Period
to 22 July 2018

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 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
England > London
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 599 444 589
Rank change year-on-year -155 +145 +116
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 240 472 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.34% 0.64% 0.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.49% 4.85% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 169 308 218
London median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £47,500 £52,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £105,000 £105,000
England median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +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 9,632 9,741 10,678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.63% 13.19% 12.91%
Number of salaries quoted 7,413 7,195 8,708
London median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +5.45% -
10th Percentile £35,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £83,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +11.11%

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 July 2018.

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 July 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
Central London -46 85 £80,000 +6.67% 9
MiFID
England

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

1 172 (71.67%) Finance
2 101 (42.08%) Banking
3 73 (30.42%) Equities
4 71 (29.58%) Investment Banking
5 67 (27.92%) Fixed Income
5 67 (27.92%) Problem-Solving
6 62 (25.83%) Front Office
6 62 (25.83%) Derivative
7 57 (23.75%) Degree
8 55 (22.92%) Java
8 55 (22.92%) EMIR
9 52 (21.67%) SQL
10 50 (20.83%) C#
10 50 (20.83%) Back Office
11 47 (19.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 43 (17.92%) Analytical Skills
13 41 (17.08%) Agile Software Development
14 39 (16.25%) Risk Management
15 38 (15.83%) Investment Management
16 33 (13.75%) GAP Analysis
16 33 (13.75%) FIX Protocol
17 32 (13.33%) Fintech
18 30 (12.50%) Business Analysis
18 30 (12.50%) .NET
19 29 (12.08%) C++
19 29 (12.08%) Asset Management
19 29 (12.08%) Dodd-Frank
20 26 (10.83%) Virtual Team
20 26 (10.83%) GDPR
21 24 (10.00%) Low Latency

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 13 (5.42%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.08%) IIS
3 2 (0.83%) Apache
3 2 (0.83%) SAS
4 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (7.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.50%) thinkFolio
2 2 (0.83%) Bloomberg AIM
2 2 (0.83%) LatentZero
2 2 (0.83%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.83%) Misys Midas
2 2 (0.83%) SunGard GMI
3 1 (0.42%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.50%) SaaS
3 3 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.25%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.92%) Firewall
2 6 (2.50%) Internet
3 4 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.83%) HTTP
5 1 (0.42%) FIX Connectivity
5 1 (0.42%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.58%) Big Data
2 22 (9.17%) SQL Server
3 16 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (5.42%) Hadoop
5 11 (4.58%) HBase
6 10 (4.17%) MongoDB
7 9 (3.75%) Blockchain
7 9 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.08%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (1.25%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.25%) Star Schema
12 2 (0.83%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.83%) Flink
12 2 (0.83%) Power BI
12 2 (0.83%) QlikView
13 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (4.58%) TeamCity
2 6 (2.50%) Selenium
3 5 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (1.67%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.67%) JIRA
5 3 (1.25%) Maven
5 3 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (1.25%) Subversion
6 2 (0.83%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.42%) CppUnit
7 1 (0.42%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.42%) Hudson
7 1 (0.42%) JUnit
7 1 (0.42%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 172 (71.67%) Finance
2 101 (42.08%) Banking
3 71 (29.58%) Investment Banking
4 62 (25.83%) Front Office
5 50 (20.83%) Back Office
6 17 (7.08%) Financial Institution
7 14 (5.83%) Legal
8 13 (5.42%) Advertising
9 6 (2.50%) Publishing
10 3 (1.25%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.83%) Billing
11 2 (0.83%) German Language
11 2 (0.83%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.83%) Portuguese Language
11 2 (0.83%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.83%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.42%) Retail
12 1 (0.42%) Romanian Language
Job Titles
1 102 (42.50%) Analyst
2 66 (27.50%) Business Analyst
3 57 (23.75%) Developer
4 31 (12.92%) Banking Analyst
5 27 (11.25%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 21 (8.75%) Project Manager
7 13 (5.42%) Java Developer
7 13 (5.42%) Report Analyst
7 13 (5.42%) Technical Leader
8 12 (5.00%) C# Developer
8 12 (5.00%) Data Analyst
9 11 (4.58%) Scala Developer
10 9 (3.75%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
10 9 (3.75%) IT Analyst
10 9 (3.75%) Qualitative Analyst
10 9 (3.75%) Quantitative Analyst
10 9 (3.75%) Report Developer
10 9 (3.75%) Team Leader
11 8 (3.33%) Security Manager
11 8 (3.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (13.75%) FIX Protocol
2 30 (12.50%) .NET
3 15 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 14 (5.83%) Kafka
5 12 (5.00%) .NET Framework
6 11 (4.58%) HTML
6 11 (4.58%) HTML5
7 9 (3.75%) Web Services
8 8 (3.33%) JSON
8 8 (3.33%) WCF
9 7 (2.92%) Akka.NET
9 7 (2.92%) Flash
10 6 (2.50%) Akka
10 6 (2.50%) Elastic Stack
10 6 (2.50%) React
10 6 (2.50%) REST
11 5 (2.08%) Entity Framework
11 5 (2.08%) jQuery
11 5 (2.08%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 73 (30.42%) Equities
2 67 (27.92%) Fixed Income
3 62 (25.83%) Derivative
4 47 (19.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 43 (17.92%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (13.33%) Fintech
7 26 (10.83%) Virtual Team
8 24 (10.00%) Market Risk
9 20 (8.33%) Hedge funds
10 18 (7.50%) Management Information System
11 17 (7.08%) Computer Science
12 13 (5.42%) Cyberthreat
13 12 (5.00%) Credit Risk
13 12 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
14 10 (4.17%) OTC Derivatives
15 9 (3.75%) Exotic Derivative
16 5 (2.08%) Reference Data
17 4 (1.67%) Algorithms
17 4 (1.67%) Equity Derivative
18 3 (1.25%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.25%) Linux
2 13 (5.42%) Windows
3 6 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (27.92%) Problem-Solving
2 41 (17.08%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (16.25%) Risk Management
4 38 (15.83%) Investment Management
5 33 (13.75%) GAP Analysis
6 30 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 29 (12.08%) Asset Management
8 24 (10.00%) Low Latency
8 24 (10.00%) OO
9 23 (9.58%) Analytics
9 23 (9.58%) SDLC
10 22 (9.17%) Project Management
11 21 (8.75%) Mathematics
12 17 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (6.67%) Data Analytics
13 16 (6.67%) Validation
14 14 (5.83%) Electronic Trading
15 13 (5.42%) Information Security
15 13 (5.42%) Innovative Thinking
15 13 (5.42%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 55 (22.92%) Java
2 52 (21.67%) SQL
3 50 (20.83%) C#
4 29 (12.08%) C++
5 19 (7.92%) Python
6 18 (7.50%) JavaScript
7 13 (5.42%) R
8 12 (5.00%) Scala
8 12 (5.00%) VBA
9 11 (4.58%) MATLAB
9 11 (4.58%) PL/SQL
10 9 (3.75%) Ruby
10 9 (3.75%) T-SQL
11 7 (2.92%) Java 8
12 6 (2.50%) Perl
13 4 (1.67%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.25%) C
14 3 (1.25%) Groovy
14 3 (1.25%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 57 (23.75%) Degree
2 23 (9.58%) Master's Degree
3 16 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (5.42%) CISSP
5 12 (5.00%) PhD
6 10 (4.17%) CISM
7 8 (3.33%) PMI Certification
7 8 (3.33%) PMP
8 5 (2.08%) CFA
9 4 (1.67%) CISA
10 3 (1.25%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 3 (1.25%) CCSP
10 3 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.25%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (0.83%) CIMA
11 2 (0.83%) ISEB
11 2 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.42%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (22.92%) EMIR
2 29 (12.08%) Dodd-Frank
3 26 (10.83%) GDPR
4 8 (3.33%) FATCA
5 6 (2.50%) AIFMD
5 6 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (2.08%) QA
7 4 (1.67%) Solvency II
8 3 (1.25%) Data Quality
8 3 (1.25%) FINREP
8 3 (1.25%) SLA
9 2 (0.83%) IFRS
9 2 (0.83%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 4 (1.67%) Snort
2 2 (0.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (0.83%) Docker
2 2 (0.83%) LXC
Systems Management
1 4 (1.67%) OSSEC
2 2 (0.83%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 20 (8.33%) Oracle
2 18 (7.50%) Bloomberg
3 11 (4.58%) Hortonworks
4 7 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (2.92%) Sybase
5 6 (2.50%) Charles River
5 6 (2.50%) Fidessa
6 5 (2.08%) FIS
7 4 (1.67%) Cognizant
7 4 (1.67%) Google
7 4 (1.67%) ION Trading
7 4 (1.67%) SmartStream
7 4 (1.67%) Tableau
8 3 (1.25%) Cisco
9 2 (0.83%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.83%) CQG
9 2 (0.83%) Reuters
9 2 (0.83%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.83%) SunGard