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

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
England > London
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 779 767 862
Rank change year-on-year -12 +95 +38
Permanent jobs citing CFA 34 33 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.048% 0.047% 0.062%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.20% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 25 29 48
London median annual salary £55,000 £80,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.25% +128.57% -51.72%
10th Percentile £36,000 £52,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £102,500 £86,625
England median annual salary £55,000 £80,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -31.25% +128.57% -33.33%

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 15,781 16,678 22,156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.41% 23.95% 25.99%
Number of salaries quoted 12,390 13,584 18,228
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 20 February 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 February 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 -17 10 £71,250 +40.39% 1
CFA
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 22 (64.71%) Finance
2 17 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 16 (47.06%) Investment Management
4 13 (38.24%) Front Office
4 13 (38.24%) Degree
5 12 (35.29%) Derivative
5 12 (35.29%) Fixed Income
6 11 (32.35%) CIMA
7 10 (29.41%) Credit Risk
7 10 (29.41%) Hedge funds
8 9 (26.47%) SQL
9 8 (23.53%) Wealth Management
9 8 (23.53%) OTC Derivatives
10 7 (20.59%) Fund Management
10 7 (20.59%) Business Analysis
10 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (20.59%) Risk Management
11 6 (17.65%) Equities
11 6 (17.65%) Project Management
12 5 (14.71%) CRM
12 5 (14.71%) ISEB
12 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
12 5 (14.71%) Legal
12 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (14.71%) Change Management
12 5 (14.71%) Back Office
12 5 (14.71%) Banking
12 5 (14.71%) Marketing
12 5 (14.71%) SDLC
12 5 (14.71%) Target Operating Model

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 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) LatentZero
1 2 (5.88%) SAP CO
1 2 (5.88%) SAP FI
1 2 (5.88%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (5.88%) SAP S/4HANA
1 2 (5.88%) thinkFolio
2 1 (2.94%) Beauchamp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Blockchain
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 22 (64.71%) Finance
2 13 (38.24%) Front Office
3 5 (14.71%) Back Office
3 5 (14.71%) Banking
3 5 (14.71%) Legal
3 5 (14.71%) Marketing
4 4 (11.76%) Financial Institution
5 2 (5.88%) Games
6 1 (2.94%) French Language
6 1 (2.94%) German Language
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Analyst
2 9 (26.47%) Business Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Finance Manager
3 5 (14.71%) IT Business Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Report Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Risk Business Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Risk Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Risk Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Business IT Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) IT Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) IT Risk Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Operational Risk Manager
6 2 (5.88%) IT Finance Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Onboarding Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Qualitative Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Quantitative Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) SAP S/4HANA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) HTML
1 1 (2.94%) HTML5
1 1 (2.94%) NumPy
1 1 (2.94%) Pandas
1 1 (2.94%) REST
1 1 (2.94%) Velocity
1 1 (2.94%) WCF
1 1 (2.94%) Web Services
1 1 (2.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Derivative
1 12 (35.29%) Fixed Income
2 10 (29.41%) Credit Risk
2 10 (29.41%) Hedge funds
3 8 (23.53%) OTC Derivatives
4 6 (17.65%) Equities
5 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
6 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (11.76%) Fintech
7 1 (2.94%) Market Risk
7 1 (2.94%) PMI
7 1 (2.94%) Pricing Data
7 1 (2.94%) Replication
7 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Unix
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 16 (47.06%) Investment Management
3 8 (23.53%) Wealth Management
4 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.59%) Business Analysis
4 7 (20.59%) Fund Management
4 7 (20.59%) Risk Management
5 6 (17.65%) Project Management
6 5 (14.71%) Change Management
6 5 (14.71%) CRM
6 5 (14.71%) SDLC
6 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (14.71%) Target Operating Model
7 4 (11.76%) Business Development
8 3 (8.82%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 3 (8.82%) Financial Analysis
8 3 (8.82%) Line Management
8 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
8 3 (8.82%) Process Improvement
8 3 (8.82%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) Python
2 3 (8.82%) VBA
3 1 (2.94%) C#
3 1 (2.94%) C++
3 1 (2.94%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) Perl
3 1 (2.94%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) Degree
2 11 (32.35%) CIMA
3 5 (14.71%) ISEB
4 2 (5.88%) AAT
4 2 (5.88%) ACCA
4 2 (5.88%) APMG
4 2 (5.88%) CISA
4 2 (5.88%) ICAEW
5 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) EMIR
1 4 (11.76%) MiFID
2 1 (2.94%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Bloomberg
1 2 (5.88%) Fidessa
1 2 (5.88%) SAP
2 1 (2.94%) Hyperion
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft