Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
UK
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 992 709 967
Rank change year-on-year -283 +258 +112
Permanent jobs citing EMIR 81 62 70
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.062% 0.097% 0.056%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.40% 0.76% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 54 52 61
10th Percentile £55,375 £46,250 £58,750
25th Percentile £67,500 £58,750 £66,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £79,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% -11.39% +26.40%
75th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £107,500
90th Percentile £90,875 £95,000 -
UK excluding London median annual salary £90,000 - £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 20,257 8,120 16,528
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.61% 12.73% 13.22%
Number of salaries quoted 12,432 6,068 12,792
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £40,750 £41,250 £36,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 25 January 2022.

Salary histogram for EMIR in the UK

EMIR
Top 6 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 25 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -249 80 £75,000 +7.14% 10
London -198 78 £75,000 +7.14% 10
Work from Home -197 16 £73,750 +22.92%
UK excluding London - 2 £90,000 -
South East - 1 £90,000 -
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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 78 (96.30%) Finance
2 62 (76.54%) MiFID
3 44 (54.32%) Banking
4 33 (40.74%) Validation
5 30 (37.04%) QA
6 28 (34.57%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (28.40%) Investment Banking
8 22 (27.16%) Equities
8 22 (27.16%) Social Skills
9 21 (25.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 20 (24.69%) Advertising
10 20 (24.69%) Risk Management
10 20 (24.69%) Derivative
10 20 (24.69%) Dodd-Frank
11 19 (23.46%) Model Validation
11 19 (23.46%) Exotic Derivative
11 19 (23.46%) Degree
11 19 (23.46%) Data Analysis
11 19 (23.46%) Market Risk
11 19 (23.46%) Stochastic Calculus
11 19 (23.46%) Financial Modelling
12 18 (22.22%) Mathematics
12 18 (22.22%) Physics
12 18 (22.22%) PhD
12 18 (22.22%) Master's Degree
13 16 (19.75%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (19.75%) Python
14 15 (18.52%) R
15 14 (17.28%) Inversion of Control
15 14 (17.28%) Git (software)

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 1 (1.23%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.23%) SAS
1 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.28%) AWS
2 8 (9.88%) Serverless
3 1 (1.23%) Azure
3 1 (1.23%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
3 1 (1.23%) Power Platform
3 1 (1.23%) Siri
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.28%) DB2
1 14 (17.28%) PostgreSQL
1 14 (17.28%) RDBMS
1 14 (17.28%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.47%) Big Data
3 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.23%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.23%) HBase
3 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.23%) Neo4j
3 1 (1.23%) Power BI
3 1 (1.23%) QlikView
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.23%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 14 (17.28%) Bitbucket Server
1 14 (17.28%) Eclipse
1 14 (17.28%) Git (software)
1 14 (17.28%) Gradle
1 14 (17.28%) IntelliJ
1 14 (17.28%) Jenkins
General
1 78 (96.30%) Finance
2 44 (54.32%) Banking
3 23 (28.40%) Investment Banking
4 22 (27.16%) Social Skills
5 20 (24.69%) Advertising
6 16 (19.75%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (4.94%) Legal
8 2 (2.47%) Back Office
8 2 (2.47%) Financial Institution
9 1 (1.23%) Front Office
9 1 (1.23%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 1 (1.23%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 33 (40.74%) Analyst
2 27 (33.33%) Developer
3 15 (18.52%) Business Analyst
4 14 (17.28%) Java Developer
5 13 (16.05%) Quantitative Developer
6 12 (14.81%) Report Analyst
7 8 (9.88%) AWS DevOps
7 8 (9.88%) Python Developer
8 7 (8.64%) Architect
8 7 (8.64%) AWS Architect
8 7 (8.64%) DevOps Architect
8 7 (8.64%) Regulatory Business Analyst
8 7 (8.64%) Technical Architect
9 6 (7.41%) Consultant
9 6 (7.41%) Functional Analyst
9 6 (7.41%) Implementation Consultant
9 6 (7.41%) Qualitative Analyst
9 6 (7.41%) Quantitative Analyst
10 5 (6.17%) AWS Developer
10 5 (6.17%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.28%) Spring
2 9 (11.11%) Spring Boot
3 1 (1.23%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.16%) Equities
2 21 (25.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 20 (24.69%) Derivative
4 19 (23.46%) Exotic Derivative
4 19 (23.46%) Market Risk
5 8 (9.88%) Cloud Native
5 8 (9.88%) Credit Risk
6 6 (7.41%) Fixed Income
7 2 (2.47%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (2.47%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.23%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.28%) Unix
1 14 (17.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (40.74%) Validation
2 28 (34.57%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (24.69%) Risk Management
4 19 (23.46%) Data Analysis
4 19 (23.46%) Financial Modelling
4 19 (23.46%) Model Validation
4 19 (23.46%) Stochastic Calculus
5 18 (22.22%) Mathematics
5 18 (22.22%) Physics
6 14 (17.28%) Artificial Intelligence
6 14 (17.28%) Build Automation
6 14 (17.28%) Dependency Management
6 14 (17.28%) Functional Programming
6 14 (17.28%) Inversion of Control
6 14 (17.28%) Machine Learning
6 14 (17.28%) Regression Testing
6 14 (17.28%) Reverse Engineering
6 14 (17.28%) Scrum
6 14 (17.28%) TDD
7 12 (14.81%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.75%) Python
2 15 (18.52%) R
3 14 (17.28%) Java
4 12 (14.81%) C#
5 8 (9.88%) SQL
6 6 (7.41%) C++
6 6 (7.41%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 19 (23.46%) Degree
2 18 (22.22%) Master's Degree
2 18 (22.22%) PhD
3 1 (1.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (76.54%) MiFID
2 30 (37.04%) QA
3 20 (24.69%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (3.70%) AIFMD
5 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.23%) FATCA
5 1 (1.23%) GDPR
5 1 (1.23%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 14 (17.28%) Sybase
2 2 (2.47%) Bloomberg
3 1 (1.23%) Apple
3 1 (1.23%) Google
3 1 (1.23%) IBM
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.23%) Reuters