Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
UK > England
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 866 710 914
Rank change year-on-year -156 +204 +208
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 283 461 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.29% 0.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.33% 2.37% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 193 334 204
England median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £43,000 £53,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £114,500 £100,000 £105,000
UK median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%

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 21,327 19,458 24,975
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.22% 12.10% 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 16,438 15,325 19,949
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -1.04% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -136 266 £80,000 +6.67% 25
North of England +19 14 £53,750 - 1
North West +5 14 £53,750 - 1
South West -17 4 £90,000 -
East of England - 1 - -
MiFID
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 200 (70.67%) Finance
2 119 (42.05%) Banking
3 81 (28.62%) Fixed Income
4 78 (27.56%) Derivative
5 76 (26.86%) Equities
6 75 (26.50%) Investment Banking
7 73 (25.80%) SQL
8 70 (24.73%) Degree
9 66 (23.32%) EMIR
10 64 (22.61%) Back Office
11 60 (21.20%) Problem-Solving
12 51 (18.02%) Front Office
13 50 (17.67%) C#
14 47 (16.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 47 (16.61%) Agile Software Development
14 47 (16.61%) Analytical Skills
15 44 (15.55%) Investment Management
15 44 (15.55%) Java
16 41 (14.49%) Business Analysis
17 38 (13.43%) Dodd-Frank
17 38 (13.43%) GDPR
18 37 (13.07%) .NET
18 37 (13.07%) GAP Analysis
19 36 (12.72%) Fintech
20 35 (12.37%) FIX Protocol
21 34 (12.01%) Asset Management
21 34 (12.01%) Oracle
22 32 (11.31%) Risk Management
23 28 (9.89%) Bloomberg
23 28 (9.89%) C++

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 8 (2.83%) SAS
2 7 (2.47%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.41%) IIS
4 2 (0.71%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (5.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (1.41%) SPSS
3 3 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.12%) thinkFolio
2 2 (0.71%) Bloomberg AIM
2 2 (0.71%) LatentZero
2 2 (0.71%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.35%) Endur
3 1 (0.35%) FINCAD Analytics
3 1 (0.35%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.77%) SaaS
2 5 (1.77%) Slack
3 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.35%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
4 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.35%) IaaS
4 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.53%) HTTP
2 7 (2.47%) Internet
3 3 (1.06%) Firewall
4 2 (0.71%) Network Security
5 1 (0.35%) FIX Connectivity
5 1 (0.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.83%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (7.07%) Big Data
4 16 (5.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (3.89%) Blockchain
6 8 (2.83%) QlikView
7 7 (2.47%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.12%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.77%) HBase
9 5 (1.77%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (1.41%) Spotfire
11 3 (1.06%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.06%) Power BI
11 3 (1.06%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.71%) Flink
12 2 (0.71%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.71%) Star Schema
13 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 12 (4.24%) Selenium
1 12 (4.24%) TeamCity
2 5 (1.77%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.06%) JBehave
3 3 (1.06%) Maven
3 3 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.71%) FitNesse
4 2 (0.71%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.71%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.71%) JIRA
5 1 (0.35%) CppUnit
5 1 (0.35%) Hudson
5 1 (0.35%) JUnit
5 1 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.35%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.35%) Subversion
General
1 200 (70.67%) Finance
2 119 (42.05%) Banking
3 75 (26.50%) Investment Banking
4 64 (22.61%) Back Office
5 51 (18.02%) Front Office
6 21 (7.42%) Legal
7 16 (5.65%) Advertising
8 12 (4.24%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.77%) Publishing
10 4 (1.41%) Retail Banking
11 3 (1.06%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.71%) Retail
13 1 (0.35%) Billing
13 1 (0.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 122 (43.11%) Analyst
2 81 (28.62%) Business Analyst
3 51 (18.02%) Developer
4 38 (13.43%) Banking Analyst
5 34 (12.01%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 26 (9.19%) Project Manager
7 16 (5.65%) IT Analyst
8 15 (5.30%) C# Developer
9 14 (4.95%) Java Developer
10 13 (4.59%) .NET Developer
11 12 (4.24%) Asset Management Analyst
11 12 (4.24%) Data Analyst
12 10 (3.53%) C# .NET Developer
12 10 (3.53%) MiFID Business Analyst
12 10 (3.53%) SQL Developer
12 10 (3.53%) Technical Leader
12 10 (3.53%) Test Analyst
13 9 (3.18%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
13 9 (3.18%) Qualitative Analyst
13 9 (3.18%) Quantitative Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (13.07%) .NET
2 35 (12.37%) FIX Protocol
3 16 (5.65%) AngularJS
4 14 (4.95%) .NET Framework
4 14 (4.95%) REST
4 14 (4.95%) WCF
4 14 (4.95%) Web Services
5 13 (4.59%) JSON
6 11 (3.89%) Entity Framework
7 10 (3.53%) HTML
7 10 (3.53%) jQuery
7 10 (3.53%) KnockoutJS
8 9 (3.18%) HTML5
9 8 (2.83%) XML
10 7 (2.47%) Kafka
11 6 (2.12%) ASP.NET
11 6 (2.12%) Flash
12 5 (1.77%) CSS
12 5 (1.77%) CSS3
13 4 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 81 (28.62%) Fixed Income
2 78 (27.56%) Derivative
3 76 (26.86%) Equities
4 47 (16.61%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (16.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 36 (12.72%) Fintech
6 27 (9.54%) Virtual Team
7 22 (7.77%) Management Information System
8 20 (7.07%) Market Risk
9 17 (6.01%) Computer Science
9 17 (6.01%) Hedge funds
10 15 (5.30%) Credit Risk
11 14 (4.95%) OTC Derivatives
12 12 (4.24%) Greenfield Project
13 10 (3.53%) Cyberthreat
14 9 (3.18%) Exotic Derivative
15 8 (2.83%) Reference Data
16 7 (2.47%) Equity Derivative
17 5 (1.77%) PMI
18 4 (1.41%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.01%) Windows
2 15 (5.30%) Linux
3 9 (3.18%) Unix
4 3 (1.06%) Android
4 3 (1.06%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (21.20%) Problem-Solving
2 47 (16.61%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (15.55%) Investment Management
4 41 (14.49%) Business Analysis
5 37 (13.07%) GAP Analysis
6 34 (12.01%) Asset Management
7 32 (11.31%) Risk Management
8 27 (9.54%) SDLC
8 27 (9.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 26 (9.19%) Validation
10 25 (8.83%) Wealth Management
11 24 (8.48%) Project Management
11 24 (8.48%) Test Automation
12 23 (8.13%) OO
13 21 (7.42%) Electronic Trading
14 20 (7.07%) Analytics
14 20 (7.07%) User Acceptance Testing
15 19 (6.71%) Low Latency
16 18 (6.36%) CRM
16 18 (6.36%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 73 (25.80%) SQL
2 50 (17.67%) C#
3 44 (15.55%) Java
4 28 (9.89%) C++
5 21 (7.42%) JavaScript
6 18 (6.36%) Python
7 15 (5.30%) R
8 14 (4.95%) PL/SQL
9 11 (3.89%) MATLAB
10 8 (2.83%) VBA
11 5 (1.77%) Java 8
11 5 (1.77%) Ruby
11 5 (1.77%) Scala
11 5 (1.77%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.41%) Perl
12 4 (1.41%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.06%) C
13 3 (1.06%) Groovy
14 2 (0.71%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 70 (24.73%) Degree
2 20 (7.07%) Master's Degree
3 13 (4.59%) CISSP
4 12 (4.24%) ISEB
5 11 (3.89%) PhD
6 10 (3.53%) CISM
6 10 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (3.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (3.53%) PMI Certification
7 8 (2.83%) CISA
7 8 (2.83%) PMP
8 7 (2.47%) CFA
9 4 (1.41%) GIAC
9 4 (1.41%) SANS
10 3 (1.06%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 3 (1.06%) CCSP
10 3 (1.06%) CIMA
10 3 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.06%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (23.32%) EMIR
2 38 (13.43%) Dodd-Frank
2 38 (13.43%) GDPR
3 14 (4.95%) QA
4 10 (3.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (3.18%) Data Quality
6 6 (2.12%) FATCA
7 5 (1.77%) AIFMD
8 4 (1.41%) CRD IV
8 4 (1.41%) PCI DSS
9 3 (1.06%) FINREP
9 3 (1.06%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.71%) IFRS
10 2 (0.71%) IFRS 9
10 2 (0.71%) PMO
10 2 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.71%) Docker
1 2 (0.71%) LXC
2 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.41%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (0.71%) Ansible
Vendors
1 34 (12.01%) Oracle
2 28 (9.89%) Bloomberg
2 28 (9.89%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.53%) Sybase
4 9 (3.18%) Fidessa
4 9 (3.18%) Tableau
5 5 (1.77%) Charles River
6 4 (1.41%) Hortonworks
6 4 (1.41%) Reuters
7 3 (1.06%) Cisco
7 3 (1.06%) Cognizant
7 3 (1.06%) ION Trading
7 3 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.71%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.71%) Google
8 2 (0.71%) Misys
8 2 (0.71%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.71%) Solace
8 2 (0.71%) Splunk
8 2 (0.71%) TIBCO