Period
to 23 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 862 752 898
Rank change year-on-year -110 +146 +271
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 289 418 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.25% 0.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.35% 2.02% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 190 358 261
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £52,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £100,000 £107,500
UK median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year - +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 21,465 20,679 25,769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.02% 12.49% 12.97%
Number of salaries quoted 16,847 16,465 20,585
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,750 £26,743
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
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 23 February 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 February 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 -100 272 £75,000 - 32
North of England +10 11 £90,000 -
North West -6 11 £90,000 -
South West - 5 £68,750 -
Midlands +16 2 £77,500 +29.17% 1
East Midlands - 2 £77,500 -
South East -5 1 £80,000 +45.45%
East of England - 1 - -
MiFID
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 218 (75.43%) Finance
2 135 (46.71%) Banking
3 98 (33.91%) Derivative
4 86 (29.76%) Investment Banking
5 85 (29.41%) SQL
6 78 (26.99%) Fixed Income
6 78 (26.99%) EMIR
7 70 (24.22%) Business Analysis
8 65 (22.49%) Degree
8 65 (22.49%) Equities
9 56 (19.38%) Front Office
10 54 (18.69%) Back Office
10 54 (18.69%) C#
11 53 (18.34%) Agile Software Development
12 51 (17.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 48 (16.61%) Analytical Skills
14 46 (15.92%) .NET
15 44 (15.22%) Asset Management
15 44 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
16 43 (14.88%) GAP Analysis
17 42 (14.53%) GDPR
18 37 (12.80%) Project Management
18 37 (12.80%) Dodd-Frank
19 36 (12.46%) Investment Management
20 35 (12.11%) Risk Management
21 33 (11.42%) Fintech
22 32 (11.07%) Validation
23 31 (10.73%) Java
23 31 (10.73%) Wealth Management
24 30 (10.38%) Microsoft

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 14 (4.84%) SAS
2 8 (2.77%) IIS
3 4 (1.38%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.04%) Apache
4 3 (1.04%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.04%) Confluence
5 1 (0.35%) JBoss
5 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (6.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (3.81%) SPSS
3 9 (3.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.38%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.38%) ION MarketView
1 4 (1.38%) thinkFolio
2 2 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.69%) Oracle TCA
2 2 (0.69%) Summit
3 1 (0.35%) Bloomberg AIM
3 1 (0.35%) Eikon
3 1 (0.35%) Endur
3 1 (0.35%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.42%) Slack
2 5 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.69%) npm
4 2 (0.69%) SaaS
4 2 (0.69%) Yarn
5 1 (0.35%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
5 1 (0.35%) IaaS
5 1 (0.35%) Office 365
5 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.46%) HTTP
2 6 (2.08%) Firewall
3 4 (1.38%) NAS
3 4 (1.38%) SAN
4 3 (1.04%) Internet
5 2 (0.69%) FTP
6 1 (0.35%) Network Security
6 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.30%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (4.84%) QlikView
5 11 (3.81%) Spotfire
6 10 (3.46%) Big Data
6 10 (3.46%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (2.77%) Blockchain
8 5 (1.73%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.04%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.69%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.69%) Flink
10 2 (0.69%) Power BI
11 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.35%) HBase
11 1 (0.35%) MS Access
11 1 (0.35%) MySQL
11 1 (0.35%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (3.81%) JIRA
2 8 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.42%) Selenium
3 7 (2.42%) TeamCity
4 5 (1.73%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.38%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.04%) JBehave
6 3 (1.04%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.69%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.69%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.69%) JUnit
7 2 (0.69%) Maven
General
1 218 (75.43%) Finance
2 135 (46.71%) Banking
3 86 (29.76%) Investment Banking
4 56 (19.38%) Front Office
5 54 (18.69%) Back Office
6 25 (8.65%) Legal
7 14 (4.84%) Advertising
8 13 (4.50%) Corporate Banking
9 12 (4.15%) Retail Banking
10 8 (2.77%) Financial Institution
11 4 (1.38%) Games
12 3 (1.04%) Retail
13 2 (0.69%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 130 (44.98%) Analyst
2 93 (32.18%) Business Analyst
3 52 (17.99%) Banking Analyst
4 40 (13.84%) Developer
5 34 (11.76%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 32 (11.07%) Project Manager
7 24 (8.30%) IT Analyst
8 19 (6.57%) .NET Software Engineer
8 19 (6.57%) C# Software Engineer
8 19 (6.57%) MiFID Business Analyst
8 19 (6.57%) Software Engineer
9 15 (5.19%) Java Developer
10 14 (4.84%) Asset Management Analyst
10 14 (4.84%) Banking Business Analyst
10 14 (4.84%) Business IT Analyst
10 14 (4.84%) IT Business Analyst
11 13 (4.50%) Operations Analyst
12 12 (4.15%) Change Analyst
12 12 (4.15%) Qualitative Analyst
12 12 (4.15%) Quantitative Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (15.92%) .NET
2 26 (9.00%) FIX Protocol
3 12 (4.15%) AngularJS
3 12 (4.15%) HTML
3 12 (4.15%) REST
3 12 (4.15%) WCF
4 11 (3.81%) Web Services
4 11 (3.81%) XML
5 9 (3.11%) Kafka
6 8 (2.77%) ASP.NET
6 8 (2.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (2.77%) JSON
6 8 (2.77%) QuickFIX
7 7 (2.42%) jQuery
7 7 (2.42%) WinForms
7 7 (2.42%) WPF
8 6 (2.08%) .NET Framework
8 6 (2.08%) Angular 2
8 6 (2.08%) Entity Framework
9 5 (1.73%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 98 (33.91%) Derivative
2 78 (26.99%) Fixed Income
3 65 (22.49%) Equities
4 51 (17.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 48 (16.61%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (11.42%) Fintech
7 23 (7.96%) Virtual Team
8 21 (7.27%) Greenfield Project
9 17 (5.88%) Management Information System
10 16 (5.54%) Market Risk
11 15 (5.19%) Credit Risk
12 12 (4.15%) Reference Data
13 11 (3.81%) Exotic Derivative
13 11 (3.81%) OTC Derivatives
14 10 (3.46%) Analytical Mindset
15 8 (2.77%) Computer Science
16 7 (2.42%) Hedge funds
16 7 (2.42%) PMI
17 4 (1.38%) Equity Derivative
18 3 (1.04%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.23%) Windows
2 11 (3.81%) Linux
3 10 (3.46%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.42%) Unix
5 3 (1.04%) Android
5 3 (1.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (24.22%) Business Analysis
2 53 (18.34%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (15.22%) Asset Management
3 44 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 43 (14.88%) GAP Analysis
5 37 (12.80%) Project Management
6 36 (12.46%) Investment Management
7 35 (12.11%) Risk Management
8 32 (11.07%) Validation
9 31 (10.73%) Wealth Management
10 25 (8.65%) SDLC
11 23 (7.96%) Software Engineering
11 23 (7.96%) Test Automation
12 22 (7.61%) Fund Management
12 22 (7.61%) KYC
13 21 (7.27%) Anti-Money Laundering
13 21 (7.27%) CRM
14 20 (6.92%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (6.92%) Data Modelling
15 18 (6.23%) OO
Programming Languages
1 85 (29.41%) SQL
2 54 (18.69%) C#
3 31 (10.73%) Java
4 21 (7.27%) C++
5 19 (6.57%) JavaScript
6 16 (5.54%) R
7 13 (4.50%) MATLAB
8 9 (3.11%) Python
9 7 (2.42%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.73%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.38%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.04%) C
12 3 (1.04%) VBA
13 2 (0.69%) ES6
13 2 (0.69%) Perl
13 2 (0.69%) Ruby
14 1 (0.35%) Groovy
14 1 (0.35%) Scala
14 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 65 (22.49%) Degree
2 12 (4.15%) ISEB
3 11 (3.81%) Master's Degree
4 10 (3.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (2.77%) CISSP
6 7 (2.42%) CISA
6 7 (2.42%) PMI Certification
7 6 (2.08%) CISM
8 4 (1.38%) CFA
8 4 (1.38%) GIAC
8 4 (1.38%) PhD
8 4 (1.38%) SANS
9 2 (0.69%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (0.69%) CCSP
9 2 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.69%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (0.69%) IIBA
9 2 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (26.99%) EMIR
2 42 (14.53%) GDPR
3 37 (12.80%) Dodd-Frank
4 16 (5.54%) FATCA
4 16 (5.54%) QA
5 14 (4.84%) Data Quality
6 11 (3.81%) CRD IV
7 6 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (1.38%) PCI DSS
9 3 (1.04%) PMO
9 3 (1.04%) SLA
10 2 (0.69%) AIFMD
10 2 (0.69%) Basel III
10 2 (0.69%) IFRS
10 2 (0.69%) IFRS 9
10 2 (0.69%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.35%) FINRA
11 1 (0.35%) UCITS
System Software
1 2 (0.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.35%) HDFS
2 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.38%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 30 (10.38%) Bloomberg
1 30 (10.38%) Microsoft
2 24 (8.30%) Oracle
3 15 (5.19%) Tableau
4 13 (4.50%) Fidessa
5 7 (2.42%) Sybase
6 6 (2.08%) Reuters
7 4 (1.38%) Charles River
7 4 (1.38%) Google
7 4 (1.38%) ION Trading
7 4 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.04%) Murex
9 2 (0.69%) Cisco
9 2 (0.69%) FXall
9 2 (0.69%) Misys
9 2 (0.69%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.69%) Solace
9 2 (0.69%) Splunk
9 2 (0.69%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.35%) FNZ