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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hedge fund
Rank 316 345 287
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -58
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 978 874 1038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.90% 0.76% 0.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.20% 1.94% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 854 765 792
Average salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £36,150
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £92,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -10.00%

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
44549 44937 43443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.90% 38.86% 40.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35843 35005 35130
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 3 September 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hedge funds within the UK over the 3 months to 3 September 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 +47 976 £67,500 +8.00% 147
London +25 943 £67,500 +8.00% 138
City of London +15 166 £67,500 +17.39% 57
South East +16 19 £70,000 +64.70% 2
Mayfair - 13 £85,000 -
Surrey - 12 £70,000 -
North West +4 9 £52,500 +5.00%
Manchester +16 8 £51,250 +28.12%
Oxfordshire +10 7 £75,000 +20.00% 1
Docklands, London - 6 £75,000 -
Oxford - 5 £75,000 - 1
Wimbledon - 5 £69,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £80,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £80,000 -
Walton-on-Thames - 3 £62,500 -
Staffordshire - 3 £80,000 -
Cambridge +7 2 £57,500 +27.77% 3
Cambridgeshire +6 2 £57,500 +27.77% 3
East of England 0 2 £57,500 +27.77% 5
Chiswick - 1 £65,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £62,500 -
Street - 1 £62,500 -
Somerset - 1 £62,500 -
Merseyside - 1 £62,500 -
South West - 1 £62,500 -

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 1184 (61.06%) Finance
2 801 (41.31%) SQL
3 673 (34.71%) Degree
4 661 (34.09%) C#
5 555 (28.62%) Computer Science
6 545 (28.11%) Windows
7 539 (27.80%) SQL Server
8 467 (24.08%) .NET
9 372 (19.19%) Linux
10 350 (18.05%) Java
11 346 (17.84%) Front Office
12 339 (17.48%) Microsoft
13 336 (17.33%) Python
14 322 (16.61%) Asset Management
15 293 (15.11%) C++
16 290 (14.96%) Agile Software Development
17 269 (13.87%) Banking
18 260 (13.41%) UNIX
19 252 (13.00%) OO
20 250 (12.89%) Software Engineering
21 244 (12.58%) Oracle
22 242 (12.48%) JavaScript
23 228 (11.76%) Derivative
24 222 (11.45%) Perl
25 210 (10.83%) MS Excel
26 192 (9.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
27 185 (9.54%) Multithreading
28 184 (9.49%) Mathematics
29 183 (9.44%) WPF
30 181 (9.33%) PowerShell

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 116 (5.98%) MS Exchange
2 91 (4.69%) SharePoint
3 65 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 49 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 23 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 22 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 21 (1.08%) IIS
8 18 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
9 13 (0.67%) Tomcat
9 13 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (0.46%) Lync
11 8 (0.41%) Apache
12 7 (0.36%) Apache Spark
13 5 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
14 4 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
15 3 (0.15%) MS Project Server
15 3 (0.15%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.15%) JBoss
15 3 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 210 (10.83%) MS Excel
2 141 (7.27%) MS Office
3 13 (0.67%) MS Project
4 12 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.15%) Mathematica
8 2 (0.10%) GNU Octave
9 1 (0.052%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 36 (1.86%) Markit EDM
2 16 (0.83%) thinkFolio
3 11 (0.57%) Oracle 11i
4 10 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
4 10 (0.52%) ION MarketView
4 10 (0.52%) SimCorp Dimension
5 8 (0.41%) Beauchamp
5 8 (0.41%) LatentZero
6 6 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.31%) Advent Geneva
7 5 (0.26%) Eagle PACE
7 5 (0.26%) Endur
8 4 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.15%) HiInvest
9 3 (0.15%) HiPerformance
9 3 (0.15%) Decalog
9 3 (0.15%) LongView
9 3 (0.15%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
9 3 (0.15%) Advent Moxy
10 2 (0.10%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.21%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.21%) SaaS
5 2 (0.10%) Office 365
5 2 (0.10%) GitHub
5 2 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.10%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.052%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 96 (4.95%) TCP/IP
2 93 (4.80%) LAN
2 93 (4.80%) WAN
3 90 (4.64%) Firewall
4 59 (3.04%) Network Security
5 56 (2.89%) SAN
6 51 (2.63%) DNS
7 49 (2.53%) DHCP
8 30 (1.55%) VPN
9 23 (1.19%) BGP
10 21 (1.08%) Junos
10 21 (1.08%) Multicast
11 17 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (0.72%) NAS
12 14 (0.72%) EIGRP
13 13 (0.67%) VLAN
14 12 (0.62%) OSPF
15 11 (0.57%) iSCSI
16 10 (0.52%) RIP
16 10 (0.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 539 (27.80%) SQL Server
2 145 (7.48%) Relational Database
3 91 (4.69%) RDBMS
4 90 (4.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 72 (3.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 65 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 50 (2.58%) MongoDB
8 47 (2.42%) NoSQL
9 41 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 40 (2.06%) Oracle Database
11 36 (1.86%) Big Data
11 36 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
12 32 (1.65%) MySQL
13 30 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
14 25 (1.29%) Redis
15 24 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
16 21 (1.08%) Hadoop
17 18 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
18 15 (0.77%) HBase
19 13 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 49 (2.53%) Git (software)
2 48 (2.48%) JIRA
3 32 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 28 (1.44%) Mercurial
5 25 (1.29%) Subversion
6 16 (0.83%) NUnit
7 13 (0.67%) Maven
8 10 (0.52%) TeamCity
9 9 (0.46%) Moq
9 9 (0.46%) MSI
9 9 (0.46%) gulp
10 7 (0.36%) JUnit
11 6 (0.31%) Visual Studio
11 6 (0.31%) FitNesse
11 6 (0.31%) Jenkins
11 6 (0.31%) Plastic SCM
12 5 (0.26%) SpecFlow
12 5 (0.26%) Selenium
12 5 (0.26%) CruiseControl
12 5 (0.26%) InstallShield
General
1 1184 (61.06%) Finance
2 346 (17.84%) Front Office
3 269 (13.87%) Banking
4 150 (7.74%) Investment Banking
5 126 (6.50%) Financial Institution
6 115 (5.93%) Back Office
7 29 (1.50%) Telecoms
7 29 (1.50%) Games
7 29 (1.50%) Retail
8 18 (0.93%) Private Banking
9 17 (0.88%) Law
10 14 (0.72%) Retail Banking
11 11 (0.57%) Legal
12 7 (0.36%) Marketing
13 3 (0.15%) French Language
13 3 (0.15%) German Language
14 2 (0.10%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.10%) Portuguese Language
14 2 (0.10%) Advertising
14 2 (0.10%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 805 (41.52%) Developer
2 388 (20.01%) Analyst
3 334 (17.23%) C# Developer
4 205 (10.57%) Support Analyst
5 163 (8.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 152 (7.84%) Applications Support
7 148 (7.63%) Senior Developer
8 133 (6.86%) Junior
9 120 (6.19%) .NET Developer
10 106 (5.47%) Graduate
11 101 (5.21%) Network Engineer
12 100 (5.16%) C++ Developer
13 86 (4.44%) Applications Support Analyst
14 85 (4.38%) Consultant
15 84 (4.33%) Java Developer
16 82 (4.23%) Senior C# Developer
17 71 (3.66%) Business Analyst
18 61 (3.15%) Junior Developer
19 59 (3.04%) Desktop Support
20 55 (2.84%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 467 (24.08%) .NET
2 183 (9.44%) WPF
3 153 (7.89%) WCF
4 149 (7.68%) ASP.NET
5 139 (7.17%) HTML
6 127 (6.55%) FIX Protocol
7 126 (6.50%) AngularJS
8 124 (6.40%) CSS
9 111 (5.72%) ASP.NET MVC
10 79 (4.07%) HTML5
11 74 (3.82%) XML
12 71 (3.66%) .NET Framework
13 60 (3.09%) WinForms
14 58 (2.99%) Web Services
14 58 (2.99%) jQuery
15 55 (2.84%) Pandas
16 53 (2.73%) Middleware
17 49 (2.53%) NumPy
18 48 (2.48%) SciPy
19 39 (2.01%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 555 (28.62%) Computer Science
2 228 (11.76%) Derivative
3 192 (9.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 184 (9.49%) Mathematics
5 177 (9.13%) Equities
6 149 (7.68%) Analytical Skills
7 147 (7.58%) Fixed Income
8 131 (6.76%) Algorithms
9 92 (4.74%) Data Structures
10 82 (4.23%) Management Information System
11 67 (3.46%) Physics
12 62 (3.20%) Data Centre
13 44 (2.27%) User Experience
13 44 (2.27%) Visualisation
14 42 (2.17%) Equity Derivative
15 40 (2.06%) Blackberry
15 40 (2.06%) Replication
16 25 (1.29%) Grid Computing
16 25 (1.29%) Statistics
17 22 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 545 (28.11%) Windows
2 372 (19.19%) Linux
3 260 (13.41%) UNIX
4 135 (6.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 85 (4.38%) Windows 7
6 65 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 49 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (1.29%) Solaris
10 24 (1.24%) CentOS
11 21 (1.08%) Windows XP
12 12 (0.62%) Android
13 10 (0.52%) Debian
13 10 (0.52%) Ubuntu
14 8 (0.41%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.21%) Fedora
15 4 (0.21%) Data ONTAP
16 2 (0.10%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.052%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (16.61%) Asset Management
2 290 (14.96%) Agile Software Development
3 252 (13.00%) OO
4 250 (12.89%) Software Engineering
5 185 (9.54%) Multithreading
6 172 (8.87%) TDD
7 149 (7.68%) Risk Management
8 126 (6.50%) Low Latency
9 117 (6.03%) MVC
10 114 (5.88%) Investment Management
11 100 (5.16%) Electronic Trading
12 97 (5.00%) Analytics
13 93 (4.80%) OOP
14 86 (4.44%) Unit Testing
15 84 (4.33%) OOD
16 83 (4.28%) BDD
17 82 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
18 79 (4.07%) Information Security
19 77 (3.97%) Business Intelligence
19 77 (3.97%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 801 (41.31%) SQL
2 661 (34.09%) C#
3 350 (18.05%) Java
4 336 (17.33%) Python
5 293 (15.11%) C++
6 242 (12.48%) JavaScript
7 222 (11.45%) Perl
8 181 (9.33%) PowerShell
9 106 (5.47%) VBA
10 86 (4.44%) T-SQL
11 60 (3.09%) Bash Shell
12 39 (2.01%) F#
12 39 (2.01%) C
13 32 (1.65%) Scala
14 26 (1.34%) PL/SQL
15 25 (1.29%) XPath
16 20 (1.03%) Shell Script
17 18 (0.93%) Ruby
18 15 (0.77%) Haskell
18 15 (0.77%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 673 (34.71%) Degree
2 84 (4.33%) Cisco Certification
3 79 (4.07%) PhD
4 65 (3.35%) CCNA
5 30 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (1.39%) CCSA
7 26 (1.34%) CCNP
8 24 (1.24%) CISSP
9 21 (1.08%) Brainbench
10 18 (0.93%) MCSE
11 13 (0.67%) CCSE
12 11 (0.57%) Sun Certification
13 10 (0.52%) MCITP
14 9 (0.46%) ISEB
15 8 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 7 (0.36%) CFA
17 6 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
17 6 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 5 (0.26%) GIAC
19 4 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (2.63%) QA
2 13 (0.67%) SLA
3 7 (0.36%) EMIR
4 6 (0.31%) AIFMD
5 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.15%) MiFID
6 3 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.15%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.10%) UCITS
7 2 (0.10%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.052%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.052%) Basel III
8 1 (0.052%) Basel II
System Software
1 170 (8.77%) Active Directory
2 69 (3.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (2.22%) VMware ESX
4 25 (1.29%) Hyper-V
5 22 (1.13%) vSphere
6 18 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
7 16 (0.83%) Firmware
8 10 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (0.46%) VMware Server
10 4 (0.21%) XenApp
10 4 (0.21%) NFS
11 3 (0.15%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.15%) Samba
11 3 (0.15%) Postfix
11 3 (0.15%) UAG
12 2 (0.10%) XenServer
13 1 (0.052%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.052%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.052%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 35 (1.81%) Puppet
2 33 (1.70%) SCCM
3 29 (1.50%) WSUS
4 20 (1.03%) Nagios
5 15 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (0.57%) NetBackup
7 10 (0.52%) SCOM
7 10 (0.52%) CFEngine
7 10 (0.52%) SolarWinds Orion
8 9 (0.46%) Backup Exec
9 8 (0.41%) Tivoli
10 7 (0.36%) AirWatch
11 6 (0.31%) HP SIM
11 6 (0.31%) ITRS Geneos
11 6 (0.31%) HP Data Protector
12 5 (0.26%) Control-M
12 5 (0.26%) FortiGate
13 4 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 4 (0.21%) Icinga
13 4 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 339 (17.48%) Microsoft
2 244 (12.58%) Oracle
3 131 (6.76%) Cisco
4 128 (6.60%) VMware
5 91 (4.69%) Bloomberg
6 88 (4.54%) HP
7 76 (3.92%) Citrix
8 65 (3.35%) Sybase
9 48 (2.48%) Red Hat
9 48 (2.48%) Reuters
10 45 (2.32%) Atlassian
11 41 (2.11%) CheckPoint
11 41 (2.11%) NetApp
12 34 (1.75%) Juniper
13 29 (1.50%) Charles River
13 29 (1.50%) Splunk
14 24 (1.24%) TIBCO
15 21 (1.08%) SolarWinds
16 20 (1.03%) SAP
17 18 (0.93%) Sun
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