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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hedge fund
Rank 99 101 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 7 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.50% 0.14% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.41% 0.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
497 507 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.22% 34.92% 34.78%
Number of salaries quoted 321 315 249
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,000 £25,000
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 19 December 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 12 (100.00%) OO
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) Computer Science
3 8 (66.67%) Investment Management
3 8 (66.67%) Equities
4 7 (58.33%) Open Source
4 7 (58.33%) UNIX
4 7 (58.33%) Linux
4 7 (58.33%) Degree
4 7 (58.33%) Spring
4 7 (58.33%) Data Modelling
4 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
4 7 (58.33%) Algorithmic Trading
4 7 (58.33%) Multithreading
4 7 (58.33%) C++
5 5 (41.67%) C#
6 4 (33.33%) Data Structures
6 4 (33.33%) Algorithms
6 4 (33.33%) Games
6 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
6 4 (33.33%) Physics
6 4 (33.33%) Scala
6 4 (33.33%) Internet
6 4 (33.33%) PhD
6 4 (33.33%) Online Games
7 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
7 1 (8.33%) Line Management
7 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (8.33%) Coaching
7 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (33.33%) Internet
General
1 4 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Software Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Scala Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Development Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Spring
2 1 (8.33%) Java EE
2 1 (8.33%) WPF
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) Computer Science
2 8 (66.67%) Equities
3 7 (58.33%) Open Source
4 4 (33.33%) Data Structures
4 4 (33.33%) Algorithms
4 4 (33.33%) Online Games
4 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 4 (33.33%) Physics
5 1 (8.33%) Derivative
5 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (8.33%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) UNIX
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) OO
2 8 (66.67%) Investment Management
3 7 (58.33%) Data Modelling
3 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
3 7 (58.33%) Algorithmic Trading
3 7 (58.33%) Multithreading
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) Line Management
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) C++
3 5 (41.67%) C#
4 4 (33.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) PhD
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