Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 918 921 905
Rank change year-on-year +3 -16 -33
Permanent jobs citing CIMA 260 304 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.62% 0.60% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 190 273 368
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +3.29% +1.43%
10th Percentile £33,688 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £73,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +13.64% -6.88%

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 42146 50330 59989
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.21% 26.34% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 32367 40426 47857
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +15 252 £57,500 +4.55% 12
UK excluding London +45 150 £50,000 - 6
London -23 98 £65,000 +8.33% 7
South East +60 43 £42,500 -15.00%
Midlands +69 41 £50,000 -16.67% 1
East Midlands +61 29 £50,000 -16.67%
North of England -2 26 £47,500 -5.00% 1
South West +8 23 £67,500 +50.00% 1
North West -23 17 £47,500 -11.63%
East of England -7 13 £50,250 -8.64% 1
West Midlands +23 12 £70,000 +55.56% 1
Yorkshire +14 6 £22,500 -52.63% 1
Scotland -7 4 £55,000 +56.03% 2
North East +16 3 £52,500 +16.67%

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 227 (87.31%) Finance
2 186 (71.54%) ACCA
3 108 (41.54%) ERP
4 101 (38.85%) SAP
5 82 (31.54%) Oracle
6 67 (25.77%) Microsoft
7 54 (20.77%) Degree
8 46 (17.69%) Analytical Skills
9 43 (16.54%) JD Edwards
9 43 (16.54%) Microsoft Excel
10 42 (16.15%) Dynamics AX
11 40 (15.38%) Change Management
12 37 (14.23%) Stakeholder Management
13 35 (13.46%) Project Management
13 35 (13.46%) Sage
14 29 (11.15%) Unit4 Business World
15 28 (10.77%) SQL
15 28 (10.77%) Target Operating Model
16 27 (10.38%) Microsoft Office
16 27 (10.38%) Advertising
17 25 (9.62%) Manufacturing
18 24 (9.23%) Legal
18 24 (9.23%) Risk Management
18 24 (9.23%) Cognos
19 23 (8.85%) IBM
20 22 (8.46%) PRINCE2
20 22 (8.46%) Business Development
21 21 (8.08%) Cognos Controller
21 21 (8.08%) Asset Management
21 21 (8.08%) AAT

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 (1.15%) SAS
2 2 (0.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 43 (16.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (10.38%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 42 (16.15%) Dynamics AX
2 29 (11.15%) Unit4 Business World
3 21 (8.08%) Cognos Controller
4 20 (7.69%) SAP FI
5 16 (6.15%) SAP CO
5 16 (6.15%) SAP FI/CO
6 14 (5.38%) Oracle EBS
6 14 (5.38%) SAP S/4HANA
7 10 (3.85%) NetSuite
7 10 (3.85%) Oracle Financials
7 10 (3.85%) SAP FI-AP
7 10 (3.85%) SAP FI-AR
8 9 (3.46%) SAP BPC
9 8 (3.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 8 (3.08%) SAP PS
10 6 (2.31%) Dynamics NAV
10 6 (2.31%) Oracle EBS R12
11 5 (1.92%) HFM
11 5 (1.92%) Oracle Assets
12 4 (1.54%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.54%) Dynamics 365
2 7 (2.69%) FinancialForce
3 5 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.92%) Office 365
4 4 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.77%) SaaS
6 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.38%) BlazeMeter
6 1 (0.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.15%) WAN
2 2 (0.77%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.46%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (1.54%) QlikView
3 4 (1.54%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.15%) Qlik Sense
4 3 (1.15%) SAP HANA
4 3 (1.15%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.77%) Big Data
5 2 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.77%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.77%) DataStage
5 2 (0.77%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.77%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.77%) SAS EBI
5 2 (0.77%) Spotfire
5 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
6 1 (0.38%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.38%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.38%) JMeter
General
1 227 (87.31%) Finance
2 27 (10.38%) Advertising
3 25 (9.62%) Manufacturing
4 24 (9.23%) Legal
5 18 (6.92%) Banking
5 18 (6.92%) Marketing
6 16 (6.15%) General Ledger
7 13 (5.00%) Retail
8 12 (4.62%) Front Office
9 11 (4.23%) Back Office
10 8 (3.08%) Telecoms
11 4 (1.54%) Billing
11 4 (1.54%) Investment Banking
11 4 (1.54%) Law
11 4 (1.54%) Local Government
12 3 (1.15%) Brand Awareness
13 2 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.38%) French Language
14 1 (0.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 97 (37.31%) Consultant
2 42 (16.15%) Accountant
3 32 (12.31%) Analyst
3 32 (12.31%) Systems Accountant
4 22 (8.46%) Senior Consultant
5 20 (7.69%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 15 (5.77%) Business Consultant
6 15 (5.77%) Financial Analyst
7 14 (5.38%) Finance Manager
8 13 (5.00%) Architect
8 13 (5.00%) Security Consultant
9 12 (4.62%) Change Consultant
9 12 (4.62%) ERP Consultant
10 9 (3.46%) IT Manager
11 8 (3.08%) Microsoft Consultant
11 8 (3.08%) SAP Consultant
12 7 (2.69%) Oracle Consultant
12 7 (2.69%) Oracle Financials Consultant
12 7 (2.69%) Risk Manager
12 7 (2.69%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.54%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.38%) Flash
2 1 (0.38%) Middleware
2 1 (0.38%) Web Services
2 1 (0.38%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 46 (17.69%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.15%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.23%) Fixed Income
4 6 (2.31%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (0.77%) Robotics
6 2 (0.77%) User Experience
6 2 (0.77%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.38%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.38%) Fintech
7 1 (0.38%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.38%) PMI
7 1 (0.38%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.54%) Windows
1 4 (1.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (41.54%) ERP
2 40 (15.38%) Change Management
3 37 (14.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (13.46%) Project Management
5 28 (10.77%) Target Operating Model
6 24 (9.23%) Risk Management
7 22 (8.46%) Business Development
7 22 (8.46%) PRINCE2
8 21 (8.08%) Asset Management
9 20 (7.69%) Performance Management
10 18 (6.92%) Analytics
10 18 (6.92%) Budgeting and Forecasting
11 17 (6.54%) Continuous Improvement
11 17 (6.54%) Presales
12 16 (6.15%) Behavioural Change
12 16 (6.15%) Workforce Optimisation
13 15 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (5.77%) CRM
13 15 (5.77%) Logistics
14 13 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (10.77%) SQL
2 18 (6.92%) C
3 5 (1.92%) VBA
4 3 (1.15%) VB
5 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.38%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.38%) X++
Qualifications
1 186 (71.54%) ACCA
2 54 (20.77%) Degree
3 21 (8.08%) AAT
3 21 (8.08%) Security Cleared
4 20 (7.69%) MBA
5 17 (6.54%) CISSP
6 16 (6.15%) CIPD
6 16 (6.15%) DV Cleared
7 12 (4.62%) CEH
7 12 (4.62%) CFA
7 12 (4.62%) CLAS
8 11 (4.23%) CISA
9 9 (3.46%) Master's Degree
10 6 (2.31%) CCA
10 6 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.54%) MCSA
11 4 (1.54%) MCSE
11 4 (1.54%) PMI Certification
11 4 (1.54%) PMP
11 4 (1.54%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.62%) GAAP
2 5 (1.92%) IFRS
3 4 (1.54%) PMO
3 4 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.77%) COSO
5 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.38%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 101 (38.85%) SAP
2 82 (31.54%) Oracle
3 67 (25.77%) Microsoft
4 43 (16.54%) JD Edwards
5 35 (13.46%) Sage
6 24 (9.23%) Cognos
7 23 (8.85%) IBM
8 19 (7.31%) Infor
9 18 (6.92%) Epicor
10 8 (3.08%) Xero
11 7 (2.69%) Cassiopae
11 7 (2.69%) NETSOL
11 7 (2.69%) White Clarke
12 6 (2.31%) Ariba
13 5 (1.92%) Anaplan
14 4 (1.54%) Tagetik
15 3 (1.15%) Tableau
16 2 (0.77%) Blue Prism
16 2 (0.77%) CA
16 2 (0.77%) Hyperion