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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hedge fund
Rank 155 149 146
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 4 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.12% 0.28% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.77% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 1
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +57.89%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £51,250 £53,000
% change year-on-year
-12.19% -3.30%
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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
1140 1167 1011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 34.11% 36.83% 32.20%
Number of salaries quoted 723 754 619
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,000 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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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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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 22 October 2014. 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 -9 4 £50,000 -16.66%
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 10 (83.33%) Java
1 10 (83.33%) OO
2 9 (75.00%) Computer Science
3 8 (66.67%) C#
4 6 (50.00%) PhD
4 6 (50.00%) Games
4 6 (50.00%) Mathematics
4 6 (50.00%) Physics
4 6 (50.00%) Internet
4 6 (50.00%) Online Games
4 6 (50.00%) Scala
4 6 (50.00%) Data Structures
4 6 (50.00%) Algorithms
5 4 (33.33%) Spring
5 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 3 (25.00%) Equities
6 3 (25.00%) C++
6 3 (25.00%) UNIX
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) Open Source
6 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (25.00%) Multithreading
6 3 (25.00%) Investment Management
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) Algorithmic Trading
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 1 (8.33%) Sybase
8 1 (8.33%) JUnit
8 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
8 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (8.33%) JBehave
1 1 (8.33%) Mockito
1 1 (8.33%) Concordion
General
1 6 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Scala Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) JDBC
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (8.33%) JMS
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (50.00%) Physics
2 6 (50.00%) Online Games
2 6 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 6 (50.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (25.00%) Equities
3 3 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) OO
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 3 (25.00%) Investment Management
3 3 (25.00%) Algorithmic Trading
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) Scala
4 3 (25.00%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) F#
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) PhD
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Sybase
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle