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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
Rank 857 851 863
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 34 38 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.035% 0.027%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.29% 0.35% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 33 31 28
Average salary £67,500 £85,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.58% +25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,400 £70,000 £64,250
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £102,500 £87,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 - -

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
11900 10880 12354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.57% 10.13% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 9208 8484 10122
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 October 2014 within the UK.

MiFID Salary Histogram in the UK

MiFID
Top 14 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 1 October 2014. 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 -29 31 £67,500 -20.58% 3
London -11 29 £80,000 -5.88% 3
City of London -6 7 £87,500 -5.40% 1
Scotland -3 3 £62,750 -
North East - 2 £50,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £50,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £50,000 -
Sheffield - 2 £50,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £50,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 £62,750 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £50,000 -
Stirling -24 1 - -

MiFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 43 (61.43%) Finance
2 41 (58.57%) EMIR
3 37 (52.86%) Banking
4 24 (34.29%) Investment Banking
5 23 (32.86%) Back Office
6 22 (31.43%) Dodd-Frank
7 17 (24.29%) FATCA
7 17 (24.29%) Wealth Management
8 16 (22.86%) Investment Management
8 16 (22.86%) Risk Management
8 16 (22.86%) SQL
9 13 (18.57%) Project Management
10 12 (17.14%) Murex
10 12 (17.14%) Degree
10 12 (17.14%) Reference Data
11 11 (15.71%) Business Analysis
11 11 (15.71%) Fixed Income
12 10 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (14.29%) Equities
12 10 (14.29%) ZaiNet
12 10 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 10 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
12 10 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
12 10 (14.29%) Asset Management
12 10 (14.29%) Brady
12 10 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (14.29%) SAP
12 10 (14.29%) ERP
12 10 (14.29%) OpenLink
12 10 (14.29%) Endur

MiFID
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 4 (5.71%) SAS
2 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.86%) MS Office
3 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (14.29%) ZaiNet
1 10 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 10 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
1 10 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
1 10 (14.29%) Endur
1 10 (14.29%) OpenLink RightAngle
1 10 (14.29%) Aligne
2 2 (2.86%) Temenos T24
3 1 (1.43%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) WAN
2 1 (1.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) Spotfire
2 2 (2.86%) QlikView
2 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.43%) JIRA
2 1 (1.43%) Toad
General
1 43 (61.43%) Finance
2 37 (52.86%) Banking
3 24 (34.29%) Investment Banking
4 23 (32.86%) Back Office
5 8 (11.43%) Front Office
6 7 (10.00%) Legal
7 6 (8.57%) Retail
7 6 (8.57%) Retail Banking
8 3 (4.29%) Private Banking
9 2 (2.86%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (1.43%) Advertising
10 1 (1.43%) Law
10 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 29 (41.43%) Analyst
2 26 (37.14%) Business Analyst
3 16 (22.86%) Consultant
4 12 (17.14%) Project Manager
5 8 (11.43%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (10.00%) Lead Business Analyst
7 6 (8.57%) Senior Business Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) Data Consultant
8 5 (7.14%) Business Manager
8 5 (7.14%) Business Project Manager
9 4 (5.71%) SAP Consultant
9 4 (5.71%) Auditor
9 4 (5.71%) Banking Business Analyst
10 3 (4.29%) Solutions Consultant
10 3 (4.29%) Change Consultant
10 3 (4.29%) Programme Manager
10 3 (4.29%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 2 (2.86%) Compliance Consultant
11 2 (2.86%) Risk Consultant
11 2 (2.86%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.14%) .NET
2 2 (2.86%) FpML
2 2 (2.86%) MDX
3 1 (1.43%) HTML
3 1 (1.43%) XML
3 1 (1.43%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Reference Data
2 11 (15.71%) Fixed Income
3 10 (14.29%) Equities
4 8 (11.43%) Credit Risk
5 6 (8.57%) Derivative
6 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (7.14%) Mathematics
6 5 (7.14%) Contract for Difference
6 5 (7.14%) Market Risk
7 4 (5.71%) Hedge funds
8 3 (4.29%) Wiki
8 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
9 2 (2.86%) Visualisation
9 2 (2.86%) Data Structures
9 2 (2.86%) SWIFT
9 2 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (2.86%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (1.43%) User Experience
10 1 (1.43%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.29%) Wealth Management
2 16 (22.86%) Investment Management
2 16 (22.86%) Risk Management
3 13 (18.57%) Project Management
4 11 (15.71%) Business Analysis
5 10 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 10 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (14.29%) ERP
5 10 (14.29%) ETRM
6 8 (11.43%) Waterfall
6 8 (11.43%) Data Modelling
7 7 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 6 (8.57%) Analytics
8 6 (8.57%) Change Management
8 6 (8.57%) Workflow
8 6 (8.57%) Programme Management
8 6 (8.57%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.86%) SQL
2 8 (11.43%) C#
3 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.86%) VBA
3 2 (2.86%) C
4 1 (1.43%) Python
4 1 (1.43%) C++
4 1 (1.43%) Java
4 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (17.14%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) ACCA
3 1 (1.43%) MBA
3 1 (1.43%) CISA
3 1 (1.43%) ISEB
3 1 (1.43%) PMP
3 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.43%) CRISC
3 1 (1.43%) IIBA
3 1 (1.43%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (58.57%) EMIR
2 22 (31.43%) Dodd-Frank
3 17 (24.29%) FATCA
4 10 (14.29%) Basel III
5 7 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (7.14%) CRD IV
7 4 (5.71%) IAS 39
7 4 (5.71%) IAS 32
8 3 (4.29%) COREP
8 3 (4.29%) QA
9 2 (2.86%) AIFMD
10 1 (1.43%) Basel II
10 1 (1.43%) UCITS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (17.14%) Murex
2 10 (14.29%) Brady
2 10 (14.29%) SAP
2 10 (14.29%) OpenLink
2 10 (14.29%) Triple Point
3 6 (8.57%) Bloomberg
4 5 (7.14%) Reuters
5 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.29%) Sybase
5 3 (4.29%) Fidessa
5 3 (4.29%) Pega
6 2 (2.86%) Tableau
6 2 (2.86%) SunGard
7 1 (1.43%) GoldenSource
7 1 (1.43%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.43%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.43%) SmartStream
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