Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
England > London
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 221 206
Rank change year-on-year +50 -15 -53
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 1,357 1,237 1,248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.04% 1.67% 1.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.44% 3.51% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,212 959 1,101
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £48,750 £39,950 £37,500
90th Percentile £120,000 £102,500 £112,500
England median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +3.70%

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 30,581 35,228 33,040
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 45.95% 47.44% 44.64%
Number of salaries quoted 24,132 25,618 27,932
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £91,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.04%

Hedge funds
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Hedge funds in London

Hedge funds
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Hedge funds in London.

Salary trend for Hedge funds in London

Hedge funds
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Hedge funds in London over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

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 13 December 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
Central London +25 274 £70,000 +7.69% 57
West London +28 5 £60,000 +76.47% 22
East London +5 2 £80,000 +72.04% 4
Hedge funds
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 London region with a requirement for Hedge funds.

1 896 (66.03%) Finance
2 613 (45.17%) SQL
3 509 (37.51%) C#
4 491 (36.18%) Python
5 430 (31.69%) Java
6 396 (29.18%) Banking
7 365 (26.90%) Asset Management
8 358 (26.38%) Agile Software Development
9 328 (24.17%) Front Office
10 317 (23.36%) Degree
11 314 (23.14%) Windows
12 308 (22.70%) Amazon AWS
13 295 (21.74%) Computer Science
14 293 (21.59%) Equities
15 283 (20.85%) SQL Server
16 279 (20.56%) Fixed Income
17 275 (20.27%) Linux
18 262 (19.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 249 (18.35%) .NET
20 244 (17.98%) Derivative
21 241 (17.76%) Software Engineering
22 236 (17.39%) C++
23 234 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
24 231 (17.02%) Investment Management
25 196 (14.44%) Fintech
26 189 (13.93%) DevOps
27 178 (13.12%) Investment Banking
28 163 (12.01%) JavaScript
29 160 (11.79%) PowerShell
30 147 (10.83%) Perl

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 85 (6.26%) MS Exchange
2 47 (3.46%) Apache
3 41 (3.02%) Tomcat
4 38 (2.80%) SharePoint
5 29 (2.14%) Oracle Workflow
6 19 (1.40%) Confluence
7 17 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.37%) Jupyter
12 4 (0.29%) Ethereum
12 4 (0.29%) IIS
12 4 (0.29%) nginx
12 4 (0.29%) Skype for Business
13 2 (0.15%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.15%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.15%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 90 (6.63%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.074%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 111 (8.18%) thinkFolio
2 64 (4.72%) Markit EDM
3 58 (4.27%) Front Arena
4 10 (0.74%) Eagle PACE
5 7 (0.52%) Distributed Ledger
6 5 (0.37%) LatentZero
7 4 (0.29%) Bloomberg AIM
7 4 (0.29%) LongView
7 4 (0.29%) Ripple
8 2 (0.15%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
8 2 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.15%) Sentinel
9 1 (0.074%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 308 (22.70%) Amazon AWS
2 234 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 104 (7.66%) Google Cloud Platform
4 91 (6.71%) Office 365
5 71 (5.23%) SaaS
6 17 (1.25%) GitHub
7 9 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.44%) Basecamp
9 5 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.37%) IaaS
9 5 (0.37%) Mimecast
10 4 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (0.29%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.29%) Serverless
11 2 (0.15%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (0.15%) Data Lake Analytics
11 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (3.76%) Firewall
2 46 (3.39%) SAN
3 43 (3.17%) TCP/IP
4 33 (2.43%) WebEx
5 32 (2.36%) DNS
6 30 (2.21%) WAN
7 22 (1.62%) VPN
8 21 (1.55%) LAN
9 20 (1.47%) DHCP
10 17 (1.25%) Multicast
11 16 (1.18%) BGP
11 16 (1.18%) VLAN
12 15 (1.11%) OSPF
13 11 (0.81%) FIX Connectivity
14 10 (0.74%) HTTP
14 10 (0.74%) MPLS
14 10 (0.74%) Wireless
15 9 (0.66%) Internet
15 9 (0.66%) Network Security
16 7 (0.52%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (20.85%) SQL Server
2 80 (5.90%) NoSQL
3 77 (5.67%) Big Data
4 67 (4.94%) Relational Database
5 39 (2.87%) MongoDB
6 36 (2.65%) MySQL
7 32 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
8 31 (2.28%) Crystal Reports
9 25 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
10 23 (1.69%) Blockchain
11 21 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 19 (1.40%) Hadoop
13 18 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 17 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
15 14 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
16 10 (0.74%) RDBMS
17 9 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
17 9 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 7 (0.52%) Oracle Database
18 7 (0.52%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 74 (5.45%) Jenkins
2 73 (5.38%) JIRA
3 72 (5.31%) Git (software)
4 29 (2.14%) Maven
5 28 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 24 (1.77%) TeamCity
7 20 (1.47%) Artifactory
8 18 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
8 18 (1.33%) Vagrant
9 16 (1.18%) NUnit
10 13 (0.96%) Plastic SCM
10 13 (0.96%) SpecFlow
10 13 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (0.81%) MSBuild
11 11 (0.81%) WinDbg
12 9 (0.66%) Moq
12 9 (0.66%) Subversion
13 8 (0.59%) Selenium
13 8 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
14 7 (0.52%) Mockito
General
1 896 (66.03%) Finance
2 396 (29.18%) Banking
3 328 (24.17%) Front Office
4 178 (13.12%) Investment Banking
5 77 (5.67%) Financial Institution
6 69 (5.08%) Back Office
7 42 (3.10%) French Language
8 39 (2.87%) German Language
8 39 (2.87%) Italian Language
9 32 (2.36%) Spanish Language
10 26 (1.92%) Legal
11 24 (1.77%) Law
12 12 (0.88%) Games
13 9 (0.66%) Advertising
13 9 (0.66%) Prime Brokerage
14 5 (0.37%) Telecoms
15 3 (0.22%) Marketing
16 2 (0.15%) Mandarin Language
16 2 (0.15%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 554 (40.83%) Developer
2 220 (16.21%) C# Developer
3 167 (12.31%) Analyst
4 128 (9.43%) Java Developer
5 125 (9.21%) Python Developer
6 110 (8.11%) Applications Support
7 99 (7.30%) Support Engineer
8 87 (6.41%) Senior Developer
9 83 (6.12%) Software Engineer
10 75 (5.53%) Support Analyst
11 73 (5.38%) Junior
12 67 (4.94%) SQL Developer
13 65 (4.79%) Applications Engineer
14 59 (4.35%) Junior Developer
15 56 (4.13%) Applications Support Engineer
15 56 (4.13%) Lead Developer
16 54 (3.98%) Quantitative Developer
17 50 (3.68%) Linux Engineer
18 47 (3.46%) Java Engineer
19 46 (3.39%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (18.35%) .NET
2 128 (9.43%) React
3 122 (8.99%) AngularJS
4 107 (7.89%) FIX Protocol
5 92 (6.78%) CSS
6 90 (6.63%) Web Services
7 87 (6.41%) HTML
8 71 (5.23%) ASP.NET
9 53 (3.91%) WPF
10 52 (3.83%) J2EE
11 51 (3.76%) WebSockets
12 50 (3.68%) XML
13 48 (3.54%) SignalR
14 41 (3.02%) Spring
15 39 (2.87%) HTML5
16 38 (2.80%) WCF
17 34 (2.51%) RESTful
18 33 (2.43%) Redux
19 30 (2.21%) Natural Language Processing
20 28 (2.06%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 293 (21.59%) Equities
2 279 (20.56%) Fixed Income
3 262 (19.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 244 (17.98%) Derivative
5 196 (14.44%) Fintech
6 137 (10.10%) Greenfield Project
7 133 (9.80%) Algorithms
8 106 (7.81%) Data Structures
9 88 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
10 50 (3.68%) User Experience
11 40 (2.95%) Data Centre
11 40 (2.95%) Management Information System
12 29 (2.14%) OTC Derivatives
13 26 (1.92%) Public Cloud
14 25 (1.84%) Self-Motivation
15 18 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
16 13 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
17 10 (0.74%) Clustering
17 10 (0.74%) Credit Risk
17 10 (0.74%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 314 (23.14%) Windows
2 275 (20.27%) Linux
3 103 (7.59%) Unix
4 90 (6.63%) Windows Server
5 30 (2.21%) CentOS
6 28 (2.06%) Fedora
7 26 (1.92%) Ubuntu
8 25 (1.84%) Windows 7
9 24 (1.77%) SUSE
9 24 (1.77%) Windows 10
10 21 (1.55%) Solaris
11 12 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (0.74%) Android
13 10 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.37%) AIX
14 5 (0.37%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.37%) HPUX
15 4 (0.29%) Debian
16 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (26.90%) Asset Management
2 358 (26.38%) Agile Software Development
3 295 (21.74%) Computer Science
4 241 (17.76%) Software Engineering
5 231 (17.02%) Investment Management
6 189 (13.93%) DevOps
7 146 (10.76%) Mathematics
8 111 (8.18%) Problem-Solving
9 106 (7.81%) OO
10 101 (7.44%) Continuous Integration
11 100 (7.37%) Analytics
11 100 (7.37%) TDD
12 94 (6.93%) Microservices
13 93 (6.85%) Wealth Management
14 91 (6.71%) Fund Management
15 81 (5.97%) Algorithmic Trading
15 81 (5.97%) Multithreading
15 81 (5.97%) Physics
16 79 (5.82%) Mentoring
17 78 (5.75%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 613 (45.17%) SQL
2 509 (37.51%) C#
3 491 (36.18%) Python
4 430 (31.69%) Java
5 236 (17.39%) C++
6 163 (12.01%) JavaScript
7 160 (11.79%) PowerShell
8 147 (10.83%) Perl
9 94 (6.93%) Bash Shell
10 74 (5.45%) R
10 74 (5.45%) Ruby
11 58 (4.27%) Bourne shell
11 58 (4.27%) Korn
12 51 (3.76%) Scala
13 46 (3.39%) MATLAB
14 40 (2.95%) C
15 28 (2.06%) T-SQL
16 25 (1.84%) Kotlin
17 21 (1.55%) Go
18 18 (1.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 317 (23.36%) Degree
2 85 (6.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 58 (4.27%) PhD
4 42 (3.10%) Numerate Degree
5 16 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (1.03%) CCNP
7 11 (0.81%) MOS
8 8 (0.59%) A+ Certification
8 8 (0.59%) MCP
8 8 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.44%) MCSA
10 5 (0.37%) CBAP
10 5 (0.37%) EMCISA
10 5 (0.37%) EMCSA
10 5 (0.37%) VCP5
10 5 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (0.29%) CCNA
11 4 (0.29%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.29%) RHCE
11 4 (0.29%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.46%) QA
2 28 (2.06%) PMO
3 9 (0.66%) SLA
4 7 (0.52%) MiFID
5 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.074%) COBIT
6 1 (0.074%) EMIR
6 1 (0.074%) GDPR
System Software
1 118 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 87 (6.41%) Docker
3 64 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (1.62%) Virtual Desktop
4 22 (1.62%) vSphere
5 9 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
6 8 (0.59%) iptables
6 8 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 7 (0.52%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.22%) XenApp
9 1 (0.074%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.074%) NFS
9 1 (0.074%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.074%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.074%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.074%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 74 (5.45%) Ansible
2 58 (4.27%) Puppet
3 45 (3.32%) SCCM
4 36 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
5 35 (2.58%) Kubernetes
6 28 (2.06%) Terraform
7 19 (1.40%) Prometheus
8 18 (1.33%) Salt
9 17 (1.25%) Nagios
10 11 (0.81%) AirWatch
10 11 (0.81%) Perfmon
10 11 (0.81%) SCOM
11 10 (0.74%) ZABBIX
12 6 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
12 6 (0.44%) Icinga
12 6 (0.44%) Kibana
13 5 (0.37%) PowerCLI
13 5 (0.37%) WSUS
14 4 (0.29%) Control-M
14 4 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 143 (10.54%) Microsoft
2 132 (9.73%) Oracle
3 95 (7.00%) Charles River
4 94 (6.93%) Google
5 91 (6.71%) Bloomberg
6 86 (6.34%) Reuters
7 72 (5.31%) VMware
8 65 (4.79%) Calypso
8 65 (4.79%) SimCorp
9 49 (3.61%) FXall
10 48 (3.54%) MarketAxess
10 48 (3.54%) Tradeweb
11 47 (3.46%) Citrix
12 44 (3.24%) NetApp
13 40 (2.95%) Red Hat
14 39 (2.87%) Cisco
15 19 (1.40%) ION Trading
16 18 (1.33%) EMC
16 18 (1.33%) Eze Software Group
16 18 (1.33%) SolarWinds