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

Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 626 766 839
Rank change year-on-year +140 +73  
Permanent jobs citing MiFID 267 174 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.48% 1.36% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 158 129 121
UK median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
10th Percentile £53,750 £53,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £95,750 £105,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual 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 10753 12816 14212
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.09% 13.07% 12.79%
Number of salaries quoted 10240 12877 13835
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.38%  
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual 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 29 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 29 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 +139 258 £75,000 +7.14% 44
London +101 249 £75,000 +7.14% 44
UK excluding London +29 18 £58,750 -16.07% 5
Scotland +7 9 £60,000 -14.28% 5
North of England - 6 - -
Midlands +13 2 £57,500 +21.05%
South West -4 1 - -

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 326 (67.08%) Finance
2 252 (51.85%) Banking
3 182 (37.45%) Business Analysis
4 127 (26.13%) Investment Banking
4 127 (26.13%) EMIR
5 126 (25.93%) SQL
6 120 (24.69%) Derivative
7 116 (23.87%) Front Office
8 110 (22.63%) Agile Software Development
9 102 (20.99%) Wealth Management
10 99 (20.37%) Project Management
11 98 (20.16%) Dodd-Frank
12 96 (19.75%) Stakeholder Management
13 88 (18.11%) Asset Management
14 78 (16.05%) Degree
15 68 (13.99%) Fixed Income
16 67 (13.79%) Investment Management
17 65 (13.37%) Java
18 64 (13.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 62 (12.76%) Scrum
20 60 (12.35%) Equities
21 57 (11.73%) Fintech
22 54 (11.11%) SDLC
22 54 (11.11%) Back Office
23 50 (10.29%) Workflow
24 49 (10.08%) Retail
25 48 (9.88%) XML
25 48 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
26 43 (8.85%) FATCA
27 41 (8.44%) KYC

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 19 (3.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (3.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (1.85%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.65%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.21%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 14 (2.88%) Pega PRPC
2 9 (1.85%) 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 (1.23%) Endur
4 6 (1.23%) Temenos Globus
5 3 (0.62%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.62%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.62%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.41%) BondVision
7 1 (0.21%) Actimize
7 1 (0.21%) Eikon
7 1 (0.21%) RMDS
7 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 (6.79%) Relational Database
2 22 (4.53%) SQL Server
3 17 (3.50%) DB2
4 13 (2.67%) Big Data
4 13 (2.67%) RDBMS
5 11 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (1.44%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.03%) Data Mining
8 5 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.82%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.62%) InterSystems Cache
10 3 (0.62%) MySQL
10 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.41%) Flink
11 2 (0.41%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.41%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 29 (5.97%) Jenkins
2 26 (5.35%) Git (software)
3 23 (4.73%) Maven
4 18 (3.70%) Gradle
5 17 (3.50%) Hudson
6 16 (3.29%) Ant
7 14 (2.88%) TeamCity
8 13 (2.67%) JUnit
9 11 (2.26%) 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
1 326 (67.08%) Finance
2 252 (51.85%) Banking
3 127 (26.13%) Investment Banking
4 116 (23.87%) Front Office
5 54 (11.11%) Back Office
6 49 (10.08%) Retail
7 38 (7.82%) Corporate Banking
7 38 (7.82%) Financial Institution
8 35 (7.20%) Retail Banking
9 31 (6.38%) Legal
10 28 (5.76%) Private Banking
11 15 (3.09%) Advertising
12 5 (1.03%) International Banking
13 4 (0.82%) Games
13 4 (0.82%) Military
13 4 (0.82%) Telecoms
14 3 (0.62%) Electronics
14 3 (0.62%) French Language
15 2 (0.41%) Marketing
16 1 (0.21%) German Language
Job Titles
1 241 (49.59%) Analyst
2 200 (41.15%) Business Analyst
3 75 (15.43%) Project Manager
4 67 (13.79%) MiFID Business Analyst
5 65 (13.37%) Banking Analyst
6 64 (13.17%) Developer
7 38 (7.82%) Java Developer
8 37 (7.61%) Financial Analyst
9 29 (5.97%) Technical Analyst
10 25 (5.14%) Finance Business Analyst
10 25 (5.14%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 22 (4.53%) Business IT Analyst
11 22 (4.53%) IT Analyst
11 22 (4.53%) IT Business Analyst
11 22 (4.53%) Senior Developer
12 20 (4.12%) Architect
13 19 (3.91%) Investment Banking Project Manager
13 19 (3.91%) KYC Analyst
13 19 (3.91%) Regulatory Business Analyst
14 18 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (9.88%) XML
2 32 (6.58%) Spring
3 30 (6.17%) FIX Protocol
4 27 (5.56%) JSON
5 24 (4.94%) HTML
6 21 (4.32%) .NET
7 17 (3.50%) SOAP
8 15 (3.09%) Protocol Buffers
9 13 (2.67%) HTML5
10 11 (2.26%) Hibernate
11 9 (1.85%) Akka
11 9 (1.85%) Middleware
11 9 (1.85%) REST
11 9 (1.85%) Spring Boot
11 9 (1.85%) 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 (24.69%) Derivative
2 68 (13.99%) Fixed Income
3 64 (13.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 60 (12.35%) Equities
5 57 (11.73%) Fintech
6 48 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
7 29 (5.97%) Credit Risk
8 26 (5.35%) Reference Data
9 22 (4.53%) Computer Science
10 19 (3.91%) Exotic Derivative
10 19 (3.91%) Greenfield Project
10 19 (3.91%) OTC Derivatives
10 19 (3.91%) PMI
11 18 (3.70%) Hedge funds
12 17 (3.50%) 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 (5.97%) Unix
2 25 (5.14%) Linux
3 13 (2.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (37.45%) Business Analysis
2 110 (22.63%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (20.99%) Wealth Management
4 99 (20.37%) Project Management
5 96 (19.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 88 (18.11%) Asset Management
7 67 (13.79%) Investment Management
8 62 (12.76%) Scrum
9 54 (11.11%) SDLC
10 50 (10.29%) Workflow
11 41 (8.44%) KYC
12 40 (8.23%) Client Onboarding
13 38 (7.82%) PRINCE2
14 37 (7.61%) Anti-Money Laundering
15 36 (7.41%) Waterfall
16 34 (7.00%) Risk Management
17 33 (6.79%) Validation
18 32 (6.58%) Target Operating Model
19 31 (6.38%) GAP Analysis
19 31 (6.38%) OO
Programming Languages
1 126 (25.93%) SQL
2 65 (13.37%) Java
3 29 (5.97%) C#
4 21 (4.32%) JavaScript
5 20 (4.12%) C++
6 18 (3.70%) Shell Script
7 14 (2.88%) COBOL
8 11 (2.26%) Python
9 9 (1.85%) MATLAB
9 9 (1.85%) 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%) Ruby
15 1 (0.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 78 (16.05%) Degree
2 27 (5.56%) PMI Certification
3 14 (2.88%) PMP
4 8 (1.65%) Master's Degree
5 7 (1.44%) CFA
6 6 (1.23%) ISEB
6 6 (1.23%) 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
1 127 (26.13%) EMIR
2 98 (20.16%) Dodd-Frank
3 43 (8.85%) FATCA
4 32 (6.58%) QA
5 26 (5.35%) GDPR
6 19 (3.91%) PMO
7 18 (3.70%) 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 (1.23%) Docker
2 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (4.94%) Microsoft
2 22 (4.53%) Oracle
3 20 (4.12%) Charles River
4 18 (3.70%) Cognizant
4 18 (3.70%) IBM
4 18 (3.70%) Pega
5 17 (3.50%) Murex
6 16 (3.29%) Perforce
7 10 (2.06%) GoldenSource
7 10 (2.06%) Solace
7 10 (2.06%) Sophis
8 9 (1.85%) Calypso
8 9 (1.85%) Sybase
9 8 (1.65%) Fidessa
10 7 (1.44%) FXall
10 7 (1.44%) Reuters
10 7 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.23%) Bloomberg
11 6 (1.23%) TIBCO
12 4 (0.82%) HP
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £62000 per annum + Outstanding benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
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: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40 - £90 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + plus very large package and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Glasgow
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
UBS
Posted: 19 days ago
Glasgow
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £75000.00 - £95000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Glasgow
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £40,805 to £56,995 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Mitsubishi UFJ Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago