Period
to 2 December 2020

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 2 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
UK
6 months to
2 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 669 979 1097
Rank change year-on-year +310 +118 -50
Permanent jobs citing EMIR 52 73 51
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.092% 0.054% 0.032%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.79% 0.42% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 42 68 50
Median annual salary £70,000 £77,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.68% +14.81% +3.85%
10th Percentile £45,000 £59,625 £52,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £107,500 £94,125
UK excluding London median annual salary - £105,000 -

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 6,598 17,207 21,524
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.73% 12.82% 13.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5,145 13,090 16,138
Median annual salary £53,506 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.01% - -
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.88%

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 2 December 2020.

Salary histogram for EMIR in the UK

EMIR
Top 3 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 2 December 2020. 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 +312 52 £70,000 -9.68% 4
London +218 52 £70,000 -3.45% 4
Work from Home - 2 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 2 December 2020, 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 46 (88.46%) MiFID
2 35 (67.31%) Dodd-Frank
3 32 (61.54%) Banking
4 24 (46.15%) Artificial Intelligence
4 24 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (44.23%) Machine Learning
6 22 (42.31%) DevOps
7 21 (40.38%) Investment Banking
7 21 (40.38%) Finance
8 20 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (32.69%) Waterfall
10 15 (28.85%) TOGAF
11 14 (26.92%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 14 (26.92%) Murex
11 14 (26.92%) Legal
11 14 (26.92%) Equities
11 14 (26.92%) Loan IQ
11 14 (26.92%) Degree
11 14 (26.92%) Analytics
12 11 (21.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 11 (21.15%) Java
13 10 (19.23%) Python
13 10 (19.23%) Advertising
13 10 (19.23%) Risk Management
14 9 (17.31%) Validation
14 9 (17.31%) C#
14 9 (17.31%) PhD
14 9 (17.31%) Market Risk
14 9 (17.31%) Stochastic Calculus
14 9 (17.31%) Financial Modelling

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 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (26.92%) Loan IQ
2 4 (7.69%) Endur
2 4 (7.69%) FINCAD Analytics
3 3 (5.77%) Findur
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Azure
2 5 (9.62%) AWS
3 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) CHAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.92%) Big Data
2 1 (1.92%) Blockchain
2 1 (1.92%) Data Lake
2 1 (1.92%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 32 (61.54%) Banking
2 21 (40.38%) Finance
2 21 (40.38%) Investment Banking
3 14 (26.92%) Legal
4 10 (19.23%) Advertising
5 7 (13.46%) Front Office
6 5 (9.62%) Back Office
7 3 (5.77%) Retail
8 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.92%) Law
8 1 (1.92%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (36.54%) Analyst
2 15 (28.85%) Architect
2 15 (28.85%) Solutions Architect
2 15 (28.85%) TOGAF Architect
3 14 (26.92%) MiFID Architect
4 9 (17.31%) Developer
4 9 (17.31%) Quantitative Developer
4 9 (17.31%) Senior Developer
4 9 (17.31%) Senior Quantitative Developer
5 8 (15.38%) Analyst Developer
5 8 (15.38%) Lead Architect
5 8 (15.38%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 8 (15.38%) Qualitative Analyst
5 8 (15.38%) Quantitative Analyst
5 8 (15.38%) Quantitative Analyst Developer
5 8 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (15.38%) Senior Analyst Developer
5 8 (15.38%) Senior Quantitative Analyst
6 6 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) .NET
2 3 (5.77%) .NET Core
2 3 (5.77%) CSS
2 3 (5.77%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (5.77%) HTML
2 3 (5.77%) Middleware
2 3 (5.77%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.92%) Equities
2 11 (21.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (17.31%) Exotic Derivative
3 9 (17.31%) Market Risk
4 6 (11.54%) Data Structures
5 5 (9.62%) Algorithms
6 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.85%) Fixed Income
7 2 (3.85%) SWIFT
8 1 (1.92%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (1.92%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) CoreOS
1 5 (9.62%) Linux
1 5 (9.62%) Unix
1 5 (9.62%) Windows
1 5 (9.62%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (46.15%) Artificial Intelligence
2 23 (44.23%) Machine Learning
3 22 (42.31%) DevOps
4 20 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (32.69%) Waterfall
6 15 (28.85%) TOGAF
7 14 (26.92%) Analytics
7 14 (26.92%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 10 (19.23%) Risk Management
9 9 (17.31%) Financial Modelling
9 9 (17.31%) Mathematics
9 9 (17.31%) Physics
9 9 (17.31%) Stochastic Calculus
9 9 (17.31%) Validation
10 7 (13.46%) Business Analysis
11 6 (11.54%) KYC
12 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (9.62%) Disruptive Innovation
12 5 (9.62%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.15%) Java
2 10 (19.23%) Python
3 9 (17.31%) C#
4 7 (13.46%) C++
4 7 (13.46%) SQL
5 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.77%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.92%) Java 8
6 1 (1.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (26.92%) Degree
2 9 (17.31%) Master's Degree
2 9 (17.31%) PhD
3 3 (5.77%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (88.46%) MiFID
2 35 (67.31%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (3.85%) ISO 20022
3 2 (3.85%) SEPA
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) Ansible
1 5 (9.62%) Kubernetes
1 5 (9.62%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (9.62%) Puppet
1 5 (9.62%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (26.92%) Murex
2 7 (13.46%) Bloomberg
3 5 (9.62%) Google
4 4 (7.69%) OpenLink
5 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.77%) Oracle
6 2 (3.85%) Refinitiv
7 1 (1.92%) Databricks