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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hedge fund
Rank 364 367 369
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 780 922 904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.79% 0.84% 0.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.92% 2.01% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 692 782 781
Median salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £92,500 £92,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £72,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-20.68% +61.11%

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
40682 45785 47201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.45% 41.53% 40.55%
Number of salaries quoted 33180 36295 37345
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £76,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 25 July 2016 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 25 July 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 -4 764 £70,000 +7.69% 121
London -13 735 £72,500 +11.53% 119
City of London +28 135 £82,500 +22.22% 36
South East +48 19 £55,000 -21.42% 2
Oxfordshire -11 11 £57,500 - 2
Oxford - 11 £57,500 - 2
Mayfair -3 6 £87,500 +32.07%
Nottingham - 6 £47,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 6 £47,500 -
East Midlands - 6 £47,500 -
East of England - 4 £63,750 -
Kent - 4 - -
Cambridge - 4 £63,750 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £63,750 -
Scotland - 3 £75,000 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £32,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £32,500 -
Cardiff - 2 - -
South Wales - 2 - -
Belfast - 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 £75,000 -
Wales - 2 - -
Channel Islands - 2 £34,000 -
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
County Antrim - 2 - -
Guernsey - 2 £34,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £38,000 -
Reading - 1 £50,000 -
Tonbridge - 1 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - -

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1036 (57.97%) Finance
2 684 (38.28%) Degree
3 602 (33.69%) SQL
4 600 (33.58%) C#
5 508 (28.43%) Python
6 497 (27.81%) Computer Science
7 468 (26.19%) SQL Server
8 436 (24.40%) C++
9 398 (22.27%) Front Office
10 391 (21.88%) Linux
11 387 (21.66%) Windows
11 387 (21.66%) .NET
12 369 (20.65%) Java
13 319 (17.85%) Software Engineering
14 262 (14.66%) Unix
15 259 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
16 253 (14.16%) OO
17 247 (13.82%) Asset Management
18 235 (13.15%) WCF
19 229 (12.81%) WPF
20 214 (11.98%) Multithreading
21 205 (11.47%) JavaScript
21 205 (11.47%) Microsoft
22 182 (10.18%) Equities
23 174 (9.74%) Back Office
23 174 (9.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 171 (9.57%) Mathematics
25 167 (9.35%) Banking
26 164 (9.18%) TDD
27 160 (8.95%) Oracle

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 69 (3.86%) MS Exchange
2 27 (1.51%) IIS
3 24 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (1.18%) SharePoint
5 17 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (0.90%) Apache
6 16 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 13 (0.73%) Tomcat
8 12 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (0.45%) Umbraco
11 6 (0.34%) Office Communications Server
11 6 (0.34%) Skype for Business
12 4 (0.22%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.22%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.17%) Jetty
13 3 (0.17%) MQSeries
14 2 (0.11%) GemFire
14 2 (0.11%) nginx
14 2 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 119 (6.66%) MS Excel
2 61 (3.41%) MS Office
3 15 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (0.56%) S-PLUS
6 7 (0.39%) MS Project
6 7 (0.39%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.28%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.11%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.11%) Maple
9 1 (0.056%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 18 (1.01%) Salerio
2 15 (0.84%) Markit EDM
3 14 (0.78%) Beauchamp
4 12 (0.67%) Front Arena
4 12 (0.67%) Oracle 11i
4 12 (0.67%) thinkFolio
5 7 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.34%) Endur
6 6 (0.34%) Tradar
7 5 (0.28%) LatentZero
7 5 (0.28%) PORTIA
8 4 (0.22%) Advent Moxy
8 4 (0.22%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
8 4 (0.22%) Decalog
8 4 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.22%) Eze OMS
8 4 (0.22%) HiInvest
8 4 (0.22%) LongView
9 3 (0.17%) Hi Portfolio
9 3 (0.17%) Temenos Triple'A Plus
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.73%) GitHub
2 12 (0.67%) Office 365
3 10 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.22%) SaaS
6 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.056%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.056%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.056%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 53 (2.97%) Multicast
2 48 (2.69%) DNS
2 48 (2.69%) TCP/IP
3 47 (2.63%) SAN
4 34 (1.90%) DHCP
4 34 (1.90%) Firewall
5 32 (1.79%) WAN
6 31 (1.73%) HTTP
7 30 (1.68%) LAN
8 26 (1.45%) Ethernet
9 21 (1.18%) MPLS
9 21 (1.18%) SDH
9 21 (1.18%) SONET
10 19 (1.06%) Intranet
11 14 (0.78%) LDAP
12 13 (0.73%) BGP
13 12 (0.67%) NetScaler
14 11 (0.62%) OSPF
15 10 (0.56%) Wireshark
16 9 (0.50%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 468 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 96 (5.37%) Relational Database
3 62 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 62 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 61 (3.41%) Data Mining
5 56 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
6 46 (2.57%) RDBMS
7 30 (1.68%) Oracle Database
8 29 (1.62%) Redis
9 28 (1.57%) NoSQL
10 27 (1.51%) MySQL
11 24 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
12 22 (1.23%) MongoDB
13 17 (0.95%) KDB
14 15 (0.84%) Big Data
15 14 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
16 13 (0.73%) Hazelcast
17 12 (0.67%) DB2
17 12 (0.67%) Oracle8/8i Database
17 12 (0.67%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 51 (2.85%) Subversion
2 40 (2.24%) JIRA
3 33 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 31 (1.73%) Git (software)
5 28 (1.57%) TeamCity
6 23 (1.29%) Visual Studio
7 17 (0.95%) Rhino Mocks
8 16 (0.90%) MSTest
9 15 (0.84%) NUnit
10 13 (0.73%) JUnit
11 11 (0.62%) Maven
11 11 (0.62%) Moq
12 10 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (0.56%) Hudson
13 9 (0.50%) Cucumber
14 8 (0.45%) Ant
14 8 (0.45%) GCC
14 8 (0.45%) Jenkins
14 8 (0.45%) Redmine
14 8 (0.45%) Selenium
General
1 1036 (57.97%) Finance
2 398 (22.27%) Front Office
3 174 (9.74%) Back Office
4 167 (9.35%) Banking
5 85 (4.76%) Investment Banking
6 61 (3.41%) Financial Institution
7 24 (1.34%) Games
8 23 (1.29%) Marketing
8 23 (1.29%) Telecoms
9 19 (1.06%) Retail
10 9 (0.50%) French Language
11 8 (0.45%) Electronics
11 8 (0.45%) German Language
12 7 (0.39%) Billing
12 7 (0.39%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.34%) Publishing
14 5 (0.28%) Italian Language
14 5 (0.28%) Law
15 4 (0.22%) Legal
16 3 (0.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1028 (57.53%) Developer
2 442 (24.73%) C# Developer
3 237 (13.26%) Analyst
4 194 (10.86%) .NET Developer
5 185 (10.35%) C++ Developer
6 184 (10.30%) Java Developer
7 182 (10.18%) C# .NET Developer
8 165 (9.23%) Python Developer
9 150 (8.39%) SQL Developer
10 126 (7.05%) Senior Developer
11 125 (6.99%) Quantitative Developer
12 116 (6.49%) Software Engineer
13 98 (5.48%) Junior
14 92 (5.15%) Support Engineer
15 87 (4.87%) Support Analyst
16 83 (4.64%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 80 (4.48%) Programmer
18 71 (3.97%) Graduate
19 68 (3.81%) Applications Support
20 63 (3.53%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 387 (21.66%) .NET
2 235 (13.15%) WCF
3 229 (12.81%) WPF
4 139 (7.78%) AngularJS
5 112 (6.27%) HTML
6 98 (5.48%) ASP.NET
7 67 (3.75%) Web Services
8 63 (3.53%) jQuery
9 60 (3.36%) J2SE
10 59 (3.30%) LINQ
11 55 (3.08%) HTML5
12 50 (2.80%) FIX Protocol
13 49 (2.74%) SOAP
14 48 (2.69%) Swing
15 47 (2.63%) JMS
15 47 (2.63%) XML
16 46 (2.57%) CSS
17 43 (2.41%) .NET Framework
18 40 (2.24%) ASP.NET MVC
19 36 (2.01%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 497 (27.81%) Computer Science
2 182 (10.18%) Equities
3 174 (9.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 171 (9.57%) Mathematics
5 156 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
6 149 (8.34%) Algorithms
7 119 (6.66%) Derivative
7 119 (6.66%) Fixed Income
8 65 (3.64%) Data Structures
9 58 (3.25%) Fintech
10 56 (3.13%) Statistics
11 43 (2.41%) Physics
12 40 (2.24%) Data Centre
12 40 (2.24%) Visualisation
13 38 (2.13%) Blackberry
14 23 (1.29%) Client/Server
15 22 (1.23%) N-Tier
16 20 (1.12%) Management Information System
17 16 (0.90%) CUDA
18 14 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 391 (21.88%) Linux
2 387 (21.66%) Windows
3 262 (14.66%) Unix
4 79 (4.42%) Windows Server
5 72 (4.03%) Windows 7
6 33 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 33 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (1.01%) Android
9 17 (0.95%) Solaris
9 17 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (0.84%) CentOS
11 13 (0.73%) Apple iOS
11 13 (0.73%) Windows XP
12 12 (0.67%) Windows 8
13 11 (0.62%) Windows 10
14 10 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
15 9 (0.50%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.22%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (17.85%) Software Engineering
2 259 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
3 253 (14.16%) OO
4 247 (13.82%) Asset Management
5 214 (11.98%) Multithreading
6 164 (9.18%) TDD
7 160 (8.95%) Low Latency
8 119 (6.66%) Investment Management
9 107 (5.99%) Risk Management
10 100 (5.60%) Algorithmic Trading
11 94 (5.26%) MVC
12 87 (4.87%) Analytics
13 79 (4.42%) Electronic Trading
14 78 (4.36%) Systematic Trading
14 78 (4.36%) Unit Testing
15 77 (4.31%) Project Management
16 76 (4.25%) Machine Learning
17 73 (4.09%) OOD
17 73 (4.09%) OOP
18 69 (3.86%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 602 (33.69%) SQL
2 600 (33.58%) C#
3 508 (28.43%) Python
4 436 (24.40%) C++
5 369 (20.65%) Java
6 205 (11.47%) JavaScript
7 124 (6.94%) Perl
8 95 (5.32%) C
9 92 (5.15%) T-SQL
10 87 (4.87%) PowerShell
11 84 (4.70%) VBA
12 64 (3.58%) Bash Shell
13 59 (3.30%) MATLAB
14 41 (2.29%) XPath
15 34 (1.90%) Ruby
16 28 (1.57%) Shell Script
17 22 (1.23%) R
17 22 (1.23%) Scala
18 18 (1.01%) F#
18 18 (1.01%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 684 (38.28%) Degree
2 51 (2.85%) PhD
3 27 (1.51%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (1.23%) Brainbench
4 22 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (1.01%) CCNA
6 16 (0.90%) MCSE
7 14 (0.78%) RHCE
8 13 (0.73%) CCNP
9 12 (0.67%) Sun Certification
10 11 (0.62%) MCP
11 8 (0.45%) CFA
11 8 (0.45%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (0.45%) MCSA
12 7 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 4 (0.22%) MCITP
14 4 (0.22%) VCP5
14 4 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (1.79%) QA
2 30 (1.68%) SLA
3 9 (0.50%) AIFMD
3 9 (0.50%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.34%) MiFID
5 1 (0.056%) COBIT
5 1 (0.056%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.056%) UCITS
System Software
1 150 (8.39%) Active Directory
2 87 (4.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (1.23%) VMware ESX
4 15 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
4 15 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
5 11 (0.62%) NFS
6 10 (0.56%) XenApp
7 9 (0.50%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.39%) vSphere
10 6 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
11 5 (0.28%) KVM
11 5 (0.28%) MetaFrame
11 5 (0.28%) Samba
12 4 (0.22%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.17%) Postfix
13 3 (0.17%) Xen
14 2 (0.11%) Docker
14 2 (0.11%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 48 (2.69%) Puppet
2 30 (1.68%) Nagios
3 23 (1.29%) SCCM
4 17 (0.95%) logstash
5 12 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.56%) Control-M
7 8 (0.45%) Ansible
7 8 (0.45%) Backup Exec
7 8 (0.45%) NetBackup
7 8 (0.45%) SCOM
8 5 (0.28%) WSUS
9 4 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.22%) Perfmon
10 3 (0.17%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.11%) Cobbler
11 2 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.11%) Icinga
11 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 2 (0.11%) Zenoss
12 1 (0.056%) Mesos
Vendors
1 205 (11.47%) Microsoft
2 160 (8.95%) Oracle
3 107 (5.99%) VMware
4 64 (3.58%) Bloomberg
5 57 (3.19%) Cisco
6 49 (2.74%) Citrix
7 48 (2.69%) Red Hat
8 42 (2.35%) Sybase
9 39 (2.18%) TIBCO
10 26 (1.45%) Calypso
11 25 (1.40%) Murex
11 25 (1.40%) NetApp
12 24 (1.34%) Charles River
13 22 (1.23%) HP
13 22 (1.23%) Reuters
14 19 (1.06%) ServiceNow
15 18 (1.01%) Fidessa
15 18 (1.01%) Juniper
16 16 (0.90%) IBM
16 16 (0.90%) Sun
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus (100%+) + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Caspian One Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £999999 per annum + NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Thebes IT
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £180000 per annum + Exceptional bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonuses Linked to PnL
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £200000 per annum + Exceptional bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago