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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
Rank 301 306 298
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 13 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.15% 1.34% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 18
Average salary £70,000 £80,000 £110,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 -
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
1133 1267 1078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 10.89% 11.33% 9.72%
Number of salaries quoted 959 1078 940
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 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
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 27 March 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 March 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 17 (80.95%) EMIR
2 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 12 (57.14%) Asset Management
3 9 (42.86%) Project Management
3 9 (42.86%) FATCA
3 9 (42.86%) Dodd-Frank
4 8 (38.10%) AIFMD
4 8 (38.10%) Banking
4 8 (38.10%) Derivative
5 7 (33.33%) Investment Management
6 6 (28.57%) UCITS
6 6 (28.57%) Investment Banking
6 6 (28.57%) Business Analysis
7 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (23.81%) SQL
8 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (14.29%) Degree
9 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
10 2 (9.52%) Legal
10 2 (9.52%) Validation
10 2 (9.52%) Equities
10 2 (9.52%) PMP
10 2 (9.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
10 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
10 2 (9.52%) Back Office
10 2 (9.52%) MS Project
10 2 (9.52%) JIRA
10 2 (9.52%) Wealth Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Project
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) PolarLake
1 1 (4.76%) SunGard GMI
1 1 (4.76%) Eagle PACE
1 1 (4.76%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.76%) Spotfire
1 1 (4.76%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) Banking
3 6 (28.57%) Investment Banking
4 2 (9.52%) Legal
4 2 (9.52%) Back Office
5 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
5 1 (4.76%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 8 (38.10%) Business Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Banking Business Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) MiFID Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Implementation Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Implementation Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Service Implementation Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Service Implementation Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Service Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Security Officer
4 1 (4.76%) Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) XML
1 1 (4.76%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Derivative
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (9.52%) Equities
4 1 (4.76%) Economics
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Fixed Income
4 1 (4.76%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) Credit Risk
4 1 (4.76%) Market Risk
4 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.76%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Asset Management
2 9 (42.86%) Project Management
3 7 (33.33%) Investment Management
4 6 (28.57%) Business Analysis
5 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 2 (9.52%) Validation
8 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
8 2 (9.52%) Wealth Management
8 2 (9.52%) Analytics
9 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Management
9 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity Management
9 1 (4.76%) Data Reconciliation
9 1 (4.76%) Test Planning
9 1 (4.76%) Market Making
9 1 (4.76%) Risk Analysis
9 1 (4.76%) Matrix Management
9 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (4.76%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) VBA
2 1 (4.76%) Ruby
2 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) PMP
3 1 (4.76%) CISA
3 1 (4.76%) CISM
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) CISSP
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (80.95%) EMIR
2 9 (42.86%) Dodd-Frank
2 9 (42.86%) FATCA
3 8 (38.10%) AIFMD
4 6 (28.57%) UCITS
5 1 (4.76%) CRD IV
5 1 (4.76%) Basel II
5 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (4.76%) COBIT
5 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.76%) Murex
1 1 (4.76%) SunGard
1 1 (4.76%) Actimize
1 1 (4.76%) Tableau
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Car allowance, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £90 - £100 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + package + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Cash Allowance + Package + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago