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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
Rank 706 824 954
Rank change year-on-year
+118 +130
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 207 151 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.14% 0.029%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.79% 1.20% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 160 131 32
Median salary £70,000 £72,500 £66,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +9.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,750 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+29.41% -15.00%

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
11576 12615 13091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.15% 11.57% 11.45%
Number of salaries quoted 9113 10081 10130
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 £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 30 September 2016 within the UK.

MiFID Salary Histogram in the UK

MiFID
Top 13 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 30 September 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 +106 196 £70,000 -3.44% 17
London +82 181 £72,500 - 17
City of London +23 41 £70,000 +5.66% 10
West Sussex - 12 £55,000 -
South East - 12 £55,000 -
Scotland +26 11 £49,250 +9.44%
Crawley - 11 £55,000 -
Glasgow +28 9 - -
Edinburgh +15 2 £49,250 +9.44%
Nottinghamshire - 1 £47,500 -
Nottingham - 1 £47,500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £47,500 -

MiFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 254 (66.32%) Finance
2 231 (60.31%) Banking
3 124 (32.38%) EMIR
4 123 (32.11%) Back Office
4 123 (32.11%) Degree
5 113 (29.50%) Project Management
6 108 (28.20%) Investment Banking
7 102 (26.63%) Derivative
8 92 (24.02%) Business Analysis
9 85 (22.19%) SQL
10 78 (20.37%) Dodd-Frank
11 71 (18.54%) GAP Analysis
11 71 (18.54%) Fixed Income
12 66 (17.23%) Equities
13 65 (16.97%) Stakeholder Management
14 61 (15.93%) Analytical Skills
15 60 (15.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 59 (15.40%) C#
17 56 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
18 55 (14.36%) PL/SQL
19 54 (14.10%) .NET
19 54 (14.10%) Windows
20 53 (13.84%) PRINCE2
21 52 (13.58%) Oracle
22 50 (13.05%) SQL Server
22 50 (13.05%) MS Excel
23 48 (12.53%) Microsoft
24 47 (12.27%) SDLC
24 47 (12.27%) FATCA
24 47 (12.27%) JavaScript

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 5 (1.31%) SAS
2 1 (0.26%) Apache
2 1 (0.26%) Confluence
2 1 (0.26%) JBoss
2 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 50 (13.05%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.87%) MS Office
3 10 (2.61%) MS Visio
4 9 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.83%) MS Project
6 2 (0.52%) SPSS
7 1 (0.26%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (13.05%) SQL Server
2 46 (12.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 46 (12.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.09%) RDBMS
3 8 (2.09%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.31%) Big Data
4 5 (1.31%) MongoDB
4 5 (1.31%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.31%) QlikView
4 5 (1.31%) Spotfire
5 3 (0.78%) MarkLogic
6 2 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.52%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.26%) MySQL
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 45 (11.75%) Selenium
1 45 (11.75%) TeamCity
2 4 (1.04%) JIRA
3 2 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 254 (66.32%) Finance
2 231 (60.31%) Banking
3 123 (32.11%) Back Office
4 108 (28.20%) Investment Banking
5 47 (12.27%) Front Office
6 36 (9.40%) Corporate Banking
7 18 (4.70%) Legal
8 13 (3.39%) Advertising
8 13 (3.39%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.83%) Retail
10 4 (1.04%) Marketing
11 3 (0.78%) French Language
12 2 (0.52%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.26%) Electronics
13 1 (0.26%) German Language
13 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.26%) Publishing
13 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.26%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 189 (49.35%) Analyst
2 178 (46.48%) Business Analyst
3 81 (21.15%) Project Manager
4 73 (19.06%) Banking Analyst
5 66 (17.23%) MiFID Business Analyst
6 64 (16.71%) Developer
7 62 (16.19%) Regulatory Business Analyst
8 58 (15.14%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 49 (12.79%) .NET Developer
10 48 (12.53%) C# .NET Developer
10 48 (12.53%) C# Developer
11 45 (11.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 42 (10.97%) ASP Developer
12 42 (10.97%) SQL Developer
13 29 (7.57%) Banking Project Manager
14 23 (6.01%) Business Change Manager
14 23 (6.01%) Business Change Project Manager
15 22 (5.74%) Consultant
16 19 (4.96%) Banking Business Analyst
16 19 (4.96%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (14.10%) .NET
2 45 (11.75%) .NET Framework
2 45 (11.75%) AngularJS
2 45 (11.75%) Entity Framework
2 45 (11.75%) jQuery
2 45 (11.75%) JSON
2 45 (11.75%) KnockoutJS
2 45 (11.75%) WCF
3 41 (10.70%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (3.13%) FIX Protocol
5 6 (1.57%) XML
6 5 (1.31%) WPF
7 4 (1.04%) FpML
8 3 (0.78%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.52%) HTML
10 1 (0.26%) DHTML
10 1 (0.26%) Middleware
10 1 (0.26%) Node.js
10 1 (0.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 102 (26.63%) Derivative
2 71 (18.54%) Fixed Income
3 66 (17.23%) Equities
4 61 (15.93%) Analytical Skills
5 60 (15.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 46 (12.01%) Market Risk
7 40 (10.44%) Credit Risk
8 37 (9.66%) OTC Derivatives
9 35 (9.14%) Equity Derivative
10 27 (7.05%) Fintech
11 17 (4.44%) Mathematics
12 15 (3.92%) Computer Science
13 12 (3.13%) Hedge funds
13 12 (3.13%) Reference Data
14 9 (2.35%) Physics
15 8 (2.09%) Visualisation
16 3 (0.78%) SWIFT
17 2 (0.52%) Statistics
18 1 (0.26%) Credit Derivative
18 1 (0.26%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 54 (14.10%) Windows
2 12 (3.13%) Linux
3 6 (1.57%) Unix
4 1 (0.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (29.50%) Project Management
2 92 (24.02%) Business Analysis
3 71 (18.54%) GAP Analysis
4 65 (16.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 56 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (13.84%) PRINCE2
7 47 (12.27%) SDLC
8 45 (11.75%) Continuous Integration
8 45 (11.75%) MVC
8 45 (11.75%) Web Development
9 40 (10.44%) Asset Management
10 38 (9.92%) Analytics
10 38 (9.92%) User Acceptance Testing
11 32 (8.36%) Wealth Management
12 31 (8.09%) Business Transformation
12 31 (8.09%) Target Operating Model
12 31 (8.09%) UML
13 30 (7.83%) Risk Management
14 26 (6.79%) Investment Management
15 24 (6.27%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 85 (22.19%) SQL
2 59 (15.40%) C#
3 55 (14.36%) PL/SQL
4 47 (12.27%) JavaScript
5 17 (4.44%) C++
6 14 (3.66%) Java
7 7 (1.83%) Python
8 5 (1.31%) R
9 3 (0.78%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.52%) C
10 2 (0.52%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.52%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.52%) VB
11 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.26%) COBOL
11 1 (0.26%) Perl
11 1 (0.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 123 (32.11%) Degree
2 16 (4.18%) ISEB
3 8 (2.09%) PMP
4 4 (1.04%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.78%) MBA
5 3 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.26%) ACCA
7 1 (0.26%) CIMA
7 1 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (32.38%) EMIR
2 78 (20.37%) Dodd-Frank
3 47 (12.27%) FATCA
4 20 (5.22%) QA
5 13 (3.39%) UCITS
6 12 (3.13%) Basel III
7 11 (2.87%) Solvency II
8 10 (2.61%) AIFMD
9 9 (2.35%) Basel II
10 6 (1.57%) CRD IV
11 5 (1.31%) Data Quality
12 4 (1.04%) COREP
12 4 (1.04%) FINREP
13 1 (0.26%) TARGET2
Vendors
1 52 (13.58%) Oracle
2 48 (12.53%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.35%) Murex
4 8 (2.09%) Ab Initio
5 7 (1.83%) Reuters
6 6 (1.57%) ION Trading
7 5 (1.31%) Bloomberg
7 5 (1.31%) Sophis
7 5 (1.31%) Tableau
8 4 (1.04%) Fidessa
9 3 (0.78%) Cloudera
9 3 (0.78%) Informatica
9 3 (0.78%) Teradata
10 2 (0.52%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.26%) Avaloq
11 1 (0.26%) Charles River
11 1 (0.26%) IBM
11 1 (0.26%) Pega
11 1 (0.26%) SAP
11 1 (0.26%) Vertica
City, London
Caspian One Ltd
Salary: £500.00 - £800.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £100000 - £110000 per annum + +Bonus + Car allowance + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + excellent package & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + 30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000 + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago