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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rank 881 889 862
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -27
Permanent jobs citing CFA 9 44 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.037% 0.037%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.030% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 36 30
Average salary £45,000 £63,750 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% -1.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £78,750 £99,250
UK excluding London average salary - - £40,000

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
30383 32724 31424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.46% 27.25% 27.98%
Number of salaries quoted 23753 26140 25296
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 April 2015 within the UK.

CFA Salary Histogram in the UK

CFA
Top 3 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 April 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
London -5 9 £45,000 -29.41% 4
England -22 9 £45,000 -29.41% 4
City of London +25 4 £63,750 -1.92% 2

CFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 17 (73.91%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 7 (30.43%) Analytics
3 6 (26.09%) Investment Management
4 4 (17.39%) French Language
4 4 (17.39%) German Language
4 4 (17.39%) Spanish Language
4 4 (17.39%) VBA
4 4 (17.39%) SunGard
4 4 (17.39%) Workflow
4 4 (17.39%) Marketing
5 3 (13.04%) Banking
5 3 (13.04%) SQL
5 3 (13.04%) Credit Risk
6 2 (8.70%) BI-SAM
6 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (8.70%) Financial Modelling
6 2 (8.70%) Monte Carlo Method
6 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.70%) CIMA
6 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
6 2 (8.70%) Fixed Income
7 1 (4.35%) Legal

CFA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) SDH
1 1 (4.35%) FTP
1 1 (4.35%) SONET
1 1 (4.35%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) MS Access
General
1 17 (73.91%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Marketing
2 4 (17.39%) French Language
2 4 (17.39%) German Language
2 4 (17.39%) Spanish Language
3 3 (13.04%) Banking
4 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.35%) Front Office
5 1 (4.35%) Legal
5 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.35%) Retail
5 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
1 7 (30.43%) Portfolio Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Graduate
3 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Sales Executive
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Performance Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Change Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Business Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Credit Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Excel Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Credit Risk
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Fixed Income
3 1 (4.35%) Economics
3 1 (4.35%) Derivative
3 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.35%) Physics
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Analytics
2 6 (26.09%) Investment Management
3 4 (17.39%) Workflow
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
4 2 (8.70%) Financial Modelling
4 2 (8.70%) Monte Carlo Method
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.35%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.35%) Change Control
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) Quantitative Risk Management
5 1 (4.35%) Functional Programming
5 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) VBA
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) CIMA
3 1 (4.35%) MBA
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.35%) ACCA
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) SunGard
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) BI-SAM
3 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
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