Period
to 19 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Hedge funds over the 6 months to 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
London > Central London
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 176 177 208
Rank change year-on-year +1 +31 -55
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 102 27 179
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 1.49% 0.65% 1.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.04% 1.72% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 90 25 166
10th Percentile £46,625 £47,250 £48,750
25th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £86,250 £100,000 £87,500
Median % change year-on-year -13.75% +14.29% +34.62%
75th Percentile £100,000 £120,000 £124,375
90th Percentile £120,000 £131,500 £200,000
London median annual salary £100,000 £110,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +37.50% +14.29%

Hedge funds is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,522 1,571 4,577
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 36.95% 37.88% 36.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2,228 1,350 3,988
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,630 £37,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £106,250 £102,500
London median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £66,000
% change year-on-year - +9.85% +1.54%

Hedge funds
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Hedge funds as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Hedge funds in Central London

Hedge funds
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Hedge funds in Central London.

Salary trend for Hedge funds in Central London

Hedge funds
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Hedge funds in Central London over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Hedge funds in Central London

Hedge funds
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hedge funds within the Central London region over the 6 months to 19 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +8 92 £90,000 -10.00% 56
City of Westminster - 6 £75,000 -
West End of London - 1 £52,500 -
Hedge funds
London

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, IT jobs citing Hedge funds also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Hedge funds.

1 53 (51.96%) Finance
2 32 (31.37%) Java
2 32 (31.37%) Fintech
3 24 (23.53%) Analytics
4 22 (21.57%) Financial Institution
5 21 (20.59%) SQL
5 21 (20.59%) .NET
5 21 (20.59%) FIX Protocol
6 20 (19.61%) React
7 19 (18.63%) C#
7 19 (18.63%) Python
8 18 (17.65%) Windows
8 18 (17.65%) Algorithms
9 17 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 16 (15.69%) Banking
10 16 (15.69%) Legal
10 16 (15.69%) Data Protection
10 16 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (15.69%) GDPR
11 15 (14.71%) .NET Core
11 15 (14.71%) Kubernetes
11 15 (14.71%) AWS
12 14 (13.73%) Multithreading
12 14 (13.73%) Active Directory
13 13 (12.75%) JavaScript
13 13 (12.75%) Front Office
13 13 (12.75%) Asset Management
13 13 (12.75%) Social Skills
13 13 (12.75%) Full Stack Development
14 12 (11.76%) Service Delivery

Hedge funds
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 8 (7.84%) MS Exchange
1 8 (7.84%) Skype for Business
2 4 (3.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.71%) AWS
2 11 (10.78%) Azure
3 5 (4.90%) GCP
4 4 (3.92%) Microsoft 365
4 4 (3.92%) SaaS
5 1 (0.98%) Azure Service Bus
5 1 (0.98%) Force.com
5 1 (0.98%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (0.98%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.80%) DHCP
1 10 (9.80%) DNS
2 4 (3.92%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (3.92%) Skype
3 3 (2.94%) Wireless
4 2 (1.96%) AMQP
5 1 (0.98%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.98%) VoIP
5 1 (0.98%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.92%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.96%) MySQL
4 2 (1.96%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.98%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (5.88%) TeamCity
2 3 (2.94%) Bitbucket
2 3 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.94%) JIRA
2 3 (2.94%) NUnit
2 3 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (2.94%) Subversion
3 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.96%) JUnit
3 2 (1.96%) Mockito
3 2 (1.96%) ReSharper
3 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.98%) Ant
4 1 (0.98%) Selenium
4 1 (0.98%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.98%) webpack
General
1 53 (51.96%) Finance
2 22 (21.57%) Financial Institution
3 16 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (15.69%) Banking
3 16 (15.69%) Legal
4 13 (12.75%) Front Office
4 13 (12.75%) Social Skills
5 6 (5.88%) Back Office
6 4 (3.92%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.94%) Billing
8 2 (1.96%) Law
8 2 (1.96%) Marketing
9 1 (0.98%) Advertising
9 1 (0.98%) Games
9 1 (0.98%) Presentation Skills
9 1 (0.98%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (49.02%) Developer
2 20 (19.61%) Java Developer
3 18 (17.65%) Real Time Developer
4 13 (12.75%) Analyst
5 12 (11.76%) C# Developer
6 8 (7.84%) Support Analyst
7 7 (6.86%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (6.86%) React Developer
8 6 (5.88%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.88%) Desktop Support
9 5 (4.90%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Data Analyst
9 5 (4.90%) Windows Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Senior Wintel Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Wintel Engineer
11 3 (2.94%) Front Office Developer
11 3 (2.94%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.59%) .NET
1 21 (20.59%) FIX Protocol
2 20 (19.61%) React
3 15 (14.71%) .NET Core
4 9 (8.82%) HTML
5 6 (5.88%) AngularJS
5 6 (5.88%) Backbone.js
5 6 (5.88%) HTML5
5 6 (5.88%) REST
6 3 (2.94%) Angular 2
6 3 (2.94%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (2.94%) XML
7 2 (1.96%) CSS
7 2 (1.96%) RESTful
7 2 (1.96%) Scalaz
7 2 (1.96%) Spring
7 2 (1.96%) Spring Boot
7 2 (1.96%) Swagger
8 1 (0.98%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.98%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.65%) Algorithms
2 6 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 5 (4.90%) Fixed Income
4 4 (3.92%) Analytical Mindset
4 4 (3.92%) EMC VNX
4 4 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.92%) PKI
4 4 (3.92%) Replication
4 4 (3.92%) Symmetrix
5 2 (1.96%) Blog
5 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.96%) Podcast
5 2 (1.96%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.98%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.98%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.98%) Equities
6 1 (0.98%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.65%) Windows
2 10 (9.80%) Windows Server
3 9 (8.82%) Windows 10
4 7 (6.86%) Linux
5 6 (5.88%) Unix
5 6 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (2.94%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (31.37%) Fintech
2 24 (23.53%) Analytics
3 16 (15.69%) Data Protection
4 14 (13.73%) Multithreading
5 13 (12.75%) Asset Management
5 13 (12.75%) Full Stack Development
6 12 (11.76%) DevOps
6 12 (11.76%) Service Delivery
7 8 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (5.88%) Fund Accounting
8 6 (5.88%) Microservices
8 6 (5.88%) Risk Management
8 6 (5.88%) Service Management
8 6 (5.88%) Software Architecture
8 6 (5.88%) TDD
9 5 (4.90%) Automated Trading
9 5 (4.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 5 (4.90%) Open Source
10 4 (3.92%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (31.37%) Java
2 21 (20.59%) SQL
3 19 (18.63%) C#
3 19 (18.63%) Python
4 13 (12.75%) JavaScript
5 10 (9.80%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.94%) Scala
7 1 (0.98%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.98%) Perl
7 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.98%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (7.84%) Degree
2 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.96%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.98%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.69%) GDPR
2 5 (4.90%) SLA
3 1 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 14 (13.73%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.80%) vSphere
3 8 (7.84%) Docker
3 8 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.92%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (3.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (3.92%) XenApp
4 4 (3.92%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (14.71%) Kubernetes
2 6 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (5.88%) NetBackup
2 6 (5.88%) SCCM
2 6 (5.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (3.92%) OfficeScan
3 4 (3.92%) SCOM
3 4 (3.92%) Trend Micro Deep Security
4 3 (2.94%) Ansible
4 3 (2.94%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (2.94%) Grafana
4 3 (2.94%) Terraform
5 2 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.96%) vCenter Server
5 2 (1.96%) WSUS
6 1 (0.98%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.76%) VMware
3 6 (5.88%) Altiris
3 6 (5.88%) Citrix
3 6 (5.88%) McAfee
3 6 (5.88%) Symantec
4 4 (3.92%) Bloomberg
4 4 (3.92%) EMC
4 4 (3.92%) HP
4 4 (3.92%) Huawei
4 4 (3.92%) Infoblox
4 4 (3.92%) Veritas
5 3 (2.94%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.94%) Charles River
5 3 (2.94%) Reuters
6 2 (1.96%) Apple
6 2 (1.96%) Cadence
6 2 (1.96%) Calypso
6 2 (1.96%) GL TRADE
6 2 (1.96%) Murex