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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hedge fund
Rank 321 305 334
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +29
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 937 1053 845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.88% 0.90% 0.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.27% 2.25% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 797 871 682
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 £92,500 £95,000 £98,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -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
41221 46721 42224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.58% 39.79% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 32631 37349 34357
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Hedge funds Salary Histogram in the UK

Hedge funds
Top 16 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 22 May 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 -5 936 £65,000 -7.14% 114
London +8 925 £65,000 -7.14% 106
City of London +18 178 £61,000 -0.40% 45
Mayfair 0 7 £75,000 +33.33%
Manchester +22 6 £32,500 -33.67% 1
North West +3 6 £32,500 -59.37% 1
South East -11 5 £50,000 +42.85% 6
Surrey +15 3 £50,000 - 6
Leatherhead - 2 £50,000 -
Edinburgh +16 1 - - 1
Scotland +14 1 - - 1
Dorking - 1 £50,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £85,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £85,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1127 (62.47%) Finance
2 734 (40.69%) SQL
3 609 (33.76%) C#
4 538 (29.82%) Windows
5 526 (29.16%) Degree
6 521 (28.88%) SQL Server
7 463 (25.67%) .NET
8 449 (24.89%) Computer Science
9 360 (19.96%) Agile Software Development
10 304 (16.85%) Linux
11 300 (16.63%) Java
12 298 (16.52%) Microsoft
13 295 (16.35%) JavaScript
13 295 (16.35%) Front Office
14 287 (15.91%) Python
15 267 (14.80%) Banking
16 242 (13.41%) C++
17 234 (12.97%) OO
18 222 (12.31%) Asset Management
19 203 (11.25%) ASP.NET
20 201 (11.14%) TDD
21 197 (10.92%) UNIX
22 194 (10.75%) Perl
22 194 (10.75%) Active Directory
23 190 (10.53%) Software Engineering
24 181 (10.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 181 (10.03%) MVC
25 179 (9.92%) Derivative
26 172 (9.53%) PowerShell
27 168 (9.31%) MS Excel

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 112 (6.21%) MS Exchange
2 49 (2.72%) SharePoint
2 49 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 41 (2.27%) IIS
4 39 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2007
5 22 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 14 (0.78%) WebSphere
7 13 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (0.44%) JBoss
9 7 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
9 7 (0.39%) Lync
10 6 (0.33%) MQSeries
10 6 (0.33%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.28%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.28%) Drupal
11 5 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.22%) Confluence
12 4 (0.22%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.22%) Node.js
Applications
1 168 (9.31%) MS Excel
2 137 (7.59%) MS Office
3 17 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.67%) MS Project
5 7 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.22%) Mathematica
8 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.055%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 32 (1.77%) Markit EDM
2 16 (0.89%) thinkFolio
3 15 (0.83%) Advent Geneva
4 10 (0.55%) Endur
5 9 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (0.44%) Towers Watson Igloo
7 7 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (0.39%) LatentZero
8 6 (0.33%) SimCorp Dimension
9 5 (0.28%) RMDS
10 3 (0.17%) HiInvest
10 3 (0.17%) HiPerformance
10 3 (0.17%) Decalog
10 3 (0.17%) LongView
10 3 (0.17%) Beauchamp
10 3 (0.17%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
10 3 (0.17%) Advent Moxy
11 2 (0.11%) Investran
11 2 (0.11%) ION MarketView
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (0.72%) Mimecast
5 11 (0.61%) SaaS
6 9 (0.50%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 6 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.11%) PaaS
9 2 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.11%) IaaS
9 2 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.055%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.055%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 130 (7.21%) Firewall
2 91 (5.04%) WAN
3 87 (4.82%) LAN
4 59 (3.27%) TCP/IP
5 56 (3.10%) VPN
5 56 (3.10%) Network Security
6 54 (2.99%) DNS
7 32 (1.77%) SAN
8 30 (1.66%) DHCP
9 28 (1.55%) BGP
10 23 (1.27%) EIGRP
10 23 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (1.11%) OSPF
12 19 (1.05%) Multicast
12 19 (1.05%) Internet
13 17 (0.94%) Junos
14 15 (0.83%) VLAN
15 14 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
16 12 (0.67%) VoIP
16 12 (0.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 521 (28.88%) SQL Server
2 109 (6.04%) Relational Database
3 73 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 64 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 63 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 57 (3.16%) RDBMS
7 45 (2.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 42 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 39 (2.16%) NoSQL
10 36 (2.00%) MySQL
10 36 (2.00%) MongoDB
11 33 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
12 23 (1.27%) Oracle Database
13 19 (1.05%) Big Data
14 17 (0.94%) OLAP
15 15 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
16 14 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
16 14 (0.78%) Hadoop
16 14 (0.78%) QlikView
17 13 (0.72%) Redis
Development Applications
1 56 (3.10%) Git (software)
2 33 (1.83%) Visual Studio
3 27 (1.50%) SpecFlow
4 26 (1.44%) JIRA
5 24 (1.33%) NUnit
6 19 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (1.05%) Mercurial
7 14 (0.78%) Subversion
8 12 (0.67%) MSI
9 11 (0.61%) FitNesse
9 11 (0.61%) Cucumber
10 9 (0.50%) Jenkins
10 9 (0.50%) Selenium
11 8 (0.44%) CppUnit
11 8 (0.44%) GCC
11 8 (0.44%) GoogleTest
12 7 (0.39%) InstallShield
13 6 (0.33%) WinDbg
13 6 (0.33%) AdminStudio
13 6 (0.33%) Plastic SCM
General
1 1127 (62.47%) Finance
2 295 (16.35%) Front Office
3 267 (14.80%) Banking
4 151 (8.37%) Financial Institution
5 146 (8.09%) Investment Banking
6 115 (6.37%) Back Office
7 37 (2.05%) Law
8 36 (2.00%) Telecoms
9 33 (1.83%) Legal
10 24 (1.33%) Retail
11 20 (1.11%) Marketing
12 19 (1.05%) Games
13 14 (0.78%) Private Banking
14 3 (0.17%) French Language
14 3 (0.17%) German Language
15 2 (0.11%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.11%) Portuguese Language
16 1 (0.055%) Publishing
16 1 (0.055%) Spanish Language
16 1 (0.055%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 707 (39.19%) Developer
2 320 (17.74%) Analyst
3 303 (16.80%) C# Developer
4 181 (10.03%) Support Analyst
5 171 (9.48%) C# .NET Developer
6 153 (8.48%) Applications Support
7 148 (8.20%) .NET Developer
8 110 (6.10%) Graduate
9 108 (5.99%) Senior Developer
10 104 (5.76%) Junior
11 88 (4.88%) Network Engineer
12 83 (4.60%) Consultant
13 78 (4.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 75 (4.16%) Applications Support Analyst
15 74 (4.10%) C++ Developer
16 72 (3.99%) Java Developer
17 69 (3.82%) Senior C# Developer
18 60 (3.33%) Support Engineer
19 57 (3.16%) ASP.NET Developer
20 56 (3.10%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 463 (25.67%) .NET
2 203 (11.25%) ASP.NET
3 159 (8.81%) ASP.NET MVC
4 157 (8.70%) HTML
5 129 (7.15%) WPF
6 125 (6.93%) AngularJS
7 124 (6.87%) WCF
8 111 (6.15%) CSS
9 98 (5.43%) FIX Protocol
10 87 (4.82%) .NET Framework
11 74 (4.10%) HTML5
12 71 (3.94%) jQuery
13 62 (3.44%) WinForms
14 61 (3.38%) XML
15 60 (3.33%) Middleware
16 48 (2.66%) Web Services
17 44 (2.44%) Pandas
18 38 (2.11%) NumPy
19 36 (2.00%) SciPy
19 36 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 449 (24.89%) Computer Science
2 181 (10.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 179 (9.92%) Derivative
4 150 (8.31%) Equities
5 124 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
6 114 (6.32%) Fixed Income
7 99 (5.49%) Mathematics
8 77 (4.27%) Management Information System
9 61 (3.38%) Data Structures
10 59 (3.27%) Open Source
11 58 (3.22%) Algorithms
12 49 (2.72%) Blackberry
13 47 (2.61%) Physics
14 40 (2.22%) Visualisation
15 34 (1.88%) Equity Derivative
16 28 (1.55%) User Experience
17 26 (1.44%) Replication
18 20 (1.11%) Social Media
19 19 (1.05%) Grid Computing
19 19 (1.05%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 538 (29.82%) Windows
2 304 (16.85%) Linux
3 197 (10.92%) UNIX
4 121 (6.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 119 (6.60%) Windows 7
6 59 (3.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 43 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (1.61%) Windows 8
9 27 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 25 (1.39%) Android
11 22 (1.22%) Solaris
12 21 (1.16%) Windows XP
13 20 (1.11%) Apple iOS
14 6 (0.33%) CentOS
15 4 (0.22%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.22%) Debian
16 3 (0.17%) SUSE
16 3 (0.17%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.055%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (19.96%) Agile Software Development
2 234 (12.97%) OO
3 222 (12.31%) Asset Management
4 201 (11.14%) TDD
5 190 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 181 (10.03%) MVC
7 164 (9.09%) Investment Management
8 147 (8.15%) Multithreading
9 132 (7.32%) Low Latency
10 114 (6.32%) BDD
11 97 (5.38%) Scrum
12 85 (4.71%) OOD
13 78 (4.32%) Risk Management
14 74 (4.10%) Performance Tuning
15 72 (3.99%) ITIL
15 72 (3.99%) Analytics
16 71 (3.94%) Information Security
16 71 (3.94%) Project Management
16 71 (3.94%) Continuous Integration
17 64 (3.55%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 734 (40.69%) SQL
2 609 (33.76%) C#
3 300 (16.63%) Java
4 295 (16.35%) JavaScript
5 287 (15.91%) Python
6 242 (13.41%) C++
7 194 (10.75%) Perl
8 172 (9.53%) PowerShell
9 82 (4.55%) VBA
10 67 (3.71%) T-SQL
11 49 (2.72%) Bash Shell
12 23 (1.27%) VB.NET
13 21 (1.16%) C
14 17 (0.94%) Ruby
14 17 (0.94%) Scala
14 17 (0.94%) F#
15 15 (0.83%) Shell Script
16 12 (0.67%) PHP
16 12 (0.67%) MATLAB
17 11 (0.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 526 (29.16%) Degree
2 94 (5.21%) Cisco Certification
3 74 (4.10%) PhD
4 69 (3.82%) CCNA
5 29 (1.61%) CCNP
5 29 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (1.27%) CCSA
7 18 (1.00%) MCSE
8 17 (0.94%) CISSP
9 13 (0.72%) CCSE
9 13 (0.72%) CCIE
10 8 (0.44%) CSSLP
10 8 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (0.28%) MCSA
12 5 (0.28%) MCITP
12 5 (0.28%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (0.22%) Brainbench
14 3 (0.17%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (2.88%) QA
2 23 (1.27%) SLA
3 6 (0.33%) EMIR
4 5 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.22%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.11%) Basel III
7 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.11%) AIFMD
7 2 (0.11%) UCITS
8 1 (0.055%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.055%) Basel II
8 1 (0.055%) MiFID
8 1 (0.055%) COBIT
8 1 (0.055%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 194 (10.75%) Active Directory
2 107 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (2.33%) VMware ESX
4 37 (2.05%) vSphere
5 26 (1.44%) Hyper-V
6 22 (1.22%) VMware Server
7 20 (1.11%) XenApp
8 18 (1.00%) VMware Workstation
9 14 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
10 13 (0.72%) XenDesktop
11 11 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (0.55%) Firmware
13 9 (0.50%) NFS
14 6 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.22%) MetaFrame
16 2 (0.11%) Xen
16 2 (0.11%) Apache Flume
17 1 (0.055%) iptables
17 1 (0.055%) ProxySG
17 1 (0.055%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 47 (2.61%) SCCM
2 19 (1.05%) Nagios
3 18 (1.00%) Puppet
4 14 (0.78%) WSUS
5 12 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (0.61%) NetBackup
7 10 (0.55%) HP Data Protector
8 9 (0.50%) ITRS Geneos
9 8 (0.44%) SCOM
10 7 (0.39%) Backup Exec
11 6 (0.33%) Cacti
11 6 (0.33%) HP SIM
12 5 (0.28%) AirWatch
12 5 (0.28%) CFEngine
12 5 (0.28%) SolarWinds Orion
13 4 (0.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 3 (0.17%) Control-M
14 3 (0.17%) Tivoli
15 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Satellite
15 2 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 298 (16.52%) Microsoft
2 162 (8.98%) Oracle
3 161 (8.92%) VMware
4 132 (7.32%) Cisco
5 81 (4.49%) Bloomberg
6 77 (4.27%) Citrix
7 68 (3.77%) HP
8 45 (2.49%) CheckPoint
9 41 (2.27%) Reuters
10 40 (2.22%) NetApp
11 31 (1.72%) Red Hat
12 30 (1.66%) SolarWinds
13 29 (1.61%) Sybase
14 26 (1.44%) Tableau
15 23 (1.27%) Juniper
16 22 (1.22%) SAP
17 19 (1.05%) Symantec
18 18 (1.00%) Advent
18 18 (1.00%) Charles River
19 16 (0.89%) Veeam
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