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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hedge fund
Rank 415 342 386
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +44
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 656 972 848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.70% 0.89% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.70% 2.09% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 573 840 748
Median salary £67,500 £67,500 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £68,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +52.77%

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
38657 46472 45857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.98% 42.37% 40.18%
Number of salaries quoted 31550 37401 35818
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,762 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 25 September 2016 within the UK.

Hedge funds Salary Histogram in the UK

Hedge funds
Top 19 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 25 September 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 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 -75 644 £67,500 - 115
London -46 623 £67,500 - 113
City of London +31 128 £80,000 +33.33% 23
South East +42 19 £62,500 -10.71% 2
Oxford +10 16 £62,500 -16.66%
Oxfordshire +1 16 £62,500 -16.66%
Mayfair -3 4 £73,750 -7.81%
Kent - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 £75,000 -
County Antrim -7 2 - -
Northern Ireland -8 2 - -
Belfast -9 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 £47,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £47,500 -
Glasgow - 2 £75,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £47,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £38,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £67,500 -
Tonbridge - 1 - -

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 812 (54.53%) Finance
2 552 (37.07%) Degree
3 491 (32.98%) SQL
4 482 (32.37%) C#
5 399 (26.80%) Computer Science
6 392 (26.33%) Python
7 339 (22.77%) Linux
8 338 (22.70%) SQL Server
9 337 (22.63%) .NET
10 325 (21.83%) Windows
11 320 (21.49%) C++
12 301 (20.21%) Java
13 281 (18.87%) Software Engineering
14 275 (18.47%) Front Office
15 261 (17.53%) OO
16 244 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
17 209 (14.04%) Unix
18 205 (13.77%) WPF
19 201 (13.50%) Multithreading
20 192 (12.89%) WCF
21 172 (11.55%) Asset Management
22 170 (11.42%) Microsoft
23 165 (11.08%) Mathematics
24 158 (10.61%) JavaScript
24 158 (10.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 153 (10.28%) Back Office
26 152 (10.21%) Algorithms
27 146 (9.81%) Low Latency
28 142 (9.54%) Equities
29 140 (9.40%) TDD

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 66 (4.43%) MS Exchange
2 28 (1.88%) IIS
3 22 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (1.28%) Apache
5 18 (1.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 13 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (0.74%) SharePoint
8 9 (0.60%) Apache Spark
9 8 (0.54%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.34%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.27%) Confluence
12 4 (0.27%) MQSeries
12 4 (0.27%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.27%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.20%) IPython
14 2 (0.13%) GemFire
14 2 (0.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 98 (6.58%) MS Excel
2 33 (2.22%) MS Office
3 14 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
4 11 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.27%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.27%) S-PLUS
6 3 (0.20%) GNU Octave
6 3 (0.20%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.13%) Maple
8 1 (0.067%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (1.01%) thinkFolio
2 14 (0.94%) Beauchamp
3 12 (0.81%) Salerio
4 11 (0.74%) Markit EDM
5 10 (0.67%) Front Arena
6 7 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.47%) Tradar
7 6 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (0.27%) LatentZero
9 3 (0.20%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
9 3 (0.20%) Decalog
9 3 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.20%) Eagle PACE
9 3 (0.20%) Eikon
9 3 (0.20%) Endur
9 3 (0.20%) HiInvest
9 3 (0.20%) HiPortfolio
9 3 (0.20%) LongView
9 3 (0.20%) MultiFonds
9 3 (0.20%) PORTIA
Cloud Services
1 32 (2.15%) GitHub
2 12 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.40%) SaaS
6 4 (0.27%) Office 365
7 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.13%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.067%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.067%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.067%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.067%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 57 (3.83%) Multicast
2 55 (3.69%) TCP/IP
3 52 (3.49%) SAN
4 45 (3.02%) DNS
5 33 (2.22%) DHCP
6 29 (1.95%) Firewall
6 29 (1.95%) HTTP
7 26 (1.75%) Ethernet
8 25 (1.68%) WAN
9 23 (1.54%) LAN
10 21 (1.41%) MPLS
10 21 (1.41%) SDH
10 21 (1.41%) SONET
11 17 (1.14%) BGP
11 17 (1.14%) OSPF
12 16 (1.07%) NAS
13 12 (0.81%) LDAP
14 11 (0.74%) Network Security
15 10 (0.67%) VPN
16 9 (0.60%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 338 (22.70%) SQL Server
2 77 (5.17%) Relational Database
3 45 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 44 (2.96%) Data Mining
5 42 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 37 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
7 36 (2.42%) Redis
8 26 (1.75%) NoSQL
9 25 (1.68%) Big Data
10 24 (1.61%) MySQL
11 23 (1.54%) MongoDB
11 23 (1.54%) RDBMS
12 16 (1.07%) Oracle Database
13 15 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
14 14 (0.94%) Hadoop
15 13 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (0.81%) KDB
17 10 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
18 8 (0.54%) Hazelcast
19 7 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 35 (2.35%) Subversion
2 30 (2.01%) Git (software)
3 28 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (1.68%) JIRA
5 18 (1.21%) Rhino Mocks
6 17 (1.14%) MSTest
6 17 (1.14%) Visual Studio
7 16 (1.07%) TeamCity
8 14 (0.94%) Maven
8 14 (0.94%) NUnit
9 11 (0.74%) Moq
9 11 (0.74%) Plastic SCM
10 8 (0.54%) JUnit
11 7 (0.47%) Grunt
12 6 (0.40%) Ant
12 6 (0.40%) GCC
12 6 (0.40%) Jenkins
13 5 (0.34%) Redmine
14 4 (0.27%) MSI
14 4 (0.27%) WinDbg
General
1 812 (54.53%) Finance
2 275 (18.47%) Front Office
3 153 (10.28%) Back Office
4 122 (8.19%) Banking
5 56 (3.76%) Financial Institution
6 45 (3.02%) Investment Banking
7 31 (2.08%) Games
8 27 (1.81%) Marketing
9 23 (1.54%) Telecoms
10 9 (0.60%) Retail
11 8 (0.54%) Billing
11 8 (0.54%) French Language
12 7 (0.47%) Electronics
12 7 (0.47%) German Language
12 7 (0.47%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.40%) Advertising
13 6 (0.40%) Law
14 5 (0.34%) Italian Language
14 5 (0.34%) Publishing
15 2 (0.13%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 862 (57.89%) Developer
2 384 (25.79%) C# Developer
3 181 (12.16%) .NET Developer
4 168 (11.28%) C# .NET Developer
5 154 (10.34%) Analyst
6 153 (10.28%) Java Developer
7 139 (9.34%) C++ Developer
8 134 (9.00%) Python Developer
9 120 (8.06%) Quantitative Developer
10 112 (7.52%) SQL Developer
11 99 (6.65%) Senior Developer
12 73 (4.90%) Junior
13 71 (4.77%) Software Engineer
14 70 (4.70%) Support Engineer
15 61 (4.10%) Graduate
16 60 (4.03%) Programmer
16 60 (4.03%) WPF Developer
17 59 (3.96%) C# WPF Developer
18 56 (3.76%) Senior C# Developer
19 55 (3.69%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 337 (22.63%) .NET
2 205 (13.77%) WPF
3 192 (12.89%) WCF
4 112 (7.52%) AngularJS
5 108 (7.25%) HTML
6 75 (5.04%) ASP.NET
7 56 (3.76%) LINQ
8 51 (3.43%) Web Services
9 49 (3.29%) jQuery
9 49 (3.29%) Swing
10 48 (3.22%) HTML5
11 46 (3.09%) J2SE
12 45 (3.02%) CSS
13 42 (2.82%) FIX Protocol
14 38 (2.55%) JMS
14 38 (2.55%) XML
15 35 (2.35%) RabbitMQ
16 34 (2.28%) REST
17 32 (2.15%) SOAP
17 32 (2.15%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 399 (26.80%) Computer Science
2 165 (11.08%) Mathematics
3 158 (10.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 152 (10.21%) Algorithms
5 142 (9.54%) Equities
6 118 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
7 102 (6.85%) Derivative
8 91 (6.11%) Fixed Income
9 81 (5.44%) Data Structures
10 67 (4.50%) Fintech
11 63 (4.23%) Statistics
12 46 (3.09%) Visualisation
13 31 (2.08%) Physics
14 29 (1.95%) Blackberry
15 23 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
16 22 (1.48%) Client/Server
17 21 (1.41%) Data Centre
18 20 (1.34%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
19 19 (1.28%) Management Information System
20 17 (1.14%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 339 (22.77%) Linux
2 325 (21.83%) Windows
3 209 (14.04%) Unix
4 72 (4.84%) Windows Server
5 62 (4.16%) Windows 7
6 32 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 30 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (1.48%) Ubuntu
10 21 (1.41%) Android
11 18 (1.21%) CentOS
12 15 (1.01%) Apple iOS
12 15 (1.01%) Solaris
13 14 (0.94%) Windows 10
13 14 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (0.87%) Windows 8
15 12 (0.81%) Windows XP
16 9 (0.60%) Debian
17 8 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
18 4 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (18.87%) Software Engineering
2 261 (17.53%) OO
3 244 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
4 201 (13.50%) Multithreading
5 172 (11.55%) Asset Management
6 146 (9.81%) Low Latency
7 140 (9.40%) TDD
8 117 (7.86%) Investment Management
9 91 (6.11%) OOP
10 84 (5.64%) Analytics
11 77 (5.17%) MVC
12 74 (4.97%) High-Frequency Trading
13 73 (4.90%) Risk Management
14 69 (4.63%) Performance Tuning
15 68 (4.57%) Algorithmic Trading
16 66 (4.43%) OOD
16 66 (4.43%) Project Management
16 66 (4.43%) Systematic Trading
17 59 (3.96%) Electronic Trading
18 56 (3.76%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 491 (32.98%) SQL
2 482 (32.37%) C#
3 392 (26.33%) Python
4 320 (21.49%) C++
5 301 (20.21%) Java
6 158 (10.61%) JavaScript
7 88 (5.91%) Perl
8 87 (5.84%) PowerShell
9 77 (5.17%) C
9 77 (5.17%) T-SQL
10 60 (4.03%) VBA
11 40 (2.69%) F#
12 37 (2.48%) MATLAB
13 34 (2.28%) Bash Shell
14 31 (2.08%) Shell Script
15 28 (1.88%) XPath
16 27 (1.81%) Ruby
16 27 (1.81%) Scala
17 25 (1.68%) PHP
17 25 (1.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 552 (37.07%) Degree
2 33 (2.22%) PhD
3 21 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (0.87%) CCNA
5 12 (0.81%) RHCE
6 10 (0.67%) Brainbench
6 10 (0.67%) MCP
7 9 (0.60%) CCNP
7 9 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (0.54%) MCSE
9 6 (0.40%) Sun Certification
10 5 (0.34%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.27%) CISSP
11 4 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.20%) CEH
12 3 (0.20%) CISM
12 3 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.20%) MCSA
13 2 (0.13%) ISEB
13 2 (0.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (1.81%) QA
2 12 (0.81%) SLA
3 11 (0.74%) MiFID
4 5 (0.34%) EMIR
5 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.067%) COBIT
6 1 (0.067%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 131 (8.80%) Active Directory
2 72 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.34%) VMware ESX
4 14 (0.94%) Docker
5 13 (0.87%) Hyper-V
5 13 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
6 12 (0.81%) vSphere
7 10 (0.67%) XenApp
8 8 (0.54%) LXC
8 8 (0.54%) NFS
8 8 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
9 7 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.40%) KVM
10 6 (0.40%) MetaFrame
11 5 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (0.27%) Samba
13 3 (0.20%) Postfix
13 3 (0.20%) XenDesktop
14 2 (0.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 50 (3.36%) Puppet
2 26 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (1.54%) Ansible
4 21 (1.41%) Nagios
5 17 (1.14%) SCCM
6 11 (0.74%) logstash
7 8 (0.54%) Backup Exec
7 8 (0.54%) Control-M
8 7 (0.47%) SCOM
9 6 (0.40%) NetBackup
10 5 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
10 5 (0.34%) Cobbler
10 5 (0.34%) Icinga
10 5 (0.34%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 5 (0.34%) WSUS
10 5 (0.34%) Zenoss
11 4 (0.27%) Perfmon
12 3 (0.20%) Tivoli
13 2 (0.13%) Cisco UCCE
13 2 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 170 (11.42%) Microsoft
2 136 (9.13%) Oracle
3 91 (6.11%) VMware
4 54 (3.63%) Cisco
5 50 (3.36%) Bloomberg
6 39 (2.62%) TIBCO
7 36 (2.42%) Red Hat
8 35 (2.35%) Sybase
9 33 (2.22%) Citrix
10 24 (1.61%) NetApp
10 24 (1.61%) Reuters
11 23 (1.54%) Calypso
12 19 (1.28%) Charles River
12 19 (1.28%) Juniper
13 18 (1.21%) HP
13 18 (1.21%) Murex
14 16 (1.07%) Fidessa
15 14 (0.94%) CheckPoint
16 12 (0.81%) Altera
16 12 (0.81%) ServiceNow
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus (100%+) + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + £10k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £120,000 per annum Salary is not limited to this level
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum Level of salary really dependent on
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + generous bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits lucrative bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago