Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 748 824 837
Rank change year-on-year +76 +13 +47
Permanent jobs citing CFA 52 29 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.078% 0.039% 0.026%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% 0.17% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 37 15 19
London median annual salary £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% -3.13% +100.00%
10th Percentile £45,750 £41,000 £57,050
90th Percentile £123,500 £99,500 £102,500
England median annual salary £72,500 £77,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year -6.45% +6.90% +81.25%

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 14,679 16,922 18,274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 21.93% 22.64% 24.21%
Number of salaries quoted 11,007 12,594 15,171
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% +0.91% +1.85%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 +6 12 £75,000 +7.14% 1
CFA
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 41 (78.85%) Finance
2 29 (55.77%) Degree
3 26 (50.00%) Front Office
4 22 (42.31%) Asset Management
5 20 (38.46%) SQL
5 20 (38.46%) Investment Management
6 18 (34.62%) CRM
6 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (34.62%) Back Office
6 18 (34.62%) Fixed Income
7 16 (30.77%) Business Development
8 14 (26.92%) Marketing
8 14 (26.92%) Business Analysis
8 14 (26.92%) Legal
8 14 (26.92%) Banking
8 14 (26.92%) Change Management
9 13 (25.00%) CIMA
9 13 (25.00%) Risk Management
9 13 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
10 12 (23.08%) Analytics
10 12 (23.08%) Mathematics
10 12 (23.08%) Credit Risk
11 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (19.23%) Financial Analysis
11 10 (19.23%) Due Diligence
12 9 (17.31%) Decision-Making
12 9 (17.31%) Project Management
12 9 (17.31%) Equities
13 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel

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 1 (1.92%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Bloomberg AIM
1 1 (1.92%) FINCAD Analytics
1 1 (1.92%) Front Arena
1 1 (1.92%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (1.92%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) Blockchain
1 6 (11.54%) MS Access
2 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.92%) MySQL
4 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.92%) Redis
General
1 41 (78.85%) Finance
2 26 (50.00%) Front Office
3 18 (34.62%) Back Office
4 14 (26.92%) Banking
4 14 (26.92%) Legal
4 14 (26.92%) Marketing
5 5 (9.62%) Corporate Banking
6 4 (7.69%) Advertising
6 4 (7.69%) Retail Banking
7 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.92%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (48.08%) Consultant
2 18 (34.62%) Analyst
3 13 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 11 (21.15%) Senior Consultant
5 10 (19.23%) Management Consultant
6 9 (17.31%) Managing Consultant
7 5 (9.62%) Business IT Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) IT Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) IT Business Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) Risk Business Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) Credit Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) IT Risk Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) Risk Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) Front Office Business Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) Senior Management Consultant
9 3 (5.77%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) Middleware
2 3 (5.77%) XML
3 2 (3.85%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.92%) Drools
4 1 (1.92%) HTML
4 1 (1.92%) J2EE
4 1 (1.92%) JRules
4 1 (1.92%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (1.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (34.62%) Fixed Income
2 12 (23.08%) Credit Risk
3 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (17.31%) Equities
5 7 (13.46%) Computer Science
6 6 (11.54%) Derivative
6 6 (11.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (11.54%) SWIFT
7 5 (9.62%) Management Information System
7 5 (9.62%) Market Risk
7 5 (9.62%) PMI
8 4 (7.69%) Mainframe
8 4 (7.69%) OTC Derivatives
9 3 (5.77%) Hedge funds
10 2 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (1.92%) Blog
11 1 (1.92%) Cloud Native
11 1 (1.92%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Unix
2 1 (1.92%) AIX
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) Asset Management
2 20 (38.46%) Investment Management
3 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (34.62%) CRM
4 16 (30.77%) Business Development
5 14 (26.92%) Business Analysis
5 14 (26.92%) Change Management
6 13 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 13 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
7 12 (23.08%) Analytics
7 12 (23.08%) Mathematics
8 10 (19.23%) Due Diligence
8 10 (19.23%) Financial Analysis
8 10 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (17.31%) Decision-Making
9 9 (17.31%) Project Management
10 7 (13.46%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (13.46%) GAP Analysis
10 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (13.46%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (38.46%) SQL
2 7 (13.46%) VBA
3 5 (9.62%) Java
3 5 (9.62%) Python
4 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.85%) C
5 2 (3.85%) C#
5 2 (3.85%) C++
5 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.92%) Groovy
6 1 (1.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 29 (55.77%) Degree
2 13 (25.00%) CIMA
3 7 (13.46%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (9.62%) ISEB
4 5 (9.62%) MBA
4 5 (9.62%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.92%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) Data Quality
2 4 (7.69%) Basel III
3 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.92%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.85%) Bloomberg
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle
2 2 (3.85%) Sybase
3 1 (1.92%) Calypso
3 1 (1.92%) Charles River
3 1 (1.92%) HP
3 1 (1.92%) ILOG
3 1 (1.92%) Sun