Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 172 172 202
Rank change year-on-year 0 +30 -58
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 81 29 142
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.38% 0.73% 1.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.65% 1.86% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 68 28 128
10th Percentile £51,250 £67,125 £43,375
25th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £90,000 £100,000 £90,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +38.46%
75th Percentile £101,250 £120,000 £120,000
90th Percentile £134,500 £127,000 £141,250
Central London median annual salary £86,250 £100,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -13.75% +33.33% +15.38%

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 2,217 1,556 3,710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.65% 39.09% 36.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,964 1,340 3,223
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £56,250 £53,500 £51,250
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 £110,000 £110,000 £102,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%

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 17 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Hedge funds in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 46 (56.79%) Finance
2 27 (33.33%) Java
3 25 (30.86%) Fintech
4 23 (28.40%) Analytics
5 21 (25.93%) .NET
6 20 (24.69%) Financial Institution
7 17 (20.99%) FIX Protocol
7 17 (20.99%) C#
7 17 (20.99%) SQL
7 17 (20.99%) Python
7 17 (20.99%) React
8 16 (19.75%) GDPR
8 16 (19.75%) Data Protection
8 16 (19.75%) Windows
8 16 (19.75%) Legal
9 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
9 14 (17.28%) Active Directory
9 14 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (17.28%) Algorithms
10 13 (16.05%) Banking
10 13 (16.05%) VMware
10 13 (16.05%) Full Stack Development
11 12 (14.81%) Front Office
11 12 (14.81%) .NET Core
11 12 (14.81%) Multithreading
12 11 (13.58%) vSphere
12 11 (13.58%) Windows Server
12 11 (13.58%) DHCP
12 11 (13.58%) DNS
12 11 (13.58%) 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 9 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 9 (11.11%) Skype for Business
2 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.11%) AWS
2 6 (7.41%) Azure
3 5 (6.17%) GCP
4 4 (4.94%) SaaS
5 3 (3.70%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (1.23%) Force.com
6 1 (1.23%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (1.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.58%) DHCP
1 11 (13.58%) DNS
2 5 (6.17%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (4.94%) Skype
4 3 (3.70%) AMQP
5 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.47%) Wireless
6 1 (1.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) Blockchain
2 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (8.64%) TeamCity
2 4 (4.94%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.94%) NUnit
2 4 (4.94%) Subversion
3 3 (3.70%) Bitbucket
3 3 (3.70%) JIRA
3 3 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (3.70%) ReSharper
3 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.23%) Ant
4 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.23%) JUnit
4 1 (1.23%) Mockito
4 1 (1.23%) Selenium
4 1 (1.23%) WebDriver
General
1 46 (56.79%) Finance
2 20 (24.69%) Financial Institution
3 16 (19.75%) Legal
4 14 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (16.05%) Banking
6 12 (14.81%) Front Office
7 11 (13.58%) Social Skills
8 3 (3.70%) Billing
9 2 (2.47%) Back Office
10 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (45.68%) Developer
2 16 (19.75%) Java Developer
3 14 (17.28%) Real Time Developer
4 10 (12.35%) C# Developer
5 7 (8.64%) Analyst
6 6 (7.41%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Desktop Support
8 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Wintel Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) SQL Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Wintel Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (3.70%) React Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.47%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.93%) .NET
2 17 (20.99%) FIX Protocol
2 17 (20.99%) React
3 12 (14.81%) .NET Core
4 7 (8.64%) REST
5 6 (7.41%) AngularJS
6 4 (4.94%) Angular 2
7 3 (3.70%) Backbone.js
7 3 (3.70%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (3.70%) HTML
7 3 (3.70%) HTML5
7 3 (3.70%) RESTful
8 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET Core
8 2 (2.47%) XML
9 1 (1.23%) FpML
9 1 (1.23%) Middleware
9 1 (1.23%) Scalaz
9 1 (1.23%) Web Services
9 1 (1.23%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Algorithms
2 6 (7.41%) Blackberry
3 5 (6.17%) EMC VNX
3 5 (6.17%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (6.17%) Symmetrix
4 4 (4.94%) Fixed Income
4 4 (4.94%) PKI
4 4 (4.94%) Replication
5 2 (2.47%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (2.47%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.47%) Derivative
5 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.47%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.23%) Digital Currency
6 1 (1.23%) Equities
6 1 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.23%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (1.23%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.75%) Windows
2 11 (13.58%) Windows Server
3 9 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (7.41%) Linux
6 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (3.70%) Unix
8 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.86%) Fintech
2 23 (28.40%) Analytics
3 16 (19.75%) Data Protection
4 13 (16.05%) Full Stack Development
5 12 (14.81%) Multithreading
6 11 (13.58%) Service Delivery
7 9 (11.11%) Asset Management
8 8 (9.88%) Fund Accounting
8 8 (9.88%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (8.64%) Risk Management
9 7 (8.64%) TDD
10 6 (7.41%) Computer Science
10 6 (7.41%) DevOps
10 6 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 6 (7.41%) Service Management
11 5 (6.17%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure as Code
11 5 (6.17%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 4 (4.94%) Greeks
12 4 (4.94%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 27 (33.33%) Java
2 17 (20.99%) C#
2 17 (20.99%) Python
2 17 (20.99%) SQL
3 11 (13.58%) JavaScript
4 9 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.47%) C++
6 1 (1.23%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.23%) C
6 1 (1.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) Degree
2 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.47%) AWS Certification
3 2 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.47%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.75%) GDPR
2 4 (4.94%) SLA
3 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 14 (17.28%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.58%) vSphere
3 8 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (6.17%) XenApp
4 5 (6.17%) XenDesktop
5 4 (4.94%) Docker
5 4 (4.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (12.35%) Kubernetes
2 7 (8.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 6 (7.41%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (7.41%) NetBackup
3 6 (7.41%) SCCM
4 4 (4.94%) OfficeScan
4 4 (4.94%) SCOM
4 4 (4.94%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 3 (3.70%) Ansible
5 3 (3.70%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (3.70%) Grafana
5 3 (3.70%) Terraform
6 2 (2.47%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.47%) Puppet
6 2 (2.47%) vCenter Server
6 2 (2.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.05%) VMware
3 7 (8.64%) Symantec
4 6 (7.41%) Altiris
4 6 (7.41%) McAfee
5 5 (6.17%) Citrix
5 5 (6.17%) EMC
5 5 (6.17%) Infoblox
6 4 (4.94%) Bloomberg
6 4 (4.94%) HP
6 4 (4.94%) Huawei
6 4 (4.94%) Veritas
7 3 (3.70%) Atlassian
7 3 (3.70%) Charles River
8 2 (2.47%) Apple
8 2 (2.47%) Calypso
8 2 (2.47%) GL TRADE
8 2 (2.47%) Murex
8 2 (2.47%) Reuters
8 2 (2.47%) RightFax