The table below looks at the statistics for MiFID skills in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 605 585 602
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +17
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 26 35 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.057% 0.077% 0.064%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.54% 0.73% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 26 30 28
Average salary £71,250 £85,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.17% +25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £64,750 £64,250
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £105,250 £87,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 - -
MiFID
England

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 London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4776 4783 5066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 10.55% 10.56% 10.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3710 3799 4169
Average salary £53,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.72% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £36,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

MiFID
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

MiFID Jobs Demand Trend in London

MiFID
Salary Trend in London

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

MiFID Salary Trend in London

MiFID
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MiFID across the London region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

MiFID Salary Histogram in London

MiFID
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MiFID within the London 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
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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
City of London -3 7 £87,500 -5.40% 3
MiFID
England

MiFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the 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 38 (66.67%) Finance
2 31 (54.39%) EMIR
3 23 (40.35%) Banking
4 15 (26.32%) Back Office
4 15 (26.32%) Wealth Management
5 13 (22.81%) Fixed Income
5 13 (22.81%) Risk Management
5 13 (22.81%) SQL
5 13 (22.81%) Investment Management
6 12 (21.05%) Dodd-Frank
7 11 (19.30%) Asset Management
7 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (19.30%) Investment Banking
7 11 (19.30%) Degree
8 10 (17.54%) Dynamics NAV
8 10 (17.54%) Dynamics AX
8 10 (17.54%) ZaiNet
8 10 (17.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 10 (17.54%) Brady
8 10 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (17.54%) SAP
8 10 (17.54%) ERP
8 10 (17.54%) Murex
8 10 (17.54%) OpenLink
8 10 (17.54%) Endur
8 10 (17.54%) FATCA
8 10 (17.54%) ETRM
8 10 (17.54%) Triple Point
8 10 (17.54%) OpenLink RightAngle
8 10 (17.54%) Aligne

MiFID
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the 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 4 (7.02%) SAS
2 2 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.75%) MS Project
2 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Dynamics NAV
1 10 (17.54%) Dynamics AX
1 10 (17.54%) ZaiNet
1 10 (17.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 10 (17.54%) Endur
1 10 (17.54%) OpenLink RightAngle
1 10 (17.54%) Aligne
2 2 (3.51%) Temenos T24
3 1 (1.75%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) WAN
2 1 (1.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.51%) Spotfire
2 2 (3.51%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 38 (66.67%) Finance
2 23 (40.35%) Banking
3 15 (26.32%) Back Office
4 11 (19.30%) Investment Banking
5 6 (10.53%) Front Office
6 5 (8.77%) Retail Banking
6 5 (8.77%) Retail
7 3 (5.26%) Legal
8 1 (1.75%) Private Banking
8 1 (1.75%) Advertising
8 1 (1.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (40.35%) Analyst
2 20 (35.09%) Business Analyst
3 12 (21.05%) Consultant
4 10 (17.54%) Project Manager
5 7 (12.28%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Lead Business Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Data Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) Business Project Manager
6 5 (8.77%) Business Manager
6 5 (8.77%) Senior Business Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) SAP Consultant
7 4 (7.02%) Auditor
8 3 (5.26%) Banking Business Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Solutions Consultant
8 3 (5.26%) Programme Manager
9 2 (3.51%) Management Consultant
9 2 (3.51%) Applications Support
9 2 (3.51%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Change Consultant
9 2 (3.51%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) .NET
2 2 (3.51%) FpML
2 2 (3.51%) MDX
3 1 (1.75%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.75%) XML
3 1 (1.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) Fixed Income
2 8 (14.04%) Equities
3 6 (10.53%) Credit Risk
3 6 (10.53%) Reference Data
4 5 (8.77%) Derivative
4 5 (8.77%) Contract for Difference
5 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (5.26%) Market Risk
7 2 (3.51%) Mathematics
7 2 (3.51%) SWIFT
7 2 (3.51%) Visualisation
7 2 (3.51%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.75%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.75%) Physics
8 1 (1.75%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.32%) Wealth Management
2 13 (22.81%) Risk Management
2 13 (22.81%) Investment Management
3 11 (19.30%) Asset Management
3 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (17.54%) ERP
4 10 (17.54%) ETRM
4 10 (17.54%) Waterfall
5 8 (14.04%) Mentoring
5 8 (14.04%) Business Analysis
6 6 (10.53%) Project Management
6 6 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (10.53%) Matrix Management
7 5 (8.77%) Test Scripting
7 5 (8.77%) Fund Management
7 5 (8.77%) Data Modelling
8 4 (7.02%) Change Management
8 4 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (7.02%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.81%) SQL
2 8 (14.04%) C#
3 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.51%) VBA
3 2 (3.51%) C
4 1 (1.75%) Python
4 1 (1.75%) C++
4 1 (1.75%) Java
4 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (19.30%) Degree
2 4 (7.02%) ACCA
3 1 (1.75%) CRISC
3 1 (1.75%) MBA
3 1 (1.75%) CISA
3 1 (1.75%) PMP
3 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (54.39%) EMIR
2 12 (21.05%) Dodd-Frank
3 10 (17.54%) FATCA
3 10 (17.54%) Basel III
4 7 (12.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (8.77%) CRD IV
6 4 (7.02%) IAS 39
6 4 (7.02%) IAS 32
7 3 (5.26%) QA
8 2 (3.51%) COREP
8 2 (3.51%) AIFMD
9 1 (1.75%) UCITS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) Brady
1 10 (17.54%) SAP
1 10 (17.54%) Murex
1 10 (17.54%) OpenLink
1 10 (17.54%) Triple Point
2 6 (10.53%) Bloomberg
3 5 (8.77%) Reuters
4 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.51%) SunGard
5 2 (3.51%) Pega
5 2 (3.51%) Tableau
6 1 (1.75%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.75%) GoldenSource
6 1 (1.75%) SmartStream
6 1 (1.75%) TIBCO
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