Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 348 - 378
Rank change year-on-year - +378 +67
Permanent jobs citing CFA 7 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.063% - 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% - 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 1
City of London median annual salary £70,000 - £70,000
10th Percentile £55,000 - £65,000
90th Percentile £95,625 - £75,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 - £70,000

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 2,544 2,519 3,278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.80% 24.47% 24.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2,227 2,249 2,934
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% - +1.85%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £31,507
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for CFA in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Front Office
2 6 (85.71%) Business Analysis
2 6 (85.71%) SDLC
2 6 (85.71%) Credit Risk
3 2 (28.57%) OTC Derivatives
3 2 (28.57%) Derivative
4 1 (14.29%) Business Development
4 1 (14.29%) Equities
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) VBA
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (14.29%) Data Science
4 1 (14.29%) Decision-Making
4 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
4 1 (14.29%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) R
4 1 (14.29%) FactSet
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

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 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
General
1 6 (85.71%) Front Office
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Business Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) IT Business Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Risk Business Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Business IT Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) IT Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) IT Risk Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Risk Analyst
3 4 (57.14%) Credit Analyst
3 4 (57.14%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 4 (57.14%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Data Scientist
4 1 (14.29%) Equity Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Information Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Information Scientist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Credit Risk
2 2 (28.57%) Derivative
2 2 (28.57%) OTC Derivatives
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Equities
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Business Analysis
1 6 (85.71%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Business Development
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Data Science
2 1 (14.29%) Decision-Making
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) R
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) FactSet