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

European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
UK
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 919 1021 1131
Rank change year-on-year +102 +110 -70
Permanent jobs citing EMIR 60 89 83
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.060% 0.047%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.42% 0.43% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 51 57 61
Median annual salary £75,000 £62,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -10.71% -
10th Percentile £62,500 £53,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £92,500 £115,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £105,000 - £82,500

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 14,383 20,731 22,590
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.28% 14.00% 12.76%
Number of salaries quoted 11,041 15,053 17,581
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,625 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +6.06%

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 April 2020.

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 2 April 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 +96 60 £75,000 +20.00% 1
London +69 54 £74,000 +18.40% 1
South East - 6 £105,000 -
UK excluding London - 6 £105,000 -

For the 6 months to 2 April 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 (76.67%) MiFID
2 44 (73.33%) Finance
3 27 (45.00%) Banking
4 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 17 (28.33%) Dodd-Frank
7 15 (25.00%) SQL
7 15 (25.00%) Python
8 14 (23.33%) Risk Management
9 13 (21.67%) Advertising
9 13 (21.67%) Investment Banking
10 11 (18.33%) Project Management
11 10 (16.67%) C#
11 10 (16.67%) Asset Management
11 10 (16.67%) Waterfall
12 9 (15.00%) SDLC
12 9 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (15.00%) Equities
12 9 (15.00%) Degree
12 9 (15.00%) Stochastic Calculus
12 9 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (15.00%) Back Office
13 8 (13.33%) Validation
13 8 (13.33%) PRINCE2
13 8 (13.33%) PhD
13 8 (13.33%) PMP
13 8 (13.33%) Investment Management
13 8 (13.33%) Credit Risk
13 8 (13.33%) Market Risk
13 8 (13.33%) Mathematics

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 (1.67%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.67%) Confluence
1 1 (1.67%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) AWS
1 2 (3.33%) Azure
2 1 (1.67%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) CHAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.33%) Data Lake
3 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.67%) Big Data
4 1 (1.67%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) JIRA
1 4 (6.67%) Zephyr
General
1 44 (73.33%) Finance
2 27 (45.00%) Banking
3 13 (21.67%) Advertising
3 13 (21.67%) Investment Banking
4 9 (15.00%) Back Office
5 5 (8.33%) Front Office
5 5 (8.33%) Retail Banking
6 2 (3.33%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.67%) Law
7 1 (1.67%) Legal
7 1 (1.67%) Marketing
7 1 (1.67%) Retail
7 1 (1.67%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (43.33%) Analyst
2 19 (31.67%) Business Analyst
3 8 (13.33%) Regulatory Business Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) Qualitative Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) Quantitative Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Programme Manager
5 6 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 5 (8.33%) Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Manager
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Programme Manager
7 4 (6.67%) QA Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Report Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Senior QA Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) Regulatory Reporting Business Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Report Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) FIXML
1 4 (6.67%) FpML
1 4 (6.67%) XML
2 3 (5.00%) .NET
2 3 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (1.67%) Kafka
3 1 (1.67%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (1.67%) NumPy
3 1 (1.67%) Pandas
3 1 (1.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (15.00%) Equities
3 8 (13.33%) Credit Risk
3 8 (13.33%) Market Risk
4 7 (11.67%) Exotic Derivative
5 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (6.67%) Derivative
6 4 (6.67%) Fixed Income
6 4 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (5.00%) OTC Derivatives
8 2 (3.33%) Hedge funds
8 2 (3.33%) SWIFT
9 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (23.33%) Risk Management
3 11 (18.33%) Project Management
4 10 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 10 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 9 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (15.00%) SDLC
5 9 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (15.00%) Stochastic Calculus
6 8 (13.33%) Credit Risk Management
6 8 (13.33%) Investment Management
6 8 (13.33%) Mathematics
6 8 (13.33%) Physics
6 8 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 8 (13.33%) Validation
7 7 (11.67%) Financial Modelling
8 6 (10.00%) Business Analysis
9 5 (8.33%) Matrix Management
9 5 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
9 5 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.00%) Python
1 15 (25.00%) SQL
2 10 (16.67%) C#
3 7 (11.67%) C++
3 7 (11.67%) MATLAB
3 7 (11.67%) R
4 6 (10.00%) Java
5 3 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Degree
2 8 (13.33%) PhD
2 8 (13.33%) PMP
3 7 (11.67%) Master's Degree
4 2 (3.33%) CBAP
4 2 (3.33%) IIBA
4 2 (3.33%) ISEB
4 2 (3.33%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (76.67%) MiFID
2 17 (28.33%) Dodd-Frank
3 7 (11.67%) Solvency II
4 6 (10.00%) GDPR
5 5 (8.33%) QA
6 2 (3.33%) AIFMD
6 2 (3.33%) ISO 20022
6 2 (3.33%) SEPA
7 1 (1.67%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (6.67%) HP
1 4 (6.67%) Murex
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.33%) Bloomberg