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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
Rank 745 829 960
Rank change year-on-year
+84 +131
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 176 135 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.12% 0.043%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.54% 1.07% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 132 113 44
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £86,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -18.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £99,000 £103,500
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £52,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%

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
11430 12572 13683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.78% 11.36% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 9126 9904 10649
Median salary £50,000 £47,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +1.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 25 June 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MiFID within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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 +93 171 £70,000 - 20
London +69 161 £70,000 - 18
City of London +29 20 £80,000 +23.07% 12
Edinburgh +14 5 £70,000 +33.33% 1
Scotland +7 5 £70,000 +33.33% 1
South East - 4 £70,000 - 1
West Sussex - 4 £70,000 - 1
Bristol - 3 £43,750 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £47,500 -
South West - 3 £43,750 - 1
Nottingham - 3 £47,500 -
Crawley - 3 £70,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 £47,500 -

MiFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 222 (64.91%) Banking
2 220 (64.33%) Finance
3 148 (43.27%) EMIR
4 126 (36.84%) Back Office
5 118 (34.50%) Derivative
6 104 (30.41%) Degree
6 104 (30.41%) Investment Banking
6 104 (30.41%) SQL
7 92 (26.90%) Dodd-Frank
8 85 (24.85%) C#
9 80 (23.39%) Analytical Skills
10 79 (23.10%) .NET
10 79 (23.10%) Project Management
11 69 (20.18%) Microsoft
11 69 (20.18%) Windows
12 68 (19.88%) Oracle
12 68 (19.88%) WCF
12 68 (19.88%) AngularJS
13 67 (19.59%) Continuous Integration
13 67 (19.59%) Web Development
13 67 (19.59%) SQL Server
14 66 (19.30%) PL/SQL
15 65 (19.01%) JavaScript
15 65 (19.01%) Equities
16 64 (18.71%) Fixed Income
16 64 (18.71%) JSON
16 64 (18.71%) .NET Framework
16 64 (18.71%) Business Analysis
16 64 (18.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 64 (18.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 12 (3.51%) SAS
2 5 (1.46%) SharePoint
Applications
1 33 (9.65%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (2.63%) SPSS
3 5 (1.46%) MS Project
4 4 (1.17%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.29%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Algo Collateral
1 1 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.29%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.58%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (19.59%) SQL Server
2 64 (18.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 64 (18.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (3.51%) QlikView
3 12 (3.51%) Spotfire
4 3 (0.88%) MarkLogic
4 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 64 (18.71%) Selenium
1 64 (18.71%) TeamCity
2 7 (2.05%) JIRA
3 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 222 (64.91%) Banking
2 220 (64.33%) Finance
3 126 (36.84%) Back Office
4 104 (30.41%) Investment Banking
5 31 (9.06%) Front Office
6 25 (7.31%) Corporate Banking
7 22 (6.43%) Legal
8 16 (4.68%) Financial Institution
9 9 (2.63%) Retail
10 6 (1.75%) Retail Banking
11 4 (1.17%) Advertising
12 1 (0.29%) Electronics
12 1 (0.29%) French Language
12 1 (0.29%) Law
12 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.29%) Marketing
12 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 165 (48.25%) Analyst
2 150 (43.86%) Business Analyst
3 78 (22.81%) Developer
4 75 (21.93%) Banking Analyst
5 69 (20.18%) C# Developer
6 67 (19.59%) .NET Developer
6 67 (19.59%) C# .NET Developer
7 61 (17.84%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 61 (17.84%) Project Manager
8 56 (16.37%) SQL Developer
9 51 (14.91%) Regulatory Business Analyst
10 46 (13.45%) MiFID Business Analyst
11 34 (9.94%) SSIS Developer
12 31 (9.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 27 (7.89%) ASP Developer
14 18 (5.26%) Programme Manager
15 17 (4.97%) Banking Project Manager
15 17 (4.97%) Business Manager
16 16 (4.68%) Derivatives Business Analyst
17 15 (4.39%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (23.10%) .NET
2 68 (19.88%) AngularJS
2 68 (19.88%) WCF
3 64 (18.71%) .NET Framework
3 64 (18.71%) Entity Framework
3 64 (18.71%) jQuery
3 64 (18.71%) JSON
3 64 (18.71%) KnockoutJS
4 35 (10.23%) ASP.NET Web API
5 14 (4.09%) FIX Protocol
6 7 (2.05%) ASP.NET
6 7 (2.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (2.05%) XML
7 5 (1.46%) HTML
8 4 (1.17%) Node.js
9 3 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 3 (0.88%) HTML5
10 1 (0.29%) CSS
10 1 (0.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 118 (34.50%) Derivative
2 80 (23.39%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (19.01%) Equities
4 64 (18.71%) Fixed Income
5 56 (16.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 45 (13.16%) Market Risk
7 44 (12.87%) OTC Derivatives
8 43 (12.57%) Credit Risk
9 41 (11.99%) Equity Derivative
10 19 (5.56%) Computer Science
11 9 (2.63%) Mathematics
11 9 (2.63%) Reference Data
11 9 (2.63%) Visualisation
12 8 (2.34%) Fintech
13 5 (1.46%) Hedge funds
13 5 (1.46%) Virtual Team
14 3 (0.88%) Physics
14 3 (0.88%) SWIFT
15 2 (0.58%) Statistics
15 2 (0.58%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 69 (20.18%) Windows
2 9 (2.63%) Linux
3 8 (2.34%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (23.10%) Project Management
2 67 (19.59%) Continuous Integration
2 67 (19.59%) Web Development
3 64 (18.71%) Business Analysis
4 51 (14.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 50 (14.62%) Analytics
6 49 (14.33%) MVC
7 45 (13.16%) SDLC
8 41 (11.99%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (11.70%) GAP Analysis
10 38 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
11 30 (8.77%) Risk Management
12 27 (7.89%) Asset Management
13 24 (7.02%) PRINCE2
14 22 (6.43%) Wealth Management
15 21 (6.14%) KYC
16 20 (5.85%) Collateral Management
16 20 (5.85%) Waterfall
17 19 (5.56%) Programme Management
18 18 (5.26%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 104 (30.41%) SQL
2 85 (24.85%) C#
3 66 (19.30%) PL/SQL
4 65 (19.01%) JavaScript
5 16 (4.68%) C++
6 13 (3.80%) Java
7 9 (2.63%) R
8 4 (1.17%) COBOL
8 4 (1.17%) Python
9 3 (0.88%) C
9 3 (0.88%) MATLAB
9 3 (0.88%) Scala
10 2 (0.58%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.29%) Ruby
11 1 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 104 (30.41%) Degree
2 12 (3.51%) PMI Certification
3 11 (3.22%) PMP
4 4 (1.17%) ISEB
4 4 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (0.88%) MBA
6 1 (0.29%) CFA
6 1 (0.29%) CISA
6 1 (0.29%) CISM
6 1 (0.29%) CRISC
6 1 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (43.27%) EMIR
2 92 (26.90%) Dodd-Frank
3 54 (15.79%) FATCA
4 25 (7.31%) QA
5 13 (3.80%) CRD IV
5 13 (3.80%) Solvency II
6 11 (3.22%) Data Quality
7 10 (2.92%) Basel III
8 8 (2.34%) UCITS
9 7 (2.05%) AIFMD
10 5 (1.46%) SEPA
11 4 (1.17%) COREP
11 4 (1.17%) FINREP
12 1 (0.29%) Basel II
12 1 (0.29%) TARGET2
Vendors
1 69 (20.18%) Microsoft
2 68 (19.88%) Oracle
3 16 (4.68%) Murex
4 13 (3.80%) Ab Initio
5 12 (3.51%) Reuters
5 12 (3.51%) Tableau
6 6 (1.75%) IBM
6 6 (1.75%) Pega
7 4 (1.17%) Cognizant
8 3 (0.88%) Charles River
8 3 (0.88%) Cloudera
8 3 (0.88%) Informatica
8 3 (0.88%) Teradata
8 3 (0.88%) Tradeweb
9 2 (0.58%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.58%) ION Trading
10 1 (0.29%) Calypso
10 1 (0.29%) SAP
10 1 (0.29%) Sophis
10 1 (0.29%) SunGard
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