The table below looks at the statistics for MiFID skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MiFID over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
Rank 144 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.19% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.60% - -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £52,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 -
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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 Scotland region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
375 307 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.91% 7.69% 8.71%
Number of salaries quoted 222 195 147
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MiFID
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

MiFID Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

MiFID
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

MiFID Salary Trend in Scotland

MiFID
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MiFID within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(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
Edinburgh - 5 £52,500 -
Lothian - 1 £54,000 -
MiFID
UK

MiFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 8 (80.00%) Banking
1 8 (80.00%) FATCA
2 6 (60.00%) Investment Banking
3 4 (40.00%) Wealth Management
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) Change Management
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Legal
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (20.00%) Private Banking
5 2 (20.00%) Back Office
5 2 (20.00%) Investment Management
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (20.00%) EMIR
6 1 (10.00%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (10.00%) Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
6 1 (10.00%) Market Risk
6 1 (10.00%) Murex
6 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (10.00%) Logistics
6 1 (10.00%) Derivative
6 1 (10.00%) Equity Derivative

MiFID
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

General
1 8 (80.00%) Banking
2 6 (60.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Legal
4 2 (20.00%) Back Office
4 2 (20.00%) Private Banking
5 1 (10.00%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Banking Business Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (10.00%) Derivative
1 1 (10.00%) Equity Derivative
1 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (10.00%) Market Risk
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Wealth Management
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Logistics
4 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) FATCA
2 2 (20.00%) EMIR
3 1 (10.00%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Murex