The table below looks at the statistics for MTS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MTS over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Transaction Server (MTS)
Rank 892 932 887
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -45
Permanent jobs citing MTS 8 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.010% 0.007%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.035% 0.047% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 7
Average salary £48,000 £70,000 £64,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.42% +8.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £68,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £90,750 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 - £57,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
23022 25416 23428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.69% 20.99% 21.10%
Number of salaries quoted 19123 20905 19729
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MTS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MTS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MTS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MTS
Salary Trend

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

MTS Salary Trend in the UK

MTS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MTS over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 within the UK.

MTS Salary Histogram in the UK

MTS
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MTS within the UK over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +49 8 £48,000 -31.42%
London +35 4 £60,000 -14.28%
West Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
South East - 1 £40,000 -
Newbury - 1 £40,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Bingley - 1 £35,000 -

MTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing MTS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MTS.

1 9 (52.94%) C#
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) VB
2 6 (35.29%) ITIL
3 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
3 5 (29.41%) UML
3 5 (29.41%) Data Modelling
3 5 (29.41%) .NET
3 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) Bloomberg
3 5 (29.41%) Change Management
3 5 (29.41%) Asset Management
3 5 (29.41%) COM
3 5 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (23.53%) Low Latency
4 4 (23.53%) Tradeweb
4 4 (23.53%) Multithreading
4 4 (23.53%) TDD
4 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (23.53%) WPF
4 4 (23.53%) Fixed Income
4 4 (23.53%) WinForms
4 4 (23.53%) Sybase
4 4 (23.53%) TIBCO
4 4 (23.53%) Rendezvous
4 4 (23.53%) eSpeed
5 3 (17.65%) Java
5 3 (17.65%) Windows

MTS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing MTS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MTS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) 3G
2 1 (5.88%) 2G
2 1 (5.88%) LTE
2 1 (5.88%) VSAT
2 1 (5.88%) 4G
2 1 (5.88%) Broadband
2 1 (5.88%) GSM
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (17.65%) Front Office
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Developer
1 4 (23.53%) C# Developer
1 4 (23.53%) WPF Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Support
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) SCADA Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
1 5 (29.41%) COM
2 4 (23.53%) Rendezvous
2 4 (23.53%) WinForms
2 4 (23.53%) WPF
3 3 (17.65%) Reactive Extensions
3 3 (17.65%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (23.53%) Fixed Income
3 1 (5.88%) Equities
3 1 (5.88%) SCADA
3 1 (5.88%) Podcast
3 1 (5.88%) Eurex
3 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
2 5 (29.41%) UML
2 5 (29.41%) Change Management
2 5 (29.41%) Asset Management
2 5 (29.41%) Data Modelling
2 5 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (23.53%) TDD
3 4 (23.53%) Low Latency
3 4 (23.53%) Multithreading
3 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (17.65%) Resource Management
4 3 (17.65%) Electronic Trading
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Management
4 3 (17.65%) Analytics
5 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) VB
3 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 3 (17.65%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) ISO 9000
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Bloomberg
3 4 (23.53%) eSpeed
3 4 (23.53%) Tradeweb
3 4 (23.53%) Sybase
3 4 (23.53%) TIBCO
4 1 (5.88%) Reuters
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Juniper
4 1 (5.88%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (5.88%) Ericsson
4 1 (5.88%) Nokia
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Huawei