Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 932 1062 1081
Rank change year-on-year +130 +19 -16
Permanent jobs citing EMIR 75 54 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.061% 0.036% 0.064%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.49% 0.26% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 66 50 71
UK median annual salary £79,500 £62,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.20% -10.71% -
10th Percentile £60,625 £49,750 £55,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £92,500 £115,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £105,000 - £110,000

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 15,450 20,798 22,270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.53% 13.91% 12.72%
Number of salaries quoted 11,911 15,202 17,295
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,555
% change year-on-year - +5.75% +0.13%

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 17 February 2020.

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 17 February 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 +119 75 £79,500 +27.20% 4
London +72 59 £72,500 +16.00% 4
UK excluding London - 16 £105,000 -
South East - 14 £105,000 -
East of England - 2 £95,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 59 (78.67%) MiFID
2 58 (77.33%) Finance
3 30 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (36.00%) Banking
5 25 (33.33%) Advertising
6 24 (32.00%) Python
7 23 (30.67%) SQL
7 23 (30.67%) Dodd-Frank
8 20 (26.67%) Project Management
9 19 (25.33%) Risk Management
9 19 (25.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 18 (24.00%) PRINCE2
11 17 (22.67%) PMP
11 17 (22.67%) Waterfall
11 17 (22.67%) Solvency II
11 17 (22.67%) GDPR
12 16 (21.33%) MS Visio
12 16 (21.33%) Microsoft Excel
12 16 (21.33%) Microsoft Project
12 16 (21.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 15 (20.00%) Matrix Management
13 15 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
14 14 (18.67%) Investment Banking
15 13 (17.33%) Asset Management
15 13 (17.33%) Validation
16 12 (16.00%) C#
16 12 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 12 (16.00%) Equities
16 12 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 12 (16.00%) Stochastic Calculus

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 3 (4.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.67%) Apache
2 2 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.33%) Confluence
3 1 (1.33%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 16 (21.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 16 (21.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 16 (21.33%) Microsoft Project
1 16 (21.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Office 365
2 2 (2.67%) AWS
2 2 (2.67%) Azure
2 2 (2.67%) SaaS
3 1 (1.33%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 12 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (10.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.67%) Data Lake
3 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.33%) Big Data
4 1 (1.33%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) JIRA
1 4 (5.33%) Zephyr
General
1 58 (77.33%) Finance
2 27 (36.00%) Banking
3 25 (33.33%) Advertising
4 14 (18.67%) Investment Banking
5 6 (8.00%) Retail Banking
6 5 (6.67%) Back Office
7 3 (4.00%) Financial Institution
8 2 (2.67%) Front Office
8 2 (2.67%) Marketing
9 1 (1.33%) Legal
9 1 (1.33%) Retail
9 1 (1.33%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (26.67%) Analyst
2 10 (13.33%) Business Analyst
2 10 (13.33%) Developer
2 10 (13.33%) Programme Manager
2 10 (13.33%) Qualitative Analyst
2 10 (13.33%) Quantitative Analyst
2 10 (13.33%) Senior Manager
3 8 (10.67%) Senior Programme Manager
4 7 (9.33%) Project Manager
5 6 (8.00%) Report Developer
6 4 (5.33%) QA Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Senior QA Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Consultant
7 3 (4.00%) Python Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Services Director
7 3 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.00%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.33%) FIXML
1 4 (5.33%) FpML
1 4 (5.33%) XML
2 3 (4.00%) Web Services
3 2 (2.67%) .NET
3 2 (2.67%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.67%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (2.67%) React
4 1 (1.33%) Kafka
4 1 (1.33%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (1.33%) NumPy
4 1 (1.33%) Pandas
4 1 (1.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 12 (16.00%) Equities
3 11 (14.67%) Credit Risk
3 11 (14.67%) Market Risk
4 10 (13.33%) Exotic Derivative
5 8 (10.67%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (6.67%) Derivative
7 5 (6.67%) OTC Derivatives
8 2 (2.67%) Fixed Income
9 1 (1.33%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.67%) Unix
2 3 (4.00%) Linux
2 3 (4.00%) Windows
2 3 (4.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (26.67%) Project Management
3 19 (25.33%) Risk Management
4 18 (24.00%) PRINCE2
5 17 (22.67%) Waterfall
6 15 (20.00%) Matrix Management
6 15 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
7 13 (17.33%) Asset Management
7 13 (17.33%) Validation
8 12 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (16.00%) Stochastic Calculus
9 11 (14.67%) Credit Risk Management
9 11 (14.67%) Investment Management
9 11 (14.67%) Mathematics
9 11 (14.67%) Physics
10 10 (13.33%) ETL
10 10 (13.33%) Financial Modelling
10 10 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (6.67%) Fintech
12 4 (5.33%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.00%) Python
2 23 (30.67%) SQL
3 12 (16.00%) C#
4 10 (13.33%) C++
4 10 (13.33%) MATLAB
4 10 (13.33%) R
5 6 (8.00%) Java
6 5 (6.67%) VBA
7 3 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (22.67%) PMP
2 11 (14.67%) Degree
2 11 (14.67%) PhD
3 10 (13.33%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (78.67%) MiFID
2 23 (30.67%) Dodd-Frank
3 17 (22.67%) GDPR
3 17 (22.67%) Solvency II
4 5 (6.67%) QA
5 2 (2.67%) AIFMD
5 2 (2.67%) PMO
6 1 (1.33%) FATCA
System Software
1 3 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (5.33%) HP
1 4 (5.33%) Murex
2 3 (4.00%) Bloomberg
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.00%) VMware
3 2 (2.67%) Tableau