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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
Rank 798 823 848
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +25
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 60 44 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.042% 0.020%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.55% 0.41% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 55 34 20
Average salary £63,750 £80,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.31% +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £64,750
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £109,250 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 -
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
10882 10828 10877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.52% 10.38% 10.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8412 8364 8696
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 6 March 2015 within the UK.

MiFID Salary Histogram in the UK

MiFID
Top 8 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 6 March 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 +28 57 £65,000 -18.75% 16
London +31 56 £65,000 -18.75% 15
City of London -2 12 £77,500 -3.12% 2
Scotland - 4 £56,250 -
Edinburgh - 4 £56,250 -
Docklands, London - 2 £75,000 -
Manchester -2 1 £50,000 -
North West -11 1 £50,000 -

MiFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 74 (69.81%) EMIR
2 72 (67.92%) Finance
3 61 (57.55%) Banking
4 49 (46.23%) Dodd-Frank
5 47 (44.34%) Investment Banking
6 30 (28.30%) SQL
7 29 (27.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 28 (26.42%) Business Analysis
9 26 (24.53%) Derivative
9 26 (24.53%) Project Management
10 22 (20.75%) FATCA
11 19 (17.92%) Basel III
12 18 (16.98%) JIRA
13 16 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (14.15%) Risk Management
14 15 (14.15%) Wealth Management
14 15 (14.15%) Investment Management
15 14 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (12.26%) Back Office
16 13 (12.26%) Asset Management
16 13 (12.26%) Oracle
17 12 (11.32%) Legal
18 11 (10.38%) Fixed Income
18 11 (10.38%) Data Analysis
18 11 (10.38%) ITIL
18 11 (10.38%) Degree
19 10 (9.43%) User Acceptance Testing
19 10 (9.43%) Jenkins
19 10 (9.43%) Java
20 9 (8.49%) SAS

MiFID
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 9 (8.49%) SAS
2 3 (2.83%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.89%) MS Project
2 1 (0.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.66%) Summit
2 2 (1.89%) SunGard GMI
2 2 (1.89%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.94%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.94%) Algo Collateral
3 1 (0.94%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.94%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.89%) SaaS
2 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.94%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.94%) DataStage
3 1 (0.94%) Spotfire
3 1 (0.94%) QlikView
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.94%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (16.98%) JIRA
2 10 (9.43%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.89%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.94%) TestDirector
General
1 72 (67.92%) Finance
2 61 (57.55%) Banking
3 47 (44.34%) Investment Banking
4 13 (12.26%) Back Office
5 12 (11.32%) Legal
6 8 (7.55%) Front Office
7 5 (4.72%) Private Banking
8 4 (3.77%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (1.89%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.89%) Retail
10 1 (0.94%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (45.28%) Analyst
2 44 (41.51%) Business Analyst
3 29 (27.36%) Project Manager
4 11 (10.38%) Technical Analyst
4 11 (10.38%) Technical Business Analyst
4 11 (10.38%) Banking Business Analyst
4 11 (10.38%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 10 (9.43%) Test Manager
6 8 (7.55%) Programme Manager
7 5 (4.72%) Consultant
7 5 (4.72%) Report Analyst
7 5 (4.72%) Services Delivery Manager
7 5 (4.72%) Service Manager
7 5 (4.72%) Programme Test Manager
7 5 (4.72%) IT Business Analyst
7 5 (4.72%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (4.72%) Security Officer
7 5 (4.72%) Information Security Officer
8 4 (3.77%) Data Analyst
9 2 (1.89%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.77%) FpML
2 3 (2.83%) XML
3 2 (1.89%) .NET
4 1 (0.94%) FIXML
4 1 (0.94%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 26 (24.53%) Derivative
2 14 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (10.38%) Fixed Income
4 9 (8.49%) Equities
5 7 (6.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (3.77%) Market Risk
7 3 (2.83%) Data Extraction
7 3 (2.83%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (2.83%) Credit Risk
7 3 (2.83%) Economics
8 2 (1.89%) PMI
8 2 (1.89%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.89%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.94%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.94%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.94%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.94%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 28 (26.42%) Business Analysis
3 26 (24.53%) Project Management
4 16 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (14.15%) Wealth Management
5 15 (14.15%) Risk Management
5 15 (14.15%) Investment Management
6 13 (12.26%) Asset Management
7 11 (10.38%) Data Analysis
7 11 (10.38%) ITIL
8 10 (9.43%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (8.49%) Time Management
10 8 (7.55%) Change Management
11 7 (6.60%) Service Delivery
11 7 (6.60%) PRINCE2
11 7 (6.60%) Matrix Management
11 7 (6.60%) Waterfall
12 6 (5.66%) Information Security
13 5 (4.72%) Programme Management
13 5 (4.72%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (28.30%) SQL
2 10 (9.43%) Java
3 6 (5.66%) VBA
4 3 (2.83%) C#
5 2 (1.89%) Python
5 2 (1.89%) Ruby
6 1 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (10.38%) Degree
2 5 (4.72%) VCP4
2 5 (4.72%) CISA
2 5 (4.72%) CISM
2 5 (4.72%) ISEB Practitioner
2 5 (4.72%) ISEB
2 5 (4.72%) CISSP
3 2 (1.89%) PMP
3 2 (1.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (69.81%) EMIR
2 49 (46.23%) Dodd-Frank
3 22 (20.75%) FATCA
4 19 (17.92%) Basel III
5 9 (8.49%) AIFMD
6 8 (7.55%) QA
7 6 (5.66%) Basel II
7 6 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (5.66%) COBIT
7 6 (5.66%) UCITS
8 2 (1.89%) CRD IV
Systems Management
1 2 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (12.26%) Oracle
2 4 (3.77%) Murex
2 4 (3.77%) SunGard
3 3 (2.83%) Calypso
4 2 (1.89%) Pega
4 2 (1.89%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.94%) Tableau
5 1 (0.94%) Informatica
5 1 (0.94%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.94%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.94%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.94%) Actimize
5 1 (0.94%) Greenplum
5 1 (0.94%) Fidessa
5 1 (0.94%) Misys
5 1 (0.94%) Sybase
5 1 (0.94%) SAP
5 1 (0.94%) IBM
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + LARGE BENEFITS AND BONUS
Posted: Yesterday
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + Car allowance, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum + bonus + attractive benefits and e
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + profit-share and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: Market related
Posted: 13 days ago
London, South East, United Kingdom
PWC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago