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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rank 909 925 919
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Permanent jobs citing CFA 26 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.011% 0.017%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.092% 0.041% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 25 10 12
Average salary £35,000 £46,000 £73,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.91% -37.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £45,900 £52,600
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £83,000 £79,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,750 £46,000 -
% change year-on-year
-30.97% -

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
28359 29471 28730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 28.00% 27.69% 27.30%
Number of salaries quoted 22649 23557 22514
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,823 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 10 February 2016 within the UK.

CFA Salary Histogram in the UK

CFA
Top 7 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 10 February 2016. 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 +34 26 £35,000 -23.91% 5
London +27 24 £35,000 -54.83% 5
South East +11 1 £40,000 -13.04%
Berkshire -14 1 £40,000 -13.04%
Birmingham - 1 £23,500 -
Wokingham - 1 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £23,500 -

CFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 51 (91.07%) Finance
2 39 (69.64%) Degree
3 33 (58.93%) SQL
4 27 (48.21%) Front Office
5 23 (41.07%) C#
6 22 (39.29%) VBA
6 22 (39.29%) Intranet
6 22 (39.29%) Computer Science
6 22 (39.29%) AIFMD
7 21 (37.50%) Equities
8 19 (33.93%) Hedge funds
9 9 (16.07%) MBA
9 9 (16.07%) Python
9 9 (16.07%) Banking
9 9 (16.07%) Analytics
10 7 (12.50%) Eurex
10 7 (12.50%) Fedora
10 7 (12.50%) Patsystems
10 7 (12.50%) GL TRADE
10 7 (12.50%) Ubuntu
10 7 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
10 7 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
10 7 (12.50%) Greeks
10 7 (12.50%) Black-Scholes
10 7 (12.50%) CentOS
10 7 (12.50%) Bash Shell
10 7 (12.50%) Linux
10 7 (12.50%) PhD
10 7 (12.50%) Reuters
10 7 (12.50%) Bloomberg

CFA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (1.79%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Communications & Networking
1 22 (39.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.79%) Informix
3 1 (1.79%) QlikView
3 1 (1.79%) Spotfire
General
1 51 (91.07%) Finance
2 27 (48.21%) Front Office
3 9 (16.07%) Banking
4 5 (8.93%) Marketing
5 4 (7.14%) Arabic Language
5 4 (7.14%) French Language
5 4 (7.14%) German Language
5 4 (7.14%) Portuguese Language
5 4 (7.14%) Spanish Language
5 4 (7.14%) Swahili Language
6 3 (5.36%) Back Office
7 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.79%) Legal
8 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (42.86%) Developer
1 24 (42.86%) Graduate
2 22 (39.29%) Junior
2 22 (39.29%) Junior Developer
3 19 (33.93%) Graduate Developer
4 15 (26.79%) Analyst
5 7 (12.50%) Administrator
5 7 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 7 (12.50%) Electronic Trading Support
5 7 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (12.50%) Linux Support
5 7 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 7 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (12.50%) Systems Support
6 6 (10.71%) Junior C# Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Portfolio Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) Business Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) Financial Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) Risk Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.79%) .NET
2 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (39.29%) Computer Science
2 21 (37.50%) Equities
3 19 (33.93%) Hedge funds
4 7 (12.50%) Eurex
5 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.57%) Derivative
6 2 (3.57%) Economics
6 2 (3.57%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.79%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.79%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.50%) CentOS
1 7 (12.50%) Debian
1 7 (12.50%) Fedora
1 7 (12.50%) Linux
1 7 (12.50%) SUSE
1 7 (12.50%) Ubuntu
2 3 (5.36%) Unix
3 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.07%) Analytics
2 7 (12.50%) Black-Scholes
2 7 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
2 7 (12.50%) Greeks
3 6 (10.71%) Financial Modelling
4 5 (8.93%) Asset Management
5 3 (5.36%) Business Analysis
5 3 (5.36%) Business Development
5 3 (5.36%) Investment Management
5 3 (5.36%) Quantitative Analysis
5 3 (5.36%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (5.36%) Wealth Management
6 2 (3.57%) Campaign Management
6 2 (3.57%) Data Management
6 2 (3.57%) Fund Management
6 2 (3.57%) Presales
6 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.57%) Programme Management
6 2 (3.57%) Risk Management
6 2 (3.57%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (58.93%) SQL
2 23 (41.07%) C#
3 22 (39.29%) VBA
4 9 (16.07%) Python
5 7 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 7 (12.50%) C++
5 7 (12.50%) Java
5 7 (12.50%) Perl
5 7 (12.50%) Tcl
6 6 (10.71%) C
7 3 (5.36%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.79%) R
8 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (69.64%) Degree
2 9 (16.07%) MBA
3 7 (12.50%) PhD
4 1 (1.79%) ACCA
4 1 (1.79%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (39.29%) AIFMD
2 1 (1.79%) Basel II
2 1 (1.79%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) Bloomberg
1 7 (12.50%) Fidessa
1 7 (12.50%) GL TRADE
1 7 (12.50%) NYFIX
1 7 (12.50%) Patsystems
1 7 (12.50%) Red Hat
1 7 (12.50%) Reuters
2 6 (10.71%) CQG
3 4 (7.14%) SunGard
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle
5 1 (1.79%) CA
5 1 (1.79%) Calypso
5 1 (1.79%) EasyScreen
5 1 (1.79%) EccoWare
5 1 (1.79%) FNZ
5 1 (1.79%) SimCorp
5 1 (1.79%) Tableau
London
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Competitive Base + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £800000 - £950000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Pension + Health care
Posted: 4 days ago
United Kingdom
Northern Trust Careers
Posted: 9 days ago
United Kingdom
Northern Trust Careers
Posted: 9 days ago
London
FCA
Salary: Approximately £46,000 to £75,000 depending on skills and experience
Posted: 21 days ago