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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD)
Rank 894 926 893
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -33
Permanent jobs citing AIFMD 6 18 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.015% 0.002%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.050% 0.14% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 2
Average salary £73,750 £78,750 £73,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.34% +6.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £69,500 £64,750
10% offered a salary of more than £84,750 £85,000 £82,750
UK excluding London average salary - - -

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
12030 12510 11217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.81% 10.33% 10.10%
Number of salaries quoted 9429 9778 8911
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 21 April 2015 within the UK.

AIFMD Salary Histogram in the UK

AIFMD
Top 5 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 21 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
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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 +39 5 £73,750 -6.34% 1
London +29 5 £73,750 -6.34% 1
City of London +14 1 £87,500 +9.37%
Scotland - 1 - - 2
Edinburgh - 1 - - 2

AIFMD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 13 (76.47%) Asset Management
2 11 (64.71%) Investment Management
2 11 (64.71%) EMIR
3 10 (58.82%) FATCA
3 10 (58.82%) Finance
4 9 (52.94%) MiFID
5 8 (47.06%) Project Management
6 7 (41.18%) UCITS
7 6 (35.29%) Derivative
8 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (23.53%) Banking
9 4 (23.53%) MS Project
9 4 (23.53%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (23.53%) Markit EDM
10 3 (17.65%) Degree
10 3 (17.65%) Hedge funds
10 3 (17.65%) Data Management
10 3 (17.65%) Back Office
11 2 (11.76%) Retail
11 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
11 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
11 2 (11.76%) PMP
11 2 (11.76%) Charles River
11 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
11 2 (11.76%) Fund Management
11 2 (11.76%) Solvency II
11 2 (11.76%) APMP
11 2 (11.76%) SmartCo
11 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills

AIFMD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Markit EDM
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Back Office
4 2 (11.76%) Retail
5 1 (5.88%) Billing
5 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
5 1 (5.88%) International Banking
5 1 (5.88%) Private Banking
5 1 (5.88%) Marketing
5 1 (5.88%) Front Office
5 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Project Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Report Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Trainer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Trainer
4 1 (5.88%) Project Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Compliance Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Chief Information Officer
4 1 (5.88%) Strategy Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Derivative
2 3 (17.65%) Hedge funds
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Data Extraction
4 1 (5.88%) iPad
4 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Asset Management
2 11 (64.71%) Investment Management
3 8 (47.06%) Project Management
4 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (17.65%) Data Management
6 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
6 2 (11.76%) Fund Management
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (5.88%) Change Management
7 1 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Data Security
7 1 (5.88%) Wealth Management
7 1 (5.88%) Change Control
7 1 (5.88%) Data Reconciliation
7 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) APMP
2 2 (11.76%) PMP
3 1 (5.88%) ACCA
3 1 (5.88%) CIMA
3 1 (5.88%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (64.71%) EMIR
2 10 (58.82%) FATCA
3 9 (52.94%) MiFID
4 7 (41.18%) UCITS
5 4 (23.53%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (11.76%) Solvency II
7 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
7 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) Charles River
1 2 (11.76%) SmartCo
2 1 (5.88%) Fidessa
2 1 (5.88%) Cognizant
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EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: Competitve salary + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago