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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
Rank 601 584 607
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +23
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 27 33 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.058% 0.073% 0.064%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.52% 0.69% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 24 31 32
Average salary £85,000 £90,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,450 £70,000 £58,000
10% offered a salary of more than £102,000 £102,500 £81,750
UK excluding London average salary - - £52,500
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
5183 4779 5208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 11.07% 10.61% 10.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4069 3831 4310
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%

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 20 August 2014.

MiFID Salary Histogram in London

MiFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 60 (65.93%) EMIR
2 48 (52.75%) Banking
3 46 (50.55%) Finance
4 38 (41.76%) Investment Banking
5 36 (39.56%) Dodd-Frank
6 32 (35.16%) Back Office
7 30 (32.97%) Reference Data
8 24 (26.37%) FATCA
8 24 (26.37%) Workflow
9 22 (24.18%) SQL
10 20 (21.98%) Data Modelling
11 18 (19.78%) Business Analysis
11 18 (19.78%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (17.58%) Asset Management
13 15 (16.48%) Project Management
14 14 (15.38%) Risk Management
15 13 (14.29%) Equities
16 12 (13.19%) Fixed Income
16 12 (13.19%) Investment Management
16 12 (13.19%) Basel III
17 11 (12.09%) Pega
17 11 (12.09%) Degree
17 11 (12.09%) Process Management
17 11 (12.09%) SAP
18 10 (10.99%) ERP
18 10 (10.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 10 (10.99%) Murex
18 10 (10.99%) OpenLink
18 10 (10.99%) Endur
18 10 (10.99%) Brady

MiFID
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 7 (7.69%) SAS
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.10%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (9.89%) MS Visio
2 8 (8.79%) MS Excel
3 7 (7.69%) MS Office
4 3 (3.30%) SPSS
5 2 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (10.99%) Endur
1 10 (10.99%) ZaiNet
1 10 (10.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 10 (10.99%) Dynamics NAV
1 10 (10.99%) Dynamics AX
1 10 (10.99%) OpenLink RightAngle
1 10 (10.99%) Aligne
2 3 (3.30%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.10%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.10%) TIBCO iProcess
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) WAN
2 1 (1.10%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.30%) Spotfire
1 3 (3.30%) QlikView
2 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (3.30%) JIRA
2 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 48 (52.75%) Banking
2 46 (50.55%) Finance
3 38 (41.76%) Investment Banking
4 32 (35.16%) Back Office
5 7 (7.69%) Front Office
5 7 (7.69%) Retail
6 6 (6.59%) Legal
6 6 (6.59%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.20%) Marketing
7 2 (2.20%) Advertising
8 1 (1.10%) Law
Job Titles
1 50 (54.95%) Analyst
2 45 (49.45%) Business Analyst
3 17 (18.68%) Consultant
4 11 (12.09%) Project Manager
5 10 (10.99%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (8.79%) Senior Business Analyst
6 8 (8.79%) Lead Business Analyst
7 6 (6.59%) Business Project Manager
7 6 (6.59%) Business Manager
8 5 (5.49%) Risk Consultant
8 5 (5.49%) Data Consultant
8 5 (5.49%) Compliance Consultant
9 3 (3.30%) Solutions Consultant
9 3 (3.30%) Change Consultant
9 3 (3.30%) Developer
10 2 (2.20%) Sales Consultant
10 2 (2.20%) Applications Support
10 2 (2.20%) Systems Manager
10 2 (2.20%) Architect
10 2 (2.20%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.49%) .NET
2 2 (2.20%) FpML
2 2 (2.20%) MDX
3 1 (1.10%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.10%) J2EE
3 1 (1.10%) XML
3 1 (1.10%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (32.97%) Reference Data
2 13 (14.29%) Equities
3 12 (13.19%) Fixed Income
4 7 (7.69%) Mathematics
5 6 (6.59%) Contract for Difference
5 6 (6.59%) Credit Risk
5 6 (6.59%) Hedge funds
6 5 (5.49%) Visualisation
6 5 (5.49%) Computer Science
6 5 (5.49%) Wiki
7 3 (3.30%) Derivative
7 3 (3.30%) Market Risk
8 2 (2.20%) SWIFT
9 1 (1.10%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.20%) UNIX
2 1 (1.10%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.37%) Workflow
2 20 (21.98%) Data Modelling
3 18 (19.78%) Business Analysis
3 18 (19.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (17.58%) Asset Management
5 15 (16.48%) Project Management
6 14 (15.38%) Risk Management
7 12 (13.19%) Investment Management
8 11 (12.09%) Process Management
9 10 (10.99%) ERP
9 10 (10.99%) ETRM
10 9 (9.89%) UML
11 8 (8.79%) BPR
11 8 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (8.79%) Wealth Management
12 7 (7.69%) Programme Management
12 7 (7.69%) Waterfall
12 7 (7.69%) Analytics
12 7 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.18%) SQL
2 8 (8.79%) C#
3 2 (2.20%) Java
3 2 (2.20%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.20%) VBA
3 2 (2.20%) C
4 1 (1.10%) Python
4 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.10%) Perl
4 1 (1.10%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (12.09%) Degree
2 5 (5.49%) ACCA
3 3 (3.30%) CIMA
4 2 (2.20%) MBA
4 2 (2.20%) PMP
4 2 (2.20%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.10%) CISA
5 1 (1.10%) CIPFA
5 1 (1.10%) IIBA
5 1 (1.10%) CBAP
5 1 (1.10%) CRISC
5 1 (1.10%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (65.93%) EMIR
2 36 (39.56%) Dodd-Frank
3 24 (26.37%) FATCA
4 12 (13.19%) Basel III
5 10 (10.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (7.69%) CRD IV
7 5 (5.49%) AIFMD
8 4 (4.40%) COREP
8 4 (4.40%) Basel II
9 2 (2.20%) IAS 39
9 2 (2.20%) IAS 32
10 1 (1.10%) QA
10 1 (1.10%) FINREP
10 1 (1.10%) UCITS
Vendors
1 11 (12.09%) SAP
1 11 (12.09%) Pega
2 10 (10.99%) Triple Point
2 10 (10.99%) OpenLink
2 10 (10.99%) Brady
2 10 (10.99%) Murex
3 8 (8.79%) Bloomberg
4 7 (7.69%) Reuters
5 5 (5.49%) Fidessa
5 5 (5.49%) Sybase
6 4 (4.40%) Oracle
6 4 (4.40%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.40%) TIBCO
7 3 (3.30%) Tableau
7 3 (3.30%) GoldenSource
7 3 (3.30%) Fujitsu
7 3 (3.30%) SmartStream
8 2 (2.20%) SunGard
9 1 (1.10%) JBoss
9 1 (1.10%) Wall Street Systems
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