Period
to 26 February 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 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
UK
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 856 1022 899
Rank change year-on-year +166 -123 +50
Permanent jobs citing CIMA 150 115 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.076% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.56% 0.31% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 86 73 206
UK median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £31,250 £37,500 £34,872
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +16.67%

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 26,725 36,865 42,034
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.71% 24.36% 23.97%
Number of salaries quoted 19,769 26,902 32,666
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% -

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 26 February 2020.

Salary histogram for CIMA in the UK

CIMA
Top 12 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 26 February 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 +170 147 £55,000 -12.00% 78
London +98 77 £60,000 -11.11% 25
UK excluding London +111 69 £50,000 +5.26% 60
South East +59 26 £65,000 -7.14% 8
North of England +59 19 £36,250 -36.96% 23
Midlands +46 15 £50,000 +29.03% 9
West Midlands +47 14 £50,000 +17.65% 4
North West +58 13 £30,000 -42.86% 15
East of England +66 8 £57,500 +43.75% 8
Yorkshire +39 6 £55,000 -15.38% 8
East Midlands +21 1 £42,500 +21.43% 5
Scotland - 1 - - 6

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 134 (89.33%) Finance
2 99 (66.00%) ACCA
3 49 (32.67%) Degree
4 36 (24.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 34 (22.67%) ERP
6 29 (19.33%) NetSuite
7 28 (18.67%) AAT
8 26 (17.33%) Microsoft
8 26 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (16.67%) Oracle
9 25 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
10 24 (16.00%) CRM
11 21 (14.00%) SAP
11 21 (14.00%) JD Edwards
12 20 (13.33%) Project Management
12 20 (13.33%) Change Management
13 19 (12.67%) Target Operating Model
14 18 (12.00%) Hyperion
15 17 (11.33%) Stakeholder Management
15 17 (11.33%) CFA
15 17 (11.33%) Investment Management
16 16 (10.67%) Dynamics NAV
16 16 (10.67%) Business Transformation
16 16 (10.67%) Back Office
16 16 (10.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting
17 15 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (9.33%) Dynamics CRM
18 14 (9.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
19 13 (8.67%) Performance Management
19 13 (8.67%) Business Intelligence

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 (1.33%) Apache Spark
1 2 (1.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.67%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 36 (24.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (9.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 29 (19.33%) NetSuite
2 16 (10.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 14 (9.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (5.33%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (4.67%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (4.67%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (4.00%) HFM
6 6 (4.00%) JDE OneWorld
7 5 (3.33%) SAP BPC
7 5 (3.33%) Unit4 Business World
8 4 (2.67%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (2.67%) SAP CO
8 4 (2.67%) SAP FI
8 4 (2.67%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (2.67%) SAP S/4HANA
9 3 (2.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (1.33%) Oracle AGIS
10 2 (1.33%) Oracle Assets
10 2 (1.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 2 (1.33%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 25 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
2 12 (8.00%) SaaS
3 8 (5.33%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (3.33%) Azure
5 4 (2.67%) AWS
5 4 (2.67%) Power Platform
6 3 (2.00%) Office 365
6 3 (2.00%) PowerApps
7 2 (1.33%) GCP
7 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Flow
8 1 (0.67%) FinancialForce
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.67%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.00%) Essbase
2 4 (2.67%) Power BI
3 2 (1.33%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.33%) BigQuery
3 2 (1.33%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.33%) HBase
3 2 (1.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.33%) MySQL
3 2 (1.33%) Redis
3 2 (1.33%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.67%) OLAP
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (2.67%) JIRA
2 2 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 134 (89.33%) Finance
2 16 (10.67%) Back Office
3 12 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 11 (7.33%) Legal
5 10 (6.67%) Front Office
5 10 (6.67%) Marketing
6 7 (4.67%) Manufacturing
7 5 (3.33%) Retail
8 2 (1.33%) Advertising
8 2 (1.33%) Banking
8 2 (1.33%) Billing
8 2 (1.33%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.33%) Public Sector
8 2 (1.33%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 60 (40.00%) Consultant
2 33 (22.00%) Analyst
3 23 (15.33%) Financial Analyst
4 16 (10.67%) NetSuite Consultant
5 13 (8.67%) Architect
6 11 (7.33%) Business Architect
6 11 (7.33%) Finance Manager
7 9 (6.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 9 (6.00%) Information Security Consultant
7 9 (6.00%) Security Consultant
7 9 (6.00%) Systems Analyst
8 8 (5.33%) Finance Systems Analyst
8 8 (5.33%) Functional Consultant
8 8 (5.33%) Support Analyst
9 7 (4.67%) Business Consultant
9 7 (4.67%) Commercial Analyst
10 6 (4.00%) HFM Consultant
10 6 (4.00%) Hyperion Consultant
10 6 (4.00%) Hyperion Essbase Consultant
10 6 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.33%) CSS
2 1 (0.67%) .NET
2 1 (0.67%) D3.js
2 1 (0.67%) Flash
2 1 (0.67%) HTML
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.67%) Fixed Income
3 9 (6.00%) User Experience
4 8 (5.33%) e-Learning
5 4 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.33%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.67%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.67%) ERP
2 26 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (16.00%) CRM
4 20 (13.33%) Change Management
4 20 (13.33%) Project Management
5 19 (12.67%) Target Operating Model
6 17 (11.33%) Investment Management
6 17 (11.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (10.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 16 (10.67%) Business Transformation
8 13 (8.67%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (8.67%) Performance Management
9 12 (8.00%) Business Development
9 12 (8.00%) Financial Analysis
9 12 (8.00%) Identity Access Management
9 12 (8.00%) PRINCE2
9 12 (8.00%) Privileged Access Management
9 12 (8.00%) Programme Delivery
9 12 (8.00%) Service Delivery
9 12 (8.00%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.00%) SQL
2 7 (4.67%) JavaScript
2 7 (4.67%) VBA
3 2 (1.33%) C
3 2 (1.33%) Java
3 2 (1.33%) PHP
3 2 (1.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.33%) Python
3 2 (1.33%) R
4 1 (0.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 99 (66.00%) ACCA
2 49 (32.67%) Degree
3 28 (18.67%) AAT
4 17 (11.33%) CFA
5 12 (8.00%) Master's Degree
6 9 (6.00%) CISM
6 9 (6.00%) CISSP
7 5 (3.33%) PMI Certification
7 5 (3.33%) PMP
8 4 (2.67%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (1.33%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.67%) MBA
10 1 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.67%) GAAP
2 6 (4.00%) IFRS
3 1 (0.67%) IFRS 9
Systems Management
1 12 (8.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 26 (17.33%) Microsoft
2 25 (16.67%) Oracle
3 21 (14.00%) JD Edwards
3 21 (14.00%) SAP
4 18 (12.00%) Hyperion
5 10 (6.67%) Casewise
6 6 (4.00%) Sage
7 4 (2.67%) Anaplan
7 4 (2.67%) Epicor
7 4 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.00%) Adaptive Insights
8 3 (2.00%) Workday
9 2 (1.33%) Cognos
9 2 (1.33%) Google
9 2 (1.33%) Infor
9 2 (1.33%) Tagetik
10 1 (0.67%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.67%) Tableau