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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
Rank 767 875 922
Rank change year-on-year
+108 +47
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 170 99 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.090% 0.063%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.41% 0.79% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 104 71 61
Median salary £70,000 £65,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £51,600 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £93,500 £100,000 £110,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £52,500 -
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -

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
12059 12545 13315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.76% 11.36% 11.14%
Number of salaries quoted 9584 9792 10442
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,150
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 5 May 2016 within the UK.

MiFID Salary Histogram in the UK

MiFID
Top 9 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 5 May 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 +101 166 £70,000 +7.69% 19
London +88 164 £70,000 +7.69% 19
City of London +43 21 £65,000 -7.14% 6
Scotland -4 4 £70,000 +33.33%
Edinburgh -6 4 £70,000 +33.33%
Bristol - 1 £43,750 -
Birmingham - 1 £42,500 -
South West - 1 £43,750 -
West Midlands - 1 £42,500 -

MiFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 272 (72.92%) Banking
2 229 (61.39%) Finance
3 170 (45.58%) EMIR
4 155 (41.55%) Back Office
5 129 (34.58%) SQL
6 122 (32.71%) Derivative
7 121 (32.44%) Investment Banking
8 102 (27.35%) Dodd-Frank
9 101 (27.08%) C#
10 98 (26.27%) .NET
11 95 (25.47%) Analytical Skills
12 91 (24.40%) Oracle
12 91 (24.40%) Degree
13 87 (23.32%) WCF
13 87 (23.32%) AngularJS
14 86 (23.06%) Continuous Integration
14 86 (23.06%) Web Development
15 85 (22.79%) PL/SQL
16 83 (22.25%) JavaScript
16 83 (22.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 83 (22.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 83 (22.25%) .NET Framework
16 83 (22.25%) JSON
16 83 (22.25%) Selenium
16 83 (22.25%) jQuery
16 83 (22.25%) KnockoutJS
16 83 (22.25%) TeamCity
16 83 (22.25%) Entity Framework
17 82 (21.98%) Business Analysis
18 81 (21.72%) Microsoft

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 (3.22%) SAS
2 6 (1.61%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.80%) Node.js
4 2 (0.54%) Confluence
Applications
1 39 (10.46%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (3.22%) SPSS
4 8 (2.14%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.07%) MS Project
6 2 (0.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.61%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.54%) Algo Collateral
3 1 (0.27%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.54%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (22.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 83 (22.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 80 (21.45%) SQL Server
3 12 (3.22%) QlikView
3 12 (3.22%) Spotfire
4 4 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 83 (22.25%) Selenium
1 83 (22.25%) TeamCity
2 11 (2.95%) JIRA
3 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 272 (72.92%) Banking
2 229 (61.39%) Finance
3 155 (41.55%) Back Office
4 121 (32.44%) Investment Banking
5 35 (9.38%) Front Office
6 20 (5.36%) Financial Institution
6 20 (5.36%) Legal
7 17 (4.56%) Corporate Banking
7 17 (4.56%) Retail
8 7 (1.88%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.07%) Advertising
10 2 (0.54%) Marketing
11 1 (0.27%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 187 (50.13%) Analyst
2 164 (43.97%) Business Analyst
3 89 (23.86%) Banking Analyst
3 89 (23.86%) Developer
4 88 (23.59%) C# Developer
5 86 (23.06%) .NET Developer
5 86 (23.06%) C# .NET Developer
6 75 (20.11%) SQL Developer
7 65 (17.43%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 63 (16.89%) SSIS Developer
9 60 (16.09%) Regulatory Business Analyst
10 51 (13.67%) MiFID Business Analyst
11 40 (10.72%) Project Manager
12 35 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 32 (8.58%) ASP Developer
14 25 (6.70%) Business IT Analyst
14 25 (6.70%) IT Analyst
14 25 (6.70%) IT Business Analyst
15 22 (5.90%) Banking Business Analyst
16 16 (4.29%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (26.27%) .NET
2 87 (23.32%) AngularJS
2 87 (23.32%) WCF
3 83 (22.25%) .NET Framework
3 83 (22.25%) Entity Framework
3 83 (22.25%) jQuery
3 83 (22.25%) JSON
3 83 (22.25%) KnockoutJS
4 49 (13.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 19 (5.09%) FIX Protocol
6 6 (1.61%) ASP.NET
6 6 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (1.61%) XML
7 5 (1.34%) HTML
8 3 (0.80%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (0.80%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 3 (0.80%) HTML5
9 1 (0.27%) CSS
9 1 (0.27%) J2SE
9 1 (0.27%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 122 (32.71%) Derivative
2 95 (25.47%) Analytical Skills
3 80 (21.45%) Equities
4 67 (17.96%) Fixed Income
5 53 (14.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 41 (10.99%) Market Risk
7 40 (10.72%) Credit Risk
8 37 (9.92%) Equity Derivative
9 25 (6.70%) Computer Science
10 12 (3.22%) Visualisation
11 7 (1.88%) Mathematics
12 6 (1.61%) Reference Data
13 4 (1.07%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 3 (0.80%) Credit Derivative
14 3 (0.80%) Management Information System
15 2 (0.54%) Data Structures
15 2 (0.54%) Fintech
15 2 (0.54%) Statistics
15 2 (0.54%) Swaptions
15 2 (0.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 71 (19.03%) Windows
2 11 (2.95%) Unix
3 6 (1.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (23.06%) Continuous Integration
1 86 (23.06%) Web Development
2 82 (21.98%) Business Analysis
3 70 (18.77%) Project Management
4 63 (16.89%) MVC
5 56 (15.01%) SDLC
6 50 (13.40%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (12.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 42 (11.26%) Analytics
9 40 (10.72%) User Acceptance Testing
10 35 (9.38%) GAP Analysis
11 31 (8.31%) Risk Management
12 26 (6.97%) Data Management
13 22 (5.90%) Data Analysis
13 22 (5.90%) Wealth Management
14 20 (5.36%) KYC
15 18 (4.83%) Asset Management
15 18 (4.83%) Data Governance
15 18 (4.83%) Waterfall
16 17 (4.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 129 (34.58%) SQL
2 101 (27.08%) C#
3 85 (22.79%) PL/SQL
4 83 (22.25%) JavaScript
5 10 (2.68%) C++
6 7 (1.88%) C
7 6 (1.61%) Java
8 5 (1.34%) R
9 4 (1.07%) COBOL
10 3 (0.80%) Scala
11 2 (0.54%) Python
11 2 (0.54%) VBA
12 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.27%) Perl
12 1 (0.27%) Ruby
12 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 91 (24.40%) Degree
2 11 (2.95%) CISA
2 11 (2.95%) CISM
3 10 (2.68%) PMI Certification
4 9 (2.41%) CRISC
4 9 (2.41%) PMP
5 4 (1.07%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.80%) ISEB
7 2 (0.54%) CISSP
7 2 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.54%) QiCA
8 1 (0.27%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 170 (45.58%) EMIR
2 102 (27.35%) Dodd-Frank
3 58 (15.55%) FATCA
4 18 (4.83%) QA
5 15 (4.02%) Solvency II
6 13 (3.49%) Basel III
6 13 (3.49%) CRD IV
7 11 (2.95%) Data Quality
7 11 (2.95%) SEPA
8 7 (1.88%) AIFMD
9 6 (1.61%) Basel II
10 4 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (1.07%) UCITS
11 3 (0.80%) COREP
11 3 (0.80%) FINREP
12 2 (0.54%) COBIT
12 2 (0.54%) COSO
Vendors
1 91 (24.40%) Oracle
2 81 (21.72%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.02%) Murex
4 12 (3.22%) Reuters
4 12 (3.22%) Tableau
5 10 (2.68%) Ab Initio
6 6 (1.61%) Cognizant
6 6 (1.61%) IBM
6 6 (1.61%) Pega
7 3 (0.80%) Fidessa
7 3 (0.80%) Tradeweb
8 2 (0.54%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.54%) Calypso
8 2 (0.54%) Charles River
8 2 (0.54%) SunGard
9 1 (0.27%) Sophis
London
Development and Infrastructure
Salary: £85k - 90k per year + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - 60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - 80,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60,000 to £70,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £85000 per annum + commision - £250K OTE
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago