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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rank 604 564 619
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +55
Permanent jobs citing CFA 14 51 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.031% 0.11% 0.024%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.46% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 13 32 12
Average salary £45,000 £70,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,500 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £100,000 £84,250
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +38.46%
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
11174 11037 13000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.73% 24.51% 26.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8911 9111 11048
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

CFA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CFA across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 October 2014.

CFA Salary Histogram in London

CFA
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CFA within the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -8 1 £41,500 -40.71%
CFA
England

CFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing CFA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CFA.

1 65 (85.53%) Finance
2 48 (63.16%) Degree
3 43 (56.58%) Hedge funds
4 40 (52.63%) SQL
5 29 (38.16%) C#
5 29 (38.16%) Front Office
6 27 (35.53%) Windows
7 26 (34.21%) Bloomberg
8 25 (32.89%) VBA
8 25 (32.89%) Computer Science
9 24 (31.58%) Investment Management
9 24 (31.58%) Risk Management
10 22 (28.95%) SQL Server
11 21 (27.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 20 (26.32%) Back Office
13 19 (25.00%) T-SQL
13 19 (25.00%) OO
14 18 (23.68%) Economics
14 18 (23.68%) Spreadsheet
15 17 (22.37%) Analytics
15 17 (22.37%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (21.05%) Italian Language
16 16 (21.05%) Spanish Language
17 15 (19.74%) Credit Risk
17 15 (19.74%) Microsoft
18 14 (18.42%) Performance Management
19 12 (15.79%) Equity Research
19 12 (15.79%) Portfolio Management
19 12 (15.79%) Statistics
19 12 (15.79%) Python

CFA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing CFA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CFA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (23.68%) Spreadsheet
2 11 (14.47%) SPSS
2 11 (14.47%) S-PLUS
2 11 (14.47%) Stata
3 9 (11.84%) MS Excel
4 3 (3.95%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) PORTIA
1 4 (5.26%) Advent Geneva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) Intranet
1 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.95%) SQL Server
2 21 (27.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (7.89%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 6 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 65 (85.53%) Finance
2 29 (38.16%) Front Office
3 20 (26.32%) Back Office
4 16 (21.05%) Italian Language
4 16 (21.05%) Spanish Language
5 5 (6.58%) Banking
6 4 (5.26%) Law
7 3 (3.95%) Advertising
7 3 (3.95%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.32%) Legal
8 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.32%) Retail
8 1 (1.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 46 (60.53%) Developer
2 23 (30.26%) Analyst
3 22 (28.95%) C# Developer
4 19 (25.00%) Excel Developer
5 18 (23.68%) VBA Developer
5 18 (23.68%) Excel VBA Developer
6 10 (13.16%) Developer Analyst
7 8 (10.53%) Product Specialist
8 6 (7.89%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Change Manager
9 3 (3.95%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Applications Support
9 3 (3.95%) Project Manager
10 2 (2.63%) Services Director
10 2 (2.63%) Performance Analyst
10 2 (2.63%) Technical Analyst
11 1 (1.32%) Technical Manager
11 1 (1.32%) Oracle Developer
11 1 (1.32%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.21%) .NET
2 6 (7.89%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 43 (56.58%) Hedge funds
2 25 (32.89%) Computer Science
3 18 (23.68%) Economics
4 17 (22.37%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (19.74%) Credit Risk
6 12 (15.79%) Statistics
7 8 (10.53%) Fixed Income
8 6 (7.89%) Data Integration
9 4 (5.26%) Derivative
10 1 (1.32%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 27 (35.53%) Windows
2 12 (15.79%) UNIX
3 6 (7.89%) Linux
3 6 (7.89%) Windows 2000
3 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (7.89%) Windows XP
3 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.58%) Investment Management
1 24 (31.58%) Risk Management
2 19 (25.00%) OO
3 17 (22.37%) Analytics
4 14 (18.42%) Performance Management
5 12 (15.79%) Equity Research
5 12 (15.79%) Portfolio Management
6 11 (14.47%) Project Management
6 11 (14.47%) Migration
6 11 (14.47%) Asset Management
6 11 (14.47%) Quantitative Analysis
6 11 (14.47%) Financial Modelling
7 8 (10.53%) Business Analysis
8 6 (7.89%) CRM
8 6 (7.89%) Product Management
9 3 (3.95%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.95%) Risk Analytics
9 3 (3.95%) Finite Element Analysis
9 3 (3.95%) Business Development
10 2 (2.63%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (52.63%) SQL
2 29 (38.16%) C#
3 25 (32.89%) VBA
4 19 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 12 (15.79%) Python
5 12 (15.79%) Java
6 11 (14.47%) MATLAB
7 7 (9.21%) C++
8 6 (7.89%) Perl
8 6 (7.89%) VBScript
8 6 (7.89%) VB.NET
9 4 (5.26%) C
10 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (63.16%) Degree
2 6 (7.89%) MBA
3 2 (2.63%) ISEB
4 1 (1.32%) ACCA
4 1 (1.32%) CIMA
Vendors
1 26 (34.21%) Bloomberg
2 15 (19.74%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.21%) Oracle
4 6 (7.89%) Sybase
4 6 (7.89%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (7.89%) Siebel
4 6 (7.89%) Serena
4 6 (7.89%) BI-SAM
4 6 (7.89%) FactSet
5 4 (5.26%) Advent
5 4 (5.26%) Fiserv
6 2 (2.63%) thinkFolio
7 1 (1.32%) Reuters
7 1 (1.32%) Cognos
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Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago