Period
to 9 April 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Hedge funds over the 6 months to 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
England > London
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 120 169 199
Rank change year-on-year +49 +30 +3
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 1,267 1,286 1,261
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.67% 2.10% 1.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.47% 5.08% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,236 1,188 1,050
Median annual salary £110,000 £72,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +51.72% - +3.57%
10th Percentile £58,750 £45,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £161,250 £120,000 £112,500
England median annual salary £108,750 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +50.00% +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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 19,594 25,323 29,476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.32% 41.35% 42.22%
Number of salaries quoted 15,139 19,788 23,490
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%

Hedge funds
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Hedge funds as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Hedge funds in London

Hedge funds
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Hedge funds in London.

Salary trend for Hedge funds in London

Hedge funds
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Hedge funds in London over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Hedge funds in London

Hedge funds
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hedge funds within the London region over the 6 months to 9 April 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
Central London -19 135 £77,500 -3.13% 26
West London - 3 £75,000 - 6
Hedge funds
England

For the 6 months to 9 April 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 London region with a requirement for Hedge funds.

1 928 (73.24%) Finance
2 713 (56.27%) Front Office
3 664 (52.41%) Derivative
4 656 (51.78%) Python
5 652 (51.46%) Fixed Income
6 647 (51.07%) Asset Management
7 627 (49.49%) AWS
8 599 (47.28%) Investment Management
9 594 (46.88%) Java
10 573 (45.22%) Agile Software Development
11 539 (42.54%) Web Services
12 516 (40.73%) Equities
13 500 (39.46%) Software Engineering
14 482 (38.04%) JavaScript
15 452 (35.67%) C#
16 418 (32.99%) SQL
17 415 (32.75%) Banking
18 339 (26.76%) Azure
19 336 (26.52%) C++
20 333 (26.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 312 (24.63%) React
22 309 (24.39%) GCP
23 307 (24.23%) Analytics
24 302 (23.84%) Decision-Making
25 297 (23.44%) AngularJS
26 294 (23.20%) Mentoring
27 262 (20.68%) Bloomberg
28 249 (19.65%) Computer Science
29 232 (18.31%) Artificial Intelligence
30 230 (18.15%) Performance Attribution

Hedge funds
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 34 (2.68%) Apache Spark
2 27 (2.13%) Apache
3 17 (1.34%) SharePoint
4 15 (1.18%) MS Exchange
5 14 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (0.63%) Tomcat
7 7 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (0.47%) Jupyter
9 4 (0.32%) IIS
10 3 (0.24%) Apache Airflow
10 3 (0.24%) Confluence
10 3 (0.24%) nginx
11 2 (0.16%) JBoss
11 2 (0.16%) Jetty
11 2 (0.16%) WildFly
12 1 (0.079%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.079%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.079%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.079%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 127 (10.02%) Markit EDM
2 110 (8.68%) FINCAD Analytics
3 60 (4.74%) thinkFolio
4 54 (4.26%) Eagle PACE
4 54 (4.26%) PolarLake
5 53 (4.18%) Front Arena
6 41 (3.24%) SimCorp Dimension
7 3 (0.24%) LatentZero
7 3 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.079%) Advent Geneva
8 1 (0.079%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.079%) Salerio
8 1 (0.079%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 627 (49.49%) AWS
2 339 (26.76%) Azure
3 309 (24.39%) GCP
4 52 (4.10%) Amazon ECS
5 50 (3.95%) OpenShift
6 43 (3.39%) Amazon SQS
7 41 (3.24%) Serverless
8 37 (2.92%) AWS Lambda
9 24 (1.89%) Amazon S3
10 22 (1.74%) SaaS
11 21 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
11 21 (1.66%) Office 365
12 10 (0.79%) Power Platform
13 9 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
14 8 (0.63%) AWS Fargate
15 7 (0.55%) Apigee
16 4 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
17 3 (0.24%) CloudBees
17 3 (0.24%) GitHub
18 1 (0.079%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (0.95%) DNS
1 12 (0.95%) TCP/IP
2 11 (0.87%) DHCP
3 10 (0.79%) Firewall
3 10 (0.79%) LAN
3 10 (0.79%) WAN
4 8 (0.63%) FIX Connectivity
5 7 (0.55%) VPN
6 6 (0.47%) Network Security
7 5 (0.39%) FTP
7 5 (0.39%) SMTP
7 5 (0.39%) SSL
7 5 (0.39%) VoIP
8 2 (0.16%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.079%) BGP
9 1 (0.079%) Internet
9 1 (0.079%) Multicast
9 1 (0.079%) OSPF
9 1 (0.079%) SAN
9 1 (0.079%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (11.92%) SQL Server
2 130 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
3 122 (9.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 116 (9.16%) Amazon Athena
5 74 (5.84%) NoSQL
6 70 (5.52%) Relational Database
7 48 (3.79%) Amazon Redshift
8 29 (2.29%) MySQL
9 28 (2.21%) Big Data
10 25 (1.97%) Amazon RDS
11 21 (1.66%) Hadoop
12 19 (1.50%) KDB
13 17 (1.34%) MongoDB
14 14 (1.10%) Data Mining
15 11 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 10 (0.79%) Power BI
16 10 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
16 10 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 9 (0.71%) Flink
17 9 (0.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 61 (4.81%) Artifactory
2 46 (3.63%) RStudio
3 39 (3.08%) Git (software)
4 22 (1.74%) GitLab
5 20 (1.58%) Jenkins
5 20 (1.58%) TeamCity
6 17 (1.34%) Octopus Deploy
7 13 (1.03%) JIRA
7 13 (1.03%) webpack
8 6 (0.47%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.39%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.39%) JUnit
9 5 (0.39%) kappa
9 5 (0.39%) MSTest
9 5 (0.39%) NSubstitute
9 5 (0.39%) Rhino Mocks
9 5 (0.39%) Selenium
9 5 (0.39%) SpecFlow
9 5 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.32%) WebDriver
General
1 928 (73.24%) Finance
2 713 (56.27%) Front Office
3 415 (32.75%) Banking
4 204 (16.10%) Investment Banking
5 106 (8.37%) Back Office
6 19 (1.50%) Marketing
7 12 (0.95%) Financial Institution
8 7 (0.55%) French Language
9 6 (0.47%) German Language
9 6 (0.47%) Italian Language
9 6 (0.47%) Spanish Language
10 4 (0.32%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.24%) Advertising
11 3 (0.24%) Legal
12 2 (0.16%) Games
12 2 (0.16%) Law
12 2 (0.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 512 (40.41%) Developer
2 186 (14.68%) C# Developer
3 168 (13.26%) Java Developer
4 154 (12.15%) Python Developer
5 127 (10.02%) Front Office Developer
6 122 (9.63%) Software Engineer
7 101 (7.97%) AWS Developer
8 96 (7.58%) AWS Engineer
9 93 (7.34%) Architect
10 83 (6.55%) Junior
10 83 (6.55%) Python Engineer
11 79 (6.24%) Junior Developer
12 75 (5.92%) Finance Manager
12 75 (5.92%) Java Engineer
13 69 (5.45%) Data Manager
13 69 (5.45%) Graduate
14 67 (5.29%) Graduate Developer
15 66 (5.21%) C++ Developer
15 66 (5.21%) Junior C# Developer
16 65 (5.13%) Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 539 (42.54%) Web Services
2 312 (24.63%) React
3 297 (23.44%) AngularJS
4 227 (17.92%) J2EE
5 186 (14.68%) Node.js
6 185 (14.60%) .NET
7 155 (12.23%) Vue.js
8 95 (7.50%) HTML
9 86 (6.79%) CSS
10 57 (4.50%) Redux
11 54 (4.26%) Kafka
12 52 (4.10%) HTML5
13 46 (3.63%) .NET Core
14 34 (2.68%) FIX Protocol
15 33 (2.60%) ASP.NET
16 29 (2.29%) D3.js
17 27 (2.13%) NumPy
17 27 (2.13%) SciPy
17 27 (2.13%) WCF
18 26 (2.05%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 664 (52.41%) Derivative
2 652 (51.46%) Fixed Income
3 516 (40.73%) Equities
4 333 (26.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 146 (11.52%) Greenfield Project
6 142 (11.21%) Reference Data
7 132 (10.42%) Equity Derivative
8 114 (9.00%) Algorithms
9 98 (7.73%) Data Structures
10 90 (7.10%) User Experience
11 89 (7.02%) Blog
12 73 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
13 69 (5.45%) Exotic Derivative
14 50 (3.95%) Public Cloud
15 27 (2.13%) OTC Derivatives
16 15 (1.18%) Reinsurance
17 9 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
18 8 (0.63%) Credit Derivative
18 8 (0.63%) Grid Computing
18 8 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 106 (8.37%) Linux
2 67 (5.29%) Windows
3 34 (2.68%) Unix
3 34 (2.68%) Windows Server
4 30 (2.37%) Windows 10
5 14 (1.10%) Windows 7
6 10 (0.79%) Android
7 8 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.39%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.079%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.079%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.079%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 647 (51.07%) Asset Management
2 599 (47.28%) Investment Management
3 573 (45.22%) Agile Software Development
4 500 (39.46%) Software Engineering
5 307 (24.23%) Analytics
6 302 (23.84%) Decision-Making
7 294 (23.20%) Mentoring
8 249 (19.65%) Computer Science
9 232 (18.31%) Artificial Intelligence
10 230 (18.15%) Performance Attribution
11 221 (17.44%) Data Analytics
11 221 (17.44%) Portfolio Management
12 218 (17.21%) DevOps
13 202 (15.94%) Business Analysis
14 185 (14.60%) Migration
15 174 (13.73%) Machine Learning
16 168 (13.26%) Fintech
16 168 (13.26%) Mathematics
17 148 (11.68%) Performance Management
18 142 (11.21%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 656 (51.78%) Python
2 594 (46.88%) Java
3 482 (38.04%) JavaScript
4 452 (35.67%) C#
5 418 (32.99%) SQL
6 336 (26.52%) C++
7 194 (15.31%) R
8 152 (12.00%) Kotlin
9 56 (4.42%) PowerShell
10 42 (3.31%) TypeScript
11 26 (2.05%) Bash Shell
12 24 (1.89%) ES6
13 23 (1.82%) MATLAB
13 23 (1.82%) T-SQL
14 20 (1.58%) C
15 18 (1.42%) PHP
16 16 (1.26%) ES7
16 16 (1.26%) Scala
17 14 (1.10%) Perl
18 13 (1.03%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 130 (10.26%) Degree
2 64 (5.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (1.66%) PhD
4 13 (1.03%) Master's Degree
5 8 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.47%) MCSA
7 5 (0.39%) MCP
8 4 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.24%) CCNA
9 3 (0.24%) MCSE
9 3 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.16%) CCNP
10 2 (0.16%) CISM
10 2 (0.16%) CREST Certified
10 2 (0.16%) OSCP
11 1 (0.079%) CCIE
11 1 (0.079%) CISSP
11 1 (0.079%) CRISC
11 1 (0.079%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (3.55%) Data Quality
2 28 (2.21%) QA
3 8 (0.63%) MiFID
4 2 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.16%) EMIR
4 2 (0.16%) PMO
4 2 (0.16%) SLA
5 1 (0.079%) COBIT
5 1 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.079%) ITGC
5 1 (0.079%) NIST
System Software
1 168 (13.26%) Docker
2 41 (3.24%) Active Directory
3 26 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.10%) vSphere
5 3 (0.24%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.16%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.16%) Lustre
6 2 (0.16%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 1 (0.079%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.079%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 134 (10.58%) Kubernetes
2 39 (3.08%) Terraform
3 21 (1.66%) SCCM
4 16 (1.26%) SCOM
5 15 (1.18%) Ansible
6 14 (1.10%) PowerCLI
7 8 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (0.63%) Puppet
8 4 (0.32%) SQL Sentry
9 2 (0.16%) Icinga
9 2 (0.16%) Perfmon
9 2 (0.16%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.16%) vRealize
9 2 (0.16%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 2 (0.16%) WSUS
10 1 (0.079%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.079%) Kibana
10 1 (0.079%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.079%) Salt
10 1 (0.079%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 262 (20.68%) Bloomberg
2 191 (15.07%) Google
3 100 (7.89%) Calypso
4 96 (7.58%) Charles River
5 95 (7.50%) SimCorp
6 77 (6.08%) Microsoft
7 67 (5.29%) Reuters
8 42 (3.31%) Fidessa
9 38 (3.00%) Oracle
10 37 (2.92%) GoldenSource
11 34 (2.68%) VMware
12 29 (2.29%) ION Trading
13 25 (1.97%) Eze Software Group
14 23 (1.82%) FIS
14 23 (1.82%) Linedata
15 19 (1.50%) Murex
16 15 (1.18%) Cisco
17 13 (1.03%) Tableau
18 12 (0.95%) Eze Castle Integration
19 10 (0.79%) Citrix