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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Hedge funds over the 6 months to 30 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
Central London > City of London
6 months to
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 212 175 193
Rank change year-on-year -37 +18 -9
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 88 67 59
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.10% 1.24% 0.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.76% 3.21% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 78 58 54
10th Percentile £46,250 £46,375 £39,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £73,750 £56,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £100,000 £76,250
Median % change year-on-year -37.50% +31.15% -15.28%
75th Percentile £86,875 £126,250 £115,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £158,500 £125,000
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £90,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year -25.00% +16.13% -3.13%

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

All Generic Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,190 2,086 2,412
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.82% 38.71% 39.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2,333 1,840 2,140
10th Percentile £46,250 £43,750 £41,500
25th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%
75th Percentile £98,750 £95,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £110,000 £106,250
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +7.69%

Hedge funds
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Hedge funds in the City of London

Hedge funds
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Hedge funds in the City of London.

Salary trend for Hedge funds in the City of London

Hedge funds
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Hedge funds in the City of London over the 6 months to 30 June 2022.

Salary histogram for Hedge funds in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Hedge funds.

1 63 (71.59%) Finance
2 32 (36.36%) SQL
3 25 (28.41%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 22 (25.00%) Python
4 22 (25.00%) Financial Institution
4 22 (25.00%) Legal
4 22 (25.00%) GDPR
5 18 (20.45%) Banking
6 17 (19.32%) C#
6 17 (19.32%) Social Skills
7 16 (18.18%) Java
8 15 (17.05%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
9 14 (15.91%) Agile
9 14 (15.91%) Investment Banking
10 13 (14.77%) Sprint Planning
10 13 (14.77%) Fintech
11 12 (13.64%) JIRA
11 12 (13.64%) SQL Server
12 11 (12.50%) XML
12 11 (12.50%) Bloomberg
12 11 (12.50%) Azure
12 11 (12.50%) Confluence
13 10 (11.36%) AWS
13 10 (11.36%) User Stories
13 10 (11.36%) Investment Management
13 10 (11.36%) ITIL
13 10 (11.36%) .NET
13 10 (11.36%) Unix

Hedge funds
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 11 (12.50%) Confluence
2 3 (3.41%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.14%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.50%) Azure
2 10 (11.36%) AWS
3 8 (9.09%) GitHub
4 4 (4.55%) Microsoft 365
5 3 (3.41%) Azure Service Bus
5 3 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (3.41%) Slack
6 1 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.14%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.82%) VPN
2 4 (4.55%) 3G
2 4 (4.55%) HTTP
2 4 (4.55%) SSL
3 2 (2.27%) Firewall
3 2 (2.27%) Network Security
3 2 (2.27%) Wireless
4 1 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.68%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.55%) DB2
3 4 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.41%) Pentaho
5 2 (2.27%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.14%) Big Data
6 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.14%) Metadata
6 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.14%) Power BI
6 1 (1.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (13.64%) JIRA
2 4 (4.55%) Selenium
3 3 (3.41%) Android Studio
3 3 (3.41%) Xcode
4 1 (1.14%) CMake
4 1 (1.14%) Cypress.io
4 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
General
1 63 (71.59%) Finance
2 25 (28.41%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 22 (25.00%) Legal
4 18 (20.45%) Banking
5 17 (19.32%) Social Skills
6 14 (15.91%) Investment Banking
7 9 (10.23%) Front Office
8 6 (6.82%) Advertising
9 5 (5.68%) Presentation Skills
10 4 (4.55%) Back Office
11 3 (3.41%) Law
12 2 (2.27%) Mandarin Language
12 2 (2.27%) Organisational Skills
13 1 (1.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (21.59%) Analyst
2 11 (12.50%) Developer
3 10 (11.36%) Desktop Support
4 9 (10.23%) Test Engineer
5 6 (6.82%) Product Manager
5 6 (6.82%) Senior Test Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Change Manager
6 5 (5.68%) Graduate
6 5 (5.68%) Graduate Developer
6 5 (5.68%) Incident and Problem Manager
6 5 (5.68%) Incident Manager
6 5 (5.68%) Problem Manager
6 5 (5.68%) Quantitative Developer
6 5 (5.68%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Architect
7 4 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Linux Support
7 4 (4.55%) Linux Support Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Security Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.50%) XML
2 10 (11.36%) .NET
3 7 (7.95%) JSON
4 6 (6.82%) .NET Framework
5 5 (5.68%) AngularJS
6 4 (4.55%) HTML
6 4 (4.55%) Kafka
6 4 (4.55%) Spring
7 3 (3.41%) .NET Core
7 3 (3.41%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (3.41%) Spring Boot
8 2 (2.27%) Entity Framework
8 2 (2.27%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (2.27%) REST
8 2 (2.27%) Web Services
9 1 (1.14%) J2EE
9 1 (1.14%) PySpark
9 1 (1.14%) SOAP
9 1 (1.14%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.09%) Equities
2 7 (7.95%) Analytical Mindset
2 7 (7.95%) Legacy Systems
3 5 (5.68%) AS400
3 5 (5.68%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (4.55%) Fixed Income
4 4 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.41%) Legacy Code
5 3 (3.41%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.41%) RSA SecurID
5 3 (3.41%) VAX
6 2 (2.27%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.27%) User Experience
7 1 (1.14%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.14%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.36%) Linux
1 10 (11.36%) Unix
2 9 (10.23%) Windows
3 7 (7.95%) Android
4 6 (6.82%) Windows 10
4 6 (6.82%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.55%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.41%) Solaris
6 3 (3.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 15 (17.05%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (15.91%) Agile
4 13 (14.77%) Fintech
4 13 (14.77%) Sprint Planning
5 10 (11.36%) Investment Management
5 10 (11.36%) ITIL
5 10 (11.36%) Scrum
5 10 (11.36%) Service Delivery
5 10 (11.36%) User Stories
6 9 (10.23%) Asset Management
6 9 (10.23%) Defect Management
6 9 (10.23%) Incident Management
6 9 (10.23%) ITSM
6 9 (10.23%) Test Automation
7 8 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 8 (9.09%) Test Scripting
8 7 (7.95%) Analytics
8 7 (7.95%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (7.95%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (36.36%) SQL
2 22 (25.00%) Python
3 17 (19.32%) C#
4 16 (18.18%) Java
5 9 (10.23%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.82%) VBA
7 4 (4.55%) Ruby
8 3 (3.41%) Perl
8 3 (3.41%) R
9 1 (1.14%) C++
9 1 (1.14%) COBOL
9 1 (1.14%) Go
9 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (5.68%) Degree
2 3 (3.41%) CISSP
3 2 (2.27%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (2.27%) Novell Certification
4 1 (1.14%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.14%) CISM
4 1 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (25.00%) GDPR
2 7 (7.95%) Accessibility
2 7 (7.95%) QA
3 6 (6.82%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) Backup Exec
1 3 (3.41%) BMC PATROL
1 3 (3.41%) Control-M
1 3 (3.41%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (3.41%) HP SIM
1 3 (3.41%) Kubernetes
1 3 (3.41%) NetBackup
1 3 (3.41%) Netcool
1 3 (3.41%) NetVault Backup
1 3 (3.41%) OpenView
1 3 (3.41%) Tivoli
1 3 (3.41%) Tivoli NetView
2 1 (1.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.50%) Bloomberg
3 7 (7.95%) VMware
4 6 (6.82%) FactSet
5 5 (5.68%) Reuters
6 4 (4.55%) ServiceNow
7 3 (3.41%) HP
7 3 (3.41%) IBM
7 3 (3.41%) Refinitiv
7 3 (3.41%) Remedy
7 3 (3.41%) Veritas
7 3 (3.41%) Wallstreet Suite
7 3 (3.41%) Xamarin
8 2 (2.27%) BMC
9 1 (1.14%) Oracle