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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
UK
Rank 643 781 898
Rank change year-on-year +138 +117  
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 217 167 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.16% 0.058%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.10% 1.23% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 168 92 55
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 £99,750 £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 10309 13583 13262
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.13% 13.19% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8134 10744 10245
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £28,000
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 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MiFID in the UK

MiFID
Top 16 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 24 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 +141 210 £75,000 +3.44% 44
London +104 207 £75,000 +3.44% 44
City of London +68 52 £77,500 +34.78% 18
Scotland - 7 £60,000 - 2
Glasgow - 6 - - 1
Canary Wharf - 4 £85,000 -
South East - 2 £61,250 -
West Midlands +27 1 £60,000 +41.17%
Birmingham +13 1 £60,000 +41.17%
Bromley - 1 - -
Teddington - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £40,000 -
Crawley - 1 £82,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £40,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £82,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £60,000 - 1

MiFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 302 (67.87%) Finance
2 226 (50.79%) Banking
3 153 (34.38%) Business Analysis
4 123 (27.64%) EMIR
5 121 (27.19%) Project Management
6 117 (26.29%) SQL
7 110 (24.72%) Investment Banking
8 100 (22.47%) Front Office
9 86 (19.33%) Agile Software Development
10 80 (17.98%) Derivative
11 77 (17.30%) Wealth Management
11 77 (17.30%) Stakeholder Management
12 75 (16.85%) Degree
13 73 (16.40%) Investment Management
14 66 (14.83%) PRINCE2
14 66 (14.83%) Back Office
15 64 (14.38%) Dodd-Frank
16 60 (13.48%) Asset Management
17 51 (11.46%) Fixed Income
18 50 (11.24%) XML
19 49 (11.01%) Corporate Banking
20 48 (10.79%) Java
21 47 (10.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 46 (10.34%) SDLC
23 45 (10.11%) Risk Management
24 43 (9.66%) PMI Certification
25 42 (9.44%) Target Operating Model
26 41 (9.21%) FATCA
27 40 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
27 40 (8.99%) Equities

MiFID
Top Related 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 (1.57%) Apache
2 5 (1.12%) IIS
3 4 (0.90%) Confluence
3 4 (0.90%) Mule
4 2 (0.45%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.22%) JBoss
5 1 (0.22%) MTS
5 1 (0.22%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (5.39%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.57%) MS Office
2 7 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.12%) MS Project
3 5 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.22%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (0.90%) Oracle Assets
1 4 (0.90%) Temenos Globus
2 3 (0.67%) Front Arena
2 3 (0.67%) Kondor
2 3 (0.67%) Orchestrade
2 3 (0.67%) Summit
2 3 (0.67%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.22%) BondVision
3 1 (0.22%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.25%) SaaS
2 7 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.67%) DWDM
1 3 (0.67%) Ethernet
1 3 (0.67%) Kerberos
1 3 (0.67%) LDAP
1 3 (0.67%) Network Security
1 3 (0.67%) SDH
2 2 (0.45%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.22%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (0.22%) FTP
3 1 (0.22%) SAN
3 1 (0.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (7.64%) Relational Database
2 26 (5.84%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (5.17%) Big Data
4 21 (4.72%) DB2
5 19 (4.27%) SQL Server
6 15 (3.37%) MongoDB
7 14 (3.15%) NoSQL
7 14 (3.15%) RDBMS
8 10 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.90%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.90%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.90%) MySQL
11 3 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.67%) InterSystems Cache
11 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.45%) QlikView
13 1 (0.22%) KDB
13 1 (0.22%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 23 (5.17%) Jenkins
2 20 (4.49%) Gradle
3 14 (3.15%) Concordion
3 14 (3.15%) Maven
4 13 (2.92%) Ant
4 13 (2.92%) Git (software)
4 13 (2.92%) Hudson
4 13 (2.92%) JBehave
5 11 (2.47%) TeamCity
6 8 (1.80%) Cucumber
7 7 (1.57%) FitNesse
8 6 (1.35%) JUnit
9 5 (1.12%) JIRA
9 5 (1.12%) Selenium
10 3 (0.67%) Subversion
General
1 302 (67.87%) Finance
2 226 (50.79%) Banking
3 110 (24.72%) Investment Banking
4 100 (22.47%) Front Office
5 66 (14.83%) Back Office
6 49 (11.01%) Corporate Banking
7 38 (8.54%) Financial Institution
8 34 (7.64%) Legal
9 26 (5.84%) Private Banking
10 18 (4.04%) Retail
11 16 (3.60%) Advertising
12 7 (1.57%) Marketing
12 7 (1.57%) Telecoms
13 6 (1.35%) Retail Banking
14 5 (1.12%) French Language
15 4 (0.90%) Spanish Language
16 3 (0.67%) Electronics
16 3 (0.67%) Games
16 3 (0.67%) Military
17 2 (0.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 197 (44.27%) Analyst
2 166 (37.30%) Business Analyst
3 88 (19.78%) Project Manager
4 67 (15.06%) Developer
5 56 (12.58%) Banking Analyst
6 45 (10.11%) MiFID Business Analyst
7 32 (7.19%) Java Developer
8 31 (6.97%) Banking Business Analyst
9 28 (6.29%) MiFID Project Manager
10 26 (5.84%) Business Change Manager
11 25 (5.62%) Business Change Project Manager
12 24 (5.39%) Financial Analyst
13 22 (4.94%) Architect
13 22 (4.94%) Senior Developer
14 21 (4.72%) Investment Banking Project Manager
15 20 (4.49%) Consultant
16 19 (4.27%) C# Developer
16 19 (4.27%) Technical Analyst
17 18 (4.04%) Regulatory Business Analyst
18 17 (3.82%) Finance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (11.24%) XML
2 33 (7.42%) FIX Protocol
3 26 (5.84%) JSON
4 24 (5.39%) Spring
5 20 (4.49%) .NET
6 17 (3.82%) SOAP
7 15 (3.37%) HTML
8 12 (2.70%) Middleware
8 12 (2.70%) Protocol Buffers
9 10 (2.25%) REST
9 10 (2.25%) WPF
10 9 (2.02%) jQuery
11 8 (1.80%) HTML5
12 7 (1.57%) .NET Framework
12 7 (1.57%) AngularJS
12 7 (1.57%) Guice
12 7 (1.57%) JMS
12 7 (1.57%) Lambda Expressions
13 6 (1.35%) WCF
14 5 (1.12%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 80 (17.98%) Derivative
2 51 (11.46%) Fixed Income
3 47 (10.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 40 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (8.99%) Equities
4 40 (8.99%) Fintech
5 37 (8.31%) Credit Risk
6 34 (7.64%) Market Risk
7 24 (5.39%) Reference Data
8 21 (4.72%) Exotic Derivative
8 21 (4.72%) PMI
9 19 (4.27%) OTC Derivatives
10 14 (3.15%) Hedge funds
11 13 (2.92%) Computer Science
12 10 (2.25%) Equity Derivative
13 6 (1.35%) SWIFT
13 6 (1.35%) User Experience
14 3 (0.67%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.67%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 27 (6.07%) Unix
2 21 (4.72%) Windows
3 19 (4.27%) Linux
4 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (34.38%) Business Analysis
2 121 (27.19%) Project Management
3 86 (19.33%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (17.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 77 (17.30%) Wealth Management
5 73 (16.40%) Investment Management
6 66 (14.83%) PRINCE2
7 60 (13.48%) Asset Management
8 46 (10.34%) SDLC
9 45 (10.11%) Risk Management
10 42 (9.44%) Target Operating Model
11 36 (8.09%) Workflow
12 30 (6.74%) Product Management
12 30 (6.74%) Waterfall
13 29 (6.52%) GAP Analysis
13 29 (6.52%) Scrum
14 28 (6.29%) Regulatory Compliance
15 27 (6.07%) Validation
16 25 (5.62%) Change Management
17 23 (5.17%) OO
Programming Languages
1 117 (26.29%) SQL
2 48 (10.79%) Java
3 26 (5.84%) C++
4 24 (5.39%) C#
5 13 (2.92%) MATLAB
5 13 (2.92%) R
5 13 (2.92%) Shell Script
6 12 (2.70%) JavaScript
7 11 (2.47%) PL/SQL
8 10 (2.25%) Perl
9 8 (1.80%) Python
10 7 (1.57%) VB
11 6 (1.35%) COBOL
11 6 (1.35%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.12%) VBA
13 3 (0.67%) PHP
13 3 (0.67%) Ruby
13 3 (0.67%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.45%) C
15 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 75 (16.85%) Degree
2 43 (9.66%) PMI Certification
3 28 (6.29%) PMP
4 17 (3.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (1.57%) ISEB
6 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.45%) ACCA
7 2 (0.45%) CIMA
7 2 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.22%) APMP
8 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.22%) MBA
8 1 (0.22%) RHCA
8 1 (0.22%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (27.64%) EMIR
2 64 (14.38%) Dodd-Frank
3 41 (9.21%) FATCA
4 20 (4.49%) QA
5 14 (3.15%) PMO
5 14 (3.15%) Solvency II
6 8 (1.80%) GDPR
7 6 (1.35%) AIFMD
7 6 (1.35%) UCITS
8 3 (0.67%) Basel III
9 2 (0.45%) SEPA
10 1 (0.22%) IFRS
10 1 (0.22%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 12 (2.70%) Docker
2 5 (1.12%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.67%) XenApp
3 3 (0.67%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.22%) NFS
4 1 (0.22%) 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 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (3.37%) Oracle
2 14 (3.15%) Microsoft
3 13 (2.92%) Perforce
4 10 (2.25%) Bloomberg
5 9 (2.02%) Cognizant
5 9 (2.02%) Sybase
6 8 (1.80%) Solace
7 7 (1.57%) IBM
8 6 (1.35%) Pega
9 5 (1.12%) Sophis
10 4 (0.90%) Charles River
10 4 (0.90%) Planview
10 4 (0.90%) TIBCO
10 4 (0.90%) Wallstreet Suite
11 3 (0.67%) Calypso
11 3 (0.67%) Citrix
11 3 (0.67%) Fidessa
11 3 (0.67%) Murex
11 3 (0.67%) NetApp
11 3 (0.67%) Reuters
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Pension + 20-30% Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Pension + 20-30% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus + 10% pension + up to 28 days
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: £51,296 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum Incl Benefits + Coms
Posted: 15 days ago