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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 613 758 825
Rank change year-on-year +145 +67  
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 267 177 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.49% 1.38% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 159 131 116
Median salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £53,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,500 £105,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £70,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -14.28% +33.33%  

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 10723 12840 13959
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.06% 13.05% 12.75%
Number of salaries quoted 10218 12892 13599
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £27,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

MiFID
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing MiFID as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MiFID in the UK

MiFID
Top 7 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 June 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 +132 259 £75,000 +7.14% 48
London +105 250 £75,000 +7.14% 48
UK excluding London +37 17 £60,000 -14.28% 5
Scotland +22 8 £62,500 -10.71% 5
North of England - 6 - -
Midlands +13 2 £57,500 +21.05%
South West -9 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 324 (66.80%) Finance
2 251 (51.75%) Banking
3 181 (37.32%) Business Analysis
4 127 (26.19%) SQL
5 126 (25.98%) Investment Banking
5 126 (25.98%) EMIR
6 120 (24.74%) Derivative
7 115 (23.71%) Front Office
8 108 (22.27%) Agile Software Development
9 100 (20.62%) Wealth Management
10 97 (20.00%) Project Management
11 96 (19.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 95 (19.59%) Dodd-Frank
13 86 (17.73%) Asset Management
14 78 (16.08%) Degree
15 68 (14.02%) Fixed Income
15 68 (14.02%) Investment Management
16 65 (13.40%) Java
17 64 (13.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 60 (12.37%) Scrum
18 60 (12.37%) Equities
19 57 (11.75%) Fintech
20 56 (11.55%) Back Office
21 52 (10.72%) SDLC
22 50 (10.31%) Workflow
23 49 (10.10%) Retail
24 48 (9.90%) XML
25 46 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
26 44 (9.07%) FATCA
27 39 (8.04%) Financial Institution

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 8 (1.65%) Apache
2 4 (0.82%) Confluence
3 3 (0.62%) Mule
3 3 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.41%) JBoss
4 2 (0.41%) MTS
4 2 (0.41%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.41%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.21%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.21%) IIS
5 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (3.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (3.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (1.86%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.65%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (1.24%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.21%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 14 (2.89%) Pega PRPC
2 9 (1.86%) thinkFolio
3 7 (1.44%) Eagle PACE
3 7 (1.44%) LatentZero
3 7 (1.44%) Markit EDM
3 7 (1.44%) Minerva
4 6 (1.24%) Temenos Globus
5 5 (1.03%) Endur
6 3 (0.62%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.62%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.62%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.41%) BondVision
8 1 (0.21%) Actimize
8 1 (0.21%) Eikon
8 1 (0.21%) RMDS
8 1 (0.21%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.47%) SaaS
2 4 (0.82%) IBM Blueworks
3 2 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.21%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.62%) DWDM
1 3 (0.62%) Ethernet
1 3 (0.62%) Network Security
1 3 (0.62%) SDH
2 2 (0.41%) FTP
2 2 (0.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.21%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.21%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (6.80%) Relational Database
2 23 (4.74%) SQL Server
3 17 (3.51%) DB2
4 13 (2.68%) RDBMS
5 12 (2.47%) Big Data
6 11 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.44%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.03%) Data Mining
9 5 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.82%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.62%) InterSystems Cache
11 3 (0.62%) MySQL
11 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.41%) Flink
12 2 (0.41%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.41%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 29 (5.98%) Jenkins
2 26 (5.36%) Git (software)
3 23 (4.74%) Maven
4 18 (3.71%) Gradle
5 17 (3.51%) Hudson
6 16 (3.30%) Ant
7 14 (2.89%) TeamCity
8 13 (2.68%) JUnit
9 11 (2.27%) JIRA
10 8 (1.65%) Concordion
11 7 (1.44%) JBehave
12 5 (1.03%) Cucumber
12 5 (1.03%) Selenium
13 2 (0.41%) FitNesse
14 1 (0.21%) Mockito
14 1 (0.21%) SpecFlow
14 1 (0.21%) Subversion
14 1 (0.21%) WebDriver
General
1 324 (66.80%) Finance
2 251 (51.75%) Banking
3 126 (25.98%) Investment Banking
4 115 (23.71%) Front Office
5 56 (11.55%) Back Office
6 49 (10.10%) Retail
7 39 (8.04%) Financial Institution
8 38 (7.84%) Corporate Banking
9 34 (7.01%) Retail Banking
10 30 (6.19%) Legal
11 28 (5.77%) Private Banking
12 15 (3.09%) Advertising
13 5 (1.03%) International Banking
14 4 (0.82%) Games
14 4 (0.82%) Military
14 4 (0.82%) Telecoms
15 3 (0.62%) Electronics
15 3 (0.62%) French Language
16 2 (0.41%) Marketing
17 1 (0.21%) German Language
Job Titles
1 239 (49.28%) Analyst
2 198 (40.82%) Business Analyst
3 75 (15.46%) Project Manager
4 67 (13.81%) MiFID Business Analyst
5 65 (13.40%) Banking Analyst
5 65 (13.40%) Developer
6 38 (7.84%) Java Developer
7 37 (7.63%) Financial Analyst
8 29 (5.98%) Technical Analyst
9 25 (5.15%) Finance Business Analyst
9 25 (5.15%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 22 (4.54%) Senior Developer
11 20 (4.12%) Architect
11 20 (4.12%) Business IT Analyst
11 20 (4.12%) IT Analyst
11 20 (4.12%) IT Business Analyst
12 19 (3.92%) Investment Banking Project Manager
12 19 (3.92%) KYC Analyst
12 19 (3.92%) Regulatory Business Analyst
13 18 (3.71%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (9.90%) XML
2 32 (6.60%) Spring
3 30 (6.19%) FIX Protocol
4 27 (5.57%) JSON
5 24 (4.95%) HTML
6 22 (4.54%) .NET
7 17 (3.51%) SOAP
8 15 (3.09%) Protocol Buffers
9 13 (2.68%) HTML5
10 11 (2.27%) Hibernate
11 9 (1.86%) Akka
11 9 (1.86%) Middleware
11 9 (1.86%) REST
11 9 (1.86%) Spring Boot
11 9 (1.86%) Zuul
12 7 (1.44%) .NET Framework
12 7 (1.44%) JMS
12 7 (1.44%) Kafka
13 5 (1.03%) J2EE
13 5 (1.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 120 (24.74%) Derivative
2 68 (14.02%) Fixed Income
3 64 (13.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 60 (12.37%) Equities
5 57 (11.75%) Fintech
6 46 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
7 29 (5.98%) Credit Risk
8 25 (5.15%) Reference Data
9 22 (4.54%) Computer Science
10 19 (3.92%) Exotic Derivative
10 19 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
10 19 (3.92%) OTC Derivatives
10 19 (3.92%) PMI
11 18 (3.71%) Hedge funds
12 17 (3.51%) Market Risk
13 12 (2.47%) Data Structures
14 10 (2.06%) Algorithms
14 10 (2.06%) Equity Derivative
15 8 (1.65%) User Experience
16 7 (1.44%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 29 (5.98%) Unix
2 25 (5.15%) Linux
3 13 (2.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (37.32%) Business Analysis
2 108 (22.27%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (20.62%) Wealth Management
4 97 (20.00%) Project Management
5 96 (19.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 86 (17.73%) Asset Management
7 68 (14.02%) Investment Management
8 60 (12.37%) Scrum
9 52 (10.72%) SDLC
10 50 (10.31%) Workflow
11 39 (8.04%) KYC
12 38 (7.84%) Client Onboarding
12 38 (7.84%) PRINCE2
13 37 (7.63%) Anti-Money Laundering
14 36 (7.42%) Waterfall
15 34 (7.01%) Risk Management
16 32 (6.60%) Target Operating Model
16 32 (6.60%) Validation
17 31 (6.39%) GAP Analysis
17 31 (6.39%) OO
Programming Languages
1 127 (26.19%) SQL
2 65 (13.40%) Java
3 30 (6.19%) C#
4 21 (4.33%) JavaScript
5 20 (4.12%) C++
6 18 (3.71%) Shell Script
7 14 (2.89%) COBOL
8 11 (2.27%) Python
9 9 (1.86%) MATLAB
9 9 (1.86%) R
10 8 (1.65%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.44%) C
12 5 (1.03%) ES6
12 5 (1.03%) Perl
12 5 (1.03%) TypeScript
13 4 (0.82%) VBA
14 3 (0.62%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.62%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.21%) PHP
15 1 (0.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 78 (16.08%) Degree
2 27 (5.57%) PMI Certification
3 14 (2.89%) PMP
4 8 (1.65%) Master's Degree
5 7 (1.44%) CFA
5 7 (1.44%) ISEB
6 6 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.41%) APMP
8 2 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.21%) ACCA
9 1 (0.21%) MBA
9 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (25.98%) EMIR
2 95 (19.59%) Dodd-Frank
3 44 (9.07%) FATCA
4 32 (6.60%) QA
5 26 (5.36%) GDPR
6 19 (3.92%) PMO
7 18 (3.71%) Solvency II
8 12 (2.47%) AIFMD
9 8 (1.65%) IFRS
10 7 (1.44%) UCITS
11 4 (0.82%) Basel III
12 2 (0.41%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.41%) IFRS 9
13 1 (0.21%) COREP
13 1 (0.21%) FINREP
13 1 (0.21%) SEPA
System Software
1 6 (1.24%) Docker
2 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (4.95%) Microsoft
2 23 (4.74%) Oracle
3 19 (3.92%) Charles River
3 19 (3.92%) IBM
4 18 (3.71%) Cognizant
4 18 (3.71%) Pega
5 16 (3.30%) Perforce
6 15 (3.09%) Murex
7 10 (2.06%) GoldenSource
7 10 (2.06%) Solace
8 9 (1.86%) Sophis
8 9 (1.86%) Sybase
9 8 (1.65%) Calypso
9 8 (1.65%) Fidessa
10 7 (1.44%) FXall
10 7 (1.44%) Reuters
11 6 (1.24%) Bloomberg
11 6 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.24%) TIBCO
12 4 (0.82%) Planview
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £62000 per annum + Outstanding benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000K - 80,000K base & bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - 90,000k base + excellent package, bonus and fast-track caree
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40 - £90 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + plus very large package and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Glasgow
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £85000 - £115000 per annum + Package
Posted: 27 days ago
London
UBS
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Glasgow
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £75000.00 - £95000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago