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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
London / City of London
Rank 171 240 308
Rank change year-on-year +69 +68  
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 52 34 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.02% 0.48% 0.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.76% 3.44% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 43 31 11
Median salary £77,500 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.16% -7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £88,500 £85,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £42,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +41.17% -19.04%  

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 670 988 1306
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 13.20% 13.94% 12.78%
Number of salaries quoted 623 820 1100
Median salary £59,000 £57,500 £53,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.60% +7.98%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £33,925
10% offered a salary of more than £82,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

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 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MiFID in the City of London

MiFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 77 (75.49%) Finance
2 43 (42.16%) Business Analysis
3 36 (35.29%) Banking
4 35 (34.31%) SQL
4 35 (34.31%) EMIR
5 25 (24.51%) Fintech
6 24 (23.53%) Asset Management
6 24 (23.53%) Front Office
6 24 (23.53%) Workflow
7 23 (22.55%) XML
7 23 (22.55%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (22.55%) FIX Protocol
8 22 (21.57%) Project Management
9 20 (19.61%) Validation
9 20 (19.61%) Wealth Management
9 20 (19.61%) Investment Management
10 17 (16.67%) Dodd-Frank
10 17 (16.67%) Reference Data
10 17 (16.67%) Fixed Income
10 17 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 16 (15.69%) Java
11 16 (15.69%) Investment Banking
12 15 (14.71%) HTML
12 15 (14.71%) Advertising
13 14 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (12.75%) Back Office
14 13 (12.75%) QA
15 12 (11.76%) Degree
16 11 (10.78%) Risk Management
16 11 (10.78%) Financial Institution

MiFID
Top Related 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 7 (6.86%) Apache
2 4 (3.92%) Confluence
3 3 (2.94%) IIS
3 3 (2.94%) Mule
4 1 (0.98%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Temenos Globus
2 3 (2.94%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.84%) SaaS
2 3 (2.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.94%) Kerberos
1 3 (2.94%) LDAP
2 1 (0.98%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.92%) MySQL
1 4 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (2.94%) Big Data
2 3 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.94%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.94%) InterSystems Cache
2 3 (2.94%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.94%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.96%) DB2
4 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.92%) JIRA
3 3 (2.94%) Maven
3 3 (2.94%) Subversion
4 2 (1.96%) Ant
4 2 (1.96%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.96%) Gradle
4 2 (1.96%) Hudson
5 1 (0.98%) Concordion
5 1 (0.98%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.98%) JBehave
5 1 (0.98%) Selenium
General
1 77 (75.49%) Finance
2 36 (35.29%) Banking
3 24 (23.53%) Front Office
4 16 (15.69%) Investment Banking
5 15 (14.71%) Advertising
6 13 (12.75%) Back Office
7 11 (10.78%) Financial Institution
8 9 (8.82%) Private Banking
9 5 (4.90%) Retail
10 2 (1.96%) Legal
11 1 (0.98%) French Language
11 1 (0.98%) German Language
11 1 (0.98%) International Banking
11 1 (0.98%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (55.88%) Analyst
2 46 (45.10%) Business Analyst
3 15 (14.71%) MiFID Business Analyst
4 13 (12.75%) Project Manager
5 10 (9.80%) Developer
5 10 (9.80%) Financial Analyst
5 10 (9.80%) FIX Analyst
5 10 (9.80%) FIX Business Analyst
5 10 (9.80%) Qualitative Analyst
5 10 (9.80%) Quantitative Analyst
6 9 (8.82%) Finance Business Analyst
6 9 (8.82%) Financial Business Analyst
7 8 (7.84%) Java Developer
7 8 (7.84%) Product Manager
7 8 (7.84%) Senior Developer
7 8 (7.84%) XML Analyst
8 7 (6.86%) Consultant
8 7 (6.86%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (6.86%) Technical Manager
8 7 (6.86%) Technical Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (22.55%) FIX Protocol
1 23 (22.55%) XML
2 15 (14.71%) HTML
3 8 (7.84%) HTML5
4 5 (4.90%) SOAP
4 5 (4.90%) Spring
5 4 (3.92%) CSS
5 4 (3.92%) DHTML
5 4 (3.92%) Middleware
6 3 (2.94%) Django
6 3 (2.94%) J2EE
6 3 (2.94%) JMS
6 3 (2.94%) jQuery
6 3 (2.94%) JSP
6 3 (2.94%) LAMP
6 3 (2.94%) REST
6 3 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (2.94%) Servlets
6 3 (2.94%) Web Services
7 2 (1.96%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 25 (24.51%) Fintech
2 23 (22.55%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (16.67%) Fixed Income
3 17 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 17 (16.67%) Reference Data
4 10 (9.80%) Credit Risk
4 10 (9.80%) Market Risk
5 7 (6.86%) Derivative
5 7 (6.86%) Equities
6 6 (5.88%) User Experience
7 3 (2.94%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.98%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.98%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.98%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (0.98%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.98%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.86%) Unix
2 5 (4.90%) Linux
2 5 (4.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (42.16%) Business Analysis
2 24 (23.53%) Asset Management
2 24 (23.53%) Workflow
3 22 (21.57%) Project Management
4 20 (19.61%) Investment Management
4 20 (19.61%) Validation
4 20 (19.61%) Wealth Management
5 14 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (10.78%) Risk Management
7 10 (9.80%) Credit Risk Management
7 10 (9.80%) Data Reconciliation
7 10 (9.80%) Financial Modelling
7 10 (9.80%) Mathematics
7 10 (9.80%) Quality Management
7 10 (9.80%) Requirements Analysis
7 10 (9.80%) Stochastic Calculus
8 9 (8.82%) Physics
8 9 (8.82%) Product Management
8 9 (8.82%) Requirements Management
8 9 (8.82%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 35 (34.31%) SQL
2 16 (15.69%) Java
3 10 (9.80%) C++
3 10 (9.80%) MATLAB
3 10 (9.80%) R
4 8 (7.84%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.88%) Perl
6 4 (3.92%) Python
7 3 (2.94%) PHP
7 3 (2.94%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.94%) Ruby
8 2 (1.96%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.96%) VB
9 1 (0.98%) C#
9 1 (0.98%) ES6
Qualifications
1 12 (11.76%) Degree
2 5 (4.90%) PMP
3 2 (1.96%) ISEB
3 2 (1.96%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (34.31%) EMIR
2 17 (16.67%) Dodd-Frank
3 13 (12.75%) QA
4 6 (5.88%) PMO
5 3 (2.94%) FATCA
6 2 (1.96%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.98%) Basel III
7 1 (0.98%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 4 (3.92%) Sybase
2 3 (2.94%) Charles River
2 3 (2.94%) MuleSoft
2 3 (2.94%) Solace
3 2 (1.96%) Perforce
4 1 (0.98%) ION Trading
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JM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits Package
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TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits and bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
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Pioneer Search
Salary: £575 - £625 per day
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Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: competitive
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Salary: £51,296 per annum
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