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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hedge fund
Rank 323 333 347
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +14
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 966 995 813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 0.84% 0.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.18% 2.12% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 830 855 672
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £92,500 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +38.46%

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
44274 46831 43551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.00% 39.66% 40.11%
Number of salaries quoted 35175 37160 35447
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 £29,000 £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 3 July 2015 within the UK.

Hedge funds Salary Histogram in the UK

Hedge funds
Top 14 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 3 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
(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
England -10 966 £65,000 - 130
London +9 953 £65,000 - 124
City of London +3 186 £66,250 +10.41% 58
Mayfair -2 9 £75,000 +36.36%
North West -1 5 £42,500 -46.87%
Staffordshire - 5 £80,000 -
Manchester - 5 £42,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 5 £80,000 -
West Midlands - 5 £80,000 -
South East +3 3 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Surrey +7 2 £50,000 - 1
Leatherhead - 2 £50,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £85,000 -
Reading - 1 £85,000 -

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 1196 (61.87%) Finance
2 796 (41.18%) SQL
3 643 (33.26%) C#
4 621 (32.13%) Degree
5 572 (29.59%) Windows
6 532 (27.52%) Computer Science
7 527 (27.26%) SQL Server
8 473 (24.47%) .NET
9 378 (19.56%) Linux
10 347 (17.95%) Python
11 341 (17.64%) Agile Software Development
12 333 (17.23%) Java
13 331 (17.12%) Microsoft
14 325 (16.81%) Front Office
15 287 (14.85%) JavaScript
16 272 (14.07%) Banking
17 264 (13.66%) C++
18 263 (13.61%) Asset Management
19 250 (12.93%) UNIX
20 249 (12.88%) OO
21 228 (11.80%) Software Engineering
22 227 (11.74%) Perl
23 211 (10.92%) Oracle
24 202 (10.45%) MS Excel
25 201 (10.40%) Derivative
26 198 (10.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
27 191 (9.88%) Active Directory
27 191 (9.88%) PowerShell
28 186 (9.62%) ASP.NET
29 181 (9.36%) TDD

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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
1 120 (6.21%) MS Exchange
2 80 (4.14%) SharePoint
3 62 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 49 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 36 (1.86%) IIS
6 26 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 19 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
8 16 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
9 11 (0.57%) Lync
10 10 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (0.47%) Tomcat
12 8 (0.41%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.36%) Apache
14 6 (0.31%) JBoss
14 6 (0.31%) Apache Spark
14 6 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
15 5 (0.26%) Drupal
16 4 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
16 4 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
16 4 (0.21%) MQSeries
Applications
1 202 (10.45%) MS Excel
2 150 (7.76%) MS Office
3 14 (0.72%) MS Project
4 13 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.26%) Mathematica
5 5 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.10%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.052%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 36 (1.86%) Markit EDM
2 15 (0.78%) thinkFolio
3 14 (0.72%) Advent Geneva
4 10 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.52%) Endur
5 7 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (0.36%) LatentZero
5 7 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
6 6 (0.31%) Beauchamp
6 6 (0.31%) SimCorp Dimension
6 6 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
6 6 (0.31%) ION MarketView
7 5 (0.26%) RMDS
8 3 (0.16%) HiInvest
8 3 (0.16%) HiPerformance
8 3 (0.16%) Decalog
8 3 (0.16%) LongView
8 3 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
8 3 (0.16%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
8 3 (0.16%) Advent Moxy
Cloud Services
1 19 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (0.47%) Amazon S3
5 8 (0.41%) SaaS
6 7 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.26%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.10%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.10%) PaaS
9 2 (0.10%) IaaS
9 2 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.052%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.052%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 106 (5.48%) Firewall
2 95 (4.91%) WAN
3 94 (4.86%) LAN
4 85 (4.40%) TCP/IP
5 58 (3.00%) DNS
6 50 (2.59%) VPN
6 50 (2.59%) Network Security
7 47 (2.43%) SAN
8 39 (2.02%) DHCP
9 27 (1.40%) BGP
10 23 (1.19%) OSPF
10 23 (1.19%) Multicast
11 21 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
12 19 (0.98%) EIGRP
13 17 (0.88%) Junos
14 15 (0.78%) VLAN
15 13 (0.67%) Internet
16 11 (0.57%) Broadband
16 11 (0.57%) NAS
16 11 (0.57%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 527 (27.26%) SQL Server
2 122 (6.31%) Relational Database
3 83 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 73 (3.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 70 (3.62%) RDBMS
6 60 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 56 (2.90%) MongoDB
8 47 (2.43%) NoSQL
9 44 (2.28%) SQL Server 2012
10 40 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 31 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
11 31 (1.60%) Oracle Database
12 29 (1.50%) MySQL
13 25 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
14 23 (1.19%) Big Data
15 21 (1.09%) Hadoop
16 19 (0.98%) Redis
17 17 (0.88%) OLAP
18 14 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
18 14 (0.72%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 57 (2.95%) Git (software)
2 39 (2.02%) JIRA
3 24 (1.24%) Mercurial
4 19 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (0.98%) Visual Studio
5 18 (0.93%) Subversion
6 14 (0.72%) NUnit
7 13 (0.67%) SpecFlow
8 10 (0.52%) Selenium
8 10 (0.52%) MSI
9 8 (0.41%) Maven
9 8 (0.41%) Plastic SCM
10 7 (0.36%) Jenkins
11 6 (0.31%) FitNesse
11 6 (0.31%) InstallShield
12 5 (0.26%) JUnit
12 5 (0.26%) CruiseControl
12 5 (0.26%) WinDbg
12 5 (0.26%) Cucumber
12 5 (0.26%) gulp
General
1 1196 (61.87%) Finance
2 325 (16.81%) Front Office
3 272 (14.07%) Banking
4 144 (7.45%) Investment Banking
5 134 (6.93%) Financial Institution
6 117 (6.05%) Back Office
7 31 (1.60%) Telecoms
8 28 (1.45%) Law
8 28 (1.45%) Legal
9 25 (1.29%) Games
9 25 (1.29%) Retail
10 18 (0.93%) Private Banking
11 14 (0.72%) Marketing
12 5 (0.26%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.16%) French Language
13 3 (0.16%) German Language
14 2 (0.10%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.10%) Portuguese Language
14 2 (0.10%) Advertising
15 1 (0.052%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 748 (38.70%) Developer
2 373 (19.30%) Analyst
3 316 (16.35%) C# Developer
4 210 (10.86%) Support Analyst
5 172 (8.90%) Applications Support
6 170 (8.79%) C# .NET Developer
7 143 (7.40%) .NET Developer
8 138 (7.14%) Junior
9 125 (6.47%) Graduate
10 122 (6.31%) Senior Developer
11 89 (4.60%) Consultant
12 86 (4.45%) Applications Support Analyst
13 83 (4.29%) Network Engineer
14 75 (3.88%) Senior C# Developer
15 73 (3.78%) C++ Developer
16 66 (3.41%) Java Developer
17 63 (3.26%) Python Developer
18 62 (3.21%) Support Engineer
19 60 (3.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 59 (3.05%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 473 (24.47%) .NET
2 186 (9.62%) ASP.NET
3 158 (8.17%) HTML
4 145 (7.50%) WPF
5 144 (7.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 142 (7.35%) AngularJS
7 130 (6.73%) WCF
8 124 (6.41%) CSS
9 121 (6.26%) FIX Protocol
10 77 (3.98%) HTML5
11 75 (3.88%) .NET Framework
12 69 (3.57%) XML
12 69 (3.57%) Middleware
13 65 (3.36%) jQuery
14 63 (3.26%) WinForms
15 54 (2.79%) Pandas
16 49 (2.53%) NumPy
17 45 (2.33%) SciPy
18 43 (2.22%) Web Services
19 34 (1.76%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 532 (27.52%) Computer Science
2 201 (10.40%) Derivative
3 198 (10.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 160 (8.28%) Equities
5 144 (7.45%) Mathematics
6 143 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
7 130 (6.73%) Fixed Income
8 92 (4.76%) Algorithms
9 88 (4.55%) Management Information System
10 72 (3.72%) Data Structures
11 65 (3.36%) Physics
12 58 (3.00%) Data Centre
13 50 (2.59%) Visualisation
14 45 (2.33%) Blackberry
15 39 (2.02%) User Experience
16 36 (1.86%) Equity Derivative
17 29 (1.50%) Replication
18 23 (1.19%) N-Tier
19 22 (1.14%) Grid Computing
20 21 (1.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 572 (29.59%) Windows
2 378 (19.56%) Linux
3 250 (12.93%) UNIX
4 146 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 110 (5.69%) Windows 7
6 73 (3.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 57 (2.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 33 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (1.50%) Solaris
10 23 (1.19%) Windows XP
11 17 (0.88%) Android
12 16 (0.83%) Windows 8
13 14 (0.72%) CentOS
14 11 (0.57%) Apple iOS
15 6 (0.31%) Debian
15 6 (0.31%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.21%) Data ONTAP
17 3 (0.16%) SUSE
17 3 (0.16%) Windows 2000
18 1 (0.052%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (17.64%) Agile Software Development
2 263 (13.61%) Asset Management
3 249 (12.88%) OO
4 228 (11.80%) Software Engineering
5 181 (9.36%) TDD
6 158 (8.17%) MVC
7 150 (7.76%) Multithreading
8 143 (7.40%) Investment Management
9 137 (7.09%) Low Latency
10 102 (5.28%) Risk Management
11 101 (5.23%) BDD
12 81 (4.19%) Project Management
13 80 (4.14%) Information Security
13 80 (4.14%) Unit Testing
14 78 (4.04%) OOD
15 77 (3.98%) Continuous Integration
16 76 (3.93%) Electronic Trading
17 73 (3.78%) Scrum
18 71 (3.67%) Performance Tuning
19 70 (3.62%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 796 (41.18%) SQL
2 643 (33.26%) C#
3 347 (17.95%) Python
4 333 (17.23%) Java
5 287 (14.85%) JavaScript
6 264 (13.66%) C++
7 227 (11.74%) Perl
8 191 (9.88%) PowerShell
9 92 (4.76%) VBA
10 76 (3.93%) T-SQL
11 63 (3.26%) Bash Shell
12 31 (1.60%) C
13 24 (1.24%) Scala
13 24 (1.24%) Ruby
14 20 (1.03%) F#
15 17 (0.88%) XPath
15 17 (0.88%) VB.NET
16 14 (0.72%) Haskell
17 13 (0.67%) Shell Script
17 13 (0.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 621 (32.13%) Degree
2 84 (4.35%) PhD
3 83 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
4 66 (3.41%) CCNA
5 37 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (1.19%) MCSE
7 22 (1.14%) CCNP
8 20 (1.03%) CISSP
9 19 (0.98%) CCSA
10 13 (0.67%) Brainbench
11 11 (0.57%) MCITP
12 9 (0.47%) CCSE
13 7 (0.36%) Sun Certification
13 7 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 6 (0.31%) ISTQB
15 5 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
15 5 (0.26%) CCIE
15 5 (0.26%) MCSA
15 5 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (2.85%) QA
2 18 (0.93%) SLA
3 9 (0.47%) EMIR
4 6 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.21%) MiFID
5 4 (0.21%) Solvency II
5 4 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.16%) AIFMD
6 3 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.10%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.10%) UCITS
7 2 (0.10%) Basel III
7 2 (0.10%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.052%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.052%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.052%) Basel II
8 1 (0.052%) COBIT
System Software
1 191 (9.88%) Active Directory
2 90 (4.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (2.53%) VMware ESX
4 31 (1.60%) vSphere
5 27 (1.40%) Hyper-V
6 19 (0.98%) Firmware
7 17 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
8 16 (0.83%) VMware Server
9 14 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (0.67%) XenApp
11 11 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
12 9 (0.47%) NFS
12 9 (0.47%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.10%) XenServer
13 2 (0.10%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.10%) UAG
13 2 (0.10%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.10%) Samba
13 2 (0.10%) Postfix
13 2 (0.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 44 (2.28%) SCCM
2 29 (1.50%) Puppet
3 24 (1.24%) WSUS
4 22 (1.14%) Nagios
5 15 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (0.72%) NetBackup
7 13 (0.67%) SCOM
8 11 (0.57%) HP Data Protector
9 10 (0.52%) Backup Exec
10 9 (0.47%) ITRS Geneos
10 9 (0.47%) AirWatch
11 8 (0.41%) SolarWinds Orion
11 8 (0.41%) CFEngine
12 7 (0.36%) HP SIM
12 7 (0.36%) SnapMirror
12 7 (0.36%) SnapVault
13 5 (0.26%) Control-M
13 5 (0.26%) Tivoli
14 4 (0.21%) Cacti
14 4 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 331 (17.12%) Microsoft
2 211 (10.92%) Oracle
3 157 (8.12%) VMware
4 127 (6.57%) Cisco
5 94 (4.86%) Bloomberg
6 91 (4.71%) HP
7 76 (3.93%) Citrix
8 52 (2.69%) Reuters
9 47 (2.43%) Red Hat
10 45 (2.33%) NetApp
11 43 (2.22%) Sybase
12 39 (2.02%) CheckPoint
13 28 (1.45%) SolarWinds
14 26 (1.35%) Tableau
14 26 (1.35%) Atlassian
15 25 (1.29%) Juniper
15 25 (1.29%) SAP
16 20 (1.03%) Splunk
17 19 (0.98%) Symantec
17 19 (0.98%) Charles River
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent culture, bonus + benefit
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: Dependent upon experience
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Excellent culture and big bonuses!
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
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Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
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Salary: Up to £66,000 per annum Fixed Term Contract and Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
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London
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Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Plus great package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
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SEC Recruitment Limited
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tech
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday