Period
to 22 November 2017

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

Hedge fund
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 385 410 331
Rank change year-on-year +25 -79 +53
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 1362 1314 2009
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.80% 0.73% 0.99%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.86% 1.78% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1016 1160 1717
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.70% +12.50%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £112,500 £96,250
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +3.70% +12.50%

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 73181 73890 85614
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.25% 41.16% 42.18%
Number of salaries quoted 55527 61296 69308
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Hedge funds
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Hedge funds in England

Hedge funds
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Hedge funds in England.

Salary trend for Hedge funds in England

Hedge funds
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Hedge funds in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -14 1266 £70,000 - 116
South East +93 80 £20,000 -65.22% 4
North of England - 7 £37,500 -
South West +14 6 £50,000 -13.04%
Yorkshire - 6 £37,500 -
East of England +15 2 £36,250 -34.09%
North East - 1 £72,500 -
Hedge funds
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 England region with a requirement for Hedge funds.

1 838 (61.53%) Finance
2 423 (31.06%) SQL
3 408 (29.96%) C#
4 351 (25.77%) Computer Science
5 347 (25.48%) Agile Software Development
6 328 (24.08%) Degree
7 315 (23.13%) Windows
8 268 (19.68%) .NET
9 258 (18.94%) SQL Server
10 251 (18.43%) Python
11 231 (16.96%) Microsoft
12 229 (16.81%) Java
13 222 (16.30%) Financial Institution
14 199 (14.61%) Banking
15 188 (13.80%) Linux
16 171 (12.56%) Active Directory
17 166 (12.19%) PowerShell
18 163 (11.97%) JavaScript
19 159 (11.67%) Asset Management
20 158 (11.60%) VMware
21 156 (11.45%) Mathematics
22 145 (10.65%) Equities
23 143 (10.50%) Fintech
24 139 (10.21%) Unix
25 135 (9.91%) C++
26 134 (9.84%) OO
27 133 (9.77%) WPF
28 129 (9.47%) TDD
29 125 (9.18%) HTML
30 124 (9.10%) Investment Management

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
1 107 (7.86%) MS Exchange
2 56 (4.11%) SharePoint
3 34 (2.50%) Apache Spark
4 33 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 29 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 12 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (0.88%) IIS
7 9 (0.66%) Tomcat
8 8 (0.59%) Ethereum
9 7 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (0.51%) Skype for Business
10 5 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.29%) Confluence
12 3 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.15%) Apache
14 1 (0.073%) JBoss
14 1 (0.073%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.073%) SAS
14 1 (0.073%) WordPress
Applications
1 79 (5.80%) Microsoft Office
2 63 (4.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 39 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
4 37 (2.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.29%) Maple
5 4 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.29%) Stata
6 1 (0.073%) HipChat
6 1 (0.073%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 29 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 25 (1.84%) Markit EDM
3 20 (1.47%) thinkFolio
4 11 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.51%) Bloomberg AIM
6 4 (0.29%) Front Arena
7 3 (0.22%) Summit
8 2 (0.15%) Advent Geneva
8 2 (0.15%) Eagle PACE
8 2 (0.15%) Tradar
9 1 (0.073%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 1 (0.073%) Eikon
9 1 (0.073%) Eze OMS
9 1 (0.073%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 62 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (2.94%) GitHub
3 39 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (1.84%) Office 365
5 11 (0.81%) SaaS
6 10 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.51%) Google App Engine
8 5 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.37%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (0.37%) IaaS
8 5 (0.37%) Mimecast
8 5 (0.37%) Serverless
9 4 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (0.29%) PaaS
10 3 (0.22%) npm
11 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.073%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.073%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 64 (4.70%) WAN
2 61 (4.48%) SAN
3 56 (4.11%) TCP/IP
4 55 (4.04%) Firewall
5 50 (3.67%) VPN
6 49 (3.60%) LAN
7 37 (2.72%) DNS
8 30 (2.20%) DHCP
9 20 (1.47%) Wireless
10 18 (1.32%) Cisco IOS
10 18 (1.32%) HTTP
11 15 (1.10%) NetScaler
11 15 (1.10%) SNMP
12 13 (0.95%) BGP
13 11 (0.81%) Multicast
14 10 (0.73%) IPsec
14 10 (0.73%) Network Security
15 8 (0.59%) NAS
15 8 (0.59%) OSPF
16 7 (0.51%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (18.94%) SQL Server
2 73 (5.36%) NoSQL
3 52 (3.82%) MongoDB
4 42 (3.08%) Big Data
5 41 (3.01%) Relational Database
6 30 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
8 20 (1.47%) MySQL
9 15 (1.10%) RDBMS
10 14 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (0.73%) Blockchain
12 10 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (0.51%) Data Mining
13 7 (0.51%) KDB
13 7 (0.51%) MS Access
14 6 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
14 6 (0.44%) Hadoop
14 6 (0.44%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 58 (4.26%) JIRA
2 48 (3.52%) Git (software)
3 33 (2.42%) TeamCity
4 19 (1.40%) Jenkins
5 16 (1.17%) Mercurial
6 14 (1.03%) JUnit
7 9 (0.66%) Maven
8 8 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (0.51%) NUnit
10 6 (0.44%) Eclipse
10 6 (0.44%) Gerrit
10 6 (0.44%) Mockito
10 6 (0.44%) MSBuild
11 5 (0.37%) Moq
11 5 (0.37%) MSTest
12 4 (0.29%) Grunt
12 4 (0.29%) Mocha
12 4 (0.29%) Subversion
13 3 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (0.22%) webpack
General
1 838 (61.53%) Finance
2 222 (16.30%) Financial Institution
3 199 (14.61%) Banking
4 123 (9.03%) Front Office
5 110 (8.08%) Investment Banking
6 52 (3.82%) Back Office
7 46 (3.38%) Marketing
8 41 (3.01%) Telecoms
9 33 (2.42%) Games
10 13 (0.95%) German Language
11 8 (0.59%) Arabic Language
11 8 (0.59%) Hebrew Language
11 8 (0.59%) Mandarin Language
12 7 (0.51%) Retail
13 5 (0.37%) French Language
14 4 (0.29%) Law
14 4 (0.29%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.22%) Prime Brokerage
16 2 (0.15%) Advertising
17 1 (0.073%) Legal
Job Titles
1 540 (39.65%) Developer
2 239 (17.55%) C# Developer
3 176 (12.92%) Analyst
4 100 (7.34%) Senior Developer
5 90 (6.61%) Java Developer
6 77 (5.65%) Junior
7 75 (5.51%) .NET Developer
7 75 (5.51%) Consultant
7 75 (5.51%) Python Developer
8 70 (5.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 68 (4.99%) C# .NET Developer
10 67 (4.92%) Business Analyst
11 64 (4.70%) Senior C# Developer
12 54 (3.96%) Windows Engineer
13 51 (3.74%) Software Developer
13 51 (3.74%) Support Engineer
14 50 (3.67%) Full Stack Developer
15 46 (3.38%) Systems Engineer
16 42 (3.08%) Graduate
16 42 (3.08%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (19.68%) .NET
2 133 (9.77%) WPF
3 125 (9.18%) HTML
4 102 (7.49%) AngularJS
5 97 (7.12%) WCF
6 89 (6.53%) CSS
7 57 (4.19%) XML
8 54 (3.96%) Web Services
9 52 (3.82%) ASP.NET
10 46 (3.38%) REST
11 44 (3.23%) FIX Protocol
12 43 (3.16%) LINQ
13 41 (3.01%) React
14 39 (2.86%) HTML5
15 37 (2.72%) Node.js
16 36 (2.64%) .NET Framework
17 35 (2.57%) jQuery
17 35 (2.57%) Spring
18 32 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC
19 29 (2.13%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 351 (25.77%) Computer Science
2 145 (10.65%) Equities
3 143 (10.50%) Fintech
4 106 (7.78%) Greenfield Project
5 90 (6.61%) Fixed Income
6 82 (6.02%) Algorithms
7 65 (4.77%) Analytical Skills
8 63 (4.63%) Derivative
9 47 (3.45%) Data Centre
10 33 (2.42%) Market Risk
11 32 (2.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 30 (2.20%) Data Structures
13 25 (1.84%) Blackberry
14 17 (1.25%) User Experience
15 16 (1.17%) Equity Derivative
16 15 (1.10%) iPhone
16 15 (1.10%) OTC Derivatives
16 15 (1.10%) Public Cloud
17 14 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
18 12 (0.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 315 (23.13%) Windows
2 188 (13.80%) Linux
3 139 (10.21%) Unix
4 111 (8.15%) Windows Server
5 76 (5.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 68 (4.99%) Windows 10
7 60 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 59 (4.33%) Windows 7
9 26 (1.91%) Android
10 21 (1.54%) Apple iOS
11 16 (1.17%) CentOS
12 15 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (1.03%) Solaris
14 11 (0.81%) Ubuntu
15 7 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (0.37%) Debian
17 4 (0.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 1 (0.073%) VMS
18 1 (0.073%) Windows 2000
18 1 (0.073%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (25.48%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (11.67%) Asset Management
3 156 (11.45%) Mathematics
4 134 (9.84%) OO
5 129 (9.47%) TDD
6 124 (9.10%) Investment Management
7 95 (6.98%) ITIL
7 95 (6.98%) Multithreading
8 90 (6.61%) SDLC
9 82 (6.02%) Scrum
10 77 (5.65%) Low Latency
11 76 (5.58%) Software Engineering
12 71 (5.21%) Analytics
12 71 (5.21%) Project Management
13 70 (5.14%) DevOps
14 69 (5.07%) Continuous Integration
15 68 (4.99%) Fund Management
16 64 (4.70%) Risk Management
17 60 (4.41%) Problem Management
18 58 (4.26%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 423 (31.06%) SQL
2 408 (29.96%) C#
3 251 (18.43%) Python
4 229 (16.81%) Java
5 166 (12.19%) PowerShell
6 163 (11.97%) JavaScript
7 135 (9.91%) C++
8 55 (4.04%) Perl
9 46 (3.38%) T-SQL
10 35 (2.57%) MATLAB
10 35 (2.57%) Scala
11 32 (2.35%) R
12 31 (2.28%) Ruby
13 25 (1.84%) Bash Shell
13 25 (1.84%) Haskell
14 24 (1.76%) PHP
14 24 (1.76%) VB
15 23 (1.69%) Shell Script
16 22 (1.62%) F#
17 17 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 328 (24.08%) Degree
2 80 (5.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 43 (3.16%) PhD
4 31 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (2.13%) CCNA
6 15 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (1.10%) Numerate Degree
7 14 (1.03%) Master's Degree
8 8 (0.59%) ISEB
8 8 (0.59%) MCSE
9 7 (0.51%) CCNP
9 7 (0.51%) CISSP
9 7 (0.51%) ISEB Practitioner
9 7 (0.51%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.44%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 5 (0.37%) CFA
12 3 (0.22%) Siebel Certification
12 3 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.15%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (3.23%) QA
2 21 (1.54%) SLA
3 13 (0.95%) PMO
4 11 (0.81%) MiFID
5 9 (0.66%) AIFMD
5 9 (0.66%) UCITS
6 6 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.22%) EMIR
8 2 (0.15%) Basel III
System Software
1 171 (12.56%) Active Directory
2 117 (8.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (1.69%) Docker
4 22 (1.62%) Hyper-V
5 13 (0.95%) XenApp
6 11 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
7 9 (0.66%) LXC
8 8 (0.59%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.44%) Firmware
10 5 (0.37%) MetaFrame
10 5 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.29%) vSphere
11 4 (0.29%) XenServer
12 3 (0.22%) NFS
13 2 (0.15%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.073%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.073%) Ceph
14 1 (0.073%) etcd
14 1 (0.073%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 43 (3.16%) SCCM
2 17 (1.25%) SCOM
3 14 (1.03%) Ansible
4 12 (0.88%) AirWatch
4 12 (0.88%) Puppet
5 11 (0.81%) Control-M
5 11 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.73%) Nagios
7 6 (0.44%) CFEngine
7 6 (0.44%) Cobbler
7 6 (0.44%) collectd
7 6 (0.44%) rkt
7 6 (0.44%) Terraform
7 6 (0.44%) yum
8 5 (0.37%) Consul
8 5 (0.37%) Kubernetes
9 4 (0.29%) Marathon
9 4 (0.29%) Mesos
10 3 (0.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (0.22%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 231 (16.96%) Microsoft
2 158 (11.60%) VMware
3 83 (6.09%) Cisco
4 74 (5.43%) Oracle
5 61 (4.48%) Citrix
6 47 (3.45%) Bloomberg
7 40 (2.94%) Charles River
8 39 (2.86%) Reuters
9 38 (2.79%) Sybase
10 34 (2.50%) NetApp
11 29 (2.13%) BMC
11 29 (2.13%) Dell
11 29 (2.13%) Remedy
12 27 (1.98%) HP
12 27 (1.98%) ServiceNow
13 26 (1.91%) Juniper
14 25 (1.84%) LANDesk
15 22 (1.62%) HEAT Software
16 16 (1.17%) Veritas
17 15 (1.10%) IBM