Period
to 8 April 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 8 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
UK > England
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 267 335 381
Rank change year-on-year +68 +46 +8
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 1,282 1,307 1,330
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.20% 0.94% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.09% 2.39% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,248 1,213 1,105
Median annual salary £107,500 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +48.28% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £58,750 £45,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £161,250 £120,000 £112,500
UK median annual salary £107,500 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +48.28% +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 41,477 54,782 64,116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.85% 39.61% 38.39%
Number of salaries quoted 31,992 41,628 50,559
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,539
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 8 April 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 8 April 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 +49 1,273 £110,000 +51.72% 79
South East +78 4 £28,000 -58.52% 1
North of England +65 3 - - 1
North West +30 3 - -
South West - 2 £90,000 -
Hedge funds
UK

For the 6 months to 8 April 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.

1 941 (73.40%) Finance
2 716 (55.85%) Front Office
3 670 (52.26%) Derivative
4 663 (51.72%) Python
5 657 (51.25%) Fixed Income
6 654 (51.01%) Asset Management
7 630 (49.14%) AWS
8 606 (47.27%) Investment Management
9 601 (46.88%) Java
10 576 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
11 543 (42.36%) Web Services
12 523 (40.80%) Equities
13 505 (39.39%) Software Engineering
14 490 (38.22%) JavaScript
15 459 (35.80%) C#
16 421 (32.84%) Banking
17 419 (32.68%) SQL
18 347 (27.07%) Azure
19 343 (26.76%) C++
20 334 (26.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 317 (24.73%) GCP
22 313 (24.41%) React
23 307 (23.95%) Analytics
24 302 (23.56%) Decision-Making
25 301 (23.48%) Mentoring
26 300 (23.40%) AngularJS
27 262 (20.44%) Bloomberg
28 253 (19.73%) Computer Science
29 236 (18.41%) Artificial Intelligence
30 234 (18.25%) Performance Attribution

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 32 (2.50%) Apache Spark
2 27 (2.11%) Apache
3 17 (1.33%) MS Exchange
3 17 (1.33%) SharePoint
4 14 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (0.62%) Tomcat
6 6 (0.47%) Jupyter
7 4 (0.31%) IIS
8 3 (0.23%) Apache Airflow
8 3 (0.23%) Confluence
8 3 (0.23%) nginx
9 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.16%) JBoss
9 2 (0.16%) Jetty
9 2 (0.16%) WildFly
10 1 (0.078%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.078%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.078%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.078%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 127 (9.91%) Markit EDM
2 110 (8.58%) FINCAD Analytics
3 61 (4.76%) thinkFolio
4 54 (4.21%) Eagle PACE
4 54 (4.21%) PolarLake
5 53 (4.13%) Front Arena
6 41 (3.20%) SimCorp Dimension
7 4 (0.31%) LatentZero
7 4 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.078%) Advent Geneva
8 1 (0.078%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.078%) Salerio
8 1 (0.078%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 630 (49.14%) AWS
2 347 (27.07%) Azure
3 317 (24.73%) GCP
4 52 (4.06%) Amazon ECS
5 50 (3.90%) OpenShift
6 43 (3.35%) Amazon SQS
7 41 (3.20%) Serverless
8 37 (2.89%) AWS Lambda
9 24 (1.87%) Amazon S3
10 23 (1.79%) Office 365
10 23 (1.79%) SaaS
11 21 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
12 11 (0.86%) Power Platform
13 9 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
14 8 (0.62%) AWS Fargate
15 7 (0.55%) Apigee
16 4 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
17 3 (0.23%) CloudBees
17 3 (0.23%) GitHub
18 1 (0.078%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (0.94%) DNS
1 12 (0.94%) Firewall
1 12 (0.94%) LAN
1 12 (0.94%) TCP/IP
2 11 (0.86%) DHCP
3 10 (0.78%) WAN
4 8 (0.62%) FIX Connectivity
5 7 (0.55%) VoIP
5 7 (0.55%) VPN
6 6 (0.47%) Network Security
7 5 (0.39%) FTP
7 5 (0.39%) SMTP
7 5 (0.39%) SSL
8 3 (0.23%) SAN
9 2 (0.16%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.078%) BGP
10 1 (0.078%) Internet
10 1 (0.078%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.078%) OSPF
10 1 (0.078%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (11.78%) SQL Server
2 131 (10.22%) PostgreSQL
3 123 (9.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 116 (9.05%) Amazon Athena
5 75 (5.85%) NoSQL
6 72 (5.62%) Relational Database
7 48 (3.74%) Amazon Redshift
8 31 (2.42%) MySQL
9 26 (2.03%) Big Data
10 25 (1.95%) Amazon RDS
11 19 (1.48%) Hadoop
11 19 (1.48%) KDB
12 17 (1.33%) MongoDB
13 12 (0.94%) Data Mining
14 11 (0.86%) Power BI
14 11 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 10 (0.78%) SQL Server 2016
15 10 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 9 (0.70%) OLAP
16 9 (0.70%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 61 (4.76%) Artifactory
2 46 (3.59%) RStudio
3 40 (3.12%) Git (software)
4 22 (1.72%) GitLab
5 20 (1.56%) Jenkins
5 20 (1.56%) TeamCity
6 17 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
7 13 (1.01%) JIRA
7 13 (1.01%) webpack
8 6 (0.47%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.39%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.39%) JUnit
9 5 (0.39%) kappa
9 5 (0.39%) MSTest
9 5 (0.39%) NSubstitute
9 5 (0.39%) Rhino Mocks
9 5 (0.39%) Selenium
9 5 (0.39%) SpecFlow
9 5 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.31%) WebDriver
General
1 941 (73.40%) Finance
2 716 (55.85%) Front Office
3 421 (32.84%) Banking
4 204 (15.91%) Investment Banking
5 106 (8.27%) Back Office
6 20 (1.56%) Marketing
7 14 (1.09%) Financial Institution
8 7 (0.55%) French Language
9 6 (0.47%) German Language
9 6 (0.47%) Italian Language
9 6 (0.47%) Spanish Language
10 4 (0.31%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.23%) Advertising
11 3 (0.23%) Legal
12 2 (0.16%) Games
12 2 (0.16%) Law
12 2 (0.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 513 (40.02%) Developer
2 187 (14.59%) C# Developer
3 169 (13.18%) Java Developer
4 156 (12.17%) Python Developer
5 127 (9.91%) Front Office Developer
6 123 (9.59%) Software Engineer
7 101 (7.88%) AWS Developer
8 96 (7.49%) AWS Engineer
9 93 (7.25%) Architect
10 85 (6.63%) Junior
11 83 (6.47%) Python Engineer
12 81 (6.32%) Junior Developer
13 75 (5.85%) Java Engineer
14 73 (5.69%) Data Manager
15 71 (5.54%) Finance Manager
16 70 (5.46%) Graduate
17 68 (5.30%) Graduate Developer
18 67 (5.23%) C++ Developer
18 67 (5.23%) Engineering Manager
18 67 (5.23%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 543 (42.36%) Web Services
2 313 (24.41%) React
3 300 (23.40%) AngularJS
4 232 (18.10%) J2EE
5 186 (14.51%) Node.js
6 184 (14.35%) .NET
7 155 (12.09%) Vue.js
8 99 (7.72%) HTML
9 89 (6.94%) CSS
10 57 (4.45%) Redux
11 54 (4.21%) HTML5
12 52 (4.06%) Kafka
13 47 (3.67%) .NET Core
14 34 (2.65%) FIX Protocol
15 33 (2.57%) ASP.NET
16 30 (2.34%) D3.js
17 27 (2.11%) NumPy
17 27 (2.11%) SciPy
17 27 (2.11%) WCF
18 26 (2.03%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 670 (52.26%) Derivative
2 657 (51.25%) Fixed Income
3 523 (40.80%) Equities
4 334 (26.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 147 (11.47%) Greenfield Project
6 142 (11.08%) Reference Data
7 140 (10.92%) Equity Derivative
8 115 (8.97%) Algorithms
9 99 (7.72%) Data Structures
10 91 (7.10%) User Experience
11 89 (6.94%) Blog
12 77 (6.01%) Exotic Derivative
13 73 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
14 50 (3.90%) Public Cloud
15 27 (2.11%) OTC Derivatives
16 16 (1.25%) Reinsurance
17 9 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
17 9 (0.70%) Self-Motivation
18 8 (0.62%) Credit Derivative
18 8 (0.62%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 107 (8.35%) Linux
2 69 (5.38%) Windows
3 36 (2.81%) Windows Server
4 34 (2.65%) Unix
5 30 (2.34%) Windows 10
6 14 (1.09%) Windows 7
7 10 (0.78%) Android
8 8 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.39%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.078%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.078%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.078%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 654 (51.01%) Asset Management
2 606 (47.27%) Investment Management
3 576 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
4 505 (39.39%) Software Engineering
5 307 (23.95%) Analytics
6 302 (23.56%) Decision-Making
7 301 (23.48%) Mentoring
8 253 (19.73%) Computer Science
9 236 (18.41%) Artificial Intelligence
10 234 (18.25%) Performance Attribution
11 225 (17.55%) Portfolio Management
12 221 (17.24%) Data Analytics
13 218 (17.00%) DevOps
14 203 (15.83%) Business Analysis
15 185 (14.43%) Migration
16 174 (13.57%) Machine Learning
17 173 (13.49%) Fintech
18 168 (13.10%) Mathematics
19 154 (12.01%) Performance Management
20 150 (11.70%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 663 (51.72%) Python
2 601 (46.88%) Java
3 490 (38.22%) JavaScript
4 459 (35.80%) C#
5 419 (32.68%) SQL
6 343 (26.76%) C++
7 195 (15.21%) R
8 152 (11.86%) Kotlin
9 57 (4.45%) PowerShell
10 44 (3.43%) TypeScript
11 27 (2.11%) Bash Shell
12 25 (1.95%) ES6
13 24 (1.87%) T-SQL
14 23 (1.79%) MATLAB
15 20 (1.56%) C
16 19 (1.48%) PHP
17 16 (1.25%) ES7
17 16 (1.25%) Scala
18 14 (1.09%) Perl
19 13 (1.01%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 131 (10.22%) Degree
2 63 (4.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (1.64%) PhD
4 13 (1.01%) Master's Degree
5 8 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.47%) MCSA
7 5 (0.39%) MCP
8 4 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.23%) CCNA
9 3 (0.23%) CREST Certified
9 3 (0.23%) MCSE
9 3 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.23%) OSCP
9 3 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.16%) CCNP
10 2 (0.16%) CISM
11 1 (0.078%) CCIE
11 1 (0.078%) CISA
11 1 (0.078%) CISSP
11 1 (0.078%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (3.51%) Data Quality
2 29 (2.26%) QA
3 8 (0.62%) MiFID
4 2 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.16%) EMIR
4 2 (0.16%) PMO
4 2 (0.16%) SLA
5 1 (0.078%) COBIT
5 1 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.078%) ITGC
5 1 (0.078%) NIST
System Software
1 166 (12.95%) Docker
2 41 (3.20%) Active Directory
3 28 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.09%) vSphere
5 3 (0.23%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.16%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.16%) Lustre
6 2 (0.16%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 1 (0.078%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.078%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 132 (10.30%) Kubernetes
2 40 (3.12%) Terraform
3 21 (1.64%) SCCM
4 16 (1.25%) Ansible
4 16 (1.25%) SCOM
5 14 (1.09%) PowerCLI
6 8 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (0.62%) Puppet
7 4 (0.31%) SQL Sentry
8 2 (0.16%) Icinga
8 2 (0.16%) Perfmon
8 2 (0.16%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.16%) vRealize
8 2 (0.16%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 2 (0.16%) WSUS
9 1 (0.078%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.078%) Kibana
9 1 (0.078%) Nagios
9 1 (0.078%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.078%) Salt
Vendors
1 262 (20.44%) Bloomberg
2 199 (15.52%) Google
3 100 (7.80%) Calypso
4 97 (7.57%) Charles River
5 96 (7.49%) SimCorp
6 78 (6.08%) Microsoft
7 67 (5.23%) Reuters
8 42 (3.28%) Fidessa
9 38 (2.96%) Oracle
10 37 (2.89%) GoldenSource
11 36 (2.81%) VMware
12 29 (2.26%) ION Trading
13 25 (1.95%) Eze Software Group
14 23 (1.79%) FIS
14 23 (1.79%) Linedata
15 19 (1.48%) Murex
16 15 (1.17%) Cisco
17 13 (1.01%) Eze Castle Integration
17 13 (1.01%) Tableau
18 10 (0.78%) Citrix