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 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rank 613 600 578
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -22
Permanent jobs citing CFA 16 27 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.036% 0.059% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.24% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 13 26 25
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £37,500 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £112,000
UK excluding London average salary - £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
10996 11418 10933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.07% 24.83% 24.95%
Number of salaries quoted 9160 9108 8938
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,550 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £71,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 +42 10 £60,000 -3.22% 3
CFA
England

CFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 19 (70.37%) Finance
2 18 (66.67%) Degree
3 12 (44.44%) Investment Management
4 9 (33.33%) SQL
5 8 (29.63%) Equities
5 8 (29.63%) Marketing
6 7 (25.93%) German Language
6 7 (25.93%) Analytics
6 7 (25.93%) Hedge funds
7 6 (22.22%) Front Office
7 6 (22.22%) AIFMD
7 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (18.52%) Spanish Language
8 5 (18.52%) French Language
8 5 (18.52%) Asset Management
8 5 (18.52%) C#
8 5 (18.52%) SunGard
9 4 (14.81%) Intranet
9 4 (14.81%) VBA
9 4 (14.81%) Fixed Income
9 4 (14.81%) Economics
9 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
9 4 (14.81%) Financial Modelling
10 3 (11.11%) Coaching
10 3 (11.11%) Mathematics
10 3 (11.11%) Derivative
10 3 (11.11%) MBA
10 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
10 3 (11.11%) ETL
10 3 (11.11%) Project Management

CFA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 1 (3.70%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) thinkFolio
2 1 (3.70%) SAP BPC
2 1 (3.70%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
General
1 19 (70.37%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Marketing
3 7 (25.93%) German Language
4 6 (22.22%) Front Office
5 5 (18.52%) French Language
5 5 (18.52%) Spanish Language
6 2 (7.41%) Italian Language
6 2 (7.41%) Back Office
6 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
7 1 (3.70%) Banking
7 1 (3.70%) International Banking
7 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
7 1 (3.70%) Arabic Language
7 1 (3.70%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (3.70%) Swahili Language
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Graduate
2 7 (25.93%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) C# Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Junior
3 4 (14.81%) Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Graduate Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Graduate C# Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Junior Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Junior C# Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Sales Executive
5 2 (7.41%) Data Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Hyperion Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Product Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Support
6 1 (3.70%) Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Equities
2 7 (25.93%) Hedge funds
3 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (14.81%) Economics
4 4 (14.81%) Fixed Income
4 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
5 3 (11.11%) Derivative
5 3 (11.11%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.70%) Swaptions
6 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (3.70%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) UNIX
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
1 1 (3.70%) SUSE
1 1 (3.70%) Debian
1 1 (3.70%) Fedora
1 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
1 1 (3.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Investment Management
2 7 (25.93%) Analytics
3 5 (18.52%) Asset Management
4 4 (14.81%) Financial Modelling
5 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 3 (11.11%) ETL
5 3 (11.11%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) Coaching
6 2 (7.41%) Fund Management
6 2 (7.41%) OOP
6 2 (7.41%) OO
6 2 (7.41%) Data Management
6 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Fund Accounting
7 1 (3.70%) Financial Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Equity Research
7 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.70%) Greeks
7 1 (3.70%) Black-Scholes
7 1 (3.70%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) C#
3 4 (14.81%) VBA
4 2 (7.41%) Java
4 2 (7.41%) C
5 1 (3.70%) Perl
5 1 (3.70%) C++
5 1 (3.70%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) Tcl
5 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) MBA
3 2 (7.41%) PhD
3 2 (7.41%) ISEB
4 1 (3.70%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) AIFMD
2 2 (7.41%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) SunGard
2 2 (7.41%) Hyperion
2 2 (7.41%) Bloomberg
3 1 (3.70%) NYFIX
3 1 (3.70%) Charles River
3 1 (3.70%) CQG
3 1 (3.70%) Patsystems
3 1 (3.70%) GL TRADE
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.70%) webMethods
3 1 (3.70%) Reuters
3 1 (3.70%) Sybase
3 1 (3.70%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) Murex
3 1 (3.70%) Fidessa
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + benefit package + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum £70-£90k base, OTE £200
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 17 days ago