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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hedge fund
UK
Rank 352 314 365
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +51
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 691 1030 847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.82% 1.01% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.15% 2.48% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 615 834 715
Median salary £69,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.92% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £60,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-42.50% +41.17%

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
32132 41598 40889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.26% 40.62% 38.83%
Number of salaries quoted 25996 33322 32852
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 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 22 February 2017 within the UK.

Hedge funds Salary Histogram in the UK

Hedge funds
Top 30 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 22 February 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 -53 669 £70,000 +7.69% 104
London -32 645 £70,000 +7.69% 104
City of London -22 90 £70,000 +9.80% 22
Scotland +36 17 £29,000 -51.66%
Glasgow - 17 £29,000 -
South West +1 12 £57,500 -
Mayfair -2 10 £70,000 -6.66%
Bristol - 9 £57,500 -
Croydon - 6 £70,000 -
South East +46 5 £30,000 -50.00%
West Midlands +23 5 £65,000 +8.33%
Birmingham - 5 £65,000 -
Buckinghamshire +25 4 £30,000 -
Milton Keynes +19 4 £30,000 -
North West -22 3 £52,500 +10.52%
Merseyside - 3 £52,500 -
Channel Islands - 3 £27,000 -
Street - 3 £52,500 -
Somerset - 3 £52,500 -
Liverpool - 3 £52,500 -
Jersey - 2 £27,000 -
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Westminster -4 1 £65,000 +8.33%
East of England - 1 £18,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £30,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £18,000 -
Guernsey - 1 £34,000 -
Chichester - 1 £30,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £18,000 -
Bromley - 1 - -

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 758 (58.53%) Finance
2 519 (40.08%) C#
3 493 (38.07%) SQL
4 380 (29.34%) .NET
5 329 (25.41%) Computer Science
6 318 (24.56%) Degree
7 314 (24.25%) Python
8 301 (23.24%) Windows
9 263 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
10 261 (20.15%) SQL Server
11 259 (20.00%) Java
12 247 (19.07%) Linux
13 240 (18.53%) Banking
14 228 (17.61%) C++
15 198 (15.29%) Mathematics
16 183 (14.13%) Software Engineering
17 182 (14.05%) Microsoft
18 181 (13.98%) WPF
19 175 (13.51%) OO
20 171 (13.20%) Front Office
20 171 (13.20%) Multithreading
21 169 (13.05%) JavaScript
22 159 (12.28%) HTML
23 157 (12.12%) TDD
24 153 (11.81%) Active Directory
25 149 (11.51%) Asset Management
26 130 (10.04%) WCF
27 125 (9.65%) Investment Management
28 121 (9.34%) Algorithms
29 120 (9.27%) Fintech

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 77 (5.95%) MS Exchange
2 42 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (2.86%) Apache Spark
4 26 (2.01%) Apache
5 19 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (1.31%) OpenStack
7 13 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 12 (0.93%) Confluence
8 12 (0.93%) Mule
8 12 (0.93%) Mule ESB
9 11 (0.85%) IIS
10 8 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (0.62%) SharePoint
10 8 (0.62%) Site Server
11 5 (0.39%) MQSeries
12 4 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.23%) JBoss
14 2 (0.15%) IBM Domino
14 2 (0.15%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 100 (7.72%) MS Excel
2 30 (2.32%) MS Office
3 9 (0.69%) MS Project
4 4 (0.31%) EViews
4 4 (0.31%) Stata
5 2 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.077%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 19 (1.47%) thinkFolio
2 7 (0.54%) Front Arena
2 7 (0.54%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.39%) Eikon
3 5 (0.39%) Salerio
4 3 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.15%) Beauchamp
5 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.15%) Eze OMS
5 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.15%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.077%) Advent Geneva
6 1 (0.077%) Advent Moxy
6 1 (0.077%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
6 1 (0.077%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.077%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.077%) Orchestrade
6 1 (0.077%) PORTIA
6 1 (0.077%) Temenos Triple'A Plus
6 1 (0.077%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 53 (4.09%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (3.94%) GitHub
3 49 (3.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (2.08%) Office 365
5 3 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.23%) IaaS
5 3 (0.23%) PaaS
6 2 (0.15%) Bluemix
6 2 (0.15%) Heroku
6 2 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (0.15%) SaaS
7 1 (0.077%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.077%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.077%) Datadog
7 1 (0.077%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 55 (4.25%) TCP/IP
2 39 (3.01%) Firewall
3 32 (2.47%) DNS
4 30 (2.32%) DHCP
4 30 (2.32%) LAN
5 26 (2.01%) SAN
6 25 (1.93%) Cisco ASA
7 23 (1.78%) NAS
8 21 (1.62%) BGP
8 21 (1.62%) OSPF
9 20 (1.54%) WAN
10 18 (1.39%) VPN
11 17 (1.31%) iSCSI
12 16 (1.24%) EIGRP
13 12 (0.93%) Cisco IOS
14 11 (0.85%) VLAN
15 10 (0.77%) Network Security
16 8 (0.62%) PCoIP
17 7 (0.54%) Wireless
18 6 (0.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (20.15%) SQL Server
2 69 (5.33%) NoSQL
3 55 (4.25%) MongoDB
4 50 (3.86%) Big Data
5 48 (3.71%) Relational Database
6 46 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
7 36 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 35 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 32 (2.47%) Hadoop
10 21 (1.62%) RDBMS
11 19 (1.47%) Redis
12 18 (1.39%) Data Mining
13 16 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
13 16 (1.24%) MySQL
14 12 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
15 11 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
16 10 (0.77%) Couchbase
16 10 (0.77%) KDB
17 7 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 68 (5.25%) Git (software)
2 33 (2.55%) JIRA
3 23 (1.78%) TeamCity
4 17 (1.31%) Bitbucket
5 14 (1.08%) Mercurial
6 12 (0.93%) Jenkins
7 11 (0.85%) FishEye
7 11 (0.85%) JUnit
8 10 (0.77%) Selenium
9 9 (0.69%) Maven
9 9 (0.69%) Plastic SCM
9 9 (0.69%) SpecFlow
10 6 (0.46%) Cucumber
10 6 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 6 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.31%) FitNesse
11 4 (0.31%) Mockito
11 4 (0.31%) Moq
11 4 (0.31%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 758 (58.53%) Finance
2 240 (18.53%) Banking
3 171 (13.20%) Front Office
4 103 (7.95%) Investment Banking
5 95 (7.34%) Financial Institution
6 79 (6.10%) Back Office
7 31 (2.39%) Telecoms
8 22 (1.70%) Games
9 19 (1.47%) Marketing
10 12 (0.93%) Retail
10 12 (0.93%) Retail Banking
11 9 (0.69%) Law
12 7 (0.54%) Advertising
12 7 (0.54%) French Language
12 7 (0.54%) German Language
13 3 (0.23%) Legal
13 3 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
14 2 (0.15%) Military
14 2 (0.15%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.077%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 676 (52.20%) Developer
2 359 (27.72%) C# Developer
3 167 (12.90%) .NET Developer
4 148 (11.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 137 (10.58%) Analyst
6 103 (7.95%) Senior Developer
7 95 (7.34%) C++ Developer
7 95 (7.34%) SQL Developer
8 93 (7.18%) Python Developer
9 87 (6.72%) Java Developer
10 71 (5.48%) Senior C# Developer
10 71 (5.48%) Support Engineer
11 56 (4.32%) Quantitative Developer
12 53 (4.09%) WPF Developer
13 52 (4.02%) Junior
14 51 (3.94%) Support Analyst
15 50 (3.86%) C# WPF Developer
15 50 (3.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 45 (3.47%) Business Analyst
17 43 (3.32%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 380 (29.34%) .NET
2 181 (13.98%) WPF
3 159 (12.28%) HTML
4 130 (10.04%) WCF
5 93 (7.18%) AngularJS
6 85 (6.56%) ASP.NET
7 71 (5.48%) HTML5
7 71 (5.48%) XML
8 60 (4.63%) CSS
9 50 (3.86%) REST
10 46 (3.55%) LINQ
11 44 (3.40%) React
12 43 (3.32%) ASP.NET MVC
13 40 (3.09%) NumPy
14 37 (2.86%) Pandas
15 35 (2.70%) jQuery
16 34 (2.63%) STL
17 33 (2.55%) FIX Protocol
18 32 (2.47%) Node.js
19 28 (2.16%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 329 (25.41%) Computer Science
2 121 (9.34%) Algorithms
3 120 (9.27%) Fintech
4 116 (8.96%) Equities
5 87 (6.72%) Fixed Income
6 81 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
6 81 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 69 (5.33%) Derivative
8 65 (5.02%) Data Structures
9 30 (2.32%) Data Centre
10 28 (2.16%) Client/Server
11 27 (2.08%) Equity Derivative
12 25 (1.93%) Market Risk
13 22 (1.70%) Credit Risk
14 17 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
14 17 (1.31%) Management Information System
15 15 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
15 15 (1.16%) User Experience
16 14 (1.08%) Blackberry
16 14 (1.08%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 301 (23.24%) Windows
2 247 (19.07%) Linux
3 115 (8.88%) Unix
4 83 (6.41%) Windows Server
5 63 (4.86%) Windows 7
6 36 (2.78%) CentOS
7 33 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (2.32%) Android
8 30 (2.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 30 (2.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (1.78%) Apple iOS
10 22 (1.70%) Windows 10
11 17 (1.31%) Mac OS X
12 10 (0.77%) VMS
13 8 (0.62%) Solaris
13 8 (0.62%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.54%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.46%) Windows XP
16 5 (0.39%) Debian
17 3 (0.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (15.29%) Mathematics
3 183 (14.13%) Software Engineering
4 175 (13.51%) OO
5 171 (13.20%) Multithreading
6 157 (12.12%) TDD
7 149 (11.51%) Asset Management
8 125 (9.65%) Investment Management
9 99 (7.64%) Low Latency
9 99 (7.64%) MVC
10 93 (7.18%) SDLC
11 82 (6.33%) Analytics
12 72 (5.56%) OOP
13 71 (5.48%) DevOps
14 68 (5.25%) Continuous Integration
15 65 (5.02%) Algorithmic Trading
16 56 (4.32%) Open Source
17 55 (4.25%) Microservices
18 48 (3.71%) Fund Management
18 48 (3.71%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 519 (40.08%) C#
2 493 (38.07%) SQL
3 314 (24.25%) Python
4 259 (20.00%) Java
5 228 (17.61%) C++
6 169 (13.05%) JavaScript
7 90 (6.95%) PowerShell
8 67 (5.17%) Perl
9 65 (5.02%) VBA
10 57 (4.40%) F#
11 55 (4.25%) C
12 41 (3.17%) Scala
13 35 (2.70%) T-SQL
14 24 (1.85%) Bash Shell
15 23 (1.78%) VB.NET
16 21 (1.62%) Ruby
17 20 (1.54%) PHP
18 17 (1.31%) MATLAB
19 14 (1.08%) Shell Script
20 13 (1.00%) R
Qualifications
1 318 (24.56%) Degree
2 46 (3.55%) PhD
3 29 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (1.78%) CCNP
5 22 (1.70%) CCIE
6 7 (0.54%) CCNA
7 4 (0.31%) CFA
7 4 (0.31%) MCSE
7 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.23%) ISEB
9 2 (0.15%) CSSLP
10 1 (0.077%) CISSP
10 1 (0.077%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.077%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.077%) MCP
10 1 (0.077%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.077%) PMP
10 1 (0.077%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.077%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.077%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.16%) QA
2 19 (1.47%) Basel III
3 15 (1.16%) MiFID
4 9 (0.69%) SLA
5 4 (0.31%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.31%) EMIR
6 3 (0.23%) AIFMD
7 2 (0.15%) UCITS
8 1 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.077%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 153 (11.81%) Active Directory
2 66 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (3.40%) Docker
4 30 (2.32%) Hyper-V
5 16 (1.24%) VMware ESX
5 16 (1.24%) VMware Workstation
6 14 (1.08%) XenApp
7 10 (0.77%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.31%) LXC
9 4 (0.31%) vSphere
10 3 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.15%) NFS
12 1 (0.077%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.077%) KVM
12 1 (0.077%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.077%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 54 (4.17%) Ansible
2 30 (2.32%) Opscode Chef
2 30 (2.32%) SCCM
3 29 (2.24%) Puppet
4 15 (1.16%) NetBackup
5 12 (0.93%) Control-M
6 10 (0.77%) Nagios
7 8 (0.62%) CFEngine
8 7 (0.54%) Kibana
8 7 (0.54%) logstash
8 7 (0.54%) SCOM
8 7 (0.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 6 (0.46%) Backup Exec
9 6 (0.46%) Oracle ZFS
10 5 (0.39%) AirWatch
10 5 (0.39%) Rundeck
11 4 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
11 4 (0.31%) HP SIM
11 4 (0.31%) NetVault Backup
11 4 (0.31%) Salt
Vendors
1 182 (14.05%) Microsoft
2 103 (7.95%) Oracle
3 99 (7.64%) VMware
4 66 (5.10%) Cisco
5 51 (3.94%) Bloomberg
6 35 (2.70%) Citrix
7 29 (2.24%) Reuters
8 28 (2.16%) Sybase
9 26 (2.01%) Red Hat
10 25 (1.93%) CheckPoint
10 25 (1.93%) Juniper
11 24 (1.85%) Palo Alto
12 22 (1.70%) Charles River
13 20 (1.54%) HP
14 19 (1.47%) Atlassian
15 17 (1.31%) Perforce
16 13 (1.00%) Avaya
16 13 (1.00%) NetApp
17 12 (0.93%) MuleSoft
17 12 (0.93%) ServiceNow
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £90,000 to £110,000 per annum Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Central London / West End
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £140,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28 - £50 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £130,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Leading Bonus, Pens etc
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £120,000 per annum Salary is not limited to this level
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Leading Bonus, Pens etc
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £110000 - £150000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago