Period
to 14 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for EMIR skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited EMIR over the 6 months to 14 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
UK
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 853 874 1018
Rank change year-on-year +21 +144 +98
Permanent jobs citing EMIR 55 51 103
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.061% 0.052% 0.071%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.49% 0.42% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 39 44 70
10th Percentile £59,750 £63,250 "
25th Percentile £60,000 £67,188 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -6.67%
75th Percentile £88,750 £88,125 £86,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £111,000 £90,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £105,000 -
% change year-on-year -69.05% - -

EMIR 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 11,190 12,057 20,429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.36% 12.38% 14.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7,678 9,320 14,926
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £27,625
25th Percentile £40,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £83,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -

EMIR
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for EMIR in the UK

EMIR
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for EMIR in the UK

EMIR
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing EMIR over the 6 months to 14 May 2021.

Salary histogram for EMIR in the UK

EMIR
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing EMIR within the UK over the 6 months to 14 May 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
England +39 54 £82,500 +10.00% 4
London +61 51 £82,500 +11.49% 4
Work from Home - 4 £107,500 -
UK excluding London +29 1 £32,500 -69.05% 1
Scotland - 1 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 14 May 2021, IT jobs citing EMIR 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 EMIR.

1 52 (94.55%) MiFID
2 40 (72.73%) Finance
3 30 (54.55%) Banking
4 26 (47.27%) Dodd-Frank
5 24 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (43.64%) Investment Banking
6 21 (38.18%) Waterfall
7 20 (36.36%) Scrum
7 20 (36.36%) Artificial Intelligence
8 18 (32.73%) Derivative
8 18 (32.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (32.73%) Machine Learning
9 15 (27.27%) Java
10 14 (25.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 14 (25.45%) QA
10 14 (25.45%) Degree
11 13 (23.64%) Data Management
11 13 (23.64%) Murex
11 13 (23.64%) Project Management
12 12 (21.82%) Advertising
12 12 (21.82%) Validation
12 12 (21.82%) Back Office
12 12 (21.82%) DevOps
12 12 (21.82%) Social Skills
13 11 (20.00%) Legal
14 10 (18.18%) Risk Management
14 10 (18.18%) Unix
14 10 (18.18%) Windows
14 10 (18.18%) Equities
14 10 (18.18%) Analytics

EMIR
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 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (5.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (16.36%) FINCAD Analytics
1 9 (16.36%) Loan IQ
2 3 (5.45%) Markit EDM
2 3 (5.45%) PolarLake
3 1 (1.82%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) SaaS
2 1 (1.82%) AWS
2 1 (1.82%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) DB2
1 9 (16.36%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (16.36%) RDBMS
1 9 (16.36%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.64%) Big Data
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Bitbucket Server
1 9 (16.36%) Eclipse
1 9 (16.36%) Git (software)
1 9 (16.36%) Gradle
1 9 (16.36%) IntelliJ
1 9 (16.36%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.64%) JIRA
General
1 40 (72.73%) Finance
2 30 (54.55%) Banking
3 24 (43.64%) Investment Banking
4 12 (21.82%) Advertising
4 12 (21.82%) Back Office
4 12 (21.82%) Social Skills
5 11 (20.00%) Legal
6 9 (16.36%) Influencing Skills
7 6 (10.91%) Financial Institution
8 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (7.27%) Front Office
9 1 (1.82%) Marketing
9 1 (1.82%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Developer
2 17 (30.91%) Analyst
3 10 (18.18%) Architect
3 10 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (16.36%) Java Developer
4 9 (16.36%) MiFID Architect
4 9 (16.36%) Quantitative Developer
4 9 (16.36%) TOGAF Architect
5 8 (14.55%) Business Analyst
6 7 (12.73%) Project Manager
7 6 (10.91%) Analyst Developer
7 6 (10.91%) Qualitative Analyst
7 6 (10.91%) Quantitative Analyst
7 6 (10.91%) Quantitative Analyst Developer
7 6 (10.91%) Report Analyst
7 6 (10.91%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (9.09%) C# Developer
8 5 (9.09%) C# Quant Developer
9 4 (7.27%) Lead Java Developer
9 4 (7.27%) Senior Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) Spring
1 9 (16.36%) Spring Boot
2 1 (1.82%) .NET
2 1 (1.82%) OLE
2 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.73%) Derivative
2 14 (25.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (18.18%) Equities
4 9 (16.36%) Exotic Derivative
4 9 (16.36%) Market Risk
5 5 (9.09%) OTC Derivatives
6 4 (7.27%) Reference Data
7 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.64%) Taxonomies
8 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.82%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.82%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.82%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.18%) Unix
1 10 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) CoreOS
2 1 (1.82%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (38.18%) Waterfall
3 20 (36.36%) Artificial Intelligence
3 20 (36.36%) Scrum
4 18 (32.73%) Machine Learning
4 18 (32.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (23.64%) Data Management
5 13 (23.64%) Project Management
6 12 (21.82%) DevOps
6 12 (21.82%) Validation
7 10 (18.18%) Analytics
7 10 (18.18%) Risk Management
8 9 (16.36%) Financial Modelling
8 9 (16.36%) Mathematics
8 9 (16.36%) Physics
8 9 (16.36%) Regression Testing
8 9 (16.36%) Reverse Engineering
8 9 (16.36%) Stochastic Calculus
8 9 (16.36%) TDD
8 9 (16.36%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) Java
2 9 (16.36%) C#
2 9 (16.36%) Python
3 5 (9.09%) SQL
4 3 (5.45%) C++
5 1 (1.82%) C
5 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (25.45%) Degree
2 9 (16.36%) Master's Degree
2 9 (16.36%) PhD
3 6 (10.91%) PMP
4 3 (5.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (94.55%) MiFID
2 26 (47.27%) Dodd-Frank
3 14 (25.45%) QA
4 3 (5.45%) GDPR
4 3 (5.45%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Ansible
1 1 (1.82%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.82%) Puppet
1 1 (1.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) Murex
2 9 (16.36%) Sybase
3 4 (7.27%) Bloomberg
3 4 (7.27%) Calypso
3 4 (7.27%) Charles River
4 3 (5.45%) FactSet
4 3 (5.45%) Fidessa
4 3 (5.45%) Informatica
4 3 (5.45%) Refinitiv
4 3 (5.45%) Reuters
4 3 (5.45%) SmartCo
4 3 (5.45%) SmartStream
5 1 (1.82%) FXall
5 1 (1.82%) Google
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.82%) SimCorp
5 1 (1.82%) StatPro
5 1 (1.82%) Tradeweb