The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hedge fund
Rank 164 136 123
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -13
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 162 241 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.46% 1.98% 2.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.39% 4.16% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 146 232 251
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £100,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -5.66%
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 City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
4778 5797 5823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 42.98% 47.65% 48.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4050 5028 5338
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Hedge funds
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Hedge funds Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Hedge funds
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Hedge funds Salary Trend in the City of London

Hedge funds
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Hedge funds across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Hedge funds Salary Histogram in the City of London

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

1 265 (70.48%) Finance
2 136 (36.17%) SQL
3 122 (32.45%) C#
4 117 (31.12%) Degree
5 115 (30.59%) Computer Science
6 95 (25.27%) Windows
7 94 (25.00%) Front Office
8 87 (23.14%) SQL Server
9 86 (22.87%) .NET
10 79 (21.01%) Java
11 77 (20.48%) Linux
12 75 (19.95%) Python
13 72 (19.15%) Asset Management
14 70 (18.62%) C++
15 69 (18.35%) UNIX
16 65 (17.29%) Banking
17 55 (14.63%) OO
17 55 (14.63%) Investment Management
18 48 (12.77%) Microsoft
19 45 (11.97%) Perl
20 44 (11.70%) Derivative
21 43 (11.44%) Low Latency
22 42 (11.17%) Open Source
23 41 (10.90%) WPF
23 41 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
24 40 (10.64%) Mathematics
25 38 (10.11%) ASP.NET
26 37 (9.84%) Multithreading
27 35 (9.31%) Agile Software Development
28 34 (9.04%) WCF

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 19 (5.05%) MS Exchange
2 14 (3.72%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (1.33%) Lync
5 5 (1.33%) Oracle Coherence
5 5 (1.33%) GemFire
6 4 (1.06%) Node.js
7 3 (0.80%) SAS
7 3 (0.80%) JBoss
7 3 (0.80%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.27%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.27%) IIS
9 1 (0.27%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 19 (5.05%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.46%) MS Office
3 2 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.53%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.27%) MS Project
4 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.06%) Advent Geneva
2 3 (0.80%) PORTIA
3 2 (0.53%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.27%) TRIRIGA
4 1 (0.27%) Maximo
4 1 (0.27%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.53%) Amazon S3
1 2 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.59%) Network Security
2 15 (3.99%) DNS
3 14 (3.72%) TCP/IP
4 12 (3.19%) DHCP
5 9 (2.39%) FTP
5 9 (2.39%) Multicast
6 7 (1.86%) SAN
6 7 (1.86%) Firewall
7 6 (1.60%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (1.33%) OSPF
8 5 (1.33%) BGP
8 5 (1.33%) Internet
9 4 (1.06%) MPLS
9 4 (1.06%) EIGRP
9 4 (1.06%) VPN
9 4 (1.06%) WAN
10 3 (0.80%) LAN
11 2 (0.53%) HTTP
11 2 (0.53%) SNMP
11 2 (0.53%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (23.14%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.72%) Relational Database
3 12 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (2.93%) RDBMS
5 7 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.33%) MySQL
6 5 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (1.33%) KDB
7 4 (1.06%) Star Schema
7 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.80%) Hazelcast
8 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.80%) InterSystems Cache
8 3 (0.80%) QlikView
9 2 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.27%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (2.13%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.33%) JIRA
3 5 (1.33%) JUnit
4 3 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (0.80%) IntelliJ
4 3 (0.80%) Selenium
4 3 (0.80%) Maven
4 3 (0.80%) TeamCity
4 3 (0.80%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.80%) Artifactory
4 3 (0.80%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (0.53%) Yeoman
5 2 (0.53%) eggPlant
5 2 (0.53%) Bower
5 2 (0.53%) Appium
5 2 (0.53%) Grunt
5 2 (0.53%) RSpec
5 2 (0.53%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.53%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 265 (70.48%) Finance
2 94 (25.00%) Front Office
3 65 (17.29%) Banking
4 26 (6.91%) Financial Institution
5 22 (5.85%) Investment Banking
6 21 (5.59%) Back Office
7 8 (2.13%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.86%) Law
9 5 (1.33%) Games
10 4 (1.06%) Advertising
10 4 (1.06%) Retail
10 4 (1.06%) Online Betting
11 3 (0.80%) German Language
11 3 (0.80%) Marketing
11 3 (0.80%) Legal
12 2 (0.53%) Billing
12 2 (0.53%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.53%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.53%) Japanese Language
12 2 (0.53%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 178 (47.34%) Developer
2 71 (18.88%) Analyst
3 59 (15.69%) C# Developer
4 41 (10.90%) Junior
5 33 (8.78%) .NET Developer
6 30 (7.98%) Business Analyst
7 28 (7.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 26 (6.91%) C++ Developer
8 26 (6.91%) Java Developer
9 22 (5.85%) Support Analyst
10 19 (5.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 18 (4.79%) Junior Developer
12 17 (4.52%) Senior Developer
12 17 (4.52%) Applications Support
12 17 (4.52%) Python Developer
13 16 (4.26%) Software Developer
14 13 (3.46%) Graduate
15 12 (3.19%) Consultant
15 12 (3.19%) Quantitative Developer
15 12 (3.19%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (22.87%) .NET
2 41 (10.90%) WPF
3 38 (10.11%) ASP.NET
4 34 (9.04%) WCF
5 31 (8.24%) HTML
6 21 (5.59%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (4.52%) HTML5
8 16 (4.26%) Spring
9 14 (3.72%) CSS
10 12 (3.19%) XML
11 10 (2.66%) Web Services
11 10 (2.66%) LINQ
12 9 (2.39%) AngularJS
13 8 (2.13%) .NET Framework
13 8 (2.13%) WinForms
14 7 (1.86%) STL
14 7 (1.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 6 (1.60%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 6 (1.60%) Hibernate
15 6 (1.60%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 115 (30.59%) Computer Science
2 44 (11.70%) Derivative
3 42 (11.17%) Open Source
4 41 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (10.64%) Mathematics
6 30 (7.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 29 (7.71%) Fixed Income
8 23 (6.12%) Physics
9 19 (5.05%) Equities
10 18 (4.79%) Blackberry
11 14 (3.72%) N-Tier
12 11 (2.93%) Credit Risk
12 11 (2.93%) Algorithms
13 7 (1.86%) Statistics
13 7 (1.86%) Economics
13 7 (1.86%) Equity Derivative
14 6 (1.60%) Data Structures
14 6 (1.60%) iPad
15 5 (1.33%) Market Risk
16 4 (1.06%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 95 (25.27%) Windows
2 77 (20.48%) Linux
3 69 (18.35%) UNIX
4 31 (8.24%) Solaris
5 21 (5.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.13%) Windows 7
6 8 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.60%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.33%) Android
10 3 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.53%) CentOS
11 2 (0.53%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (19.15%) Asset Management
2 55 (14.63%) Investment Management
2 55 (14.63%) OO
3 43 (11.44%) Low Latency
4 37 (9.84%) Multithreading
5 35 (9.31%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (6.38%) Project Management
7 23 (6.12%) Algorithmic Trading
8 22 (5.85%) MVC
9 18 (4.79%) TDD
9 18 (4.79%) Business Analysis
10 14 (3.72%) Risk Management
10 14 (3.72%) Analytics
11 12 (3.19%) ETL
11 12 (3.19%) ITIL
12 11 (2.93%) Data Analysis
12 11 (2.93%) Unit Testing
12 11 (2.93%) Financial Modelling
13 10 (2.66%) Software Engineering
14 8 (2.13%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 136 (36.17%) SQL
2 122 (32.45%) C#
3 79 (21.01%) Java
4 75 (19.95%) Python
5 70 (18.62%) C++
6 45 (11.97%) Perl
7 21 (5.59%) JavaScript
8 18 (4.79%) VBA
8 18 (4.79%) PowerShell
9 16 (4.26%) C
10 7 (1.86%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.86%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.60%) Ruby
12 4 (1.06%) R
12 4 (1.06%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.80%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.53%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.53%) VBScript
14 2 (0.53%) Scala
15 1 (0.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 117 (31.12%) Degree
2 9 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (1.86%) PhD
4 5 (1.33%) CCNP
4 5 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.06%) CCIE
5 4 (1.06%) MCSE
6 3 (0.80%) CISSP
6 3 (0.80%) MCITP
6 3 (0.80%) CFA
7 2 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.53%) CCNA
8 1 (0.27%) ISEB
8 1 (0.27%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.27%) MCSA
8 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.27%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.27%) PMP
8 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.27%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.86%) QA
2 3 (0.80%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.53%) SLA
3 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.53%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.53%) UCITS
4 1 (0.27%) EMIR
4 1 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 29 (7.71%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.93%) vSphere
4 10 (2.66%) XenApp
4 10 (2.66%) VMware ESX
5 7 (1.86%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (1.60%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.33%) NFS
8 3 (0.80%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.53%) XenServer
10 1 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (2.66%) SCCM
2 6 (1.60%) Puppet
3 5 (1.33%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.06%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.06%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (0.80%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.80%) Control-M
5 3 (0.80%) SCOM
5 3 (0.80%) YUM
6 2 (0.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.27%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.27%) WMI
7 1 (0.27%) Nagios
7 1 (0.27%) DameWare
Vendors
1 48 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.32%) VMware
3 19 (5.05%) Citrix
4 17 (4.52%) Oracle
5 15 (3.99%) Cisco
6 12 (3.19%) HP
7 9 (2.39%) Bloomberg
8 7 (1.86%) Sophos
9 6 (1.60%) NetApp
9 6 (1.60%) Advent
10 5 (1.33%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.33%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.33%) Reuters
11 4 (1.06%) Symantec
11 4 (1.06%) Juniper
11 4 (1.06%) Altiris
12 3 (0.80%) Fiserv
12 3 (0.80%) BI-SAM
12 3 (0.80%) thinkFolio
12 3 (0.80%) FactSet
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits package
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Salary is approx 50-75k base + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Great package and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Great Package and Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago