The first 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hedge fund
Rank 331 323 210
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -113
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 902 863 1540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.77% 0.79% 1.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.45% 2.43% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 777 661 1262
Average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,150 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -21.34%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36856 35579 38874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.53% 32.73% 32.97%
Number of salaries quoted 29210 28831 32922
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £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 29 July 2014 within the UK.

Hedge funds Salary Histogram in the UK

Hedge funds
Top 22 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 29 July 2014. 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 -28 889 £65,000 +4.00% 109
London -10 855 £65,000 - 103
City of London -10 209 £57,500 -4.16% 47
Cambridgeshire - 16 £45,000 - 3
Cambridge - 16 £45,000 - 3
East of England - 16 £45,000 - 3
South East -18 13 £42,500 +30.76% 1
West Sussex - 9 £42,500 -
Scotland -9 7 £42,000 - 1
Mayfair -2 5 £55,000 +46.66%
Edinburgh -4 5 £42,000 - 1
Glasgow -13 2 £37,500 -
South West -19 2 £80,000 -
Surrey -27 2 - -
Somerset - 2 £80,000 -
Merseyside - 2 £80,000 -
North West - 2 £80,000 - 1
Liverpool - 2 £80,000 -
Street - 2 £80,000 -
Canary Wharf 0 1 £60,000 -40.00%
Oxfordshire -9 1 £62,500 +92.30%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £60,000 - 1

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 1330 (66.57%) Finance
2 757 (37.89%) C#
3 703 (35.19%) SQL
4 563 (28.18%) Windows
5 535 (26.78%) Degree
6 499 (24.97%) Java
7 488 (24.42%) Computer Science
8 480 (24.02%) C++
9 475 (23.77%) SQL Server
10 401 (20.07%) Front Office
11 380 (19.02%) .NET
12 373 (18.67%) OO
13 370 (18.52%) Linux
14 366 (18.32%) Microsoft
15 362 (18.12%) Python
16 307 (15.37%) Banking
17 279 (13.96%) Active Directory
18 262 (13.11%) WPF
19 257 (12.86%) UNIX
20 248 (12.41%) Investment Management
21 239 (11.96%) Oracle
22 223 (11.16%) Multithreading
23 217 (10.86%) Asset Management
24 213 (10.66%) Derivative
25 209 (10.46%) Perl
26 203 (10.16%) Windows Server 2008
27 202 (10.11%) VMware
28 200 (10.01%) Software Engineering
29 197 (9.86%) Risk Management
30 191 (9.56%) MS Excel

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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
1 166 (8.31%) MS Exchange
2 118 (5.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 72 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2007
4 42 (2.10%) SharePoint
5 36 (1.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 21 (1.05%) IIS
7 20 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 16 (0.80%) Apache
9 13 (0.65%) Lync
10 10 (0.50%) Node.js
10 10 (0.50%) Tomcat
11 9 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
12 8 (0.40%) TIBCO EMS
12 8 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
13 7 (0.35%) GemFire
13 7 (0.35%) MQSeries
13 7 (0.35%) MTS
14 5 (0.25%) WebLogic
15 4 (0.20%) SAS
16 3 (0.15%) Confluence
Applications
1 191 (9.56%) MS Excel
2 112 (5.61%) MS Office
3 16 (0.80%) S-PLUS
4 11 (0.55%) Stata
4 11 (0.55%) SPSS
5 7 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.35%) MS Project
6 6 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.10%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.050%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 35 (1.75%) SunGard APT
2 19 (0.95%) Front Arena
3 14 (0.70%) LatentZero
3 14 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.70%) Advent Geneva
4 13 (0.65%) Markit EDM
5 8 (0.40%) Eikon
6 7 (0.35%) FastVal
7 4 (0.20%) PORTIA
8 3 (0.15%) Beauchamp
8 3 (0.15%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
8 3 (0.15%) Advent Moxy
8 3 (0.15%) HiInvest
8 3 (0.15%) HiPerformance
8 3 (0.15%) Decalog
8 3 (0.15%) LongView
8 3 (0.15%) IntelliMatch
9 2 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (0.10%) Monis
10 1 (0.050%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 17 (0.85%) GitHub
2 11 (0.55%) SaaS
3 8 (0.40%) Office 365
4 5 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.15%) IaaS
6 2 (0.10%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.050%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.050%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 141 (7.06%) TCP/IP
2 123 (6.16%) Firewall
3 102 (5.11%) DNS
4 80 (4.00%) DHCP
5 74 (3.70%) LAN
6 69 (3.45%) WAN
7 64 (3.20%) Cisco IOS
8 60 (3.00%) SAN
9 47 (2.35%) VPN
10 46 (2.30%) Network Security
11 34 (1.70%) iSCSI
12 32 (1.60%) BGP
13 30 (1.50%) VoIP
14 27 (1.35%) FTP
15 23 (1.15%) LDAP
15 23 (1.15%) Internet
16 18 (0.90%) Multicast
17 15 (0.75%) NAS
18 14 (0.70%) VLAN
18 14 (0.70%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 475 (23.77%) SQL Server
2 114 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 104 (5.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 88 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 88 (4.40%) Big Data
5 65 (3.25%) RDBMS
6 51 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 43 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 42 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
9 40 (2.00%) Oracle Database
10 30 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 27 (1.35%) MongoDB
12 22 (1.10%) Hadoop
13 19 (0.95%) KDB
13 19 (0.95%) Redis
14 17 (0.85%) MySQL
14 17 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
15 16 (0.80%) NoSQL
15 16 (0.80%) OLAP
16 14 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 50 (2.50%) NUnit
2 36 (1.80%) Git (software)
3 33 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (1.50%) Maven
5 26 (1.30%) JUnit
6 24 (1.20%) Visual Studio
7 22 (1.10%) JIRA
8 20 (1.00%) Subversion
9 15 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
10 14 (0.70%) Jenkins
11 13 (0.65%) ReSharper
12 12 (0.60%) Hudson
13 10 (0.50%) TeamCity
13 10 (0.50%) Eclipse
14 8 (0.40%) CruiseControl
15 6 (0.30%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
15 6 (0.30%) MSBuild
16 5 (0.25%) Jasmine
16 5 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 4 (0.20%) IntelliJ
General
1 1330 (66.57%) Finance
2 401 (20.07%) Front Office
3 307 (15.37%) Banking
4 160 (8.01%) Back Office
5 152 (7.61%) Investment Banking
6 105 (5.26%) Financial Institution
7 72 (3.60%) Games
8 30 (1.50%) Law
9 25 (1.25%) Telecoms
10 22 (1.10%) General Ledger
11 18 (0.90%) Legal
12 13 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
13 10 (0.50%) Marketing
14 8 (0.40%) International Banking
15 5 (0.25%) Retail
16 4 (0.20%) Advertising
17 2 (0.10%) Publishing
17 2 (0.10%) Mandarin Language
18 1 (0.050%) German Language
18 1 (0.050%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 996 (49.85%) Developer
2 391 (19.57%) C# Developer
3 315 (15.77%) Analyst
4 170 (8.51%) Software Developer
5 162 (8.11%) Java Developer
6 130 (6.51%) Junior
7 129 (6.46%) C++ Developer
8 128 (6.41%) Senior Developer
9 119 (5.96%) C# .NET Developer
10 116 (5.81%) Support Analyst
11 106 (5.31%) Business Analyst
12 83 (4.15%) Software Engineer
13 82 (4.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 74 (3.70%) Quantitative Developer
15 73 (3.65%) Junior Developer
16 72 (3.60%) Python Developer
17 70 (3.50%) Applications Support
18 64 (3.20%) Graduate
19 62 (3.10%) Network Engineer
19 62 (3.10%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 380 (19.02%) .NET
2 262 (13.11%) WPF
3 153 (7.66%) ASP.NET
4 148 (7.41%) WCF
5 90 (4.50%) WinForms
6 75 (3.75%) HTML
7 68 (3.40%) ASP.NET MVC
8 62 (3.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 60 (3.00%) STL
10 56 (2.80%) Web Services
11 47 (2.35%) XML
12 42 (2.10%) HTML5
13 41 (2.05%) .NET Framework
14 33 (1.65%) LINQ
15 31 (1.55%) Spring
16 30 (1.50%) AngularJS
17 28 (1.40%) Rendezvous
17 28 (1.40%) CSS
18 26 (1.30%) Software Packaging
19 25 (1.25%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 488 (24.42%) Computer Science
2 213 (10.66%) Derivative
3 190 (9.51%) Equities
4 172 (8.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 168 (8.41%) Mathematics
6 155 (7.76%) Fixed Income
7 91 (4.55%) Equity Derivative
8 89 (4.45%) Blackberry
9 72 (3.60%) Physics
10 63 (3.15%) Open Source
11 53 (2.65%) Management Information System
12 51 (2.55%) Statistics
12 51 (2.55%) Credit Risk
13 46 (2.30%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 42 (2.10%) Clustering
15 39 (1.95%) Grid Computing
15 39 (1.95%) N-Tier
15 39 (1.95%) Visualisation
16 38 (1.90%) Credit Derivative
17 26 (1.30%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 563 (28.18%) Windows
2 370 (18.52%) Linux
3 257 (12.86%) UNIX
4 203 (10.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 118 (5.91%) Windows 7
6 92 (4.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 72 (3.60%) Windows XP
8 55 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 46 (2.30%) Solaris
10 34 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 24 (1.20%) Android
12 18 (0.90%) Windows 8
13 14 (0.70%) Mac OS X
14 11 (0.55%) Ubuntu
14 11 (0.55%) Apple iOS
15 9 (0.45%) Debian
16 8 (0.40%) CentOS
17 7 (0.35%) Windows Vista
18 6 (0.30%) Windows 2000
19 5 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 373 (18.67%) OO
2 248 (12.41%) Investment Management
3 223 (11.16%) Multithreading
4 217 (10.86%) Asset Management
5 200 (10.01%) Software Engineering
6 197 (9.86%) Risk Management
7 186 (9.31%) Algorithmic Trading
8 181 (9.06%) Agile Software Development
9 178 (8.91%) TDD
10 171 (8.56%) Low Latency
11 137 (6.86%) Project Management
12 128 (6.41%) Analytics
13 107 (5.36%) MVC
14 77 (3.85%) Portfolio Management
15 76 (3.80%) Business Analysis
16 72 (3.60%) Scrum
17 60 (3.00%) Unit Testing
18 58 (2.90%) Financial Modelling
19 56 (2.80%) Data Analysis
19 56 (2.80%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 757 (37.89%) C#
2 703 (35.19%) SQL
3 499 (24.97%) Java
4 480 (24.02%) C++
5 362 (18.12%) Python
6 209 (10.46%) Perl
7 170 (8.51%) PowerShell
8 147 (7.36%) F#
9 110 (5.51%) T-SQL
10 107 (5.36%) JavaScript
11 100 (5.01%) VBA
12 65 (3.25%) C
13 55 (2.75%) Bash Shell
14 54 (2.70%) PL/SQL
15 44 (2.20%) R
16 43 (2.15%) Scala
17 33 (1.65%) Ruby
18 31 (1.55%) Shell Script
19 27 (1.35%) MATLAB
20 24 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 535 (26.78%) Degree
2 95 (4.75%) PhD
3 73 (3.65%) Cisco Certification
4 50 (2.50%) CCNA
5 48 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 47 (2.35%) CFA
7 31 (1.55%) CCNP
7 31 (1.55%) MCSE
8 27 (1.35%) MCITP
9 14 (0.70%) CCSA
10 13 (0.65%) MCSA
10 13 (0.65%) CISSP
11 11 (0.55%) PMI Certification
12 9 (0.45%) PMP
12 9 (0.45%) RHCE
13 8 (0.40%) CCIE
13 8 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (0.30%) CCSE
16 5 (0.25%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (2.65%) QA
2 33 (1.65%) SLA
3 21 (1.05%) EMIR
4 17 (0.85%) Dodd-Frank
5 15 (0.75%) UCITS
6 6 (0.30%) MiFID
7 2 (0.10%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.050%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.050%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.050%) FATCA
System Software
1 279 (13.96%) Active Directory
2 146 (7.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (2.85%) VMware ESX
4 40 (2.00%) XenApp
5 39 (1.95%) Hyper-V
6 35 (1.75%) vSphere
7 24 (1.20%) XenServer
7 24 (1.20%) VMware Workstation
8 16 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
9 12 (0.60%) MetaFrame
9 12 (0.60%) Xen
9 12 (0.60%) XenDesktop
9 12 (0.60%) Postfix
10 11 (0.55%) NFS
11 9 (0.45%) KVM
12 7 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (0.25%) Samba
14 4 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
15 3 (0.15%) vCloud
16 1 (0.050%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 56 (2.80%) Puppet
2 45 (2.25%) NetBackup
3 41 (2.05%) Nagios
4 35 (1.75%) SCCM
5 21 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
6 15 (0.75%) Backup Exec
6 15 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (0.70%) SCOM
7 14 (0.70%) WSUS
8 10 (0.50%) Salt
9 9 (0.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 9 (0.45%) ITRS Geneos
9 9 (0.45%) HP SIM
10 6 (0.30%) Cacti
11 4 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 3 (0.15%) Red Hat Satellite
13 2 (0.10%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 2 (0.10%) Cisco UCCX
14 1 (0.050%) HP Quality Center
14 1 (0.050%) Control-M
Vendors
1 366 (18.32%) Microsoft
2 239 (11.96%) Oracle
3 202 (10.11%) VMware
4 179 (8.96%) Bloomberg
5 178 (8.91%) Cisco
6 97 (4.85%) Citrix
7 78 (3.90%) SunGard
8 75 (3.75%) HP
9 74 (3.70%) NetApp
10 71 (3.55%) Reuters
11 59 (2.95%) CheckPoint
12 57 (2.85%) Sybase
13 41 (2.05%) Symantec
13 41 (2.05%) Juniper
14 34 (1.70%) Red Hat
14 34 (1.70%) TIBCO
15 26 (1.30%) Fidessa
15 26 (1.30%) EMC
16 20 (1.00%) Calypso
17 18 (0.90%) thinkFolio
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Salary is approx 70-85k base + bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Salary is approx 50-75k base + bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary is approx up to £35k base + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Salary negotiable depending on exper
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, shares, bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £99000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benfits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £45k plus benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum salary dependant on experience (mult
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago