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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
Rank 146 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.16% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.37% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £52,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £50,000 -
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
366 332 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.75% 8.86% 8.45%
Number of salaries quoted 204 216 147
Average salary £45,000 £38,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 30 March 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 -
MiFID
UK

MiFID
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 6 (85.71%) Banking
1 6 (85.71%) FATCA
2 4 (57.14%) Wealth Management
2 4 (57.14%) Investment Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Legal
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Back Office
4 2 (28.57%) Private Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Investment Management
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) Murex
5 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) Derivative
5 1 (14.29%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (14.29%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk
5 1 (14.29%) Market Risk
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) EMIR
5 1 (14.29%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

MiFID
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 6 (85.71%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Investment Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Legal
4 2 (28.57%) Back Office
4 2 (28.57%) Private Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (14.29%) Derivative
1 1 (14.29%) Equity Derivative
1 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk
1 1 (14.29%) Market Risk
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Wealth Management
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Investment Management
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) FATCA
2 1 (14.29%) EMIR
2 1 (14.29%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Murex