Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for CFA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
England > London
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 757 834 880
Rank change year-on-year +77 +46 +22
Permanent jobs citing CFA 61 25 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.088% 0.034% 0.016%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 0.15% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 41 17 12
London median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +114.29% -41.67%
10th Percentile £45,750 £35,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £122,500 £96,750 £74,375
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +114.29% -41.67%

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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 15,940 17,044 19,951
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.89% 22.98% 24.67%
Number of salaries quoted 11,828 12,797 16,719
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,467 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.60% -2.18% +5.56%

CFA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for CFA in London

CFA
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for CFA in London

CFA
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CFA in London over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for CFA in London

CFA
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CFA within the London region over the 6 months to 18 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London - 9 £70,000 - 1
East London - 1 £110,000 -
CFA
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 London region with a requirement for CFA.

1 44 (72.13%) Finance
2 34 (55.74%) Front Office
3 30 (49.18%) Asset Management
4 27 (44.26%) SQL
5 26 (42.62%) Investment Management
6 24 (39.34%) Degree
6 24 (39.34%) Fixed Income
7 17 (27.87%) Business Development
8 16 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (26.23%) Project Management
9 15 (24.59%) CIMA
9 15 (24.59%) Marketing
10 14 (22.95%) Credit Risk
10 14 (22.95%) Equities
10 14 (22.95%) Microsoft Excel
10 14 (22.95%) CRM
11 13 (21.31%) Legal
11 13 (21.31%) Back Office
11 13 (21.31%) Change Management
11 13 (21.31%) Target Operating Model
12 12 (19.67%) PMI Certification
12 12 (19.67%) VBA
12 12 (19.67%) PRINCE2
12 12 (19.67%) Wealth Management
13 11 (18.03%) Banking
14 10 (16.39%) Business Analysis
14 10 (16.39%) Mathematics
14 10 (16.39%) ISEB
14 10 (16.39%) PMI
14 10 (16.39%) GAP Analysis

CFA
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 14 (22.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Bloomberg AIM
2 2 (3.28%) Front Arena
2 2 (3.28%) thinkFolio
3 1 (1.64%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Intranet
1 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) MS Access
2 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.64%) Big Data
4 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.64%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 44 (72.13%) Finance
2 34 (55.74%) Front Office
3 15 (24.59%) Marketing
4 13 (21.31%) Back Office
4 13 (21.31%) Legal
5 11 (18.03%) Banking
6 5 (8.20%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.64%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (42.62%) Consultant
2 24 (39.34%) Analyst
3 15 (24.59%) Business Analyst
4 14 (22.95%) Senior Consultant
5 9 (14.75%) Management Consultant
5 9 (14.75%) Managing Consultant
6 6 (9.84%) Business IT Analyst
6 6 (9.84%) Credit Analyst
6 6 (9.84%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 6 (9.84%) Front Office Business Analyst
6 6 (9.84%) IT Analyst
6 6 (9.84%) IT Business Analyst
6 6 (9.84%) Risk Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Developer
7 5 (8.20%) IT Risk Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Principal Consultant
7 5 (8.20%) Risk Business Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Management Consultant
7 5 (8.20%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) XML
2 1 (1.64%) .NET
2 1 (1.64%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.64%) Drools
2 1 (1.64%) J2EE
2 1 (1.64%) JRules
2 1 (1.64%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 24 (39.34%) Fixed Income
2 14 (22.95%) Credit Risk
2 14 (22.95%) Equities
3 10 (16.39%) PMI
4 8 (13.11%) Hedge funds
5 7 (11.48%) Derivative
5 7 (11.48%) Fintech
5 7 (11.48%) OTC Derivatives
6 6 (9.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (9.84%) SWIFT
7 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (4.92%) Algorithms
8 3 (4.92%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
10 1 (1.64%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (1.64%) Blog
10 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (49.18%) Asset Management
2 26 (42.62%) Investment Management
3 17 (27.87%) Business Development
4 16 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (26.23%) Project Management
5 14 (22.95%) CRM
6 13 (21.31%) Change Management
6 13 (21.31%) Target Operating Model
7 12 (19.67%) PRINCE2
7 12 (19.67%) Wealth Management
8 10 (16.39%) Business Analysis
8 10 (16.39%) Business Transformation
8 10 (16.39%) GAP Analysis
8 10 (16.39%) Mathematics
9 9 (14.75%) Analytics
9 9 (14.75%) Fund Management
9 9 (14.75%) SDLC
10 8 (13.11%) Decision-Making
10 8 (13.11%) Six Sigma
11 7 (11.48%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 27 (44.26%) SQL
2 12 (19.67%) VBA
3 9 (14.75%) Python
4 5 (8.20%) Java
5 3 (4.92%) Perl
6 2 (3.28%) C
6 2 (3.28%) C#
6 2 (3.28%) MATLAB
6 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.28%) R
7 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (39.34%) Degree
2 15 (24.59%) CIMA
3 12 (19.67%) PMI Certification
4 10 (16.39%) ISEB
5 2 (3.28%) PMP
6 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) MiFID
2 2 (3.28%) EMIR
3 1 (1.64%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (9.84%) Bloomberg
2 4 (6.56%) Oracle
3 2 (3.28%) Charles River
3 2 (3.28%) FactSet
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.64%) ILOG
4 1 (1.64%) Sybase