The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Spread Betting in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Spread Betting over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Spread Betting
Rank 813 833 768
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -65
Permanent jobs citing Spread Betting 79 96 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.082% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.21% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 61 85 81
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-26.15% +4.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
44233 46035 43813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.39% 39.35% 40.30%
Number of salaries quoted 35155 36206 35302
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,625 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Spread Betting
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Spread Betting Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Spread Betting
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Spread Betting within the UK.

Spread Betting Salary Trend in the UK

Spread Betting
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Spread Betting over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 within the UK.

Spread Betting Salary Histogram in the UK

Spread Betting
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Spread Betting within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +2 79 £52,500 -12.50% 19
London +9 70 £52,500 -4.54% 18
City of London +15 10 £50,000 +29.03% 10
East of England - 7 £45,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 7 £45,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £45,000 -
Swindon - 1 £55,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £55,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £55,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £55,000 -
North East - 1 £55,000 -
South West - 1 £55,000 -

Spread Betting
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 100 (57.14%) Finance
2 67 (38.29%) C#
2 67 (38.29%) .NET
2 67 (38.29%) Derivative
3 59 (33.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 55 (31.43%) WPF
5 54 (30.86%) WCF
6 51 (29.14%) Degree
6 51 (29.14%) Banking
7 50 (28.57%) Retail
8 49 (28.00%) Investment Banking
8 49 (28.00%) Microsoft
9 47 (26.86%) Fixed Income
10 44 (25.14%) Multithreading
11 43 (24.57%) Retail Banking
12 41 (23.43%) Agile Software Development
13 40 (22.86%) Front Office
14 38 (21.71%) Equities
15 34 (19.43%) SQL
16 29 (16.57%) Windows
17 28 (16.00%) HTML
17 28 (16.00%) Low Latency
18 26 (14.86%) Java
18 26 (14.86%) JavaScript
18 26 (14.86%) Contract for Difference
19 23 (13.14%) TDD
20 22 (12.57%) C++
20 22 (12.57%) CSS
21 20 (11.43%) SQL Server
21 20 (11.43%) Analytical Skills

Spread Betting
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 10 (5.71%) CMS
2 5 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.71%) Lync
3 3 (1.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.14%) IIS
4 2 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.57%) Lightstreamer
5 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.57%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 7 (4.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.14%) MS Office
3 2 (1.14%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.71%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.00%) SAN
2 5 (2.86%) DHCP
2 5 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.86%) DNS
2 5 (2.86%) Unified Communications
3 4 (2.29%) Network Security
4 3 (1.71%) Firewall
5 2 (1.14%) VoIP
5 2 (1.14%) HTTP
5 2 (1.14%) NAS
6 1 (0.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.86%) MySQL
2 5 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.71%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.71%) Jackrabbit
5 2 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.14%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.14%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.14%) Redis
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (5.14%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.43%) Axure RP
2 6 (3.43%) Subversion
3 5 (2.86%) Xcode
4 4 (2.29%) Mockito
4 4 (2.29%) Maven
4 4 (2.29%) JIRA
5 3 (1.71%) Selenium
5 3 (1.71%) JUnit
5 3 (1.71%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (1.71%) Jasmine
5 3 (1.71%) Moq
6 2 (1.14%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.14%) Grunt
6 2 (1.14%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.57%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.57%) Bower
7 1 (0.57%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.57%) JMeter
General
1 100 (57.14%) Finance
2 51 (29.14%) Banking
3 50 (28.57%) Retail
4 49 (28.00%) Investment Banking
5 43 (24.57%) Retail Banking
6 40 (22.86%) Front Office
7 12 (6.86%) Back Office
8 10 (5.71%) Marketing
9 7 (4.00%) Games
10 2 (1.14%) Legal
11 1 (0.57%) Advertising
11 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 115 (65.71%) Developer
2 51 (29.14%) C# Developer
3 22 (12.57%) Java Developer
4 20 (11.43%) Analyst
5 12 (6.86%) Business Analyst
5 12 (6.86%) Front-End Developer
6 11 (6.29%) Senior Developer
7 9 (5.14%) Web Developer
7 9 (5.14%) Software Engineer
7 9 (5.14%) C++ Developer
7 9 (5.14%) Senior C# Developer
8 7 (4.00%) C++ Software Developer
8 7 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 7 (4.00%) Telephony Engineer
8 7 (4.00%) Software Developer
8 7 (4.00%) Avaya Engineer
9 6 (3.43%) Mobile Developer
9 6 (3.43%) Development Analyst
9 6 (3.43%) Business Development Analyst
9 6 (3.43%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (38.29%) .NET
2 55 (31.43%) WPF
3 54 (30.86%) WCF
4 28 (16.00%) HTML
5 22 (12.57%) CSS
6 16 (9.14%) HTML5
7 15 (8.57%) Web Services
8 13 (7.43%) J2EE
8 13 (7.43%) ASP.NET
8 13 (7.43%) Spring
9 12 (6.86%) JMS
10 9 (5.14%) WinForms
10 9 (5.14%) Sass
11 8 (4.57%) AngularJS
11 8 (4.57%) jQuery
11 8 (4.57%) Ehcache
11 8 (4.57%) RabbitMQ
12 7 (4.00%) REST
12 7 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
12 7 (4.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 67 (38.29%) Derivative
2 59 (33.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 47 (26.86%) Fixed Income
4 38 (21.71%) Equities
5 26 (14.86%) Contract for Difference
6 20 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (7.43%) Mobile App
8 11 (6.29%) Algorithms
9 10 (5.71%) Hedge funds
10 9 (5.14%) User Experience
11 6 (3.43%) iPad
11 6 (3.43%) iPhone
12 5 (2.86%) Data Centre
13 4 (2.29%) Social Media
13 4 (2.29%) Clustering
13 4 (2.29%) Mathematics
14 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
14 1 (0.57%) Online Gambling
14 1 (0.57%) SWIFT
14 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (16.57%) Windows
2 16 (9.14%) Linux
3 15 (8.57%) UNIX
4 14 (8.00%) Android
5 12 (6.86%) Apple iOS
6 7 (4.00%) Solaris
7 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (25.14%) Multithreading
2 41 (23.43%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (16.00%) Low Latency
4 23 (13.14%) TDD
5 13 (7.43%) OOD
5 13 (7.43%) Scrum
6 12 (6.86%) OO
6 12 (6.86%) High Availability
7 10 (5.71%) OOP
8 9 (5.14%) iOS Development
9 8 (4.57%) SDLC
10 7 (4.00%) Concurrent Programming
10 7 (4.00%) Android Development
10 7 (4.00%) Analytics
10 7 (4.00%) SOA
10 7 (4.00%) MVC
11 6 (3.43%) Business Development
11 6 (3.43%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (2.86%) Test Scripting
12 5 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 67 (38.29%) C#
2 34 (19.43%) SQL
3 26 (14.86%) Java
3 26 (14.86%) JavaScript
4 22 (12.57%) C++
5 10 (5.71%) VBA
6 8 (4.57%) PHP
7 5 (2.86%) VB.NET
7 5 (2.86%) Objective-C
7 5 (2.86%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.29%) C
9 2 (1.14%) Python
9 2 (1.14%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.14%) Perl
10 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.57%) F#
Qualifications
1 51 (29.14%) Degree
2 4 (2.29%) ISEB
3 3 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (5.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.86%) ISA Server
3 4 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.57%) SCCM
1 1 (0.57%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.57%) Puppet
1 1 (0.57%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 49 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.57%) Terracotta
3 7 (4.00%) Avaya
3 7 (4.00%) VMware
4 6 (3.43%) HP
4 6 (3.43%) Oracle
5 5 (2.86%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.29%) Citrix
7 3 (1.71%) Google
7 3 (1.71%) Hitachi
7 3 (1.71%) F5
8 2 (1.14%) Sencha
8 2 (1.14%) Cognos
8 2 (1.14%) Adobe
8 2 (1.14%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.57%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.57%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.57%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.57%) Sophos
9 1 (0.57%) Sun
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