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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hedge fund
Rank - 174 160
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 0 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.47% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 3
Average salary - £42,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £43,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +34.61%
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UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1181 1266 1240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 37.35% 33.47% 38.07%
Number of salaries quoted 747 832 776
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,800 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Hedge funds Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Hedge funds Salary Trend in Scotland

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Top 17 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (100.00%) Charles River
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Markit EDM
2 1 (50.00%) AIFMD
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (50.00%) Solvency II
2 1 (50.00%) CIMA
2 1 (50.00%) ACCA
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Fidessa

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Markit EDM
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Report Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ACCA
1 1 (50.00%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Solvency II
1 1 (50.00%) AIFMD
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Charles River
2 1 (50.00%) Fidessa