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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
Rank 850 827 847
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +20
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 28 35 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.035% 0.029%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.25% 0.34% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 28 30 28
Average salary £66,250 £85,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.05% +25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,400 £64,750 £64,250
10% offered a salary of more than £99,500 £105,250 £87,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 - -
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
11239 10227 11636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.54% 10.12% 10.73%
Number of salaries quoted 8780 8072 9572
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -20 26 £71,250 -16.17% 9
Yorkshire - 2 £50,000 -
North East - 2 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £50,000 -
MiFID
UK

MiFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 41 (68.33%) Finance
2 34 (56.67%) EMIR
3 25 (41.67%) Banking
4 17 (28.33%) Wealth Management
5 15 (25.00%) Back Office
5 15 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 15 (25.00%) Dodd-Frank
6 14 (23.33%) Investment Management
7 13 (21.67%) SQL
7 13 (21.67%) Investment Banking
7 13 (21.67%) Fixed Income
8 12 (20.00%) Murex
9 11 (18.33%) Asset Management
9 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (18.33%) Degree
9 11 (18.33%) FATCA
10 10 (16.67%) Aligne
10 10 (16.67%) Waterfall
10 10 (16.67%) Basel III
10 10 (16.67%) ETRM
10 10 (16.67%) Triple Point
10 10 (16.67%) OpenLink RightAngle
10 10 (16.67%) ZaiNet
10 10 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 10 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
10 10 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
10 10 (16.67%) Brady
10 10 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (16.67%) ERP
10 10 (16.67%) SAP

MiFID
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 4 (6.67%) SAS
2 2 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.67%) MS Project
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Aligne
1 10 (16.67%) OpenLink RightAngle
1 10 (16.67%) ZaiNet
1 10 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 10 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
1 10 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
1 10 (16.67%) Endur
2 2 (3.33%) Temenos T24
3 1 (1.67%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) WAN
2 1 (1.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) Spotfire
2 2 (3.33%) QlikView
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 41 (68.33%) Finance
2 25 (41.67%) Banking
3 15 (25.00%) Back Office
4 13 (21.67%) Investment Banking
5 6 (10.00%) Front Office
6 5 (8.33%) Retail Banking
6 5 (8.33%) Retail
6 5 (8.33%) Legal
7 2 (3.33%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.67%) Private Banking
8 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.67%) Advertising
8 1 (1.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (40.00%) Analyst
2 21 (35.00%) Business Analyst
3 14 (23.33%) Consultant
4 10 (16.67%) Project Manager
5 7 (11.67%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (10.00%) Lead Business Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) Data Consultant
7 5 (8.33%) Business Manager
7 5 (8.33%) Business Project Manager
7 5 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
8 4 (6.67%) Auditor
9 3 (5.00%) Banking Business Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Solutions Consultant
9 3 (5.00%) Programme Manager
10 2 (3.33%) Management Consultant
10 2 (3.33%) Applications Support
10 2 (3.33%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 2 (3.33%) Change Consultant
10 2 (3.33%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (3.33%) FpML
2 2 (3.33%) MDX
3 1 (1.67%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.67%) XML
3 1 (1.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Fixed Income
2 8 (13.33%) Equities
2 8 (13.33%) Credit Risk
3 7 (11.67%) Derivative
4 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (10.00%) Reference Data
5 5 (8.33%) Market Risk
5 5 (8.33%) Contract for Difference
6 3 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (3.33%) Mathematics
7 2 (3.33%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (3.33%) Visualisation
7 2 (3.33%) SWIFT
7 2 (3.33%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.67%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.67%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (1.67%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.33%) Wealth Management
2 15 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 14 (23.33%) Investment Management
4 11 (18.33%) Asset Management
4 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 10 (16.67%) ETRM
5 10 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (16.67%) ERP
6 8 (13.33%) Project Management
6 8 (13.33%) Business Analysis
6 8 (13.33%) Mentoring
7 6 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (10.00%) Matrix Management
7 6 (10.00%) Analytics
8 5 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
8 5 (8.33%) Test Scripting
8 5 (8.33%) Fund Management
8 5 (8.33%) Programme Management
8 5 (8.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.67%) SQL
2 8 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.33%) VBA
3 2 (3.33%) C
4 1 (1.67%) Python
4 1 (1.67%) C++
4 1 (1.67%) Java
4 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (18.33%) Degree
2 4 (6.67%) ACCA
3 1 (1.67%) CRISC
3 1 (1.67%) CISA
3 1 (1.67%) MBA
3 1 (1.67%) PMP
3 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (56.67%) EMIR
2 15 (25.00%) Dodd-Frank
3 11 (18.33%) FATCA
4 10 (16.67%) Basel III
5 7 (11.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (8.33%) CRD IV
7 4 (6.67%) IAS 39
7 4 (6.67%) IAS 32
8 3 (5.00%) QA
9 2 (3.33%) COREP
9 2 (3.33%) AIFMD
10 1 (1.67%) UCITS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (20.00%) Murex
2 10 (16.67%) Triple Point
2 10 (16.67%) Brady
2 10 (16.67%) SAP
2 10 (16.67%) OpenLink
3 6 (10.00%) Bloomberg
4 5 (8.33%) Reuters
5 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.33%) SunGard
6 2 (3.33%) Pega
6 2 (3.33%) Tableau
7 1 (1.67%) GoldenSource
7 1 (1.67%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.67%) SmartStream
7 1 (1.67%) TIBCO
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