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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hedge fund
London / City of London
Rank 131 122 144
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +22
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 90 155 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.82% 2.27% 1.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.78% 5.06% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 77 114 174
Median salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,700 £38,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £130,000 £84,400 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £60,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-42.50% +41.17%

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
2378 3063 4508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 48.14% 44.80% 43.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2181 2655 3762
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £82,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017, 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 88 (44.00%) Finance
2 68 (34.00%) Linux
3 65 (32.50%) Python
4 56 (28.00%) C++
5 49 (24.50%) Degree
5 49 (24.50%) Multithreading
6 48 (24.00%) Windows
7 47 (23.50%) Low Latency
8 42 (21.00%) SQL
9 41 (20.50%) Mathematics
10 40 (20.00%) Computer Science
11 39 (19.50%) Front Office
12 38 (19.00%) C#
13 36 (18.00%) Banking
14 33 (16.50%) Equities
14 33 (16.50%) .NET
15 29 (14.50%) SQL Server
15 29 (14.50%) Java
15 29 (14.50%) Unix
16 26 (13.00%) Algorithms
17 25 (12.50%) Asset Management
18 24 (12.00%) High-Frequency Trading
19 23 (11.50%) Systematic Trading
19 23 (11.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 21 (10.50%) Oracle
21 20 (10.00%) Back Office
21 20 (10.00%) JIRA
22 19 (9.50%) Algorithmic Trading
22 19 (9.50%) ASP.NET
23 18 (9.00%) Active Directory

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 9 (4.50%) Apache
2 8 (4.00%) Apache Spark
2 8 (4.00%) OpenStack
3 7 (3.50%) Confluence
4 5 (2.50%) MQSeries
5 4 (2.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.00%) IBM Domino
7 2 (1.00%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.00%) IPython
8 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.50%) IIS
8 1 (0.50%) JBoss
8 1 (0.50%) nginx
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (5.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.50%) MS Office
3 2 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.50%) Salerio
2 4 (2.00%) thinkFolio
3 2 (1.00%) Eze OMS
3 2 (1.00%) Front Arena
3 2 (1.00%) Markit EDM
3 2 (1.00%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.50%) Advent Moxy
4 1 (0.50%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 1 (0.50%) Beauchamp
4 1 (0.50%) Decalog
4 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.50%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.50%) HiInvest
4 1 (0.50%) HiPortfolio
4 1 (0.50%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.50%) LongView
4 1 (0.50%) MultiFonds
4 1 (0.50%) PORTIA
4 1 (0.50%) Temenos Triple'A Plus
4 1 (0.50%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.00%) GitHub
2 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.50%) Bluemix
2 1 (0.50%) Datadog
2 1 (0.50%) Heroku
2 1 (0.50%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.50%) Office 365
2 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.50%) LAN
1 11 (5.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.50%) DNS
3 4 (2.00%) Firewall
3 4 (2.00%) VPN
4 3 (1.50%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (1.50%) DHCP
4 3 (1.50%) Network Security
5 2 (1.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.00%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (1.00%) IPsec
5 2 (1.00%) iSCSI
5 2 (1.00%) NetScreen
5 2 (1.00%) WAN
6 1 (0.50%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.50%) FTP
6 1 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.50%) SSL
6 1 (0.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.00%) Hadoop
3 7 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.00%) Redis
5 4 (2.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.50%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.00%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.00%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.50%) MySQL
8 1 (0.50%) Power BI
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (10.00%) JIRA
2 9 (4.50%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.00%) Plastic SCM
4 6 (3.00%) FishEye
4 6 (3.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (1.50%) JUnit
6 1 (0.50%) GoCD
6 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.50%) Mockito
6 1 (0.50%) NUnit
6 1 (0.50%) Selenium
6 1 (0.50%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.50%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.50%) WebDriver
General
1 88 (44.00%) Finance
2 39 (19.50%) Front Office
3 36 (18.00%) Banking
4 20 (10.00%) Back Office
5 11 (5.50%) Investment Banking
6 7 (3.50%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.50%) Marketing
8 2 (1.00%) French Language
8 2 (1.00%) German Language
9 1 (0.50%) Games
9 1 (0.50%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 110 (55.00%) Developer
2 38 (19.00%) C++ Developer
3 26 (13.00%) Python Developer
4 25 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 19 (9.50%) Quantitative Developer
6 18 (9.00%) Analyst
7 16 (8.00%) Java Developer
8 13 (6.50%) Low Latency C++ Developer
9 12 (6.00%) Junior
9 12 (6.00%) Junior Developer
10 11 (5.50%) C++ Quantitative Developer
11 10 (5.00%) .NET Developer
11 10 (5.00%) SQL Developer
11 10 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
11 10 (5.00%) Support Analyst
12 9 (4.50%) Applications Support
13 8 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
13 8 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
14 7 (3.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 7 (3.50%) Junior Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (16.50%) .NET
2 19 (9.50%) ASP.NET
3 15 (7.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 13 (6.50%) HTML
4 13 (6.50%) STL
5 11 (5.50%) FIX Protocol
6 9 (4.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (4.50%) CSS
6 9 (4.50%) LINQ
7 8 (4.00%) HTML5
8 7 (3.50%) WPF
9 6 (3.00%) CSS3
9 6 (3.00%) NumPy
10 5 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (2.00%) AngularJS
11 4 (2.00%) J2SE
11 4 (2.00%) Java SE
11 4 (2.00%) Pandas
12 3 (1.50%) OpenGL
12 3 (1.50%) scikit-cuda
Miscellaneous
1 40 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 33 (16.50%) Equities
3 26 (13.00%) Algorithms
4 23 (11.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 16 (8.00%) Fixed Income
6 14 (7.00%) Derivative
7 12 (6.00%) Data Centre
8 10 (5.00%) Fintech
9 5 (2.50%) Data Structures
9 5 (2.50%) Grid Computing
10 4 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (2.00%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.50%) CUDA
11 3 (1.50%) Equity Derivative
12 2 (1.00%) iSeries
12 2 (1.00%) Reference Data
12 2 (1.00%) Social Media
12 2 (1.00%) SWIFT
13 1 (0.50%) Credit Risk
13 1 (0.50%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 68 (34.00%) Linux
2 48 (24.00%) Windows
3 29 (14.50%) Unix
4 8 (4.00%) CentOS
4 8 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.50%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.00%) VMS
7 2 (1.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.00%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.50%) Debian
8 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (24.50%) Multithreading
2 47 (23.50%) Low Latency
3 41 (20.50%) Mathematics
4 25 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 24 (12.00%) High-Frequency Trading
6 23 (11.50%) Systematic Trading
7 19 (9.50%) Algorithmic Trading
8 17 (8.50%) Software Engineering
9 16 (8.00%) OO
10 15 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (7.50%) Investment Management
11 14 (7.00%) Market Making
11 14 (7.00%) MVC
12 12 (6.00%) Visualisation
13 11 (5.50%) Ultra-Low Latency
14 10 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (5.00%) DevOps
14 10 (5.00%) Project Management
15 9 (4.50%) Configuration Management
15 9 (4.50%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 65 (32.50%) Python
2 56 (28.00%) C++
3 42 (21.00%) SQL
4 38 (19.00%) C#
5 29 (14.50%) Java
6 12 (6.00%) C
7 8 (4.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.00%) PHP
9 4 (2.00%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.50%) Erlang
10 3 (1.50%) Haskell
10 3 (1.50%) sed
10 3 (1.50%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.00%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.00%) F#
12 1 (0.50%) Go
12 1 (0.50%) Perl
12 1 (0.50%) Ruby
12 1 (0.50%) Scala
12 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (24.50%) Degree
2 7 (3.50%) PhD
3 1 (0.50%) MCSE
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.50%) MiFID
2 2 (1.00%) AIFMD
2 2 (1.00%) QA
2 2 (1.00%) UCITS
3 1 (0.50%) EMIR
3 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (9.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.50%) Docker
3 6 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.50%) XenApp
5 3 (1.50%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.00%) NFS
6 2 (1.00%) vSphere
7 1 (0.50%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 10 (5.00%) Ansible
2 9 (4.50%) Puppet
3 6 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.00%) Oracle ZFS
4 5 (2.50%) Nagios
5 2 (1.00%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.00%) Control-M
5 2 (1.00%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.00%) SCCM
5 2 (1.00%) SCOM
6 1 (0.50%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.50%) Kibana
6 1 (0.50%) logstash
6 1 (0.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 21 (10.50%) Oracle
2 16 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.00%) ServiceNow
3 8 (4.00%) VMware
4 6 (3.00%) Atlassian
4 6 (3.00%) Sybase
5 5 (2.50%) Cisco
5 5 (2.50%) Citrix
5 5 (2.50%) Snow
6 4 (2.00%) Bloomberg
6 4 (2.00%) Charles River
6 4 (2.00%) Juniper
7 3 (1.50%) Calypso
7 3 (1.50%) F5
7 3 (1.50%) Fidessa
7 3 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.50%) Wallstreet Suite
8 2 (1.00%) Eze Software Group
8 2 (1.00%) RIMES
8 2 (1.00%) Splunk
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Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
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TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus
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Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 + Competitive package
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Salary: £110000 - £150000 per annum + bonus
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: Leading Bonus, Pens etc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £100,000 to £130,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
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City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
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Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: Competitive salary + Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
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Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 18 days ago