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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD)
UK
Rank 861 925 942
Rank change year-on-year +64 +17  
Permanent jobs citing AIFMD 3 24 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.023% 0.008%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.029% 0.18% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 3 22 5
Median salary £60,000 £35,000 £87,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +71.42% -60.00%  
UK excluding London median salary - - -

AIFMD is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 10240 13615 13571
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.11% 13.17% 12.57%
Number of salaries quoted 8081 10764 10499
Median salary £48,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

AIFMD
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing AIFMD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for AIFMD in the UK

AIFMD
Top 3 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +68 3 £60,000 +71.42%
London +58 3 £60,000 +71.42%
City of London +51 2 £60,000 -28.35%

AIFMD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (66.67%) UCITS
2 5 (55.56%) EMIR
2 5 (55.56%) Investment Management
2 5 (55.56%) Waterfall
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) MiFID
3 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
3 4 (44.44%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) UML
3 4 (44.44%) Solvency II
3 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) Fund Management
3 4 (44.44%) Wealth Management
3 4 (44.44%) SDLC
4 3 (33.33%) Hedge funds
5 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 2 (22.22%) thinkFolio
5 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Charles River
5 2 (22.22%) Sentinel
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Derivative
6 1 (11.11%) CFA
6 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 1 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) Open Workbench
6 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (11.11%) QA

AIFMD
Top Related 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (11.11%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Sentinel
1 2 (22.22%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Business Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Investment Management Business Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Regulatory Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Compliance Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Business Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation Manager
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 1 (11.11%) Angular 2
1 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Hedge funds
2 2 (22.22%) Derivative
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Investment Management
1 5 (55.56%) Waterfall
2 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
2 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Fund Management
2 4 (44.44%) GAP Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) SDLC
2 4 (44.44%) UML
2 4 (44.44%) Wealth Management
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Dependency Management
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CFA
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) UCITS
2 5 (55.56%) EMIR
2 5 (55.56%) MiFID
3 4 (44.44%) Solvency II
4 1 (11.11%) FATCA
4 1 (11.11%) PMO
4 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Charles River
2 1 (11.11%) Embarcadero