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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hedge fund
UK
Rank 363 280 366
Rank change year-on-year
-83 +86
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 654 1075 843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.78% 1.09% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.92% 2.54% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 584 872 720
Median salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £106,500 £97,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £62,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +47.05%

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
34148 42304 42679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.50% 42.77% 40.52%
Number of salaries quoted 27845 33900 34606
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 23 January 2017 within the UK.

Hedge funds Salary Histogram in the UK

Hedge funds
Top 24 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 23 January 2017. 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 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 -72 651 £70,000 +7.69% 112
London -56 628 £70,000 +7.69% 109
City of London -48 86 £72,500 +7.40% 21
Mayfair -3 10 £90,000 +16.12%
South East +51 9 £30,000 -52.00% 1
Milton Keynes +21 8 £30,000 -
Buckinghamshire +19 8 £30,000 -
South West +1 7 £60,000 - 2
West Midlands +6 6 £62,500 +4.16%
Bristol - 6 £58,750 -
Birmingham - 5 £63,750 -
Croydon +7 3 £70,000 +7.69%
Westminster - 2 £62,500 -
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
North West -12 1 £72,500 +52.63%
Somerset - 1 £72,500 - 1
Docklands, London - 1 £200,000 -
Street - 1 £72,500 - 1
Chichester - 1 £30,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £72,500 -
Merseyside - 1 £72,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £30,000 -
Channel Islands - 1 £34,000 -
Guernsey - 1 £34,000 -

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 702 (55.49%) Finance
2 476 (37.63%) C#
3 442 (34.94%) SQL
4 354 (27.98%) Computer Science
5 350 (27.67%) Degree
6 343 (27.11%) .NET
7 322 (25.45%) Python
8 290 (22.92%) Windows
9 268 (21.19%) Linux
10 245 (19.37%) Java
11 233 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
12 227 (17.94%) C++
13 223 (17.63%) SQL Server
14 207 (16.36%) Software Engineering
15 201 (15.89%) OO
16 188 (14.86%) Banking
17 170 (13.44%) Front Office
17 170 (13.44%) WPF
18 159 (12.57%) JavaScript
19 155 (12.25%) Multithreading
20 153 (12.09%) Microsoft
21 149 (11.78%) TDD
22 146 (11.54%) Asset Management
22 146 (11.54%) Algorithms
23 139 (10.99%) HTML
23 139 (10.99%) Unix
24 135 (10.67%) Active Directory
25 123 (9.72%) WCF
26 114 (9.01%) Mathematics
26 114 (9.01%) Equities

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 57 (4.51%) MS Exchange
2 31 (2.45%) Apache Spark
3 27 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (1.74%) Apache
5 18 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (1.26%) OpenStack
7 12 (0.95%) Mule
7 12 (0.95%) Mule ESB
8 11 (0.87%) Confluence
8 11 (0.87%) IIS
9 9 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (0.63%) Site Server
11 7 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.47%) MQSeries
12 6 (0.47%) SharePoint
13 4 (0.32%) IPython
14 3 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (0.24%) JBoss
15 2 (0.16%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 79 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 26 (2.06%) MS Office
3 5 (0.40%) MS Project
4 2 (0.16%) GNU Octave
4 2 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.079%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.079%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 14 (1.11%) thinkFolio
2 9 (0.71%) Markit EDM
3 8 (0.63%) Front Arena
4 6 (0.47%) Salerio
5 5 (0.40%) Eikon
6 3 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.24%) Tradar
7 2 (0.16%) Beauchamp
7 2 (0.16%) Eze OMS
8 1 (0.079%) Advent Geneva
8 1 (0.079%) Advent Moxy
8 1 (0.079%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
8 1 (0.079%) Decalog
8 1 (0.079%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.079%) Eagle PACE
8 1 (0.079%) Endur
8 1 (0.079%) HiInvest
8 1 (0.079%) HiPortfolio
8 1 (0.079%) LongView
8 1 (0.079%) Temenos Triple'A Plus
Cloud Services
1 54 (4.27%) GitHub
2 37 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (1.98%) Office 365
5 4 (0.32%) SaaS
6 2 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.16%) Bluemix
6 2 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.16%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.16%) Heroku
6 2 (0.16%) IaaS
6 2 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (0.16%) PaaS
7 1 (0.079%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.079%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.079%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.079%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (0.079%) Datadog
7 1 (0.079%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 56 (4.43%) TCP/IP
2 35 (2.77%) Firewall
2 35 (2.77%) SAN
3 27 (2.13%) NAS
4 26 (2.06%) DNS
5 23 (1.82%) BGP
5 23 (1.82%) DHCP
5 23 (1.82%) OSPF
6 21 (1.66%) Cisco ASA
6 21 (1.66%) LAN
7 17 (1.34%) iSCSI
8 15 (1.19%) VPN
8 15 (1.19%) WAN
9 14 (1.11%) VLAN
10 13 (1.03%) Multicast
11 12 (0.95%) EIGRP
12 11 (0.87%) Network Security
13 8 (0.63%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (0.63%) Internet
14 7 (0.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (17.63%) SQL Server
2 68 (5.38%) NoSQL
3 54 (4.27%) Relational Database
4 49 (3.87%) Big Data
4 49 (3.87%) MongoDB
5 31 (2.45%) Hadoop
6 26 (2.06%) Redis
7 25 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 19 (1.50%) Data Mining
9 19 (1.50%) RDBMS
10 18 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 17 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
11 17 (1.34%) MySQL
12 12 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (0.87%) Couchbase
13 11 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (0.71%) KDB
14 9 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
15 7 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 52 (4.11%) Git (software)
2 24 (1.90%) JIRA
3 21 (1.66%) TeamCity
4 12 (0.95%) Jenkins
4 12 (0.95%) Plastic SCM
5 11 (0.87%) Mercurial
6 10 (0.79%) FishEye
6 10 (0.79%) Maven
7 9 (0.71%) JUnit
8 8 (0.63%) Selenium
8 8 (0.63%) SpecFlow
9 6 (0.47%) Cucumber
9 6 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.32%) Mockito
10 4 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (0.32%) Subversion
11 3 (0.24%) FitNesse
11 3 (0.24%) Moq
11 3 (0.24%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 702 (55.49%) Finance
2 188 (14.86%) Banking
3 170 (13.44%) Front Office
4 86 (6.80%) Back Office
5 82 (6.48%) Financial Institution
6 76 (6.01%) Investment Banking
7 25 (1.98%) Telecoms
8 21 (1.66%) Games
9 15 (1.19%) Marketing
10 12 (0.95%) Retail
10 12 (0.95%) Retail Banking
11 8 (0.63%) Law
12 7 (0.55%) Advertising
13 6 (0.47%) French Language
13 6 (0.47%) German Language
14 3 (0.24%) Legal
14 3 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
15 2 (0.16%) Prime Brokerage
15 2 (0.16%) Spanish Language
16 1 (0.079%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 682 (53.91%) Developer
2 332 (26.25%) C# Developer
3 186 (14.70%) .NET Developer
4 166 (13.12%) C# .NET Developer
5 124 (9.80%) Analyst
6 107 (8.46%) Python Developer
7 105 (8.30%) C++ Developer
8 98 (7.75%) Java Developer
9 86 (6.80%) SQL Developer
10 79 (6.25%) Senior Developer
11 68 (5.38%) Quantitative Developer
12 56 (4.43%) WPF Developer
13 54 (4.27%) C# WPF Developer
13 54 (4.27%) Senior C# Developer
14 53 (4.19%) Support Engineer
15 52 (4.11%) Support Analyst
16 50 (3.95%) Junior
17 43 (3.40%) Applications Support
17 43 (3.40%) Linux Engineer
18 40 (3.16%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 343 (27.11%) .NET
2 170 (13.44%) WPF
3 139 (10.99%) HTML
4 123 (9.72%) WCF
5 91 (7.19%) AngularJS
6 73 (5.77%) HTML5
7 62 (4.90%) ASP.NET
8 55 (4.35%) CSS
9 51 (4.03%) LINQ
10 48 (3.79%) REST
11 40 (3.16%) React
12 37 (2.92%) NumPy
13 36 (2.85%) XML
14 34 (2.69%) Pandas
14 34 (2.69%) STL
14 34 (2.69%) WinForms
15 33 (2.61%) FIX Protocol
16 30 (2.37%) Node.js
16 30 (2.37%) RabbitMQ
17 29 (2.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 354 (27.98%) Computer Science
2 146 (11.54%) Algorithms
3 114 (9.01%) Equities
3 114 (9.01%) Mathematics
4 90 (7.11%) Fintech
4 90 (7.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 80 (6.32%) Fixed Income
6 78 (6.17%) Data Structures
7 76 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
8 68 (5.38%) Derivative
9 41 (3.24%) Visualisation
10 27 (2.13%) Statistics
11 26 (2.06%) Data Centre
12 24 (1.90%) Client/Server
13 23 (1.82%) Equity Derivative
13 23 (1.82%) Market Risk
14 20 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
15 16 (1.26%) CUDA
15 16 (1.26%) User Experience
16 15 (1.19%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 290 (22.92%) Windows
2 268 (21.19%) Linux
3 139 (10.99%) Unix
4 80 (6.32%) Windows Server
5 51 (4.03%) Windows 7
6 34 (2.69%) CentOS
7 33 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 29 (2.29%) Android
9 24 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
10 23 (1.82%) Apple iOS
11 22 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (1.42%) Ubuntu
13 16 (1.26%) Mac OS X
14 15 (1.19%) Windows 10
15 10 (0.79%) VMS
16 9 (0.71%) Debian
16 9 (0.71%) Windows 8
17 8 (0.63%) Solaris
18 4 (0.32%) Windows XP
19 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (16.36%) Software Engineering
3 201 (15.89%) OO
4 155 (12.25%) Multithreading
5 149 (11.78%) TDD
6 146 (11.54%) Asset Management
7 104 (8.22%) Investment Management
8 92 (7.27%) Low Latency
9 83 (6.56%) OOP
10 81 (6.40%) SDLC
11 70 (5.53%) MVC
12 60 (4.74%) Analytics
13 59 (4.66%) Continuous Integration
14 58 (4.58%) Algorithmic Trading
15 57 (4.51%) High-Frequency Trading
16 55 (4.35%) Open Source
17 54 (4.27%) DevOps
17 54 (4.27%) Software Architecture
18 53 (4.19%) Systematic Trading
19 52 (4.11%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 476 (37.63%) C#
2 442 (34.94%) SQL
3 322 (25.45%) Python
4 245 (19.37%) Java
5 227 (17.94%) C++
6 159 (12.57%) JavaScript
7 82 (6.48%) PowerShell
8 69 (5.45%) Perl
9 59 (4.66%) C
10 57 (4.51%) F#
11 47 (3.72%) Scala
12 43 (3.40%) VBA
13 38 (3.00%) T-SQL
14 27 (2.13%) Bash Shell
15 24 (1.90%) Haskell
15 24 (1.90%) PHP
16 22 (1.74%) Ruby
17 21 (1.66%) Shell Script
18 15 (1.19%) PL/SQL
19 14 (1.11%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 350 (27.67%) Degree
2 28 (2.21%) PhD
3 24 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (1.50%) CCIE
5 18 (1.42%) CCNP
6 7 (0.55%) CCNA
7 4 (0.32%) CFA
7 4 (0.32%) MCSE
7 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.24%) CEH
8 3 (0.24%) CISSP
9 2 (0.16%) CISM
9 2 (0.16%) ISEB
9 2 (0.16%) MCP
10 1 (0.079%) CCSA
10 1 (0.079%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.079%) PMP
10 1 (0.079%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.079%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.079%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.13%) QA
2 10 (0.79%) MiFID
3 9 (0.71%) SLA
4 6 (0.47%) EMIR
5 4 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.079%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.079%) COBIT
7 1 (0.079%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 135 (10.67%) Active Directory
2 61 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (2.45%) Docker
4 27 (2.13%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.95%) VMware ESX
5 12 (0.95%) VMware Workstation
5 12 (0.95%) XenApp
6 9 (0.71%) vSphere
6 9 (0.71%) XenDesktop
7 8 (0.63%) LXC
8 7 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (0.24%) KVM
9 3 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.16%) MetaFrame
10 2 (0.16%) NFS
11 1 (0.079%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.079%) Snort
11 1 (0.079%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.079%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 61 (4.82%) Ansible
2 41 (3.24%) Puppet
3 39 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (1.42%) SCCM
5 13 (1.03%) Nagios
6 12 (0.95%) Control-M
7 10 (0.79%) NetBackup
8 8 (0.63%) CFEngine
9 7 (0.55%) Oracle ZFS
9 7 (0.55%) SCOM
10 6 (0.47%) Backup Exec
11 5 (0.40%) Kibana
11 5 (0.40%) logstash
11 5 (0.40%) Rundeck
12 4 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
12 4 (0.32%) HP SIM
12 4 (0.32%) Legato
12 4 (0.32%) Netcool
12 4 (0.32%) NetVault Backup
12 4 (0.32%) OpenView
Vendors
1 153 (12.09%) Microsoft
2 99 (7.83%) Oracle
3 80 (6.32%) VMware
4 59 (4.66%) Cisco
5 40 (3.16%) Bloomberg
6 35 (2.77%) Citrix
7 31 (2.45%) Sybase
8 28 (2.21%) Juniper
9 27 (2.13%) Red Hat
10 23 (1.82%) Reuters
11 22 (1.74%) CheckPoint
12 20 (1.58%) HP
12 20 (1.58%) Palo Alto
13 17 (1.34%) Atlassian
14 15 (1.19%) Charles River
15 12 (0.95%) MuleSoft
15 12 (0.95%) ServiceNow
16 11 (0.87%) Calypso
16 11 (0.87%) NetApp
16 11 (0.87%) TIBCO
Central London / West End
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £140,000 per annum + Bonus + Profit Share
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Leading Bonus, Pens etc
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & benefits
Posted: 33 minutes ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: Competitive + Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum Salary is not limited to this level
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Excellent Pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits + Great Working
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago