Period
to 5 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for MetaTrader skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MetaTrader over the 6 months to 5 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MetaQuotes Software MetaTrader (MT4, MT5)
UK
6 months to
5 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 1046 - 1060
Rank change year-on-year - +1060 +110
Permanent jobs citing MetaTrader 15 0 9
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% - 0.007%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.24% - 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 9
10th Percentile " " £50,000
25th Percentile £78,750 " £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 - £72,500
75th Percentile £86,250 " £80,000
90th Percentile " " £83,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - - -

MetaTrader is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 6,355 3,012 7,716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.00% 5.39% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4,234 2,232 5,507
10th Percentile £34,750 £32,500 £31,855
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.73% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £73,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,119 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.38% -10.00% +5.26%

MetaTrader
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing MetaTrader as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for MetaTrader in the UK

MetaTrader
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MetaTrader.

Salary trend for MetaTrader in the UK

MetaTrader
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MetaTrader within the UK over the 6 months to 5 December 2021. 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
London - 15 £82,500 - 1
England - 15 £82,500 - 1
Work from Home - 4 £82,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 5 December 2021, IT jobs citing MetaTrader also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for MetaTrader.

1 15 (100.00%) Social Skills
2 13 (86.67%) SDLC
2 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (73.33%) Retail
3 11 (73.33%) Finance
3 11 (73.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (73.33%) Equities
3 11 (73.33%) Contract for Difference
3 11 (73.33%) Spread Betting
4 9 (60.00%) Docker
4 9 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (60.00%) JIRA
4 9 (60.00%) Kubernetes
4 9 (60.00%) .NET Core
4 9 (60.00%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (60.00%) C#
4 9 (60.00%) .NET
4 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (60.00%) Unit Testing
4 9 (60.00%) Integration Testing
4 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
4 9 (60.00%) Confluence
5 6 (40.00%) TDD
6 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
6 4 (26.67%) Multithreading
6 4 (26.67%) Windows
6 4 (26.67%) C++
6 4 (26.67%) Multithreaded Programming
6 4 (26.67%) Fintech

MetaTrader
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 9 (60.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (60.00%) JIRA
General
1 15 (100.00%) Social Skills
2 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 11 (73.33%) Retail
3 9 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (73.33%) Senior Developer
3 9 (60.00%) C# Developer
3 9 (60.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 4 (26.67%) C++ Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Python Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
1 9 (60.00%) .NET Core
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Contract for Difference
1 11 (73.33%) Equities
1 11 (73.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 11 (73.33%) Spread Betting
2 9 (60.00%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (26.67%) Algorithms
3 4 (26.67%) Data Structures
4 2 (13.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (86.67%) SDLC
2 9 (60.00%) Integration Testing
2 9 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (40.00%) TDD
4 4 (26.67%) Algorithmic Trading
4 4 (26.67%) Fintech
4 4 (26.67%) Multithreaded Programming
4 4 (26.67%) Multithreading
4 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) A/B Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
5 2 (13.33%) Functional Programming
5 2 (13.33%) Minimum Viable Product
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) C++
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) Python
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (60.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft