Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 323 337 402
Rank change year-on-year +14 +65 +12
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 1,237 1,486 1,312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.98% 0.97% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.49% 2.44% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,119 1,299 972
England median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £53,750 £42,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £127,500 £120,000 £105,000
UK median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +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 49,745 60,888 66,702
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.24% 39.73% 40.60%
Number of salaries quoted 37,783 46,914 49,762
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 17 October 2019.

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 17 October 2019. 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 +14 1,200 £80,000 +14.29% 120
North West +77 33 £65,000 +85.71%
North of England +59 33 £65,000 +23.81% 3
South West +15 5 £90,000 +20.00%
East of England - 3 £60,000 -
Hedge funds
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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.

1 837 (67.66%) Finance
2 549 (44.38%) SQL
3 483 (39.05%) Asset Management
4 482 (38.97%) C#
5 446 (36.05%) Python
6 404 (32.66%) Java
6 404 (32.66%) Front Office
7 391 (31.61%) Derivative
8 383 (30.96%) Fixed Income
9 350 (28.29%) Software Engineering
10 347 (28.05%) Computer Science
11 344 (27.81%) Equities
12 340 (27.49%) Agile Software Development
13 326 (26.35%) Investment Management
14 281 (22.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 271 (21.91%) SQL Server
16 255 (20.61%) AWS
17 251 (20.29%) .NET
18 242 (19.56%) Mathematics
19 226 (18.27%) C++
20 224 (18.11%) Fintech
21 223 (18.03%) Banking
22 193 (15.60%) Degree
23 186 (15.04%) Linux
24 184 (14.87%) JavaScript
25 181 (14.63%) Oracle
25 181 (14.63%) thinkFolio
26 170 (13.74%) Business Analysis
27 169 (13.66%) Charles River
28 164 (13.26%) Azure

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
1 102 (8.25%) Oracle Workflow
2 32 (2.59%) SharePoint
3 22 (1.78%) MS Exchange
4 20 (1.62%) Apache
4 20 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
4 20 (1.62%) Tomcat
5 16 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (0.73%) Apache Spark
7 9 (0.73%) WildFly
8 7 (0.57%) Jupyter
9 5 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.32%) Camunda
10 4 (0.32%) nginx
11 3 (0.24%) Confluence
11 3 (0.24%) IIS
11 3 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 34 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 181 (14.63%) thinkFolio
2 153 (12.37%) Markit EDM
3 129 (10.43%) Front Arena
4 35 (2.83%) LatentZero
5 31 (2.51%) Eagle PACE
6 27 (2.18%) FINCAD Analytics
7 24 (1.94%) PolarLake
8 8 (0.65%) LongView
9 1 (0.081%) Beauchamp
Cloud Services
1 255 (20.61%) AWS
2 164 (13.26%) Azure
3 70 (5.66%) Office 365
4 69 (5.58%) Serverless
5 68 (5.50%) AWS Lambda
5 68 (5.50%) GCP
6 66 (5.34%) Amazon EC2
7 62 (5.01%) Amazon ECS
8 51 (4.12%) SaaS
9 36 (2.91%) CloudFront
10 19 (1.54%) Amazon SQS
10 19 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
11 12 (0.97%) Amazon S3
12 8 (0.65%) Power Platform
13 6 (0.49%) IaaS
13 6 (0.49%) PaaS
14 5 (0.40%) OpenShift
14 5 (0.40%) Route 53
14 5 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Flow
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.51%) TCP/IP
2 29 (2.34%) DNS
3 25 (2.02%) WAN
4 22 (1.78%) Firewall
5 15 (1.21%) LAN
6 11 (0.89%) SAN
6 11 (0.89%) VPN
7 10 (0.81%) DHCP
8 7 (0.57%) BGP
8 7 (0.57%) OSPF
8 7 (0.57%) VLAN
9 6 (0.49%) Wireless
10 5 (0.40%) MPLS
10 5 (0.40%) Multicast
11 4 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (0.32%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.24%) EIGRP
12 3 (0.24%) FTP
12 3 (0.24%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 271 (21.91%) SQL Server
2 57 (4.61%) PostgreSQL
3 51 (4.12%) Relational Database
4 42 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 38 (3.07%) MongoDB
6 36 (2.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 36 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 35 (2.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 32 (2.59%) NoSQL
9 31 (2.51%) Big Data
10 25 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (1.78%) Amazon Aurora
12 19 (1.54%) MySQL
13 18 (1.46%) KDB
14 16 (1.29%) Amazon Athena
14 16 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
15 15 (1.21%) Blockchain
16 13 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
16 13 (1.05%) RDBMS
17 12 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 84 (6.79%) Git (software)
2 80 (6.47%) Jenkins
3 60 (4.85%) GitLab
4 49 (3.96%) Artifactory
5 28 (2.26%) JIRA
6 20 (1.62%) Plastic SCM
7 16 (1.29%) Gradle
8 15 (1.21%) Cucumber
9 12 (0.97%) Bitbucket
9 12 (0.97%) SpecFlow
10 11 (0.89%) NUnit
11 10 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (0.73%) SonarQube
12 9 (0.73%) webpack
13 8 (0.65%) JUnit
13 8 (0.65%) Maven
13 8 (0.65%) Moq
13 8 (0.65%) MSTest
13 8 (0.65%) Rhino Mocks
13 8 (0.65%) TeamCity
General
1 837 (67.66%) Finance
2 404 (32.66%) Front Office
3 223 (18.03%) Banking
4 94 (7.60%) French Language
5 93 (7.52%) German Language
5 93 (7.52%) Italian Language
5 93 (7.52%) Spanish Language
6 74 (5.98%) Dutch Language
7 46 (3.72%) Investment Banking
8 42 (3.40%) Back Office
9 28 (2.26%) Financial Institution
10 9 (0.73%) Marketing
11 7 (0.57%) Advertising
12 6 (0.49%) Prime Brokerage
13 4 (0.32%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.16%) Legal
15 1 (0.081%) Games
15 1 (0.081%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.081%) Retail
15 1 (0.081%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 524 (42.36%) Developer
2 197 (15.93%) C# Developer
3 99 (8.00%) Consultant
4 88 (7.11%) Python Developer
5 87 (7.03%) Support Engineer
6 84 (6.79%) Java Developer
7 75 (6.06%) Analyst
8 72 (5.82%) .NET Developer
8 72 (5.82%) Junior
9 67 (5.42%) Implementation Consultant
10 64 (5.17%) Senior Developer
10 64 (5.17%) Technical Consultant
11 63 (5.09%) C++ Developer
12 59 (4.77%) Junior Developer
13 58 (4.69%) SQL Developer
14 57 (4.61%) Software Engineer
15 56 (4.53%) Finance Manager
15 56 (4.53%) Technical Implementation Consultant
16 52 (4.20%) Applications Support
17 51 (4.12%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (20.29%) .NET
2 157 (12.69%) AngularJS
3 120 (9.70%) HTML
4 112 (9.05%) J2EE
4 112 (9.05%) XML
5 109 (8.81%) HTML5
6 89 (7.19%) Web Services
7 87 (7.03%) CSS
7 87 (7.03%) React
8 70 (5.66%) FIX Protocol
9 63 (5.09%) .NET Core
10 50 (4.04%) ASP.NET
11 39 (3.15%) WCF
12 37 (2.99%) CSS3
13 36 (2.91%) Vue.js
14 31 (2.51%) React Native
15 30 (2.43%) REST
15 30 (2.43%) WPF
16 23 (1.86%) LINQ
16 23 (1.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 391 (31.61%) Derivative
2 383 (30.96%) Fixed Income
3 344 (27.81%) Equities
4 281 (22.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 163 (13.18%) Greenfield Project
6 101 (8.16%) Algorithms
7 98 (7.92%) Equity Derivative
8 96 (7.76%) Data Structures
9 50 (4.04%) User Experience
10 47 (3.80%) Exotic Derivative
11 36 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
12 33 (2.67%) Reference Data
13 19 (1.54%) OTC Derivatives
13 19 (1.54%) Public Cloud
14 18 (1.46%) Clustering
15 15 (1.21%) Replication
16 13 (1.05%) Management Information System
17 8 (0.65%) Data Centre
17 8 (0.65%) Private Cloud
18 7 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 186 (15.04%) Linux
2 139 (11.24%) Windows
3 73 (5.90%) Unix
4 61 (4.93%) Windows Server
5 31 (2.51%) Windows 10
6 25 (2.02%) Windows 7
7 8 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.24%) CentOS
8 3 (0.24%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.16%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.16%) Debian
9 2 (0.16%) Solaris
9 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.16%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.081%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 483 (39.05%) Asset Management
2 350 (28.29%) Software Engineering
3 347 (28.05%) Computer Science
4 340 (27.49%) Agile Software Development
5 326 (26.35%) Investment Management
6 242 (19.56%) Mathematics
7 224 (18.11%) Fintech
8 170 (13.74%) Business Analysis
9 157 (12.69%) Mentoring
10 151 (12.21%) DevOps
11 125 (10.11%) Workflow
12 116 (9.38%) Wealth Management
13 115 (9.30%) Analytics
14 104 (8.41%) Microservices
15 103 (8.33%) Multithreading
16 86 (6.95%) SDLC
17 80 (6.47%) Performance Management
18 77 (6.22%) Fund Management
19 73 (5.90%) Continuous Integration
20 70 (5.66%) OO
Programming Languages
1 549 (44.38%) SQL
2 482 (38.97%) C#
3 446 (36.05%) Python
4 404 (32.66%) Java
5 226 (18.27%) C++
6 184 (14.87%) JavaScript
7 87 (7.03%) Perl
8 85 (6.87%) PowerShell
9 81 (6.55%) R
10 67 (5.42%) Bash Shell
11 50 (4.04%) T-SQL
12 45 (3.64%) TypeScript
13 34 (2.75%) C
14 31 (2.51%) Ruby
15 30 (2.43%) MATLAB
16 26 (2.10%) ES6
17 20 (1.62%) PL/SQL
18 19 (1.54%) Bourne shell
18 19 (1.54%) Korn
19 15 (1.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 193 (15.60%) Degree
2 74 (5.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (1.29%) Master's Degree
4 14 (1.13%) PhD
5 13 (1.05%) MCSE
5 13 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (0.89%) MBA
7 9 (0.73%) CCNP
8 7 (0.57%) CCNA
9 6 (0.49%) MCSA
10 5 (0.40%) CCIE
10 5 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.24%) Novell Certification
12 3 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.081%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.081%) Check Point Certification
13 1 (0.081%) CISM
13 1 (0.081%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (5.01%) QA
2 9 (0.73%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.65%) SLA
4 6 (0.49%) MiFID
5 3 (0.24%) EMIR
6 2 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 123 (9.94%) Docker
2 85 (6.87%) Active Directory
3 37 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (1.37%) vSphere
5 12 (0.97%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 8 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
6 8 (0.65%) VMware NSX
7 4 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.16%) iptables
9 1 (0.081%) Ceph
9 1 (0.081%) Lustre
9 1 (0.081%) NFS
9 1 (0.081%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.081%) XenApp
9 1 (0.081%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 89 (7.19%) Kubernetes
2 58 (4.69%) Terraform
3 44 (3.56%) Ansible
4 37 (2.99%) SCCM
5 21 (1.70%) SCOM
6 19 (1.54%) Puppet
7 15 (1.21%) Control-M
7 15 (1.21%) SQL Sentry
8 13 (1.05%) PowerCLI
9 11 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (0.57%) Packer
11 6 (0.49%) Prometheus
12 5 (0.40%) Grafana
12 5 (0.40%) Nagios
13 4 (0.32%) AirWatch
13 4 (0.32%) Icinga
13 4 (0.32%) WSUS
14 3 (0.24%) Rundeck
14 3 (0.24%) Salt
14 3 (0.24%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 181 (14.63%) Oracle
2 169 (13.66%) Charles River
3 163 (13.18%) SimCorp
4 134 (10.83%) Calypso
5 111 (8.97%) Microsoft
6 101 (8.16%) Bloomberg
7 58 (4.69%) VMware
8 34 (2.75%) Reuters
9 31 (2.51%) Eze Castle Integration
10 30 (2.43%) ION Trading
11 28 (2.26%) Tableau
12 27 (2.18%) Google
13 23 (1.86%) Cisco
14 18 (1.46%) DevExpress
14 18 (1.46%) Eze Software Group
15 16 (1.29%) FXall
15 16 (1.29%) MarketAxess
15 16 (1.29%) Tradeweb
16 15 (1.21%) Linedata
16 15 (1.21%) Sybase