Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 356 353 348
Rank change year-on-year -3 -5 -
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 10 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.079% 0.016% 0.017%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.61% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
North West median annual salary £68,750 - £60,000
10th Percentile £43,750 - £56,000
90th Percentile £95,000 - £64,000
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 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 1,644 1,493 1,589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.00% 12.11% 13.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,217 1,169 1,282
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% +0.63% -0.63%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,450 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 20 January 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 20 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
Cheshire -31 8 - -
Merseyside - 2 £68,750 -
MiFID
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for MiFID.

1 8 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (70.00%) REST
2 7 (70.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (70.00%) GDPR
2 7 (70.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 7 (70.00%) Web Services
2 7 (70.00%) CRM
2 7 (70.00%) HTTP
2 7 (70.00%) ISEB
2 7 (70.00%) Asset Management
2 7 (70.00%) Software Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Wealth Management
2 7 (70.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (10.00%) Front Office
4 1 (10.00%) Back Office
4 1 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (10.00%) Derivative

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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) HTTP
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Back Office
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Front Office
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Asset Management Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) IT Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Project Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) REST
1 7 (70.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (10.00%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (10.00%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Asset Management
1 7 (70.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 7 (70.00%) CRM
1 7 (70.00%) Manual Testing
1 7 (70.00%) Software Testing
1 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (70.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 7 (70.00%) Wealth Management
2 1 (10.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Client Onboarding
2 1 (10.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (10.00%) KYC
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (10.00%) SDLC
2 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) ISEB
1 7 (70.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) GDPR
2 1 (10.00%) EMIR
2 1 (10.00%) FATCA
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle