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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
Rank 863 834 860
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +26
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 31 43 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.040% 0.026%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.26% 0.40% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 30 36 28
Average salary £67,500 £86,250 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,200 £70,000 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £102,500 £87,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 - -

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
12075 10819 12372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.57% 10.13% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 9302 8474 10205
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 September 2014 within the UK.

MiFID Salary Histogram in the UK

MiFID
Top 13 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 22 September 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 -5 30 £67,500 -21.73% 12
London -20 28 £77,500 -10.14% 8
City of London -21 6 £93,750 +1.35% 2
North East - 2 £50,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 2 £50,000 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £50,000 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £50,000 - 1
Sheffield - 2 £50,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £50,000 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £50,000 - 1
Scotland -19 1 - -
Stirling -24 1 - -

MiFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 57 (68.67%) EMIR
2 44 (53.01%) Finance
2 44 (53.01%) Banking
3 35 (42.17%) Investment Banking
4 32 (38.55%) Dodd-Frank
5 29 (34.94%) Back Office
6 23 (27.71%) FATCA
7 21 (25.30%) Reference Data
8 20 (24.10%) Risk Management
9 18 (21.69%) SQL
10 16 (19.28%) Murex
11 15 (18.07%) Business Analysis
11 15 (18.07%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (16.87%) Brady
12 14 (16.87%) ZaiNet
12 14 (16.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 14 (16.87%) Dynamics NAV
12 14 (16.87%) Dynamics AX
12 14 (16.87%) Workflow
12 14 (16.87%) OpenLink
12 14 (16.87%) Endur
12 14 (16.87%) Project Management
12 14 (16.87%) SAP
12 14 (16.87%) ERP
12 14 (16.87%) Data Modelling
12 14 (16.87%) ETRM
12 14 (16.87%) Triple Point
12 14 (16.87%) OpenLink RightAngle
12 14 (16.87%) Aligne
13 13 (15.66%) Degree

MiFID
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 4 (4.82%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (8.43%) MS Visio
2 6 (7.23%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.23%) MS Office
3 2 (2.41%) MS Project
3 2 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (16.87%) ZaiNet
1 14 (16.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 14 (16.87%) Dynamics NAV
1 14 (16.87%) Dynamics AX
1 14 (16.87%) Endur
1 14 (16.87%) OpenLink RightAngle
1 14 (16.87%) Aligne
2 1 (1.20%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) WAN
2 1 (1.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.41%) QlikView
2 2 (2.41%) Spotfire
2 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.20%) Toad
2 1 (1.20%) JIRA
General
1 44 (53.01%) Finance
1 44 (53.01%) Banking
2 35 (42.17%) Investment Banking
3 29 (34.94%) Back Office
4 9 (10.84%) Front Office
5 6 (7.23%) Retail Banking
5 6 (7.23%) Retail
6 5 (6.02%) Legal
7 2 (2.41%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (2.41%) Marketing
7 2 (2.41%) Advertising
8 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 39 (46.99%) Analyst
2 35 (42.17%) Business Analyst
3 19 (22.89%) Consultant
4 10 (12.05%) Lead Business Analyst
4 10 (12.05%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (10.84%) Project Manager
6 8 (9.64%) Senior Business Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Business Project Manager
7 5 (6.02%) Business Manager
7 5 (6.02%) Data Consultant
8 4 (4.82%) SAP Consultant
8 4 (4.82%) Auditor
9 3 (3.61%) Change Consultant
9 3 (3.61%) Programme Manager
9 3 (3.61%) Risk Consultant
9 3 (3.61%) Compliance Consultant
9 3 (3.61%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) Solutions Consultant
10 2 (2.41%) Banking Business Analyst
10 2 (2.41%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.02%) .NET
2 2 (2.41%) MDX
2 2 (2.41%) FpML
3 1 (1.20%) HTML
3 1 (1.20%) XML
3 1 (1.20%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.30%) Reference Data
2 13 (15.66%) Equities
3 12 (14.46%) Fixed Income
4 8 (9.64%) Credit Risk
5 7 (8.43%) Mathematics
6 6 (7.23%) Contract for Difference
6 6 (7.23%) Hedge funds
7 5 (6.02%) Derivative
7 5 (6.02%) Market Risk
7 5 (6.02%) Wiki
7 5 (6.02%) Computer Science
8 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (2.41%) SWIFT
9 2 (2.41%) Visualisation
9 2 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (2.41%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (1.20%) User Experience
10 1 (1.20%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.10%) Risk Management
2 15 (18.07%) Business Analysis
2 15 (18.07%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (16.87%) Workflow
3 14 (16.87%) Project Management
3 14 (16.87%) ERP
3 14 (16.87%) Data Modelling
3 14 (16.87%) ETRM
4 13 (15.66%) Wealth Management
4 13 (15.66%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (14.46%) Asset Management
5 12 (14.46%) Investment Management
6 9 (10.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (10.84%) Waterfall
7 8 (9.64%) Programme Management
8 6 (7.23%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (7.23%) Analytics
8 6 (7.23%) UML
9 5 (6.02%) Process Management
9 5 (6.02%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.69%) SQL
2 8 (9.64%) C#
3 2 (2.41%) C
3 2 (2.41%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.41%) VBA
4 1 (1.20%) Python
4 1 (1.20%) C++
4 1 (1.20%) Java
4 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (15.66%) Degree
2 6 (7.23%) ACCA
3 2 (2.41%) PMP
3 2 (2.41%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.41%) MBA
3 2 (2.41%) CIMA
4 1 (1.20%) CISA
4 1 (1.20%) ISEB
4 1 (1.20%) CRISC
4 1 (1.20%) IIBA
4 1 (1.20%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (68.67%) EMIR
2 32 (38.55%) Dodd-Frank
3 23 (27.71%) FATCA
4 10 (12.05%) Basel III
5 7 (8.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (6.02%) CRD IV
7 4 (4.82%) IAS 39
7 4 (4.82%) IAS 32
8 3 (3.61%) COREP
8 3 (3.61%) AIFMD
9 2 (2.41%) Basel II
10 1 (1.20%) UCITS
10 1 (1.20%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (19.28%) Murex
2 14 (16.87%) Brady
2 14 (16.87%) OpenLink
2 14 (16.87%) SAP
2 14 (16.87%) Triple Point
3 6 (7.23%) Bloomberg
4 5 (6.02%) Sybase
4 5 (6.02%) Reuters
4 5 (6.02%) Fidessa
4 5 (6.02%) Pega
5 4 (4.82%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.41%) Tableau
6 2 (2.41%) SunGard
7 1 (1.20%) GoldenSource
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle
7 1 (1.20%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.20%) SmartStream
7 1 (1.20%) Wall Street Systems
7 1 (1.20%) Fujitsu
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Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + attractive benefits and extensive
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + attractive benefits and extensive
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + attractive benefits and extensive
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London
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Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + attractive benefits and extensive
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City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £95000 per annum + bonus and benefits
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London, South East, United Kingdom
PWC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago