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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
Rank 742 867 845
Rank change year-on-year
+125 -22
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 149 29 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.025% 0.037%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.28% 0.23% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 136 26 36
Average salary £75,000 £85,000 £91,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -6.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £70,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £92,500 £102,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 - -

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
11634 12343 10969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.68% 10.67% 10.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9316 9518 8602
Average salary £45,681 £45,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.51% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £74,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 3 September 2015 within the UK.

MiFID Salary Histogram in the UK

MiFID
Top 11 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 3 September 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 +137 146 £75,000 -11.76% 47
London +128 144 £75,000 -11.76% 42
City of London - 74 £70,000 - 13
Scotland - 3 £45,000 - 2
Glasgow - 2 - - 1
Docklands, London - 1 £95,000 - 1
North West - 1 £55,000 - 3
West Midlands - 1 £40,000 - 1
Manchester - 1 £55,000 - 3
Birmingham - 1 £40,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £45,000 - 1

MiFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 189 (70.52%) EMIR
2 170 (63.43%) Finance
3 155 (57.84%) Banking
4 122 (45.52%) Dodd-Frank
5 95 (35.45%) Project Management
6 90 (33.58%) Investment Banking
7 82 (30.60%) SQL
8 73 (27.24%) Business Analysis
9 61 (22.76%) Derivative
9 61 (22.76%) Financial Institution
10 60 (22.39%) Back Office
11 54 (20.15%) Stakeholder Management
12 51 (19.03%) Agile Software Development
13 44 (16.42%) Data Analysis
14 40 (14.93%) PRINCE2
14 40 (14.93%) SDLC
15 37 (13.81%) CRD IV
16 36 (13.43%) Analytics
16 36 (13.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 36 (13.43%) Degree
17 35 (13.06%) Analytical Skills
18 34 (12.69%) Risk Management
18 34 (12.69%) SAS
19 33 (12.31%) Front Office
19 33 (12.31%) Microsoft
19 33 (12.31%) Tableau
20 31 (11.57%) Data Governance
20 31 (11.57%) Data Analytics
20 31 (11.57%) Visualisation
20 31 (11.57%) Scrum

MiFID
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (12.69%) SAS
2 2 (0.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (8.96%) MS Project
2 22 (8.21%) MS Excel
3 19 (7.09%) SPSS
4 4 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.49%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (3.73%) Summit
2 5 (1.87%) Algo Collateral
2 5 (1.87%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.24%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.33%) QlikView
2 23 (8.58%) Spotfire
3 7 (2.61%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.49%) PowerCenter
4 4 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.12%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.75%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.37%) Big Data
7 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (6.34%) JIRA
1 17 (6.34%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.61%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
General
1 170 (63.43%) Finance
2 155 (57.84%) Banking
3 90 (33.58%) Investment Banking
4 61 (22.76%) Financial Institution
5 60 (22.39%) Back Office
6 33 (12.31%) Front Office
7 25 (9.33%) Retail
8 11 (4.10%) Legal
9 3 (1.12%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.12%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 101 (37.69%) Analyst
2 81 (30.22%) Business Analyst
3 68 (25.37%) Project Manager
4 31 (11.57%) Banking Business Analyst
5 19 (7.09%) Solutions Analyst
6 18 (6.72%) Developer
7 17 (6.34%) Data Manager
7 17 (6.34%) Data Analytics Manager
8 14 (5.22%) Consultant
9 11 (4.10%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 8 (2.99%) Technical Manager
10 8 (2.99%) Business Manager
10 8 (2.99%) Technical Project Manager
11 7 (2.61%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (2.61%) Java Developer
11 7 (2.61%) Senior Java Developer
11 7 (2.61%) Business Project Manager
11 7 (2.61%) Senior Developer
11 7 (2.61%) Senior Business Analyst
11 7 (2.61%) MiFID Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.97%) .NET
2 12 (4.48%) ASP.NET
3 9 (3.36%) FIX Protocol
4 8 (2.99%) HTML
5 7 (2.61%) Spring
5 7 (2.61%) HTML5
5 7 (2.61%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.12%) Apache Flex
7 2 (0.75%) FpML
8 1 (0.37%) WinForms
8 1 (0.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 61 (22.76%) Derivative
2 36 (13.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 35 (13.06%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (11.57%) Visualisation
5 28 (10.45%) Reference Data
6 24 (8.96%) Market Risk
6 24 (8.96%) Equities
7 23 (8.58%) Mathematics
8 19 (7.09%) Computer Science
9 15 (5.60%) Fixed Income
10 14 (5.22%) Equity Derivative
11 4 (1.49%) DTCC
11 4 (1.49%) PMI
12 3 (1.12%) Credit Derivative
12 3 (1.12%) Economics
12 3 (1.12%) Credit Risk
12 3 (1.12%) Hedge funds
13 2 (0.75%) ASIC
14 1 (0.37%) Management Information System
14 1 (0.37%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.48%) Windows
2 9 (3.36%) UNIX
3 7 (2.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (35.45%) Project Management
2 73 (27.24%) Business Analysis
3 54 (20.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 51 (19.03%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (16.42%) Data Analysis
6 40 (14.93%) PRINCE2
6 40 (14.93%) SDLC
7 36 (13.43%) Analytics
8 34 (12.69%) Risk Management
9 31 (11.57%) Scrum
9 31 (11.57%) Data Analytics
9 31 (11.57%) Data Governance
10 30 (11.19%) User Stories
10 30 (11.19%) User Acceptance Testing
11 29 (10.82%) Change Control
11 29 (10.82%) Waterfall
12 26 (9.70%) Migration
13 25 (9.33%) Data Architecture
14 24 (8.96%) Software Delivery
15 23 (8.58%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 82 (30.60%) SQL
2 21 (7.84%) Java
3 11 (4.10%) C
4 8 (2.99%) PL/SQL
5 4 (1.49%) C#
6 3 (1.12%) R
7 2 (0.75%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.75%) VBA
7 2 (0.75%) Ruby
8 1 (0.37%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 36 (13.43%) Degree
2 20 (7.46%) PMI Certification
3 19 (7.09%) Security Cleared
4 16 (5.97%) PMP
5 14 (5.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 10 (3.73%) ISEB
7 3 (1.12%) CISSP
7 3 (1.12%) CISA
7 3 (1.12%) CISM
7 3 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.37%) IIBA
8 1 (0.37%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 189 (70.52%) EMIR
2 122 (45.52%) Dodd-Frank
3 37 (13.81%) CRD IV
4 29 (10.82%) FATCA
5 21 (7.84%) Basel III
6 8 (2.99%) QA
7 7 (2.61%) AIFMD
8 6 (2.24%) COREP
8 6 (2.24%) Solvency II
9 3 (1.12%) Data Quality
9 3 (1.12%) Basel II
9 3 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (1.12%) COBIT
10 2 (0.75%) FINREP
11 1 (0.37%) UCITS
Systems Management
1 12 (4.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (12.31%) Microsoft
1 33 (12.31%) Tableau
2 25 (9.33%) Oracle
3 12 (4.48%) HP
4 11 (4.10%) Bloomberg
5 6 (2.24%) Informatica
5 6 (2.24%) SunGard
5 6 (2.24%) Murex
6 5 (1.87%) Calypso
7 2 (0.75%) GoldenSource
8 1 (0.37%) SimCorp
8 1 (0.37%) Charles River
8 1 (0.37%) OpenLink
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Salary: £40K - 60K
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Cititec
Salary: £75k per year
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000 with benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000 with benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £80,000 + Package and Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £80,000 + Package and Benefits
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Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £80,000 + Package and Benefits
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Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £80,000
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City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: up to 90K + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: up to 110K + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £60k plus attractive benefits
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Greater Manchester
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Salary: £40k - £60k plus attractive benefits
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City, London
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Salary: £40k - £60k plus attractive benefits
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