The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hedge fund
Rank 149 173 161
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -12
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 903 858 797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.04% 1.78% 1.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.45% 3.95% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 767 742 618
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +28.57%
Hedge funds
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
20310 21709 20613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 45.83% 45.04% 46.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16513 17652 16735
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Hedge funds
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Hedge funds Jobs Demand Trend in London

Hedge funds
Salary Trend in London

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

Hedge funds Salary Trend in London

Hedge funds
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Hedge funds across the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Hedge funds Salary Histogram in London

Hedge funds
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hedge funds within the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
City of London +4 168 £67,500 +22.72% 59
Mayfair +1 12 £66,250 +20.45%
Docklands, London - 2 £75,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 £69,000 -
Hedge funds
England

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 1138 (61.02%) Finance
2 779 (41.77%) SQL
3 625 (33.51%) C#
4 600 (32.17%) Degree
5 564 (30.24%) Windows
6 521 (27.94%) Computer Science
7 509 (27.29%) SQL Server
8 460 (24.66%) .NET
9 371 (19.89%) Linux
10 340 (18.23%) Python
11 336 (18.02%) Java
12 318 (17.05%) Front Office
13 316 (16.94%) Microsoft
14 312 (16.73%) Agile Software Development
15 282 (15.12%) Asset Management
16 263 (14.10%) JavaScript
17 257 (13.78%) C++
18 255 (13.67%) UNIX
19 252 (13.51%) Banking
20 235 (12.60%) OO
21 229 (12.28%) Perl
22 226 (12.12%) Software Engineering
23 225 (12.06%) Oracle
24 205 (10.99%) Derivative
25 196 (10.51%) MS Excel
26 190 (10.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
27 188 (10.08%) PowerShell
28 174 (9.33%) Active Directory
29 169 (9.06%) TDD
30 160 (8.58%) Equities

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the London 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
1 122 (6.54%) MS Exchange
2 85 (4.56%) SharePoint
3 67 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 52 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 31 (1.66%) IIS
6 28 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 22 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
8 21 (1.13%) SharePoint Server
9 11 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (0.54%) Lync
10 10 (0.54%) Tomcat
11 7 (0.38%) Apache
11 7 (0.38%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.27%) Drupal
12 5 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.21%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.16%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 196 (10.51%) MS Excel
2 145 (7.77%) MS Office
3 11 (0.59%) MS Project
4 9 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.21%) Mathematica
7 2 (0.11%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.054%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 26 (1.39%) Markit EDM
2 14 (0.75%) thinkFolio
3 10 (0.54%) Advent Geneva
3 10 (0.54%) Oracle 11i
4 9 (0.48%) Oracle General Ledger
4 9 (0.48%) ION MarketView
4 9 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.43%) LatentZero
6 7 (0.38%) Endur
6 7 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
6 7 (0.38%) Beauchamp
7 6 (0.32%) SimCorp Dimension
8 4 (0.21%) RMDS
9 3 (0.16%) HiInvest
9 3 (0.16%) HiPerformance
9 3 (0.16%) Decalog
9 3 (0.16%) LongView
9 3 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
9 3 (0.16%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
9 3 (0.16%) Advent Moxy
Cloud Services
1 17 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.38%) Amazon S3
4 7 (0.38%) SaaS
5 4 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.11%) IaaS
6 2 (0.11%) PaaS
7 1 (0.054%) GitHub
7 1 (0.054%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.054%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.054%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.054%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 103 (5.52%) TCP/IP
2 93 (4.99%) LAN
2 93 (4.99%) WAN
3 91 (4.88%) Firewall
4 60 (3.22%) DNS
5 54 (2.90%) SAN
6 50 (2.68%) Network Security
7 47 (2.52%) DHCP
8 42 (2.25%) VPN
9 28 (1.50%) BGP
10 25 (1.34%) Multicast
11 21 (1.13%) Junos
12 20 (1.07%) OSPF
13 18 (0.97%) EIGRP
14 17 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
15 14 (0.75%) VLAN
16 12 (0.64%) NAS
16 12 (0.64%) Fibre Channel
17 11 (0.59%) iSCSI
17 11 (0.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 509 (27.29%) SQL Server
2 125 (6.70%) Relational Database
3 77 (4.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 77 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 71 (3.81%) RDBMS
5 53 (2.84%) MongoDB
6 50 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 45 (2.41%) NoSQL
8 36 (1.93%) Oracle Database
9 35 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
10 33 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 29 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
12 28 (1.50%) MySQL
13 27 (1.45%) Big Data
14 24 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
15 21 (1.13%) Redis
15 21 (1.13%) Hadoop
16 16 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
17 14 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
17 14 (0.75%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 54 (2.90%) Git (software)
2 42 (2.25%) JIRA
3 26 (1.39%) Mercurial
4 23 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (1.13%) Subversion
6 10 (0.54%) Visual Studio
7 9 (0.48%) MSI
7 9 (0.48%) Maven
7 9 (0.48%) NUnit
8 8 (0.43%) Plastic SCM
9 7 (0.38%) gulp
9 7 (0.38%) Selenium
10 6 (0.32%) FitNesse
10 6 (0.32%) JUnit
10 6 (0.32%) SpecFlow
10 6 (0.32%) Jenkins
11 5 (0.27%) TeamCity
11 5 (0.27%) InstallShield
11 5 (0.27%) CruiseControl
12 4 (0.21%) JBehave
General
1 1138 (61.02%) Finance
2 318 (17.05%) Front Office
3 252 (13.51%) Banking
4 133 (7.13%) Investment Banking
5 120 (6.43%) Financial Institution
6 103 (5.52%) Back Office
7 29 (1.55%) Telecoms
8 26 (1.39%) Retail
9 20 (1.07%) Private Banking
9 20 (1.07%) Law
9 20 (1.07%) Legal
10 19 (1.02%) Games
11 12 (0.64%) Marketing
12 8 (0.43%) Retail Banking
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 (0.054%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 720 (38.61%) Developer
2 367 (19.68%) Analyst
3 308 (16.51%) C# Developer
4 214 (11.47%) Support Analyst
5 168 (9.01%) C# .NET Developer
6 164 (8.79%) Applications Support
7 143 (7.67%) Junior
8 138 (7.40%) .NET Developer
9 119 (6.38%) Graduate
9 119 (6.38%) Senior Developer
10 88 (4.72%) Network Engineer
11 85 (4.56%) Applications Support Analyst
12 80 (4.29%) Senior C# Developer
13 78 (4.18%) Consultant
14 73 (3.91%) Java Developer
15 68 (3.65%) C++ Developer
16 62 (3.32%) Junior Developer
17 57 (3.06%) Business Analyst
17 57 (3.06%) Desktop Support
18 56 (3.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 460 (24.66%) .NET
2 159 (8.53%) ASP.NET
3 149 (7.99%) WPF
4 142 (7.61%) HTML
5 135 (7.24%) WCF
6 132 (7.08%) AngularJS
7 124 (6.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 124 (6.65%) FIX Protocol
8 123 (6.60%) CSS
9 72 (3.86%) XML
10 68 (3.65%) HTML5
10 68 (3.65%) .NET Framework
11 61 (3.27%) Middleware
12 58 (3.11%) WinForms
12 58 (3.11%) jQuery
13 55 (2.95%) Pandas
14 50 (2.68%) NumPy
15 47 (2.52%) Web Services
16 46 (2.47%) SciPy
17 32 (1.72%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 521 (27.94%) Computer Science
2 205 (10.99%) Derivative
3 190 (10.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 160 (8.58%) Equities
5 140 (7.51%) Mathematics
6 134 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
7 126 (6.76%) Fixed Income
8 99 (5.31%) Algorithms
9 85 (4.56%) Management Information System
10 76 (4.08%) Data Structures
11 56 (3.00%) Data Centre
12 55 (2.95%) Physics
13 48 (2.57%) Visualisation
14 42 (2.25%) User Experience
14 42 (2.25%) Blackberry
15 35 (1.88%) Equity Derivative
16 33 (1.77%) Replication
17 24 (1.29%) Grid Computing
18 21 (1.13%) Clustering
19 20 (1.07%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 564 (30.24%) Windows
2 371 (19.89%) Linux
3 255 (13.67%) UNIX
4 144 (7.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 97 (5.20%) Windows 7
6 69 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 58 (3.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 37 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 30 (1.61%) Solaris
10 23 (1.23%) Windows XP
11 17 (0.91%) CentOS
12 15 (0.80%) Android
13 9 (0.48%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.38%) Ubuntu
14 7 (0.38%) Debian
15 6 (0.32%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.21%) Data ONTAP
17 3 (0.16%) SUSE
17 3 (0.16%) Windows 2000
18 1 (0.054%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (16.73%) Agile Software Development
2 282 (15.12%) Asset Management
3 235 (12.60%) OO
4 226 (12.12%) Software Engineering
5 169 (9.06%) TDD
6 155 (8.31%) Multithreading
7 134 (7.18%) MVC
8 131 (7.02%) Low Latency
9 117 (6.27%) Investment Management
10 111 (5.95%) Risk Management
11 90 (4.83%) Electronic Trading
12 86 (4.61%) BDD
13 85 (4.56%) Unit Testing
14 83 (4.45%) OOP
14 83 (4.45%) Information Security
15 76 (4.08%) Analytics
16 75 (4.02%) Continuous Integration
17 72 (3.86%) OOD
18 70 (3.75%) Portfolio Management
19 67 (3.59%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 779 (41.77%) SQL
2 625 (33.51%) C#
3 340 (18.23%) Python
4 336 (18.02%) Java
5 263 (14.10%) JavaScript
6 257 (13.78%) C++
7 229 (12.28%) Perl
8 188 (10.08%) PowerShell
9 106 (5.68%) VBA
10 77 (4.13%) T-SQL
11 62 (3.32%) Bash Shell
12 32 (1.72%) C
13 25 (1.34%) Scala
14 23 (1.23%) Ruby
14 23 (1.23%) XPath
15 20 (1.07%) F#
16 18 (0.97%) PL/SQL
17 16 (0.86%) VB.NET
17 16 (0.86%) Shell Script
18 12 (0.64%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 600 (32.17%) Degree
2 79 (4.24%) PhD
3 77 (4.13%) Cisco Certification
4 64 (3.43%) CCNA
5 37 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (1.34%) MCSE
7 23 (1.23%) CISSP
8 20 (1.07%) CCNP
8 20 (1.07%) CCSA
9 19 (1.02%) Brainbench
10 11 (0.59%) MCITP
11 10 (0.54%) CCSE
11 10 (0.54%) Sun Certification
12 7 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
13 5 (0.27%) MCSA
13 5 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.27%) GIAC
13 5 (0.27%) CFA
14 4 (0.21%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (2.73%) QA
2 13 (0.70%) SLA
3 9 (0.48%) EMIR
4 6 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.21%) MiFID
5 4 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.21%) AIFMD
6 3 (0.16%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.11%) Basel III
7 2 (0.11%) UCITS
8 1 (0.054%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.054%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.054%) Basel II
8 1 (0.054%) COBIT
System Software
1 174 (9.33%) Active Directory
2 79 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (2.73%) VMware ESX
4 30 (1.61%) vSphere
5 27 (1.45%) Hyper-V
6 23 (1.23%) Firmware
7 17 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
8 16 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (0.59%) VMware Server
10 10 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (0.48%) NFS
12 8 (0.43%) XenApp
13 6 (0.32%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.16%) UAG
14 3 (0.16%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.11%) Samba
15 2 (0.11%) Postfix
15 2 (0.11%) Xen
15 2 (0.11%) XenServer
15 2 (0.11%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 44 (2.36%) SCCM
2 34 (1.82%) Puppet
3 27 (1.45%) WSUS
4 25 (1.34%) Nagios
5 18 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (0.86%) NetBackup
7 13 (0.70%) SCOM
8 11 (0.59%) HP Data Protector
9 10 (0.54%) CFEngine
9 10 (0.54%) ITRS Geneos
9 10 (0.54%) SolarWinds Orion
10 9 (0.48%) AirWatch
11 8 (0.43%) HP SIM
11 8 (0.43%) Backup Exec
12 7 (0.38%) SnapMirror
12 7 (0.38%) SnapVault
13 5 (0.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 5 (0.27%) Control-M
13 5 (0.27%) Tivoli
14 4 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 316 (16.94%) Microsoft
2 225 (12.06%) Oracle
3 150 (8.04%) VMware
4 126 (6.76%) Cisco
5 97 (5.20%) HP
6 91 (4.88%) Bloomberg
7 72 (3.86%) Citrix
8 52 (2.79%) Sybase
8 52 (2.79%) Red Hat
8 52 (2.79%) Reuters
9 49 (2.63%) NetApp
10 38 (2.04%) CheckPoint
11 33 (1.77%) Atlassian
12 30 (1.61%) Juniper
13 29 (1.55%) SolarWinds
14 25 (1.34%) Splunk
15 23 (1.23%) Tableau
16 22 (1.18%) SAP
17 19 (1.02%) TIBCO
17 19 (1.02%) Symantec
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 80,000-100,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75 - £90 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Plus great package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + excellent bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Thebes IT
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 65-80k
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £700000000 - £900000000 per annum + bonus, pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + 30% bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £700000000 - £900000000 per annum + bonus, pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago