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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hedge fund
Rank 317 302 311
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 992 1089 952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.89% 0.92% 0.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.33% 2.30% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 839 862 722
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £98,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £42,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-19.64% -16.00%

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
42661 47290 42709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.46% 39.83% 38.65%
Number of salaries quoted 33662 37337 34591
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £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 27 April 2015 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 27 April 2015. 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 -14 991 £65,000 -7.14% 109
London +7 975 £65,000 -7.14% 100
City of London +5 206 £60,000 -10.44% 53
Manchester +15 9 £22,500 -54.08%
North West +12 9 £22,500 -54.08%
Mayfair -4 8 £45,000 -41.93%
South East -3 6 £50,000 +42.85% 3
Surrey +7 4 £50,000 - 3
Leatherhead - 2 £50,000 - 1
Scotland +9 1 - -
Edinburgh +8 1 - -
Reading +3 1 £85,000 +100.00%
Berkshire -4 1 £85,000 +100.00%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Woking - 1 £32,500 - 1
Dorking - 1 £50,000 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 - -

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 1176 (63.95%) Finance
2 707 (38.44%) SQL
3 594 (32.30%) C#
4 565 (30.72%) Windows
5 536 (29.15%) Degree
6 496 (26.97%) SQL Server
7 448 (24.36%) .NET
8 433 (23.55%) Computer Science
9 360 (19.58%) Agile Software Development
10 312 (16.97%) Microsoft
11 310 (16.86%) Linux
12 299 (16.26%) Java
13 287 (15.61%) JavaScript
14 286 (15.55%) Python
15 283 (15.39%) Banking
16 270 (14.68%) Front Office
17 247 (13.43%) C++
18 239 (13.00%) Asset Management
19 238 (12.94%) OO
20 232 (12.62%) Active Directory
21 205 (11.15%) UNIX
22 203 (11.04%) TDD
23 200 (10.88%) ASP.NET
24 195 (10.60%) Perl
25 191 (10.39%) Software Engineering
26 187 (10.17%) PowerShell
27 183 (9.95%) VMware
28 175 (9.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
29 174 (9.46%) Derivative
30 172 (9.35%) MVC

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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
1 131 (7.12%) MS Exchange
2 64 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 45 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 42 (2.28%) SharePoint
5 36 (1.96%) IIS
6 30 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 16 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (0.82%) WebSphere
9 8 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (0.44%) JBoss
10 7 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (0.38%) Lync
11 6 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.33%) MQSeries
12 5 (0.27%) Drupal
12 5 (0.27%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.22%) Confluence
13 4 (0.22%) Node.js
13 4 (0.22%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 164 (8.92%) MS Excel
2 145 (7.88%) MS Office
3 16 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.65%) MS Project
5 9 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.22%) Mathematica
8 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (1.36%) Markit EDM
2 19 (1.03%) Advent Geneva
3 17 (0.92%) thinkFolio
4 12 (0.65%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 10 (0.54%) Endur
6 9 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
7 7 (0.38%) ION MarketView
7 7 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (0.38%) LatentZero
8 6 (0.33%) SimCorp Dimension
9 5 (0.27%) RMDS
10 4 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
11 2 (0.11%) HiInvest
11 2 (0.11%) HiPerformance
11 2 (0.11%) Decalog
11 2 (0.11%) LongView
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (0.11%) assyst
11 2 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (0.87%) SaaS
3 16 (0.87%) Mimecast
4 12 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (0.49%) Amazon S3
6 7 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.11%) PaaS
8 2 (0.11%) IaaS
8 2 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.054%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.054%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 152 (8.27%) Firewall
2 108 (5.87%) WAN
3 104 (5.66%) LAN
4 79 (4.30%) DNS
5 77 (4.19%) TCP/IP
6 72 (3.92%) VPN
7 60 (3.26%) Network Security
8 56 (3.05%) SAN
9 46 (2.50%) DHCP
10 29 (1.58%) BGP
11 26 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
12 24 (1.31%) Multicast
13 22 (1.20%) EIGRP
14 20 (1.09%) Internet
15 19 (1.03%) OSPF
16 16 (0.87%) VoIP
16 16 (0.87%) Cisco Nexus
17 15 (0.82%) Junos
17 15 (0.82%) VLAN
18 12 (0.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 496 (26.97%) SQL Server
2 120 (6.53%) Relational Database
3 65 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 62 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 59 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 56 (3.05%) RDBMS
7 48 (2.61%) MySQL
8 45 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 44 (2.39%) SQL Server 2012
10 35 (1.90%) MongoDB
10 35 (1.90%) NoSQL
11 32 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
12 22 (1.20%) Oracle Database
13 18 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
13 18 (0.98%) Big Data
14 16 (0.87%) QlikView
14 16 (0.87%) OLAP
15 13 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
16 11 (0.60%) Hadoop
16 11 (0.60%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 54 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 43 (2.34%) Visual Studio
3 30 (1.63%) SpecFlow
4 26 (1.41%) NUnit
5 21 (1.14%) JIRA
6 19 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (1.03%) Mercurial
6 19 (1.03%) Subversion
7 18 (0.98%) Cucumber
8 14 (0.76%) Selenium
8 14 (0.76%) FitNesse
9 12 (0.65%) GCC
9 12 (0.65%) CppUnit
9 12 (0.65%) GoogleTest
10 11 (0.60%) Maven
10 11 (0.60%) MSI
11 7 (0.38%) InstallShield
11 7 (0.38%) AdminStudio
12 6 (0.33%) Jenkins
12 6 (0.33%) WinDbg
General
1 1176 (63.95%) Finance
2 283 (15.39%) Banking
3 270 (14.68%) Front Office
4 172 (9.35%) Financial Institution
5 159 (8.65%) Investment Banking
6 111 (6.04%) Back Office
7 45 (2.45%) Law
8 40 (2.18%) Telecoms
9 31 (1.69%) Legal
10 24 (1.31%) Retail
11 19 (1.03%) Games
12 18 (0.98%) Marketing
13 14 (0.76%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.11%) French Language
14 2 (0.11%) Portuguese Language
15 1 (0.054%) Billing
15 1 (0.054%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.054%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.054%) International Banking
15 1 (0.054%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 691 (37.57%) Developer
2 304 (16.53%) Analyst
3 289 (15.72%) C# Developer
4 168 (9.14%) Support Analyst
5 161 (8.75%) C# .NET Developer
6 143 (7.78%) Applications Support
7 139 (7.56%) .NET Developer
8 102 (5.55%) Junior
9 100 (5.44%) Graduate
10 93 (5.06%) Network Engineer
11 92 (5.00%) Senior Developer
12 88 (4.79%) Consultant
13 83 (4.51%) C++ Developer
13 83 (4.51%) Java Developer
14 75 (4.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 70 (3.81%) Applications Support Analyst
15 70 (3.81%) Support Engineer
16 63 (3.43%) Python Developer
17 60 (3.26%) DBA
18 59 (3.21%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 448 (24.36%) .NET
2 200 (10.88%) ASP.NET
3 154 (8.37%) HTML
4 148 (8.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 114 (6.20%) WPF
6 111 (6.04%) WCF
7 110 (5.98%) AngularJS
8 100 (5.44%) CSS
9 89 (4.84%) FIX Protocol
10 84 (4.57%) .NET Framework
11 72 (3.92%) HTML5
12 61 (3.32%) WinForms
12 61 (3.32%) jQuery
13 60 (3.26%) XML
14 56 (3.05%) Web Services
15 52 (2.83%) Middleware
16 46 (2.50%) Pandas
17 42 (2.28%) Spring
18 39 (2.12%) NumPy
19 38 (2.07%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 433 (23.55%) Computer Science
2 175 (9.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 174 (9.46%) Derivative
4 145 (7.88%) Equities
5 124 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
6 112 (6.09%) Fixed Income
7 98 (5.33%) Mathematics
8 77 (4.19%) Management Information System
9 69 (3.75%) Open Source
10 61 (3.32%) Blackberry
11 58 (3.15%) Algorithms
12 54 (2.94%) Data Structures
13 48 (2.61%) Physics
14 41 (2.23%) Visualisation
15 28 (1.52%) Equity Derivative
16 27 (1.47%) Replication
16 27 (1.47%) Grid Computing
17 26 (1.41%) User Experience
18 24 (1.31%) N-Tier
19 22 (1.20%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 565 (30.72%) Windows
2 310 (16.86%) Linux
3 205 (11.15%) UNIX
4 128 (6.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 128 (6.96%) Windows 7
5 69 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 45 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 37 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 37 (2.01%) Windows 8
8 36 (1.96%) Solaris
9 31 (1.69%) Android
10 26 (1.41%) Apple iOS
10 26 (1.41%) Windows XP
11 8 (0.44%) CentOS
12 4 (0.22%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.16%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.16%) SUSE
14 2 (0.11%) Debian
14 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (19.58%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (13.00%) Asset Management
3 238 (12.94%) OO
4 203 (11.04%) TDD
5 191 (10.39%) Software Engineering
6 172 (9.35%) MVC
7 171 (9.30%) Investment Management
8 159 (8.65%) Multithreading
9 136 (7.40%) Low Latency
10 120 (6.53%) BDD
11 101 (5.49%) Scrum
12 84 (4.57%) Information Security
13 83 (4.51%) Risk Management
14 79 (4.30%) Mentoring
15 78 (4.24%) OOD
16 77 (4.19%) Analytics
17 76 (4.13%) Electronic Trading
18 74 (4.02%) ITIL
19 71 (3.86%) Project Management
20 66 (3.59%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 707 (38.44%) SQL
2 594 (32.30%) C#
3 299 (16.26%) Java
4 287 (15.61%) JavaScript
5 286 (15.55%) Python
6 247 (13.43%) C++
7 195 (10.60%) Perl
8 187 (10.17%) PowerShell
9 79 (4.30%) VBA
10 61 (3.32%) T-SQL
11 51 (2.77%) Bash Shell
12 30 (1.63%) VB.NET
13 22 (1.20%) Scala
14 20 (1.09%) Shell Script
15 18 (0.98%) C
16 17 (0.92%) MATLAB
17 16 (0.87%) F#
17 16 (0.87%) Ruby
18 13 (0.71%) Objective-C
19 12 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 536 (29.15%) Degree
2 103 (5.60%) Cisco Certification
3 76 (4.13%) CCNA
4 71 (3.86%) PhD
5 34 (1.85%) CCNP
6 30 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 26 (1.41%) CCSA
8 23 (1.25%) MCSE
9 19 (1.03%) CISSP
10 16 (0.87%) CCSE
11 15 (0.82%) CSSLP
12 14 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (0.71%) CCIE
14 9 (0.49%) Brainbench
15 8 (0.44%) MCITP
16 7 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 6 (0.33%) MCSA
17 6 (0.33%) ISEB
17 6 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 5 (0.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (3.26%) QA
2 32 (1.74%) SLA
3 7 (0.38%) EMIR
3 7 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
4 5 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.22%) Solvency II
5 4 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.16%) AIFMD
7 2 (0.11%) UCITS
7 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.11%) Basel III
7 2 (0.11%) COBIT
7 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.054%) MiFID
8 1 (0.054%) FATCA
8 1 (0.054%) CRD IV
System Software
1 232 (12.62%) Active Directory
2 119 (6.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (2.39%) vSphere
4 42 (2.28%) VMware ESX
5 31 (1.69%) XenApp
6 27 (1.47%) Hyper-V
6 27 (1.47%) VMware Server
7 18 (0.98%) VMware Workstation
8 16 (0.87%) XenDesktop
9 15 (0.82%) Firmware
10 14 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
11 13 (0.71%) NFS
12 9 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 9 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (0.38%) MetaFrame
14 3 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (0.11%) Xen
15 2 (0.11%) Apache Flume
15 2 (0.11%) XenServer
16 1 (0.054%) iptables
Systems Management
1 50 (2.72%) SCCM
2 23 (1.25%) Nagios
3 22 (1.20%) Puppet
4 16 (0.87%) NetBackup
5 12 (0.65%) WSUS
6 11 (0.60%) ITRS Geneos
7 10 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (0.54%) Backup Exec
7 10 (0.54%) HP Data Protector
8 9 (0.49%) SCOM
9 8 (0.44%) Cacti
10 6 (0.33%) HP SIM
11 5 (0.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 4 (0.22%) AirWatch
13 3 (0.16%) CFEngine
13 3 (0.16%) Red Hat Satellite
13 3 (0.16%) yum
13 3 (0.16%) SolarWinds Orion
13 3 (0.16%) Control-M
13 3 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 312 (16.97%) Microsoft
2 183 (9.95%) VMware
3 160 (8.70%) Oracle
4 146 (7.94%) Cisco
5 92 (5.00%) Citrix
6 85 (4.62%) Bloomberg
7 75 (4.08%) HP
8 55 (2.99%) NetApp
9 52 (2.83%) CheckPoint
10 51 (2.77%) Reuters
11 35 (1.90%) Red Hat
12 31 (1.69%) Sybase
13 27 (1.47%) SolarWinds
14 25 (1.36%) Symantec
14 25 (1.36%) Tableau
15 23 (1.25%) Advent
16 22 (1.20%) Juniper
17 21 (1.14%) Charles River
18 20 (1.09%) SAP
19 19 (1.03%) IBM
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum salary dependant on experience (mult
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum Level of salary really dependent on
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 20% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago