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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hedge fund
Rank 163 141 115
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -26
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 177 226 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.54% 1.91% 2.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.50% 4.11% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 156 217 278
Average salary £56,250 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £97,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £53,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-16.27% +26.47%
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
5060 5503 6146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 43.92% 46.58% 47.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4180 4808 5617
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 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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.

1 290 (71.08%) Finance
2 131 (32.11%) SQL
3 124 (30.39%) Computer Science
4 123 (30.15%) Degree
5 122 (29.90%) C#
6 110 (26.96%) Windows
7 96 (23.53%) Front Office
8 92 (22.55%) SQL Server
9 85 (20.83%) Java
10 81 (19.85%) Linux
11 78 (19.12%) .NET
11 78 (19.12%) Asset Management
12 75 (18.38%) UNIX
13 73 (17.89%) C++
14 72 (17.65%) Python
15 71 (17.40%) Banking
15 71 (17.40%) Investment Management
16 58 (14.22%) Microsoft
17 57 (13.97%) Derivative
18 54 (13.24%) OO
19 47 (11.52%) WPF
19 47 (11.52%) Multithreading
20 45 (11.03%) Mathematics
20 45 (11.03%) Perl
21 43 (10.54%) Open Source
22 42 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
23 39 (9.56%) Active Directory
24 37 (9.07%) Low Latency
25 36 (8.82%) WCF
26 33 (8.09%) Fixed Income

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 18 (4.41%) MS Exchange
2 14 (3.43%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.23%) GemFire
4 5 (1.23%) Oracle Coherence
4 5 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (0.98%) SAS
5 4 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (0.98%) Node.js
5 4 (0.98%) Lync
6 3 (0.74%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.49%) IIS
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.25%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 23 (5.64%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.66%) MS Office
3 2 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.49%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.49%) MS Project
3 2 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.23%) Advent Geneva
2 4 (0.98%) PORTIA
3 1 (0.25%) TRIRIGA
3 1 (0.25%) Maximo
3 1 (0.25%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.74%) SaaS
2 2 (0.49%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.90%) Network Security
2 17 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 13 (3.19%) DNS
4 12 (2.94%) Firewall
5 10 (2.45%) DHCP
6 9 (2.21%) FTP
7 8 (1.96%) SAN
7 8 (1.96%) Multicast
8 7 (1.72%) VPN
8 7 (1.72%) WAN
9 5 (1.23%) OSPF
9 5 (1.23%) BGP
9 5 (1.23%) LAN
10 4 (0.98%) IP Telephony
10 4 (0.98%) Internet
11 3 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (0.74%) MPLS
11 3 (0.74%) HTTP
12 2 (0.49%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (22.55%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.90%) Relational Database
3 18 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (2.94%) RDBMS
5 11 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.47%) KDB
8 5 (1.23%) Hazelcast
8 5 (1.23%) MySQL
8 5 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.98%) Star Schema
10 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.74%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.74%) InterSystems Cache
11 2 (0.49%) QlikView
11 2 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.49%) ObjectStore
Development Applications
1 9 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.72%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (1.23%) JIRA
4 4 (0.98%) JUnit
5 3 (0.74%) Artifactory
5 3 (0.74%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (0.74%) IntelliJ
5 3 (0.74%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.49%) Maven
6 2 (0.49%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 2 (0.49%) Yeoman
6 2 (0.49%) Grunt
6 2 (0.49%) Bower
7 1 (0.25%) Hudson
7 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.25%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.25%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.25%) NUnit
General
1 290 (71.08%) Finance
2 96 (23.53%) Front Office
3 71 (17.40%) Banking
4 29 (7.11%) Investment Banking
5 27 (6.62%) Back Office
6 24 (5.88%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.47%) Games
8 5 (1.23%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.23%) General Ledger
9 4 (0.98%) Corporate Banking
9 4 (0.98%) Retail
9 4 (0.98%) Online Betting
9 4 (0.98%) Advertising
10 3 (0.74%) Legal
10 3 (0.74%) German Language
10 3 (0.74%) Marketing
11 2 (0.49%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.49%) Japanese Language
11 2 (0.49%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 185 (45.34%) Developer
2 84 (20.59%) Analyst
3 73 (17.89%) C# Developer
4 42 (10.29%) Business Analyst
5 39 (9.56%) Junior
6 33 (8.09%) .NET Developer
7 32 (7.84%) C# .NET Developer
8 27 (6.62%) C++ Developer
8 27 (6.62%) Support Analyst
9 26 (6.37%) Java Developer
10 22 (5.39%) Python Developer
11 20 (4.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 18 (4.41%) Applications Support
13 16 (3.92%) Senior Developer
14 15 (3.68%) Mid-Level C# Developer
14 15 (3.68%) Software Developer
14 15 (3.68%) Graduate
15 14 (3.43%) Junior Developer
15 14 (3.43%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
15 14 (3.43%) Mid-Level C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (19.12%) .NET
2 47 (11.52%) WPF
3 36 (8.82%) WCF
4 32 (7.84%) HTML
5 31 (7.60%) ASP.NET
6 22 (5.39%) HTML5
7 21 (5.15%) Spring
8 16 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (3.43%) XML
10 13 (3.19%) LINQ
11 11 (2.70%) CSS
12 10 (2.45%) Web Services
13 8 (1.96%) AngularJS
14 7 (1.72%) WinForms
14 7 (1.72%) Hibernate
14 7 (1.72%) STL
14 7 (1.72%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 7 (1.72%) .NET Framework
15 6 (1.47%) JMS
15 6 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 124 (30.39%) Computer Science
2 57 (13.97%) Derivative
3 45 (11.03%) Mathematics
4 43 (10.54%) Open Source
5 42 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (8.09%) Fixed Income
7 28 (6.86%) Equities
8 26 (6.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 22 (5.39%) Physics
10 18 (4.41%) N-Tier
11 15 (3.68%) Equity Derivative
11 15 (3.68%) Blackberry
12 13 (3.19%) Credit Risk
13 10 (2.45%) Credit Derivative
14 8 (1.96%) Market Risk
15 7 (1.72%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 7 (1.72%) Statistics
16 6 (1.47%) Smartphone
16 6 (1.47%) Economics
17 5 (1.23%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 110 (26.96%) Windows
2 81 (19.85%) Linux
3 75 (18.38%) UNIX
4 29 (7.11%) Solaris
5 19 (4.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.96%) Windows XP
8 7 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.72%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.98%) Android
11 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.49%) CentOS
12 1 (0.25%) AIX
12 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (19.12%) Asset Management
2 71 (17.40%) Investment Management
3 54 (13.24%) OO
4 47 (11.52%) Multithreading
5 37 (9.07%) Low Latency
6 31 (7.60%) Business Analysis
7 29 (7.11%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (6.37%) Project Management
9 24 (5.88%) Algorithmic Trading
10 19 (4.66%) MVC
11 16 (3.92%) ETL
11 16 (3.92%) TDD
12 15 (3.68%) Analytics
12 15 (3.68%) Software Engineering
13 12 (2.94%) Wealth Management
13 12 (2.94%) Risk Management
14 11 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (2.45%) Data Analysis
15 10 (2.45%) Fund Management
15 10 (2.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 131 (32.11%) SQL
2 122 (29.90%) C#
3 85 (20.83%) Java
4 73 (17.89%) C++
5 72 (17.65%) Python
6 45 (11.03%) Perl
7 21 (5.15%) PowerShell
8 18 (4.41%) C
9 15 (3.68%) JavaScript
9 15 (3.68%) VBA
10 10 (2.45%) T-SQL
11 8 (1.96%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.47%) Scala
13 5 (1.23%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.23%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.98%) VBScript
14 4 (0.98%) R
15 3 (0.74%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.74%) Ruby
16 2 (0.49%) F#
Qualifications
1 123 (30.15%) Degree
2 9 (2.21%) PhD
3 7 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (1.47%) CFA
4 6 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.23%) MCSE
6 4 (0.98%) MCITP
6 4 (0.98%) CCNP
6 4 (0.98%) PMP
6 4 (0.98%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.74%) CCIE
8 2 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.49%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.49%) MCSA
8 2 (0.49%) CISSP
8 2 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.25%) CCSA
9 1 (0.25%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.25%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (0.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.72%) QA
2 4 (0.98%) EMIR
3 2 (0.49%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.49%) UCITS
3 2 (0.49%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.25%) SLA
4 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.25%) MiFID
System Software
1 39 (9.56%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.45%) vSphere
3 10 (2.45%) Hyper-V
3 10 (2.45%) VMware ESX
4 6 (1.47%) XenApp
4 6 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.74%) NFS
6 2 (0.49%) XenServer
6 2 (0.49%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.25%) Docker
7 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (2.21%) SCCM
2 4 (0.98%) Puppet
3 3 (0.74%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (0.74%) Nagios
4 2 (0.49%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.25%) YUM
5 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (0.25%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.25%) Ansible
5 1 (0.25%) Salt
5 1 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.25%) SCOM
5 1 (0.25%) WMI
Vendors
1 58 (14.22%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.15%) Cisco
2 21 (5.15%) VMware
3 19 (4.66%) Citrix
4 18 (4.41%) Oracle
5 11 (2.70%) HP
5 11 (2.70%) Bloomberg
6 7 (1.72%) Sophos
6 7 (1.72%) Red Hat
6 7 (1.72%) Juniper
6 7 (1.72%) Advent
7 6 (1.47%) CheckPoint
7 6 (1.47%) NetApp
8 5 (1.23%) BI-SAM
8 5 (1.23%) FactSet
8 5 (1.23%) Serena
8 5 (1.23%) Reuters
8 5 (1.23%) EMC
9 4 (0.98%) TIBCO
9 4 (0.98%) Fiserv
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £300000000 - £500000000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Linedata Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + bonus+training+bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £69999 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
H&R Talent
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent bonus and benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Salary: competitive salary and benefits are offered
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago