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

Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 607 755 864
Rank change year-on-year +148 +109  
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 259 184 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.19% 0.095%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.58% 1.44% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 163 121 78
Median salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £102,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £58,750 £70,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -16.07% +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 10035 12820 13699
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.78% 13.02% 12.66%
Number of salaries quoted 7737 10201 10745
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.44% +5.88%  

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 23 May 2017.

Salary histogram for MiFID in the UK

MiFID
Top 18 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 23 May 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 +130 249 £75,000 +7.14% 53
London +105 241 £75,000 +7.14% 51
City of London +70 59 £80,000 +23.07% 16
Scotland +17 10 £60,000 -14.28% 4
Glasgow - 9 - - 1
North West - 6 - -
Manchester - 4 - -
Canary Wharf - 3 £80,000 -
Teddington - 3 - -
Chester - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 - -
West Midlands +20 1 £57,500 +35.29% 1
Birmingham +13 1 £57,500 +35.29% 1
South West +11 1 - - 1
Edinburgh -2 1 £60,000 -14.28% 3
Devon - 1 - -
Exeter - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 318 (66.81%) Finance
2 245 (51.47%) Banking
3 181 (38.03%) Business Analysis
4 125 (26.26%) SQL
5 117 (24.58%) Investment Banking
6 116 (24.37%) Front Office
7 115 (24.16%) EMIR
8 100 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
9 99 (20.80%) Project Management
10 97 (20.38%) Derivative
11 94 (19.75%) Stakeholder Management
12 80 (16.81%) Wealth Management
13 77 (16.18%) Degree
14 76 (15.97%) Dodd-Frank
15 69 (14.50%) Fixed Income
16 68 (14.29%) Asset Management
17 66 (13.87%) Java
18 61 (12.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 60 (12.61%) Fintech
20 59 (12.39%) XML
20 59 (12.39%) Workflow
21 57 (11.97%) Back Office
21 57 (11.97%) Investment Management
22 51 (10.71%) SDLC
23 48 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
24 46 (9.66%) Scrum
24 46 (9.66%) Equities
25 44 (9.24%) FATCA
26 43 (9.03%) Corporate Banking
27 41 (8.61%) 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 6 (1.26%) Apache
2 4 (0.84%) Confluence
2 4 (0.84%) IIS
3 3 (0.63%) Mule
3 3 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.42%) MTS
4 2 (0.42%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.42%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.21%) JBoss
5 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (4.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (1.26%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.21%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 10 (2.10%) Pega PRPC
2 6 (1.26%) Temenos Globus
3 4 (0.84%) Endur
3 4 (0.84%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (0.84%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.63%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.42%) BondVision
5 2 (0.42%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (0.42%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.42%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.42%) Minerva
6 1 (0.21%) Actimize
6 1 (0.21%) Front Arena
6 1 (0.21%) Kondor
6 1 (0.21%) Orchestrade
6 1 (0.21%) RMDS
6 1 (0.21%) SAP GTS
6 1 (0.21%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.31%) SaaS
2 4 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.84%) IBM Blueworks
2 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.42%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.26%) DWDM
1 6 (1.26%) Ethernet
1 6 (1.26%) Network Security
1 6 (1.26%) SDH
2 2 (0.42%) Kerberos
2 2 (0.42%) LDAP
3 1 (0.21%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (0.21%) FTP
3 1 (0.21%) SAN
3 1 (0.21%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.35%) Relational Database
2 23 (4.83%) SQL Server
3 22 (4.62%) DB2
4 15 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (2.31%) RDBMS
6 10 (2.10%) Big Data
7 9 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.68%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.26%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.05%) Data Mining
10 5 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.63%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.63%) InterSystems Cache
12 3 (0.63%) MySQL
12 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.42%) QlikView
14 1 (0.21%) KDB
Development Applications
1 33 (6.93%) Jenkins
2 27 (5.67%) Git (software)
3 24 (5.04%) Maven
4 22 (4.62%) Gradle
5 18 (3.78%) Ant
5 18 (3.78%) Hudson
6 15 (3.15%) TeamCity
7 13 (2.73%) JUnit
8 11 (2.31%) Concordion
8 11 (2.31%) JIRA
9 10 (2.10%) JBehave
10 5 (1.05%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.84%) FitNesse
11 4 (0.84%) Selenium
12 2 (0.42%) Subversion
13 1 (0.21%) SpecFlow
13 1 (0.21%) WebDriver
General
1 318 (66.81%) Finance
2 245 (51.47%) Banking
3 117 (24.58%) Investment Banking
4 116 (24.37%) Front Office
5 57 (11.97%) Back Office
6 43 (9.03%) Corporate Banking
7 41 (8.61%) Financial Institution
8 33 (6.93%) Retail
9 31 (6.51%) Private Banking
10 30 (6.30%) Legal
11 19 (3.99%) Retail Banking
12 14 (2.94%) Advertising
13 7 (1.47%) Games
13 7 (1.47%) Telecoms
14 6 (1.26%) Electronics
15 4 (0.84%) Military
16 3 (0.63%) French Language
17 2 (0.42%) International Banking
17 2 (0.42%) Marketing
18 1 (0.21%) Billing
Job Titles
1 222 (46.64%) Analyst
2 177 (37.18%) Business Analyst
3 73 (15.34%) Project Manager
4 71 (14.92%) Developer
5 63 (13.24%) Banking Analyst
6 60 (12.61%) MiFID Business Analyst
7 44 (9.24%) Java Developer
8 29 (6.09%) Senior Developer
9 28 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
9 28 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
10 24 (5.04%) Investment Banking Project Manager
10 24 (5.04%) Senior Java Developer
11 21 (4.41%) Banking Business Analyst
11 21 (4.41%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
12 20 (4.20%) KYC Analyst
13 19 (3.99%) Consultant
14 18 (3.78%) Business Change Manager
14 18 (3.78%) Business IT Analyst
14 18 (3.78%) IT Analyst
14 18 (3.78%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (12.39%) XML
2 35 (7.35%) Spring
3 32 (6.72%) JSON
4 31 (6.51%) FIX Protocol
5 26 (5.46%) HTML
6 21 (4.41%) .NET
6 21 (4.41%) SOAP
7 17 (3.57%) Protocol Buffers
8 15 (3.15%) HTML5
9 12 (2.52%) REST
10 9 (1.89%) Akka
10 9 (1.89%) Hibernate
10 9 (1.89%) Middleware
10 9 (1.89%) Spring Boot
10 9 (1.89%) Zuul
11 7 (1.47%) .NET Framework
11 7 (1.47%) JMS
12 6 (1.26%) WPF
13 5 (1.05%) jQuery
13 5 (1.05%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 97 (20.38%) Derivative
2 69 (14.50%) Fixed Income
3 61 (12.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 60 (12.61%) Fintech
5 48 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
6 46 (9.66%) Equities
7 31 (6.51%) Credit Risk
8 27 (5.67%) Reference Data
9 24 (5.04%) Exotic Derivative
9 24 (5.04%) PMI
10 21 (4.41%) OTC Derivatives
11 19 (3.99%) Computer Science
11 19 (3.99%) Greenfield Project
12 18 (3.78%) Market Risk
13 14 (2.94%) Hedge funds
14 10 (2.10%) Data Structures
14 10 (2.10%) Equity Derivative
15 8 (1.68%) Algorithms
16 7 (1.47%) SWIFT
16 7 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (6.72%) Unix
2 29 (6.09%) Linux
3 16 (3.36%) Windows
4 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (38.03%) Business Analysis
2 100 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (20.80%) Project Management
4 94 (19.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 80 (16.81%) Wealth Management
6 68 (14.29%) Asset Management
7 59 (12.39%) Workflow
8 57 (11.97%) Investment Management
9 51 (10.71%) SDLC
10 46 (9.66%) Scrum
11 40 (8.40%) PRINCE2
12 36 (7.56%) OO
12 36 (7.56%) Target Operating Model
13 35 (7.35%) KYC
14 34 (7.14%) Risk Management
15 33 (6.93%) Client Onboarding
16 32 (6.72%) Waterfall
17 31 (6.51%) Anti-Money Laundering
18 29 (6.09%) Validation
19 28 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 125 (26.26%) SQL
2 66 (13.87%) Java
3 30 (6.30%) C#
4 20 (4.20%) C++
4 20 (4.20%) JavaScript
4 20 (4.20%) Shell Script
5 14 (2.94%) Python
6 10 (2.10%) COBOL
6 10 (2.10%) MATLAB
6 10 (2.10%) R
7 7 (1.47%) Perl
7 7 (1.47%) PL/SQL
8 6 (1.26%) C
9 5 (1.05%) ES6
9 5 (1.05%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.05%) TypeScript
9 5 (1.05%) VB
10 4 (0.84%) VBA
11 3 (0.63%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 77 (16.18%) Degree
2 33 (6.93%) PMI Certification
3 11 (2.31%) PMP
4 8 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (1.47%) ISEB
6 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.42%) APMP
7 2 (0.42%) CFA
8 1 (0.21%) ACCA
8 1 (0.21%) MBA
8 1 (0.21%) RHCA
8 1 (0.21%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (24.16%) EMIR
2 76 (15.97%) Dodd-Frank
3 44 (9.24%) FATCA
4 21 (4.41%) GDPR
4 21 (4.41%) QA
5 17 (3.57%) PMO
6 12 (2.52%) Solvency II
7 5 (1.05%) IFRS
8 4 (0.84%) Basel III
9 3 (0.63%) AIFMD
9 3 (0.63%) UCITS
10 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.42%) IFRS 9
11 1 (0.21%) COREP
11 1 (0.21%) FINREP
11 1 (0.21%) SEPA
System Software
1 9 (1.89%) Docker
2 4 (0.84%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.63%) XenApp
3 3 (0.63%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.21%) NFS
4 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (0.42%) Nagios
1 2 (0.42%) SCCM
1 2 (0.42%) SCOM
2 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.21%) Perfmon
2 1 (0.21%) Puppet
2 1 (0.21%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 24 (5.04%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.20%) Oracle
3 18 (3.78%) Cognizant
3 18 (3.78%) Perforce
4 15 (3.15%) IBM
5 14 (2.94%) Pega
6 12 (2.52%) Murex
7 10 (2.10%) Charles River
8 9 (1.89%) Sophis
8 9 (1.89%) Sybase
9 8 (1.68%) Bloomberg
9 8 (1.68%) Solace
10 7 (1.47%) FXall
10 7 (1.47%) Reuters
11 6 (1.26%) Calypso
12 4 (0.84%) Fidessa
12 4 (0.84%) GoldenSource
12 4 (0.84%) SAP
12 4 (0.84%) Sun
12 4 (0.84%) TIBCO
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cititec
Salary: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £115000 - £125000 per annum + plus large package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent benefits + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £10000 - £75000 per annum + x 2 OTE + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum + BANKING BONUS AND BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: Benfits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85,000 to £100,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + 15% pension
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + Package
Posted: 8 days ago
London
PwC
Salary: Market related
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago