Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1079 1045 1029
Rank change year-on-year -34 -16 +84
Permanent jobs citing EMIR 109 142 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.062% 0.081% 0.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.48% 0.65% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 69 119 200
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.45% -
10th Percentile £52,500 £44,500 £47,375
90th Percentile £115,000 £96,500 £100,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £110,000 £40,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +175.00% -27.27% +10.00%

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 22,781 21,835 26,913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.92% 12.41% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 17,741 17,314 21,307
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +6.25%

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 21 February 2018.

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 21 February 2018. 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
London -9 106 £70,000 - 9
England -21 106 £70,000 - 9
UK excluding London -13 3 £110,000 +175.00%
Scotland -41 3 £110,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, 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 89 (81.65%) Finance
2 85 (77.98%) MiFID
3 53 (48.62%) Dodd-Frank
4 41 (37.61%) SQL
5 39 (35.78%) Banking
6 36 (33.03%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (25.69%) C#
8 27 (24.77%) Project Management
8 27 (24.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (22.94%) Front Office
9 25 (22.94%) Business Analysis
9 25 (22.94%) Derivative
10 24 (22.02%) Asset Management
10 24 (22.02%) Data Modelling
11 22 (20.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 22 (20.18%) Microsoft Excel
11 22 (20.18%) Back Office
12 21 (19.27%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (19.27%) SQL Server
12 21 (19.27%) Wealth Management
13 20 (18.35%) Investment Banking
14 19 (17.43%) XML
15 18 (16.51%) Anti-Money Laundering
16 17 (15.60%) SDLC
16 17 (15.60%) Management Information System
17 16 (14.68%) Degree
18 15 (13.76%) Analytics
18 15 (13.76%) Data Analytics
18 15 (13.76%) Data Governance
18 15 (13.76%) Risk 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 15 (13.76%) SAS
2 10 (9.17%) IIS
3 3 (2.75%) Apache
3 3 (2.75%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.92%) Confluence
4 1 (0.92%) JBoss
Applications
1 22 (20.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (10.09%) SPSS
3 10 (9.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Bloomberg AIM
1 1 (0.92%) LatentZero
1 1 (0.92%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.83%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
1 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.92%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.27%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.84%) QlikView
3 11 (10.09%) Spotfire
4 9 (8.26%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (8.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (8.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (5.50%) Blockchain
6 5 (4.59%) Big Data
7 3 (2.75%) Apache Hive
7 3 (2.75%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.75%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.75%) Power BI
8 2 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.83%) DB2
8 2 (1.83%) Flink
8 2 (1.83%) HBase
8 2 (1.83%) Neo4j
8 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (8.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.75%) JIRA
3 2 (1.83%) Ant
3 2 (1.83%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.83%) FitNesse
3 2 (1.83%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.83%) Gradle
3 2 (1.83%) Hudson
3 2 (1.83%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.83%) Maven
3 2 (1.83%) Selenium
4 1 (0.92%) JMeter
4 1 (0.92%) SoapUI
General
1 89 (81.65%) Finance
2 39 (35.78%) Banking
3 25 (22.94%) Front Office
4 22 (20.18%) Back Office
5 20 (18.35%) Investment Banking
6 13 (11.93%) Advertising
7 9 (8.26%) Retail Banking
8 7 (6.42%) Legal
9 6 (5.50%) Cantonese Language
9 6 (5.50%) International Banking
9 6 (5.50%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (1.83%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.92%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.92%) Law
11 1 (0.92%) Marketing
11 1 (0.92%) Prime Brokerage
11 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (44.95%) Analyst
2 32 (29.36%) Business Analyst
3 22 (20.18%) Developer
4 13 (11.93%) Project Manager
5 11 (10.09%) Operations Analyst
6 10 (9.17%) Qualitative Analyst
6 10 (9.17%) Quantitative Analyst
7 9 (8.26%) Business IT Analyst
7 9 (8.26%) Change Analyst
7 9 (8.26%) IT Analyst
7 9 (8.26%) IT Business Analyst
7 9 (8.26%) IT Operations Analyst
7 9 (8.26%) Operations Business Analyst
7 9 (8.26%) Regulatory Business Analyst
8 8 (7.34%) .NET Developer
8 8 (7.34%) IT Manager
8 8 (7.34%) IT Project Manager
9 7 (6.42%) Banking Project Manager
10 6 (5.50%) Business Change Manager
10 6 (5.50%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.43%) XML
2 11 (10.09%) FIX Protocol
2 11 (10.09%) HTML
3 10 (9.17%) .NET
4 9 (8.26%) QuickFIX
5 8 (7.34%) ASP.NET
5 8 (7.34%) WCF
5 8 (7.34%) WinForms
6 7 (6.42%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (5.50%) XBRL
8 3 (2.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (2.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 3 (2.75%) D3.js
8 3 (2.75%) SOAP
8 3 (2.75%) Spring
8 3 (2.75%) STL
8 3 (2.75%) WPF
9 2 (1.83%) CSS
9 2 (1.83%) Kafka
9 2 (1.83%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 36 (33.03%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (22.94%) Derivative
3 22 (20.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 17 (15.60%) Management Information System
5 14 (12.84%) Credit Risk
6 13 (11.93%) Market Risk
6 13 (11.93%) Reference Data
7 12 (11.01%) OTC Derivatives
8 10 (9.17%) Analytical Mindset
9 9 (8.26%) Fixed Income
10 8 (7.34%) Equities
11 5 (4.59%) Computer Science
12 4 (3.67%) Hedge funds
12 4 (3.67%) Wiki
13 2 (1.83%) Equity Derivative
13 2 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
14 1 (0.92%) Data Centre
14 1 (0.92%) Exotic Derivative
14 1 (0.92%) SWIFT
14 1 (0.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.09%) Windows
2 10 (9.17%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.75%) Unix
4 1 (0.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.77%) Project Management
1 27 (24.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 25 (22.94%) Business Analysis
3 24 (22.02%) Asset Management
3 24 (22.02%) Data Modelling
4 21 (19.27%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (19.27%) Wealth Management
5 18 (16.51%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 17 (15.60%) SDLC
7 15 (13.76%) Analytics
7 15 (13.76%) Data Analytics
7 15 (13.76%) Data Governance
7 15 (13.76%) Risk Management
8 14 (12.84%) Data Cleansing
8 14 (12.84%) ETL
8 14 (12.84%) Mathematics
8 14 (12.84%) OO
8 14 (12.84%) Visualisation
9 13 (11.93%) Stochastic Calculus
9 13 (11.93%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (37.61%) SQL
2 28 (25.69%) C#
3 15 (13.76%) C++
4 14 (12.84%) R
5 10 (9.17%) JavaScript
5 10 (9.17%) MATLAB
6 8 (7.34%) Java
7 6 (5.50%) PL/SQL
7 6 (5.50%) Python
8 3 (2.75%) VBA
9 2 (1.83%) Perl
9 2 (1.83%) Ruby
9 2 (1.83%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (14.68%) Degree
2 10 (9.17%) Master's Degree
3 4 (3.67%) CFA
3 4 (3.67%) PhD
4 3 (2.75%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (77.98%) MiFID
2 53 (48.62%) Dodd-Frank
3 14 (12.84%) Data Quality
4 11 (10.09%) CRD IV
4 11 (10.09%) QA
5 9 (8.26%) FATCA
5 9 (8.26%) GDPR
6 5 (4.59%) Solvency II
7 3 (2.75%) AIFMD
8 2 (1.83%) PMO
9 1 (0.92%) FINRA
9 1 (0.92%) UCITS
Vendors
1 14 (12.84%) Tableau
2 12 (11.01%) Oracle
3 3 (2.75%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.83%) Apple
4 2 (1.83%) Charles River
4 2 (1.83%) Google
4 2 (1.83%) IBM
4 2 (1.83%) Perforce
4 2 (1.83%) Solace
4 2 (1.83%) Sybase
4 2 (1.83%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.92%) Avaloq
5 1 (0.92%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.92%) FNZ