The table below looks at the statistics for MiFID skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MiFID over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
Rank 736 858 820
Rank change year-on-year
+122 -38
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 148 30 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.028% 0.037%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.34% 0.26% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 137 27 35
Average salary £75,000 £85,000 £92,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £70,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £99,000 £102,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 - -
MiFID
UK

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 England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
11007 11462 10271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.77% 10.70% 10.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8883 8930 8151
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MiFID
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

MiFID Jobs Demand Trend in England

MiFID
Salary Trend in England

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

MiFID Salary Trend in England

MiFID
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MiFID across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

MiFID Salary Histogram in England

MiFID
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MiFID within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +128 146 £75,000 -11.76% 51
North West - 1 £55,000 - 2
West Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
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MiFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 187 (73.62%) EMIR
2 162 (63.78%) Finance
3 149 (58.66%) Banking
4 120 (47.24%) Dodd-Frank
5 90 (35.43%) Project Management
6 87 (34.25%) Investment Banking
7 79 (31.10%) SQL
8 71 (27.95%) Business Analysis
9 56 (22.05%) Financial Institution
10 55 (21.65%) Back Office
10 55 (21.65%) Stakeholder Management
11 54 (21.26%) Derivative
12 45 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
13 40 (15.75%) PRINCE2
14 37 (14.57%) Data Analysis
15 36 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
16 35 (13.78%) CRD IV
16 35 (13.78%) SDLC
16 35 (13.78%) Risk Management
17 34 (13.39%) Analytics
18 33 (12.99%) Degree
19 32 (12.60%) SAS
19 32 (12.60%) Microsoft
20 31 (12.20%) Front Office
20 31 (12.20%) Tableau
21 30 (11.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 29 (11.42%) Data Governance
22 29 (11.42%) Data Analytics
22 29 (11.42%) Visualisation
23 26 (10.24%) User Stories

MiFID
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 32 (12.60%) SAS
2 2 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (9.45%) MS Project
2 21 (8.27%) MS Excel
3 17 (6.69%) SPSS
4 4 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.18%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (3.94%) Summit
2 5 (1.97%) Algo Collateral
2 5 (1.97%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.36%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.06%) QlikView
2 21 (8.27%) Spotfire
3 7 (2.76%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.57%) PowerCenter
4 4 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.18%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.79%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.39%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (6.69%) Jenkins
2 15 (5.91%) JIRA
3 7 (2.76%) Git (software)
General
1 162 (63.78%) Finance
2 149 (58.66%) Banking
3 87 (34.25%) Investment Banking
4 56 (22.05%) Financial Institution
5 55 (21.65%) Back Office
6 31 (12.20%) Front Office
7 25 (9.84%) Retail
8 10 (3.94%) Legal
9 3 (1.18%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.18%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 90 (35.43%) Analyst
2 73 (28.74%) Business Analyst
3 68 (26.77%) Project Manager
4 28 (11.02%) Banking Business Analyst
5 17 (6.69%) Data Analytics Manager
5 17 (6.69%) Developer
5 17 (6.69%) Data Manager
6 16 (6.30%) Solutions Analyst
7 14 (5.51%) Consultant
8 9 (3.54%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 8 (3.15%) Business Manager
9 8 (3.15%) Technical Manager
9 8 (3.15%) Technical Project Manager
10 7 (2.76%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (2.76%) Java Developer
10 7 (2.76%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (2.76%) Business Project Manager
10 7 (2.76%) Senior Developer
10 7 (2.76%) Senior Business Analyst
10 7 (2.76%) MiFID Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.51%) .NET
2 11 (4.33%) ASP.NET
3 9 (3.54%) FIX Protocol
4 8 (3.15%) HTML
5 7 (2.76%) HTML5
5 7 (2.76%) AngularJS
5 7 (2.76%) Spring
6 3 (1.18%) Apache Flex
7 2 (0.79%) FpML
8 1 (0.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (21.26%) Derivative
2 36 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (11.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 29 (11.42%) Visualisation
5 24 (9.45%) Reference Data
6 23 (9.06%) Mathematics
7 21 (8.27%) Equities
8 20 (7.87%) Market Risk
9 19 (7.48%) Computer Science
10 13 (5.12%) Fixed Income
11 11 (4.33%) Equity Derivative
12 4 (1.57%) Economics
12 4 (1.57%) DTCC
12 4 (1.57%) PMI
13 3 (1.18%) Credit Risk
13 3 (1.18%) Data Extraction
13 3 (1.18%) Hedge funds
14 2 (0.79%) Data Integration
14 2 (0.79%) ASIC
14 2 (0.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.33%) Windows
2 9 (3.54%) UNIX
3 7 (2.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (35.43%) Project Management
2 71 (27.95%) Business Analysis
3 55 (21.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 45 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (15.75%) PRINCE2
6 37 (14.57%) Data Analysis
7 35 (13.78%) Risk Management
7 35 (13.78%) SDLC
8 34 (13.39%) Analytics
9 29 (11.42%) Data Governance
9 29 (11.42%) Data Analytics
10 26 (10.24%) User Stories
10 26 (10.24%) Scrum
11 25 (9.84%) Change Control
11 25 (9.84%) Data Architecture
12 24 (9.45%) Waterfall
12 24 (9.45%) User Acceptance Testing
13 22 (8.66%) Migration
13 22 (8.66%) Data Modelling
14 21 (8.27%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 79 (31.10%) SQL
2 21 (8.27%) Java
3 8 (3.15%) C
4 7 (2.76%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.18%) C#
6 2 (0.79%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.79%) VBA
6 2 (0.79%) Ruby
7 1 (0.39%) R
7 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 33 (12.99%) Degree
2 20 (7.87%) PMI Certification
3 19 (7.48%) Security Cleared
4 16 (6.30%) PMP
5 14 (5.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 10 (3.94%) ISEB
7 4 (1.57%) CISSP
7 4 (1.57%) CISA
7 4 (1.57%) CISM
8 3 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.39%) IIBA
9 1 (0.39%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (73.62%) EMIR
2 120 (47.24%) Dodd-Frank
3 35 (13.78%) CRD IV
4 24 (9.45%) FATCA
5 21 (8.27%) Basel III
6 6 (2.36%) QA
6 6 (2.36%) COREP
6 6 (2.36%) AIFMD
7 5 (1.97%) Solvency II
7 5 (1.97%) Basel II
7 5 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (1.97%) COBIT
8 2 (0.79%) FINREP
9 1 (0.39%) UCITS
9 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 11 (4.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (12.60%) Microsoft
2 31 (12.20%) Tableau
3 24 (9.45%) Oracle
4 11 (4.33%) HP
5 8 (3.15%) Bloomberg
6 6 (2.36%) Informatica
6 6 (2.36%) SunGard
6 6 (2.36%) Murex
7 5 (1.97%) Calypso
8 2 (0.79%) GoldenSource
9 1 (0.39%) SimCorp
9 1 (0.39%) Charles River
9 1 (0.39%) OpenLink
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