Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for UCITS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited UCITS over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities Directives (UCITS)
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1171 1226 1292
Rank change year-on-year +55 +66 +9
Permanent jobs citing UCITS 18 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.006% 0.002%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.079% 0.045% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 3
UK median annual salary £80,000 £57,500 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.13% -36.11% +2.86%
10th Percentile £65,200 £53,750 £56,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £71,250 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,000 - £52,500

UCITS is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 22784 24589 27973
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.65% 12.95% 12.86%
Number of salaries quoted 17099 19449 22114
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,367
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +5.68% +3.04%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98% +4.19%

UCITS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for UCITS in the UK

UCITS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for UCITS in the UK

UCITS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing UCITS over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for UCITS in the UK

UCITS
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UCITS within the UK over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +44 18 £80,000 +39.13%
London +16 17 £83,750 +45.65%
Yorkshire - 1 £51,000 -
UK excluding London - 1 £51,000 -
North of England - 1 £51,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing UCITS 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 UCITS.

1 16 (88.89%) Derivative
2 14 (77.78%) AIFMD
3 13 (72.22%) Finance
4 12 (66.67%) Asset Management
5 11 (61.11%) OTC Derivatives
6 10 (55.56%) Back Office
7 9 (50.00%) Project Planning
7 9 (50.00%) Fund Accounting
7 9 (50.00%) Hedge funds
8 7 (38.89%) EMIR
8 7 (38.89%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 7 (38.89%) MiFID
8 7 (38.89%) Investment Management
8 7 (38.89%) Charles River
9 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (27.78%) LatentZero
9 5 (27.78%) Minerva
9 5 (27.78%) Fidessa
9 5 (27.78%) Eagle PACE
9 5 (27.78%) Front Office
9 5 (27.78%) GoldenSource
9 5 (27.78%) CFA
9 5 (27.78%) Solvency II
9 5 (27.78%) Markit EDM
9 5 (27.78%) thinkFolio
10 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
10 4 (22.22%) Project Management
11 3 (16.67%) PMP
11 3 (16.67%) SQL
11 3 (16.67%) Waterfall

UCITS
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:

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Eagle PACE
1 5 (27.78%) LatentZero
1 5 (27.78%) Markit EDM
1 5 (27.78%) Minerva
1 5 (27.78%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 10 (55.56%) Back Office
3 5 (27.78%) Front Office
4 2 (11.11%) Law
5 1 (5.56%) Banking
5 1 (5.56%) Legal
5 1 (5.56%) Marketing
5 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Project Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Investment Management Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) MiFID Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Regulatory Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 16 (88.89%) Derivative
2 11 (61.11%) OTC Derivatives
3 9 (50.00%) Hedge funds
4 2 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 9 (50.00%) Fund Accounting
2 9 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 7 (38.89%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 7 (38.89%) Investment Management
4 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 4 (22.22%) Project Management
6 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 2 (11.11%) Collateral Management
7 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Feasibility Study
7 2 (11.11%) KYC
7 2 (11.11%) Performance Attribution
7 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 2 (11.11%) Traceability Matrix
7 2 (11.11%) Trade Surveillance
7 2 (11.11%) Use Case
7 2 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) CFA
2 3 (16.67%) PMP
3 2 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (77.78%) AIFMD
2 7 (38.89%) EMIR
2 7 (38.89%) MiFID
3 5 (27.78%) Solvency II
4 2 (11.11%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (11.11%) FATCA
4 2 (11.11%) FINRA
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Charles River
2 5 (27.78%) Fidessa
2 5 (27.78%) GoldenSource
3 2 (11.11%) Avaloq
3 2 (11.11%) FNZ
4 1 (5.56%) Bloomberg
4 1 (5.56%) FactSet
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) StatPro
4 1 (5.56%) Sybase