Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
UK
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 940 753 1003
Rank change year-on-year -187 +250 +148
Permanent jobs citing EMIR 54 42 102
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.061% 0.071%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.33% 0.48% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 22 38 70
10th Percentile £56,250 £62,375 £56,250
25th Percentile £58,750 £67,188 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £74,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +11.11%
75th Percentile £86,250 £82,813 £90,000
90th Percentile £110,875 £91,500 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 - £55,000

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 16,351 8,833 20,202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.40% 12.88% 14.03%
Number of salaries quoted 10,145 6,804 15,019
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,500
25th Percentile £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.90% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -157 53 £82,500 +11.49% 5
London -124 52 £80,000 +8.11% 5
Work from Home - 7 £62,500 -
UK excluding London - 1 £32,500 -
Scotland - 1 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 51 (94.44%) MiFID
2 48 (88.89%) Finance
3 33 (61.11%) Derivative
4 30 (55.56%) Banking
4 30 (55.56%) QA
5 29 (53.70%) Scrum
6 27 (50.00%) Data Management
7 25 (46.30%) Investment Banking
7 25 (46.30%) Java
8 24 (44.44%) Sybase
8 24 (44.44%) DB2
8 24 (44.44%) Unix
8 24 (44.44%) Windows
8 24 (44.44%) Eclipse
8 24 (44.44%) IntelliJ
8 24 (44.44%) RDBMS
8 24 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
8 24 (44.44%) Regression Testing
8 24 (44.44%) Spring
8 24 (44.44%) TDD
8 24 (44.44%) Git (software)
8 24 (44.44%) Reverse Engineering
8 24 (44.44%) Inversion of Control
8 24 (44.44%) Gradle
8 24 (44.44%) Jenkins
8 24 (44.44%) Build Automation
8 24 (44.44%) Dependency Management
8 24 (44.44%) Relational Database
8 24 (44.44%) Functional Programming
8 24 (44.44%) Spring Boot

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 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) FINCAD Analytics
2 3 (5.56%) Markit EDM
2 3 (5.56%) PolarLake
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (44.44%) DB2
1 24 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
1 24 (44.44%) RDBMS
1 24 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (44.44%) Bitbucket Server
1 24 (44.44%) Eclipse
1 24 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 24 (44.44%) Gradle
1 24 (44.44%) IntelliJ
1 24 (44.44%) Jenkins
General
1 48 (88.89%) Finance
2 30 (55.56%) Banking
3 25 (46.30%) Investment Banking
4 15 (27.78%) Social Skills
5 13 (24.07%) Back Office
6 6 (11.11%) Advertising
7 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (7.41%) Financial Institution
8 3 (5.56%) Front Office
9 1 (1.85%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 1 (1.85%) Legal
9 1 (1.85%) Marketing
9 1 (1.85%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 29 (53.70%) Developer
2 24 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 17 (31.48%) Analyst
4 12 (22.22%) Business Analyst
5 8 (14.81%) Lead Developer
5 8 (14.81%) Lead Java Developer
6 6 (11.11%) Report Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) C# Developer
7 5 (9.26%) C# Quant Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Quantitative Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Banking Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) Banking Business Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Business IT Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Consultant
9 3 (5.56%) Data Consultant
9 3 (5.56%) Implementation Consultant
9 3 (5.56%) IT Business Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) MiFID Business Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Service Manager
9 3 (5.56%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (44.44%) Spring
1 24 (44.44%) Spring Boot
2 4 (7.41%) XML
3 3 (5.56%) FpML
4 1 (1.85%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 33 (61.11%) Derivative
2 11 (20.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (9.26%) Equities
3 5 (9.26%) Exotic Derivative
3 5 (9.26%) Market Risk
3 5 (9.26%) OTC Derivatives
4 4 (7.41%) Reference Data
5 3 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (3.70%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.70%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.85%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.85%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 24 (44.44%) Unix
1 24 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (53.70%) Scrum
2 27 (50.00%) Data Management
3 24 (44.44%) Build Automation
3 24 (44.44%) Dependency Management
3 24 (44.44%) Functional Programming
3 24 (44.44%) Inversion of Control
3 24 (44.44%) Regression Testing
3 24 (44.44%) Reverse Engineering
3 24 (44.44%) TDD
4 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (18.52%) Requirements Gathering
6 8 (14.81%) Validation
7 7 (12.96%) Change Management
7 7 (12.96%) Data Analysis
7 7 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (12.96%) Risk Management
7 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (11.11%) Business Analysis
8 6 (11.11%) Project Delivery
8 6 (11.11%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 25 (46.30%) Java
2 9 (16.67%) SQL
3 7 (12.96%) Python
4 5 (9.26%) C#
5 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Degree
2 5 (9.26%) Master's Degree
2 5 (9.26%) PhD
3 4 (7.41%) PMP
4 3 (5.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (94.44%) MiFID
2 30 (55.56%) QA
3 10 (18.52%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (5.56%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.85%) GDPR
5 1 (1.85%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 24 (44.44%) Sybase
2 5 (9.26%) Bloomberg
3 3 (5.56%) Calypso
3 3 (5.56%) Charles River
3 3 (5.56%) FactSet
3 3 (5.56%) Fidessa
3 3 (5.56%) Informatica
3 3 (5.56%) Murex
3 3 (5.56%) Refinitiv
3 3 (5.56%) Reuters
3 3 (5.56%) SmartCo
3 3 (5.56%) SmartStream
4 2 (3.70%) FXall
4 2 (3.70%) Tradeweb
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft