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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MiFID over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
London / City of London
Rank 165 223 309
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +86
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 58 34 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.16% 0.53% 0.088%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.99% 4.24% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 52 32 7
Median salary £80,000 £82,500 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,750 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £129,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £52,500 £61,500
% change year-on-year
-23.80% -14.63%

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
645 802 1143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 12.88% 12.41% 11.16%
Number of salaries quoted 592 685 1006
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

MiFID
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing MiFID as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

MiFID Salary Histogram in the City of London

MiFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing MiFID also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for MiFID.

1 62 (66.67%) Finance
2 39 (41.94%) Banking
3 31 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 28 (30.11%) SQL
5 26 (27.96%) EMIR
6 23 (24.73%) Investment Banking
7 21 (22.58%) Wealth Management
7 21 (22.58%) Project Management
8 20 (21.51%) Front Office
8 20 (21.51%) Fintech
9 19 (20.43%) Degree
9 19 (20.43%) Advertising
10 17 (18.28%) Asset Management
11 16 (17.20%) XML
12 15 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (15.05%) Investment Management
14 13 (13.98%) Dodd-Frank
14 13 (13.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 13 (13.98%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (12.90%) Validation
15 12 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (12.90%) FIX Protocol
16 11 (11.83%) Fixed Income
16 11 (11.83%) Risk Management
17 10 (10.75%) Workflow
17 10 (10.75%) QA
17 10 (10.75%) Derivative
17 10 (10.75%) Requirements Analysis
17 10 (10.75%) Reference Data
18 9 (9.68%) Mathematics

MiFID
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (4.30%) Apache
1 4 (4.30%) Confluence
2 3 (3.23%) IIS
3 1 (1.08%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.23%) MS Office
1 3 (3.23%) MS Project
2 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) GitHub
1 3 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.23%) Kerberos
1 3 (3.23%) LDAP
2 1 (1.08%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.30%) Hadoop
1 4 (4.30%) MySQL
1 4 (4.30%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (3.23%) Big Data
2 3 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.08%) DB2
3 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Jenkins
1 4 (4.30%) JIRA
2 3 (3.23%) Subversion
3 1 (1.08%) Ant
3 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.08%) Gradle
3 1 (1.08%) Hudson
3 1 (1.08%) Maven
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 62 (66.67%) Finance
2 39 (41.94%) Banking
3 23 (24.73%) Investment Banking
4 20 (21.51%) Front Office
5 19 (20.43%) Advertising
6 9 (9.68%) Back Office
7 7 (7.53%) Financial Institution
8 5 (5.38%) Private Banking
9 1 (1.08%) French Language
9 1 (1.08%) German Language
9 1 (1.08%) Legal
9 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (60.22%) Analyst
2 47 (50.54%) Business Analyst
3 22 (23.66%) MiFID Business Analyst
4 13 (13.98%) Project Manager
5 9 (9.68%) Banking Analyst
5 9 (9.68%) Financial Analyst
5 9 (9.68%) Qualitative Analyst
5 9 (9.68%) Quantitative Analyst
6 8 (8.60%) Finance Business Analyst
6 8 (8.60%) Financial Business Analyst
6 8 (8.60%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (7.53%) Developer
7 7 (7.53%) MiFID Project Manager
7 7 (7.53%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.45%) Consultant
8 6 (6.45%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 6 (6.45%) Senior Quantitative Analyst
9 5 (5.38%) Architect
9 5 (5.38%) Java Developer
9 5 (5.38%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.20%) XML
2 12 (12.90%) FIX Protocol
3 8 (8.60%) HTML
4 4 (4.30%) CSS
4 4 (4.30%) DHTML
4 4 (4.30%) HTML5
4 4 (4.30%) SOAP
5 3 (3.23%) Django
5 3 (3.23%) jQuery
5 3 (3.23%) LAMP
5 3 (3.23%) REST
5 3 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (3.23%) Web Services
6 2 (2.15%) FpML
7 1 (1.08%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.08%) CSS3
7 1 (1.08%) JSON
7 1 (1.08%) Protocol Buffers
7 1 (1.08%) React
7 1 (1.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.51%) Fintech
2 15 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (13.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (11.83%) Fixed Income
5 10 (10.75%) Derivative
5 10 (10.75%) Reference Data
6 9 (9.68%) Mathematics
7 7 (7.53%) Credit Risk
7 7 (7.53%) Market Risk
7 7 (7.53%) Physics
8 4 (4.30%) Equities
9 3 (3.23%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (3.23%) User Experience
10 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
10 2 (2.15%) Data Centre
10 2 (2.15%) Hedge funds
11 1 (1.08%) OTC Derivatives
11 1 (1.08%) SWIFT
11 1 (1.08%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.68%) Unix
2 5 (5.38%) Windows
3 4 (4.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 21 (22.58%) Project Management
2 21 (22.58%) Wealth Management
3 17 (18.28%) Asset Management
4 14 (15.05%) Investment Management
5 13 (13.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (12.90%) Validation
7 11 (11.83%) Risk Management
8 10 (10.75%) Requirements Analysis
8 10 (10.75%) Workflow
9 9 (9.68%) UML
10 7 (7.53%) Credit Risk Management
10 7 (7.53%) GAP Analysis
10 7 (7.53%) PRINCE2
10 7 (7.53%) Stochastic Calculus
11 6 (6.45%) SDLC
11 6 (6.45%) TDD
12 5 (5.38%) Data Modelling
12 5 (5.38%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (30.11%) SQL
2 9 (9.68%) C++
2 9 (9.68%) Java
3 5 (5.38%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.38%) MATLAB
3 5 (5.38%) Perl
3 5 (5.38%) Python
3 5 (5.38%) R
4 4 (4.30%) VB
5 3 (3.23%) PHP
5 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.23%) Ruby
6 1 (1.08%) C
6 1 (1.08%) ES6
6 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (20.43%) Degree
2 5 (5.38%) ISEB
2 5 (5.38%) PMP
3 2 (2.15%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (27.96%) EMIR
2 13 (13.98%) Dodd-Frank
3 10 (10.75%) QA
4 5 (5.38%) FATCA
System Software
1 3 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 3 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.15%) Murex
2 2 (2.15%) Oracle
3 1 (1.08%) Fidessa
3 1 (1.08%) ION Trading
3 1 (1.08%) Perforce
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £51000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £85000 - £105000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-£70,000 plus exceptional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: £51,296 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago