The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hedge fund
Rank 97 100 106
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 1 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.078% 0.29% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.77% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 6
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +18.34%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -1.16%
Hedge funds
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
618 518 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 48.43% 37.65% 34.87%
Number of salaries quoted 413 302 305
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Hedge funds
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Hedge funds across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Hedge funds Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Hedge funds
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Hedge funds across the Edinburgh region.

Hedge funds Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Hedge funds
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Equities
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Fund Management
1 1 (100.00%) Wealth Management
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Management

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Fund Management
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree