The table below looks at the statistics for CFA in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CFA over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rank 855 835 860
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +25
Permanent jobs citing CFA 25 44 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.041% 0.030%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.081% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16 30 22
Average salary £49,250 £71,250 £68,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.87% +3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £32,500 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,500 £90,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30716 29211 32279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.80% 27.10% 28.33%
Number of salaries quoted 24600 23037 27108
Average salary £45,000 £42,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CFA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CFA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CFA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CFA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CFA within the UK.

CFA Salary Trend in the UK

CFA
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CFA over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 within the UK.

CFA Salary Histogram in the UK

CFA
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CFA within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 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
England -21 25 £49,250 -30.87% 5
London -36 13 £72,500 +1.75% 3
South East -4 10 £46,000 - 2
Reading - 8 £46,000 - 2
Berkshire - 8 £46,000 - 2
City of London +12 3 £87,500 +1.44% 1
Surrey -5 2 £52,500 -
Reigate -20 2 £52,500 -
West Yorkshire +1 1 £84,500 -
Leeds -4 1 £84,500 -
Yorkshire -17 1 £84,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Borehamwood - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

CFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 42 (85.71%) Finance
2 27 (55.10%) SQL
3 18 (36.73%) Degree
3 18 (36.73%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (34.69%) C#
5 16 (32.65%) Analytics
6 15 (30.61%) Windows
7 13 (26.53%) Risk Management
8 12 (24.49%) Hedge funds
9 11 (22.45%) T-SQL
9 11 (22.45%) VBA
9 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
9 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (22.45%) Financial Modelling
10 10 (20.41%) Project Management
10 10 (20.41%) Portfolio Management
11 9 (18.37%) .NET
11 9 (18.37%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (18.37%) Front Office
11 9 (18.37%) TOWER Software
11 9 (18.37%) Statistics
11 9 (18.37%) .NET Framework
12 8 (16.33%) Asset Management
12 8 (16.33%) Investment Management
13 7 (14.29%) OO
13 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
13 7 (14.29%) Bloomberg
13 7 (14.29%) Computer Science
13 7 (14.29%) Credit Risk
14 6 (12.24%) Back Office

CFA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 (8.16%) CMS
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) SPSS
1 5 (10.20%) S-PLUS
1 5 (10.20%) Stata
2 3 (6.12%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.08%) MS Project
4 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) SDH
1 2 (4.08%) SONET
1 2 (4.08%) DWDM
2 1 (2.04%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.37%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) ReSharper
General
1 42 (85.71%) Finance
2 9 (18.37%) Front Office
3 6 (12.24%) Back Office
4 5 (10.20%) Banking
5 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
6 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking
7 1 (2.04%) Italian Language
7 1 (2.04%) Spanish Language
7 1 (2.04%) Retail
7 1 (2.04%) Legal
7 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) Developer
2 12 (24.49%) C# Developer
3 9 (18.37%) Portfolio Manager
4 7 (14.29%) Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Excel Developer
6 5 (10.20%) RAD Developer
6 5 (10.20%) WPF Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Web Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Support Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Applications Support
8 3 (6.12%) Change Manager
8 3 (6.12%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Project Manager
9 2 (4.08%) Business Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Delivery Manager
9 2 (4.08%) Product Specialist
9 2 (4.08%) Data Centre Manager
9 2 (4.08%) Report Manager
10 1 (2.04%) C# Programmer
10 1 (2.04%) Data Analytics Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) .NET
1 9 (18.37%) .NET Framework
2 5 (10.20%) WPF
2 5 (10.20%) WinForms
2 5 (10.20%) Ajax
3 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET
3 4 (8.16%) CSS
3 4 (8.16%) jQuery
3 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (8.16%) Razor View Engine
3 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 4 (8.16%) HTML
4 1 (2.04%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (2.04%) SOAP
4 1 (2.04%) XML
4 1 (2.04%) XSD
4 1 (2.04%) XSL
4 1 (2.04%) Middleware
4 1 (2.04%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.73%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (24.49%) Hedge funds
3 9 (18.37%) Statistics
4 7 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 7 (14.29%) Credit Risk
5 6 (12.24%) Economics
6 5 (10.20%) Mathematics
7 2 (4.08%) Derivative
8 1 (2.04%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (2.04%) User Experience
8 1 (2.04%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.61%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Analytics
2 13 (26.53%) Risk Management
3 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.45%) Financial Modelling
4 10 (20.41%) Project Management
4 10 (20.41%) Portfolio Management
5 8 (16.33%) Asset Management
5 8 (16.33%) Investment Management
6 7 (14.29%) OO
7 6 (12.24%) Performance Management
8 5 (10.20%) MVVM
8 5 (10.20%) Equity Research
8 5 (10.20%) Quantitative Analysis
8 5 (10.20%) RAD
8 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
9 4 (8.16%) Web Development
9 4 (8.16%) Knowledge Management
10 3 (6.12%) Business Development
10 3 (6.12%) Workflow
11 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (55.10%) SQL
2 17 (34.69%) C#
3 11 (22.45%) T-SQL
3 11 (22.45%) VBA
4 5 (10.20%) Python
4 5 (10.20%) MATLAB
4 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (36.73%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) CIMA
3 1 (2.04%) MBA
3 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.04%) ACCA
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) TOWER Software
2 7 (14.29%) Bloomberg
2 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.04%) Reuters
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.04%) Cognos
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