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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hedge fund
Rank 99 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 5 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.33% 0.58% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.03% 1.97% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 0
Average salary £42,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
486 355 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.46% 29.61% 25.38%
Number of salaries quoted 318 226 214
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) OO
2 8 (88.89%) PhD
2 8 (88.89%) Internet
2 8 (88.89%) Games
2 8 (88.89%) Mathematics
2 8 (88.89%) Physics
2 8 (88.89%) Computer Science
2 8 (88.89%) Online Games
2 8 (88.89%) Scala
3 1 (11.11%) F#
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (88.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (88.89%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (88.89%) Software Developer
2 8 (88.89%) Scala Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Mathematics
1 8 (88.89%) Physics
1 8 (88.89%) Computer Science
1 8 (88.89%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) OO
2 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) Scala
3 1 (11.11%) F#
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) PhD
Edinburgh
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group
Salary: £28000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago