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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 715 778 807
Rank change year-on-year +63 +29  
Permanent jobs citing CIMA 137 172 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.65% 0.59% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 119 152 125
Median salary £52,500 £61,250 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +6.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -13.04% +15.00%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21176 28957 29482
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.79% 27.74% 27.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16691 23223 23131
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CIMA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CIMA in the UK

CIMA
Top 30 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 3 months to 29 March 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 +41 126 £55,000 -8.33% 19
London +44 64 £60,000 -7.69% 11
North West +1 17 £47,500 +5.55%
South East +59 11 £42,500 -15.00% 6
West Midlands +38 11 £50,000 -25.92%
City of London +33 11 £55,000 -16.66% 4
East Midlands +8 11 £50,000 +33.33%
Manchester -17 10 £47,500 +5.55%
Berkshire +41 7 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Yorkshire +30 4 £45,000 +12.50%
Northamptonshire +18 4 £50,000 +33.33%
Birmingham - 4 £41,500 -
Cheshire +4 3 £60,000 +4.34%
Falkirk - 3 £50,000 -
Scotland - 3 £50,000 - 1
Leicestershire - 3 £44,317 -
East Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
Hull - 3 £45,000 -
Dorset +30 2 £58,750 +56.66%
South West +26 2 £58,750 +34.28% 2
Warrington +14 2 - -
Leicester - 2 £47,158 -
Liverpool - 2 £27,500 -
Merseyside - 2 £27,500 -
West Sussex - 2 £42,500 - 1
Northampton +21 1 £17,000 -54.66%
Oxfordshire +8 1 £62,000 +12.72%
East of England -4 1 £37,500 -37.50%
Hertfordshire -4 1 £37,500 -37.50%
Warwickshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing CIMA 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 CIMA.

1 237 (90.80%) Finance
2 184 (70.50%) ACCA
3 81 (31.03%) ERP
4 74 (28.35%) SAP
5 59 (22.61%) Degree
6 48 (18.39%) Risk Management
7 47 (18.01%) MS Excel
8 45 (17.24%) Oracle
9 44 (16.86%) Microsoft
10 37 (14.18%) Stakeholder Management
11 34 (13.03%) CISSP
11 34 (13.03%) SAP FI
12 33 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
13 32 (12.26%) CLAS
13 32 (12.26%) Manufacturing
13 32 (12.26%) CEH
14 31 (11.88%) SAP CO
14 31 (11.88%) SAP FI/CO
15 29 (11.11%) MS Office
16 28 (10.73%) Project Management
17 26 (9.96%) Dynamics AX
18 25 (9.58%) Presales
19 24 (9.20%) SAP FI-AP
19 24 (9.20%) SAP FI-AR
20 23 (8.81%) Process Improvement
20 23 (8.81%) AAT
21 22 (8.43%) Unit4 Business World
21 22 (8.43%) Retail
21 22 (8.43%) Business Analysis
22 21 (8.05%) Banking

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 4 (1.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 47 (18.01%) MS Excel
2 29 (11.11%) MS Office
3 9 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.53%) MS Project
5 2 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 34 (13.03%) SAP FI
2 31 (11.88%) SAP CO
2 31 (11.88%) SAP FI/CO
3 26 (9.96%) Dynamics AX
4 24 (9.20%) SAP FI-AP
4 24 (9.20%) SAP FI-AR
5 22 (8.43%) Unit4 Business World
6 9 (3.45%) HFM
6 9 (3.45%) SAP PP
7 8 (3.07%) Cognos Controller
7 8 (3.07%) Cognos TM1
7 8 (3.07%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 7 (2.68%) Hyperion Planning
8 7 (2.68%) SAP PS
9 6 (2.30%) Oracle Assets
9 6 (2.30%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (1.92%) Oracle EBS R12
10 5 (1.92%) Oracle General Ledger
10 5 (1.92%) Oracle Receivables
10 5 (1.92%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.77%) SaaS
2 1 (0.38%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.92%) Broadband
1 5 (1.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.68%) Essbase
1 7 (2.68%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.92%) OLAP
2 5 (1.92%) Relational Database
2 5 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.15%) Oracle Smart View
4 2 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (0.77%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (0.77%) Power BI
4 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.38%) Big Data
5 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
General
1 237 (90.80%) Finance
2 32 (12.26%) Manufacturing
3 22 (8.43%) Retail
4 21 (8.05%) Banking
5 16 (6.13%) General Ledger
5 16 (6.13%) Telecoms
6 13 (4.98%) Financial Institution
7 9 (3.45%) Advertising
8 7 (2.68%) Marketing
9 5 (1.92%) Back Office
10 3 (1.15%) Legal
10 3 (1.15%) Local Government
10 3 (1.15%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.77%) Automotive
11 2 (0.77%) Billing
11 2 (0.77%) Law
12 1 (0.38%) French Language
12 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 116 (44.44%) Consultant
2 53 (20.31%) Analyst
3 39 (14.94%) Financial Analyst
4 30 (11.49%) SAP Consultant
5 24 (9.20%) Accountant
6 23 (8.81%) SAP CO Consultant
6 23 (8.81%) SAP FI Consultant
6 23 (8.81%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 23 (8.81%) Senior Consultant
7 22 (8.43%) Business Analyst
8 21 (8.05%) Finance Business Analyst
9 20 (7.66%) Systems Accountant
10 18 (6.90%) Implementation Consultant
11 16 (6.13%) ERP Consultant
11 16 (6.13%) Security Consultant
12 14 (5.36%) Finance Manager
13 13 (4.98%) Audit Manager
13 13 (4.98%) IT Audit Manager
13 13 (4.98%) IT Manager
14 12 (4.60%) ERP Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.77%) Web Services
1 2 (0.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.36%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.07%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.30%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.15%) Fintech
6 3 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.15%) Market Risk
6 3 (1.15%) User Experience
7 2 (0.77%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.77%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.38%) Blog
8 1 (0.38%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.38%) FMCG
8 1 (0.38%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.15%) Windows
2 2 (0.77%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (31.03%) ERP
2 48 (18.39%) Risk Management
3 37 (14.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (10.73%) Project Management
5 25 (9.58%) Presales
6 23 (8.81%) Process Improvement
7 22 (8.43%) Business Analysis
8 20 (7.66%) Analytics
9 19 (7.28%) Continuous Improvement
9 19 (7.28%) Internal Audit
10 17 (6.51%) IT Audit
10 17 (6.51%) Performance Management
11 16 (6.13%) Mentoring
11 16 (6.13%) Migration
11 16 (6.13%) Procure-to-Pay
12 15 (5.75%) Budgeting and Forecasting
12 15 (5.75%) Data Migration
12 15 (5.75%) Order to Cash
13 13 (4.98%) Record to Report
13 13 (4.98%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.75%) SQL
2 3 (1.15%) VBA
3 2 (0.77%) C
4 1 (0.38%) C++
4 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 184 (70.50%) ACCA
2 59 (22.61%) Degree
3 34 (13.03%) CISSP
4 32 (12.26%) CEH
4 32 (12.26%) CLAS
5 23 (8.81%) AAT
6 21 (8.05%) CIPFA
7 19 (7.28%) CISA
8 8 (3.07%) CCAB
9 6 (2.30%) CCA
9 6 (2.30%) QiCA
10 5 (1.92%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.15%) PMP
12 2 (0.77%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.77%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.38%) CIPD
13 1 (0.38%) CISM
13 1 (0.38%) ISEB
13 1 (0.38%) MBA
13 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.28%) IFRS
2 15 (5.75%) IFRS 9
3 6 (2.30%) PMO
4 5 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.77%) Basel III
5 2 (0.77%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.77%) MiFID
6 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.77%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 74 (28.35%) SAP
2 45 (17.24%) Oracle
3 44 (16.86%) Microsoft
4 14 (5.36%) Cognos
4 14 (5.36%) Sage
5 13 (4.98%) JD Edwards
6 9 (3.45%) IBM
7 8 (3.07%) Hyperion
8 7 (2.68%) IFS
8 7 (2.68%) Infor
9 6 (2.30%) Ariba
10 5 (1.92%) Epicor
11 4 (1.53%) CODA
11 4 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.53%) Sun
12 3 (1.15%) Pegasus
13 2 (0.77%) Anaplan
13 2 (0.77%) VMware
14 1 (0.38%) Brio
14 1 (0.38%) Cisco
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