Period
to 3 March 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Hedge funds over the 6 months to 3 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
UK > England
6 months to
3 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 256 276 335
Rank change year-on-year +20 +59 +59
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 839 1,330 1,353
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.24% 1.18% 0.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.14% 3.04% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 815 1,311 1,293
Median annual salary £95,000 £105,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +44.83% +3.57%
10th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £44,000
90th Percentile £156,250 £161,250 £120,000
UK median annual salary £95,000 £102,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year -7.32% +41.38% +3.57%

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 26,756 43,769 55,175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.41% 38.81% 39.79%
Number of salaries quoted 20,007 34,278 42,893
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,500 £29,775
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Hedge funds
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Hedge funds as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Hedge funds in England

Hedge funds
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Hedge funds in England.

Salary trend for Hedge funds in England

Hedge funds
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Hedge funds in England over the 6 months to 3 March 2021.

Salary histogram for Hedge funds in England

Hedge funds
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hedge funds within the England region over the 6 months to 3 March 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +18 829 £100,000 -4.76% 100
South East +134 6 £45,000 +60.71% 2
East Midlands - 1 £52,500 -
Midlands - 1 £52,500 -
Hedge funds
UK

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 England region with a requirement for Hedge funds.

1 669 (79.74%) Finance
2 485 (57.81%) Python
3 417 (49.70%) Asset Management
4 398 (47.44%) AWS
5 383 (45.65%) SQL
6 372 (44.34%) Front Office
7 371 (44.22%) Software Engineering
8 323 (38.50%) Agile Software Development
9 313 (37.31%) Equities
10 307 (36.59%) Derivative
11 293 (34.92%) Fixed Income
12 292 (34.80%) Java
13 283 (33.73%) Investment Management
14 282 (33.61%) Web Services
15 262 (31.23%) JavaScript
16 253 (30.15%) C#
16 253 (30.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 235 (28.01%) React
18 208 (24.79%) AngularJS
19 183 (21.81%) Banking
20 173 (20.62%) Vue.js
21 172 (20.50%) Fintech
22 165 (19.67%) Microservices
23 164 (19.55%) .NET
24 154 (18.36%) Analytics
24 154 (18.36%) Serverless
25 152 (18.12%) AWS Lambda
26 150 (17.88%) Kubernetes
27 146 (17.40%) Greenfield Project
27 146 (17.40%) C++

Hedge funds
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 75 (8.94%) Apache
2 30 (3.58%) Apache Airflow
3 28 (3.34%) Apache Spark
4 14 (1.67%) SharePoint
5 12 (1.43%) MS Exchange
6 10 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.48%) Luigi
9 2 (0.24%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.12%) Confluence
10 1 (0.12%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 16 (1.91%) Eagle PACE
1 16 (1.91%) Markit EDM
2 6 (0.72%) PolarLake
3 2 (0.24%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.12%) Bloomberg AIM
4 1 (0.12%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
Cloud Services
1 398 (47.44%) AWS
2 154 (18.36%) Serverless
3 152 (18.12%) AWS Lambda
4 123 (14.66%) Azure
5 116 (13.83%) GCP
6 113 (13.47%) Amazon EC2
7 104 (12.40%) Amazon S3
8 67 (7.99%) Amazon ECS
9 39 (4.65%) Apigee
10 27 (3.22%) AWS CloudFormation
11 12 (1.43%) Microsoft 365
12 8 (0.95%) Amazon Kinesis
12 8 (0.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 8 (0.95%) Power Platform
12 8 (0.95%) SaaS
13 7 (0.83%) OpenShift
14 5 (0.60%) Amazon EMR
15 3 (0.36%) Amazon EKS
16 2 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
16 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.74%) DNS
2 21 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 13 (1.55%) Firewall
4 10 (1.19%) DHCP
5 5 (0.60%) BGP
5 5 (0.60%) OSPF
6 4 (0.48%) EIGRP
6 4 (0.48%) LAN
6 4 (0.48%) Network Security
6 4 (0.48%) VPN
6 4 (0.48%) WAN
6 4 (0.48%) Wireless
7 3 (0.36%) HTTP
7 3 (0.36%) Internet
7 3 (0.36%) SSL
8 2 (0.24%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.24%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.24%) MPLS
8 2 (0.24%) VRRP
8 2 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 83 (9.89%) PostgreSQL
3 81 (9.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 73 (8.70%) MySQL
5 57 (6.79%) Relational Database
6 44 (5.24%) Amazon Redshift
7 36 (4.29%) Big Data
8 35 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
9 34 (4.05%) Redis
10 33 (3.93%) Apache Ignite
11 28 (3.34%) Amazon Aurora
11 28 (3.34%) RDBMS
12 21 (2.50%) NoSQL
13 16 (1.91%) Flink
14 13 (1.55%) Hadoop
14 13 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 13 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 12 (1.43%) MongoDB
16 9 (1.07%) Data Lake
17 8 (0.95%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 50 (5.96%) Jenkins
2 47 (5.60%) GitLab
3 39 (4.65%) Artifactory
4 13 (1.55%) Git (software)
5 10 (1.19%) JIRA
5 10 (1.19%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.60%) ReSharper
7 4 (0.48%) Cypress.io
7 4 (0.48%) MSI
8 3 (0.36%) Selenium
8 3 (0.36%) Storybook
8 3 (0.36%) webpack
9 2 (0.24%) gulp
9 2 (0.24%) JUnit
9 2 (0.24%) Maven
10 1 (0.12%) Mocha
10 1 (0.12%) Mockito
10 1 (0.12%) Protractor
10 1 (0.12%) REST Assured
10 1 (0.12%) WebDriver
General
1 669 (79.74%) Finance
2 372 (44.34%) Front Office
3 183 (21.81%) Banking
4 78 (9.30%) Investment Banking
5 45 (5.36%) Back Office
6 28 (3.34%) Financial Institution
7 13 (1.55%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.07%) Legal
9 6 (0.72%) Billing
10 5 (0.60%) Games
10 5 (0.60%) Marketing
11 4 (0.48%) Advertising
12 3 (0.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 529 (63.05%) Developer
2 239 (28.49%) Software Engineer
3 223 (26.58%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 174 (20.74%) Python Developer
5 127 (15.14%) AWS Engineer
6 125 (14.90%) AWS Developer
7 122 (14.54%) AWS Software Engineer
8 118 (14.06%) Python Engineer
9 105 (12.51%) Python Software Engineer
10 84 (10.01%) .NET Developer
10 84 (10.01%) C# Developer
11 80 (9.54%) Analyst
12 73 (8.70%) Java Developer
13 68 (8.10%) JavaScript Developer
14 58 (6.91%) Java Engineer
15 55 (6.56%) React Developer
16 53 (6.32%) .NET Software Engineer
16 53 (6.32%) Business Analyst
16 53 (6.32%) Java Software Engineer
17 52 (6.20%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 282 (33.61%) Web Services
2 235 (28.01%) React
3 208 (24.79%) AngularJS
4 173 (20.62%) Vue.js
5 164 (19.55%) .NET
6 134 (15.97%) .NET Core
7 72 (8.58%) ASP.NET
8 71 (8.46%) gRPC
9 61 (7.27%) ASP.NET Core
9 61 (7.27%) ASP.NET Web API
10 58 (6.91%) Node.js
11 55 (6.56%) NumPy
12 39 (4.65%) OAuth
12 39 (4.65%) Swagger
13 37 (4.41%) Pandas
14 35 (4.17%) CSS
15 29 (3.46%) HTML
16 28 (3.34%) GraphQL
16 28 (3.34%) Kafka
17 27 (3.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 313 (37.31%) Equities
2 307 (36.59%) Derivative
3 293 (34.92%) Fixed Income
4 253 (30.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 146 (17.40%) Greenfield Project
6 66 (7.87%) Algorithms
7 52 (6.20%) Data Structures
8 45 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
9 36 (4.29%) Pricing Data
10 32 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
11 27 (3.22%) Reference Data
12 24 (2.86%) Credit Derivative
13 22 (2.62%) User Experience
14 18 (2.15%) Credit Risk
14 18 (2.15%) Equity Derivative
15 14 (1.67%) Blog
16 11 (1.31%) Public Cloud
17 8 (0.95%) Private Cloud
18 6 (0.72%) Analytical Mindset
18 6 (0.72%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 111 (13.23%) Linux
2 40 (4.77%) Windows
3 29 (3.46%) Unix
4 16 (1.91%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.19%) Windows Server 2016
6 9 (1.07%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.60%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.24%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.12%) Android
9 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.12%) Solaris
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 417 (49.70%) Asset Management
2 371 (44.22%) Software Engineering
3 323 (38.50%) Agile Software Development
4 283 (33.73%) Investment Management
5 172 (20.50%) Fintech
6 165 (19.67%) Microservices
7 154 (18.36%) Analytics
8 107 (12.75%) Portfolio Management
9 106 (12.63%) DevOps
10 98 (11.68%) Computer Science
11 91 (10.85%) Machine Learning
12 66 (7.87%) Artificial Intelligence
13 64 (7.63%) Migration
14 52 (6.20%) Mathematics
15 51 (6.08%) Problem-Solving
16 50 (5.96%) Project Delivery
17 48 (5.72%) Data Management
18 38 (4.53%) Business Analysis
19 34 (4.05%) Enterprise Data Management
19 34 (4.05%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 485 (57.81%) Python
2 383 (45.65%) SQL
3 292 (34.80%) Java
4 262 (31.23%) JavaScript
5 253 (30.15%) C#
6 146 (17.40%) C++
7 127 (15.14%) TypeScript
8 101 (12.04%) Kotlin
9 61 (7.27%) Scala
10 33 (3.93%) Clojure
11 31 (3.69%) PowerShell
11 31 (3.69%) R
12 20 (2.38%) Bash Shell
12 20 (2.38%) T-SQL
13 17 (2.03%) C
14 14 (1.67%) Go
15 12 (1.43%) PHP
16 11 (1.31%) VBA
17 10 (1.19%) Cython
18 6 (0.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 72 (8.58%) Degree
2 36 (4.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (1.91%) PhD
4 12 (1.43%) Sun Certification
5 6 (0.72%) CCNP
5 6 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (0.72%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.12%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.12%) CCIE
6 1 (0.12%) CFA
6 1 (0.12%) CISM
6 1 (0.12%) CISSP
6 1 (0.12%) CRISC
6 1 (0.12%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.07%) GDPR
2 5 (0.60%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.48%) QA
4 3 (0.36%) SLA
5 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.12%) EMIR
System Software
1 115 (13.71%) Docker
2 32 (3.81%) Active Directory
3 22 (2.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.19%) VMware NSX
5 9 (1.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 9 (1.07%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (0.72%) vSphere
7 4 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.24%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.12%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 150 (17.88%) Kubernetes
2 37 (4.41%) Terraform
3 25 (2.98%) Ansible
4 17 (2.03%) SCCM
5 15 (1.79%) SCOM
6 5 (0.60%) PowerCLI
7 3 (0.36%) vCenter Server
8 2 (0.24%) Packer
8 2 (0.24%) Puppet
8 2 (0.24%) WSUS
9 1 (0.12%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.12%) OpenView
Vendors
1 57 (6.79%) Oracle
2 53 (6.32%) Microsoft
3 46 (5.48%) Google
4 44 (5.24%) Bloomberg
5 28 (3.34%) Sybase
6 26 (3.10%) VMware
7 17 (2.03%) Palo Alto
8 11 (1.31%) Yahoo!
9 10 (1.19%) Arista
9 10 (1.19%) Cisco
10 8 (0.95%) SAP
10 8 (0.95%) Twitter
11 5 (0.60%) Juniper
12 4 (0.48%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.48%) F5
12 4 (0.48%) Fidessa
13 3 (0.36%) Apple
13 3 (0.36%) Cadence
13 3 (0.36%) Portware
13 3 (0.36%) Veeam