Period
to 18 April 2021

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 18 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

MetaQuotes Software MetaTrader (MT4, MT5)
UK
6 months to
18 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 843 965 1125
Rank change year-on-year +122 +160 +53
Permanent jobs citing MetaTrader 2 3 6
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.003% 0.004%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.051% 0.046% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 6
10th Percentile " £67,000 £69,375
25th Percentile £67,500 £68,125 £95,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £75,000 £101,250
Median % change year-on-year -6.67% -25.93% +62.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £87,500 £108,438
90th Percentile " £92,000 £108,750
UK excluding London median annual salary - - -

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 3,896 6,472 8,818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.63% 5.88% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2,914 4,742 6,165
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £95,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -

MetaTrader
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing MetaTrader as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for MetaTrader in the UK

MetaTrader
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MetaTrader.

Salary trend 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 18 April 2021. 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 +122 2 £70,000 -6.67%
London +105 2 £70,000 -6.67%

For the 6 months to 18 April 2021, 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Equities
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Contract for Difference
2 1 (50.00%) Spread Betting
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Fintech
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Core
2 1 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server

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 (50.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Contract for Difference
2 1 (50.00%) Equities
2 1 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (50.00%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
1 1 (50.00%) Fintech
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat