The table below looks at the statistics for MTS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MTS over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Transaction Server (MTS)
Rank - 930 965
Permanent jobs citing MTS 0 40 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.037% 0.003%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.20% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 0 36 0
Median salary - £45,750 -
UK excluding London median salary - £30,000 -

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
17684 19858 22956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.10% 18.45% 20.01%
Number of salaries quoted 15073 16423 18519
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MTS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing MTS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT jobs citing MTS 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 MTS.

1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Test Management
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (40.00%) PuTTY
2 2 (40.00%) People Management
2 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) SAP HANA

MTS
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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
1 1 (20.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Test Management
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) People Management
2 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) SAP