The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 419 399 422
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +23
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 16 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.077% 0.055% 0.087%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.15% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 15
Average salary £41,250 £68,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.33% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £70,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7354 7387 8034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 35.46% 37.11% 36.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5860 5769 6843
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Hedge funds
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Hedge funds Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Hedge funds
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Hedge funds Salary Trend in the South East

Hedge funds
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hedge funds within the South East 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
West Sussex - 9 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £40,000 - 1
Surrey -8 1 £32,500 - 5
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 20 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 19 (73.08%) ASP.NET
2 19 (73.08%) C#
2 19 (73.08%) .NET
3 16 (61.54%) Banking
3 16 (61.54%) Mathematics
3 16 (61.54%) Statistics
3 16 (61.54%) Degree
4 14 (53.85%) VB.NET
5 8 (30.77%) Finance
6 7 (26.92%) Financial Institution
6 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
7 5 (19.23%) ISEB
7 5 (19.23%) Automated Testing
7 5 (19.23%) QA
8 4 (15.38%) SQL
9 3 (11.54%) Ajax
10 2 (7.69%) Oracle
10 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (7.69%) C++
10 2 (7.69%) Windows
11 1 (3.85%) OO
11 1 (3.85%) Python
11 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
11 1 (3.85%) CSS
11 1 (3.85%) Web Services
11 1 (3.85%) XML
11 1 (3.85%) HTML
11 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
11 1 (3.85%) Perl

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 (3.85%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Firewall
1 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.85%) PHPUnit
1 1 (3.85%) NUnit
General
1 16 (61.54%) Banking
2 8 (30.77%) Finance
3 7 (26.92%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.85%) Back Office
4 1 (3.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Developer
2 18 (69.23%) C# Developer
3 10 (38.46%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (30.77%) .NET Developer
4 8 (30.77%) VB.NET Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) Test Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) QA Analyst
6 4 (15.38%) Automated Test Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (3.85%) Junior
8 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (73.08%) ASP.NET
1 19 (73.08%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) Ajax
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (61.54%) Mathematics
1 16 (61.54%) Statistics
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Automated Testing
2 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.85%) OO
3 1 (3.85%) MVC
3 1 (3.85%) Project Management
3 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
3 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) C#
2 14 (53.85%) VB.NET
3 4 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) Perl
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) Degree
2 5 (19.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.85%) XenApp
1 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
1 1 (3.85%) SCOM
1 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) Dell
3 1 (3.85%) EMC
3 1 (3.85%) Nimsoft
3 1 (3.85%) VMware
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