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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
UK
Rank 823 905 932
Rank change year-on-year
+82 +27
Permanent jobs citing CFA 21 24 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.024% 0.018%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.10% 0.086% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 20 24 13
Median salary £77,500 £35,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+121.42% -23.91%
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £40,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+87.50% -13.04%

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
20939 28002 29341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.23% 28.05% 27.95%
Number of salaries quoted 16560 22410 23471
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,823 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,550 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CFA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing CFA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 21 January 2017 within the UK.

CFA Salary Histogram in the UK

CFA
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CFA within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +84 20 £80,000 +128.57% 1
London +60 20 £80,000 +128.57% 1
Scotland - 1 £75,000 -
City of London - 1 £50,750 -
Edinburgh - 1 £75,000 -

CFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing CFA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for CFA.

1 27 (75.00%) Finance
2 18 (50.00%) Banking
2 18 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 13 (36.11%) Asset Management
4 11 (30.56%) Investment Management
4 11 (30.56%) Analytics
4 11 (30.56%) Back Office
5 10 (27.78%) Change Management
5 10 (27.78%) Front Office
5 10 (27.78%) ACCA
5 10 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (27.78%) COREP
5 10 (27.78%) FINREP
5 10 (27.78%) Data Management
5 10 (27.78%) General Ledger
5 10 (27.78%) Degree
6 8 (22.22%) Business Analysis
6 8 (22.22%) Bloomberg
6 8 (22.22%) Charles River
6 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (16.67%) C#
8 6 (16.67%) SQL
8 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (13.89%) Performance Attribution
9 5 (13.89%) Data Analysis
9 5 (13.89%) Spotfire
9 5 (13.89%) Regression Analysis
9 5 (13.89%) R
9 5 (13.89%) .NET

CFA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) SunGard APT
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (13.89%) Spotfire
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.78%) Big Data
General
1 27 (75.00%) Finance
2 18 (50.00%) Banking
2 18 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 11 (30.56%) Back Office
4 10 (27.78%) Front Office
4 10 (27.78%) General Ledger
5 4 (11.11%) Advertising
6 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Consultant
2 10 (27.78%) Transformation Consultant
3 7 (19.44%) Developer
4 5 (13.89%) .NET Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Business Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Data Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Applications Support
5 4 (11.11%) Derivatives Business Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) OTC Derivatives Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) OTC Derivatives Business Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Analyst Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Web Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Web Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (8.33%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) .NET
1 5 (13.89%) HTML
2 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (11.11%) HTML5
2 4 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (11.11%) Derivative
3 4 (11.11%) Hedge funds
3 4 (11.11%) OTC Derivatives
4 3 (8.33%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.78%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Asset Management
2 11 (30.56%) Analytics
2 11 (30.56%) Investment Management
3 10 (27.78%) Change Management
3 10 (27.78%) Data Management
4 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.22%) Business Analysis
5 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (13.89%) Data Analysis
6 5 (13.89%) Performance Attribution
6 5 (13.89%) Project Management
6 5 (13.89%) Regression Analysis
6 5 (13.89%) Risk Management
7 4 (11.11%) Data Analytics
7 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 4 (11.11%) Release Management
7 4 (11.11%) SDLC
7 4 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 4 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) C#
1 6 (16.67%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) R
3 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.78%) PHP
4 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) ACCA
1 10 (27.78%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.78%) MBA
3 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.78%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.78%) COREP
1 10 (27.78%) FINREP
2 2 (5.56%) Solvency II
3 1 (2.78%) AIFMD
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Bloomberg
1 8 (22.22%) Charles River
2 4 (11.11%) Portware
2 4 (11.11%) SunGard
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
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