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 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 339 319 287
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -32
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 870 892 1021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.82% 0.87% 0.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.18% 2.21% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 738 720 756
Average salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +3.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,750 £94,750 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%

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
39946 40425 41926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.73% 39.40% 38.32%
Number of salaries quoted 32278 31516 34930
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
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 January 2015 within the UK.

Hedge funds Salary Histogram in the UK

Hedge funds
Top 21 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 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
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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 -15 863 £60,000 -4.00% 123
London +3 833 £60,000 -6.97% 114
City of London -11 174 £62,500 +4.16% 51
South East -20 16 £41,250 -39.33% 6
West Sussex - 9 £42,500 -
East of England -8 7 £53,750 +34.37%
Burgess Hill - 7 £42,500 -
Birmingham - 6 £52,500 - 2
Milton Keynes - 6 £40,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £40,000 - 1
Essex - 6 £53,750 -
West Midlands - 6 £52,500 - 2
Edinburgh +8 5 £50,000 +19.04%
Scotland 0 5 £50,000 +17.64%
Mayfair -12 4 £52,500 -4.54%
Wimbledon - 3 £60,000 -
Crawley - 2 £42,500 -
Cambridgeshire -5 1 £40,000 -
Cambridge -6 1 £40,000 -
Surrey -8 1 £32,500 - 5
Woking - 1 £32,500 - 5

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1124 (63.61%) Finance
2 623 (35.26%) SQL
3 595 (33.67%) C#
4 519 (29.37%) Windows
5 493 (27.90%) Degree
6 432 (24.45%) SQL Server
7 419 (23.71%) .NET
8 377 (21.34%) Computer Science
9 319 (18.05%) Agile Software Development
10 305 (17.26%) Linux
11 297 (16.81%) Banking
12 296 (16.75%) Microsoft
13 292 (16.53%) C++
13 292 (16.53%) Java
14 270 (15.28%) Python
15 265 (15.00%) Active Directory
16 252 (14.26%) OO
17 247 (13.98%) Front Office
18 231 (13.07%) JavaScript
19 228 (12.90%) UNIX
20 203 (11.49%) ASP.NET
21 202 (11.43%) Asset Management
22 185 (10.47%) Derivative
23 184 (10.41%) Financial Institution
24 181 (10.24%) TDD
25 177 (10.02%) MVC
26 174 (9.85%) VMware
27 171 (9.68%) Software Engineering
28 170 (9.62%) Investment Management
29 169 (9.56%) Perl

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 163 (9.22%) MS Exchange
2 108 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 58 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
4 43 (2.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 34 (1.92%) SharePoint
6 25 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 25 (1.41%) WebSphere
7 24 (1.36%) IIS
8 23 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (0.62%) Lync
10 8 (0.45%) JBoss
10 8 (0.45%) MQSeries
10 8 (0.45%) Node.js
11 7 (0.40%) IBM Notes
12 6 (0.34%) Lotus Domino
13 5 (0.28%) Apache
14 4 (0.23%) Tornado
14 4 (0.23%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.23%) Confluence
14 4 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 169 (9.56%) MS Excel
2 147 (8.32%) MS Office
3 22 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (1.19%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.68%) MS Project
7 3 (0.17%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.11%) SPSS
8 2 (0.11%) S-PLUS
8 2 (0.11%) Stata
8 2 (0.11%) Mathematica
8 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 20 (1.13%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 18 (1.02%) Advent Geneva
3 8 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
4 7 (0.40%) ION MarketView
4 7 (0.40%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.23%) Advent Moxy
6 3 (0.17%) Endur
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.11%) LatentZero
7 2 (0.11%) RMDS
7 2 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.11%) Beauchamp
7 2 (0.11%) SimCorp Dimension
8 1 (0.057%) assyst
8 1 (0.057%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 30 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (0.79%) SaaS
3 4 (0.23%) IaaS
3 4 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.11%) Office 365
4 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 138 (7.81%) Firewall
2 122 (6.90%) DNS
3 115 (6.51%) WAN
4 111 (6.28%) TCP/IP
5 110 (6.23%) LAN
6 79 (4.47%) VPN
7 74 (4.19%) SAN
8 66 (3.74%) DHCP
9 38 (2.15%) Network Security
10 37 (2.09%) Internet
11 36 (2.04%) BGP
11 36 (2.04%) FTP
11 36 (2.04%) Multicast
12 31 (1.75%) EIGRP
13 29 (1.64%) iSCSI
13 29 (1.64%) Cisco Nexus
14 22 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
15 21 (1.19%) VoIP
15 21 (1.19%) Wireless
16 20 (1.13%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 432 (24.45%) SQL Server
2 105 (5.94%) Relational Database
3 68 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 60 (3.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 53 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 52 (2.94%) MySQL
7 47 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 45 (2.55%) RDBMS
9 39 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 23 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
10 23 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (0.91%) MongoDB
12 13 (0.74%) Big Data
13 12 (0.68%) NoSQL
14 10 (0.57%) KDB
15 9 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
16 8 (0.45%) OLAP
16 8 (0.45%) InterSystems Cache
17 7 (0.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 6 (0.34%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 48 (2.72%) Visual Studio
2 43 (2.43%) NUnit
3 35 (1.98%) SpecFlow
4 29 (1.64%) Cucumber
5 28 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 27 (1.53%) Subversion
7 25 (1.41%) Git (software)
7 25 (1.41%) Maven
8 21 (1.19%) GCC
9 20 (1.13%) GoogleTest
9 20 (1.13%) CppUnit
9 20 (1.13%) FitNesse
10 17 (0.96%) JIRA
11 15 (0.85%) Selenium
12 10 (0.57%) Mercurial
13 9 (0.51%) JUnit
14 7 (0.40%) WebDriver
15 6 (0.34%) AdminStudio
16 5 (0.28%) RSpec
16 5 (0.28%) Eclipse
General
1 1124 (63.61%) Finance
2 297 (16.81%) Banking
3 247 (13.98%) Front Office
4 184 (10.41%) Financial Institution
5 147 (8.32%) Investment Banking
6 119 (6.73%) Back Office
7 57 (3.23%) Legal
8 47 (2.66%) Law
9 41 (2.32%) Telecoms
10 14 (0.79%) Retail
11 13 (0.74%) Marketing
12 10 (0.57%) Games
13 9 (0.51%) Private Banking
14 8 (0.45%) Electronics
15 5 (0.28%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.23%) Online Betting
17 3 (0.17%) Billing
17 3 (0.17%) Advertising
18 2 (0.11%) German Language
18 2 (0.11%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 777 (43.97%) Developer
2 296 (16.75%) C# Developer
3 224 (12.68%) Analyst
4 154 (8.72%) C# .NET Developer
5 127 (7.19%) Junior
6 120 (6.79%) C++ Developer
7 109 (6.17%) .NET Developer
8 108 (6.11%) Support Analyst
9 103 (5.83%) Java Developer
10 90 (5.09%) Applications Support
11 85 (4.81%) Senior Developer
12 79 (4.47%) Graduate
12 79 (4.47%) Network Engineer
13 72 (4.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 71 (4.02%) Support Engineer
15 70 (3.96%) Junior Developer
16 63 (3.57%) Software Developer
17 62 (3.51%) Python Developer
18 61 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 61 (3.45%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 419 (23.71%) .NET
2 203 (11.49%) ASP.NET
3 160 (9.05%) HTML
4 155 (8.77%) WPF
5 138 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 97 (5.49%) .NET Framework
7 96 (5.43%) CSS
8 88 (4.98%) WCF
9 81 (4.58%) HTML5
10 80 (4.53%) AngularJS
11 74 (4.19%) WinForms
12 65 (3.68%) FIX Protocol
13 59 (3.34%) Web Services
14 58 (3.28%) jQuery
15 53 (3.00%) Spring
16 49 (2.77%) XML
17 48 (2.72%) STL
18 41 (2.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 40 (2.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
20 33 (1.87%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 377 (21.34%) Computer Science
2 185 (10.47%) Derivative
3 144 (8.15%) Mathematics
4 138 (7.81%) Equities
5 129 (7.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 120 (6.79%) Fixed Income
7 116 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
8 102 (5.77%) Blackberry
9 92 (5.21%) Algorithms
10 81 (4.58%) Open Source
11 78 (4.41%) Physics
12 48 (2.72%) Visualisation
13 39 (2.21%) Management Information System
14 35 (1.98%) Statistics
15 31 (1.75%) Data Structures
16 30 (1.70%) Equity Derivative
17 26 (1.47%) User Experience
18 25 (1.41%) Grid Computing
19 22 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
20 21 (1.19%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 519 (29.37%) Windows
2 305 (17.26%) Linux
3 228 (12.90%) UNIX
4 141 (7.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 108 (6.11%) Windows 7
6 71 (4.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 64 (3.62%) Solaris
8 56 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 51 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 48 (2.72%) Windows XP
11 38 (2.15%) Windows 8
12 36 (2.04%) Android
13 26 (1.47%) CentOS
13 26 (1.47%) Apple iOS
14 7 (0.40%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.23%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.23%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.17%) VMS
17 1 (0.057%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (18.05%) Agile Software Development
2 252 (14.26%) OO
3 202 (11.43%) Asset Management
4 181 (10.24%) TDD
5 177 (10.02%) MVC
6 171 (9.68%) Software Engineering
7 170 (9.62%) Investment Management
8 162 (9.17%) Multithreading
9 154 (8.72%) Low Latency
10 105 (5.94%) BDD
11 81 (4.58%) Electronic Trading
12 78 (4.41%) Scrum
13 71 (4.02%) Analytics
14 66 (3.74%) OOD
14 66 (3.74%) Systematic Trading
15 65 (3.68%) Mentoring
16 64 (3.62%) Risk Management
17 63 (3.57%) Project Management
18 62 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
19 61 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 623 (35.26%) SQL
2 595 (33.67%) C#
3 292 (16.53%) C++
3 292 (16.53%) Java
4 270 (15.28%) Python
5 231 (13.07%) JavaScript
6 169 (9.56%) Perl
7 124 (7.02%) PowerShell
8 82 (4.64%) VBA
9 65 (3.68%) Bash Shell
10 58 (3.28%) T-SQL
11 39 (2.21%) C
12 35 (1.98%) Shell Script
13 32 (1.81%) VB.NET
14 27 (1.53%) MATLAB
15 19 (1.08%) R
16 17 (0.96%) Ruby
17 16 (0.91%) Objective-C
18 13 (0.74%) F#
18 13 (0.74%) Scala
Qualifications
1 493 (27.90%) Degree
2 88 (4.98%) Cisco Certification
3 53 (3.00%) PhD
4 49 (2.77%) CCNA
5 39 (2.21%) CCNP
6 26 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 23 (1.30%) CCIE
8 16 (0.91%) CISSP
9 15 (0.85%) MCITP
9 15 (0.85%) CSSLP
9 15 (0.85%) MCSE
10 11 (0.62%) CCSE
10 11 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (0.57%) CCSA
12 9 (0.51%) Brainbench
13 8 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (0.40%) CISM
15 6 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 5 (0.28%) ISEB
17 4 (0.23%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (2.83%) QA
2 35 (1.98%) SLA
3 9 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.23%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.17%) Basel III
6 3 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.17%) UCITS
6 3 (0.17%) EMIR
7 2 (0.11%) AIFMD
7 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.11%) COBIT
8 1 (0.057%) FATCA
System Software
1 265 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 112 (6.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (3.00%) vSphere
4 52 (2.94%) XenApp
5 36 (2.04%) VMware ESX
6 23 (1.30%) MetaFrame
7 22 (1.25%) Hyper-V
8 18 (1.02%) VMware Server
9 17 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
10 13 (0.74%) XenDesktop
10 13 (0.74%) Firmware
10 13 (0.74%) NFS
11 11 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 5 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
15 1 (0.057%) XenServer
15 1 (0.057%) Docker
Systems Management
1 43 (2.43%) SCCM
2 40 (2.26%) Puppet
3 30 (1.70%) NetBackup
4 29 (1.64%) ITRS Geneos
5 15 (0.85%) Backup Exec
6 12 (0.68%) SCOM
7 9 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
7 9 (0.51%) Tivoli
8 8 (0.45%) Control-M
8 8 (0.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 6 (0.34%) Nagios
9 6 (0.34%) yum
9 6 (0.34%) Cacti
10 5 (0.28%) WSUS
11 4 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.23%) HP SIM
12 3 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
13 2 (0.11%) Cisco UCCX
13 2 (0.11%) CFEngine
14 1 (0.057%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 296 (16.75%) Microsoft
2 174 (9.85%) VMware
3 138 (7.81%) Cisco
4 123 (6.96%) Citrix
5 99 (5.60%) Oracle
6 97 (5.49%) Bloomberg
7 95 (5.38%) Reuters
8 63 (3.57%) NetApp
9 52 (2.94%) HP
10 46 (2.60%) CheckPoint
11 40 (2.26%) Red Hat
12 37 (2.09%) Symantec
13 34 (1.92%) Juniper
14 31 (1.75%) IBM
14 31 (1.75%) Avaya
15 27 (1.53%) Sybase
16 26 (1.47%) Advent
17 16 (0.91%) Dell
17 16 (0.91%) EMC
18 14 (0.79%) Fidessa
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum Level of salary really dependent on
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum salary dependant on experience (mult
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 12 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Thebes IT
Posted: 13 hours ago
UK
Consulting Point
Salary: £140000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum Up to £100k + Bonus & Benefits (Dep
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Aquent
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum excellent benefits as well
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday