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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hedge fund
Rank 332 348 329
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -19
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 926 919 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.84% 0.78% 0.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.09% 1.98% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 785 794 656
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +28.57%

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
44231 46344 43835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.29% 39.37% 40.25%
Number of salaries quoted 35117 36549 35302
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 July 2015 within the UK.

Hedge funds Salary Histogram in the UK

Hedge funds
Top 19 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 28 July 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 +16 926 £65,000 - 142
London +20 912 £65,000 - 135
City of London -1 174 £67,500 +17.39% 61
Mayfair +1 12 £66,250 +20.45%
South East +21 5 £70,000 +64.70% 2
Staffordshire - 5 £80,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 5 £80,000 -
West Midlands - 5 £80,000 -
Surrey +6 4 £70,000 - 2
North West -2 4 £62,500 -21.87%
Manchester - 3 £62,500 -
Docklands, London - 2 £75,000 -
Liverpool +16 1 £62,500 -21.87%
Street +16 1 £62,500 -21.87%
Oxfordshire +15 1 - -
Somerset +14 1 £62,500 -21.87%
Merseyside +6 1 £62,500 -21.87%
South West -15 1 £62,500 -21.87%
Wimbledon - 1 £69,000 -

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1176 (61.31%) Finance
2 802 (41.81%) SQL
3 645 (33.63%) C#
4 627 (32.69%) Degree
5 571 (29.77%) Windows
6 536 (27.95%) Computer Science
7 524 (27.32%) SQL Server
8 468 (24.40%) .NET
9 379 (19.76%) Linux
10 348 (18.14%) Python
11 342 (17.83%) Java
12 323 (16.84%) Front Office
13 322 (16.79%) Microsoft
14 320 (16.68%) Agile Software Development
15 290 (15.12%) Asset Management
16 269 (14.03%) JavaScript
17 264 (13.76%) Banking
18 262 (13.66%) C++
19 255 (13.30%) UNIX
20 241 (12.57%) OO
21 235 (12.25%) Perl
22 232 (12.10%) Software Engineering
23 230 (11.99%) Oracle
24 213 (11.11%) Derivative
25 198 (10.32%) MS Excel
26 192 (10.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
26 192 (10.01%) PowerShell
27 180 (9.38%) Active Directory
28 175 (9.12%) TDD
29 165 (8.60%) ASP.NET

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 124 (6.47%) MS Exchange
2 87 (4.54%) SharePoint
3 67 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 52 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 32 (1.67%) IIS
6 28 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 21 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
7 21 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (0.57%) Lync
9 10 (0.52%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.36%) Apache Spark
10 7 (0.36%) Apache
11 5 (0.26%) Drupal
11 5 (0.26%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.16%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 198 (10.32%) MS Excel
2 147 (7.66%) MS Office
3 11 (0.57%) MS Project
4 9 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.21%) Mathematica
7 2 (0.10%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.052%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 36 (1.88%) Markit EDM
2 15 (0.78%) thinkFolio
3 11 (0.57%) Advent Geneva
4 10 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
4 10 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.47%) ION MarketView
5 9 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
6 8 (0.42%) LatentZero
6 8 (0.42%) Endur
7 7 (0.36%) Beauchamp
7 7 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (0.31%) SimCorp Dimension
9 4 (0.21%) RMDS
10 3 (0.16%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
10 3 (0.16%) Advent Moxy
10 3 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
10 3 (0.16%) HiInvest
10 3 (0.16%) HiPerformance
10 3 (0.16%) Decalog
10 3 (0.16%) LongView
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.47%) Amazon S3
3 9 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 7 (0.36%) SaaS
5 3 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.10%) PaaS
6 2 (0.10%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.10%) IaaS
6 2 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.052%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.052%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.052%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.052%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 104 (5.42%) TCP/IP
2 93 (4.85%) WAN
2 93 (4.85%) LAN
2 93 (4.85%) Firewall
3 61 (3.18%) DNS
4 55 (2.87%) SAN
5 50 (2.61%) Network Security
6 47 (2.45%) DHCP
7 44 (2.29%) VPN
8 29 (1.51%) BGP
9 25 (1.30%) Multicast
10 22 (1.15%) OSPF
11 21 (1.09%) Junos
12 18 (0.94%) EIGRP
13 17 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
14 15 (0.78%) VLAN
15 12 (0.63%) NAS
15 12 (0.63%) Fibre Channel
16 11 (0.57%) iSCSI
16 11 (0.57%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 524 (27.32%) SQL Server
2 129 (6.73%) Relational Database
3 77 (4.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 76 (3.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 73 (3.81%) RDBMS
6 56 (2.92%) MongoDB
7 50 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 46 (2.40%) NoSQL
9 39 (2.03%) Oracle Database
10 38 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
11 33 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 32 (1.67%) MySQL
13 28 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
14 26 (1.36%) Big Data
15 25 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
16 21 (1.09%) Redis
16 21 (1.09%) Hadoop
17 17 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
18 14 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
18 14 (0.73%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 57 (2.97%) Git (software)
2 42 (2.19%) JIRA
3 26 (1.36%) Mercurial
4 23 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (1.15%) Subversion
6 11 (0.57%) Visual Studio
7 10 (0.52%) NUnit
8 9 (0.47%) MSI
8 9 (0.47%) Maven
9 8 (0.42%) Plastic SCM
10 7 (0.36%) gulp
10 7 (0.36%) SpecFlow
10 7 (0.36%) Selenium
11 6 (0.31%) JUnit
11 6 (0.31%) FitNesse
11 6 (0.31%) Jenkins
12 5 (0.26%) TeamCity
12 5 (0.26%) InstallShield
12 5 (0.26%) CruiseControl
13 4 (0.21%) JBehave
General
1 1176 (61.31%) Finance
2 323 (16.84%) Front Office
3 264 (13.76%) Banking
4 136 (7.09%) Investment Banking
5 129 (6.73%) Financial Institution
6 107 (5.58%) Back Office
7 30 (1.56%) Telecoms
8 26 (1.36%) Retail
9 24 (1.25%) Games
10 22 (1.15%) Law
10 22 (1.15%) Legal
11 20 (1.04%) Private Banking
12 12 (0.63%) Marketing
13 8 (0.42%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.16%) French Language
14 3 (0.16%) German Language
15 2 (0.10%) Advertising
15 2 (0.10%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.10%) Portuguese Language
16 1 (0.052%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 740 (38.58%) Developer
2 376 (19.60%) Analyst
3 317 (16.53%) C# Developer
4 215 (11.21%) Support Analyst
5 169 (8.81%) C# .NET Developer
6 168 (8.76%) Applications Support
7 146 (7.61%) Junior
8 139 (7.25%) .NET Developer
9 124 (6.47%) Senior Developer
10 123 (6.41%) Graduate
11 89 (4.64%) Network Engineer
12 86 (4.48%) Consultant
12 86 (4.48%) Applications Support Analyst
13 81 (4.22%) Senior C# Developer
14 73 (3.81%) C++ Developer
15 72 (3.75%) Java Developer
16 62 (3.23%) Junior Developer
17 60 (3.13%) Business Analyst
18 58 (3.02%) Desktop Support
19 57 (2.97%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 468 (24.40%) .NET
2 165 (8.60%) ASP.NET
3 156 (8.13%) WPF
4 147 (7.66%) HTML
5 139 (7.25%) WCF
6 135 (7.04%) AngularJS
7 128 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 125 (6.52%) CSS
9 124 (6.47%) FIX Protocol
10 71 (3.70%) HTML5
10 71 (3.70%) .NET Framework
10 71 (3.70%) XML
11 67 (3.49%) Middleware
12 62 (3.23%) WinForms
13 61 (3.18%) jQuery
14 55 (2.87%) Pandas
15 50 (2.61%) NumPy
16 47 (2.45%) Web Services
17 46 (2.40%) SciPy
18 32 (1.67%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 536 (27.95%) Computer Science
2 213 (11.11%) Derivative
3 192 (10.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 163 (8.50%) Equities
5 148 (7.72%) Mathematics
6 136 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
7 128 (6.67%) Fixed Income
8 98 (5.11%) Algorithms
9 93 (4.85%) Management Information System
10 77 (4.01%) Data Structures
11 62 (3.23%) Physics
12 58 (3.02%) Data Centre
13 49 (2.55%) Visualisation
14 42 (2.19%) Blackberry
14 42 (2.19%) User Experience
15 34 (1.77%) Equity Derivative
16 33 (1.72%) Replication
17 23 (1.20%) Grid Computing
18 21 (1.09%) Clustering
18 21 (1.09%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 571 (29.77%) Windows
2 379 (19.76%) Linux
3 255 (13.30%) UNIX
4 149 (7.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 99 (5.16%) Windows 7
6 72 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 59 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 37 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 30 (1.56%) Solaris
10 23 (1.20%) Windows XP
11 17 (0.89%) CentOS
12 15 (0.78%) Android
13 10 (0.52%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.36%) Ubuntu
14 7 (0.36%) Debian
15 6 (0.31%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.21%) Data ONTAP
17 3 (0.16%) Windows 2000
17 3 (0.16%) SUSE
18 1 (0.052%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (16.68%) Agile Software Development
2 290 (15.12%) Asset Management
3 241 (12.57%) OO
4 232 (12.10%) Software Engineering
5 175 (9.12%) TDD
6 156 (8.13%) Multithreading
7 139 (7.25%) MVC
8 130 (6.78%) Low Latency
9 124 (6.47%) Investment Management
10 117 (6.10%) Risk Management
11 90 (4.69%) BDD
11 90 (4.69%) Electronic Trading
12 84 (4.38%) Unit Testing
13 83 (4.33%) Information Security
13 83 (4.33%) OOP
14 76 (3.96%) Analytics
14 76 (3.96%) Project Management
15 75 (3.91%) Continuous Integration
16 73 (3.81%) OOD
17 72 (3.75%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 802 (41.81%) SQL
2 645 (33.63%) C#
3 348 (18.14%) Python
4 342 (17.83%) Java
5 269 (14.03%) JavaScript
6 262 (13.66%) C++
7 235 (12.25%) Perl
8 192 (10.01%) PowerShell
9 106 (5.53%) VBA
10 78 (4.07%) T-SQL
11 63 (3.28%) Bash Shell
12 32 (1.67%) C
13 30 (1.56%) Scala
14 24 (1.25%) F#
14 24 (1.25%) Ruby
15 23 (1.20%) XPath
16 17 (0.89%) VB.NET
16 17 (0.89%) PL/SQL
17 16 (0.83%) Shell Script
18 15 (0.78%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 627 (32.69%) Degree
2 80 (4.17%) PhD
3 77 (4.01%) Cisco Certification
4 64 (3.34%) CCNA
5 38 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (1.30%) MCSE
7 23 (1.20%) CISSP
8 20 (1.04%) CCNP
8 20 (1.04%) CCSA
9 19 (0.99%) Brainbench
10 11 (0.57%) MCITP
11 10 (0.52%) CCSE
11 10 (0.52%) Sun Certification
12 7 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (0.26%) CFA
13 5 (0.26%) MCSA
13 5 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
13 5 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.26%) GIAC
14 4 (0.21%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (2.82%) QA
2 13 (0.68%) SLA
3 9 (0.47%) EMIR
4 6 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.21%) MiFID
5 4 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.21%) AIFMD
6 3 (0.16%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.10%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.10%) Basel III
7 2 (0.10%) UCITS
8 1 (0.052%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.052%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.052%) COBIT
8 1 (0.052%) Basel II
System Software
1 180 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 80 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (2.71%) VMware ESX
4 30 (1.56%) vSphere
5 26 (1.36%) Hyper-V
6 23 (1.20%) Firmware
7 18 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
8 16 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (0.63%) VMware Server
10 10 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (0.47%) XenApp
11 9 (0.47%) NFS
12 7 (0.36%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.16%) UAG
13 3 (0.16%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.10%) Samba
14 2 (0.10%) Xen
14 2 (0.10%) Postfix
14 2 (0.10%) XenServer
14 2 (0.10%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 45 (2.35%) SCCM
2 36 (1.88%) Puppet
3 29 (1.51%) WSUS
4 25 (1.30%) Nagios
5 18 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (0.83%) NetBackup
7 14 (0.73%) SCOM
8 11 (0.57%) HP Data Protector
9 10 (0.52%) SolarWinds Orion
9 10 (0.52%) CFEngine
9 10 (0.52%) ITRS Geneos
10 9 (0.47%) AirWatch
10 9 (0.47%) Backup Exec
11 8 (0.42%) HP SIM
12 7 (0.36%) SnapMirror
12 7 (0.36%) SnapVault
13 5 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 5 (0.26%) Tivoli
13 5 (0.26%) Control-M
14 4 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 322 (16.79%) Microsoft
2 230 (11.99%) Oracle
3 154 (8.03%) VMware
4 128 (6.67%) Cisco
5 102 (5.32%) HP
6 92 (4.80%) Bloomberg
7 76 (3.96%) Citrix
8 52 (2.71%) Red Hat
8 52 (2.71%) Reuters
8 52 (2.71%) Sybase
9 49 (2.55%) NetApp
10 39 (2.03%) CheckPoint
11 33 (1.72%) Atlassian
12 31 (1.62%) Juniper
13 29 (1.51%) SolarWinds
14 25 (1.30%) Splunk
15 24 (1.25%) Tableau
16 23 (1.20%) SAP
17 20 (1.04%) Charles River
18 19 (0.99%) Symantec
London
Westbourne Partners Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Plus great package and bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + excellent bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Thebes IT
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 65-80k
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £700000000 - £900000000 per annum + bonus, pension etc
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + 30% bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £700000000 - £900000000 per annum + bonus, pension etc
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + training
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Travel Expenses
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £55,000 to £68,000 per annum £55-68,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £55,000 to £68,000 per annum £55-68,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday