The table below looks at the statistics for MiFID skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MiFID over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
UK
Rank 627 720 905
Rank change year-on-year
+93 +185
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 223 221 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.22% 0.044%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.36% 1.82% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 181 151 44
Median salary £77,500 £72,500 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.89% -14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £61,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £100,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £52,500 £61,500
% change year-on-year
-23.80% -14.63%

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
9467 12157 11796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.22% 12.16% 11.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7557 9637 9260
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%

MiFID
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing MiFID as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 January 2017 within the UK.

MiFID Salary Histogram in the UK

MiFID
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MiFID within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +79 216 £77,500 +6.89% 33
London +49 205 £77,500 +6.89% 33
City of London +45 56 £80,000 -3.03% 16
South East - 9 £40,000 -
Scotland +33 7 - -
Glasgow - 5 - -
Berkshire - 5 £40,000 -
Bracknell - 5 £40,000 -
West Sussex - 4 £82,500 -
Crawley - 3 £82,500 -
Teddington - 3 - -
North West -14 2 - -
Cheshire +16 1 - -
Edinburgh +10 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Chester - 1 - -
Dundee - 1 - -

MiFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing MiFID also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for MiFID.

1 282 (64.53%) Finance
2 237 (54.23%) Banking
3 134 (30.66%) Project Management
4 128 (29.29%) Business Analysis
5 124 (28.38%) EMIR
6 121 (27.69%) Investment Banking
7 103 (23.57%) Back Office
7 103 (23.57%) SQL
8 97 (22.20%) Degree
9 93 (21.28%) Front Office
10 81 (18.54%) Agile Software Development
10 81 (18.54%) Derivative
11 74 (16.93%) PRINCE2
12 70 (16.02%) Wealth Management
13 62 (14.19%) Investment Management
14 60 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
15 59 (13.50%) SDLC
16 58 (13.27%) Fixed Income
17 56 (12.81%) Dodd-Frank
18 54 (12.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 49 (11.21%) Equities
20 46 (10.53%) Asset Management
20 46 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
21 42 (9.61%) Risk Management
21 42 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
22 41 (9.38%) Market Risk
23 40 (9.15%) Corporate Banking
23 40 (9.15%) C#
24 39 (8.92%) .NET
24 39 (8.92%) MS Excel

MiFID
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (1.14%) IIS
2 4 (0.92%) Apache
2 4 (0.92%) Confluence
3 2 (0.46%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.23%) JBoss
4 1 (0.23%) Mule
4 1 (0.23%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 39 (8.92%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.29%) MS Office
2 10 (2.29%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.92%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (0.69%) Front Arena
2 3 (0.69%) Kondor
2 3 (0.69%) Orchestrade
2 3 (0.69%) Summit
3 1 (0.23%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.69%) GitHub
2 3 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.69%) DWDM
1 3 (0.69%) Ethernet
1 3 (0.69%) Kerberos
1 3 (0.69%) LDAP
1 3 (0.69%) Network Security
1 3 (0.69%) SDH
2 1 (0.23%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (0.23%) FTP
2 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.23%) SAN
2 1 (0.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (6.86%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.18%) Big Data
3 26 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 22 (5.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (5.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (3.43%) NoSQL
7 14 (3.20%) MongoDB
8 12 (2.75%) RDBMS
9 11 (2.52%) DB2
10 6 (1.37%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.92%) MySQL
12 3 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.46%) QlikView
14 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (5.95%) TeamCity
2 20 (4.58%) Selenium
3 13 (2.97%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.29%) Gradle
5 9 (2.06%) Concordion
5 9 (2.06%) JBehave
6 6 (1.37%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.37%) FitNesse
7 5 (1.14%) JIRA
8 4 (0.92%) Ant
8 4 (0.92%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.92%) Hudson
8 4 (0.92%) Maven
9 3 (0.69%) JUnit
9 3 (0.69%) Subversion
10 2 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.46%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 282 (64.53%) Finance
2 237 (54.23%) Banking
3 121 (27.69%) Investment Banking
4 103 (23.57%) Back Office
5 93 (21.28%) Front Office
6 40 (9.15%) Corporate Banking
7 28 (6.41%) Legal
8 25 (5.72%) Financial Institution
9 23 (5.26%) Advertising
10 14 (3.20%) Private Banking
11 12 (2.75%) Retail
12 7 (1.60%) Marketing
13 6 (1.37%) Telecoms
14 5 (1.14%) French Language
15 4 (0.92%) Spanish Language
16 3 (0.69%) Electronics
16 3 (0.69%) Games
17 2 (0.46%) Law
17 2 (0.46%) Publishing
17 2 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 207 (47.37%) Analyst
2 192 (43.94%) Business Analyst
3 87 (19.91%) Project Manager
4 66 (15.10%) Developer
5 64 (14.65%) MiFID Business Analyst
6 56 (12.81%) Banking Analyst
7 45 (10.30%) Regulatory Business Analyst
8 35 (8.01%) C# Developer
9 34 (7.78%) .NET Developer
10 33 (7.55%) C# .NET Developer
11 32 (7.32%) Banking Business Analyst
12 31 (7.09%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
12 31 (7.09%) SQL Developer
13 29 (6.64%) MiFID Project Manager
14 26 (5.95%) Architect
15 25 (5.72%) Banking Project Manager
15 25 (5.72%) Business Change Manager
15 25 (5.72%) Business Change Project Manager
15 25 (5.72%) Consultant
16 21 (4.81%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (8.92%) .NET
2 32 (7.32%) XML
3 31 (7.09%) JSON
4 25 (5.72%) FIX Protocol
4 25 (5.72%) jQuery
5 23 (5.26%) AngularJS
6 22 (5.03%) WCF
7 21 (4.81%) ASP.NET Web API
8 20 (4.58%) .NET Framework
8 20 (4.58%) Entity Framework
8 20 (4.58%) KnockoutJS
9 14 (3.20%) WPF
10 11 (2.52%) Spring
11 9 (2.06%) REST
12 8 (1.83%) HTML
12 8 (1.83%) SOAP
13 6 (1.37%) Guice
13 6 (1.37%) Lambda Expressions
14 5 (1.14%) FpML
15 4 (0.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 81 (18.54%) Derivative
2 58 (13.27%) Fixed Income
3 54 (12.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 49 (11.21%) Equities
5 42 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
6 41 (9.38%) Market Risk
7 37 (8.47%) Fintech
8 28 (6.41%) Credit Risk
9 22 (5.03%) OTC Derivatives
10 20 (4.58%) Reference Data
11 19 (4.35%) Equity Derivative
12 15 (3.43%) Computer Science
13 14 (3.20%) Mathematics
13 14 (3.20%) Visualisation
14 13 (2.97%) Physics
15 12 (2.75%) Exotic Derivative
15 12 (2.75%) PMI
16 10 (2.29%) Hedge funds
17 6 (1.37%) SWIFT
18 3 (0.69%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 37 (8.47%) Windows
2 16 (3.66%) Linux
2 16 (3.66%) Unix
3 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (30.66%) Project Management
2 128 (29.29%) Business Analysis
3 81 (18.54%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (16.93%) PRINCE2
5 70 (16.02%) Wealth Management
6 62 (14.19%) Investment Management
7 60 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 59 (13.50%) SDLC
9 46 (10.53%) Asset Management
9 46 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
10 42 (9.61%) Risk Management
11 38 (8.70%) Target Operating Model
11 38 (8.70%) UML
12 29 (6.64%) Continuous Integration
13 28 (6.41%) Waterfall
14 27 (6.18%) Business Transformation
15 26 (5.95%) Product Management
16 24 (5.49%) User Acceptance Testing
16 24 (5.49%) Web Development
17 23 (5.26%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (23.57%) SQL
2 40 (9.15%) C#
3 34 (7.78%) PL/SQL
4 25 (5.72%) JavaScript
5 23 (5.26%) C++
6 21 (4.81%) Java
7 9 (2.06%) Python
7 9 (2.06%) VB
8 8 (1.83%) Perl
9 6 (1.37%) MATLAB
9 6 (1.37%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.37%) R
10 5 (1.14%) VBA
11 4 (0.92%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.69%) PHP
12 3 (0.69%) Ruby
13 2 (0.46%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.46%) C
14 1 (0.23%) ES6
14 1 (0.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 97 (22.20%) Degree
2 31 (7.09%) PMI Certification
3 26 (5.95%) PMP
4 16 (3.66%) ISEB
5 15 (3.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.69%) ACCA
6 3 (0.69%) CIMA
7 2 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.23%) RHCA
8 1 (0.23%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (28.38%) EMIR
2 56 (12.81%) Dodd-Frank
3 39 (8.92%) FATCA
4 15 (3.43%) QA
5 13 (2.97%) Solvency II
6 9 (2.06%) AIFMD
6 9 (2.06%) Basel II
7 8 (1.83%) UCITS
8 4 (0.92%) GDPR
9 2 (0.46%) Basel III
10 1 (0.23%) SEPA
System Software
1 9 (2.06%) Docker
2 5 (1.14%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.69%) XenApp
3 3 (0.69%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.23%) NFS
4 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (0.46%) Nagios
1 2 (0.46%) Perfmon
1 2 (0.46%) SCCM
1 2 (0.46%) SCOM
2 1 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (7.32%) Oracle
2 26 (5.95%) Microsoft
3 12 (2.75%) Bloomberg
4 9 (2.06%) Sophis
5 7 (1.60%) Fidessa
6 6 (1.37%) Murex
7 4 (0.92%) Perforce
8 3 (0.69%) Calypso
8 3 (0.69%) Citrix
8 3 (0.69%) Cognizant
8 3 (0.69%) NetApp
8 3 (0.69%) Reuters
8 3 (0.69%) SunGard
8 3 (0.69%) Wall Street Systems
9 2 (0.46%) ArcSight
9 2 (0.46%) HP
9 2 (0.46%) IBM
9 2 (0.46%) ION Trading
10 1 (0.23%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.23%) VMware
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + 30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £51000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Caspian One Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: competitive salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
East London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
TDA Group
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £85000 - £105000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £100000 - £110000 per annum + +Bonus + Car allowance + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-£70,000 plus exceptional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: £51,296 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago