Period
to 22 November 2019

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 22 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 982 1134 1032
Rank change year-on-year +152 -102 +91
Permanent jobs citing EMIR 73 53 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.054% 0.033% 0.098%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.42% 0.24% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 68 52 93
UK median annual salary £77,250 £66,250 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.60% -1.85% -3.57%
10th Percentile £60,000 £52,625 £52,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £93,750 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £105,000 - £57,500

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 17,473 21,828 22,680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.93% 13.40% 12.58%
Number of salaries quoted 13,267 16,420 16,982
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,461 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

EMIR
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for EMIR in the UK

EMIR
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for EMIR in the UK

EMIR
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing EMIR over the 6 months to 22 November 2019.

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 22 November 2019. 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 +109 73 £77,250 +18.85% 2
London +100 60 £72,500 +11.54% 2
UK excluding London - 13 £105,000 -
South East - 11 £105,000 -
East of England - 2 £95,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 November 2019, 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 62 (84.93%) MiFID
2 52 (71.23%) Finance
3 31 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (38.36%) Dodd-Frank
5 22 (30.14%) Advertising
5 22 (30.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 21 (28.77%) Python
6 21 (28.77%) Banking
7 18 (24.66%) Asset Management
7 18 (24.66%) Derivative
7 18 (24.66%) Investment Management
7 18 (24.66%) GDPR
8 17 (23.29%) SQL
8 17 (23.29%) PRINCE2
9 16 (21.92%) Microsoft Project
9 16 (21.92%) Matrix Management
9 16 (21.92%) Matrix Organization
10 15 (20.55%) Project Management
11 14 (19.18%) PMP
11 14 (19.18%) Microsoft Excel
11 14 (19.18%) Waterfall
12 13 (17.81%) Solvency II
12 13 (17.81%) MS Visio
12 13 (17.81%) C#
12 13 (17.81%) Risk Management
12 13 (17.81%) Equities
12 13 (17.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 12 (16.44%) Degree
13 12 (16.44%) Mathematics
13 12 (16.44%) Validation

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.11%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.74%) Apache
2 2 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 16 (21.92%) Microsoft Project
2 14 (19.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (17.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (17.81%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.22%) AWS
2 3 (4.11%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.11%) Amazon S3
2 3 (4.11%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (4.11%) Office 365
2 3 (4.11%) Serverless
3 2 (2.74%) Azure
3 2 (2.74%) SaaS
4 1 (1.37%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 11 (15.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.37%) Big Data
4 1 (1.37%) BigQuery
4 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Cucumber
2 3 (4.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (4.11%) Maven
General
1 52 (71.23%) Finance
2 22 (30.14%) Advertising
3 21 (28.77%) Banking
4 9 (12.33%) Investment Banking
5 6 (8.22%) Back Office
5 6 (8.22%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.74%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.74%) Marketing
7 1 (1.37%) Front Office
7 1 (1.37%) Legal
7 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (31.51%) Analyst
2 12 (16.44%) Business Analyst
3 11 (15.07%) Programme Manager
4 10 (13.70%) Qualitative Analyst
4 10 (13.70%) Quantitative Analyst
5 9 (12.33%) Developer
6 8 (10.96%) Senior Manager
7 7 (9.59%) Consultant
7 7 (9.59%) MiFID Consultant
8 6 (8.22%) Senior Programme Manager
9 5 (6.85%) Project Manager
9 5 (6.85%) Report Developer
10 4 (5.48%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (5.48%) Senior Business Analyst
11 3 (4.11%) Active Directory Engineer
11 3 (4.11%) Services Director
11 3 (4.11%) Technical Analyst
11 3 (4.11%) Technical Business Analyst
11 3 (4.11%) Windows Engineer
11 3 (4.11%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) .NET
1 3 (4.11%) Web Services
2 2 (2.74%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.74%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (2.74%) React
3 1 (1.37%) Kafka
3 1 (1.37%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (1.37%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (30.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 18 (24.66%) Derivative
3 13 (17.81%) Equities
4 10 (13.70%) Credit Risk
4 10 (13.70%) Exotic Derivative
4 10 (13.70%) Market Risk
5 8 (10.96%) OTC Derivatives
6 7 (9.59%) Fixed Income
7 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (5.48%) Hedge funds
8 4 (5.48%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.59%) Unix
2 3 (4.11%) Linux
2 3 (4.11%) Windows
2 3 (4.11%) Windows Server
2 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (24.66%) Asset Management
2 18 (24.66%) Investment Management
3 17 (23.29%) PRINCE2
4 16 (21.92%) Matrix Management
4 16 (21.92%) Matrix Organization
5 15 (20.55%) Project Management
6 14 (19.18%) Waterfall
7 13 (17.81%) Risk Management
8 12 (16.44%) Mathematics
8 12 (16.44%) Validation
9 11 (15.07%) Physics
9 11 (15.07%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (15.07%) Stochastic Calculus
10 10 (13.70%) Credit Risk Management
11 9 (12.33%) ETL
11 9 (12.33%) Financial Modelling
11 9 (12.33%) Programme Management
12 8 (10.96%) Target Operating Model
13 7 (9.59%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.77%) Python
2 17 (23.29%) SQL
3 13 (17.81%) C#
4 10 (13.70%) C++
4 10 (13.70%) MATLAB
5 9 (12.33%) R
6 6 (8.22%) Java
6 6 (8.22%) VBA
7 4 (5.48%) Java 8
8 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (19.18%) PMP
2 12 (16.44%) Degree
3 11 (15.07%) PhD
4 10 (13.70%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.37%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (84.93%) MiFID
2 28 (38.36%) Dodd-Frank
3 18 (24.66%) GDPR
4 13 (17.81%) Solvency II
5 2 (2.74%) PMO
6 1 (1.37%) FATCA
6 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (8.22%) Tableau
2 3 (4.11%) Bloomberg
2 3 (4.11%) VMware
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.37%) Atlassian