Period
to 17 August 2018

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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
UK > England
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 339 406 356
Rank change year-on-year +67 -50 -2
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 1,512 1,289 1,675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.95% 0.78% 0.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.18% 1.75% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,299 1,012 1,494
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £120,000 £105,000 £105,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000

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 69,449 73,757 81,124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.67% 44.51% 43.49%
Number of salaries quoted 53,952 56,655 67,260
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 17 August 2018.

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 17 August 2018. 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 +51 1,488 £70,000 - 159
South East -8 22 £37,500 +50.00% 3
North of England +23 3 £65,000 +36.84% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £63,750 -
North East - 1 £65,000 -
Hedge funds
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, 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 1,021 (67.53%) Finance
2 560 (37.04%) SQL
3 508 (33.60%) C#
4 439 (29.03%) Java
5 432 (28.57%) Python
6 401 (26.52%) Asset Management
7 392 (25.93%) Degree
8 385 (25.46%) Banking
9 383 (25.33%) Front Office
10 358 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
11 347 (22.95%) Computer Science
12 309 (20.44%) SQL Server
13 300 (19.84%) Equities
14 282 (18.65%) Software Engineering
15 280 (18.52%) Fixed Income
16 278 (18.39%) .NET
17 262 (17.33%) Windows
18 250 (16.53%) Fintech
19 246 (16.27%) Investment Management
20 236 (15.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 235 (15.54%) C++
22 231 (15.28%) Derivative
23 211 (13.96%) Investment Banking
24 207 (13.69%) Linux
25 199 (13.16%) JavaScript
26 192 (12.70%) Mathematics
27 182 (12.04%) Amazon AWS
28 172 (11.38%) AngularJS
29 169 (11.18%) Problem-Solving
30 166 (10.98%) DevOps

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 63 (4.17%) Apache
1 63 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 41 (2.71%) Tomcat
3 38 (2.51%) SharePoint
4 34 (2.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 32 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2010
6 23 (1.52%) Apache Spark
7 17 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
8 12 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (0.66%) Confluence
10 7 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.33%) Ethereum
11 5 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.20%) IIS
14 2 (0.13%) CMS
14 2 (0.13%) Jupyter
14 2 (0.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 59 (3.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (1.46%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.066%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.066%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 124 (8.20%) thinkFolio
2 57 (3.77%) Markit EDM
3 56 (3.70%) Front Arena
4 15 (0.99%) Eagle PACE
5 11 (0.73%) LatentZero
6 9 (0.60%) Bloomberg AIM
6 9 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (0.40%) LongView
7 6 (0.40%) Sentinel
8 5 (0.33%) Ripple
9 4 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
9 4 (0.26%) Workfront
10 2 (0.13%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
10 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.066%) Orchestrade
11 1 (0.066%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 1 (0.066%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 182 (12.04%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (5.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (3.24%) SaaS
4 31 (2.05%) Office 365
5 25 (1.65%) GitHub
6 14 (0.93%) IaaS
7 13 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.66%) Serverless
9 8 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
10 7 (0.46%) CloudFront
11 4 (0.26%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.13%) Google Analytics
14 1 (0.066%) Amazon EMR
14 1 (0.066%) Basecamp
14 1 (0.066%) NuGet
14 1 (0.066%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (4.43%) LAN
2 66 (4.37%) WAN
3 64 (4.23%) Firewall
4 62 (4.10%) DNS
5 51 (3.37%) DHCP
6 46 (3.04%) TCP/IP
7 42 (2.78%) VPN
8 30 (1.98%) Cisco IOS
9 28 (1.85%) Multicast
10 22 (1.46%) FIX Connectivity
11 18 (1.19%) BGP
11 18 (1.19%) WebEx
12 17 (1.12%) Internet
13 14 (0.93%) Wireless
14 12 (0.79%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (0.79%) HTTP
15 11 (0.73%) MPLS
15 11 (0.73%) VLAN
16 10 (0.66%) EIGRP
16 10 (0.66%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 309 (20.44%) SQL Server
2 77 (5.09%) Relational Database
3 68 (4.50%) Big Data
4 53 (3.51%) MongoDB
5 52 (3.44%) MySQL
6 48 (3.17%) NoSQL
7 40 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
8 33 (2.18%) Hadoop
9 32 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
10 29 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 18 (1.19%) DB2
11 18 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 17 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
12 17 (1.12%) Data Lake
12 17 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
13 16 (1.06%) Blockchain
13 16 (1.06%) SQLPlus
14 14 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
15 13 (0.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 12 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 70 (4.63%) Jenkins
2 68 (4.50%) Vagrant
3 60 (3.97%) Git (software)
4 31 (2.05%) JIRA
5 26 (1.72%) Plastic SCM
5 26 (1.72%) Selenium
5 26 (1.72%) TeamCity
6 21 (1.39%) JUnit
7 19 (1.26%) SpecFlow
8 16 (1.06%) Cucumber
9 13 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (0.79%) NUnit
11 10 (0.66%) WinDbg
12 9 (0.60%) HP UFT
12 9 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
13 8 (0.53%) Mockito
14 7 (0.46%) Maven
14 7 (0.46%) SonarQube
14 7 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (0.40%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1,021 (67.53%) Finance
2 385 (25.46%) Banking
3 383 (25.33%) Front Office
4 211 (13.96%) Investment Banking
5 158 (10.45%) Financial Institution
6 54 (3.57%) Back Office
7 44 (2.91%) French Language
8 41 (2.71%) German Language
8 41 (2.71%) Italian Language
9 28 (1.85%) Games
10 24 (1.59%) Advertising
11 17 (1.12%) Telecoms
12 9 (0.60%) Marketing
13 8 (0.53%) Prime Brokerage
14 6 (0.40%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.26%) Legal
16 2 (0.13%) Law
16 2 (0.13%) Mandarin Language
16 2 (0.13%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 622 (41.14%) Developer
2 248 (16.40%) C# Developer
3 233 (15.41%) Analyst
4 177 (11.71%) Java Developer
5 123 (8.13%) Python Developer
6 103 (6.81%) Senior Developer
7 99 (6.55%) Applications Support
8 94 (6.22%) Junior
9 92 (6.08%) Support Engineer
10 82 (5.42%) Software Engineer
11 68 (4.50%) Junior Developer
12 67 (4.43%) Support Analyst
13 58 (3.84%) AWS Developer
14 56 (3.70%) Java Engineer
14 56 (3.70%) Software Developer
15 52 (3.44%) Graduate
15 52 (3.44%) Windows Engineer
16 51 (3.37%) Python Engineer
17 50 (3.31%) C++ Developer
17 50 (3.31%) Finance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (18.39%) .NET
2 172 (11.38%) AngularJS
3 163 (10.78%) React
4 159 (10.52%) Web Services
5 148 (9.79%) HTML
6 135 (8.93%) FIX Protocol
7 116 (7.67%) CSS
8 103 (6.81%) J2EE
9 95 (6.28%) WPF
10 92 (6.08%) ASP.NET
11 82 (5.42%) HTML5
11 82 (5.42%) J2SE
12 71 (4.70%) WCF
13 69 (4.56%) Spring
14 48 (3.17%) RESTful
15 45 (2.98%) Node.js
15 45 (2.98%) Pandas
16 44 (2.91%) NumPy
17 43 (2.84%) jQuery
18 42 (2.78%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 347 (22.95%) Computer Science
2 300 (19.84%) Equities
3 280 (18.52%) Fixed Income
4 250 (16.53%) Fintech
5 236 (15.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 231 (15.28%) Derivative
7 110 (7.28%) Algorithms
8 109 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
9 102 (6.75%) Greenfield Project
10 80 (5.29%) Data Structures
11 52 (3.44%) Data Centre
11 52 (3.44%) Self-Motivation
12 48 (3.17%) User Experience
13 44 (2.91%) OTC Derivatives
14 43 (2.84%) Blackberry
15 40 (2.65%) Cyberthreat
16 31 (2.05%) Management Information System
16 31 (2.05%) Market Risk
17 27 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
18 22 (1.46%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 262 (17.33%) Windows
2 207 (13.69%) Linux
3 92 (6.08%) Unix
4 82 (5.42%) Windows Server
5 50 (3.31%) Windows 10
6 44 (2.91%) Windows 7
7 37 (2.45%) Android
8 36 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 32 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (1.06%) CentOS
12 13 (0.86%) Fedora
13 8 (0.53%) Debian
13 8 (0.53%) Ubuntu
14 7 (0.46%) Solaris
15 6 (0.40%) Apple iOS
15 6 (0.40%) SUSE
15 6 (0.40%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
16 5 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 401 (26.52%) Asset Management
2 358 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
3 282 (18.65%) Software Engineering
4 246 (16.27%) Investment Management
5 192 (12.70%) Mathematics
6 169 (11.18%) Problem-Solving
7 166 (10.98%) DevOps
8 163 (10.78%) TDD
9 150 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
10 142 (9.39%) Microservices
11 136 (8.99%) Multithreading
12 124 (8.20%) Low Latency
13 120 (7.94%) Portfolio Management
14 114 (7.54%) OO
15 106 (7.01%) Physics
16 102 (6.75%) Scrum
16 102 (6.75%) Test Automation
17 90 (5.95%) Analytics
18 88 (5.82%) Algorithmic Trading
19 86 (5.69%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 560 (37.04%) SQL
2 508 (33.60%) C#
3 439 (29.03%) Java
4 432 (28.57%) Python
5 235 (15.54%) C++
6 199 (13.16%) JavaScript
7 103 (6.81%) Perl
7 103 (6.81%) PowerShell
8 81 (5.36%) Bash Shell
9 63 (4.17%) Ruby
10 62 (4.10%) Scala
11 57 (3.77%) R
12 44 (2.91%) Bourne shell
12 44 (2.91%) Korn
13 36 (2.38%) C
13 36 (2.38%) T-SQL
14 33 (2.18%) Kotlin
15 30 (1.98%) Java 8
16 28 (1.85%) Go
17 27 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 392 (25.93%) Degree
2 74 (4.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 51 (3.37%) Numerate Degree
4 38 (2.51%) PhD
5 32 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (1.12%) CCNA
6 17 (1.12%) CCNP
7 16 (1.06%) Master's Degree
8 10 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.53%) CFA
10 7 (0.46%) ISTQB
10 7 (0.46%) MCITP
10 7 (0.46%) MCP
11 6 (0.40%) GSEC
12 4 (0.26%) CCIE
12 4 (0.26%) RHCE
12 4 (0.26%) RHCSA
13 3 (0.20%) MCSE
14 2 (0.13%) ISEB
14 2 (0.13%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (4.43%) QA
2 23 (1.52%) MiFID
3 13 (0.86%) SLA
4 10 (0.66%) PMO
5 3 (0.20%) GDPR
6 1 (0.066%) COBIT
6 1 (0.066%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.066%) EMIR
System Software
1 113 (7.47%) Active Directory
2 112 (7.41%) Docker
3 96 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (1.06%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
6 11 (0.73%) XenApp
7 10 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 7 (0.46%) MetaFrame
8 7 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (0.40%) vSphere
9 6 (0.40%) XenServer
10 5 (0.33%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.20%) NFS
11 3 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.13%) iptables
12 2 (0.13%) Samba
13 1 (0.066%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.066%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 76 (5.03%) Terraform
2 34 (2.25%) SCCM
3 32 (2.12%) AirWatch
4 18 (1.19%) Prometheus
5 16 (1.06%) Ansible
6 14 (0.93%) Kubernetes
6 14 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (0.73%) Control-M
8 10 (0.66%) Perfmon
8 10 (0.66%) Puppet
9 7 (0.46%) HP Fortify
10 6 (0.40%) Backup Exec
10 6 (0.40%) Kibana
10 6 (0.40%) Nagios
10 6 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (0.40%) XenMobile
11 5 (0.33%) SCOM
12 3 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (0.20%) Mesos
12 3 (0.20%) Salt
Vendors
1 159 (10.52%) Microsoft
2 156 (10.32%) Oracle
3 124 (8.20%) Bloomberg
4 114 (7.54%) VMware
5 103 (6.81%) Cisco
6 102 (6.75%) Charles River
7 95 (6.28%) Reuters
8 69 (4.56%) Calypso
9 61 (4.03%) SimCorp
10 56 (3.70%) FXall
11 46 (3.04%) MarketAxess
11 46 (3.04%) Tradeweb
12 40 (2.65%) Sybase
13 37 (2.45%) Citrix
13 37 (2.45%) NetApp
14 30 (1.98%) Red Hat
15 24 (1.59%) Nimble Storage
15 24 (1.59%) ServiceNow
16 22 (1.46%) Google
17 17 (1.12%) Salesforce.com