Period
to 16 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for CIMA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 16 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
UK
6 months to
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 878 901 933
Rank change year-on-year +23 +32 +5
Permanent jobs citing CIMA 191 270 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.60% 0.69% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 92 166 195
UK median annual salary £56,250 £54,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.21% -0.91% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £34,050
90th Percentile £104,125 £80,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,250 £56,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -17.41% +12.00% -

CIMA 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 with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 31,793 39,075 42,847
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.14% 23.73% 24.43%
Number of salaries quoted 23,197 28,941 32,922
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

CIMA
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CIMA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CIMA in the UK

CIMA
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for CIMA in the UK

CIMA
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CIMA over the 6 months to 16 October 2019.

Salary histogram for CIMA in the UK

CIMA
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CIMA within the UK over the 6 months to 16 October 2019. 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
England +15 186 £55,000 -1.79% 78
London +75 106 £65,000 +20.37% 28
UK excluding London +8 82 £46,250 -17.41% 55
South East +10 27 £62,500 +19.05% 13
North of England +23 23 £27,500 -45.00% 15
North West +36 21 £27,500 -45.00% 9
East of England +56 13 £41,500 -40.71% 9
Midlands +30 10 £50,000 -13.79% 12
West Midlands +32 9 £50,000 -10.71% 7
South West +4 7 £60,000 -14.29% 1
Scotland +25 2 £49,000 - 5
Yorkshire -4 2 - - 5
East Midlands +26 1 - - 5

For the 6 months to 16 October 2019, IT jobs citing CIMA 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 with a requirement for CIMA.

1 155 (81.15%) Finance
2 119 (62.30%) ACCA
3 64 (33.51%) Degree
4 54 (28.27%) Change Management
5 52 (27.23%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (26.70%) CFA
7 50 (26.18%) Back Office
8 48 (25.13%) Business Transformation
9 47 (24.61%) Asset Management
10 43 (22.51%) CRM
11 41 (21.47%) Project Management
12 40 (20.94%) Marketing
13 38 (19.90%) Investment Management
13 38 (19.90%) Target Operating Model
14 37 (19.37%) Legal
15 36 (18.85%) Portfolio Management
16 35 (18.32%) Scorecard
17 34 (17.80%) Collaborative Working
17 34 (17.80%) Scaled Agile Framework
17 34 (17.80%) Strategic Roadmap
17 34 (17.80%) Enterprise Architecture
17 34 (17.80%) Casewise
17 34 (17.80%) Balanced Scorecard
17 34 (17.80%) Fixed Income
17 34 (17.80%) Front Office
17 34 (17.80%) Microsoft Excel
18 32 (16.75%) Stakeholder Management
19 29 (15.18%) SAP
20 25 (13.09%) Microsoft
20 25 (13.09%) Performance Management

CIMA
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.57%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 34 (17.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (5.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (4.71%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (3.66%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 21 (10.99%) NetSuite
2 6 (3.14%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (2.62%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (2.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (2.62%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (2.62%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 5 (2.62%) Sage 200
3 5 (2.62%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (2.62%) Unit4 Business World
4 4 (2.09%) HFM
4 4 (2.09%) SAP MDM
5 3 (1.57%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (1.57%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (1.57%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (1.57%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (1.57%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (1.57%) SAP BPC
5 3 (1.57%) SAP CO
5 3 (1.57%) SAP FI
5 3 (1.57%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.28%) Dynamics 365
2 7 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (3.66%) SaaS
3 3 (1.57%) Power Platform
4 1 (0.52%) FinancialForce
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.52%) 5G
1 1 (0.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.09%) Essbase
2 3 (1.57%) Power BI
2 3 (1.57%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 155 (81.15%) Finance
2 50 (26.18%) Back Office
3 40 (20.94%) Marketing
4 37 (19.37%) Legal
5 34 (17.80%) Front Office
6 11 (5.76%) Telecoms
7 8 (4.19%) Banking
8 7 (3.66%) Advertising
9 5 (2.62%) Retail
10 3 (1.57%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.52%) Billing
11 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.52%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.52%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 52 (27.23%) Consultant
2 46 (24.08%) Analyst
3 43 (22.51%) Architect
4 38 (19.90%) Financial Analyst
5 18 (9.42%) Business Architect
5 18 (9.42%) Finance Systems Analyst
5 18 (9.42%) Systems Analyst
6 16 (8.38%) Enterprise Architect
7 12 (6.28%) Accountant
8 10 (5.24%) Commercial Analyst
9 8 (4.19%) Enterprise Consultant
9 8 (4.19%) Enterprise Management Consultant
9 8 (4.19%) Management Consultant
9 8 (4.19%) Performance Consultant
9 8 (4.19%) Performance Management Consultant
10 7 (3.66%) Information Security Consultant
10 7 (3.66%) Security Consultant
10 7 (3.66%) Senior Consultant
11 6 (3.14%) ERP Consultant
11 6 (3.14%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.52%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.80%) Fixed Income
2 14 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.71%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.14%) User Experience
5 3 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.05%) AS400
6 2 (1.05%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.52%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.52%) Handset
7 1 (0.52%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (28.27%) Change Management
2 52 (27.23%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (25.13%) Business Transformation
4 47 (24.61%) Asset Management
5 43 (22.51%) CRM
6 41 (21.47%) Project Management
7 38 (19.90%) Investment Management
7 38 (19.90%) Target Operating Model
8 36 (18.85%) Portfolio Management
9 35 (18.32%) Scorecard
10 34 (17.80%) Balanced Scorecard
10 34 (17.80%) Collaborative Working
10 34 (17.80%) Enterprise Architecture
10 34 (17.80%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 34 (17.80%) Strategic Roadmap
11 32 (16.75%) Stakeholder Management
12 25 (13.09%) Performance Management
13 24 (12.57%) ERP
14 22 (11.52%) Coaching
15 20 (10.47%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.05%) C
2 1 (0.52%) C#
2 1 (0.52%) Java
2 1 (0.52%) Python
2 1 (0.52%) Ruby
2 1 (0.52%) SQL
2 1 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 119 (62.30%) ACCA
2 64 (33.51%) Degree
3 51 (26.70%) CFA
4 20 (10.47%) AAT
5 15 (7.85%) MBA
6 7 (3.66%) CISM
6 7 (3.66%) CISSP
7 6 (3.14%) ICAEW
7 6 (3.14%) PMP
8 4 (2.09%) Security Cleared
9 3 (1.57%) Master's Degree
9 3 (1.57%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.52%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.57%) QA
2 2 (1.05%) GAAP
2 2 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.52%) PMO
Systems Management
1 3 (1.57%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 34 (17.80%) Casewise
2 29 (15.18%) SAP
3 25 (13.09%) Microsoft
4 23 (12.04%) Oracle
5 13 (6.81%) Hyperion
6 8 (4.19%) JD Edwards
7 3 (1.57%) Infor
7 3 (1.57%) Workday
8 2 (1.05%) Epicor
8 2 (1.05%) IFS
8 2 (1.05%) Sage
9 1 (0.52%) Anaplan
9 1 (0.52%) CA
9 1 (0.52%) CODA
9 1 (0.52%) Cognos
9 1 (0.52%) IBM
9 1 (0.52%) Maconomy
9 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.52%) Tableau
9 1 (0.52%) WorldPay