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 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 136 141
Rank change year-on-year -5 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 90 148 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.70% 2.08% 1.99%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.52% 4.37% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 84 115 186
Median salary £60,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £120,000 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £55,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -22.72% +46.66%  

Hedge funds is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2560 3389 4666
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 48.34% 47.62% 43.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2338 2985 3838
Median salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.69% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Hedge funds
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Hedge funds as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Hedge funds in the City of London

Hedge funds
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Hedge funds in the City of London over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Hedge funds in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT jobs citing Hedge funds also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Hedge funds.

1 98 (55.37%) Finance
2 57 (32.20%) Low Latency
3 52 (29.38%) Linux
4 51 (28.81%) Degree
5 48 (27.12%) Multithreading
6 47 (26.55%) Windows
7 46 (25.99%) C++
8 43 (24.29%) Python
9 40 (22.60%) Java
10 35 (19.77%) SQL
11 34 (19.21%) C#
12 33 (18.64%) Banking
13 31 (17.51%) Agile Software Development
14 30 (16.95%) Mathematics
15 29 (16.38%) Computer Science
15 29 (16.38%) Equities
16 28 (15.82%) Front Office
17 26 (14.69%) Fintech
18 23 (12.99%) Algorithms
18 23 (12.99%) Microsoft
19 22 (12.43%) JIRA
20 21 (11.86%) JavaScript
20 21 (11.86%) .NET
21 19 (10.73%) High-Frequency Trading
22 18 (10.17%) HTML
22 18 (10.17%) Active Directory
23 17 (9.60%) Unix
23 17 (9.60%) Asset Management
24 16 (9.04%) Software Engineering
24 16 (9.04%) SQL Server

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 10 (5.65%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.39%) Apache
3 3 (1.69%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.69%) Foswiki
3 3 (1.69%) MQSeries
3 3 (1.69%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.69%) WordPress
4 2 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.13%) IIS
5 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.56%) Confluence
5 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.56%) IPython
5 1 (0.56%) nginx
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.69%) Salerio
1 3 (1.69%) thinkFolio
2 2 (1.13%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.56%) Eze OMS
3 1 (0.56%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.56%) Bluemix
2 1 (0.56%) Datadog
2 1 (0.56%) GitHub
2 1 (0.56%) Heroku
2 1 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.21%) VPN
2 10 (5.65%) Firewall
3 8 (4.52%) LAN
4 7 (3.95%) Network Security
5 5 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (2.82%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.82%) WAN
6 4 (2.26%) SAN
6 4 (2.26%) VLAN
7 3 (1.69%) HTTP
7 3 (1.69%) Internet
7 3 (1.69%) LDAP
8 2 (1.13%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.13%) DHCP
8 2 (1.13%) DNS
8 2 (1.13%) IPsec
8 2 (1.13%) NetScreen
8 2 (1.13%) VoIP
9 1 (0.56%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.56%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.04%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (3.39%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.39%) NoSQL
3 6 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.82%) MySQL
5 3 (1.69%) Big Data
5 3 (1.69%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.13%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.13%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.13%) Power BI
6 2 (1.13%) PowerCenter
6 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (12.43%) JIRA
2 7 (3.95%) JUnit
3 5 (2.82%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (2.26%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.26%) Mockito
5 3 (1.69%) Ant
5 3 (1.69%) Maven
5 3 (1.69%) Phabricator
5 3 (1.69%) Plastic SCM
6 2 (1.13%) Selenium
6 2 (1.13%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.13%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.56%) FishEye
7 1 (0.56%) GoCD
7 1 (0.56%) Grunt
7 1 (0.56%) Mocha
7 1 (0.56%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.56%) Travis CI
General
1 98 (55.37%) Finance
2 33 (18.64%) Banking
3 28 (15.82%) Front Office
4 14 (7.91%) Investment Banking
5 11 (6.21%) Financial Institution
6 8 (4.52%) Back Office
7 4 (2.26%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.13%) Marketing
9 1 (0.56%) French Language
9 1 (0.56%) Games
9 1 (0.56%) German Language
9 1 (0.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 97 (54.80%) Developer
2 33 (18.64%) C++ Developer
3 29 (16.38%) Java Developer
4 28 (15.82%) Analyst
5 18 (10.17%) Low Latency C++ Developer
6 16 (9.04%) C# Developer
7 15 (8.47%) Support Analyst
8 10 (5.65%) Python Developer
9 9 (5.08%) Quantitative Developer
10 8 (4.52%) Core Java Developer
10 8 (4.52%) Graduate
11 7 (3.95%) .NET Developer
11 7 (3.95%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (3.39%) Graduate Developer
12 6 (3.39%) IT Support Analyst
12 6 (3.39%) Junior Developer
12 6 (3.39%) QA Analyst
12 6 (3.39%) QA Test Analyst
12 6 (3.39%) SQL Developer
12 6 (3.39%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.86%) .NET
2 18 (10.17%) HTML
3 14 (7.91%) CSS
4 13 (7.34%) FIX Protocol
4 13 (7.34%) J2SE
5 11 (6.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 10 (5.65%) Java SE
7 9 (5.08%) STL
8 8 (4.52%) ASP.NET
9 6 (3.39%) Ajax
9 6 (3.39%) AngularJS
9 6 (3.39%) HTML5
9 6 (3.39%) WPF
10 5 (2.82%) Laravel
11 4 (2.26%) .NET Framework
11 4 (2.26%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (2.26%) CSS3
11 4 (2.26%) jQuery
11 4 (2.26%) LINQ
11 4 (2.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.38%) Computer Science
1 29 (16.38%) Equities
2 26 (14.69%) Fintech
3 23 (12.99%) Algorithms
4 16 (9.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 15 (8.47%) Data Centre
5 15 (8.47%) Derivative
5 15 (8.47%) Fixed Income
6 12 (6.78%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (4.52%) Grid Computing
8 5 (2.82%) Data Structures
9 4 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.26%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.69%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (1.69%) Replication
11 2 (1.13%) Credit Derivative
11 2 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.56%) CUDA
12 1 (0.56%) OTC Derivatives
12 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (29.38%) Linux
2 47 (26.55%) Windows
3 17 (9.60%) Unix
4 9 (5.08%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.26%) Debian
6 4 (2.26%) Windows 10
6 4 (2.26%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.69%) CentOS
7 3 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.13%) VMS
9 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (32.20%) Low Latency
2 48 (27.12%) Multithreading
3 31 (17.51%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (16.95%) Mathematics
5 19 (10.73%) High-Frequency Trading
6 17 (9.60%) Asset Management
7 16 (9.04%) Software Engineering
8 14 (7.91%) Algorithmic Trading
8 14 (7.91%) Concurrent Programming
8 14 (7.91%) Ultra-Low Latency
9 11 (6.21%) Investment Management
9 11 (6.21%) ITIL
10 10 (5.65%) MVC
11 9 (5.08%) Multithreaded Programming
11 9 (5.08%) Proprietary Trading
12 8 (4.52%) OO
12 8 (4.52%) Open Source
12 8 (4.52%) Systematic Trading
12 8 (4.52%) Visualisation
13 7 (3.95%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (25.99%) C++
2 43 (24.29%) Python
3 40 (22.60%) Java
4 35 (19.77%) SQL
5 34 (19.21%) C#
6 21 (11.86%) JavaScript
7 10 (5.65%) Shell Script
8 9 (5.08%) C
9 7 (3.95%) Perl
10 5 (2.82%) PHP
11 4 (2.26%) Ruby
12 3 (1.69%) F#
13 2 (1.13%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.13%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.13%) Scala
14 1 (0.56%) Go
14 1 (0.56%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.56%) R
14 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (28.81%) Degree
2 11 (6.21%) PhD
3 6 (3.39%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.69%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.69%) PMP
5 2 (1.13%) CCNA
5 2 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.13%) MCSA
5 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.52%) QA
2 3 (1.69%) MiFID
3 2 (1.13%) AIFMD
3 2 (1.13%) UCITS
4 1 (0.56%) Basel III
System Software
1 18 (10.17%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.39%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.13%) Docker
4 2 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.13%) XenApp
4 2 (1.13%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.56%) NFS
5 1 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (3.39%) FortiGate
2 4 (2.26%) Ansible
2 4 (2.26%) Puppet
2 4 (2.26%) SCCM
3 3 (1.69%) Nagios
4 1 (0.56%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 23 (12.99%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.78%) Oracle
3 11 (6.21%) Cisco
4 10 (5.65%) VMware
5 6 (3.39%) ServiceNow
6 5 (2.82%) Citrix
7 4 (2.26%) Juniper
8 3 (1.69%) Charles River
8 3 (1.69%) F5
8 3 (1.69%) Sencha
8 3 (1.69%) Snow
8 3 (1.69%) Sybase
9 2 (1.13%) Arista
9 2 (1.13%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.13%) HP
9 2 (1.13%) Informatica
9 2 (1.13%) Remedy
9 2 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.56%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.56%) Fidessa
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Salary: £70k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £110000 - £125000 per annum + plus large bonus (40%) and package
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
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Salary: £50000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £75,000 + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus
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Salary: Up to £110,000 per annum + ~30% and benefits
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City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
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Harrington Starr
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PA Consulting
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