The table below looks at the statistics for AIFMD skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited AIFMD over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD)
Rank 926 929 945
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Permanent jobs citing AIFMD 25 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.011% 0.004%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.20% 0.10% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 21 11 4
Average salary £35,000 £87,500 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-60.00% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £69,000 £59,350
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £87,500 £88,750
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £50,000 -
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
12246 11531 11225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.07% 11.03% 10.89%
Number of salaries quoted 9712 8990 8615
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

AIFMD
Jobs Demand Trend

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

AIFMD Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

AIFMD
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing AIFMD within the UK.

AIFMD Salary Trend in the UK

AIFMD
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing AIFMD over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 within the UK.

AIFMD Salary Histogram in the UK

AIFMD
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AIFMD within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
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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
England +22 25 £35,000 -60.00% 5
London +12 20 £35,000 -60.00% 5
South West - 4 - -
Bournemouth - 4 - -
Dorset - 4 - -
City of London +51 2 £83,750 -4.28% 1
South East - 1 £25,000 -
M4 Corridor - 1 £25,000 -

AIFMD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing AIFMD 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 AIFMD.

1 30 (75.00%) Finance
2 27 (67.50%) C#
3 22 (55.00%) Front Office
3 22 (55.00%) SQL
3 22 (55.00%) Intranet
3 22 (55.00%) CFA
4 21 (52.50%) Hedge funds
5 20 (50.00%) Degree
6 19 (47.50%) Computer Science
6 19 (47.50%) Equities
6 19 (47.50%) VBA
7 9 (22.50%) Mentoring
8 7 (17.50%) MiFID
8 7 (17.50%) Banking
9 6 (15.00%) Legal
9 6 (15.00%) EMIR
10 5 (12.50%) Dodd-Frank
10 5 (12.50%) REST
10 5 (12.50%) Software Architecture
10 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (12.50%) TDD
10 5 (12.50%) JSON
10 5 (12.50%) BDD
10 5 (12.50%) .NET
10 5 (12.50%) MySQL
10 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
10 5 (12.50%) XML
10 5 (12.50%) UML
11 4 (10.00%) JIRA

AIFMD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing AIFMD 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 AIFMD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 22 (55.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) MySQL
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 30 (75.00%) Finance
2 22 (55.00%) Front Office
3 7 (17.50%) Banking
4 6 (15.00%) Legal
5 4 (10.00%) Investment Banking
6 2 (5.00%) Back Office
7 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (57.50%) Junior
2 22 (55.00%) Developer
2 22 (55.00%) Junior Developer
3 19 (47.50%) Graduate
3 19 (47.50%) Graduate Developer
4 8 (20.00%) Business Analyst
5 7 (17.50%) Analyst
6 6 (15.00%) C# Developer
6 6 (15.00%) Junior C# Developer
7 5 (12.50%) Architect
7 5 (12.50%) Software Architect
7 5 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Business Change Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) Business Change Business Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) Graduate C# Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Junior SQL Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Regulatory Business Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) SQL Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Banking Business Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Senior IT Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) .NET
1 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 5 (12.50%) JSON
1 5 (12.50%) REST
1 5 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (52.50%) Hedge funds
2 19 (47.50%) Computer Science
2 19 (47.50%) Equities
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Mentoring
2 5 (12.50%) BDD
2 5 (12.50%) Software Architecture
2 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (12.50%) TDD
2 5 (12.50%) UML
3 4 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
3 4 (10.00%) SDLC
3 4 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (7.50%) Asset Management
4 3 (7.50%) Investment Management
5 2 (5.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 2 (5.00%) Change Management
5 2 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (2.50%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (67.50%) C#
2 22 (55.00%) SQL
3 19 (47.50%) VBA
4 2 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (55.00%) CFA
2 20 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (5.00%) ACCA
3 2 (5.00%) CISA
3 2 (5.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) MiFID
2 6 (15.00%) EMIR
3 5 (12.50%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (10.00%) FATCA
4 4 (10.00%) UCITS
5 1 (2.50%) Basel II
5 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (2.50%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Charles River
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Competitive Base + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
FCA
Salary: Approximately £46,000 to £75,000 depending on skills and experience
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £115000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 24 days ago