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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hedge fund
Rank 149 136 101
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -35
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 199 227 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.65% 1.87% 2.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.49% 4.51% 6.29%
Number of salaries quoted 176 217 311
Average salary £56,250 £60,000 £61,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £88,500 £80,000
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 City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
4433 5032 5266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 36.81% 41.52% 40.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3683 4410 4820
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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.

1 284 (68.93%) Finance
2 127 (30.83%) SQL
3 126 (30.58%) Degree
4 118 (28.64%) Computer Science
5 113 (27.43%) C#
5 113 (27.43%) Windows
6 99 (24.03%) Front Office
7 92 (22.33%) SQL Server
8 85 (20.63%) Java
9 82 (19.90%) Asset Management
10 77 (18.69%) Linux
11 76 (18.45%) Banking
12 72 (17.48%) Investment Management
12 72 (17.48%) UNIX
13 71 (17.23%) Python
13 71 (17.23%) C++
13 71 (17.23%) .NET
14 62 (15.05%) Microsoft
15 57 (13.83%) Derivative
16 49 (11.89%) OO
17 48 (11.65%) Mathematics
18 47 (11.41%) Multithreading
19 46 (11.17%) Perl
20 44 (10.68%) Active Directory
21 43 (10.44%) WPF
22 38 (9.22%) Open Source
23 37 (8.98%) Business Analysis
24 34 (8.25%) Project Management
25 33 (8.01%) Fixed Income
25 33 (8.01%) Low Latency

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 21 (5.10%) MS Exchange
2 13 (3.16%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (1.21%) GemFire
5 5 (1.21%) Oracle Coherence
6 4 (0.97%) SAS
6 4 (0.97%) Lync
7 3 (0.73%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.49%) IIS
8 2 (0.49%) Node.js
9 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.24%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 23 (5.58%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.37%) MS Office
3 2 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.49%) MS Project
4 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (1.21%) Advent Geneva
2 4 (0.97%) PORTIA
3 3 (0.73%) LatentZero
4 2 (0.49%) Front Arena
4 2 (0.49%) Beauchamp
4 2 (0.49%) Decalog
4 2 (0.49%) LongView
4 2 (0.49%) HiInvest
4 2 (0.49%) HiPerformance
4 2 (0.49%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 2 (0.49%) Advent Moxy
4 2 (0.49%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.24%) TRIRIGA
5 1 (0.24%) Maximo
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.73%) SaaS
2 2 (0.49%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.61%) TCP/IP
1 19 (4.61%) Network Security
2 14 (3.40%) Firewall
2 14 (3.40%) DNS
3 11 (2.67%) DHCP
4 9 (2.18%) SAN
5 8 (1.94%) WAN
5 8 (1.94%) FTP
6 7 (1.70%) VPN
7 6 (1.46%) LAN
7 6 (1.46%) Multicast
8 4 (0.97%) IP Telephony
8 4 (0.97%) HTTP
9 3 (0.73%) OSPF
9 3 (0.73%) BGP
10 2 (0.49%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (0.49%) NAS
10 2 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.49%) Internet
10 2 (0.49%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (22.33%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.85%) Relational Database
3 18 (4.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (2.91%) RDBMS
5 10 (2.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.46%) KDB
7 6 (1.46%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.21%) Hazelcast
8 5 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.97%) Star Schema
9 4 (0.97%) MySQL
10 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.73%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.73%) InterSystems Cache
11 2 (0.49%) QlikView
11 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.46%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (1.21%) JIRA
4 3 (0.73%) Artifactory
4 3 (0.73%) Apache Ivy
4 3 (0.73%) IntelliJ
4 3 (0.73%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.49%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 2 (0.49%) JUnit
6 1 (0.24%) Bower
6 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.24%) Grunt
6 1 (0.24%) Yeoman
6 1 (0.24%) Hudson
6 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.24%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.24%) NUnit
6 1 (0.24%) Subversion
6 1 (0.24%) Maven
General
1 284 (68.93%) Finance
2 99 (24.03%) Front Office
3 76 (18.45%) Banking
4 31 (7.52%) Investment Banking
5 28 (6.80%) Back Office
6 17 (4.13%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.46%) Games
8 5 (1.21%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.21%) Corporate Banking
8 5 (1.21%) International Banking
8 5 (1.21%) General Ledger
9 4 (0.97%) Online Betting
9 4 (0.97%) Retail
9 4 (0.97%) Advertising
10 3 (0.73%) Legal
10 3 (0.73%) Marketing
10 3 (0.73%) German Language
11 2 (0.49%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.49%) Japanese Language
11 2 (0.49%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 174 (42.23%) Developer
2 92 (22.33%) Analyst
3 70 (16.99%) C# Developer
4 47 (11.41%) Business Analyst
5 37 (8.98%) Junior
6 29 (7.04%) Support Analyst
7 28 (6.80%) .NET Developer
8 27 (6.55%) C++ Developer
8 27 (6.55%) Java Developer
8 27 (6.55%) C# .NET Developer
9 22 (5.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 19 (4.61%) Applications Support
10 19 (4.61%) Python Developer
11 14 (3.40%) Senior Developer
11 14 (3.40%) Graduate
12 13 (3.16%) Mid-Level C# Developer
12 13 (3.16%) Applications Support Analyst
12 13 (3.16%) Junior Developer
13 12 (2.91%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
13 12 (2.91%) Mid-Level C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (17.23%) .NET
2 43 (10.44%) WPF
3 32 (7.77%) WCF
4 28 (6.80%) HTML
5 26 (6.31%) ASP.NET
6 19 (4.61%) HTML5
7 17 (4.13%) Spring
8 14 (3.40%) XML
9 13 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (3.16%) LINQ
10 9 (2.18%) Web Services
10 9 (2.18%) CSS
11 8 (1.94%) WinForms
12 7 (1.70%) .NET Framework
13 6 (1.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 6 (1.46%) Hibernate
13 6 (1.46%) JMS
13 6 (1.46%) STL
13 6 (1.46%) AngularJS
14 5 (1.21%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 118 (28.64%) Computer Science
2 57 (13.83%) Derivative
3 48 (11.65%) Mathematics
4 38 (9.22%) Open Source
5 33 (8.01%) Fixed Income
6 31 (7.52%) Equities
7 30 (7.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 25 (6.07%) Physics
9 15 (3.64%) N-Tier
9 15 (3.64%) Equity Derivative
10 14 (3.40%) Blackberry
11 13 (3.16%) Credit Risk
12 11 (2.67%) Credit Derivative
13 8 (1.94%) Market Risk
13 8 (1.94%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 7 (1.70%) Statistics
15 6 (1.46%) Economics
15 6 (1.46%) Smartphone
16 5 (1.21%) SWIFT
16 5 (1.21%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 113 (27.43%) Windows
2 77 (18.69%) Linux
3 72 (17.48%) UNIX
4 28 (6.80%) Solaris
5 22 (5.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.70%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.97%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.97%) Android
11 2 (0.49%) CentOS
11 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.24%) AIX
12 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (19.90%) Asset Management
2 72 (17.48%) Investment Management
3 49 (11.89%) OO
4 47 (11.41%) Multithreading
5 37 (8.98%) Business Analysis
6 34 (8.25%) Project Management
7 33 (8.01%) Low Latency
8 25 (6.07%) Algorithmic Trading
9 16 (3.88%) TDD
9 16 (3.88%) ETL
10 15 (3.64%) MVC
11 14 (3.40%) Software Engineering
11 14 (3.40%) Risk Management
11 14 (3.40%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (3.40%) Analytics
12 12 (2.91%) Wealth Management
13 11 (2.67%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (2.67%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (2.43%) Fund Management
14 10 (2.43%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 127 (30.83%) SQL
2 113 (27.43%) C#
3 85 (20.63%) Java
4 71 (17.23%) Python
4 71 (17.23%) C++
5 46 (11.17%) Perl
6 23 (5.58%) PowerShell
7 17 (4.13%) C
8 14 (3.40%) VBA
9 12 (2.91%) JavaScript
10 10 (2.43%) T-SQL
11 8 (1.94%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.46%) Scala
13 5 (1.21%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.21%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.97%) R
15 3 (0.73%) VBScript
15 3 (0.73%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.73%) Ruby
16 2 (0.49%) F#
Qualifications
1 126 (30.58%) Degree
2 9 (2.18%) PhD
3 7 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.46%) CFA
4 6 (1.46%) MCSE
5 5 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.21%) MCITP
6 4 (0.97%) PMP
6 4 (0.97%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.73%) MCSA
8 2 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.49%) CISSP
8 2 (0.49%) CCNP
8 2 (0.49%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.24%) ISEB
9 1 (0.24%) CCIE
9 1 (0.24%) CCNA
9 1 (0.24%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.24%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.70%) QA
2 4 (0.97%) EMIR
3 2 (0.49%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.24%) UCITS
4 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.24%) SLA
4 1 (0.24%) MiFID
4 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (10.68%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.43%) vSphere
3 10 (2.43%) Hyper-V
3 10 (2.43%) VMware ESX
4 5 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (1.21%) XenApp
5 2 (0.49%) XenServer
5 2 (0.49%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.49%) NFS
6 1 (0.24%) Docker
6 1 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (2.67%) SCCM
2 4 (0.97%) Puppet
3 3 (0.73%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (0.73%) Nagios
3 3 (0.73%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.49%) SCOM
5 1 (0.24%) Ansible
5 1 (0.24%) Salt
5 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (0.24%) YUM
5 1 (0.24%) WMI
Vendors
1 62 (15.05%) Microsoft
2 24 (5.83%) Cisco
2 24 (5.83%) VMware
3 21 (5.10%) Oracle
4 18 (4.37%) Citrix
5 15 (3.64%) HP
6 10 (2.43%) Bloomberg
7 7 (1.70%) BI-SAM
7 7 (1.70%) CheckPoint
7 7 (1.70%) Red Hat
7 7 (1.70%) Juniper
7 7 (1.70%) Sophos
7 7 (1.70%) Advent
8 6 (1.46%) NetApp
9 5 (1.21%) FactSet
9 5 (1.21%) Calypso
9 5 (1.21%) Serena
9 5 (1.21%) thinkFolio
10 4 (0.97%) Reuters
10 4 (0.97%) Charles River
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Just now
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + bonus+training+bonus
Posted: 38 minutes ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + competitive benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + 10% on everything billed!
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum bonus and benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago