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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hedge fund
Rank 327 293 267
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -26
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 920 1027 1184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.81% 0.95% 1.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.15% 2.41% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 819 846 874
Average salary £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £100,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -

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
42790 42660 45407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.61% 39.43% 39.50%
Number of salaries quoted 33752 34664 37858
Average salary £47,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 21 October 2014 within the UK.

Hedge funds Salary Histogram in the UK

Hedge funds
Top 19 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 21 October 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
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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 -40 908 £60,000 -4.00% 123
London -15 890 £60,000 -4.00% 115
City of London -37 162 £60,000 - 38
South East -42 8 £42,500 -22.72% 2
West Sussex - 6 £42,500 -
Scotland -6 5 £50,000 -16.66%
Edinburgh -12 5 £50,000 -16.66%
North West - 5 £60,000 - 1
Mayfair -1 4 £40,000 -20.00%
East of England -20 3 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Manchester - 3 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £45,000 - 5
Cheshire - 2 £60,000 -
Cambridge - 2 £45,000 - 5
Oxford +10 1 £42,500 -50.00%
Oxfordshire +3 1 £42,500 -50.00%
Suffolk - 1 £45,000 -
Sussex - 1 £46,000 -
Ipswich - 1 £45,000 -

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1216 (66.12%) Finance
2 664 (36.11%) C#
3 640 (34.80%) SQL
4 541 (29.42%) Windows
5 497 (27.03%) Degree
6 484 (26.32%) SQL Server
7 395 (21.48%) Computer Science
8 386 (20.99%) .NET
9 365 (19.85%) Java
10 363 (19.74%) C++
11 341 (18.54%) Linux
12 328 (17.84%) Front Office
13 323 (17.56%) Python
14 310 (16.86%) Banking
15 282 (15.33%) Microsoft
16 269 (14.63%) OO
16 269 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
17 255 (13.87%) UNIX
18 249 (13.54%) Active Directory
19 226 (12.29%) Perl
20 218 (11.85%) WPF
21 217 (11.80%) Investment Management
22 213 (11.58%) Asset Management
23 208 (11.31%) Multithreading
24 196 (10.66%) Derivative
25 192 (10.44%) Windows Server 2008
26 182 (9.90%) TDD
27 181 (9.84%) MS Exchange
28 178 (9.68%) ASP.NET
29 173 (9.41%) Mathematics

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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
1 181 (9.84%) MS Exchange
2 134 (7.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 73 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2007
4 47 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 46 (2.50%) SharePoint
6 32 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2003
7 18 (0.98%) IIS
8 17 (0.92%) Lync
9 16 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
10 14 (0.76%) Node.js
10 14 (0.76%) WebSphere
11 13 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
12 10 (0.54%) Apache
13 7 (0.38%) Oracle Coherence
14 6 (0.33%) IBM Notes
14 6 (0.33%) Lotus Domino
14 6 (0.33%) GemFire
15 5 (0.27%) SAS
16 4 (0.22%) MQSeries
17 3 (0.16%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 170 (9.24%) MS Excel
2 132 (7.18%) MS Office
3 19 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
5 13 (0.71%) Stata
5 13 (0.71%) S-PLUS
5 13 (0.71%) SPSS
6 11 (0.60%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.38%) MS Project
8 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.054%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 16 (0.87%) Advent Geneva
1 16 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.38%) Markit EDM
2 7 (0.38%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 6 (0.33%) LatentZero
3 6 (0.33%) SunGard APT
4 3 (0.16%) PORTIA
4 3 (0.16%) Advent Moxy
4 3 (0.16%) Front Arena
5 2 (0.11%) Beauchamp
6 1 (0.054%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.054%) Eikon
6 1 (0.054%) TRIRIGA
6 1 (0.054%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.054%) RMDS
6 1 (0.054%) Maximo
6 1 (0.054%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 18 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (0.54%) Office 365
3 4 (0.22%) SaaS
3 4 (0.22%) IaaS
4 3 (0.16%) GitHub
5 2 (0.11%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.054%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 152 (8.27%) TCP/IP
2 126 (6.85%) DNS
3 111 (6.04%) Firewall
4 101 (5.49%) LAN
5 91 (4.95%) WAN
6 81 (4.40%) DHCP
7 75 (4.08%) VPN
8 68 (3.70%) SAN
9 49 (2.66%) iSCSI
10 44 (2.39%) Network Security
11 41 (2.23%) Cisco IOS
12 37 (2.01%) BGP
13 35 (1.90%) FTP
14 31 (1.69%) EIGRP
14 31 (1.69%) Internet
15 27 (1.47%) Multicast
16 24 (1.31%) NAS
17 22 (1.20%) Wireless
17 22 (1.20%) RIP
18 19 (1.03%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 484 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 104 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 75 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 71 (3.86%) Relational Database
5 66 (3.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 55 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 37 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
8 36 (1.96%) Big Data
9 32 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 26 (1.41%) RDBMS
11 25 (1.36%) MySQL
12 20 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (0.98%) MongoDB
14 17 (0.92%) OLAP
15 16 (0.87%) Oracle Database
16 12 (0.65%) KDB
17 11 (0.60%) Hadoop
18 10 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
19 9 (0.49%) HBase
20 8 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 39 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (1.74%) NUnit
3 30 (1.63%) Maven
4 27 (1.47%) Visual Studio
5 19 (1.03%) Git (software)
6 15 (0.82%) JIRA
6 15 (0.82%) Visual Studio Team System
6 15 (0.82%) JUnit
7 12 (0.65%) Subversion
8 11 (0.60%) Cucumber
9 10 (0.54%) Eclipse
9 10 (0.54%) SpecFlow
10 9 (0.49%) GCC
11 8 (0.44%) FitNesse
12 7 (0.38%) Selenium
12 7 (0.38%) GoogleTest
12 7 (0.38%) CppUnit
13 6 (0.33%) Mercurial
14 5 (0.27%) Jasmine
14 5 (0.27%) TeamCity
General
1 1216 (66.12%) Finance
2 328 (17.84%) Front Office
3 310 (16.86%) Banking
4 145 (7.88%) Investment Banking
5 141 (7.67%) Financial Institution
6 128 (6.96%) Back Office
7 52 (2.83%) Legal
8 35 (1.90%) Games
9 34 (1.85%) Telecoms
10 17 (0.92%) Law
11 11 (0.60%) Retail
12 9 (0.49%) Electronics
13 7 (0.38%) Marketing
14 6 (0.33%) Advertising
14 6 (0.33%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.22%) Online Betting
16 3 (0.16%) German Language
17 2 (0.11%) Italian Language
17 2 (0.11%) Japanese Language
17 2 (0.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 917 (49.86%) Developer
2 364 (19.79%) C# Developer
3 246 (13.38%) Analyst
4 152 (8.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 138 (7.50%) Java Developer
6 137 (7.45%) C++ Developer
7 136 (7.40%) Junior
8 109 (5.93%) Senior Developer
9 99 (5.38%) Software Developer
10 93 (5.06%) Support Analyst
11 89 (4.84%) .NET Developer
12 86 (4.68%) Junior Developer
13 76 (4.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 75 (4.08%) Graduate
14 75 (4.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 71 (3.86%) Business Analyst
15 71 (3.86%) Python Developer
16 68 (3.70%) Network Engineer
17 57 (3.10%) Applications Support
18 48 (2.61%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 386 (20.99%) .NET
2 218 (11.85%) WPF
3 178 (9.68%) ASP.NET
4 122 (6.63%) WCF
5 117 (6.36%) HTML
6 108 (5.87%) ASP.NET MVC
7 88 (4.79%) WinForms
8 69 (3.75%) .NET Framework
9 64 (3.48%) HTML5
10 63 (3.43%) CSS
11 55 (2.99%) STL
12 53 (2.88%) Web Services
12 53 (2.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 53 (2.88%) AngularJS
13 40 (2.18%) Spring
14 39 (2.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 38 (2.07%) Pandas
16 36 (1.96%) LINQ
17 32 (1.74%) XML
17 32 (1.74%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 395 (21.48%) Computer Science
2 196 (10.66%) Derivative
3 173 (9.41%) Mathematics
4 158 (8.59%) Algorithms
5 149 (8.10%) Equities
6 133 (7.23%) Fixed Income
7 126 (6.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 120 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
9 109 (5.93%) Blackberry
10 93 (5.06%) Physics
11 82 (4.46%) Open Source
12 67 (3.64%) Data Structures
13 60 (3.26%) Statistics
14 47 (2.56%) Visualisation
15 41 (2.23%) Equity Derivative
16 35 (1.90%) Credit Risk
17 25 (1.36%) N-Tier
18 19 (1.03%) Management Information System
19 18 (0.98%) User Experience
20 17 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 541 (29.42%) Windows
2 341 (18.54%) Linux
3 255 (13.87%) UNIX
4 192 (10.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 106 (5.76%) Windows 7
6 89 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 71 (3.86%) Windows XP
7 71 (3.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 68 (3.70%) Solaris
9 50 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 29 (1.58%) CentOS
11 21 (1.14%) Android
12 12 (0.65%) Windows 8
13 9 (0.49%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.27%) Windows Vista
14 5 (0.27%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.11%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.054%) SUSE
16 1 (0.054%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (14.63%) OO
1 269 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
2 217 (11.80%) Investment Management
3 213 (11.58%) Asset Management
4 208 (11.31%) Multithreading
5 182 (9.90%) TDD
6 170 (9.24%) Low Latency
7 158 (8.59%) MVC
8 157 (8.54%) Software Engineering
9 112 (6.09%) Algorithmic Trading
10 94 (5.11%) Project Management
11 88 (4.79%) Analytics
12 79 (4.30%) Risk Management
13 63 (3.43%) Electronic Trading
14 59 (3.21%) Fund Management
15 58 (3.15%) Mentoring
16 57 (3.10%) Disaster Recovery
17 52 (2.83%) Data Analysis
18 51 (2.77%) Scrum
19 50 (2.72%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 664 (36.11%) C#
2 640 (34.80%) SQL
3 365 (19.85%) Java
4 363 (19.74%) C++
5 323 (17.56%) Python
6 226 (12.29%) Perl
7 148 (8.05%) JavaScript
8 107 (5.82%) PowerShell
9 106 (5.76%) VBA
10 97 (5.27%) T-SQL
11 75 (4.08%) C
12 68 (3.70%) Bash Shell
13 52 (2.83%) F#
14 34 (1.85%) PL/SQL
15 31 (1.69%) Ruby
16 30 (1.63%) Shell Script
17 29 (1.58%) MATLAB
18 25 (1.36%) Scala
19 24 (1.31%) PHP
20 19 (1.03%) R
Qualifications
1 497 (27.03%) Degree
2 75 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
3 67 (3.64%) PhD
4 48 (2.61%) CCNA
5 41 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 31 (1.69%) CFA
7 30 (1.63%) CCNP
8 25 (1.36%) MCSE
9 22 (1.20%) MCITP
10 21 (1.14%) CISSP
11 13 (0.71%) CCIE
12 12 (0.65%) MCSA
13 8 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (0.38%) CCSA
14 7 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (0.33%) PMI Certification
16 5 (0.27%) PMP
16 5 (0.27%) ISEB
17 4 (0.22%) CISA
17 4 (0.22%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (1.74%) QA
2 29 (1.58%) SLA
3 19 (1.03%) EMIR
4 18 (0.98%) UCITS
5 17 (0.92%) Dodd-Frank
6 8 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.16%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.11%) Basel III
9 1 (0.054%) MiFID
9 1 (0.054%) COBIT
9 1 (0.054%) Data Quality
System Software
1 249 (13.54%) Active Directory
2 111 (6.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (3.05%) VMware ESX
4 45 (2.45%) XenApp
4 45 (2.45%) vSphere
5 26 (1.41%) VMware Workstation
5 26 (1.41%) Hyper-V
6 23 (1.25%) MetaFrame
7 17 (0.92%) NFS
8 14 (0.76%) Firmware
9 10 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
10 8 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (0.44%) Xen
11 4 (0.22%) XenServer
11 4 (0.22%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.16%) Samba
13 2 (0.11%) Postfix
14 1 (0.054%) Docker
14 1 (0.054%) Squid
Systems Management
1 45 (2.45%) Puppet
2 44 (2.39%) NetBackup
3 36 (1.96%) SCCM
4 27 (1.47%) ITRS Geneos
5 23 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
6 17 (0.92%) SCOM
6 17 (0.92%) Backup Exec
7 15 (0.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 13 (0.71%) HP SIM
9 7 (0.38%) Tivoli
9 7 (0.38%) Control-M
9 7 (0.38%) Nagios
10 4 (0.22%) Cisco UCCX
11 3 (0.16%) Cacti
11 3 (0.16%) YUM
11 3 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 2 (0.11%) CFEngine
12 2 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
12 2 (0.11%) WSUS
13 1 (0.054%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 282 (15.33%) Microsoft
2 172 (9.35%) VMware
3 145 (7.88%) Cisco
4 144 (7.83%) Bloomberg
5 139 (7.56%) Oracle
6 113 (6.14%) Citrix
6 113 (6.14%) Reuters
7 73 (3.97%) NetApp
8 70 (3.81%) HP
9 55 (2.99%) Symantec
10 50 (2.72%) Juniper
11 46 (2.50%) Red Hat
12 41 (2.23%) CheckPoint
13 38 (2.07%) Sybase
14 27 (1.47%) Avaya
15 23 (1.25%) Advent
16 21 (1.14%) Sophos
17 17 (0.92%) IBM
18 15 (0.82%) Fidessa
19 14 (0.76%) TIBCO
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