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

MetaQuotes Software MetaTrader (MT4, MT5)
UK
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1156 1231 1255
Rank change year-on-year +75 +24 +73
Permanent jobs citing MetaTrader 38 33 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.017% 0.013%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.29% 0.24% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 36 32 28
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% -4.35%
10th Percentile £46,250 £36,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £68,125 £87,500 £65,375
UK excluding London median annual salary - £39,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -28.64% +89.66%

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 12932 13843 15711
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.35% 7.04% 7.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9337 10627 12334
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 £30,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 August 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 August 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 +86 38 £55,000 +4.76%
London +50 38 £55,000 -15.38%

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 31 (81.58%) Finance
2 26 (68.42%) SQL
3 20 (52.63%) C++
4 17 (44.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 16 (42.11%) FIX Protocol
6 14 (36.84%) Java
7 13 (34.21%) Windows
8 9 (23.68%) ITIL
8 9 (23.68%) Service Management
8 9 (23.68%) ITSM
8 9 (23.68%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (23.68%) Low Latency
8 9 (23.68%) Algorithms
9 8 (21.05%) Proprietary Trading
9 8 (21.05%) Relational Database
9 8 (21.05%) Refactoring
9 8 (21.05%) TDD
9 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
9 8 (21.05%) T-SQL
9 8 (21.05%) RDBMS
10 7 (18.42%) QA
10 7 (18.42%) Multithreading
11 6 (15.79%) SDLC
11 6 (15.79%) Retail
11 6 (15.79%) Linux
11 6 (15.79%) .NET
11 6 (15.79%) C#
12 5 (13.16%) Unix
12 5 (13.16%) STL
12 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering

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 1 (2.63%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Force.com
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) DNS
1 1 (2.63%) SSL
1 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) RDBMS
1 8 (21.05%) Relational Database
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.26%) Mercurial
1 2 (5.26%) Subversion
1 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (81.58%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Developer
2 17 (44.74%) C++ Developer
3 14 (36.84%) Applications Support
4 10 (26.32%) Analyst
5 9 (23.68%) Applications Engineer
5 9 (23.68%) Applications Support Engineer
5 9 (23.68%) Support Engineer
6 7 (18.42%) Support Analyst
7 5 (13.16%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (13.16%) C# Developer
8 4 (10.53%) C++/C# Developer
8 4 (10.53%) Lead C# Developer
8 4 (10.53%) Lead Developer
9 3 (7.89%) Agile Business Analyst
9 3 (7.89%) Agile Product Owner
9 3 (7.89%) C++/Java Developer
9 3 (7.89%) Low Latency C++ Developer
9 3 (7.89%) Low Latency Java Developer
9 3 (7.89%) Product Business Analyst
9 3 (7.89%) SDLC Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (15.79%) .NET
3 5 (13.16%) STL
4 4 (10.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.26%) HTML
5 2 (5.26%) HTML5
5 2 (5.26%) XML
6 1 (2.63%) Akka
6 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.63%) CSS
6 1 (2.63%) CSS3
6 1 (2.63%) jQuery
6 1 (2.63%) REST
6 1 (2.63%) SOAP
6 1 (2.63%) Visualforce
6 1 (2.63%) WCF
6 1 (2.63%) WPF
6 1 (2.63%) XML Messaging
6 1 (2.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (44.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (23.68%) Algorithms
3 5 (13.16%) Equities
4 4 (10.53%) Data Structures
5 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.26%) Contract for Difference
7 1 (2.63%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Linux
3 5 (13.16%) Unix
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) ITIL
1 9 (23.68%) ITSM
1 9 (23.68%) Low Latency
1 9 (23.68%) Root Cause Analysis
1 9 (23.68%) Service Management
2 8 (21.05%) Proprietary Trading
2 8 (21.05%) Refactoring
2 8 (21.05%) TDD
3 7 (18.42%) Multithreading
4 6 (15.79%) SDLC
5 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.89%) Business Development
7 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
7 3 (7.89%) Multithreaded Programming
7 3 (7.89%) OOD
7 3 (7.89%) OOP
7 3 (7.89%) QA Automation
7 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (68.42%) SQL
2 20 (52.63%) C++
3 14 (36.84%) Java
4 8 (21.05%) T-SQL
5 6 (15.79%) C#
6 2 (5.26%) C
6 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.26%) PHP
7 1 (2.63%) Apex Code
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (2.63%) Currenex
1 1 (2.63%) FXall
1 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com