Period
to 22 July 2017

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 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
London > City of London
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 146 160
Rank change year-on-year -27 +14 +7
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 160 284 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.54% 2.11% 1.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.20% 4.50% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 136 239 328
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £72,500 £61,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.24% +17.41% -1.20%
10th Percentile £34,125 £42,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £112,500 £93,250
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -3.70%

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 5000 6314 9324
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 48.07% 46.92% 44.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4471 5612 7671
City of London median annual salary £61,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.09% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £32,750 £34,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £86,250
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

Hedge funds
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Hedge funds as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Hedge funds in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 119 (74.38%) Finance
2 58 (36.25%) Degree
3 49 (30.63%) Java
4 45 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (27.50%) Low Latency
6 37 (23.13%) Multithreading
7 35 (21.88%) Fintech
8 34 (21.25%) SQL
8 34 (21.25%) Python
9 32 (20.00%) Windows
9 32 (20.00%) Banking
10 31 (19.38%) C#
11 30 (18.75%) Linux
12 27 (16.88%) Computer Science
13 26 (16.25%) JIRA
13 26 (16.25%) JavaScript
14 25 (15.63%) C++
15 24 (15.00%) Equities
16 23 (14.38%) Microsoft
16 23 (14.38%) Mathematics
17 22 (13.75%) Concurrent Programming
18 21 (13.13%) J2SE
19 20 (12.50%) HTML
19 20 (12.50%) Front Office
19 20 (12.50%) Proprietary Trading
20 18 (11.25%) Data Centre
20 18 (11.25%) FIX Protocol
21 17 (10.63%) Java SE
21 17 (10.63%) Financial Institution
21 17 (10.63%) Algorithms

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 (5.63%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.13%) Apache
3 4 (2.50%) Foswiki
3 4 (2.50%) WordPress
4 2 (1.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.63%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.63%) Confluence
5 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.63%) IIS
5 1 (0.63%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.88%) thinkFolio
3 2 (1.25%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.63%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.13%) VPN
2 9 (5.63%) Firewall
3 5 (3.13%) LAN
3 5 (3.13%) WAN
4 4 (2.50%) Internet
4 4 (2.50%) Network Security
4 4 (2.50%) SAN
4 4 (2.50%) VLAN
4 4 (2.50%) WebEx
4 4 (2.50%) Wireless
5 3 (1.88%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (1.88%) HTTP
5 3 (1.88%) LDAP
5 3 (1.88%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (1.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (1.25%) VoIP
7 1 (0.63%) MPLS
7 1 (0.63%) Multicast
7 1 (0.63%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.38%) MongoDB
2 7 (4.38%) MySQL
3 6 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.75%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.50%) Big Data
5 4 (2.50%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (2.50%) PowerCenter
6 3 (1.88%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.25%) Power BI
7 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.63%) KDB
8 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (16.25%) JIRA
2 8 (5.00%) JUnit
3 5 (3.13%) Maven
3 5 (3.13%) Mockito
4 4 (2.50%) Ant
4 4 (2.50%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.50%) Phabricator
4 4 (2.50%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.63%) Grunt
6 1 (0.63%) Mocha
6 1 (0.63%) NUnit
6 1 (0.63%) Selenium
6 1 (0.63%) WebDriver
General
1 119 (74.38%) Finance
2 32 (20.00%) Banking
3 20 (12.50%) Front Office
4 17 (10.63%) Financial Institution
5 10 (6.25%) Investment Banking
6 9 (5.63%) German Language
7 8 (5.00%) Arabic Language
7 8 (5.00%) Hebrew Language
7 8 (5.00%) Mandarin Language
8 4 (2.50%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.88%) Back Office
9 3 (1.88%) Marketing
10 1 (0.63%) French Language
10 1 (0.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 78 (48.75%) Developer
2 36 (22.50%) Analyst
3 35 (21.88%) Java Developer
4 17 (10.63%) Support Analyst
5 15 (9.38%) C++ Developer
6 14 (8.75%) Core Java Developer
7 13 (8.13%) C# Developer
8 11 (6.88%) Low Latency C++ Developer
9 9 (5.63%) Quantitative Developer
10 7 (4.38%) Graduate
10 7 (4.38%) Graduate Developer
10 7 (4.38%) QA Analyst
10 7 (4.38%) QA Test Analyst
10 7 (4.38%) Test Analyst
11 6 (3.75%) Graduate Java Developer
11 6 (3.75%) IT Support
11 6 (3.75%) IT Support Analyst
11 6 (3.75%) JavaScript Developer
11 6 (3.75%) Operations Engineer
11 6 (3.75%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.13%) J2SE
2 20 (12.50%) HTML
3 18 (11.25%) FIX Protocol
4 17 (10.63%) Java SE
5 15 (9.38%) .NET
6 14 (8.75%) CSS
7 7 (4.38%) .NET Framework
7 7 (4.38%) Ajax
7 7 (4.38%) AngularJS
8 6 (3.75%) jQuery
9 5 (3.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 5 (3.13%) J2EE
9 5 (3.13%) Spring
9 5 (3.13%) STL
9 5 (3.13%) WPF
10 4 (2.50%) Ext JS
10 4 (2.50%) LAMP
10 4 (2.50%) Laravel
11 3 (1.88%) D3.js
11 3 (1.88%) Highcharts JS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (21.88%) Fintech
2 27 (16.88%) Computer Science
3 24 (15.00%) Equities
4 18 (11.25%) Data Centre
5 17 (10.63%) Algorithms
6 15 (9.38%) Derivative
7 14 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (6.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (5.63%) Fixed Income
10 8 (5.00%) Grid Computing
11 6 (3.75%) Data Structures
12 4 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (2.50%) Replication
13 3 (1.88%) Equity Derivative
13 3 (1.88%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (1.88%) User Experience
14 2 (1.25%) Contract for Difference
14 2 (1.25%) Credit Derivative
14 2 (1.25%) OTC Derivatives
14 2 (1.25%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (20.00%) Windows
2 30 (18.75%) Linux
3 8 (5.00%) Unix
4 7 (4.38%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.13%) Debian
5 5 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.50%) Windows 10
6 4 (2.50%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (27.50%) Low Latency
3 37 (23.13%) Multithreading
4 23 (14.38%) Mathematics
5 22 (13.75%) Concurrent Programming
6 20 (12.50%) Proprietary Trading
7 16 (10.00%) Asset Management
8 14 (8.75%) ITIL
8 14 (8.75%) Software Engineering
9 10 (6.25%) Algorithmic Trading
10 9 (5.63%) High-Frequency Trading
10 9 (5.63%) Incident Management
10 9 (5.63%) Multithreaded Programming
10 9 (5.63%) Physics
10 9 (5.63%) Project Management
10 9 (5.63%) Test Automation
10 9 (5.63%) Ultra-Low Latency
11 8 (5.00%) Data Modelling
11 8 (5.00%) MVC
11 8 (5.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (30.63%) Java
2 34 (21.25%) Python
2 34 (21.25%) SQL
3 31 (19.38%) C#
4 26 (16.25%) JavaScript
5 25 (15.63%) C++
6 11 (6.88%) Shell Script
7 9 (5.63%) Perl
8 6 (3.75%) Ruby
9 5 (3.13%) F#
9 5 (3.13%) Scala
10 4 (2.50%) PHP
10 4 (2.50%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.25%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.63%) C
12 1 (0.63%) Go
12 1 (0.63%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.63%) R
Qualifications
1 58 (36.25%) Degree
2 13 (8.13%) PhD
3 7 (4.38%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.50%) CCNA
4 4 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (2.50%) MCSA
4 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.88%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.88%) PMP
6 2 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.88%) QA
2 4 (2.50%) SLA
3 3 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (1.88%) MiFID
4 2 (1.25%) AIFMD
4 2 (1.25%) PMO
4 2 (1.25%) UCITS
5 1 (0.63%) Basel III
5 1 (0.63%) EMIR
System Software
1 12 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.25%) VMware Server
4 2 (1.25%) vSphere
5 1 (0.63%) XenApp
5 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (2.50%) FortiGate
1 4 (2.50%) SCCM
2 2 (1.25%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (14.38%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.88%) Cisco
3 9 (5.63%) VMware
4 8 (5.00%) Oracle
5 4 (2.50%) Citrix
5 4 (2.50%) Informatica
5 4 (2.50%) Sencha
6 2 (1.25%) BT
6 2 (1.25%) Charles River
6 2 (1.25%) F5
6 2 (1.25%) HP
6 2 (1.25%) NetApp
7 1 (0.63%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.63%) Infoblox
7 1 (0.63%) Juniper
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