Period
to 15 June 2021

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 15 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 171 185 195
Rank change year-on-year +14 +10 -48
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 63 69 148
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.22% 1.09% 1.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.37% 2.88% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 53 63 130
10th Percentile £48,000 £38,500 £43,750
25th Percentile £70,000 £57,500 £65,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £100,000 £77,500 £95,000
Median % change year-on-year +29.03% -18.42% +52.00%
75th Percentile £127,500 £115,000 £117,500
90th Percentile £168,500 £125,000 £140,000
Central London median annual salary £88,750 £77,500 £81,250
% change year-on-year +14.52% -4.62% +25.00%

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 1,872 2,395 3,688
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 36.19% 37.78% 36.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,630 2,113 3,259
10th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £85,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £108,500 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%

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 15 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Hedge funds in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for Hedge funds.

1 37 (58.73%) Finance
2 29 (46.03%) C#
3 24 (38.10%) SQL
3 24 (38.10%) Python
4 18 (28.57%) .NET
4 18 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 16 (25.40%) Java
6 15 (23.81%) Kubernetes
7 14 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 13 (20.63%) Degree
8 13 (20.63%) JavaScript
9 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
9 12 (19.05%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (17.46%) AngularJS
10 11 (17.46%) REST
10 11 (17.46%) Linux
10 11 (17.46%) Financial Institution
10 11 (17.46%) Front Office
11 10 (15.87%) Azure
11 10 (15.87%) Analytics
11 10 (15.87%) Docker
12 9 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
12 9 (14.29%) Windows
12 9 (14.29%) Banking
12 9 (14.29%) Asset Management
13 8 (12.70%) TDD
13 8 (12.70%) C++
13 8 (12.70%) Fintech
13 8 (12.70%) Master's Degree
13 8 (12.70%) 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 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (7.94%) MS Exchange
1 5 (7.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.87%) Azure
2 5 (7.94%) AWS
2 5 (7.94%) GCP
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (1.59%) SaaS
3 1 (1.59%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) DHCP
1 5 (7.94%) DNS
1 5 (7.94%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (6.35%) AMQP
3 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.59%) BGP
4 1 (1.59%) Firewall
4 1 (1.59%) FTP
4 1 (1.59%) Multicast
4 1 (1.59%) OSPF
4 1 (1.59%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (1.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.59%) Big Data
3 1 (1.59%) Blockchain
3 1 (1.59%) KDB
3 1 (1.59%) Kdb+
3 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) TeamCity
2 4 (6.35%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.35%) NUnit
2 4 (6.35%) ReSharper
2 4 (6.35%) Subversion
2 4 (6.35%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.76%) Bitbucket
3 3 (4.76%) JIRA
3 3 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.59%) Selenium
4 1 (1.59%) WebDriver
General
1 37 (58.73%) Finance
2 11 (17.46%) Financial Institution
2 11 (17.46%) Front Office
3 9 (14.29%) Banking
4 8 (12.70%) Social Skills
5 7 (11.11%) Investment Banking
5 7 (11.11%) Legal
6 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.17%) Advertising
7 2 (3.17%) Billing
8 1 (1.59%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (58.73%) Developer
2 14 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 13 (20.63%) C# Developer
4 8 (12.70%) Quantitative Developer
5 7 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.94%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Python Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Python Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (6.35%) SQL Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) C# Quant Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Cloud Consultant
9 2 (3.17%) Finance Business Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.57%) .NET
2 11 (17.46%) AngularJS
2 11 (17.46%) REST
3 8 (12.70%) React
4 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET Core
5 4 (6.35%) Angular 2
5 4 (6.35%) RESTful
6 3 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (4.76%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (3.17%) gRPC
8 1 (1.59%) Node.js
8 1 (1.59%) NumPy
8 1 (1.59%) Pandas
8 1 (1.59%) SciPy
8 1 (1.59%) Vue.js
8 1 (1.59%) Web Services
8 1 (1.59%) WebdriverIO
8 1 (1.59%) WinForms
8 1 (1.59%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (9.52%) Equities
3 6 (9.52%) Fixed Income
4 5 (7.94%) EMC VNX
4 5 (7.94%) Symmetrix
5 2 (3.17%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.17%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (3.17%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.17%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.17%) Derivative
5 2 (3.17%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.59%) Digital Currency
6 1 (1.59%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.59%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.46%) Linux
2 9 (14.29%) Windows
3 5 (7.94%) Windows 10
3 5 (7.94%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 10 (15.87%) Analytics
3 9 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 8 (12.70%) DevOps
4 8 (12.70%) Fintech
4 8 (12.70%) Fund Accounting
4 8 (12.70%) TDD
5 7 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 7 (11.11%) Low Latency
5 7 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (11.11%) SDLC
6 6 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (9.52%) Microservices
6 6 (9.52%) Risk Management
6 6 (9.52%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure as Code
7 5 (7.94%) Mathematics
7 5 (7.94%) Service Delivery
7 5 (7.94%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.03%) C#
2 24 (38.10%) Python
2 24 (38.10%) SQL
3 16 (25.40%) Java
4 13 (20.63%) JavaScript
5 8 (12.70%) C++
6 5 (7.94%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.59%) C
7 1 (1.59%) Go
7 1 (1.59%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (20.63%) Degree
2 9 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (12.70%) Master's Degree
4 2 (3.17%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.59%) CCIE
5 1 (1.59%) CCNP
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) GDPR
2 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 10 (15.87%) Docker
2 6 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 5 (7.94%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (7.94%) vSphere
3 5 (7.94%) XenApp
3 5 (7.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (23.81%) Kubernetes
2 5 (7.94%) Ansible
2 5 (7.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (6.35%) Terraform
4 3 (4.76%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (4.76%) Grafana
4 3 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.94%) Citrix
2 5 (7.94%) EMC
2 5 (7.94%) Infoblox
2 5 (7.94%) Symantec
2 5 (7.94%) VMware
3 3 (4.76%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.17%) Cadence
5 1 (1.59%) Arista
5 1 (1.59%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.59%) Charles River
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco
5 1 (1.59%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.59%) Google
5 1 (1.59%) Palo Alto