Period
to 23 October 2017

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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MetaQuotes Software MetaTrader (MT4, MT5)
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1135 1199 1295
Rank change year-on-year +64 +96 +22
Permanent jobs citing MetaTrader 46 25 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.013% 0.010%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.35% 0.19% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 43 24 21
UK median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -13.64% -4.35%
10th Percentile £46,250 £35,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £75,500 £87,500 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary - £36,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -34.55% -

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 13112 13152 15429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.47% 6.94% 7.05%
Number of salaries quoted 9314 9972 12045
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £46,375 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.96% +3.06% -

MetaTrader
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for MetaTrader in the UK

MetaTrader
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for MetaTrader in the UK

MetaTrader
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MetaTrader over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Salary histogram for MetaTrader in the UK

MetaTrader
Top 2 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 23 October 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 +96 46 £55,000 +15.79% 1
London +33 46 £55,000 +10.00% 1

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT jobs citing MetaTrader 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 MetaTrader.

1 38 (82.61%) Finance
2 32 (69.57%) SQL
3 27 (58.70%) C++
4 24 (52.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 22 (47.83%) Windows
6 18 (39.13%) SQL Server
7 16 (34.78%) .NET
7 16 (34.78%) C#
8 15 (32.61%) T-SQL
8 15 (32.61%) RDBMS
8 15 (32.61%) TDD
8 15 (32.61%) Refactoring
8 15 (32.61%) Relational Database
8 15 (32.61%) Algorithms
9 14 (30.43%) Java
10 13 (28.26%) FIX Protocol
10 13 (28.26%) Multithreading
11 10 (21.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 10 (21.74%) Data Structures
12 9 (19.57%) Proprietary Trading
12 9 (19.57%) Low Latency
12 9 (19.57%) Service Management
12 9 (19.57%) ITSM
12 9 (19.57%) Linux
13 7 (15.22%) QA
14 6 (13.04%) Retail
14 6 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
14 6 (13.04%) ITIL
14 6 (13.04%) XML
14 6 (13.04%) JavaScript

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 3 (6.52%) Confluence
1 3 (6.52%) IIS
1 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.17%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Force.com
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Internet
1 3 (6.52%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) SSL
2 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 15 (32.61%) RDBMS
2 15 (32.61%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
1 5 (10.87%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.52%) Ant
2 3 (6.52%) Eclipse
2 3 (6.52%) Fiddler
2 3 (6.52%) IntelliJ
2 3 (6.52%) JIRA
2 3 (6.52%) Maven
2 3 (6.52%) NuGet
2 3 (6.52%) ReSharper
2 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.52%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.35%) Mercurial
3 2 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 38 (82.61%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Retail
3 4 (8.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (58.70%) Developer
2 24 (52.17%) C++ Developer
3 12 (26.09%) C# Developer
4 11 (23.91%) Applications Support
5 10 (21.74%) Analyst
5 10 (21.74%) C++/C# Developer
6 7 (15.22%) Lead C# Developer
6 7 (15.22%) Lead Developer
6 7 (15.22%) Support Analyst
7 6 (13.04%) Applications Engineer
7 6 (13.04%) Applications Support Engineer
7 6 (13.04%) Support Engineer
8 5 (10.87%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (6.52%) .NET Developer
9 3 (6.52%) Java Developer
9 3 (6.52%) Product Analyst
9 3 (6.52%) QA Analyst
9 3 (6.52%) Software Developer
9 3 (6.52%) SQL Developer
9 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.78%) .NET
2 13 (28.26%) FIX Protocol
3 10 (21.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 6 (13.04%) XML
5 5 (10.87%) STL
6 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET
6 4 (8.70%) REST
6 4 (8.70%) SOAP
7 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
7 3 (6.52%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (6.52%) HTML
7 3 (6.52%) HTML5
7 3 (6.52%) JSON
7 3 (6.52%) TIBCO EMS
7 3 (6.52%) Web Services
8 2 (4.35%) Visualforce
9 1 (2.17%) React
9 1 (2.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (52.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 15 (32.61%) Algorithms
3 10 (21.74%) Data Structures
4 5 (10.87%) Equities
5 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.52%) Contract for Difference
6 1 (2.17%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 22 (47.83%) Windows
2 9 (19.57%) Linux
3 5 (10.87%) Unix
4 3 (6.52%) CentOS
4 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) Refactoring
1 15 (32.61%) TDD
2 13 (28.26%) Multithreading
3 9 (19.57%) ITSM
3 9 (19.57%) Low Latency
3 9 (19.57%) Proprietary Trading
3 9 (19.57%) Service Management
4 6 (13.04%) ITIL
4 6 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (13.04%) SDLC
5 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.70%) MVC
7 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.52%) Business Development
7 3 (6.52%) Change Management
7 3 (6.52%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (6.52%) OOP
7 3 (6.52%) Release Management
7 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 32 (69.57%) SQL
2 27 (58.70%) C++
3 16 (34.78%) C#
4 15 (32.61%) T-SQL
5 14 (30.43%) Java
6 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.52%) Perl
7 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.35%) Apex Code
8 2 (4.35%) C
8 2 (4.35%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Kibana
1 3 (6.52%) logstash
1 3 (6.52%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) SolarWinds
1 3 (6.52%) TIBCO
1 3 (6.52%) VMware
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.17%) Currenex
3 1 (2.17%) FXall