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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
Rank 803 862 869
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +7
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 97 82 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.068% 0.023%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.81% 0.66% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 79 66 25
Average salary £65,000 £80,000 £92,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £110,000 £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
12030 12510 11217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.81% 10.33% 10.10%
Number of salaries quoted 9429 9778 8911
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +61 90 £65,000 -18.75% 35
London +51 89 £65,000 -18.75% 33
City of London +26 21 £65,000 -18.75% 6
Scotland - 8 £52,500 - 1
Edinburgh - 7 £52,500 - 1
North West +8 1 £50,000 - 1
Manchester +5 1 £50,000 -
Lothian - 1 £54,000 -

MiFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 114 (79.17%) EMIR
2 87 (60.42%) Finance
3 80 (55.56%) Banking
4 71 (49.31%) Dodd-Frank
5 67 (46.53%) Investment Banking
6 47 (32.64%) SQL
7 44 (30.56%) Business Analysis
8 43 (29.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 35 (24.31%) Project Management
10 32 (22.22%) Derivative
11 25 (17.36%) Degree
11 25 (17.36%) Basel III
12 24 (16.67%) JIRA
12 24 (16.67%) FATCA
12 24 (16.67%) Risk Management
13 22 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (15.28%) SAS
13 22 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (14.58%) Oracle
14 21 (14.58%) Asset Management
15 19 (13.19%) Java
16 16 (11.11%) Jenkins
17 15 (10.42%) Analytics
17 15 (10.42%) Data Analysis
17 15 (10.42%) Fixed Income
18 14 (9.72%) Financial Institution
18 14 (9.72%) Back Office
18 14 (9.72%) Data Modelling
18 14 (9.72%) Tableau
18 14 (9.72%) Data Governance

MiFID
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 22 (15.28%) SAS
2 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.86%) SPSS
3 2 (1.39%) MS Project
4 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (8.33%) Summit
2 2 (1.39%) SunGard GMI
2 2 (1.39%) Algo Collateral
3 1 (0.69%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.69%) MetaTrader
3 1 (0.69%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.69%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.78%) SaaS
2 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.33%) QlikView
2 10 (6.94%) Spotfire
3 5 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.47%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.69%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.69%) DataStage
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.69%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 24 (16.67%) JIRA
2 16 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.39%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.69%) TestDirector
General
1 87 (60.42%) Finance
2 80 (55.56%) Banking
3 67 (46.53%) Investment Banking
4 14 (9.72%) Financial Institution
4 14 (9.72%) Back Office
5 10 (6.94%) Legal
5 10 (6.94%) Retail
6 8 (5.56%) Front Office
7 3 (2.08%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.39%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.69%) Marketing
9 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (37.50%) Analyst
2 49 (34.03%) Business Analyst
3 33 (22.92%) Project Manager
4 14 (9.72%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 13 (9.03%) Banking Business Analyst
6 12 (8.33%) Test Manager
7 9 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
7 9 (6.25%) Technical Business Analyst
8 8 (5.56%) Programme Manager
9 7 (4.86%) Report Analyst
9 7 (4.86%) MiFID Business Analyst
10 6 (4.17%) Data Analytics Manager
10 6 (4.17%) Developer
10 6 (4.17%) Data Manager
11 5 (3.47%) Delivery Manager
11 5 (3.47%) Technical Manager
11 5 (3.47%) Services Delivery Manager
11 5 (3.47%) Service Manager
11 5 (3.47%) Consultant
11 5 (3.47%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.47%) FpML
2 4 (2.78%) .NET
2 4 (2.78%) XML
3 2 (1.39%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.69%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.69%) FIXML
4 1 (0.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (22.22%) Derivative
2 22 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (10.42%) Fixed Income
4 13 (9.03%) Equities
4 13 (9.03%) Mathematics
4 13 (9.03%) Visualisation
5 11 (7.64%) Computer Science
6 10 (6.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (3.47%) PMI
8 4 (2.78%) Economics
9 3 (2.08%) Market Risk
9 3 (2.08%) Reference Data
9 3 (2.08%) Data Extraction
10 2 (1.39%) SWIFT
10 2 (1.39%) ASIC
10 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.39%) Credit Risk
10 2 (1.39%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.69%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.69%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (30.56%) Business Analysis
2 43 (29.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 35 (24.31%) Project Management
4 24 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 22 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (14.58%) Asset Management
7 15 (10.42%) Data Analysis
7 15 (10.42%) Analytics
8 14 (9.72%) Data Governance
8 14 (9.72%) Data Modelling
9 13 (9.03%) Data Analytics
10 12 (8.33%) Data Architecture
10 12 (8.33%) Wealth Management
10 12 (8.33%) Investment Management
11 11 (7.64%) PRINCE2
12 10 (6.94%) Time Management
12 10 (6.94%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (6.25%) ITIL
14 8 (5.56%) Programme Management
14 8 (5.56%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 47 (32.64%) SQL
2 19 (13.19%) Java
3 8 (5.56%) VBA
4 5 (3.47%) C#
5 4 (2.78%) Ruby
6 2 (1.39%) Python
6 2 (1.39%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.69%) VB
7 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (17.36%) Degree
2 11 (7.64%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.25%) ISEB
3 9 (6.25%) PMI Certification
4 6 (4.17%) CISA
4 6 (4.17%) CISM
4 6 (4.17%) CISSP
4 6 (4.17%) PMP
5 5 (3.47%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (79.17%) EMIR
2 71 (49.31%) Dodd-Frank
3 25 (17.36%) Basel III
4 24 (16.67%) FATCA
5 14 (9.72%) CRD IV
6 10 (6.94%) QA
7 9 (6.25%) AIFMD
8 7 (4.86%) Basel II
8 7 (4.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (4.86%) COBIT
9 6 (4.17%) UCITS
10 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 21 (14.58%) Oracle
2 14 (9.72%) Tableau
3 5 (3.47%) SunGard
4 4 (2.78%) Murex
4 4 (2.78%) Calypso
5 3 (2.08%) Informatica
6 2 (1.39%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.69%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.69%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.69%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.69%) GoldenSource
7 1 (0.69%) Actimize
7 1 (0.69%) Greenplum
7 1 (0.69%) Fidessa
7 1 (0.69%) Misys
7 1 (0.69%) Sybase
7 1 (0.69%) SAP
7 1 (0.69%) IBM
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London
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £100000 - £140000 per annum + car, bonus, benefits
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London
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Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum + bonus
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Large Bonuses + Benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £95000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £55,000 with benefits
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Salary: Up to £55,000 with benefits
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London
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