The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Spread Betting in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Spread Betting over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spread Betting
Rank 306 277 207
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -70
Permanent jobs citing Spread Betting 14 49 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.41% 1.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.89% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 14 46 129
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £34,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £62,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-43.20% +56.25%
Spread Betting
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
5027 5522 6065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 43.65% 46.70% 48.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4137 4818 5547
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Spread Betting
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Spread Betting across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Spread Betting Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Spread Betting
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Spread Betting across the City of London region.

Spread Betting Salary Trend in the City of London

Spread Betting
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Spread Betting across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Spread Betting Salary Histogram in the City of London

Spread Betting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Spread Betting also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Spread Betting.

1 30 (68.18%) Finance
2 17 (38.64%) Degree
3 13 (29.55%) Derivative
3 13 (29.55%) Computer Science
4 12 (27.27%) SQL
4 12 (27.27%) Linux
5 11 (25.00%) Java
6 10 (22.73%) Red Hat
6 10 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (15.91%) C#
8 7 (15.91%) HTML
8 7 (15.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (15.91%) Multithreading
8 7 (15.91%) QA
9 6 (13.64%) Contract for Difference
9 6 (13.64%) Test Automation
9 6 (13.64%) Android
9 6 (13.64%) Selenium
9 6 (13.64%) UNIX
9 6 (13.64%) OOP
9 6 (13.64%) TDD
9 6 (13.64%) HTML5
10 5 (11.36%) Apache Flex
10 5 (11.36%) .NET
10 5 (11.36%) WebDriver
10 5 (11.36%) Mathematics
10 5 (11.36%) Physics
11 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (9.09%) Open Source

Spread Betting
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Spread Betting also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Spread Betting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.82%) Lync
2 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.27%) Lightstreamer
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Selenium
2 5 (11.36%) WebDriver
3 4 (9.09%) Hudson
3 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.82%) FlexUnit
4 3 (6.82%) JUnit
5 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.55%) Subversion
5 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.27%) TestNG
6 1 (2.27%) EasyMock
6 1 (2.27%) Maven
6 1 (2.27%) JIRA
6 1 (2.27%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (2.27%) eggPlant
6 1 (2.27%) Concordion
6 1 (2.27%) Artifactory
General
1 30 (68.18%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Banking
2 2 (4.55%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Front Office
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Developer
2 14 (31.82%) Junior
3 13 (29.55%) Graduate
4 10 (22.73%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (22.73%) Administrator
4 10 (22.73%) Junior Systems Administrator
4 10 (22.73%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 10 (22.73%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (15.91%) Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Java Developer
6 5 (11.36%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) QA Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Junior Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) IT Business Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) C++ Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) HTML
2 6 (13.64%) HTML5
3 5 (11.36%) .NET
3 5 (11.36%) Apache Flex
4 3 (6.82%) CSS
4 3 (6.82%) JMS
5 2 (4.55%) CORBA
5 2 (4.55%) Swing
5 2 (4.55%) J2SE
5 2 (4.55%) STL
5 2 (4.55%) RESTful
5 2 (4.55%) Spring
5 2 (4.55%) Ajax
5 2 (4.55%) JSON
5 2 (4.55%) CSS3
6 1 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.27%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (2.27%) Spring MVC
6 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.27%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Derivative
1 13 (29.55%) Computer Science
2 7 (15.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (13.64%) Contract for Difference
4 5 (11.36%) Mathematics
4 5 (11.36%) Physics
5 4 (9.09%) Equities
5 4 (9.09%) Open Source
6 2 (4.55%) iPhone
6 2 (4.55%) iPad
7 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.27%) User Experience
7 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.27%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (2.27%) RIA
7 1 (2.27%) Online Gambling
7 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
7 1 (2.27%) Fixed Income
7 1 (2.27%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Linux
2 10 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (13.64%) UNIX
3 6 (13.64%) Android
4 4 (9.09%) Windows
5 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (15.91%) Multithreading
3 6 (13.64%) OOP
3 6 (13.64%) TDD
3 6 (13.64%) Test Automation
4 4 (9.09%) Automation Testing
4 4 (9.09%) Low Latency
4 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.82%) Domain-Driven Design
5 3 (6.82%) Software Architecture
5 3 (6.82%) OO
5 3 (6.82%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (6.82%) Data Management
5 3 (6.82%) Business Analysis
5 3 (6.82%) Software Testing
6 2 (4.55%) MVC
6 2 (4.55%) Migration
6 2 (4.55%) BDD
7 1 (2.27%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) SQL
2 11 (25.00%) Java
3 7 (15.91%) C#
4 4 (9.09%) Python
5 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.82%) ActionScript
5 3 (6.82%) C++
5 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.82%) ActionScript 3.0
6 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.55%) Perl
7 1 (2.27%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 17 (38.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) SCCM
1 1 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Red Hat
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.82%) Avaya
4 2 (4.55%) Terracotta
5 1 (2.27%) Lumension
5 1 (2.27%) Verint
5 1 (2.27%) Reuters
5 1 (2.27%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.27%) McAfee
5 1 (2.27%) Polycom
City, London
Energon Technology
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago