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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
Rank - 157 -
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 0 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.097% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.81% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £60,000 -
UK excluding London average salary - £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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
299 372 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 10.12% 12.09% 9.81%
Number of salaries quoted 179 222 213
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Basel III
2 1 (33.33%) EMIR
2 1 (33.33%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (33.33%) UCITS
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) QA

MiFID
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) PMO Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Basel III
1 1 (33.33%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (33.33%) EMIR
1 1 (33.33%) QA
1 1 (33.33%) UCITS