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

MetaQuotes Software MetaTrader (MT4, MT5)
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 866 905 962
Rank change year-on-year +39 +57  
Permanent jobs citing MetaTrader 24 27 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.027% 0.018%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.32% 0.37% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 24 26 20
Median salary £53,750 £57,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.52% +6.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,750 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £85,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary - £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -22.72%  

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 7571 7257 8281
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.49% 7.37% 7.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5637 5619 6495
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 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -3.00% -  

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 June 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 June 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 +42 24 £53,750 -6.52% 9
London +35 24 £53,750 -17.30% 9
City of London +34 13 £47,500 -15.55% 5

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 22 (75.86%) Finance
2 17 (58.62%) SQL
3 16 (55.17%) Java
3 16 (55.17%) C++
4 13 (44.83%) FIX Protocol
5 10 (34.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (31.03%) Low Latency
7 8 (27.59%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (27.59%) Windows
7 8 (27.59%) ITIL
7 8 (27.59%) Service Management
7 8 (27.59%) ITSM
8 6 (20.69%) Multithreading
8 6 (20.69%) SDLC
8 6 (20.69%) Proprietary Trading
9 5 (17.24%) Multithreaded Programming
9 5 (17.24%) Algorithms
9 5 (17.24%) QA
9 5 (17.24%) STL
9 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
10 4 (13.79%) Retail
10 4 (13.79%) Unix
10 4 (13.79%) Linux
10 4 (13.79%) Equities
11 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
11 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (10.34%) Refactoring
11 3 (10.34%) OOP
11 3 (10.34%) OOD

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 (3.45%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) RDBMS
1 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.90%) Mercurial
1 2 (6.90%) Subversion
1 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (75.86%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Developer
2 14 (48.28%) C++ Developer
3 12 (41.38%) Applications Support
4 8 (27.59%) Applications Engineer
4 8 (27.59%) Applications Support Engineer
4 8 (27.59%) Support Engineer
5 6 (20.69%) Analyst
6 5 (17.24%) C++/Java Developer
6 5 (17.24%) Java Developer
7 4 (13.79%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (13.79%) Software Developer
7 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
8 3 (10.34%) C++ Software Developer
8 3 (10.34%) Low Latency C++ Developer
8 3 (10.34%) Low Latency Java Developer
8 3 (10.34%) SQL Developer
8 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Developer
9 2 (6.90%) Agile Business Analyst
9 2 (6.90%) Product Business Analyst
9 2 (6.90%) SDLC Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (17.24%) STL
3 1 (3.45%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.45%) Akka
3 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.45%) CSS
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) HTML5
3 1 (3.45%) jQuery
3 1 (3.45%) REST
3 1 (3.45%) Sass
3 1 (3.45%) SOAP
3 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (3.45%) WCF
3 1 (3.45%) WPF
3 1 (3.45%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) XML Messaging
3 1 (3.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (17.24%) Algorithms
3 4 (13.79%) Equities
4 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.45%) Contract for Difference
5 1 (3.45%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Low Latency
2 8 (27.59%) ITIL
2 8 (27.59%) ITSM
2 8 (27.59%) Root Cause Analysis
2 8 (27.59%) Service Management
3 6 (20.69%) Multithreading
3 6 (20.69%) Proprietary Trading
3 6 (20.69%) SDLC
4 5 (17.24%) Multithreaded Programming
4 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.34%) OOD
5 3 (10.34%) OOP
5 3 (10.34%) Refactoring
5 3 (10.34%) TDD
6 2 (6.90%) Business Development
6 2 (6.90%) OO
6 2 (6.90%) Open Source
6 2 (6.90%) QA Automation
6 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) SQL
2 16 (55.17%) C++
2 16 (55.17%) Java
3 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.90%) C
4 2 (6.90%) PHP
5 1 (3.45%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) QA
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + beenfits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60,000 to £70,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago