Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
UK > England
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 336 395 421
Rank change year-on-year +59 +26 -64
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 1,479 1,327 1,351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.96% 0.81% 0.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.17% 1.79% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,289 979 1,188
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
10th Percentile £44,750 £37,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £120,000 £105,000 £112,500
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 68,043 73,970 76,319
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.31% 44.89% 42.65%
Number of salaries quoted 53,003 55,939 63,328
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +53 1,463 £70,000 - 186
South East -50 12 £57,500 +187.50% 4
North of England +25 3 £52,500 +40.00% 2
Yorkshire +15 2 £63,750 +70.00%
South West -10 1 £75,000 +46.34%
North West - 1 £35,000 - 2
Hedge funds
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 1,001 (67.68%) Finance
2 628 (42.46%) SQL
3 522 (35.29%) C#
4 484 (32.72%) Python
5 475 (32.12%) Java
6 425 (28.74%) Asset Management
7 419 (28.33%) Banking
8 386 (26.10%) Front Office
9 380 (25.69%) Agile Software Development
10 378 (25.56%) Degree
11 324 (21.91%) Computer Science
12 316 (21.37%) SQL Server
13 309 (20.89%) Equities
14 308 (20.82%) Fixed Income
15 307 (20.76%) Windows
16 291 (19.68%) Software Engineering
17 268 (18.12%) Linux
17 268 (18.12%) Investment Management
18 267 (18.05%) .NET
18 267 (18.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 265 (17.92%) Derivative
20 255 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
21 254 (17.17%) C++
22 227 (15.35%) Fintech
23 211 (14.27%) Investment Banking
24 203 (13.73%) JavaScript
25 183 (12.37%) Microsoft Azure
26 176 (11.90%) Mathematics
27 175 (11.83%) DevOps
28 161 (10.89%) Microsoft

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 83 (5.61%) MS Exchange
2 57 (3.85%) Apache
3 45 (3.04%) SharePoint
4 44 (2.97%) Tomcat
5 27 (1.83%) Oracle Workflow
6 25 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 20 (1.35%) Confluence
8 17 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 16 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (0.74%) Apache Spark
11 9 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (0.34%) IIS
14 4 (0.27%) Ethereum
14 4 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
14 4 (0.27%) nginx
14 4 (0.27%) Skype for Business
15 3 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
15 3 (0.20%) Jupyter
16 2 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 65 (4.39%) Microsoft Office
2 45 (3.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (0.61%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.068%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 130 (8.79%) thinkFolio
2 72 (4.87%) Markit EDM
3 63 (4.26%) Front Arena
4 12 (0.81%) LatentZero
5 7 (0.47%) Distributed Ledger
6 6 (0.41%) Bloomberg AIM
6 6 (0.41%) Eagle PACE
6 6 (0.41%) LongView
6 6 (0.41%) Sentinel
7 5 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.27%) Ripple
9 2 (0.14%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
9 2 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.068%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 255 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
2 183 (12.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 79 (5.34%) Office 365
4 69 (4.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 60 (4.06%) SaaS
6 22 (1.49%) GitHub
7 10 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
8 5 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (0.27%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (0.27%) IaaS
9 4 (0.27%) Mimecast
9 4 (0.27%) Serverless
10 2 (0.14%) Basecamp
10 2 (0.14%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.14%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.14%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 70 (4.73%) Firewall
2 46 (3.11%) DNS
2 46 (3.11%) WAN
3 43 (2.91%) TCP/IP
4 41 (2.77%) LAN
5 37 (2.50%) SAN
6 33 (2.23%) DHCP
7 31 (2.10%) VPN
8 27 (1.83%) WebEx
9 25 (1.69%) Multicast
10 20 (1.35%) BGP
11 19 (1.28%) VLAN
12 16 (1.08%) Wireless
13 15 (1.01%) MPLS
14 14 (0.95%) Internet
15 13 (0.88%) Cisco IOS
15 13 (0.88%) HTTP
15 13 (0.88%) OSPF
16 12 (0.81%) FIX Connectivity
17 11 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 316 (21.37%) SQL Server
2 83 (5.61%) Big Data
3 81 (5.48%) Relational Database
4 59 (3.99%) NoSQL
5 54 (3.65%) MongoDB
6 53 (3.58%) MySQL
7 34 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
8 31 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
9 30 (2.03%) Hadoop
10 29 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
11 25 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 22 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 21 (1.42%) Blockchain
14 18 (1.22%) DB2
15 16 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
16 14 (0.95%) Data Lake
16 14 (0.95%) RDBMS
16 14 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
17 11 (0.74%) SQLPlus
18 10 (0.68%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 84 (5.68%) Jenkins
2 72 (4.87%) Git (software)
3 62 (4.19%) JIRA
4 32 (2.16%) Vagrant
5 29 (1.96%) TeamCity
6 27 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 22 (1.49%) Maven
8 18 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
9 15 (1.01%) Artifactory
9 15 (1.01%) NUnit
9 15 (1.01%) Plastic SCM
10 13 (0.88%) JUnit
10 13 (0.88%) Selenium
10 13 (0.88%) SpecFlow
11 12 (0.81%) MSBuild
12 11 (0.74%) Mockito
12 11 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (0.68%) WinDbg
14 9 (0.61%) Cucumber
14 9 (0.61%) Moq
General
1 1,001 (67.68%) Finance
2 419 (28.33%) Banking
3 386 (26.10%) Front Office
4 211 (14.27%) Investment Banking
5 119 (8.05%) Financial Institution
6 62 (4.19%) Back Office
7 45 (3.04%) French Language
8 42 (2.84%) German Language
8 42 (2.84%) Italian Language
9 23 (1.56%) Spanish Language
10 20 (1.35%) Games
11 15 (1.01%) Advertising
12 11 (0.74%) Prime Brokerage
13 10 (0.68%) Legal
14 8 (0.54%) Law
15 7 (0.47%) Marketing
15 7 (0.47%) Telecoms
16 2 (0.14%) Mandarin Language
16 2 (0.14%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 601 (40.64%) Developer
2 226 (15.28%) C# Developer
3 195 (13.18%) Analyst
4 163 (11.02%) Java Developer
5 121 (8.18%) Python Developer
6 99 (6.69%) Applications Support
6 99 (6.69%) Senior Developer
7 90 (6.09%) Software Engineer
8 88 (5.95%) Junior
9 86 (5.81%) Support Engineer
10 68 (4.60%) Support Analyst
11 66 (4.46%) Junior Developer
11 66 (4.46%) Quantitative Developer
12 65 (4.39%) SQL Developer
13 56 (3.79%) Lead Developer
14 55 (3.72%) Graduate
14 55 (3.72%) Windows Engineer
15 49 (3.31%) Applications Engineer
16 46 (3.11%) Java Engineer
16 46 (3.11%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (18.05%) .NET
2 138 (9.33%) AngularJS
3 134 (9.06%) React
4 130 (8.79%) Web Services
5 116 (7.84%) HTML
6 112 (7.57%) FIX Protocol
7 106 (7.17%) CSS
8 81 (5.48%) ASP.NET
9 78 (5.27%) J2EE
10 72 (4.87%) Spring
11 64 (4.33%) WPF
12 55 (3.72%) HTML5
13 54 (3.65%) XML
14 48 (3.25%) J2SE
15 44 (2.97%) WCF
16 43 (2.91%) RESTful
17 41 (2.77%) Kafka
18 40 (2.70%) Pandas
19 39 (2.64%) Node.js
19 39 (2.64%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 324 (21.91%) Computer Science
2 309 (20.89%) Equities
3 308 (20.82%) Fixed Income
4 267 (18.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 265 (17.92%) Derivative
6 227 (15.35%) Fintech
7 131 (8.86%) Algorithms
8 112 (7.57%) Greenfield Project
9 105 (7.10%) Data Structures
10 100 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
11 59 (3.99%) User Experience
12 52 (3.52%) Data Centre
13 48 (3.25%) Self-Motivation
14 47 (3.18%) OTC Derivatives
15 40 (2.70%) Management Information System
16 37 (2.50%) Cyberthreat
17 27 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
18 21 (1.42%) Public Cloud
19 20 (1.35%) Blackberry
20 18 (1.22%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 307 (20.76%) Windows
2 268 (18.12%) Linux
3 100 (6.76%) Windows Server
4 84 (5.68%) Unix
5 31 (2.10%) Windows 10
6 30 (2.03%) Windows 7
7 26 (1.76%) CentOS
8 21 (1.42%) Fedora
9 20 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (1.28%) Ubuntu
11 18 (1.22%) Android
11 18 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (1.15%) SUSE
13 8 (0.54%) Solaris
14 7 (0.47%) Debian
15 4 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.20%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.20%) VMS
17 2 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 425 (28.74%) Asset Management
2 380 (25.69%) Agile Software Development
3 291 (19.68%) Software Engineering
4 268 (18.12%) Investment Management
5 176 (11.90%) Mathematics
6 175 (11.83%) DevOps
7 151 (10.21%) Problem-Solving
8 138 (9.33%) TDD
9 124 (8.38%) OO
10 120 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
11 115 (7.78%) Multithreading
12 109 (7.37%) Microservices
13 102 (6.90%) Analytics
13 102 (6.90%) Low Latency
14 97 (6.56%) Portfolio Management
15 95 (6.42%) Algorithmic Trading
15 95 (6.42%) Physics
16 83 (5.61%) Test Automation
17 81 (5.48%) Business Analysis
17 81 (5.48%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 628 (42.46%) SQL
2 522 (35.29%) C#
3 484 (32.72%) Python
4 475 (32.12%) Java
5 254 (17.17%) C++
6 203 (13.73%) JavaScript
7 139 (9.40%) Perl
8 137 (9.26%) PowerShell
9 94 (6.36%) Bash Shell
10 77 (5.21%) Ruby
11 64 (4.33%) R
11 64 (4.33%) Scala
12 54 (3.65%) Bourne shell
12 54 (3.65%) Korn
13 38 (2.57%) C
14 36 (2.43%) T-SQL
15 31 (2.10%) Kotlin
16 30 (2.03%) MATLAB
17 29 (1.96%) Groovy
18 23 (1.56%) Go
Qualifications
1 378 (25.56%) Degree
2 96 (6.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 62 (4.19%) PhD
4 52 (3.52%) Numerate Degree
5 30 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (1.35%) CCNP
7 17 (1.15%) CCNA
8 10 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (0.61%) Master's Degree
10 8 (0.54%) MCP
11 7 (0.47%) MCSA
12 6 (0.41%) GSEC
13 5 (0.34%) EMCISA
13 5 (0.34%) EMCSA
13 5 (0.34%) VCP5
13 5 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (0.27%) ISTQB
14 4 (0.27%) LPIC
14 4 (0.27%) OSCP
14 4 (0.27%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (3.72%) QA
2 21 (1.42%) PMO
3 15 (1.01%) SLA
4 11 (0.74%) MiFID
5 3 (0.20%) GDPR
6 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.068%) COBIT
7 1 (0.068%) EMIR
System Software
1 124 (8.38%) Active Directory
2 106 (7.17%) Docker
3 80 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (1.28%) Virtual Desktop
5 15 (1.01%) vSphere
6 13 (0.88%) Hyper-V
7 11 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
8 9 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 8 (0.54%) iptables
10 5 (0.34%) XenApp
11 3 (0.20%) MetaFrame
11 3 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.20%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.20%) XenServer
12 2 (0.14%) NFS
12 2 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.068%) Firmware
13 1 (0.068%) Samba
13 1 (0.068%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.068%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 59 (3.99%) Ansible
2 47 (3.18%) Terraform
3 40 (2.70%) Puppet
4 37 (2.50%) SCCM
5 34 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
6 31 (2.10%) Kubernetes
7 23 (1.56%) Prometheus
8 15 (1.01%) AirWatch
9 13 (0.88%) Salt
10 11 (0.74%) Nagios
10 11 (0.74%) SCOM
11 10 (0.68%) Perfmon
12 8 (0.54%) Control-M
13 6 (0.41%) Docker Swarm
14 5 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
14 5 (0.34%) HP Fortify
14 5 (0.34%) Kibana
14 5 (0.34%) PowerCLI
15 4 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
15 4 (0.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 161 (10.89%) Microsoft
2 152 (10.28%) Oracle
3 109 (7.37%) Charles River
4 103 (6.96%) Bloomberg
5 91 (6.15%) VMware
6 86 (5.81%) Reuters
7 73 (4.94%) Cisco
7 73 (4.94%) Google
8 72 (4.87%) SimCorp
9 69 (4.67%) Calypso
10 52 (3.52%) Citrix
11 48 (3.25%) FXall
12 47 (3.18%) MarketAxess
12 47 (3.18%) Tradeweb
13 36 (2.43%) Red Hat
14 34 (2.30%) NetApp
15 30 (2.03%) Sybase
16 17 (1.15%) SolarWinds
17 16 (1.08%) F5
17 16 (1.08%) HP