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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Spread Betting
Rank 296 310 302
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Permanent jobs citing Spread Betting 14 36 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.29% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.62% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 14 30 23
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £52,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-59.04% -16.00%
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
4374 5847 5498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.52% 46.81% 46.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3618 4812 4752
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015, 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 23 (74.19%) Finance
2 9 (29.03%) Java
2 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (25.81%) Axure RP
4 7 (22.58%) HTML
5 6 (19.35%) SQL
5 6 (19.35%) TDD
5 6 (19.35%) HTML5
5 6 (19.35%) Degree
6 5 (16.13%) Contract for Difference
6 5 (16.13%) Usability Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Information Architecture
6 5 (16.13%) OmniGraffle
6 5 (16.13%) REST
6 5 (16.13%) Analytics
6 5 (16.13%) Advertising
6 5 (16.13%) .NET
6 5 (16.13%) C#
6 5 (16.13%) User Experience
7 4 (12.90%) User Stories
7 4 (12.90%) Project Management
7 4 (12.90%) BDD
7 4 (12.90%) RESTful
7 4 (12.90%) JIRA
7 4 (12.90%) Derivative
8 3 (9.68%) JSON
8 3 (9.68%) Spring
8 3 (9.68%) Maven
8 3 (9.68%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 (9.68%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.45%) CMS
2 2 (6.45%) Lightstreamer
2 2 (6.45%) Lync
2 2 (6.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) OmniGraffle
2 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.23%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) Unified Communications
2 1 (3.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
1 3 (9.68%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.45%) Redis
2 2 (6.45%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.45%) Jackrabbit
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Axure RP
2 4 (12.90%) JIRA
3 3 (9.68%) Maven
3 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.68%) Mockito
4 2 (6.45%) JUnit
4 2 (6.45%) Subversion
5 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (74.19%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Advertising
3 3 (9.68%) Games
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Front Office
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Business Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) UX Designer
4 4 (12.90%) Designer
4 4 (12.90%) User Experience Researcher
5 3 (9.68%) Avaya Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Telephony Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) QA Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Java Programmer
7 1 (3.23%) IT Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) HTML
2 6 (19.35%) HTML5
3 5 (16.13%) REST
3 5 (16.13%) .NET
4 4 (12.90%) RESTful
5 3 (9.68%) SignalR
5 3 (9.68%) HATEOAS
5 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (9.68%) J2EE
5 3 (9.68%) Spring
5 3 (9.68%) WebSockets
5 3 (9.68%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (9.68%) JSON
5 3 (9.68%) WCF
6 2 (6.45%) WPF
6 2 (6.45%) Apache Sling
6 2 (6.45%) Apache Felix
6 2 (6.45%) Java SE
6 2 (6.45%) Hibernate
6 2 (6.45%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (16.13%) Contract for Difference
2 5 (16.13%) User Experience
3 4 (12.90%) Derivative
4 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
4 3 (9.68%) Online Gambling
4 3 (9.68%) Equities
5 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
5 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
1 2 (6.45%) Android
2 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (19.35%) TDD
3 5 (16.13%) Usability Testing
3 5 (16.13%) Information Architecture
3 5 (16.13%) Analytics
4 4 (12.90%) User Stories
4 4 (12.90%) BDD
4 4 (12.90%) Project Management
5 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.68%) Multithreading
5 3 (9.68%) Low Latency
5 3 (9.68%) Concurrent Programming
6 2 (6.45%) Automation Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Security Architecture
6 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.45%) TOGAF
6 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.23%) Scrum
7 1 (3.23%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) Java
2 6 (19.35%) SQL
3 5 (16.13%) C#
4 3 (9.68%) C
5 2 (6.45%) Python
5 2 (6.45%) C++
6 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Avaya
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Adobe
2 2 (6.45%) Google
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco
3 1 (3.23%) Bloomberg