Period
to 31 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for AIFMD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited AIFMD over the 6 months to 31 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD)
UK
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 987 1112 1210
Rank change year-on-year +125 +98 -14
Permanent jobs citing AIFMD 2 3 5
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.002% 0.003%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.014% 0.014% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Median annual salary £100,000 £80,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - +33.33%
10th Percentile £92,250 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £103,750 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - - -

AIFMD 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 with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 14,475 20,722 22,680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.27% 14.00% 12.80%
Number of salaries quoted 11,109 15,069 17,663
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +5.78%

AIFMD
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing AIFMD as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for AIFMD in the UK

AIFMD
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing AIFMD.

Salary trend for AIFMD in the UK

AIFMD
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AIFMD within the UK over the 6 months to 31 March 2020. 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
England +124 2 £100,000 +25.00%
London +79 2 £100,000 +25.00%

For the 6 months to 31 March 2020, IT jobs citing AIFMD 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 with a requirement for AIFMD.

1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) MiFID
1 2 (100.00%) EMIR
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence

AIFMD
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (50.00%) Confluence
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Change Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Report Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) EMIR
1 2 (100.00%) MiFID