Period
to 19 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for CFA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 327 335 377
Rank change year-on-year +8 +42 +75
Permanent jobs citing CFA 11 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.10% 0.010% 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.45% 0.038% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 1
City of London median annual salary £71,250 £50,750 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.39% -38.48% -2.94%
10th Percentile £48,750 £42,875 £78,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £58,625 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £50,750 £82,500
% change year-on-year +37.93% -38.48% -2.94%

CFA is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,466 2,630 3,515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.82% 25.26% 25.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2,198 2,385 3,153
City of London median annual salary £58,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.36% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

CFA
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing CFA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for CFA in the City of London

CFA
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CFA in the City of London.

Salary trend for CFA in the City of London

CFA
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CFA in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Salary histogram for CFA in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, IT jobs citing CFA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for CFA.

1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) Front Office
3 7 (63.64%) Business Analysis
3 7 (63.64%) Credit Risk
3 7 (63.64%) SDLC
4 6 (54.55%) Derivative
5 4 (36.36%) OTC Derivatives
6 3 (27.27%) Degree
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
7 2 (18.18%) VBA
7 2 (18.18%) Python
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
7 2 (18.18%) R
7 2 (18.18%) Decision-Making
7 2 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (18.18%) Financial Modelling
8 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (9.09%) Data Science
8 1 (9.09%) Collateral Management
8 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (9.09%) FactSet
8 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (9.09%) Hedge funds
8 1 (9.09%) Investment Management
8 1 (9.09%) Business Development
8 1 (9.09%) Physics
8 1 (9.09%) French Language

CFA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Beauchamp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
General
1 8 (72.73%) Front Office
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
3 1 (9.09%) French Language
3 1 (9.09%) German Language
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Business Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) IT Business Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Risk Business Analyst
3 5 (45.45%) Business IT Analyst
3 5 (45.45%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
3 5 (45.45%) IT Analyst
3 5 (45.45%) IT Risk Analyst
3 5 (45.45%) Risk Analyst
4 4 (36.36%) Credit Analyst
4 4 (36.36%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
5 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Data Scientist
5 1 (9.09%) Equity Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Quantitative Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Credit Risk
2 6 (54.55%) Derivative
3 4 (36.36%) OTC Derivatives
4 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 2 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (9.09%) Equities
5 1 (9.09%) Hedge funds
5 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Business Analysis
1 7 (63.64%) SDLC
2 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
2 2 (18.18%) Decision-Making
2 2 (18.18%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) B2B
3 1 (9.09%) Business Development
3 1 (9.09%) Collateral Management
3 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Economics
3 1 (9.09%) Fund Management
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Physics
3 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) R
2 2 (18.18%) VBA
3 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) FactSet
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft