Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 797 812 951
Rank change year-on-year +15 +139 +268
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 366 396 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.22% 0.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.71% 1.72% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 209 329 302
England median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +3.45% -9.38%
10th Percentile £50,000 £53,750 £50,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £98,500 £107,500
UK median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +3.45% -3.33%

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 21435 22957 26501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.72% 13.00% 12.88%
Number of salaries quoted 16104 18275 21128
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52% +2.22%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 -16 357 £72,500 -3.33% 20
Midlands +12 3 £77,500 +63.16%
South West +12 3 £43,750 -
North of England +12 3 £47,500 -
North West -7 3 £47,500 -
East Midlands +25 2 £77,500 +63.16%
South East +23 1 £80,000 +23.08%
West Midlands - 1 - -
MiFID
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 England region with a requirement for MiFID.

1 255 (69.67%) Finance
2 199 (54.37%) Banking
3 142 (38.80%) Investment Banking
3 142 (38.80%) EMIR
4 138 (37.70%) Business Analysis
5 116 (31.69%) Derivative
6 101 (27.60%) Dodd-Frank
7 97 (26.50%) Project Management
8 94 (25.68%) Asset Management
9 88 (24.04%) Agile Software Development
10 87 (23.77%) SQL
11 85 (23.22%) Wealth Management
12 80 (21.86%) Front Office
13 75 (20.49%) Analytical Skills
14 71 (19.40%) Equities
15 70 (19.13%) Degree
16 66 (18.03%) SDLC
17 63 (17.21%) Fixed Income
18 61 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
19 60 (16.39%) Microsoft Excel
20 58 (15.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 56 (15.30%) Client Onboarding
22 55 (15.03%) Data Modelling
22 55 (15.03%) Retail Banking
22 55 (15.03%) KYC
23 50 (13.66%) Reference Data
24 49 (13.39%) Back Office
25 48 (13.11%) C#
25 48 (13.11%) Data Analysis
26 47 (12.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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 9 (2.46%) SAS
2 7 (1.91%) IIS
3 5 (1.37%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.09%) Apache
4 4 (1.09%) Confluence
4 4 (1.09%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.55%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.55%) JBoss
6 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 60 (16.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 47 (12.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (2.46%) SPSS
4 8 (2.19%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.91%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.19%) thinkFolio
2 6 (1.64%) Eagle PACE
2 6 (1.64%) LatentZero
2 6 (1.64%) Markit EDM
3 5 (1.37%) Minerva
4 4 (1.09%) ION MarketView
4 4 (1.09%) Oracle TCA
5 3 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.55%) Endur
6 2 (0.55%) Summit
7 1 (0.27%) Bloomberg AIM
7 1 (0.27%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 1 (0.27%) Eikon
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.82%) SaaS
2 2 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.55%) npm
2 2 (0.55%) Yarn
3 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.27%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.27%) Office 365
3 1 (0.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.37%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.09%) Firewall
2 4 (1.09%) NAS
2 4 (1.09%) SAN
3 2 (0.55%) FTP
4 1 (0.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.01%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.37%) Big Data
3 12 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (2.46%) Blockchain
4 9 (2.46%) QlikView
4 9 (2.46%) Spotfire
4 9 (2.46%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (1.09%) MariaDB
5 4 (1.09%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.09%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.82%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.82%) MySQL
6 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.55%) Flink
7 2 (0.55%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.27%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (3.83%) JIRA
2 8 (2.19%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.91%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.91%) JUnit
3 7 (1.91%) Maven
3 7 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.64%) TeamCity
5 5 (1.37%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.09%) Hudson
7 3 (0.82%) Selenium
7 3 (0.82%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.27%) JBehave
8 1 (0.27%) Mockito
8 1 (0.27%) Subversion
General
1 255 (69.67%) Finance
2 199 (54.37%) Banking
3 142 (38.80%) Investment Banking
4 80 (21.86%) Front Office
5 55 (15.03%) Retail Banking
6 49 (13.39%) Back Office
7 20 (5.46%) Legal
8 17 (4.64%) Advertising
9 16 (4.37%) Financial Institution
10 13 (3.55%) Corporate Banking
11 6 (1.64%) Retail
12 5 (1.37%) International Banking
12 5 (1.37%) Private Banking
13 4 (1.09%) Games
14 2 (0.55%) Law
15 1 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 200 (54.64%) Analyst
2 173 (47.27%) Business Analyst
3 55 (15.03%) Banking Analyst
4 49 (13.39%) Project Manager
5 48 (13.11%) Business IT Analyst
5 48 (13.11%) IT Analyst
5 48 (13.11%) IT Business Analyst
6 44 (12.02%) MiFID Business Analyst
7 42 (11.48%) Change Analyst
7 42 (11.48%) Developer
7 42 (11.48%) Operations Analyst
8 36 (9.84%) Operations Business Analyst
9 35 (9.56%) IT Operations Analyst
10 31 (8.47%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 21 (5.74%) Financial Analyst
12 20 (5.46%) Regulatory Business Analyst
13 19 (5.19%) Banking Business Analyst
13 19 (5.19%) Finance Business Analyst
13 19 (5.19%) Java Developer
14 18 (4.92%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (9.84%) .NET
2 24 (6.56%) FIX Protocol
3 15 (4.10%) XML
4 13 (3.55%) HTML
5 11 (3.01%) Kafka
6 10 (2.73%) AngularJS
7 7 (1.91%) ASP.NET
7 7 (1.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (1.91%) QuickFIX
7 7 (1.91%) Spring
7 7 (1.91%) WCF
7 7 (1.91%) WinForms
8 6 (1.64%) Hibernate
8 6 (1.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (1.37%) Akka
9 5 (1.37%) Angular 2
9 5 (1.37%) Redux
10 4 (1.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (1.09%) React
11 3 (0.82%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 116 (31.69%) Derivative
2 75 (20.49%) Analytical Skills
3 71 (19.40%) Equities
4 63 (17.21%) Fixed Income
5 58 (15.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 50 (13.66%) Reference Data
7 37 (10.11%) Fintech
8 24 (6.56%) Greenfield Project
9 20 (5.46%) Computer Science
10 17 (4.64%) Virtual Team
11 15 (4.10%) OTC Derivatives
12 14 (3.83%) Credit Risk
12 14 (3.83%) Market Risk
13 12 (3.28%) Management Information System
14 10 (2.73%) Exotic Derivative
14 10 (2.73%) Hedge funds
15 8 (2.19%) Equity Derivative
16 6 (1.64%) Wiki
17 5 (1.37%) PMI
18 4 (1.09%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.01%) Windows
2 9 (2.46%) Windows Server
3 7 (1.91%) Linux
4 4 (1.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (37.70%) Business Analysis
2 97 (26.50%) Project Management
3 94 (25.68%) Asset Management
4 88 (24.04%) Agile Software Development
5 85 (23.22%) Wealth Management
6 66 (18.03%) SDLC
7 61 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 56 (15.30%) Client Onboarding
9 55 (15.03%) Data Modelling
9 55 (15.03%) KYC
10 48 (13.11%) Data Analysis
11 46 (12.57%) Investment Management
12 39 (10.66%) GAP Analysis
13 36 (9.84%) Risk Management
14 33 (9.02%) PRINCE2
15 32 (8.74%) Scrum
16 25 (6.83%) Validation
17 24 (6.56%) Anti-Money Laundering
18 21 (5.74%) Change Management
18 21 (5.74%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 87 (23.77%) SQL
2 48 (13.11%) C#
3 33 (9.02%) Java
4 19 (5.19%) C++
4 19 (5.19%) JavaScript
5 11 (3.01%) MATLAB
5 11 (3.01%) R
6 6 (1.64%) COBOL
6 6 (1.64%) PL/SQL
7 5 (1.37%) C
8 4 (1.09%) TypeScript
8 4 (1.09%) VBA
9 2 (0.55%) ES6
9 2 (0.55%) Python
9 2 (0.55%) VB
10 1 (0.27%) Perl
10 1 (0.27%) Scala
10 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 70 (19.13%) Degree
2 9 (2.46%) PMP
3 8 (2.19%) Master's Degree
3 8 (2.19%) PMI Certification
4 6 (1.64%) CFA
5 5 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.09%) ISEB
7 2 (0.55%) PhD
7 2 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (38.80%) EMIR
2 101 (27.60%) Dodd-Frank
3 33 (9.02%) QA
4 27 (7.38%) GDPR
5 25 (6.83%) FATCA
6 14 (3.83%) Data Quality
7 11 (3.01%) AIFMD
8 9 (2.46%) CRD IV
9 8 (2.19%) Solvency II
10 7 (1.91%) UCITS
11 6 (1.64%) PMO
12 5 (1.37%) IFRS
13 2 (0.55%) Basel III
13 2 (0.55%) FINRA
13 2 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.27%) HDFS
1 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) Ansible
1 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (7.38%) Microsoft
2 18 (4.92%) Charles River
3 13 (3.55%) Oracle
4 12 (3.28%) Bloomberg
4 12 (3.28%) Fidessa
4 12 (3.28%) Murex
5 11 (3.01%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (2.46%) Tableau
7 8 (2.19%) Calypso
8 7 (1.91%) GoldenSource
8 7 (1.91%) IBM
8 7 (1.91%) Pega
9 5 (1.37%) HP
10 4 (1.09%) Fixnetix
10 4 (1.09%) ION Trading
11 3 (0.82%) Google
11 3 (0.82%) Reuters
12 2 (0.55%) Solace
12 2 (0.55%) Sophis
12 2 (0.55%) TIBCO