Period
to 28 September 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 28 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
England > London
6 months to
28 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 48 160 173
Rank change year-on-year +112 +13 +47
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 1,067 1,198 1,459
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 5.41% 2.17% 2.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.52% 5.22% 4.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,055 1,112 1,283
Median annual salary £110,000 £80,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £70,000 £52,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £156,250 £125,000 £120,000
England median annual salary £110,000 £80,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +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 8,519 22,970 29,378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 43.21% 41.55% 42.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6,903 17,862 22,558
Median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.54% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £102,500 £97,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £53,700 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.08% +2.29% +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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +29 30 £100,000 +25.00% 41
West London +79 1 £60,000 -20.00% 7
Hedge funds
England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 856 (80.22%) Finance
2 731 (68.51%) Python
3 663 (62.14%) AWS
4 658 (61.67%) Asset Management
5 592 (55.48%) Front Office
6 591 (55.39%) Web Services
7 565 (52.95%) Fixed Income
8 524 (49.11%) Java
9 510 (47.80%) Investment Management
10 495 (46.39%) Agile Software Development
11 473 (44.33%) Derivative
12 453 (42.46%) Equities
13 418 (39.18%) SQL
14 417 (39.08%) Software Engineering
15 361 (33.83%) JavaScript
16 302 (28.30%) AngularJS
17 300 (28.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 299 (28.02%) React
19 290 (27.18%) Banking
20 272 (25.49%) Azure
21 257 (24.09%) C#
22 246 (23.06%) GCP
23 244 (22.87%) Vue.js
24 209 (19.59%) Microservices
25 195 (18.28%) Google
26 193 (18.09%) Fintech
27 186 (17.43%) DevOps
28 185 (17.34%) SQL Server
29 182 (17.06%) Kubernetes
29 182 (17.06%) Serverless

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
1 120 (11.25%) Apache
2 35 (3.28%) Apache Spark
3 32 (3.00%) Confluence
4 18 (1.69%) SharePoint
5 13 (1.22%) Apache Airflow
6 12 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.28%) JBoss
8 3 (0.28%) Jetty
8 3 (0.28%) Jupyter
8 3 (0.28%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.28%) WildFly
9 1 (0.094%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.094%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.094%) SAS
Applications
1 31 (2.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.094%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.094%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 148 (13.87%) Markit EDM
2 100 (9.37%) Eagle PACE
3 71 (6.65%) PolarLake
4 47 (4.40%) SimCorp Dimension
5 19 (1.78%) FINCAD Analytics
6 4 (0.37%) Front Arena
7 1 (0.094%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
Cloud Services
1 663 (62.14%) AWS
2 272 (25.49%) Azure
3 246 (23.06%) GCP
4 182 (17.06%) Serverless
5 180 (16.87%) AWS Lambda
6 107 (10.03%) Amazon ECS
7 80 (7.50%) Amazon S3
8 73 (6.84%) Amazon EC2
8 73 (6.84%) Apigee
9 22 (2.06%) OpenShift
10 10 (0.94%) Office 365
11 6 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (0.56%) Power Platform
12 4 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.37%) IaaS
13 3 (0.28%) SaaS
14 2 (0.19%) GitHub
15 1 (0.094%) AWS Fargate
15 1 (0.094%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.66%) TCP/IP
2 5 (0.47%) BGP
2 5 (0.47%) DNS
2 5 (0.47%) OSPF
3 4 (0.37%) Firewall
3 4 (0.37%) Wireless
4 3 (0.28%) EIGRP
4 3 (0.28%) Multicast
4 3 (0.28%) Network Security
4 3 (0.28%) VPN
5 2 (0.19%) DHCP
5 2 (0.19%) LAN
5 2 (0.19%) NetScaler
5 2 (0.19%) SSL
5 2 (0.19%) WAN
5 2 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.094%) IGMP
6 1 (0.094%) IPsec
6 1 (0.094%) SMTP
6 1 (0.094%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (17.34%) SQL Server
2 132 (12.37%) PostgreSQL
3 113 (10.59%) Amazon Redshift
4 106 (9.93%) MySQL
5 96 (9.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 81 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
7 41 (3.84%) Flink
8 35 (3.28%) Hadoop
9 29 (2.72%) NoSQL
10 23 (2.16%) Data Mining
11 22 (2.06%) Big Data
11 22 (2.06%) Relational Database
12 19 (1.78%) Amazon Athena
13 17 (1.59%) KDB
13 17 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 16 (1.50%) Apache Ignite
15 14 (1.31%) MongoDB
16 11 (1.03%) Kdb+
17 10 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 8 (0.75%) Redis
Development Applications
1 91 (8.53%) Artifactory
2 80 (7.50%) Jenkins
3 77 (7.22%) GitLab
4 33 (3.09%) JIRA
5 18 (1.69%) RStudio
6 7 (0.66%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.37%) GDB
8 3 (0.28%) MSI
8 3 (0.28%) webpack
9 2 (0.19%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.094%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.094%) Mocha
10 1 (0.094%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.094%) Selenium
10 1 (0.094%) Visual Studio
General
1 856 (80.22%) Finance
2 592 (55.48%) Front Office
3 290 (27.18%) Banking
4 179 (16.78%) Back Office
5 132 (12.37%) Investment Banking
6 11 (1.03%) Games
7 3 (0.28%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.19%) Legal
9 1 (0.094%) Retail
Job Titles
1 464 (43.49%) Developer
2 266 (24.93%) Software Engineer
3 210 (19.68%) Python Developer
4 205 (19.21%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 161 (15.09%) AWS Engineer
6 160 (15.00%) Architect
7 148 (13.87%) Python Engineer
8 130 (12.18%) Python Software Engineer
9 125 (11.72%) AWS Software Engineer
10 122 (11.43%) Finance Manager
11 119 (11.15%) Analyst
12 118 (11.06%) AWS Developer
13 102 (9.56%) Financial Analyst
14 100 (9.37%) AWS Architect
15 84 (7.87%) Business Analyst
16 72 (6.75%) Finance Business Analyst
17 68 (6.37%) Java Developer
17 68 (6.37%) JavaScript Developer
17 68 (6.37%) Solutions Architect
18 63 (5.90%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 591 (55.39%) Web Services
2 302 (28.30%) AngularJS
3 299 (28.02%) React
4 244 (22.87%) Vue.js
5 170 (15.93%) .NET
6 104 (9.75%) gRPC
7 99 (9.28%) ASP.NET
8 78 (7.31%) .NET Core
9 74 (6.94%) Swagger
10 73 (6.84%) OAuth
11 72 (6.75%) Node.js
12 51 (4.78%) Kafka
12 51 (4.78%) Pandas
13 50 (4.69%) HTML
14 49 (4.59%) ASP.NET Core
15 48 (4.50%) CSS
16 39 (3.66%) HTML5
17 28 (2.62%) J2EE
18 27 (2.53%) NumPy
19 19 (1.78%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 565 (52.95%) Fixed Income
2 473 (44.33%) Derivative
3 453 (42.46%) Equities
4 300 (28.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 158 (14.81%) Greenfield Project
6 152 (14.25%) Reference Data
7 71 (6.65%) Credit Derivative
8 57 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
9 56 (5.25%) Algorithms
10 46 (4.31%) Blog
11 34 (3.19%) Data Structures
12 29 (2.72%) OTC Derivatives
13 24 (2.25%) User Experience
14 23 (2.16%) Equity Derivative
15 21 (1.97%) Public Cloud
16 20 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
17 19 (1.78%) Hybrid Cloud
18 8 (0.75%) Data Centre
19 4 (0.37%) Cloud Native
19 4 (0.37%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 68 (6.37%) Linux
2 32 (3.00%) Windows
3 24 (2.25%) Windows 10
3 24 (2.25%) Windows Server
4 11 (1.03%) Unix
5 5 (0.47%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.37%) CentOS
6 4 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.094%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.094%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.094%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 658 (61.67%) Asset Management
2 510 (47.80%) Investment Management
3 495 (46.39%) Agile Software Development
4 417 (39.08%) Software Engineering
5 209 (19.59%) Microservices
6 193 (18.09%) Fintech
7 186 (17.43%) DevOps
8 168 (15.75%) Migration
9 145 (13.59%) Analytics
10 143 (13.40%) Mentoring
11 133 (12.46%) Computer Science
12 100 (9.37%) Performance Management
13 98 (9.18%) Portfolio Management
14 97 (9.09%) Wealth Management
15 86 (8.06%) Data Management
15 86 (8.06%) Scrum
16 70 (6.56%) Enterprise Data Management
16 70 (6.56%) Machine Learning
17 69 (6.47%) Business Analysis
17 69 (6.47%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 731 (68.51%) Python
2 524 (49.11%) Java
3 418 (39.18%) SQL
4 361 (33.83%) JavaScript
5 257 (24.09%) C#
6 174 (16.31%) R
7 124 (11.62%) C++
8 111 (10.40%) Kotlin
9 57 (5.34%) C
10 52 (4.87%) TypeScript
11 44 (4.12%) PowerShell
12 31 (2.91%) VBA
13 29 (2.72%) MATLAB
14 27 (2.53%) Scala
15 20 (1.87%) Bash Shell
16 14 (1.31%) T-SQL
17 11 (1.03%) Clojure
18 10 (0.94%) ES6
18 10 (0.94%) ES7
19 8 (0.75%) Go
Qualifications
1 123 (11.53%) Degree
2 62 (5.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 50 (4.69%) Sun Certification
4 8 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (0.66%) MCP
5 7 (0.66%) MCSA
6 6 (0.56%) PhD
7 4 (0.37%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.19%) CCNP
8 2 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.094%) CCNA
9 1 (0.094%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 1 (0.094%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.28%) QA
2 2 (0.19%) GDPR
2 2 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 152 (14.25%) Docker
2 23 (2.16%) Active Directory
3 16 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.12%) vSphere
5 2 (0.19%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.094%) HDFS
6 1 (0.094%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 182 (17.06%) Kubernetes
2 23 (2.16%) Ansible
3 17 (1.59%) Puppet
4 16 (1.50%) SCCM
5 15 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (1.31%) PowerCLI
6 14 (1.31%) SCOM
7 11 (1.03%) Terraform
8 3 (0.28%) Cobbler
8 3 (0.28%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (0.19%) WSUS
10 1 (0.094%) Grafana
Vendors
1 195 (18.28%) Google
2 156 (14.62%) Bloomberg
3 88 (8.25%) Microsoft
4 67 (6.28%) Oracle
5 52 (4.87%) Calypso
6 50 (4.69%) Charles River
7 47 (4.40%) GoldenSource
7 47 (4.40%) SimCorp
8 31 (2.91%) Reuters
9 30 (2.81%) FactSet
10 18 (1.69%) VMware
11 10 (0.94%) Cisco
12 8 (0.75%) SAP
13 6 (0.56%) Palo Alto
14 5 (0.47%) Remedy
15 4 (0.37%) Dell
15 4 (0.37%) HP
15 4 (0.37%) Mellanox
15 4 (0.37%) Red Hat
15 4 (0.37%) Supermicro