Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD)
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1143 1197 1299
Rank change year-on-year +54 +102 +14
Permanent jobs citing AIFMD 20 20 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.010% 0.007%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.092% 0.080% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 13 20 16
UK median annual salary £75,000 £60,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +41.18% -37.04%
10th Percentile £57,500 £48,275 £31,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,875 £88,125
UK excluding London median annual salary - £68,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +96.43% -31.37%

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 21845 25080 27818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.51% 13.08% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 16220 19832 21995
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

AIFMD
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for AIFMD in the UK

AIFMD
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for AIFMD in the UK

AIFMD
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AIFMD over the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

Salary histogram 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 18 October 2017. 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 +77 20 £75,000 +25.00% 1
London +7 20 £75,000 +25.00% 1

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, IT jobs citing AIFMD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for AIFMD.

1 14 (70.00%) Derivative
1 14 (70.00%) UCITS
2 13 (65.00%) EMIR
2 13 (65.00%) MiFID
3 12 (60.00%) Front Office
4 11 (55.00%) Asset Management
5 10 (50.00%) Finance
5 10 (50.00%) Investment Management
6 9 (45.00%) Solvency II
7 8 (40.00%) thinkFolio
7 8 (40.00%) Charles River
7 8 (40.00%) LatentZero
8 7 (35.00%) Minerva
8 7 (35.00%) CFA
8 7 (35.00%) GoldenSource
8 7 (35.00%) Back Office
8 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (35.00%) Project Management
8 7 (35.00%) Fidessa
8 7 (35.00%) Project Planning
8 7 (35.00%) Eagle PACE
8 7 (35.00%) Fund Accounting
8 7 (35.00%) Hedge funds
8 7 (35.00%) Markit EDM
8 7 (35.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 7 (35.00%) OTC Derivatives
9 6 (30.00%) Waterfall
10 5 (25.00%) Wealth Management
10 5 (25.00%) Dodd-Frank
11 4 (20.00%) Banking

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:

Business Applications
1 8 (40.00%) LatentZero
1 8 (40.00%) thinkFolio
2 7 (35.00%) Eagle PACE
2 7 (35.00%) Markit EDM
2 7 (35.00%) Minerva
3 1 (5.00%) Bloomberg AIM
General
1 12 (60.00%) Front Office
2 10 (50.00%) Finance
3 7 (35.00%) Back Office
4 4 (20.00%) Banking
5 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (10.00%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) MiFID Business Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Front Office Business Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Investment Management Business Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Regulatory Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) IT Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
5 2 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Middle Office Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Middle Office Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 14 (70.00%) Derivative
2 7 (35.00%) Hedge funds
2 7 (35.00%) OTC Derivatives
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Asset Management
2 10 (50.00%) Investment Management
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 7 (35.00%) Fund Accounting
3 7 (35.00%) Project Management
3 7 (35.00%) Project Planning
4 6 (30.00%) Waterfall
5 5 (25.00%) Wealth Management
6 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (10.00%) SDLC
9 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
9 1 (5.00%) Fund Management
9 1 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) CFA
2 4 (20.00%) PMP
3 3 (15.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (70.00%) UCITS
2 13 (65.00%) EMIR
2 13 (65.00%) MiFID
3 9 (45.00%) Solvency II
4 5 (25.00%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (5.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Charles River
2 7 (35.00%) Fidessa
2 7 (35.00%) GoldenSource
3 1 (5.00%) Bloomberg