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

Hedge fund
UK > England
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 325 388 395
Rank change year-on-year +63 +7 -84
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 1,330 1,306 1,288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.96% 0.79% 0.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.30% 1.97% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,225 1,039 1,145
England median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £45,000 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £112,500 £112,500
UK median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% - +7.69%

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 57,915 66,165 64,624
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.01% 40.19% 39.88%
Number of salaries quoted 44,679 52,658 52,860
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £81,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,155
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.72% +0.32%

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 March 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 March 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 +33 1,312 £72,500 - 146
North West +64 9 £65,000 -13.33%
North of England +46 9 £65,000 +23.81% 1
South East +5 7 £67,500 +170.00% 1
East of England +52 1 £27,500 -24.14% 1
Hedge funds
UK

For the 6 months to 19 March 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.

1 908 (68.27%) Finance
2 686 (51.58%) SQL
3 530 (39.85%) C#
4 519 (39.02%) Python
5 476 (35.79%) Banking
6 454 (34.14%) Asset Management
7 417 (31.35%) Equities
7 417 (31.35%) Front Office
8 415 (31.20%) Java
9 405 (30.45%) Fixed Income
10 402 (30.23%) Derivative
11 391 (29.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 348 (26.17%) Investment Management
13 331 (24.89%) Software Engineering
14 309 (23.23%) Agile Software Development
15 307 (23.08%) .NET
16 286 (21.50%) Amazon AWS
17 281 (21.13%) Computer Science
18 248 (18.65%) Windows
19 247 (18.57%) C++
20 244 (18.35%) Degree
21 241 (18.12%) Linux
22 234 (17.59%) Oracle
23 228 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
24 218 (16.39%) SQL Server
25 173 (13.01%) DevOps
26 166 (12.48%) Perl
27 164 (12.33%) Fintech
28 158 (11.88%) Investment Banking
29 154 (11.58%) XML

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
1 140 (10.53%) Oracle Workflow
2 79 (5.94%) MS Exchange
3 60 (4.51%) Apache
4 58 (4.36%) Tomcat
5 25 (1.88%) SharePoint
6 24 (1.80%) Jupyter
7 20 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (0.68%) Confluence
8 9 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (0.53%) Apache Spark
11 6 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.15%) IIS
13 2 (0.15%) MQSeries
13 2 (0.15%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.15%) WildFly
Applications
1 92 (6.92%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (1.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (1.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.075%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.075%) InVision
Business Applications
1 114 (8.57%) thinkFolio
2 54 (4.06%) Markit EDM
3 50 (3.76%) Front Arena
4 12 (0.90%) Eze OMS
5 9 (0.68%) Eagle PACE
6 6 (0.45%) Distributed Ledger
7 3 (0.23%) LatentZero
7 3 (0.23%) LongView
7 3 (0.23%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 286 (21.50%) Amazon AWS
2 228 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 136 (10.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 88 (6.62%) Office 365
5 84 (6.32%) SaaS
6 17 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.53%) IaaS
7 7 (0.53%) Mimecast
8 5 (0.38%) Basecamp
9 4 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (0.30%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.23%) GitHub
11 2 (0.15%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (0.15%) Data Lake Analytics
11 2 (0.15%) PaaS
11 2 (0.15%) Serverless
12 1 (0.075%) AWS Fargate
12 1 (0.075%) Siri
Communications & Networking
1 56 (4.21%) TCP/IP
2 46 (3.46%) Firewall
3 45 (3.38%) SAN
4 44 (3.31%) WAN
5 34 (2.56%) FIX Connectivity
6 29 (2.18%) LAN
7 24 (1.80%) DNS
8 23 (1.73%) WebEx
9 17 (1.28%) VPN
10 15 (1.13%) DHCP
10 15 (1.13%) VLAN
11 12 (0.90%) BGP
11 12 (0.90%) OSPF
12 11 (0.83%) Internet
12 11 (0.83%) Multicast
13 10 (0.75%) HTTP
14 8 (0.60%) FTP
14 8 (0.60%) Network Security
14 8 (0.60%) VoIP
15 7 (0.53%) PCoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 89 (6.69%) NoSQL
3 76 (5.71%) Big Data
4 64 (4.81%) Relational Database
5 34 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
6 24 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (1.50%) Blockchain
7 20 (1.50%) MongoDB
7 20 (1.50%) SQL Server 2014
8 19 (1.43%) KDB
9 18 (1.35%) MySQL
10 17 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
11 16 (1.20%) Hadoop
12 15 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (0.83%) Kdb+
15 8 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 7 (0.53%) Oracle Database
16 7 (0.53%) Power BI
16 7 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 70 (5.26%) JIRA
2 66 (4.96%) Git (software)
3 34 (2.56%) Jenkins
4 27 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (1.43%) Maven
6 17 (1.28%) Artifactory
7 16 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (0.68%) NUnit
8 9 (0.68%) Vagrant
8 9 (0.68%) WinDbg
9 8 (0.60%) Cucumber
9 8 (0.60%) GitLab
9 8 (0.60%) InstallShield
9 8 (0.60%) MSI
9 8 (0.60%) Plastic SCM
9 8 (0.60%) Subversion
9 8 (0.60%) TeamCity
10 7 (0.53%) HP UFT
10 7 (0.53%) Selenium
10 7 (0.53%) SpecFlow
General
1 908 (68.27%) Finance
2 476 (35.79%) Banking
3 417 (31.35%) Front Office
4 158 (11.88%) Investment Banking
5 64 (4.81%) Financial Institution
6 57 (4.29%) Back Office
6 57 (4.29%) French Language
6 57 (4.29%) German Language
6 57 (4.29%) Italian Language
6 57 (4.29%) Spanish Language
7 29 (2.18%) Legal
8 27 (2.03%) Law
9 11 (0.83%) Retail
10 7 (0.53%) Prime Brokerage
11 5 (0.38%) Games
11 5 (0.38%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.23%) Advertising
12 3 (0.23%) Marketing
13 2 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 538 (40.45%) Developer
2 251 (18.87%) C# Developer
3 126 (9.47%) Support Engineer
4 118 (8.87%) Analyst
5 114 (8.57%) Applications Support
5 114 (8.57%) Java Developer
6 113 (8.50%) Python Developer
7 112 (8.42%) SQL Developer
8 85 (6.39%) Software Engineer
9 81 (6.09%) Applications Engineer
10 74 (5.56%) .NET Developer
11 73 (5.49%) Senior Developer
12 72 (5.41%) Applications Support Engineer
13 68 (5.11%) Consultant
14 67 (5.04%) C# .NET Developer
15 66 (4.96%) Junior
16 64 (4.81%) Architect
17 58 (4.36%) Lead Developer
18 57 (4.29%) Support Analyst
19 56 (4.21%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 307 (23.08%) .NET
2 154 (11.58%) XML
3 149 (11.20%) FIX Protocol
4 135 (10.15%) AngularJS
5 130 (9.77%) ASP.NET
5 130 (9.77%) React
6 100 (7.52%) J2EE
7 81 (6.09%) CSS
8 74 (5.56%) HTML
9 69 (5.19%) ASP.NET Web API
10 62 (4.66%) WebSockets
11 58 (4.36%) Web Services
12 55 (4.14%) SignalR
13 48 (3.61%) J2SE
13 48 (3.61%) WPF
14 39 (2.93%) HTML5
15 36 (2.71%) .NET Core
15 36 (2.71%) Pandas
16 31 (2.33%) NumPy
17 30 (2.26%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 417 (31.35%) Equities
2 405 (30.45%) Fixed Income
3 402 (30.23%) Derivative
4 391 (29.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 164 (12.33%) Fintech
6 142 (10.68%) Algorithms
7 139 (10.45%) Greenfield Project
8 121 (9.10%) Data Structures
9 74 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
10 44 (3.31%) Data Centre
10 44 (3.31%) User Experience
11 34 (2.56%) Public Cloud
12 28 (2.11%) OTC Derivatives
13 22 (1.65%) Management Information System
14 20 (1.50%) Cloud Native
15 16 (1.20%) Blog
16 15 (1.13%) Equity Derivative
17 10 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
17 10 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
17 10 (0.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 248 (18.65%) Windows
2 241 (18.12%) Linux
3 121 (9.10%) Unix
4 78 (5.86%) Windows Server
5 42 (3.16%) CentOS
6 27 (2.03%) Solaris
7 26 (1.95%) Fedora
8 16 (1.20%) Windows 7
9 15 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (0.98%) SUSE
10 13 (0.98%) Ubuntu
10 13 (0.98%) Windows 10
11 11 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (0.60%) AIX
13 8 (0.60%) Apple iOS
13 8 (0.60%) HPUX
14 6 (0.45%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (0.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 454 (34.14%) Asset Management
2 348 (26.17%) Investment Management
3 331 (24.89%) Software Engineering
4 309 (23.23%) Agile Software Development
5 281 (21.13%) Computer Science
6 173 (13.01%) DevOps
7 152 (11.43%) Workflow
8 139 (10.45%) Mathematics
9 128 (9.62%) Wealth Management
10 121 (9.10%) Fund Management
11 119 (8.95%) Analytics
12 96 (7.22%) Microservices
13 84 (6.32%) Mentoring
14 83 (6.24%) OO
15 79 (5.94%) Portfolio Management
16 75 (5.64%) ITIL
17 72 (5.41%) Physics
18 71 (5.34%) Business Analysis
19 68 (5.11%) Artificial Intelligence
20 67 (5.04%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 686 (51.58%) SQL
2 530 (39.85%) C#
3 519 (39.02%) Python
4 415 (31.20%) Java
5 247 (18.57%) C++
6 166 (12.48%) Perl
7 146 (10.98%) JavaScript
8 122 (9.17%) PowerShell
9 120 (9.02%) Bash Shell
10 102 (7.67%) R
11 80 (6.02%) Ruby
12 53 (3.98%) PL/SQL
13 47 (3.53%) MATLAB
14 39 (2.93%) Bourne shell
14 39 (2.93%) Korn
15 26 (1.95%) C
16 20 (1.50%) TypeScript
17 17 (1.28%) Scala
18 12 (0.90%) Java 8
18 12 (0.90%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 244 (18.35%) Degree
2 72 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (2.93%) PhD
4 28 (2.11%) Numerate Degree
5 13 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (0.90%) MOS
7 10 (0.75%) A+ Certification
7 10 (0.75%) CCNP
8 8 (0.60%) CCIE
8 8 (0.60%) CISSP
9 7 (0.53%) CEH
10 6 (0.45%) CBAP
11 4 (0.30%) CCDP
12 2 (0.15%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.15%) Master's Degree
13 1 (0.075%) LPIC
13 1 (0.075%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.075%) MPhil
13 1 (0.075%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (3.61%) QA
2 17 (1.28%) PMO
3 8 (0.60%) SLA
4 6 (0.45%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.23%) EMIR
5 3 (0.23%) MiFID
System Software
1 102 (7.67%) Active Directory
2 67 (5.04%) Docker
3 59 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (1.88%) vSphere
5 23 (1.73%) Virtual Desktop
6 10 (0.75%) Hyper-V
7 9 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 9 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
7 9 (0.68%) VMware NSX
8 8 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (0.60%) XenApp
9 6 (0.45%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.15%) iptables
10 2 (0.15%) NFS
10 2 (0.15%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.075%) GPFS
11 1 (0.075%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 81 (6.09%) Ansible
2 58 (4.36%) Puppet
3 50 (3.76%) SCCM
4 42 (3.16%) Nagios
5 38 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
5 38 (2.86%) ZABBIX
6 36 (2.71%) Icinga
7 34 (2.56%) Salt
8 31 (2.33%) Kubernetes
9 23 (1.73%) Terraform
10 12 (0.90%) SCOM
11 9 (0.68%) Perfmon
12 8 (0.60%) WSUS
13 7 (0.53%) Control-M
14 6 (0.45%) AirWatch
14 6 (0.45%) Prometheus
15 4 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
16 3 (0.23%) NetBackup
17 2 (0.15%) Rundeck
17 2 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 234 (17.59%) Oracle
2 111 (8.35%) Google
3 106 (7.97%) Microsoft
4 97 (7.29%) Bloomberg
5 95 (7.14%) Reuters
6 69 (5.19%) Charles River
7 68 (5.11%) MarketAxess
7 68 (5.11%) Tradeweb
8 66 (4.96%) FXall
9 65 (4.89%) VMware
10 57 (4.29%) SimCorp
11 54 (4.06%) Calypso
12 51 (3.83%) Eze Software Group
12 51 (3.83%) ION Trading
13 50 (3.76%) Citrix
14 41 (3.08%) NetApp
15 39 (2.93%) SolarWinds
16 36 (2.71%) Cisco
16 36 (2.71%) Red Hat
17 20 (1.50%) Rackspace