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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hedge fund
Rank 133 148 102
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -46
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 248 199 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.96% 1.69% 2.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.99% 4.21% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 190 169 323
Average salary £67,000 £65,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,400 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,750 £92,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £50,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +2.56%
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
4967 4728 5458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 39.24% 40.20% 39.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4130 4085 4966
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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.

1 340 (74.24%) Finance
2 154 (33.62%) Degree
3 152 (33.19%) SQL
4 120 (26.20%) Computer Science
5 112 (24.45%) Banking
6 108 (23.58%) Front Office
7 100 (21.83%) C#
8 94 (20.52%) Java
9 93 (20.31%) Derivative
10 89 (19.43%) Asset Management
11 85 (18.56%) UNIX
12 79 (17.25%) Windows
13 78 (17.03%) Project Management
14 74 (16.16%) Risk Management
15 73 (15.94%) SQL Server
16 71 (15.50%) .NET
16 71 (15.50%) Linux
17 70 (15.28%) Microsoft
17 70 (15.28%) Business Analysis
18 69 (15.07%) Python
18 69 (15.07%) C++
19 65 (14.19%) Fixed Income
20 62 (13.54%) Active Directory
21 60 (13.10%) Equities
22 54 (11.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 54 (11.79%) Mathematics
23 52 (11.35%) Investment Management
24 51 (11.14%) OO
25 49 (10.70%) Portfolio Management
26 44 (9.61%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (3.06%) MS Exchange
2 10 (2.18%) MQSeries
3 9 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (1.75%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (0.87%) Lync
7 3 (0.66%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (0.66%) GemFire
8 2 (0.44%) IIS
8 2 (0.44%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.22%) SAS
9 1 (0.22%) Apache
9 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 44 (9.61%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.93%) MS Office
3 3 (0.66%) MS Project
4 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (5.68%) Front Arena
2 4 (0.87%) FastVal
2 4 (0.87%) Monis
2 4 (0.87%) SunGard APT
3 3 (0.66%) Beauchamp
3 3 (0.66%) LatentZero
3 3 (0.66%) Decalog
3 3 (0.66%) LongView
3 3 (0.66%) HiInvest
3 3 (0.66%) HiPerformance
3 3 (0.66%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
3 3 (0.66%) Advent Moxy
3 3 (0.66%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.44%) Advent Geneva
5 1 (0.22%) PORTIA
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.22%) Minerva
5 1 (0.22%) Summit
5 1 (0.22%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.66%) SaaS
2 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.37%) Firewall
2 17 (3.71%) DNS
2 17 (3.71%) TCP/IP
3 16 (3.49%) DHCP
4 12 (2.62%) WAN
5 11 (2.40%) VPN
6 9 (1.97%) SAN
7 8 (1.75%) VoIP
8 7 (1.53%) LDAP
9 6 (1.31%) Multicast
10 5 (1.09%) LAN
11 4 (0.87%) SSL
11 4 (0.87%) MPLS
11 4 (0.87%) BGP
11 4 (0.87%) Network Security
12 3 (0.66%) VLAN
12 3 (0.66%) Intranet
12 3 (0.66%) FTP
13 2 (0.44%) HSRP
13 2 (0.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (15.94%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.02%) Relational Database
3 14 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (2.84%) RDBMS
5 11 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (2.18%) InterSystems Cache
6 10 (2.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (1.97%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.31%) KDB
10 5 (1.09%) OLAP
11 4 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.66%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (0.66%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.44%) Hazelcast
13 2 (0.44%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.44%) ObjectStore
Development Applications
1 5 (1.09%) Subversion
2 4 (0.87%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.66%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.66%) NUnit
3 3 (0.66%) Maven
4 2 (0.44%) Hudson
4 2 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.44%) CruiseControl
4 2 (0.44%) JIRA
4 2 (0.44%) ReSharper
4 2 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.22%) Selenium
5 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.22%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.22%) RequisitePro
5 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.22%) JUnit
5 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.22%) Mockito
5 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
General
1 340 (74.24%) Finance
2 112 (24.45%) Banking
3 108 (23.58%) Front Office
4 44 (9.61%) Investment Banking
5 40 (8.73%) Back Office
6 29 (6.33%) Financial Institution
7 23 (5.02%) General Ledger
8 15 (3.28%) Corporate Banking
8 15 (3.28%) International Banking
9 9 (1.97%) Marketing
10 6 (1.31%) Legal
11 4 (0.87%) Law
12 3 (0.66%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.44%) Retail
13 2 (0.44%) French Language
14 1 (0.22%) Games
14 1 (0.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 150 (32.75%) Developer
2 112 (24.45%) Analyst
3 57 (12.45%) C# Developer
4 49 (10.70%) Support Analyst
4 49 (10.70%) Business Analyst
5 45 (9.83%) Applications Support
6 40 (8.73%) C++ Developer
7 28 (6.11%) Product Specialist
8 25 (5.46%) Applications Support Analyst
9 24 (5.24%) Project Manager
10 23 (5.02%) Graduate
11 21 (4.59%) Junior
12 19 (4.15%) Java Developer
12 19 (4.15%) Senior Analyst
13 17 (3.71%) .NET Developer
13 17 (3.71%) C# .NET Developer
14 16 (3.49%) Architect
15 15 (3.28%) Senior Architect
16 14 (3.06%) Technical Analyst
16 14 (3.06%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (15.50%) .NET
2 39 (8.52%) WPF
3 31 (6.77%) WCF
4 25 (5.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 25 (5.46%) STL
5 21 (4.59%) ASP.NET
6 18 (3.93%) XML
7 15 (3.28%) HTML
8 14 (3.06%) LINQ
9 12 (2.62%) WinForms
10 11 (2.40%) JMS
10 11 (2.40%) HTML5
11 9 (1.97%) Ajax
11 9 (1.97%) .NET Framework
11 9 (1.97%) Spring
11 9 (1.97%) J2EE
12 8 (1.75%) CSS
13 7 (1.53%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (1.31%) Middleware
15 5 (1.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 120 (26.20%) Computer Science
2 93 (20.31%) Derivative
3 65 (14.19%) Fixed Income
4 60 (13.10%) Equities
5 54 (11.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 54 (11.79%) Mathematics
6 37 (8.08%) Physics
7 34 (7.42%) Equity Derivative
8 32 (6.99%) Credit Derivative
9 29 (6.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 24 (5.24%) SWIFT
11 14 (3.06%) Tandem
12 11 (2.40%) N-Tier
13 10 (2.18%) Credit Risk
14 8 (1.75%) Contract for Difference
15 7 (1.53%) Market Risk
15 7 (1.53%) Replication
15 7 (1.53%) Blackberry
16 6 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
16 6 (1.31%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 85 (18.56%) UNIX
2 79 (17.25%) Windows
3 71 (15.50%) Linux
4 33 (7.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (3.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (2.84%) Windows 7
7 12 (2.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.53%) Solaris
9 5 (1.09%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (19.43%) Asset Management
2 78 (17.03%) Project Management
3 74 (16.16%) Risk Management
4 70 (15.28%) Business Analysis
5 52 (11.35%) Investment Management
6 51 (11.14%) OO
7 49 (10.70%) Portfolio Management
8 40 (8.73%) Workflow
9 37 (8.08%) Algorithmic Trading
10 33 (7.21%) Multithreading
11 26 (5.68%) User Acceptance Testing
11 26 (5.68%) Data Management
12 25 (5.46%) Low Latency
13 21 (4.59%) Monte Carlo Method
13 21 (4.59%) Time Management
14 20 (4.37%) TDD
15 19 (4.15%) Black-Scholes
16 16 (3.49%) Migration
16 16 (3.49%) Wealth Management
17 15 (3.28%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 152 (33.19%) SQL
2 100 (21.83%) C#
3 94 (20.52%) Java
4 69 (15.07%) Python
4 69 (15.07%) C++
5 35 (7.64%) Perl
6 28 (6.11%) PowerShell
7 18 (3.93%) VBA
8 16 (3.49%) Shell Script
9 11 (2.40%) C
10 10 (2.18%) T-SQL
11 9 (1.97%) Scala
12 8 (1.75%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.31%) F#
14 5 (1.09%) VB
14 5 (1.09%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.09%) JavaScript
15 4 (0.87%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.66%) MATLAB
16 3 (0.66%) R
Qualifications
1 154 (33.62%) Degree
2 10 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (1.75%) CCNP
5 7 (1.53%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.31%) PhD
7 5 (1.09%) MCSA
8 4 (0.87%) MCSE
8 4 (0.87%) PMP
9 3 (0.66%) CFA
9 3 (0.66%) MCP
10 2 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.44%) CCSA
10 2 (0.44%) MCITP
11 1 (0.22%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (0.22%) CCIE
11 1 (0.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.53%) QA
2 4 (0.87%) EMIR
3 3 (0.66%) COREP
3 3 (0.66%) FINREP
3 3 (0.66%) Basel III
4 2 (0.44%) CRD IV
4 2 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.44%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.22%) MiFID
5 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (13.54%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.53%) vSphere
4 6 (1.31%) VMware ESX
5 5 (1.09%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.66%) XenApp
6 3 (0.66%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.44%) vCloud
7 2 (0.44%) NFS
8 1 (0.22%) Samba
Systems Management
1 10 (2.18%) SCCM
2 3 (0.66%) Nagios
3 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (0.44%) Puppet
3 2 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.44%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.22%) SCOM
4 1 (0.22%) Ansible
4 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 70 (15.28%) Microsoft
2 35 (7.64%) Oracle
3 30 (6.55%) SunGard
4 27 (5.90%) VMware
5 22 (4.80%) Cisco
6 17 (3.71%) Calypso
7 15 (3.28%) Bloomberg
8 12 (2.62%) HP
9 11 (2.40%) CheckPoint
10 10 (2.18%) JBoss
10 10 (2.18%) Citrix
11 9 (1.97%) Reuters
12 7 (1.53%) Fidessa
12 7 (1.53%) Sun
13 6 (1.31%) Actimize
14 5 (1.09%) Charles River
14 5 (1.09%) EMC
14 5 (1.09%) BI-SAM
15 4 (0.87%) F5
15 4 (0.87%) IBM
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + + Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Up to 100% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £37,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £95k + bonus (c100%) + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75 - £85 per annum + Pension + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great package and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Great package and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Package and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago