The first 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hedge fund
Rank 335 324 206
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -118
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 906 843 1586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.79% 0.77% 1.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.48% 2.37% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 778 657 1296
Average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £32,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -24.85%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36459 35575 38829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.65% 32.70% 32.84%
Number of salaries quoted 28921 28935 32864
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 July 2014 within the UK.

Hedge funds Salary Histogram in the UK

Hedge funds
Top 22 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 July 2014. 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 -13 894 £65,000 +4.00% 100
London -14 859 £65,000 - 94
City of London -12 211 £57,500 -4.16% 45
Cambridgeshire - 16 £45,000 - 1
Cambridge - 16 £45,000 - 1
East of England - 16 £45,000 - 3
South East -14 14 £42,500 +41.66% 2
West Sussex - 9 £42,500 - 1
Scotland -17 7 £42,000 +12.75% 2
Mayfair -2 6 £55,000 +15.78%
Edinburgh -7 5 £42,000 +12.75% 2
Surrey -4 3 - -
Glasgow -12 2 £37,500 -
South West -24 2 £80,000 -
Somerset - 2 £80,000 -
Merseyside - 2 £80,000 -
North West - 2 £80,000 -
Liverpool - 2 £80,000 -
Street - 2 £80,000 -
Canary Wharf +5 1 £60,000 -29.41%
Oxfordshire -1 1 £62,500 +92.30%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £60,000 - 1

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 1356 (66.96%) Finance
2 768 (37.93%) C#
3 716 (35.36%) SQL
4 554 (27.36%) Windows
5 543 (26.81%) Degree
6 514 (25.38%) Java
7 497 (24.54%) Computer Science
8 486 (24.00%) C++
9 474 (23.41%) SQL Server
10 422 (20.84%) Front Office
11 387 (19.11%) OO
12 380 (18.77%) .NET
13 368 (18.17%) Linux
14 366 (18.07%) Microsoft
15 361 (17.83%) Python
16 322 (15.90%) Banking
17 280 (13.83%) Active Directory
18 267 (13.19%) WPF
19 256 (12.64%) UNIX
20 242 (11.95%) Investment Management
21 239 (11.80%) Oracle
22 232 (11.46%) Multithreading
23 228 (11.26%) Derivative
24 222 (10.96%) Asset Management
25 216 (10.67%) Risk Management
26 208 (10.27%) Perl
27 207 (10.22%) Software Engineering
28 201 (9.93%) Windows Server 2008
29 199 (9.83%) VMware
30 198 (9.78%) Equities

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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
1 164 (8.10%) MS Exchange
2 115 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 68 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 39 (1.93%) SharePoint
5 35 (1.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 20 (0.99%) IIS
7 18 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
8 16 (0.79%) Apache
9 12 (0.59%) Tomcat
9 12 (0.59%) Lync
10 10 (0.49%) Node.js
11 8 (0.40%) MQSeries
11 8 (0.40%) TIBCO EMS
11 8 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
12 7 (0.35%) GemFire
12 7 (0.35%) MTS
13 6 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (0.25%) WebLogic
15 4 (0.20%) SAS
16 2 (0.099%) Confluence
Applications
1 188 (9.28%) MS Excel
2 105 (5.19%) MS Office
3 16 (0.79%) S-PLUS
4 10 (0.49%) SPSS
4 10 (0.49%) Stata
5 8 (0.40%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.25%) MS Project
8 2 (0.099%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.049%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 39 (1.93%) SunGard APT
2 24 (1.19%) Front Arena
3 16 (0.79%) LatentZero
4 15 (0.74%) Advent Geneva
5 14 (0.69%) Markit EDM
6 10 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (0.40%) FastVal
7 8 (0.40%) Eikon
8 4 (0.20%) PORTIA
9 3 (0.15%) IntelliMatch
9 3 (0.15%) Beauchamp
9 3 (0.15%) Monis
9 3 (0.15%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
9 3 (0.15%) Advent Moxy
9 3 (0.15%) Decalog
9 3 (0.15%) LongView
9 3 (0.15%) HiInvest
9 3 (0.15%) HiPerformance
10 2 (0.099%) Oracle CRM
11 1 (0.049%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 19 (0.94%) GitHub
2 11 (0.54%) SaaS
3 8 (0.40%) Office 365
4 4 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.15%) IaaS
5 3 (0.15%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.099%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.049%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.049%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 136 (6.72%) TCP/IP
2 121 (5.98%) Firewall
3 96 (4.74%) DNS
4 76 (3.75%) DHCP
5 69 (3.41%) LAN
6 64 (3.16%) Cisco IOS
6 64 (3.16%) WAN
7 60 (2.96%) SAN
8 45 (2.22%) VPN
9 44 (2.17%) Network Security
10 33 (1.63%) iSCSI
11 31 (1.53%) VoIP
12 30 (1.48%) BGP
13 25 (1.23%) FTP
14 24 (1.19%) LDAP
15 21 (1.04%) Internet
16 16 (0.79%) Multicast
17 14 (0.69%) Kerberos
17 14 (0.69%) MPLS
17 14 (0.69%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 474 (23.41%) SQL Server
2 118 (5.83%) Relational Database
3 102 (5.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 94 (4.64%) Big Data
5 88 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 69 (3.41%) RDBMS
7 53 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 43 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
9 42 (2.07%) Oracle Database
10 39 (1.93%) SQL Server 2005
11 29 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 28 (1.38%) MongoDB
13 25 (1.23%) Hadoop
14 22 (1.09%) Redis
15 19 (0.94%) KDB
15 19 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
15 19 (0.94%) MySQL
16 16 (0.79%) NoSQL
17 15 (0.74%) OLAP
18 14 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 52 (2.57%) NUnit
2 38 (1.88%) Git (software)
3 32 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 29 (1.43%) Maven
5 28 (1.38%) JUnit
6 25 (1.23%) Visual Studio
7 20 (0.99%) Subversion
7 20 (0.99%) JIRA
8 14 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
9 13 (0.64%) ReSharper
9 13 (0.64%) Jenkins
10 12 (0.59%) Hudson
11 11 (0.54%) TeamCity
12 10 (0.49%) Eclipse
13 8 (0.40%) CruiseControl
14 7 (0.35%) MSBuild
15 6 (0.30%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
16 5 (0.25%) Selenium
16 5 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 4 (0.20%) IntelliJ
General
1 1356 (66.96%) Finance
2 422 (20.84%) Front Office
3 322 (15.90%) Banking
4 163 (8.05%) Back Office
5 161 (7.95%) Investment Banking
6 106 (5.23%) Financial Institution
7 73 (3.60%) Games
8 30 (1.48%) Law
9 25 (1.23%) General Ledger
9 25 (1.23%) Telecoms
10 17 (0.84%) Legal
11 14 (0.69%) Corporate Banking
12 10 (0.49%) International Banking
12 10 (0.49%) Marketing
13 5 (0.25%) Retail
14 2 (0.099%) Advertising
14 2 (0.099%) Publishing
14 2 (0.099%) Mandarin Language
15 1 (0.049%) German Language
15 1 (0.049%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1004 (49.58%) Developer
2 393 (19.41%) C# Developer
3 332 (16.40%) Analyst
4 176 (8.69%) Software Developer
5 170 (8.40%) Java Developer
6 134 (6.62%) Junior
7 130 (6.42%) C++ Developer
8 128 (6.32%) Senior Developer
9 124 (6.12%) Support Analyst
10 116 (5.73%) C# .NET Developer
11 112 (5.53%) Business Analyst
12 88 (4.35%) Software Engineer
13 83 (4.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 78 (3.85%) Quantitative Developer
15 76 (3.75%) Junior Developer
16 73 (3.60%) Applications Support
17 72 (3.56%) Python Developer
18 69 (3.41%) Graduate
19 64 (3.16%) Support Engineer
20 58 (2.86%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 380 (18.77%) .NET
2 267 (13.19%) WPF
3 150 (7.41%) WCF
4 148 (7.31%) ASP.NET
5 93 (4.59%) WinForms
6 75 (3.70%) HTML
7 63 (3.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 61 (3.01%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 59 (2.91%) STL
10 55 (2.72%) Web Services
11 47 (2.32%) XML
12 43 (2.12%) HTML5
13 42 (2.07%) .NET Framework
14 37 (1.83%) LINQ
15 33 (1.63%) Spring
16 29 (1.43%) AngularJS
16 29 (1.43%) Rendezvous
17 28 (1.38%) CSS
18 26 (1.28%) Software Packaging
19 24 (1.19%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 497 (24.54%) Computer Science
2 228 (11.26%) Derivative
3 198 (9.78%) Equities
4 180 (8.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 174 (8.59%) Mathematics
6 161 (7.95%) Fixed Income
7 101 (4.99%) Equity Derivative
8 90 (4.44%) Blackberry
9 76 (3.75%) Physics
10 62 (3.06%) Open Source
11 55 (2.72%) Management Information System
12 52 (2.57%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 51 (2.52%) Credit Risk
14 47 (2.32%) Statistics
15 43 (2.12%) Clustering
16 42 (2.07%) Grid Computing
17 41 (2.02%) Credit Derivative
18 40 (1.98%) N-Tier
19 38 (1.88%) Visualisation
20 29 (1.43%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 554 (27.36%) Windows
2 368 (18.17%) Linux
3 256 (12.64%) UNIX
4 201 (9.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 121 (5.98%) Windows 7
6 88 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 73 (3.60%) Windows XP
8 52 (2.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 45 (2.22%) Solaris
10 33 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 25 (1.23%) Android
12 18 (0.89%) Windows 8
13 14 (0.69%) Mac OS X
14 12 (0.59%) Apple iOS
15 11 (0.54%) Ubuntu
16 9 (0.44%) Debian
17 6 (0.30%) Windows 2000
17 6 (0.30%) Windows Vista
18 5 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
18 5 (0.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 387 (19.11%) OO
2 242 (11.95%) Investment Management
3 232 (11.46%) Multithreading
4 222 (10.96%) Asset Management
5 216 (10.67%) Risk Management
6 207 (10.22%) Software Engineering
7 195 (9.63%) Algorithmic Trading
8 180 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
9 178 (8.79%) TDD
10 175 (8.64%) Low Latency
11 142 (7.01%) Project Management
12 135 (6.67%) Analytics
13 98 (4.84%) MVC
14 83 (4.10%) Business Analysis
15 80 (3.95%) Portfolio Management
16 71 (3.51%) Scrum
17 60 (2.96%) Financial Modelling
18 58 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
19 57 (2.81%) ITIL
19 57 (2.81%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 768 (37.93%) C#
2 716 (35.36%) SQL
3 514 (25.38%) Java
4 486 (24.00%) C++
5 361 (17.83%) Python
6 208 (10.27%) Perl
7 172 (8.49%) PowerShell
8 154 (7.60%) F#
9 108 (5.33%) T-SQL
10 103 (5.09%) JavaScript
11 101 (4.99%) VBA
12 64 (3.16%) C
13 56 (2.77%) PL/SQL
14 51 (2.52%) Bash Shell
15 48 (2.37%) R
16 41 (2.02%) Scala
17 33 (1.63%) Ruby
18 31 (1.53%) Shell Script
19 28 (1.38%) MATLAB
20 22 (1.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 543 (26.81%) Degree
2 95 (4.69%) PhD
3 71 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
4 49 (2.42%) CCNA
5 48 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 44 (2.17%) CFA
7 31 (1.53%) MCSE
8 30 (1.48%) CCNP
9 27 (1.33%) MCITP
10 14 (0.69%) CCSA
11 12 (0.59%) MCSA
11 12 (0.59%) CISSP
12 11 (0.54%) PMI Certification
13 9 (0.44%) PMP
13 9 (0.44%) RHCE
14 8 (0.40%) CCIE
14 8 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (0.30%) CCSE
16 5 (0.25%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (2.72%) QA
2 34 (1.68%) SLA
3 20 (0.99%) EMIR
4 16 (0.79%) Dodd-Frank
5 14 (0.69%) UCITS
6 6 (0.30%) MiFID
7 2 (0.099%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.049%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.049%) FATCA
8 1 (0.049%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 280 (13.83%) Active Directory
2 146 (7.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (2.81%) VMware ESX
4 39 (1.93%) Hyper-V
4 39 (1.93%) XenApp
5 31 (1.53%) vSphere
6 25 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
7 24 (1.19%) XenServer
8 16 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
9 12 (0.59%) XenDesktop
9 12 (0.59%) Postfix
9 12 (0.59%) Xen
10 11 (0.54%) MetaFrame
10 11 (0.54%) NFS
11 9 (0.44%) KVM
12 7 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.30%) Samba
14 4 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
15 3 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (0.15%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 55 (2.72%) Puppet
2 43 (2.12%) Nagios
2 43 (2.12%) NetBackup
3 32 (1.58%) SCCM
4 17 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
5 16 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (0.69%) Backup Exec
6 14 (0.69%) WSUS
6 14 (0.69%) SCOM
7 10 (0.49%) Salt
8 7 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
9 6 (0.30%) Cacti
9 6 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 6 (0.30%) HP SIM
10 4 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (0.20%) Red Hat Satellite
11 2 (0.099%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 1 (0.049%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 1 (0.049%) Ansible
12 1 (0.049%) WMI
Vendors
1 366 (18.07%) Microsoft
2 239 (11.80%) Oracle
3 199 (9.83%) VMware
4 178 (8.79%) Bloomberg
5 171 (8.44%) Cisco
6 92 (4.54%) Citrix
7 88 (4.35%) SunGard
8 73 (3.60%) HP
9 70 (3.46%) NetApp
10 68 (3.36%) Reuters
11 58 (2.86%) CheckPoint
12 56 (2.77%) Sybase
13 37 (1.83%) Juniper
14 36 (1.78%) Symantec
15 35 (1.73%) TIBCO
16 31 (1.53%) Red Hat
17 27 (1.33%) Fidessa
18 24 (1.19%) EMC
19 23 (1.14%) Calypso
20 20 (0.99%) thinkFolio
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £45000.0000 - £50000.0000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
JM
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + commission + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum salary dependant on experience (mult
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £80,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Great Bonus Potential
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary is approx up to £35k base + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Aston Carter
Salary: £27000 - £57000 per annum + Stock options / Equity
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago