Period
to 17 October 2019

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 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
England > London
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 158 172 227
Rank change year-on-year +14 +55 -26
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 1,200 1,469 1,228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.19% 2.16% 1.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.26% 5.05% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,086 1,284 943
London median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £53,750 £45,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £127,500 £120,000 £105,000
England median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +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 22,817 29,103 33,906
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.72% 42.87% 45.53%
Number of salaries quoted 17,759 22,401 23,710
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +2.36%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 17 October 2019.

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 October 2019. 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 -46 180 £85,000 +30.77% 57
West London +12 9 £75,000 -3.23% 15
Hedge funds
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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 (66.67%) Finance
2 549 (45.75%) SQL
3 483 (40.25%) Asset Management
4 452 (37.67%) C#
5 413 (34.42%) Python
6 403 (33.58%) Front Office
7 383 (31.92%) Fixed Income
8 375 (31.25%) Java
9 362 (30.17%) Derivative
10 344 (28.67%) Equities
11 340 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
12 326 (27.17%) Investment Management
13 321 (26.75%) Software Engineering
14 315 (26.25%) Computer Science
15 281 (23.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 270 (22.50%) SQL Server
17 254 (21.17%) AWS
18 250 (20.83%) .NET
19 223 (18.58%) Banking
20 213 (17.75%) Mathematics
21 197 (16.42%) C++
22 190 (15.83%) Degree
22 190 (15.83%) Fintech
23 186 (15.50%) Linux
24 183 (15.25%) JavaScript
25 181 (15.08%) Oracle
25 181 (15.08%) thinkFolio
26 170 (14.17%) Business Analysis
27 169 (14.08%) Charles River
28 164 (13.67%) Azure

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
1 102 (8.50%) Oracle Workflow
2 32 (2.67%) SharePoint
3 22 (1.83%) MS Exchange
4 20 (1.67%) Apache
4 20 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 20 (1.67%) Tomcat
5 16 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (0.75%) Apache Spark
7 9 (0.75%) WildFly
8 7 (0.58%) Jupyter
9 5 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.33%) Camunda
10 4 (0.33%) nginx
11 3 (0.25%) Confluence
11 3 (0.25%) IIS
11 3 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 34 (2.83%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 181 (15.08%) thinkFolio
2 153 (12.75%) Markit EDM
3 129 (10.75%) Front Arena
4 35 (2.92%) LatentZero
5 31 (2.58%) Eagle PACE
6 27 (2.25%) FINCAD Analytics
7 24 (2.00%) PolarLake
8 8 (0.67%) LongView
9 1 (0.083%) Beauchamp
Cloud Services
1 254 (21.17%) AWS
2 164 (13.67%) Azure
3 70 (5.83%) Office 365
4 69 (5.75%) Serverless
5 68 (5.67%) AWS Lambda
5 68 (5.67%) GCP
6 66 (5.50%) Amazon EC2
7 62 (5.17%) Amazon ECS
8 51 (4.25%) SaaS
9 36 (3.00%) CloudFront
10 19 (1.58%) Amazon SQS
10 19 (1.58%) Azure Active Directory
11 12 (1.00%) Amazon S3
12 8 (0.67%) Power Platform
13 6 (0.50%) IaaS
13 6 (0.50%) PaaS
14 5 (0.42%) OpenShift
14 5 (0.42%) Route 53
14 5 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Flow
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.58%) TCP/IP
2 29 (2.42%) DNS
3 25 (2.08%) WAN
4 19 (1.58%) Firewall
5 15 (1.25%) LAN
6 11 (0.92%) SAN
7 10 (0.83%) DHCP
8 8 (0.67%) VPN
9 7 (0.58%) BGP
9 7 (0.58%) OSPF
9 7 (0.58%) VLAN
10 6 (0.50%) Wireless
11 5 (0.42%) MPLS
11 5 (0.42%) Multicast
12 4 (0.33%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (0.33%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (0.25%) EIGRP
13 3 (0.25%) FTP
13 3 (0.25%) HTTP
13 3 (0.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 270 (22.50%) SQL Server
2 56 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
3 42 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (3.17%) MongoDB
5 36 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 36 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 34 (2.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 31 (2.58%) Big Data
7 31 (2.58%) NoSQL
8 25 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
9 22 (1.83%) Amazon Aurora
10 21 (1.75%) Relational Database
11 18 (1.50%) KDB
11 18 (1.50%) MySQL
12 16 (1.33%) Amazon Athena
12 16 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (1.25%) Blockchain
14 13 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
14 13 (1.08%) RDBMS
15 12 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 83 (6.92%) Git (software)
2 80 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 60 (5.00%) GitLab
4 49 (4.08%) Artifactory
5 28 (2.33%) JIRA
6 20 (1.67%) Plastic SCM
7 16 (1.33%) Gradle
8 15 (1.25%) Cucumber
9 12 (1.00%) Bitbucket
9 12 (1.00%) SpecFlow
10 11 (0.92%) NUnit
11 10 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (0.75%) SonarQube
12 9 (0.75%) webpack
13 8 (0.67%) JUnit
13 8 (0.67%) Maven
13 8 (0.67%) Moq
13 8 (0.67%) MSTest
13 8 (0.67%) Rhino Mocks
13 8 (0.67%) TeamCity
General
1 800 (66.67%) Finance
2 403 (33.58%) Front Office
3 223 (18.58%) Banking
4 94 (7.83%) French Language
5 93 (7.75%) German Language
5 93 (7.75%) Italian Language
5 93 (7.75%) Spanish Language
6 74 (6.17%) Dutch Language
7 46 (3.83%) Investment Banking
8 42 (3.50%) Back Office
9 21 (1.75%) Financial Institution
10 9 (0.75%) Marketing
11 7 (0.58%) Advertising
12 6 (0.50%) Prime Brokerage
13 4 (0.33%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.17%) Legal
15 1 (0.083%) Games
15 1 (0.083%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.083%) Retail
15 1 (0.083%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 490 (40.83%) Developer
2 167 (13.92%) C# Developer
3 99 (8.25%) Consultant
4 87 (7.25%) Support Engineer
5 75 (6.25%) Analyst
6 72 (6.00%) .NET Developer
7 67 (5.58%) Implementation Consultant
8 64 (5.33%) Senior Developer
8 64 (5.33%) Technical Consultant
9 59 (4.92%) Python Developer
10 58 (4.83%) SQL Developer
11 57 (4.75%) Software Engineer
12 56 (4.67%) Finance Manager
12 56 (4.67%) Technical Implementation Consultant
13 55 (4.58%) Java Developer
14 52 (4.33%) Applications Support
15 51 (4.25%) UI Developer
16 48 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 45 (3.75%) Java Consultant
17 45 (3.75%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (20.83%) .NET
2 156 (13.00%) AngularJS
3 120 (10.00%) HTML
4 112 (9.33%) J2EE
4 112 (9.33%) XML
5 109 (9.08%) HTML5
6 89 (7.42%) Web Services
7 87 (7.25%) CSS
8 86 (7.17%) React
9 70 (5.83%) FIX Protocol
10 62 (5.17%) .NET Core
11 50 (4.17%) ASP.NET
12 39 (3.25%) WCF
13 37 (3.08%) CSS3
14 36 (3.00%) Vue.js
15 30 (2.50%) React Native
15 30 (2.50%) REST
15 30 (2.50%) WPF
16 23 (1.92%) LINQ
16 23 (1.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 383 (31.92%) Fixed Income
2 362 (30.17%) Derivative
3 344 (28.67%) Equities
4 281 (23.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 163 (13.58%) Greenfield Project
6 98 (8.17%) Equity Derivative
7 72 (6.00%) Algorithms
8 67 (5.58%) Data Structures
9 47 (3.92%) Exotic Derivative
10 36 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
11 33 (2.75%) Reference Data
12 21 (1.75%) User Experience
13 19 (1.58%) OTC Derivatives
13 19 (1.58%) Public Cloud
14 18 (1.50%) Clustering
15 15 (1.25%) Replication
16 13 (1.08%) Management Information System
17 8 (0.67%) Data Centre
17 8 (0.67%) Private Cloud
18 7 (0.58%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 186 (15.50%) Linux
2 139 (11.58%) Windows
3 73 (6.08%) Unix
4 61 (5.08%) Windows Server
5 31 (2.58%) Windows 10
6 25 (2.08%) Windows 7
7 8 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.25%) CentOS
8 3 (0.25%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.17%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.17%) Debian
9 2 (0.17%) Solaris
9 2 (0.17%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.17%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.083%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 483 (40.25%) Asset Management
2 340 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
3 326 (27.17%) Investment Management
4 321 (26.75%) Software Engineering
5 315 (26.25%) Computer Science
6 213 (17.75%) Mathematics
7 190 (15.83%) Fintech
8 170 (14.17%) Business Analysis
9 157 (13.08%) Mentoring
10 151 (12.58%) DevOps
11 125 (10.42%) Workflow
12 116 (9.67%) Wealth Management
13 115 (9.58%) Analytics
14 104 (8.67%) Microservices
15 103 (8.58%) Multithreading
16 86 (7.17%) SDLC
17 80 (6.67%) Performance Management
18 77 (6.42%) Fund Management
19 73 (6.08%) Continuous Integration
20 66 (5.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 549 (45.75%) SQL
2 452 (37.67%) C#
3 413 (34.42%) Python
4 375 (31.25%) Java
5 197 (16.42%) C++
6 183 (15.25%) JavaScript
7 87 (7.25%) Perl
8 85 (7.08%) PowerShell
9 67 (5.58%) Bash Shell
10 52 (4.33%) R
11 50 (4.17%) T-SQL
12 45 (3.75%) TypeScript
13 34 (2.83%) C
14 31 (2.58%) Ruby
15 30 (2.50%) MATLAB
16 26 (2.17%) ES6
17 20 (1.67%) PL/SQL
18 19 (1.58%) Bourne shell
18 19 (1.58%) Korn
19 15 (1.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 190 (15.83%) Degree
2 71 (5.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (1.33%) Master's Degree
4 14 (1.17%) PhD
5 13 (1.08%) MCSE
5 13 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (0.92%) MBA
7 8 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.50%) CCNP
8 6 (0.50%) MCSA
9 5 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
10 4 (0.33%) CCNA
10 4 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.17%) CCIE
13 1 (0.083%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.083%) Check Point Certification
13 1 (0.083%) CISM
13 1 (0.083%) CISSP
13 1 (0.083%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (5.17%) QA
2 9 (0.75%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.67%) SLA
4 6 (0.50%) MiFID
5 3 (0.25%) EMIR
6 2 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 123 (10.25%) Docker
2 85 (7.08%) Active Directory
3 37 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (1.42%) vSphere
5 12 (1.00%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 8 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
6 8 (0.67%) VMware NSX
7 4 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.17%) iptables
9 1 (0.083%) Ceph
9 1 (0.083%) Lustre
9 1 (0.083%) NFS
9 1 (0.083%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.083%) XenApp
9 1 (0.083%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 89 (7.42%) Kubernetes
2 57 (4.75%) Terraform
3 43 (3.58%) Ansible
4 37 (3.08%) SCCM
5 21 (1.75%) SCOM
6 19 (1.58%) Puppet
7 15 (1.25%) Control-M
7 15 (1.25%) SQL Sentry
8 13 (1.08%) PowerCLI
9 11 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (0.58%) Packer
11 6 (0.50%) Prometheus
12 5 (0.42%) Grafana
12 5 (0.42%) Nagios
13 4 (0.33%) AirWatch
13 4 (0.33%) Icinga
13 4 (0.33%) WSUS
14 3 (0.25%) Rundeck
14 3 (0.25%) Salt
14 3 (0.25%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 181 (15.08%) Oracle
2 169 (14.08%) Charles River
3 163 (13.58%) SimCorp
4 134 (11.17%) Calypso
5 111 (9.25%) Microsoft
6 101 (8.42%) Bloomberg
7 58 (4.83%) VMware
8 34 (2.83%) Reuters
9 31 (2.58%) Eze Castle Integration
10 30 (2.50%) ION Trading
11 28 (2.33%) Tableau
12 27 (2.25%) Google
13 20 (1.67%) Cisco
14 18 (1.50%) DevExpress
14 18 (1.50%) Eze Software Group
15 16 (1.33%) FXall
15 16 (1.33%) MarketAxess
15 16 (1.33%) Tradeweb
16 15 (1.25%) Linedata
16 15 (1.25%) Sybase