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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 16 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1076 886 721
Rank change year-on-year -190 -165 +229
Permanent jobs citing CIMA 161 140 56
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.096% 0.12% 0.090%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 0.56% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 75 86 44
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £35,900
25th Percentile £46,250 £48,750 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% - -
75th Percentile £72,500 £75,938 £68,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £91,875 £76,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +2.04%

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 42,224 24,803 13,696
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 25.30% 21.52% 22.04%
Number of salaries quoted 17,872 14,173 10,264
10th Percentile £30,985 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,615 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,150 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.40% +1.05% +5.56%

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 16 August 2022.

Salary histogram for CIMA in the UK

CIMA
Top 17 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 16 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -190 124 £55,000 -6.38% 32
UK excluding London -70 98 £52,500 - 18
Work from Home -191 67 £55,000 -15.38% 16
North of England -22 44 £54,000 +20.00% 4
North West -25 36 £52,500 - 4
London -195 34 £62,500 -10.71% 17
South East -47 20 £47,500 -9.52% 4
East of England -60 11 - - 2
Midlands -47 9 £52,500 +16.67% 4
Wales - 7 £39,700 - 1
Yorkshire -27 6 £70,000 +55.56%
West Midlands -54 5 £75,000 +66.67% 2
East Midlands -9 4 £48,750 +39.29% 2
Scotland - 3 £50,000 - 2
South West -9 2 - - 1
North East - 2 £59,000 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 16 August 2022, 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.

1 140 (86.96%) Finance
2 133 (82.61%) ACCA
3 65 (40.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 65 (40.37%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (31.68%) ERP
5 44 (27.33%) Microsoft
6 43 (26.71%) AAT
6 43 (26.71%) Internal Audit
7 41 (25.47%) NetSuite
8 40 (24.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 40 (24.84%) Dynamics 365
9 39 (24.22%) Problem-Solving
9 39 (24.22%) JD Edwards
9 39 (24.22%) Oracle
10 36 (22.36%) Management Information System
11 34 (21.12%) Continuous Improvement
12 33 (20.50%) Process Improvement
12 33 (20.50%) Procure-to-Pay
12 33 (20.50%) Order to Cash
13 30 (18.63%) Analytics
13 30 (18.63%) Microsoft Office
14 27 (16.77%) Migration
14 27 (16.77%) Data Migration
15 26 (16.15%) Coaching
16 25 (15.53%) Risk Management
17 24 (14.91%) Degree
17 24 (14.91%) Mentoring
18 23 (14.29%) FIS
18 23 (14.29%) WorldPay
19 22 (13.66%) 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 1 (0.62%) Confluence
Applications
1 65 (40.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (18.63%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 41 (25.47%) NetSuite
2 10 (6.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 8 (4.97%) JDE OneWorld
4 7 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (3.73%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (3.73%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (3.73%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (3.11%) Oracle Assets
6 5 (3.11%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (3.11%) SAP CO
6 5 (3.11%) SAP FI
6 5 (3.11%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (3.11%) SAP S/4HANA
7 3 (1.86%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (1.86%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (1.24%) MFGPRO
8 2 (1.24%) Oracle BRM
9 1 (0.62%) HFM
9 1 (0.62%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 40 (24.84%) Dynamics 365
2 16 (9.94%) Power Platform
2 16 (9.94%) SaaS
3 5 (3.11%) PowerApps
4 3 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.24%) AWS
5 2 (1.24%) Azure
6 1 (0.62%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.62%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.94%) Power BI
2 8 (4.97%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (3.73%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (1.86%) SAP BW
4 3 (1.86%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.24%) Tableau
5 2 (1.24%) Tableau Server
Development Applications
1 8 (4.97%) Oracle Forms
General
1 140 (86.96%) Finance
2 65 (40.37%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (13.04%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 21 (13.04%) Social Skills
4 19 (11.80%) Public Sector
5 18 (11.18%) Presentation Skills
6 14 (8.70%) Manufacturing
7 10 (6.21%) Billing
8 6 (3.73%) Aviation
8 6 (3.73%) Marketing
8 6 (3.73%) Retail
9 5 (3.11%) Influencing Skills
9 5 (3.11%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.86%) Automotive
10 3 (1.86%) German Language
10 3 (1.86%) Retail Finance
11 2 (1.24%) Aerospace
11 2 (1.24%) Italian Language
11 2 (1.24%) Law
11 2 (1.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 43 (26.71%) Analyst
2 28 (17.39%) Financial Analyst
3 23 (14.29%) Consultant
4 19 (11.80%) NetSuite Consultant
5 13 (8.07%) Finance Manager
6 10 (6.21%) Senior Consultant
7 8 (4.97%) IT Director
8 7 (4.35%) Commercial Analyst
9 6 (3.73%) Finance Systems Manager
9 6 (3.73%) NetSuite Specialist
9 6 (3.73%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (3.73%) Systems Manager
10 5 (3.11%) Accountant
10 5 (3.11%) SAP Financial Leader
10 5 (3.11%) Service Analyst
11 3 (1.86%) Auditor
11 3 (1.86%) Report Specialist
11 3 (1.86%) Report Writer
11 3 (1.86%) Senior Auditor
11 3 (1.86%) Systems Accountant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.86%) COM
2 1 (0.62%) EDI
2 1 (0.62%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 36 (22.36%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.73%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (3.11%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.24%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.24%) Legacy Applications
5 1 (0.62%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (0.62%) Blog
5 1 (0.62%) FMCG
5 1 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.62%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.62%) PMI
5 1 (0.62%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (31.68%) ERP
2 43 (26.71%) Internal Audit
3 39 (24.22%) Problem-Solving
4 34 (21.12%) Continuous Improvement
5 33 (20.50%) Order to Cash
5 33 (20.50%) Process Improvement
5 33 (20.50%) Procure-to-Pay
6 30 (18.63%) Analytics
7 27 (16.77%) Data Migration
7 27 (16.77%) Migration
8 26 (16.15%) Coaching
9 25 (15.53%) Risk Management
10 24 (14.91%) Mentoring
11 22 (13.66%) Budgeting and Forecasting
11 22 (13.66%) Business Development
12 21 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (13.04%) Record to Report
13 20 (12.42%) Project Delivery
14 19 (11.80%) Time Management
15 17 (10.56%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.94%) SQL
2 6 (3.73%) ABAP
2 6 (3.73%) PL/SQL
3 3 (1.86%) Python
4 2 (1.24%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 133 (82.61%) ACCA
2 43 (26.71%) AAT
3 24 (14.91%) Degree
4 21 (13.04%) MBA
5 18 (11.18%) CISA
6 7 (4.35%) CIPFA
7 6 (3.73%) CFA
8 2 (1.24%) CCAB
8 2 (1.24%) CISM
8 2 (1.24%) CISSP
8 2 (1.24%) CRISC
8 2 (1.24%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 2 (1.24%) Master's Degree
8 2 (1.24%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.24%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.62%) ICAEW
9 1 (0.62%) ISEB
9 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.62%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (24.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (3.11%) GAAP
3 3 (1.86%) GDPR
3 3 (1.86%) IFRS
4 2 (1.24%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.62%) QA
Vendors
1 44 (27.33%) Microsoft
2 39 (24.22%) JD Edwards
2 39 (24.22%) Oracle
3 23 (14.29%) FIS
3 23 (14.29%) WorldPay
4 18 (11.18%) SAP
5 4 (2.48%) Sage
6 3 (1.86%) Google
6 3 (1.86%) Hyperion
6 3 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.24%) IFS
7 2 (1.24%) Teradata
7 2 (1.24%) Virgin Media
8 1 (0.62%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.62%) Anaplan
8 1 (0.62%) CA
8 1 (0.62%) Cognos
8 1 (0.62%) Workday
8 1 (0.62%) Xero