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

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
Rank 741 857 935
Rank change year-on-year
+116 +78
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 183 107 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.10% 0.055%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.56% 0.88% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 123 83 57
Median salary £70,000 £65,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £45,000 £64,000
10% offered a salary of more than £99,000 £100,000 £94,000
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
11734 12127 13247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.76% 11.35% 11.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9332 9515 10459
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

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 27 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 27 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 +92 178 £70,000 +7.69% 29
London +98 175 £70,000 +7.69% 26
City of London +30 16 £65,000 +8.33% 17
Edinburgh +4 5 £70,000 +33.33%
Scotland -15 5 £70,000 +33.33%
Bristol - 2 £43,750 - 1
South West - 2 £43,750 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £42,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £42,500 -

MiFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 242 (70.55%) Banking
2 207 (60.35%) Finance
3 157 (45.77%) EMIR
4 139 (40.52%) Back Office
5 118 (34.40%) SQL
6 115 (33.53%) Derivative
7 108 (31.49%) Investment Banking
8 100 (29.15%) Degree
9 95 (27.70%) C#
9 95 (27.70%) Dodd-Frank
10 94 (27.41%) Analytical Skills
11 92 (26.82%) .NET
12 82 (23.91%) Oracle
13 81 (23.62%) Microsoft
13 81 (23.62%) WCF
13 81 (23.62%) AngularJS
14 80 (23.32%) Continuous Integration
14 80 (23.32%) Web Development
15 79 (23.03%) PL/SQL
16 77 (22.45%) JavaScript
16 77 (22.45%) Windows
16 77 (22.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 77 (22.45%) JSON
16 77 (22.45%) .NET Framework
16 77 (22.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 77 (22.45%) jQuery
16 77 (22.45%) TeamCity
16 77 (22.45%) Selenium
16 77 (22.45%) KnockoutJS
16 77 (22.45%) Entity Framework

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 15 (4.37%) SAS
2 4 (1.17%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.87%) Node.js
Applications
1 37 (10.79%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.79%) SPSS
3 12 (3.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.46%) MS Project
5 4 (1.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.87%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.58%) Algo Collateral
3 1 (0.29%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.58%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (22.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 77 (22.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 74 (21.57%) SQL Server
3 15 (4.37%) QlikView
3 15 (4.37%) Spotfire
4 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.58%) MarkLogic
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 77 (22.45%) Selenium
1 77 (22.45%) TeamCity
2 7 (2.04%) JIRA
3 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 242 (70.55%) Banking
2 207 (60.35%) Finance
3 139 (40.52%) Back Office
4 108 (31.49%) Investment Banking
5 27 (7.87%) Front Office
6 21 (6.12%) Corporate Banking
7 20 (5.83%) Financial Institution
8 19 (5.54%) Legal
9 13 (3.79%) Retail
10 6 (1.75%) Retail Banking
11 4 (1.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 169 (49.27%) Analyst
2 150 (43.73%) Business Analyst
3 84 (24.49%) Banking Analyst
4 83 (24.20%) Developer
5 82 (23.91%) C# Developer
6 80 (23.32%) .NET Developer
6 80 (23.32%) C# .NET Developer
7 69 (20.12%) SQL Developer
8 62 (18.08%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 54 (15.74%) Regulatory Business Analyst
10 51 (14.87%) SSIS Developer
11 45 (13.12%) MiFID Business Analyst
11 45 (13.12%) Project Manager
12 29 (8.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 26 (7.58%) ASP Developer
14 22 (6.41%) Business IT Analyst
14 22 (6.41%) IT Analyst
14 22 (6.41%) IT Business Analyst
15 20 (5.83%) Banking Business Analyst
16 17 (4.96%) Derivatives Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (26.82%) .NET
2 81 (23.62%) AngularJS
2 81 (23.62%) WCF
3 77 (22.45%) .NET Framework
3 77 (22.45%) Entity Framework
3 77 (22.45%) jQuery
3 77 (22.45%) JSON
3 77 (22.45%) KnockoutJS
4 43 (12.54%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (3.79%) FIX Protocol
6 7 (2.04%) XML
7 6 (1.75%) ASP.NET
7 6 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (1.46%) HTML
9 3 (0.87%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (0.87%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 3 (0.87%) HTML5
10 1 (0.29%) CSS
10 1 (0.29%) J2SE
10 1 (0.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 115 (33.53%) Derivative
2 94 (27.41%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (19.53%) Equities
4 62 (18.08%) Fixed Income
5 49 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 45 (13.12%) OTC Derivatives
7 42 (12.24%) Market Risk
8 41 (11.95%) Credit Risk
9 36 (10.50%) Equity Derivative
10 27 (7.87%) Computer Science
11 13 (3.79%) Visualisation
12 10 (2.92%) Mathematics
13 6 (1.75%) Reference Data
14 5 (1.46%) Fintech
15 4 (1.17%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 3 (0.87%) SWIFT
17 2 (0.58%) Credit Derivative
17 2 (0.58%) Data Structures
17 2 (0.58%) Statistics
17 2 (0.58%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 77 (22.45%) Windows
2 8 (2.33%) Unix
3 6 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (23.32%) Continuous Integration
1 80 (23.32%) Web Development
2 70 (20.41%) Project Management
3 66 (19.24%) Business Analysis
4 57 (16.62%) MVC
5 49 (14.29%) Analytics
5 49 (14.29%) SDLC
6 47 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 38 (11.08%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (10.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 36 (10.50%) GAP Analysis
10 30 (8.75%) Risk Management
11 24 (7.00%) Data Management
11 24 (7.00%) Wealth Management
12 22 (6.41%) Data Analysis
13 19 (5.54%) KYC
13 19 (5.54%) Waterfall
14 18 (5.25%) Asset Management
14 18 (5.25%) Data Governance
15 17 (4.96%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 118 (34.40%) SQL
2 95 (27.70%) C#
3 79 (23.03%) PL/SQL
4 77 (22.45%) JavaScript
5 10 (2.92%) C++
6 6 (1.75%) Java
6 6 (1.75%) R
7 4 (1.17%) COBOL
8 3 (0.87%) Scala
9 2 (0.58%) C
9 2 (0.58%) Python
10 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.29%) Perl
10 1 (0.29%) Ruby
10 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 100 (29.15%) Degree
2 11 (3.21%) PMI Certification
3 10 (2.92%) PMP
4 4 (1.17%) CISA
4 4 (1.17%) CISM
4 4 (1.17%) CRISC
4 4 (1.17%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.87%) ISEB
5 3 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.58%) MBA
7 1 (0.29%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (45.77%) EMIR
2 95 (27.70%) Dodd-Frank
3 52 (15.16%) FATCA
4 20 (5.83%) QA
5 17 (4.96%) CRD IV
6 15 (4.37%) Solvency II
7 14 (4.08%) Data Quality
8 10 (2.92%) Basel III
8 10 (2.92%) SEPA
9 6 (1.75%) UCITS
10 5 (1.46%) COREP
10 5 (1.46%) FINREP
11 4 (1.17%) AIFMD
11 4 (1.17%) Basel II
12 2 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 82 (23.91%) Oracle
2 81 (23.62%) Microsoft
3 17 (4.96%) Murex
4 15 (4.37%) Tableau
5 12 (3.50%) Ab Initio
5 12 (3.50%) Reuters
6 6 (1.75%) IBM
6 6 (1.75%) Pega
7 4 (1.17%) Cognizant
8 3 (0.87%) Tradeweb
9 2 (0.58%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.58%) Calypso
9 2 (0.58%) Charles River
9 2 (0.58%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.58%) Informatica
9 2 (0.58%) SunGard
9 2 (0.58%) Teradata
10 1 (0.29%) Sophis
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - 80,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50K - 80K
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Caspian One Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50k - 130k + benefits + bonus plus attractive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Caspian One Ltd
Salary: £90000.00 - £160000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £42500 - £47500 per annum + bonus & pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 70000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Development and Infrastructure
Salary: £85k - 90k per year + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + c.20% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60,000 to £70,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60,000 to £70,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000.00 - £115000.00 per annum + Share Options, Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago