Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 345 351 398
Rank change year-on-year +6 +47 -46
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 1,205 1,510 1,323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.89% 0.93% 0.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.26% 2.36% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,083 1,292 1,085
England median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% - -
10th Percentile £48,750 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £120,000 £117,500 £105,000
UK median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -

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 53,399 63,917 66,758
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.55% 39.31% 39.93%
Number of salaries quoted 40,336 49,161 51,896
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £88,688 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £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 19 July 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 19 July 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 -2 1,176 £80,000 +14.29% 158
North of England +33 25 £65,000 - 1
North West - 25 £65,000 -
South West +6 4 - -
East of England - 4 £60,000 -
Hedge funds
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 829 (68.80%) Finance
2 541 (44.90%) SQL
3 497 (41.24%) C#
4 443 (36.76%) Asset Management
5 390 (32.37%) Derivative
6 386 (32.03%) Python
7 378 (31.37%) Fixed Income
8 367 (30.46%) Java
9 352 (29.21%) Front Office
10 351 (29.13%) Software Engineering
11 347 (28.80%) Agile Software Development
12 322 (26.72%) Equities
13 316 (26.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 305 (25.31%) .NET
15 297 (24.65%) Banking
15 297 (24.65%) Investment Management
16 277 (22.99%) Computer Science
17 265 (21.99%) SQL Server
18 226 (18.76%) Oracle
19 209 (17.34%) Amazon AWS
20 202 (16.76%) Fintech
21 193 (16.02%) Mathematics
22 188 (15.60%) Workflow
23 176 (14.61%) JavaScript
24 175 (14.52%) Linux
25 172 (14.27%) XML
26 171 (14.19%) C++
26 171 (14.19%) AngularJS
27 159 (13.20%) Degree
28 157 (13.03%) Oracle Workflow

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
1 157 (13.03%) Oracle Workflow
2 37 (3.07%) MS Exchange
3 31 (2.57%) SharePoint
4 27 (2.24%) Tomcat
5 26 (2.16%) Apache
5 26 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
7 18 (1.49%) Jupyter
8 16 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
9 13 (1.08%) Apache Spark
10 9 (0.75%) WildFly
11 7 (0.58%) Camunda
12 6 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (0.41%) IIS
14 4 (0.33%) MQSeries
15 3 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 3 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
16 2 (0.17%) Confluence
17 1 (0.083%) WebSphere
Applications
1 34 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.17%) InVision
4 2 (0.17%) Sketch
4 2 (0.17%) Zeplin
5 1 (0.083%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.083%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.083%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 128 (10.62%) thinkFolio
2 96 (7.97%) Front Arena
2 96 (7.97%) Markit EDM
3 8 (0.66%) Eze OMS
4 6 (0.50%) LatentZero
4 6 (0.50%) LongView
5 5 (0.41%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.17%) Orchestrade
7 1 (0.083%) Beauchamp
7 1 (0.083%) Bloomberg AIM
7 1 (0.083%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.083%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 209 (17.34%) Amazon AWS
2 154 (12.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (4.73%) Google Cloud Platform
4 51 (4.23%) AWS Lambda
4 51 (4.23%) Serverless
5 49 (4.07%) Amazon EC2
6 48 (3.98%) Amazon ECS
6 48 (3.98%) Office 365
7 41 (3.40%) CloudFront
8 33 (2.74%) SaaS
9 22 (1.83%) Amazon SQS
10 12 (1.00%) Power Platform
11 10 (0.83%) Amazon S3
11 10 (0.83%) IaaS
12 9 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (0.58%) Microsoft Flow
14 6 (0.50%) PaaS
14 6 (0.50%) Route 53
14 6 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 3 (0.25%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 41 (3.40%) TCP/IP
2 31 (2.57%) DNS
2 31 (2.57%) WAN
3 29 (2.41%) Firewall
4 21 (1.74%) FIX Connectivity
5 19 (1.58%) LAN
6 16 (1.33%) SAN
7 12 (1.00%) DHCP
8 9 (0.75%) VPN
9 8 (0.66%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (0.66%) VLAN
10 6 (0.50%) BGP
10 6 (0.50%) FTP
10 6 (0.50%) OSPF
11 5 (0.41%) Internet
11 5 (0.41%) MPLS
11 5 (0.41%) Multicast
11 5 (0.41%) Wireless
12 4 (0.33%) HTTP
12 4 (0.33%) PCoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 265 (21.99%) SQL Server
2 52 (4.32%) Relational Database
3 41 (3.40%) Big Data
4 40 (3.32%) MongoDB
4 40 (3.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 35 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
6 31 (2.57%) NoSQL
7 30 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 29 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 26 (2.16%) Crystal Reports
9 26 (2.16%) SQL Server 2014
10 25 (2.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 24 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
12 19 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
13 18 (1.49%) Hadoop
14 17 (1.41%) MySQL
15 16 (1.33%) Amazon Aurora
16 15 (1.24%) Blockchain
16 15 (1.24%) KDB
16 15 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 65 (5.39%) Jenkins
2 56 (4.65%) Git (software)
3 43 (3.57%) GitLab
4 35 (2.90%) JIRA
5 27 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (2.16%) Artifactory
7 16 (1.33%) Cucumber
8 14 (1.16%) Maven
9 12 (1.00%) JUnit
10 11 (0.91%) Bitbucket
10 11 (0.91%) SpecFlow
11 10 (0.83%) Subversion
12 9 (0.75%) Gradle
12 9 (0.75%) SonarQube
12 9 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
13 8 (0.66%) NUnit
13 8 (0.66%) TeamCity
14 7 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (0.58%) Moq
14 7 (0.58%) MSTest
General
1 829 (68.80%) Finance
2 352 (29.21%) Front Office
3 297 (24.65%) Banking
4 80 (6.64%) French Language
4 80 (6.64%) German Language
4 80 (6.64%) Italian Language
4 80 (6.64%) Spanish Language
5 68 (5.64%) Investment Banking
6 54 (4.48%) Dutch Language
7 49 (4.07%) Financial Institution
8 40 (3.32%) Back Office
9 7 (0.58%) Prime Brokerage
10 6 (0.50%) Retail
11 5 (0.41%) Marketing
12 3 (0.25%) Games
12 3 (0.25%) Law
12 3 (0.25%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.17%) Legal
14 1 (0.083%) Advertising
14 1 (0.083%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 509 (42.24%) Developer
2 186 (15.44%) C# Developer
3 128 (10.62%) Consultant
4 106 (8.80%) Java Developer
5 82 (6.80%) Implementation Consultant
6 75 (6.22%) Analyst
7 74 (6.14%) Python Developer
8 72 (5.98%) Support Engineer
9 69 (5.73%) .NET Developer
10 64 (5.31%) C++ Developer
10 64 (5.31%) Technical Consultant
11 63 (5.23%) Java Consultant
12 62 (5.15%) Senior Developer
13 58 (4.81%) SQL Developer
14 57 (4.73%) Junior
15 54 (4.48%) Software Engineer
16 51 (4.23%) Finance Manager
17 45 (3.73%) Development Manager
18 43 (3.57%) Junior Developer
19 42 (3.49%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 305 (25.31%) .NET
2 172 (14.27%) XML
3 171 (14.19%) AngularJS
4 118 (9.79%) React
5 103 (8.55%) HTML
6 96 (7.97%) J2EE
7 95 (7.88%) ASP.NET
8 90 (7.47%) FIX Protocol
9 81 (6.72%) HTML5
10 73 (6.06%) CSS
11 57 (4.73%) WPF
12 53 (4.40%) ASP.NET Web API
13 46 (3.82%) .NET Core
14 43 (3.57%) Spring
15 40 (3.32%) WebSockets
16 36 (2.99%) CSS3
17 35 (2.90%) Vue.js
18 34 (2.82%) SignalR
19 33 (2.74%) REST
20 32 (2.66%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 390 (32.37%) Derivative
2 378 (31.37%) Fixed Income
3 322 (26.72%) Equities
4 316 (26.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 137 (11.37%) Greenfield Project
6 102 (8.46%) Algorithms
6 102 (8.46%) Data Structures
7 52 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
8 48 (3.98%) OTC Derivatives
9 47 (3.90%) User Experience
10 39 (3.24%) Equity Derivative
11 22 (1.83%) Data Centre
12 19 (1.58%) Clustering
12 19 (1.58%) Data Protection Act
12 19 (1.58%) Exotic Derivative
13 18 (1.49%) Replication
14 17 (1.41%) Cloud Native
15 16 (1.33%) Blog
16 6 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
16 6 (0.50%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 175 (14.52%) Linux
2 148 (12.28%) Windows
3 83 (6.89%) Unix
4 75 (6.22%) Windows Server
5 20 (1.66%) CentOS
6 16 (1.33%) Windows 7
7 13 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.66%) Solaris
10 8 (0.66%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.41%) Fedora
11 5 (0.41%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.33%) Android
13 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.17%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.17%) Debian
14 2 (0.17%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.17%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 443 (36.76%) Asset Management
2 351 (29.13%) Software Engineering
3 347 (28.80%) Agile Software Development
4 297 (24.65%) Investment Management
5 277 (22.99%) Computer Science
6 202 (16.76%) Fintech
7 193 (16.02%) Mathematics
8 188 (15.60%) Workflow
9 155 (12.86%) DevOps
10 133 (11.04%) Business Analysis
11 119 (9.88%) Mentoring
11 119 (9.88%) Wealth Management
12 112 (9.29%) Microservices
13 108 (8.96%) Fund Management
14 88 (7.30%) Continuous Integration
15 82 (6.80%) Analytics
16 81 (6.72%) Multithreading
17 79 (6.56%) Physics
18 77 (6.39%) Portfolio Management
19 64 (5.31%) OO
Programming Languages
1 541 (44.90%) SQL
2 497 (41.24%) C#
3 386 (32.03%) Python
4 367 (30.46%) Java
5 176 (14.61%) JavaScript
6 171 (14.19%) C++
7 101 (8.38%) Perl
8 93 (7.72%) Bash Shell
9 85 (7.05%) PowerShell
10 69 (5.73%) R
11 55 (4.56%) PL/SQL
12 34 (2.82%) TypeScript
13 30 (2.49%) Ruby
13 30 (2.49%) T-SQL
14 22 (1.83%) MATLAB
15 18 (1.49%) Java 8
16 16 (1.33%) ES6
17 15 (1.24%) VBA
18 14 (1.16%) C
19 12 (1.00%) F#
Qualifications
1 159 (13.20%) Degree
2 47 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (1.74%) PhD
4 12 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (1.00%) Master's Degree
5 9 (0.75%) CCNP
6 8 (0.66%) MBA
7 6 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.41%) CCIE
8 5 (0.41%) CCNA
8 5 (0.41%) MCSE
9 4 (0.33%) A+ Certification
9 4 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.25%) Novell Certification
11 2 (0.17%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.083%) CCSA
12 1 (0.083%) CFA
12 1 (0.083%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (0.083%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (5.15%) QA
2 11 (0.91%) SLA
3 6 (0.50%) EMIR
3 6 (0.50%) MiFID
4 5 (0.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 127 (10.54%) Docker
2 71 (5.89%) Active Directory
3 58 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (1.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 19 (1.58%) Virtual Servers
5 17 (1.41%) VMware NSX
6 16 (1.33%) Hyper-V
7 15 (1.24%) vSphere
8 6 (0.50%) XenApp
8 6 (0.50%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.083%) iptables
12 1 (0.083%) NFS
12 1 (0.083%) Slurm Workload Manager
12 1 (0.083%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 57 (4.73%) Ansible
1 57 (4.73%) Kubernetes
2 43 (3.57%) Terraform
3 42 (3.49%) SCCM
4 31 (2.57%) Nagios
5 27 (2.24%) Puppet
6 26 (2.16%) SCOM
7 24 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
8 23 (1.91%) Icinga
9 21 (1.74%) ZABBIX
10 17 (1.41%) Control-M
11 11 (0.91%) Salt
12 8 (0.66%) Rundeck
13 6 (0.50%) Grafana
13 6 (0.50%) Packer
14 5 (0.41%) AirWatch
15 4 (0.33%) Prometheus
16 3 (0.25%) NetBackup
16 3 (0.25%) PowerCLI
16 3 (0.25%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 226 (18.76%) Oracle
2 109 (9.05%) Charles River
3 108 (8.96%) Calypso
4 101 (8.38%) SimCorp
5 97 (8.05%) Microsoft
6 75 (6.22%) VMware
7 54 (4.48%) Bloomberg
8 46 (3.82%) Reuters
9 42 (3.49%) Google
10 41 (3.40%) DevExpress
11 30 (2.49%) Cisco
12 29 (2.41%) Tableau
13 26 (2.16%) Citrix
13 26 (2.16%) Eze Software Group
13 26 (2.16%) FXall
13 26 (2.16%) ION Trading
13 26 (2.16%) MarketAxess
13 26 (2.16%) Tradeweb
14 25 (2.07%) SolarWinds
15 16 (1.33%) Rackspace