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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
Rank 262 334 316
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -18
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 56 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.53% 0.008% 0.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.84% 0.072% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 51 1 16
Average salary £70,000 £85,000 £92,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £85,000 £73,750
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £85,000 £102,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £70,000 -
% change year-on-year
-39.28% -
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
1156 1382 1103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 11.01% 11.09% 9.19%
Number of salaries quoted 963 1159 973
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 60 (76.92%) EMIR
2 48 (61.54%) Banking
3 40 (51.28%) Dodd-Frank
4 38 (48.72%) Finance
5 37 (47.44%) Project Management
6 35 (44.87%) Investment Banking
7 26 (33.33%) Business Analysis
8 22 (28.21%) PRINCE2
9 18 (23.08%) SQL
9 18 (23.08%) Derivative
10 16 (20.51%) Back Office
11 15 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (17.95%) Financial Institution
13 13 (16.67%) Microsoft
13 13 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 12 (15.38%) PMI Certification
14 12 (15.38%) MS Project
14 12 (15.38%) SDLC
15 11 (14.10%) Data Analysis
16 10 (12.82%) Requirements Analysis
16 10 (12.82%) PMP
16 10 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
17 9 (11.54%) Scrum
17 9 (11.54%) Front Office
17 9 (11.54%) Wealth Management
17 9 (11.54%) Waterfall
17 9 (11.54%) User Stories
18 8 (10.26%) Fixed Income
18 8 (10.26%) Equities
19 7 (8.97%) Validation

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.13%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (15.38%) MS Project
2 2 (2.56%) SPSS
2 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Algo Collateral
2 1 (1.28%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.28%) PolarLake
2 1 (1.28%) SunGard GMI
2 1 (1.28%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.13%) QlikView
1 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.56%) Spotfire
3 2 (2.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
General
1 48 (61.54%) Banking
2 38 (48.72%) Finance
3 35 (44.87%) Investment Banking
4 16 (20.51%) Back Office
5 14 (17.95%) Financial Institution
6 9 (11.54%) Front Office
7 6 (7.69%) Retail
8 2 (2.56%) Retail Banking
8 2 (2.56%) Legal
9 1 (1.28%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (39.74%) Project Manager
2 29 (37.18%) Analyst
3 28 (35.90%) Business Analyst
4 8 (10.26%) Banking Business Analyst
5 5 (6.41%) Consultant
6 4 (5.13%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (5.13%) Solutions Analyst
6 4 (5.13%) Developer
7 3 (3.85%) C# Developer
7 3 (3.85%) Business Project Manager
7 3 (3.85%) SQL Developer
7 3 (3.85%) Business Manager
7 3 (3.85%) MiFID Business Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 2 (2.56%) Banking Analyst
8 2 (2.56%) Technical Manager
8 2 (2.56%) Technical Project Manager
8 2 (2.56%) Professional Services Consultant
9 1 (1.28%) Data Business Analyst
9 1 (1.28%) AWS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.97%) .NET
2 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.85%) Apache Flex
4 2 (2.56%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.28%) XML
5 1 (1.28%) HTML
5 1 (1.28%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.08%) Derivative
2 13 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (10.26%) Fixed Income
3 8 (10.26%) Equities
4 5 (6.41%) Market Risk
5 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.13%) Reference Data
6 2 (2.56%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.56%) DTCC
6 2 (2.56%) ASIC
6 2 (2.56%) PMI
6 2 (2.56%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.56%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.56%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.28%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.28%) Economics
7 1 (1.28%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.28%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (47.44%) Project Management
2 26 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 22 (28.21%) PRINCE2
4 15 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (15.38%) SDLC
6 11 (14.10%) Data Analysis
7 10 (12.82%) Requirements Analysis
7 10 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (11.54%) Scrum
8 9 (11.54%) Wealth Management
8 9 (11.54%) Waterfall
8 9 (11.54%) User Stories
9 7 (8.97%) Validation
9 7 (8.97%) Asset Management
9 7 (8.97%) Software Delivery
10 6 (7.69%) Investment Management
11 5 (6.41%) Migration
11 5 (6.41%) Quality Management
11 5 (6.41%) Change Control
11 5 (6.41%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.08%) SQL
2 3 (3.85%) C#
2 3 (3.85%) Ruby
3 2 (2.56%) Java
3 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (15.38%) PMI Certification
2 10 (12.82%) PMP
3 6 (7.69%) ISEB
3 6 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (5.13%) Degree
5 3 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.28%) CISSP
7 1 (1.28%) CISA
7 1 (1.28%) CISM
7 1 (1.28%) IIBA
7 1 (1.28%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (76.92%) EMIR
2 40 (51.28%) Dodd-Frank
3 6 (7.69%) FATCA
4 4 (5.13%) Basel III
4 4 (5.13%) AIFMD
4 4 (5.13%) CRD IV
5 1 (1.28%) Solvency II
5 1 (1.28%) UCITS
5 1 (1.28%) Basel II
5 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.28%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.41%) Murex
2 5 (6.41%) SunGard
3 4 (5.13%) Tableau
3 4 (5.13%) HP
3 4 (5.13%) Calypso
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £70000 - £105000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + plus package (inc bonus)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000 with benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £90000 - £95000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 27 days ago