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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capital Requirements Directive IV (CDR 4)
Rank 843 878 892
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +14
Permanent jobs citing CRD IV 49 36 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.031% 0.007%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.41% 0.29% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 40 30 7
Average salary £70,000 £77,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% +19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £64,250 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,500 £105,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -11.57%

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
11817 12470 11106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.77% 10.64% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9349 9674 8832
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 29 July 2015 within the UK.

CRD IV Salary Histogram in the UK

CRD IV
Top 5 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 29 July 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 +34 49 £70,000 -17.64% 7
London +39 48 £70,000 -17.64% 7
City of London +29 7 £80,000 +6.66% 3
Birmingham - 1 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £40,000 -

CRD IV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 97 (89.81%) Finance
2 86 (79.63%) Banking
3 60 (55.56%) Investment Banking
4 59 (54.63%) SQL
5 56 (51.85%) Analytics
6 52 (48.15%) Market Risk
7 49 (45.37%) Risk Management
7 49 (45.37%) Analytical Skills
8 44 (40.74%) Credit Risk
9 43 (39.81%) Retail
10 41 (37.96%) QlikView
11 40 (37.04%) Business Analysis
12 35 (32.41%) Programme Management
13 33 (30.56%) Data Analysis
13 33 (30.56%) MiFID
13 33 (30.56%) Basel III
14 31 (28.70%) Derivative
15 30 (27.78%) SAS
16 29 (26.85%) MS Excel
16 29 (26.85%) Front Office
16 29 (26.85%) Tableau
16 29 (26.85%) EMIR
17 28 (25.93%) Retail Banking
17 28 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
18 27 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 27 (25.00%) Back Office
18 27 (25.00%) FTP
18 27 (25.00%) Data Analytics
18 27 (25.00%) Customer Analytics
19 26 (24.07%) Visualisation

CRD IV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 30 (27.78%) SAS
2 16 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 16 (14.81%) Confluence
3 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (26.85%) MS Excel
2 16 (14.81%) MS Visio
3 14 (12.96%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 27 (25.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (37.96%) QlikView
2 19 (17.59%) Spotfire
3 18 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.93%) DataStage
4 1 (0.93%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.93%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.93%) Big Data
4 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Subversion
1 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
General
1 97 (89.81%) Finance
2 86 (79.63%) Banking
3 60 (55.56%) Investment Banking
4 43 (39.81%) Retail
5 29 (26.85%) Front Office
6 28 (25.93%) Retail Banking
7 27 (25.00%) Back Office
8 24 (22.22%) Financial Institution
9 7 (6.48%) Publishing
10 6 (5.56%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (30.56%) Analyst
2 31 (28.70%) Business Analyst
3 28 (25.93%) Consultant
4 18 (16.67%) Report Analyst
4 18 (16.67%) Risk Consultant
5 16 (14.81%) IT Business Analyst
6 15 (13.89%) Data Analytics Manager
6 15 (13.89%) Data Manager
7 14 (12.96%) IT Consultant
8 10 (9.26%) AWS Consultant
9 8 (7.41%) Banking Business Analyst
10 5 (4.63%) Designer
10 5 (4.63%) Lead Designer
10 5 (4.63%) Senior Manager
10 5 (4.63%) Solutions Designer
11 4 (3.70%) Risk Management Consultant
11 4 (3.70%) Management Consultant
11 4 (3.70%) Project Manager
11 4 (3.70%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
12 2 (1.85%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.93%) .NET
1 1 (0.93%) COM
1 1 (0.93%) FIXML
1 1 (0.93%) FpML
1 1 (0.93%) .NET Framework
1 1 (0.93%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 52 (48.15%) Market Risk
2 49 (45.37%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (40.74%) Credit Risk
4 31 (28.70%) Derivative
5 26 (24.07%) Mathematics
5 26 (24.07%) Visualisation
6 20 (18.52%) Computer Science
7 16 (14.81%) Wiki
8 6 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (5.56%) Fixed Income
9 3 (2.78%) Equities
9 3 (2.78%) STB
10 2 (1.85%) Physics
11 1 (0.93%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.93%) Credit Derivative
11 1 (0.93%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.93%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.93%) UNIX
1 1 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (51.85%) Analytics
2 49 (45.37%) Risk Management
3 40 (37.04%) Business Analysis
4 35 (32.41%) Programme Management
5 33 (30.56%) Data Analysis
6 28 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (25.00%) Data Analytics
7 27 (25.00%) Customer Analytics
8 25 (23.15%) Data Governance
9 24 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
9 24 (22.22%) PRINCE2
9 24 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
9 24 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (20.37%) Data Modelling
10 22 (20.37%) Data Architecture
11 18 (16.67%) SDLC
11 18 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
11 18 (16.67%) User Stories
12 14 (12.96%) Data Cleansing
13 11 (10.19%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 59 (54.63%) SQL
2 3 (2.78%) Python
2 3 (2.78%) C++
3 2 (1.85%) Java
3 2 (1.85%) Perl
4 1 (0.93%) R
4 1 (0.93%) C#
Qualifications
1 25 (23.15%) Degree
2 24 (22.22%) PMP
2 24 (22.22%) PMI Certification
3 19 (17.59%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (30.56%) MiFID
1 33 (30.56%) Basel III
2 29 (26.85%) EMIR
3 27 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 24 (22.22%) COREP
5 16 (14.81%) FINREP
5 16 (14.81%) Basel II
5 16 (14.81%) QA
6 7 (6.48%) Dodd-Frank
7 4 (3.70%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 16 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (26.85%) Tableau
2 2 (1.85%) Oracle
2 2 (1.85%) Sybase
3 1 (0.93%) SAP
3 1 (0.93%) IBM
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.93%) Informatica
3 1 (0.93%) TIBCO
3 1 (0.93%) Ab Initio
3 1 (0.93%) Greenplum
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