Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
England > London
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 779 795 873
Rank change year-on-year +16 +78 +10
Permanent jobs citing CFA 48 23 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.070% 0.033% 0.039%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 39 19 30
London median annual salary £75,000 £55,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% +57.14% -50.88%
10th Percentile £36,000 £35,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £107,500 £90,250 £47,500
England median annual salary £73,750 £55,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +34.09% +57.14% -23.91%

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 15,811 16,262 21,167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.95% 23.62% 25.70%
Number of salaries quoted 12,054 12,993 17,684
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,700
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,912
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.07% +4.25%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 -4 12 £70,000 +37.93%
East London - 1 £110,000 -
CFA
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 30 (62.50%) Finance
2 21 (43.75%) Front Office
3 20 (41.67%) SQL
4 19 (39.58%) Credit Risk
5 17 (35.42%) Asset Management
6 16 (33.33%) Project Management
7 14 (29.17%) Degree
7 14 (29.17%) Wealth Management
7 14 (29.17%) Investment Management
7 14 (29.17%) Hedge funds
8 13 (27.08%) Derivative
9 12 (25.00%) Business Analysis
9 12 (25.00%) SDLC
10 11 (22.92%) OTC Derivatives
10 11 (22.92%) Banking
10 11 (22.92%) Fixed Income
11 10 (20.83%) Python
11 10 (20.83%) PRINCE2
11 10 (20.83%) Fintech
12 8 (16.67%) VBA
12 8 (16.67%) ISEB
12 8 (16.67%) PMI Certification
12 8 (16.67%) Equities
12 8 (16.67%) Risk Management
12 8 (16.67%) MiFID
12 8 (16.67%) Fund Management
13 7 (14.58%) Business Development
13 7 (14.58%) Bloomberg
13 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Excel
14 6 (12.50%) PMI

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 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Bloomberg AIM
2 1 (2.08%) Beauchamp
2 1 (2.08%) Front Arena
2 1 (2.08%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) Blockchain
1 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) Big Data
2 1 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (62.50%) Finance
2 21 (43.75%) Front Office
3 11 (22.92%) Banking
4 4 (8.33%) Financial Institution
5 3 (6.25%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.08%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (2.08%) Games
6 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (47.92%) Analyst
2 14 (29.17%) Business Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) Consultant
3 8 (16.67%) IT Business Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) Risk Business Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Business IT Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Credit Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) IT Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) IT Risk Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Management Consultant
5 5 (10.42%) Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Finance Manager
6 4 (8.33%) Report Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Risk Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) .NET
1 2 (4.17%) XML
2 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.08%) HTML
2 1 (2.08%) HTML5
2 1 (2.08%) NumPy
2 1 (2.08%) Pandas
2 1 (2.08%) REST
2 1 (2.08%) WCF
2 1 (2.08%) Web Services
2 1 (2.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (39.58%) Credit Risk
2 14 (29.17%) Hedge funds
3 13 (27.08%) Derivative
4 11 (22.92%) Fixed Income
4 11 (22.92%) OTC Derivatives
5 10 (20.83%) Fintech
6 8 (16.67%) Equities
7 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (12.50%) Management Information System
7 6 (12.50%) PMI
8 3 (6.25%) Algorithms
9 2 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (2.08%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (2.08%) Blog
10 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
10 1 (2.08%) Market Risk
10 1 (2.08%) Pricing Data
10 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Linux
1 1 (2.08%) Unix
1 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) Asset Management
2 16 (33.33%) Project Management
3 14 (29.17%) Investment Management
3 14 (29.17%) Wealth Management
4 12 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 12 (25.00%) SDLC
5 10 (20.83%) PRINCE2
6 8 (16.67%) Fund Management
6 8 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 7 (14.58%) Business Development
8 6 (12.50%) Analytics
8 6 (12.50%) Business Transformation
8 6 (12.50%) Decision-Making
8 6 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
9 5 (10.42%) Portfolio Management
9 5 (10.42%) Project Planning
10 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
10 4 (8.33%) Mathematics
10 4 (8.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (41.67%) SQL
2 10 (20.83%) Python
3 8 (16.67%) VBA
4 4 (8.33%) Java
4 4 (8.33%) Perl
5 3 (6.25%) R
6 2 (4.17%) C#
6 2 (4.17%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.08%) C
7 1 (2.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (29.17%) Degree
2 8 (16.67%) ISEB
2 8 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 5 (10.42%) CIMA
4 2 (4.17%) APMG
4 2 (4.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) MiFID
2 5 (10.42%) EMIR
3 1 (2.08%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Bloomberg
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle
3 2 (4.17%) FactSet
4 1 (2.08%) Charles River
4 1 (2.08%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft