Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
England > London
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 604 545 487
Rank change year-on-year -59 -58 +89
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 189 318 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.28% 0.43% 0.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.21% 3.21% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 135 178 326
London median annual salary £85,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £53,750 £48,750 £53,750
90th Percentile £115,000 £100,750 £101,875
England median annual salary £85,000 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +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 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 8,535 9,903 9,599
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.87% 13.41% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 6,503 7,317 7,905
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +15 79 £85,000 +17.24% 11
West London - 5 £36,000 - 1
MiFID
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 142 (75.13%) Finance
2 75 (39.68%) Banking
3 60 (31.75%) Equities
3 60 (31.75%) Degree
4 52 (27.51%) C#
5 50 (26.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 49 (25.93%) Derivative
6 49 (25.93%) Problem-Solving
7 47 (24.87%) EMIR
8 42 (22.22%) Front Office
9 41 (21.69%) Fixed Income
10 39 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (20.63%) Investment Banking
11 38 (20.11%) GDPR
12 37 (19.58%) Java
12 37 (19.58%) Linux
13 36 (19.05%) Windows
13 36 (19.05%) Back Office
14 35 (18.52%) Information Security
14 35 (18.52%) SQL
15 33 (17.46%) Legal
16 32 (16.93%) Elastic Stack
17 31 (16.40%) Dodd-Frank
18 27 (14.29%) Risk Management
18 27 (14.29%) .NET
19 25 (13.23%) Scrum
20 24 (12.70%) Open Source
20 24 (12.70%) Big Data
21 23 (12.17%) SIEM
21 23 (12.17%) Cybersecurity

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 16 (8.47%) Apache Spark
2 12 (6.35%) IIS
3 11 (5.82%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.06%) Apache
5 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (6.35%) Temenos T24
2 11 (5.82%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.88%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.29%) AWS Lambda
3 9 (4.76%) Amazon EMR
3 9 (4.76%) Amazon S3
3 9 (4.76%) AWS Data Pipeline
4 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.53%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.17%) Firewall
1 23 (12.17%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.70%) Big Data
2 22 (11.64%) SQL Server
3 19 (10.05%) Hadoop
4 15 (7.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (5.82%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (5.82%) Apache Hive
6 11 (5.82%) NoSQL
7 10 (5.29%) Amazon Redshift
7 10 (5.29%) Apache Zeppelin
7 10 (5.29%) DataStax
7 10 (5.29%) Spark SQL
8 9 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 8 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (2.65%) HBase
11 4 (2.12%) OLAP
11 4 (2.12%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (1.59%) MongoDB
12 3 (1.59%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 18 (9.52%) TeamCity
2 14 (7.41%) Octopus Deploy
3 9 (4.76%) JIRA
3 9 (4.76%) Selenium
4 8 (4.23%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.06%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.53%) Gradle
7 1 (0.53%) Hamcrest
7 1 (0.53%) JUnit
7 1 (0.53%) Maven
7 1 (0.53%) RSpec
7 1 (0.53%) TestNG
General
1 142 (75.13%) Finance
2 75 (39.68%) Banking
3 42 (22.22%) Front Office
4 39 (20.63%) Investment Banking
5 36 (19.05%) Back Office
6 33 (17.46%) Legal
7 12 (6.35%) Advertising
7 12 (6.35%) Games
8 5 (2.65%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.65%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.59%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.53%) German Language
10 1 (0.53%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.53%) Law
10 1 (0.53%) Local Government
10 1 (0.53%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.53%) Publishing
10 1 (0.53%) Retail
10 1 (0.53%) Romanian Language
10 1 (0.53%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 64 (33.86%) Analyst
2 61 (32.28%) Developer
3 53 (28.04%) Business Analyst
4 23 (12.17%) Security Manager
4 23 (12.17%) Security Officer
5 21 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
5 21 (11.11%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 19 (10.05%) Senior Developer
7 16 (8.47%) Regulatory Business Analyst
8 15 (7.94%) C# Developer
8 15 (7.94%) SQL Developer
9 11 (5.82%) .NET Developer
10 10 (5.29%) Qualitative Analyst
10 10 (5.29%) Quantitative Analyst
10 10 (5.29%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (4.76%) Java Developer
12 8 (4.23%) Information Officer
12 8 (4.23%) Information Security Officer
12 8 (4.23%) Lead Developer
12 8 (4.23%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (16.93%) Elastic Stack
2 27 (14.29%) .NET
3 21 (11.11%) Kafka
4 15 (7.94%) AngularJS
5 12 (6.35%) FIX Protocol
6 11 (5.82%) Middleware
7 10 (5.29%) .NET Framework
8 9 (4.76%) HTML
8 9 (4.76%) Rendezvous
9 7 (3.70%) Entity Framework
9 7 (3.70%) HTML5
9 7 (3.70%) jQuery
9 7 (3.70%) JSON
9 7 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
9 7 (3.70%) WCF
10 6 (3.17%) Node.js
11 5 (2.65%) React
11 5 (2.65%) Web Services
11 5 (2.65%) WinForms
11 5 (2.65%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 60 (31.75%) Equities
2 50 (26.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 49 (25.93%) Derivative
4 41 (21.69%) Fixed Income
5 21 (11.11%) Virtual Team
6 19 (10.05%) Market Risk
7 17 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (8.47%) Management Information System
9 14 (7.41%) Credit Risk
10 12 (6.35%) Mobile App
11 10 (5.29%) Exotic Derivative
12 7 (3.70%) Hedge funds
13 5 (2.65%) Data Structures
13 5 (2.65%) Fintech
14 4 (2.12%) Cyberthreat
14 4 (2.12%) Greenfield Project
15 3 (1.59%) Eurex
16 2 (1.06%) PMI
17 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
17 1 (0.53%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 37 (19.58%) Linux
2 36 (19.05%) Windows
3 4 (2.12%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (25.93%) Problem-Solving
2 39 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (18.52%) Information Security
4 27 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 25 (13.23%) Scrum
6 24 (12.70%) Open Source
7 23 (12.17%) Cybersecurity
7 23 (12.17%) Data Encryption
7 23 (12.17%) Data Loss Prevention
7 23 (12.17%) Data Privacy
7 23 (12.17%) GAP Analysis
7 23 (12.17%) Penetration Testing
7 23 (12.17%) Remediation Plan
7 23 (12.17%) SIEM
7 23 (12.17%) Threat Detection
7 23 (12.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 21 (11.11%) Asset Management
8 21 (11.11%) Change Management
9 20 (10.58%) Decision-Making
10 19 (10.05%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 52 (27.51%) C#
2 37 (19.58%) Java
3 35 (18.52%) SQL
4 21 (11.11%) Python
5 15 (7.94%) Scala
6 14 (7.41%) PL/SQL
7 13 (6.88%) C++
7 13 (6.88%) JavaScript
8 11 (5.82%) Ruby
8 11 (5.82%) T-SQL
9 10 (5.29%) MATLAB
9 10 (5.29%) R
10 4 (2.12%) Java 8
11 3 (1.59%) Perl
11 3 (1.59%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.59%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.59%) VBA
12 1 (0.53%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 60 (31.75%) Degree
2 23 (12.17%) CISM
2 23 (12.17%) CISSP
3 14 (7.41%) Master's Degree
4 10 (5.29%) PhD
5 6 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.59%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.53%) ISEB
7 1 (0.53%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (24.87%) EMIR
2 38 (20.11%) GDPR
3 31 (16.40%) Dodd-Frank
4 17 (8.99%) QA
5 16 (8.47%) FATCA
6 4 (2.12%) Solvency II
7 3 (1.59%) FINREP
8 2 (1.06%) SLA
9 1 (0.53%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.53%) IFRS
System Software
1 23 (12.17%) Snort
2 11 (5.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 10 (5.29%) Docker
4 1 (0.53%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 23 (12.17%) OSSEC
2 10 (5.29%) Ambari
2 10 (5.29%) Ansible
2 10 (5.29%) Hadoop YARN
2 10 (5.29%) Kibana
3 9 (4.76%) logstash
4 2 (1.06%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 18 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.94%) Hortonworks
2 15 (7.94%) Oracle
3 12 (6.35%) Cadence
4 11 (5.82%) CQG
4 11 (5.82%) Fidessa
4 11 (5.82%) FIS
4 11 (5.82%) SunGard
5 10 (5.29%) Solace
5 10 (5.29%) TIBCO
6 6 (3.17%) Informatica
7 5 (2.65%) Ab Initio
7 5 (2.65%) Apple
7 5 (2.65%) Bloomberg
8 4 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.59%) Cloudera
9 3 (1.59%) Reuters
9 3 (1.59%) SmartStream
10 2 (1.06%) Google
10 2 (1.06%) Temenos