The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hedge fund
Rank 26 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 1 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.67% 6.09% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.44% 10.34% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 0
Average salary £60,000 £100,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
Hedge funds
London

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

Miscellaneous Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
41 116 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 27.52% 58.88% 45.50%
Number of salaries quoted 34 107 171
Average salary £72,500 £90,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £60,250 £64,750
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £100,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Hedge funds
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Hedge funds Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Hedge funds
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Hedge funds Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

Hedge funds
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Wealth Management
2 3 (75.00%) SWIFT
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Murex
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (75.00%) Reuters
2 3 (75.00%) Bloomberg
2 3 (75.00%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (25.00%) Market Risk
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) QlikView

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Senior IT Manager
1 3 (75.00%) IT Support Assistant
1 3 (75.00%) IT Assistant
1 3 (75.00%) IT Support
1 3 (75.00%) Senior IT Support
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Support Manager
1 3 (75.00%) IT Support Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) IT Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Support Assistant
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Support Supervisor
2 1 (25.00%) QlikView Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior QlikView Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) SWIFT
1 3 (75.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (25.00%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Wealth Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Murex
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) Reuters
1 3 (75.00%) Bloomberg