The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hedge fund
Rank - 63 76
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 0 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford - 1.60% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 5.19% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 0 15 1
Average salary - £75,000 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
Hedge funds
Oxfordshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
264 289 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 36.07% 30.78% 32.88%
Number of salaries quoted 212 259 246
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Hedge funds
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Hedge funds Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Hedge funds
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Hedge funds Salary Trend in Oxford

Hedge funds
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
1 7 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (71.43%) Mathematics
2 5 (71.43%) Derivative
2 5 (71.43%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 5 (71.43%) Fixed Income
2 5 (71.43%) Equities
2 5 (71.43%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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.

General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Junior
2 5 (71.43%) Junior Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Junior Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C++/C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Graduate
3 2 (28.57%) C++ Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Graduate Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Graduate Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C++ Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (71.43%) Fixed Income
2 5 (71.43%) Equities
2 5 (71.43%) Derivative
2 5 (71.43%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 5 (71.43%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft