Period
to 18 February 2019

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 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 882 888 757
Rank change year-on-year +6 -131 +150
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 203 296 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.18% 0.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.04% 1.42% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 139 194 360
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
10th Percentile £50,000 £42,875 £52,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £106,750 £100,000
UK median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £75,000

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 19,513 20,818 20,567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.95% 12.77% 12.48%
Number of salaries quoted 14,409 16,272 16,387
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 -22 201 £75,000 - 25
North West +31 2 - -
North of England +27 2 - - 1
MiFID
UK

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, 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.

1 108 (53.20%) Finance
2 81 (39.90%) Degree
3 78 (38.42%) Banking
4 65 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (28.08%) C#
6 55 (27.09%) Equities
7 53 (26.11%) Scrum
7 53 (26.11%) EMIR
8 51 (25.12%) GDPR
9 49 (24.14%) Dodd-Frank
10 48 (23.65%) Front Office
10 48 (23.65%) Java
11 45 (22.17%) Information Security
12 41 (20.20%) SQL
12 41 (20.20%) Decision-Making
13 40 (19.70%) QA
14 39 (19.21%) Wealth Management
14 39 (19.21%) Change Management
14 39 (19.21%) Problem-Solving
15 37 (18.23%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 37 (18.23%) Software Engineering
16 36 (17.73%) Management Information System
16 36 (17.73%) Continuous Improvement
17 34 (16.75%) Portfolio Management
17 34 (16.75%) User Stories
17 34 (16.75%) Mobile App
17 34 (16.75%) Epics
17 34 (16.75%) Games
17 34 (16.75%) Cadence
17 34 (16.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

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 (5.91%) IIS
2 11 (5.42%) Apache Spark
2 11 (5.42%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (2.96%) Confluence
4 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 34 (16.75%) Temenos T24
2 4 (1.97%) SunGard GMI
3 2 (0.99%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.88%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.93%) AWS Lambda
4 9 (4.43%) Amazon EMR
4 9 (4.43%) Amazon S3
4 9 (4.43%) AWS Data Pipeline
5 6 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.97%) npm
6 4 (1.97%) NuGet
7 1 (0.49%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.39%) HTTP
2 11 (5.42%) Firewall
2 11 (5.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.84%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.34%) Big Data
3 15 (7.39%) Hadoop
4 13 (6.40%) NoSQL
5 12 (5.91%) Apache Hive
6 11 (5.42%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (4.93%) Amazon Redshift
7 10 (4.93%) Apache Zeppelin
7 10 (4.93%) DataStax
7 10 (4.93%) Spark SQL
8 9 (4.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.48%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.48%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.49%) Blockchain
13 1 (0.49%) Cloudera CDH
13 1 (0.49%) Oracle ODI
13 1 (0.49%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 19 (9.36%) Selenium
2 16 (7.88%) Git (software)
3 10 (4.93%) TeamCity
4 9 (4.43%) Cucumber
4 9 (4.43%) JIRA
4 9 (4.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (1.97%) webpack
7 3 (1.48%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.48%) JUnit
7 3 (1.48%) Maven
8 2 (0.99%) Hudson
8 2 (0.99%) Mockito
8 2 (0.99%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.49%) Gradle
9 1 (0.49%) Hamcrest
9 1 (0.49%) RSpec
9 1 (0.49%) TestNG
General
1 108 (53.20%) Finance
2 78 (38.42%) Banking
3 48 (23.65%) Front Office
4 34 (16.75%) Games
5 25 (12.32%) Investment Banking
6 24 (11.82%) Legal
7 18 (8.87%) Back Office
8 15 (7.39%) Advertising
9 5 (2.46%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.48%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.49%) Local Government
11 1 (0.49%) Retail
11 1 (0.49%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (46.80%) Analyst
2 72 (35.47%) Business Analyst
3 62 (30.54%) Developer
4 28 (13.79%) Regulatory Business Analyst
5 23 (11.33%) Java Developer
6 17 (8.37%) C# Developer
6 17 (8.37%) Senior Developer
7 16 (7.88%) Senior Analyst
8 13 (6.40%) Banking Analyst
8 13 (6.40%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 13 (6.40%) Qualitative Analyst
8 13 (6.40%) Quantitative Analyst
9 12 (5.91%) MiFID Business Analyst
10 11 (5.42%) Security Manager
10 11 (5.42%) Security Officer
11 10 (4.93%) Change Management Business Analyst
11 10 (4.93%) Investment Management Business Analyst
11 10 (4.93%) Scrum Master
12 9 (4.43%) Full Stack Developer
12 9 (4.43%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (11.82%) .NET
2 23 (11.33%) HTML
3 20 (9.85%) Elastic Stack
4 15 (7.39%) AngularJS
5 14 (6.90%) Kafka
6 11 (5.42%) Middleware
7 10 (4.93%) CSS
7 10 (4.93%) React
8 9 (4.43%) OAuth
8 9 (4.43%) Rendezvous
8 9 (4.43%) REST
8 9 (4.43%) Vue.js
9 8 (3.94%) JSON
10 7 (3.45%) HTML5
11 6 (2.96%) .NET Framework
11 6 (2.96%) Web Services
12 5 (2.46%) Node.js
13 4 (1.97%) Entity Framework
13 4 (1.97%) WCF
13 4 (1.97%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 55 (27.09%) Equities
2 36 (17.73%) Management Information System
3 34 (16.75%) Derivative
3 34 (16.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 34 (16.75%) Mobile App
4 29 (14.29%) Fixed Income
5 18 (8.87%) Credit Risk
5 18 (8.87%) Market Risk
6 13 (6.40%) Exotic Derivative
6 13 (6.40%) Virtual Team
7 5 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.97%) User Experience
9 3 (1.48%) ASIC
9 3 (1.48%) Fintech
10 2 (0.99%) Eurex
11 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.49%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.49%) PMI
11 1 (0.49%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 30 (14.78%) Linux
1 30 (14.78%) Windows
2 7 (3.45%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.99%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (26.11%) Scrum
3 45 (22.17%) Information Security
4 41 (20.20%) Decision-Making
5 39 (19.21%) Change Management
5 39 (19.21%) Problem-Solving
5 39 (19.21%) Wealth Management
6 37 (18.23%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 37 (18.23%) Software Engineering
7 36 (17.73%) Continuous Improvement
8 34 (16.75%) Computer Science
8 34 (16.75%) Economics
8 34 (16.75%) Epics
8 34 (16.75%) Portfolio Management
8 34 (16.75%) User Stories
9 22 (10.84%) Asset Management
10 21 (10.34%) Risk Management
11 19 (9.36%) Investment Management
12 18 (8.87%) Business Analysis
13 17 (8.37%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 57 (28.08%) C#
2 48 (23.65%) Java
3 41 (20.20%) SQL
4 25 (12.32%) Python
5 18 (8.87%) JavaScript
6 16 (7.88%) C++
7 15 (7.39%) PL/SQL
8 14 (6.90%) R
9 13 (6.40%) MATLAB
10 11 (5.42%) Scala
11 10 (4.93%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.97%) Java 8
12 4 (1.97%) Ruby
13 2 (0.99%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.99%) VBA
14 1 (0.49%) Perl
14 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.49%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 81 (39.90%) Degree
2 13 (6.40%) Master's Degree
2 13 (6.40%) PhD
3 11 (5.42%) CISM
3 11 (5.42%) CISSP
4 2 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.99%) ISEB
4 2 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (26.11%) EMIR
2 51 (25.12%) GDPR
3 49 (24.14%) Dodd-Frank
4 40 (19.70%) QA
5 15 (7.39%) FATCA
6 5 (2.46%) IFRS
6 5 (2.46%) Solvency II
7 4 (1.97%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.99%) FINREP
9 1 (0.49%) Basel III
9 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (7.88%) Docker
2 11 (5.42%) Snort
3 9 (4.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.49%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (7.39%) Kubernetes
2 11 (5.42%) OSSEC
3 10 (4.93%) Ambari
3 10 (4.93%) Ansible
3 10 (4.93%) Hadoop YARN
3 10 (4.93%) Kibana
4 9 (4.43%) logstash
5 6 (2.96%) Marathon
Vendors
1 34 (16.75%) Cadence
2 13 (6.40%) Hortonworks
3 11 (5.42%) Oracle
4 10 (4.93%) Solace
4 10 (4.93%) TIBCO
5 9 (4.43%) Microsoft
5 9 (4.43%) Temenos
6 6 (2.96%) Splunk
7 5 (2.46%) Apple
7 5 (2.46%) Cloudera
7 5 (2.46%) Google
7 5 (2.46%) Informatica
8 4 (1.97%) CQG
8 4 (1.97%) Fidessa
8 4 (1.97%) FIS
8 4 (1.97%) SunGard
9 3 (1.48%) Ab Initio
9 3 (1.48%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.99%) Reuters
10 2 (0.99%) Sophis