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 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
UK
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 851 909 963
Rank change year-on-year +58 +54  
Permanent jobs citing CFA 7 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.009% 0.010%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.033% 0.033% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 4
Median salary £70,000 £35,000 £87,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +100.00% -60.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £63,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £69,900 £105,000
UK excluding London median salary - £50,750 -

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 21127 27066 29810
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.85% 27.15% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 16486 21840 23409
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 £75,000 £70,000 £70,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +68 7 £70,000 +100.00% 9
London +49 7 £70,000 +100.00% 8

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 16 (72.73%) Finance
2 10 (45.45%) Front Office
3 9 (40.91%) Bloomberg
3 9 (40.91%) Asset Management
4 8 (36.36%) Investment Management
5 7 (31.82%) Analytics
5 7 (31.82%) Data Analysis
5 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (31.82%) MBA
5 7 (31.82%) Derivative
5 7 (31.82%) SQL
6 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
6 6 (27.27%) Data Strategy
7 5 (22.73%) Performance Attribution
7 5 (22.73%) Regression Analysis
7 5 (22.73%) R
7 5 (22.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (22.73%) .NET
7 5 (22.73%) C#
7 5 (22.73%) HTML
7 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (22.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (22.73%) Spotfire
8 4 (18.18%) LatentZero
8 4 (18.18%) Minerva
8 4 (18.18%) Release Management
8 4 (18.18%) thinkFolio
8 4 (18.18%) GoldenSource
8 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
8 4 (18.18%) Web Development

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 (22.73%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Bloomberg AIM
1 4 (18.18%) Eagle PACE
1 4 (18.18%) LatentZero
1 4 (18.18%) Markit EDM
1 4 (18.18%) Minerva
1 4 (18.18%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Spotfire
2 3 (13.64%) Big Data
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Moq
1 1 (4.55%) MSTest
1 1 (4.55%) NUnit
1 1 (4.55%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 16 (72.73%) Finance
2 10 (45.45%) Front Office
3 4 (18.18%) Back Office
4 1 (4.55%) Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Data Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Developer
4 4 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Analyst Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Analyst Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Web Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Strategy Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Web Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Head of Data Management
6 2 (9.09%) Investment Management Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Front Office Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Middle Office Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Operational Risk Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Regulatory Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
1 5 (22.73%) HTML
2 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (18.18%) HTML5
2 4 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (4.55%) NumPy
3 1 (4.55%) Pandas
3 1 (4.55%) REST
3 1 (4.55%) WCF
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Derivative
2 5 (22.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (9.09%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Asset Management
2 8 (36.36%) Investment Management
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) Analytics
3 7 (31.82%) Data Analysis
4 6 (27.27%) Data Strategy
4 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
5 5 (22.73%) Performance Attribution
5 5 (22.73%) Regression Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) Business Development
6 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 4 (18.18%) MVC
6 4 (18.18%) Release Management
6 4 (18.18%) SDLC
6 4 (18.18%) Web Development
7 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (13.64%) Project Management
7 3 (13.64%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) C#
2 5 (22.73%) R
3 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.55%) MATLAB
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) MBA
2 4 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (9.09%) ISEB
3 2 (9.09%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) AIFMD
1 4 (18.18%) EMIR
1 4 (18.18%) MiFID
1 4 (18.18%) Solvency II
1 4 (18.18%) UCITS
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Bloomberg
2 4 (18.18%) Charles River
2 4 (18.18%) Fidessa
2 4 (18.18%) GoldenSource
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