The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rank 875 844 864
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +20
Permanent jobs citing CFA 42 39 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.035% 0.047%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 34 28 49
Average salary £63,750 £65,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.92% +44.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,750 £102,750 £81,000
UK excluding London average salary - £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
32831 30927 34904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.06% 27.85% 27.77%
Number of salaries quoted 26235 24874 29613
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 April 2014 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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -43 42 £63,750 -1.92% 9
London -44 42 £63,750 -1.92% 8
City of London -7 13 £65,000 - 3

CFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 50 (68.49%) Finance
2 38 (52.05%) Degree
3 28 (38.36%) SQL
4 25 (34.25%) Investment Management
5 24 (32.88%) Front Office
6 21 (28.77%) C#
6 21 (28.77%) Hedge funds
7 20 (27.40%) VBA
7 20 (27.40%) PRINCE2
8 19 (26.03%) Microsoft
8 19 (26.03%) Banking
9 18 (24.66%) Risk Management
9 18 (24.66%) MS Excel
10 17 (23.29%) Business Analysis
11 15 (20.55%) Windows
11 15 (20.55%) Bloomberg
12 14 (19.18%) Asset Management
12 14 (19.18%) MBA
13 13 (17.81%) Computer Science
13 13 (17.81%) .NET
14 12 (16.44%) Business Development
14 12 (16.44%) Knowledge Management
14 12 (16.44%) Back Office
14 12 (16.44%) Programme Management
14 12 (16.44%) Credit Risk
15 11 (15.07%) Java
16 10 (13.70%) UNIX
17 9 (12.33%) T-SQL
17 9 (12.33%) Workflow
17 9 (12.33%) SQL Server Integration Services

CFA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (1.37%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (24.66%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.59%) MS Office
3 5 (6.85%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Advent Geneva
1 1 (1.37%) Sophis RISQUE
1 1 (1.37%) PORTIA
1 1 (1.37%) LatentZero
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.59%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (6.85%) MS Access
5 5 (6.85%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (6.85%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.37%) Essbase
6 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.37%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (4.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (2.74%) Hudson
General
1 50 (68.49%) Finance
2 24 (32.88%) Front Office
3 19 (26.03%) Banking
4 12 (16.44%) Back Office
5 5 (6.85%) Law
6 3 (4.11%) Legal
6 3 (4.11%) Financial Institution
6 3 (4.11%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.74%) Retail
7 2 (2.74%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (2.74%) Advertising
8 1 (1.37%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 24 (32.88%) Developer
2 23 (31.51%) Analyst
3 11 (15.07%) C# Developer
4 9 (12.33%) Business Analyst
5 6 (8.22%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Data Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Graduate Developer
7 3 (4.11%) Performance Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Graduate
8 2 (2.74%) Consultant
8 2 (2.74%) Excel VBA Developer
8 2 (2.74%) Murex Business Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) Excel Developer
8 2 (2.74%) Customer Support Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) Customer Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) Services Director
8 2 (2.74%) VBA Developer
8 2 (2.74%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.81%) .NET
2 7 (9.59%) WSH
3 5 (6.85%) MDX
4 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.74%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.77%) Hedge funds
2 13 (17.81%) Computer Science
3 12 (16.44%) Credit Risk
4 8 (10.96%) Derivative
4 8 (10.96%) Fixed Income
5 7 (9.59%) Market Risk
5 7 (9.59%) Data Integration
5 7 (9.59%) Management Information System
5 7 (9.59%) Economics
6 5 (6.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (5.48%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (5.48%) Equities
8 2 (2.74%) PMI
9 1 (1.37%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.37%) Swaptions
9 1 (1.37%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.55%) Windows
2 10 (13.70%) UNIX
3 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (9.59%) Linux
3 7 (9.59%) Windows 2000
3 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (9.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.25%) Investment Management
2 20 (27.40%) PRINCE2
3 18 (24.66%) Risk Management
4 17 (23.29%) Business Analysis
5 14 (19.18%) Asset Management
6 12 (16.44%) Business Development
6 12 (16.44%) Knowledge Management
6 12 (16.44%) Programme Management
7 9 (12.33%) Workflow
8 8 (10.96%) Analytics
9 7 (9.59%) Product Management
9 7 (9.59%) CRM
9 7 (9.59%) Six Sigma
9 7 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (9.59%) Data Management
10 6 (8.22%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (8.22%) ITIL
11 5 (6.85%) Risk Analytics
11 5 (6.85%) Lean Six Sigma
11 5 (6.85%) Finite Element Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (38.36%) SQL
2 21 (28.77%) C#
3 20 (27.40%) VBA
4 11 (15.07%) Java
5 9 (12.33%) T-SQL
6 7 (9.59%) VBScript
6 7 (9.59%) VB.NET
6 7 (9.59%) Perl
6 7 (9.59%) C++
7 3 (4.11%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.37%) R
8 1 (1.37%) C
8 1 (1.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (52.05%) Degree
2 14 (19.18%) MBA
3 7 (9.59%) ACCA
3 7 (9.59%) CIMA
4 6 (8.22%) CIPFA
5 2 (2.74%) ISEB
5 2 (2.74%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) Solvency II
2 3 (4.11%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (26.03%) Microsoft
2 15 (20.55%) Bloomberg
3 7 (9.59%) Sybase
3 7 (9.59%) Oracle
3 7 (9.59%) Siebel
3 7 (9.59%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (8.22%) Cognos
5 5 (6.85%) Business Objects
6 4 (5.48%) BI-SAM
7 3 (4.11%) Serena
8 2 (2.74%) Charles River
8 2 (2.74%) Murex
8 2 (2.74%) FactSet
9 1 (1.37%) Fiserv
9 1 (1.37%) thinkFolio
9 1 (1.37%) Advent
9 1 (1.37%) Sophis
9 1 (1.37%) Portware
9 1 (1.37%) Fidessa
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Business exposure - Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Caspian One Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Palm Mason
Salary: £55,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 25 days ago