Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
UK > England
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 387 401 307
Rank change year-on-year +14 -94 +63
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 1,283 1,276 2,096
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.78% 0.77% 1.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.87% 1.88% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 995 1,127 1,741
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.70% +12.50%
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,150 £35,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £112,500 £98,750
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 68,629 67,700 84,297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.86% 40.85% 42.46%
Number of salaries quoted 54,583 55,633 68,594
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -6 1,208 £70,000 - 184
South East +55 60 £20,000 -42.86% 8
North of England +6 8 £45,000 -14.29% 4
Yorkshire - 6 £37,500 - 1
South West -15 3 £65,000 +13.04% 1
East of England +3 2 £36,250 +15.08%
North West +5 1 £75,000 +42.86% 2
North East - 1 £72,500 - 1
Hedge funds
UK

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 784 (61.11%) Finance
2 431 (33.59%) SQL
3 409 (31.88%) C#
4 324 (25.25%) Degree
5 323 (25.18%) Computer Science
6 285 (22.21%) Agile Software Development
7 280 (21.82%) Java
8 276 (21.51%) .NET
9 258 (20.11%) SQL Server
9 258 (20.11%) Python
10 246 (19.17%) Windows
11 222 (17.30%) Fintech
12 205 (15.98%) Banking
13 204 (15.90%) Linux
14 198 (15.43%) Financial Institution
15 190 (14.81%) Mathematics
16 182 (14.19%) JavaScript
17 177 (13.80%) Microsoft
18 168 (13.09%) VMware
19 160 (12.47%) Active Directory
20 152 (11.85%) Equities
21 151 (11.77%) PowerShell
22 143 (11.15%) HTML
23 139 (10.83%) C++
24 135 (10.52%) VMware Infrastructure
25 134 (10.44%) Asset Management
26 123 (9.59%) Front Office
26 123 (9.59%) WPF
27 120 (9.35%) Investment Banking
28 110 (8.57%) Greenfield Project

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 70 (5.46%) MS Exchange
2 43 (3.35%) Apache Spark
3 33 (2.57%) SharePoint
4 30 (2.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 25 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (1.33%) Apache
7 15 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
7 15 (1.17%) IIS
8 13 (1.01%) Confluence
9 11 (0.86%) Tomcat
10 10 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (0.47%) Ethereum
12 5 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.16%) Skype for Business
15 1 (0.078%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 1 (0.078%) Apache Pig
15 1 (0.078%) DNN
15 1 (0.078%) OpenStack
Applications
1 56 (4.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 55 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (2.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 30 (2.34%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.16%) Maple
6 1 (0.078%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 31 (2.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 16 (1.25%) Markit EDM
3 10 (0.78%) Bloomberg AIM
3 10 (0.78%) thinkFolio
4 8 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.31%) Eagle PACE
6 3 (0.23%) Front Arena
7 2 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
7 2 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.078%) Beauchamp
8 1 (0.078%) Eze OMS
8 1 (0.078%) Summit
8 1 (0.078%) SunGard APT
8 1 (0.078%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 65 (5.07%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (1.48%) Office 365
4 16 (1.25%) SaaS
5 15 (1.17%) GitHub
6 8 (0.62%) Amazon EMR
7 7 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.31%) IaaS
9 4 (0.31%) npm
10 2 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.078%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.078%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 78 (6.08%) WAN
2 59 (4.60%) LAN
3 52 (4.05%) Firewall
4 50 (3.90%) VPN
5 48 (3.74%) TCP/IP
6 42 (3.27%) DNS
7 37 (2.88%) DHCP
8 30 (2.34%) SAN
9 24 (1.87%) Cisco IOS
9 24 (1.87%) IPsec
10 19 (1.48%) SNMP
11 14 (1.09%) Internet
12 10 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (0.78%) FTP
12 10 (0.78%) HTTP
13 9 (0.70%) DAB
13 9 (0.70%) WebEx
14 8 (0.62%) FIX Connectivity
14 8 (0.62%) Multicast
14 8 (0.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (20.11%) SQL Server
2 55 (4.29%) Big Data
3 50 (3.90%) Relational Database
4 42 (3.27%) NoSQL
5 34 (2.65%) MongoDB
6 29 (2.26%) MySQL
7 26 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 15 (1.17%) RDBMS
12 13 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (0.86%) Hadoop
14 10 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
14 10 (0.78%) Blockchain
15 8 (0.62%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 6 (0.47%) DB2
16 6 (0.47%) OLAP
16 6 (0.47%) SQLPlus
17 5 (0.39%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 46 (3.59%) Git (software)
1 46 (3.59%) JIRA
2 20 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (1.48%) MSBuild
4 18 (1.40%) JUnit
5 16 (1.25%) Jenkins
5 16 (1.25%) TeamCity
6 14 (1.09%) Vagrant
7 12 (0.94%) Maven
7 12 (0.94%) Plastic SCM
8 11 (0.86%) Mockito
9 9 (0.70%) Eclipse
10 8 (0.62%) NUnit
10 8 (0.62%) Subversion
11 6 (0.47%) Phabricator
11 6 (0.47%) Selenium
12 5 (0.39%) MSI
12 5 (0.39%) Visual Studio
13 4 (0.31%) GCC
13 4 (0.31%) Mocha
General
1 784 (61.11%) Finance
2 205 (15.98%) Banking
3 198 (15.43%) Financial Institution
4 123 (9.59%) Front Office
5 120 (9.35%) Investment Banking
6 40 (3.12%) Telecoms
7 32 (2.49%) Back Office
8 29 (2.26%) Games
9 22 (1.71%) Marketing
10 14 (1.09%) Advertising
11 12 (0.94%) French Language
12 10 (0.78%) Retail
13 9 (0.70%) German Language
14 8 (0.62%) Italian Language
15 6 (0.47%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.31%) Retail Banking
17 2 (0.16%) Automotive
17 2 (0.16%) Legal
17 2 (0.16%) Prime Brokerage
18 1 (0.078%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 518 (40.37%) Developer
2 244 (19.02%) C# Developer
3 127 (9.90%) Analyst
4 105 (8.18%) Java Developer
5 83 (6.47%) .NET Developer
6 78 (6.08%) C# .NET Developer
7 77 (6.00%) Junior
8 73 (5.69%) Senior Developer
9 57 (4.44%) Consultant
10 55 (4.29%) Applications Support
10 55 (4.29%) Support Engineer
11 54 (4.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 54 (4.21%) Python Developer
11 54 (4.21%) Senior C# Developer
12 50 (3.90%) SQL Developer
13 46 (3.59%) Windows Engineer
14 45 (3.51%) Desktop Support
14 45 (3.51%) Support Analyst
14 45 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
15 42 (3.27%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (21.51%) .NET
2 143 (11.15%) HTML
3 123 (9.59%) WPF
4 104 (8.11%) AngularJS
5 89 (6.94%) CSS
6 87 (6.78%) WCF
7 80 (6.24%) ASP.NET
8 70 (5.46%) Web Services
9 55 (4.29%) XML
10 54 (4.21%) HTML5
11 52 (4.05%) LINQ
12 50 (3.90%) .NET Framework
12 50 (3.90%) React
13 48 (3.74%) ASP.NET MVC
14 44 (3.43%) Node.js
15 43 (3.35%) jQuery
16 38 (2.96%) REST
17 36 (2.81%) FIX Protocol
17 36 (2.81%) Spring
18 29 (2.26%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 323 (25.18%) Computer Science
2 222 (17.30%) Fintech
3 152 (11.85%) Equities
4 110 (8.57%) Greenfield Project
5 91 (7.09%) Fixed Income
6 85 (6.63%) Algorithms
7 61 (4.75%) Derivative
8 58 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
9 57 (4.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 54 (4.21%) Data Centre
11 35 (2.73%) Market Risk
12 34 (2.65%) Blackberry
13 32 (2.49%) Data Structures
14 30 (2.34%) Linux Command Line
15 26 (2.03%) Public Cloud
16 22 (1.71%) User Experience
17 16 (1.25%) Management Information System
18 14 (1.09%) Social Media
19 13 (1.01%) Client/Server
20 12 (0.94%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 246 (19.17%) Windows
2 204 (15.90%) Linux
3 103 (8.03%) Unix
4 98 (7.64%) Windows Server
5 52 (4.05%) Windows 10
6 51 (3.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 47 (3.66%) Windows 7
7 47 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (2.03%) Android
9 19 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (1.25%) CentOS
11 12 (0.94%) Debian
12 10 (0.78%) Ubuntu
13 8 (0.62%) Apple iOS
14 7 (0.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (0.31%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.16%) Solaris
17 2 (0.16%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (22.21%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (14.81%) Mathematics
3 134 (10.44%) Asset Management
4 106 (8.26%) OO
5 101 (7.87%) Investment Management
6 95 (7.40%) Risk Management
7 94 (7.33%) Scrum
7 94 (7.33%) TDD
8 88 (6.86%) DevOps
9 80 (6.24%) Physics
9 80 (6.24%) Project Management
10 79 (6.16%) Low Latency
11 78 (6.08%) Multithreading
12 77 (6.00%) Open Source
13 70 (5.46%) Continuous Integration
14 67 (5.22%) SDLC
15 66 (5.14%) ITIL
16 65 (5.07%) Fund Management
16 65 (5.07%) MVC
16 65 (5.07%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 431 (33.59%) SQL
2 409 (31.88%) C#
3 280 (21.82%) Java
4 258 (20.11%) Python
5 182 (14.19%) JavaScript
6 151 (11.77%) PowerShell
7 139 (10.83%) C++
8 66 (5.14%) Perl
9 62 (4.83%) Scala
10 56 (4.36%) T-SQL
11 43 (3.35%) MATLAB
12 36 (2.81%) Bash Shell
12 36 (2.81%) R
13 32 (2.49%) Ruby
14 26 (2.03%) VB
15 23 (1.79%) PHP
16 22 (1.71%) Shell Script
17 19 (1.48%) VBA
18 18 (1.40%) TypeScript
19 17 (1.33%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 324 (25.25%) Degree
2 67 (5.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (2.96%) PhD
4 27 (2.10%) Master's Degree
5 26 (2.03%) Numerate Degree
6 16 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (0.78%) CFA
9 8 (0.62%) CCNP
10 7 (0.55%) CCNA
11 3 (0.23%) MCITP
11 3 (0.23%) MCSE
11 3 (0.23%) Siebel Certification
12 2 (0.16%) CISSP
12 2 (0.16%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.16%) MBA
12 2 (0.16%) MCP
12 2 (0.16%) SANS
13 1 (0.078%) MCSA
13 1 (0.078%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.34%) QA
2 7 (0.55%) MiFID
3 6 (0.47%) AIFMD
3 6 (0.47%) UCITS
4 4 (0.31%) EMIR
5 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.16%) Basel III
6 2 (0.16%) BS7799
6 2 (0.16%) GDPR
6 2 (0.16%) ISO 22301
6 2 (0.16%) PMO
7 1 (0.078%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.078%) SLA
System Software
1 160 (12.47%) Active Directory
2 135 (10.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (2.81%) Docker
4 25 (1.95%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.86%) XenApp
6 10 (0.78%) MetaFrame
7 8 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (0.47%) BitLocker
8 6 (0.47%) NFS
8 6 (0.47%) XenServer
9 5 (0.39%) LXC
10 4 (0.31%) Apache Flume
10 4 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.31%) iptables
10 4 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (0.23%) vSphere
12 2 (0.16%) HDFS
12 2 (0.16%) Samba
Systems Management
1 54 (4.21%) SCCM
2 23 (1.79%) Ansible
3 20 (1.56%) AirWatch
3 20 (1.56%) Puppet
4 19 (1.48%) Control-M
5 13 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (0.86%) Kubernetes
6 11 (0.86%) Terraform
7 6 (0.47%) SCOrch
8 4 (0.31%) Grafana
8 4 (0.31%) Nagios
8 4 (0.31%) Salt
8 4 (0.31%) systemd
9 3 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.23%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (0.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 3 (0.23%) RSA Archer
9 3 (0.23%) WSUS
10 2 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.16%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 177 (13.80%) Microsoft
2 168 (13.09%) VMware
3 88 (6.86%) Oracle
4 66 (5.14%) Cisco
5 61 (4.75%) Bloomberg
6 51 (3.98%) NetApp
7 44 (3.43%) Citrix
8 43 (3.35%) Reuters
9 32 (2.49%) Juniper
10 31 (2.42%) BMC
10 31 (2.42%) Ivanti
10 31 (2.42%) Remedy
10 31 (2.42%) Sybase
11 29 (2.26%) Charles River
12 27 (2.10%) ServiceNow
13 22 (1.71%) Nimble Storage
14 20 (1.56%) Red Hat
15 17 (1.33%) SimCorp
16 14 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
16 14 (1.09%) Splunk