The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hedge fund
Rank 116 98 116
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +18
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 1 17 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.066% 0.99% 0.063%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 3.23% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 1
Average salary £62,500 £55,000 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -45.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
Hedge funds
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
485 527 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 32.10% 30.69% 30.36%
Number of salaries quoted 386 476 429
Average salary £42,500 £40,875 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.97% +16.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Hedge funds
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Hedge funds Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Hedge funds
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Hedge funds Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Hedge funds
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) C++
2 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 7 (87.50%) Computer Science
3 6 (75.00%) Mathematics
4 5 (62.50%) Derivative
4 5 (62.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 5 (62.50%) OO
4 5 (62.50%) Python
4 5 (62.50%) Java
4 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) Fixed Income
4 5 (62.50%) Equities
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) Financial Modelling
6 1 (12.50%) Physics
6 1 (12.50%) Chemistry

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 8 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) Software Developer
3 5 (62.50%) Junior
3 5 (62.50%) Junior Developer
3 5 (62.50%) Junior Software Developer
4 2 (25.00%) C++/C# Developer
4 2 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Graduate
4 2 (25.00%) C++ Software Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Graduate Software Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (25.00%) C++ Developer
4 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Quantitative Developer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Computer Science
2 6 (75.00%) Mathematics
3 5 (62.50%) Fixed Income
3 5 (62.50%) Equities
3 5 (62.50%) Derivative
3 5 (62.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (12.50%) Physics
4 1 (12.50%) Chemistry
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) C++
3 5 (62.50%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft