Period
to 25 October 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 25 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
UK > England
6 months to
25 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 151 326 346
Rank change year-on-year +175 +20 +57
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 1,000 1,231 1,479
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.23% 0.98% 0.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.79% 2.49% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 993 1,146 1,308
Median annual salary £110,000 £80,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £44,625
90th Percentile £153,750 £132,500 £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 17,274 49,406 60,837
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.54% 39.26% 39.69%
Number of salaries quoted 14,038 37,585 46,842
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,430 £29,750 £29,250
90th Percentile £98,750 £90,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £57,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.57% - +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 25 October 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 25 October 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 +108 991 £110,000 +37.50% 75
Midlands - 2 £38,750 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £38,750 -
South East - 1 - -
Hedge funds
UK

For the 6 months to 25 October 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.

1 798 (79.80%) Finance
2 696 (69.60%) Python
3 621 (62.10%) Asset Management
4 601 (60.10%) AWS
5 571 (57.10%) Front Office
6 541 (54.10%) Fixed Income
7 530 (53.00%) Web Services
8 454 (45.40%) Java
9 449 (44.90%) Investment Management
10 448 (44.80%) Equities
11 445 (44.50%) Derivative
12 444 (44.40%) SQL
13 439 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
14 371 (37.10%) Software Engineering
15 327 (32.70%) JavaScript
16 304 (30.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 290 (29.00%) React
18 288 (28.80%) AngularJS
19 233 (23.30%) Vue.js
20 222 (22.20%) C#
21 221 (22.10%) Banking
22 219 (21.90%) Azure
23 186 (18.60%) GCP
24 182 (18.20%) Back Office
25 178 (17.80%) Serverless
26 176 (17.60%) AWS Lambda
27 174 (17.40%) Fintech
28 172 (17.20%) .NET
28 172 (17.20%) R
29 168 (16.80%) Microservices

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 97 (9.70%) Apache
2 28 (2.80%) Confluence
3 24 (2.40%) Apache Spark
4 13 (1.30%) Apache Airflow
4 13 (1.30%) SharePoint
5 8 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (0.40%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.10%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.10%) JBoss
7 1 (0.10%) Jetty
7 1 (0.10%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.10%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.10%) WildFly
Applications
1 34 (3.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 140 (14.00%) Markit EDM
2 100 (10.00%) Eagle PACE
3 71 (7.10%) PolarLake
4 39 (3.90%) SimCorp Dimension
5 4 (0.40%) Front Arena
6 3 (0.30%) FINCAD Analytics
7 1 (0.10%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
Cloud Services
1 601 (60.10%) AWS
2 219 (21.90%) Azure
3 186 (18.60%) GCP
4 178 (17.80%) Serverless
5 176 (17.60%) AWS Lambda
6 106 (10.60%) Amazon S3
7 96 (9.60%) Amazon EC2
8 79 (7.90%) Amazon ECS
9 58 (5.80%) Apigee
10 24 (2.40%) OpenShift
11 11 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (1.10%) Office 365
12 7 (0.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 6 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
13 6 (0.60%) Power Platform
14 4 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (0.40%) IaaS
15 2 (0.20%) Amazon Kinesis
15 2 (0.20%) GitHub
16 1 (0.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (0.90%) DNS
2 9 (0.90%) Firewall
3 5 (0.50%) BGP
3 5 (0.50%) OSPF
3 5 (0.50%) Wireless
4 4 (0.40%) EIGRP
5 3 (0.30%) DHCP
5 3 (0.30%) Network Security
5 3 (0.30%) SSL
5 3 (0.30%) VPN
6 2 (0.20%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.20%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.20%) HSRP
6 2 (0.20%) LAN
6 2 (0.20%) Multicast
6 2 (0.20%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.20%) VRRP
6 2 (0.20%) WAN
6 2 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (14.40%) SQL Server
2 99 (9.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 82 (8.20%) PostgreSQL
4 81 (8.10%) MySQL
5 80 (8.00%) Amazon Redshift
6 78 (7.80%) Data Warehouse
7 28 (2.80%) Flink
8 22 (2.20%) Apache Ignite
8 22 (2.20%) Hadoop
8 22 (2.20%) NoSQL
9 19 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (1.50%) Data Mining
11 14 (1.40%) Big Data
11 14 (1.40%) KDB
12 12 (1.20%) Redis
12 12 (1.20%) Relational Database
12 12 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (1.10%) Kdb+
14 8 (0.80%) Data Lake
14 8 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 76 (7.60%) Artifactory
2 67 (6.70%) GitLab
3 65 (6.50%) Jenkins
4 30 (3.00%) JIRA
5 6 (0.60%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.50%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.40%) GDB
7 4 (0.40%) ReSharper
8 2 (0.20%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.10%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.10%) Mocha
9 1 (0.10%) Selenium
9 1 (0.10%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.10%) webpack
General
1 798 (79.80%) Finance
2 571 (57.10%) Front Office
3 221 (22.10%) Banking
4 182 (18.20%) Back Office
5 115 (11.50%) Investment Banking
6 14 (1.40%) Financial Institution
7 12 (1.20%) Games
8 2 (0.20%) Legal
9 1 (0.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 435 (43.50%) Developer
2 264 (26.40%) Software Engineer
3 209 (20.90%) Python Developer
4 207 (20.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 157 (15.70%) Python Engineer
6 143 (14.30%) Architect
7 141 (14.10%) Python Software Engineer
8 127 (12.70%) Analyst
9 123 (12.30%) AWS Engineer
10 109 (10.90%) Financial Analyst
11 105 (10.50%) AWS Software Engineer
12 98 (9.80%) AWS Architect
13 96 (9.60%) Finance Manager
14 92 (9.20%) Business Analyst
15 79 (7.90%) Finance Business Analyst
16 74 (7.40%) JavaScript Developer
17 71 (7.10%) AWS Developer
18 60 (6.00%) Lead Developer
18 60 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
19 59 (5.90%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 530 (53.00%) Web Services
2 290 (29.00%) React
3 288 (28.80%) AngularJS
4 233 (23.30%) Vue.js
5 172 (17.20%) .NET
6 95 (9.50%) ASP.NET
7 83 (8.30%) .NET Core
8 76 (7.60%) gRPC
9 60 (6.00%) Node.js
10 58 (5.80%) OAuth
10 58 (5.80%) Swagger
11 51 (5.10%) ASP.NET Core
12 49 (4.90%) Pandas
13 44 (4.40%) HTML
14 42 (4.20%) CSS
15 36 (3.60%) HTML5
16 34 (3.40%) Kafka
17 25 (2.50%) NumPy
18 12 (1.20%) REST
18 12 (1.20%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 541 (54.10%) Fixed Income
2 448 (44.80%) Equities
3 445 (44.50%) Derivative
4 304 (30.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 151 (15.10%) Greenfield Project
6 149 (14.90%) Reference Data
7 75 (7.50%) Credit Derivative
8 51 (5.10%) Algorithms
9 50 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
10 48 (4.80%) Blog
11 32 (3.20%) Data Structures
12 29 (2.90%) OTC Derivatives
13 23 (2.30%) Public Cloud
14 21 (2.10%) Equity Derivative
15 19 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
16 18 (1.80%) User Experience
17 12 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
18 8 (0.80%) Data Centre
19 4 (0.40%) Linux Command Line
20 3 (0.30%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 80 (8.00%) Linux
2 28 (2.80%) Windows
3 20 (2.00%) Unix
3 20 (2.00%) Windows Server
4 17 (1.70%) Windows 10
5 5 (0.50%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.40%) CentOS
6 4 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 621 (62.10%) Asset Management
2 449 (44.90%) Investment Management
3 439 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
4 371 (37.10%) Software Engineering
5 174 (17.40%) Fintech
6 168 (16.80%) Microservices
7 147 (14.70%) Migration
8 140 (14.00%) Analytics
9 128 (12.80%) DevOps
10 124 (12.40%) Computer Science
11 97 (9.70%) Mentoring
12 96 (9.60%) Wealth Management
13 86 (8.60%) Data Management
13 86 (8.60%) Scrum
14 78 (7.80%) Portfolio Management
15 75 (7.50%) Machine Learning
16 72 (7.20%) Performance Management
17 70 (7.00%) Enterprise Data Management
18 64 (6.40%) Open Source
19 57 (5.70%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 696 (69.60%) Python
2 454 (45.40%) Java
3 444 (44.40%) SQL
4 327 (32.70%) JavaScript
5 222 (22.20%) C#
6 172 (17.20%) R
7 106 (10.60%) Kotlin
8 102 (10.20%) C++
9 73 (7.30%) TypeScript
10 55 (5.50%) C
11 37 (3.70%) PowerShell
12 31 (3.10%) VBA
13 30 (3.00%) Scala
14 29 (2.90%) MATLAB
15 19 (1.90%) Bash Shell
15 19 (1.90%) Clojure
16 16 (1.60%) T-SQL
17 11 (1.10%) PHP
18 10 (1.00%) Go
19 9 (0.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 109 (10.90%) Degree
2 53 (5.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 50 (5.00%) Sun Certification
4 8 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (0.70%) MCP
5 7 (0.70%) MCSA
6 6 (0.60%) CCNP
6 6 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (0.60%) PhD
7 4 (0.40%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.20%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.10%) CCNA
9 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 1 (0.10%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (0.50%) QA
2 2 (0.20%) GDPR
2 2 (0.20%) SLA
3 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 127 (12.70%) Docker
2 18 (1.80%) Active Directory
3 16 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.90%) vSphere
5 2 (0.20%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.10%) HDFS
6 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 147 (14.70%) Kubernetes
2 30 (3.00%) Ansible
3 21 (2.10%) Terraform
4 17 (1.70%) Puppet
5 12 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (0.90%) SCCM
7 8 (0.80%) PowerCLI
7 8 (0.80%) SCOM
8 3 (0.30%) Cobbler
8 3 (0.30%) Packer
8 3 (0.30%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (0.30%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.20%) WSUS
10 1 (0.10%) Grafana
10 1 (0.10%) OpenView
Vendors
1 140 (14.00%) Google
2 137 (13.70%) Bloomberg
3 83 (8.30%) Microsoft
4 42 (4.20%) Charles River
5 40 (4.00%) Calypso
6 39 (3.90%) GoldenSource
6 39 (3.90%) SimCorp
7 38 (3.80%) Oracle
8 31 (3.10%) Reuters
9 30 (3.00%) FactSet
10 19 (1.90%) VMware
11 13 (1.30%) Palo Alto
12 10 (1.00%) Cisco
13 8 (0.80%) Arista
13 8 (0.80%) SAP
14 4 (0.40%) Dell
14 4 (0.40%) HP
14 4 (0.40%) Mellanox
14 4 (0.40%) Solarflare
14 4 (0.40%) Supermicro