Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
UK > England
6 months to
21 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 351 151 333
Rank change year-on-year -200 +182 +15
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 1,045 1,019 1,234
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.94% 2.27% 0.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.30% 6.36% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 860 985 1,130
10th Percentile £57,500 £65,000 £53,750
25th Percentile £79,688 £85,000 £62,500
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 £137,500 £110,000
90th Percentile £143,750 £156,250 £127,500
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 45,365 16,017 44,966
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.94% 35.64% 35.50%
Number of salaries quoted 27,493 13,371 34,759
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £91,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £54,486
% change year-on-year +4.35% +5.53% +3.78%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -137 1,019 £100,000 -9.09% 133
Yorkshire - 12 £75,000 - 2
North of England - 12 £75,000 - 3
East of England - 6 - -
South West - 4 £62,500 -
South East -146 3 £63,750 - 4
Hedge funds
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 800 (76.56%) Finance
2 613 (58.66%) Python
3 607 (58.09%) Software Engineering
4 554 (53.01%) AWS
5 539 (51.58%) Asset Management
6 490 (46.89%) Java
7 470 (44.98%) Agile Software Development
8 424 (40.57%) React
9 416 (39.81%) SQL
10 413 (39.52%) JavaScript
11 395 (37.80%) Web Services
12 368 (35.22%) Front Office
13 358 (34.26%) Investment Management
14 333 (31.87%) Full Stack Development
15 313 (29.95%) Equities
16 305 (29.19%) Fixed Income
17 287 (27.46%) Serverless
18 281 (26.89%) AWS Lambda
19 263 (25.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 261 (24.98%) TypeScript
21 257 (24.59%) Derivative
21 257 (24.59%) Amazon EC2
22 230 (22.01%) Banking
22 230 (22.01%) Analytics
23 226 (21.63%) Microservices
24 211 (20.19%) Azure
25 206 (19.71%) QA
26 194 (18.56%) AngularJS
27 189 (18.09%) Docker
28 188 (17.99%) Kubernetes

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
1 107 (10.24%) Apache
2 39 (3.73%) Apache Spark
3 38 (3.64%) Apache Airflow
4 14 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (0.86%) MS Exchange
6 8 (0.77%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.29%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.096%) nginx
10 1 (0.096%) Traefik
Applications
1 29 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (1.15%) Adobe XD
4 10 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (0.96%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.19%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.19%) Figma
5 2 (0.19%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 3 (0.29%) Cloudability
2 2 (0.19%) Eikon
3 1 (0.096%) Bloomberg AIM
3 1 (0.096%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.096%) SunGard APT
3 1 (0.096%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 554 (53.01%) AWS
2 287 (27.46%) Serverless
3 281 (26.89%) AWS Lambda
4 257 (24.59%) Amazon EC2
5 211 (20.19%) Azure
6 180 (17.22%) GCP
7 151 (14.45%) Amazon ECS
8 112 (10.72%) Amazon S3
9 37 (3.54%) SaaS
10 26 (2.49%) OpenShift
11 25 (2.39%) Microsoft 365
12 22 (2.11%) AWS CloudFormation
13 14 (1.34%) PaaS
14 12 (1.15%) Power Platform
15 7 (0.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 6 (0.57%) IaaS
17 5 (0.48%) Snowflake
18 4 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
18 4 (0.38%) Azure Service Bus
18 4 (0.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.44%) HTTP
1 15 (1.44%) TCP/IP
2 14 (1.34%) DNS
2 14 (1.34%) VPN
3 11 (1.05%) DHCP
4 9 (0.86%) Wireless
5 5 (0.48%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (0.38%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (0.38%) Skype
7 2 (0.19%) AMQP
7 2 (0.19%) Firewall
7 2 (0.19%) Network Security
7 2 (0.19%) SSL
7 2 (0.19%) VoIP
7 2 (0.19%) WAN
8 1 (0.096%) DSL
8 1 (0.096%) Internet
8 1 (0.096%) LAN
8 1 (0.096%) MPLS
8 1 (0.096%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (17.13%) Amazon Aurora
2 163 (15.60%) Amazon Athena
3 108 (10.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 106 (10.14%) Apache Ignite
5 76 (7.27%) PostgreSQL
6 48 (4.59%) SQL Server
7 35 (3.35%) MySQL
8 31 (2.97%) Flink
8 31 (2.97%) Relational Database
9 30 (2.87%) Big Data
10 21 (2.01%) Redis
11 19 (1.82%) NoSQL
12 17 (1.63%) RDBMS
13 14 (1.34%) Blockchain
13 14 (1.34%) Tableau
14 13 (1.24%) Hadoop
15 12 (1.15%) Power BI
16 10 (0.96%) Sisense
17 7 (0.67%) MongoDB
18 6 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 21 (2.01%) Git (software)
2 14 (1.34%) JIRA
3 12 (1.15%) Jenkins
3 12 (1.15%) TeamCity
4 10 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
4 10 (0.96%) Selenium
5 9 (0.86%) webpack
6 8 (0.77%) JUnit
7 7 (0.67%) SpecFlow
8 6 (0.57%) gulp
9 5 (0.48%) Bitbucket
9 5 (0.48%) NUnit
9 5 (0.48%) TestNG
10 4 (0.38%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.29%) Cypress.io
11 3 (0.29%) GitLab
11 3 (0.29%) Mockito
11 3 (0.29%) Subversion
11 3 (0.29%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.29%) WebDriver
General
1 800 (76.56%) Finance
2 368 (35.22%) Front Office
3 230 (22.01%) Banking
4 136 (13.01%) Social Skills
5 58 (5.55%) Analytical Skills
6 51 (4.88%) Financial Institution
7 40 (3.83%) Back Office
8 38 (3.64%) Legal
9 30 (2.87%) Investment Banking
10 20 (1.91%) Telecoms
11 17 (1.63%) Law
12 13 (1.24%) Prime Brokerage
13 12 (1.15%) Presentation Skills
14 10 (0.96%) Retail
15 9 (0.86%) Billing
16 6 (0.57%) Games
16 6 (0.57%) Marketing
17 4 (0.38%) Private Banking
18 3 (0.29%) Organisational Skills
18 3 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 574 (54.93%) Developer
2 393 (37.61%) Software Engineer
3 330 (31.58%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 235 (22.49%) Python Developer
5 229 (21.91%) Python Engineer
6 216 (20.67%) Python Software Engineer
7 189 (18.09%) AWS Engineer
8 182 (17.42%) AWS Software Engineer
9 170 (16.27%) AWS Developer
10 121 (11.58%) React Developer
11 119 (11.39%) Java Developer
12 98 (9.38%) Lead Developer
13 93 (8.90%) Java Engineer
14 92 (8.80%) Java Software Engineer
15 82 (7.85%) Lead Software Engineer
16 70 (6.70%) UI Engineer
17 68 (6.51%) UI Developer
18 66 (6.32%) Java Software Developer
19 62 (5.93%) Lead Software Developer
20 54 (5.17%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 424 (40.57%) React
2 395 (37.80%) Web Services
3 194 (18.56%) AngularJS
4 174 (16.65%) Node.js
5 159 (15.22%) Vue.js
6 158 (15.12%) gRPC
7 99 (9.47%) .NET
8 74 (7.08%) Kafka
9 63 (6.03%) .NET Core
10 49 (4.69%) CSS
11 46 (4.40%) NumPy
12 44 (4.21%) HTML
13 40 (3.83%) REST
14 32 (3.06%) J2EE
15 29 (2.78%) GraphQL
16 28 (2.68%) SciPy
17 27 (2.58%) TensorFlow
18 24 (2.30%) Spring
19 23 (2.20%) Django
19 23 (2.20%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 313 (29.95%) Equities
2 305 (29.19%) Fixed Income
3 263 (25.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 257 (24.59%) Derivative
5 151 (14.45%) Pricing Data
6 95 (9.09%) User Experience
7 61 (5.84%) Greenfield Project
8 45 (4.31%) Algorithms
9 36 (3.44%) Credit Derivative
10 31 (2.97%) Credit Risk
11 22 (2.11%) Management Information System
12 20 (1.91%) Data Structures
13 18 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
13 18 (1.72%) Market Risk
14 17 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
15 15 (1.44%) Analytical Mindset
16 10 (0.96%) BYOD
16 10 (0.96%) Cloud Native
16 10 (0.96%) Data Centre
16 10 (0.96%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 69 (6.60%) Windows
2 64 (6.12%) Linux
3 21 (2.01%) Windows 10
4 16 (1.53%) Unix
5 14 (1.34%) Windows Server
6 11 (1.05%) Windows 7
7 8 (0.77%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.67%) Mac OS
9 6 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.48%) Windows Server 2016
11 4 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.19%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.096%) Android
13 1 (0.096%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 607 (58.09%) Software Engineering
2 539 (51.58%) Asset Management
3 470 (44.98%) Agile Software Development
4 358 (34.26%) Investment Management
5 333 (31.87%) Full Stack Development
6 230 (22.01%) Analytics
7 226 (21.63%) Microservices
8 177 (16.94%) Data Science
9 173 (16.56%) Artificial Intelligence
9 173 (16.56%) Data Management
10 172 (16.46%) DevOps
11 161 (15.41%) Project Delivery
12 157 (15.02%) Test Automation
13 151 (14.45%) Enterprise Data Management
14 139 (13.30%) Fintech
15 109 (10.43%) Portfolio Management
16 91 (8.71%) Data Analytics
17 89 (8.52%) Front End Development
18 88 (8.42%) Problem-Solving
19 78 (7.46%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 613 (58.66%) Python
2 490 (46.89%) Java
3 416 (39.81%) SQL
4 413 (39.52%) JavaScript
5 261 (24.98%) TypeScript
6 175 (16.75%) C#
7 171 (16.36%) Scala
8 135 (12.92%) Kotlin
9 112 (10.72%) Clojure
10 96 (9.19%) C++
11 50 (4.78%) PowerShell
12 47 (4.50%) PHP
13 33 (3.16%) R
14 19 (1.82%) Bash Shell
15 17 (1.63%) F#
16 15 (1.44%) C
17 14 (1.34%) Cython
18 6 (0.57%) Ruby
19 4 (0.38%) ES6
20 3 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 58 (5.55%) Degree
2 20 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (1.44%) PhD
4 7 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.57%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.29%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.29%) MCP
6 3 (0.29%) MCSA
6 3 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.096%) RHCA
7 1 (0.096%) RHCE
7 1 (0.096%) VCAP
7 1 (0.096%) VCDX
7 1 (0.096%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 206 (19.71%) QA
2 32 (3.06%) GDPR
3 14 (1.34%) SLA
4 4 (0.38%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.29%) PMO
6 2 (0.19%) NIST
6 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.096%) MiFID
7 1 (0.096%) PMBOK
System Software
1 189 (18.09%) Docker
2 33 (3.16%) Active Directory
3 22 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (1.63%) vSphere
5 4 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (0.38%) XenApp
5 4 (0.38%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 188 (17.99%) Kubernetes
2 133 (12.73%) Terraform
3 35 (3.35%) Ansible
4 18 (1.72%) SCCM
5 12 (1.15%) Puppet
6 11 (1.05%) SCOM
7 10 (0.96%) Grafana
8 7 (0.67%) PowerCLI
8 7 (0.67%) Prometheus
9 6 (0.57%) Failover Clustering
9 6 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (0.57%) NetBackup
9 6 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 5 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.38%) OfficeScan
11 4 (0.38%) Red Hat Satellite
11 4 (0.38%) Trend Micro Deep Security
12 3 (0.29%) Cobbler
12 3 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (0.19%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 57 (5.45%) Microsoft
2 30 (2.87%) VMware
3 25 (2.39%) Bloomberg
4 22 (2.11%) Algorithmics
5 21 (2.01%) Oracle
6 20 (1.91%) Sybase
6 20 (1.91%) Yahoo!
7 16 (1.53%) Reuters
8 15 (1.44%) Citrix
8 15 (1.44%) Instagram
9 14 (1.34%) Cisco
10 12 (1.15%) Adobe
11 8 (0.77%) FactSet
11 8 (0.77%) HP
12 7 (0.67%) Apple
12 7 (0.67%) Calypso
12 7 (0.67%) ServiceNow
13 6 (0.57%) McAfee
13 6 (0.57%) Murex
13 6 (0.57%) Symantec