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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hedge fund
London / City of London
Rank 132 100 161
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +61
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 97 182 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.93% 2.86% 1.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.84% 5.99% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 77 136 138
Median salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £130,000 £97,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £70,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-35.71% +64.70%

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
2529 3039 4477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 50.37% 47.73% 44.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2318 2660 3855
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £80,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Hedge funds
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Hedge funds as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing Hedge funds also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Hedge funds.

1 99 (44.59%) Finance
2 83 (37.39%) Python
3 78 (35.14%) Linux
4 69 (31.08%) Degree
5 63 (28.38%) C++
6 57 (25.68%) Computer Science
7 54 (24.32%) SQL
8 51 (22.97%) Windows
9 50 (22.52%) Multithreading
10 48 (21.62%) Unix
11 43 (19.37%) Front Office
12 41 (18.47%) Mathematics
12 41 (18.47%) .NET
12 41 (18.47%) C#
13 37 (16.67%) Equities
14 36 (16.22%) SQL Server
15 35 (15.77%) Banking
16 34 (15.32%) Low Latency
17 32 (14.41%) Algorithms
17 32 (14.41%) Asset Management
18 29 (13.06%) Oracle
18 29 (13.06%) Systematic Trading
19 27 (12.16%) Java
20 25 (11.26%) Back Office
20 25 (11.26%) High-Frequency Trading
21 23 (10.36%) ASP.NET
21 23 (10.36%) OO
22 22 (9.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 20 (9.01%) Market Making
24 17 (7.66%) Active Directory

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (4.50%) Apache
2 9 (4.05%) Apache Spark
2 9 (4.05%) OpenStack
3 8 (3.60%) Confluence
4 5 (2.25%) IPython
4 5 (2.25%) MQSeries
5 3 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.35%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.90%) IBM Domino
6 2 (0.90%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.45%) IIS
7 1 (0.45%) JBoss
7 1 (0.45%) nginx
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.25%) Markit EDM
1 5 (2.25%) Salerio
1 5 (2.25%) thinkFolio
2 4 (1.80%) Tradar
3 2 (0.90%) Eze OMS
3 2 (0.90%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.45%) Advent Moxy
4 1 (0.45%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 1 (0.45%) Beauchamp
4 1 (0.45%) Decalog
4 1 (0.45%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.45%) HiInvest
4 1 (0.45%) HiPortfolio
4 1 (0.45%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.45%) LongView
4 1 (0.45%) MultiFonds
4 1 (0.45%) PORTIA
4 1 (0.45%) Temenos Triple'A Plus
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.25%) GitHub
2 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.45%) Bluemix
2 1 (0.45%) Datadog
2 1 (0.45%) Heroku
2 1 (0.45%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.41%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.50%) LAN
3 4 (1.80%) DNS
3 4 (1.80%) Network Security
4 3 (1.35%) Firewall
4 3 (1.35%) IPsec
4 3 (1.35%) VPN
5 2 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.90%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.90%) DHCP
5 2 (0.90%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (0.90%) Internet
5 2 (0.90%) iSCSI
5 2 (0.90%) NetScreen
6 1 (0.45%) FTP
6 1 (0.45%) HTTP
6 1 (0.45%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.45%) SSL
6 1 (0.45%) VoIP
6 1 (0.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.05%) Hadoop
3 8 (3.60%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.15%) Redis
5 6 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.35%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.35%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.35%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (7.21%) Git (software)
1 16 (7.21%) JIRA
2 13 (5.86%) Plastic SCM
3 7 (3.15%) FishEye
4 4 (1.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.90%) Selenium
5 2 (0.90%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.45%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.45%) GoCD
6 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.45%) JUnit
6 1 (0.45%) Mockito
6 1 (0.45%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.45%) WebDriver
General
1 99 (44.59%) Finance
2 43 (19.37%) Front Office
3 35 (15.77%) Banking
4 25 (11.26%) Back Office
5 11 (4.95%) Investment Banking
6 7 (3.15%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.25%) Marketing
8 1 (0.45%) French Language
8 1 (0.45%) German Language
8 1 (0.45%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 126 (56.76%) Developer
2 40 (18.02%) C++ Developer
2 40 (18.02%) Python Developer
3 30 (13.51%) C# Developer
4 27 (12.16%) Quantitative Developer
5 19 (8.56%) SQL Developer
6 18 (8.11%) Analyst
6 18 (8.11%) SQL Server Developer
7 15 (6.76%) .NET Developer
7 15 (6.76%) Junior
7 15 (6.76%) Junior Developer
8 14 (6.31%) C++ Quantitative Developer
9 12 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
9 12 (5.41%) Java Developer
9 12 (5.41%) Programmer
10 11 (4.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 11 (4.95%) Junior Quantitative Developer
10 11 (4.95%) Python Programmer
11 10 (4.50%) ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (4.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (18.47%) .NET
2 23 (10.36%) ASP.NET
3 16 (7.21%) HTML
4 14 (6.31%) LINQ
5 13 (5.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (5.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 13 (5.86%) CSS
5 13 (5.86%) HTML5
6 11 (4.95%) FIX Protocol
6 11 (4.95%) NumPy
6 11 (4.95%) STL
7 10 (4.50%) CSS3
8 9 (4.05%) Django
9 8 (3.60%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (3.15%) Pandas
11 6 (2.70%) WPF
12 5 (2.25%) SciPy
13 3 (1.35%) AngularJS
13 3 (1.35%) jQuery
13 3 (1.35%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 57 (25.68%) Computer Science
2 41 (18.47%) Mathematics
3 37 (16.67%) Equities
4 32 (14.41%) Algorithms
5 22 (9.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 14 (6.31%) Derivative
6 14 (6.31%) Fixed Income
7 12 (5.41%) Visualisation
8 10 (4.50%) Fintech
9 8 (3.60%) Data Centre
10 7 (3.15%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.80%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.35%) CUDA
12 3 (1.35%) Market Risk
12 3 (1.35%) Mobile Computing
12 3 (1.35%) Reference Data
13 2 (0.90%) Data Integration
13 2 (0.90%) iSeries
13 2 (0.90%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 78 (35.14%) Linux
2 51 (22.97%) Windows
3 48 (21.62%) Unix
4 9 (4.05%) CentOS
4 9 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.15%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.80%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.90%) VMS
7 2 (0.90%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.45%) Android
8 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.45%) Debian
8 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.45%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (22.52%) Multithreading
2 34 (15.32%) Low Latency
3 32 (14.41%) Asset Management
4 29 (13.06%) Systematic Trading
5 25 (11.26%) High-Frequency Trading
6 23 (10.36%) OO
7 20 (9.01%) Market Making
8 17 (7.66%) Algorithmic Trading
8 17 (7.66%) MVC
9 15 (6.76%) Software Engineering
10 14 (6.31%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (6.31%) Open Source
11 13 (5.86%) Investment Management
12 12 (5.41%) Project Management
12 12 (5.41%) Web Development
13 11 (4.95%) DevOps
14 10 (4.50%) Configuration Management
14 10 (4.50%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (4.05%) OOD
15 9 (4.05%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 83 (37.39%) Python
2 63 (28.38%) C++
3 54 (24.32%) SQL
4 41 (18.47%) C#
5 27 (12.16%) Java
6 15 (6.76%) C
7 8 (3.60%) Erlang
7 8 (3.60%) Haskell
7 8 (3.60%) PowerShell
7 8 (3.60%) sed
8 7 (3.15%) JavaScript
8 7 (3.15%) PHP
9 5 (2.25%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.90%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.90%) Perl
10 2 (0.90%) Ruby
10 2 (0.90%) VBA
11 1 (0.45%) F#
11 1 (0.45%) Scala
11 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (31.08%) Degree
2 1 (0.45%) CEH
2 1 (0.45%) CISSP
2 1 (0.45%) ISEB
2 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.45%) MCP
2 1 (0.45%) MCSE
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.80%) QA
2 2 (0.90%) MiFID
3 1 (0.45%) COBIT
3 1 (0.45%) EMIR
3 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (7.66%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.60%) Docker
3 6 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.80%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.35%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.90%) NFS
6 2 (0.90%) vSphere
6 2 (0.90%) XenApp
6 2 (0.90%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.45%) Snort
Systems Management
1 11 (4.95%) Ansible
2 10 (4.50%) Puppet
3 7 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.15%) Oracle ZFS
4 5 (2.25%) Nagios
5 2 (0.90%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.90%) Control-M
5 2 (0.90%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.90%) SCCM
5 2 (0.90%) SCOM
6 1 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.45%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.45%) CSIRT
6 1 (0.45%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.45%) Kibana
6 1 (0.45%) logstash
6 1 (0.45%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 29 (13.06%) Oracle
2 13 (5.86%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.95%) Sybase
4 8 (3.60%) ServiceNow
5 7 (3.15%) Atlassian
6 6 (2.70%) Bloomberg
6 6 (2.70%) Cisco
6 6 (2.70%) Fidessa
6 6 (2.70%) VMware
7 5 (2.25%) Charles River
7 5 (2.25%) Citrix
7 5 (2.25%) Linedata
7 5 (2.25%) RIMES
8 4 (1.80%) Advent
8 4 (1.80%) BISAM
8 4 (1.80%) Calypso
8 4 (1.80%) Eze Castle Integration
8 4 (1.80%) Juniper
8 4 (1.80%) Reuters
8 4 (1.80%) SunGard
City, London
HW Search & Selection
Salary: To £Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £110k + bonus (c100%)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £110000 - £150000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £110k + significant bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £6000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
DCM Select
Salary: From £65,000 to £95,000 per annum Excellent total remuneration
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £90000 - £115000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £115000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: Hedge Fund Type Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago