Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
England > London
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 548 448 555
Rank change year-on-year -100 +107 +286
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 288 391 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.41% 0.56% 0.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.01% 4.27% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 176 328 281
London median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% -14.71%
10th Percentile £47,500 £53,750 £50,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £102,500 £107,500
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% -10.77%

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 9,578 9,161 10,935
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.63% 13.03% 12.95%
Number of salaries quoted 7,429 7,541 8,817
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £83,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -23 81 £80,000 +3.23% 11
MiFID
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 222 (77.08%) Finance
2 144 (50.00%) Banking
3 102 (35.42%) EMIR
4 99 (34.38%) Derivative
5 92 (31.94%) Investment Banking
6 85 (29.51%) Business Analysis
7 80 (27.78%) SQL
8 70 (24.31%) Fixed Income
9 67 (23.26%) Degree
10 60 (20.83%) Equities
11 57 (19.79%) Front Office
11 57 (19.79%) Dodd-Frank
12 56 (19.44%) C#
13 55 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
13 55 (19.10%) Analytical Skills
14 53 (18.40%) Back Office
15 52 (18.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 51 (17.71%) Project Management
17 49 (17.01%) Asset Management
18 47 (16.32%) .NET
19 46 (15.97%) Stakeholder Management
20 39 (13.54%) Microsoft Excel
21 38 (13.19%) GAP Analysis
22 36 (12.50%) Data Modelling
23 35 (12.15%) SDLC
23 35 (12.15%) Investment Management
24 34 (11.81%) Fintech
25 33 (11.46%) Risk Management
25 33 (11.46%) Microsoft
25 33 (11.46%) KYC

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 15 (5.21%) SAS
2 9 (3.13%) IIS
3 5 (1.74%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.04%) Apache
4 3 (1.04%) Confluence
5 2 (0.69%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.35%) JBoss
6 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 39 (13.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (4.51%) SPSS
4 5 (1.74%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.39%) ION MarketView
1 4 (1.39%) Oracle TCA
2 3 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.04%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.69%) Summit
4 1 (0.35%) Bloomberg AIM
4 1 (0.35%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.35%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.35%) Eikon
4 1 (0.35%) Endur
4 1 (0.35%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.35%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.39%) Slack
2 2 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.69%) npm
2 2 (0.69%) Yarn
3 1 (0.35%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
3 1 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.39%) Firewall
1 4 (1.39%) NAS
1 4 (1.39%) SAN
2 1 (0.35%) FTP
2 1 (0.35%) HTTP
2 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (5.21%) QlikView
5 13 (4.51%) Blockchain
5 13 (4.51%) Spotfire
6 11 (3.82%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (3.47%) Big Data
8 4 (1.39%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.69%) Flink
9 2 (0.69%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.69%) MySQL
9 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.35%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.35%) HBase
10 1 (0.35%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.35%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 12 (4.17%) JIRA
2 9 (3.13%) Selenium
2 9 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.78%) TeamCity
4 5 (1.74%) Cucumber
4 5 (1.74%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.39%) JBehave
5 4 (1.39%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.39%) Maven
6 3 (1.04%) JUnit
6 3 (1.04%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.69%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.35%) Hudson
8 1 (0.35%) Subversion
General
1 222 (77.08%) Finance
2 144 (50.00%) Banking
3 92 (31.94%) Investment Banking
4 57 (19.79%) Front Office
5 53 (18.40%) Back Office
6 23 (7.99%) Legal
7 20 (6.94%) Retail Banking
8 15 (5.21%) Advertising
9 11 (3.82%) Corporate Banking
9 11 (3.82%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.39%) Games
11 2 (0.69%) Law
11 2 (0.69%) Retail
12 1 (0.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 122 (42.36%) Analyst
2 97 (33.68%) Business Analyst
3 45 (15.63%) Banking Analyst
4 40 (13.89%) Developer
5 34 (11.81%) Project Manager
6 28 (9.72%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 27 (9.38%) IT Analyst
8 26 (9.03%) Business IT Analyst
8 26 (9.03%) IT Business Analyst
9 25 (8.68%) Operations Analyst
10 24 (8.33%) Change Analyst
11 23 (7.99%) MiFID Business Analyst
12 22 (7.64%) .NET Software Engineer
12 22 (7.64%) C# Software Engineer
12 22 (7.64%) Software Engineer
13 19 (6.60%) IT Operations Analyst
13 19 (6.60%) Operations Business Analyst
14 15 (5.21%) .NET Developer
15 14 (4.86%) Banking Project Manager
15 14 (4.86%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (16.32%) .NET
2 22 (7.64%) FIX Protocol
3 13 (4.51%) AngularJS
3 13 (4.51%) HTML
3 13 (4.51%) WCF
4 11 (3.82%) XML
5 9 (3.13%) ASP.NET
5 9 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (3.13%) Kafka
5 9 (3.13%) QuickFIX
6 8 (2.78%) JSON
6 8 (2.78%) WinForms
7 7 (2.43%) jQuery
7 7 (2.43%) WPF
8 6 (2.08%) Angular 2
8 6 (2.08%) React
9 5 (1.74%) Akka
9 5 (1.74%) Entity Framework
9 5 (1.74%) HTML5
9 5 (1.74%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 99 (34.38%) Derivative
2 70 (24.31%) Fixed Income
3 60 (20.83%) Equities
4 55 (19.10%) Analytical Skills
5 52 (18.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 34 (11.81%) Fintech
7 27 (9.38%) Reference Data
8 22 (7.64%) Greenfield Project
9 19 (6.60%) Management Information System
9 19 (6.60%) Virtual Team
10 16 (5.56%) OTC Derivatives
11 15 (5.21%) Computer Science
11 15 (5.21%) Credit Risk
11 15 (5.21%) Market Risk
12 12 (4.17%) Analytical Mindset
13 10 (3.47%) Exotic Derivative
14 7 (2.43%) Equity Derivative
14 7 (2.43%) Hedge funds
14 7 (2.43%) PMI
15 4 (1.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (5.90%) Windows
2 11 (3.82%) Windows Server
3 6 (2.08%) Linux
4 4 (1.39%) Unix
5 3 (1.04%) Android
5 3 (1.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (29.51%) Business Analysis
2 55 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (17.71%) Project Management
4 49 (17.01%) Asset Management
5 46 (15.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 38 (13.19%) GAP Analysis
7 36 (12.50%) Data Modelling
8 35 (12.15%) Investment Management
8 35 (12.15%) SDLC
9 33 (11.46%) KYC
9 33 (11.46%) Risk Management
10 32 (11.11%) Wealth Management
11 28 (9.72%) Validation
12 27 (9.38%) Client Onboarding
13 24 (8.33%) PRINCE2
13 24 (8.33%) Software Engineering
14 23 (7.99%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (7.64%) Anti-Money Laundering
15 22 (7.64%) Data Analysis
16 21 (7.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (27.78%) SQL
2 56 (19.44%) C#
3 26 (9.03%) Java
4 21 (7.29%) C++
4 21 (7.29%) JavaScript
5 14 (4.86%) R
6 12 (4.17%) MATLAB
7 6 (2.08%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.74%) Python
8 5 (1.74%) VBA
9 4 (1.39%) TypeScript
9 4 (1.39%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.04%) C
11 2 (0.69%) ES6
Qualifications
1 67 (23.26%) Degree
2 11 (3.82%) Master's Degree
3 7 (2.43%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.39%) CFA
4 4 (1.39%) CISA
4 4 (1.39%) CISM
4 4 (1.39%) CISSP
4 4 (1.39%) GIAC
4 4 (1.39%) ISEB
4 4 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (1.39%) SANS
5 3 (1.04%) PhD
6 2 (0.69%) IIBA
6 2 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.69%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.35%) ACCA
7 1 (0.35%) CIMA
7 1 (0.35%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (35.42%) EMIR
2 57 (19.79%) Dodd-Frank
3 29 (10.07%) GDPR
4 21 (7.29%) QA
5 17 (5.90%) Data Quality
6 16 (5.56%) FATCA
7 13 (4.51%) CRD IV
8 4 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (1.39%) PCI DSS
8 4 (1.39%) PMO
9 2 (0.69%) AIFMD
9 2 (0.69%) Basel III
9 2 (0.69%) FINRA
9 2 (0.69%) SLA
9 2 (0.69%) UCITS
10 1 (0.35%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.35%) HDFS
1 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 33 (11.46%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.03%) Bloomberg
3 16 (5.56%) Oracle
4 15 (5.21%) Tableau
5 13 (4.51%) Fidessa
6 7 (2.43%) Charles River
7 6 (2.08%) Reuters
8 5 (1.74%) Murex
8 5 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.39%) Google
9 4 (1.39%) ION Trading
10 3 (1.04%) Sybase
11 2 (0.69%) Avaloq
11 2 (0.69%) Calypso
11 2 (0.69%) FNZ
11 2 (0.69%) FXall
11 2 (0.69%) Misys
11 2 (0.69%) Solace
11 2 (0.69%) Splunk
11 2 (0.69%) TIBCO