Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
Central London > City of London
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 152 169 173
Rank change year-on-year +17 +4 -10
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 111 54 153
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.75% 1.24% 1.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.86% 3.33% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 104 43 137
10th Percentile £38,125 £49,000 £46,500
25th Percentile £75,000 £52,500 £61,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £82,500 £90,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.03% -8.33% +20.00%
75th Percentile £105,000 £120,000 £131,250
90th Percentile £120,000 £137,500 £212,500
Central London median annual salary £85,000 £82,500 £90,000
% change year-on-year +3.03% -8.33% +20.00%

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 the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,286 1,621 3,483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 36.11% 37.27% 38.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,977 1,436 3,006
10th Percentile £45,133 £45,000 £40,000
25th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%
75th Percentile £96,250 £91,250 £87,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £110,000 £110,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +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 28 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Hedge funds in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 45 (40.54%) Finance
2 41 (36.94%) Analytics
2 41 (36.94%) Fintech
3 40 (36.04%) Python
4 25 (22.52%) Java
5 23 (20.72%) SQL
6 22 (19.82%) React
7 21 (18.92%) FIX Protocol
8 20 (18.02%) Microsoft
9 18 (16.22%) Banking
9 18 (16.22%) Algorithms
10 17 (15.32%) GDPR
10 17 (15.32%) Data Protection
10 17 (15.32%) Legal
10 17 (15.32%) Financial Institution
10 17 (15.32%) JavaScript
11 16 (14.41%) C#
11 16 (14.41%) Linux
12 15 (13.51%) Unix
12 15 (13.51%) Windows
12 15 (13.51%) HTML
12 15 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (12.61%) Software Architecture
13 14 (12.61%) HTML5
13 14 (12.61%) Backbone.js
14 13 (11.71%) .NET
14 13 (11.71%) AWS
14 13 (11.71%) Kubernetes
15 12 (10.81%) Azure
15 12 (10.81%) Social Skills

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 5 (4.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (3.60%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.90%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.90%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.71%) AWS
2 12 (10.81%) Azure
3 5 (4.50%) Microsoft 365
4 4 (3.60%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.70%) GCP
6 1 (0.90%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.90%) Force.com
6 1 (0.90%) PaaS
6 1 (0.90%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.90%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.90%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (0.90%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.31%) DHCP
1 7 (6.31%) DNS
1 7 (6.31%) Wireless
2 5 (4.50%) VPN
3 4 (3.60%) Skype
4 1 (0.90%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.80%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.90%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.90%) Power BI
4 1 (0.90%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.80%) JUnit
2 2 (1.80%) Mockito
3 1 (0.90%) Ant
3 1 (0.90%) CircleCI
3 1 (0.90%) JIRA
3 1 (0.90%) Spinnaker
General
1 45 (40.54%) Finance
2 18 (16.22%) Banking
3 17 (15.32%) Financial Institution
3 17 (15.32%) Legal
4 15 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (10.81%) Social Skills
6 9 (8.11%) Back Office
7 8 (7.21%) Front Office
8 4 (3.60%) Billing
8 4 (3.60%) Law
9 3 (2.70%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.80%) Advertising
10 2 (1.80%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.90%) Presentation Skills
11 1 (0.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (43.24%) Developer
2 20 (18.02%) Java Developer
3 18 (16.22%) Real Time Developer
4 15 (13.51%) Analyst
4 15 (13.51%) Support Engineer
5 14 (12.61%) JavaScript Developer
5 14 (12.61%) React Developer
6 13 (11.71%) Linux Engineer
6 13 (11.71%) Linux Support
6 13 (11.71%) Linux Support Engineer
7 7 (6.31%) C# Developer
7 7 (6.31%) Support Analyst
8 6 (5.41%) Data Analyst
8 6 (5.41%) Desktop Support
9 5 (4.50%) .NET Developer
9 5 (4.50%) Service Analyst
9 5 (4.50%) Service Desk Analyst
10 4 (3.60%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (3.60%) Senior Wintel Engineer
10 4 (3.60%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (19.82%) React
2 21 (18.92%) FIX Protocol
3 15 (13.51%) HTML
4 14 (12.61%) Backbone.js
4 14 (12.61%) HTML5
5 13 (11.71%) .NET
6 11 (9.91%) .NET Core
7 4 (3.60%) REST
8 3 (2.70%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.70%) JSON
8 3 (2.70%) Web Services
8 3 (2.70%) XML
9 2 (1.80%) Scalaz
9 2 (1.80%) Spring
9 2 (1.80%) Spring Boot
10 1 (0.90%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.90%) EDI
10 1 (0.90%) Entity Framework
10 1 (0.90%) FpML
10 1 (0.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.22%) Algorithms
2 7 (6.31%) Analytical Mindset
3 6 (5.41%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.60%) PKI
4 4 (3.60%) Replication
5 3 (2.70%) Equities
6 2 (1.80%) CMDB
6 2 (1.80%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.80%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.80%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.90%) Derivative
7 1 (0.90%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.41%) Linux
2 15 (13.51%) Unix
2 15 (13.51%) Windows
3 9 (8.11%) Windows 10
4 7 (6.31%) Windows 7
5 6 (5.41%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.80%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (36.94%) Analytics
1 41 (36.94%) Fintech
2 17 (15.32%) Data Protection
3 14 (12.61%) Software Architecture
4 11 (9.91%) DevOps
5 10 (9.01%) Asset Management
6 9 (8.11%) ITIL
6 9 (8.11%) ITSM
7 8 (7.21%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (7.21%) Full Stack Development
8 7 (6.31%) Multithreading
9 6 (5.41%) Migration
9 6 (5.41%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (5.41%) Risk Management
9 6 (5.41%) Service Delivery
9 6 (5.41%) Service Management
10 5 (4.50%) Incident Management
10 5 (4.50%) Investment Management
10 5 (4.50%) Software Engineering
11 4 (3.60%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 40 (36.04%) Python
2 25 (22.52%) Java
3 23 (20.72%) SQL
4 17 (15.32%) JavaScript
5 16 (14.41%) C#
6 7 (6.31%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.60%) Perl
8 2 (1.80%) Bash
8 2 (1.80%) Go
8 2 (1.80%) Scala
9 1 (0.90%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.90%) VB
9 1 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (5.41%) AWS Certification
1 6 (5.41%) Degree
2 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.32%) GDPR
2 9 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (9.01%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.41%) vSphere
4 4 (3.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (1.80%) Docker
5 2 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.90%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 13 (11.71%) Kubernetes
2 7 (6.31%) SCCM
3 6 (5.41%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (5.41%) NetBackup
4 4 (3.60%) OfficeScan
4 4 (3.60%) SCOM
4 4 (3.60%) Terraform
4 4 (3.60%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 2 (1.80%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.80%) vCenter Server
5 2 (1.80%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (18.02%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.01%) VMware
3 8 (7.21%) ServiceNow
4 6 (5.41%) Altiris
4 6 (5.41%) McAfee
5 4 (3.60%) Bloomberg
5 4 (3.60%) HP
5 4 (3.60%) Huawei
5 4 (3.60%) Veritas
6 2 (1.80%) Apple
6 2 (1.80%) Calypso
6 2 (1.80%) GL TRADE
6 2 (1.80%) Murex
6 2 (1.80%) Reuters
6 2 (1.80%) RightFax
6 2 (1.80%) Symantec
7 1 (0.90%) Cisco
7 1 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.90%) SAP