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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hedge fund
Rank 345 280 246
Rank change year-on-year
-65 -34
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 854 1061 1330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.75% 0.99% 1.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.98% 2.55% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 753 809 1015
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 £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £100,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +29.41%

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
43178 41529 45122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.72% 38.92% 38.94%
Number of salaries quoted 33710 33773 37929
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Hedge funds Salary Histogram in the UK

Hedge funds
Top 17 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 19 September 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 -65 842 £62,500 - 84
London -38 815 £62,500 -3.84% 79
City of London -32 164 £55,000 -8.33% 26
South East -56 10 £42,500 -15.00% 3
East of England -17 8 £45,000 +12.50%
Cambridge - 8 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 8 £45,000 -
West Sussex - 7 £42,500 -
Edinburgh -12 5 £42,000 -30.00% 1
Scotland -18 5 £42,000 -30.00% 1
North West - 5 £60,000 - 2
Manchester - 3 £40,000 - 2
Oxfordshire -6 2 £52,500 -38.23%
Cheshire - 2 £60,000 -
Canary Wharf -1 1 £60,000 -40.00%
Oxford -4 1 £42,500 -50.00%
Sussex - 1 £46,000 -

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1279 (66.75%) Finance
2 682 (35.59%) C#
3 675 (35.23%) SQL
4 594 (31.00%) Windows
5 497 (25.94%) Degree
6 480 (25.05%) SQL Server
7 416 (21.71%) Java
8 410 (21.40%) Computer Science
9 404 (21.09%) C++
10 377 (19.68%) Linux
11 368 (19.21%) .NET
12 352 (18.37%) Front Office
13 325 (16.96%) Python
14 317 (16.54%) OO
15 315 (16.44%) Microsoft
16 288 (15.03%) Banking
17 278 (14.51%) UNIX
18 273 (14.25%) Active Directory
19 249 (13.00%) Agile Software Development
20 239 (12.47%) Perl
20 239 (12.47%) Investment Management
21 226 (11.80%) WPF
22 208 (10.86%) Multithreading
23 206 (10.75%) Asset Management
24 205 (10.70%) Windows Server 2008
25 191 (9.97%) Derivative
26 187 (9.76%) VMware
27 184 (9.60%) MS Excel
28 180 (9.39%) Low Latency
29 173 (9.03%) MS Exchange

Hedge funds
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 173 (9.03%) MS Exchange
2 130 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 68 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 46 (2.40%) SharePoint
4 46 (2.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 30 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 26 (1.36%) IIS
7 16 (0.84%) Apache
8 14 (0.73%) Node.js
9 13 (0.68%) Lync
9 13 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
9 13 (0.68%) WebSphere
10 12 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (0.42%) Oracle Coherence
11 8 (0.42%) Tomcat
12 7 (0.37%) GemFire
13 4 (0.21%) MQSeries
13 4 (0.21%) SAS
13 4 (0.21%) TIBCO EMS
14 3 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 184 (9.60%) MS Excel
2 134 (6.99%) MS Office
3 15 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
4 12 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.57%) SPSS
5 11 (0.57%) S-PLUS
5 11 (0.57%) Stata
6 7 (0.37%) MS Project
7 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.052%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 16 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
1 16 (0.84%) SunGard APT
2 14 (0.73%) Advent Geneva
3 8 (0.42%) LatentZero
4 7 (0.37%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.21%) Front Arena
5 4 (0.21%) PORTIA
6 3 (0.16%) Advent Moxy
6 3 (0.16%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 3 (0.16%) IntelliMatch
7 2 (0.10%) FastVal
7 2 (0.10%) Eikon
8 1 (0.052%) TRIRIGA
8 1 (0.052%) Maximo
8 1 (0.052%) RMDS
8 1 (0.052%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 14 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (0.57%) SaaS
3 9 (0.47%) Office 365
4 7 (0.37%) GitHub
4 7 (0.37%) IaaS
5 2 (0.10%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.052%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 157 (8.19%) TCP/IP
2 124 (6.47%) Firewall
3 122 (6.37%) DNS
4 95 (4.96%) LAN
5 86 (4.49%) WAN
6 81 (4.23%) DHCP
7 70 (3.65%) SAN
8 66 (3.44%) VPN
9 51 (2.66%) iSCSI
10 50 (2.61%) Network Security
11 46 (2.40%) Cisco IOS
12 38 (1.98%) FTP
13 32 (1.67%) BGP
14 29 (1.51%) Internet
14 29 (1.51%) Multicast
15 28 (1.46%) EIGRP
15 28 (1.46%) LDAP
16 25 (1.30%) NAS
17 21 (1.10%) Wireless
18 20 (1.04%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 480 (25.05%) SQL Server
2 108 (5.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 86 (4.49%) Relational Database
4 85 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 58 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 56 (2.92%) Big Data
7 53 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 40 (2.09%) SQL Server 2005
9 34 (1.77%) RDBMS
10 31 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 23 (1.20%) MySQL
11 23 (1.20%) Oracle Database
12 21 (1.10%) MongoDB
13 19 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
14 16 (0.84%) OLAP
15 15 (0.78%) Hadoop
16 14 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
17 13 (0.68%) KDB
18 12 (0.63%) NoSQL
18 12 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 41 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 39 (2.04%) NUnit
3 32 (1.67%) Maven
4 28 (1.46%) Git (software)
5 25 (1.30%) Visual Studio
6 20 (1.04%) JIRA
7 17 (0.89%) JUnit
8 16 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
9 10 (0.52%) Subversion
10 9 (0.47%) Eclipse
11 8 (0.42%) SpecFlow
12 6 (0.31%) Jenkins
13 5 (0.26%) Jasmine
13 5 (0.26%) Microsoft Blend
13 5 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 5 (0.26%) FitNesse
14 4 (0.21%) GCC
15 3 (0.16%) Cucumber
15 3 (0.16%) Hudson
15 3 (0.16%) Artifactory
General
1 1279 (66.75%) Finance
2 352 (18.37%) Front Office
3 288 (15.03%) Banking
4 145 (7.57%) Back Office
5 139 (7.25%) Investment Banking
6 136 (7.10%) Financial Institution
7 59 (3.08%) Games
8 48 (2.51%) Legal
9 24 (1.25%) Telecoms
10 20 (1.04%) Law
11 9 (0.47%) Electronics
12 8 (0.42%) Marketing
13 5 (0.26%) Advertising
13 5 (0.26%) Retail
13 5 (0.26%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.21%) Online Betting
15 3 (0.16%) German Language
15 3 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
16 2 (0.10%) Italian Language
16 2 (0.10%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 959 (50.05%) Developer
2 380 (19.83%) C# Developer
3 289 (15.08%) Analyst
4 145 (7.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 141 (7.36%) Java Developer
6 133 (6.94%) C++ Developer
7 132 (6.89%) Junior
8 119 (6.21%) Software Developer
9 115 (6.00%) Senior Developer
10 109 (5.69%) Support Analyst
11 88 (4.59%) Business Analyst
12 86 (4.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 84 (4.38%) Junior Developer
14 78 (4.07%) .NET Developer
15 73 (3.81%) Python Developer
16 69 (3.60%) Network Engineer
17 67 (3.50%) Graduate
18 63 (3.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 59 (3.08%) Applications Support
20 57 (2.97%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 368 (19.21%) .NET
2 226 (11.80%) WPF
3 157 (8.19%) ASP.NET
4 134 (6.99%) WCF
5 107 (5.58%) HTML
6 91 (4.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 84 (4.38%) WinForms
8 61 (3.18%) HTML5
9 59 (3.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 59 (3.08%) STL
10 52 (2.71%) CSS
10 52 (2.71%) .NET Framework
11 47 (2.45%) Pandas
12 46 (2.40%) Web Services
13 43 (2.24%) AngularJS
14 40 (2.09%) Spring
15 39 (2.04%) XML
16 32 (1.67%) LINQ
17 31 (1.62%) jQuery
17 31 (1.62%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 410 (21.40%) Computer Science
2 191 (9.97%) Derivative
3 160 (8.35%) Equities
4 159 (8.30%) Mathematics
5 143 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
6 138 (7.20%) Fixed Income
7 126 (6.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 105 (5.48%) Blackberry
9 79 (4.12%) Open Source
10 77 (4.02%) Physics
11 63 (3.29%) Statistics
12 50 (2.61%) Equity Derivative
12 50 (2.61%) Visualisation
13 46 (2.40%) Credit Risk
14 34 (1.77%) N-Tier
15 33 (1.72%) Management Information System
16 26 (1.36%) Clustering
17 24 (1.25%) User Experience
18 18 (0.94%) Credit Derivative
19 17 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 594 (31.00%) Windows
2 377 (19.68%) Linux
3 278 (14.51%) UNIX
4 205 (10.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 115 (6.00%) Windows 7
6 97 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 71 (3.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 69 (3.60%) Windows XP
9 67 (3.50%) Solaris
10 53 (2.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (1.20%) Android
12 22 (1.15%) CentOS
13 12 (0.63%) Windows 8
14 9 (0.47%) Ubuntu
14 9 (0.47%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.37%) Debian
16 5 (0.26%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.26%) Windows 2000
16 5 (0.26%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (16.54%) OO
2 249 (13.00%) Agile Software Development
3 239 (12.47%) Investment Management
4 208 (10.86%) Multithreading
5 206 (10.75%) Asset Management
6 180 (9.39%) Low Latency
7 171 (8.92%) Software Engineering
8 169 (8.82%) TDD
9 146 (7.62%) Algorithmic Trading
10 134 (6.99%) MVC
11 125 (6.52%) Risk Management
12 103 (5.38%) Project Management
13 100 (5.22%) Analytics
14 56 (2.92%) Electronic Trading
15 55 (2.87%) Data Analysis
15 55 (2.87%) Mentoring
16 53 (2.77%) Unit Testing
16 53 (2.77%) Portfolio Management
17 52 (2.71%) Disaster Recovery
17 52 (2.71%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 682 (35.59%) C#
2 675 (35.23%) SQL
3 416 (21.71%) Java
4 404 (21.09%) C++
5 325 (16.96%) Python
6 239 (12.47%) Perl
7 143 (7.46%) PowerShell
8 128 (6.68%) JavaScript
9 113 (5.90%) T-SQL
10 106 (5.53%) VBA
11 92 (4.80%) F#
12 77 (4.02%) C
13 76 (3.97%) Bash Shell
14 42 (2.19%) PL/SQL
15 40 (2.09%) Scala
16 38 (1.98%) Shell Script
17 33 (1.72%) Ruby
18 24 (1.25%) PHP
18 24 (1.25%) VBScript
19 21 (1.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 497 (25.94%) Degree
2 83 (4.33%) Cisco Certification
3 76 (3.97%) PhD
4 61 (3.18%) CCNA
5 48 (2.51%) CFA
6 42 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 30 (1.57%) CCNP
8 26 (1.36%) MCSE
9 22 (1.15%) MCITP
10 19 (0.99%) CISSP
11 12 (0.63%) MCSA
11 12 (0.63%) CCIE
11 12 (0.63%) CCSA
12 10 (0.52%) PMI Certification
13 8 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (0.42%) PMP
14 7 (0.37%) RHCE
14 7 (0.37%) CCSE
15 5 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (2.24%) QA
2 31 (1.62%) SLA
3 21 (1.10%) EMIR
4 18 (0.94%) UCITS
5 17 (0.89%) Dodd-Frank
6 6 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.31%) MiFID
7 2 (0.10%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.10%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.052%) Data Quality
System Software
1 273 (14.25%) Active Directory
2 128 (6.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (3.13%) VMware ESX
4 42 (2.19%) vSphere
5 41 (2.14%) XenApp
6 31 (1.62%) Hyper-V
7 26 (1.36%) VMware Workstation
8 21 (1.10%) MetaFrame
9 16 (0.84%) XenServer
10 15 (0.78%) NFS
11 13 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
12 11 (0.57%) Xen
13 10 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
14 9 (0.47%) Postfix
15 7 (0.37%) KVM
16 6 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
17 5 (0.26%) XenDesktop
18 3 (0.16%) Samba
19 1 (0.052%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 1 (0.052%) Squid
Systems Management
1 55 (2.87%) Puppet
2 51 (2.66%) NetBackup
3 34 (1.77%) SCCM
4 26 (1.36%) Nagios
5 24 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
6 19 (0.99%) ITRS Geneos
7 15 (0.78%) Backup Exec
8 14 (0.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 13 (0.68%) HP SIM
9 13 (0.68%) SCOM
10 10 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (0.42%) WSUS
11 8 (0.42%) Salt
12 7 (0.37%) Rsyslog
13 6 (0.31%) Cacti
14 4 (0.21%) Cisco UCCX
14 4 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 2 (0.10%) CFEngine
15 2 (0.10%) Red Hat Satellite
15 2 (0.10%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 315 (16.44%) Microsoft
2 187 (9.76%) VMware
3 168 (8.77%) Bloomberg
4 158 (8.25%) Cisco
4 158 (8.25%) Oracle
5 113 (5.90%) Citrix
6 104 (5.43%) Reuters
7 75 (3.91%) NetApp
8 73 (3.81%) HP
9 59 (3.08%) Symantec
10 52 (2.71%) Juniper
11 48 (2.51%) Sybase
12 47 (2.45%) CheckPoint
13 46 (2.40%) Red Hat
14 32 (1.67%) SunGard
15 22 (1.15%) Avaya
15 22 (1.15%) Fidessa
16 21 (1.10%) Advent
17 20 (1.04%) Sophos
17 20 (1.04%) TIBCO
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum salary dependant on experience (mult
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 to £125000 per annum - Excellent Benefits & Rewards + Non-
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 to £33000 per annum - Excellent Benefits, Rewards + Non-Pressu
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 to £100000 per annum - Excellent Benefits and Environment
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
H&R Talent
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + uncapped bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Market leading bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: Yesterday
London
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: Yesterday