Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 911 945 903
Rank change year-on-year +34 -42 -23
Permanent jobs citing CIMA 293 281 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.68% 0.56% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 213 251 362
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £34,872 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £87,000 £73,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -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 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 43333 49803 60178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.05% 26.19% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 33316 39954 48070
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +65 284 £57,500 +4.55% 11
UK excluding London +66 161 £50,000 - 4
London -7 120 £65,000 +8.33% 8
South East +51 47 £42,500 -15.00%
Midlands +77 42 £50,000 - 1
North of England +3 33 £39,950 -15.90%
East Midlands +60 29 £50,000 -31.03% 1
South West +9 19 £67,500 +50.00% 1
Yorkshire +28 15 £39,900 -6.12%
North West -6 15 £47,500 -13.64%
East of England -11 15 £50,500 -8.18% 1
West Midlands +21 13 £65,000 +36.84%
Scotland -2 5 £68,750 +95.04% 1
North East +14 3 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 261 (89.08%) Finance
2 221 (75.43%) ACCA
3 133 (45.39%) ERP
4 117 (39.93%) SAP
5 101 (34.47%) Oracle
6 76 (25.94%) Microsoft
7 56 (19.11%) Dynamics AX
7 56 (19.11%) Degree
7 56 (19.11%) Analytical Skills
8 52 (17.75%) JD Edwards
9 44 (15.02%) Sage
10 42 (14.33%) Microsoft Excel
11 41 (13.99%) Project Management
11 41 (13.99%) Advertising
12 34 (11.60%) Change Management
12 34 (11.60%) SQL
13 31 (10.58%) Stakeholder Management
14 30 (10.24%) Infor
15 28 (9.56%) Unit4 Business World
16 27 (9.22%) Epicor
17 25 (8.53%) Dynamics 365
18 24 (8.19%) Manufacturing
19 23 (7.85%) Legal
19 23 (7.85%) Cognos
20 22 (7.51%) Microsoft Office
20 22 (7.51%) IBM
20 22 (7.51%) SAP FI
20 22 (7.51%) Target Operating Model
20 22 (7.51%) AAT
21 21 (7.17%) Risk Management

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 (0.68%) SAS
1 2 (0.68%) SharePoint
1 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 42 (14.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (7.51%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (3.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 56 (19.11%) Dynamics AX
2 28 (9.56%) Unit4 Business World
3 22 (7.51%) SAP FI
4 20 (6.83%) Cognos Controller
5 18 (6.14%) SAP CO
5 18 (6.14%) SAP FI/CO
6 17 (5.80%) NetSuite
7 16 (5.46%) Dynamics NAV
7 16 (5.46%) SAP S/4HANA
8 13 (4.44%) Oracle EBS
9 12 (4.10%) Oracle Financials
10 9 (3.07%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 9 (3.07%) SAP BPC
10 9 (3.07%) SAP FI-AP
10 9 (3.07%) SAP FI-AR
11 8 (2.73%) SAP PS
12 5 (1.71%) HFM
12 5 (1.71%) Oracle EBS R12
12 5 (1.71%) Oracle Payables
13 4 (1.37%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.53%) Dynamics 365
2 9 (3.07%) FinancialForce
3 5 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.71%) Office 365
4 4 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.34%) BlazeMeter
5 1 (0.34%) IaaS
5 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.02%) WAN
2 2 (0.68%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (2.73%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (1.37%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (1.37%) Oracle Discoverer
3 4 (1.37%) QlikView
3 4 (1.37%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.02%) Qlik Sense
4 3 (1.02%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.02%) SAP HANA
4 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.68%) Big Data
5 2 (0.68%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.68%) DataStage
5 2 (0.68%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.68%) SAS EBI
5 2 (0.68%) Spotfire
5 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.34%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.34%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.34%) JMeter
General
1 261 (89.08%) Finance
2 41 (13.99%) Advertising
3 24 (8.19%) Manufacturing
4 23 (7.85%) Legal
5 19 (6.48%) Banking
5 19 (6.48%) Marketing
6 18 (6.14%) General Ledger
7 14 (4.78%) Retail
8 12 (4.10%) Front Office
9 11 (3.75%) Back Office
10 9 (3.07%) Telecoms
11 6 (2.05%) Law
12 4 (1.37%) Billing
12 4 (1.37%) Investment Banking
13 3 (1.02%) Brand Awareness
13 3 (1.02%) Local Government
14 2 (0.68%) Games
14 2 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.34%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 99 (33.79%) Consultant
2 46 (15.70%) Accountant
3 39 (13.31%) Analyst
4 35 (11.95%) Systems Accountant
5 25 (8.53%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 23 (7.85%) Financial Analyst
7 22 (7.51%) Senior Consultant
8 16 (5.46%) IT Manager
9 15 (5.12%) Architect
10 14 (4.78%) ERP Consultant
11 13 (4.44%) Business Consultant
12 12 (4.10%) Audit Manager
12 12 (4.10%) Finance Manager
12 12 (4.10%) Oracle Consultant
13 11 (3.75%) IT Audit Manager
13 11 (3.75%) Security Consultant
14 10 (3.41%) Business Analyst
14 10 (3.41%) Oracle Financials Consultant
15 9 (3.07%) Assistant IT Manager
15 9 (3.07%) Financial Controller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.05%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.34%) Flash
2 1 (0.34%) Middleware
2 1 (0.34%) Web Services
2 1 (0.34%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 56 (19.11%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.46%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.75%) Fixed Income
4 8 (2.73%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (0.68%) NHS
5 2 (0.68%) Robotics
5 2 (0.68%) User Experience
5 2 (0.68%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.34%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.34%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.34%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.34%) Fintech
6 1 (0.34%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.34%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.34%) PMI
6 1 (0.34%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.37%) Windows
1 4 (1.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (45.39%) ERP
2 41 (13.99%) Project Management
3 34 (11.60%) Change Management
4 31 (10.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (7.51%) Target Operating Model
6 21 (7.17%) Asset Management
6 21 (7.17%) Risk Management
7 19 (6.48%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 19 (6.48%) Business Development
7 19 (6.48%) Presales
8 18 (6.14%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (6.14%) CRM
9 17 (5.80%) Analytics
9 17 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
10 16 (5.46%) Performance Management
11 15 (5.12%) Logistics
11 15 (5.12%) PRINCE2
12 14 (4.78%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (4.78%) Procure-to-Pay
13 13 (4.44%) IT Audit
Programming Languages
1 34 (11.60%) SQL
2 20 (6.83%) C
3 7 (2.39%) VBA
4 3 (1.02%) VB
5 2 (0.68%) X++
6 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 221 (75.43%) ACCA
2 56 (19.11%) Degree
3 22 (7.51%) AAT
4 20 (6.83%) CISA
5 15 (5.12%) CFA
5 15 (5.12%) MBA
5 15 (5.12%) Security Cleared
6 13 (4.44%) CISSP
7 10 (3.41%) CIPD
7 10 (3.41%) DV Cleared
8 8 (2.73%) CEH
8 8 (2.73%) CLAS
8 8 (2.73%) Master's Degree
9 6 (2.05%) CCA
9 6 (2.05%) ICAEW
10 5 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.37%) MCSA
11 4 (1.37%) MCSE
11 4 (1.37%) PMI Certification
11 4 (1.37%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.10%) GAAP
2 6 (2.05%) IFRS
3 4 (1.37%) PMO
4 2 (0.68%) COSO
4 2 (0.68%) QA
4 2 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.68%) SLA
5 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (1.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 117 (39.93%) SAP
2 101 (34.47%) Oracle
3 76 (25.94%) Microsoft
4 52 (17.75%) JD Edwards
5 44 (15.02%) Sage
6 30 (10.24%) Infor
7 27 (9.22%) Epicor
8 23 (7.85%) Cognos
9 22 (7.51%) IBM
10 8 (2.73%) Xero
11 7 (2.39%) Cassiopae
11 7 (2.39%) NETSOL
11 7 (2.39%) White Clarke
12 6 (2.05%) Ariba
13 5 (1.71%) Anaplan
14 4 (1.37%) Tagetik
15 3 (1.02%) Tableau
16 2 (0.68%) Blue Prism
16 2 (0.68%) CA
16 2 (0.68%) Workday