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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hedge fund
Rank 299 358 338
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -20
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 1063 869 940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.05% 0.82% 0.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.47% 2.03% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 857 738 753
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £87,500 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -1.16%

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
43024 42844 42841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.48% 40.20% 40.78%
Number of salaries quoted 34485 34681 33423
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hedge funds within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +73 1060 £65,000 +8.33% 120
London +29 997 £65,000 +8.33% 113
City of London +43 165 £65,000 +4.00% 39
South West - 32 - -
Bournemouth - 31 - -
Dorset - 31 - -
South East +24 27 £60,000 +45.45% 5
Oxfordshire - 18 £60,000 - 4
Mayfair +11 14 £75,000 +66.66%
Oxford - 14 £55,000 - 1
Surrey +15 5 £36,250 +11.53% 1
Milton Keynes -4 4 - -
Buckinghamshire -6 4 - -
West Midlands -12 3 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Croydon - 2 £67,500 -
North West +25 1 £47,500 +111.11% 1
Manchester +18 1 £47,500 +111.11% 1
Edinburgh +3 1 £60,000 +20.00% 6
Scotland -3 1 £60,000 +20.00% 6
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £60,000 -
Altrincham - 1 £47,500 - 1
Weybridge - 1 £37,500 - 1
Leatherhead - 1 £32,000 -
Swindon - 1 - -

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1275 (60.54%) Finance
2 796 (37.80%) SQL
3 746 (35.42%) Degree
4 714 (33.90%) C#
5 597 (28.35%) Computer Science
6 540 (25.64%) Windows
7 494 (23.46%) C++
8 479 (22.74%) SQL Server
9 468 (22.22%) Python
10 465 (22.08%) Java
11 445 (21.13%) Front Office
12 437 (20.75%) Linux
13 426 (20.23%) Asset Management
14 391 (18.57%) .NET
15 331 (15.72%) Microsoft
16 304 (14.43%) Banking
17 282 (13.39%) Software Engineering
18 274 (13.01%) Unix
19 260 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
20 244 (11.59%) OO
21 236 (11.21%) Mathematics
22 233 (11.06%) Multithreading
23 228 (10.83%) Equities
24 224 (10.64%) Algorithms
25 215 (10.21%) Oracle
26 206 (9.78%) JavaScript
27 198 (9.40%) Investment Banking
28 196 (9.31%) WPF
29 184 (8.74%) Active Directory
30 180 (8.55%) Analytical Skills

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 65 (3.09%) MS Exchange
2 51 (2.42%) SharePoint
3 29 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (1.19%) Tomcat
5 22 (1.04%) Node.js
6 19 (0.90%) OpenStack
7 18 (0.85%) IIS
8 17 (0.81%) Office Communications Server
9 15 (0.71%) Apache Spark
10 14 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
11 13 (0.62%) Skype for Business
12 11 (0.52%) Confluence
13 10 (0.47%) JBoss
13 10 (0.47%) nginx
14 9 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 9 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
15 8 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
16 7 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
17 5 (0.24%) Apache
Applications
1 174 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 102 (4.84%) MS Office
3 9 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (0.43%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.38%) MS Project
5 4 (0.19%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.095%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.095%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.047%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 38 (1.80%) Markit EDM
2 29 (1.38%) thinkFolio
3 18 (0.85%) Salerio
4 12 (0.57%) Oracle 11i
5 11 (0.52%) ION MarketView
6 10 (0.47%) Eagle PACE
6 10 (0.47%) SimCorp Dimension
7 6 (0.28%) LatentZero
8 5 (0.24%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
8 5 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (0.24%) Front Arena
9 4 (0.19%) Advent Geneva
9 4 (0.19%) Advent Moxy
9 4 (0.19%) Beauchamp
9 4 (0.19%) Decalog
9 4 (0.19%) Eze OMS
9 4 (0.19%) HiInvest
9 4 (0.19%) LongView
9 4 (0.19%) Tradar
10 2 (0.095%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.62%) Office 365
2 11 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.28%) GitHub
5 4 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (0.095%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.095%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 56 (2.66%) TCP/IP
2 55 (2.61%) Firewall
3 54 (2.56%) LAN
4 53 (2.52%) WAN
5 52 (2.47%) SAN
6 43 (2.04%) DNS
7 28 (1.33%) VPN
8 21 (1.00%) DHCP
8 21 (1.00%) Intranet
8 21 (1.00%) Multicast
9 17 (0.81%) BGP
9 17 (0.81%) Network Security
9 17 (0.81%) Wireless
10 16 (0.76%) Internet
11 15 (0.71%) HTTP
12 14 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (0.62%) LDAP
14 12 (0.57%) Junos
15 11 (0.52%) Cisco Nexus
15 11 (0.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 479 (22.74%) SQL Server
2 159 (7.55%) Relational Database
3 106 (5.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 105 (4.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 94 (4.46%) RDBMS
6 78 (3.70%) NoSQL
7 74 (3.51%) Big Data
8 59 (2.80%) MongoDB
9 54 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
10 50 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 36 (1.71%) Data Mining
12 34 (1.61%) Hadoop
13 31 (1.47%) Oracle Database
14 26 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
15 25 (1.19%) KDB
15 25 (1.19%) Redis
16 22 (1.04%) Tick Data
17 20 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
17 20 (0.95%) MySQL
18 19 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 69 (3.28%) JIRA
2 45 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 41 (1.95%) Maven
4 37 (1.76%) Subversion
5 36 (1.71%) Git (software)
6 25 (1.19%) TeamCity
7 21 (1.00%) NUnit
8 16 (0.76%) Moq
9 14 (0.66%) JUnit
10 12 (0.57%) Selenium
10 12 (0.57%) Visual Studio
11 11 (0.52%) Mercurial
12 10 (0.47%) FishEye
12 10 (0.47%) JConsole
13 9 (0.43%) Cucumber
14 7 (0.33%) Plastic SCM
15 6 (0.28%) Jasmine
15 6 (0.28%) Karma Test Runner
16 5 (0.24%) Jenkins
16 5 (0.24%) Vagrant
General
1 1275 (60.54%) Finance
2 445 (21.13%) Front Office
3 304 (14.43%) Banking
4 198 (9.40%) Investment Banking
5 144 (6.84%) Back Office
6 142 (6.74%) Financial Institution
7 33 (1.57%) Games
8 32 (1.52%) Telecoms
9 31 (1.47%) Retail
10 13 (0.62%) Retail Banking
11 12 (0.57%) Private Banking
12 8 (0.38%) French Language
13 3 (0.14%) Law
13 3 (0.14%) Legal
13 3 (0.14%) Marketing
14 2 (0.095%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.095%) Automotive
15 1 (0.047%) Billing
15 1 (0.047%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.047%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1025 (48.67%) Developer
2 435 (20.66%) C# Developer
3 391 (18.57%) Analyst
4 193 (9.16%) C++ Developer
5 187 (8.88%) Support Analyst
6 182 (8.64%) .NET Developer
7 170 (8.07%) C# .NET Developer
8 168 (7.98%) Applications Support
9 166 (7.88%) Java Developer
10 160 (7.60%) SQL Developer
11 142 (6.74%) Python Developer
12 124 (5.89%) Quantitative Developer
13 119 (5.65%) Junior
14 114 (5.41%) Senior Developer
15 112 (5.32%) Applications Support Analyst
16 94 (4.46%) Junior Developer
17 92 (4.37%) Support Engineer
18 82 (3.89%) SQL Analyst
19 74 (3.51%) Linux Engineer
20 72 (3.42%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 391 (18.57%) .NET
2 196 (9.31%) WPF
3 176 (8.36%) WCF
4 135 (6.41%) AngularJS
5 132 (6.27%) ASP.NET
6 124 (5.89%) HTML
7 91 (4.32%) CSS
8 86 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 82 (3.89%) HTML5
10 74 (3.51%) Web Services
11 73 (3.47%) FIX Protocol
12 61 (2.90%) jQuery
13 58 (2.75%) STL
14 55 (2.61%) Pandas
15 52 (2.47%) .NET Framework
15 52 (2.47%) NumPy
15 52 (2.47%) SciPy
16 48 (2.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 44 (2.09%) Spring
17 44 (2.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 597 (28.35%) Computer Science
2 236 (11.21%) Mathematics
3 228 (10.83%) Equities
4 224 (10.64%) Algorithms
5 180 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
6 177 (8.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 166 (7.88%) Derivative
8 153 (7.26%) Fixed Income
9 133 (6.32%) Data Structures
10 76 (3.61%) Data Centre
11 71 (3.37%) Fintech
12 67 (3.18%) Management Information System
13 63 (2.99%) Physics
14 53 (2.52%) Blackberry
15 51 (2.42%) Statistics
16 50 (2.37%) Visualisation
17 45 (2.14%) User Experience
18 25 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
19 22 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
19 22 (1.04%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 540 (25.64%) Windows
2 437 (20.75%) Linux
3 274 (13.01%) Unix
4 135 (6.41%) Windows Server
5 81 (3.85%) Windows 7
6 59 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 47 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 34 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (1.04%) CentOS
10 19 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (0.90%) Windows XP
11 9 (0.43%) Debian
11 9 (0.43%) Fedora
11 9 (0.43%) Ubuntu
11 9 (0.43%) Windows 8
12 8 (0.38%) Solaris
13 6 (0.28%) Android
13 6 (0.28%) Windows Phone
14 5 (0.24%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 426 (20.23%) Asset Management
2 282 (13.39%) Software Engineering
3 260 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
4 244 (11.59%) OO
5 233 (11.06%) Multithreading
6 164 (7.79%) Low Latency
6 164 (7.79%) TDD
7 161 (7.64%) Risk Management
8 138 (6.55%) Investment Management
9 131 (6.22%) Analytics
10 118 (5.60%) Electronic Trading
11 111 (5.27%) MVC
12 97 (4.61%) Algorithmic Trading
13 93 (4.42%) Portfolio Management
14 91 (4.32%) Project Management
15 87 (4.13%) Software Architecture
16 82 (3.89%) OOD
17 81 (3.85%) Fund Management
18 78 (3.70%) Machine Learning
19 77 (3.66%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 796 (37.80%) SQL
2 714 (33.90%) C#
3 494 (23.46%) C++
4 468 (22.22%) Python
5 465 (22.08%) Java
6 206 (9.78%) JavaScript
7 148 (7.03%) Perl
8 125 (5.94%) C
9 118 (5.60%) T-SQL
10 88 (4.18%) Bash Shell
11 85 (4.04%) PowerShell
12 77 (3.66%) VBA
13 55 (2.61%) F#
14 47 (2.23%) Scala
15 37 (1.76%) Shell Script
16 30 (1.42%) MATLAB
17 27 (1.28%) XPath
18 26 (1.23%) R
19 24 (1.14%) Ruby
20 22 (1.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 746 (35.42%) Degree
2 85 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
3 71 (3.37%) PhD
4 68 (3.23%) CCNA
5 36 (1.71%) CCNP
6 34 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 26 (1.23%) Brainbench
8 19 (0.90%) CFA
8 19 (0.90%) MCSE
9 15 (0.71%) MCSA
10 12 (0.57%) ISEB
10 12 (0.57%) Sun Certification
11 11 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
12 10 (0.47%) CISSP
13 8 (0.38%) CCSA
13 8 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 7 (0.33%) MCP
15 6 (0.28%) CISM
15 6 (0.28%) CSSLP
16 5 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (2.61%) SLA
2 37 (1.76%) Data Quality
3 36 (1.71%) QA
4 21 (1.00%) AIFMD
5 4 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.095%) SDET
6 2 (0.095%) UCITS
7 1 (0.047%) COBIT
7 1 (0.047%) MiFID
System Software
1 184 (8.74%) Active Directory
2 77 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (1.52%) Docker
4 22 (1.04%) Hyper-V
5 18 (0.85%) VMware ESX
6 14 (0.66%) NFS
7 13 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
8 12 (0.57%) Samba
9 10 (0.47%) KVM
9 10 (0.47%) Xen
10 9 (0.43%) XenApp
11 6 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (0.28%) ProxySG
12 5 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.19%) Ceph
14 3 (0.14%) iptables
14 3 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.14%) XenDesktop
15 1 (0.047%) Postfix
15 1 (0.047%) Snort
Systems Management
1 55 (2.61%) Puppet
2 41 (1.95%) Nagios
3 36 (1.71%) Ansible
4 35 (1.66%) SCCM
5 18 (0.85%) logstash
6 12 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (0.52%) FortiGate
7 11 (0.52%) SCOM
8 10 (0.47%) Cobbler
9 8 (0.38%) CFEngine
10 7 (0.33%) Control-M
10 7 (0.33%) WSUS
11 6 (0.28%) Red Hat Satellite
12 5 (0.24%) Tivoli
13 4 (0.19%) Backup Exec
14 3 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 3 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
14 3 (0.14%) SmokePing
14 3 (0.14%) SolarWinds Orion
15 2 (0.095%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 331 (15.72%) Microsoft
2 215 (10.21%) Oracle
3 135 (6.41%) Bloomberg
4 125 (5.94%) Cisco
5 111 (5.27%) VMware
6 100 (4.75%) Citrix
7 80 (3.80%) Sybase
8 69 (3.28%) Red Hat
9 65 (3.09%) Reuters
10 46 (2.18%) Atlassian
11 43 (2.04%) Charles River
12 41 (1.95%) HP
13 35 (1.66%) Juniper
14 34 (1.61%) IBM
15 32 (1.52%) Fidessa
16 27 (1.28%) NetApp
17 23 (1.09%) Tableau
18 21 (1.00%) TIBCO
19 20 (0.95%) Splunk
20 16 (0.76%) F5
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Package + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £100,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50 - £60 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum + uncapped bonuses up to 100% of base
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + plus package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
Harrington Starr
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + BONUS CAN MATCH BASIC
Posted: 3 days ago