Period
to 9 August 2020

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 9 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
UK
6 months to
9 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 712 930 830
Rank change year-on-year +218 -100 +106
Permanent jobs citing CIMA 58 171 372
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.089% 0.12% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.40% 0.50% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 47 91 299
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +7.14% +1.82%
10th Percentile £43,950 £31,250 £32,650
90th Percentile £80,000 £105,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £49,000 £56,000
% change year-on-year +12.24% -12.50% +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 14,325 34,442 40,486
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.05% 23.97% 23.76%
Number of salaries quoted 10,377 25,003 30,056
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

CIMA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for CIMA in the UK

CIMA
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CIMA.

Salary trend for CIMA in the UK

CIMA
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing CIMA over the 6 months to 9 August 2020.

Salary histogram for CIMA in the UK

CIMA
Top 11 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 9 August 2020. 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 +223 54 £60,000 +2.13% 21
UK excluding London +206 27 £55,000 +12.24% 12
London +151 26 £62,500 -3.85% 9
North of England +146 9 £48,750 +68.10% 5
Midlands +122 9 £50,000 +5.26% 1
West Midlands +97 9 £50,000 +5.26% 1
South East +164 8 £66,250 +8.16% 2
Yorkshire +119 8 £48,750 -25.00% 1
Work from Home +65 4 £75,000 +42.86%
North West +104 1 - - 4
East of England +87 1 £60,000 +27.66% 1

For the 6 months to 9 August 2020, 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 58 (100.00%) Finance
2 51 (87.93%) ACCA
3 17 (29.31%) ERP
4 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
4 14 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Excel
5 12 (20.69%) Degree
6 10 (17.24%) NetSuite
6 10 (17.24%) JD Edwards
6 10 (17.24%) Dynamics 365
7 9 (15.52%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (13.79%) SAP
8 8 (13.79%) AAT
9 7 (12.07%) Decision-Making
9 7 (12.07%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 7 (12.07%) SQL
9 7 (12.07%) Oracle
9 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (10.34%) JDE OneWorld
10 6 (10.34%) Financial Analysis
10 6 (10.34%) Process Improvement
11 5 (8.62%) SAP BPC
11 5 (8.62%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (8.62%) Power BI
11 5 (8.62%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (8.62%) Power Platform
11 5 (8.62%) Requirements Gathering
11 5 (8.62%) SaaS
11 5 (8.62%) Business Analysis
11 5 (8.62%) CISSP

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 1 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (17.24%) NetSuite
2 6 (10.34%) JDE OneWorld
3 5 (8.62%) SAP BPC
4 4 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (5.17%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (3.45%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (3.45%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (3.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (1.72%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (1.72%) HFM
7 1 (1.72%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (1.72%) SAP CO
7 1 (1.72%) SAP FI
7 1 (1.72%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.24%) Dynamics 365
2 5 (8.62%) Power Platform
2 5 (8.62%) SaaS
3 4 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.72%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) Power BI
2 3 (5.17%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (5.17%) SAP BW
3 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.45%) MS Access
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.45%) QlikView
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.72%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.72%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 58 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Back Office
4 1 (1.72%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Billing
4 1 (1.72%) Law
4 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.72%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 17 (29.31%) Analyst
1 17 (29.31%) Consultant
2 12 (20.69%) Financial Analyst
3 7 (12.07%) Accountant
3 7 (12.07%) Finance Manager
4 4 (6.90%) IT Analyst
4 4 (6.90%) NetSuite Consultant
4 4 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (6.90%) Support Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Functional Consultant
5 3 (5.17%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 3 (5.17%) Information Security Consultant
5 3 (5.17%) IT Finance Manager
5 3 (5.17%) IT Manager
5 3 (5.17%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (5.17%) Security Consultant
5 3 (5.17%) Senior Financial Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Senior IT Manager
5 3 (5.17%) Senior Manager
5 3 (5.17%) Systems Accountant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) D3.js
2 1 (1.72%) CSS
2 1 (1.72%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.45%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.31%) ERP
2 9 (15.52%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (12.07%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 7 (12.07%) Decision-Making
3 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (10.34%) Financial Analysis
4 6 (10.34%) Process Improvement
5 5 (8.62%) Business Analysis
5 5 (8.62%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (8.62%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (8.62%) Project Management
5 5 (8.62%) Requirements Gathering
6 4 (6.90%) Analytics
6 4 (6.90%) CRM
6 4 (6.90%) Information Security
6 4 (6.90%) IT Audit
6 4 (6.90%) Planning and Forecasting
6 4 (6.90%) Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (6.90%) Regulatory Compliance
7 3 (5.17%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) SQL
2 3 (5.17%) VBA
3 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (87.93%) ACCA
2 12 (20.69%) Degree
3 8 (13.79%) AAT
4 5 (8.62%) CISSP
5 4 (6.90%) CISM
6 2 (3.45%) CISA
6 2 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.72%) CCAB
7 1 (1.72%) CRISC
7 1 (1.72%) ICAEW
7 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.72%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.17%) NIST
3 2 (3.45%) GAAP
3 2 (3.45%) IFRS
4 1 (1.72%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.72%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (1.72%) IFRS 9
4 1 (1.72%) ISO 22301
4 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.24%) JD Edwards
3 8 (13.79%) SAP
4 7 (12.07%) Oracle
5 5 (8.62%) Hyperion
6 4 (6.90%) Adaptive Insights
7 2 (3.45%) Alteryx
7 2 (3.45%) Cognos
7 2 (3.45%) Concur
7 2 (3.45%) Tableau
8 1 (1.72%) Anaplan
8 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com