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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
Rank 828 835 859
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +24
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 64 61 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.054% 0.026%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.56% 0.52% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 58 49 28
Average salary £65,000 £80,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £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
11450 11680 11155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.64% 10.43% 10.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8903 9134 8889
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 27 March 2015 within the UK.

MiFID Salary Histogram in the UK

MiFID
Top 7 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 27 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +12 61 £65,000 -18.75% 25
London +43 60 £65,000 -18.75% 25
City of London +5 13 £70,000 -12.50% 8
Scotland - 4 £56,250 -
Edinburgh - 4 £56,250 -
North West +7 1 £50,000 -
Manchester +7 1 £50,000 -

MiFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 82 (75.23%) EMIR
2 72 (66.06%) Finance
3 64 (58.72%) Banking
4 56 (51.38%) Dodd-Frank
5 54 (49.54%) Investment Banking
6 31 (28.44%) SQL
7 30 (27.52%) Business Analysis
8 29 (26.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (25.69%) Derivative
10 23 (21.10%) Project Management
11 22 (20.18%) Basel III
12 21 (19.27%) JIRA
13 19 (17.43%) FATCA
14 18 (16.51%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (14.68%) Oracle
16 15 (13.76%) Risk Management
17 14 (12.84%) Asset Management
18 13 (11.93%) Java
18 13 (11.93%) Jenkins
19 12 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
19 12 (11.01%) Fixed Income
20 11 (10.09%) Data Analysis
20 11 (10.09%) Degree
20 11 (10.09%) User Acceptance Testing
20 11 (10.09%) Investment Management
21 10 (9.17%) Equities
21 10 (9.17%) SAS
22 9 (8.26%) ITIL
22 9 (8.26%) Summit
22 9 (8.26%) Back Office

MiFID
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 10 (9.17%) SAS
2 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) MS Project
1 2 (1.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.92%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (8.26%) Summit
2 2 (1.83%) SunGard GMI
3 1 (0.92%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.92%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.92%) Algo Collateral
3 1 (0.92%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.92%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.83%) SaaS
2 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.83%) Spotfire
2 2 (1.83%) QlikView
2 2 (1.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.92%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.92%) DataStage
3 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.92%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.92%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (19.27%) JIRA
2 13 (11.93%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.83%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.92%) TestDirector
General
1 72 (66.06%) Finance
2 64 (58.72%) Banking
3 54 (49.54%) Investment Banking
4 9 (8.26%) Back Office
5 8 (7.34%) Legal
6 5 (4.59%) Front Office
7 3 (2.75%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.83%) Private Banking
8 2 (1.83%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.83%) Retail
9 1 (0.92%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (46.79%) Analyst
2 46 (42.20%) Business Analyst
3 27 (24.77%) Project Manager
4 12 (11.01%) Test Manager
4 12 (11.01%) Banking Business Analyst
4 12 (11.01%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 10 (9.17%) Technical Business Analyst
5 10 (9.17%) Technical Analyst
6 7 (6.42%) Programme Manager
7 5 (4.59%) Report Analyst
7 5 (4.59%) Services Delivery Manager
7 5 (4.59%) Service Manager
7 5 (4.59%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (4.59%) IT Business Analyst
7 5 (4.59%) Security Officer
7 5 (4.59%) Programme Test Manager
7 5 (4.59%) Information Security Officer
8 4 (3.67%) Data Analyst
9 3 (2.75%) Consultant
9 3 (2.75%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.67%) FpML
2 3 (2.75%) XML
3 2 (1.83%) .NET
4 1 (0.92%) FIXML
4 1 (0.92%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 28 (25.69%) Derivative
2 12 (11.01%) Fixed Income
2 12 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.17%) Equities
4 6 (5.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (3.67%) PMI
5 4 (3.67%) Economics
6 3 (2.75%) Market Risk
6 3 (2.75%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.83%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.83%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (1.83%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.92%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.92%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.92%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (0.92%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.92%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.92%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.83%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.52%) Business Analysis
2 29 (26.61%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (21.10%) Project Management
4 18 (16.51%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (13.76%) Risk Management
6 14 (12.84%) Asset Management
7 11 (10.09%) Data Analysis
7 11 (10.09%) Investment Management
7 11 (10.09%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (8.26%) Time Management
8 9 (8.26%) Wealth Management
8 9 (8.26%) ITIL
9 7 (6.42%) Information Security
9 7 (6.42%) Waterfall
10 6 (5.50%) Matrix Management
10 6 (5.50%) PRINCE2
10 6 (5.50%) Process Management
10 6 (5.50%) Service Delivery
11 5 (4.59%) Change Control
11 5 (4.59%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (28.44%) SQL
2 13 (11.93%) Java
3 6 (5.50%) VBA
4 3 (2.75%) C#
5 2 (1.83%) Python
5 2 (1.83%) Ruby
6 1 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (10.09%) Degree
2 6 (5.50%) ISEB
2 6 (5.50%) CISSP
2 6 (5.50%) CISA
2 6 (5.50%) CISM
3 5 (4.59%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (3.67%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.83%) PMP
6 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (75.23%) EMIR
2 56 (51.38%) Dodd-Frank
3 22 (20.18%) Basel III
4 19 (17.43%) FATCA
5 9 (8.26%) AIFMD
6 8 (7.34%) QA
7 7 (6.42%) Basel II
7 7 (6.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (6.42%) COBIT
8 6 (5.50%) UCITS
9 2 (1.83%) CRD IV
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (14.68%) Oracle
2 4 (3.67%) SunGard
3 3 (2.75%) Murex
3 3 (2.75%) Calypso
4 2 (1.83%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.83%) Tableau
5 1 (0.92%) Fidessa
5 1 (0.92%) Misys
5 1 (0.92%) Sybase
5 1 (0.92%) SAP
5 1 (0.92%) IBM
5 1 (0.92%) Informatica
5 1 (0.92%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.92%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.92%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.92%) Actimize
5 1 (0.92%) Greenplum
5 1 (0.92%) Pega
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Car allowance, Pension, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50k-130k+benefits+bonus+career progression
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 40K - 80k + package and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £90 - £100 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + package + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Cash Allowance + Package + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £43k - £65k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £70,000 + Package and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £80,000 + Package and Benefits (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
DCM Select
Salary: Up to £110,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
GRQ Consultants
Salary: (OTE)
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago