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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hedge fund
Rank 106 91 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 5 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.33% 0.49% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.82% 1.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 0
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -5.66%
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
607 490 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 40.47% 34.43% 30.04%
Number of salaries quoted 379 338 227
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 9 (90.00%) Java
1 9 (90.00%) OO
1 9 (90.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (60.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) Internet
3 5 (50.00%) Games
3 5 (50.00%) PhD
3 5 (50.00%) Scala
3 5 (50.00%) Data Structures
3 5 (50.00%) Algorithms
3 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 5 (50.00%) Physics
3 5 (50.00%) Online Games
4 4 (40.00%) Multithreading
4 4 (40.00%) Investment Management
4 4 (40.00%) Degree
4 4 (40.00%) Spring
4 4 (40.00%) Open Source
4 4 (40.00%) Algorithmic Trading
4 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
4 4 (40.00%) UNIX
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) C++
4 4 (40.00%) Equities
5 1 (10.00%) Banking
5 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (10.00%) F#

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Scala Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (50.00%) Online Games
2 5 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 5 (50.00%) Physics
2 5 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 5 (50.00%) Algorithms
3 4 (40.00%) Equities
3 4 (40.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) UNIX
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) OO
2 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (40.00%) Algorithmic Trading
3 4 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 4 (40.00%) Investment Management
3 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) Scala
4 4 (40.00%) C++
5 1 (10.00%) F#
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) PhD
2 4 (40.00%) Degree