The first 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Oxfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hedge fund
Rank 117 113 99
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 1 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.062% 0.39% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 1.20% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 5
Average salary £62,500 £32,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+92.30% -40.90%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -21.34%
Miscellaneous Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
473 581 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 29.25% 32.68% 29.51%
Number of salaries quoted 407 512 381
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Hedge funds
South East

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 26 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 9 (90.00%) Degree
2 8 (80.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) Finance
3 7 (70.00%) C++
3 7 (70.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (60.00%) Mathematics
5 5 (50.00%) Derivative
5 5 (50.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 5 (50.00%) Fixed Income
5 5 (50.00%) Equities
5 5 (50.00%) Java
5 5 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (50.00%) OO
5 5 (50.00%) Python
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (20.00%) Windows
7 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
7 2 (20.00%) MS Office
7 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 2 (20.00%) Wireless
7 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
8 1 (10.00%) Financial Modelling
8 1 (10.00%) Physics
8 1 (10.00%) Chemistry

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Software Developer
3 6 (60.00%) Junior
4 5 (50.00%) Junior Software Developer
4 5 (50.00%) Junior Developer
5 3 (30.00%) Graduate
6 2 (20.00%) C++ Developer
6 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
6 2 (20.00%) C++ Software Developer
6 2 (20.00%) Graduate Software Developer
6 2 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (20.00%) C++/C# Developer
6 2 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Engineer
7 1 (10.00%) Quantitative Developer
7 1 (10.00%) IT Graduate
7 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (60.00%) Mathematics
3 5 (50.00%) Derivative
3 5 (50.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 5 (50.00%) Fixed Income
3 5 (50.00%) Equities
4 1 (10.00%) Physics
4 1 (10.00%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) C++
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft