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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hedge fund
Rank 353 345 340
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 829 976 1043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.85% 0.88% 0.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.05% 2.14% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 744 841 888
Median salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £92,500 £92,500
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £65,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +52.94%

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
40398 45666 49371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.62% 41.20% 40.93%
Number of salaries quoted 32984 36280 39356
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
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 26 June 2016 within the UK.

Hedge funds Salary Histogram in the UK

Hedge funds
Top 25 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 26 June 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 -9 819 £70,000 +7.69% 121
London -19 794 £72,500 +11.53% 120
City of London +13 134 £80,000 +18.51% 34
Mayfair +3 16 £100,000 +33.33%
South East +48 13 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Cambridgeshire - 8 £62,500 -
Cambridge - 8 £62,500 -
East of England - 8 £62,500 -
Oxfordshire - 6 £52,500 - 1
Oxford - 6 £52,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 4 £47,500 -
East Midlands - 4 £47,500 -
Nottingham - 4 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £32,500 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £32,500 -
Guernsey - 3 £34,000 -
Channel Islands - 3 £34,000 -
Wales - 2 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 - -
Kent - 2 - -
Cardiff - 2 - -
South Wales - 2 - -
Surrey +32 1 £35,000 -30.00%
Reading +20 1 £50,000 -41.17%
Berkshire +18 1 £50,000 -41.17%

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 1073 (59.12%) Finance
2 706 (38.90%) Degree
3 632 (34.82%) C#
4 630 (34.71%) SQL
5 524 (28.87%) Computer Science
6 500 (27.55%) Python
7 471 (25.95%) SQL Server
8 456 (25.12%) C++
9 415 (22.87%) Front Office
9 415 (22.87%) Windows
10 390 (21.49%) Java
11 381 (20.99%) .NET
12 374 (20.61%) Linux
13 318 (17.52%) Software Engineering
14 300 (16.53%) Asset Management
15 265 (14.60%) Unix
16 256 (14.10%) OO
16 256 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
17 240 (13.22%) WCF
18 232 (12.78%) WPF
19 210 (11.57%) Multithreading
20 209 (11.52%) Microsoft
21 204 (11.24%) JavaScript
22 196 (10.80%) Banking
23 178 (9.81%) Equities
24 174 (9.59%) Mathematics
25 172 (9.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
26 167 (9.20%) TDD
27 164 (9.04%) Back Office
27 164 (9.04%) Oracle

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 61 (3.36%) MS Exchange
2 27 (1.49%) IIS
3 23 (1.27%) SharePoint
4 17 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (0.66%) Tomcat
6 10 (0.55%) Apache
6 10 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (0.50%) Umbraco
8 8 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (0.44%) Skype for Business
9 7 (0.39%) Office Communications Server
10 6 (0.33%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.17%) Jetty
11 3 (0.17%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.17%) nginx
11 3 (0.17%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 127 (7.00%) MS Excel
2 73 (4.02%) MS Office
3 16 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (0.55%) S-PLUS
6 9 (0.50%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.44%) MS Project
8 5 (0.28%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.22%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 19 (1.05%) Salerio
2 13 (0.72%) Beauchamp
2 13 (0.72%) Front Arena
2 13 (0.72%) Markit EDM
2 13 (0.72%) Oracle 11i
3 10 (0.55%) thinkFolio
4 7 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.33%) Endur
6 5 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.22%) LatentZero
7 4 (0.22%) PORTIA
8 3 (0.17%) Advent Moxy
8 3 (0.17%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
8 3 (0.17%) Decalog
8 3 (0.17%) Eze OMS
8 3 (0.17%) HiInvest
8 3 (0.17%) LongView
8 3 (0.17%) Tradar
9 2 (0.11%) Eikon
9 2 (0.11%) Temenos Triple'A Plus
Cloud Services
1 16 (0.88%) Office 365
2 12 (0.66%) GitHub
2 12 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 4 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.22%) SaaS
4 3 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (2.31%) Multicast
2 35 (1.93%) DNS
3 31 (1.71%) SAN
3 31 (1.71%) TCP/IP
4 30 (1.65%) HTTP
5 26 (1.43%) WAN
6 24 (1.32%) LAN
7 23 (1.27%) Firewall
8 22 (1.21%) DHCP
9 19 (1.05%) Intranet
10 16 (0.88%) Ethernet
11 13 (0.72%) MPLS
11 13 (0.72%) NetScaler
11 13 (0.72%) SDH
11 13 (0.72%) SONET
12 12 (0.66%) LDAP
13 9 (0.50%) FTP
13 9 (0.50%) iSCSI
13 9 (0.50%) Wireshark
14 8 (0.44%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 471 (25.95%) SQL Server
2 112 (6.17%) Relational Database
3 68 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 68 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 64 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
5 59 (3.25%) Data Mining
6 54 (2.98%) RDBMS
7 35 (1.93%) Oracle Database
8 30 (1.65%) NoSQL
9 25 (1.38%) Redis
9 25 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
10 24 (1.32%) MongoDB
11 23 (1.27%) KDB
11 23 (1.27%) MySQL
12 18 (0.99%) Big Data
13 15 (0.83%) Hazelcast
14 13 (0.72%) DB2
14 13 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
14 13 (0.72%) Oracle8/8i Database
14 13 (0.72%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 51 (2.81%) Subversion
2 49 (2.70%) JIRA
3 35 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 32 (1.76%) Git (software)
5 27 (1.49%) TeamCity
6 23 (1.27%) Visual Studio
7 17 (0.94%) Rhino Mocks
8 16 (0.88%) Maven
8 16 (0.88%) MSTest
8 16 (0.88%) NUnit
9 15 (0.83%) JUnit
10 13 (0.72%) Cucumber
11 11 (0.61%) Moq
12 10 (0.55%) Hudson
12 10 (0.55%) Selenium
13 9 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (0.50%) MSI
14 8 (0.44%) Ant
14 8 (0.44%) GCC
14 8 (0.44%) Redmine
General
1 1073 (59.12%) Finance
2 415 (22.87%) Front Office
3 196 (10.80%) Banking
4 164 (9.04%) Back Office
5 111 (6.12%) Investment Banking
6 62 (3.42%) Financial Institution
7 26 (1.43%) Retail
8 23 (1.27%) Games
9 22 (1.21%) Marketing
10 16 (0.88%) Telecoms
11 9 (0.50%) French Language
12 8 (0.44%) Billing
12 8 (0.44%) Electronics
13 7 (0.39%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.33%) German Language
14 6 (0.33%) Publishing
15 5 (0.28%) Legal
16 4 (0.22%) Law
16 4 (0.22%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.17%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1048 (57.74%) Developer
2 452 (24.90%) C# Developer
3 260 (14.33%) Analyst
4 196 (10.80%) C++ Developer
5 193 (10.63%) .NET Developer
6 192 (10.58%) Java Developer
7 177 (9.75%) C# .NET Developer
8 162 (8.93%) SQL Developer
9 160 (8.82%) Python Developer
10 127 (7.00%) Quantitative Developer
11 124 (6.83%) Senior Developer
11 124 (6.83%) Software Engineer
12 109 (6.01%) Junior
13 107 (5.90%) Support Analyst
14 101 (5.56%) Support Engineer
15 93 (5.12%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 91 (5.01%) Applications Support
17 85 (4.68%) Programmer
18 73 (4.02%) Junior Developer
19 67 (3.69%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 381 (20.99%) .NET
2 240 (13.22%) WCF
3 232 (12.78%) WPF
4 133 (7.33%) AngularJS
5 110 (6.06%) HTML
6 101 (5.56%) ASP.NET
7 70 (3.86%) Web Services
8 64 (3.53%) jQuery
9 63 (3.47%) J2SE
10 61 (3.36%) LINQ
11 57 (3.14%) HTML5
12 56 (3.09%) FIX Protocol
13 51 (2.81%) SOAP
14 50 (2.75%) XML
15 48 (2.64%) CSS
15 48 (2.64%) JMS
16 47 (2.59%) ASP.NET MVC
17 44 (2.42%) Swing
18 42 (2.31%) .NET Framework
19 38 (2.09%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 524 (28.87%) Computer Science
2 178 (9.81%) Equities
3 174 (9.59%) Mathematics
4 172 (9.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 161 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
6 144 (7.93%) Algorithms
7 114 (6.28%) Derivative
8 110 (6.06%) Fixed Income
9 67 (3.69%) Data Structures
10 64 (3.53%) Fintech
11 45 (2.48%) Data Centre
12 43 (2.37%) Physics
12 43 (2.37%) Statistics
13 37 (2.04%) Visualisation
14 33 (1.82%) Blackberry
15 21 (1.16%) N-Tier
15 21 (1.16%) User Experience
16 20 (1.10%) Management Information System
17 19 (1.05%) Client/Server
18 16 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 415 (22.87%) Windows
2 374 (20.61%) Linux
3 265 (14.60%) Unix
4 81 (4.46%) Windows 7
5 78 (4.30%) Windows Server
6 30 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (0.77%) CentOS
9 14 (0.77%) Solaris
10 13 (0.72%) Android
10 13 (0.72%) Windows 8
11 11 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (0.61%) Windows XP
12 10 (0.55%) Windows 10
13 9 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
14 8 (0.44%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.28%) Windows Phone
16 4 (0.22%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (17.52%) Software Engineering
2 300 (16.53%) Asset Management
3 256 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
3 256 (14.10%) OO
4 210 (11.57%) Multithreading
5 167 (9.20%) TDD
6 145 (7.99%) Low Latency
7 117 (6.45%) Risk Management
8 103 (5.67%) Algorithmic Trading
8 103 (5.67%) Investment Management
9 101 (5.56%) MVC
10 89 (4.90%) Electronic Trading
11 81 (4.46%) Analytics
11 81 (4.46%) Unit Testing
12 76 (4.19%) Machine Learning
12 76 (4.19%) Systematic Trading
13 72 (3.97%) Continuous Integration
14 71 (3.91%) OOD
14 71 (3.91%) Project Management
15 70 (3.86%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 632 (34.82%) C#
2 630 (34.71%) SQL
3 500 (27.55%) Python
4 456 (25.12%) C++
5 390 (21.49%) Java
6 204 (11.24%) JavaScript
7 121 (6.67%) Perl
8 102 (5.62%) C
9 96 (5.29%) T-SQL
10 80 (4.41%) VBA
11 79 (4.35%) PowerShell
12 70 (3.86%) Bash Shell
13 55 (3.03%) MATLAB
14 45 (2.48%) XPath
15 36 (1.98%) Ruby
16 29 (1.60%) Scala
17 28 (1.54%) Shell Script
18 20 (1.10%) R
19 17 (0.94%) PL/SQL
20 16 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 706 (38.90%) Degree
2 47 (2.59%) PhD
3 34 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (1.49%) CCNA
6 26 (1.43%) Brainbench
7 19 (1.05%) MCSE
8 13 (0.72%) Sun Certification
9 12 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
9 12 (0.66%) RHCE
10 10 (0.55%) CCNP
11 9 (0.50%) CFA
11 9 (0.50%) MCP
11 9 (0.50%) MCSA
12 6 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (0.22%) MCITP
14 4 (0.22%) VCP5
14 4 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (2.09%) SLA
2 35 (1.93%) QA
3 14 (0.77%) Data Quality
4 11 (0.61%) AIFMD
5 5 (0.28%) MiFID
6 2 (0.11%) UCITS
7 1 (0.055%) COBIT
7 1 (0.055%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 145 (7.99%) Active Directory
2 83 (4.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (1.27%) VMware ESX
4 18 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
5 17 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
6 12 (0.66%) NFS
7 10 (0.55%) Hyper-V
8 9 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.39%) XenApp
11 5 (0.28%) Docker
11 5 (0.28%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.22%) Samba
12 4 (0.22%) Xen
13 3 (0.17%) KVM
13 3 (0.17%) ProxySG
13 3 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
13 3 (0.17%) vSphere
14 2 (0.11%) HDFS
15 1 (0.055%) iptables
Systems Management
1 35 (1.93%) Puppet
2 32 (1.76%) Nagios
3 28 (1.54%) SCCM
4 18 (0.99%) logstash
5 13 (0.72%) Control-M
6 10 (0.55%) SCOM
7 7 (0.39%) Ansible
7 7 (0.39%) Backup Exec
7 7 (0.39%) NetBackup
8 5 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.28%) WSUS
9 4 (0.22%) Perfmon
10 3 (0.17%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.055%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.055%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.055%) Grafana
11 1 (0.055%) Graphite
11 1 (0.055%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (0.055%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.055%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 209 (11.52%) Microsoft
2 164 (9.04%) Oracle
3 104 (5.73%) VMware
4 68 (3.75%) Bloomberg
5 59 (3.25%) Cisco
6 58 (3.20%) Citrix
7 44 (2.42%) Red Hat
7 44 (2.42%) Sybase
8 35 (1.93%) TIBCO
9 26 (1.43%) Calypso
10 25 (1.38%) Murex
11 24 (1.32%) Reuters
12 23 (1.27%) HP
13 20 (1.10%) Charles River
13 20 (1.10%) ServiceNow
14 18 (0.99%) Fidessa
15 17 (0.94%) IBM
15 17 (0.94%) Sun
16 16 (0.88%) NetApp
17 14 (0.77%) Tableau
Central London / West End
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Above marker rate bonusees
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35k - 100k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £150000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £140000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35k - 100k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus (100%+) + benefits
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
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £110k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + Bonus (averaged 50-75% last year) + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits (including 7% pension) + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + £10k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago