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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rank 609 596 582
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -14
Permanent jobs citing CFA 4 17 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.010% 0.040% 0.094%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.038% 0.16% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 28
Average salary £72,500 £75,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £41,150 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,500 £82,250 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 - -
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
10618 10678 11832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.59% 25.27% 26.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8680 8532 9953
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
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 30 January 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 +3 1 £82,500 +1.53% 4
CFA
England

CFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Asset Management
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (37.50%) OO
3 6 (37.50%) Degree
4 5 (31.25%) RAD
4 5 (31.25%) VBA
4 5 (31.25%) Portfolio Management
4 5 (31.25%) Analytics
5 4 (25.00%) Windows
5 4 (25.00%) Project Management
5 4 (25.00%) Banking
5 4 (25.00%) Front Office
6 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
6 3 (18.75%) Workflow
6 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
6 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
6 3 (18.75%) Investment Management
7 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
7 2 (12.50%) Credit Risk
7 2 (12.50%) Monte Carlo Method
7 2 (12.50%) Business Development
7 2 (12.50%) SDH
7 2 (12.50%) C#
7 2 (12.50%) MS Project
7 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 2 (12.50%) SONET
7 2 (12.50%) DWDM
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft

CFA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
2 2 (12.50%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SDH
1 2 (12.50%) SONET
1 2 (12.50%) DWDM
2 1 (6.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
2 4 (25.00%) Front Office
3 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.25%) Back Office
4 1 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Excel Developer
2 5 (31.25%) RAD Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Change Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Data Centre Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Credit Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Ajax
1 1 (6.25%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
1 1 (6.25%) SOAP
1 1 (6.25%) XML
1 1 (6.25%) XSD
1 1 (6.25%) XSL
1 1 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Credit Risk
3 1 (6.25%) Derivative
3 1 (6.25%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.25%) Economics
3 1 (6.25%) Hedge funds
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Asset Management
2 6 (37.50%) OO
3 5 (31.25%) RAD
3 5 (31.25%) Portfolio Management
3 5 (31.25%) Analytics
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
5 3 (18.75%) Workflow
5 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
5 3 (18.75%) Investment Management
6 2 (12.50%) Monte Carlo Method
6 2 (12.50%) Business Development
6 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Validation
7 1 (6.25%) Migration
7 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
7 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) VBA
3 2 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) MBA
2 1 (6.25%) CIMA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) TIBCO
2 1 (6.25%) Bloomberg
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago