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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hedge fund
Rank 390 363 378
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +15
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 716 953 874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.87% 0.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.80% 2.07% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 634 820 766
Median salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £90,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £70,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +55.55%

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
39754 46029 46566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.24% 42.08% 40.07%
Number of salaries quoted 32532 36867 36284
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Hedge funds
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Hedge funds as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 August 2016 within the UK.

Hedge funds Salary Histogram in the UK

Hedge funds
Top 29 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hedge funds within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -40 699 £70,000 +3.70% 93
London -35 670 £70,000 +3.70% 92
City of London +30 132 £82,500 +22.22% 26
South East +35 22 £57,500 -17.85%
Oxfordshire +5 15 £57,500 -
Oxford +4 15 £57,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 6 £47,500 -
East Midlands - 6 £47,500 -
Nottingham - 6 £47,500 -
Mayfair -2 5 £85,000 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £32,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £32,500 -
Kent - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 £75,000 -
Glasgow - 2 £75,000 -
Wales - 2 - -
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
County Antrim - 2 - -
Cardiff - 2 - -
South Wales - 2 - -
Belfast - 2 - -
East of England +9 1 £65,000 +13.04% 1
Cambridgeshire +8 1 £65,000 +13.04%
Cambridge +7 1 £65,000 +13.04%
Tonbridge - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £67,500 -
Reading - 1 £50,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £38,000 -

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing Hedge funds also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Hedge funds.

1 930 (56.19%) Finance
2 637 (38.49%) Degree
3 539 (32.57%) C#
4 538 (32.51%) SQL
5 467 (28.22%) Python
6 456 (27.55%) Computer Science
7 409 (24.71%) SQL Server
8 385 (23.26%) C++
9 375 (22.66%) Linux
10 367 (22.18%) .NET
11 359 (21.69%) Windows
12 350 (21.15%) Java
13 331 (20.00%) Front Office
14 310 (18.73%) Software Engineering
15 266 (16.07%) OO
16 252 (15.23%) Agile Software Development
17 245 (14.80%) Unix
18 226 (13.66%) WPF
19 224 (13.53%) WCF
20 203 (12.27%) Asset Management
21 200 (12.08%) Multithreading
22 184 (11.12%) Microsoft
23 182 (11.00%) JavaScript
23 182 (11.00%) Mathematics
24 168 (10.15%) Back Office
25 163 (9.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
26 154 (9.31%) Equities
26 154 (9.31%) TDD
27 152 (9.18%) Algorithms
28 146 (8.82%) Low Latency

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 69 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 27 (1.63%) IIS
3 23 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (1.03%) Apache
4 17 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 16 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (0.97%) SharePoint
6 11 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (0.66%) Tomcat
7 10 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (0.48%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.24%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.24%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.18%) IPython
10 3 (0.18%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.12%) GemFire
11 2 (0.12%) Jetty
11 2 (0.12%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.12%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 107 (6.47%) MS Excel
2 39 (2.36%) MS Office
3 14 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
4 12 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.48%) S-PLUS
6 6 (0.36%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.18%) GNU Octave
7 3 (0.18%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.12%) Maple
8 2 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (0.91%) Salerio
2 14 (0.85%) Beauchamp
2 14 (0.85%) thinkFolio
3 13 (0.79%) Markit EDM
4 12 (0.73%) Front Arena
5 7 (0.42%) Oracle 11i
5 7 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.42%) Tradar
6 6 (0.36%) Endur
7 5 (0.30%) PORTIA
8 4 (0.24%) LatentZero
9 3 (0.18%) Advent Moxy
9 3 (0.18%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
9 3 (0.18%) Decalog
9 3 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.18%) Eagle PACE
9 3 (0.18%) Hi Portfolio
9 3 (0.18%) HiInvest
9 3 (0.18%) LongView
9 3 (0.18%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.51%) GitHub
2 12 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (0.60%) Office 365
4 7 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.36%) SaaS
6 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.12%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.060%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.060%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.060%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (0.060%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 58 (3.50%) Multicast
2 55 (3.32%) TCP/IP
3 51 (3.08%) SAN
4 49 (2.96%) DNS
5 36 (2.18%) DHCP
6 31 (1.87%) HTTP
7 29 (1.75%) Firewall
8 28 (1.69%) WAN
9 26 (1.57%) Ethernet
9 26 (1.57%) LAN
10 21 (1.27%) MPLS
10 21 (1.27%) SDH
10 21 (1.27%) SONET
11 18 (1.09%) BGP
12 17 (1.03%) OSPF
13 15 (0.91%) LDAP
14 11 (0.66%) Intranet
14 11 (0.66%) NAS
14 11 (0.66%) VPN
15 10 (0.60%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 409 (24.71%) SQL Server
2 90 (5.44%) Relational Database
3 55 (3.32%) Data Mining
4 53 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 53 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 47 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
6 34 (2.05%) RDBMS
7 30 (1.81%) Redis
8 28 (1.69%) NoSQL
9 26 (1.57%) MySQL
10 22 (1.33%) Big Data
10 22 (1.33%) MongoDB
11 19 (1.15%) Oracle Database
12 18 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
13 16 (0.97%) KDB
13 16 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
14 12 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (0.60%) Hadoop
15 10 (0.60%) Hazelcast
16 7 (0.42%) DB2
Development Applications
1 44 (2.66%) Subversion
2 33 (1.99%) Git (software)
3 31 (1.87%) JIRA
4 30 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (1.39%) Visual Studio
6 22 (1.33%) TeamCity
7 18 (1.09%) Rhino Mocks
8 17 (1.03%) MSTest
9 14 (0.85%) NUnit
10 12 (0.73%) Maven
11 11 (0.66%) Moq
12 10 (0.60%) JUnit
13 9 (0.54%) Plastic SCM
14 8 (0.48%) Ant
14 8 (0.48%) GCC
14 8 (0.48%) Jenkins
14 8 (0.48%) Redmine
15 7 (0.42%) Grunt
16 6 (0.36%) Selenium
17 5 (0.30%) Cucumber
General
1 930 (56.19%) Finance
2 331 (20.00%) Front Office
3 168 (10.15%) Back Office
4 128 (7.73%) Banking
5 57 (3.44%) Financial Institution
6 53 (3.20%) Investment Banking
7 28 (1.69%) Games
8 27 (1.63%) Marketing
9 23 (1.39%) Telecoms
10 13 (0.79%) Retail
11 9 (0.54%) French Language
12 8 (0.48%) German Language
13 7 (0.42%) Billing
13 7 (0.42%) Electronics
13 7 (0.42%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.36%) Law
14 6 (0.36%) Publishing
15 5 (0.30%) Italian Language
16 4 (0.24%) Legal
17 3 (0.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 960 (58.01%) Developer
2 405 (24.47%) C# Developer
3 196 (11.84%) .NET Developer
4 194 (11.72%) Analyst
5 179 (10.82%) C# .NET Developer
6 177 (10.69%) Java Developer
7 165 (9.97%) C++ Developer
8 156 (9.43%) Python Developer
9 131 (7.92%) Quantitative Developer
10 126 (7.61%) SQL Developer
11 112 (6.77%) Senior Developer
12 91 (5.50%) Software Engineer
13 84 (5.08%) Junior
13 84 (5.08%) Support Engineer
14 77 (4.65%) Programmer
15 69 (4.17%) Support Analyst
16 67 (4.05%) Graduate
17 65 (3.93%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 63 (3.81%) WPF Developer
19 62 (3.75%) C# WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 367 (22.18%) .NET
2 226 (13.66%) WPF
3 224 (13.53%) WCF
4 128 (7.73%) AngularJS
5 108 (6.53%) HTML
6 82 (4.95%) ASP.NET
7 61 (3.69%) LINQ
8 59 (3.56%) Web Services
9 54 (3.26%) jQuery
10 52 (3.14%) J2SE
11 51 (3.08%) HTML5
11 51 (3.08%) Swing
12 49 (2.96%) FIX Protocol
13 44 (2.66%) CSS
14 43 (2.60%) JMS
15 40 (2.42%) XML
16 39 (2.36%) SOAP
17 38 (2.30%) .NET Framework
18 36 (2.18%) NumPy
18 36 (2.18%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 456 (27.55%) Computer Science
2 182 (11.00%) Mathematics
3 163 (9.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 154 (9.31%) Equities
5 152 (9.18%) Algorithms
6 138 (8.34%) Analytical Skills
7 109 (6.59%) Derivative
8 105 (6.34%) Fixed Income
9 71 (4.29%) Data Structures
10 67 (4.05%) Statistics
11 60 (3.63%) Fintech
12 45 (2.72%) Visualisation
13 39 (2.36%) Physics
14 30 (1.81%) Blackberry
15 26 (1.57%) Data Centre
16 25 (1.51%) Client/Server
17 20 (1.21%) Management Information System
18 19 (1.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
19 18 (1.09%) CUDA
19 18 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 375 (22.66%) Linux
2 359 (21.69%) Windows
3 245 (14.80%) Unix
4 78 (4.71%) Windows Server
5 67 (4.05%) Windows 7
6 34 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 33 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (1.33%) Android
9 18 (1.09%) Ubuntu
10 17 (1.03%) Apple iOS
10 17 (1.03%) CentOS
10 17 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (0.91%) Solaris
12 13 (0.79%) Windows 10
12 13 (0.79%) Windows XP
13 12 (0.73%) Windows 8
14 10 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
15 5 (0.30%) Debian
16 3 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (18.73%) Software Engineering
2 266 (16.07%) OO
3 252 (15.23%) Agile Software Development
4 203 (12.27%) Asset Management
5 200 (12.08%) Multithreading
6 154 (9.31%) TDD
7 146 (8.82%) Low Latency
8 119 (7.19%) Investment Management
9 90 (5.44%) Analytics
10 85 (5.14%) Algorithmic Trading
11 84 (5.08%) OOP
11 84 (5.08%) Risk Management
12 81 (4.89%) MVC
13 76 (4.59%) High-Frequency Trading
14 73 (4.41%) Systematic Trading
15 71 (4.29%) Electronic Trading
16 70 (4.23%) OOD
17 67 (4.05%) Machine Learning
18 66 (3.99%) Performance Tuning
19 64 (3.87%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 539 (32.57%) C#
2 538 (32.51%) SQL
3 467 (28.22%) Python
4 385 (23.26%) C++
5 350 (21.15%) Java
6 182 (11.00%) JavaScript
7 111 (6.71%) Perl
8 90 (5.44%) PowerShell
9 88 (5.32%) C
10 85 (5.14%) T-SQL
11 69 (4.17%) VBA
12 52 (3.14%) Bash Shell
13 51 (3.08%) MATLAB
14 35 (2.11%) F#
14 35 (2.11%) Ruby
15 33 (1.99%) XPath
16 30 (1.81%) Shell Script
17 28 (1.69%) Scala
18 23 (1.39%) PL/SQL
18 23 (1.39%) R
Qualifications
1 637 (38.49%) Degree
2 46 (2.78%) PhD
3 22 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (0.91%) CCNA
5 14 (0.85%) Brainbench
5 14 (0.85%) RHCE
6 10 (0.60%) CCNP
6 10 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (0.54%) MCP
7 9 (0.54%) MCSE
8 7 (0.42%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.24%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.24%) MCSA
9 4 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.24%) VCP5
9 4 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.18%) CISSP
10 3 (0.18%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.18%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (1.87%) QA
2 19 (1.15%) SLA
3 9 (0.54%) MiFID
4 6 (0.36%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.24%) EMIR
6 2 (0.12%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.060%) COBIT
7 1 (0.060%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 138 (8.34%) Active Directory
2 82 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (1.33%) VMware ESX
4 15 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
5 10 (0.60%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.60%) NFS
5 10 (0.60%) vSphere
5 10 (0.60%) XenApp
6 9 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.48%) Docker
7 8 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
7 8 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.36%) KVM
8 6 (0.36%) MetaFrame
9 5 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.24%) LXC
10 4 (0.24%) Samba
11 3 (0.18%) Postfix
11 3 (0.18%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.12%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 54 (3.26%) Puppet
2 25 (1.51%) Nagios
3 23 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (1.09%) Ansible
5 15 (0.91%) SCCM
6 14 (0.85%) logstash
7 6 (0.36%) Backup Exec
7 6 (0.36%) Control-M
7 6 (0.36%) NetBackup
8 5 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
8 5 (0.30%) WSUS
9 4 (0.24%) Cobbler
9 4 (0.24%) Icinga
9 4 (0.24%) Perfmon
9 4 (0.24%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 4 (0.24%) SCOM
9 4 (0.24%) Zenoss
10 3 (0.18%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.12%) Cisco UCCE
11 2 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 184 (11.12%) Microsoft
2 141 (8.52%) Oracle
3 102 (6.16%) VMware
4 55 (3.32%) Bloomberg
5 54 (3.26%) Cisco
6 45 (2.72%) Red Hat
7 41 (2.48%) TIBCO
8 40 (2.42%) Sybase
9 39 (2.36%) Citrix
10 27 (1.63%) NetApp
11 25 (1.51%) Calypso
11 25 (1.51%) Charles River
12 24 (1.45%) Murex
13 23 (1.39%) Reuters
14 21 (1.27%) HP
15 19 (1.15%) Fidessa
16 17 (1.03%) Juniper
17 15 (0.91%) CheckPoint
17 15 (0.91%) ServiceNow
18 14 (0.85%) SimCorp
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £120,000 per annum Salary is not limited to this level
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £120000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £73000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Health care
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus (100%+) + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + £10k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Energon People
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + benefit and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + great benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago