Period
to 21 March 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 21 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
England > London
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 161 198 192
Rank change year-on-year +37 -6 -41
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 1,318 1,234 1,240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.15% 1.78% 1.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.72% 3.91% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,212 998 1,097
London median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.57% +3.70%
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £120,000 £112,500 £112,500
England median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% - +7.69%

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 27,919 31,558 30,509
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 45.54% 45.47% 44.52%
Number of salaries quoted 22,125 25,460 25,372
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £98,750 £95,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 21 March 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 21 March 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 +17 231 £77,500 +14.81% 61
West London +11 1 £60,000 +9.09% 23
Hedge funds
England

For the 6 months to 21 March 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.

1 898 (68.13%) Finance
2 690 (52.35%) SQL
3 523 (39.68%) C#
4 506 (38.39%) Python
5 482 (36.57%) Banking
6 462 (35.05%) Asset Management
7 422 (32.02%) Equities
7 422 (32.02%) Front Office
8 410 (31.11%) Fixed Income
8 410 (31.11%) Java
9 399 (30.27%) Derivative
10 397 (30.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 350 (26.56%) Investment Management
12 320 (24.28%) Software Engineering
13 311 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
14 308 (23.37%) .NET
15 286 (21.70%) Amazon AWS
16 266 (20.18%) Computer Science
17 242 (18.36%) Windows
18 239 (18.13%) C++
19 237 (17.98%) Degree
20 235 (17.83%) Oracle
20 235 (17.83%) Linux
21 229 (17.37%) Microsoft Azure
22 217 (16.46%) SQL Server
23 173 (13.13%) DevOps
24 168 (12.75%) Perl
25 159 (12.06%) Investment Banking
26 157 (11.91%) Fintech
27 155 (11.76%) XML

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
1 141 (10.70%) Oracle Workflow
2 79 (5.99%) MS Exchange
3 61 (4.63%) Apache
4 59 (4.48%) Tomcat
5 25 (1.90%) SharePoint
6 24 (1.82%) Jupyter
7 20 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (0.68%) Confluence
8 9 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (0.53%) Apache Spark
9 7 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.23%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.15%) IIS
12 2 (0.15%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.15%) WildFly
Applications
1 86 (6.53%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.076%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.076%) InVision
Business Applications
1 116 (8.80%) thinkFolio
2 55 (4.17%) Markit EDM
3 52 (3.95%) Front Arena
4 13 (0.99%) Eze OMS
5 9 (0.68%) Eagle PACE
6 6 (0.46%) Distributed Ledger
7 3 (0.23%) LatentZero
7 3 (0.23%) LongView
8 2 (0.15%) Workfront
9 1 (0.076%) Orchestrade
Cloud Services
1 286 (21.70%) Amazon AWS
2 229 (17.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 136 (10.32%) Google Cloud Platform
4 88 (6.68%) Office 365
5 85 (6.45%) SaaS
6 13 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.53%) IaaS
7 7 (0.53%) Mimecast
8 6 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.38%) Basecamp
10 4 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (0.30%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.30%) Serverless
11 3 (0.23%) GitHub
12 2 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.15%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (0.15%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.15%) Data Lake Analytics
12 2 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (4.10%) TCP/IP
2 46 (3.49%) Firewall
3 45 (3.41%) SAN
4 42 (3.19%) WAN
5 36 (2.73%) FIX Connectivity
6 27 (2.05%) LAN
7 24 (1.82%) DNS
8 22 (1.67%) WebEx
9 15 (1.14%) DHCP
9 15 (1.14%) VLAN
9 15 (1.14%) VPN
10 12 (0.91%) BGP
10 12 (0.91%) OSPF
11 11 (0.83%) Internet
11 11 (0.83%) Multicast
12 10 (0.76%) HTTP
13 8 (0.61%) FTP
13 8 (0.61%) Network Security
13 8 (0.61%) VoIP
14 7 (0.53%) PCoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (16.46%) SQL Server
2 90 (6.83%) NoSQL
3 76 (5.77%) Big Data
4 54 (4.10%) Relational Database
5 35 (2.66%) Crystal Reports
6 25 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (1.59%) KDB
7 21 (1.59%) MongoDB
8 20 (1.52%) Blockchain
8 20 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
9 18 (1.37%) MySQL
10 17 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
11 16 (1.21%) Hadoop
12 15 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (0.99%) Kdb+
14 12 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 7 (0.53%) Oracle Database
16 7 (0.53%) Power BI
16 7 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 70 (5.31%) JIRA
2 66 (5.01%) Git (software)
3 35 (2.66%) Jenkins
4 27 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (1.44%) Maven
6 17 (1.29%) Artifactory
7 15 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (0.76%) GitLab
9 9 (0.68%) Cucumber
9 9 (0.68%) NUnit
9 9 (0.68%) Vagrant
9 9 (0.68%) WinDbg
10 8 (0.61%) InstallShield
10 8 (0.61%) MSI
10 8 (0.61%) Plastic SCM
10 8 (0.61%) Subversion
10 8 (0.61%) TeamCity
11 7 (0.53%) HP UFT
11 7 (0.53%) Selenium
11 7 (0.53%) SpecFlow
General
1 898 (68.13%) Finance
2 482 (36.57%) Banking
3 422 (32.02%) Front Office
4 159 (12.06%) Investment Banking
5 59 (4.48%) Financial Institution
6 58 (4.40%) Back Office
6 58 (4.40%) French Language
6 58 (4.40%) German Language
6 58 (4.40%) Italian Language
6 58 (4.40%) Spanish Language
7 29 (2.20%) Legal
8 27 (2.05%) Law
9 11 (0.83%) Retail
10 7 (0.53%) Prime Brokerage
11 5 (0.38%) Games
12 3 (0.23%) Marketing
12 3 (0.23%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.15%) Advertising
13 2 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 531 (40.29%) Developer
2 243 (18.44%) C# Developer
3 127 (9.64%) Support Engineer
4 118 (8.95%) Analyst
5 113 (8.57%) Applications Support
6 112 (8.50%) SQL Developer
7 106 (8.04%) Java Developer
8 103 (7.81%) Python Developer
9 83 (6.30%) Software Engineer
10 81 (6.15%) Applications Engineer
11 75 (5.69%) .NET Developer
12 74 (5.61%) Senior Developer
13 72 (5.46%) Applications Support Engineer
14 69 (5.24%) Consultant
15 68 (5.16%) C# .NET Developer
16 63 (4.78%) Architect
17 58 (4.40%) Lead Developer
18 57 (4.32%) Support Analyst
19 56 (4.25%) Junior
20 53 (4.02%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 308 (23.37%) .NET
2 155 (11.76%) XML
3 153 (11.61%) FIX Protocol
4 137 (10.39%) AngularJS
5 132 (10.02%) React
6 131 (9.94%) ASP.NET
7 100 (7.59%) J2EE
8 81 (6.15%) CSS
9 75 (5.69%) HTML
10 70 (5.31%) ASP.NET Web API
11 62 (4.70%) WebSockets
12 57 (4.32%) Web Services
13 55 (4.17%) SignalR
14 49 (3.72%) J2SE
15 48 (3.64%) WPF
16 40 (3.03%) HTML5
17 37 (2.81%) .NET Core
18 35 (2.66%) Pandas
19 30 (2.28%) NumPy
20 29 (2.20%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 422 (32.02%) Equities
2 410 (31.11%) Fixed Income
3 399 (30.27%) Derivative
4 397 (30.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 157 (11.91%) Fintech
6 138 (10.47%) Greenfield Project
7 131 (9.94%) Algorithms
8 111 (8.42%) Data Structures
9 74 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
10 38 (2.88%) Data Centre
11 35 (2.66%) User Experience
12 34 (2.58%) Public Cloud
13 28 (2.12%) OTC Derivatives
14 22 (1.67%) Management Information System
15 20 (1.52%) Cloud Native
16 16 (1.21%) Blog
17 15 (1.14%) Equity Derivative
18 10 (0.76%) Replication
19 9 (0.68%) Credit Derivative
19 9 (0.68%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 242 (18.36%) Windows
2 235 (17.83%) Linux
3 122 (9.26%) Unix
4 78 (5.92%) Windows Server
5 42 (3.19%) CentOS
6 27 (2.05%) Solaris
7 26 (1.97%) Fedora
8 16 (1.21%) Windows 7
9 15 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (0.99%) SUSE
10 13 (0.99%) Ubuntu
10 13 (0.99%) Windows 10
11 11 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (0.61%) AIX
13 8 (0.61%) Apple iOS
13 8 (0.61%) HPUX
14 6 (0.46%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (0.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 462 (35.05%) Asset Management
2 350 (26.56%) Investment Management
3 320 (24.28%) Software Engineering
4 311 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
5 266 (20.18%) Computer Science
6 173 (13.13%) DevOps
7 154 (11.68%) Workflow
8 133 (10.09%) Wealth Management
9 129 (9.79%) Mathematics
10 126 (9.56%) Fund Management
11 119 (9.03%) Analytics
12 99 (7.51%) Microservices
13 86 (6.53%) Mentoring
14 79 (5.99%) Portfolio Management
15 74 (5.61%) ITIL
15 74 (5.61%) OO
16 73 (5.54%) Business Analysis
17 67 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
18 66 (5.01%) Artificial Intelligence
18 66 (5.01%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 690 (52.35%) SQL
2 523 (39.68%) C#
3 506 (38.39%) Python
4 410 (31.11%) Java
5 239 (18.13%) C++
6 168 (12.75%) Perl
7 148 (11.23%) JavaScript
8 121 (9.18%) PowerShell
9 120 (9.10%) Bash Shell
10 92 (6.98%) R
11 80 (6.07%) Ruby
12 53 (4.02%) PL/SQL
13 46 (3.49%) MATLAB
14 37 (2.81%) Bourne shell
14 37 (2.81%) Korn
15 25 (1.90%) C
16 21 (1.59%) TypeScript
17 16 (1.21%) Scala
18 13 (0.99%) Java 8
18 13 (0.99%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 237 (17.98%) Degree
2 66 (5.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (2.96%) PhD
4 28 (2.12%) Numerate Degree
5 13 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (0.91%) MOS
7 10 (0.76%) A+ Certification
7 10 (0.76%) CCNP
8 8 (0.61%) CCIE
9 6 (0.46%) CBAP
10 4 (0.30%) CCDP
10 4 (0.30%) CISSP
11 3 (0.23%) CEH
12 2 (0.15%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.15%) Master's Degree
13 1 (0.076%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.076%) MPhil
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.87%) QA
2 17 (1.29%) PMO
3 8 (0.61%) SLA
4 6 (0.46%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.23%) EMIR
5 3 (0.23%) MiFID
System Software
1 102 (7.74%) Active Directory
2 71 (5.39%) Docker
3 59 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (1.90%) vSphere
5 23 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
6 10 (0.76%) Hyper-V
7 9 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 9 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
7 9 (0.68%) VMware NSX
8 8 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (0.61%) XenApp
9 6 (0.46%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.15%) iptables
10 2 (0.15%) NFS
10 2 (0.15%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.076%) GPFS
11 1 (0.076%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 79 (5.99%) Ansible
2 56 (4.25%) Puppet
3 50 (3.79%) SCCM
4 44 (3.34%) Nagios
5 40 (3.03%) ZABBIX
6 38 (2.88%) Icinga
7 37 (2.81%) Opscode Chef
8 33 (2.50%) Kubernetes
8 33 (2.50%) Salt
9 24 (1.82%) Terraform
10 12 (0.91%) SCOM
11 9 (0.68%) Perfmon
12 8 (0.61%) WSUS
13 7 (0.53%) Control-M
14 6 (0.46%) AirWatch
14 6 (0.46%) Prometheus
15 4 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
16 3 (0.23%) NetBackup
17 2 (0.15%) Jamf Pro
17 2 (0.15%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 235 (17.83%) Oracle
2 111 (8.42%) Google
3 101 (7.66%) Microsoft
4 100 (7.59%) Bloomberg
5 98 (7.44%) Reuters
6 70 (5.31%) Charles River
7 69 (5.24%) MarketAxess
7 69 (5.24%) Tradeweb
8 67 (5.08%) FXall
9 65 (4.93%) VMware
10 59 (4.48%) SimCorp
11 58 (4.40%) Calypso
12 53 (4.02%) Eze Software Group
12 53 (4.02%) ION Trading
13 50 (3.79%) Citrix
14 41 (3.11%) NetApp
14 41 (3.11%) SolarWinds
15 35 (2.66%) Red Hat
16 34 (2.58%) Cisco
17 20 (1.52%) Rackspace