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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
MetaQuotes Software MetaTrader (MT4, MT5)
UK
Rank 859 927 948
Rank change year-on-year +68 +21  
Permanent jobs citing MetaTrader 5 22 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.021% 0.003%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.085% 0.29% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 5 22 3
Median salary £70,000 £67,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +35.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £89,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary - £55,000 -

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

Business Application Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 5861 7515 8209
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 6.93% 7.27% 7.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4453 5889 6524
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

MetaTrader
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing MetaTrader as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

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
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 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +72 5 £70,000 +3.70%
London +63 5 £70,000 -
City of London +47 2 £72,500 +3.57%

MetaTrader
Top 22 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 4 (80.00%) Low Latency
2 4 (80.00%) Multithreaded Programming
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) SDLC
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (40.00%) OOD
4 2 (40.00%) STL
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) OOP
5 1 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) Pricing Data

MetaTrader
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:

General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) C++/Java Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Low Latency C++ Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Low Latency Java Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior C++ Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (20.00%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 4 (80.00%) Low Latency
2 4 (80.00%) Multithreaded Programming
3 3 (60.00%) SDLC
4 2 (40.00%) OOD
4 2 (40.00%) OOP
5 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Java