Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
UK > England
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 340 398 419
Rank change year-on-year +58 +21 -95
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 1,374 1,333 1,293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.93% 0.79% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.20% 1.91% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,227 994 1,144
England median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £47,500 £37,150 £36,250
90th Percentile £120,000 £102,500 £112,500
UK median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +3.70%

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 62,322 69,719 69,567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.99% 41.43% 39.86%
Number of salaries quoted 48,374 53,000 57,409
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.04%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +50 1,357 £75,000 +7.14% 160
South East -46 13 £57,500 +187.50% 1
North of England +36 3 £65,000 +73.33%
North West - 2 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +32 1 £75,000 +100.00%
South West +10 1 £75,000 +50.00%
Hedge funds
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 909 (66.16%) Finance
2 614 (44.69%) SQL
3 511 (37.19%) C#
4 498 (36.24%) Python
5 434 (31.59%) Java
6 396 (28.82%) Banking
7 365 (26.56%) Asset Management
8 360 (26.20%) Agile Software Development
9 328 (23.87%) Front Office
10 323 (23.51%) Degree
11 320 (23.29%) Windows
12 312 (22.71%) Amazon AWS
13 300 (21.83%) Computer Science
14 293 (21.32%) Equities
15 283 (20.60%) SQL Server
16 279 (20.31%) Linux
16 279 (20.31%) Fixed Income
17 262 (19.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 250 (18.20%) .NET
19 245 (17.83%) Derivative
20 242 (17.61%) Software Engineering
21 238 (17.32%) C++
22 234 (17.03%) Microsoft Azure
23 232 (16.89%) Investment Management
24 199 (14.48%) Fintech
25 189 (13.76%) DevOps
26 178 (12.95%) Investment Banking
27 164 (11.94%) JavaScript
28 160 (11.64%) PowerShell
29 148 (10.77%) Mathematics

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 85 (6.19%) MS Exchange
2 47 (3.42%) Apache
3 41 (2.98%) Tomcat
4 38 (2.77%) SharePoint
5 29 (2.11%) Oracle Workflow
6 19 (1.38%) Confluence
7 17 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.36%) Jupyter
11 5 (0.36%) Skype for Business
12 4 (0.29%) Ethereum
12 4 (0.29%) IIS
12 4 (0.29%) nginx
13 2 (0.15%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 97 (7.06%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (2.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.073%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 111 (8.08%) thinkFolio
2 64 (4.66%) Markit EDM
3 58 (4.22%) Front Arena
4 10 (0.73%) Eagle PACE
5 7 (0.51%) Distributed Ledger
6 5 (0.36%) LatentZero
7 4 (0.29%) Bloomberg AIM
7 4 (0.29%) LongView
7 4 (0.29%) Ripple
8 2 (0.15%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
8 2 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.15%) Sentinel
9 1 (0.073%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.073%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 312 (22.71%) Amazon AWS
2 234 (17.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 104 (7.57%) Google Cloud Platform
4 91 (6.62%) Office 365
5 71 (5.17%) SaaS
6 17 (1.24%) GitHub
7 13 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.44%) Basecamp
9 5 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.36%) IaaS
9 5 (0.36%) Mimecast
10 4 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (0.29%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.29%) Serverless
11 2 (0.15%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (0.15%) Data Lake Analytics
11 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (3.71%) Firewall
2 46 (3.35%) SAN
2 46 (3.35%) TCP/IP
3 33 (2.40%) WAN
3 33 (2.40%) WebEx
4 32 (2.33%) DNS
5 25 (1.82%) VPN
6 24 (1.75%) LAN
7 20 (1.46%) DHCP
8 17 (1.24%) Multicast
9 16 (1.16%) BGP
9 16 (1.16%) VLAN
10 15 (1.09%) OSPF
11 11 (0.80%) FIX Connectivity
12 10 (0.73%) HTTP
12 10 (0.73%) MPLS
12 10 (0.73%) Wireless
13 9 (0.66%) Internet
13 9 (0.66%) Network Security
14 7 (0.51%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (20.60%) SQL Server
2 80 (5.82%) NoSQL
3 77 (5.60%) Big Data
4 68 (4.95%) Relational Database
5 39 (2.84%) MongoDB
6 36 (2.62%) MySQL
7 32 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
8 31 (2.26%) Crystal Reports
9 25 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
10 23 (1.67%) Blockchain
11 21 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 19 (1.38%) Hadoop
13 18 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 17 (1.24%) SQL Server 2014
15 14 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
16 10 (0.73%) RDBMS
17 9 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
17 9 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 7 (0.51%) Oracle Database
18 7 (0.51%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 74 (5.39%) Jenkins
2 73 (5.31%) JIRA
3 72 (5.24%) Git (software)
4 29 (2.11%) Maven
5 28 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 24 (1.75%) TeamCity
7 20 (1.46%) Artifactory
8 18 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
8 18 (1.31%) Vagrant
9 16 (1.16%) NUnit
10 13 (0.95%) Plastic SCM
10 13 (0.95%) SpecFlow
10 13 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (0.80%) MSBuild
11 11 (0.80%) WinDbg
12 9 (0.66%) Moq
12 9 (0.66%) Subversion
13 8 (0.58%) Selenium
13 8 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
14 7 (0.51%) Mockito
General
1 909 (66.16%) Finance
2 396 (28.82%) Banking
3 328 (23.87%) Front Office
4 178 (12.95%) Investment Banking
5 86 (6.26%) Financial Institution
6 69 (5.02%) Back Office
7 42 (3.06%) French Language
8 39 (2.84%) German Language
8 39 (2.84%) Italian Language
9 32 (2.33%) Spanish Language
10 26 (1.89%) Legal
11 24 (1.75%) Law
12 12 (0.87%) Games
13 9 (0.66%) Advertising
13 9 (0.66%) Prime Brokerage
14 8 (0.58%) Telecoms
15 4 (0.29%) Marketing
16 2 (0.15%) Mandarin Language
16 2 (0.15%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 562 (40.90%) Developer
2 222 (16.16%) C# Developer
3 167 (12.15%) Analyst
4 132 (9.61%) Java Developer
5 128 (9.32%) Python Developer
6 110 (8.01%) Applications Support
7 99 (7.21%) Support Engineer
8 87 (6.33%) Senior Developer
9 83 (6.04%) Software Engineer
10 75 (5.46%) Junior
10 75 (5.46%) Support Analyst
11 67 (4.88%) SQL Developer
12 65 (4.73%) Applications Engineer
13 60 (4.37%) Junior Developer
14 56 (4.08%) Applications Support Engineer
14 56 (4.08%) Lead Developer
15 54 (3.93%) Quantitative Developer
16 50 (3.64%) Linux Engineer
17 47 (3.42%) Java Engineer
18 46 (3.35%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (18.20%) .NET
2 128 (9.32%) React
3 122 (8.88%) AngularJS
4 107 (7.79%) FIX Protocol
5 93 (6.77%) CSS
6 90 (6.55%) Web Services
7 88 (6.40%) HTML
8 71 (5.17%) ASP.NET
9 53 (3.86%) WPF
10 52 (3.78%) J2EE
11 51 (3.71%) WebSockets
12 50 (3.64%) XML
13 48 (3.49%) SignalR
14 41 (2.98%) Spring
15 39 (2.84%) HTML5
16 38 (2.77%) WCF
17 34 (2.47%) RESTful
18 33 (2.40%) Redux
19 30 (2.18%) Natural Language Processing
20 29 (2.11%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 293 (21.32%) Equities
2 279 (20.31%) Fixed Income
3 262 (19.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 245 (17.83%) Derivative
5 199 (14.48%) Fintech
6 137 (9.97%) Greenfield Project
7 135 (9.83%) Algorithms
8 108 (7.86%) Data Structures
9 89 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
10 51 (3.71%) User Experience
11 47 (3.42%) Data Centre
12 41 (2.98%) Management Information System
13 30 (2.18%) Self-Motivation
14 29 (2.11%) OTC Derivatives
15 26 (1.89%) Public Cloud
16 18 (1.31%) Linux Command Line
17 13 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
18 10 (0.73%) Clustering
18 10 (0.73%) Credit Risk
18 10 (0.73%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 320 (23.29%) Windows
2 279 (20.31%) Linux
3 103 (7.50%) Unix
4 90 (6.55%) Windows Server
5 30 (2.18%) CentOS
6 28 (2.04%) Fedora
7 26 (1.89%) Ubuntu
8 25 (1.82%) Windows 7
9 24 (1.75%) SUSE
9 24 (1.75%) Windows 10
10 21 (1.53%) Solaris
11 12 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (0.73%) Android
13 10 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.36%) AIX
14 5 (0.36%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.36%) HPUX
15 4 (0.29%) Debian
16 2 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (26.56%) Asset Management
2 360 (26.20%) Agile Software Development
3 300 (21.83%) Computer Science
4 242 (17.61%) Software Engineering
5 232 (16.89%) Investment Management
6 189 (13.76%) DevOps
7 148 (10.77%) Mathematics
8 111 (8.08%) Problem-Solving
9 109 (7.93%) OO
10 101 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
11 100 (7.28%) Analytics
11 100 (7.28%) TDD
12 96 (6.99%) Microservices
13 93 (6.77%) Wealth Management
14 91 (6.62%) Fund Management
15 83 (6.04%) Physics
16 81 (5.90%) Algorithmic Trading
16 81 (5.90%) Multithreading
17 79 (5.75%) Mentoring
18 78 (5.68%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 614 (44.69%) SQL
2 511 (37.19%) C#
3 498 (36.24%) Python
4 434 (31.59%) Java
5 238 (17.32%) C++
6 164 (11.94%) JavaScript
7 160 (11.64%) PowerShell
8 147 (10.70%) Perl
9 94 (6.84%) Bash Shell
10 76 (5.53%) Ruby
11 75 (5.46%) R
12 58 (4.22%) Bourne shell
12 58 (4.22%) Korn
13 51 (3.71%) Scala
14 46 (3.35%) MATLAB
15 41 (2.98%) C
16 28 (2.04%) T-SQL
17 25 (1.82%) Kotlin
18 23 (1.67%) Go
19 18 (1.31%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 323 (23.51%) Degree
2 89 (6.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 58 (4.22%) PhD
4 43 (3.13%) Numerate Degree
5 16 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (1.02%) CCNP
7 11 (0.80%) MOS
8 8 (0.58%) A+ Certification
8 8 (0.58%) MCP
8 8 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.51%) CEH
9 7 (0.51%) CISSP
10 6 (0.44%) MCSA
11 5 (0.36%) CBAP
11 5 (0.36%) EMCISA
11 5 (0.36%) EMCSA
11 5 (0.36%) VCP5
11 5 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.29%) Master's Degree
12 4 (0.29%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.42%) QA
2 28 (2.04%) PMO
3 9 (0.66%) SLA
4 7 (0.51%) MiFID
5 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.073%) COBIT
6 1 (0.073%) EMIR
6 1 (0.073%) GDPR
System Software
1 118 (8.59%) Active Directory
2 89 (6.48%) Docker
3 64 (4.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (1.60%) Virtual Desktop
4 22 (1.60%) vSphere
5 9 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
6 8 (0.58%) iptables
6 8 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 7 (0.51%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.22%) XenApp
9 1 (0.073%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.073%) NFS
9 1 (0.073%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.073%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.073%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.073%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 74 (5.39%) Ansible
2 58 (4.22%) Puppet
3 45 (3.28%) SCCM
4 36 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
5 35 (2.55%) Kubernetes
6 30 (2.18%) Terraform
7 19 (1.38%) Prometheus
8 18 (1.31%) Salt
9 17 (1.24%) Nagios
10 11 (0.80%) AirWatch
10 11 (0.80%) Perfmon
10 11 (0.80%) SCOM
11 10 (0.73%) ZABBIX
12 6 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
12 6 (0.44%) Icinga
12 6 (0.44%) Kibana
13 5 (0.36%) PowerCLI
13 5 (0.36%) WSUS
14 4 (0.29%) Control-M
14 4 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 148 (10.77%) Microsoft
2 132 (9.61%) Oracle
3 95 (6.91%) Charles River
4 94 (6.84%) Google
5 91 (6.62%) Bloomberg
6 86 (6.26%) Reuters
7 72 (5.24%) VMware
8 65 (4.73%) Calypso
8 65 (4.73%) SimCorp
9 49 (3.57%) FXall
10 48 (3.49%) MarketAxess
10 48 (3.49%) Tradeweb
11 47 (3.42%) Citrix
12 44 (3.20%) NetApp
13 42 (3.06%) Cisco
14 40 (2.91%) Red Hat
15 19 (1.38%) ION Trading
16 18 (1.31%) EMC
16 18 (1.31%) Eze Software Group
16 18 (1.31%) SolarWinds