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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hedge fund
Rank 322 302 283
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -19
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 942 1015 990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 0.90% 0.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.28% 2.25% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 790 785 730
Average salary £62,500 £67,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £95,500 £96,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
41229 45046 41568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.11% 39.91% 38.45%
Number of salaries quoted 32700 35319 33702
Average salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Hedge funds
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Hedge funds Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Hedge funds
Salary Trend

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

Hedge funds Salary Trend in the UK

Hedge funds
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Hedge funds over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 within the UK.

Hedge funds Salary Histogram in the UK

Hedge funds
Top 23 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hedge funds within the UK over the 3 months to 30 March 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
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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
England -6 939 £62,500 -10.71% 154
London +2 920 £62,500 -10.71% 138
City of London -10 213 £60,000 -7.69% 47
Mayfair -9 6 £45,000 -41.93%
South East -15 6 £40,000 +14.28% 8
North West +11 5 £22,500 -41.55%
Manchester +8 5 £22,500 -41.55%
Birmingham - 5 £52,500 -
West Midlands - 5 £52,500 -
Burgess Hill - 3 £40,000 -
West Sussex - 3 £40,000 -
Scotland +10 2 - - 3
Edinburgh +1 2 - - 3
East of England -6 2 £46,875 - 4
Surrey -10 2 £41,250 - 7
Wimbledon - 2 £60,000 -
Cambridge -5 1 £40,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire -6 1 £40,000 - 1
Essex - 1 £53,750 - 2
Dorking - 1 £50,000 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Woking - 1 £32,500 - 6
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 1173 (63.82%) Finance
2 694 (37.76%) SQL
3 622 (33.84%) C#
4 555 (30.20%) Windows
5 543 (29.54%) Degree
6 462 (25.14%) SQL Server
7 457 (24.86%) .NET
8 435 (23.67%) Computer Science
9 364 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
10 309 (16.81%) Microsoft
11 306 (16.65%) Java
12 303 (16.49%) Linux
13 294 (16.00%) Banking
14 291 (15.83%) Python
15 289 (15.72%) C++
16 278 (15.13%) JavaScript
17 254 (13.82%) Front Office
18 249 (13.55%) Active Directory
19 244 (13.28%) OO
20 222 (12.08%) Asset Management
21 216 (11.75%) UNIX
22 209 (11.37%) ASP.NET
23 206 (11.21%) TDD
24 189 (10.28%) Software Engineering
25 186 (10.12%) VMware
26 184 (10.01%) Derivative
27 183 (9.96%) Perl
28 180 (9.79%) Financial Institution
29 178 (9.68%) MVC
30 176 (9.58%) Investment Management

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 146 (7.94%) MS Exchange
2 78 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2007
4 38 (2.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 35 (1.90%) SharePoint
6 32 (1.74%) IIS
7 16 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (0.82%) WebSphere
9 11 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
10 10 (0.54%) Lync
11 8 (0.44%) JBoss
12 7 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (0.33%) MQSeries
14 5 (0.27%) Drupal
14 5 (0.27%) Apache Spark
15 4 (0.22%) Node.js
15 4 (0.22%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.22%) Confluence
15 4 (0.22%) Apache
16 3 (0.16%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 169 (9.19%) MS Excel
2 146 (7.94%) MS Office
3 15 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (0.49%) MS Project
6 4 (0.22%) Mathematica
7 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.11%) SPSS
7 2 (0.11%) S-PLUS
7 2 (0.11%) Stata
Business Applications
1 22 (1.20%) Advent Geneva
2 20 (1.09%) Markit EDM
3 17 (0.92%) thinkFolio
4 16 (0.87%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 9 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
6 8 (0.44%) ION MarketView
7 7 (0.38%) LatentZero
8 6 (0.33%) Endur
8 6 (0.33%) SimCorp Dimension
9 5 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (0.27%) RMDS
9 5 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
10 3 (0.16%) Beauchamp
10 3 (0.16%) Advent Moxy
11 2 (0.11%) Investran
11 2 (0.11%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
11 2 (0.11%) assyst
11 2 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
11 2 (0.11%) HiInvest
Cloud Services
1 27 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (0.92%) SaaS
3 9 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.38%) Amazon S3
5 5 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.11%) PaaS
7 2 (0.11%) IaaS
8 1 (0.054%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.054%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 144 (7.83%) Firewall
2 106 (5.77%) WAN
3 100 (5.44%) LAN
4 95 (5.17%) DNS
5 81 (4.41%) TCP/IP
6 80 (4.35%) VPN
7 58 (3.16%) SAN
8 53 (2.88%) DHCP
9 51 (2.77%) Network Security
10 28 (1.52%) BGP
11 26 (1.41%) Internet
11 26 (1.41%) Multicast
12 24 (1.31%) Cisco ASA
13 20 (1.09%) EIGRP
14 19 (1.03%) OSPF
14 19 (1.03%) FTP
15 17 (0.92%) Cisco IOS
15 17 (0.92%) Cisco Nexus
16 15 (0.82%) VoIP
17 12 (0.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 462 (25.14%) SQL Server
2 123 (6.69%) Relational Database
3 64 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 56 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 56 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 54 (2.94%) RDBMS
6 51 (2.77%) MySQL
7 45 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 43 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 31 (1.69%) MongoDB
10 28 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
11 26 (1.41%) NoSQL
12 19 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
13 18 (0.98%) Oracle Database
14 17 (0.92%) QlikView
15 14 (0.76%) Big Data
16 13 (0.71%) OLAP
17 11 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
18 8 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
18 8 (0.44%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 45 (2.45%) Visual Studio
2 44 (2.39%) Git (software)
3 34 (1.85%) NUnit
3 34 (1.85%) SpecFlow
4 30 (1.63%) Subversion
5 23 (1.25%) Cucumber
6 19 (1.03%) Mercurial
6 19 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (0.98%) FitNesse
8 17 (0.92%) Maven
8 17 (0.92%) GCC
9 16 (0.87%) GoogleTest
9 16 (0.87%) CppUnit
10 15 (0.82%) JIRA
10 15 (0.82%) Selenium
11 6 (0.33%) WebDriver
11 6 (0.33%) Jenkins
11 6 (0.33%) TeamCity
11 6 (0.33%) AdminStudio
12 5 (0.27%) MSI
General
1 1173 (63.82%) Finance
2 294 (16.00%) Banking
3 254 (13.82%) Front Office
4 180 (9.79%) Financial Institution
5 158 (8.60%) Investment Banking
6 114 (6.20%) Back Office
7 48 (2.61%) Law
8 44 (2.39%) Telecoms
9 33 (1.80%) Legal
10 20 (1.09%) Retail
11 17 (0.92%) Marketing
12 13 (0.71%) Private Banking
13 8 (0.44%) Games
14 4 (0.22%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.11%) French Language
15 2 (0.11%) Portuguese Language
15 2 (0.11%) Billing
16 1 (0.054%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.054%) International Banking
16 1 (0.054%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 727 (39.55%) Developer
2 299 (16.27%) C# Developer
3 285 (15.51%) Analyst
4 146 (7.94%) Support Analyst
5 145 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 135 (7.34%) Applications Support
7 116 (6.31%) .NET Developer
8 112 (6.09%) Junior
9 101 (5.50%) C++ Developer
10 97 (5.28%) Graduate
11 91 (4.95%) Java Developer
12 87 (4.73%) Consultant
12 87 (4.73%) Senior Developer
13 83 (4.52%) Network Engineer
14 77 (4.19%) Support Engineer
15 69 (3.75%) Python Developer
16 67 (3.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 61 (3.32%) Applications Support Analyst
18 57 (3.10%) DBA
19 53 (2.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 457 (24.86%) .NET
2 209 (11.37%) ASP.NET
3 159 (8.65%) HTML
4 151 (8.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 136 (7.40%) WPF
6 107 (5.82%) AngularJS
7 105 (5.71%) WCF
8 94 (5.11%) CSS
9 89 (4.84%) .NET Framework
10 78 (4.24%) FIX Protocol
11 73 (3.97%) WinForms
12 69 (3.75%) HTML5
13 64 (3.48%) Web Services
14 58 (3.16%) XML
15 55 (2.99%) jQuery
16 45 (2.45%) Spring
17 41 (2.23%) STL
18 40 (2.18%) Pandas
19 37 (2.01%) Entity Framework
20 36 (1.96%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 435 (23.67%) Computer Science
2 184 (10.01%) Derivative
3 161 (8.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 148 (8.05%) Equities
5 131 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
6 125 (6.80%) Mathematics
7 110 (5.98%) Fixed Income
8 80 (4.35%) Blackberry
9 72 (3.92%) Open Source
10 66 (3.59%) Management Information System
11 60 (3.26%) Physics
12 59 (3.21%) Algorithms
13 45 (2.45%) Data Structures
14 38 (2.07%) Visualisation
15 29 (1.58%) Equity Derivative
16 26 (1.41%) Grid Computing
17 24 (1.31%) N-Tier
17 24 (1.31%) User Experience
18 21 (1.14%) Social Media
19 20 (1.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 555 (30.20%) Windows
2 303 (16.49%) Linux
3 216 (11.75%) UNIX
4 135 (7.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 124 (6.75%) Windows 7
6 71 (3.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 48 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 44 (2.39%) Solaris
9 41 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 37 (2.01%) Windows 8
11 36 (1.96%) Android
12 33 (1.80%) Windows XP
13 30 (1.63%) Apple iOS
14 10 (0.54%) CentOS
15 4 (0.22%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.16%) VMS
16 3 (0.16%) SUSE
16 3 (0.16%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.054%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
2 244 (13.28%) OO
3 222 (12.08%) Asset Management
4 206 (11.21%) TDD
5 189 (10.28%) Software Engineering
6 178 (9.68%) MVC
7 176 (9.58%) Investment Management
8 156 (8.49%) Multithreading
9 135 (7.34%) Low Latency
10 118 (6.42%) BDD
11 95 (5.17%) Scrum
12 84 (4.57%) Analytics
13 80 (4.35%) Information Security
14 79 (4.30%) Risk Management
14 79 (4.30%) Electronic Trading
14 79 (4.30%) Mentoring
15 71 (3.86%) Project Management
15 71 (3.86%) OOD
16 67 (3.65%) Continuous Integration
17 66 (3.59%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 694 (37.76%) SQL
2 622 (33.84%) C#
3 306 (16.65%) Java
4 291 (15.83%) Python
5 289 (15.72%) C++
6 278 (15.13%) JavaScript
7 183 (9.96%) Perl
8 161 (8.76%) PowerShell
9 91 (4.95%) VBA
10 56 (3.05%) T-SQL
11 54 (2.94%) Bash Shell
12 35 (1.90%) VB.NET
13 31 (1.69%) C
14 28 (1.52%) MATLAB
15 24 (1.31%) Shell Script
16 18 (0.98%) Ruby
16 18 (0.98%) R
17 16 (0.87%) Objective-C
18 14 (0.76%) Scala
19 13 (0.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 543 (29.54%) Degree
2 93 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
3 66 (3.59%) PhD
4 64 (3.48%) CCNA
5 35 (1.90%) CCNP
6 32 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 27 (1.47%) MCSE
8 21 (1.14%) CCSA
9 17 (0.92%) CISSP
9 17 (0.92%) CSSLP
10 15 (0.82%) CCSE
11 14 (0.76%) CCIE
12 12 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (0.60%) MCITP
13 11 (0.60%) Brainbench
14 7 (0.38%) CISM
14 7 (0.38%) MCSA
15 6 (0.33%) ISEB
16 5 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 5 (0.27%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (3.37%) QA
2 35 (1.90%) SLA
3 9 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
4 8 (0.44%) EMIR
5 6 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.22%) Basel III
7 3 (0.16%) AIFMD
7 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.11%) COBIT
8 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.054%) MiFID
9 1 (0.054%) FATCA
9 1 (0.054%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.054%) CRD IV
System Software
1 249 (13.55%) Active Directory
2 123 (6.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (2.77%) vSphere
4 39 (2.12%) XenApp
4 39 (2.12%) VMware ESX
5 28 (1.52%) Hyper-V
5 28 (1.52%) VMware Server
6 19 (1.03%) Firmware
7 17 (0.92%) XenDesktop
8 16 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
8 16 (0.87%) NFS
9 11 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
10 10 (0.54%) MetaFrame
11 8 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 7 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.11%) Xen
14 2 (0.11%) Apache Flume
14 2 (0.11%) iptables
15 1 (0.054%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 50 (2.72%) SCCM
2 25 (1.36%) Puppet
3 18 (0.98%) NetBackup
4 17 (0.92%) ITRS Geneos
5 16 (0.87%) Nagios
6 14 (0.76%) SCOM
7 12 (0.65%) Backup Exec
8 9 (0.49%) WSUS
9 8 (0.44%) Tivoli
9 8 (0.44%) Cacti
10 7 (0.38%) Control-M
10 7 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 6 (0.33%) HP Data Protector
12 5 (0.27%) yum
13 4 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
14 3 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
14 3 (0.16%) HP SIM
14 3 (0.16%) Red Hat Satellite
15 2 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 309 (16.81%) Microsoft
2 186 (10.12%) VMware
3 149 (8.11%) Oracle
4 142 (7.73%) Cisco
5 102 (5.55%) Citrix
6 96 (5.22%) Bloomberg
7 66 (3.59%) Reuters
8 64 (3.48%) HP
9 60 (3.26%) NetApp
10 47 (2.56%) CheckPoint
11 34 (1.85%) Red Hat
12 30 (1.63%) Sybase
13 27 (1.47%) Advent
14 23 (1.25%) Symantec
14 23 (1.25%) EMC
15 22 (1.20%) Charles River
16 21 (1.14%) Tableau
17 20 (1.09%) IBM
18 18 (0.98%) Avaya
18 18 (0.98%) Juniper
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £140000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 10 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent culture, bonus + benefit
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: Dependent upon experience
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + package + excellent bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits+bonuses
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60K - £80K Basic + outstanding package
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits+bonuses
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + great bonuses and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary is approx up to £35k base + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Salary is approx 60-80k base + bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Salary is approx 25-35k base + bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £Neg
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + training
Posted: 21 hours ago