The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for MiFID skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MiFID over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 640 785 915
Rank change year-on-year +145 +130  
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 218 169 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.16% 0.058%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.11% 1.23% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 170 95 57
Median salary £75,000 £72,500 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +13.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £99,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £42,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +41.17% -19.04%  

MiFID is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 10323 13692 13578
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.11% 13.17% 12.57%
Number of salaries quoted 8130 10831 10505
Median salary £48,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

MiFID
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing MiFID as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for MiFID in the UK

MiFID
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MiFID.

Salary trend for MiFID in the UK

MiFID
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MiFID over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MiFID in the UK

MiFID
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MiFID within the UK over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +146 211 £75,000 +3.44% 42
London +108 208 £75,000 +3.44% 41
City of London +54 51 £77,500 +29.16% 18
Scotland - 7 £60,000 - 2
Glasgow - 6 - -
Canary Wharf - 4 £85,000 -
South East - 2 £61,250 - 1
West Midlands +40 1 £60,000 +41.17%
Birmingham +13 1 £60,000 +41.17%
Bromley - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £40,000 -
Crawley - 1 £82,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £40,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £82,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £60,000 - 2

MiFID
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing MiFID also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for MiFID.

1 298 (67.27%) Finance
2 221 (49.89%) Banking
3 152 (34.31%) Business Analysis
4 120 (27.09%) EMIR
5 117 (26.41%) Project Management
5 117 (26.41%) SQL
6 109 (24.60%) Investment Banking
7 102 (23.02%) Front Office
8 86 (19.41%) Agile Software Development
9 79 (17.83%) Derivative
10 77 (17.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 76 (17.16%) Degree
12 73 (16.48%) Wealth Management
13 70 (15.80%) Investment Management
14 66 (14.90%) Dodd-Frank
15 63 (14.22%) PRINCE2
15 63 (14.22%) Back Office
16 60 (13.54%) Asset Management
17 51 (11.51%) Fixed Income
18 50 (11.29%) XML
19 48 (10.84%) Java
20 47 (10.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 47 (10.61%) Corporate Banking
21 44 (9.93%) SDLC
22 43 (9.71%) FATCA
22 43 (9.71%) Risk Management
23 42 (9.48%) PMI Certification
23 42 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
24 40 (9.03%) Equities
24 40 (9.03%) Fintech

MiFID
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 7 (1.58%) Apache
2 5 (1.13%) IIS
3 4 (0.90%) Confluence
3 4 (0.90%) Mule
4 2 (0.45%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.23%) JBoss
5 1 (0.23%) MTS
5 1 (0.23%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (1.35%) MS Office
4 5 (1.13%) MS Project
4 5 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.23%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (0.90%) Oracle Assets
1 4 (0.90%) Temenos Globus
2 3 (0.68%) Front Arena
2 3 (0.68%) Kondor
2 3 (0.68%) Orchestrade
2 3 (0.68%) Summit
2 3 (0.68%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.23%) BondVision
3 1 (0.23%) Endur
3 1 (0.23%) FINCAD Analytics
3 1 (0.23%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.26%) SaaS
2 7 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.68%) DWDM
1 3 (0.68%) Ethernet
1 3 (0.68%) Kerberos
1 3 (0.68%) LDAP
1 3 (0.68%) Network Security
1 3 (0.68%) SDH
2 2 (0.45%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.23%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (0.23%) FTP
3 1 (0.23%) SAN
3 1 (0.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.90%) Relational Database
2 26 (5.87%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (5.42%) Big Data
4 21 (4.74%) DB2
5 18 (4.06%) SQL Server
6 16 (3.61%) MongoDB
7 14 (3.16%) NoSQL
7 14 (3.16%) RDBMS
8 9 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.90%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.90%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.90%) MySQL
9 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.68%) InterSystems Cache
10 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.45%) QlikView
12 1 (0.23%) KDB
12 1 (0.23%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 23 (5.19%) Jenkins
2 20 (4.51%) Gradle
3 14 (3.16%) Concordion
3 14 (3.16%) Maven
4 13 (2.93%) Ant
4 13 (2.93%) Git (software)
4 13 (2.93%) Hudson
4 13 (2.93%) JBehave
5 10 (2.26%) TeamCity
6 8 (1.81%) Cucumber
7 7 (1.58%) FitNesse
8 6 (1.35%) JUnit
9 5 (1.13%) JIRA
10 4 (0.90%) Selenium
11 3 (0.68%) Subversion
General
1 298 (67.27%) Finance
2 221 (49.89%) Banking
3 109 (24.60%) Investment Banking
4 102 (23.02%) Front Office
5 63 (14.22%) Back Office
6 47 (10.61%) Corporate Banking
7 38 (8.58%) Financial Institution
8 33 (7.45%) Legal
9 26 (5.87%) Private Banking
10 17 (3.84%) Retail
11 16 (3.61%) Advertising
12 7 (1.58%) Telecoms
13 6 (1.35%) Marketing
14 5 (1.13%) French Language
14 5 (1.13%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.90%) Spanish Language
16 3 (0.68%) Electronics
16 3 (0.68%) Games
16 3 (0.68%) Military
17 2 (0.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 199 (44.92%) Analyst
2 167 (37.70%) Business Analyst
3 86 (19.41%) Project Manager
4 67 (15.12%) Developer
5 56 (12.64%) Banking Analyst
6 44 (9.93%) MiFID Business Analyst
7 32 (7.22%) Java Developer
8 30 (6.77%) Banking Business Analyst
9 27 (6.09%) MiFID Project Manager
10 25 (5.64%) Business Change Manager
10 25 (5.64%) Financial Analyst
11 24 (5.42%) Business Change Project Manager
12 22 (4.97%) Senior Developer
13 21 (4.74%) Architect
13 21 (4.74%) Investment Banking Project Manager
14 19 (4.29%) C# Developer
14 19 (4.29%) Consultant
14 19 (4.29%) Technical Analyst
15 18 (4.06%) Regulatory Business Analyst
16 17 (3.84%) Finance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (11.29%) XML
2 33 (7.45%) FIX Protocol
3 25 (5.64%) JSON
4 24 (5.42%) Spring
5 20 (4.51%) .NET
6 17 (3.84%) SOAP
7 15 (3.39%) HTML
8 12 (2.71%) Middleware
8 12 (2.71%) Protocol Buffers
9 10 (2.26%) REST
9 10 (2.26%) WPF
10 8 (1.81%) HTML5
10 8 (1.81%) jQuery
11 7 (1.58%) .NET Framework
11 7 (1.58%) Guice
11 7 (1.58%) JMS
11 7 (1.58%) Lambda Expressions
12 6 (1.35%) AngularJS
13 5 (1.13%) J2EE
13 5 (1.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 79 (17.83%) Derivative
2 51 (11.51%) Fixed Income
3 47 (10.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 42 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (9.03%) Equities
5 40 (9.03%) Fintech
6 36 (8.13%) Credit Risk
7 34 (7.67%) Market Risk
8 24 (5.42%) Reference Data
9 21 (4.74%) Exotic Derivative
9 21 (4.74%) PMI
10 19 (4.29%) OTC Derivatives
11 13 (2.93%) Computer Science
11 13 (2.93%) Hedge funds
12 9 (2.03%) Equity Derivative
13 6 (1.35%) SWIFT
13 6 (1.35%) User Experience
14 3 (0.68%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.68%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 27 (6.09%) Unix
2 20 (4.51%) Windows
3 19 (4.29%) Linux
4 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (34.31%) Business Analysis
2 117 (26.41%) Project Management
3 86 (19.41%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (17.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 73 (16.48%) Wealth Management
6 70 (15.80%) Investment Management
7 63 (14.22%) PRINCE2
8 60 (13.54%) Asset Management
9 44 (9.93%) SDLC
10 43 (9.71%) Risk Management
11 39 (8.80%) Target Operating Model
12 36 (8.13%) Workflow
13 31 (7.00%) Scrum
14 30 (6.77%) Product Management
14 30 (6.77%) Waterfall
15 29 (6.55%) Validation
16 28 (6.32%) GAP Analysis
16 28 (6.32%) Regulatory Compliance
17 25 (5.64%) Change Management
18 23 (5.19%) OO
Programming Languages
1 117 (26.41%) SQL
2 48 (10.84%) Java
3 26 (5.87%) C++
4 24 (5.42%) C#
5 13 (2.93%) MATLAB
5 13 (2.93%) R
5 13 (2.93%) Shell Script
6 12 (2.71%) JavaScript
7 10 (2.26%) Perl
8 9 (2.03%) PL/SQL
9 8 (1.81%) Python
10 7 (1.58%) COBOL
10 7 (1.58%) VB
11 6 (1.35%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.13%) VBA
13 3 (0.68%) PHP
13 3 (0.68%) Ruby
13 3 (0.68%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.45%) C
15 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 76 (17.16%) Degree
2 42 (9.48%) PMI Certification
3 27 (6.09%) PMP
4 16 (3.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (1.58%) ISEB
6 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.45%) ACCA
7 2 (0.45%) CIMA
7 2 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.23%) APMP
8 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.23%) MBA
8 1 (0.23%) RHCA
8 1 (0.23%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (27.09%) EMIR
2 66 (14.90%) Dodd-Frank
3 43 (9.71%) FATCA
4 19 (4.29%) QA
5 13 (2.93%) PMO
5 13 (2.93%) Solvency II
6 7 (1.58%) GDPR
7 5 (1.13%) AIFMD
7 5 (1.13%) UCITS
8 3 (0.68%) Basel III
9 2 (0.45%) SEPA
10 1 (0.23%) IFRS
10 1 (0.23%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 12 (2.71%) Docker
2 5 (1.13%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.68%) XenApp
3 3 (0.68%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.23%) NFS
4 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (0.45%) Nagios
1 2 (0.45%) Perfmon
1 2 (0.45%) SCCM
1 2 (0.45%) SCOM
2 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (3.16%) Oracle
2 13 (2.93%) Microsoft
2 13 (2.93%) Perforce
3 10 (2.26%) Bloomberg
4 9 (2.03%) Sybase
5 8 (1.81%) Cognizant
5 8 (1.81%) IBM
5 8 (1.81%) Solace
6 7 (1.58%) Pega
7 6 (1.35%) Sophis
8 5 (1.13%) Murex
9 4 (0.90%) Calypso
9 4 (0.90%) Charles River
9 4 (0.90%) Fidessa
9 4 (0.90%) Planview
9 4 (0.90%) TIBCO
9 4 (0.90%) Wallstreet Suite
10 3 (0.68%) HP
10 3 (0.68%) NetApp
10 3 (0.68%) SunGard
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Pension + 20-30% Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Pension + 20-30% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus + 10% pension + up to 28 days
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85,000 to £100,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 24 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: £51,296 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum Incl Benefits + Coms
Posted: 19 days ago