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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hedge fund
Rank 328 350 322
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -28
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 993 987 1104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.96% 0.89% 0.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.27% 2.19% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 878 835 878
Average salary £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £90,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £33,750 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+62.96% -19.64%

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
43792 45081 49328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.37% 40.60% 41.25%
Number of salaries quoted 35333 35576 39107
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 April 2016 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 29 April 2016. 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 +10 988 £67,500 +3.84% 129
London -4 933 £70,000 +7.69% 123
City of London +4 146 £67,500 +12.50% 36
South East +74 46 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Oxfordshire - 35 £60,000 - 1
Oxford - 35 £60,000 - 1
Mayfair +6 19 £100,000 +122.22%
Surrey +2 9 £35,000 -30.00%
Dorset - 4 - -
South West - 4 - -
East of England - 4 £35,000 - 3
Cambridge - 4 £35,000 - 3
Bournemouth - 4 - -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £35,000 - 3
Edinburgh +12 3 £52,500 -
Scotland -3 3 £52,500 -
Guernsey - 2 £34,000 - 1
Channel Islands - 2 £34,000 - 1
Kent - 2 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 - -
Westminster - 2 £60,000 -
Weybridge - 1 £37,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £60,000 - 1

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1240 (59.59%) Finance
2 812 (39.02%) Degree
3 731 (35.13%) SQL
4 711 (34.17%) C#
5 631 (30.32%) Computer Science
6 588 (28.26%) Python
7 518 (24.89%) Windows
8 505 (24.27%) C++
9 500 (24.03%) SQL Server
10 486 (23.35%) Java
11 450 (21.62%) Front Office
12 431 (20.71%) Linux
13 416 (19.99%) Asset Management
14 389 (18.69%) .NET
15 309 (14.85%) Software Engineering
16 286 (13.74%) Unix
17 284 (13.65%) Microsoft
18 265 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
19 251 (12.06%) Banking
20 241 (11.58%) OO
21 217 (10.43%) Equities
21 217 (10.43%) WCF
22 216 (10.38%) Mathematics
23 214 (10.28%) JavaScript
24 209 (10.04%) Multithreading
25 203 (9.75%) WPF
26 199 (9.56%) Algorithms
27 197 (9.47%) Oracle
28 186 (8.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
29 182 (8.75%) Active Directory

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 62 (2.98%) MS Exchange
2 29 (1.39%) SharePoint
3 20 (0.96%) Office Communications Server
4 18 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (0.86%) Tomcat
5 16 (0.77%) OpenStack
6 13 (0.62%) Apache Spark
7 12 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (0.58%) IIS
7 12 (0.58%) Node.js
8 11 (0.53%) Skype for Business
9 9 (0.43%) Confluence
9 9 (0.43%) nginx
9 9 (0.43%) Umbraco
10 7 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.24%) Mule
11 5 (0.24%) Mule ESB
11 5 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 174 (8.36%) MS Excel
2 88 (4.23%) MS Office
3 12 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.53%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.48%) S-PLUS
6 9 (0.43%) MS Project
7 5 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.19%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 25 (1.20%) Markit EDM
2 21 (1.01%) Salerio
3 19 (0.91%) thinkFolio
4 16 (0.77%) Oracle 11i
5 11 (0.53%) Beauchamp
6 9 (0.43%) ION MarketView
7 8 (0.38%) Front Arena
8 6 (0.29%) Eagle PACE
9 5 (0.24%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
9 5 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (0.24%) LatentZero
10 4 (0.19%) Advent Moxy
10 4 (0.19%) Decalog
10 4 (0.19%) Endur
10 4 (0.19%) Eze OMS
10 4 (0.19%) HiInvest
10 4 (0.19%) LongView
10 4 (0.19%) Tradar
11 3 (0.14%) Advent Geneva
12 2 (0.096%) PORTIA
Cloud Services
1 20 (0.96%) Office 365
2 14 (0.67%) GitHub
2 14 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 4 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.096%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 46 (2.21%) TCP/IP
2 43 (2.07%) DNS
3 42 (2.02%) SAN
3 42 (2.02%) WAN
4 41 (1.97%) LAN
5 39 (1.87%) Firewall
6 37 (1.78%) Multicast
7 27 (1.30%) Intranet
8 22 (1.06%) HTTP
9 21 (1.01%) LDAP
10 18 (0.86%) NetScaler
11 17 (0.82%) DHCP
12 15 (0.72%) VPN
13 14 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (0.67%) Internet
14 12 (0.58%) Fibre Channel
14 12 (0.58%) iSCSI
15 10 (0.48%) BGP
16 9 (0.43%) Wireless
17 8 (0.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 500 (24.03%) SQL Server
2 128 (6.15%) Relational Database
3 99 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 95 (4.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 77 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
6 68 (3.27%) RDBMS
7 57 (2.74%) Data Mining
8 56 (2.69%) NoSQL
9 50 (2.40%) MongoDB
10 48 (2.31%) Big Data
11 37 (1.78%) KDB
11 37 (1.78%) Oracle Database
12 33 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 29 (1.39%) MySQL
14 24 (1.15%) Hadoop
15 23 (1.11%) Redis
15 23 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
16 17 (0.82%) DB2
16 17 (0.82%) Tick Data
17 16 (0.77%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 74 (3.56%) JIRA
2 54 (2.59%) Subversion
3 39 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 37 (1.78%) Git (software)
5 35 (1.68%) Maven
6 28 (1.35%) TeamCity
7 21 (1.01%) JUnit
7 21 (1.01%) Visual Studio
8 19 (0.91%) NUnit
9 16 (0.77%) Cucumber
10 14 (0.67%) Moq
10 14 (0.67%) Selenium
11 10 (0.48%) Hudson
12 9 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (0.43%) JConsole
12 9 (0.43%) Plastic SCM
13 8 (0.38%) FishEye
13 8 (0.38%) GCC
13 8 (0.38%) Jenkins
13 8 (0.38%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1240 (59.59%) Finance
2 450 (21.62%) Front Office
3 251 (12.06%) Banking
4 167 (8.02%) Back Office
5 149 (7.16%) Investment Banking
6 96 (4.61%) Financial Institution
7 34 (1.63%) Retail
8 30 (1.44%) Games
9 18 (0.86%) Telecoms
10 16 (0.77%) Marketing
11 9 (0.43%) Private Banking
12 7 (0.34%) French Language
13 6 (0.29%) Legal
13 6 (0.29%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.19%) Billing
14 4 (0.19%) German Language
15 3 (0.14%) Electronics
15 3 (0.14%) Publishing
16 2 (0.096%) Advertising
16 2 (0.096%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1090 (52.38%) Developer
2 452 (21.72%) C# Developer
3 355 (17.06%) Analyst
4 202 (9.71%) Java Developer
5 197 (9.47%) .NET Developer
5 197 (9.47%) Python Developer
6 182 (8.75%) SQL Developer
7 177 (8.51%) C# .NET Developer
7 177 (8.51%) C++ Developer
8 163 (7.83%) Support Analyst
9 149 (7.16%) Quantitative Developer
10 145 (6.97%) Junior
11 129 (6.20%) Applications Support
12 114 (5.48%) Support Engineer
13 113 (5.43%) Software Engineer
14 112 (5.38%) Senior Developer
15 104 (5.00%) Junior Developer
16 92 (4.42%) Applications Support Analyst
17 90 (4.32%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 82 (3.94%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 389 (18.69%) .NET
2 217 (10.43%) WCF
3 203 (9.75%) WPF
4 144 (6.92%) AngularJS
5 117 (5.62%) ASP.NET
6 111 (5.33%) HTML
7 72 (3.46%) HTML5
8 70 (3.36%) Web Services
9 69 (3.32%) FIX Protocol
10 64 (3.08%) NumPy
11 62 (2.98%) ASP.NET MVC
12 60 (2.88%) jQuery
12 60 (2.88%) Pandas
13 56 (2.69%) J2SE
14 54 (2.59%) CSS
15 53 (2.55%) LINQ
15 53 (2.55%) SciPy
16 50 (2.40%) Spring
16 50 (2.40%) XML
17 49 (2.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 631 (30.32%) Computer Science
2 217 (10.43%) Equities
3 216 (10.38%) Mathematics
4 199 (9.56%) Algorithms
5 186 (8.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 168 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
7 136 (6.54%) Derivative
8 134 (6.44%) Fixed Income
9 98 (4.71%) Data Structures
10 76 (3.65%) Data Centre
11 64 (3.08%) Fintech
12 57 (2.74%) Statistics
12 57 (2.74%) Visualisation
13 54 (2.59%) Management Information System
14 50 (2.40%) Physics
15 48 (2.31%) Blackberry
16 31 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
17 28 (1.35%) User Experience
18 26 (1.25%) N-Tier
19 20 (0.96%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 518 (24.89%) Windows
2 431 (20.71%) Linux
3 286 (13.74%) Unix
4 113 (5.43%) Windows Server
5 82 (3.94%) Windows 7
6 55 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 41 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (0.72%) Windows XP
11 13 (0.62%) CentOS
12 11 (0.53%) Android
13 10 (0.48%) Windows 8
14 9 (0.43%) Apple iOS
15 8 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
15 8 (0.38%) Solaris
16 7 (0.34%) Windows Phone
17 5 (0.24%) Windows 10
18 4 (0.19%) Debian
18 4 (0.19%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 416 (19.99%) Asset Management
2 309 (14.85%) Software Engineering
3 265 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
4 241 (11.58%) OO
5 209 (10.04%) Multithreading
6 167 (8.02%) TDD
7 149 (7.16%) Low Latency
8 138 (6.63%) Risk Management
9 114 (5.48%) Electronic Trading
9 114 (5.48%) Investment Management
10 105 (5.05%) MVC
11 103 (4.95%) Algorithmic Trading
12 94 (4.52%) Analytics
12 94 (4.52%) Unit Testing
13 93 (4.47%) Machine Learning
14 90 (4.32%) Systematic Trading
15 87 (4.18%) Project Management
16 82 (3.94%) Open Source
17 74 (3.56%) OOD
18 73 (3.51%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 731 (35.13%) SQL
2 711 (34.17%) C#
3 588 (28.26%) Python
4 505 (24.27%) C++
5 486 (23.35%) Java
6 214 (10.28%) JavaScript
7 152 (7.30%) Perl
8 129 (6.20%) C
9 122 (5.86%) T-SQL
10 106 (5.09%) Bash Shell
11 76 (3.65%) VBA
12 72 (3.46%) PowerShell
13 55 (2.64%) MATLAB
14 45 (2.16%) Scala
15 43 (2.07%) XPath
16 42 (2.02%) Ruby
17 30 (1.44%) Shell Script
18 26 (1.25%) F#
19 20 (0.96%) R
19 20 (0.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 812 (39.02%) Degree
2 62 (2.98%) Cisco Certification
3 60 (2.88%) PhD
4 51 (2.45%) CCNA
5 39 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 34 (1.63%) Brainbench
7 25 (1.20%) MCSE
8 20 (0.96%) CFA
9 19 (0.91%) CCNP
10 16 (0.77%) MCSA
10 16 (0.77%) Sun Certification
11 13 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
12 11 (0.53%) MCP
13 10 (0.48%) RHCE
14 8 (0.38%) VCP5
14 8 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (0.29%) CSSLP
15 6 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (0.29%) MCITP
15 6 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (3.17%) SLA
2 40 (1.92%) QA
3 37 (1.78%) Data Quality
4 22 (1.06%) AIFMD
5 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.096%) SDET
6 2 (0.096%) UCITS
7 1 (0.048%) COBIT
7 1 (0.048%) MiFID
System Software
1 182 (8.75%) Active Directory
2 92 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (1.25%) Docker
4 21 (1.01%) NFS
4 21 (1.01%) VMware ESX
5 16 (0.77%) Hyper-V
5 16 (0.77%) VMware Workstation
6 11 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (0.48%) Xen
8 9 (0.43%) KVM
8 9 (0.43%) Samba
8 9 (0.43%) XenApp
9 7 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.19%) iptables
10 4 (0.19%) ProxySG
10 4 (0.19%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.096%) HDFS
11 2 (0.096%) vSphere
12 1 (0.048%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.048%) Snort
Systems Management
1 60 (2.88%) Puppet
2 45 (2.16%) Nagios
3 40 (1.92%) SCCM
4 32 (1.54%) Ansible
5 20 (0.96%) logstash
6 14 (0.67%) SCOM
7 13 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (0.58%) Control-M
9 7 (0.34%) Cobbler
10 6 (0.29%) FortiGate
11 5 (0.24%) CFEngine
12 4 (0.19%) Backup Exec
12 4 (0.19%) NetBackup
12 4 (0.19%) SmokePing
13 3 (0.14%) Red Hat Satellite
13 3 (0.14%) SolarWinds Orion
14 1 (0.048%) Cisco CUCM
14 1 (0.048%) HP SIM
14 1 (0.048%) Oracle Identity Manager
14 1 (0.048%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 284 (13.65%) Microsoft
2 197 (9.47%) Oracle
3 118 (5.67%) VMware
4 111 (5.33%) Bloomberg
5 99 (4.76%) Cisco
6 84 (4.04%) Citrix
7 65 (3.12%) Sybase
8 61 (2.93%) Red Hat
9 48 (2.31%) Reuters
10 43 (2.07%) HP
11 34 (1.63%) Fidessa
12 31 (1.49%) IBM
13 28 (1.35%) Charles River
14 27 (1.30%) NetApp
15 26 (1.25%) Juniper
16 22 (1.06%) Atlassian
17 21 (1.01%) TIBCO
18 20 (0.96%) ServiceNow
19 19 (0.91%) Calypso
19 19 (0.91%) Sun
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum Level of salary really dependent on
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West London
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £100,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Energon People
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Energon People
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + 20% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus (averaged 75% last year) + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum + Bonus (averaged 75-100% last year) + Benefi
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £75,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £135000 - £155000 per annum + bonus, equity
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago