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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hedge fund
Rank 127 143 167
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +24
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 126 157 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.12% 1.84% 1.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.58% 3.92% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 96 137 143
Median salary £77,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.16% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £90,000 £82,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £70,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +55.55%
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
2749 4007 5221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 46.21% 46.95% 45.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2491 3367 4301
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Hedge funds
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Hedge funds as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing Hedge funds also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Hedge funds.

1 132 (51.56%) Finance
2 126 (49.22%) Python
3 115 (44.92%) Degree
4 105 (41.02%) C++
5 99 (38.67%) Unix
6 95 (37.11%) Linux
7 82 (32.03%) SQL
8 78 (30.47%) Computer Science
9 76 (29.69%) Multithreading
10 63 (24.61%) Windows
11 47 (18.36%) C#
12 43 (16.80%) .NET
12 43 (16.80%) Mathematics
13 42 (16.41%) SQL Server
14 39 (15.23%) Asset Management
14 39 (15.23%) OO
15 38 (14.84%) Front Office
16 36 (14.06%) Market Making
17 33 (12.89%) Equities
17 33 (12.89%) Back Office
18 32 (12.50%) Java
18 32 (12.50%) High-Frequency Trading
19 31 (12.11%) Low Latency
20 29 (11.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 27 (10.55%) Oracle
22 26 (10.16%) Systematic Trading
22 26 (10.16%) Algorithms
22 26 (10.16%) Algorithmic Trading
23 25 (9.77%) Derivative
24 24 (9.38%) Banking

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.73%) IIS
2 5 (1.95%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.56%) Apache
4 3 (1.17%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.17%) Confluence
4 3 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.17%) IPython
5 2 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.78%) IBM Domino
5 2 (0.78%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.78%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.39%) JBoss
6 1 (0.39%) MQSeries
Applications
1 7 (2.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.78%) MS Office
2 2 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.13%) Markit EDM
1 8 (3.13%) thinkFolio
2 7 (2.73%) Tradar
3 4 (1.56%) Front Arena
3 4 (1.56%) LatentZero
4 3 (1.17%) Advent Moxy
4 3 (1.17%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 3 (1.17%) Beauchamp
4 3 (1.17%) Decalog
4 3 (1.17%) Eagle PACE
4 3 (1.17%) Eze OMS
4 3 (1.17%) HiInvest
4 3 (1.17%) HiPortfolio
4 3 (1.17%) LongView
4 3 (1.17%) MultiFonds
4 3 (1.17%) PORTIA
4 3 (1.17%) Temenos Triple'A Plus
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.39%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.73%) HTTP
2 4 (1.56%) DNS
2 4 (1.56%) Multicast
2 4 (1.56%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.17%) LAN
3 3 (1.17%) SAN
3 3 (1.17%) WAN
4 2 (0.78%) Cisco ICM
4 2 (0.78%) DHCP
4 2 (0.78%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (0.78%) Internet
4 2 (0.78%) iSCSI
4 2 (0.78%) Network Security
4 2 (0.78%) VoIP
5 1 (0.39%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.39%) Junos
5 1 (0.39%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.39%) NX-OS
5 1 (0.39%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.39%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (16.41%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.03%) Relational Database
3 9 (3.52%) Redis
4 6 (2.34%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.17%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.17%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.78%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.78%) KDB
6 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.39%) DB2
7 1 (0.39%) MySQL
7 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (5.08%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.91%) Plastic SCM
3 5 (1.95%) JIRA
4 3 (1.17%) Subversion
5 2 (0.78%) FishEye
5 2 (0.78%) Moq
5 2 (0.78%) MSTest
5 2 (0.78%) NUnit
5 2 (0.78%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (0.78%) Selenium
5 2 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.39%) Ant
6 1 (0.39%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.39%) GCC
6 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.39%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.39%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.39%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 132 (51.56%) Finance
2 38 (14.84%) Front Office
3 33 (12.89%) Back Office
4 24 (9.38%) Banking
5 10 (3.91%) Financial Institution
5 10 (3.91%) Marketing
6 6 (2.34%) French Language
6 6 (2.34%) German Language
7 4 (1.56%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 153 (59.77%) Developer
2 54 (21.09%) C++ Developer
3 40 (15.63%) Python Developer
4 39 (15.23%) Quantitative Developer
5 35 (13.67%) C# Developer
6 30 (11.72%) Programmer
7 24 (9.38%) SQL Developer
8 23 (8.98%) Junior
9 22 (8.59%) Junior Developer
10 20 (7.81%) Analyst
11 19 (7.42%) .NET Developer
12 17 (6.64%) C++ Programmer
12 17 (6.64%) Junior Quantitative Developer
12 17 (6.64%) SQL Server Developer
13 16 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
14 15 (5.86%) C++ Quantitative Developer
14 15 (5.86%) Senior C# Developer
14 15 (5.86%) Senior Developer
14 15 (5.86%) Senior SQL Developer
15 14 (5.47%) Python Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (16.80%) .NET
2 20 (7.81%) ASP.NET
2 20 (7.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 19 (7.42%) STL
4 17 (6.64%) HTML
5 12 (4.69%) FIX Protocol
6 10 (3.91%) CSS
6 10 (3.91%) Django
6 10 (3.91%) HTML5
6 10 (3.91%) LINQ
6 10 (3.91%) Web Services
7 9 (3.52%) NumPy
7 9 (3.52%) RabbitMQ
8 8 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (3.13%) SOAP
8 8 (3.13%) XML
9 7 (2.73%) CSS3
9 7 (2.73%) WPF
10 6 (2.34%) Pandas
10 6 (2.34%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 78 (30.47%) Computer Science
2 43 (16.80%) Mathematics
3 33 (12.89%) Equities
4 29 (11.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 26 (10.16%) Algorithms
6 25 (9.77%) Derivative
7 19 (7.42%) Fintech
8 15 (5.86%) Fixed Income
9 14 (5.47%) Data Structures
10 6 (2.34%) Reference Data
10 6 (2.34%) Visualisation
11 5 (1.95%) Blackberry
11 5 (1.95%) Mobile Computing
11 5 (1.95%) Social Media
12 4 (1.56%) N-Tier
12 4 (1.56%) Physics
13 3 (1.17%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (1.17%) Data Centre
13 3 (1.17%) iPhone
13 3 (1.17%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 99 (38.67%) Unix
2 95 (37.11%) Linux
3 63 (24.61%) Windows
4 13 (5.08%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.73%) Solaris
5 7 (2.73%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.56%) CentOS
7 4 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.17%) Android
8 3 (1.17%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.17%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (1.17%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.78%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (29.69%) Multithreading
2 39 (15.23%) Asset Management
2 39 (15.23%) OO
3 36 (14.06%) Market Making
4 32 (12.50%) High-Frequency Trading
5 31 (12.11%) Low Latency
6 26 (10.16%) Algorithmic Trading
6 26 (10.16%) Systematic Trading
7 22 (8.59%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (7.81%) OOD
9 14 (5.47%) Software Engineering
10 12 (4.69%) Quantitative Trading
10 12 (4.69%) TDD
11 10 (3.91%) MVC
11 10 (3.91%) Open Source
11 10 (3.91%) Project Management
12 9 (3.52%) Pair Programming
12 9 (3.52%) Presales
12 9 (3.52%) Web Development
13 8 (3.13%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 126 (49.22%) Python
2 105 (41.02%) C++
3 82 (32.03%) SQL
4 47 (18.36%) C#
5 32 (12.50%) Java
6 22 (8.59%) PowerShell
7 19 (7.42%) Perl
8 17 (6.64%) C
9 8 (3.13%) Erlang
9 8 (3.13%) Haskell
9 8 (3.13%) sed
9 8 (3.13%) XPath
10 6 (2.34%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.95%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.95%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.95%) VBA
12 4 (1.56%) JavaScript
12 4 (1.56%) Scala
13 3 (1.17%) PHP
14 2 (0.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 115 (44.92%) Degree
2 3 (1.17%) MCP
3 2 (0.78%) Brainbench
4 1 (0.39%) CCNP
4 1 (0.39%) CEH
4 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.39%) CISSP
4 1 (0.39%) ISEB
4 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.39%) MCSE
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.39%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.30%) QA
2 2 (0.78%) MiFID
3 1 (0.39%) COBIT
3 1 (0.39%) EMIR
System Software
1 11 (4.30%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.95%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (1.17%) Docker
4 3 (1.17%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.78%) NFS
5 2 (0.78%) vSphere
6 1 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.39%) Snort
6 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.39%) XenApp
6 1 (0.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (1.56%) Backup Exec
1 4 (1.56%) Control-M
1 4 (1.56%) SCOM
2 3 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.17%) Puppet
3 2 (0.78%) Ansible
3 2 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.78%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (0.78%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (0.78%) SCCM
4 1 (0.39%) Kibana
4 1 (0.39%) logstash
4 1 (0.39%) Nagios
4 1 (0.39%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 27 (10.55%) Oracle
2 16 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.91%) Linedata
4 9 (3.52%) Citrix
4 9 (3.52%) Sybase
5 8 (3.13%) Bloomberg
5 8 (3.13%) Fidessa
5 8 (3.13%) Reuters
6 7 (2.73%) Advent
6 7 (2.73%) BISAM
6 7 (2.73%) Charles River
6 7 (2.73%) Eze Castle Integration
6 7 (2.73%) RIMES
6 7 (2.73%) SimCorp
6 7 (2.73%) StatPro
6 7 (2.73%) SunGard
6 7 (2.73%) VMware
7 6 (2.34%) Cisco
8 5 (1.95%) Calypso
8 5 (1.95%) Misys
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Superb Benefits and Excellent Bonus
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Salary: £80k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £110000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Empiric.com
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £130000 per annum + bonus and pension
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TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum
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Harrington Starr
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + plus package and bonus
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
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