The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hedge fund
Rank - 198 194
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 0 11 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.22% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.58% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +29.41%
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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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2132 1906 2056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 34.90% 37.49% 35.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1733 1597 1754
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,244 £54,347 £50,550
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Hedge funds
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Hedge funds Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Hedge funds
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Hedge funds Salary Trend in the South West

Hedge funds
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) J2SE
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) Redis
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (100.00%) Redis
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) J2SE
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree