Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
UK
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 982 1112 1034
Rank change year-on-year +130 -78 +50
Permanent jobs citing EMIR 107 81 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.074% 0.047% 0.079%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.54% 0.37% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 74 67 97
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
10th Percentile £55,000 £42,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £115,000 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +37.50% -42.86%

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 19,970 22,031 20,300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.86% 12.82% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14,469 16,964 15,888
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,625 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -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 23 May 2019.

Salary histogram for EMIR in the UK

EMIR
Top 4 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 23 May 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 +133 107 £70,000 - 4
London +102 106 £70,000 -3.45% 2
UK excluding London +80 1 £55,000 - 2
South West +27 1 £55,000 +12.82%

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 104 (97.20%) MiFID
2 58 (54.21%) Finance
3 53 (49.53%) Dodd-Frank
4 50 (46.73%) Asset Management
5 48 (44.86%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (43.93%) Problem-Solving
7 44 (41.12%) Business Analysis
8 36 (33.64%) QA
9 34 (31.78%) Change Management
10 32 (29.91%) GAP Analysis
11 29 (27.10%) ASIC
12 28 (26.17%) Degree
12 28 (26.17%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 28 (26.17%) Programme Delivery
13 26 (24.30%) Equities
14 23 (21.50%) Fixed Income
14 23 (21.50%) Derivative
14 23 (21.50%) Investment Management
15 19 (17.76%) Migration
15 19 (17.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 18 (16.82%) Fund Management
17 16 (14.95%) Risk Management
18 15 (14.02%) SQL
18 15 (14.02%) Banking
19 12 (11.21%) Credit Risk Management
19 12 (11.21%) Stochastic Calculus
19 12 (11.21%) Credit Risk
19 12 (11.21%) Market Risk
19 12 (11.21%) C++
19 12 (11.21%) Project Management

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 2 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.93%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.87%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.87%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.93%) Big Data
3 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.93%) Pentaho
3 1 (0.93%) QlikView
3 1 (0.93%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (2.80%) JIRA
2 2 (1.87%) Jasmine
2 2 (1.87%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.87%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (1.87%) Maven
General
1 58 (54.21%) Finance
2 15 (14.02%) Banking
3 12 (11.21%) Advertising
4 10 (9.35%) Front Office
5 9 (8.41%) Investment Banking
6 8 (7.48%) Legal
7 5 (4.67%) Back Office
8 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.93%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (73.83%) Analyst
2 47 (43.93%) Business Analyst
3 42 (39.25%) Regulatory Business Analyst
4 21 (19.63%) Change Analyst
4 21 (19.63%) MiFID Business Analyst
5 14 (13.08%) Change Management Business Analyst
6 12 (11.21%) Developer
7 9 (8.41%) Qualitative Analyst
7 9 (8.41%) Quantitative Analyst
8 8 (7.48%) Investment Management Business Analyst
8 8 (7.48%) Java Developer
9 7 (6.54%) Consultant
9 7 (6.54%) Project Manager
10 6 (5.61%) Asset Management Analyst
10 6 (5.61%) Asset Management Business Analyst
10 6 (5.61%) MiFID Consultant
11 5 (4.67%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (4.67%) Senior Business Analyst
12 4 (3.74%) Technical Analyst
12 4 (3.74%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.48%) Spring
2 6 (5.61%) Middleware
3 4 (3.74%) XML
4 3 (2.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (2.80%) JSON
4 3 (2.80%) STL
4 3 (2.80%) XML Schema
5 2 (1.87%) .NET
5 2 (1.87%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.87%) Apache Camel
5 2 (1.87%) FpML
5 2 (1.87%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.87%) HTML
5 2 (1.87%) HTML5
5 2 (1.87%) JPA
5 2 (1.87%) RESTful
5 2 (1.87%) Spring Boot
6 1 (0.93%) FIXML
6 1 (0.93%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 29 (27.10%) ASIC
2 26 (24.30%) Equities
3 23 (21.50%) Derivative
3 23 (21.50%) Fixed Income
4 19 (17.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (11.21%) Credit Risk
5 12 (11.21%) Market Risk
6 9 (8.41%) Exotic Derivative
7 5 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (3.74%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.87%) OTC Derivatives
10 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (46.73%) Asset Management
2 48 (44.86%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (43.93%) Problem-Solving
4 44 (41.12%) Business Analysis
5 34 (31.78%) Change Management
6 32 (29.91%) GAP Analysis
7 28 (26.17%) Programme Delivery
7 28 (26.17%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 23 (21.50%) Investment Management
9 19 (17.76%) Migration
10 18 (16.82%) Fund Management
11 16 (14.95%) Risk Management
12 12 (11.21%) Credit Risk Management
12 12 (11.21%) Project Management
12 12 (11.21%) Stochastic Calculus
12 12 (11.21%) Validation
13 9 (8.41%) Financial Modelling
13 9 (8.41%) Mathematics
13 9 (8.41%) Physics
13 9 (8.41%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.02%) SQL
2 12 (11.21%) C++
3 11 (10.28%) C#
3 11 (10.28%) R
4 9 (8.41%) MATLAB
5 8 (7.48%) Java
6 3 (2.80%) C
6 3 (2.80%) Python
7 2 (1.87%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (26.17%) Degree
2 9 (8.41%) Master's Degree
2 9 (8.41%) PhD
3 3 (2.80%) CFA
3 3 (2.80%) ISEB
3 3 (2.80%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.80%) PMP
4 2 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (97.20%) MiFID
2 53 (49.53%) Dodd-Frank
3 36 (33.64%) QA
4 11 (10.28%) FATCA
5 6 (5.61%) Solvency II
6 3 (2.80%) AIFMD
7 2 (1.87%) GDPR
8 1 (0.93%) Basel III
8 1 (0.93%) IFRS
8 1 (0.93%) PMO
8 1 (0.93%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (0.93%) Tableau