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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rank 627 654 640
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -14
Permanent jobs citing CFA 24 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.059% 0.012% 0.039%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.047% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 23 4 12
Average salary £35,000 £77,500 £73,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-54.83% +5.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £53,250 £52,600
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £86,000 £79,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,750 £46,000 -
% change year-on-year
-30.97% -
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
10654 10734 10952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 26.02% 25.76% 25.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8900 8762 8771
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 9 February 2016.

CFA Salary Histogram in London

CFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 44 (89.80%) Finance
2 36 (73.47%) Degree
3 31 (63.27%) SQL
4 27 (55.10%) Front Office
5 23 (46.94%) C#
6 22 (44.90%) Intranet
6 22 (44.90%) Computer Science
6 22 (44.90%) AIFMD
7 21 (42.86%) Equities
8 20 (40.82%) VBA
9 19 (38.78%) Hedge funds
10 9 (18.37%) Python
11 8 (16.33%) MBA
12 7 (14.29%) SUSE
12 7 (14.29%) Debian
12 7 (14.29%) PhD
12 7 (14.29%) Fidessa
12 7 (14.29%) Tcl
12 7 (14.29%) Red Hat
12 7 (14.29%) Reuters
12 7 (14.29%) Bloomberg
12 7 (14.29%) NYFIX
12 7 (14.29%) Linux
12 7 (14.29%) C++
12 7 (14.29%) Java
12 7 (14.29%) Perl
12 7 (14.29%) Analytics
12 7 (14.29%) Bash Shell
12 7 (14.29%) Eurex
12 7 (14.29%) Electronic Trading

CFA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Communications & Networking
1 22 (44.90%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.04%) Informix
2 1 (2.04%) QlikView
2 1 (2.04%) Spotfire
General
1 44 (89.80%) Finance
2 27 (55.10%) Front Office
3 7 (14.29%) Banking
4 5 (10.20%) Marketing
5 4 (8.16%) Arabic Language
5 4 (8.16%) French Language
5 4 (8.16%) German Language
5 4 (8.16%) Portuguese Language
5 4 (8.16%) Spanish Language
5 4 (8.16%) Swahili Language
6 3 (6.12%) Back Office
7 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking
8 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (48.98%) Developer
2 23 (46.94%) Graduate
3 22 (44.90%) Junior
3 22 (44.90%) Junior Developer
4 19 (38.78%) Graduate Developer
5 8 (16.33%) Analyst
6 7 (14.29%) Administrator
6 7 (14.29%) C# Developer
6 7 (14.29%) Electronic Trading Support
6 7 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
6 7 (14.29%) Linux Support
6 7 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 7 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (14.29%) Systems Support
7 6 (12.24%) Junior C# Developer
8 5 (10.20%) Business Analyst
9 4 (8.16%) Internal Sales Executive
9 4 (8.16%) Risk Analyst
9 4 (8.16%) Sales Executive
9 4 (8.16%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (2.04%) .NET
2 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (44.90%) Computer Science
2 21 (42.86%) Equities
3 19 (38.78%) Hedge funds
4 7 (14.29%) Eurex
5 2 (4.08%) Derivative
5 2 (4.08%) Market Risk
6 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.04%) Economics
6 1 (2.04%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) CentOS
1 7 (14.29%) Debian
1 7 (14.29%) Fedora
1 7 (14.29%) Linux
1 7 (14.29%) SUSE
1 7 (14.29%) Ubuntu
2 3 (6.12%) Unix
3 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.29%) Analytics
1 7 (14.29%) Black-Scholes
1 7 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
1 7 (14.29%) Greeks
2 5 (10.20%) Asset Management
2 5 (10.20%) Financial Modelling
3 3 (6.12%) Business Analysis
3 3 (6.12%) Business Development
3 3 (6.12%) Investment Management
3 3 (6.12%) Quantitative Analysis
3 3 (6.12%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (4.08%) Campaign Management
4 2 (4.08%) Data Management
4 2 (4.08%) Fund Management
4 2 (4.08%) Presales
4 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2
4 2 (4.08%) Programme Management
4 2 (4.08%) Risk Management
4 2 (4.08%) Stress Testing
4 2 (4.08%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (63.27%) SQL
2 23 (46.94%) C#
3 20 (40.82%) VBA
4 9 (18.37%) Python
5 7 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 7 (14.29%) C++
5 7 (14.29%) Java
5 7 (14.29%) Perl
5 7 (14.29%) Tcl
6 6 (12.24%) C
7 3 (6.12%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.04%) R
Qualifications
1 36 (73.47%) Degree
2 8 (16.33%) MBA
3 7 (14.29%) PhD
4 1 (2.04%) ACCA
4 1 (2.04%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (44.90%) AIFMD
2 1 (2.04%) Basel II
2 1 (2.04%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Bloomberg
1 7 (14.29%) Fidessa
1 7 (14.29%) GL TRADE
1 7 (14.29%) NYFIX
1 7 (14.29%) Patsystems
1 7 (14.29%) Red Hat
1 7 (14.29%) Reuters
2 6 (12.24%) CQG
3 4 (8.16%) SunGard
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle
5 1 (2.04%) CA
5 1 (2.04%) Calypso
5 1 (2.04%) EasyScreen
5 1 (2.04%) EccoWare
5 1 (2.04%) FNZ
5 1 (2.04%) SimCorp
5 1 (2.04%) Tableau
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Competitive Base + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £800000 - £950000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Pension + Health care
Posted: 4 days ago
London
FCA
Salary: Approximately £46,000 to £75,000 depending on skills and experience
Posted: 21 days ago