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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rank 884 871 840
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -31
Permanent jobs citing CFA 8 25 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.022% 0.043%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.027% 0.082% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 19 31
Average salary £45,500 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £58,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,050 £75,000 £97,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 - £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
29511 30422 30375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.43% 27.17% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 23175 24158 24577
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 27 March 2015 within the UK.

CFA Salary Histogram in the UK

CFA
Top 6 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 27 March 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
England -6 8 £45,500 -30.00% 3
London +22 7 £45,000 -30.76% 3
City of London +4 4 £63,750 -1.92% 3
South East - 1 £46,000 -
Reading - 1 £46,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £46,000 -

CFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 25 (75.76%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) VBA
2 9 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (27.27%) Analytics
3 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (24.24%) Degree
3 8 (24.24%) SQL
4 6 (18.18%) Asset Management
5 5 (15.15%) Workflow
5 5 (15.15%) Investment Management
5 5 (15.15%) Project Management
5 5 (15.15%) Windows
5 5 (15.15%) OO
6 4 (12.12%) RAD
6 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
6 4 (12.12%) CIMA
6 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
6 4 (12.12%) Portfolio Management
6 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.12%) Banking
7 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
7 3 (9.09%) Financial Modelling
7 3 (9.09%) Credit Risk
7 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
7 3 (9.09%) Front Office
7 3 (9.09%) MS Visio
7 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 3 (9.09%) C#
8 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
8 2 (6.06%) .NET

CFA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (3.03%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.06%) MS Project
3 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) SDH
1 2 (6.06%) SONET
1 2 (6.06%) DWDM
2 1 (3.03%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) ReSharper
General
1 25 (75.76%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Front Office
3 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.06%) Marketing
4 2 (6.06%) French Language
4 2 (6.06%) German Language
4 2 (6.06%) Spanish Language
5 1 (3.03%) Legal
5 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.03%) Retail
5 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Portfolio Manager
2 7 (21.21%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Excel Developer
3 4 (12.12%) RAD Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Graduate
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Change Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Performance Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) WPF Developer
5 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Risk Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Data Centre Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Business Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Credit Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) MI Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Credit Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
1 2 (6.06%) WinForms
1 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
1 2 (6.06%) WPF
2 1 (3.03%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (3.03%) Ajax
2 1 (3.03%) J2EE
2 1 (3.03%) SOAP
2 1 (3.03%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) XSD
2 1 (3.03%) XSL
2 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.09%) Credit Risk
3 2 (6.06%) Fixed Income
3 2 (6.06%) Economics
3 2 (6.06%) Derivative
3 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.03%) Physics
4 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.03%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (3.03%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Analytics
2 6 (18.18%) Asset Management
3 5 (15.15%) Workflow
3 5 (15.15%) OO
3 5 (15.15%) Project Management
3 5 (15.15%) Investment Management
4 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
4 4 (12.12%) RAD
4 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
4 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.12%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (9.09%) Financial Modelling
6 2 (6.06%) Monte Carlo Method
6 2 (6.06%) MVVM
6 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Business Development
6 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.03%) ITIL
7 1 (3.03%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) VBA
2 8 (24.24%) SQL
3 3 (9.09%) C#
4 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.03%) Java
5 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) CIMA
3 1 (3.03%) MBA
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.03%) ACCA
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) SunGard
2 2 (6.06%) TOWER Software
2 2 (6.06%) BI-SAM
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.03%) TIBCO
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 15 days ago