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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
Rank 824 862 862
Rank change year-on-year
+38 0
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 56 27 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.026% 0.021%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.51% 0.26% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 54 19 20
Average salary £77,500 £62,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.00% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,750 £50,000 -
% change year-on-year
+21.50% -

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
11065 10558 11257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.49% 10.16% 10.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8644 8137 9198
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 26 January 2015 within the UK.

MiFID Salary Histogram in the UK

MiFID
Top 6 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 26 January 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
London +38 52 £82,500 +8.19% 9
England +26 52 £82,500 +32.00% 9
City of London +6 13 £85,000 +6.25% 3
Scotland - 4 £60,750 - 3
Edinburgh - 4 £60,750 - 3
Docklands, London - 2 £75,000 -

MiFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 61 (69.32%) Finance
2 57 (64.77%) EMIR
3 53 (60.23%) Banking
4 39 (44.32%) Investment Banking
5 35 (39.77%) Dodd-Frank
6 22 (25.00%) FATCA
7 19 (21.59%) Project Management
7 19 (21.59%) Business Analysis
8 18 (20.45%) SQL
8 18 (20.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (18.18%) Risk Management
9 16 (18.18%) Derivative
9 16 (18.18%) Basel III
10 15 (17.05%) Wealth Management
11 14 (15.91%) Investment Management
12 13 (14.77%) JIRA
12 13 (14.77%) Asset Management
13 12 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (12.50%) Back Office
15 10 (11.36%) Oracle
15 10 (11.36%) Murex
16 9 (10.23%) Degree
16 9 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
17 8 (9.09%) AIFMD
17 8 (9.09%) Jenkins
17 8 (9.09%) Waterfall
17 8 (9.09%) ETRM
17 8 (9.09%) Triple Point
17 8 (9.09%) OpenLink RightAngle
17 8 (9.09%) Aligne

MiFID
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 6 (6.82%) SAS
2 2 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) MS Project
2 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (9.09%) ZaiNet
1 8 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 8 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
1 8 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
1 8 (9.09%) Endur
1 8 (9.09%) OpenLink RightAngle
1 8 (9.09%) Aligne
2 5 (5.68%) Summit
3 2 (2.27%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) SaaS
2 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (14.77%) JIRA
2 8 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.14%) Toad
General
1 61 (69.32%) Finance
2 53 (60.23%) Banking
3 39 (44.32%) Investment Banking
4 11 (12.50%) Back Office
5 8 (9.09%) Legal
6 7 (7.95%) Front Office
7 5 (5.68%) Private Banking
8 2 (2.27%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
9 1 (1.14%) Retail Banking
9 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (42.05%) Analyst
2 36 (40.91%) Business Analyst
3 26 (29.55%) Project Manager
4 11 (12.50%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 10 (11.36%) Technical Business Analyst
5 10 (11.36%) Technical Analyst
5 10 (11.36%) Banking Business Analyst
6 8 (9.09%) Programme Manager
6 8 (9.09%) Test Manager
7 7 (7.95%) Consultant
8 5 (5.68%) IT Business Analyst
9 4 (4.55%) Auditor
9 4 (4.55%) Lead Business Analyst
9 4 (4.55%) SAP Consultant
9 4 (4.55%) Senior Business Analyst
9 4 (4.55%) Report Analyst
9 4 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.41%) Programme Test Manager
11 2 (2.27%) Delivery Manager
11 2 (2.27%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.41%) FpML
2 2 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.18%) Derivative
2 9 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.95%) Fixed Income
4 4 (4.55%) Equities
4 4 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.41%) Credit Risk
5 3 (3.41%) Market Risk
6 2 (2.27%) Reference Data
6 2 (2.27%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (2.27%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.14%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.59%) Project Management
1 19 (21.59%) Business Analysis
2 18 (20.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 15 (17.05%) Wealth Management
5 14 (15.91%) Investment Management
6 13 (14.77%) Asset Management
7 12 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (9.09%) Matrix Management
8 8 (9.09%) ERP
8 8 (9.09%) ETRM
8 8 (9.09%) Waterfall
9 7 (7.95%) Mentoring
9 7 (7.95%) Change Management
9 7 (7.95%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (7.95%) Data Analysis
10 6 (6.82%) ITIL
10 6 (6.82%) Time Management
11 5 (5.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (5.68%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.45%) SQL
2 8 (9.09%) Java
3 3 (3.41%) VBA
4 1 (1.14%) Python
4 1 (1.14%) VB
4 1 (1.14%) C
4 1 (1.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (10.23%) Degree
2 4 (4.55%) ACCA
3 3 (3.41%) ISEB
3 3 (3.41%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (2.27%) PMP
5 1 (1.14%) CISSP
5 1 (1.14%) CISA
5 1 (1.14%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (64.77%) EMIR
2 35 (39.77%) Dodd-Frank
3 22 (25.00%) FATCA
4 16 (18.18%) Basel III
5 8 (9.09%) AIFMD
6 6 (6.82%) UCITS
6 6 (6.82%) QA
7 4 (4.55%) IAS 39
7 4 (4.55%) IAS 32
8 2 (2.27%) CRD IV
9 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (1.14%) COBIT
9 1 (1.14%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (11.36%) Murex
1 10 (11.36%) Oracle
2 8 (9.09%) SAP
2 8 (9.09%) Triple Point
2 8 (9.09%) OpenLink
2 8 (9.09%) Brady
3 2 (2.27%) Pega
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.14%) Actimize
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