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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hedge fund
Rank 146 128 149
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +21
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 168 212 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.66% 2.01% 1.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.00% 4.29% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 152 170 178
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £95,500 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
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
4203 4944 4914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.52% 46.99% 44.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3592 4178 4418
Average salary £55,000 £56,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.08% +3.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £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 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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.

1 233 (70.82%) Finance
2 129 (39.21%) SQL
3 106 (32.22%) C#
4 88 (26.75%) Windows
5 87 (26.44%) .NET
6 81 (24.62%) Degree
7 74 (22.49%) Computer Science
8 58 (17.63%) Linux
9 57 (17.33%) Java
10 55 (16.72%) Python
10 55 (16.72%) Financial Institution
11 54 (16.41%) Banking
12 53 (16.11%) Front Office
13 51 (15.50%) SQL Server
14 47 (14.29%) ASP.NET
14 47 (14.29%) UNIX
15 46 (13.98%) C++
16 45 (13.68%) OO
16 45 (13.68%) Microsoft
17 43 (13.07%) Active Directory
17 43 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
18 42 (12.77%) Asset Management
19 38 (11.55%) JavaScript
20 37 (11.25%) Low Latency
21 36 (10.94%) HTML
22 33 (10.03%) Derivative
23 32 (9.73%) Perl
24 29 (8.81%) VMware
24 29 (8.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 29 (8.81%) Investment Management

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 23 (6.99%) MS Exchange
2 16 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (3.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (3.65%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.43%) JBoss
4 8 (2.43%) MQSeries
5 7 (2.13%) IIS
6 6 (1.82%) Lync
7 5 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.22%) Node.js
9 3 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.91%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (0.91%) GemFire
10 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.30%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (6.99%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.95%) MS Office
3 3 (0.91%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.61%) Markit EDM
1 2 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.61%) SaaS
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.08%) Network Security
2 15 (4.56%) Firewall
3 14 (4.26%) DNS
4 13 (3.95%) Multicast
4 13 (3.95%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (3.34%) Internet
5 11 (3.34%) VPN
6 10 (3.04%) DHCP
7 9 (2.74%) MPLS
8 8 (2.43%) WAN
9 7 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (1.82%) SSL
10 6 (1.82%) OSPF
10 6 (1.82%) BGP
10 6 (1.82%) EIGRP
11 5 (1.52%) H.323
11 5 (1.52%) TCP/IP
11 5 (1.52%) VoIP
12 4 (1.22%) SAN
12 4 (1.22%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (15.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.95%) Relational Database
3 8 (2.43%) MySQL
3 8 (2.43%) RDBMS
3 8 (2.43%) InterSystems Cache
4 7 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (1.22%) QlikView
7 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.61%) Star Schema
8 2 (0.61%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.61%) Big Data
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 7 (2.13%) Selenium
1 7 (2.13%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.82%) Cucumber
2 6 (1.82%) WebDriver
3 5 (1.52%) JUnit
4 4 (1.22%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.22%) RSpec
4 4 (1.22%) Appium
4 4 (1.22%) eggPlant
5 2 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.61%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 2 (0.61%) Maven
5 2 (0.61%) Bower
5 2 (0.61%) Grunt
5 2 (0.61%) Yeoman
6 1 (0.30%) NUnit
6 1 (0.30%) JIRA
6 1 (0.30%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.30%) JBehave
6 1 (0.30%) SpecFlow
General
1 233 (70.82%) Finance
2 55 (16.72%) Financial Institution
3 54 (16.41%) Banking
4 53 (16.11%) Front Office
5 26 (7.90%) Investment Banking
6 22 (6.69%) Back Office
7 21 (6.38%) Law
8 7 (2.13%) Marketing
9 6 (1.82%) Legal
9 6 (1.82%) Games
9 6 (1.82%) Retail
10 4 (1.22%) Online Betting
11 3 (0.91%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.91%) Advertising
12 2 (0.61%) German Language
12 2 (0.61%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.61%) Japanese Language
12 2 (0.61%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.61%) Billing
12 2 (0.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 132 (40.12%) Developer
2 44 (13.37%) Analyst
3 33 (10.03%) C# Developer
4 31 (9.42%) .NET Developer
5 23 (6.99%) Network Engineer
5 23 (6.99%) C# .NET Developer
6 22 (6.69%) Consultant
6 22 (6.69%) Junior
7 18 (5.47%) Applications Support
7 18 (5.47%) C++ Developer
8 17 (5.17%) Support Analyst
8 17 (5.17%) Support Consultant
9 15 (4.56%) Python Developer
10 14 (4.26%) Graduate
11 12 (3.65%) Software Developer
11 12 (3.65%) Team Leader
12 11 (3.34%) Quantitative Developer
12 11 (3.34%) Senior Developer
13 10 (3.04%) Junior Developer
13 10 (3.04%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (26.44%) .NET
2 47 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 36 (10.94%) HTML
4 26 (7.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 25 (7.60%) WCF
6 23 (6.99%) CSS
6 23 (6.99%) WPF
7 14 (4.26%) Spring
8 13 (3.95%) HTML5
9 12 (3.65%) XML
9 12 (3.65%) .NET Framework
9 12 (3.65%) SciPy
9 12 (3.65%) NumPy
9 12 (3.65%) AngularJS
10 10 (3.04%) Pandas
11 9 (2.74%) WinForms
12 8 (2.43%) Web Services
12 8 (2.43%) JMS
12 8 (2.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 8 (2.43%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 74 (22.49%) Computer Science
2 33 (10.03%) Derivative
3 29 (8.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 25 (7.60%) Open Source
5 24 (7.29%) Fixed Income
6 23 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (5.78%) Blackberry
8 16 (4.86%) Equities
9 12 (3.65%) Mathematics
10 9 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (2.74%) N-Tier
11 6 (1.82%) Visualisation
11 6 (1.82%) Physics
11 6 (1.82%) Credit Risk
11 6 (1.82%) Algorithms
12 5 (1.52%) iPad
13 4 (1.22%) Clustering
13 4 (1.22%) Symmetrix
13 4 (1.22%) iPhone
13 4 (1.22%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 88 (26.75%) Windows
2 58 (17.63%) Linux
3 47 (14.29%) UNIX
4 22 (6.69%) Solaris
5 21 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (6.08%) Windows 7
7 10 (3.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.22%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.91%) Android
10 3 (0.91%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.61%) CentOS
12 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (13.68%) OO
2 43 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (12.77%) Asset Management
4 37 (11.25%) Low Latency
5 29 (8.81%) Investment Management
6 27 (8.21%) MVC
7 24 (7.29%) Project Management
8 22 (6.69%) TDD
9 19 (5.78%) Unit Testing
9 19 (5.78%) Multithreading
10 18 (5.47%) BDD
11 16 (4.86%) Risk Management
12 14 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (3.95%) ETL
14 12 (3.65%) Systematic Trading
14 12 (3.65%) Analytics
15 11 (3.34%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (3.34%) Algorithmic Trading
15 11 (3.34%) Software Engineering
15 11 (3.34%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 129 (39.21%) SQL
2 106 (32.22%) C#
3 57 (17.33%) Java
4 55 (16.72%) Python
5 46 (13.98%) C++
6 38 (11.55%) JavaScript
7 32 (9.73%) Perl
8 27 (8.21%) PowerShell
9 13 (3.95%) VBA
10 10 (3.04%) Ruby
11 9 (2.74%) Bash Shell
11 9 (2.74%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.82%) VB
12 6 (1.82%) R
13 5 (1.52%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.22%) C
15 3 (0.91%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.61%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.61%) Jython
16 2 (0.61%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 81 (24.62%) Degree
2 22 (6.69%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (4.56%) CCNP
4 13 (3.95%) CCIE
5 9 (2.74%) CCNA
6 6 (1.82%) PhD
6 6 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.82%) CCSA
6 6 (1.82%) CCSE
7 4 (1.22%) MCSE
8 3 (0.91%) MCITP
9 2 (0.61%) CISSP
10 1 (0.30%) CEH
10 1 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.30%) OSCP
10 1 (0.30%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.95%) QA
2 4 (1.22%) SLA
2 4 (1.22%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.91%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.61%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.61%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.61%) UCITS
5 1 (0.30%) EMIR
5 1 (0.30%) COBIT
5 1 (0.30%) Basel III
System Software
1 43 (13.07%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.26%) XenApp
3 12 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (3.34%) vSphere
5 9 (2.74%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (2.13%) VMware ESX
6 7 (2.13%) NFS
7 5 (1.52%) VMware Server
8 4 (1.22%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.61%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (4.56%) SCCM
2 6 (1.82%) Tivoli
2 6 (1.82%) Backup Exec
2 6 (1.82%) Puppet
3 5 (1.52%) NetBackup
3 5 (1.52%) Control-M
4 4 (1.22%) SCOM
4 4 (1.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (0.91%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (0.91%) yum
6 1 (0.30%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.30%) DameWare
Vendors
1 45 (13.68%) Microsoft
2 29 (8.81%) VMware
3 28 (8.51%) Citrix
4 24 (7.29%) Cisco
4 24 (7.29%) Oracle
5 16 (4.86%) CheckPoint
6 14 (4.26%) Bloomberg
7 9 (2.74%) Reuters
8 8 (2.43%) NetApp
9 7 (2.13%) Altiris
10 6 (1.82%) Avaya
10 6 (1.82%) HP
10 6 (1.82%) Dell
10 6 (1.82%) EMC
11 5 (1.52%) F5
11 5 (1.52%) Symantec
11 5 (1.52%) Veritas
11 5 (1.52%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.22%) SAP
12 4 (1.22%) Sophos
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + excellent bonus potential
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Salary is approx 50-75k base + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago