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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
Rank 758 903 863
Rank change year-on-year
+145 -40
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 144 35 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.030% 0.019%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.22% 0.28% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 122 29 20
Average salary £72,500 £85,000 £92,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.70% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £56,500 £73,600
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £96,000 £103,250
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £70,000 -
% change year-on-year
-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
11823 12489 10875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.68% 10.58% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 9341 9665 8803
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015 within the UK.

MiFID Salary Histogram in the UK

MiFID
Top 8 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 3 July 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
England +128 140 £73,750 -13.23% 28
London +125 139 £75,000 -13.04% 25
City of London +75 42 £70,000 -17.64% 11
Scotland - 4 £52,500 - 2
Edinburgh - 3 £52,500 - 2
Birmingham - 1 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £40,000 - 1
Lothian - 1 £54,000 -

MiFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 166 (76.50%) EMIR
2 125 (57.60%) Finance
3 111 (51.15%) Banking
4 97 (44.70%) Dodd-Frank
5 74 (34.10%) SQL
6 72 (33.18%) Investment Banking
7 63 (29.03%) Business Analysis
8 58 (26.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 56 (25.81%) Project Management
10 37 (17.05%) Risk Management
11 34 (15.67%) Degree
12 33 (15.21%) SAS
12 33 (15.21%) Analytical Skills
13 32 (14.75%) Financial Institution
14 31 (14.29%) CRD IV
15 30 (13.82%) Derivative
16 29 (13.36%) Analytics
16 29 (13.36%) Agile Software Development
17 28 (12.90%) Back Office
17 28 (12.90%) Oracle
17 28 (12.90%) PRINCE2
18 27 (12.44%) Tableau
19 26 (11.98%) FATCA
19 26 (11.98%) Data Architecture
20 25 (11.52%) Data Analytics
21 24 (11.06%) Data Governance
21 24 (11.06%) Visualisation
21 24 (11.06%) JIRA
22 23 (10.60%) Mathematics
22 23 (10.60%) QlikView

MiFID
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 33 (15.21%) SAS
2 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (7.83%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.53%) SPSS
3 6 (2.76%) MS Project
4 2 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (5.07%) Summit
2 5 (2.30%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (1.84%) Algo Collateral
4 2 (0.92%) SunGard GMI
5 1 (0.46%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.46%) PolarLake
5 1 (0.46%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.46%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.76%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.60%) QlikView
2 17 (7.83%) Spotfire
3 7 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.30%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.84%) PowerCenter
6 2 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.92%) Big Data
7 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.46%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.46%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 24 (11.06%) JIRA
2 19 (8.76%) Jenkins
3 9 (4.15%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.46%) TestDirector
General
1 125 (57.60%) Finance
2 111 (51.15%) Banking
3 72 (33.18%) Investment Banking
4 32 (14.75%) Financial Institution
5 28 (12.90%) Back Office
6 18 (8.29%) Retail
7 13 (5.99%) Front Office
8 10 (4.61%) Legal
9 5 (2.30%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.46%) Marketing
10 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 85 (39.17%) Analyst
2 74 (34.10%) Business Analyst
3 45 (20.74%) Project Manager
4 21 (9.68%) Banking Business Analyst
5 19 (8.76%) Developer
6 13 (5.99%) Data Manager
6 13 (5.99%) Data Analytics Manager
7 12 (5.53%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 10 (4.61%) Consultant
9 9 (4.15%) Technical Project Manager
9 9 (4.15%) Technical Manager
10 8 (3.69%) Test Manager
11 7 (3.23%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.23%) Java Developer
11 7 (3.23%) Business Project Manager
11 7 (3.23%) Business Manager
11 7 (3.23%) IT Business Analyst
11 7 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
11 7 (3.23%) MiFID Business Analyst
11 7 (3.23%) Core Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.61%) FIX Protocol
2 8 (3.69%) HTML
3 7 (3.23%) HTML5
3 7 (3.23%) AngularJS
3 7 (3.23%) Spring
4 5 (2.30%) .NET
5 2 (0.92%) XML
5 2 (0.92%) FpML
6 1 (0.46%) WinForms
6 1 (0.46%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.46%) FIXML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.21%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (13.82%) Derivative
3 24 (11.06%) Visualisation
4 23 (10.60%) Mathematics
4 23 (10.60%) Equities
5 19 (8.76%) Computer Science
6 17 (7.83%) Fixed Income
7 12 (5.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (2.76%) PMI
8 6 (2.76%) Reference Data
9 5 (2.30%) Economics
10 4 (1.84%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.84%) DTCC
11 3 (1.38%) Market Risk
11 3 (1.38%) Data Extraction
11 3 (1.38%) Equity Derivative
12 2 (0.92%) ASIC
12 2 (0.92%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.92%) SWIFT
12 2 (0.92%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.61%) UNIX
2 7 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (29.03%) Business Analysis
2 58 (26.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 56 (25.81%) Project Management
4 37 (17.05%) Risk Management
5 29 (13.36%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (13.36%) Analytics
6 28 (12.90%) PRINCE2
7 26 (11.98%) Data Architecture
8 25 (11.52%) Data Analytics
9 24 (11.06%) Data Governance
10 23 (10.60%) Data Modelling
11 22 (10.14%) Data Analysis
12 18 (8.29%) Programme Management
13 17 (7.83%) Asset Management
14 16 (7.37%) Wealth Management
14 16 (7.37%) User Acceptance Testing
14 16 (7.37%) SDLC
14 16 (7.37%) Dashboard Development
15 15 (6.91%) ETL
16 13 (5.99%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (34.10%) SQL
2 23 (10.60%) Java
3 8 (3.69%) PL/SQL
4 5 (2.30%) C#
4 5 (2.30%) VBA
5 4 (1.84%) Ruby
6 2 (0.92%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.46%) Python
7 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.46%) R
Qualifications
1 34 (15.67%) Degree
2 21 (9.68%) PMI Certification
3 19 (8.76%) Security Cleared
4 16 (7.37%) PMP
5 12 (5.53%) ISEB
6 7 (3.23%) CISSP
6 7 (3.23%) CISA
6 7 (3.23%) CISM
7 4 (1.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.92%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.46%) IIBA
10 1 (0.46%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (76.50%) EMIR
2 97 (44.70%) Dodd-Frank
3 31 (14.29%) CRD IV
4 26 (11.98%) FATCA
5 22 (10.14%) Basel III
6 8 (3.69%) Basel II
6 8 (3.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (3.69%) COBIT
7 7 (3.23%) AIFMD
8 6 (2.76%) QA
9 5 (2.30%) COREP
10 3 (1.38%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.92%) UCITS
12 1 (0.46%) FINREP
12 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 28 (12.90%) Oracle
2 27 (12.44%) Tableau
3 11 (5.07%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.23%) SunGard
4 7 (3.23%) Informatica
5 6 (2.76%) Murex
5 6 (2.76%) Calypso
6 2 (0.92%) GoldenSource
7 1 (0.46%) SimCorp
7 1 (0.46%) Greenplum
7 1 (0.46%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.46%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.46%) Charles River
7 1 (0.46%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.46%) Fidessa
7 1 (0.46%) Misys
7 1 (0.46%) Sybase
7 1 (0.46%) SAP
7 1 (0.46%) IBM
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k to £120k
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Real Staffing
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50k - 130k + benefits + bonus plus attractive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 40K - 80k + package and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Flexible benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £53000 per annum + Competitive Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum + Competitive Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonuses + packages
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 to £55,000 with benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 to £55,000 with benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 to £70,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Other
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 to £80,000 + Package and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago