Period
to 19 June 2021

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 19 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD)
UK
6 months to
19 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 951 867 1109
Rank change year-on-year -84 +242 +82
Permanent jobs citing AIFMD 6 1 3
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.001% 0.002%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.043% 0.009% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
10th Percentile " " "
25th Percentile £32,500 £101,250 £77,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £102,500 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year -65.85% +28.13% +6.67%
75th Percentile £37,500 £103,750 £82,500
90th Percentile " " "
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 13,822 10,563 20,772
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.44% 12.90% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 8,827 8,137 15,264
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £39,250 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 19 June 2021. 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
London -30 6 £35,000 -65.85%
England -70 6 £35,000 -65.85%

For the 6 months to 19 June 2021, 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 4 (66.67%) Change Management
1 4 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 4 (66.67%) MiFID
1 4 (66.67%) Social Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (50.00%) Attestation
2 3 (50.00%) Product Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) Data Quality
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Data Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Data Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) Time Management
2 3 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (50.00%) Marketing
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) MS Access
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VBA
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 2 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analytics

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:

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MS Access
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (66.67%) Social Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Data Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Product Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Database Manager
2 2 (33.33%) DBA
2 2 (33.33%) DBA Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Chief Operating Officer
3 1 (16.67%) Report Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 4 (66.67%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Attestation
2 3 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Data Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Data Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (50.00%) Product Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) Time Management
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
4 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Gathering
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) MiFID
2 3 (50.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (16.67%) Solvency II
3 1 (16.67%) UCITS
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Vermilion