The table below looks at the statistics for MiFID skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MiFID over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
Rank 299 302 305
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 12 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.11% 0.064%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.11% 0.99% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 7
Average salary £77,500 £80,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £66,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £82,500 £84,500
UK excluding London average salary £56,250 £50,000 -
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
MiFID
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1080 1112 998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 10.38% 10.71% 9.19%
Number of salaries quoted 918 954 870
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,275 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -

MiFID
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MiFID across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

MiFID Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MiFID
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MiFID across the City of London region.

MiFID Salary Trend in the City of London

MiFID
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MiFID across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

MiFID Salary Histogram in the City of London

MiFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing MiFID also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MiFID.

1 18 (75.00%) EMIR
2 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 11 (45.83%) Asset Management
3 9 (37.50%) Project Management
3 9 (37.50%) Banking
3 9 (37.50%) FATCA
4 8 (33.33%) AIFMD
4 8 (33.33%) Investment Banking
5 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (29.17%) Derivative
5 7 (29.17%) Investment Management
6 6 (25.00%) UCITS
6 6 (25.00%) Dodd-Frank
6 6 (25.00%) Back Office
7 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
7 5 (20.83%) Degree
8 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (16.67%) SQL
9 3 (12.50%) Front Office
9 3 (12.50%) Wealth Management
10 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (8.33%) Matrix Management
10 2 (8.33%) Equities
10 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
10 2 (8.33%) JIRA
10 2 (8.33%) Validation
10 2 (8.33%) PMP
10 2 (8.33%) MS Project
11 1 (4.17%) XML
11 1 (4.17%) MS Excel

MiFID
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing MiFID also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MiFID. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Project
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) PolarLake
1 1 (4.17%) SunGard GMI
1 1 (4.17%) Eagle PACE
1 1 (4.17%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 9 (37.50%) Banking
3 8 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 6 (25.00%) Back Office
5 3 (12.50%) Front Office
6 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Project Manager
2 8 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Programme Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Implementation Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Implementation Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Service Implementation Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Service Implementation Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Report Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Report Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) XML
1 1 (4.17%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Derivative
2 2 (8.33%) Equities
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) SWIFT
3 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.17%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Asset Management
2 9 (37.50%) Project Management
3 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (29.17%) Investment Management
4 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.50%) Wealth Management
7 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.33%) Validation
7 2 (8.33%) Matrix Management
8 1 (4.17%) Release Management
8 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Time Management
8 1 (4.17%) Data Validation
8 1 (4.17%) Data Mapping
8 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Management
8 1 (4.17%) Data Reconciliation
8 1 (4.17%) Test Planning
8 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) VBA
2 1 (4.17%) Ruby
2 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) PMP
3 1 (4.17%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (75.00%) EMIR
2 9 (37.50%) FATCA
3 8 (33.33%) AIFMD
4 6 (25.00%) UCITS
4 6 (25.00%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (4.17%) QA
5 1 (4.17%) CRD IV
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.17%) SunGard
1 1 (4.17%) Actimize
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
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Salary: £75000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
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