The table below looks at the statistics for CRD IV skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CRD IV over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capital Requirements Directive IV (CDR 4)
Rank 927 908 949
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +41
Permanent jobs citing CRD IV 21 63 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.057% 0.042%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.17% 0.50% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 20 41 46
Average salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,625 £57,500 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,750 £105,000 £81,250
UK excluding London average salary £44,875 - £35,000

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
12137 12581 13313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.75% 11.37% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9615 9816 10432
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,754 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £71,200 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

CRD IV
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CRD IV Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CRD IV
Salary Trend

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

CRD IV Salary Trend in the UK

CRD IV
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CRD IV over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 within the UK.

CRD IV Salary Histogram in the UK

CRD IV
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CRD IV within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 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 -36 21 £72,500 +3.57% 5
London -37 16 £75,000 +7.14% 4
City of London +49 9 £87,500 -2.77% 1
East of England - 2 £48,000 - 1
Essex - 2 £48,000 - 1
Manchester - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £43,750 -
Birmingham - 1 £42,500 -
North West - 1 - -
South West - 1 £43,750 -
West Midlands - 1 £42,500 -

CRD IV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing CRD IV 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 CRD IV.

1 32 (84.21%) Finance
2 20 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (39.47%) SAS
3 15 (39.47%) Business Analysis
4 14 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (36.84%) Banking
5 13 (34.21%) SQL
6 12 (31.58%) SPSS
6 12 (31.58%) Project Management
6 12 (31.58%) Risk Management
6 12 (31.58%) MiFID
6 12 (31.58%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 12 (31.58%) EMIR
6 12 (31.58%) Tableau
6 12 (31.58%) Data Analytics
6 12 (31.58%) Analytics
6 12 (31.58%) Spotfire
6 12 (31.58%) QlikView
6 12 (31.58%) Visualisation
6 12 (31.58%) Data Cleansing
7 11 (28.95%) Basel III
7 11 (28.95%) Data Quality
8 10 (26.32%) COREP
8 10 (26.32%) FINREP
8 10 (26.32%) Degree
8 10 (26.32%) Data Analysis
9 8 (21.05%) Data Governance
9 8 (21.05%) Data Visualisation
9 8 (21.05%) Stress Testing

CRD IV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing CRD IV 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 CRD IV. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (39.47%) SAS
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (31.58%) SPSS
2 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
3 4 (10.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) QlikView
1 12 (31.58%) Spotfire
2 2 (5.26%) Base SAS
2 2 (5.26%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle Forms
General
1 32 (84.21%) Finance
2 14 (36.84%) Banking
3 8 (21.05%) Retail
4 4 (10.53%) Financial Institution
5 3 (7.89%) Investment Banking
6 2 (5.26%) Legal
7 1 (2.63%) Automotive
7 1 (2.63%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (2.63%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 24 (63.16%) Analyst
2 23 (60.53%) Business Analyst
3 14 (36.84%) Business IT Analyst
3 14 (36.84%) IT Analyst
3 14 (36.84%) IT Business Analyst
4 9 (23.68%) Finance Business Analyst
4 9 (23.68%) Financial Analyst
4 9 (23.68%) Risk Analyst
4 9 (23.68%) Risk Business Analyst
5 8 (21.05%) IT Risk Analyst
6 7 (18.42%) Business Systems Analyst
7 6 (15.79%) Functional Analyst
7 6 (15.79%) Market Analyst
7 6 (15.79%) Market Risk Analyst
7 6 (15.79%) Market Risk Business Analyst
8 5 (13.16%) Finance Systems Analyst
8 5 (13.16%) Regulatory Business Analyst
9 4 (10.53%) Business Finance Analyst
9 4 (10.53%) Regulatory Reporting Business Analyst
9 4 (10.53%) Report Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 20 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (31.58%) Visualisation
3 6 (15.79%) Credit Risk
3 6 (15.79%) Market Risk
4 5 (13.16%) Derivative
5 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
5 4 (10.53%) Mathematics
6 2 (5.26%) Fixed Income
6 2 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (5.26%) Reference Data
6 2 (5.26%) STB
7 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Business Analysis
2 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (31.58%) Analytics
3 12 (31.58%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 12 (31.58%) Data Analytics
3 12 (31.58%) Data Cleansing
3 12 (31.58%) Project Management
3 12 (31.58%) Risk Management
4 10 (26.32%) Data Analysis
5 8 (21.05%) Data Governance
5 8 (21.05%) Data Visualisation
5 8 (21.05%) Stress Testing
6 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
7 5 (13.16%) ETL
8 4 (10.53%) Business Development
8 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
8 4 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) SQL
2 5 (13.16%) R
3 2 (5.26%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) ISEB
2 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (31.58%) EMIR
1 12 (31.58%) MiFID
2 11 (28.95%) Basel III
2 11 (28.95%) Data Quality
3 10 (26.32%) COREP
3 10 (26.32%) FINREP
4 4 (10.53%) Basel II
5 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Tableau
2 4 (10.53%) Hyperion
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle
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