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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rank 908 940 958
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +18
Permanent jobs citing CFA 10 23 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.021% 0.023%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.040% 0.078% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 21
Median salary £67,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+92.85% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £59,700 £27,200 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary - - £52,500

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
24919 29540 31095
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.04% 27.29% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 20051 23835 24286
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 26 September 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CFA within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 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 +30 10 £67,500 +92.85% 2
England +29 10 £67,500 +92.85% 2
City of London +46 1 - -

CFA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 12 (85.71%) Finance
2 9 (64.29%) Degree
3 8 (57.14%) Banking
4 7 (50.00%) Investment Banking
5 6 (42.86%) Charles River
5 6 (42.86%) Investment Management
6 5 (35.71%) Portware
6 5 (35.71%) Data Analytics
6 5 (35.71%) Analytics
6 5 (35.71%) Asset Management
7 4 (28.57%) Data Management
7 4 (28.57%) General Ledger
7 4 (28.57%) Change Management
7 4 (28.57%) Advertising
7 4 (28.57%) ACCA
7 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (28.57%) COREP
7 4 (28.57%) FINREP
8 3 (21.43%) Hedge funds
8 3 (21.43%) Wealth Management
8 3 (21.43%) Back Office
8 3 (21.43%) Project Management
9 2 (14.29%) Front Office
9 2 (14.29%) Law
9 2 (14.29%) Legal
9 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (14.29%) Fixed Income
9 2 (14.29%) PMP
9 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
9 2 (14.29%) Bloomberg

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 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (85.71%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) Banking
3 7 (50.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (28.57%) Advertising
4 4 (28.57%) General Ledger
5 3 (21.43%) Back Office
6 2 (14.29%) Front Office
6 2 (14.29%) Law
6 2 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Applications Support
2 4 (28.57%) Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Transformation Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Applications Specialist
3 3 (21.43%) Applications Support Specialist
3 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Support Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Business Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Commercial Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Contracts Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Sourcing Manager
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Asset Management Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Asset Management Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Derivatives Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Linux Scripter
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Hedge funds
2 2 (14.29%) Fixed Income
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Derivative
3 1 (7.14%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) CentOS
1 1 (7.14%) Debian
1 1 (7.14%) Fedora
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) SUSE
1 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Investment Management
2 5 (35.71%) Analytics
2 5 (35.71%) Asset Management
2 5 (35.71%) Data Analytics
3 4 (28.57%) Change Management
3 4 (28.57%) Data Management
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Wealth Management
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) Black-Scholes
6 1 (7.14%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (7.14%) Greeks
6 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) C#
1 1 (7.14%) C++
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) Perl
1 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
1 1 (7.14%) Python
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) ACCA
3 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
3 2 (14.29%) PMP
4 1 (7.14%) MBA
4 1 (7.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) COREP
1 4 (28.57%) FINREP
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Charles River
2 5 (35.71%) Portware
3 2 (14.29%) Bloomberg
4 1 (7.14%) CQG
4 1 (7.14%) FactSet
4 1 (7.14%) Fidessa
4 1 (7.14%) GL TRADE
4 1 (7.14%) ION Trading
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) NYFIX
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Patsystems
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) Reuters
4 1 (7.14%) StatPro
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