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

MetaQuotes Software MetaTrader (MT4, MT5)
UK
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 857 929 978
Rank change year-on-year +72 +49  
Permanent jobs citing MetaTrader 8 21 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.020% 0.006%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.13% 0.28% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 8 21 7
Median salary £63,750 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.92% +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £90,000 £65,000
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 6106 7537 8278
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 7.10% 7.26% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4724 5958 6611
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 £77,500
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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MetaTrader over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram 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 April 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 +80 8 £63,750 -1.92% 2
London +62 8 £63,750 -5.55% 2
City of London +33 5 £47,500 -29.62% 1

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 8 (88.89%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) C++
3 5 (55.56%) Multithreading
3 5 (55.56%) Low Latency
4 4 (44.44%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (44.44%) Multithreaded Programming
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) Service Management
5 3 (33.33%) ITSM
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) SDLC
5 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
6 2 (22.22%) OOD
6 2 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (22.22%) STL
6 2 (22.22%) OOP
7 1 (11.11%) Banking
7 1 (11.11%) Retail
7 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 1 (11.11%) Equities
7 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
7 1 (11.11%) OO
7 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
7 1 (11.11%) Unix
7 1 (11.11%) Linux

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:

General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) C++ Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Applications Support
2 4 (44.44%) C++/Java Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Applications Support Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Low Latency C++ Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Low Latency Java Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior C++ Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (22.22%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 1 (11.11%) Equities
2 1 (11.11%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Low Latency
1 5 (55.56%) Multithreading
2 4 (44.44%) Multithreaded Programming
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) ITSM
3 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) OOD
4 2 (22.22%) OOP
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) C++
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago