Period
to 24 June 2018

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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 349 406 341
Rank change year-on-year +57 -65 +18
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 1,478 1,281 1,802
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.91% 0.79% 0.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.09% 1.83% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,238 1,081 1,572
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £116,625 £107,500 £102,500
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000

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 70,750 70,072 82,869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.53% 43.00% 43.74%
Number of salaries quoted 55,220 56,121 68,217
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +5.38%

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 24 June 2018.

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 24 June 2018. 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 +34 1,444 £70,000 - 144
South East +18 29 £37,500 - 2
North of England +17 3 £65,000 +36.84% 2
South West -27 2 £72,500 +34.88%
Yorkshire - 2 £63,750 - 2
North East - 1 £65,000 -
Hedge funds
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, 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.

1 956 (64.68%) Finance
2 518 (35.05%) SQL
3 459 (31.06%) C#
4 414 (28.01%) Degree
5 408 (27.60%) Python
6 401 (27.13%) Java
7 367 (24.83%) Computer Science
8 356 (24.09%) Banking
9 335 (22.67%) Asset Management
10 320 (21.65%) Agile Software Development
11 307 (20.77%) Front Office
12 284 (19.22%) SQL Server
13 274 (18.54%) .NET
14 260 (17.59%) Equities
15 257 (17.39%) Windows
16 252 (17.05%) Fintech
17 227 (15.36%) Software Engineering
18 224 (15.16%) Fixed Income
19 221 (14.95%) C++
20 212 (14.34%) Linux
21 210 (14.21%) Investment Management
22 207 (14.01%) Mathematics
23 193 (13.06%) Investment Banking
24 188 (12.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 186 (12.58%) Derivative
26 177 (11.98%) JavaScript
27 164 (11.10%) Financial Institution
28 162 (10.96%) Problem-Solving
29 157 (10.62%) Microsoft
30 155 (10.49%) AngularJS

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 70 (4.74%) MS Exchange
2 62 (4.19%) Apache
3 49 (3.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 40 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 34 (2.30%) Apache Spark
5 34 (2.30%) Tomcat
6 28 (1.89%) SharePoint
7 17 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
8 15 (1.01%) Confluence
9 12 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
11 7 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (0.20%) Ethereum
14 2 (0.14%) CMS
14 2 (0.14%) IIS
14 2 (0.14%) Skype for Business
15 1 (0.068%) Apache Qpid
15 1 (0.068%) DNN
Applications
1 59 (3.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 95 (6.43%) thinkFolio
2 46 (3.11%) Markit EDM
3 42 (2.84%) Front Arena
4 13 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (0.74%) Eagle PACE
6 8 (0.54%) Bloomberg AIM
6 8 (0.54%) LatentZero
7 5 (0.34%) Distributed Ledger
7 5 (0.34%) Sentinel
8 4 (0.27%) LongView
8 4 (0.27%) Workfront
9 3 (0.20%) Ripple
9 3 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.068%) Orchestrade
11 1 (0.068%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 142 (9.61%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (2.57%) SaaS
4 24 (1.62%) Office 365
5 20 (1.35%) GitHub
6 14 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (0.95%) IaaS
7 12 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
8 8 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
8 8 (0.54%) Serverless
9 7 (0.47%) CloudFront
10 4 (0.27%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.068%) NuGet
13 1 (0.068%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (5.75%) WAN
2 84 (5.68%) LAN
3 68 (4.60%) DNS
4 62 (4.19%) DHCP
4 62 (4.19%) Firewall
5 52 (3.52%) TCP/IP
6 50 (3.38%) VPN
7 39 (2.64%) Cisco IOS
8 22 (1.49%) Multicast
9 20 (1.35%) FIX Connectivity
10 19 (1.29%) Internet
11 17 (1.15%) WebEx
12 13 (0.88%) SAN
13 12 (0.81%) BGP
14 11 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (0.68%) Cisco Nexus
15 10 (0.68%) FTP
16 8 (0.54%) EIGRP
16 8 (0.54%) HTTP
16 8 (0.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 284 (19.22%) SQL Server
2 79 (5.35%) Big Data
3 76 (5.14%) Relational Database
4 55 (3.72%) MongoDB
5 50 (3.38%) MySQL
6 41 (2.77%) NoSQL
7 40 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
8 36 (2.44%) Hadoop
9 32 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
10 28 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 22 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 21 (1.42%) DB2
13 18 (1.22%) Data Lake
14 16 (1.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 16 (1.08%) SQLPlus
15 12 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
15 12 (0.81%) Blockchain
15 12 (0.81%) MemSQL
15 12 (0.81%) RDBMS
16 10 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 65 (4.40%) Git (software)
2 64 (4.33%) Vagrant
3 41 (2.77%) Jenkins
4 36 (2.44%) JIRA
5 31 (2.10%) Plastic SCM
6 28 (1.89%) Selenium
7 23 (1.56%) JUnit
8 21 (1.42%) TeamCity
9 17 (1.15%) SpecFlow
10 16 (1.08%) Cucumber
11 12 (0.81%) NUnit
12 11 (0.74%) HP UFT
12 11 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (0.61%) Mockito
14 7 (0.47%) SonarQube
15 6 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 6 (0.41%) MSBuild
15 6 (0.41%) WinDbg
16 4 (0.27%) TestComplete
16 4 (0.27%) WebDriver
General
1 956 (64.68%) Finance
2 356 (24.09%) Banking
3 307 (20.77%) Front Office
4 193 (13.06%) Investment Banking
5 164 (11.10%) Financial Institution
6 39 (2.64%) Back Office
7 35 (2.37%) French Language
8 34 (2.30%) Italian Language
9 33 (2.23%) German Language
10 29 (1.96%) Games
11 28 (1.89%) Advertising
12 24 (1.62%) Telecoms
13 8 (0.54%) Marketing
13 8 (0.54%) Prime Brokerage
14 7 (0.47%) Retail
15 5 (0.34%) Legal
16 3 (0.20%) Automotive
16 3 (0.20%) Retail Banking
17 2 (0.14%) Brand Awareness
17 2 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 592 (40.05%) Developer
2 253 (17.12%) C# Developer
3 193 (13.06%) Analyst
4 152 (10.28%) Java Developer
5 100 (6.77%) Junior
6 99 (6.70%) Python Developer
7 93 (6.29%) Senior Developer
8 90 (6.09%) Support Engineer
9 88 (5.95%) Applications Support
10 73 (4.94%) Junior Developer
11 67 (4.53%) Software Engineer
12 58 (3.92%) Windows Engineer
13 57 (3.86%) Quantitative Developer
14 55 (3.72%) Software Developer
14 55 (3.72%) Support Analyst
15 50 (3.38%) .NET Developer
15 50 (3.38%) Desktop Support
15 50 (3.38%) Systems Engineer
16 47 (3.18%) Graduate
17 46 (3.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (18.54%) .NET
2 155 (10.49%) AngularJS
3 152 (10.28%) HTML
4 133 (9.00%) Web Services
5 128 (8.66%) React
6 110 (7.44%) FIX Protocol
7 108 (7.31%) WPF
8 107 (7.24%) CSS
9 101 (6.83%) ASP.NET
10 86 (5.82%) HTML5
11 84 (5.68%) J2EE
12 73 (4.94%) WCF
13 63 (4.26%) J2SE
14 56 (3.79%) Spring
15 55 (3.72%) LINQ
16 50 (3.38%) jQuery
17 47 (3.18%) .NET Framework
18 44 (2.98%) Pandas
19 40 (2.71%) Node.js
19 40 (2.71%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 367 (24.83%) Computer Science
2 260 (17.59%) Equities
3 252 (17.05%) Fintech
4 224 (15.16%) Fixed Income
5 188 (12.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 186 (12.58%) Derivative
7 98 (6.63%) Algorithms
8 93 (6.29%) Greenfield Project
9 87 (5.89%) Analytical Skills
10 64 (4.33%) Data Structures
11 56 (3.79%) Blackberry
12 55 (3.72%) Self-Motivation
13 54 (3.65%) Data Centre
14 45 (3.04%) Cyberthreat
15 39 (2.64%) User Experience
16 37 (2.50%) Market Risk
17 34 (2.30%) Linux Command Line
18 32 (2.17%) Management Information System
19 31 (2.10%) OTC Derivatives
20 20 (1.35%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 257 (17.39%) Windows
2 212 (14.34%) Linux
3 89 (6.02%) Unix
4 86 (5.82%) Windows Server
5 59 (3.99%) Windows 10
6 55 (3.72%) Windows 7
7 48 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 44 (2.98%) Android
9 41 (2.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 23 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (1.22%) CentOS
12 10 (0.68%) Debian
13 9 (0.61%) Solaris
14 7 (0.47%) Fedora
14 7 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (0.41%) Apple iOS
15 6 (0.41%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.20%) BlackBerry OS
16 3 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (22.67%) Asset Management
2 320 (21.65%) Agile Software Development
3 227 (15.36%) Software Engineering
4 210 (14.21%) Investment Management
5 207 (14.01%) Mathematics
6 162 (10.96%) Problem-Solving
7 148 (10.01%) TDD
8 142 (9.61%) DevOps
9 132 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
10 128 (8.66%) Low Latency
11 125 (8.46%) Multithreading
12 123 (8.32%) OO
13 121 (8.19%) Microservices
14 109 (7.37%) Scrum
15 102 (6.90%) Portfolio Management
16 101 (6.83%) Physics
17 100 (6.77%) Open Source
18 96 (6.50%) Test Automation
19 88 (5.95%) Risk Management
20 82 (5.55%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 518 (35.05%) SQL
2 459 (31.06%) C#
3 408 (27.60%) Python
4 401 (27.13%) Java
5 221 (14.95%) C++
6 177 (11.98%) JavaScript
7 109 (7.37%) Perl
7 109 (7.37%) PowerShell
8 83 (5.62%) Bash Shell
9 66 (4.47%) Scala
10 61 (4.13%) Ruby
11 48 (3.25%) R
12 42 (2.84%) Java 8
13 34 (2.30%) T-SQL
14 33 (2.23%) Bourne shell
14 33 (2.23%) Korn
15 31 (2.10%) MATLAB
16 30 (2.03%) C
16 30 (2.03%) VBA
17 29 (1.96%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 414 (28.01%) Degree
2 87 (5.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 57 (3.86%) Numerate Degree
4 36 (2.44%) PhD
5 31 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (1.42%) Master's Degree
7 16 (1.08%) CCNA
8 14 (0.95%) CCNP
9 11 (0.74%) CFA
9 11 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (0.47%) MCITP
11 6 (0.41%) MCP
12 5 (0.34%) CCIE
12 5 (0.34%) GSEC
12 5 (0.34%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.27%) MCSE
14 3 (0.20%) MBA
15 2 (0.14%) CISSP
15 2 (0.14%) ISEB
15 2 (0.14%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (4.13%) QA
2 16 (1.08%) MiFID
3 8 (0.54%) SLA
4 4 (0.27%) GDPR
5 3 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.14%) BS7799
6 2 (0.14%) ISO 22301
6 2 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 138 (9.34%) Active Directory
2 120 (8.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 91 (6.16%) Docker
4 25 (1.69%) Hyper-V
5 16 (1.08%) XenApp
6 12 (0.81%) MetaFrame
7 8 (0.54%) NFS
7 8 (0.54%) XenServer
8 6 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.41%) vSphere
9 4 (0.27%) BitLocker
9 4 (0.27%) Samba
9 4 (0.27%) Terminal Server
9 4 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.14%) LXC
Systems Management
1 67 (4.53%) Terraform
2 41 (2.77%) AirWatch
3 38 (2.57%) SCCM
4 21 (1.42%) Ansible
5 17 (1.15%) Puppet
6 15 (1.01%) Control-M
7 12 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (0.61%) Kubernetes
9 8 (0.54%) Backup Exec
9 8 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
9 8 (0.54%) Prometheus
10 7 (0.47%) HP Fortify
11 6 (0.41%) Perfmon
11 6 (0.41%) XenMobile
12 5 (0.34%) Salt
13 4 (0.27%) Kibana
13 4 (0.27%) SCOrch
13 4 (0.27%) systemd
14 3 (0.20%) Mesos
14 3 (0.20%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 157 (10.62%) Microsoft
2 153 (10.35%) Oracle
3 146 (9.88%) VMware
4 123 (8.32%) Bloomberg
5 109 (7.37%) Cisco
6 94 (6.36%) Reuters
7 72 (4.87%) Charles River
8 57 (3.86%) Calypso
9 54 (3.65%) NetApp
10 46 (3.11%) SimCorp
10 46 (3.11%) Sybase
11 44 (2.98%) FXall
12 43 (2.91%) Citrix
13 37 (2.50%) MarketAxess
13 37 (2.50%) Nimble Storage
13 37 (2.50%) Tradeweb
14 32 (2.17%) Red Hat
15 27 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
16 25 (1.69%) Juniper
17 22 (1.49%) ServiceNow