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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hedge fund
Rank 156 144 133
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -11
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 158 219 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.45% 1.85% 2.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.46% 3.96% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 144 198 230
Average salary £62,500 £63,250 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.18% +7.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £96,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
4571 5524 5336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.92% 46.62% 45.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3939 4712 4842
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 £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £85,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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.

1 231 (71.74%) Finance
2 120 (37.27%) SQL
3 105 (32.61%) C#
4 90 (27.95%) Degree
5 86 (26.71%) Computer Science
6 83 (25.78%) Windows
7 82 (25.47%) .NET
8 64 (19.88%) Linux
9 62 (19.25%) Front Office
10 60 (18.63%) Java
11 58 (18.01%) Python
12 49 (15.22%) C++
12 49 (15.22%) SQL Server
12 49 (15.22%) Banking
13 47 (14.60%) UNIX
14 45 (13.98%) Asset Management
15 44 (13.66%) OO
16 43 (13.35%) ASP.NET
17 40 (12.42%) Financial Institution
18 38 (11.80%) Derivative
18 38 (11.80%) Low Latency
19 36 (11.18%) Agile Software Development
20 35 (10.87%) Microsoft
21 34 (10.56%) JavaScript
21 34 (10.56%) Perl
22 33 (10.25%) HTML
22 33 (10.25%) Active Directory
23 30 (9.32%) Investment Management
24 29 (9.01%) Open Source
24 29 (9.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 20 (6.21%) MS Exchange
2 14 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (3.11%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (1.86%) Lync
6 5 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.24%) Node.js
7 4 (1.24%) JBoss
7 4 (1.24%) MQSeries
8 3 (0.93%) GemFire
8 3 (0.93%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.31%) IIS
10 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (4.97%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.42%) MS Office
3 3 (0.93%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.31%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.52%) Network Security
2 17 (5.28%) DNS
3 12 (3.73%) DHCP
4 10 (3.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (2.80%) Firewall
6 8 (2.48%) Multicast
7 7 (2.17%) Internet
8 6 (1.86%) MPLS
9 5 (1.55%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.55%) WAN
10 4 (1.24%) FTP
10 4 (1.24%) OSPF
10 4 (1.24%) BGP
10 4 (1.24%) EIGRP
10 4 (1.24%) SAN
10 4 (1.24%) iSCSI
10 4 (1.24%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (0.93%) VLAN
11 3 (0.93%) VPN
11 3 (0.93%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.73%) Relational Database
3 11 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.86%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (1.86%) RDBMS
6 6 (1.86%) MySQL
7 4 (1.24%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (1.24%) Star Schema
7 4 (1.24%) InterSystems Cache
7 4 (1.24%) QlikView
7 4 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.62%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.62%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.62%) Big Data
9 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.62%) Hazelcast
9 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (2.48%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.55%) Selenium
2 5 (1.55%) JUnit
2 5 (1.55%) Cucumber
3 4 (1.24%) WebDriver
3 4 (1.24%) eggPlant
3 4 (1.24%) Appium
3 4 (1.24%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.24%) RSpec
3 4 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 2 (0.62%) Maven
4 2 (0.62%) JIRA
4 2 (0.62%) Bower
4 2 (0.62%) Yeoman
4 2 (0.62%) Grunt
5 1 (0.31%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.31%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.31%) IntelliJ
General
1 231 (71.74%) Finance
2 62 (19.25%) Front Office
3 49 (15.22%) Banking
4 40 (12.42%) Financial Institution
5 22 (6.83%) Back Office
6 17 (5.28%) Investment Banking
7 13 (4.04%) Law
8 6 (1.86%) Games
9 5 (1.55%) Marketing
10 4 (1.24%) Online Betting
10 4 (1.24%) Legal
10 4 (1.24%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.93%) Advertising
11 3 (0.93%) Retail
11 3 (0.93%) German Language
12 2 (0.62%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.62%) Japanese Language
12 2 (0.62%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.62%) Billing
12 2 (0.62%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 148 (45.96%) Developer
2 48 (14.91%) Analyst
3 39 (12.11%) C# Developer
4 33 (10.25%) .NET Developer
5 25 (7.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 24 (7.45%) Junior
7 19 (5.90%) C++ Developer
7 19 (5.90%) Python Developer
8 18 (5.59%) Network Engineer
9 17 (5.28%) Consultant
9 17 (5.28%) Business Analyst
9 17 (5.28%) Java Developer
10 16 (4.97%) Support Consultant
11 15 (4.66%) Software Developer
12 13 (4.04%) Graduate
13 12 (3.73%) Support Analyst
14 11 (3.42%) Applications Support
14 11 (3.42%) Senior Developer
14 11 (3.42%) Junior Developer
14 11 (3.42%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (25.47%) .NET
2 43 (13.35%) ASP.NET
3 33 (10.25%) HTML
4 26 (8.07%) WCF
5 25 (7.76%) WPF
6 23 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (6.52%) CSS
8 14 (4.35%) Spring
9 13 (4.04%) HTML5
9 13 (4.04%) XML
10 12 (3.73%) SciPy
10 12 (3.73%) NumPy
11 11 (3.42%) AngularJS
12 10 (3.11%) Pandas
13 9 (2.80%) .NET Framework
13 9 (2.80%) WinForms
14 8 (2.48%) Web Services
14 8 (2.48%) jQuery
15 7 (2.17%) LINQ
16 6 (1.86%) Matplotlib
Miscellaneous
1 86 (26.71%) Computer Science
2 38 (11.80%) Derivative
3 29 (9.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 29 (9.01%) Open Source
4 22 (6.83%) Fixed Income
4 22 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (6.21%) Mathematics
6 17 (5.28%) Blackberry
7 15 (4.66%) Equities
8 13 (4.04%) Physics
9 10 (3.11%) N-Tier
10 7 (2.17%) Credit Risk
10 7 (2.17%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.86%) iPad
11 6 (1.86%) Visualisation
12 5 (1.55%) Economics
12 5 (1.55%) Equity Derivative
13 4 (1.24%) Symmetrix
13 4 (1.24%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 83 (25.78%) Windows
2 64 (19.88%) Linux
3 47 (14.60%) UNIX
4 22 (6.83%) Solaris
5 18 (5.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (3.73%) Windows 7
7 7 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.93%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.62%) Android
9 2 (0.62%) CentOS
9 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (13.98%) Asset Management
2 44 (13.66%) OO
3 38 (11.80%) Low Latency
4 36 (11.18%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (9.32%) Investment Management
6 24 (7.45%) Project Management
6 24 (7.45%) MVC
7 23 (7.14%) Multithreading
8 19 (5.90%) TDD
9 18 (5.59%) Unit Testing
10 14 (4.35%) Algorithmic Trading
10 14 (4.35%) ETL
10 14 (4.35%) BDD
10 14 (4.35%) Analytics
11 12 (3.73%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (3.73%) ITIL
11 12 (3.73%) Risk Management
12 11 (3.42%) Software Engineering
12 11 (3.42%) Systematic Trading
13 9 (2.80%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 120 (37.27%) SQL
2 105 (32.61%) C#
3 60 (18.63%) Java
4 58 (18.01%) Python
5 49 (15.22%) C++
6 34 (10.56%) JavaScript
6 34 (10.56%) Perl
7 23 (7.14%) PowerShell
8 15 (4.66%) VBA
9 9 (2.80%) T-SQL
10 8 (2.48%) Ruby
11 7 (2.17%) Bash Shell
11 7 (2.17%) R
12 6 (1.86%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.86%) C
13 5 (1.55%) VB
14 4 (1.24%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.62%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.62%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.62%) Scala
Qualifications
1 90 (27.95%) Degree
2 16 (4.97%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (2.48%) PhD
3 8 (2.48%) CCIE
3 8 (2.48%) CCNP
4 6 (1.86%) CCNA
5 5 (1.55%) CCSA
6 4 (1.24%) CCSE
7 3 (0.93%) CISSP
8 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.62%) MCSE
9 1 (0.31%) OSCP
9 1 (0.31%) MCITP
9 1 (0.31%) CEH
9 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.31%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.80%) QA
2 4 (1.24%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.93%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.93%) SLA
4 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.62%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.62%) UCITS
5 1 (0.31%) EMIR
5 1 (0.31%) Basel III
5 1 (0.31%) COBIT
System Software
1 33 (10.25%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.42%) XenApp
3 9 (2.80%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (2.80%) vSphere
4 8 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (2.17%) NFS
6 5 (1.55%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.24%) VMware Server
7 4 (1.24%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.31%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (4.04%) SCCM
2 6 (1.86%) Puppet
3 5 (1.55%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.24%) Control-M
4 4 (1.24%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.24%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (0.93%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (0.93%) SCOM
5 3 (0.93%) yum
6 1 (0.31%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.31%) DameWare
Vendors
1 35 (10.87%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.14%) VMware
3 21 (6.52%) Citrix
4 18 (5.59%) Oracle
5 17 (5.28%) Cisco
6 12 (3.73%) CheckPoint
6 12 (3.73%) Bloomberg
7 9 (2.80%) Sophos
8 7 (2.17%) Reuters
8 7 (2.17%) EMC
8 7 (2.17%) NetApp
9 6 (1.86%) HP
10 5 (1.55%) Dell
10 5 (1.55%) Altiris
11 4 (1.24%) Symantec
11 4 (1.24%) Charles River
11 4 (1.24%) Veritas
11 4 (1.24%) AppSense
11 4 (1.24%) Infoblox
12 3 (0.93%) Red Hat
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + minimum 20% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrison James Executive
Salary: Very Competitive Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Package & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £75000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Salary is approx 50-75k base + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £6500 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago