The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for MTS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MTS over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Transaction Server (MTS)
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 871 921 954
Rank change year-on-year +50 +33  
Permanent jobs citing MTS 1 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.003% 0.015%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.006% 0.017% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 16
Median salary £85,000 £45,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +88.88% -12.19%  
UK excluding London median salary - - £35,000

MTS is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 15895 18148 21815
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 18.05% 18.69% 19.71%
Number of salaries quoted 12894 15437 18093
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

MTS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing MTS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for MTS in the UK

MTS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MTS.

Salary trend for MTS in the UK

MTS
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MTS within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 +50 1 £85,000 +88.88%
London +22 1 £85,000 +88.88%

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing MTS 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 MTS.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 2 (100.00%) eSpeed
1 2 (100.00%) Front Office
1 2 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) MiFID
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
1 2 (100.00%) Tradeweb
1 2 (100.00%) MarketAxess
1 2 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 2 (100.00%) EMIR
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (100.00%) BondVision

MTS
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:

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) BondVision
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (100.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Electronic Trading Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
1 2 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) EMIR
1 2 (100.00%) MiFID
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 2 (100.00%) eSpeed
1 2 (100.00%) MarketAxess
1 2 (100.00%) Tradeweb