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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
Rank 739 897 904
Rank change year-on-year
+158 +7
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 195 53 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.050% 0.030%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.59% 0.45% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 124 51 22
Average salary £72,500 £75,000 £76,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £105,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +20.00%

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
12236 11739 11242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.07% 11.02% 10.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9712 9154 8628
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 8 February 2016 within the UK.

MiFID Salary Histogram in the UK

MiFID
Top 5 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 8 February 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
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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 +145 195 £72,500 -3.33% 35
London +145 194 £72,500 -3.33% 34
City of London +78 33 £57,500 -32.35% 16
Cheshire - 1 £65,000 -
North West - 1 £65,000 -

MiFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 259 (69.81%) Banking
2 233 (62.80%) Finance
3 196 (52.83%) EMIR
4 149 (40.16%) Back Office
5 129 (34.77%) Derivative
5 129 (34.77%) Dodd-Frank
6 122 (32.88%) Investment Banking
7 104 (28.03%) SQL
8 100 (26.95%) Business Analysis
9 96 (25.88%) Project Management
10 85 (22.91%) Analytical Skills
11 81 (21.83%) Equities
12 72 (19.41%) Degree
13 70 (18.87%) SDLC
14 69 (18.60%) Fixed Income
15 65 (17.52%) Microsoft
15 65 (17.52%) .NET
16 63 (16.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 62 (16.71%) Oracle
17 62 (16.71%) Front Office
18 57 (15.36%) Agile Software Development
19 55 (14.82%) FATCA
20 54 (14.56%) C#
21 53 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 52 (14.02%) JSON
22 52 (14.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 52 (14.02%) .NET Framework
22 52 (14.02%) Web Development
22 52 (14.02%) Selenium
22 52 (14.02%) WCF

MiFID
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 17 (4.58%) SAS
2 6 (1.62%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.81%) Confluence
Applications
1 40 (10.78%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.58%) MS Visio
2 17 (4.58%) SPSS
3 16 (4.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (3.50%) MS Project
5 11 (2.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.16%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (0.81%) Algo Collateral
3 1 (0.27%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.27%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 52 (14.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 48 (12.94%) SQL Server
4 17 (4.58%) Spotfire
5 16 (4.31%) QlikView
6 3 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.27%) OLTP
7 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 52 (14.02%) Selenium
1 52 (14.02%) TeamCity
2 18 (4.85%) JIRA
General
1 259 (69.81%) Banking
2 233 (62.80%) Finance
3 149 (40.16%) Back Office
4 122 (32.88%) Investment Banking
5 62 (16.71%) Front Office
6 38 (10.24%) Financial Institution
7 23 (6.20%) Retail
8 20 (5.39%) Legal
9 9 (2.43%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.81%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.54%) Advertising
11 2 (0.54%) Marketing
12 1 (0.27%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 200 (53.91%) Analyst
2 178 (47.98%) Business Analyst
3 89 (23.99%) Banking Analyst
4 57 (15.36%) Regulatory Business Analyst
5 55 (14.82%) Developer
6 52 (14.02%) .NET Developer
6 52 (14.02%) SQL Developer
7 51 (13.75%) C# .NET Developer
7 51 (13.75%) C# Developer
7 51 (13.75%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 48 (12.94%) Project Manager
9 46 (12.40%) MiFID Business Analyst
10 39 (10.51%) Banking Business Analyst
11 35 (9.43%) Business IT Analyst
11 35 (9.43%) IT Analyst
11 35 (9.43%) IT Business Analyst
12 34 (9.16%) Financial Analyst
13 32 (8.63%) Business Change Analyst
13 32 (8.63%) Business Change Business Analyst
14 30 (8.09%) Finance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (17.52%) .NET
2 52 (14.02%) .NET Framework
2 52 (14.02%) AngularJS
2 52 (14.02%) Entity Framework
2 52 (14.02%) jQuery
2 52 (14.02%) JSON
2 52 (14.02%) KnockoutJS
2 52 (14.02%) WCF
3 39 (10.51%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (3.23%) FIX Protocol
5 10 (2.70%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.27%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 129 (34.77%) Derivative
2 85 (22.91%) Analytical Skills
3 81 (21.83%) Equities
4 69 (18.60%) Fixed Income
5 63 (16.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 44 (11.86%) Market Risk
7 43 (11.59%) Equity Derivative
8 33 (8.89%) Credit Risk
9 19 (5.12%) Reference Data
10 17 (4.58%) Visualisation
11 15 (4.04%) Computer Science
12 14 (3.77%) Credit Derivative
13 4 (1.08%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 4 (1.08%) Management Information System
13 4 (1.08%) Mathematics
14 2 (0.54%) Mobile Banking
14 2 (0.54%) Wiki
15 1 (0.27%) Data Structures
15 1 (0.27%) Fintech
15 1 (0.27%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 42 (11.32%) Windows
2 11 (2.96%) Unix
3 9 (2.43%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (26.95%) Business Analysis
2 96 (25.88%) Project Management
3 70 (18.87%) SDLC
4 57 (15.36%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (14.02%) Continuous Integration
5 52 (14.02%) Web Development
6 51 (13.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 42 (11.32%) MVC
8 39 (10.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 31 (8.36%) Data Analysis
10 30 (8.09%) GAP Analysis
11 29 (7.82%) Change Management
11 29 (7.82%) Risk Management
12 28 (7.55%) Data Management
13 27 (7.28%) Migration
14 24 (6.47%) Analytics
15 22 (5.93%) Waterfall
16 21 (5.66%) Anti-Money Laundering
17 18 (4.85%) Change Control
17 18 (4.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 104 (28.03%) SQL
2 54 (14.56%) C#
3 52 (14.02%) JavaScript
3 52 (14.02%) PL/SQL
4 16 (4.31%) C
5 12 (3.23%) Java
6 5 (1.35%) R
7 2 (0.54%) Python
7 2 (0.54%) VBA
8 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.27%) C++
8 1 (0.27%) Perl
8 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 72 (19.41%) Degree
2 11 (2.96%) CISA
2 11 (2.96%) CISM
3 9 (2.43%) CRISC
4 4 (1.08%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.08%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.81%) PMP
6 2 (0.54%) CISSP
6 2 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.54%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 196 (52.83%) EMIR
2 129 (34.77%) Dodd-Frank
3 55 (14.82%) FATCA
4 23 (6.20%) QA
5 17 (4.58%) CRD IV
6 16 (4.31%) Data Quality
6 16 (4.31%) SEPA
6 16 (4.31%) Solvency II
7 14 (3.77%) Basel III
8 7 (1.89%) AIFMD
8 7 (1.89%) Basel II
8 7 (1.89%) COREP
8 7 (1.89%) FINREP
9 5 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.54%) COBIT
10 2 (0.54%) COSO
11 1 (0.27%) UCITS
Systems Management
1 9 (2.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 65 (17.52%) Microsoft
2 62 (16.71%) Oracle
3 17 (4.58%) Tableau
4 9 (2.43%) Bloomberg
4 9 (2.43%) HP
4 9 (2.43%) Murex
5 6 (1.62%) Fidessa
6 5 (1.35%) Cognizant
7 4 (1.08%) Calypso
7 4 (1.08%) SunGard
8 3 (0.81%) Charles River
9 2 (0.54%) Sybase
10 1 (0.27%) FNZ
10 1 (0.27%) OpenLink
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £110000 per annum + bonu+benefit package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £110000 per annum + benefit+bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £130,000-160,000 basic + strong bonus + car + package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension, Cash Pot
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50k - 130k + benefits + bonus plus attractive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50K - 80K
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50k - £80k plus extremely attractive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum +bonus +benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Qualserv
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum plus bonus and pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £65 - £75 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - 80,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000
Posted: 6 days ago
City, Birmingham
Quant Capital
Salary: up to £45,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
iKas International
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £115000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 25 days ago