The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hedge fund
Rank - 92 70
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 0 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.17% 1.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.55% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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 Glasgow region.

Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
399 362 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 28.12% 31.40% 27.67%
Number of salaries quoted 232 223 141
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Hedge funds
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Hedge funds Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Hedge funds
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Hedge funds Salary Trend in Glasgow

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Equities
2 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (50.00%) WPF
2 2 (50.00%) MVVM
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (25.00%) Concordion
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Mockito
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) JBehave
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Migration

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Concordion
1 1 (25.00%) Mockito
1 1 (25.00%) JBehave
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (50.00%) WPF Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) JDBC
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) JMS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVVM
1 2 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Sybase