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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hedge fund
Rank 98 98 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 3 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.22% 0.56% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 1.58% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 0
Average salary £50,000 £42,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.34% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
- -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
481 507 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.82% 35.18% 37.98%
Number of salaries quoted 277 305 264
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,994 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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%) Investment Management
2 8 (88.89%) Equities
2 8 (88.89%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) OO
3 7 (77.78%) Data Modelling
3 7 (77.78%) C++
3 7 (77.78%) UNIX
3 7 (77.78%) Linux
3 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
3 7 (77.78%) Open Source
3 7 (77.78%) Spring
3 7 (77.78%) Degree
3 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
3 7 (77.78%) Algorithmic Trading
3 7 (77.78%) Multithreading
4 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
5 1 (11.11%) WPF
5 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Solvency II
5 1 (11.11%) Markit EDM
5 1 (11.11%) AIFMD
5 1 (11.11%) Line Management
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Coaching
5 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 1 (11.11%) Derivative
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Java EE
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Markit EDM
General
1 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Development Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) WPF
2 1 (11.11%) Java EE
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Equities
2 7 (77.78%) Open Source
2 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Derivative
3 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
3 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) UNIX
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Investment Management
2 8 (88.89%) OO
3 7 (77.78%) Data Modelling
3 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
3 7 (77.78%) Algorithmic Trading
3 7 (77.78%) Multithreading
4 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Line Management
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Coaching
5 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) CIMA
2 1 (11.11%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Solvency II
1 1 (11.11%) AIFMD
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Fidessa
1 1 (11.11%) Charles River
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