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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
Rank 599 573 609
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +36
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 28 37 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.060% 0.083% 0.067%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.54% 0.78% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 25 35 33
Average salary £85,000 £92,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.10% +37.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,600 £70,000 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £101,000 £102,500 £82,500
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
5163 4732 5198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 11.00% 10.58% 10.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4039 3781 4304
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 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 1 September 2014.

MiFID Salary Histogram in London

MiFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 58 (64.44%) EMIR
2 49 (54.44%) Banking
3 46 (51.11%) Finance
4 37 (41.11%) Investment Banking
5 34 (37.78%) Dodd-Frank
6 32 (35.56%) Back Office
7 29 (32.22%) Reference Data
8 26 (28.89%) FATCA
9 23 (25.56%) Workflow
10 20 (22.22%) SQL
11 19 (21.11%) Data Modelling
12 18 (20.00%) Business Analysis
12 18 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 16 (17.78%) Asset Management
13 16 (17.78%) Risk Management
14 14 (15.56%) Project Management
15 13 (14.44%) SAP
15 13 (14.44%) Fixed Income
15 13 (14.44%) Equities
16 12 (13.33%) Brady
16 12 (13.33%) ZaiNet
16 12 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 12 (13.33%) Dynamics NAV
16 12 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
16 12 (13.33%) ERP
16 12 (13.33%) Murex
16 12 (13.33%) OpenLink
16 12 (13.33%) Endur
16 12 (13.33%) Investment Management
16 12 (13.33%) ETRM

MiFID
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5 (5.56%) SAS
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.11%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 7 (7.78%) MS Office
3 6 (6.67%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.22%) MS Project
4 2 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (13.33%) Endur
1 12 (13.33%) ZaiNet
1 12 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 12 (13.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 12 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
1 12 (13.33%) OpenLink RightAngle
1 12 (13.33%) Aligne
2 2 (2.22%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.11%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.11%) TIBCO iProcess
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) WAN
2 1 (1.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.22%) Spotfire
2 2 (2.22%) QlikView
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 49 (54.44%) Banking
2 46 (51.11%) Finance
3 37 (41.11%) Investment Banking
4 32 (35.56%) Back Office
5 7 (7.78%) Front Office
5 7 (7.78%) Retail
6 6 (6.67%) Retail Banking
7 5 (5.56%) Legal
8 2 (2.22%) Advertising
8 2 (2.22%) Marketing
9 1 (1.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 49 (54.44%) Analyst
2 45 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 18 (20.00%) Consultant
4 12 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
5 10 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 10 (11.11%) Lead Business Analyst
6 6 (6.67%) Business Project Manager
6 6 (6.67%) Business Manager
7 5 (5.56%) Risk Consultant
7 5 (5.56%) Data Consultant
7 5 (5.56%) Compliance Consultant
8 3 (3.33%) Solutions Consultant
8 3 (3.33%) Auditor
8 3 (3.33%) Change Consultant
8 3 (3.33%) SAP Consultant
8 3 (3.33%) Developer
9 2 (2.22%) Sales Consultant
9 2 (2.22%) Applications Support
9 2 (2.22%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.56%) .NET
2 2 (2.22%) FpML
2 2 (2.22%) MDX
3 1 (1.11%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.11%) J2EE
3 1 (1.11%) XML
3 1 (1.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (32.22%) Reference Data
2 13 (14.44%) Fixed Income
2 13 (14.44%) Equities
3 7 (7.78%) Mathematics
4 6 (6.67%) Credit Risk
4 6 (6.67%) Hedge funds
4 6 (6.67%) Contract for Difference
5 5 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.56%) Wiki
6 3 (3.33%) Market Risk
6 3 (3.33%) Derivative
6 3 (3.33%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.22%) SWIFT
8 1 (1.11%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.22%) UNIX
2 1 (1.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.56%) Workflow
2 19 (21.11%) Data Modelling
3 18 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 18 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (17.78%) Risk Management
4 16 (17.78%) Asset Management
5 14 (15.56%) Project Management
6 12 (13.33%) ERP
6 12 (13.33%) Investment Management
6 12 (13.33%) ETRM
7 11 (12.22%) Process Management
8 10 (11.11%) Wealth Management
9 9 (10.00%) UML
9 9 (10.00%) Waterfall
10 8 (8.89%) BPR
10 8 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (7.78%) Programme Management
11 7 (7.78%) Use Case
11 7 (7.78%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.22%) SQL
2 8 (8.89%) C#
3 2 (2.22%) Java
3 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.22%) VBA
3 2 (2.22%) C
4 1 (1.11%) Python
4 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.11%) Perl
4 1 (1.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (12.22%) Degree
2 6 (6.67%) ACCA
3 3 (3.33%) CIMA
4 2 (2.22%) MBA
4 2 (2.22%) PMP
4 2 (2.22%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.11%) CISA
5 1 (1.11%) CIPFA
5 1 (1.11%) IIBA
5 1 (1.11%) CBAP
5 1 (1.11%) CRISC
5 1 (1.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (64.44%) EMIR
2 34 (37.78%) Dodd-Frank
3 26 (28.89%) FATCA
4 11 (12.22%) Basel III
5 9 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (5.56%) CRD IV
6 5 (5.56%) AIFMD
7 4 (4.44%) COREP
7 4 (4.44%) Basel II
8 3 (3.33%) IAS 39
8 3 (3.33%) IAS 32
9 1 (1.11%) QA
9 1 (1.11%) FINREP
9 1 (1.11%) UCITS
Vendors
1 13 (14.44%) SAP
2 12 (13.33%) Murex
2 12 (13.33%) OpenLink
2 12 (13.33%) Brady
2 12 (13.33%) Triple Point
3 11 (12.22%) Pega
4 7 (7.78%) Bloomberg
5 6 (6.67%) Reuters
6 5 (5.56%) Fidessa
6 5 (5.56%) Sybase
7 4 (4.44%) Oracle
7 4 (4.44%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.33%) TIBCO
9 2 (2.22%) GoldenSource
9 2 (2.22%) Fujitsu
9 2 (2.22%) SunGard
9 2 (2.22%) SmartStream
9 2 (2.22%) Tableau
10 1 (1.11%) JBoss
10 1 (1.11%) Wall Street Systems
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Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
PWC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus and benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago