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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Spread Betting
Rank 826 840 759
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -81
Permanent jobs citing Spread Betting 69 76 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.065% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.17% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 52 68 96
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £30,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,250 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+9.45% -19.60%

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
43973 45255 43855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.90% 38.90% 40.60%
Number of salaries quoted 35155 35219 35401
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +5 69 £55,000 - 7
London +25 65 £53,750 -2.27% 6
City of London +27 13 £45,000 +50.00% 3
East of England - 2 £51,500 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £51,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £48,000 -
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 27 August 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.

1 103 (61.31%) Finance
2 68 (40.48%) C#
2 68 (40.48%) Derivative
3 67 (39.88%) .NET
4 59 (35.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 54 (32.14%) WCF
6 52 (30.95%) WPF
7 51 (30.36%) Degree
8 50 (29.76%) Banking
9 48 (28.57%) Retail
9 48 (28.57%) Investment Banking
10 46 (27.38%) Fixed Income
11 45 (26.79%) Microsoft
11 45 (26.79%) Multithreading
12 43 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
12 43 (25.60%) Equities
13 42 (25.00%) Retail Banking
14 37 (22.02%) Front Office
15 36 (21.43%) SQL
16 35 (20.83%) Windows
17 31 (18.45%) Contract for Difference
18 27 (16.07%) HTML
18 27 (16.07%) JavaScript
19 25 (14.88%) Low Latency
19 25 (14.88%) Analytical Skills
20 24 (14.29%) SQL Server
20 24 (14.29%) TDD
21 23 (13.69%) CSS
22 18 (10.71%) C++
23 16 (9.52%) Java

Spread Betting
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (5.95%) CMS
2 3 (1.79%) Lync
3 2 (1.19%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.19%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.60%) IIS
4 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (3.57%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.19%) MS Office
3 2 (1.19%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.19%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.38%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.76%) SAN
2 5 (2.98%) DHCP
2 5 (2.98%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.98%) DNS
2 5 (2.98%) Unified Communications
3 4 (2.38%) Firewall
3 4 (2.38%) Network Security
4 3 (1.79%) NAS
5 2 (1.19%) HTTP
5 2 (1.19%) VoIP
6 1 (0.60%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.79%) MySQL
4 3 (1.79%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.19%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.19%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.19%) Redis
5 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.60%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 8 (4.76%) Xcode
2 6 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.98%) Axure RP
4 4 (2.38%) JIRA
4 4 (2.38%) Selenium
4 4 (2.38%) FitNesse
5 3 (1.79%) Moq
5 3 (1.79%) Jasmine
5 3 (1.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (1.19%) Android Studio
6 2 (1.19%) Mockito
6 2 (1.19%) Subversion
7 1 (0.60%) Maven
7 1 (0.60%) NUnit
7 1 (0.60%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.60%) JUnit
7 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.60%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.60%) JMeter
7 1 (0.60%) SpecFlow
General
1 103 (61.31%) Finance
2 50 (29.76%) Banking
3 48 (28.57%) Retail
3 48 (28.57%) Investment Banking
4 42 (25.00%) Retail Banking
5 37 (22.02%) Front Office
6 12 (7.14%) Back Office
7 9 (5.36%) Marketing
8 6 (3.57%) Games
9 2 (1.19%) Legal
10 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 101 (60.12%) Developer
2 48 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 24 (14.29%) Analyst
4 12 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 12 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 11 (6.55%) Business Analyst
5 11 (6.55%) Front-End Developer
6 10 (5.95%) Software Engineer
6 10 (5.95%) C++ Developer
7 9 (5.36%) Senior C# Developer
8 8 (4.76%) C++ Software Developer
8 8 (4.76%) Software Developer
8 8 (4.76%) Web Developer
8 8 (4.76%) iOS Developer
9 7 (4.17%) Avaya Engineer
9 7 (4.17%) Telephony Engineer
10 6 (3.57%) .NET Developer
10 6 (3.57%) SQL Developer
10 6 (3.57%) Development Analyst
10 6 (3.57%) Business Development Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (39.88%) .NET
2 54 (32.14%) WCF
3 52 (30.95%) WPF
4 27 (16.07%) HTML
5 23 (13.69%) CSS
6 16 (9.52%) Web Services
7 13 (7.74%) ASP.NET
7 13 (7.74%) HTML5
8 9 (5.36%) WinForms
9 8 (4.76%) Cocoa
9 8 (4.76%) STL
9 8 (4.76%) jQuery
9 8 (4.76%) Spring
9 8 (4.76%) Cocoa Touch
9 8 (4.76%) AngularJS
10 7 (4.17%) Sass
10 7 (4.17%) JMS
11 6 (3.57%) J2EE
11 6 (3.57%) REST
11 6 (3.57%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 68 (40.48%) Derivative
2 59 (35.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 46 (27.38%) Fixed Income
4 43 (25.60%) Equities
5 31 (18.45%) Contract for Difference
6 25 (14.88%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (8.33%) Hedge funds
8 11 (6.55%) Mobile App
9 10 (5.95%) Algorithms
10 9 (5.36%) iPad
10 9 (5.36%) iPhone
11 8 (4.76%) User Experience
12 5 (2.98%) Data Centre
13 4 (2.38%) Social Media
14 2 (1.19%) Mathematics
14 2 (1.19%) Clustering
14 2 (1.19%) Data Structures
15 1 (0.60%) Performance Metrics
15 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
15 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 35 (20.83%) Windows
2 16 (9.52%) Linux
3 15 (8.93%) UNIX
4 14 (8.33%) Android
5 13 (7.74%) Apple iOS
6 8 (4.76%) Solaris
7 2 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (26.79%) Multithreading
2 43 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (14.88%) Low Latency
4 24 (14.29%) TDD
5 16 (9.52%) Scrum
6 12 (7.14%) iOS Development
6 12 (7.14%) High Availability
7 11 (6.55%) OOP
7 11 (6.55%) OOD
8 10 (5.95%) OO
8 10 (5.95%) SDLC
9 8 (4.76%) ITIL
9 8 (4.76%) Test Scripting
10 7 (4.17%) Software Testing
10 7 (4.17%) SOA
10 7 (4.17%) MVC
10 7 (4.17%) BDD
10 7 (4.17%) Analytics
10 7 (4.17%) Mobile Development
11 6 (3.57%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 68 (40.48%) C#
2 36 (21.43%) SQL
3 27 (16.07%) JavaScript
4 18 (10.71%) C++
5 16 (9.52%) Java
6 8 (4.76%) Objective-C
7 7 (4.17%) VBA
7 7 (4.17%) PHP
8 6 (3.57%) C
9 5 (2.98%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.98%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.19%) Python
10 2 (1.19%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.19%) Perl
11 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.60%) F#
Qualifications
1 51 (30.36%) Degree
2 7 (4.17%) ISEB
3 4 (2.38%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.55%) QA
2 2 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.98%) ISA Server
2 5 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) SCCM
1 1 (0.60%) Puppet
1 1 (0.60%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 45 (26.79%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.76%) VMware
3 7 (4.17%) Avaya
4 6 (3.57%) HP
4 6 (3.57%) Oracle
5 4 (2.38%) Citrix
5 4 (2.38%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.38%) Terracotta
6 3 (1.79%) F5
6 3 (1.79%) Google
6 3 (1.79%) Hitachi
7 2 (1.19%) Cognos
7 2 (1.19%) DevExpress
7 2 (1.19%) Sencha
8 1 (0.60%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.60%) Solace
8 1 (0.60%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.60%) Apple
8 1 (0.60%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.60%) Bloomberg
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