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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hedge fund
Rank 106 97 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 6 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.39% 0.13% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.04% 0.38% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
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
577 524 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.94% 35.05% 33.67%
Number of salaries quoted 379 337 231
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,550
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 25 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) OO
1 11 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (54.55%) Algorithmic Trading
2 6 (54.55%) Equities
2 6 (54.55%) Spring
2 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 6 (54.55%) Data Modelling
2 6 (54.55%) UNIX
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) C++
2 6 (54.55%) Open Source
2 6 (54.55%) Multithreading
2 6 (54.55%) Investment Management
3 5 (45.45%) Scala
3 5 (45.45%) Data Structures
3 5 (45.45%) Algorithms
3 5 (45.45%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) Internet
3 5 (45.45%) PhD
3 5 (45.45%) Mathematics
3 5 (45.45%) Physics
3 5 (45.45%) Games
3 5 (45.45%) Online Games

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (45.45%) Internet
General
1 5 (45.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Software Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Scala Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (54.55%) Equities
2 6 (54.55%) Open Source
3 5 (45.45%) Data Structures
3 5 (45.45%) Algorithms
3 5 (45.45%) Mathematics
3 5 (45.45%) Physics
3 5 (45.45%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) UNIX
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) OO
2 6 (54.55%) Data Modelling
2 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 6 (54.55%) Algorithmic Trading
2 6 (54.55%) Multithreading
2 6 (54.55%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) C++
3 5 (45.45%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) PhD