative
5 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.50%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.50%) PMI
5 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) CentOS
1 5 (12.50%) Debian
1 5 (12.50%) Fedora
1 5 (12.50%) Linux
1 5 (12.50%) SUSE
1 5 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.50%) Black-Scholes
1 5 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
1 5 (12.50%) Greeks
2 3 (7.50%) Analytics
2 3 (7.50%) Investment Management
2 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
2 3 (7.50%) Programme Management
2 3 (7.50%) Wealth Management
3 2 (5.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (5.00%) Business Development
4 1 (2.50%) CRM
4 1 (2.50%) Data Analytics
4 1 (2.50%) Data Management
4 1 (2.50%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (2.50%) ETL
4 1 (2.50%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (2.50%) Machine Learning
4 1 (2.50%) Monte Carlo Method
4 1 (2.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (85.00%) SQL
2 27 (67.50%) C#
3 20 (50.00%) VBA
4 7 (17.50%) Python
5 6 (15.00%) C++
5 6 (15.00%) Java
6 5 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 5 (12.50%) C
6 5 (12.50%) Perl
6 5 (12.50%) Tcl
7 1 (2.50%) R
Qualifications
1 26 (65.00%) Degree
2 5 (12.50%) MBA
2 5 (12.50%) PhD
3 1 (2.50%) ACCA
3 1 (2.50%) CIMA
3 1 (2.50%) ISEB
3 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (67.50%) AIFMD
2 1 (2.50%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.50%) EMIR
2 1 (2.50%) MiFID
2 1 (2.50%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Bloomberg
2 5 (12.50%) CQG
2 5 (12.50%) Fidessa
2 5 (12.50%) GL TRADE
2 5 (12.50%) NYFIX
2 5 (12.50%) Patsystems
2 5 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 5 (12.50%) Reuters
3 1 (2.50%) Calypso
3 1 (2.50%) Charles River
3 1 (2.50%) FactSet
3 1 (2.50%) FNZ
3 1 (2.50%) Murex
3 1 (2.50%) SimCorp
3 1 (2.50%) Sophis
3 1 (2.50%) StatPro
3 1 (2.50%) SunGard
3 1 (2.50%) Tableau