Period
to 25 February 2018

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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
England > London
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 189 146
Rank change year-on-year -16 -43 +23
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 1,191 1,229 1,985
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.72% 1.77% 2.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.64% 3.86% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 944 1,085 1,677
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.70% +12.50%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £112,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +3.70% +12.50%

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 32,728 31,829 41,030
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 47.31% 45.84% 47.82%
Number of salaries quoted 26,087 26,664 33,923
London median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £55,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +5.41% +0.91%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 25 February 2018.

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 25 February 2018. 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 -18 232 £65,000 -7.14% 69
West London +6 3 £55,000 +37.50% 16
East London -3 1 - - 3
North London - 1 £50,000 -
Hedge funds
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, 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.

1 709 (59.53%) Finance
2 412 (34.59%) SQL
3 395 (33.17%) C#
4 307 (25.78%) Degree
5 304 (25.52%) Computer Science
6 273 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
7 270 (22.67%) .NET
8 266 (22.33%) Java
9 250 (20.99%) SQL Server
10 242 (20.32%) Python
11 240 (20.15%) Windows
12 218 (18.30%) Fintech
13 196 (16.46%) Banking
13 196 (16.46%) Linux
14 184 (15.45%) Mathematics
15 175 (14.69%) JavaScript
16 174 (14.61%) Microsoft
17 168 (14.11%) VMware
18 159 (13.35%) Active Directory
19 150 (12.59%) Equities
20 149 (12.51%) PowerShell
21 142 (11.92%) Financial Institution
22 136 (11.42%) C++
23 135 (11.34%) VMware Infrastructure
24 131 (11.00%) HTML
25 129 (10.83%) Asset Management
26 120 (10.08%) Front Office
27 117 (9.82%) WPF
28 115 (9.66%) Investment Banking
29 106 (8.90%) Greenfield Project

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 68 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 43 (3.61%) Apache Spark
3 33 (2.77%) SharePoint
4 29 (2.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 25 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (1.43%) Apache
7 15 (1.26%) IIS
8 13 (1.09%) Confluence
8 13 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
9 11 (0.92%) Tomcat
10 10 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (0.50%) Ethereum
12 5 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
14 1 (0.084%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 1 (0.084%) Apache Pig
14 1 (0.084%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.084%) DNN
14 1 (0.084%) OpenStack
Applications
1 38 (3.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (2.43%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.17%) Maple
7 1 (0.084%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 30 (2.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 16 (1.34%) Markit EDM
3 10 (0.84%) Bloomberg AIM
3 10 (0.84%) thinkFolio
4 8 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.34%) Eagle PACE
6 3 (0.25%) Front Arena
7 2 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
7 2 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.084%) Beauchamp
8 1 (0.084%) Eze OMS
8 1 (0.084%) Summit
8 1 (0.084%) SunGard APT
8 1 (0.084%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 61 (5.12%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (1.60%) Office 365
4 16 (1.34%) SaaS
5 14 (1.18%) GitHub
6 8 (0.67%) Amazon EMR
7 7 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.34%) IaaS
9 4 (0.34%) npm
10 2 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.084%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.084%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 54 (4.53%) WAN
2 51 (4.28%) Firewall
3 42 (3.53%) DNS
4 37 (3.11%) DHCP
5 35 (2.94%) LAN
6 29 (2.43%) SAN
7 28 (2.35%) VPN
8 24 (2.02%) Cisco IOS
8 24 (2.02%) IPsec
8 24 (2.02%) TCP/IP
9 19 (1.60%) SNMP
10 14 (1.18%) Internet
11 10 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (0.84%) FTP
11 10 (0.84%) HTTP
12 9 (0.76%) DAB
12 9 (0.76%) FIX Connectivity
12 9 (0.76%) WebEx
13 8 (0.67%) Multicast
13 8 (0.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (20.99%) SQL Server
2 55 (4.62%) Big Data
3 50 (4.20%) Relational Database
4 40 (3.36%) NoSQL
5 33 (2.77%) MongoDB
6 27 (2.27%) MySQL
7 25 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 15 (1.26%) RDBMS
12 13 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (0.92%) Hadoop
14 10 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
14 10 (0.84%) Blockchain
15 8 (0.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 6 (0.50%) DB2
16 6 (0.50%) OLAP
16 6 (0.50%) SQLPlus
17 5 (0.42%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 45 (3.78%) JIRA
2 44 (3.69%) Git (software)
3 20 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (1.60%) MSBuild
5 18 (1.51%) JUnit
6 17 (1.43%) Jenkins
7 15 (1.26%) TeamCity
7 15 (1.26%) Vagrant
8 11 (0.92%) Mockito
8 11 (0.92%) Plastic SCM
9 10 (0.84%) Maven
10 9 (0.76%) Eclipse
11 8 (0.67%) NUnit
11 8 (0.67%) Subversion
12 6 (0.50%) Phabricator
12 6 (0.50%) Selenium
13 5 (0.42%) MSI
13 5 (0.42%) Visual Studio
14 4 (0.34%) GCC
14 4 (0.34%) Mocha
General
1 709 (59.53%) Finance
2 196 (16.46%) Banking
3 142 (11.92%) Financial Institution
4 120 (10.08%) Front Office
5 115 (9.66%) Investment Banking
6 32 (2.69%) Back Office
7 29 (2.43%) Games
8 16 (1.34%) Telecoms
9 14 (1.18%) Advertising
10 12 (1.01%) French Language
11 10 (0.84%) Retail
12 9 (0.76%) German Language
13 8 (0.67%) Italian Language
14 7 (0.59%) Marketing
15 6 (0.50%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.34%) Retail Banking
17 2 (0.17%) Automotive
17 2 (0.17%) Legal
17 2 (0.17%) Prime Brokerage
18 1 (0.084%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 490 (41.14%) Developer
2 234 (19.65%) C# Developer
3 125 (10.50%) Analyst
4 95 (7.98%) Java Developer
5 82 (6.88%) .NET Developer
6 77 (6.47%) C# .NET Developer
7 69 (5.79%) Senior Developer
8 60 (5.04%) Junior
9 55 (4.62%) Support Engineer
10 54 (4.53%) Applications Support
10 54 (4.53%) Consultant
11 52 (4.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 51 (4.28%) Senior C# Developer
13 50 (4.20%) Python Developer
14 48 (4.03%) SQL Developer
15 46 (3.86%) Support Analyst
16 45 (3.78%) Systems Engineer
17 44 (3.69%) Desktop Support
17 44 (3.69%) Windows Engineer
18 41 (3.44%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (22.67%) .NET
2 131 (11.00%) HTML
3 117 (9.82%) WPF
4 102 (8.56%) AngularJS
5 85 (7.14%) CSS
6 82 (6.88%) WCF
7 78 (6.55%) ASP.NET
8 70 (5.88%) Web Services
9 52 (4.37%) HTML5
10 50 (4.20%) .NET Framework
11 49 (4.11%) LINQ
12 48 (4.03%) React
13 47 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC
13 47 (3.95%) XML
14 44 (3.69%) Node.js
15 41 (3.44%) jQuery
16 37 (3.11%) REST
17 36 (3.02%) FIX Protocol
18 29 (2.43%) Angular 2
18 29 (2.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 304 (25.52%) Computer Science
2 218 (18.30%) Fintech
3 150 (12.59%) Equities
4 106 (8.90%) Greenfield Project
5 88 (7.39%) Fixed Income
6 85 (7.14%) Algorithms
7 57 (4.79%) Derivative
7 57 (4.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 56 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
9 34 (2.85%) Blackberry
9 34 (2.85%) Market Risk
10 32 (2.69%) Data Structures
11 31 (2.60%) Data Centre
12 30 (2.52%) Linux Command Line
13 26 (2.18%) Public Cloud
14 22 (1.85%) User Experience
15 14 (1.18%) Management Information System
16 13 (1.09%) Client/Server
17 12 (1.01%) CMDB
18 11 (0.92%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 240 (20.15%) Windows
2 196 (16.46%) Linux
3 97 (8.14%) Unix
3 97 (8.14%) Windows Server
4 50 (4.20%) Windows 10
5 49 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (3.86%) Windows 7
6 46 (3.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (2.18%) Android
8 19 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (1.34%) CentOS
10 12 (1.01%) Debian
11 10 (0.84%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.67%) Apple iOS
13 7 (0.59%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 5 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (0.34%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.17%) Solaris
16 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (15.45%) Mathematics
3 129 (10.83%) Asset Management
4 101 (8.48%) OO
5 100 (8.40%) Investment Management
6 92 (7.72%) Risk Management
6 92 (7.72%) Scrum
7 88 (7.39%) TDD
8 87 (7.30%) DevOps
9 78 (6.55%) Low Latency
9 78 (6.55%) Physics
10 77 (6.47%) Open Source
11 74 (6.21%) Multithreading
12 69 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
13 64 (5.37%) ITIL
13 64 (5.37%) MVC
13 64 (5.37%) SDLC
14 62 (5.21%) Software Engineering
15 61 (5.12%) Fund Management
16 59 (4.95%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 412 (34.59%) SQL
2 395 (33.17%) C#
3 266 (22.33%) Java
4 242 (20.32%) Python
5 175 (14.69%) JavaScript
6 149 (12.51%) PowerShell
7 136 (11.42%) C++
8 65 (5.46%) Perl
9 60 (5.04%) Scala
10 54 (4.53%) T-SQL
11 43 (3.61%) MATLAB
12 36 (3.02%) Bash Shell
13 30 (2.52%) R
14 28 (2.35%) Ruby
15 26 (2.18%) VB
16 22 (1.85%) PHP
16 22 (1.85%) Shell Script
17 18 (1.51%) TypeScript
17 18 (1.51%) VBA
18 16 (1.34%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 307 (25.78%) Degree
2 65 (5.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (3.02%) PhD
4 27 (2.27%) Master's Degree
5 26 (2.18%) Numerate Degree
6 14 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (0.84%) CFA
8 7 (0.59%) CCNP
9 5 (0.42%) CCNA
10 3 (0.25%) MCITP
10 3 (0.25%) MCSE
10 3 (0.25%) Siebel Certification
11 2 (0.17%) CISSP
11 2 (0.17%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.17%) MBA
11 2 (0.17%) MCP
11 2 (0.17%) SANS
12 1 (0.084%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 1 (0.084%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.52%) QA
2 7 (0.59%) MiFID
3 6 (0.50%) AIFMD
3 6 (0.50%) UCITS
4 4 (0.34%) EMIR
5 3 (0.25%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.17%) Basel III
6 2 (0.17%) BS7799
6 2 (0.17%) GDPR
6 2 (0.17%) ISO 22301
6 2 (0.17%) PMO
7 1 (0.084%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.084%) SLA
System Software
1 159 (13.35%) Active Directory
2 135 (11.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (2.85%) Docker
4 25 (2.10%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.92%) XenApp
6 10 (0.84%) MetaFrame
7 8 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (0.50%) BitLocker
8 6 (0.50%) NFS
8 6 (0.50%) XenServer
9 5 (0.42%) LXC
10 4 (0.34%) Apache Flume
10 4 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.34%) iptables
10 4 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (0.25%) vSphere
12 2 (0.17%) HDFS
12 2 (0.17%) Samba
Systems Management
1 54 (4.53%) SCCM
2 23 (1.93%) Ansible
3 20 (1.68%) AirWatch
3 20 (1.68%) Puppet
4 19 (1.60%) Control-M
5 13 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (1.01%) Kubernetes
7 11 (0.92%) Terraform
8 6 (0.50%) SCOrch
9 4 (0.34%) Grafana
9 4 (0.34%) Nagios
9 4 (0.34%) Salt
9 4 (0.34%) systemd
10 3 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.25%) Red Hat Satellite
10 3 (0.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 3 (0.25%) RSA Archer
10 3 (0.25%) WSUS
11 2 (0.17%) Jamf Pro
11 2 (0.17%) Mesos
Vendors
1 174 (14.61%) Microsoft
2 168 (14.11%) VMware
3 86 (7.22%) Oracle
4 60 (5.04%) Bloomberg
5 51 (4.28%) NetApp
6 43 (3.61%) Cisco
6 43 (3.61%) Citrix
6 43 (3.61%) Reuters
7 31 (2.60%) Ivanti
7 31 (2.60%) Sybase
8 30 (2.52%) BMC
8 30 (2.52%) Remedy
9 28 (2.35%) Charles River
10 27 (2.27%) ServiceNow
11 22 (1.85%) Nimble Storage
12 20 (1.68%) Red Hat
13 16 (1.34%) SimCorp
14 14 (1.18%) Splunk
15 12 (1.01%) AppDynamics
16 11 (0.92%) FactSet