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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hedge fund
Rank 102 104 85
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 1 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.074% 0.31% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.94% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 2
Average salary - £42,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £42,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-7.73% -9.18%
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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
452 534 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.28% 33.11% 35.86%
Number of salaries quoted 268 316 227
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £27,635 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,875 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 4 (80.00%) Investment Management
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (60.00%) Equities
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) Charles River
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) Markit EDM
3 2 (40.00%) Algorithmic Trading
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) AIFMD
4 1 (20.00%) Line Management
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Solvency II
4 1 (20.00%) Perl

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 2 (40.00%) Markit EDM
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Report Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Java EE
2 1 (20.00%) WPF
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Equities
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Derivative
3 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Investment Management
2 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (60.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) Algorithmic Trading
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Line Management
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ACCA
2 1 (20.00%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Solvency II
1 1 (20.00%) AIFMD
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Charles River
2 1 (20.00%) Fidessa
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