The table below looks at the statistics for MiFID skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MiFID over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
Rank 846 860 856
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 51 30 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.027% 0.025%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.44% 0.27% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 49 22 24
Average salary £80,000 £62,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.00% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £90,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £61,500 £50,000 -
% change year-on-year
+23.00% -

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
11682 10934 11662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.43% 9.99% 10.10%
Number of salaries quoted 9196 8385 9540
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

MiFID
Jobs Demand Trend

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

MiFID Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MiFID
Salary Trend

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

MiFID Salary Trend in the UK

MiFID
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MiFID over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 within the UK.

MiFID Salary Histogram in the UK

MiFID
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MiFID within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +15 47 £82,500 +32.00% 9
London +42 46 £85,000 +36.00% 8
City of London +40 10 £80,000 -5.88% 4
Scotland - 4 £61,500 -
Edinburgh - 4 £61,500 -
Docklands, London - 2 £75,000 -
North East - 1 £50,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £50,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £50,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £50,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £50,000 -

MiFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 62 (78.48%) Finance
2 51 (64.56%) Banking
3 48 (60.76%) EMIR
4 33 (41.77%) Investment Banking
5 29 (36.71%) Dodd-Frank
6 20 (25.32%) FATCA
7 19 (24.05%) Wealth Management
8 18 (22.78%) Basel III
9 15 (18.99%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (17.72%) Asset Management
10 14 (17.72%) Business Analysis
10 14 (17.72%) Project Management
10 14 (17.72%) Risk Management
10 14 (17.72%) Investment Management
10 14 (17.72%) SQL
10 14 (17.72%) Derivative
10 14 (17.72%) Back Office
11 12 (15.19%) Waterfall
12 10 (12.66%) Matrix Management
12 10 (12.66%) Murex
12 10 (12.66%) Oracle
12 10 (12.66%) Fixed Income
13 9 (11.39%) JIRA
13 9 (11.39%) Mentoring
14 8 (10.13%) Java
14 8 (10.13%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (10.13%) ETRM
14 8 (10.13%) SAP
14 8 (10.13%) OpenLink

MiFID
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.59%) SAS
2 2 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (10.13%) ZaiNet
1 8 (10.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 8 (10.13%) Dynamics NAV
1 8 (10.13%) Dynamics AX
1 8 (10.13%) Endur
1 8 (10.13%) OpenLink RightAngle
1 8 (10.13%) Aligne
2 5 (6.33%) Summit
3 2 (2.53%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) SaaS
2 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.27%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.27%) Spotfire
1 1 (1.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (11.39%) JIRA
2 8 (10.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.27%) Toad
General
1 62 (78.48%) Finance
2 51 (64.56%) Banking
3 33 (41.77%) Investment Banking
4 14 (17.72%) Back Office
5 7 (8.86%) Legal
6 6 (7.59%) Front Office
7 5 (6.33%) Private Banking
8 3 (3.80%) Retail Banking
8 3 (3.80%) Retail
9 2 (2.53%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (37.97%) Business Analyst
1 30 (37.97%) Analyst
2 22 (27.85%) Project Manager
3 10 (12.66%) Consultant
4 8 (10.13%) Test Manager
4 8 (10.13%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 8 (10.13%) Banking Business Analyst
5 7 (8.86%) Programme Manager
6 6 (7.59%) Senior Business Analyst
6 6 (7.59%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (7.59%) Lead Business Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) Technical Business Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) SAP Consultant
8 4 (5.06%) IT Business Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Auditor
8 4 (5.06%) Report Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Programme Test Manager
10 2 (2.53%) Business Project Manager
10 2 (2.53%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.80%) FpML
2 2 (2.53%) .NET
2 2 (2.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.72%) Derivative
2 10 (12.66%) Fixed Income
3 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.33%) Equities
4 5 (6.33%) Credit Risk
5 4 (5.06%) Market Risk
6 3 (3.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.53%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.53%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (2.53%) Contract for Difference
8 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.27%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.27%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.27%) User Experience
8 1 (1.27%) Credit Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.05%) Wealth Management
2 15 (18.99%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (17.72%) Asset Management
3 14 (17.72%) Risk Management
3 14 (17.72%) Project Management
3 14 (17.72%) Business Analysis
3 14 (17.72%) Investment Management
4 12 (15.19%) Waterfall
5 10 (12.66%) Matrix Management
6 9 (11.39%) Mentoring
7 8 (10.13%) ETRM
7 8 (10.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (10.13%) ERP
8 7 (8.86%) Change Management
9 5 (6.33%) Data Analysis
9 5 (6.33%) ITIL
9 5 (6.33%) PRINCE2
9 5 (6.33%) Test Scripting
9 5 (6.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.72%) SQL
2 8 (10.13%) Java
3 3 (3.80%) VBA
3 3 (3.80%) C#
4 2 (2.53%) C
5 1 (1.27%) VB
5 1 (1.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) Degree
2 4 (5.06%) ACCA
3 3 (3.80%) ISEB
3 3 (3.80%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.27%) CRISC
4 1 (1.27%) PMP
4 1 (1.27%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (60.76%) EMIR
2 29 (36.71%) Dodd-Frank
3 20 (25.32%) FATCA
4 18 (22.78%) Basel III
5 6 (7.59%) QA
6 4 (5.06%) IAS 39
6 4 (5.06%) IAS 32
6 4 (5.06%) CRD IV
6 4 (5.06%) AIFMD
6 4 (5.06%) UCITS
7 1 (1.27%) COREP
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (12.66%) Murex
1 10 (12.66%) Oracle
2 8 (10.13%) SAP
2 8 (10.13%) Triple Point
2 8 (10.13%) OpenLink
2 8 (10.13%) Brady
3 2 (2.53%) Pega
4 1 (1.27%) Actimize
4 1 (1.27%) Tableau
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Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff or Bristol
PWC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
London
PWC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago