The first 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hedge fund
Rank 150 149 90
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -59
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 214 211 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.74% 1.76% 2.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.62% 4.22% 7.30%
Number of salaries quoted 182 195 352
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £43,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £84,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £33,750 £43,250
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.96%
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
4629 5002 5140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 37.64% 41.65% 39.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3809 4363 4711
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Hedge funds
London

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 23 July 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 23 July 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.

1 327 (70.47%) Finance
2 140 (30.17%) SQL
3 138 (29.74%) Degree
4 119 (25.65%) Front Office
5 117 (25.22%) Computer Science
6 111 (23.92%) Windows
7 105 (22.63%) C#
7 105 (22.63%) Asset Management
8 101 (21.77%) Java
9 99 (21.34%) SQL Server
9 99 (21.34%) Banking
10 84 (18.10%) Derivative
11 83 (17.89%) Python
12 79 (17.03%) Linux
13 76 (16.38%) Investment Management
14 75 (16.16%) UNIX
15 73 (15.73%) Microsoft
16 69 (14.87%) Business Analysis
17 67 (14.44%) C++
18 63 (13.58%) Project Management
18 63 (13.58%) .NET
19 60 (12.93%) Mathematics
20 58 (12.50%) OO
21 56 (12.07%) Fixed Income
22 53 (11.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 51 (10.99%) Equities
24 49 (10.56%) Active Directory
25 48 (10.34%) Back Office
26 47 (10.13%) Perl
26 47 (10.13%) Multithreading

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 22 (4.74%) MS Exchange
2 12 (2.59%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (1.29%) MQSeries
6 5 (1.08%) GemFire
6 5 (1.08%) Oracle Coherence
7 4 (0.86%) SAS
8 3 (0.65%) TIBCO EMS
8 3 (0.65%) Lync
9 2 (0.43%) IIS
10 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 35 (7.54%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.09%) MS Office
3 3 (0.65%) MS Project
4 2 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (3.45%) Front Arena
2 6 (1.29%) Advent Geneva
3 4 (0.86%) PORTIA
3 4 (0.86%) LatentZero
4 3 (0.65%) Beauchamp
4 3 (0.65%) Monis
4 3 (0.65%) HiInvest
4 3 (0.65%) HiPerformance
4 3 (0.65%) Decalog
4 3 (0.65%) LongView
4 3 (0.65%) SunGard APT
4 3 (0.65%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 3 (0.65%) Advent Moxy
4 3 (0.65%) FastVal
4 3 (0.65%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.22%) TRIRIGA
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.22%) Maximo
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.65%) Amazon S3
1 3 (0.65%) SaaS
2 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.31%) TCP/IP
2 17 (3.66%) DNS
3 16 (3.45%) Firewall
4 15 (3.23%) Network Security
5 14 (3.02%) DHCP
6 11 (2.37%) SAN
7 10 (2.16%) VPN
8 9 (1.94%) WAN
9 7 (1.51%) FTP
10 6 (1.29%) LAN
11 5 (1.08%) Multicast
11 5 (1.08%) BGP
12 4 (0.86%) IP Telephony
12 4 (0.86%) HTTP
13 3 (0.65%) VoIP
13 3 (0.65%) LDAP
13 3 (0.65%) OSPF
13 3 (0.65%) IPsec
13 3 (0.65%) VLAN
14 2 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (21.34%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.17%) Relational Database
3 17 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (3.45%) RDBMS
5 13 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (1.94%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (1.29%) InterSystems Cache
10 5 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.08%) KDB
10 5 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.08%) Hazelcast
11 3 (0.65%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.65%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.43%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.43%) QlikView
12 2 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.43%) ObjectStore
Development Applications
1 7 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.29%) JIRA
3 5 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (0.86%) TeamCity
4 4 (0.86%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.65%) IntelliJ
5 3 (0.65%) Subversion
5 3 (0.65%) Maven
5 3 (0.65%) Artifactory
5 3 (0.65%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (0.43%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.22%) JUnit
7 1 (0.22%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.22%) NUnit
7 1 (0.22%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.22%) Mockito
7 1 (0.22%) Hudson
7 1 (0.22%) Concordion
7 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
General
1 327 (70.47%) Finance
2 119 (25.65%) Front Office
3 99 (21.34%) Banking
4 48 (10.34%) Back Office
5 46 (9.91%) Investment Banking
6 27 (5.82%) Financial Institution
7 23 (4.96%) General Ledger
8 14 (3.02%) Corporate Banking
9 10 (2.16%) International Banking
10 6 (1.29%) Marketing
11 5 (1.08%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.65%) Retail
13 2 (0.43%) Legal
13 2 (0.43%) Advertising
14 1 (0.22%) Games
14 1 (0.22%) Law
14 1 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 162 (34.91%) Developer
2 127 (27.37%) Analyst
3 68 (14.66%) Business Analyst
4 65 (14.01%) C# Developer
5 39 (8.41%) Support Analyst
6 35 (7.54%) Junior
7 30 (6.47%) Java Developer
8 27 (5.82%) Applications Support
9 26 (5.60%) C++ Developer
10 21 (4.53%) Applications Support Analyst
11 20 (4.31%) Python Developer
12 19 (4.09%) C# .NET Developer
12 19 (4.09%) .NET Developer
12 19 (4.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 18 (3.88%) Project Manager
13 18 (3.88%) Product Specialist
14 15 (3.23%) Graduate
15 14 (3.02%) Architect
15 14 (3.02%) Senior Analyst
16 13 (2.80%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (13.58%) .NET
2 43 (9.27%) WPF
3 29 (6.25%) WCF
4 20 (4.31%) ASP.NET
4 20 (4.31%) HTML
5 16 (3.45%) HTML5
6 15 (3.23%) XML
7 14 (3.02%) Spring
8 12 (2.59%) LINQ
9 11 (2.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (2.16%) Web Services
10 10 (2.16%) JMS
11 9 (1.94%) WinForms
12 8 (1.72%) STL
12 8 (1.72%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 7 (1.51%) Ajax
14 6 (1.29%) .NET Framework
14 6 (1.29%) CSS
15 5 (1.08%) J2SE
16 4 (0.86%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 117 (25.22%) Computer Science
2 84 (18.10%) Derivative
3 60 (12.93%) Mathematics
4 56 (12.07%) Fixed Income
5 53 (11.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 51 (10.99%) Equities
7 38 (8.19%) Physics
8 37 (7.97%) Equity Derivative
9 32 (6.90%) Credit Derivative
10 31 (6.68%) Open Source
11 29 (6.25%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 23 (4.96%) SWIFT
13 14 (3.02%) N-Tier
14 12 (2.59%) Blackberry
15 9 (1.94%) Credit Risk
16 8 (1.72%) Market Risk
17 7 (1.51%) Contract for Difference
18 6 (1.29%) Smartphone
19 5 (1.08%) Blog
19 5 (1.08%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 111 (23.92%) Windows
2 79 (17.03%) Linux
3 75 (16.16%) UNIX
4 24 (5.17%) Solaris
5 21 (4.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.72%) Windows XP
8 6 (1.29%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.86%) Android
11 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (22.63%) Asset Management
2 76 (16.38%) Investment Management
3 69 (14.87%) Business Analysis
4 63 (13.58%) Project Management
5 58 (12.50%) OO
6 47 (10.13%) Multithreading
7 45 (9.70%) Risk Management
8 30 (6.47%) Algorithmic Trading
9 27 (5.82%) Portfolio Management
10 26 (5.60%) Low Latency
10 26 (5.60%) Workflow
11 25 (5.39%) User Acceptance Testing
12 20 (4.31%) Time Management
13 19 (4.09%) Wealth Management
14 18 (3.88%) Monte Carlo Method
14 18 (3.88%) Black-Scholes
14 18 (3.88%) Data Management
15 16 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (3.45%) TDD
16 15 (3.23%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 140 (30.17%) SQL
2 105 (22.63%) C#
3 101 (21.77%) Java
4 83 (17.89%) Python
5 67 (14.44%) C++
6 47 (10.13%) Perl
7 32 (6.90%) PowerShell
8 15 (3.23%) C
9 13 (2.80%) VBA
10 10 (2.16%) T-SQL
11 7 (1.51%) JavaScript
11 7 (1.51%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.51%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.51%) Scala
12 5 (1.08%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.08%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.86%) R
14 3 (0.65%) Clojure
14 3 (0.65%) F#
14 3 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 138 (29.74%) Degree
2 9 (1.94%) PhD
3 8 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.51%) MCSE
4 7 (1.51%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.29%) CFA
6 5 (1.08%) MCITP
6 5 (1.08%) CCNP
7 4 (0.86%) MCSA
7 4 (0.86%) PMP
7 4 (0.86%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.65%) CCSA
9 2 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.43%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.22%) MCP
10 1 (0.22%) CCNA
10 1 (0.22%) ISEB
10 1 (0.22%) CISSP
10 1 (0.22%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.22%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.94%) QA
2 4 (0.86%) EMIR
3 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.43%) SLA
4 1 (0.22%) MiFID
4 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 49 (10.56%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.59%) vSphere
4 10 (2.16%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.16%) VMware ESX
5 7 (1.51%) XenApp
6 4 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.86%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.43%) NFS
8 2 (0.43%) vCloud
8 2 (0.43%) XenServer
8 2 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.22%) Samba
Systems Management
1 11 (2.37%) SCCM
2 4 (0.86%) Nagios
3 3 (0.65%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.43%) Puppet
4 2 (0.43%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (0.22%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.22%) Ansible
5 1 (0.22%) Salt
5 1 (0.22%) WMI
5 1 (0.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 73 (15.73%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.68%) Oracle
3 27 (5.82%) VMware
4 25 (5.39%) Cisco
5 18 (3.88%) SunGard
6 17 (3.66%) HP
7 16 (3.45%) Calypso
7 16 (3.45%) Citrix
8 9 (1.94%) Bloomberg
9 8 (1.72%) CheckPoint
9 8 (1.72%) BI-SAM
10 7 (1.51%) Actimize
10 7 (1.51%) TIBCO
10 7 (1.51%) Sophos
10 7 (1.51%) Fidessa
11 6 (1.29%) JBoss
11 6 (1.29%) thinkFolio
11 6 (1.29%) Advent
12 5 (1.08%) Serena
12 5 (1.08%) Charles River
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + uncapped OTE
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £45000.0000 - £50000.0000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Great Bonus Potential
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago