The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hedge fund
Rank 303 338 284
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -54
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 965 856 998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.94% 0.80% 1.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.30% 2.05% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 830 746 764
Average salary £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £92,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -10.00%
Hedge funds
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
42031 41804 40851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 41.11% 39.02% 41.08%
Number of salaries quoted 33970 32740 33216
Average salary £48,750 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

Hedge funds
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Hedge funds across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Hedge funds Jobs Demand Trend in England

Hedge funds
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Hedge funds across the England region.

Hedge funds Salary Trend in England

Hedge funds
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Hedge funds across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Hedge funds Salary Histogram in England

Hedge funds
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hedge funds within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +27 937 £67,500 +8.00% 133
South East +23 16 £70,000 +64.70% 1
North West +6 7 £57,500 +15.00% 2
West Midlands - 4 £80,000 - 1
East of England -12 1 £57,500 +27.77% 6
South West - 1 £62,500 - 1
Hedge funds
UK

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 1161 (61.04%) Finance
2 786 (41.32%) SQL
3 655 (34.44%) Degree
4 640 (33.65%) C#
5 551 (28.97%) Computer Science
6 543 (28.55%) Windows
7 531 (27.92%) SQL Server
8 454 (23.87%) .NET
9 365 (19.19%) Linux
10 350 (18.40%) Java
11 339 (17.82%) Python
12 334 (17.56%) Front Office
13 328 (17.25%) Microsoft
14 314 (16.51%) Asset Management
15 290 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
16 286 (15.04%) C++
17 263 (13.83%) Banking
18 253 (13.30%) UNIX
19 250 (13.14%) Software Engineering
20 248 (13.04%) OO
21 243 (12.78%) JavaScript
22 240 (12.62%) Oracle
23 218 (11.46%) Perl
23 218 (11.46%) Derivative
24 203 (10.67%) MS Excel
25 190 (9.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
26 180 (9.46%) Mathematics
26 180 (9.46%) Multithreading
27 179 (9.41%) PowerShell
28 174 (9.15%) WPF

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 116 (6.10%) MS Exchange
2 90 (4.73%) SharePoint
3 66 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 51 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2007
5 25 (1.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 21 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
7 20 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
7 20 (1.05%) IIS
8 13 (0.68%) Tomcat
8 13 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (0.47%) Lync
10 8 (0.42%) Apache
11 6 (0.32%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
14 3 (0.16%) MS Project Server
14 3 (0.16%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.16%) JBoss
14 3 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 203 (10.67%) MS Excel
2 144 (7.57%) MS Office
3 12 (0.63%) MS Project
4 10 (0.53%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.16%) Mathematica
8 2 (0.11%) GNU Octave
9 1 (0.053%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 34 (1.79%) Markit EDM
2 14 (0.74%) thinkFolio
3 11 (0.58%) Oracle 11i
4 10 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
4 10 (0.53%) ION MarketView
5 9 (0.47%) SimCorp Dimension
6 8 (0.42%) Beauchamp
6 8 (0.42%) LatentZero
7 6 (0.32%) Advent Geneva
8 5 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (0.26%) Endur
9 4 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.16%) HiInvest
10 3 (0.16%) HiPerformance
10 3 (0.16%) Decalog
10 3 (0.16%) LongView
10 3 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
10 3 (0.16%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
10 3 (0.16%) Advent Moxy
11 1 (0.053%) Investran
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.26%) SaaS
4 4 (0.21%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.11%) Office 365
5 2 (0.11%) GitHub
5 2 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.053%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 97 (5.10%) TCP/IP
2 92 (4.84%) LAN
2 92 (4.84%) WAN
3 88 (4.63%) Firewall
4 58 (3.05%) Network Security
5 55 (2.89%) SAN
6 53 (2.79%) DNS
7 51 (2.68%) DHCP
8 31 (1.63%) VPN
9 22 (1.16%) BGP
10 21 (1.10%) Multicast
11 20 (1.05%) Junos
12 17 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (0.74%) NAS
14 13 (0.68%) EIGRP
14 13 (0.68%) VLAN
15 12 (0.63%) OSPF
16 11 (0.58%) iSCSI
17 10 (0.53%) Fibre Channel
17 10 (0.53%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 531 (27.92%) SQL Server
2 138 (7.26%) Relational Database
3 86 (4.52%) RDBMS
4 84 (4.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 75 (3.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 58 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 51 (2.68%) MongoDB
8 48 (2.52%) NoSQL
9 41 (2.16%) Oracle Database
10 39 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 36 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
12 35 (1.84%) Big Data
13 32 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
13 32 (1.68%) MySQL
14 26 (1.37%) Redis
15 23 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
16 21 (1.10%) Hadoop
17 18 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
18 15 (0.79%) HBase
19 13 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 52 (2.73%) Git (software)
2 46 (2.42%) JIRA
3 29 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (1.52%) Mercurial
4 25 (1.31%) Subversion
5 14 (0.74%) NUnit
6 12 (0.63%) Maven
7 9 (0.47%) MSI
7 9 (0.47%) Moq
7 9 (0.47%) TeamCity
7 9 (0.47%) gulp
8 7 (0.37%) Plastic SCM
8 7 (0.37%) JUnit
8 7 (0.37%) Visual Studio
9 6 (0.32%) FitNesse
9 6 (0.32%) Jenkins
10 5 (0.26%) SpecFlow
10 5 (0.26%) Selenium
10 5 (0.26%) CruiseControl
10 5 (0.26%) InstallShield
General
1 1161 (61.04%) Finance
2 334 (17.56%) Front Office
3 263 (13.83%) Banking
4 143 (7.52%) Investment Banking
5 123 (6.47%) Financial Institution
6 113 (5.94%) Back Office
7 28 (1.47%) Games
7 28 (1.47%) Retail
8 27 (1.42%) Telecoms
9 18 (0.95%) Private Banking
10 17 (0.89%) Law
11 13 (0.68%) Legal
11 13 (0.68%) Retail Banking
12 7 (0.37%) Marketing
13 3 (0.16%) French Language
13 3 (0.16%) German Language
14 2 (0.11%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.11%) Portuguese Language
14 2 (0.11%) Advertising
15 1 (0.053%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 786 (41.32%) Developer
2 380 (19.98%) Analyst
3 325 (17.09%) C# Developer
4 206 (10.83%) Support Analyst
5 158 (8.31%) C# .NET Developer
6 148 (7.78%) Applications Support
7 146 (7.68%) Senior Developer
8 135 (7.10%) Junior
9 120 (6.31%) .NET Developer
10 107 (5.63%) Graduate
11 97 (5.10%) Network Engineer
12 96 (5.05%) C++ Developer
13 85 (4.47%) Senior C# Developer
14 84 (4.42%) Java Developer
15 83 (4.36%) Applications Support Analyst
15 83 (4.36%) Consultant
16 68 (3.58%) Business Analyst
17 62 (3.26%) Junior Developer
18 60 (3.15%) Desktop Support
19 56 (2.94%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 454 (23.87%) .NET
2 174 (9.15%) WPF
3 145 (7.62%) WCF
4 143 (7.52%) ASP.NET
5 140 (7.36%) HTML
6 124 (6.52%) CSS
6 124 (6.52%) AngularJS
7 122 (6.41%) FIX Protocol
8 107 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 78 (4.10%) HTML5
10 70 (3.68%) .NET Framework
10 70 (3.68%) XML
11 59 (3.10%) WinForms
12 57 (3.00%) Middleware
12 57 (3.00%) Web Services
13 56 (2.94%) jQuery
13 56 (2.94%) Pandas
14 51 (2.68%) NumPy
15 49 (2.58%) SciPy
16 38 (2.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 551 (28.97%) Computer Science
2 218 (11.46%) Derivative
3 190 (9.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 180 (9.46%) Mathematics
5 166 (8.73%) Equities
6 145 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
7 139 (7.31%) Fixed Income
8 124 (6.52%) Algorithms
9 88 (4.63%) Data Structures
10 83 (4.36%) Management Information System
11 64 (3.36%) Physics
12 59 (3.10%) Data Centre
13 44 (2.31%) User Experience
14 43 (2.26%) Visualisation
15 42 (2.21%) Equity Derivative
16 41 (2.16%) Blackberry
17 38 (2.00%) Replication
18 25 (1.31%) Statistics
19 24 (1.26%) Grid Computing
20 21 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 543 (28.55%) Windows
2 365 (19.19%) Linux
3 253 (13.30%) UNIX
4 137 (7.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 87 (4.57%) Windows 7
6 64 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 51 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (1.31%) Solaris
10 24 (1.26%) CentOS
11 21 (1.10%) Windows XP
12 13 (0.68%) Android
13 10 (0.53%) Debian
13 10 (0.53%) Ubuntu
14 8 (0.42%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.21%) Fedora
15 4 (0.21%) Data ONTAP
16 2 (0.11%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (16.51%) Asset Management
2 290 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
3 250 (13.14%) Software Engineering
4 248 (13.04%) OO
5 180 (9.46%) Multithreading
6 172 (9.04%) TDD
7 143 (7.52%) Risk Management
8 125 (6.57%) Low Latency
9 111 (5.84%) MVC
10 104 (5.47%) Investment Management
11 96 (5.05%) Electronic Trading
12 92 (4.84%) Analytics
13 89 (4.68%) OOP
14 87 (4.57%) Unit Testing
15 85 (4.47%) BDD
16 84 (4.42%) OOD
17 80 (4.21%) Information Security
17 80 (4.21%) Continuous Integration
18 73 (3.84%) SDLC
19 72 (3.79%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 786 (41.32%) SQL
2 640 (33.65%) C#
3 350 (18.40%) Java
4 339 (17.82%) Python
5 286 (15.04%) C++
6 243 (12.78%) JavaScript
7 218 (11.46%) Perl
8 179 (9.41%) PowerShell
9 103 (5.42%) VBA
10 81 (4.26%) T-SQL
11 59 (3.10%) Bash Shell
12 36 (1.89%) F#
13 35 (1.84%) C
14 31 (1.63%) Scala
15 25 (1.31%) XPath
16 24 (1.26%) PL/SQL
17 18 (0.95%) Shell Script
17 18 (0.95%) Ruby
18 16 (0.84%) VB.NET
19 15 (0.79%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 655 (34.44%) Degree
2 81 (4.26%) PhD
2 81 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
3 62 (3.26%) CCNA
4 30 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (1.31%) CCSA
6 24 (1.26%) CCNP
7 23 (1.21%) CISSP
8 21 (1.10%) Brainbench
9 18 (0.95%) MCSE
10 12 (0.63%) CCSE
11 11 (0.58%) Sun Certification
12 10 (0.53%) MCITP
13 9 (0.47%) ISEB
14 8 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 7 (0.37%) CFA
16 6 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
16 6 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 5 (0.26%) GIAC
18 4 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (2.73%) QA
2 13 (0.68%) SLA
3 8 (0.42%) EMIR
4 6 (0.32%) AIFMD
5 4 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.16%) MiFID
6 3 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.16%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.11%) UCITS
8 1 (0.053%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.053%) Basel III
8 1 (0.053%) Basel II
System Software
1 167 (8.78%) Active Directory
2 70 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (2.37%) VMware ESX
4 25 (1.31%) Hyper-V
4 25 (1.31%) vSphere
5 18 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (0.95%) Firmware
6 16 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
7 10 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (0.47%) VMware Server
9 4 (0.21%) XenApp
9 4 (0.21%) NFS
10 3 (0.16%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.16%) Samba
10 3 (0.16%) Postfix
10 3 (0.16%) UAG
11 2 (0.11%) XenServer
11 2 (0.11%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.053%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.053%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 36 (1.89%) SCCM
2 35 (1.84%) Puppet
3 29 (1.52%) WSUS
4 20 (1.05%) Nagios
5 15 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (0.58%) NetBackup
7 10 (0.53%) CFEngine
7 10 (0.53%) SolarWinds Orion
7 10 (0.53%) SCOM
8 9 (0.47%) Backup Exec
9 8 (0.42%) Tivoli
10 7 (0.37%) AirWatch
11 6 (0.32%) HP SIM
11 6 (0.32%) ITRS Geneos
11 6 (0.32%) HP Data Protector
12 5 (0.26%) Control-M
12 5 (0.26%) FortiGate
13 4 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 4 (0.21%) Icinga
13 4 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 328 (17.25%) Microsoft
2 240 (12.62%) Oracle
3 130 (6.83%) VMware
4 126 (6.62%) Cisco
5 90 (4.73%) HP
6 87 (4.57%) Bloomberg
7 74 (3.89%) Citrix
8 62 (3.26%) Sybase
9 48 (2.52%) Red Hat
10 46 (2.42%) Reuters
11 42 (2.21%) Atlassian
12 41 (2.16%) CheckPoint
12 41 (2.16%) NetApp
13 32 (1.68%) Juniper
14 29 (1.52%) Splunk
15 25 (1.31%) Charles River
16 22 (1.16%) TIBCO
17 21 (1.10%) SolarWinds
18 20 (1.05%) SAP
19 18 (0.95%) Sun
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £200 - £250 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90 - 120k+ & excellent, comprehensive package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90 - 120k+ & excellent, comprehensive package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90 - 120k+ & excellent, comprehensive package
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90 - 120k+ & excellent, comprehensive package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60 - 90k + excellent, comprehensive package
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
East London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum benefits + bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Health care
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum £100k+ package including bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Health care
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £55,000 to £68,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + plus package
Posted: Yesterday