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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
Rank 730 834 962
Rank change year-on-year
+104 +128
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 188 141 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.13% 0.026%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.60% 1.11% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 144 128 28
Median salary £70,000 £75,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £56,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £42,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+29.41% -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
11744 12695 13290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.99% 11.57% 11.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9284 9988 10329
Median salary £50,000 £46,250 £46,723
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,274 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.44% +4.38%

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 29 July 2016 within the UK.

MiFID Salary Histogram in the UK

MiFID
Top 14 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 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +77 182 £70,000 -6.66% 26
London +81 164 £70,000 -6.66% 23
City of London +30 39 £80,000 +14.28% 12
West Sussex - 12 £65,000 - 3
South East - 12 £65,000 - 3
Crawley - 10 £65,000 - 3
Scotland +17 6 £61,250 +36.11%
Edinburgh +8 4 £61,250 +36.11%
Nottingham - 4 £47,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £47,500 -
East Midlands - 4 £47,500 -
Bristol - 2 £43,750 -
Glasgow - 2 - -
South West - 2 £43,750 -

MiFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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.

1 234 (66.67%) Finance
2 221 (62.96%) Banking
3 135 (38.46%) EMIR
4 115 (32.76%) Degree
5 114 (32.48%) Derivative
6 109 (31.05%) Back Office
7 105 (29.91%) Investment Banking
8 94 (26.78%) SQL
9 91 (25.93%) Project Management
10 85 (24.22%) Dodd-Frank
11 75 (21.37%) Business Analysis
12 74 (21.08%) C#
13 73 (20.80%) Analytical Skills
14 68 (19.37%) .NET
15 67 (19.09%) Fixed Income
15 67 (19.09%) Equities
16 60 (17.09%) Stakeholder Management
17 59 (16.81%) SQL Server
18 58 (16.52%) Windows
18 58 (16.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 57 (16.24%) Oracle
20 56 (15.95%) PL/SQL
20 56 (15.95%) WCF
20 56 (15.95%) AngularJS
21 55 (15.67%) Continuous Integration
21 55 (15.67%) Web Development
21 55 (15.67%) Microsoft
22 54 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
23 53 (15.10%) JavaScript
23 53 (15.10%) FATCA

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 8 (2.28%) SAS
2 3 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 40 (11.40%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (1.71%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.42%) MS Project
4 5 (1.42%) SPSS
5 4 (1.14%) MS Office
6 1 (0.28%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.28%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.57%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (16.81%) SQL Server
2 52 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 52 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (2.28%) QlikView
3 8 (2.28%) Spotfire
4 3 (0.85%) MarkLogic
4 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.57%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.57%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 52 (14.81%) Selenium
1 52 (14.81%) TeamCity
2 7 (1.99%) JIRA
3 3 (0.85%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
General
1 234 (66.67%) Finance
2 221 (62.96%) Banking
3 109 (31.05%) Back Office
4 105 (29.91%) Investment Banking
5 34 (9.69%) Front Office
6 28 (7.98%) Corporate Banking
7 18 (5.13%) Legal
8 16 (4.56%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.71%) Retail
10 5 (1.42%) Advertising
11 2 (0.57%) Marketing
11 2 (0.57%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.28%) Electronics
12 1 (0.28%) French Language
12 1 (0.28%) Law
12 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 170 (48.43%) Analyst
2 161 (45.87%) Business Analyst
3 73 (20.80%) Banking Analyst
4 71 (20.23%) Project Manager
5 70 (19.94%) Developer
6 66 (18.80%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 57 (16.24%) C# Developer
8 56 (15.95%) .NET Developer
9 55 (15.67%) C# .NET Developer
10 52 (14.81%) Regulatory Business Analyst
11 48 (13.68%) MiFID Business Analyst
12 44 (12.54%) SQL Developer
13 37 (10.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 31 (8.83%) ASP Developer
15 23 (6.55%) Banking Project Manager
16 17 (4.84%) Programme Manager
17 16 (4.56%) Business Manager
17 16 (4.56%) Derivatives Business Analyst
17 16 (4.56%) SSIS Developer
18 15 (4.27%) Business Change Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (19.37%) .NET
2 56 (15.95%) AngularJS
2 56 (15.95%) WCF
3 52 (14.81%) .NET Framework
3 52 (14.81%) Entity Framework
3 52 (14.81%) jQuery
3 52 (14.81%) JSON
3 52 (14.81%) KnockoutJS
4 31 (8.83%) ASP.NET Web API
5 16 (4.56%) FIX Protocol
6 8 (2.28%) ASP.NET
6 8 (2.28%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (2.28%) XML
7 5 (1.42%) HTML
8 4 (1.14%) Node.js
9 3 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 3 (0.85%) HTML5
10 1 (0.28%) CSS
10 1 (0.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 114 (32.48%) Derivative
2 73 (20.80%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (19.09%) Equities
3 67 (19.09%) Fixed Income
4 58 (16.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 46 (13.11%) OTC Derivatives
6 44 (12.54%) Market Risk
7 43 (12.25%) Credit Risk
8 37 (10.54%) Equity Derivative
9 17 (4.84%) Fintech
10 15 (4.27%) Computer Science
11 11 (3.13%) Mathematics
11 11 (3.13%) Reference Data
12 6 (1.71%) Hedge funds
13 5 (1.42%) Physics
13 5 (1.42%) Visualisation
14 3 (0.85%) SWIFT
15 2 (0.57%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 2 (0.57%) Statistics
15 2 (0.57%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 58 (16.52%) Windows
2 10 (2.85%) Linux
3 8 (2.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (25.93%) Project Management
2 75 (21.37%) Business Analysis
3 60 (17.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 55 (15.67%) Continuous Integration
4 55 (15.67%) Web Development
5 54 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
6 51 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (13.96%) SDLC
8 45 (12.82%) Analytics
9 42 (11.97%) MVC
10 39 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
11 34 (9.69%) Asset Management
12 33 (9.40%) PRINCE2
13 26 (7.41%) Risk Management
14 25 (7.12%) Waterfall
15 22 (6.27%) UML
15 22 (6.27%) Wealth Management
16 21 (5.98%) KYC
17 20 (5.70%) Collateral Management
17 20 (5.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 94 (26.78%) SQL
2 74 (21.08%) C#
3 56 (15.95%) PL/SQL
4 53 (15.10%) JavaScript
5 18 (5.13%) C++
6 16 (4.56%) Java
7 6 (1.71%) R
8 4 (1.14%) COBOL
8 4 (1.14%) Python
9 3 (0.85%) MATLAB
9 3 (0.85%) Scala
10 2 (0.57%) C
10 2 (0.57%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.28%) Ruby
11 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 115 (32.76%) Degree
2 12 (3.42%) PMP
3 11 (3.13%) PMI Certification
4 8 (2.28%) ISEB
5 3 (0.85%) MBA
6 2 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.28%) ACCA
7 1 (0.28%) CFA
7 1 (0.28%) CIMA
7 1 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (38.46%) EMIR
2 85 (24.22%) Dodd-Frank
3 53 (15.10%) FATCA
4 26 (7.41%) QA
5 11 (3.13%) Solvency II
6 10 (2.85%) Basel III
7 9 (2.56%) CRD IV
7 9 (2.56%) UCITS
8 7 (1.99%) AIFMD
8 7 (1.99%) Data Quality
9 4 (1.14%) COREP
9 4 (1.14%) FINREP
10 2 (0.57%) Basel II
11 1 (0.28%) TARGET2
Vendors
1 57 (16.24%) Oracle
2 55 (15.67%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.99%) Murex
4 13 (3.70%) Ab Initio
5 12 (3.42%) Reuters
6 8 (2.28%) Tableau
7 6 (1.71%) IBM
7 6 (1.71%) ION Trading
7 6 (1.71%) Pega
8 4 (1.14%) Cognizant
9 3 (0.85%) Cloudera
9 3 (0.85%) Informatica
9 3 (0.85%) Teradata
9 3 (0.85%) Tradeweb
10 2 (0.57%) Bloomberg
11 1 (0.28%) Avaloq
11 1 (0.28%) Charles River
11 1 (0.28%) Fidessa
11 1 (0.28%) SAP
11 1 (0.28%) Sophis
West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
London
Energon People
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Caspian One Ltd
Salary: £90000.00 - £140000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £52,000-£65,000, 15% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + c.20% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 13 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: 8 days ago