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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hedge fund
Rank 344 291 225
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -66
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 876 987 1438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.75% 0.91% 1.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.41% 2.75% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 767 753 1158
Average salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,550 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%

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
36326 35889 38985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.01% 33.02% 33.27%
Number of salaries quoted 28494 28990 32925
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 August 2014 within the UK.

Hedge funds Salary Histogram in the UK

Hedge funds
Top 17 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 22 August 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
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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 -46 862 £62,500 - 121
London -17 832 £62,500 -3.84% 111
City of London -13 199 £56,250 -6.25% 48
East of England +14 12 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Cambridgeshire - 12 £45,000 - 2
Cambridge - 12 £45,000 - 2
South East -62 9 £42,500 +9.67% 5
West Sussex - 7 £42,500 -
Edinburgh -8 5 £42,000 -30.00% 2
Scotland -22 5 £42,000 -30.00% 2
North West - 4 £50,000 - 1
Cheshire - 2 £60,000 -
Manchester - 2 £40,000 - 1
Canary Wharf -1 1 £60,000 -40.00%
Mayfair -1 1 £55,000 +46.66%
Buckinghamshire -3 1 £60,000 -
Oxfordshire -3 1 £62,500 +78.57%

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1269 (65.62%) Finance
2 718 (37.13%) C#
3 677 (35.01%) SQL
4 586 (30.30%) Windows
5 520 (26.89%) Degree
6 473 (24.46%) SQL Server
7 451 (23.32%) Java
8 445 (23.01%) Computer Science
9 434 (22.44%) C++
10 375 (19.39%) Front Office
11 372 (19.23%) .NET
12 367 (18.98%) Linux
13 344 (17.79%) Python
14 336 (17.37%) OO
15 335 (17.32%) Microsoft
16 287 (14.84%) Banking
17 271 (14.01%) Active Directory
18 261 (13.50%) UNIX
19 249 (12.87%) WPF
20 246 (12.72%) Investment Management
21 222 (11.48%) Perl
22 220 (11.38%) Multithreading
23 212 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
24 200 (10.34%) Oracle
25 199 (10.29%) Asset Management
25 199 (10.29%) Derivative
26 196 (10.13%) VMware
27 188 (9.72%) MS Excel
28 179 (9.26%) Low Latency
29 178 (9.20%) TDD

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 172 (8.89%) MS Exchange
2 125 (6.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 72 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2007
4 45 (2.33%) SharePoint
5 40 (2.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 26 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2003
7 23 (1.19%) IIS
8 17 (0.88%) Apache
9 13 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
9 13 (0.67%) Lync
10 12 (0.62%) Node.js
11 10 (0.52%) Tomcat
12 8 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
13 7 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
13 7 (0.36%) GemFire
14 6 (0.31%) TIBCO EMS
15 4 (0.21%) SAS
15 4 (0.21%) MQSeries
15 4 (0.21%) WebSphere
16 3 (0.16%) Confluence
Applications
1 188 (9.72%) MS Excel
2 125 (6.46%) MS Office
3 12 (0.62%) S-PLUS
4 11 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
4 11 (0.57%) SPSS
4 11 (0.57%) Stata
5 8 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.41%) MS Project
5 8 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.10%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.052%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 26 (1.34%) SunGard APT
2 18 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.72%) Advent Geneva
4 10 (0.52%) LatentZero
5 9 (0.47%) Markit EDM
6 6 (0.31%) Front Arena
7 5 (0.26%) Eikon
8 4 (0.21%) FastVal
8 4 (0.21%) PORTIA
9 3 (0.16%) IntelliMatch
10 2 (0.10%) HiInvest
10 2 (0.10%) HiPerformance
10 2 (0.10%) Decalog
10 2 (0.10%) LongView
10 2 (0.10%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
10 2 (0.10%) Advent Moxy
10 2 (0.10%) Beauchamp
11 1 (0.052%) TRIRIGA
11 1 (0.052%) MultiFonds
11 1 (0.052%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.57%) SaaS
1 11 (0.57%) GitHub
2 9 (0.47%) Office 365
3 8 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.26%) IaaS
5 2 (0.10%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.052%) PaaS
6 1 (0.052%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 150 (7.76%) TCP/IP
2 120 (6.20%) Firewall
3 111 (5.74%) DNS
4 84 (4.34%) LAN
5 81 (4.19%) DHCP
6 76 (3.93%) WAN
7 61 (3.15%) SAN
8 55 (2.84%) VPN
9 53 (2.74%) Cisco IOS
10 47 (2.43%) Network Security
11 39 (2.02%) iSCSI
12 32 (1.65%) FTP
13 29 (1.50%) Internet
14 26 (1.34%) BGP
14 26 (1.34%) LDAP
15 25 (1.29%) VoIP
16 24 (1.24%) Multicast
17 19 (0.98%) NAS
17 19 (0.98%) EIGRP
18 16 (0.83%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 473 (24.46%) SQL Server
2 104 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 96 (4.96%) Relational Database
4 88 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 66 (3.41%) Big Data
6 53 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 48 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 47 (2.43%) RDBMS
9 41 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
10 30 (1.55%) Oracle Database
11 28 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 24 (1.24%) MongoDB
13 18 (0.93%) MySQL
14 17 (0.88%) KDB
15 15 (0.78%) NoSQL
15 15 (0.78%) Hadoop
15 15 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
15 15 (0.78%) OLAP
16 13 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
16 13 (0.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 43 (2.22%) NUnit
2 38 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (1.65%) Maven
4 31 (1.60%) Git (software)
5 25 (1.29%) Visual Studio
6 24 (1.24%) JIRA
7 20 (1.03%) JUnit
8 16 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
9 15 (0.78%) Subversion
10 11 (0.57%) Jenkins
11 10 (0.52%) Eclipse
12 9 (0.47%) ReSharper
13 8 (0.41%) Hudson
14 7 (0.36%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
15 5 (0.26%) Microsoft Blend
15 5 (0.26%) Jasmine
15 5 (0.26%) SpecFlow
15 5 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 4 (0.21%) IntelliJ
16 4 (0.21%) Apache Ivy
General
1 1269 (65.62%) Finance
2 375 (19.39%) Front Office
3 287 (14.84%) Banking
4 141 (7.29%) Investment Banking
5 134 (6.93%) Back Office
6 114 (5.89%) Financial Institution
7 68 (3.52%) Games
8 31 (1.60%) Legal
9 29 (1.50%) Law
10 24 (1.24%) Telecoms
11 8 (0.41%) Marketing
12 7 (0.36%) General Ledger
13 6 (0.31%) Advertising
14 5 (0.26%) International Banking
14 5 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
14 5 (0.26%) Retail
14 5 (0.26%) Electronics
15 4 (0.21%) Online Betting
16 3 (0.16%) German Language
17 2 (0.10%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 977 (50.52%) Developer
2 392 (20.27%) C# Developer
3 300 (15.51%) Analyst
4 151 (7.81%) Java Developer
5 139 (7.19%) Software Developer
6 134 (6.93%) Junior
7 130 (6.72%) C++ Developer
8 129 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
9 125 (6.46%) Senior Developer
10 112 (5.79%) Support Analyst
11 93 (4.81%) Business Analyst
12 84 (4.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 82 (4.24%) Junior Developer
14 76 (3.93%) Python Developer
15 67 (3.46%) .NET Developer
16 66 (3.41%) Quantitative Developer
17 63 (3.26%) Graduate
18 62 (3.21%) Network Engineer
19 61 (3.15%) Applications Support
19 61 (3.15%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 372 (19.23%) .NET
2 249 (12.87%) WPF
3 153 (7.91%) ASP.NET
4 147 (7.60%) WCF
5 91 (4.71%) WinForms
6 89 (4.60%) HTML
7 78 (4.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 59 (3.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 57 (2.95%) STL
10 51 (2.64%) Web Services
11 50 (2.59%) HTML5
12 47 (2.43%) Pandas
13 44 (2.28%) .NET Framework
14 41 (2.12%) XML
15 39 (2.02%) AngularJS
16 37 (1.91%) CSS
17 35 (1.81%) Spring
18 34 (1.76%) LINQ
19 30 (1.55%) SciPy
19 30 (1.55%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 445 (23.01%) Computer Science
2 199 (10.29%) Derivative
3 176 (9.10%) Equities
4 157 (8.12%) Mathematics
5 150 (7.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 147 (7.60%) Fixed Income
7 97 (5.02%) Blackberry
8 72 (3.72%) Open Source
9 68 (3.52%) Equity Derivative
10 65 (3.36%) Physics
11 59 (3.05%) Statistics
12 55 (2.84%) Credit Risk
13 45 (2.33%) Visualisation
14 42 (2.17%) Management Information System
15 38 (1.96%) N-Tier
16 34 (1.76%) Clustering
17 26 (1.34%) Grid Computing
18 25 (1.29%) Interest Rate Derivative
19 21 (1.09%) Credit Derivative
20 20 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 586 (30.30%) Windows
2 367 (18.98%) Linux
3 261 (13.50%) UNIX
4 212 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 114 (5.89%) Windows 7
6 101 (5.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 68 (3.52%) Windows XP
8 64 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 56 (2.90%) Solaris
10 43 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 22 (1.14%) Android
12 15 (0.78%) CentOS
13 13 (0.67%) Windows 8
14 11 (0.57%) Ubuntu
14 11 (0.57%) Mac OS X
15 9 (0.47%) Debian
16 8 (0.41%) Apple iOS
17 6 (0.31%) Windows 2000
18 5 (0.26%) Windows Vista
18 5 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 336 (17.37%) OO
2 246 (12.72%) Investment Management
3 220 (11.38%) Multithreading
4 199 (10.29%) Asset Management
5 179 (9.26%) Low Latency
6 178 (9.20%) TDD
7 175 (9.05%) Software Engineering
8 169 (8.74%) Algorithmic Trading
9 162 (8.38%) Agile Software Development
10 153 (7.91%) Risk Management
11 119 (6.15%) MVC
12 117 (6.05%) Analytics
13 109 (5.64%) Project Management
14 67 (3.46%) Scrum
15 60 (3.10%) Portfolio Management
15 60 (3.10%) Electronic Trading
15 60 (3.10%) Unit Testing
16 57 (2.95%) Data Analysis
17 56 (2.90%) Business Analysis
18 54 (2.79%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 718 (37.13%) C#
2 677 (35.01%) SQL
3 451 (23.32%) Java
4 434 (22.44%) C++
5 344 (17.79%) Python
6 222 (11.48%) Perl
7 150 (7.76%) PowerShell
8 117 (6.05%) T-SQL
9 115 (5.95%) JavaScript
10 114 (5.89%) VBA
10 114 (5.89%) F#
11 73 (3.77%) C
12 67 (3.46%) Bash Shell
13 44 (2.28%) Scala
13 44 (2.28%) PL/SQL
14 32 (1.65%) Ruby
15 29 (1.50%) R
15 29 (1.50%) Shell Script
16 25 (1.29%) VBScript
17 23 (1.19%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 520 (26.89%) Degree
2 88 (4.55%) PhD
3 81 (4.19%) Cisco Certification
4 63 (3.26%) CCNA
5 49 (2.53%) CFA
6 47 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 29 (1.50%) MCITP
8 28 (1.45%) CCNP
8 28 (1.45%) MCSE
9 18 (0.93%) CISSP
10 13 (0.67%) MCSA
11 12 (0.62%) CCSA
12 10 (0.52%) PMI Certification
13 9 (0.47%) RHCE
13 9 (0.47%) CCIE
14 8 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (0.41%) PMP
14 8 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (0.36%) CCSE
16 5 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (2.22%) QA
2 35 (1.81%) SLA
3 22 (1.14%) EMIR
4 18 (0.93%) Dodd-Frank
5 17 (0.88%) UCITS
6 6 (0.31%) MiFID
7 5 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.10%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.052%) FATCA
9 1 (0.052%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.052%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.052%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 271 (14.01%) Active Directory
2 138 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (3.21%) VMware ESX
4 42 (2.17%) XenApp
4 42 (2.17%) vSphere
5 35 (1.81%) Hyper-V
6 25 (1.29%) VMware Workstation
7 21 (1.09%) XenServer
8 16 (0.83%) MetaFrame
9 14 (0.72%) NFS
10 13 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
11 11 (0.57%) Xen
11 11 (0.57%) Postfix
12 9 (0.47%) KVM
12 9 (0.47%) XenDesktop
12 9 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.16%) Samba
15 1 (0.052%) Docker
15 1 (0.052%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 60 (3.10%) Puppet
2 51 (2.64%) NetBackup
3 37 (1.91%) SCCM
4 34 (1.76%) Nagios
5 24 (1.24%) Norton AntiVirus
6 15 (0.78%) Backup Exec
7 14 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (0.72%) SCOM
8 13 (0.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 13 (0.67%) HP SIM
8 13 (0.67%) ITRS Geneos
9 11 (0.57%) WSUS
10 10 (0.52%) Salt
11 9 (0.47%) Rsyslog
12 6 (0.31%) Cacti
13 4 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 4 (0.21%) Cisco UCCX
14 2 (0.10%) Red Hat Satellite
14 2 (0.10%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 1 (0.052%) Ansible
Vendors
1 335 (17.32%) Microsoft
2 200 (10.34%) Oracle
3 196 (10.13%) VMware
4 174 (9.00%) Bloomberg
5 165 (8.53%) Cisco
6 108 (5.58%) Citrix
7 84 (4.34%) Reuters
8 76 (3.93%) HP
9 75 (3.88%) NetApp
10 55 (2.84%) Sybase
11 52 (2.69%) Symantec
12 50 (2.59%) CheckPoint
13 49 (2.53%) SunGard
14 44 (2.28%) Juniper
15 42 (2.17%) Red Hat
16 23 (1.19%) TIBCO
16 23 (1.19%) Fidessa
17 20 (1.03%) Sophos
17 20 (1.03%) EMC
18 18 (0.93%) Advent
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
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City, London
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Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + Package + Bonus
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Salary: £110000 - £130000 per annum + benefits
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