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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rank 854 924 954
Rank change year-on-year
+70 +30
Permanent jobs citing CFA 23 34 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.032% 0.019%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.098% 0.12% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 23 30 12
Median salary £80,000 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £31,550 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £83,000 £83,800
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
23430 29057 32036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.80% 27.36% 27.93%
Number of salaries quoted 18517 23011 25688
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 5 December 2016 within the UK.

CFA Salary Histogram in the UK

CFA
Top 4 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 5 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London +65 19 £85,000 +142.85% 1
England +59 19 £85,000 +112.50% 1
Scotland +30 4 £75,000 +32.74%
Edinburgh +14 4 £75,000 +32.74%

CFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 19 (65.52%) Finance
2 18 (62.07%) Banking
3 17 (58.62%) Investment Banking
4 13 (44.83%) Degree
5 12 (41.38%) Investment Management
6 11 (37.93%) Asset Management
7 10 (34.48%) Data Management
7 10 (34.48%) General Ledger
7 10 (34.48%) COREP
7 10 (34.48%) FINREP
7 10 (34.48%) Change Management
7 10 (34.48%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (34.48%) ACCA
8 9 (31.03%) Charles River
9 8 (27.59%) Back Office
9 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (24.14%) Front Office
10 7 (24.14%) Analytics
11 6 (20.69%) Project Management
11 6 (20.69%) Bloomberg
12 5 (17.24%) Data Analytics
12 5 (17.24%) Portware
12 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
12 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
13 4 (13.79%) Derivative
13 4 (13.79%) Requirements Analysis
13 4 (13.79%) OTC Derivatives
13 4 (13.79%) SunGard APT

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 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) SunGard APT
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
1 1 (3.45%) Intranet
1 1 (3.45%) LAN
1 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (65.52%) Finance
2 18 (62.07%) Banking
3 17 (58.62%) Investment Banking
4 10 (34.48%) General Ledger
5 8 (27.59%) Back Office
6 7 (24.14%) Front Office
7 4 (13.79%) Advertising
8 1 (3.45%) Law
8 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Consultant
1 10 (34.48%) Transformation Consultant
2 7 (24.14%) Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Applications Support
3 6 (20.69%) Business Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Derivatives Business Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) OTC Derivatives Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) OTC Derivatives Business Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Applications Specialist
5 3 (10.34%) Applications Support Specialist
5 3 (10.34%) Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Implementation Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Support Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Business Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Project Implementation Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Junior Developer
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.45%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) HTML5
2 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) Derivative
2 4 (13.79%) Fixed Income
2 4 (13.79%) Hedge funds
2 4 (13.79%) OTC Derivatives
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Equities
3 1 (3.45%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) CentOS
1 1 (3.45%) Debian
1 1 (3.45%) Fedora
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) SUSE
1 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Investment Management
2 11 (37.93%) Asset Management
3 10 (34.48%) Change Management
3 10 (34.48%) Data Management
4 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (24.14%) Analytics
6 6 (20.69%) Project Management
7 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
7 5 (17.24%) Data Analytics
8 4 (13.79%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
8 4 (13.79%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
9 3 (10.34%) Business Development
9 3 (10.34%) Fund Management
9 3 (10.34%) Liability-Driven Investment
9 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
9 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (10.34%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) C#
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.45%) C
3 1 (3.45%) C++
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) Perl
3 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.45%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) Tcl
3 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) Degree
2 10 (34.48%) ACCA
3 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (6.90%) PMI Certification
4 2 (6.90%) PMP
5 1 (3.45%) MBA
5 1 (3.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (34.48%) COREP
1 10 (34.48%) FINREP
2 2 (6.90%) Solvency II
3 1 (3.45%) AIFMD
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Charles River
2 6 (20.69%) Bloomberg
3 5 (17.24%) Portware
4 4 (13.79%) SunGard
5 1 (3.45%) CQG
5 1 (3.45%) Fidessa
5 1 (3.45%) GL TRADE
5 1 (3.45%) ION Trading
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.45%) NYFIX
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) Patsystems
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.45%) Reuters
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