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

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 730 744 769
Rank change year-on-year +14 +25  
Permanent jobs citing CIMA 133 195 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.63% 0.73% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 111 175 161
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year -9.09% +27.16%  

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 20985 26732 29771
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.64% 27.14% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 16369 21503 23355
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 £75,000 £69,000 £70,000
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 23 May 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 23 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 -2 123 £55,000 -6.38% 28
London +10 51 £65,000 +4.00% 8
East Midlands +29 24 £50,000 -9.09% 2
City of London +15 15 £55,000 -12.00% 3
North West -43 13 £47,500 +5.55% 2
South East +58 12 £45,000 -18.18% 7
South West +22 11 £71,250 +58.33%
Northamptonshire +6 10 £50,000 +33.33%
Manchester -25 10 £47,500 +5.55%
Berkshire +24 8 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Scotland - 8 £50,000 -
Falkirk - 7 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 7 £52,500 - 3
Birmingham - 6 £55,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 5 £67,500 -
Bristol - 5 £90,000 -
Northampton +2 3 £70,000 +86.66%
Buckinghamshire +4 2 £45,000 -67.85% 1
Nottinghamshire -2 2 £63,750 +10.86% 1
Nottingham -3 2 £63,750 +10.86% 1
East of England -11 2 - - 1
Cheshire -25 2 - - 1
Warrington - 2 - - 1
Leicestershire - 2 £42,158 - 1
Hampshire +25 1 £55,000 +18.91% 1
Reading +22 1 £35,000 - 1
Maidenhead +3 1 - -
Essex -1 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes -1 1 £40,000 -
Liverpool -6 1 £85,000 +61.90%

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 220 (87.30%) Finance
2 171 (67.86%) ACCA
3 86 (34.13%) ERP
4 81 (32.14%) SAP
5 60 (23.81%) Oracle
6 52 (20.63%) Risk Management
7 50 (19.84%) Degree
8 49 (19.44%) Microsoft
9 38 (15.08%) Dynamics AX
10 35 (13.89%) Microsoft Excel
11 34 (13.49%) CISSP
12 33 (13.10%) CEH
12 33 (13.10%) CLAS
13 31 (12.30%) Manufacturing
14 30 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
15 29 (11.51%) Unit4 Business World
16 26 (10.32%) Microsoft Office
17 25 (9.92%) JD Edwards
17 25 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
18 24 (9.52%) Business Analysis
19 23 (9.13%) Presales
20 21 (8.33%) Analytics
20 21 (8.33%) SAP CO
20 21 (8.33%) Performance Management
20 21 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
20 21 (8.33%) SAP FI
20 21 (8.33%) Project Management
20 21 (8.33%) Cognos
21 20 (7.94%) IBM
21 20 (7.94%) CISA

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 2 (0.79%) SharePoint
1 2 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (0.40%) SAS
Applications
1 35 (13.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (10.32%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (5.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.40%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 38 (15.08%) Dynamics AX
2 29 (11.51%) Unit4 Business World
3 21 (8.33%) SAP CO
3 21 (8.33%) SAP FI
3 21 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 19 (7.54%) Cognos Controller
5 18 (7.14%) SAP FI-AP
5 18 (7.14%) SAP FI-AR
6 7 (2.78%) HFM
6 7 (2.78%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 7 (2.78%) SAP PP
7 6 (2.38%) Oracle Assets
7 6 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (2.38%) Oracle Financials
7 6 (2.38%) Oracle General Ledger
8 5 (1.98%) Dynamics GP
8 5 (1.98%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (1.98%) Dynamics SL
8 5 (1.98%) Hyperion Planning
8 5 (1.98%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.19%) SaaS
2 2 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.40%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.98%) Broadband
2 1 (0.40%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (1.98%) Essbase
2 5 (1.98%) OLAP
3 3 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.19%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (0.79%) Oracle Smart View
4 2 (0.79%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.40%) Big Data
5 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.40%) Power BI
5 1 (0.40%) QlikView
General
1 220 (87.30%) Finance
2 31 (12.30%) Manufacturing
3 18 (7.14%) Banking
4 16 (6.35%) Retail
5 13 (5.16%) General Ledger
6 12 (4.76%) Advertising
6 12 (4.76%) Telecoms
7 8 (3.17%) Financial Institution
8 7 (2.78%) Legal
9 5 (1.98%) Local Government
10 4 (1.59%) Back Office
11 3 (1.19%) Law
11 3 (1.19%) Marketing
11 3 (1.19%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.79%) Automotive
12 2 (0.79%) Billing
12 2 (0.79%) French Language
13 1 (0.40%) German Language
13 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 99 (39.29%) Consultant
2 40 (15.87%) Analyst
3 33 (13.10%) Accountant
4 28 (11.11%) Systems Accountant
5 25 (9.92%) Financial Analyst
5 25 (9.92%) Senior Consultant
6 19 (7.54%) SAP Consultant
7 17 (6.75%) IT Manager
8 16 (6.35%) Audit Manager
8 16 (6.35%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 16 (6.35%) IT Audit Manager
8 16 (6.35%) Security Consultant
9 15 (5.95%) SAP CO Consultant
9 15 (5.95%) SAP FI Consultant
9 15 (5.95%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 13 (5.16%) Finance Manager
10 13 (5.16%) IT Consultant
11 12 (4.76%) Business Analyst
11 12 (4.76%) Risk Manager
12 11 (4.37%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.40%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.97%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.38%) Data Structures
4 6 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.59%) User Experience
6 3 (1.19%) Fintech
7 2 (0.79%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.40%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.40%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.19%) Windows
2 2 (0.79%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.40%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (34.13%) ERP
2 52 (20.63%) Risk Management
3 30 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (9.52%) Business Analysis
5 23 (9.13%) Presales
6 21 (8.33%) Analytics
6 21 (8.33%) Performance Management
6 21 (8.33%) Project Management
7 20 (7.94%) Internal Audit
7 20 (7.94%) IT Audit
8 19 (7.54%) PRINCE2
9 17 (6.75%) Data Analytics
9 17 (6.75%) Process Improvement
10 16 (6.35%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 16 (6.35%) Change Management
10 16 (6.35%) Procure-to-Pay
11 15 (5.95%) Cybersecurity
11 15 (5.95%) Target Operating Model
12 14 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (5.56%) Order to Cash
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.76%) SQL
2 11 (4.37%) C
3 2 (0.79%) T-SQL
3 2 (0.79%) VBA
4 1 (0.40%) C++
4 1 (0.40%) MATLAB
4 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 171 (67.86%) ACCA
2 50 (19.84%) Degree
3 34 (13.49%) CISSP
4 33 (13.10%) CEH
4 33 (13.10%) CLAS
5 20 (7.94%) CISA
6 16 (6.35%) AAT
7 10 (3.97%) CIPFA
7 10 (3.97%) MBA
8 9 (3.57%) CIPD
9 8 (3.17%) DV Cleared
9 8 (3.17%) Security Cleared
10 4 (1.59%) CCA
10 4 (1.59%) CCAB
11 3 (1.19%) PMI Certification
11 3 (1.19%) PMP
11 3 (1.19%) QiCA
12 2 (0.79%) ICAEW
12 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.40%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.57%) IFRS
2 8 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (2.78%) IFRS 9
4 6 (2.38%) PMO
5 1 (0.40%) COSO
5 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.40%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.79%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 81 (32.14%) SAP
2 60 (23.81%) Oracle
3 49 (19.44%) Microsoft
4 25 (9.92%) JD Edwards
5 21 (8.33%) Cognos
6 20 (7.94%) IBM
7 19 (7.54%) Sage
8 9 (3.57%) IFS
8 9 (3.57%) Infor
9 7 (2.78%) Epicor
9 7 (2.78%) Hyperion
10 5 (1.98%) CODA
11 4 (1.59%) Ariba
11 4 (1.59%) Pegasus
11 4 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.59%) Sun
12 2 (0.79%) Anaplan
12 2 (0.79%) Tagetik
12 2 (0.79%) VMware
13 1 (0.40%) Brio
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