The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hedge fund
Rank 112 - 123
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 8 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.46% - 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.95% - 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 5
Average salary £45,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +29.41%
Hedge funds
Cambridgeshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
841 676 934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.84% 43.22% 46.91%
Number of salaries quoted 601 565 788
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Hedge funds
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Hedge funds across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Hedge funds Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Hedge funds
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Hedge funds across the Cambridge region.

Hedge funds Salary Trend in Cambridge

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Hedge funds 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 Hedge funds.

1 28 (100.00%) Finance
2 26 (92.86%) C++
3 16 (57.14%) SunGard
3 16 (57.14%) Risk Management
3 16 (57.14%) SunGard APT
4 15 (53.57%) Degree
5 14 (50.00%) Financial Modelling
5 14 (50.00%) Monte Carlo Method
5 14 (50.00%) Analytics
5 14 (50.00%) PhD
5 14 (50.00%) OO
6 11 (39.29%) C#
6 11 (39.29%) MVC
6 11 (39.29%) SQL
6 11 (39.29%) .NET
6 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
6 11 (39.29%) Oracle
6 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
6 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET
6 11 (39.29%) Electronic Trading
6 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (39.29%) Ajax
7 3 (10.71%) Python
8 2 (7.14%) LDAP
8 2 (7.14%) J2EE
8 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
8 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
8 2 (7.14%) ITIL
8 2 (7.14%) Windows
8 2 (7.14%) Linux

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Hedge funds 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 Hedge funds. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 16 (57.14%) SunGard APT
2 2 (7.14%) FastVal
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) LDAP
1 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
General
1 28 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Developer
2 14 (50.00%) Quantitative Developer
3 11 (39.29%) C# Developer
3 11 (39.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 11 (39.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (25.00%) Junior
4 7 (25.00%) Junior Quantitative Developer
4 7 (25.00%) Junior Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) C++ Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) .NET
1 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET
1 11 (39.29%) Ajax
1 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (7.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Grid Computing
1 2 (7.14%) Clustering
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.57%) Physics
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) 3D Printing
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
1 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Risk Management
2 14 (50.00%) OO
2 14 (50.00%) Financial Modelling
2 14 (50.00%) Monte Carlo Method
2 14 (50.00%) Analytics
3 11 (39.29%) MVC
3 11 (39.29%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.14%) Change Control
5 1 (3.57%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (92.86%) C++
2 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
2 11 (39.29%) SQL
2 11 (39.29%) C#
3 3 (10.71%) Python
4 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.14%) Perl
4 2 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) Degree
2 14 (50.00%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
1 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) SunGard
2 11 (39.29%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) VMware