Period
to 2 March 2021

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 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
UK
6 months to
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 753 959 1055
Rank change year-on-year +206 +96 +46
Permanent jobs citing EMIR 64 72 57
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.085% 0.059% 0.038%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.71% 0.47% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 56 63 49
Median annual salary £71,250 £77,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.06% +24.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £56,000
90th Percentile £111,250 £107,500 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £105,000 -
% change year-on-year -69.05% - -

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 8,991 15,207 20,918
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.93% 12.54% 13.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6,459 11,870 15,511
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,149 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 March 2021.

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 2 March 2021. 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 +200 63 £72,500 -6.45% 3
London +153 61 £70,000 -3.45% 3
Work from Home - 5 £107,500 -
UK excluding London +136 1 £32,500 -69.05%
Scotland - 1 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 2 March 2021, 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 58 (90.63%) MiFID
2 46 (71.88%) Dodd-Frank
3 39 (60.94%) Banking
4 32 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (48.44%) Artificial Intelligence
6 29 (45.31%) Investment Banking
6 29 (45.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (45.31%) Finance
6 29 (45.31%) Machine Learning
7 26 (40.63%) Waterfall
8 25 (39.06%) DevOps
9 22 (34.38%) Murex
10 20 (31.25%) Legal
11 19 (29.69%) TOGAF
12 18 (28.13%) Analytics
12 18 (28.13%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 18 (28.13%) Loan IQ
13 17 (26.56%) Degree
14 16 (25.00%) Equities
15 14 (21.88%) Advertising
16 13 (20.31%) Validation
17 12 (18.75%) Risk Management
17 12 (18.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 11 (17.19%) Python
18 11 (17.19%) Java
18 11 (17.19%) PhD
18 11 (17.19%) Project Management
18 11 (17.19%) Mathematics
18 11 (17.19%) Physics
18 11 (17.19%) Market Risk

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 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 18 (28.13%) Loan IQ
2 8 (12.50%) FINCAD Analytics
3 3 (4.69%) Endur
3 3 (4.69%) Markit EDM
3 3 (4.69%) PolarLake
4 2 (3.13%) Findur
5 1 (1.56%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Azure
2 5 (7.81%) AWS
3 2 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) Big Data
2 1 (1.56%) Blockchain
2 1 (1.56%) Data Lake
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 39 (60.94%) Banking
2 29 (45.31%) Finance
2 29 (45.31%) Investment Banking
3 20 (31.25%) Legal
4 14 (21.88%) Advertising
5 10 (15.63%) Front Office
6 9 (14.06%) Back Office
7 5 (7.81%) Financial Institution
8 2 (3.13%) Retail
9 1 (1.56%) Law
9 1 (1.56%) Marketing
9 1 (1.56%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (31.25%) Architect
1 20 (31.25%) Solutions Architect
2 19 (29.69%) TOGAF Architect
3 18 (28.13%) Analyst
3 18 (28.13%) MiFID Architect
4 11 (17.19%) Developer
4 11 (17.19%) Project Manager
4 11 (17.19%) Quantitative Developer
5 8 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
5 8 (12.50%) Qualitative Analyst
5 8 (12.50%) Quantitative Analyst
5 8 (12.50%) Quantitative Analyst Developer
5 8 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 8 (12.50%) Senior Quantitative Developer
6 7 (10.94%) Senior Analyst Developer
6 7 (10.94%) Senior Quantitative Analyst
7 6 (9.38%) Lead Architect
7 6 (9.38%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 5 (7.81%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) .NET
2 2 (3.13%) Middleware
3 1 (1.56%) OLE
3 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.00%) Equities
2 12 (18.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (17.19%) Exotic Derivative
3 11 (17.19%) Market Risk
4 6 (9.38%) Derivative
5 5 (7.81%) OTC Derivatives
6 4 (6.25%) Reference Data
7 2 (3.13%) Data Structures
7 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.13%) Taxonomies
8 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.56%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.56%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) CoreOS
1 5 (7.81%) Linux
1 5 (7.81%) Unix
1 5 (7.81%) Windows
1 5 (7.81%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (48.44%) Artificial Intelligence
3 29 (45.31%) Machine Learning
3 29 (45.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (40.63%) Waterfall
5 25 (39.06%) DevOps
6 19 (29.69%) TOGAF
7 18 (28.13%) Analytics
7 18 (28.13%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 13 (20.31%) Validation
9 12 (18.75%) Risk Management
10 11 (17.19%) Financial Modelling
10 11 (17.19%) Mathematics
10 11 (17.19%) Physics
10 11 (17.19%) Project Management
10 11 (17.19%) Stochastic Calculus
11 8 (12.50%) Scrum
12 7 (10.94%) Asset Management
12 7 (10.94%) Business Analysis
12 7 (10.94%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.19%) Java
1 11 (17.19%) Python
2 10 (15.63%) C#
3 6 (9.38%) C++
3 6 (9.38%) SQL
4 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (26.56%) Degree
2 11 (17.19%) Master's Degree
2 11 (17.19%) PhD
3 4 (6.25%) PMP
4 2 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (90.63%) MiFID
2 46 (71.88%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (6.25%) QA
4 2 (3.13%) GDPR
4 2 (3.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (7.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) Ansible
1 5 (7.81%) Kubernetes
1 5 (7.81%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (7.81%) Puppet
1 5 (7.81%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (34.38%) Murex
2 6 (9.38%) Bloomberg
3 5 (7.81%) Google
4 4 (6.25%) Calypso
4 4 (6.25%) Charles River
5 3 (4.69%) FactSet
5 3 (4.69%) Fidessa
5 3 (4.69%) Informatica
5 3 (4.69%) OpenLink
5 3 (4.69%) Refinitiv
5 3 (4.69%) Reuters
5 3 (4.69%) SmartCo
5 3 (4.69%) SmartStream
6 1 (1.56%) Databricks
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.56%) SimCorp
6 1 (1.56%) StatPro