Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MetaQuotes Software MetaTrader (MT4, MT5)
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1092 1148 1192
Rank change year-on-year +56 +44 +94
Permanent jobs citing MetaTrader 9 39 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.023% 0.002%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.10% 0.28% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 9 36 3
UK median annual salary £100,000 £62,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.00% +73.61% -48.57%
10th Percentile £41,500 £50,625 £29,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £71,875 £67,400
UK excluding London median annual salary - - £33,000

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 8,729 13,855 11,987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.79% 8.06% 6.81%
Number of salaries quoted 6,058 10,004 9,005
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 +50 9 £100,000 +60.00% 2
London +27 9 £100,000 +60.00% 1

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT jobs citing MetaTrader also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for MetaTrader.

1 6 (66.67%) SQL
1 6 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 6 (66.67%) Front Office
1 6 (66.67%) Low Latency
2 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
2 5 (55.56%) Big Data
2 5 (55.56%) Kafka
2 5 (55.56%) Technical Leadership
2 5 (55.56%) High Availability
2 5 (55.56%) Multithreading
2 5 (55.56%) Investment Management
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) RDBMS
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) C++
5 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (22.22%) Multithreaded Programming
6 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) Garbage Collection
6 1 (11.11%) Cryptocurrency
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) Unix
6 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
6 1 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Big Data
1 5 (55.56%) RDBMS
1 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (66.67%) Front Office
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Development Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Development Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Head of Development
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) Kafka
2 1 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Low Latency
2 5 (55.56%) High Availability
2 5 (55.56%) Investment Management
2 5 (55.56%) Multithreading
2 5 (55.56%) Technical Leadership
3 2 (22.22%) Multithreaded Programming
3 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (11.11%) Cryptocurrency
4 1 (11.11%) Garbage Collection
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
4 2 (22.22%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 1 (11.11%) Shell Script