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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
Rank 749 874 862
Rank change year-on-year
+125 -12
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 148 31 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.027% 0.027%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.25% 0.25% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 139 28 27
Average salary £75,000 £85,000 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £56,500 £70,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £101,500 £102,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £70,000 -
% change year-on-year
-39.28% -

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
11798 12414 11153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.80% 10.66% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9340 9652 8830
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 4 August 2015 within the UK.

MiFID Salary Histogram in the UK

MiFID
Top 9 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 4 August 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
(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 +134 146 £75,000 -11.76% 28
London +138 145 £75,000 -11.76% 23
City of London - 64 £70,000 - 11
Scotland - 2 £45,000 - 2
Docklands, London - 1 £95,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
Glasgow - 1 - - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £45,000 - 1

MiFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

1 187 (75.71%) EMIR
2 150 (60.73%) Finance
3 137 (55.47%) Banking
4 114 (46.15%) Dodd-Frank
5 84 (34.01%) Investment Banking
6 79 (31.98%) SQL
6 79 (31.98%) Project Management
7 71 (28.74%) Business Analysis
8 60 (24.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 47 (19.03%) Derivative
10 45 (18.22%) Back Office
10 45 (18.22%) Financial Institution
11 39 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
12 38 (15.38%) PRINCE2
13 37 (14.98%) Risk Management
14 35 (14.17%) Degree
14 35 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
15 34 (13.77%) CRD IV
15 34 (13.77%) SAS
16 32 (12.96%) Analytics
17 31 (12.55%) Data Analysis
18 30 (12.15%) Tableau
19 28 (11.34%) Data Analytics
20 27 (10.93%) Data Governance
20 27 (10.93%) Visualisation
21 26 (10.53%) Data Architecture
21 26 (10.53%) FATCA
21 26 (10.53%) Oracle
22 25 (10.12%) SDLC
23 24 (9.72%) Microsoft

MiFID
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 34 (13.77%) SAS
2 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.88%) MS Project
3 15 (6.07%) SPSS
4 3 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.81%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (4.45%) Summit
2 5 (2.02%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (2.02%) Algo Collateral
3 2 (0.81%) SunGard GMI
4 1 (0.40%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.40%) PolarLake
4 1 (0.40%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.40%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.43%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.31%) QlikView
2 20 (8.10%) Spotfire
3 7 (2.83%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.02%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.62%) PowerCenter
6 2 (0.81%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.81%) Big Data
7 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.40%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.40%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 18 (7.29%) JIRA
2 17 (6.88%) Jenkins
3 9 (3.64%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
General
1 150 (60.73%) Finance
2 137 (55.47%) Banking
3 84 (34.01%) Investment Banking
4 45 (18.22%) Financial Institution
4 45 (18.22%) Back Office
5 24 (9.72%) Front Office
5 24 (9.72%) Retail
6 11 (4.45%) Legal
7 5 (2.02%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (1.21%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 86 (34.82%) Analyst
2 71 (28.74%) Business Analyst
3 61 (24.70%) Project Manager
4 27 (10.93%) Banking Business Analyst
5 20 (8.10%) Developer
6 16 (6.48%) Data Manager
6 16 (6.48%) Data Analytics Manager
7 14 (5.67%) Consultant
8 11 (4.45%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 9 (3.64%) Solutions Analyst
9 9 (3.64%) Technical Manager
9 9 (3.64%) Technical Project Manager
10 7 (2.83%) Senior Developer
10 7 (2.83%) Java Developer
10 7 (2.83%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (2.83%) Business Project Manager
10 7 (2.83%) Business Manager
10 7 (2.83%) Core Java Developer
11 6 (2.43%) Business Architect
11 6 (2.43%) MiFID Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.86%) .NET
2 9 (3.64%) FIX Protocol
3 8 (3.24%) HTML
4 7 (2.83%) Spring
4 7 (2.83%) HTML5
4 7 (2.83%) AngularJS
5 6 (2.43%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.21%) FpML
6 3 (1.21%) Apache Flex
7 2 (0.81%) XML
8 1 (0.40%) FIXML
8 1 (0.40%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 47 (19.03%) Derivative
2 35 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (10.93%) Visualisation
4 24 (9.72%) Equities
5 23 (9.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 23 (9.31%) Mathematics
6 19 (7.69%) Computer Science
7 16 (6.48%) Reference Data
7 16 (6.48%) Fixed Income
8 13 (5.26%) Market Risk
9 8 (3.24%) Equity Derivative
10 6 (2.43%) PMI
11 5 (2.02%) Economics
12 4 (1.62%) DTCC
12 4 (1.62%) Hedge funds
13 3 (1.21%) Data Extraction
13 3 (1.21%) Credit Risk
14 2 (0.81%) Data Integration
14 2 (0.81%) ASIC
14 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.05%) UNIX
2 7 (2.83%) Linux
3 6 (2.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (31.98%) Project Management
2 71 (28.74%) Business Analysis
3 60 (24.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (15.38%) PRINCE2
6 37 (14.98%) Risk Management
7 32 (12.96%) Analytics
8 31 (12.55%) Data Analysis
9 28 (11.34%) Data Analytics
10 27 (10.93%) Data Governance
11 26 (10.53%) Data Architecture
12 25 (10.12%) SDLC
13 23 (9.31%) Data Modelling
14 20 (8.10%) Scrum
14 20 (8.10%) User Acceptance Testing
15 19 (7.69%) Wealth Management
15 19 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
16 18 (7.29%) Programme Management
16 18 (7.29%) Change Management
17 17 (6.88%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 79 (31.98%) SQL
2 21 (8.50%) Java
3 8 (3.24%) PL/SQL
4 6 (2.43%) C#
5 4 (1.62%) C
5 4 (1.62%) VBA
5 4 (1.62%) Ruby
6 2 (0.81%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.40%) Python
7 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.40%) R
Qualifications
1 35 (14.17%) Degree
2 22 (8.91%) PMI Certification
3 19 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 16 (6.48%) PMP
5 12 (4.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 10 (4.05%) ISEB
7 6 (2.43%) CISSP
7 6 (2.43%) CISA
7 6 (2.43%) CISM
8 3 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.40%) IIBA
9 1 (0.40%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (75.71%) EMIR
2 114 (46.15%) Dodd-Frank
3 34 (13.77%) CRD IV
4 26 (10.53%) FATCA
5 21 (8.50%) Basel III
6 7 (2.83%) Basel II
6 7 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (2.83%) COBIT
6 7 (2.83%) AIFMD
7 6 (2.43%) QA
8 5 (2.02%) COREP
9 4 (1.62%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.40%) FINREP
10 1 (0.40%) UCITS
Systems Management
1 6 (2.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (12.15%) Tableau
2 26 (10.53%) Oracle
3 24 (9.72%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.24%) SunGard
5 7 (2.83%) Informatica
5 7 (2.83%) Murex
6 6 (2.43%) Calypso
6 6 (2.43%) HP
7 4 (1.62%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.81%) GoldenSource
9 1 (0.40%) SimCorp
9 1 (0.40%) Greenplum
9 1 (0.40%) Charles River
9 1 (0.40%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.40%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.40%) Fidessa
9 1 (0.40%) Misys
9 1 (0.40%) Sybase
9 1 (0.40%) SAP
9 1 (0.40%) IBM
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50k - 130k + benefits + bonus plus attractive benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000 with benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000 with benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £80,000 + Package and Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £80,000 + Package and Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £80,000 + Package and Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £80,000 + Package and Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + plus package (inc bonus)
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k to £120k
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 14 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £53000 per annum + Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 18 days ago