Period
to 8 March 2021

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 8 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
England > London
6 months to
8 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 110 127 167
Rank change year-on-year +17 +40 +38
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 816 1,291 1,337
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.88% 2.59% 2.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.89% 6.25% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 790 1,275 1,268
Median annual salary £95,000 £107,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.63% +48.28% +3.57%
10th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £156,250 £161,250 £120,000
England median annual salary £95,000 £105,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year -9.52% +44.83% +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 11,847 20,664 25,903
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.85% 41.38% 41.78%
Number of salaries quoted 9,349 16,175 20,582
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £112,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 8 March 2021.

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 8 March 2021. 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 +10 62 £81,250 -9.72% 45
West London +66 1 £37,500 - 19
Hedge funds
England

For the 6 months to 8 March 2021, 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.

1 653 (80.02%) Finance
2 451 (55.27%) Python
3 398 (48.77%) Asset Management
4 381 (46.69%) AWS
5 369 (45.22%) Software Engineering
6 367 (44.98%) SQL
7 355 (43.50%) Front Office
8 312 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
9 302 (37.01%) Equities
10 293 (35.91%) Derivative
11 278 (34.07%) Java
12 273 (33.46%) Investment Management
13 272 (33.33%) Fixed Income
14 266 (32.60%) Web Services
15 258 (31.62%) JavaScript
16 257 (31.50%) C#
17 247 (30.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 235 (28.80%) React
19 206 (25.25%) AngularJS
20 179 (21.94%) Banking
21 176 (21.57%) Fintech
22 174 (21.32%) Microservices
23 171 (20.96%) Vue.js
24 169 (20.71%) .NET
25 151 (18.50%) Serverless
26 150 (18.38%) AWS Lambda
27 149 (18.26%) Analytics
28 147 (18.01%) C++
29 146 (17.89%) Greenfield Project
30 143 (17.52%) Kubernetes

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 73 (8.95%) Apache
2 30 (3.68%) Apache Airflow
3 29 (3.55%) Apache Spark
4 17 (2.08%) SharePoint
5 13 (1.59%) MS Exchange
6 11 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.49%) Luigi
9 2 (0.25%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.12%) Confluence
10 1 (0.12%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (2.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.23%) Eagle PACE
1 10 (1.23%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.25%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.12%) Bloomberg AIM
Cloud Services
1 381 (46.69%) AWS
2 151 (18.50%) Serverless
3 150 (18.38%) AWS Lambda
4 115 (14.09%) Amazon EC2
5 105 (12.87%) Azure
6 102 (12.50%) Amazon S3
7 100 (12.25%) GCP
8 69 (8.46%) Amazon ECS
9 37 (4.53%) Apigee
10 28 (3.43%) AWS CloudFormation
11 13 (1.59%) Microsoft 365
12 9 (1.10%) Power Platform
12 9 (1.10%) SaaS
13 8 (0.98%) Amazon Kinesis
13 8 (0.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 7 (0.86%) OpenShift
15 5 (0.61%) Amazon EMR
16 2 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
17 1 (0.12%) AWS Step Functions
17 1 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.19%) DNS
2 22 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 13 (1.59%) Firewall
4 12 (1.47%) DHCP
5 5 (0.61%) BGP
5 5 (0.61%) Network Security
5 5 (0.61%) OSPF
6 4 (0.49%) EIGRP
6 4 (0.49%) LAN
6 4 (0.49%) VPN
6 4 (0.49%) WAN
6 4 (0.49%) Wireless
7 3 (0.37%) HTTP
7 3 (0.37%) Internet
7 3 (0.37%) SSL
8 2 (0.25%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.25%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.25%) MPLS
8 2 (0.25%) VRRP
8 2 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (14.95%) SQL Server
2 86 (10.54%) PostgreSQL
3 79 (9.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 76 (9.31%) MySQL
5 61 (7.48%) Relational Database
6 42 (5.15%) Amazon Redshift
7 36 (4.41%) Big Data
8 34 (4.17%) Redis
9 33 (4.04%) Apache Ignite
9 33 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
10 32 (3.92%) Amazon Aurora
10 32 (3.92%) RDBMS
11 22 (2.70%) NoSQL
12 17 (2.08%) Flink
13 13 (1.59%) Hadoop
13 13 (1.59%) MongoDB
14 12 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 9 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
15 9 (1.10%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 48 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 45 (5.51%) GitLab
3 37 (4.53%) Artifactory
4 13 (1.59%) Git (software)
5 9 (1.10%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.49%) Cypress.io
6 4 (0.49%) JIRA
6 4 (0.49%) MSI
6 4 (0.49%) ReSharper
7 3 (0.37%) Selenium
7 3 (0.37%) Storybook
7 3 (0.37%) webpack
8 2 (0.25%) gulp
8 2 (0.25%) JUnit
8 2 (0.25%) Maven
9 1 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.12%) Protractor
9 1 (0.12%) REST Assured
9 1 (0.12%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.12%) WebDriver
General
1 653 (80.02%) Finance
2 355 (43.50%) Front Office
3 179 (21.94%) Banking
4 69 (8.46%) Investment Banking
5 37 (4.53%) Back Office
6 24 (2.94%) Financial Institution
7 13 (1.59%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.61%) Games
8 5 (0.61%) Marketing
9 4 (0.49%) Advertising
9 4 (0.49%) Legal
10 3 (0.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 525 (64.34%) Developer
2 240 (29.41%) Software Engineer
3 224 (27.45%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 166 (20.34%) Python Developer
5 134 (16.42%) AWS Engineer
6 132 (16.18%) AWS Developer
7 129 (15.81%) AWS Software Engineer
8 114 (13.97%) Python Engineer
9 103 (12.62%) Python Software Engineer
10 88 (10.78%) .NET Developer
11 84 (10.29%) C# Developer
12 75 (9.19%) Java Developer
13 70 (8.58%) Analyst
14 63 (7.72%) JavaScript Developer
15 60 (7.35%) Java Engineer
16 58 (7.11%) .NET Software Engineer
17 57 (6.99%) .NET Software Developer
18 55 (6.74%) Java Software Engineer
18 55 (6.74%) React Developer
19 53 (6.50%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (32.60%) Web Services
2 235 (28.80%) React
3 206 (25.25%) AngularJS
4 171 (20.96%) Vue.js
5 169 (20.71%) .NET
6 141 (17.28%) .NET Core
7 76 (9.31%) ASP.NET
8 73 (8.95%) gRPC
9 68 (8.33%) ASP.NET Core
10 64 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web API
11 54 (6.62%) Node.js
11 54 (6.62%) NumPy
12 38 (4.66%) Swagger
13 37 (4.53%) OAuth
13 37 (4.53%) Pandas
14 35 (4.29%) CSS
15 29 (3.55%) HTML
15 29 (3.55%) Kafka
16 28 (3.43%) REST
17 27 (3.31%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 302 (37.01%) Equities
2 293 (35.91%) Derivative
3 272 (33.33%) Fixed Income
4 247 (30.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 146 (17.89%) Greenfield Project
6 66 (8.09%) Algorithms
7 53 (6.50%) Data Structures
8 40 (4.90%) Pricing Data
9 38 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
10 34 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
11 22 (2.70%) User Experience
12 21 (2.57%) Reference Data
13 18 (2.21%) Credit Risk
13 18 (2.21%) Equity Derivative
14 16 (1.96%) Credit Derivative
15 12 (1.47%) Blog
16 8 (0.98%) Private Cloud
16 8 (0.98%) Public Cloud
17 6 (0.74%) Data Centre
18 5 (0.61%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 109 (13.36%) Linux
2 40 (4.90%) Windows
3 26 (3.19%) Unix
4 18 (2.21%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.35%) Windows Server 2016
6 10 (1.23%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.61%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.25%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.12%) Android
9 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.12%) Solaris
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (48.77%) Asset Management
2 369 (45.22%) Software Engineering
3 312 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
4 273 (33.46%) Investment Management
5 176 (21.57%) Fintech
6 174 (21.32%) Microservices
7 149 (18.26%) Analytics
8 106 (12.99%) Portfolio Management
9 98 (12.01%) DevOps
10 97 (11.89%) Computer Science
11 86 (10.54%) Machine Learning
12 63 (7.72%) Migration
13 61 (7.48%) Artificial Intelligence
14 54 (6.62%) Project Delivery
15 53 (6.50%) Mathematics
16 51 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
17 44 (5.39%) Data Management
18 38 (4.66%) Business Analysis
19 32 (3.92%) Enterprise Data Management
19 32 (3.92%) Quantitative Trading
Programming Languages
1 451 (55.27%) Python
2 367 (44.98%) SQL
3 278 (34.07%) Java
4 258 (31.62%) JavaScript
5 257 (31.50%) C#
6 147 (18.01%) C++
7 126 (15.44%) TypeScript
8 99 (12.13%) Kotlin
9 61 (7.48%) Scala
10 33 (4.04%) Clojure
11 30 (3.68%) PowerShell
12 21 (2.57%) R
13 19 (2.33%) T-SQL
14 17 (2.08%) Bash Shell
15 14 (1.72%) Go
16 13 (1.59%) C
17 12 (1.47%) PHP
17 12 (1.47%) VBA
18 10 (1.23%) Cython
19 5 (0.61%) ES6
Qualifications
1 74 (9.07%) Degree
2 38 (4.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (1.96%) PhD
4 10 (1.23%) Sun Certification
5 8 (0.98%) Master's Degree
6 6 (0.74%) CCNP
6 6 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.25%) CISM
8 1 (0.12%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.12%) CCIE
8 1 (0.12%) CFA
8 1 (0.12%) CISSP
8 1 (0.12%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (0.12%) CRISC
8 1 (0.12%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (0.61%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.49%) GDPR
2 4 (0.49%) QA
3 3 (0.37%) SLA
4 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.12%) EMIR
System Software
1 114 (13.97%) Docker
2 35 (4.29%) Active Directory
3 25 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.47%) VMware NSX
5 10 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 10 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (0.86%) vSphere
7 5 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.25%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.12%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 143 (17.52%) Kubernetes
2 39 (4.78%) Terraform
3 25 (3.06%) Ansible
4 19 (2.33%) SCCM
5 17 (2.08%) SCOM
6 5 (0.61%) PowerCLI
7 4 (0.49%) vCenter Server
8 3 (0.37%) Puppet
9 2 (0.25%) Packer
9 2 (0.25%) WSUS
10 1 (0.12%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.12%) OpenView
Vendors
1 61 (7.48%) Oracle
2 52 (6.37%) Microsoft
3 39 (4.78%) Bloomberg
3 39 (4.78%) Google
4 32 (3.92%) Sybase
5 29 (3.55%) VMware
6 17 (2.08%) Palo Alto
7 11 (1.35%) Yahoo!
8 10 (1.23%) Arista
8 10 (1.23%) Cisco
9 9 (1.10%) SAP
10 8 (0.98%) Twitter
11 5 (0.61%) Juniper
12 4 (0.49%) Apple
12 4 (0.49%) F5
12 4 (0.49%) Fidessa
13 3 (0.37%) Atlassian
13 3 (0.37%) Citrix
13 3 (0.37%) Portware
13 3 (0.37%) Veeam