The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for MTS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MTS over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Transaction Server (MTS)
England / London
Rank 576 651 654
Rank change year-on-year +75 +3  
Permanent jobs citing MTS 1 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.003% 0.012% 0.005%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.016% 0.063% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Median salary £85,000 £51,500 £59,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +65.04% -12.71%  
UK excluding London median salary - £43,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +16.00%  

MTS is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 6209 7914 8570
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.69% 18.87% 20.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5230 6888 7294
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MTS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing MTS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for MTS in London

MTS
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for MTS in London

MTS
Top 19 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 across the London region with a requirement for MTS.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (100.00%) eSpeed
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
1 1 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) MiFID
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
1 1 (100.00%) Tradeweb
1 1 (100.00%) MarketAxess
1 1 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 1 (100.00%) EMIR
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (100.00%) BondVision

MTS
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) BondVision
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
1 1 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) EMIR
1 1 (100.00%) MiFID
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (100.00%) eSpeed
1 1 (100.00%) MarketAxess
1 1 (100.00%) Tradeweb