Period
to 20 August 2017

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 20 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 896 939 903
Rank change year-on-year +43 -36 -56
Permanent jobs citing CIMA 282 331 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.66% 0.63% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 223 294 343
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £73,750 £74,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £51,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year -1.96% +19.30% -10.00%

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 42913 52851 59740
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.43% 26.81% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 32997 42707 47419
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,091 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.97% +5.23% -

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 20 August 2017.

Salary histogram for CIMA in the UK

CIMA
Top 14 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 20 August 2017. 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 +20 266 £55,000 - 47
UK excluding London +67 170 £50,000 -1.96% 24
London -15 98 £65,000 +8.33% 23
Midlands +61 54 £50,000 -9.09% 6
South East +76 45 £42,500 -15.00% 10
East Midlands +52 41 £50,000 -9.09% 1
North of England -25 27 £47,500 +5.56% 3
South West +22 26 £67,500 +50.00% 2
North West -31 22 £47,500 +5.56% 3
West Midlands +35 13 £55,000 +7.32% 5
Scotland - 10 £50,000 -
East of England -35 8 £50,000 -16.67% 3
North East +22 3 £52,500 +16.67%
Yorkshire +19 2 £47,500 +5.56%

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 243 (86.17%) Finance
2 195 (69.15%) ACCA
3 116 (41.13%) SAP
4 114 (40.43%) ERP
5 89 (31.56%) Oracle
6 66 (23.40%) Microsoft
7 53 (18.79%) Degree
8 49 (17.38%) JD Edwards
9 42 (14.89%) Risk Management
10 41 (14.54%) Dynamics AX
11 39 (13.83%) Unit4 Business World
11 39 (13.83%) Microsoft Excel
12 38 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
13 36 (12.77%) Cognos
13 36 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
14 34 (12.06%) IBM
15 33 (11.70%) Cognos Controller
16 32 (11.35%) Change Management
17 31 (10.99%) Sage
18 28 (9.93%) Microsoft Office
18 28 (9.93%) Project Management
19 27 (9.57%) Manufacturing
19 27 (9.57%) Analytics
20 25 (8.87%) Target Operating Model
20 25 (8.87%) Advertising
20 25 (8.87%) PRINCE2
20 25 (8.87%) SAP FI
21 24 (8.51%) CISSP
21 24 (8.51%) Presales
22 23 (8.16%) Business Development

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 (1.06%) SAS
2 2 (0.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 39 (13.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (9.93%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (4.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.35%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 41 (14.54%) Dynamics AX
2 39 (13.83%) Unit4 Business World
3 33 (11.70%) Cognos Controller
4 25 (8.87%) SAP FI
5 23 (8.16%) SAP CO
5 23 (8.16%) SAP FI/CO
6 19 (6.74%) SAP FI-AP
6 19 (6.74%) SAP FI-AR
7 10 (3.55%) HFM
8 9 (3.19%) NetSuite
8 9 (3.19%) Oracle EBS
8 9 (3.19%) Oracle Financials
8 9 (3.19%) SAP BPC
9 8 (2.84%) SAP S/4HANA
10 7 (2.48%) SAP PS
11 6 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
11 6 (2.13%) Oracle Assets
12 5 (1.77%) Dynamics GP
12 5 (1.77%) Hyperion Planning
13 4 (1.42%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.90%) Dynamics 365
2 5 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.77%) Office 365
3 4 (1.42%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.71%) FinancialForce.com
4 2 (0.71%) SaaS
5 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.77%) Broadband
2 3 (1.06%) WAN
3 2 (0.71%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (1.77%) QlikView
4 4 (1.42%) Essbase
4 4 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.42%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.06%) Qlik Sense
5 3 (1.06%) SAP HANA
5 3 (1.06%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.71%) Big Data
6 2 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.71%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.71%) DataStage
6 2 (0.71%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.71%) SAS EBI
6 2 (0.71%) Spotfire
6 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.35%) SAP BW
General
1 243 (86.17%) Finance
2 27 (9.57%) Manufacturing
3 25 (8.87%) Advertising
4 21 (7.45%) Legal
5 20 (7.09%) General Ledger
6 17 (6.03%) Banking
7 15 (5.32%) Retail
8 11 (3.90%) Telecoms
9 9 (3.19%) Back Office
9 9 (3.19%) Marketing
10 6 (2.13%) Front Office
10 6 (2.13%) Local Government
11 5 (1.77%) Law
12 3 (1.06%) Billing
12 3 (1.06%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.71%) French Language
13 2 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 109 (38.65%) Consultant
2 55 (19.50%) Accountant
3 42 (14.89%) Systems Accountant
4 34 (12.06%) Senior Consultant
5 28 (9.93%) Analyst
6 21 (7.45%) Dynamics AX Consultant
7 20 (7.09%) Security Consultant
8 18 (6.38%) SAP Consultant
9 16 (5.67%) IT Manager
10 15 (5.32%) Audit Manager
10 15 (5.32%) IT Audit Manager
11 14 (4.96%) Change Consultant
11 14 (4.96%) Financial Analyst
11 14 (4.96%) SAP CO Consultant
11 14 (4.96%) SAP FI Consultant
11 14 (4.96%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
12 13 (4.61%) Architect
13 12 (4.26%) Risk Manager
13 12 (4.26%) Senior Manager
14 11 (3.90%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.71%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.35%) Flash
2 1 (0.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.13%) Fixed Income
4 4 (1.42%) User Experience
5 3 (1.06%) Fintech
5 3 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (0.71%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.71%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.35%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.35%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.35%) PMI
7 1 (0.35%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.42%) Windows
1 4 (1.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (40.43%) ERP
2 42 (14.89%) Risk Management
3 36 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (11.35%) Change Management
5 28 (9.93%) Project Management
6 27 (9.57%) Analytics
7 25 (8.87%) PRINCE2
7 25 (8.87%) Target Operating Model
8 24 (8.51%) Presales
9 23 (8.16%) Business Development
10 22 (7.80%) Performance Management
11 20 (7.09%) Data Analytics
12 19 (6.74%) Behavioural Change
12 19 (6.74%) Business Analysis
12 19 (6.74%) Internal Audit
12 19 (6.74%) Workforce Optimisation
13 18 (6.38%) IT Audit
14 17 (6.03%) Asset Management
14 17 (6.03%) Budgeting and Forecasting
15 14 (4.96%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 21 (7.45%) C
1 21 (7.45%) SQL
2 4 (1.42%) VBA
3 3 (1.06%) VB
4 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.35%) MATLAB
4 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 195 (69.15%) ACCA
2 53 (18.79%) Degree
3 24 (8.51%) CISSP
4 21 (7.45%) MBA
5 20 (7.09%) CEH
5 20 (7.09%) CLAS
5 20 (7.09%) Security Cleared
6 19 (6.74%) AAT
6 19 (6.74%) CIPD
7 18 (6.38%) CISA
7 18 (6.38%) DV Cleared
8 13 (4.61%) Master's Degree
9 7 (2.48%) CFA
9 7 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (1.77%) CCA
11 4 (1.42%) CompTIA Security+
11 4 (1.42%) MCSA
11 4 (1.42%) MCSE
11 4 (1.42%) Security+ Certification
12 3 (1.06%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.48%) GAAP
2 4 (1.42%) PMO
2 4 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.71%) COSO
3 2 (0.71%) IFRS
4 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.35%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 4 (1.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.42%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 116 (41.13%) SAP
2 89 (31.56%) Oracle
3 66 (23.40%) Microsoft
4 49 (17.38%) JD Edwards
5 36 (12.77%) Cognos
6 34 (12.06%) IBM
7 31 (10.99%) Sage
8 18 (6.38%) Infor
9 16 (5.67%) Epicor
10 6 (2.13%) Hyperion
10 6 (2.13%) Tagetik
11 5 (1.77%) Anaplan
11 5 (1.77%) Ariba
12 4 (1.42%) CODA
12 4 (1.42%) Pegasus
12 4 (1.42%) Tableau
13 3 (1.06%) IFS
13 3 (1.06%) Sun
14 2 (0.71%) CA
14 2 (0.71%) Informatica