Period
to 15 January 2018

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 15 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
UK
6 months to
15 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 863 930 908
Rank change year-on-year +67 -22 -15
Permanent jobs citing CIMA 295 251 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.73% 0.56% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 202 227 338
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -0.90%
10th Percentile £34,872 £36,550 £35,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £78,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +7.95% -16.19%

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 40,617 45,106 57,731
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.57% 25.75% 27.71%
Number of salaries quoted 31,518 35,835 46,243
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98% +4.19%

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 15 January 2018.

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 15 January 2018. 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 +57 282 £60,000 +4.35% 53
London +5 145 £64,469 +3.15% 31
UK excluding London +62 140 £52,500 +10.53% 23
South East +49 47 £42,500 -26.09% 7
Midlands +36 32 £60,000 +26.32% 6
North of England +6 32 £39,900 -11.33% 5
West Midlands +14 19 £65,000 +44.44% 6
Yorkshire +17 16 £39,900 -6.12% 1
North West -11 14 £60,000 +26.32% 3
East Midlands +29 13 £52,500 +5.00%
East of England +5 13 £61,250 +16.67% 2
South West +8 8 £57,500 +27.78% 2
Scotland -27 8 £60,000 +70.21%
North East - 2 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 15 January 2018, 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.

1 275 (93.22%) Finance
2 235 (79.66%) ACCA
3 140 (47.46%) ERP
4 114 (38.64%) SAP
5 100 (33.90%) Microsoft
6 93 (31.53%) Oracle
7 84 (28.47%) Dynamics AX
8 68 (23.05%) Advertising
9 56 (18.98%) Sage
9 56 (18.98%) Degree
10 55 (18.64%) JD Edwards
11 54 (18.31%) Analytical Skills
12 51 (17.29%) Project Management
13 47 (15.93%) Microsoft Excel
13 47 (15.93%) Infor
14 43 (14.58%) Epicor
14 43 (14.58%) Dynamics 365
15 35 (11.86%) SQL
16 32 (10.85%) Logistics
17 28 (9.49%) Change Management
18 27 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
19 25 (8.47%) Retail
19 25 (8.47%) Dynamics NAV
20 22 (7.46%) NetSuite
21 21 (7.12%) General Ledger
21 21 (7.12%) Marketing
21 21 (7.12%) Manufacturing
21 21 (7.12%) Procure-to-Pay
21 21 (7.12%) AAT
22 20 (6.78%) SAP FI

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 47 (15.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (5.76%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (4.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 84 (28.47%) Dynamics AX
2 25 (8.47%) Dynamics NAV
3 22 (7.46%) NetSuite
4 20 (6.78%) SAP FI
5 16 (5.42%) SAP CO
5 16 (5.42%) SAP FI/CO
6 14 (4.75%) Unit4 Business World
7 11 (3.73%) Oracle Financials
8 9 (3.05%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 9 (3.05%) SAP BPC
8 9 (3.05%) SAP S/4HANA
9 7 (2.37%) Oracle EBS
10 6 (2.03%) Cognos Controller
10 6 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
10 6 (2.03%) Oracle Payables
11 5 (1.69%) SAP GRC
12 4 (1.36%) Oracle Assets
12 4 (1.36%) SAP ERP
12 4 (1.36%) SAP FI-AP
12 4 (1.36%) SAP FI-AR
Cloud Services
1 43 (14.58%) Dynamics 365
2 10 (3.39%) FinancialForce
3 5 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.69%) Office 365
4 4 (1.36%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.34%) BlazeMeter
5 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.34%) IaaS
5 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.73%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (2.71%) Oracle BI EE
2 8 (2.71%) Oracle Discoverer
2 8 (2.71%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (1.36%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
3 4 (1.36%) SAP BW
3 4 (1.36%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (1.02%) QlikView
4 3 (1.02%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.68%) Base SAS
5 2 (0.68%) Big Data
5 2 (0.68%) Blockchain
5 2 (0.68%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.34%) Power BI
6 1 (0.34%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.34%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.34%) JMeter
General
1 275 (93.22%) Finance
2 68 (23.05%) Advertising
3 25 (8.47%) Retail
4 21 (7.12%) General Ledger
4 21 (7.12%) Manufacturing
4 21 (7.12%) Marketing
5 17 (5.76%) Banking
6 14 (4.75%) Legal
7 12 (4.07%) Front Office
8 11 (3.73%) Back Office
9 10 (3.39%) Law
10 4 (1.36%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.36%) Telecoms
11 3 (1.02%) Billing
11 3 (1.02%) Brand Awareness
11 3 (1.02%) Games
12 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.34%) International Banking
13 1 (0.34%) Local Government
13 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 109 (36.95%) Consultant
2 46 (15.59%) Analyst
3 44 (14.92%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 36 (12.20%) Accountant
5 35 (11.86%) Financial Analyst
6 22 (7.46%) Systems Accountant
7 21 (7.12%) Functional Consultant
8 17 (5.76%) Oracle Consultant
9 15 (5.08%) IT Manager
10 14 (4.75%) Microsoft Consultant
10 14 (4.75%) Oracle Financials Consultant
10 14 (4.75%) Senior Consultant
11 12 (4.07%) Business Analyst
12 11 (3.73%) ERP Consultant
12 11 (3.73%) Finance Manager
13 10 (3.39%) Audit Manager
13 10 (3.39%) Financial Controller
14 9 (3.05%) Architect
14 9 (3.05%) Assistant IT Manager
14 9 (3.05%) IT Audit Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.34%) Middleware
2 1 (0.34%) Web Services
2 1 (0.34%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 54 (18.31%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.08%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.73%) Fixed Income
4 9 (3.05%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.69%) Fintech
6 3 (1.02%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.68%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (0.68%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.68%) NHS
7 2 (0.68%) Robotics
7 2 (0.68%) User Experience
8 1 (0.34%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.34%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.34%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.69%) Windows
2 4 (1.36%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.34%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (47.46%) ERP
2 51 (17.29%) Project Management
3 32 (10.85%) Logistics
4 28 (9.49%) Change Management
5 27 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (7.12%) Procure-to-Pay
7 18 (6.10%) Asset Management
7 18 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (6.10%) CRM
8 17 (5.76%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 16 (5.42%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 16 (5.42%) Presales
10 14 (4.75%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (4.75%) Analytics
11 13 (4.41%) Target Operating Model
12 12 (4.07%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (4.07%) Record to Report
12 12 (4.07%) Revenue Recognition
13 11 (3.73%) Investment Management
13 11 (3.73%) IT Audit
Programming Languages
1 35 (11.86%) SQL
2 12 (4.07%) C
3 9 (3.05%) VBA
4 4 (1.36%) X++
Qualifications
1 235 (79.66%) ACCA
2 56 (18.98%) Degree
3 21 (7.12%) AAT
4 18 (6.10%) CISA
5 17 (5.76%) CFA
6 12 (4.07%) ICAEW
7 11 (3.73%) CIPFA
8 9 (3.05%) CCAB
9 8 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (2.03%) CISSP
10 6 (2.03%) Master's Degree
11 5 (1.69%) PMP
12 4 (1.36%) CompTIA Security+
12 4 (1.36%) CPIM
12 4 (1.36%) MCSA
12 4 (1.36%) MCSE
13 3 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
13 3 (1.02%) MBA
13 3 (1.02%) PMI Certification
13 3 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.05%) SLA
2 8 (2.71%) GAAP
3 6 (2.03%) IFRS
3 6 (2.03%) PMO
4 2 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.68%) QA
5 1 (0.34%) COSO
5 1 (0.34%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.36%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 114 (38.64%) SAP
2 100 (33.90%) Microsoft
3 93 (31.53%) Oracle
4 56 (18.98%) Sage
5 55 (18.64%) JD Edwards
6 47 (15.93%) Infor
7 43 (14.58%) Epicor
8 8 (2.71%) Xero
9 7 (2.37%) Cassiopae
9 7 (2.37%) NETSOL
9 7 (2.37%) White Clarke
10 6 (2.03%) Cognos
10 6 (2.03%) IBM
11 4 (1.36%) Anaplan
11 4 (1.36%) Tableau
12 3 (1.02%) Tagetik
12 3 (1.02%) Workday
13 2 (0.68%) Ariba
13 2 (0.68%) Blue Prism
13 2 (0.68%) Salesforce.com