Period
to 15 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Spread Betting in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Spread Betting over the 6 months to 15 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Spread Betting
UK
6 months to
15 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1047 1085 1172
Rank change year-on-year +38 +87 -62
Permanent jobs citing Spread Betting 109 96 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.063% 0.055% 0.051%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 92 94 91
UK median annual salary £55,000 £58,750 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.38% -9.62% +18.18%
10th Percentile £36,375 £43,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £79,875 £77,500 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year +9.52% +2.44% +122.83%

Spread Betting is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 72,739 71,514 87,898
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.21% 40.83% 42.19%
Number of salaries quoted 56,188 58,639 70,829
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

Spread Betting
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Spread Betting as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Spread Betting 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.

Salary trend for Spread Betting in the UK

Spread Betting
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Spread Betting over the 6 months to 15 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Spread Betting in the UK

Spread Betting
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Spread Betting within the UK over the 6 months to 15 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +33 109 £55,000 -6.38% 49
London +13 84 £55,000 -16.98% 40
UK excluding London +28 25 £57,500 +9.52% 10
East of England +6 15 £57,500 +9.52% 6
South East - 10 £52,250 - 3

For the 6 months to 15 January 2018, IT jobs citing Spread Betting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Spread Betting.

1 69 (63.30%) Finance
2 65 (59.63%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (38.53%) C#
4 41 (37.61%) .NET
5 35 (32.11%) Software Engineering
6 26 (23.85%) JavaScript
7 25 (22.94%) Python
7 25 (22.94%) Degree
8 24 (22.02%) Multithreading
8 24 (22.02%) SQL
9 23 (21.10%) HTML
9 23 (21.10%) CSS
9 23 (21.10%) Microsoft
10 22 (20.18%) SQL Server
11 19 (17.43%) TDD
12 18 (16.51%) Greenfield Project
13 17 (15.60%) Low Latency
13 17 (15.60%) Unit Testing
13 17 (15.60%) RabbitMQ
13 17 (15.60%) OO
14 16 (14.68%) Test Automation
15 15 (13.76%) Scrum
15 15 (13.76%) MVC
15 15 (13.76%) AngularJS
15 15 (13.76%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (12.84%) Line Management
17 13 (11.93%) Microsoft Azure
17 13 (11.93%) REST
17 13 (11.93%) Elasticsearch
17 13 (11.93%) Front End Development

Spread Betting
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (11.93%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (6.42%) CMS
3 4 (3.67%) Confluence
4 2 (1.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.92%) InDesign
3 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) MetaTrader
2 1 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.92%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.34%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.50%) Firewall
2 5 (4.59%) 802.11
2 5 (4.59%) BGP
2 5 (4.59%) BIG-IP
2 5 (4.59%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (4.59%) HSRP
2 5 (4.59%) IPsec
2 5 (4.59%) MPLS
2 5 (4.59%) OSPF
2 5 (4.59%) SSL
2 5 (4.59%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.59%) VLAN
2 5 (4.59%) VoIP
2 5 (4.59%) VPLS
2 5 (4.59%) VPN
2 5 (4.59%) WAN
2 5 (4.59%) Wireless
3 4 (3.67%) Internet
4 2 (1.83%) HTTP
4 2 (1.83%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.18%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.26%) MongoDB
2 9 (8.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (7.34%) MySQL
4 5 (4.59%) Redis
5 3 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (2.75%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (2.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.75%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.75%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.83%) Aerospike
6 2 (1.83%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.92%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 7 (6.42%) JIRA
2 6 (5.50%) MSTest
3 4 (3.67%) JUnit
4 3 (2.75%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.75%) NUnit
5 2 (1.83%) Maven
6 1 (0.92%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.92%) Gradle
6 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.92%) Subversion
6 1 (0.92%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.92%) TestNG
6 1 (0.92%) Xcode
General
1 69 (63.30%) Finance
2 8 (7.34%) Banking
3 7 (6.42%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.83%) Marketing
5 1 (0.92%) Advertising
5 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (49.54%) Developer
2 20 (18.35%) C# Developer
3 14 (12.84%) Senior Developer
4 13 (11.93%) Software Engineer
5 12 (11.01%) iOS Developer
6 9 (8.26%) Full Stack Developer
7 8 (7.34%) .NET Developer
7 8 (7.34%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (7.34%) Electronics Engineer
8 7 (6.42%) Technical Support
9 6 (5.50%) Senior C# Developer
10 5 (4.59%) Java Developer
10 5 (4.59%) Network Engineer
10 5 (4.59%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (4.59%) Team Leader
11 4 (3.67%) Junior
11 4 (3.67%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (3.67%) Support Team Leader
11 4 (3.67%) Technical Support Team Leader
11 4 (3.67%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (37.61%) .NET
2 23 (21.10%) CSS
2 23 (21.10%) HTML
3 17 (15.60%) RabbitMQ
4 15 (13.76%) AngularJS
5 13 (11.93%) REST
6 12 (11.01%) .NET Framework
6 12 (11.01%) Middleware
6 12 (11.01%) RESTful
7 11 (10.09%) HTML5
8 10 (9.17%) CSS3
8 10 (9.17%) JSON
9 9 (8.26%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (8.26%) jQuery
9 9 (8.26%) WCF
10 8 (7.34%) ASP.NET
10 8 (7.34%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (6.42%) Ajax
11 7 (6.42%) AppFabric
11 7 (6.42%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.51%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (13.76%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (10.09%) Computer Science
4 10 (9.17%) Contract for Difference
5 9 (8.26%) Fintech
5 9 (8.26%) Mobile App
6 8 (7.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (6.42%) Derivative
8 4 (3.67%) iPad
8 4 (3.67%) iPhone
9 3 (2.75%) Clustering
10 2 (1.83%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.83%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.83%) User Experience
11 1 (0.92%) Bitcoin
11 1 (0.92%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.92%) Equities
11 1 (0.92%) PMI
11 1 (0.92%) TWAP
11 1 (0.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.01%) Apple iOS
1 12 (11.01%) Unix
2 11 (10.09%) Linux
3 4 (3.67%) Windows
4 2 (1.83%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.83%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.92%) Android
5 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (59.63%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (32.11%) Software Engineering
3 24 (22.02%) Multithreading
4 19 (17.43%) TDD
5 17 (15.60%) Low Latency
5 17 (15.60%) OO
5 17 (15.60%) Unit Testing
6 16 (14.68%) Test Automation
7 15 (13.76%) MVC
7 15 (13.76%) Scrum
8 14 (12.84%) Line Management
9 13 (11.93%) Front End Development
10 12 (11.01%) iOS Development
10 12 (11.01%) Multithreaded Programming
11 10 (9.17%) ITIL
11 10 (9.17%) Mentoring
11 10 (9.17%) Web Development
12 9 (8.26%) Kanban
12 9 (8.26%) SDLC
13 8 (7.34%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 42 (38.53%) C#
2 26 (23.85%) JavaScript
3 25 (22.94%) Python
4 24 (22.02%) SQL
5 12 (11.01%) Java
6 11 (10.09%) Objective-C
7 10 (9.17%) Apple Swift
7 10 (9.17%) Perl
8 4 (3.67%) C++
9 3 (2.75%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.75%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.75%) TypeScript
9 3 (2.75%) VBA
10 2 (1.83%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.83%) C
10 2 (1.83%) F#
11 1 (0.92%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (22.94%) Degree
2 10 (9.17%) MCSE
2 10 (9.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (8.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (8.26%) MOS
4 7 (6.42%) MCSA
5 5 (4.59%) CCNP
5 5 (4.59%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.92%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.92%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.92%) PMP
6 1 (0.92%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) QA
2 3 (2.75%) Basel III
3 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.59%) Docker
2 2 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.83%) vSphere
3 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (7.34%) SCCM
2 4 (3.67%) Grafana
2 4 (3.67%) Graphite
3 3 (2.75%) Prometheus
4 2 (1.83%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.92%) Consul
Vendors
1 23 (21.10%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.34%) Sophos
3 7 (6.42%) F5
4 6 (5.50%) Cisco
4 6 (5.50%) Oracle
5 5 (4.59%) Juniper
5 5 (4.59%) Palo Alto
6 3 (2.75%) Informatica
6 3 (2.75%) New Relic
6 3 (2.75%) Tableau
7 2 (1.83%) 3PAR
7 2 (1.83%) Adobe
7 2 (1.83%) Brocade
7 2 (1.83%) Google
7 2 (1.83%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.83%) VMware
8 1 (0.92%) Capita
8 1 (0.92%) Hitachi
8 1 (0.92%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.92%) Sitecore