Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
England > London
6 months to
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 181 51 168
Rank change year-on-year -130 +117 +7
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 1,034 1,093 1,175
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.11% 5.20% 2.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.77% 12.78% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 851 1,062 1,069
10th Percentile £62,500 £71,250 £52,500
25th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £100,000 £110,000 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +37.50% +14.29%
75th Percentile £132,500 £138,750 £103,750
90th Percentile £143,750 £161,250 £120,000
England median annual salary £100,000 £110,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +37.50% +14.29%

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 21,675 8,551 21,077
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 44.28% 40.64% 37.55%
Number of salaries quoted 12,622 7,051 16,658
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £53,750 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £72,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.54% -
75th Percentile £92,500 £95,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £120,000 £105,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -1 87 £86,250 -13.75% 79
West London -64 3 £60,000 - 12
Hedge funds
England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 800 (77.37%) Finance
2 631 (61.03%) Python
3 600 (58.03%) Software Engineering
4 574 (55.51%) Asset Management
5 549 (53.09%) AWS
6 482 (46.62%) Java
7 460 (44.49%) Agile Software Development
8 418 (40.43%) React
9 415 (40.14%) Front Office
10 409 (39.56%) JavaScript
11 406 (39.26%) SQL
12 379 (36.65%) Investment Management
13 373 (36.07%) Web Services
14 370 (35.78%) Equities
15 330 (31.91%) Fixed Income
16 320 (30.95%) Full Stack Development
17 308 (29.79%) Derivative
18 270 (26.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 264 (25.53%) Serverless
20 263 (25.44%) AWS Lambda
21 243 (23.50%) Banking
22 242 (23.40%) Amazon EC2
23 239 (23.11%) Analytics
24 235 (22.73%) TypeScript
25 222 (21.47%) Microservices
26 211 (20.41%) Azure
27 210 (20.31%) AngularJS
28 204 (19.73%) GCP
29 198 (19.15%) C#
30 189 (18.28%) Node.js

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 98 (9.48%) Apache
2 48 (4.64%) Apache Spark
3 40 (3.87%) Apache Airflow
4 16 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (1.06%) MS Exchange
6 9 (0.87%) Skype for Business
7 7 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (0.48%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.097%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (2.51%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
2 10 (0.97%) Adobe XD
2 10 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 10 (0.97%) Photoshop
3 9 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.29%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.19%) Cloudability
2 1 (0.097%) Bloomberg AIM
2 1 (0.097%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.097%) SunGard APT
2 1 (0.097%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 549 (53.09%) AWS
2 264 (25.53%) Serverless
3 263 (25.44%) AWS Lambda
4 242 (23.40%) Amazon EC2
5 211 (20.41%) Azure
6 204 (19.73%) GCP
7 144 (13.93%) Amazon ECS
8 106 (10.25%) Amazon S3
9 34 (3.29%) SaaS
10 28 (2.71%) OpenShift
11 26 (2.51%) AWS CloudFormation
12 23 (2.22%) Microsoft 365
13 15 (1.45%) PaaS
14 9 (0.87%) Power Platform
15 8 (0.77%) IaaS
16 6 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 3 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
17 3 (0.29%) Azure Service Bus
17 3 (0.29%) GitHub
17 3 (0.29%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.64%) DNS
1 17 (1.64%) TCP/IP
2 14 (1.35%) VPN
3 13 (1.26%) DHCP
4 10 (0.97%) HTTP
5 8 (0.77%) Wireless
6 5 (0.48%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (0.48%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (0.39%) Skype
8 3 (0.29%) AMQP
8 3 (0.29%) Internet
9 2 (0.19%) Firewall
9 2 (0.19%) SSL
9 2 (0.19%) WAN
10 1 (0.097%) DSL
10 1 (0.097%) IPsec
10 1 (0.097%) LAN
10 1 (0.097%) MPLS
10 1 (0.097%) SAN
10 1 (0.097%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (16.63%) Amazon Aurora
2 136 (13.15%) Amazon Athena
3 100 (9.67%) PostgreSQL
4 99 (9.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 98 (9.48%) Apache Ignite
6 69 (6.67%) SQL Server
7 52 (5.03%) MySQL
8 48 (4.64%) Relational Database
9 42 (4.06%) Big Data
10 38 (3.68%) Flink
11 36 (3.48%) RDBMS
12 26 (2.51%) Redis
13 19 (1.84%) Hadoop
14 16 (1.55%) NoSQL
15 10 (0.97%) Tableau
16 9 (0.87%) Blockchain
16 9 (0.87%) Power BI
17 8 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
18 5 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
18 5 (0.48%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 26 (2.51%) Git (software)
2 17 (1.64%) Selenium
3 14 (1.35%) SpecFlow
3 14 (1.35%) TeamCity
4 11 (1.06%) JIRA
4 11 (1.06%) Visual Studio
5 10 (0.97%) Jenkins
5 10 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (0.68%) gulp
6 7 (0.68%) JUnit
6 7 (0.68%) webpack
7 6 (0.58%) NUnit
8 5 (0.48%) Bitbucket
8 5 (0.48%) TestNG
9 4 (0.39%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.39%) GitLab
9 4 (0.39%) Subversion
10 3 (0.29%) ReSharper
10 3 (0.29%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.19%) Cypress.io
General
1 800 (77.37%) Finance
2 415 (40.14%) Front Office
3 243 (23.50%) Banking
4 128 (12.38%) Social Skills
5 49 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
6 47 (4.55%) Investment Banking
7 46 (4.45%) Financial Institution
8 34 (3.29%) Legal
9 27 (2.61%) Telecoms
10 26 (2.51%) Back Office
11 15 (1.45%) Law
12 13 (1.26%) Retail
13 12 (1.16%) Prime Brokerage
14 7 (0.68%) Billing
15 6 (0.58%) Games
15 6 (0.58%) Presentation Skills
16 5 (0.48%) Marketing
17 4 (0.39%) Private Banking
18 3 (0.29%) Organisational Skills
19 1 (0.097%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 551 (53.29%) Developer
2 356 (34.43%) Software Engineer
3 289 (27.95%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 221 (21.37%) Python Developer
5 206 (19.92%) Python Engineer
6 197 (19.05%) Python Software Engineer
7 175 (16.92%) AWS Engineer
8 173 (16.73%) AWS Software Engineer
9 157 (15.18%) AWS Developer
10 106 (10.25%) Java Developer
10 106 (10.25%) React Developer
11 95 (9.19%) Lead Developer
12 84 (8.12%) Java Engineer
13 83 (8.03%) Java Software Engineer
14 70 (6.77%) Lead Software Engineer
15 69 (6.67%) Analyst
15 69 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
16 68 (6.58%) Front Office Developer
17 58 (5.61%) Java Software Developer
17 58 (5.61%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 418 (40.43%) React
2 373 (36.07%) Web Services
3 210 (20.31%) AngularJS
4 189 (18.28%) Node.js
5 167 (16.15%) Vue.js
6 145 (14.02%) gRPC
7 112 (10.83%) .NET
8 81 (7.83%) Kafka
9 63 (6.09%) .NET Core
10 58 (5.61%) NumPy
11 54 (5.22%) CSS
12 46 (4.45%) REST
13 40 (3.87%) HTML
14 39 (3.77%) GraphQL
15 36 (3.48%) J2EE
16 28 (2.71%) SciPy
17 27 (2.61%) Django
18 24 (2.32%) Torch
19 23 (2.22%) ASP.NET
20 22 (2.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 370 (35.78%) Equities
2 330 (31.91%) Fixed Income
3 308 (29.79%) Derivative
4 270 (26.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 144 (13.93%) Pricing Data
6 84 (8.12%) Greenfield Project
7 77 (7.45%) User Experience
8 47 (4.55%) Algorithms
9 39 (3.77%) Credit Risk
10 36 (3.48%) Equity Derivative
11 33 (3.19%) Market Risk
12 25 (2.42%) Data Structures
13 24 (2.32%) Credit Derivative
14 21 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
15 18 (1.74%) Data Protection Act
16 17 (1.64%) Management Information System
17 12 (1.16%) Data Centre
17 12 (1.16%) Exotic Derivative
17 12 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
18 10 (0.97%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 71 (6.87%) Linux
2 63 (6.09%) Windows
3 22 (2.13%) Windows 10
4 16 (1.55%) Windows Server
5 12 (1.16%) Unix
6 10 (0.97%) Windows 7
7 7 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.68%) Windows Server 2016
8 5 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.29%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.29%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.19%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.097%) Android
11 1 (0.097%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 600 (58.03%) Software Engineering
2 574 (55.51%) Asset Management
3 460 (44.49%) Agile Software Development
4 379 (36.65%) Investment Management
5 320 (30.95%) Full Stack Development
6 239 (23.11%) Analytics
7 222 (21.47%) Microservices
8 168 (16.25%) Artificial Intelligence
9 160 (15.47%) Data Management
10 151 (14.60%) Project Delivery
11 150 (14.51%) Data Science
12 147 (14.22%) DevOps
13 144 (13.93%) Enterprise Data Management
14 126 (12.19%) Test Automation
15 124 (11.99%) Fintech
16 115 (11.12%) Portfolio Management
17 94 (9.09%) Machine Learning
18 89 (8.61%) SDLC
19 86 (8.32%) Data Analytics
20 76 (7.35%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 631 (61.03%) Python
2 482 (46.62%) Java
3 409 (39.56%) JavaScript
4 406 (39.26%) SQL
5 235 (22.73%) TypeScript
6 198 (19.15%) C#
7 166 (16.05%) Scala
8 137 (13.25%) Kotlin
9 107 (10.35%) C++
10 103 (9.96%) Clojure
11 46 (4.45%) PowerShell
12 44 (4.26%) PHP
13 26 (2.51%) R
14 19 (1.84%) F#
15 18 (1.74%) Cython
16 15 (1.45%) Bash Shell
17 13 (1.26%) C
18 6 (0.58%) Ruby
19 3 (0.29%) Shell Script
19 3 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 57 (5.51%) Degree
2 25 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (1.84%) PhD
4 7 (0.68%) Master's Degree
4 7 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.29%) MCP
5 3 (0.29%) MCSA
6 2 (0.19%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.097%) RHCA
7 1 (0.097%) RHCE
7 1 (0.097%) VCAP
7 1 (0.097%) VCDX
7 1 (0.097%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 171 (16.54%) QA
2 28 (2.71%) GDPR
3 11 (1.06%) SLA
4 3 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.19%) NIST
6 1 (0.097%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.097%) MiFID
6 1 (0.097%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.097%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.097%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 168 (16.25%) Docker
2 34 (3.29%) Active Directory
3 22 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (1.64%) vSphere
5 5 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (0.48%) XenApp
5 5 (0.48%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.097%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.097%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.097%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.097%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 176 (17.02%) Kubernetes
2 118 (11.41%) Terraform
3 41 (3.97%) Ansible
4 18 (1.74%) SCCM
5 13 (1.26%) Puppet
6 11 (1.06%) SCOM
7 8 (0.77%) Grafana
8 7 (0.68%) Prometheus
8 7 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 6 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (0.58%) NetBackup
9 6 (0.58%) PowerCLI
10 5 (0.48%) Failover Clustering
10 5 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.39%) OfficeScan
11 4 (0.39%) Red Hat Satellite
11 4 (0.39%) Trend Micro Deep Security
12 3 (0.29%) Cobbler
12 3 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (0.19%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 46 (4.45%) Microsoft
2 41 (3.97%) Oracle
3 40 (3.87%) Sybase
4 32 (3.09%) VMware
5 27 (2.61%) Yahoo!
6 22 (2.13%) Algorithmics
7 18 (1.74%) Bloomberg
8 15 (1.45%) Instagram
9 14 (1.35%) Citrix
10 12 (1.16%) Cisco
11 11 (1.06%) Reuters
12 10 (0.97%) Adobe
13 8 (0.77%) Calypso
13 8 (0.77%) HP
14 7 (0.68%) Murex
14 7 (0.68%) Symantec
15 6 (0.58%) Apple
15 6 (0.58%) EMC
15 6 (0.58%) McAfee
15 6 (0.58%) SAP