Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
England > London
6 months to
19 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 145 101 168
Rank change year-on-year -44 +67 +11
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 930 1,110 1,224
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.38% 3.25% 2.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.76% 8.56% 5.80%
Number of salaries quoted 782 1,055 1,102
10th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £48,750
25th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £100,000 £110,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +46.67% +7.14%
75th Percentile £132,500 £135,000 £103,750
90th Percentile £175,000 £155,000 £120,000
England median annual salary £100,000 £110,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +46.67% +7.14%

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 16,143 12,966 21,105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.24% 38.00% 36.68%
Number of salaries quoted 10,108 10,355 16,805
10th Percentile £42,500 £39,350 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £51,250 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.84%
75th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £83,750
90th Percentile £112,500 £115,000 £101,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £56,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.77% +2.73% +5.26%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 +29 72 £90,000 +16.13% 45
Hedge funds
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 737 (79.25%) Finance
2 512 (55.05%) Python
3 508 (54.62%) Asset Management
4 482 (51.83%) Software Engineering
5 452 (48.60%) AWS
6 415 (44.62%) Front Office
7 409 (43.98%) Equities
8 399 (42.90%) Agile Software Development
9 374 (40.22%) Investment Management
10 352 (37.85%) JavaScript
11 344 (36.99%) SQL
12 340 (36.56%) Java
13 321 (34.52%) Derivative
14 307 (33.01%) Fixed Income
15 300 (32.26%) React
16 273 (29.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 271 (29.14%) Web Services
18 258 (27.74%) C#
19 216 (23.23%) Analytics
20 213 (22.90%) Microservices
21 210 (22.58%) AngularJS
22 208 (22.37%) Banking
23 183 (19.68%) GCP
24 178 (19.14%) .NET
25 167 (17.96%) Vue.js
26 162 (17.42%) Serverless
27 161 (17.31%) AWS Lambda
28 160 (17.20%) Azure
29 157 (16.88%) Greenfield Project
30 150 (16.13%) Fintech

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 60 (6.45%) Apache Spark
2 59 (6.34%) Apache
3 30 (3.23%) Apache Airflow
4 17 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (1.83%) MS Exchange
4 17 (1.83%) SharePoint
5 11 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (0.65%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.43%) Luigi
8 1 (0.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.54%) Adobe XD
3 5 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.54%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.32%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (0.75%) Eagle PACE
1 7 (0.75%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.22%) Cloudability
2 2 (0.22%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.11%) Bloomberg AIM
3 1 (0.11%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 452 (48.60%) AWS
2 183 (19.68%) GCP
3 162 (17.42%) Serverless
4 161 (17.31%) AWS Lambda
5 160 (17.20%) Azure
6 149 (16.02%) Amazon EC2
7 98 (10.54%) Amazon ECS
8 68 (7.31%) Amazon S3
9 24 (2.58%) OpenShift
9 24 (2.58%) SaaS
10 23 (2.47%) AWS CloudFormation
11 18 (1.94%) Microsoft 365
12 15 (1.61%) Power Platform
13 11 (1.18%) PaaS
14 7 (0.75%) IaaS
15 6 (0.65%) Apigee
16 5 (0.54%) Amazon EMR
17 2 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
17 2 (0.22%) GitHub
17 2 (0.22%) Google Data Studio
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.69%) DNS
2 22 (2.37%) TCP/IP
3 14 (1.51%) DHCP
4 8 (0.86%) VPN
5 6 (0.65%) Firewall
5 6 (0.65%) Network Security
6 5 (0.54%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (0.54%) HTTP
7 4 (0.43%) AMQP
7 4 (0.43%) Internet
7 4 (0.43%) LAN
7 4 (0.43%) WAN
8 3 (0.32%) IPsec
8 3 (0.32%) Wireless
9 2 (0.22%) FIX Connectivity
9 2 (0.22%) SSL
10 1 (0.11%) FTP
10 1 (0.11%) Multicast
10 1 (0.11%) Skype
10 1 (0.11%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (16.13%) PostgreSQL
2 123 (13.23%) SQL Server
3 100 (10.75%) Amazon Aurora
4 93 (10.00%) MySQL
5 91 (9.78%) Relational Database
6 77 (8.28%) Big Data
7 72 (7.74%) RDBMS
8 54 (5.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 53 (5.70%) Apache Ignite
10 45 (4.84%) Flink
11 41 (4.41%) Redis
12 29 (3.12%) Amazon Athena
13 28 (3.01%) Hadoop
14 27 (2.90%) NoSQL
15 25 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
16 19 (2.04%) MongoDB
17 15 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
17 15 (1.61%) Power BI
18 11 (1.18%) Amazon Redshift
19 10 (1.08%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 32 (3.44%) Git (software)
2 16 (1.72%) Visual Studio
3 13 (1.40%) TeamCity
4 12 (1.29%) Jenkins
5 10 (1.08%) GitLab
6 9 (0.97%) gulp
6 9 (0.97%) JIRA
6 9 (0.97%) Selenium
6 9 (0.97%) webpack
7 8 (0.86%) SpecFlow
8 7 (0.75%) Artifactory
9 5 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.43%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.43%) Cypress.io
10 4 (0.43%) NUnit
10 4 (0.43%) ReSharper
10 4 (0.43%) Subversion
11 3 (0.32%) Storybook
12 1 (0.11%) Karma Test Runner
12 1 (0.11%) Protractor
General
1 737 (79.25%) Finance
2 415 (44.62%) Front Office
3 208 (22.37%) Banking
4 140 (15.05%) Social Skills
5 55 (5.91%) Investment Banking
6 42 (4.52%) Telecoms
7 39 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
8 32 (3.44%) Financial Institution
9 22 (2.37%) Legal
10 16 (1.72%) Retail
11 15 (1.61%) Back Office
12 14 (1.51%) Law
13 9 (0.97%) Marketing
13 9 (0.97%) Organisational Skills
14 5 (0.54%) Billing
15 2 (0.22%) Advertising
15 2 (0.22%) Games
16 1 (0.11%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 535 (57.53%) Developer
2 258 (27.74%) Software Engineer
3 229 (24.62%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 185 (19.89%) AWS Developer
5 176 (18.92%) AWS Engineer
6 173 (18.60%) AWS Software Engineer
7 161 (17.31%) Python Developer
8 117 (12.58%) Python Engineer
9 105 (11.29%) Python Software Engineer
10 95 (10.22%) .NET Developer
11 94 (10.11%) Analyst
12 83 (8.92%) Java Developer
13 78 (8.39%) Programmer
14 73 (7.85%) .NET Software Engineer
15 72 (7.74%) .NET Software Developer
15 72 (7.74%) Software Programmer
16 69 (7.42%) Front Office Developer
17 67 (7.20%) React Developer
18 66 (7.10%) JavaScript Developer
19 60 (6.45%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 300 (32.26%) React
2 271 (29.14%) Web Services
3 210 (22.58%) AngularJS
4 178 (19.14%) .NET
5 167 (17.96%) Vue.js
6 136 (14.62%) Node.js
7 118 (12.69%) .NET Core
8 100 (10.75%) gRPC
9 79 (8.49%) ASP.NET
9 79 (8.49%) ASP.NET Core
10 77 (8.28%) NumPy
11 74 (7.96%) ASP.NET Web API
12 61 (6.56%) CSS
13 60 (6.45%) Kafka
14 55 (5.91%) REST
15 48 (5.16%) GraphQL
16 41 (4.41%) J2EE
17 36 (3.87%) HTML
18 35 (3.76%) Django
19 32 (3.44%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 409 (43.98%) Equities
2 321 (34.52%) Derivative
3 307 (33.01%) Fixed Income
4 273 (29.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 157 (16.88%) Greenfield Project
6 95 (10.22%) Pricing Data
7 60 (6.45%) Equity Derivative
8 49 (5.27%) Algorithms
9 48 (5.16%) Credit Risk
10 38 (4.09%) Data Structures
11 32 (3.44%) User Experience
12 31 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
12 31 (3.33%) Market Risk
13 16 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
14 14 (1.51%) Exotic Derivative
15 11 (1.18%) Data Centre
15 11 (1.18%) Reference Data
16 10 (1.08%) Management Information System
16 10 (1.08%) Public Cloud
17 8 (0.86%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 71 (7.63%) Linux
2 52 (5.59%) Windows
3 19 (2.04%) Windows Server
4 16 (1.72%) Windows Server 2016
5 13 (1.40%) Windows 10
6 11 (1.18%) Unix
7 5 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.43%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 508 (54.62%) Asset Management
2 482 (51.83%) Software Engineering
3 399 (42.90%) Agile Software Development
4 374 (40.22%) Investment Management
5 216 (23.23%) Analytics
6 213 (22.90%) Microservices
7 150 (16.13%) Fintech
8 120 (12.90%) Machine Learning
9 104 (11.18%) Data Management
10 99 (10.65%) Artificial Intelligence
11 97 (10.43%) DevOps
12 94 (10.11%) Project Delivery
13 93 (10.00%) Migration
14 92 (9.89%) Enterprise Data Management
15 87 (9.35%) Portfolio Management
16 85 (9.14%) SDLC
17 71 (7.63%) Problem-Solving
18 66 (7.10%) Data Science
19 52 (5.59%) Computer Science
20 50 (5.38%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 512 (55.05%) Python
2 352 (37.85%) JavaScript
3 344 (36.99%) SQL
4 340 (36.56%) Java
5 258 (27.74%) C#
6 147 (15.81%) TypeScript
7 123 (13.23%) C++
8 118 (12.69%) Scala
9 101 (10.86%) Kotlin
10 53 (5.70%) Clojure
11 45 (4.84%) PowerShell
12 30 (3.23%) Cython
13 23 (2.47%) C
13 23 (2.47%) R
14 16 (1.72%) F#
15 14 (1.51%) Bash Shell
16 12 (1.29%) PHP
17 10 (1.08%) Go
17 10 (1.08%) VBA
18 9 (0.97%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (7.20%) Degree
2 37 (3.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (3.01%) PhD
4 9 (0.97%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.32%) AWS Certification
5 3 (0.32%) CISM
6 2 (0.22%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.11%) CCIE
7 1 (0.11%) CCNP
7 1 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.11%) CISSP
7 1 (0.11%) CRISC
7 1 (0.11%) RHCA
7 1 (0.11%) RHCE
7 1 (0.11%) SSCP
7 1 (0.11%) VCAP
7 1 (0.11%) VCDX
7 1 (0.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.09%) QA
2 16 (1.72%) GDPR
3 6 (0.65%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.32%) SLA
5 1 (0.11%) EMIR
5 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.11%) MiFID
5 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 109 (11.72%) Docker
2 32 (3.44%) Active Directory
3 26 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.40%) VMware NSX
5 11 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 11 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
6 10 (1.08%) vSphere
7 5 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.54%) XenApp
7 5 (0.54%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 135 (14.52%) Kubernetes
2 56 (6.02%) Terraform
3 51 (5.48%) Ansible
4 19 (2.04%) SCCM
5 13 (1.40%) SCOM
6 10 (1.08%) Puppet
7 5 (0.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (0.43%) Grafana
8 4 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.43%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (0.32%) Cobbler
9 3 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.22%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.22%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.11%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 81 (8.71%) Oracle
2 75 (8.06%) Sybase
3 51 (5.48%) Microsoft
4 40 (4.30%) Yahoo!
5 34 (3.66%) VMware
6 16 (1.72%) Bloomberg
7 15 (1.61%) SAP
8 14 (1.51%) Instagram
9 12 (1.29%) Google
10 6 (0.65%) Cisco
10 6 (0.65%) Citrix
10 6 (0.65%) EMC
11 5 (0.54%) Adobe
11 5 (0.54%) Calypso
11 5 (0.54%) Infoblox
11 5 (0.54%) Murex
11 5 (0.54%) Symantec
12 4 (0.43%) Apple
12 4 (0.43%) Charles River
12 4 (0.43%) Red Hat