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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hedge fund
Rank 172 146 117
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -29
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 149 238 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.35% 1.96% 2.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.22% 4.14% 4.93%
Number of salaries quoted 132 225 259
Average salary £62,500 £65,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,100 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £100,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +28.20%
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
4627 5743 5415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 42.03% 47.24% 46.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3965 4910 4938
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 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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.

1 247 (70.57%) Finance
2 128 (36.57%) SQL
3 114 (32.57%) C#
4 108 (30.86%) Degree
5 103 (29.43%) Computer Science
6 93 (26.57%) Windows
7 85 (24.29%) .NET
8 80 (22.86%) Front Office
9 76 (21.71%) Linux
10 71 (20.29%) Java
11 69 (19.71%) Python
12 65 (18.57%) SQL Server
13 64 (18.29%) C++
14 62 (17.71%) UNIX
15 58 (16.57%) Banking
15 58 (16.57%) Asset Management
16 52 (14.86%) OO
17 42 (12.00%) Derivative
17 42 (12.00%) Investment Management
17 42 (12.00%) Low Latency
18 41 (11.71%) ASP.NET
19 40 (11.43%) Microsoft
20 38 (10.86%) Open Source
21 37 (10.57%) Perl
22 34 (9.71%) Agile Software Development
23 32 (9.14%) WPF
23 32 (9.14%) Financial Institution
24 31 (8.86%) HTML
24 31 (8.86%) Mathematics
25 30 (8.57%) Multithreading

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 19 (5.43%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.43%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (1.71%) Lync
6 4 (1.14%) Node.js
6 4 (1.14%) GemFire
6 4 (1.14%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.57%) JBoss
7 2 (0.57%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.29%) IIS
8 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.29%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.29%) SAS
8 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 17 (4.86%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.71%) MS Office
3 2 (0.57%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Advent Geneva
1 2 (0.57%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.29%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.29%) PORTIA
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.57%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.14%) Network Security
2 16 (4.57%) DNS
3 12 (3.43%) DHCP
4 8 (2.29%) Multicast
5 7 (2.00%) FTP
5 7 (2.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.00%) Firewall
6 6 (1.71%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (1.43%) OSPF
7 5 (1.43%) BGP
7 5 (1.43%) Internet
8 4 (1.14%) MPLS
8 4 (1.14%) SAN
8 4 (1.14%) VPN
8 4 (1.14%) WAN
8 4 (1.14%) EIGRP
9 3 (0.86%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (0.86%) iSCSI
9 3 (0.86%) LAN
10 2 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (18.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (3.43%) Relational Database
3 10 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.71%) MySQL
5 5 (1.43%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.43%) QlikView
6 4 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.14%) Star Schema
7 3 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.86%) Hazelcast
7 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.57%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.57%) Big Data
8 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.57%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 9 (2.57%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.43%) JUnit
2 5 (1.43%) JIRA
2 5 (1.43%) Selenium
2 5 (1.43%) Cucumber
3 4 (1.14%) eggPlant
3 4 (1.14%) WebDriver
3 4 (1.14%) Appium
3 4 (1.14%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.14%) RSpec
4 3 (0.86%) Maven
4 3 (0.86%) TeamCity
4 3 (0.86%) IntelliJ
4 3 (0.86%) Artifactory
4 3 (0.86%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (0.57%) Yeoman
5 2 (0.57%) Grunt
5 2 (0.57%) Bower
5 2 (0.57%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 247 (70.57%) Finance
2 80 (22.86%) Front Office
3 58 (16.57%) Banking
4 32 (9.14%) Financial Institution
5 22 (6.29%) Back Office
6 21 (6.00%) Investment Banking
7 12 (3.43%) Law
8 6 (1.71%) Games
9 5 (1.43%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.14%) Legal
10 4 (1.14%) Advertising
10 4 (1.14%) Online Betting
11 3 (0.86%) Retail
11 3 (0.86%) German Language
12 2 (0.57%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.57%) Japanese Language
12 2 (0.57%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.57%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.57%) Marketing
12 2 (0.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 165 (47.14%) Developer
2 59 (16.86%) Analyst
3 50 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 34 (9.71%) .NET Developer
5 32 (9.14%) Junior
6 28 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 23 (6.57%) Business Analyst
7 23 (6.57%) C++ Developer
8 21 (6.00%) Java Developer
8 21 (6.00%) Python Developer
9 16 (4.57%) Consultant
9 16 (4.57%) Support Analyst
10 15 (4.29%) Senior Developer
10 15 (4.29%) Software Developer
10 15 (4.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (4.00%) Support Consultant
11 14 (4.00%) Junior Developer
12 13 (3.71%) Graduate
12 13 (3.71%) Applications Support
12 13 (3.71%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (24.29%) .NET
2 41 (11.71%) ASP.NET
3 32 (9.14%) WPF
4 31 (8.86%) HTML
5 29 (8.29%) WCF
6 21 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (4.57%) Spring
7 16 (4.57%) CSS
8 15 (4.29%) HTML5
9 12 (3.43%) XML
10 9 (2.57%) Web Services
10 9 (2.57%) WinForms
10 9 (2.57%) LINQ
10 9 (2.57%) SciPy
10 9 (2.57%) NumPy
10 9 (2.57%) AngularJS
11 8 (2.29%) .NET Framework
12 7 (2.00%) Pandas
13 6 (1.71%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 6 (1.71%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 103 (29.43%) Computer Science
2 42 (12.00%) Derivative
3 38 (10.86%) Open Source
4 31 (8.86%) Mathematics
5 30 (8.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 29 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (7.14%) Fixed Income
8 20 (5.71%) Physics
9 18 (5.14%) Blackberry
10 15 (4.29%) Equities
11 12 (3.43%) N-Tier
12 10 (2.86%) Credit Risk
12 10 (2.86%) Algorithms
13 7 (2.00%) iPad
13 7 (2.00%) Economics
14 6 (1.71%) Visualisation
14 6 (1.71%) Statistics
15 5 (1.43%) Equity Derivative
16 4 (1.14%) User Experience
16 4 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 93 (26.57%) Windows
2 76 (21.71%) Linux
3 62 (17.71%) UNIX
4 25 (7.14%) Solaris
5 21 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.86%) Windows 7
7 7 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.43%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.57%) Android
9 2 (0.57%) CentOS
9 2 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (16.57%) Asset Management
2 52 (14.86%) OO
3 42 (12.00%) Investment Management
3 42 (12.00%) Low Latency
4 34 (9.71%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (8.57%) Multithreading
6 25 (7.14%) Project Management
7 21 (6.00%) Algorithmic Trading
8 20 (5.71%) MVC
9 17 (4.86%) TDD
10 15 (4.29%) Unit Testing
11 13 (3.71%) Risk Management
11 13 (3.71%) ITIL
11 13 (3.71%) Analytics
12 12 (3.43%) Software Engineering
12 12 (3.43%) Business Analysis
13 11 (3.14%) ETL
13 11 (3.14%) BDD
13 11 (3.14%) Systematic Trading
14 10 (2.86%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 128 (36.57%) SQL
2 114 (32.57%) C#
3 71 (20.29%) Java
4 69 (19.71%) Python
5 64 (18.29%) C++
6 37 (10.57%) Perl
7 27 (7.71%) JavaScript
8 18 (5.14%) VBA
9 17 (4.86%) PowerShell
10 10 (2.86%) C
11 9 (2.57%) T-SQL
12 7 (2.00%) Ruby
12 7 (2.00%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.43%) R
13 5 (1.43%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.43%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.86%) VB
15 2 (0.57%) VBScript
15 2 (0.57%) F#
15 2 (0.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 108 (30.86%) Degree
2 10 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (2.57%) PhD
4 5 (1.43%) CCNP
5 4 (1.14%) CCIE
6 3 (0.86%) CCNA
6 3 (0.86%) CISSP
7 2 (0.57%) CCSA
7 2 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.57%) MCSE
7 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.29%) CISM
8 1 (0.29%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.29%) MCITP
8 1 (0.29%) CFA
8 1 (0.29%) OSCP
8 1 (0.29%) CCSE
8 1 (0.29%) CEH
8 1 (0.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.29%) QA
2 4 (1.14%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.14%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.86%) SLA
4 2 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.57%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.57%) UCITS
5 1 (0.29%) EMIR
5 1 (0.29%) Basel III
5 1 (0.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 29 (8.29%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.14%) XenApp
3 9 (2.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.57%) vSphere
4 7 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (1.71%) VMware ESX
5 6 (1.71%) NFS
6 4 (1.14%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.86%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.57%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (2.86%) SCCM
2 6 (1.71%) Backup Exec
2 6 (1.71%) Puppet
3 5 (1.43%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.14%) Control-M
4 4 (1.14%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.14%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (0.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (0.86%) SCOM
5 3 (0.86%) YUM
6 1 (0.29%) Nagios
6 1 (0.29%) DameWare
6 1 (0.29%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 40 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.14%) Citrix
2 18 (5.14%) VMware
3 15 (4.29%) Oracle
4 14 (4.00%) Cisco
5 11 (3.14%) Bloomberg
6 10 (2.86%) HP
7 7 (2.00%) NetApp
7 7 (2.00%) Sophos
8 6 (1.71%) Reuters
8 6 (1.71%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.43%) Symantec
9 5 (1.43%) Charles River
10 4 (1.14%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.14%) Veritas
10 4 (1.14%) Juniper
10 4 (1.14%) Dell
10 4 (1.14%) EMC
10 4 (1.14%) Altiris
10 4 (1.14%) Advent
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Great Package and Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 per annum + bebefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago