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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rank 601 568 624
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +56
Permanent jobs citing CFA 23 46 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.050% 0.10% 0.024%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.42% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 22 25 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 £43,500 £50,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,750 £112,000 £83,250
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
11443 10967 12917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.76% 24.80% 25.78%
Number of salaries quoted 9144 9015 11030
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 12 September 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 12 September 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 2 £62,000 -0.80% 1
CFA
England

CFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 69 (83.13%) Finance
2 54 (65.06%) Degree
3 49 (59.04%) Hedge funds
4 45 (54.22%) SQL
5 35 (42.17%) C#
6 31 (37.35%) Windows
6 31 (37.35%) Front Office
7 30 (36.14%) Bloomberg
8 28 (33.73%) Risk Management
8 28 (33.73%) Investment Management
9 27 (32.53%) Computer Science
10 26 (31.33%) VBA
11 24 (28.92%) SQL Server
12 23 (27.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 22 (26.51%) Back Office
14 21 (25.30%) T-SQL
15 18 (21.69%) OO
15 18 (21.69%) Microsoft
15 18 (21.69%) Economics
15 18 (21.69%) Spreadsheet
15 18 (21.69%) Analytics
16 17 (20.48%) Credit Risk
17 16 (19.28%) Italian Language
17 16 (19.28%) Spanish Language
17 16 (19.28%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (18.07%) Java
18 15 (18.07%) UNIX
19 14 (16.87%) Performance Management
20 12 (14.46%) Equity Research
20 12 (14.46%) Statistics

CFA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 (4.82%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (21.69%) Spreadsheet
2 11 (13.25%) MS Excel
2 11 (13.25%) SPSS
2 11 (13.25%) S-PLUS
2 11 (13.25%) Stata
3 3 (3.61%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) PORTIA
1 4 (4.82%) Advent Geneva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) Intranet
1 1 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (28.92%) SQL Server
2 23 (27.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (9.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (8.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 7 (8.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 69 (83.13%) Finance
2 31 (37.35%) Front Office
3 22 (26.51%) Back Office
4 16 (19.28%) Italian Language
4 16 (19.28%) Spanish Language
5 6 (7.23%) Banking
5 6 (7.23%) Law
6 3 (3.61%) Legal
6 3 (3.61%) Advertising
6 3 (3.61%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.41%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.20%) Retail
8 1 (1.20%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (60.24%) Developer
2 26 (31.33%) C# Developer
3 23 (27.71%) Analyst
4 18 (21.69%) VBA Developer
4 18 (21.69%) Excel Developer
4 18 (21.69%) Excel VBA Developer
5 10 (12.05%) Developer Analyst
6 8 (9.64%) Product Specialist
7 6 (7.23%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Applications Support
9 2 (2.41%) Services Director
9 2 (2.41%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (2.41%) Performance Analyst
9 2 (2.41%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.41%) Change Manager
10 1 (1.20%) Oracle Developer
10 1 (1.20%) .NET Developer
10 1 (1.20%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.25%) .NET
2 8 (9.64%) WSH
3 2 (2.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 49 (59.04%) Hedge funds
2 27 (32.53%) Computer Science
3 18 (21.69%) Economics
4 17 (20.48%) Credit Risk
5 16 (19.28%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (14.46%) Statistics
7 8 (9.64%) Data Integration
7 8 (9.64%) Fixed Income
8 4 (4.82%) Derivative
9 1 (1.20%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 31 (37.35%) Windows
2 15 (18.07%) UNIX
3 8 (9.64%) Linux
3 8 (9.64%) Windows 2000
3 8 (9.64%) Windows XP
3 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.73%) Risk Management
1 28 (33.73%) Investment Management
2 18 (21.69%) OO
2 18 (21.69%) Analytics
3 14 (16.87%) Performance Management
4 12 (14.46%) Project Management
4 12 (14.46%) Migration
4 12 (14.46%) Equity Research
5 11 (13.25%) Quantitative Analysis
5 11 (13.25%) Financial Modelling
5 11 (13.25%) Portfolio Management
5 11 (13.25%) Asset Management
6 9 (10.84%) Business Analysis
7 8 (9.64%) CRM
7 8 (9.64%) Product Management
8 5 (6.02%) Risk Analytics
8 5 (6.02%) Finite Element Analysis
9 4 (4.82%) PRINCE2
9 4 (4.82%) Business Development
10 3 (3.61%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (54.22%) SQL
2 35 (42.17%) C#
3 26 (31.33%) VBA
4 21 (25.30%) T-SQL
5 15 (18.07%) Java
6 12 (14.46%) Python
7 11 (13.25%) MATLAB
8 9 (10.84%) C++
9 8 (9.64%) Perl
9 8 (9.64%) VBScript
9 8 (9.64%) VB.NET
10 4 (4.82%) C
11 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (65.06%) Degree
2 8 (9.64%) MBA
3 2 (2.41%) ISEB
4 1 (1.20%) ACCA
4 1 (1.20%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) QA
Vendors
1 30 (36.14%) Bloomberg
2 18 (21.69%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.84%) Oracle
4 8 (9.64%) Sybase
4 8 (9.64%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (9.64%) Siebel
5 7 (8.43%) BI-SAM
5 7 (8.43%) Serena
6 6 (7.23%) FactSet
7 4 (4.82%) Advent
7 4 (4.82%) Fiserv
8 2 (2.41%) thinkFolio
9 1 (1.20%) Reuters
9 1 (1.20%) Cognos
City, London
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Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + 100k OTE + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago