Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
England > North West
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 349 361 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 - +378
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 14 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.11% 0.057% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.90% 0.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 0
North West median annual salary £53,750 - -
England median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%

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 the North West with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1,560 1,405 1,345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.79% 11.37% 12.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,187 1,058 1,109
North West median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

MiFID
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing MiFID as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for MiFID in the North West

MiFID
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MiFID in the North West.

Salary trend for MiFID in the North West

MiFID
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MiFID in the North West over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for MiFID in the North West

MiFID
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MiFID within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 May 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
Cheshire -25 8 £35,000 - 1
Merseyside - 6 £71,875 -
MiFID
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 North West region with a requirement for MiFID.

1 12 (85.71%) Wealth Management
2 11 (78.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (57.14%) GDPR
4 8 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (57.14%) Manual Testing
4 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 8 (57.14%) REST
4 8 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (57.14%) SQL
4 8 (57.14%) Oracle
4 8 (57.14%) Web Services
4 8 (57.14%) CRM
4 8 (57.14%) HTTP
4 8 (57.14%) ISEB
4 8 (57.14%) Asset Management
4 8 (57.14%) Software Testing
5 5 (35.71%) SDLC
6 4 (28.57%) Investment Management
6 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
6 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (28.57%) Front Office
7 3 (21.43%) Back Office
7 3 (21.43%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) Advertising
7 3 (21.43%) UML
7 3 (21.43%) Banking
7 3 (21.43%) Use Case
7 3 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (21.43%) System Integration Testing

MiFID
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) HTTP
General
1 4 (28.57%) Front Office
2 3 (21.43%) Advertising
2 3 (21.43%) Back Office
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Private Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Analyst
2 8 (57.14%) Asset Management Analyst
2 8 (57.14%) IT Analyst
2 8 (57.14%) Test Analyst
3 6 (42.86%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Change Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Change Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Finance Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) MiFID Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Project Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) REST
1 8 (57.14%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Wealth Management
2 11 (78.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (57.14%) Asset Management
3 8 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (57.14%) CRM
3 8 (57.14%) Manual Testing
3 8 (57.14%) Software Testing
3 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 5 (35.71%) SDLC
5 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) Investment Management
5 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (21.43%) Business Process Analysis
6 3 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (21.43%) UML
6 3 (21.43%) Use Case
7 2 (14.29%) Data Mapping
7 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
7 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) ISEB
1 8 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) GDPR
2 1 (7.14%) EMIR
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle