The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for CFA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 881 928 969
Rank change year-on-year +47 +41  
Permanent jobs citing CFA 9 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.004% 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.041% 0.015% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 8
Median salary £81,250 £68,250 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.04% -9.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £66,500 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £73,500 £105,000
UK excluding London median salary - £66,500 -

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21909 26245 30043
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.57% 26.65% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 17067 21243 23843
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

CFA
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing CFA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CFA in the UK

CFA
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for CFA in the UK

CFA
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CFA over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for CFA in the UK

CFA
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CFA within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +50 9 £81,250 +19.04% 2
London +43 9 £81,250 +12.06% 2

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 with a requirement for CFA.

1 11 (57.89%) Investment Management
2 10 (52.63%) Derivative
2 10 (52.63%) Finance
3 9 (47.37%) Front Office
4 7 (36.84%) Risk Management
4 7 (36.84%) MBA
4 7 (36.84%) Charles River
4 7 (36.84%) Fidessa
4 7 (36.84%) MiFID
4 7 (36.84%) Eagle PACE
4 7 (36.84%) LatentZero
4 7 (36.84%) Minerva
4 7 (36.84%) Asset Management
4 7 (36.84%) GoldenSource
4 7 (36.84%) thinkFolio
4 7 (36.84%) Solvency II
4 7 (36.84%) Markit EDM
4 7 (36.84%) EMIR
4 7 (36.84%) AIFMD
4 7 (36.84%) UCITS
4 7 (36.84%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 6 (31.58%) Data Analysis
5 6 (31.58%) SQL
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (26.32%) Bloomberg
6 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (26.32%) Degree
6 5 (26.32%) Analytics
6 5 (26.32%) Data Strategy

CFA
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Eagle PACE
1 7 (36.84%) LatentZero
1 7 (36.84%) Markit EDM
1 7 (36.84%) Minerva
1 7 (36.84%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Spotfire
2 2 (10.53%) Big Data
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Moq
1 1 (5.26%) MSTest
1 1 (5.26%) NUnit
1 1 (5.26%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 9 (47.37%) Front Office
3 2 (10.53%) Legal
4 1 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Law
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Project Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Strategy Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Data Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Investment Management Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Head of Data Management
5 2 (10.53%) MiFID Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Regulatory Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Commercial Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Front Office Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Middle Office Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Operational Risk Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Risk Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Commercial Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) NumPy
1 1 (5.26%) Pandas
1 1 (5.26%) REST
1 1 (5.26%) WCF
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
1 1 (5.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Derivative
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (10.53%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Investment Management
2 7 (36.84%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 7 (36.84%) Asset Management
2 7 (36.84%) Risk Management
3 6 (31.58%) Data Analysis
4 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) Analytics
4 5 (26.32%) Data Strategy
5 4 (21.05%) Business Development
5 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
5 4 (21.05%) Project Management
5 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
6 3 (15.79%) Performance Attribution
6 3 (15.79%) Regression Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (10.53%) Data Analytics
7 2 (10.53%) Data Management
7 2 (10.53%) Fund Management
7 2 (10.53%) Risk Analytics
8 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) R
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) MBA
2 5 (26.32%) Degree
3 4 (21.05%) PMP
4 3 (15.79%) ISEB
5 1 (5.26%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) AIFMD
1 7 (36.84%) EMIR
1 7 (36.84%) MiFID
1 7 (36.84%) Solvency II
1 7 (36.84%) UCITS
2 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Charles River
1 7 (36.84%) Fidessa
1 7 (36.84%) GoldenSource
2 5 (26.32%) Bloomberg
London
HFG
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago