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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hedge fund
Rank 158 161 139
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -22
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 163 186 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.67% 1.59% 1.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.72% 3.52% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 145 166 216
Average salary £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.39% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £94,000 £82,500 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -10.00%
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
4381 5277 5871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 44.95% 44.98% 49.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3611 4335 5170
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015, 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.

1 220 (63.58%) Finance
2 129 (37.28%) SQL
3 108 (31.21%) Computer Science
4 105 (30.35%) Degree
5 86 (24.86%) Windows
6 85 (24.57%) SQL Server
7 83 (23.99%) Linux
8 79 (22.83%) C#
9 66 (19.08%) .NET
10 64 (18.50%) Asset Management
11 61 (17.63%) Python
12 58 (16.76%) Front Office
13 57 (16.47%) Java
14 56 (16.18%) UNIX
15 54 (15.61%) Oracle
16 53 (15.32%) C++
17 52 (15.03%) Banking
18 46 (13.29%) Agile Software Development
19 40 (11.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 38 (10.98%) OO
21 37 (10.69%) Multithreading
22 34 (9.83%) Mathematics
22 34 (9.83%) Software Engineering
23 30 (8.67%) Perl
24 29 (8.38%) Algorithmic Trading
24 29 (8.38%) Low Latency
25 27 (7.80%) HTML
25 27 (7.80%) Cisco
25 27 (7.80%) Algorithms
26 26 (7.51%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 9 (2.60%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.02%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.45%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (0.87%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.58%) IIS
6 1 (0.29%) Apache
6 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 19 (5.49%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.73%) Beauchamp
1 6 (1.73%) Markit EDM
2 4 (1.16%) thinkFolio
2 4 (1.16%) Advent Geneva
3 3 (0.87%) Eagle PACE
3 3 (0.87%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
3 3 (0.87%) Advent Moxy
3 3 (0.87%) HiInvest
3 3 (0.87%) HiPerformance
3 3 (0.87%) Decalog
3 3 (0.87%) LongView
3 3 (0.87%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.20%) Network Security
2 17 (4.91%) Firewall
3 11 (3.18%) LAN
3 11 (3.18%) WAN
4 10 (2.89%) SAN
5 9 (2.60%) TCP/IP
6 7 (2.02%) Broadband
6 7 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (1.45%) VPN
7 5 (1.45%) SSL
8 4 (1.16%) Intranet
9 3 (0.87%) DNS
9 3 (0.87%) VLAN
10 1 (0.29%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.29%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (0.29%) IPsec
10 1 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.29%) MRTG
10 1 (0.29%) NX-OS
10 1 (0.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (24.57%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (4.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (4.91%) Relational Database
4 11 (3.18%) MongoDB
5 10 (2.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (2.60%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.31%) Redis
8 6 (1.73%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.73%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.45%) KDB
9 5 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.16%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.16%) MySQL
10 4 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.87%) OLAP
11 3 (0.87%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 13 (3.76%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.73%) Plastic SCM
3 5 (1.45%) Maven
3 5 (1.45%) MSI
4 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.58%) Selenium
4 2 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.58%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.29%) MSTest
5 1 (0.29%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.29%) Moq
5 1 (0.29%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.29%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.29%) gulp
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.29%) NUnit
5 1 (0.29%) CruiseControl
General
1 220 (63.58%) Finance
2 58 (16.76%) Front Office
3 52 (15.03%) Banking
4 26 (7.51%) Investment Banking
5 24 (6.94%) Financial Institution
6 21 (6.07%) Back Office
7 10 (2.89%) Retail
8 3 (0.87%) Marketing
9 2 (0.58%) Games
9 2 (0.58%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.29%) Law
10 1 (0.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 132 (38.15%) Developer
2 69 (19.94%) Analyst
3 50 (14.45%) C# Developer
4 30 (8.67%) Senior Developer
5 29 (8.38%) Support Analyst
6 24 (6.94%) Network Engineer
7 19 (5.49%) Java Developer
8 18 (5.20%) Graduate
9 17 (4.91%) Applications Support
10 16 (4.62%) C++ Developer
10 16 (4.62%) Junior
10 16 (4.62%) Consultant
11 14 (4.05%) C# .NET Developer
12 13 (3.76%) Administrator
13 12 (3.47%) DBA
13 12 (3.47%) Security Engineer
13 12 (3.47%) Python Developer
14 11 (3.18%) Senior C# Developer
14 11 (3.18%) Project Manager
14 11 (3.18%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (19.08%) .NET
2 27 (7.80%) HTML
3 19 (5.49%) CSS
4 18 (5.20%) FIX Protocol
5 16 (4.62%) HTML5
6 15 (4.34%) AngularJS
7 14 (4.05%) ASP.NET
8 11 (3.18%) WPF
8 11 (3.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (2.60%) SciPy
9 9 (2.60%) NumPy
9 9 (2.60%) CSS3
10 8 (2.31%) WCF
10 8 (2.31%) STL
10 8 (2.31%) WinForms
10 8 (2.31%) Pandas
11 7 (2.02%) XML
12 6 (1.73%) Web Services
12 6 (1.73%) JSP
12 6 (1.73%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 108 (31.21%) Computer Science
2 40 (11.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 34 (9.83%) Mathematics
4 27 (7.80%) Algorithms
5 26 (7.51%) Derivative
6 22 (6.36%) Equities
7 21 (6.07%) Fixed Income
8 20 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (4.05%) Data Structures
9 14 (4.05%) Data Centre
10 13 (3.76%) Physics
10 13 (3.76%) Statistics
11 8 (2.31%) Economics
12 7 (2.02%) Replication
13 6 (1.73%) Management Information System
13 6 (1.73%) Visualisation
13 6 (1.73%) User Experience
14 5 (1.45%) Reference Data
15 3 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
15 3 (0.87%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 86 (24.86%) Windows
2 83 (23.99%) Linux
3 56 (16.18%) UNIX
4 18 (5.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (3.18%) Solaris
7 8 (2.31%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.45%) Debian
8 5 (1.45%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.29%) Android
9 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (18.50%) Asset Management
2 46 (13.29%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (10.98%) OO
4 37 (10.69%) Multithreading
5 34 (9.83%) Software Engineering
6 29 (8.38%) Algorithmic Trading
6 29 (8.38%) Low Latency
7 21 (6.07%) TDD
8 20 (5.78%) Investment Management
8 20 (5.78%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (5.78%) Performance Tuning
9 17 (4.91%) Unit Testing
10 16 (4.62%) Risk Management
10 16 (4.62%) Project Management
11 15 (4.34%) ETL
11 15 (4.34%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (4.34%) ITIL
11 15 (4.34%) Information Security
12 14 (4.05%) OOD
12 14 (4.05%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 129 (37.28%) SQL
2 79 (22.83%) C#
3 61 (17.63%) Python
4 57 (16.47%) Java
5 53 (15.32%) C++
6 30 (8.67%) Perl
7 24 (6.94%) JavaScript
7 24 (6.94%) PowerShell
8 19 (5.49%) VBA
9 12 (3.47%) C
9 12 (3.47%) T-SQL
10 8 (2.31%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.73%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.16%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.87%) VB
14 2 (0.58%) Ruby
15 1 (0.29%) Haskell
15 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.29%) VBScript
15 1 (0.29%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 105 (30.35%) Degree
2 24 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (5.49%) PhD
4 18 (5.20%) CCNA
5 10 (2.89%) CISSP
5 10 (2.89%) CCSA
6 9 (2.60%) CCNP
7 7 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.45%) CFA
9 4 (1.16%) CCIE
10 3 (0.87%) MCSE
11 2 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.58%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.58%) CHFI
11 2 (0.58%) GIAC
12 1 (0.29%) CCSE
12 1 (0.29%) MCITP
12 1 (0.29%) PMP
12 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.02%) EMIR
2 5 (1.45%) QA
3 4 (1.16%) AIFMD
4 2 (0.58%) UCITS
4 2 (0.58%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.58%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.58%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.58%) MiFID
System Software
1 14 (4.05%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.87%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.58%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.58%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.58%) vSphere
6 1 (0.29%) Docker
6 1 (0.29%) iptables
6 1 (0.29%) NFS
6 1 (0.29%) NDS
6 1 (0.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (1.73%) Tivoli
1 6 (1.73%) Backup Exec
2 5 (1.45%) Control-M
2 5 (1.45%) SCCM
2 5 (1.45%) NetBackup
3 4 (1.16%) FortiGate
3 4 (1.16%) Nagios
4 3 (0.87%) WSUS
4 3 (0.87%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.58%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.29%) Puppet
6 1 (0.29%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.29%) SmokePing
6 1 (0.29%) Ansible
6 1 (0.29%) Mesos
6 1 (0.29%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 54 (15.61%) Oracle
2 27 (7.80%) Cisco
3 26 (7.51%) Microsoft
4 18 (5.20%) VMware
5 15 (4.34%) HP
5 15 (4.34%) Sybase
6 13 (3.76%) Bloomberg
7 11 (3.18%) Google
8 8 (2.31%) Reuters
8 8 (2.31%) BMC
9 6 (1.73%) SAP
9 6 (1.73%) Charles River
9 6 (1.73%) BI-SAM
10 5 (1.45%) F5
10 5 (1.45%) Sun
10 5 (1.45%) Citrix
10 5 (1.45%) Juniper
10 5 (1.45%) Veritas
10 5 (1.45%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.16%) Dell
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