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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rank 882 853 839
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -14
Permanent jobs citing CFA 15 52 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.045% 0.048%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.050% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 10 47 32
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -34.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £37,500 £45,250
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £77,000 £87,250
UK excluding London average salary - £45,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
- -2.70%

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
29759 31530 29565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.25% 27.07% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 23768 24632 23798
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -7 15 £60,000 +26.31% 4
England -18 15 £60,000 +26.31% 4
City of London +39 8 £60,000 -27.27% 2

CFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 18 (69.23%) Finance
2 16 (61.54%) Degree
3 12 (46.15%) Investment Management
4 8 (30.77%) Analytics
4 8 (30.77%) SQL
5 7 (26.92%) Marketing
5 7 (26.92%) German Language
6 6 (23.08%) Hedge funds
6 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (19.23%) AIFMD
7 5 (19.23%) French Language
7 5 (19.23%) Spanish Language
7 5 (19.23%) VBA
7 5 (19.23%) SunGard
7 5 (19.23%) Equities
8 4 (15.38%) Front Office
8 4 (15.38%) C#
8 4 (15.38%) Financial Modelling
8 4 (15.38%) Fixed Income
9 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
9 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
9 3 (11.54%) Asset Management
9 3 (11.54%) Economics
9 3 (11.54%) Coaching
9 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
9 3 (11.54%) Intranet
9 3 (11.54%) ETL
10 2 (7.69%) ACCA
10 2 (7.69%) Back Office
10 2 (7.69%) Telecoms

CFA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (3.85%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
General
1 18 (69.23%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Marketing
2 7 (26.92%) German Language
3 5 (19.23%) French Language
3 5 (19.23%) Spanish Language
4 4 (15.38%) Front Office
5 2 (7.69%) Back Office
5 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
5 2 (7.69%) Banking
5 2 (7.69%) Italian Language
6 1 (3.85%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Graduate
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) C# Developer
2 3 (11.54%) Junior Developer
2 3 (11.54%) Junior
2 3 (11.54%) Developer
2 3 (11.54%) Sales Executive
2 3 (11.54%) Graduate Developer
2 3 (11.54%) Junior C# Developer
2 3 (11.54%) Graduate C# Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Performance Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Hyperion Specialist
3 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Data Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Data Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 1 (3.85%) Business Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Hedge funds
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (19.23%) Equities
3 4 (15.38%) Fixed Income
4 3 (11.54%) Economics
4 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
4 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
5 2 (7.69%) Derivative
6 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (3.85%) Credit Risk
6 1 (3.85%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Investment Management
2 8 (30.77%) Analytics
3 4 (15.38%) Financial Modelling
4 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
4 3 (11.54%) ETL
4 3 (11.54%) Asset Management
4 3 (11.54%) Coaching
5 2 (7.69%) Workflow
5 2 (7.69%) Data Management
5 2 (7.69%) OOP
5 2 (7.69%) OO
5 2 (7.69%) Fund Accounting
6 1 (3.85%) Financial Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (3.85%) Equity Research
6 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.85%) Risk Analytics
6 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) VBA
3 4 (15.38%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) ACCA
2 2 (7.69%) MBA
3 1 (3.85%) PhD
3 1 (3.85%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) AIFMD
2 2 (7.69%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) SunGard
2 2 (7.69%) Hyperion
2 2 (7.69%) BI-SAM
3 1 (3.85%) Sybase
3 1 (3.85%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) webMethods
3 1 (3.85%) Bloomberg
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 7 days ago
London
KPMG
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 21 days ago