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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
Rank 765 855 866
Rank change year-on-year
+90 +11
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 108 64 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.054% 0.017%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.96% 0.51% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 85 56 18
Average salary £65,000 £75,000 £110,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -31.81%
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
11291 12470 10933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.69% 10.55% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8904 9769 8865
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +95 104 £65,000 -13.33% 29
England +86 104 £65,000 -13.33% 31
City of London +57 28 £60,000 -21.31% 8
Scotland - 4 £52,500 -
Edinburgh - 3 £52,500 -
Lothian - 1 £54,000 -

MiFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 131 (78.44%) EMIR
2 102 (61.08%) Finance
3 81 (48.50%) Banking
4 66 (39.52%) Dodd-Frank
5 63 (37.72%) SQL
6 58 (34.73%) Investment Banking
7 53 (31.74%) Business Analysis
8 48 (28.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 45 (26.95%) Project Management
10 37 (22.16%) Risk Management
11 33 (19.76%) Analytical Skills
12 32 (19.16%) Degree
13 31 (18.56%) SAS
14 29 (17.37%) Oracle
15 28 (16.77%) Financial Institution
16 27 (16.17%) Agile Software Development
16 27 (16.17%) JIRA
16 27 (16.17%) Analytics
17 26 (15.57%) CRD IV
17 26 (15.57%) Tableau
18 25 (14.97%) Derivative
19 24 (14.37%) Data Governance
19 24 (14.37%) Data Architecture
19 24 (14.37%) Java
20 23 (13.77%) Visualisation
20 23 (13.77%) Data Analytics
20 23 (13.77%) Mathematics
21 22 (13.17%) QlikView
21 22 (13.17%) Data Modelling
22 21 (12.57%) PRINCE2

MiFID
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 31 (18.56%) SAS
2 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (9.58%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.59%) SPSS
3 2 (1.20%) MS Project
4 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (6.59%) Summit
2 4 (2.40%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (1.80%) Algo Collateral
4 2 (1.20%) SunGard GMI
5 1 (0.60%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.60%) MetaTrader
5 1 (0.60%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.60%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.79%) SaaS
2 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.17%) QlikView
2 16 (9.58%) Spotfire
3 5 (2.99%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (2.99%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.20%) PowerCenter
6 2 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.60%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.60%) Big Data
7 1 (0.60%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 27 (16.17%) JIRA
2 20 (11.98%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.19%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.60%) TestDirector
General
1 102 (61.08%) Finance
2 81 (48.50%) Banking
3 58 (34.73%) Investment Banking
4 28 (16.77%) Financial Institution
5 20 (11.98%) Back Office
6 17 (10.18%) Retail
7 9 (5.39%) Front Office
7 9 (5.39%) Legal
8 3 (1.80%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.60%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (33.53%) Analyst
2 47 (28.14%) Business Analyst
3 30 (17.96%) Project Manager
4 14 (8.38%) Developer
5 12 (7.19%) Data Analytics Manager
5 12 (7.19%) Data Manager
6 11 (6.59%) Test Manager
7 9 (5.39%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 9 (5.39%) Banking Business Analyst
7 9 (5.39%) Technical Manager
7 9 (5.39%) Technical Project Manager
8 8 (4.79%) Programme Manager
9 7 (4.19%) MiFID Business Analyst
10 6 (3.59%) Consultant
10 6 (3.59%) Technical Analyst
10 6 (3.59%) Technical Business Analyst
10 6 (3.59%) Information Security Officer
10 6 (3.59%) Security Officer
11 5 (2.99%) Core Java Developer
11 5 (2.99%) Programme Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.19%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (3.59%) HTML
3 5 (2.99%) AngularJS
3 5 (2.99%) HTML5
3 5 (2.99%) Spring
4 4 (2.40%) .NET
5 3 (1.80%) XML
6 2 (1.20%) FpML
7 1 (0.60%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.60%) FIXML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.76%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (14.97%) Derivative
3 23 (13.77%) Visualisation
3 23 (13.77%) Mathematics
4 20 (11.98%) Equities
5 19 (11.38%) Computer Science
6 14 (8.38%) Fixed Income
7 12 (7.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (2.99%) Economics
8 5 (2.99%) PMI
9 4 (2.40%) Reference Data
10 3 (1.80%) Data Extraction
10 3 (1.80%) Market Risk
11 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.20%) ASIC
11 2 (1.20%) DTCC
11 2 (1.20%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (1.20%) Credit Risk
11 2 (1.20%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.60%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.79%) UNIX
2 5 (2.99%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (31.74%) Business Analysis
2 48 (28.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 45 (26.95%) Project Management
4 37 (22.16%) Risk Management
5 27 (16.17%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (16.17%) Analytics
6 24 (14.37%) Data Governance
6 24 (14.37%) Data Architecture
7 23 (13.77%) Data Analytics
8 22 (13.17%) Data Modelling
9 21 (12.57%) PRINCE2
10 19 (11.38%) Data Analysis
11 17 (10.18%) Programme Management
11 17 (10.18%) Asset Management
12 15 (8.98%) Investment Management
13 13 (7.78%) ETL
13 13 (7.78%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (7.19%) Data Cleansing
15 10 (5.99%) Software Delivery
16 9 (5.39%) Data Reconciliation
Programming Languages
1 63 (37.72%) SQL
2 24 (14.37%) Java
3 6 (3.59%) VBA
4 5 (2.99%) PL/SQL
4 5 (2.99%) C#
5 4 (2.40%) Ruby
6 2 (1.20%) Python
6 2 (1.20%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.60%) VB
7 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 32 (19.16%) Degree
2 19 (11.38%) Security Cleared
3 15 (8.98%) PMI Certification
4 11 (6.59%) ISEB
4 11 (6.59%) PMP
5 7 (4.19%) CISSP
5 7 (4.19%) CISA
5 7 (4.19%) CISM
6 5 (2.99%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.60%) IIBA
8 1 (0.60%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (78.44%) EMIR
2 66 (39.52%) Dodd-Frank
3 26 (15.57%) CRD IV
4 20 (11.98%) FATCA
4 20 (11.98%) Basel III
5 8 (4.79%) Basel II
5 8 (4.79%) COBIT
5 8 (4.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (3.59%) QA
6 6 (3.59%) AIFMD
7 3 (1.80%) UCITS
8 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 29 (17.37%) Oracle
2 26 (15.57%) Tableau
3 6 (3.59%) SunGard
3 6 (3.59%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.99%) Murex
4 5 (2.99%) Calypso
4 5 (2.99%) Informatica
5 1 (0.60%) Greenplum
5 1 (0.60%) SAP
5 1 (0.60%) Sybase
5 1 (0.60%) Misys
5 1 (0.60%) IBM
5 1 (0.60%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.60%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.60%) Fidessa
5 1 (0.60%) GoldenSource
5 1 (0.60%) Ab Initio
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £58000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
UK
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £60000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £100000 - £140000 per annum + car, bonus, benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £50k - £90k + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
North West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 to £55,000 with benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 to £55,000 with benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 to £70,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60 - £70 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £75000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: 15 days ago