Period
to 22 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 22 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
England > London
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 551 571 446
Rank change year-on-year +20 -125 +134
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 205 262 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.35% 0.38% 0.64%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.71% 2.89% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 133 182 322
London median annual salary £70,000 £80,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £56,250 £45,000 £53,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £115,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £80,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +7.14%

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 London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 7,573 9,071 8,660
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.97% 13.16% 12.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5,721 7,114 6,840
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,188 £35,750 £33,492
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -1.04%

MiFID
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing MiFID as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for MiFID in London

MiFID
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MiFID in London.

Salary trend for MiFID in London

MiFID
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MiFID in London over the 6 months to 22 May 2019.

Salary histogram for MiFID in London

MiFID
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MiFID within the London region over the 6 months to 22 May 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
Central London -25 43 £67,500 -18.92% 1
MiFID
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 London region with a requirement for MiFID.

1 104 (50.73%) EMIR
2 98 (47.80%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (40.49%) Finance
4 71 (34.63%) QA
5 70 (34.15%) Banking
6 67 (32.68%) Change Management
7 64 (31.22%) Degree
8 59 (28.78%) Dodd-Frank
8 59 (28.78%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 55 (26.83%) Scrum
10 53 (25.85%) Asset Management
11 50 (24.39%) Problem-Solving
12 48 (23.41%) Front Office
12 48 (23.41%) Business Analysis
13 44 (21.46%) Java
14 41 (20.00%) Wealth Management
15 40 (19.51%) SQL
16 39 (19.02%) C#
17 38 (18.54%) Equities
17 38 (18.54%) Information Security
18 37 (18.05%) GDPR
19 36 (17.56%) Software Engineering
20 35 (17.07%) User Stories
20 35 (17.07%) Management Information System
21 34 (16.59%) Economics
21 34 (16.59%) Computer Science
22 33 (16.10%) Temenos T24
22 33 (16.10%) Mobile App
22 33 (16.10%) Epics
23 32 (15.61%) Portfolio Management

MiFID
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 7 (3.41%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (2.93%) Confluence
3 5 (2.44%) IIS
4 3 (1.46%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 33 (16.10%) Temenos T24
2 3 (1.46%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.37%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.93%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.95%) npm
4 4 (1.95%) NuGet
5 3 (1.46%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (1.46%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.46%) AWS Data Pipeline
5 3 (1.46%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.98%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.88%) HTTP
2 4 (1.95%) Firewall
2 4 (1.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.83%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.88%) Big Data
3 9 (4.39%) Hadoop
4 7 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (3.41%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.93%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.95%) Apache Hive
6 4 (1.95%) DataStax
7 3 (1.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (1.46%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (1.46%) Apache Zeppelin
7 3 (1.46%) Spark SQL
8 2 (0.98%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.98%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.49%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.49%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.49%) QlikView
9 1 (0.49%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 16 (7.80%) Git (software)
2 15 (7.32%) Selenium
3 10 (4.88%) JIRA
4 8 (3.90%) Cucumber
5 6 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (2.44%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.95%) Maven
7 4 (1.95%) webpack
8 2 (0.98%) Hudson
8 2 (0.98%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.98%) JUnit
8 2 (0.98%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (0.98%) Mockito
8 2 (0.98%) TeamCity
General
1 83 (40.49%) Finance
2 70 (34.15%) Banking
3 48 (23.41%) Front Office
4 31 (15.12%) Games
5 16 (7.80%) Investment Banking
6 12 (5.85%) Advertising
7 9 (4.39%) Legal
8 6 (2.93%) Back Office
9 1 (0.49%) International Banking
9 1 (0.49%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 117 (57.07%) Analyst
2 79 (38.54%) Business Analyst
3 51 (24.88%) Developer
4 45 (21.95%) Regulatory Business Analyst
5 28 (13.66%) Java Developer
6 23 (11.22%) MiFID Business Analyst
7 21 (10.24%) Change Analyst
8 17 (8.29%) Senior Analyst
8 17 (8.29%) Senior Business Analyst
9 15 (7.32%) Change Management Business Analyst
10 11 (5.37%) Full Stack Developer
11 10 (4.88%) Scrum Master
12 9 (4.39%) Qualitative Analyst
12 9 (4.39%) Quantitative Analyst
12 9 (4.39%) Senior Developer
13 8 (3.90%) Asset Management Analyst
13 8 (3.90%) Asset Management Business Analyst
13 8 (3.90%) C# Developer
13 8 (3.90%) Investment Management Business Analyst
13 8 (3.90%) Senior Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.22%) HTML
2 12 (5.85%) AngularJS
3 11 (5.37%) .NET
4 10 (4.88%) CSS
4 10 (4.88%) React
5 9 (4.39%) Middleware
5 9 (4.39%) OAuth
5 9 (4.39%) Spring
5 9 (4.39%) Vue.js
6 7 (3.41%) HTML5
6 7 (3.41%) JSON
7 4 (1.95%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.95%) ASP.NET Core
7 4 (1.95%) CSS3
7 4 (1.95%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (1.95%) Kafka
7 4 (1.95%) REST
8 3 (1.46%) STL
8 3 (1.46%) XML
8 3 (1.46%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 38 (18.54%) Equities
2 35 (17.07%) Management Information System
3 33 (16.10%) Mobile App
4 29 (14.15%) ASIC
5 26 (12.68%) Derivative
6 24 (11.71%) Fixed Income
7 18 (8.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 15 (7.32%) Credit Risk
9 12 (5.85%) Market Risk
10 9 (4.39%) Exotic Derivative
11 8 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (1.95%) Hedge funds
12 4 (1.95%) User Experience
13 3 (1.46%) Fintech
14 2 (0.98%) OTC Derivatives
15 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
15 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.78%) Windows
2 16 (7.80%) Linux
3 7 (3.41%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (47.80%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (32.68%) Change Management
3 59 (28.78%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 55 (26.83%) Scrum
5 53 (25.85%) Asset Management
6 50 (24.39%) Problem-Solving
7 48 (23.41%) Business Analysis
8 41 (20.00%) Wealth Management
9 38 (18.54%) Information Security
10 36 (17.56%) Software Engineering
11 35 (17.07%) User Stories
12 34 (16.59%) Computer Science
12 34 (16.59%) Economics
13 33 (16.10%) Epics
14 32 (15.61%) GAP Analysis
14 32 (15.61%) Portfolio Management
15 31 (15.12%) Continuous Improvement
15 31 (15.12%) Decision-Making
16 28 (13.66%) Programme Delivery
17 26 (12.68%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (21.46%) Java
2 40 (19.51%) SQL
3 39 (19.02%) C#
4 16 (7.80%) JavaScript
4 16 (7.80%) Python
5 13 (6.34%) C++
6 10 (4.88%) R
7 9 (4.39%) MATLAB
7 9 (4.39%) PL/SQL
8 7 (3.41%) C
9 6 (2.93%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.95%) Scala
11 1 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 64 (31.22%) Degree
2 9 (4.39%) Master's Degree
2 9 (4.39%) PhD
3 7 (3.41%) CISA
3 7 (3.41%) CISSP
4 4 (1.95%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 4 (1.95%) CCSP
4 4 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.95%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (1.46%) CFA
5 3 (1.46%) CISM
5 3 (1.46%) ISEB
5 3 (1.46%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.46%) PMP
6 2 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (50.73%) EMIR
2 71 (34.63%) QA
3 59 (28.78%) Dodd-Frank
4 37 (18.05%) GDPR
5 11 (5.37%) FATCA
6 9 (4.39%) Solvency II
7 5 (2.44%) IFRS
8 4 (1.95%) Data Quality
9 3 (1.46%) AIFMD
9 3 (1.46%) Basel II
9 3 (1.46%) COBIT
9 3 (1.46%) ISO 22301
9 3 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.49%) Basel III
10 1 (0.49%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (4.39%) Docker
2 3 (1.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (7.32%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.93%) Marathon
3 4 (1.95%) Hadoop YARN
3 4 (1.95%) Kibana
3 4 (1.95%) logstash
4 3 (1.46%) Ambari
4 3 (1.46%) Ansible
Vendors
1 31 (15.12%) Cadence
2 9 (4.39%) Temenos
3 8 (3.90%) Hortonworks
4 6 (2.93%) Splunk
5 5 (2.44%) Cloudera
6 4 (1.95%) Cisco
6 4 (1.95%) Google
6 4 (1.95%) Informatica
6 4 (1.95%) Oracle
6 4 (1.95%) Sophis
7 3 (1.46%) Murex
7 3 (1.46%) Solace
7 3 (1.46%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.98%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.49%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.49%) Tableau