Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
England > London
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 584 441 530
Rank change year-on-year -143 +89 +245
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 256 428 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.37% 0.63% 0.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.69% 4.94% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 174 342 238
London median annual salary £75,000 £77,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% +6.90% -3.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £53,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £99,750 £110,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £77,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year -3.23% +6.90% -3.33%

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 9,531 8,668 10,964
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.64% 12.73% 13.06%
Number of salaries quoted 7,504 6,975 8,810
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,000 £33,750 £32,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £83,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -1.04% +6.67%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 -56 89 £85,000 +6.25% 17
MiFID
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 184 (71.88%) Finance
2 115 (44.92%) Banking
3 82 (32.03%) Fixed Income
4 81 (31.64%) Derivative
5 73 (28.52%) Equities
6 72 (28.13%) SQL
7 70 (27.34%) Investment Banking
8 67 (26.17%) Degree
9 63 (24.61%) EMIR
10 60 (23.44%) Back Office
11 51 (19.92%) Problem-Solving
12 49 (19.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 48 (18.75%) C#
14 45 (17.58%) Front Office
15 44 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
16 41 (16.02%) .NET
17 40 (15.63%) GAP Analysis
18 39 (15.23%) Business Analysis
19 38 (14.84%) Dodd-Frank
20 36 (14.06%) Fintech
21 32 (12.50%) Investment Management
22 31 (12.11%) Bloomberg
23 30 (11.72%) Java
23 30 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
24 29 (11.33%) Microsoft
25 28 (10.94%) Virtual Team
26 27 (10.55%) GDPR
26 27 (10.55%) Validation
26 27 (10.55%) FIX Protocol
27 26 (10.16%) Risk 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 10 (3.91%) SAS
2 4 (1.56%) Apache Spark
2 4 (1.56%) IIS
3 2 (0.78%) Apache
4 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (5.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.34%) SPSS
3 3 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.95%) thinkFolio
2 2 (0.78%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.78%) Summit
3 1 (0.39%) Bloomberg AIM
3 1 (0.39%) Eikon
3 1 (0.39%) Endur
3 1 (0.39%) FINCAD Analytics
3 1 (0.39%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.73%) Slack
2 4 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.56%) SaaS
3 1 (0.39%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
3 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.95%) Firewall
1 5 (1.95%) Internet
2 2 (0.78%) HTTP
2 2 (0.78%) NAS
2 2 (0.78%) SAN
3 1 (0.39%) FIX Connectivity
3 1 (0.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.77%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (5.47%) Big Data
5 10 (3.91%) QlikView
6 9 (3.52%) Blockchain
7 6 (2.34%) Spotfire
7 6 (2.34%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (1.95%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.56%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.17%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.17%) Power BI
11 2 (0.78%) Flink
11 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.78%) Star Schema
12 1 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.39%) HBase
12 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (4.69%) Selenium
2 11 (4.30%) TeamCity
3 5 (1.95%) Cucumber
4 4 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.17%) JBehave
6 2 (0.78%) FitNesse
6 2 (0.78%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.39%) Hudson
7 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.39%) JIRA
7 1 (0.39%) JUnit
7 1 (0.39%) Maven
General
1 184 (71.88%) Finance
2 115 (44.92%) Banking
3 70 (27.34%) Investment Banking
4 60 (23.44%) Back Office
5 45 (17.58%) Front Office
6 23 (8.98%) Legal
7 14 (5.47%) Advertising
8 6 (2.34%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.17%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.78%) Games
10 2 (0.78%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.39%) Billing
11 1 (0.39%) German Language
11 1 (0.39%) Publishing
11 1 (0.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 112 (43.75%) Analyst
2 80 (31.25%) Business Analyst
3 41 (16.02%) Banking Analyst
4 38 (14.84%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 37 (14.45%) Developer
6 24 (9.38%) Project Manager
7 16 (6.25%) C# Developer
8 14 (5.47%) .NET Developer
9 12 (4.69%) Java Developer
9 12 (4.69%) MiFID Business Analyst
10 11 (4.30%) .NET Software Engineer
10 11 (4.30%) C# Software Engineer
10 11 (4.30%) Software Engineer
11 10 (3.91%) C# .NET Developer
11 10 (3.91%) IT Analyst
11 10 (3.91%) Qualitative Analyst
11 10 (3.91%) Quantitative Analyst
12 9 (3.52%) SQL Developer
13 8 (3.13%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
13 8 (3.13%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (16.02%) .NET
2 27 (10.55%) FIX Protocol
3 15 (5.86%) AngularJS
3 15 (5.86%) WCF
4 12 (4.69%) .NET Framework
4 12 (4.69%) JSON
5 10 (3.91%) Entity Framework
5 10 (3.91%) jQuery
5 10 (3.91%) KnockoutJS
6 7 (2.73%) ASP.NET
6 7 (2.73%) HTML
6 7 (2.73%) XML
7 5 (1.95%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (1.95%) CSS
7 5 (1.95%) CSS3
7 5 (1.95%) HTML5
7 5 (1.95%) REST
8 4 (1.56%) Kafka
8 4 (1.56%) QuickFIX
8 4 (1.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 82 (32.03%) Fixed Income
2 81 (31.64%) Derivative
3 73 (28.52%) Equities
4 49 (19.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 36 (14.06%) Fintech
6 30 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (10.94%) Virtual Team
8 18 (7.03%) Management Information System
9 17 (6.64%) Market Risk
10 16 (6.25%) Credit Risk
10 16 (6.25%) Hedge funds
11 13 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
12 11 (4.30%) Computer Science
13 10 (3.91%) OTC Derivatives
14 7 (2.73%) Equity Derivative
14 7 (2.73%) Reference Data
15 6 (2.34%) Exotic Derivative
16 5 (1.95%) Analytical Mindset
16 5 (1.95%) PMI
17 4 (1.56%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.42%) Windows
2 9 (3.52%) Linux
3 5 (1.95%) Unix
3 5 (1.95%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.17%) Android
4 3 (1.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (19.92%) Problem-Solving
2 44 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (15.63%) GAP Analysis
4 39 (15.23%) Business Analysis
5 32 (12.50%) Investment Management
6 27 (10.55%) Validation
7 26 (10.16%) Risk Management
8 24 (9.38%) Asset Management
9 23 (8.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (8.20%) Project Management
11 18 (7.03%) Electronic Trading
12 17 (6.64%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (6.64%) Decision-Making
13 16 (6.25%) Analytics
13 16 (6.25%) Anti-Money Laundering
13 16 (6.25%) OO
13 16 (6.25%) SDLC
13 16 (6.25%) Software Engineering
14 15 (5.86%) Fund Management
14 15 (5.86%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 72 (28.13%) SQL
2 48 (18.75%) C#
3 30 (11.72%) Java
4 21 (8.20%) C++
5 18 (7.03%) JavaScript
6 16 (6.25%) R
7 14 (5.47%) PL/SQL
7 14 (5.47%) Python
8 12 (4.69%) MATLAB
9 7 (2.73%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.34%) VBA
11 4 (1.56%) Perl
11 4 (1.56%) Ruby
12 3 (1.17%) C
13 2 (0.78%) Java 8
13 2 (0.78%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.78%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.39%) Groovy
14 1 (0.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 67 (26.17%) Degree
2 15 (5.86%) Master's Degree
3 11 (4.30%) CISSP
4 8 (3.13%) CFA
4 8 (3.13%) CISA
4 8 (3.13%) CISM
4 8 (3.13%) PhD
4 8 (3.13%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.95%) PMP
6 4 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.56%) GIAC
6 4 (1.56%) ISEB
6 4 (1.56%) SANS
7 3 (1.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 3 (1.17%) CCSP
7 3 (1.17%) CIMA
7 3 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.17%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (24.61%) EMIR
2 38 (14.84%) Dodd-Frank
3 27 (10.55%) GDPR
4 13 (5.08%) QA
5 9 (3.52%) Data Quality
6 8 (3.13%) FATCA
6 8 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (2.34%) CRD IV
8 4 (1.56%) PCI DSS
9 3 (1.17%) AIFMD
9 3 (1.17%) FINREP
9 3 (1.17%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.78%) IFRS
10 2 (0.78%) IFRS 9
10 2 (0.78%) PMO
10 2 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) HDFS
1 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 31 (12.11%) Bloomberg
2 29 (11.33%) Microsoft
3 25 (9.77%) Oracle
4 11 (4.30%) Fidessa
4 11 (4.30%) Tableau
5 10 (3.91%) Sybase
6 5 (1.95%) ION Trading
7 4 (1.56%) Reuters
8 3 (1.17%) Charles River
8 3 (1.17%) Cisco
8 3 (1.17%) Google
8 3 (1.17%) Murex
9 2 (0.78%) Cognizant
9 2 (0.78%) Misys
9 2 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.78%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.78%) Solace
9 2 (0.78%) Splunk
9 2 (0.78%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.39%) IBM