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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hedge fund
Rank 134 121 149
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +28
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 201 226 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.93% 2.18% 1.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.65% 4.62% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 180 159 157
Average salary £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £82,500 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
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
4327 4896 4942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.59% 47.14% 45.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3625 4064 4416
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £34,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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.

1 234 (66.67%) Finance
2 131 (37.32%) SQL
3 105 (29.91%) Windows
4 100 (28.49%) C#
5 85 (24.22%) .NET
5 85 (24.22%) Degree
6 71 (20.23%) Computer Science
7 65 (18.52%) Linux
8 58 (16.52%) Java
8 58 (16.52%) Financial Institution
9 56 (15.95%) Microsoft
9 56 (15.95%) Banking
10 53 (15.10%) Python
10 53 (15.10%) Agile Software Development
11 47 (13.39%) UNIX
11 47 (13.39%) SQL Server
12 46 (13.11%) C++
12 46 (13.11%) Front Office
13 44 (12.54%) ASP.NET
13 44 (12.54%) Active Directory
14 42 (11.97%) OO
15 39 (11.11%) JavaScript
16 35 (9.97%) HTML
16 35 (9.97%) VMware
16 35 (9.97%) Asset Management
16 35 (9.97%) Investment Banking
16 35 (9.97%) Low Latency
17 32 (9.12%) Derivative
17 32 (9.12%) PowerShell
17 32 (9.12%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (6.55%) MS Exchange
2 13 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (3.42%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (2.85%) JBoss
5 8 (2.28%) IIS
5 8 (2.28%) MQSeries
6 5 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (1.42%) Lync
7 3 (0.85%) GemFire
7 3 (0.85%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.85%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.57%) Apache
8 2 (0.57%) Node.js
8 2 (0.57%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 24 (6.84%) MS Excel
2 20 (5.70%) MS Office
3 2 (0.57%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (1.14%) thinkFolio
2 2 (0.57%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.57%) assyst
2 2 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.28%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.85%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.57%) SaaS
3 2 (0.57%) PaaS
3 2 (0.57%) IaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.41%) Firewall
2 18 (5.13%) VPN
3 17 (4.84%) Network Security
4 16 (4.56%) Multicast
5 13 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (3.42%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (3.42%) DNS
7 11 (3.13%) WAN
7 11 (3.13%) OSPF
7 11 (3.13%) BGP
7 11 (3.13%) EIGRP
8 10 (2.85%) Internet
9 9 (2.56%) MPLS
10 8 (2.28%) DHCP
11 6 (1.71%) SSL
12 5 (1.42%) LAN
12 5 (1.42%) VoIP
12 5 (1.42%) H.323
13 4 (1.14%) iSCSI
13 4 (1.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (13.39%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (3.99%) Relational Database
3 12 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (2.56%) RDBMS
4 9 (2.56%) MySQL
5 8 (2.28%) InterSystems Cache
6 7 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.71%) QlikView
7 6 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.42%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (0.85%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (0.57%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.57%) Big Data
11 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.28%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 9 (2.56%) Selenium
2 8 (2.28%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.99%) WebDriver
3 7 (1.99%) Cucumber
4 5 (1.42%) RSpec
4 5 (1.42%) eggPlant
4 5 (1.42%) Eclipse
4 5 (1.42%) Appium
5 3 (0.85%) Mercurial
5 3 (0.85%) JUnit
6 2 (0.57%) Maven
7 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.28%) RequisitePro
7 1 (0.28%) MSI
7 1 (0.28%) NUnit
7 1 (0.28%) Bower
7 1 (0.28%) JBehave
7 1 (0.28%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.28%) Grunt
7 1 (0.28%) Yeoman
General
1 234 (66.67%) Finance
2 58 (16.52%) Financial Institution
3 56 (15.95%) Banking
4 46 (13.11%) Front Office
5 35 (9.97%) Investment Banking
6 24 (6.84%) Back Office
7 23 (6.55%) Law
8 9 (2.56%) Marketing
9 8 (2.28%) Retail
10 6 (1.71%) Legal
11 3 (0.85%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.28%) Advertising
12 1 (0.28%) Games
12 1 (0.28%) Billing
12 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 117 (33.33%) Developer
2 54 (15.38%) Analyst
3 32 (9.12%) C# Developer
4 27 (7.69%) Consultant
4 27 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 26 (7.41%) .NET Developer
6 24 (6.84%) Applications Support
7 22 (6.27%) C# .NET Developer
8 18 (5.13%) Support Analyst
8 18 (5.13%) Junior
8 18 (5.13%) Support Consultant
9 17 (4.84%) Team Leader
10 16 (4.56%) Python Developer
11 15 (4.27%) C++ Developer
11 15 (4.27%) Graduate
12 12 (3.42%) Project Manager
12 12 (3.42%) Applications Support Analyst
13 11 (3.13%) Service Analyst
13 11 (3.13%) Service Desk Analyst
13 11 (3.13%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (24.22%) .NET
2 44 (12.54%) ASP.NET
3 35 (9.97%) HTML
4 25 (7.12%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (6.55%) WCF
5 23 (6.55%) WPF
5 23 (6.55%) CSS
6 13 (3.70%) HTML5
6 13 (3.70%) Spring
7 12 (3.42%) .NET Framework
8 11 (3.13%) SciPy
8 11 (3.13%) NumPy
8 11 (3.13%) XML
9 10 (2.85%) WinForms
10 9 (2.56%) AngularJS
10 9 (2.56%) Pandas
11 8 (2.28%) JMS
11 8 (2.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 8 (2.28%) jQuery
12 7 (1.99%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 71 (20.23%) Computer Science
2 32 (9.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 32 (9.12%) Derivative
3 24 (6.84%) Fixed Income
4 22 (6.27%) Open Source
4 22 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (5.41%) Blackberry
5 19 (5.41%) Equities
6 10 (2.85%) Mathematics
7 9 (2.56%) N-Tier
7 9 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.56%) Clustering
8 7 (1.99%) Visualisation
9 6 (1.71%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.42%) iPad
10 5 (1.42%) iPhone
10 5 (1.42%) Swaptions
11 4 (1.14%) User Experience
11 4 (1.14%) Symmetrix
12 3 (0.85%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 105 (29.91%) Windows
2 65 (18.52%) Linux
3 47 (13.39%) UNIX
4 30 (8.55%) Windows 7
5 22 (6.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (5.70%) Solaris
7 9 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (2.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.42%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.85%) Android
10 3 (0.85%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (15.10%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (11.97%) OO
3 35 (9.97%) Asset Management
3 35 (9.97%) Low Latency
4 31 (8.83%) Investment Management
5 30 (8.55%) Project Management
6 24 (6.84%) TDD
6 24 (6.84%) MVC
7 22 (6.27%) BDD
8 18 (5.13%) Risk Management
8 18 (5.13%) Scrum
8 18 (5.13%) ETL
9 17 (4.84%) Multithreading
10 16 (4.56%) Unit Testing
10 16 (4.56%) Data Management
10 16 (4.56%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (3.70%) ITIL
11 13 (3.70%) Algorithmic Trading
11 13 (3.70%) Incident Management
12 12 (3.42%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 131 (37.32%) SQL
2 100 (28.49%) C#
3 58 (16.52%) Java
4 53 (15.10%) Python
5 46 (13.11%) C++
6 39 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 32 (9.12%) PowerShell
8 31 (8.83%) Perl
9 13 (3.70%) Ruby
10 10 (2.85%) VBA
11 8 (2.28%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.99%) VB
13 6 (1.71%) R
14 5 (1.42%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.42%) C
14 5 (1.42%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.85%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.85%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.57%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.57%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 85 (24.22%) Degree
2 28 (7.98%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (5.70%) CCNP
4 15 (4.27%) CCNA
5 13 (3.70%) CCIE
6 8 (2.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.71%) PhD
7 6 (1.71%) CCSA
7 6 (1.71%) CCSE
8 5 (1.42%) MCSE
9 4 (1.14%) VCP4
10 3 (0.85%) MCITP
11 2 (0.57%) CEH
11 2 (0.57%) OSCP
11 2 (0.57%) CISSP
11 2 (0.57%) CISM
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.56%) QA
2 5 (1.42%) SLA
3 4 (1.14%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.85%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.57%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.57%) COBIT
6 1 (0.28%) Basel III
6 1 (0.28%) EMIR
System Software
1 44 (12.54%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.84%) XenApp
3 12 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.85%) vSphere
5 9 (2.56%) NFS
6 8 (2.28%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (1.71%) VMware ESX
7 6 (1.71%) VMware Server
8 5 (1.42%) Hyper-V
9 4 (1.14%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.57%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (3.70%) SCCM
2 8 (2.28%) NetBackup
3 6 (1.71%) Backup Exec
3 6 (1.71%) Puppet
3 6 (1.71%) Tivoli
4 5 (1.42%) Control-M
5 4 (1.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (0.85%) Nagios
6 3 (0.85%) SCOM
6 3 (0.85%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.57%) yum
7 2 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.57%) logstash
7 2 (0.57%) Graylog
7 2 (0.57%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.28%) AppDNA
8 1 (0.28%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.28%) DameWare
Vendors
1 56 (15.95%) Microsoft
2 35 (9.97%) VMware
3 32 (9.12%) Oracle
4 30 (8.55%) Cisco
4 30 (8.55%) Citrix
5 19 (5.41%) Bloomberg
6 15 (4.27%) CheckPoint
7 12 (3.42%) Reuters
8 11 (3.13%) F5
9 10 (2.85%) NetApp
9 10 (2.85%) HP
10 9 (2.56%) Red Hat
10 9 (2.56%) EMC
11 8 (2.28%) Symantec
11 8 (2.28%) Altiris
12 7 (1.99%) Veritas
12 7 (1.99%) SAP
13 6 (1.71%) Dell
13 6 (1.71%) Avaya
14 5 (1.42%) Tableau
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + BENEFITS + BONUS
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 per annum + BENEFITS + BONUS
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Strong Bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
DCM Select
Salary: Up to £130,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago