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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hedge fund
Rank 151 151 135
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 5 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.16% 0.25% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.62% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 0
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
Hedge funds
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
1060 1281 974
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 34.32% 39.46% 33.63%
Number of salaries quoted 689 776 605
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Hedge funds
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

Hedge funds
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

Hedge funds
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hedge funds within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Edinburgh +8 5 £50,000 +19.04%
Hedge funds
UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (90.00%) Java
1 9 (90.00%) OO
1 9 (90.00%) Investment Management
2 8 (80.00%) Equities
2 8 (80.00%) Computer Science
3 7 (70.00%) Degree
3 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (70.00%) Spring
3 7 (70.00%) Data Modelling
3 7 (70.00%) UNIX
3 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 7 (70.00%) C++
3 7 (70.00%) Algorithmic Trading
3 7 (70.00%) Multithreading
3 7 (70.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) J2EE
5 1 (10.00%) PhD
5 1 (10.00%) CIMA
5 1 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Games
5 1 (10.00%) Fixed Income
5 1 (10.00%) Fidessa
5 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (10.00%) Internet
5 1 (10.00%) Charles River
5 1 (10.00%) ACCA
5 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (10.00%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Games
1 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Report Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Development Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) Java EE
2 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Equities
1 8 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (70.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (10.00%) Derivative
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (10.00%) Physics
3 1 (10.00%) Online Games
3 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) UNIX
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) OO
1 9 (90.00%) Investment Management
2 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (70.00%) Data Modelling
2 7 (70.00%) Algorithmic Trading
2 7 (70.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) PhD
2 1 (10.00%) CIMA
2 1 (10.00%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Solvency II
1 1 (10.00%) AIFMD
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Fidessa
1 1 (10.00%) Charles River