Period
to 28 January 2020

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 28 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
UK > England
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 269 324 393
Rank change year-on-year +55 +69 +15
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 1,408 1,388 1,237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.21% 0.99% 0.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.12% 2.48% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,290 1,264 936
England median annual salary £95,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.03% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £55,000 £45,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £157,500 £120,000 £103,750
UK median annual salary £95,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +31.03% +3.57% -

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 45,067 55,886 62,676
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.80% 39.79% 38.91%
Number of salaries quoted 34,820 42,815 48,927
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,832 £28,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 28 January 2020.

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 28 January 2020. 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 +42 1,391 £97,500 +30.00% 110
North of England +62 13 £65,000 - 1
North West +54 13 £65,000 -
South East +42 2 £28,000 -58.52% 3
South West +23 2 £90,000 +20.00% 2
Hedge funds
UK

For the 6 months to 28 January 2020, 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.

1 990 (70.31%) Finance
2 723 (51.35%) Asset Management
3 706 (50.14%) Python
4 691 (49.08%) Front Office
5 684 (48.58%) Derivative
6 643 (45.67%) Fixed Income
7 603 (42.83%) Investment Management
8 585 (41.55%) Java
9 575 (40.84%) SQL
10 547 (38.85%) Equities
11 546 (38.78%) AWS
12 512 (36.36%) C#
13 465 (33.03%) Software Engineering
14 443 (31.46%) Agile Software Development
15 435 (30.89%) Web Services
16 403 (28.62%) C++
17 384 (27.27%) JavaScript
18 374 (26.56%) Banking
19 339 (24.08%) Computer Science
20 330 (23.44%) Analytics
21 322 (22.87%) Mentoring
22 310 (22.02%) Azure
22 310 (22.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 288 (20.45%) Bloomberg
24 255 (18.11%) GCP
25 236 (16.76%) AngularJS
26 234 (16.62%) Performance Attribution
27 233 (16.55%) J2EE
28 231 (16.41%) React
29 227 (16.12%) Artificial Intelligence

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 29 (2.06%) SharePoint
2 26 (1.85%) MS Exchange
3 24 (1.70%) Apache
4 22 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 22 (1.56%) Tomcat
5 16 (1.14%) Apache Spark
6 14 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
7 9 (0.64%) Jupyter
8 8 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (0.36%) Confluence
9 5 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (0.36%) nginx
10 2 (0.14%) WildFly
11 1 (0.071%) IIS
11 1 (0.071%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 36 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.071%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 142 (10.09%) Markit EDM
2 137 (9.73%) thinkFolio
3 104 (7.39%) FINCAD Analytics
4 85 (6.04%) Front Arena
5 77 (5.47%) Eagle PACE
6 76 (5.40%) PolarLake
7 31 (2.20%) LatentZero
8 3 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.14%) LongView
10 1 (0.071%) Advent Geneva
10 1 (0.071%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.071%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 546 (38.78%) AWS
2 310 (22.02%) Azure
3 255 (18.11%) GCP
4 61 (4.33%) Office 365
5 56 (3.98%) SaaS
6 55 (3.91%) Amazon ECS
7 53 (3.76%) OpenShift
8 44 (3.13%) Serverless
9 43 (3.05%) Amazon SQS
10 39 (2.77%) AWS Lambda
11 26 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
12 25 (1.78%) Amazon S3
13 17 (1.21%) Azure Active Directory
14 13 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
15 11 (0.78%) AWS Fargate
16 9 (0.64%) Power Platform
17 8 (0.57%) AWS Step Functions
18 2 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
19 1 (0.071%) CloudBees
19 1 (0.071%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.85%) DNS
1 26 (1.85%) TCP/IP
2 20 (1.42%) WAN
3 19 (1.35%) LAN
4 15 (1.07%) DHCP
5 13 (0.92%) Firewall
6 9 (0.64%) VPN
7 8 (0.57%) Network Security
8 6 (0.43%) FTP
8 6 (0.43%) SAN
8 6 (0.43%) SSL
9 5 (0.36%) BGP
9 5 (0.36%) OSPF
9 5 (0.36%) SMTP
9 5 (0.36%) VoIP
10 4 (0.28%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (0.28%) FIX Connectivity
10 4 (0.28%) Kerberos
11 3 (0.21%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.21%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (11.93%) SQL Server
2 121 (8.59%) PostgreSQL
3 100 (7.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 99 (7.03%) Amazon Athena
5 92 (6.53%) NoSQL
6 59 (4.19%) Relational Database
7 31 (2.20%) KDB
8 30 (2.13%) Amazon Redshift
9 28 (1.99%) MongoDB
10 23 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 22 (1.56%) Big Data
12 21 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
13 20 (1.42%) MySQL
13 20 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
15 9 (0.64%) Blockchain
15 9 (0.64%) Data Mining
15 9 (0.64%) Hadoop
15 9 (0.64%) Power BI
16 8 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 81 (5.75%) Git (software)
2 80 (5.68%) Artifactory
3 44 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 38 (2.70%) GitLab
5 23 (1.63%) JIRA
6 17 (1.21%) TeamCity
7 16 (1.14%) Cucumber
8 15 (1.07%) Octopus Deploy
9 13 (0.92%) Plastic SCM
10 10 (0.71%) Gradle
11 8 (0.57%) webpack
12 7 (0.50%) JUnit
12 7 (0.50%) SpecFlow
13 6 (0.43%) Maven
13 6 (0.43%) MSTest
13 6 (0.43%) Rhino Mocks
13 6 (0.43%) Visual Studio
14 5 (0.36%) NSubstitute
14 5 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
15 4 (0.28%) Redmine
General
1 990 (70.31%) Finance
2 691 (49.08%) Front Office
3 374 (26.56%) Banking
4 142 (10.09%) Investment Banking
5 118 (8.38%) Back Office
6 38 (2.70%) French Language
7 36 (2.56%) German Language
7 36 (2.56%) Italian Language
7 36 (2.56%) Spanish Language
8 23 (1.63%) Marketing
9 14 (0.99%) Dutch Language
9 14 (0.99%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.50%) Advertising
11 5 (0.36%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.14%) Games
12 2 (0.14%) Retail
13 1 (0.071%) Legal
13 1 (0.071%) Prime Brokerage
13 1 (0.071%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 512 (36.36%) Developer
2 213 (15.13%) C# Developer
3 130 (9.23%) Python Developer
4 125 (8.88%) Java Developer
5 101 (7.17%) Data Manager
5 101 (7.17%) Software Engineer
6 90 (6.39%) Junior
7 85 (6.04%) Front Office Developer
8 81 (5.75%) Junior Developer
9 79 (5.61%) Support Engineer
10 71 (5.04%) C++ Developer
11 70 (4.97%) Junior C# Developer
12 69 (4.90%) Graduate
13 67 (4.76%) Graduate Developer
14 64 (4.55%) Software Developer
15 59 (4.19%) Analytics Manager
15 59 (4.19%) Graduate C# Developer
16 58 (4.12%) Junior Python Developer
17 56 (3.98%) Engineering Manager
18 55 (3.91%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 435 (30.89%) Web Services
2 236 (16.76%) AngularJS
3 233 (16.55%) J2EE
4 231 (16.41%) React
5 225 (15.98%) .NET
6 151 (10.72%) Node.js
7 108 (7.67%) HTML
8 96 (6.82%) CSS
9 83 (5.89%) HTML5
10 81 (5.75%) Vue.js
11 70 (4.97%) .NET Core
12 60 (4.26%) FIX Protocol
13 44 (3.13%) Redux
14 40 (2.84%) ASP.NET
14 40 (2.84%) Kafka
15 34 (2.41%) CSS3
16 33 (2.34%) Pandas
17 29 (2.06%) WCF
18 28 (1.99%) D3.js
18 28 (1.99%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 684 (48.58%) Derivative
2 643 (45.67%) Fixed Income
3 547 (38.85%) Equities
4 310 (22.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 200 (14.20%) Greenfield Project
6 177 (12.57%) Equity Derivative
7 129 (9.16%) Reference Data
8 122 (8.66%) Algorithms
9 99 (7.03%) Data Structures
10 93 (6.61%) Blog
10 93 (6.61%) Exotic Derivative
11 73 (5.18%) User Experience
12 66 (4.69%) Public Cloud
13 58 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
14 20 (1.42%) OTC Derivatives
15 19 (1.35%) Management Information System
16 15 (1.07%) Reinsurance
17 11 (0.78%) Grid Computing
17 11 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
17 11 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 175 (12.43%) Linux
2 112 (7.95%) Windows
3 67 (4.76%) Unix
4 50 (3.55%) Windows Server
5 46 (3.27%) Windows 10
6 27 (1.92%) Windows 7
7 10 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.57%) Android
9 6 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.36%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 723 (51.35%) Asset Management
2 603 (42.83%) Investment Management
3 465 (33.03%) Software Engineering
4 443 (31.46%) Agile Software Development
5 339 (24.08%) Computer Science
6 330 (23.44%) Analytics
7 322 (22.87%) Mentoring
8 234 (16.62%) Performance Attribution
9 227 (16.12%) Artificial Intelligence
10 207 (14.70%) Decision-Making
11 206 (14.63%) Mathematics
12 204 (14.49%) Machine Learning
13 203 (14.42%) Data Analytics
14 191 (13.57%) Fintech
15 189 (13.42%) Migration
16 170 (12.07%) Business Analysis
17 169 (12.00%) Portfolio Management
18 163 (11.58%) Performance Management
19 160 (11.36%) DevOps
20 155 (11.01%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 706 (50.14%) Python
2 585 (41.55%) Java
3 575 (40.84%) SQL
4 512 (36.36%) C#
5 403 (28.62%) C++
6 384 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 211 (14.99%) R
8 115 (8.17%) Kotlin
9 68 (4.83%) PowerShell
10 47 (3.34%) Perl
11 44 (3.13%) Bash Shell
12 42 (2.98%) TypeScript
13 37 (2.63%) C
14 36 (2.56%) T-SQL
15 32 (2.27%) Ruby
16 28 (1.99%) MATLAB
17 22 (1.56%) Bourne shell
17 22 (1.56%) Korn
18 20 (1.42%) F#
18 20 (1.42%) PHP
Qualifications
1 189 (13.42%) Degree
2 80 (5.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (1.42%) Master's Degree
4 18 (1.28%) PhD
5 15 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (0.85%) MCSA
7 10 (0.71%) MCSE
8 6 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.36%) MCP
10 3 (0.21%) CCNA
10 3 (0.21%) CCNP
10 3 (0.21%) CREST Certified
10 3 (0.21%) OSCP
10 3 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.14%) CCIE
11 2 (0.14%) CISM
12 1 (0.071%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.071%) MBA
12 1 (0.071%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.62%) Data Quality
2 43 (3.05%) QA
3 9 (0.64%) MiFID
4 4 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.21%) SLA
6 1 (0.071%) EMIR
System Software
1 179 (12.71%) Docker
2 81 (5.75%) Active Directory
3 41 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (1.78%) vSphere
5 5 (0.36%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.21%) Lustre
7 2 (0.14%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.14%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 2 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.071%) Ceph
8 1 (0.071%) iptables
8 1 (0.071%) NFS
8 1 (0.071%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.071%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 143 (10.16%) Kubernetes
2 64 (4.55%) Terraform
3 35 (2.49%) SCCM
4 28 (1.99%) Ansible
5 23 (1.63%) SCOM
6 21 (1.49%) PowerCLI
7 16 (1.14%) SQL Sentry
8 13 (0.92%) Puppet
9 9 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.28%) AirWatch
10 4 (0.28%) Icinga
10 4 (0.28%) Prometheus
10 4 (0.28%) Salt
10 4 (0.28%) WSUS
11 2 (0.14%) Control-M
11 2 (0.14%) Packer
11 2 (0.14%) Perfmon
11 2 (0.14%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.14%) vRealize
11 2 (0.14%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 288 (20.45%) Bloomberg
2 120 (8.52%) Charles River
3 117 (8.31%) Google
4 115 (8.17%) SimCorp
5 100 (7.10%) Microsoft
6 89 (6.32%) Calypso
7 86 (6.11%) Reuters
8 81 (5.75%) Oracle
9 55 (3.91%) VMware
10 51 (3.62%) ION Trading
11 50 (3.55%) Fidessa
12 42 (2.98%) Eze Castle Integration
13 41 (2.91%) Eze Software Group
14 31 (2.20%) FIS
14 31 (2.20%) Linedata
15 25 (1.78%) Cisco
16 20 (1.42%) FXall
16 20 (1.42%) MarketAxess
16 20 (1.42%) Murex
16 20 (1.42%) Tradeweb