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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spread Betting
Rank 827 731 574
Rank change year-on-year
-96 -157
Permanent jobs citing Spread Betting 76 133 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.12% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.37% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 68 91 308
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £37,800
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,250 £62,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-19.60% +56.25%

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
35882 36024 39558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.09% 33.01% 33.24%
Number of salaries quoted 28164 29090 33417
Average salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 August 2014 within the UK.

Spread Betting Salary Histogram in the UK

Spread Betting
Top 6 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 20 August 2014. 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
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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 -69 76 £55,000 - 11
London -67 74 £55,000 - 11
City of London -18 16 £30,000 -45.45% 6
Midlands - 1 £35,500 -
South East - 1 £65,000 -
Surrey - 1 £65,000 -

Spread Betting
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 146 (71.92%) Finance
2 74 (36.45%) Java
3 71 (34.98%) Degree
4 43 (21.18%) Derivative
5 42 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (20.20%) Banking
7 35 (17.24%) C#
8 34 (16.75%) SQL
9 33 (16.26%) Linux
10 32 (15.76%) Front Office
11 31 (15.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 30 (14.78%) Computer Science
13 29 (14.29%) Fixed Income
13 29 (14.29%) Microsoft
14 28 (13.79%) TDD
15 27 (13.30%) OO
15 27 (13.30%) Low Latency
16 26 (12.81%) JavaScript
16 26 (12.81%) .NET
17 25 (12.32%) Investment Banking
17 25 (12.32%) QA
18 24 (11.82%) Marketing
18 24 (11.82%) HTML
18 24 (11.82%) Middleware
19 22 (10.84%) Software Engineering
20 21 (10.34%) EJB
20 21 (10.34%) Windows
21 20 (9.85%) HTML5
22 19 (9.36%) Continuous Integration
22 19 (9.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Spread Betting
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 14 (6.90%) CMS
2 12 (5.91%) Adobe CQ
3 5 (2.46%) IIS
3 5 (2.46%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.97%) Lync
5 3 (1.48%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.99%) Apache
6 2 (0.99%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.99%) Node.js
7 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.49%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (4.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.99%) InDesign
2 2 (0.99%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.49%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Agresso
1 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.49%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.49%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.49%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.49%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.49%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.43%) LAN
1 9 (4.43%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.97%) Internet
2 4 (1.97%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.37%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.49%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (8.87%) Selenium
2 17 (8.37%) Subversion
3 8 (3.94%) Visual Studio
4 6 (2.96%) FitNesse
4 6 (2.96%) WebDriver
5 5 (2.46%) FlexUnit
5 5 (2.46%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.46%) Hudson
6 3 (1.48%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.48%) JUnit
6 3 (1.48%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.99%) JIRA
7 2 (0.99%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.99%) NUnit
8 1 (0.49%) Maven
8 1 (0.49%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.49%) Concordion
8 1 (0.49%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.49%) TestNG
General
1 146 (71.92%) Finance
2 41 (20.20%) Banking
3 32 (15.76%) Front Office
4 25 (12.32%) Investment Banking
5 24 (11.82%) Marketing
6 13 (6.40%) Retail
7 10 (4.93%) Games
8 9 (4.43%) Law
8 9 (4.43%) Advertising
9 6 (2.96%) Publishing
10 5 (2.46%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.99%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 89 (43.84%) Developer
2 39 (19.21%) Java Developer
3 30 (14.78%) Analyst
4 24 (11.82%) Junior
5 19 (9.36%) Senior Developer
6 17 (8.37%) Senior Java Developer
7 16 (7.88%) C# Developer
8 15 (7.39%) Graduate
9 12 (5.91%) Test Analyst
10 11 (5.42%) Administrator
11 10 (4.93%) Systems Administrator
11 10 (4.93%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 10 (4.93%) Linux Administrator
11 10 (4.93%) Junior Systems Administrator
12 9 (4.43%) Operations Support Engineer
12 9 (4.43%) Operations Engineer
12 9 (4.43%) DBA
12 9 (4.43%) Support Engineer
13 8 (3.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (3.94%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (12.81%) .NET
2 24 (11.82%) HTML
2 24 (11.82%) Middleware
3 21 (10.34%) EJB
4 20 (9.85%) HTML5
5 19 (9.36%) J2SE
6 16 (7.88%) CSS
6 16 (7.88%) Java EE
7 12 (5.91%) jQuery
7 12 (5.91%) WPF
7 12 (5.91%) CSS3
8 9 (4.43%) Apache Flex
8 9 (4.43%) ASP.NET
9 8 (3.94%) Web Services
9 8 (3.94%) Flash
10 7 (3.45%) JSON
11 6 (2.96%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (2.46%) REST
12 5 (2.46%) Reactive Extensions
12 5 (2.46%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 43 (21.18%) Derivative
2 31 (15.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 30 (14.78%) Computer Science
4 29 (14.29%) Fixed Income
5 18 (8.87%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 16 (7.88%) Contract for Difference
7 15 (7.39%) Open Source
8 13 (6.40%) Credit Derivative
9 8 (3.94%) Mathematics
9 8 (3.94%) Client/Server
10 6 (2.96%) Equities
11 5 (2.46%) Online Games
11 5 (2.46%) Physics
12 3 (1.48%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (1.48%) RIA
12 3 (1.48%) Digital Media
12 3 (1.48%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.99%) iPad
13 2 (0.99%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 33 (16.26%) Linux
2 21 (10.34%) Windows
3 19 (9.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (4.93%) Android
5 4 (1.97%) UNIX
6 2 (0.99%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (13.79%) TDD
3 27 (13.30%) OO
3 27 (13.30%) Low Latency
4 22 (10.84%) Software Engineering
5 19 (9.36%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (8.37%) Multithreading
6 17 (8.37%) Electronic Trading
7 16 (7.88%) ITIL
8 14 (6.90%) Software Testing
8 14 (6.90%) Automation Testing
9 12 (5.91%) Analytics
9 12 (5.91%) Pair Programming
10 11 (5.42%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (4.93%) Scrum
12 9 (4.43%) Configuration Management
12 9 (4.43%) Digital Marketing
13 8 (3.94%) OOP
13 8 (3.94%) MVC
14 7 (3.45%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 74 (36.45%) Java
2 35 (17.24%) C#
3 34 (16.75%) SQL
4 26 (12.81%) JavaScript
5 13 (6.40%) Python
6 9 (4.43%) Ruby
6 9 (4.43%) PowerShell
6 9 (4.43%) C++
6 9 (4.43%) T-SQL
6 9 (4.43%) VBScript
7 7 (3.45%) ActionScript
7 7 (3.45%) ActionScript 3.0
8 5 (2.46%) PHP
9 3 (1.48%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.99%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.99%) ECMAScript
10 2 (0.99%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.99%) VBA
10 2 (0.99%) Perl
11 1 (0.49%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 71 (34.98%) Degree
2 10 (4.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (4.43%) MCP
3 9 (4.43%) MCSE
3 9 (4.43%) CCNA
3 9 (4.43%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.96%) ISEB
5 1 (0.49%) HND
5 1 (0.49%) MCITP
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.32%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
1 7 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (2.46%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.48%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.99%) Varnish
5 1 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (3.45%) Data Guard
2 4 (1.97%) Puppet
3 3 (1.48%) SCCM
4 1 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 29 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.36%) Red Hat
3 15 (7.39%) Adobe
4 11 (5.42%) Sybase
5 9 (4.43%) Oracle
5 9 (4.43%) Apple
6 6 (2.96%) DoubleClick
7 5 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.97%) Avaya
8 4 (1.97%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.48%) Sophos
9 3 (1.48%) Dell
10 2 (0.99%) JBoss
10 2 (0.99%) VMware
10 2 (0.99%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.99%) Verint
10 2 (0.99%) Google
11 1 (0.49%) NetSuite
11 1 (0.49%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.49%) Polycom
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