Period
to 11 May 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 11 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
UK > England
6 months to
11 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 283 247 351
Rank change year-on-year -36 +104 +39
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 876 1,223 1,265
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.12% 1.34% 0.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.07% 3.85% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 759 1,156 1,157
10th Percentile £56,250 £61,875 £45,750
25th Percentile £76,250 £78,750 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £100,000 £110,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +51.72% +3.57%
75th Percentile £132,500 £138,750 £102,500
90th Percentile £169,000 £156,250 £120,000
UK median annual salary £100,000 £110,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +51.72% +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 28,566 31,776 47,322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 36.48% 34.74% 34.85%
Number of salaries quoted 19,831 25,172 36,315
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,195 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.18% +0.35% +7.84%
75th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £96,250 £90,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 11 May 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 11 May 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 -19 864 £100,000 -9.09% 88
South East +45 10 £62,500 +123.21%
North of England +5 2 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £55,000 - 1
Hedge funds
UK

For the 6 months to 11 May 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.

1 697 (79.57%) Finance
2 471 (53.77%) Python
3 447 (51.03%) Asset Management
4 414 (47.26%) Software Engineering
5 397 (45.32%) AWS
6 386 (44.06%) Front Office
7 355 (40.53%) Equities
8 342 (39.04%) Agile Software Development
9 339 (38.70%) SQL
10 338 (38.58%) Investment Management
11 294 (33.56%) Derivative
12 279 (31.85%) JavaScript
13 278 (31.74%) Java
14 269 (30.71%) C#
15 262 (29.91%) Fixed Income
16 247 (28.20%) React
17 230 (26.26%) Web Services
18 229 (26.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 211 (24.09%) Microservices
20 199 (22.72%) Analytics
21 196 (22.37%) Banking
22 191 (21.80%) .NET
23 185 (21.12%) Greenfield Project
24 174 (19.86%) Fintech
25 173 (19.75%) AngularJS
26 170 (19.41%) GCP
27 157 (17.92%) Social Skills
28 155 (17.69%) Azure
29 146 (16.67%) Kubernetes
30 145 (16.55%) .NET Core

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 59 (6.74%) Apache
2 44 (5.02%) Apache Spark
3 25 (2.85%) Apache Airflow
4 19 (2.17%) SharePoint
5 18 (2.05%) MS Exchange
6 16 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.46%) Luigi
8 4 (0.46%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 20 (2.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.34%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 10 (1.14%) Eagle PACE
1 10 (1.14%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.23%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.11%) Bloomberg AIM
Cloud Services
1 397 (45.32%) AWS
2 170 (19.41%) GCP
3 155 (17.69%) Azure
4 130 (14.84%) Serverless
5 129 (14.73%) AWS Lambda
6 107 (12.21%) Amazon EC2
7 89 (10.16%) Amazon ECS
8 53 (6.05%) Amazon S3
9 27 (3.08%) AWS CloudFormation
10 21 (2.40%) Apigee
11 18 (2.05%) Microsoft 365
12 15 (1.71%) SaaS
13 13 (1.48%) OpenShift
13 13 (1.48%) Power Platform
14 6 (0.68%) Amazon EKS
14 6 (0.68%) IaaS
14 6 (0.68%) PaaS
15 5 (0.57%) Amazon EMR
16 4 (0.46%) Amazon Kinesis
17 2 (0.23%) Google Data Studio
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.08%) DNS
2 18 (2.05%) TCP/IP
3 15 (1.71%) DHCP
4 6 (0.68%) Firewall
4 6 (0.68%) Network Security
5 5 (0.57%) LAN
5 5 (0.57%) WAN
6 4 (0.46%) AMQP
6 4 (0.46%) Internet
7 3 (0.34%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (0.34%) HTTP
7 3 (0.34%) IPsec
7 3 (0.34%) VPN
8 1 (0.11%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.11%) FIX Connectivity
8 1 (0.11%) FTP
8 1 (0.11%) Multicast
8 1 (0.11%) Skype
8 1 (0.11%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (0.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (15.30%) PostgreSQL
2 132 (15.07%) SQL Server
3 96 (10.96%) MySQL
4 91 (10.39%) Relational Database
5 68 (7.76%) Amazon Aurora
5 68 (7.76%) RDBMS
6 61 (6.96%) Big Data
7 41 (4.68%) Redis
8 35 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 35 (4.00%) Apache Ignite
9 31 (3.54%) Flink
10 26 (2.97%) Amazon Redshift
11 24 (2.74%) NoSQL
12 22 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
13 21 (2.40%) Hadoop
14 17 (1.94%) MongoDB
15 13 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
15 13 (1.48%) Power BI
16 8 (0.91%) BigQuery
16 8 (0.91%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 30 (3.42%) Jenkins
2 25 (2.85%) Git (software)
2 25 (2.85%) GitLab
3 22 (2.51%) Artifactory
4 15 (1.71%) Visual Studio
5 13 (1.48%) JIRA
6 7 (0.80%) Selenium
6 7 (0.80%) SpecFlow
7 6 (0.68%) gulp
7 6 (0.68%) TeamCity
7 6 (0.68%) webpack
8 4 (0.46%) Cypress.io
8 4 (0.46%) ReSharper
9 3 (0.34%) Storybook
10 2 (0.23%) Maven
10 2 (0.23%) MSI
10 2 (0.23%) NUnit
10 2 (0.23%) Subversion
11 1 (0.11%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (0.11%) Protractor
General
1 697 (79.57%) Finance
2 386 (44.06%) Front Office
3 196 (22.37%) Banking
4 157 (17.92%) Social Skills
5 59 (6.74%) Investment Banking
6 46 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
7 32 (3.65%) Financial Institution
7 32 (3.65%) Telecoms
8 19 (2.17%) Legal
9 18 (2.05%) Back Office
10 11 (1.26%) Retail
11 9 (1.03%) Billing
12 8 (0.91%) Law
13 7 (0.80%) Marketing
13 7 (0.80%) Organisational Skills
14 4 (0.46%) Advertising
14 4 (0.46%) Games
Job Titles
1 522 (59.59%) Developer
2 224 (25.57%) Software Engineer
3 200 (22.83%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 173 (19.75%) AWS Developer
5 167 (19.06%) AWS Engineer
6 164 (18.72%) AWS Software Engineer
7 137 (15.64%) Python Developer
8 104 (11.87%) .NET Developer
9 101 (11.53%) Analyst
10 83 (9.47%) Java Developer
11 80 (9.13%) Python Engineer
12 78 (8.90%) C# Developer
13 76 (8.68%) .NET Software Engineer
14 75 (8.56%) .NET Software Developer
15 74 (8.45%) Programmer
16 72 (8.22%) Python Software Engineer
17 68 (7.76%) Software Programmer
18 61 (6.96%) Java Engineer
19 60 (6.85%) Front Office Developer
20 58 (6.62%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (28.20%) React
2 230 (26.26%) Web Services
3 191 (21.80%) .NET
4 173 (19.75%) AngularJS
5 145 (16.55%) .NET Core
6 135 (15.41%) Vue.js
7 103 (11.76%) Node.js
8 94 (10.73%) gRPC
9 89 (10.16%) ASP.NET
10 85 (9.70%) ASP.NET Core
11 80 (9.13%) NumPy
12 79 (9.02%) ASP.NET Web API
13 49 (5.59%) CSS
14 45 (5.14%) Kafka
15 41 (4.68%) REST
16 39 (4.45%) GraphQL
17 34 (3.88%) J2EE
18 31 (3.54%) HTML
18 31 (3.54%) Pandas
18 31 (3.54%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 355 (40.53%) Equities
2 294 (33.56%) Derivative
3 262 (29.91%) Fixed Income
4 229 (26.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 185 (21.12%) Greenfield Project
6 73 (8.33%) Pricing Data
7 64 (7.31%) Algorithms
8 60 (6.85%) Equity Derivative
9 50 (5.71%) Data Structures
10 40 (4.57%) Enterprise Software
11 36 (4.11%) Credit Risk
12 28 (3.20%) Market Risk
13 27 (3.08%) User Experience
14 14 (1.60%) Exotic Derivative
14 14 (1.60%) Reference Data
15 11 (1.26%) Analytical Mindset
15 11 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
16 10 (1.14%) Public Cloud
17 9 (1.03%) CMDB
18 8 (0.91%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 93 (10.62%) Linux
2 44 (5.02%) Windows
3 20 (2.28%) Windows Server
4 17 (1.94%) Unix
5 16 (1.83%) Windows Server 2016
6 11 (1.26%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.46%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.23%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 447 (51.03%) Asset Management
2 414 (47.26%) Software Engineering
3 342 (39.04%) Agile Software Development
4 338 (38.58%) Investment Management
5 211 (24.09%) Microservices
6 199 (22.72%) Analytics
7 174 (19.86%) Fintech
8 111 (12.67%) Portfolio Management
9 109 (12.44%) Machine Learning
10 92 (10.50%) DevOps
11 87 (9.93%) Artificial Intelligence
12 83 (9.47%) Migration
13 78 (8.90%) Data Management
14 77 (8.79%) Project Delivery
15 71 (8.11%) SDLC
16 68 (7.76%) Computer Science
16 68 (7.76%) Enterprise Data Management
17 58 (6.62%) Problem-Solving
18 50 (5.71%) Dashboard Development
19 48 (5.48%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 471 (53.77%) Python
2 339 (38.70%) SQL
3 279 (31.85%) JavaScript
4 278 (31.74%) Java
5 269 (30.71%) C#
6 144 (16.44%) C++
7 113 (12.90%) TypeScript
8 85 (9.70%) Scala
9 73 (8.33%) Kotlin
10 46 (5.25%) PowerShell
11 35 (4.00%) Clojure
12 23 (2.63%) Bash Shell
12 23 (2.63%) Cython
13 21 (2.40%) C
14 19 (2.17%) R
15 12 (1.37%) Go
15 12 (1.37%) T-SQL
15 12 (1.37%) VBA
16 10 (1.14%) F#
17 4 (0.46%) XAML
Qualifications
1 71 (8.11%) Degree
2 40 (4.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (2.51%) PhD
4 8 (0.91%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.34%) CISM
6 2 (0.23%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.11%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.11%) CCIE
7 1 (0.11%) CCNP
7 1 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.11%) CISSP
7 1 (0.11%) CRISC
7 1 (0.11%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.05%) GDPR
2 12 (1.37%) QA
3 6 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.11%) EMIR
4 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 110 (12.56%) Docker
2 37 (4.22%) Active Directory
3 26 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.60%) VMware NSX
5 12 (1.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 12 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
6 8 (0.91%) vSphere
7 4 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.34%) XenApp
8 3 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 146 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 45 (5.14%) Terraform
3 35 (4.00%) Ansible
4 18 (2.05%) SCCM
5 16 (1.83%) SCOM
6 4 (0.46%) Puppet
7 3 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.23%) PowerCLI
8 2 (0.23%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.11%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.11%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 91 (10.39%) Oracle
2 68 (7.76%) Sybase
3 53 (6.05%) Microsoft
4 33 (3.77%) VMware
5 30 (3.42%) Bloomberg
5 30 (3.42%) Yahoo!
6 27 (3.08%) Google
7 13 (1.48%) SAP
8 8 (0.91%) Cisco
8 8 (0.91%) Instagram
9 6 (0.68%) Apple
9 6 (0.68%) Citrix
10 5 (0.57%) Calypso
11 4 (0.46%) GL TRADE
11 4 (0.46%) Murex
11 4 (0.46%) Palo Alto
12 3 (0.34%) Cadence
12 3 (0.34%) Infoblox
12 3 (0.34%) Portware
12 3 (0.34%) Symantec