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

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 739 723 751
Rank change year-on-year -16 +28  
Permanent jobs citing CIMA 131 190 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.60% 0.72% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 110 170 196
Median salary £55,000 £54,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.45% -0.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year - +21.21%  

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 21959 26250 30481
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.64% 26.69% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 17118 21208 24166
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 June 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 June 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 -10 124 £56,250 +3.21% 36
London -24 39 £65,000 +8.33% 13
East Midlands +34 26 £50,000 -9.09% 3
South West +25 20 £71,250 +58.33% 1
North West -46 14 £47,500 +5.55% 2
South East +35 13 £50,000 - 9
Manchester -14 12 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Northamptonshire +12 11 £50,000 +33.33%
City of London +5 11 £68,750 +10.00% 3
Gloucestershire - 9 £67,500 - 1
Bristol - 8 £90,000 -
Berkshire +23 7 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Scotland - 7 £50,000 - 1
East of England -20 5 £50,000 -16.66%
Falkirk - 5 £50,000 -
Reading +27 4 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Hertfordshire -21 4 £50,000 -16.66%
West Midlands +16 3 £58,750 - 2
Birmingham +14 3 £58,750 -
Northampton +4 3 £70,000 +86.66%
Wimborne - 3 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £50,000 -
Dorset - 3 - -
Surrey +32 2 - - 4
North East +15 2 £57,500 +27.77%
Buckinghamshire +2 2 £45,000 -67.85% 1
Leicestershire - 2 £40,000 -
Reigate - 2 - - 1
Glasgow - 2 £36,715 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +19 1 £77,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 225 (85.55%) Finance
2 179 (68.06%) ACCA
3 96 (36.50%) ERP
4 92 (34.98%) SAP
5 77 (29.28%) Oracle
6 52 (19.77%) Risk Management
7 51 (19.39%) Microsoft
8 48 (18.25%) Degree
9 37 (14.07%) Microsoft Excel
10 36 (13.69%) Unit4 Business World
11 35 (13.31%) JD Edwards
11 35 (13.31%) Dynamics AX
12 32 (12.17%) Manufacturing
13 30 (11.41%) Stakeholder Management
13 30 (11.41%) CISSP
13 30 (11.41%) Cognos
13 30 (11.41%) CEH
13 30 (11.41%) CLAS
14 29 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
14 29 (11.03%) IBM
15 27 (10.27%) Cognos Controller
16 26 (9.89%) Performance Management
16 26 (9.89%) PRINCE2
17 24 (9.13%) Change Management
17 24 (9.13%) Microsoft Office
18 23 (8.75%) Project Management
18 23 (8.75%) Business Analysis
19 22 (8.37%) Analytics
20 21 (7.98%) Presales
20 21 (7.98%) Internal Audit

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 (0.76%) SAS
1 2 (0.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 37 (14.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (9.13%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (6.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 36 (13.69%) Unit4 Business World
2 35 (13.31%) Dynamics AX
3 27 (10.27%) Cognos Controller
4 20 (7.60%) SAP CO
4 20 (7.60%) SAP FI
4 20 (7.60%) SAP FI/CO
5 17 (6.46%) SAP FI-AP
5 17 (6.46%) SAP FI-AR
6 10 (3.80%) HFM
6 10 (3.80%) Oracle EBS
6 10 (3.80%) Oracle Financials
6 10 (3.80%) SAP BPC
7 7 (2.66%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 7 (2.66%) SAP PP
8 6 (2.28%) Dynamics NAV
8 6 (2.28%) Hyperion Planning
8 6 (2.28%) Oracle Assets
8 6 (2.28%) Oracle General Ledger
9 5 (1.90%) Oracle Payables
9 5 (1.90%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.52%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (1.14%) SaaS
3 2 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.38%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.90%) Broadband
2 2 (0.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (2.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (1.90%) Essbase
4 3 (1.14%) OLAP
4 3 (1.14%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.76%) Oracle Smart View
5 2 (0.76%) QlikView
5 2 (0.76%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.76%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.38%) Power BI
6 1 (0.38%) SAS EBI
General
1 225 (85.55%) Finance
2 32 (12.17%) Manufacturing
3 17 (6.46%) Banking
4 16 (6.08%) General Ledger
5 14 (5.32%) Advertising
5 14 (5.32%) Retail
6 13 (4.94%) Telecoms
7 12 (4.56%) Legal
8 6 (2.28%) Local Government
9 4 (1.52%) Back Office
9 4 (1.52%) Law
10 3 (1.14%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.76%) Automotive
11 2 (0.76%) Billing
11 2 (0.76%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.76%) French Language
11 2 (0.76%) Marketing
12 1 (0.38%) German Language
12 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 100 (38.02%) Consultant
2 47 (17.87%) Accountant
3 40 (15.21%) Systems Accountant
4 31 (11.79%) Analyst
5 25 (9.51%) Senior Consultant
6 18 (6.84%) IT Manager
7 17 (6.46%) Audit Manager
7 17 (6.46%) Dynamics AX Consultant
7 17 (6.46%) IT Audit Manager
7 17 (6.46%) SAP Consultant
7 17 (6.46%) Security Consultant
8 16 (6.08%) Financial Analyst
8 16 (6.08%) SAP CO Consultant
8 16 (6.08%) SAP FI Consultant
8 16 (6.08%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
9 15 (5.70%) IT Consultant
10 13 (4.94%) Finance Manager
10 13 (4.94%) Risk Manager
11 12 (4.56%) Change Consultant
11 12 (4.56%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.38%) Flash
1 1 (0.38%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.18%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.04%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.28%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.52%) User Experience
6 3 (1.14%) Fintech
7 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.38%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.38%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.76%) Windows
1 2 (0.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (36.50%) ERP
2 52 (19.77%) Risk Management
3 30 (11.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (9.89%) Performance Management
4 26 (9.89%) PRINCE2
5 24 (9.13%) Change Management
6 23 (8.75%) Business Analysis
6 23 (8.75%) Project Management
7 22 (8.37%) Analytics
8 21 (7.98%) Internal Audit
8 21 (7.98%) Presales
9 20 (7.60%) IT Audit
10 19 (7.22%) Business Development
10 19 (7.22%) Data Analytics
11 17 (6.46%) Target Operating Model
12 16 (6.08%) Behavioural Change
12 16 (6.08%) Budgeting and Forecasting
12 16 (6.08%) Procure-to-Pay
12 16 (6.08%) Workforce Optimisation
13 15 (5.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 19 (7.22%) C
2 16 (6.08%) SQL
3 3 (1.14%) VB
3 3 (1.14%) VBA
4 2 (0.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.38%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 179 (68.06%) ACCA
2 48 (18.25%) Degree
3 30 (11.41%) CEH
3 30 (11.41%) CISSP
3 30 (11.41%) CLAS
4 20 (7.60%) CISA
5 17 (6.46%) MBA
5 17 (6.46%) Security Cleared
6 16 (6.08%) CIPD
7 15 (5.70%) AAT
7 15 (5.70%) DV Cleared
8 11 (4.18%) Master's Degree
9 4 (1.52%) CIPFA
10 3 (1.14%) CCAB
10 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.14%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.14%) PMP
10 3 (1.14%) QiCA
11 2 (0.76%) ICAEW
11 2 (0.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.90%) PMO
1 5 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.14%) IFRS
3 2 (0.76%) GAAP
4 1 (0.38%) COSO
4 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.38%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.38%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 2 (0.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 92 (34.98%) SAP
2 77 (29.28%) Oracle
3 51 (19.39%) Microsoft
4 35 (13.31%) JD Edwards
5 30 (11.41%) Cognos
6 29 (11.03%) IBM
7 21 (7.98%) Sage
8 11 (4.18%) Infor
9 9 (3.42%) IFS
10 8 (3.04%) Epicor
10 8 (3.04%) Hyperion
11 5 (1.90%) CODA
12 4 (1.52%) Pegasus
12 4 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.52%) Sun
13 3 (1.14%) Tagetik
14 2 (0.76%) Anaplan
14 2 (0.76%) Tableau
14 2 (0.76%) VMware
15 1 (0.38%) OpenText
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