The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for MiFID skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MiFID over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 243 280
Rank change year-on-year +63 +37  
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 56 19 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.09% 0.30% 0.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.44% 2.26% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 46 19 37
Median salary £80,000 £80,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £70,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -14.28% +33.33%  

MiFID is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 753 839 1383
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.63% 13.21% 13.31%
Number of salaries quoted 648 776 1165
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

MiFID
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing MiFID as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for MiFID in the City of London

MiFID
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MiFID in the City of London.

Salary trend for MiFID in the City of London

MiFID
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MiFID in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MiFID in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for MiFID.

1 79 (73.15%) Finance
2 50 (46.30%) Business Analysis
3 43 (39.81%) SQL
4 36 (33.33%) Fintech
5 33 (30.56%) Front Office
6 29 (26.85%) EMIR
7 27 (25.00%) Banking
8 25 (23.15%) Workflow
9 24 (22.22%) Investment Management
10 23 (21.30%) FIX Protocol
11 22 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (18.52%) Asset Management
12 20 (18.52%) XML
13 19 (17.59%) Java
13 19 (17.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 19 (17.59%) SDLC
14 18 (16.67%) Dodd-Frank
15 17 (15.74%) Greenfield Project
15 17 (15.74%) Validation
15 17 (15.74%) Back Office
16 16 (14.81%) Fixed Income
16 16 (14.81%) Reference Data
16 16 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
17 14 (12.96%) Wealth Management
17 14 (12.96%) Advertising
18 13 (12.04%) Product Management
19 12 (11.11%) Degree
19 12 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
19 12 (11.11%) HTML
20 11 (10.19%) Project Management

MiFID
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (4.63%) Apache
2 3 (2.78%) Mule
3 2 (1.85%) Confluence
4 1 (0.93%) IIS
4 1 (0.93%) JBoss
4 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Temenos Globus
2 3 (2.78%) Temenos T24
3 2 (1.85%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.26%) SaaS
2 1 (0.93%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) FTP
1 1 (0.93%) Kerberos
1 1 (0.93%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.78%) InterSystems Cache
2 3 (2.78%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.78%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.85%) MySQL
3 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.85%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.93%) Big Data
4 1 (0.93%) DB2
4 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.93%) Hazelcast
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.78%) JIRA
3 3 (2.78%) Maven
4 2 (1.85%) Ant
4 2 (1.85%) Gradle
4 2 (1.85%) Hudson
4 2 (1.85%) JUnit
4 2 (1.85%) Selenium
4 2 (1.85%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.93%) Concordion
5 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.93%) JBehave
5 1 (0.93%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.93%) Subversion
5 1 (0.93%) WebDriver
General
1 79 (73.15%) Finance
2 33 (30.56%) Front Office
3 27 (25.00%) Banking
4 17 (15.74%) Back Office
5 14 (12.96%) Advertising
6 11 (10.19%) Financial Institution
6 11 (10.19%) Investment Banking
7 5 (4.63%) International Banking
7 5 (4.63%) Legal
7 5 (4.63%) Private Banking
7 5 (4.63%) Retail
8 3 (2.78%) French Language
9 1 (0.93%) German Language
9 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (52.78%) Analyst
2 46 (42.59%) Business Analyst
3 19 (17.59%) MiFID Business Analyst
4 12 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 10 (9.26%) Developer
5 10 (9.26%) FIX Analyst
5 10 (9.26%) FIX Business Analyst
5 10 (9.26%) Product Manager
5 10 (9.26%) XML Analyst
6 9 (8.33%) Technical Manager
6 9 (8.33%) Technical Product Manager
7 8 (7.41%) .NET Software Engineer
7 8 (7.41%) Banking Analyst
7 8 (7.41%) C# Software Engineer
7 8 (7.41%) Financial Analyst
7 8 (7.41%) Java Developer
7 8 (7.41%) Software Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) Finance Business Analyst
8 7 (6.48%) Qualitative Analyst
8 7 (6.48%) Quantitative Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (21.30%) FIX Protocol
2 20 (18.52%) XML
3 12 (11.11%) HTML
4 10 (9.26%) .NET
5 7 (6.48%) HTML5
5 7 (6.48%) Spring
6 4 (3.70%) JSON
6 4 (3.70%) Middleware
7 3 (2.78%) J2EE
7 3 (2.78%) JMS
7 3 (2.78%) JSP
7 3 (2.78%) REST
7 3 (2.78%) Servlets
7 3 (2.78%) SOAP
8 2 (1.85%) Akka
8 2 (1.85%) DHTML
8 2 (1.85%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.85%) Protocol Buffers
8 2 (1.85%) Spring Boot
8 2 (1.85%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 36 (33.33%) Fintech
2 19 (17.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 17 (15.74%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (14.81%) Fixed Income
4 16 (14.81%) Reference Data
5 10 (9.26%) Equities
6 8 (7.41%) User Experience
7 7 (6.48%) Credit Risk
7 7 (6.48%) Market Risk
8 6 (5.56%) Derivative
9 4 (3.70%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (1.85%) ASIC
10 2 (1.85%) Credit Derivative
10 2 (1.85%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.85%) DTCC
10 2 (1.85%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.93%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.93%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.41%) Linux
1 8 (7.41%) Unix
2 3 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (46.30%) Business Analysis
2 25 (23.15%) Workflow
3 24 (22.22%) Investment Management
4 22 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (18.52%) Asset Management
6 19 (17.59%) SDLC
7 17 (15.74%) Validation
8 14 (12.96%) Wealth Management
9 13 (12.04%) Product Management
10 12 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
11 11 (10.19%) Project Management
12 10 (9.26%) Data Reconciliation
12 10 (9.26%) Quality Management
12 10 (9.26%) Requirements Management
13 9 (8.33%) Software Engineering
14 8 (7.41%) Risk Management
14 8 (7.41%) UML
15 7 (6.48%) Financial Modelling
15 7 (6.48%) Integration Testing
15 7 (6.48%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 43 (39.81%) SQL
2 19 (17.59%) Java
3 10 (9.26%) C#
4 9 (8.33%) C++
5 7 (6.48%) MATLAB
5 7 (6.48%) R
6 5 (4.63%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.70%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.85%) Perl
8 2 (1.85%) Python
9 1 (0.93%) PHP
9 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (11.11%) Degree
2 8 (7.41%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.85%) PMP
4 1 (0.93%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (26.85%) EMIR
2 18 (16.67%) Dodd-Frank
3 11 (10.19%) PMO
4 10 (9.26%) QA
5 5 (4.63%) FATCA
6 4 (3.70%) IFRS
7 2 (1.85%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.93%) Basel III
8 1 (0.93%) GDPR
8 1 (0.93%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.70%) Charles River
2 4 (3.70%) Sybase
3 3 (2.78%) GoldenSource
3 3 (2.78%) MuleSoft
3 3 (2.78%) Oracle
3 3 (2.78%) Solace
4 2 (1.85%) FXall
4 2 (1.85%) Murex
4 2 (1.85%) Perforce
4 2 (1.85%) Reuters
5 1 (0.93%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.93%) Fidessa
5 1 (0.93%) ION Trading
5 1 (0.93%) SAP
5 1 (0.93%) Sun
City, London
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and shares
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000K - 80,000K base & bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - 90,000k base + excellent package, bonus and fast-track caree
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + plus very large package and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £40,805 to £56,995 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + BANKING BONUS AND BENEFITS
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: Benfits
Posted: 25 days ago