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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hedge fund
Rank 396 317 378
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +61
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 637 1065 918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.71% 1.00% 0.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.75% 2.35% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 560 880 808
Median salary £70,000 £67,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% +17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £95,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £68,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-49.09% +61.76%

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
36496 45292 45730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.63% 42.55% 40.29%
Number of salaries quoted 29729 36082 36963
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,252 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
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 8 December 2016 within the UK.

Hedge funds Salary Histogram in the UK

Hedge funds
Top 24 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 8 December 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 -96 632 £70,000 +3.70% 121
London -58 613 £70,000 +3.70% 116
City of London -21 114 £67,500 - 23
Mayfair -1 10 £80,000 -
South East +51 9 £30,000 -58.62% 2
Buckinghamshire +19 8 £30,000 -35.13%
Milton Keynes +15 8 £30,000 -35.13%
West Midlands - 5 £62,500 - 1
South West +13 4 £58,750 -
Bristol - 3 £57,500 -
Birmingham - 3 £65,000 -
East of England +3 1 £45,000 -21.73% 1
Westminster - 1 £60,000 -
Channel Islands - 1 £34,000 - 2
North West - 1 £72,500 -
Merseyside - 1 £72,500 -
Docklands, London - 1 £200,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £30,000 - 1
Somerset - 1 £72,500 -
Essex - 1 £45,000 -
Street - 1 £72,500 -
Liverpool - 1 £72,500 -
Guernsey - 1 £34,000 - 2
Chichester - 1 £30,000 - 1

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 721 (54.33%) Finance
2 445 (33.53%) C#
3 422 (31.80%) SQL
4 411 (30.97%) Degree
5 371 (27.96%) Computer Science
6 353 (26.60%) Python
7 326 (24.57%) .NET
8 316 (23.81%) Linux
9 295 (22.23%) Windows
10 254 (19.14%) C++
11 248 (18.69%) Java
12 232 (17.48%) SQL Server
13 219 (16.50%) Software Engineering
14 213 (16.05%) OO
15 208 (15.67%) Agile Software Development
16 199 (15.00%) Front Office
17 174 (13.11%) Unix
18 164 (12.36%) Algorithms
19 159 (11.98%) Microsoft
20 156 (11.76%) JavaScript
21 153 (11.53%) Banking
22 151 (11.38%) Multithreading
23 145 (10.93%) WPF
23 145 (10.93%) Asset Management
24 138 (10.40%) Active Directory
24 138 (10.40%) Mathematics
25 131 (9.87%) TDD
26 128 (9.65%) Equities
27 125 (9.42%) HTML
28 122 (9.19%) Low Latency

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 62 (4.67%) MS Exchange
2 31 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (2.26%) Apache
4 21 (1.58%) Apache Spark
4 21 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (1.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 16 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (1.21%) OpenStack
6 14 (1.06%) IIS
7 11 (0.83%) Confluence
8 10 (0.75%) Mule
8 10 (0.75%) Mule ESB
9 7 (0.53%) MQSeries
9 7 (0.53%) SharePoint
9 7 (0.53%) Site Server
10 5 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.38%) IPython
11 4 (0.30%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.23%) JBoss
12 3 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 79 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 32 (2.41%) MS Office
3 5 (0.38%) MS Project
4 4 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.23%) GNU Octave
6 2 (0.15%) Maple
7 1 (0.075%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.075%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 20 (1.51%) thinkFolio
2 11 (0.83%) Markit EDM
3 9 (0.68%) Front Arena
4 8 (0.60%) Tradar
5 7 (0.53%) Salerio
6 5 (0.38%) Beauchamp
6 5 (0.38%) Eikon
6 5 (0.38%) Eze OMS
6 5 (0.38%) LatentZero
7 4 (0.30%) Advent Moxy
7 4 (0.30%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
7 4 (0.30%) Decalog
7 4 (0.30%) Eagle PACE
7 4 (0.30%) HiInvest
7 4 (0.30%) HiPortfolio
7 4 (0.30%) LongView
7 4 (0.30%) MultiFonds
7 4 (0.30%) PORTIA
7 4 (0.30%) Temenos Triple'A Plus
8 1 (0.075%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 46 (3.47%) GitHub
2 26 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.13%) Office 365
4 8 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.38%) SaaS
6 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.15%) Bluemix
6 2 (0.15%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.15%) Heroku
6 2 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.075%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.075%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.075%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (0.075%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.075%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.075%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 60 (4.52%) TCP/IP
2 58 (4.37%) SAN
3 41 (3.09%) DNS
4 39 (2.94%) Firewall
5 35 (2.64%) DHCP
6 32 (2.41%) NAS
7 30 (2.26%) Multicast
8 29 (2.19%) LAN
9 28 (2.11%) OSPF
10 27 (2.03%) BGP
11 23 (1.73%) WAN
12 19 (1.43%) MPLS
13 17 (1.28%) VPN
14 16 (1.21%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (1.21%) Ethernet
15 15 (1.13%) iSCSI
16 14 (1.06%) Network Security
16 14 (1.06%) SDH
16 14 (1.06%) SONET
17 13 (0.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (17.48%) SQL Server
2 56 (4.22%) Relational Database
3 55 (4.14%) NoSQL
4 42 (3.17%) Big Data
4 42 (3.17%) MongoDB
5 32 (2.41%) Redis
6 28 (2.11%) Data Mining
7 23 (1.73%) Hadoop
7 23 (1.73%) MySQL
8 21 (1.58%) RDBMS
9 19 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 18 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
10 18 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 15 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (0.83%) Couchbase
14 10 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (0.68%) KDB
16 8 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
17 7 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 35 (2.64%) Git (software)
2 23 (1.73%) JIRA
3 15 (1.13%) TeamCity
4 14 (1.06%) Plastic SCM
5 11 (0.83%) Maven
6 10 (0.75%) FishEye
7 9 (0.68%) Jenkins
7 9 (0.68%) Subversion
8 8 (0.60%) JUnit
8 8 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (0.45%) Grunt
10 5 (0.38%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.38%) Selenium
10 5 (0.38%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.30%) gulp
11 4 (0.30%) Mercurial
12 3 (0.23%) Mockito
13 2 (0.15%) Jasmine
13 2 (0.15%) Karma Test Runner
13 2 (0.15%) PhantomJS
General
1 721 (54.33%) Finance
2 199 (15.00%) Front Office
3 153 (11.53%) Banking
4 118 (8.89%) Back Office
5 78 (5.88%) Financial Institution
6 50 (3.77%) Investment Banking
7 31 (2.34%) Telecoms
8 27 (2.03%) Games
9 15 (1.13%) Marketing
10 10 (0.75%) Retail
10 10 (0.75%) Retail Banking
11 8 (0.60%) French Language
11 8 (0.60%) German Language
11 8 (0.60%) Law
11 8 (0.60%) Prime Brokerage
12 6 (0.45%) Advertising
13 4 (0.30%) Mandarin Language
14 3 (0.23%) Billing
14 3 (0.23%) Legal
15 2 (0.15%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 715 (53.88%) Developer
2 328 (24.72%) C# Developer
3 186 (14.02%) .NET Developer
4 168 (12.66%) C# .NET Developer
5 137 (10.32%) Analyst
6 126 (9.50%) C++ Developer
7 122 (9.19%) Python Developer
8 112 (8.44%) Java Developer
9 88 (6.63%) SQL Developer
10 85 (6.41%) Quantitative Developer
11 67 (5.05%) Senior Developer
12 66 (4.97%) Linux Engineer
13 55 (4.14%) Junior
14 54 (4.07%) Support Analyst
15 51 (3.84%) WPF Developer
16 50 (3.77%) C# WPF Developer
17 47 (3.54%) Administrator
17 47 (3.54%) Business Analyst
17 47 (3.54%) Systems Administrator
18 46 (3.47%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 326 (24.57%) .NET
2 145 (10.93%) WPF
3 125 (9.42%) HTML
4 112 (8.44%) WCF
5 101 (7.61%) AngularJS
6 69 (5.20%) HTML5
7 59 (4.45%) ASP.NET
8 48 (3.62%) CSS
8 48 (3.62%) LINQ
9 40 (3.01%) React
9 40 (3.01%) REST
10 38 (2.86%) STL
11 37 (2.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 37 (2.79%) FIX Protocol
12 36 (2.71%) Node.js
13 35 (2.64%) RabbitMQ
14 34 (2.56%) jQuery
15 32 (2.41%) WinForms
16 29 (2.19%) NumPy
17 27 (2.03%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 371 (27.96%) Computer Science
2 164 (12.36%) Algorithms
3 138 (10.40%) Mathematics
4 128 (9.65%) Equities
5 104 (7.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 91 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
7 89 (6.71%) Derivative
7 89 (6.71%) Fixed Income
8 83 (6.25%) Data Structures
9 70 (5.28%) Fintech
10 44 (3.32%) Statistics
11 43 (3.24%) Visualisation
12 31 (2.34%) Client/Server
13 27 (2.03%) Data Centre
14 23 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
15 22 (1.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 21 (1.58%) Equity Derivative
17 19 (1.43%) Blackberry
18 18 (1.36%) Market Risk
19 17 (1.28%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 316 (23.81%) Linux
2 295 (22.23%) Windows
3 174 (13.11%) Unix
4 74 (5.58%) Windows Server
5 45 (3.39%) Windows 7
6 39 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (2.34%) Android
8 30 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (2.11%) CentOS
10 26 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
11 24 (1.81%) Ubuntu
12 23 (1.73%) Apple iOS
13 19 (1.43%) Solaris
14 16 (1.21%) Windows 10
15 14 (1.06%) Mac OS X
16 10 (0.75%) Debian
17 9 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
18 8 (0.60%) VMS
19 7 (0.53%) Windows 8
19 7 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (16.50%) Software Engineering
2 213 (16.05%) OO
3 208 (15.67%) Agile Software Development
4 151 (11.38%) Multithreading
5 145 (10.93%) Asset Management
6 131 (9.87%) TDD
7 122 (9.19%) Low Latency
8 106 (7.99%) Investment Management
9 80 (6.03%) OOP
10 67 (5.05%) High-Frequency Trading
11 63 (4.75%) SDLC
12 62 (4.67%) MVC
12 62 (4.67%) Project Management
13 61 (4.60%) Systematic Trading
14 59 (4.45%) Analytics
15 56 (4.22%) OOD
16 54 (4.07%) Algorithmic Trading
17 53 (3.99%) Functional Programming
17 53 (3.99%) Software Architecture
18 51 (3.84%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 445 (33.53%) C#
2 422 (31.80%) SQL
3 353 (26.60%) Python
4 254 (19.14%) C++
5 248 (18.69%) Java
6 156 (11.76%) JavaScript
7 80 (6.03%) PowerShell
8 77 (5.80%) Perl
9 64 (4.82%) C
10 61 (4.60%) F#
11 48 (3.62%) T-SQL
12 43 (3.24%) Scala
13 41 (3.09%) VBA
14 26 (1.96%) Bash Shell
15 24 (1.81%) Shell Script
16 23 (1.73%) Haskell
16 23 (1.73%) PHP
17 21 (1.58%) Ruby
18 17 (1.28%) TypeScript
19 16 (1.21%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 411 (30.97%) Degree
2 25 (1.88%) PhD
3 23 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (1.21%) CCNP
5 11 (0.83%) CCIE
6 9 (0.68%) CCNA
7 7 (0.53%) RHCE
8 5 (0.38%) MCP
8 5 (0.38%) MCSE
8 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.30%) CFA
9 4 (0.30%) CISSP
9 4 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.23%) CEH
10 3 (0.23%) CISM
10 3 (0.23%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.23%) ISEB
10 3 (0.23%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (1.66%) QA
2 14 (1.06%) MiFID
3 10 (0.75%) SLA
4 6 (0.45%) EMIR
5 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.075%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.075%) COBIT
6 1 (0.075%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.075%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 138 (10.40%) Active Directory
2 58 (4.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (1.73%) Docker
3 23 (1.73%) Hyper-V
4 15 (1.13%) XenApp
5 11 (0.83%) VMware ESX
5 11 (0.83%) vSphere
6 10 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
7 8 (0.60%) LXC
7 8 (0.60%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.45%) KVM
8 6 (0.45%) MetaFrame
9 4 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.15%) NFS
10 2 (0.15%) Postfix
10 2 (0.15%) Samba
10 2 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.075%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.075%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 61 (4.60%) Puppet
2 55 (4.14%) Ansible
3 40 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (1.21%) Nagios
5 15 (1.13%) SCCM
6 14 (1.06%) Control-M
7 10 (0.75%) NetBackup
8 8 (0.60%) Backup Exec
8 8 (0.60%) SCOM
9 7 (0.53%) Oracle ZFS
10 6 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
11 5 (0.38%) CFEngine
11 5 (0.38%) Cobbler
11 5 (0.38%) Icinga
11 5 (0.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 5 (0.38%) Rundeck
11 5 (0.38%) Tivoli
11 5 (0.38%) Zenoss
12 4 (0.30%) NetVault Backup
12 4 (0.30%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 159 (11.98%) Microsoft
2 89 (6.71%) Oracle
3 79 (5.95%) VMware
4 60 (4.52%) Cisco
5 38 (2.86%) Red Hat
6 36 (2.71%) Bloomberg
7 32 (2.41%) Citrix
8 29 (2.19%) Juniper
8 29 (2.19%) Sybase
9 21 (1.58%) Charles River
9 21 (1.58%) HP
9 21 (1.58%) NetApp
9 21 (1.58%) Reuters
10 20 (1.51%) CheckPoint
11 18 (1.36%) TIBCO
12 14 (1.06%) Calypso
13 13 (0.98%) Atlassian
13 13 (0.98%) Fidessa
14 12 (0.90%) Altera
14 12 (0.90%) Xilinx
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £105,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £150000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £60,000 to £78,000 per annum £60-78,000 + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up 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
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Source Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum Salary is not limited to this level
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guernsey, Channel Isles
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £38k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Between £35,000 - £45,000 + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £125000 per annum + uncapped quarterly bonuses
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £110k + bonus (c100%)
Posted: 2 days ago