Period
to 23 February 2018

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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD)
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1190 1158 1242
Rank change year-on-year -32 +84 +47
Permanent jobs citing AIFMD 9 13 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.007% 0.021%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.040% 0.060% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 41
UK median annual salary £85,000 £57,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.83% +64.29% -60.00%
10th Percentile £76,500 £53,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £84,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - £85,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year - +240.00% -50.00%

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 22,754 21,753 27,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.91% 12.39% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 17,737 17,213 21,634
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,594 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +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
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 23 February 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
England +3 9 £85,000 +47.83% 2
London -9 9 £85,000 +47.83% 2

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, 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 9 (100.00%) Asset Management
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
3 6 (66.67%) Back Office
3 6 (66.67%) Fund Accounting
3 6 (66.67%) Hedge funds
3 6 (66.67%) Derivative
3 6 (66.67%) Project Planning
3 6 (66.67%) UCITS
3 6 (66.67%) OTC Derivatives
4 3 (33.33%) EMIR
5 2 (22.22%) MiFID
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) GDPR
6 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg AIM
6 1 (11.11%) Workflow Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Front Office
6 1 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg
6 1 (11.11%) Charles River
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) LatentZero
6 1 (11.11%) Workflow
6 1 (11.11%) Legal
6 1 (11.11%) Fund Management
6 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
6 1 (11.11%) Use Case
6 1 (11.11%) thinkFolio
6 1 (11.11%) Investment Management

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 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg AIM
1 1 (11.11%) LatentZero
1 1 (11.11%) thinkFolio
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Back Office
3 1 (11.11%) Front Office
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Regulatory Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Derivative
1 6 (66.67%) Hedge funds
1 6 (66.67%) OTC Derivatives
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Asset Management
2 6 (66.67%) Fund Accounting
2 6 (66.67%) Project Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Fund Management
4 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
4 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Use Case
4 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) UCITS
2 3 (33.33%) EMIR
3 2 (22.22%) GDPR
3 2 (22.22%) MiFID
4 1 (11.11%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (11.11%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg
1 1 (11.11%) Charles River