Period
to 1 August 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 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
UK > England
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 316 209 362
Rank change year-on-year -107 +153 -1
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 1,033 1,036 1,171
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.03% 1.66% 0.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.61% 4.62% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 847 996 1,060
10th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £50,000
25th Percentile £80,000 £82,188 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £100,000 £110,000 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +37.50% +14.29%
75th Percentile £132,500 £135,000 £102,500
90th Percentile £152,500 £160,625 £120,000
UK median annual salary £100,000 £110,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +37.50% +14.29%

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 39,583 22,437 46,807
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.58% 35.85% 35.33%
Number of salaries quoted 24,284 18,014 36,017
10th Percentile £32,750 £32,120 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £56,514 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.17% +2.75% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +3.77% +0.95%

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -75 1,011 £100,000 -9.09% 112
Yorkshire - 11 £75,000 - 1
North of England - 11 £75,000 - 4
South East -76 10 £62,500 +123.21% 1
Hedge funds
UK

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 816 (78.99%) Finance
2 619 (59.92%) Python
3 577 (55.86%) Asset Management
4 557 (53.92%) Software Engineering
5 541 (52.37%) AWS
6 458 (44.34%) Agile Software Development
7 443 (42.88%) Front Office
8 427 (41.34%) Java
9 411 (39.79%) Equities
10 406 (39.30%) Investment Management
11 402 (38.92%) JavaScript
12 389 (37.66%) SQL
13 388 (37.56%) React
14 340 (32.91%) Fixed Income
15 335 (32.43%) Web Services
16 332 (32.14%) Derivative
17 284 (27.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 271 (26.23%) Full Stack Development
19 253 (24.49%) Analytics
20 232 (22.46%) C#
21 227 (21.97%) Serverless
22 226 (21.88%) Banking
23 223 (21.59%) AWS Lambda
23 223 (21.59%) Microservices
24 218 (21.10%) GCP
25 217 (21.01%) AngularJS
26 207 (20.04%) Amazon EC2
27 201 (19.46%) TypeScript
28 200 (19.36%) Azure
29 176 (17.04%) Vue.js

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 77 (7.45%) Apache
2 56 (5.42%) Apache Spark
3 39 (3.78%) Apache Airflow
4 20 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (1.16%) MS Exchange
5 12 (1.16%) SharePoint
6 6 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (0.58%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.19%) Luigi
8 1 (0.097%) Confluence
Applications
1 21 (2.03%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (0.97%) Adobe XD
3 10 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (0.97%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.29%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.29%) Cloudability
2 2 (0.19%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.097%) Bloomberg AIM
3 1 (0.097%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.097%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.097%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.097%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 541 (52.37%) AWS
2 227 (21.97%) Serverless
3 223 (21.59%) AWS Lambda
4 218 (21.10%) GCP
5 207 (20.04%) Amazon EC2
6 200 (19.36%) Azure
7 128 (12.39%) Amazon ECS
8 88 (8.52%) Amazon S3
9 33 (3.19%) SaaS
10 26 (2.52%) AWS CloudFormation
11 25 (2.42%) OpenShift
12 18 (1.74%) Microsoft 365
13 13 (1.26%) PaaS
14 9 (0.87%) Power Platform
15 7 (0.68%) IaaS
16 6 (0.58%) Amazon EKS
17 5 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 3 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
18 3 (0.29%) Azure Service Bus
18 3 (0.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.13%) DNS
2 21 (2.03%) TCP/IP
3 14 (1.36%) DHCP
4 13 (1.26%) VPN
5 10 (0.97%) HTTP
6 6 (0.58%) Wireless
7 5 (0.48%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (0.39%) AMQP
8 4 (0.39%) Firewall
8 4 (0.39%) Network Security
9 3 (0.29%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (0.29%) Internet
9 3 (0.29%) SSL
9 3 (0.29%) WAN
10 2 (0.19%) FIX Connectivity
10 2 (0.19%) IPsec
10 2 (0.19%) LAN
11 1 (0.097%) Multicast
11 1 (0.097%) Skype
11 1 (0.097%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (14.52%) Amazon Aurora
2 129 (12.49%) PostgreSQL
3 97 (9.39%) SQL Server
4 91 (8.81%) Amazon Athena
5 78 (7.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 78 (7.55%) MySQL
6 77 (7.45%) Apache Ignite
7 75 (7.26%) Relational Database
8 70 (6.78%) Big Data
9 60 (5.81%) RDBMS
10 46 (4.45%) Flink
11 36 (3.48%) Redis
12 27 (2.61%) Hadoop
13 24 (2.32%) NoSQL
14 15 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (1.45%) MongoDB
15 11 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
16 9 (0.87%) Power BI
17 8 (0.77%) BigQuery
18 7 (0.68%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 32 (3.10%) Git (software)
2 19 (1.84%) JIRA
3 14 (1.36%) TeamCity
4 12 (1.16%) Visual Studio
5 11 (1.06%) Selenium
6 10 (0.97%) SpecFlow
7 9 (0.87%) gulp
7 9 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
7 9 (0.87%) webpack
8 8 (0.77%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.48%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.39%) GitLab
10 4 (0.39%) NUnit
10 4 (0.39%) ReSharper
10 4 (0.39%) Subversion
11 3 (0.29%) Cypress.io
11 3 (0.29%) Storybook
12 1 (0.097%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.097%) Mockito
12 1 (0.097%) WebDriver
General
1 816 (78.99%) Finance
2 443 (42.88%) Front Office
3 226 (21.88%) Banking
4 127 (12.29%) Social Skills
5 54 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
6 52 (5.03%) Financial Institution
7 50 (4.84%) Investment Banking
8 40 (3.87%) Telecoms
9 39 (3.78%) Legal
10 16 (1.55%) Retail
11 15 (1.45%) Billing
11 15 (1.45%) Law
12 13 (1.26%) Back Office
13 10 (0.97%) Marketing
13 10 (0.97%) Organisational Skills
14 6 (0.58%) Games
15 5 (0.48%) Prime Brokerage
16 2 (0.19%) Documentation Skills
16 2 (0.19%) Private Banking
17 1 (0.097%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 552 (53.44%) Developer
2 314 (30.40%) Software Engineer
3 259 (25.07%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 197 (19.07%) Python Developer
5 183 (17.72%) AWS Engineer
6 180 (17.42%) AWS Software Engineer
7 176 (17.04%) AWS Developer
8 169 (16.36%) Python Engineer
9 159 (15.39%) Python Software Engineer
10 94 (9.10%) React Developer
11 93 (9.00%) Analyst
12 85 (8.23%) Java Developer
13 79 (7.65%) Programmer
14 77 (7.45%) Lead Developer
15 76 (7.36%) Front Office Developer
16 72 (6.97%) Java Engineer
17 71 (6.87%) Java Software Engineer
18 68 (6.58%) JavaScript Developer
19 61 (5.91%) .NET Developer
20 60 (5.81%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 388 (37.56%) React
2 335 (32.43%) Web Services
3 217 (21.01%) AngularJS
4 176 (17.04%) Vue.js
5 173 (16.75%) Node.js
6 143 (13.84%) .NET
7 130 (12.58%) gRPC
8 85 (8.23%) .NET Core
9 81 (7.84%) Kafka
10 71 (6.87%) NumPy
11 69 (6.68%) CSS
12 59 (5.71%) REST
13 53 (5.13%) GraphQL
14 51 (4.94%) ASP.NET
15 49 (4.74%) ASP.NET Core
16 47 (4.55%) HTML
17 43 (4.16%) ASP.NET Web API
18 41 (3.97%) J2EE
19 39 (3.78%) SciPy
20 35 (3.39%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 411 (39.79%) Equities
2 340 (32.91%) Fixed Income
3 332 (32.14%) Derivative
4 284 (27.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 129 (12.49%) Pricing Data
6 118 (11.42%) Greenfield Project
7 60 (5.81%) Equity Derivative
8 53 (5.13%) Credit Risk
9 52 (5.03%) User Experience
10 46 (4.45%) Algorithms
11 31 (3.00%) Market Risk
12 27 (2.61%) Data Structures
13 25 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
14 21 (2.03%) Analytical Mindset
15 16 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
16 15 (1.45%) Management Information System
17 14 (1.36%) Exotic Derivative
18 13 (1.26%) Data Centre
19 12 (1.16%) Public Cloud
20 10 (0.97%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 73 (7.07%) Linux
2 58 (5.61%) Windows
3 19 (1.84%) Windows 10
4 15 (1.45%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.06%) Windows Server 2016
6 10 (0.97%) Unix
7 8 (0.77%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.39%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.097%) Android
10 1 (0.097%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 577 (55.86%) Asset Management
2 557 (53.92%) Software Engineering
3 458 (44.34%) Agile Software Development
4 406 (39.30%) Investment Management
5 271 (26.23%) Full Stack Development
6 253 (24.49%) Analytics
7 223 (21.59%) Microservices
8 155 (15.00%) Artificial Intelligence
9 142 (13.75%) Data Management
10 137 (13.26%) DevOps
11 132 (12.78%) Project Delivery
12 129 (12.49%) Fintech
13 128 (12.39%) Enterprise Data Management
14 126 (12.20%) Data Science
15 122 (11.81%) Machine Learning
16 103 (9.97%) SDLC
17 93 (9.00%) Portfolio Management
18 78 (7.55%) Problem-Solving
19 74 (7.16%) Migration
20 73 (7.07%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 619 (59.92%) Python
2 427 (41.34%) Java
3 402 (38.92%) JavaScript
4 389 (37.66%) SQL
5 232 (22.46%) C#
6 201 (19.46%) TypeScript
7 148 (14.33%) Scala
8 132 (12.78%) C++
9 130 (12.58%) Kotlin
10 77 (7.45%) Clojure
11 58 (5.61%) PowerShell
12 32 (3.10%) PHP
13 30 (2.90%) Cython
14 29 (2.81%) R
15 26 (2.52%) Bash Shell
16 23 (2.23%) C
17 16 (1.55%) F#
18 6 (0.58%) Go
19 5 (0.48%) Ruby
20 4 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 68 (6.58%) Degree
2 34 (3.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (2.71%) PhD
4 10 (0.97%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.29%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.19%) CISM
6 2 (0.19%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (0.19%) MCP
6 2 (0.19%) MCSA
6 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.097%) CCIE
7 1 (0.097%) CCNP
7 1 (0.097%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.097%) RHCA
7 1 (0.097%) RHCE
7 1 (0.097%) VCAP
7 1 (0.097%) VCDX
7 1 (0.097%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (11.13%) QA
2 33 (3.19%) GDPR
3 7 (0.68%) SLA
4 5 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.19%) NIST
6 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.097%) EMIR
7 1 (0.097%) MiFID
7 1 (0.097%) PMBOK
System Software
1 131 (12.68%) Docker
2 29 (2.81%) Active Directory
3 20 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.97%) vSphere
5 8 (0.77%) VMware NSX
6 6 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 6 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.48%) XenApp
7 5 (0.48%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 163 (15.78%) Kubernetes
2 99 (9.58%) Terraform
3 55 (5.32%) Ansible
4 13 (1.26%) SCCM
5 12 (1.16%) Puppet
6 8 (0.77%) Grafana
6 8 (0.77%) SCOM
7 6 (0.58%) Prometheus
8 5 (0.48%) Failover Clustering
8 5 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (0.39%) Red Hat Satellite
10 3 (0.29%) Cobbler
10 3 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.19%) vCenter Server
12 1 (0.097%) Control-M
Vendors
1 64 (6.20%) Sybase
2 61 (5.91%) Oracle
3 52 (5.03%) Microsoft
4 40 (3.87%) Yahoo!
5 28 (2.71%) VMware
6 15 (1.45%) Instagram
7 12 (1.16%) Algorithmics
8 11 (1.06%) Cisco
9 10 (0.97%) Adobe
9 10 (0.97%) Google
10 9 (0.87%) Citrix
10 9 (0.87%) SAP
11 7 (0.68%) Bloomberg
12 6 (0.58%) Apple
12 6 (0.58%) Calypso
12 6 (0.58%) Charles River
12 6 (0.58%) EMC
12 6 (0.58%) Murex
12 6 (0.58%) ServiceNow
13 5 (0.48%) Symantec