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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
Rank 291 330 298
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -32
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 20 13 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.70% 0.90% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 17
Average salary £70,000 £76,250 £110,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.19% -30.68%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £70,000 -
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
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
1179 1441 1100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 11.36% 11.50% 9.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1003 1223 952
Average salary £52,500 £53,200 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% -3.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,800
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 30 (88.24%) EMIR
2 17 (50.00%) Dodd-Frank
2 17 (50.00%) Finance
2 17 (50.00%) Banking
3 14 (41.18%) Derivative
4 13 (38.24%) Investment Banking
4 13 (38.24%) Project Management
5 12 (35.29%) Asset Management
5 12 (35.29%) Business Analysis
6 10 (29.41%) SQL
7 8 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (23.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (23.53%) AIFMD
7 8 (23.53%) FATCA
8 7 (20.59%) Equities
8 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (20.59%) Investment Management
9 6 (17.65%) UCITS
10 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (14.71%) Degree
10 5 (14.71%) Fixed Income
10 5 (14.71%) Back Office
11 4 (11.76%) Financial Institution
11 4 (11.76%) PMP
11 4 (11.76%) ISEB
11 4 (11.76%) Data Modelling
11 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
11 4 (11.76%) Analytics
12 3 (8.82%) CRD IV
12 3 (8.82%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 3 (8.82%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) SPSS
2 2 (5.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) PolarLake
1 1 (2.94%) SunGard GMI
1 1 (2.94%) Eagle PACE
1 1 (2.94%) Algo Collateral
1 1 (2.94%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (8.82%) QlikView
3 2 (5.88%) Spotfire
4 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (50.00%) Finance
1 17 (50.00%) Banking
2 13 (38.24%) Investment Banking
3 5 (14.71%) Back Office
4 4 (11.76%) Financial Institution
5 2 (5.88%) Legal
6 1 (2.94%) Front Office
6 1 (2.94%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Analyst
1 13 (38.24%) Business Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) Project Manager
3 4 (11.76%) Developer
4 3 (8.82%) C# Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Banking Business Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) MiFID Business Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Report Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Service Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Data Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) XML
2 2 (5.88%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Flex
3 1 (2.94%) FpML
3 1 (2.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (41.18%) Derivative
2 8 (23.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (20.59%) Equities
4 5 (14.71%) Fixed Income
4 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.88%) Visualisation
5 2 (5.88%) SWIFT
5 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
5 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.88%) ASIC
6 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.94%) PMI
6 1 (2.94%) Economics
6 1 (2.94%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (2.94%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.94%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Project Management
2 12 (35.29%) Asset Management
2 12 (35.29%) Business Analysis
3 8 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.59%) Investment Management
5 4 (11.76%) Data Modelling
5 4 (11.76%) Analytics
6 3 (8.82%) Data Architecture
6 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.82%) Wealth Management
6 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.88%) Business Development
7 2 (5.88%) Validation
7 2 (5.88%) ETL
7 2 (5.88%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (5.88%) Data Governance
7 2 (5.88%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) C#
2 3 (8.82%) Ruby
3 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.94%) VBA
4 1 (2.94%) Java
4 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) ISEB
2 4 (11.76%) PMP
3 3 (8.82%) PMI Certification
4 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.94%) CISSP
5 1 (2.94%) CISA
5 1 (2.94%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (88.24%) EMIR
2 17 (50.00%) Dodd-Frank
3 8 (23.53%) AIFMD
3 8 (23.53%) FATCA
4 6 (17.65%) UCITS
5 3 (8.82%) CRD IV
6 1 (2.94%) Basel II
6 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (2.94%) COBIT
6 1 (2.94%) QA
6 1 (2.94%) Basel III
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Tableau
2 2 (5.88%) Murex
2 2 (5.88%) SunGard
3 1 (2.94%) Actimize
3 1 (2.94%) Calypso
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus , Pension , Gym
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + Car allowance, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago