Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Spread Betting
UK
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1069 1133 1119
Rank change year-on-year +64 -14 +12
Permanent jobs citing Spread Betting 117 56 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.032% 0.076%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.076% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 103 53 130
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% -3.85% +18.18%
10th Percentile £30,000 £42,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +23.81% +16.67% +25.00%

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 75,330 74,168 87,639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.34% 42.87% 43.62%
Number of salaries quoted 58,435 59,080 71,088
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +5.66%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% +6.25%

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 23 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Spread Betting in the UK

Spread Betting
Top 7 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 23 June 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 +79 117 £60,000 -4.00% 8
London +59 101 £60,000 -7.69% 6
UK excluding London +2 16 £65,000 +23.81% 2
East of England +1 12 £65,000 +23.81% 2
South East - 3 £22,000 -
North of England - 1 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, IT jobs citing Spread Betting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Spread Betting.

1 70 (59.83%) Finance
2 43 (36.75%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (35.90%) C#
4 39 (33.33%) SQL
4 39 (33.33%) .NET
5 35 (29.91%) Software Engineering
6 32 (27.35%) RabbitMQ
6 32 (27.35%) JavaScript
7 31 (26.50%) Python
8 30 (25.64%) SQL Server
9 28 (23.93%) MongoDB
9 28 (23.93%) REST
10 25 (21.37%) Test Automation
10 25 (21.37%) Elasticsearch
11 24 (20.51%) JSON
12 23 (19.66%) Unit Testing
12 23 (19.66%) Git (software)
12 23 (19.66%) Multithreading
12 23 (19.66%) HTML
12 23 (19.66%) CSS
12 23 (19.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 22 (18.80%) Microsoft
13 22 (18.80%) Java
13 22 (18.80%) Middleware
13 22 (18.80%) WCF
13 22 (18.80%) ASP.NET Web API
14 21 (17.95%) OO
15 20 (17.09%) Front End Development
16 19 (16.24%) Problem-Solving
17 18 (15.38%) TDD

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 25 (21.37%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (10.26%) CMS
3 6 (5.13%) OpenStack
4 4 (3.42%) Apache Spark
4 4 (3.42%) Confluence
4 4 (3.42%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.71%) IIS
5 2 (1.71%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (1.71%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.85%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (8.55%) MetaTrader
2 2 (1.71%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.97%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (9.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (5.13%) IaaS
3 6 (5.13%) PaaS
4 5 (4.27%) Office 365
5 2 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.85%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.85%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.55%) Internet
2 6 (5.13%) HTTP
3 2 (1.71%) DHCP
3 2 (1.71%) DNS
3 2 (1.71%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 28 (23.93%) MongoDB
3 15 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (11.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 14 (11.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (10.26%) Aerospike
5 12 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (10.26%) Redis
6 10 (8.55%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (6.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 7 (5.98%) MySQL
9 6 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (5.13%) NoSQL
9 6 (5.13%) Oracle Database
10 4 (3.42%) Hadoop
10 4 (3.42%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.71%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.85%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 23 (19.66%) Git (software)
2 12 (10.26%) JUnit
2 12 (10.26%) Subversion
3 10 (8.55%) JIRA
3 10 (8.55%) NUnit
4 9 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 8 (6.84%) Maven
6 5 (4.27%) Gradle
6 5 (4.27%) TestNG
7 3 (2.56%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.71%) Ant
8 2 (1.71%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.85%) Selenium
9 1 (0.85%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.85%) Zephyr
General
1 70 (59.83%) Finance
2 10 (8.55%) Games
3 1 (0.85%) Law
3 1 (0.85%) Legal
3 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (50.43%) Developer
2 27 (23.08%) Senior Developer
3 15 (12.82%) C# Developer
3 15 (12.82%) Java Developer
3 15 (12.82%) SQL Developer
4 12 (10.26%) Software Engineer
5 11 (9.40%) Senior C# Developer
6 10 (8.55%) Full Stack Developer
6 10 (8.55%) Senior Software Engineer
7 8 (6.84%) Analyst
7 8 (6.84%) Microsoft Developer
7 8 (6.84%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (5.13%) Electronics Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (5.13%) Graduate Developer
8 6 (5.13%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (5.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.13%) Support Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.13%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (33.33%) .NET
2 32 (27.35%) RabbitMQ
3 28 (23.93%) REST
4 24 (20.51%) JSON
5 23 (19.66%) CSS
5 23 (19.66%) HTML
6 22 (18.80%) ASP.NET Web API
6 22 (18.80%) Middleware
6 22 (18.80%) WCF
7 17 (14.53%) AngularJS
8 16 (13.68%) ASP.NET
8 16 (13.68%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (13.68%) Backbone.js
8 16 (13.68%) KnockoutJS
8 16 (13.68%) SignalR
8 16 (13.68%) WebSockets
9 15 (12.82%) CSS3
9 15 (12.82%) HTML5
9 15 (12.82%) jQuery
10 13 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 12 (10.26%) Private Cloud
3 11 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (7.69%) Contract for Difference
5 8 (6.84%) Computer Science
6 7 (5.98%) Derivative
7 6 (5.13%) Data Centre
7 6 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (5.13%) Public Cloud
8 5 (4.27%) Equities
8 5 (4.27%) Fintech
9 3 (2.56%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.71%) Animation
10 2 (1.71%) iPad
10 2 (1.71%) iPhone
11 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.85%) Clustering
11 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.40%) Linux
2 9 (7.69%) Windows
3 6 (5.13%) CentOS
3 6 (5.13%) Debian
3 6 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (5.13%) Ubuntu
3 6 (5.13%) VMS
4 5 (4.27%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.71%) Unix
5 2 (1.71%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (36.75%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (29.91%) Software Engineering
3 25 (21.37%) Test Automation
4 23 (19.66%) Multithreading
4 23 (19.66%) Unit Testing
5 21 (17.95%) OO
6 20 (17.09%) Front End Development
7 19 (16.24%) Problem-Solving
8 18 (15.38%) TDD
9 17 (14.53%) MVC
9 17 (14.53%) Web Development
10 16 (13.68%) Data Analysis
10 16 (13.68%) MVVM
10 16 (13.68%) Open Source
10 16 (13.68%) Push Notifications
11 14 (11.97%) Data Integration
12 13 (11.11%) BDD
12 13 (11.11%) Release Automation
13 12 (10.26%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
13 12 (10.26%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 42 (35.90%) C#
2 39 (33.33%) SQL
3 32 (27.35%) JavaScript
4 31 (26.50%) Python
5 22 (18.80%) Java
6 15 (12.82%) T-SQL
7 8 (6.84%) PowerShell
7 8 (6.84%) Shell Script
8 6 (5.13%) F#
9 5 (4.27%) C++
9 5 (4.27%) Java 8
9 5 (4.27%) Ruby
10 4 (3.42%) R
11 3 (2.56%) Perl
12 2 (1.71%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.71%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.85%) C
13 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (9.40%) Degree
2 7 (5.98%) MCSE
2 7 (5.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.98%) MOS
3 6 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.71%) MCSA
5 1 (0.85%) CCNA
5 1 (0.85%) CCNP
5 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.85%) ISEB
5 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.69%) QA
2 6 (5.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (7.69%) Docker
2 8 (6.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.13%) iptables
3 6 (5.13%) KVM
3 6 (5.13%) QEMU
4 2 (1.71%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.85%) LXC
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.85%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (5.13%) Ansible
1 6 (5.13%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.71%) Graphite
2 2 (1.71%) SCCM
3 1 (0.85%) Grafana
3 1 (0.85%) Kibana
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (18.80%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.82%) Tableau
3 14 (11.97%) Google
4 8 (6.84%) Oracle
4 8 (6.84%) VMware
5 6 (5.13%) Splunk
6 4 (3.42%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.71%) Cisco
7 2 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.71%) Sophos
8 1 (0.85%) Citrix
8 1 (0.85%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.85%) Reuters