Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for MiFID skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MiFID over the 6 months to 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 893 746 874
Rank change year-on-year -147 +128 +164
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 243 453 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.27% 0.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.12% 2.21% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 168 268 262
England median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -3.45%
10th Percentile £49,400 £52,500 £53,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £105,000 £105,000
UK median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -3.45%

MiFID is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 21,633 20,483 24,646
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.61% 12.30% 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 16,440 15,431 19,733
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% - +7.78%

MiFID
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing MiFID as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for MiFID in England

MiFID
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for MiFID in England

MiFID
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MiFID in England over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for MiFID in England

MiFID
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MiFID within the England region over the 6 months to 18 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -113 236 £80,000 +6.67% 20
North of England +20 4 £52,500 -
North West +8 4 £52,500 -
South West +13 2 £48,750 -
West Midlands +30 1 - -
Midlands +10 1 - -
MiFID
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT jobs citing MiFID also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for MiFID.

1 179 (73.66%) Finance
2 100 (41.15%) Banking
3 76 (31.28%) Equities
4 69 (28.40%) Investment Banking
5 68 (27.98%) Front Office
6 67 (27.57%) Fixed Income
7 66 (27.16%) Problem-Solving
8 64 (26.34%) Derivative
9 61 (25.10%) EMIR
10 58 (23.87%) C#
11 56 (23.05%) Back Office
12 55 (22.63%) Degree
13 52 (21.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 50 (20.58%) SQL
15 48 (19.75%) Java
16 45 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
17 42 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
18 39 (16.05%) Investment Management
18 39 (16.05%) Risk Management
19 36 (14.81%) GAP Analysis
20 34 (13.99%) .NET
21 33 (13.58%) Business Analysis
22 32 (13.17%) FIX Protocol
23 31 (12.76%) Fintech
24 29 (11.93%) GDPR
25 28 (11.52%) Dodd-Frank
25 28 (11.52%) SQL Server
26 27 (11.11%) C++
27 25 (10.29%) Microsoft
27 25 (10.29%) Asset Management

MiFID
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 12 (4.94%) Apache Spark
2 8 (3.29%) IIS
3 2 (0.82%) Apache
4 1 (0.41%) SAS
4 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.88%) SunGard GMI
2 6 (2.47%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.82%) Bloomberg AIM
3 2 (0.82%) LatentZero
3 2 (0.82%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.82%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.41%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.06%) SaaS
3 3 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.35%) Firewall
2 12 (4.94%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.65%) Internet
4 2 (0.82%) HTTP
5 1 (0.41%) FIX Connectivity
5 1 (0.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.52%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.05%) Big Data
3 20 (8.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (6.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (6.17%) Hadoop
6 11 (4.53%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (4.53%) HBase
7 9 (3.70%) MongoDB
8 8 (3.29%) Blockchain
9 5 (2.06%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.06%) Star Schema
10 4 (1.65%) OLAP
10 4 (1.65%) QlikView
10 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.23%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.82%) Flink
13 1 (0.41%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 19 (7.82%) TeamCity
2 10 (4.12%) Octopus Deploy
3 9 (3.70%) JIRA
3 9 (3.70%) Selenium
4 6 (2.47%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.65%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.23%) Maven
6 3 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (1.23%) Subversion
7 2 (0.82%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.41%) CppUnit
8 1 (0.41%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.41%) Hudson
8 1 (0.41%) JUnit
8 1 (0.41%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 179 (73.66%) Finance
2 100 (41.15%) Banking
3 69 (28.40%) Investment Banking
4 68 (27.98%) Front Office
5 56 (23.05%) Back Office
6 17 (7.00%) Legal
7 16 (6.58%) Advertising
7 16 (6.58%) Financial Institution
8 6 (2.47%) Publishing
9 4 (1.65%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.82%) Billing
10 2 (0.82%) German Language
10 2 (0.82%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.82%) Portuguese Language
10 2 (0.82%) Romanian Language
10 2 (0.82%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.41%) Law
11 1 (0.41%) Retail
11 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (39.09%) Analyst
2 67 (27.57%) Developer
3 63 (25.93%) Business Analyst
4 28 (11.52%) Banking Analyst
5 25 (10.29%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 19 (7.82%) Project Manager
7 15 (6.17%) Security Manager
7 15 (6.17%) SQL Developer
8 14 (5.76%) C# Developer
9 13 (5.35%) .NET Developer
9 13 (5.35%) Report Analyst
10 12 (4.94%) Report Developer
10 12 (4.94%) Security Officer
11 11 (4.53%) Data Analyst
11 11 (4.53%) Scala Developer
11 11 (4.53%) Technical Leader
12 9 (3.70%) Information Manager
12 9 (3.70%) Information Security Manager
12 9 (3.70%) Qualitative Analyst
12 9 (3.70%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (13.99%) .NET
2 32 (13.17%) FIX Protocol
3 18 (7.41%) AngularJS
4 15 (6.17%) .NET Framework
5 14 (5.76%) Elastic Stack
5 14 (5.76%) Kafka
6 11 (4.53%) HTML
6 11 (4.53%) HTML5
6 11 (4.53%) JSON
6 11 (4.53%) WCF
7 8 (3.29%) Entity Framework
7 8 (3.29%) jQuery
7 8 (3.29%) KnockoutJS
8 7 (2.88%) Akka.NET
8 7 (2.88%) ASP.NET
8 7 (2.88%) Flash
9 6 (2.47%) Akka
9 6 (2.47%) React
9 6 (2.47%) Web Services
10 4 (1.65%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 76 (31.28%) Equities
2 67 (27.57%) Fixed Income
3 64 (26.34%) Derivative
4 52 (21.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 42 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (12.76%) Fintech
7 25 (10.29%) Virtual Team
8 24 (9.88%) Market Risk
9 23 (9.47%) Hedge funds
10 18 (7.41%) Computer Science
10 18 (7.41%) Management Information System
11 13 (5.35%) Credit Risk
12 11 (4.53%) Cyberthreat
13 10 (4.12%) Greenfield Project
13 10 (4.12%) OTC Derivatives
14 9 (3.70%) Exotic Derivative
15 6 (2.47%) Data Structures
16 4 (1.65%) Algorithms
16 4 (1.65%) Equity Derivative
16 4 (1.65%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 22 (9.05%) Windows
2 19 (7.82%) Linux
3 4 (1.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (27.16%) Problem-Solving
2 45 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (16.05%) Investment Management
3 39 (16.05%) Risk Management
4 36 (14.81%) GAP Analysis
5 33 (13.58%) Business Analysis
6 25 (10.29%) Analytics
6 25 (10.29%) Asset Management
7 24 (9.88%) SDLC
8 22 (9.05%) Low Latency
9 21 (8.64%) Mathematics
9 21 (8.64%) Project Management
10 20 (8.23%) OO
10 20 (8.23%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (7.41%) Information Security
12 15 (6.17%) Data Analytics
13 14 (5.76%) Validation
14 13 (5.35%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (5.35%) Data Modelling
14 13 (5.35%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (23.87%) C#
2 50 (20.58%) SQL
3 48 (19.75%) Java
4 27 (11.11%) C++
5 21 (8.64%) JavaScript
6 20 (8.23%) Python
7 17 (7.00%) PL/SQL
8 14 (5.76%) T-SQL
9 12 (4.94%) Ruby
9 12 (4.94%) VBA
10 11 (4.53%) R
10 11 (4.53%) Scala
11 10 (4.12%) MATLAB
12 6 (2.47%) Java 8
13 4 (1.65%) Perl
13 4 (1.65%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.23%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.82%) Groovy
15 2 (0.82%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.41%) C
Qualifications
1 55 (22.63%) Degree
2 24 (9.88%) Master's Degree
3 18 (7.41%) CISSP
4 17 (7.00%) CISM
5 16 (6.58%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (4.94%) PhD
7 10 (4.12%) PMI Certification
8 9 (3.70%) PMP
9 5 (2.06%) CFA
10 2 (0.82%) CIMA
10 2 (0.82%) CISA
11 1 (0.41%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 1 (0.41%) CCSP
11 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.41%) CompTIA Security+
11 1 (0.41%) CRISC
11 1 (0.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (25.10%) EMIR
2 29 (11.93%) GDPR
3 28 (11.52%) Dodd-Frank
4 10 (4.12%) FATCA
5 6 (2.47%) AIFMD
5 6 (2.47%) QA
6 5 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (1.65%) FINREP
8 3 (1.23%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.82%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.82%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (4.94%) Snort
2 2 (0.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (0.82%) Docker
2 2 (0.82%) LXC
Systems Management
1 12 (4.94%) OSSEC
2 2 (0.82%) Ansible
Vendors
1 25 (10.29%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.05%) Oracle
3 13 (5.35%) Bloomberg
4 11 (4.53%) Fidessa
4 11 (4.53%) Hortonworks
5 10 (4.12%) FIS
6 7 (2.88%) CQG
6 7 (2.88%) SunGard
7 6 (2.47%) Charles River
7 6 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.65%) Cognizant
8 4 (1.65%) Google
8 4 (1.65%) Informatica
8 4 (1.65%) ION Trading
8 4 (1.65%) SmartStream
9 3 (1.23%) Ab Initio
9 3 (1.23%) Sybase
10 2 (0.82%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.82%) Reuters
10 2 (0.82%) Tableau