Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 808 828 864
Rank change year-on-year +20 +36 +9
Permanent jobs citing CFA 32 22 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.043% 0.029% 0.052%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.12% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 18 21 39
London median annual salary £76,250 £80,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.69% +100.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £41,750 £62,500 £28,600
90th Percentile £98,000 £102,500 £100,500
England median annual salary £76,250 £76,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +90.63% -13.04%

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 16842 18300 22763
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.42% 24.07% 25.68%
Number of salaries quoted 12580 15190 18572
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.80% +7.00%
10th Percentile £30,250 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £82,500
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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 4 £73,750 +5.36% 2
CFA
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing CFA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for CFA.

1 22 (68.75%) Front Office
1 22 (68.75%) Investment Management
2 19 (59.38%) Degree
2 19 (59.38%) Finance
3 18 (56.25%) Asset Management
4 16 (50.00%) Fixed Income
5 15 (46.88%) CIMA
5 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (37.50%) Legal
7 11 (34.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (34.38%) Change Management
7 11 (34.38%) Back Office
7 11 (34.38%) CRM
7 11 (34.38%) Marketing
7 11 (34.38%) Target Operating Model
8 9 (28.13%) Derivative
8 9 (28.13%) SQL
9 8 (25.00%) thinkFolio
9 8 (25.00%) LatentZero
10 7 (21.88%) MiFID
10 7 (21.88%) Fidessa
10 7 (21.88%) EMIR
11 6 (18.75%) Line Management
11 6 (18.75%) Client Onboarding
11 6 (18.75%) Charles River
11 6 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (15.63%) Process Improvement
12 5 (15.63%) Markit EDM
12 5 (15.63%) Solvency II
12 5 (15.63%) Financial 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (25.00%) LatentZero
1 8 (25.00%) thinkFolio
2 5 (15.63%) Eagle PACE
2 5 (15.63%) Markit EDM
2 5 (15.63%) Minerva
3 2 (6.25%) SAP CO
3 2 (6.25%) SAP FI
3 2 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (6.25%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (3.13%) LongView
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) PowerPivot
1 1 (3.13%) QlikView
General
1 22 (68.75%) Front Office
2 19 (59.38%) Finance
3 12 (37.50%) Legal
4 11 (34.38%) Back Office
4 11 (34.38%) Marketing
5 4 (12.50%) Banking
6 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
7 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
7 1 (3.13%) French Language
7 1 (3.13%) Games
7 1 (3.13%) German Language
7 1 (3.13%) Law
7 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Analyst
2 11 (34.38%) Business Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Consultant
3 5 (15.63%) Onboarding Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Managing Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Investment Management Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Junior
5 2 (6.25%) Junior Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Lead Architect
5 2 (6.25%) MiFID Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Regulatory Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Report Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) SAP Architect
5 2 (6.25%) SAP S/4HANA Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Front Office Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.13%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 16 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 9 (28.13%) Derivative
3 5 (15.63%) Equities
3 5 (15.63%) Hedge funds
4 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
6 2 (6.25%) Credit Risk
6 2 (6.25%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (3.13%) PMI
7 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Investment Management
2 18 (56.25%) Asset Management
3 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (34.38%) Change Management
4 11 (34.38%) CRM
4 11 (34.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (34.38%) Target Operating Model
5 6 (18.75%) Client Onboarding
5 6 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (18.75%) Line Management
6 5 (15.63%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 5 (15.63%) Business Development
6 5 (15.63%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 5 (15.63%) Financial Analysis
6 5 (15.63%) Fund Management
6 5 (15.63%) Process Improvement
6 5 (15.63%) Six Sigma
7 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 4 (12.50%) Project Management
8 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) C#
3 3 (9.38%) Java
3 3 (9.38%) VBA
4 2 (6.25%) C++
4 2 (6.25%) MATLAB
4 2 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (59.38%) Degree
2 15 (46.88%) CIMA
3 4 (12.50%) ISEB
4 3 (9.38%) ACCA
4 3 (9.38%) PhD
4 3 (9.38%) PMP
5 2 (6.25%) AAT
5 2 (6.25%) CISA
5 2 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (6.25%) ICAEW
6 1 (3.13%) MBA
6 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) EMIR
1 7 (21.88%) MiFID
2 5 (15.63%) AIFMD
2 5 (15.63%) Solvency II
2 5 (15.63%) UCITS
3 2 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Fidessa
2 6 (18.75%) Charles River
3 5 (15.63%) GoldenSource
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.25%) SAP
6 1 (3.13%) Tableau