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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rank 862 867 837
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -30
Permanent jobs citing CFA 11 52 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.044% 0.044%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.038% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5 47 30
Average salary £105,000 £55,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+90.90% -26.66%
UK excluding London average salary - - £47,500

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
28900 32278 30185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.36% 27.30% 27.62%
Number of salaries quoted 22727 25844 24351
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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
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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 +13 11 £105,000 +90.90% 4
England +5 11 £105,000 +90.90% 4
City of London +32 2 £65,000 -21.21%

CFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 15 (62.50%) Finance
2 10 (41.67%) Investment Management
3 9 (37.50%) Degree
4 7 (29.17%) Marketing
4 7 (29.17%) German Language
4 7 (29.17%) Analytics
5 5 (20.83%) French Language
5 5 (20.83%) Spanish Language
5 5 (20.83%) SunGard
6 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (16.67%) Workflow
6 4 (16.67%) Fixed Income
6 4 (16.67%) Financial Modelling
7 3 (12.50%) Banking
7 3 (12.50%) Credit Risk
7 3 (12.50%) ETL
7 3 (12.50%) SQL
7 3 (12.50%) VBA
7 3 (12.50%) Coaching
7 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Hedge funds
8 2 (8.33%) BI-SAM
8 2 (8.33%) OOP
8 2 (8.33%) OO
8 2 (8.33%) CIMA
8 2 (8.33%) Hyperion
8 2 (8.33%) Monte Carlo Method
8 2 (8.33%) Italian Language

CFA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (4.17%) NetWeaver
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) MS Access
General
1 15 (62.50%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Marketing
2 7 (29.17%) German Language
3 5 (20.83%) French Language
3 5 (20.83%) Spanish Language
4 3 (12.50%) Banking
5 2 (8.33%) Italian Language
6 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
6 1 (4.17%) International Banking
6 1 (4.17%) Front Office
6 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
6 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Graduate
3 4 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Portfolio Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Sales Executive
5 2 (8.33%) Hyperion Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Performance Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Data Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Business Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Credit Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Manager
6 1 (4.17%) IT Director
6 1 (4.17%) MI Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Report Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Fixed Income
2 3 (12.50%) Credit Risk
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Hedge funds
3 2 (8.33%) Equities
4 1 (4.17%) Economics
4 1 (4.17%) Derivative
4 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.17%) Physics
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Investment Management
2 7 (29.17%) Analytics
3 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 4 (16.67%) Workflow
3 4 (16.67%) Financial Modelling
4 3 (12.50%) ETL
4 3 (12.50%) Coaching
5 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.33%) OOP
5 2 (8.33%) OO
5 2 (8.33%) Monte Carlo Method
5 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
5 2 (8.33%) Data Management
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (4.17%) Use Case
6 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
1 3 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) CIMA
3 1 (4.17%) ACCA
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) SunGard
2 2 (8.33%) BI-SAM
2 2 (8.33%) Hyperion
3 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.17%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
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