Period
to 5 August 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 5 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
UK > England
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 204 359 352
Rank change year-on-year +155 -7 +69
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 1,026 1,171 1,517
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.69% 0.89% 0.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.27% 2.26% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 986 1,051 1,314
Median annual salary £110,000 £80,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £65,000 £50,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £152,500 £118,750 £120,000
UK median annual salary £110,000 £80,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +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 24,042 51,887 62,850
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.51% 39.26% 39.25%
Number of salaries quoted 18,748 39,169 48,334
Median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.77% +0.95% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £88,750 £85,000
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 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 5 August 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 5 August 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 +96 1,024 £110,000 +37.50% 62
South East - 2 £28,000 -
Hedge funds
UK

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

1 782 (76.22%) Finance
2 601 (58.58%) Python
3 590 (57.50%) AWS
4 541 (52.73%) Front Office
5 539 (52.53%) Asset Management
6 513 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 513 (50.00%) Web Services
7 489 (47.66%) Fixed Income
8 470 (45.81%) Java
9 448 (43.66%) Investment Management
10 401 (39.08%) Derivative
11 389 (37.91%) Software Engineering
12 379 (36.94%) Equities
13 360 (35.09%) JavaScript
14 334 (32.55%) SQL
15 299 (29.14%) C#
15 299 (29.14%) Banking
16 289 (28.17%) React
17 285 (27.78%) AngularJS
18 277 (27.00%) Azure
19 268 (26.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 247 (24.07%) GCP
21 226 (22.03%) DevOps
22 222 (21.64%) Vue.js
23 212 (20.66%) Google
24 201 (19.59%) Fintech
25 196 (19.10%) Microservices
25 196 (19.10%) SQL Server
26 177 (17.25%) .NET
27 165 (16.08%) Migration

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 96 (9.36%) Apache
2 44 (4.29%) Apache Spark
3 30 (2.92%) Confluence
4 19 (1.85%) SharePoint
5 12 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (0.68%) Apache Airflow
7 6 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.49%) Jupyter
9 4 (0.39%) JBoss
9 4 (0.39%) Jetty
9 4 (0.39%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.39%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.39%) WildFly
10 2 (0.19%) IIS
11 1 (0.097%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.097%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.097%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.097%) nginx
11 1 (0.097%) SAS
Applications
1 39 (3.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.097%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 132 (12.87%) Markit EDM
2 66 (6.43%) SimCorp Dimension
3 64 (6.24%) Eagle PACE
4 52 (5.07%) PolarLake
5 37 (3.61%) FINCAD Analytics
6 8 (0.78%) Front Arena
7 2 (0.19%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.097%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.097%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 590 (57.50%) AWS
2 277 (27.00%) Azure
3 247 (24.07%) GCP
4 110 (10.72%) AWS Lambda
4 110 (10.72%) Serverless
5 89 (8.67%) Amazon ECS
6 57 (5.56%) Apigee
7 23 (2.24%) OpenShift
8 22 (2.14%) Amazon S3
9 21 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
10 16 (1.56%) Office 365
11 10 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (0.97%) Power Platform
12 9 (0.88%) SaaS
13 4 (0.39%) IaaS
14 2 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
14 2 (0.19%) GitHub
15 1 (0.097%) AWS Fargate
15 1 (0.097%) Azure Machine Learning
15 1 (0.097%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.39%) DNS
1 4 (0.39%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.29%) BGP
2 3 (0.29%) DHCP
2 3 (0.29%) FIX Connectivity
2 3 (0.29%) Multicast
2 3 (0.29%) OSPF
3 2 (0.19%) Firewall
3 2 (0.19%) LAN
4 1 (0.097%) IGMP
4 1 (0.097%) Internet
4 1 (0.097%) IPsec
4 1 (0.097%) MPLS
4 1 (0.097%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.097%) SAN
4 1 (0.097%) VoIP
4 1 (0.097%) VPN
4 1 (0.097%) WAN
4 1 (0.097%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.097%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (19.10%) SQL Server
2 137 (13.35%) PostgreSQL
3 97 (9.45%) Amazon Redshift
4 95 (9.26%) MySQL
5 62 (6.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 61 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
7 40 (3.90%) Flink
7 40 (3.90%) Hadoop
8 39 (3.80%) Relational Database
9 37 (3.61%) Amazon Athena
10 34 (3.31%) NoSQL
11 32 (3.12%) Big Data
12 23 (2.24%) Data Mining
13 18 (1.75%) KDB
14 14 (1.36%) MongoDB
15 12 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (1.07%) Kdb+
16 11 (1.07%) Redis
17 10 (0.97%) Power BI
17 10 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 75 (7.31%) Artifactory
2 65 (6.34%) Jenkins
3 61 (5.95%) GitLab
4 52 (5.07%) RStudio
5 36 (3.51%) JIRA
6 12 (1.17%) Git (software)
7 10 (0.97%) webpack
8 7 (0.68%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.39%) GDB
9 4 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.29%) gulp
10 3 (0.29%) MSI
11 2 (0.19%) kappa
12 1 (0.097%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.097%) Mocha
12 1 (0.097%) Selenium
12 1 (0.097%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (0.097%) WebDriver
General
1 782 (76.22%) Finance
2 541 (52.73%) Front Office
3 299 (29.14%) Banking
4 135 (13.16%) Investment Banking
5 130 (12.67%) Back Office
6 11 (1.07%) Games
7 4 (0.39%) Marketing
8 3 (0.29%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.19%) Law
9 2 (0.19%) Legal
10 1 (0.097%) Retail
Job Titles
1 422 (41.13%) Developer
2 186 (18.13%) AWS Engineer
3 185 (18.03%) Software Engineer
4 167 (16.28%) Architect
5 164 (15.98%) Python Developer
6 147 (14.33%) AWS Developer
7 120 (11.70%) Finance Manager
8 119 (11.60%) AWS Software Engineer
8 119 (11.60%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 107 (10.43%) Java Developer
9 107 (10.43%) Python Engineer
10 94 (9.16%) C# Developer
11 84 (8.19%) Analyst
11 84 (8.19%) AWS Architect
12 81 (7.89%) Python Software Engineer
13 79 (7.70%) Java Engineer
14 72 (7.02%) Financial Analyst
15 67 (6.53%) Business Analyst
16 66 (6.43%) Solutions Architect
17 58 (5.65%) Finance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 513 (50.00%) Web Services
2 289 (28.17%) React
3 285 (27.78%) AngularJS
4 222 (21.64%) Vue.js
5 177 (17.25%) .NET
6 94 (9.16%) ASP.NET
7 88 (8.58%) gRPC
8 79 (7.70%) .NET Core
9 74 (7.21%) HTML
10 68 (6.63%) Node.js
11 67 (6.53%) CSS
12 64 (6.24%) J2EE
13 58 (5.65%) Swagger
14 57 (5.56%) OAuth
15 52 (5.07%) Kafka
16 46 (4.48%) HTML5
17 45 (4.39%) ASP.NET Core
18 29 (2.83%) Pandas
19 22 (2.14%) NumPy
19 22 (2.14%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 489 (47.66%) Fixed Income
2 401 (39.08%) Derivative
3 379 (36.94%) Equities
4 268 (26.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 131 (12.77%) Greenfield Project
6 130 (12.67%) Reference Data
7 71 (6.92%) Algorithms
8 69 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
9 55 (5.36%) Data Structures
10 49 (4.78%) User Experience
11 37 (3.61%) OTC Derivatives
12 31 (3.02%) Blog
13 30 (2.92%) Equity Derivative
14 21 (2.05%) Credit Derivative
15 20 (1.95%) Hybrid Cloud
16 19 (1.85%) Public Cloud
16 19 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
17 6 (0.58%) Data Centre
17 6 (0.58%) Linux Command Line
18 5 (0.49%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 72 (7.02%) Linux
2 42 (4.09%) Windows
3 27 (2.63%) Windows Server
4 25 (2.44%) Windows 10
5 13 (1.27%) Unix
6 4 (0.39%) CentOS
6 4 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.29%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.19%) Android
8 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.097%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.097%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.097%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.097%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 539 (52.53%) Asset Management
2 513 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 448 (43.66%) Investment Management
4 389 (37.91%) Software Engineering
5 226 (22.03%) DevOps
6 201 (19.59%) Fintech
7 196 (19.10%) Microservices
8 165 (16.08%) Migration
9 153 (14.91%) Computer Science
10 151 (14.72%) Mentoring
11 142 (13.84%) Decision-Making
12 134 (13.06%) Analytics
13 129 (12.57%) Business Analysis
14 115 (11.21%) Portfolio Management
15 98 (9.55%) Performance Management
16 94 (9.16%) Mathematics
17 78 (7.60%) Wealth Management
18 76 (7.41%) OO
19 75 (7.31%) Scrum
20 73 (7.12%) Performance Attribution
Programming Languages
1 601 (58.58%) Python
2 470 (45.81%) Java
3 360 (35.09%) JavaScript
4 334 (32.55%) SQL
5 299 (29.14%) C#
6 160 (15.59%) R
7 137 (13.35%) C++
8 80 (7.80%) Kotlin
9 52 (5.07%) PowerShell
10 40 (3.90%) VBA
11 39 (3.80%) MATLAB
12 38 (3.70%) C
13 31 (3.02%) TypeScript
14 26 (2.53%) Bash Shell
15 19 (1.85%) Scala
16 16 (1.56%) ES6
17 15 (1.46%) ES7
18 13 (1.27%) T-SQL
19 8 (0.78%) Java 8
19 8 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 129 (12.57%) Degree
2 66 (6.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (3.31%) Sun Certification
4 13 (1.27%) PhD
5 8 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.68%) MCP
6 7 (0.68%) MCSA
7 3 (0.29%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.19%) CCNP
8 2 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.097%) CCIE
9 1 (0.097%) CISA
9 1 (0.097%) CISM
9 1 (0.097%) CISSP
9 1 (0.097%) CRISC
9 1 (0.097%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 1 (0.097%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.097%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 1 (0.097%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.17%) QA
2 2 (0.19%) PMO
3 1 (0.097%) COBIT
3 1 (0.097%) EMIR
3 1 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.097%) ITGC
3 1 (0.097%) MiFID
3 1 (0.097%) NIST
3 1 (0.097%) SLA
System Software
1 142 (13.84%) Docker
2 26 (2.53%) Active Directory
3 17 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.17%) vSphere
5 2 (0.19%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.097%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.097%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.097%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 164 (15.98%) Kubernetes
2 27 (2.63%) Ansible
3 18 (1.75%) Puppet
4 17 (1.66%) SCCM
5 16 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (1.36%) PowerCLI
6 14 (1.36%) SCOM
7 5 (0.49%) Terraform
8 4 (0.39%) Cobbler
8 4 (0.39%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (0.19%) Icinga
10 1 (0.097%) Grafana
10 1 (0.097%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 212 (20.66%) Google
2 150 (14.62%) Bloomberg
3 100 (9.75%) Microsoft
4 75 (7.31%) Calypso
5 70 (6.82%) Oracle
6 69 (6.73%) Charles River
7 68 (6.63%) SimCorp
8 66 (6.43%) GoldenSource
9 21 (2.05%) VMware
10 14 (1.36%) Reuters
11 12 (1.17%) FactSet
12 9 (0.88%) SAP
13 8 (0.78%) Cisco
14 6 (0.58%) Remedy
14 6 (0.58%) Yahoo!
15 5 (0.49%) Citrix
16 4 (0.39%) Dell
16 4 (0.39%) HP
16 4 (0.39%) MicroStrategy
16 4 (0.39%) Red Hat