Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 516 502 601
Rank change year-on-year -14 +99 +251
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 355 370 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.48% 0.49% 0.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.47% 3.72% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 201 307 294
London median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
10th Percentile £50,250 £53,750 £50,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £102,500 £107,500
England median annual salary £73,750 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -1.67% - -6.25%

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 10217 9945 11403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.69% 13.17% 12.80%
Number of salaries quoted 7342 8211 9257
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £86,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +8 83 £70,000 -11.11% 7
South London - 2 - -
MiFID
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing MiFID also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for MiFID.

1 248 (69.86%) Finance
2 195 (54.93%) Banking
3 142 (40.00%) Investment Banking
4 138 (38.87%) EMIR
5 135 (38.03%) Business Analysis
6 113 (31.83%) Derivative
7 101 (28.45%) Dodd-Frank
8 94 (26.48%) Project Management
9 92 (25.92%) Asset Management
10 85 (23.94%) SQL
11 84 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
12 82 (23.10%) Wealth Management
13 80 (22.54%) Front Office
14 73 (20.56%) Analytical Skills
15 70 (19.72%) Degree
15 70 (19.72%) Equities
16 65 (18.31%) SDLC
17 61 (17.18%) Fixed Income
18 58 (16.34%) Stakeholder Management
18 58 (16.34%) Microsoft Excel
19 55 (15.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 55 (15.49%) Client Onboarding
20 54 (15.21%) Data Modelling
20 54 (15.21%) KYC
21 53 (14.93%) Retail Banking
22 50 (14.08%) Reference Data
23 48 (13.52%) Data Analysis
24 47 (13.24%) Back Office
24 47 (13.24%) C#
25 46 (12.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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 8 (2.25%) SAS
2 6 (1.69%) IIS
3 5 (1.41%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.13%) Apache
4 4 (1.13%) Confluence
4 4 (1.13%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.56%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.56%) JBoss
6 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 58 (16.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 46 (12.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (2.25%) SPSS
4 7 (1.97%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (1.97%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.25%) thinkFolio
2 6 (1.69%) Eagle PACE
2 6 (1.69%) LatentZero
2 6 (1.69%) Markit EDM
3 5 (1.41%) Minerva
4 4 (1.13%) ION MarketView
4 4 (1.13%) Oracle TCA
5 3 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.56%) Endur
6 2 (0.56%) Summit
7 1 (0.28%) Bloomberg AIM
7 1 (0.28%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 1 (0.28%) Eikon
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.85%) SaaS
2 2 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.56%) npm
2 2 (0.56%) Yarn
3 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.28%) Office 365
3 1 (0.28%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.41%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.13%) Firewall
2 4 (1.13%) NAS
2 4 (1.13%) SAN
3 2 (0.56%) FTP
4 1 (0.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.92%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.51%) Big Data
3 11 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (2.54%) Blockchain
5 8 (2.25%) QlikView
5 8 (2.25%) Spotfire
5 8 (2.25%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (1.13%) MariaDB
6 4 (1.13%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.13%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.85%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.85%) MySQL
7 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.56%) Flink
8 2 (0.56%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (3.38%) JIRA
2 8 (2.25%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.97%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.97%) JUnit
3 7 (1.97%) Maven
4 6 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.69%) TeamCity
5 5 (1.41%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.13%) Hudson
7 3 (0.85%) Selenium
7 3 (0.85%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.28%) JBehave
8 1 (0.28%) Mockito
8 1 (0.28%) Subversion
General
1 248 (69.86%) Finance
2 195 (54.93%) Banking
3 142 (40.00%) Investment Banking
4 80 (22.54%) Front Office
5 53 (14.93%) Retail Banking
6 47 (13.24%) Back Office
7 20 (5.63%) Legal
8 17 (4.79%) Advertising
9 16 (4.51%) Financial Institution
10 12 (3.38%) Corporate Banking
11 6 (1.69%) Retail
12 5 (1.41%) International Banking
13 4 (1.13%) Games
14 3 (0.85%) Private Banking
15 2 (0.56%) Law
16 1 (0.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 195 (54.93%) Analyst
2 170 (47.89%) Business Analyst
3 54 (15.21%) Banking Analyst
4 49 (13.80%) Project Manager
5 48 (13.52%) Business IT Analyst
5 48 (13.52%) IT Analyst
5 48 (13.52%) IT Business Analyst
6 44 (12.39%) MiFID Business Analyst
7 42 (11.83%) Change Analyst
8 40 (11.27%) Operations Analyst
9 39 (10.99%) Developer
10 35 (9.86%) IT Operations Analyst
10 35 (9.86%) Operations Business Analyst
11 31 (8.73%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
12 21 (5.92%) Financial Analyst
13 19 (5.35%) Banking Business Analyst
13 19 (5.35%) Finance Business Analyst
14 18 (5.07%) .NET Software Engineer
14 18 (5.07%) C# Software Engineer
14 18 (5.07%) Regulatory Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (9.86%) .NET
2 23 (6.48%) FIX Protocol
3 14 (3.94%) XML
4 12 (3.38%) HTML
5 10 (2.82%) AngularJS
6 9 (2.54%) Kafka
7 7 (1.97%) Spring
8 6 (1.69%) ASP.NET
8 6 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (1.69%) Hibernate
8 6 (1.69%) QuickFIX
8 6 (1.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (1.69%) WCF
8 6 (1.69%) WinForms
9 5 (1.41%) Akka
9 5 (1.41%) Angular 2
9 5 (1.41%) Redux
10 4 (1.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (1.13%) React
11 3 (0.85%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 113 (31.83%) Derivative
2 73 (20.56%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (19.72%) Equities
4 61 (17.18%) Fixed Income
5 55 (15.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 50 (14.08%) Reference Data
7 37 (10.42%) Fintech
8 24 (6.76%) Greenfield Project
9 20 (5.63%) Computer Science
10 17 (4.79%) Virtual Team
11 14 (3.94%) Credit Risk
11 14 (3.94%) Market Risk
11 14 (3.94%) OTC Derivatives
12 11 (3.10%) Exotic Derivative
13 10 (2.82%) Management Information System
14 9 (2.54%) Hedge funds
15 8 (2.25%) Equity Derivative
16 6 (1.69%) PMI
16 6 (1.69%) Wiki
17 4 (1.13%) DTCC
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.82%) Windows
2 8 (2.25%) Windows Server
3 7 (1.97%) Linux
4 4 (1.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (38.03%) Business Analysis
2 94 (26.48%) Project Management
3 92 (25.92%) Asset Management
4 84 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
5 82 (23.10%) Wealth Management
6 65 (18.31%) SDLC
7 58 (16.34%) Stakeholder Management
8 55 (15.49%) Client Onboarding
9 54 (15.21%) Data Modelling
9 54 (15.21%) KYC
10 48 (13.52%) Data Analysis
11 44 (12.39%) Investment Management
12 39 (10.99%) GAP Analysis
13 36 (10.14%) Risk Management
14 34 (9.58%) PRINCE2
15 31 (8.73%) Scrum
16 24 (6.76%) Validation
17 22 (6.20%) Anti-Money Laundering
18 21 (5.92%) Change Management
18 21 (5.92%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 85 (23.94%) SQL
2 47 (13.24%) C#
3 31 (8.73%) Java
4 19 (5.35%) C++
5 18 (5.07%) JavaScript
6 11 (3.10%) MATLAB
6 11 (3.10%) R
7 6 (1.69%) COBOL
7 6 (1.69%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.41%) C
9 4 (1.13%) TypeScript
10 3 (0.85%) VBA
11 2 (0.56%) ES6
11 2 (0.56%) Python
12 1 (0.28%) Perl
12 1 (0.28%) Scala
12 1 (0.28%) VB
12 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 70 (19.72%) Degree
2 9 (2.54%) PMI Certification
2 9 (2.54%) PMP
3 8 (2.25%) Master's Degree
4 5 (1.41%) CFA
4 5 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.13%) ISEB
6 2 (0.56%) PhD
6 2 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (38.87%) EMIR
2 101 (28.45%) Dodd-Frank
3 32 (9.01%) QA
4 27 (7.61%) GDPR
5 24 (6.76%) FATCA
6 13 (3.66%) Data Quality
7 11 (3.10%) AIFMD
8 8 (2.25%) CRD IV
8 8 (2.25%) Solvency II
9 7 (1.97%) UCITS
10 6 (1.69%) PMO
11 5 (1.41%) IFRS
12 2 (0.56%) Basel III
12 2 (0.56%) FINRA
12 2 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.28%) HDFS
1 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.28%) Ansible
1 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (7.61%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.07%) Charles River
3 13 (3.66%) Oracle
4 12 (3.38%) Bloomberg
4 12 (3.38%) Fidessa
4 12 (3.38%) Murex
5 11 (3.10%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (2.25%) Calypso
6 8 (2.25%) Tableau
7 7 (1.97%) GoldenSource
8 6 (1.69%) IBM
8 6 (1.69%) Pega
9 5 (1.41%) HP
10 4 (1.13%) Fixnetix
10 4 (1.13%) ION Trading
11 3 (0.85%) Google
11 3 (0.85%) Reuters
12 2 (0.56%) Solace
12 2 (0.56%) Sophis
12 2 (0.56%) TIBCO