Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 915 764 875
Rank change year-on-year -151 +111 +112
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 212 410 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.04% 1.98% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 152 228 303
England median annual salary £84,500 £75,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.67% +3.45% -
10th Percentile £50,000 £50,250 £53,750
90th Percentile £120,000 £95,000 £103,500
UK median annual salary £84,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +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 20,326 20,680 23,432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.24% 12.55% 13.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15,495 15,402 18,640
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -125 208 £85,000 +13.33% 22
North of England +23 3 £52,500 +10.53%
North West -4 3 £52,500 +10.53%
West Midlands +42 1 - -
Midlands +22 1 - -
MiFID
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 170 (80.19%) Finance
2 77 (36.32%) Banking
3 66 (31.13%) Problem-Solving
4 63 (29.72%) Equities
5 57 (26.89%) Derivative
6 56 (26.42%) C#
7 55 (25.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 55 (25.94%) Investment Banking
8 53 (25.00%) Degree
8 53 (25.00%) Front Office
9 52 (24.53%) Fixed Income
10 48 (22.64%) Java
10 48 (22.64%) EMIR
11 46 (21.70%) Back Office
12 38 (17.92%) SQL
13 36 (16.98%) Risk Management
14 35 (16.51%) Investment Management
14 35 (16.51%) Agile Software Development
15 34 (16.04%) .NET
15 34 (16.04%) Analytical Skills
16 32 (15.09%) Linux
16 32 (15.09%) GAP Analysis
17 31 (14.62%) Legal
17 31 (14.62%) GDPR
18 30 (14.15%) Windows
19 28 (13.21%) Elastic Stack
20 26 (12.26%) Asset Management
20 26 (12.26%) Business Analysis
21 25 (11.79%) Dodd-Frank
22 24 (11.32%) Virtual Team

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 15 (7.08%) Apache Spark
2 13 (6.13%) IIS
3 4 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.94%) Apache
4 2 (0.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (5.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.94%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (4.25%) SunGard GMI
2 2 (0.94%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.94%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.47%) Bloomberg AIM
3 1 (0.47%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.47%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.89%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (1.89%) Amazon S3
2 4 (1.89%) AWS Data Pipeline
2 4 (1.89%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.38%) Firewall
1 22 (10.38%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.36%) HTTP
3 1 (0.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.85%) Big Data
1 23 (10.85%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.49%) Hadoop
3 17 (8.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (6.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (5.19%) HBase
6 8 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (3.30%) MongoDB
7 7 (3.30%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.83%) Blockchain
9 5 (2.36%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (1.89%) Amazon Redshift
10 4 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.89%) Apache Hive
10 4 (1.89%) Apache Zeppelin
10 4 (1.89%) DataStax
10 4 (1.89%) OLAP
10 4 (1.89%) Spark SQL
11 3 (1.42%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 19 (8.96%) TeamCity
2 15 (7.08%) Octopus Deploy
3 12 (5.66%) JIRA
4 8 (3.77%) Selenium
4 8 (3.77%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.42%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.42%) Maven
6 3 (1.42%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (1.42%) Subversion
7 1 (0.47%) CppUnit
7 1 (0.47%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.47%) Gradle
7 1 (0.47%) Hamcrest
7 1 (0.47%) JUnit
7 1 (0.47%) RSpec
7 1 (0.47%) TestNG
General
1 170 (80.19%) Finance
2 77 (36.32%) Banking
3 55 (25.94%) Investment Banking
4 53 (25.00%) Front Office
5 46 (21.70%) Back Office
6 31 (14.62%) Legal
7 15 (7.08%) Advertising
8 14 (6.60%) Financial Institution
9 5 (2.36%) Publishing
9 5 (2.36%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.42%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.94%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.94%) Portuguese Language
11 2 (0.94%) Romanian Language
11 2 (0.94%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.47%) Billing
12 1 (0.47%) German Language
12 1 (0.47%) Law
12 1 (0.47%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (33.96%) Developer
2 68 (32.08%) Analyst
3 48 (22.64%) Business Analyst
4 25 (11.79%) Banking Analyst
5 24 (11.32%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 22 (10.38%) Security Manager
6 22 (10.38%) Security Officer
7 19 (8.96%) Senior Developer
8 14 (6.60%) Regulatory Business Analyst
8 14 (6.60%) SQL Developer
9 13 (6.13%) C# Developer
10 12 (5.66%) .NET Developer
11 11 (5.19%) Report Developer
11 11 (5.19%) Scala Developer
12 9 (4.25%) Lead Developer
12 9 (4.25%) Project Manager
12 9 (4.25%) Report Analyst
13 8 (3.77%) Java Developer
13 8 (3.77%) Quantitative Analyst
13 8 (3.77%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (16.04%) .NET
2 28 (13.21%) Elastic Stack
3 20 (9.43%) FIX Protocol
3 20 (9.43%) Kafka
4 15 (7.08%) AngularJS
5 12 (5.66%) .NET Framework
6 10 (4.72%) HTML
6 10 (4.72%) HTML5
7 9 (4.25%) Web Services
8 8 (3.77%) JSON
8 8 (3.77%) WCF
9 7 (3.30%) Entity Framework
9 7 (3.30%) jQuery
9 7 (3.30%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (2.83%) Akka
10 6 (2.83%) Akka.NET
10 6 (2.83%) React
11 5 (2.36%) Node.js
11 5 (2.36%) WinForms
11 5 (2.36%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 63 (29.72%) Equities
2 57 (26.89%) Derivative
3 55 (25.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 52 (24.53%) Fixed Income
5 34 (16.04%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (11.32%) Virtual Team
7 22 (10.38%) Market Risk
8 15 (7.08%) Fintech
9 14 (6.60%) Computer Science
10 11 (5.19%) Credit Risk
10 11 (5.19%) Hedge funds
11 10 (4.72%) Cyberthreat
11 10 (4.72%) Management Information System
12 8 (3.77%) Exotic Derivative
12 8 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
13 7 (3.30%) OTC Derivatives
14 5 (2.36%) Data Structures
15 4 (1.89%) Algorithms
16 2 (0.94%) PMI
17 1 (0.47%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 32 (15.09%) Linux
2 30 (14.15%) Windows
3 5 (2.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (31.13%) Problem-Solving
2 36 (16.98%) Risk Management
3 35 (16.51%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (16.51%) Investment Management
4 32 (15.09%) GAP Analysis
5 26 (12.26%) Asset Management
5 26 (12.26%) Business Analysis
6 24 (11.32%) Information Security
7 22 (10.38%) Cybersecurity
7 22 (10.38%) Data Encryption
7 22 (10.38%) Data Loss Prevention
7 22 (10.38%) Data Privacy
7 22 (10.38%) Open Source
7 22 (10.38%) Penetration Testing
7 22 (10.38%) Remediation Plan
7 22 (10.38%) SIEM
7 22 (10.38%) Threat Detection
7 22 (10.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 20 (9.43%) OO
8 20 (9.43%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 56 (26.42%) C#
2 48 (22.64%) Java
3 38 (17.92%) SQL
4 21 (9.91%) C++
5 20 (9.43%) Python
6 17 (8.02%) JavaScript
7 15 (7.08%) Scala
8 14 (6.60%) T-SQL
9 13 (6.13%) PL/SQL
10 12 (5.66%) Ruby
11 9 (4.25%) VBA
12 8 (3.77%) Java 8
12 8 (3.77%) MATLAB
12 8 (3.77%) R
13 4 (1.89%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.89%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.42%) Perl
15 2 (0.94%) Groovy
15 2 (0.94%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 53 (25.00%) Degree
2 24 (11.32%) CISM
2 24 (11.32%) CISSP
3 20 (9.43%) Master's Degree
4 13 (6.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (5.19%) PhD
6 4 (1.89%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.42%) PMP
8 1 (0.47%) CFA
8 1 (0.47%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (22.64%) EMIR
2 31 (14.62%) GDPR
3 25 (11.79%) Dodd-Frank
4 16 (7.55%) FATCA
5 6 (2.83%) QA
6 3 (1.42%) AIFMD
6 3 (1.42%) FINREP
6 3 (1.42%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.94%) SLA
8 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (10.38%) Snort
2 6 (2.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 6 (2.83%) Docker
3 2 (0.94%) LXC
Systems Management
1 22 (10.38%) OSSEC
2 6 (2.83%) Ansible
3 4 (1.89%) Ambari
3 4 (1.89%) Hadoop YARN
3 4 (1.89%) Kibana
3 4 (1.89%) logstash
Vendors
1 23 (10.85%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.55%) Oracle
3 15 (7.08%) Hortonworks
4 12 (5.66%) Fidessa
4 12 (5.66%) FIS
5 9 (4.25%) CQG
5 9 (4.25%) SunGard
6 7 (3.30%) Bloomberg
7 5 (2.36%) Apple
7 5 (2.36%) Google
7 5 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.89%) Ab Initio
8 4 (1.89%) Informatica
8 4 (1.89%) SmartStream
8 4 (1.89%) Solace
8 4 (1.89%) TIBCO
9 3 (1.42%) Charles River
10 2 (0.94%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.94%) Cognizant
10 2 (0.94%) ION Trading