Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
England > London
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 187 193 146
Rank change year-on-year +6 -47 +21
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 1,287 1,257 1,975
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.84% 1.83% 2.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.84% 3.88% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,068 1,108 1,689
London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +8.00%
10th Percentile £40,875 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £115,000 £111,625 £100,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%

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 33,485 32,413 40,536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 47.83% 47.25% 48.58%
Number of salaries quoted 26,827 26,820 34,052
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,056 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.92% -1.89% +5.26%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 -3 251 £70,000 +3.70% 57
West London +27 4 £57,500 - 15
East London +2 2 £110,000 +158.82% 4
North London - 1 £50,000 -
Hedge funds
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 773 (60.06%) Finance
2 444 (34.50%) SQL
3 417 (32.40%) C#
4 347 (26.96%) Degree
5 322 (25.02%) Computer Science
6 306 (23.78%) Java
6 306 (23.78%) Python
7 288 (22.38%) Agile Software Development
8 259 (20.12%) Banking
9 254 (19.74%) .NET
10 253 (19.66%) Windows
11 249 (19.35%) SQL Server
12 233 (18.10%) Fintech
13 205 (15.93%) Asset Management
14 204 (15.85%) Linux
15 199 (15.46%) Equities
16 189 (14.69%) Front Office
17 181 (14.06%) Mathematics
18 176 (13.68%) Microsoft
19 164 (12.74%) VMware
20 159 (12.35%) C++
21 155 (12.04%) Active Directory
22 154 (11.97%) JavaScript
23 140 (10.88%) PowerShell
24 139 (10.80%) Fixed Income
25 138 (10.72%) VMware Infrastructure
25 138 (10.72%) DevOps
26 136 (10.57%) Investment Management
27 133 (10.33%) Investment Banking
28 129 (10.02%) AngularJS

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 72 (5.59%) MS Exchange
2 41 (3.19%) Apache
3 40 (3.11%) Apache Spark
3 40 (3.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 34 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (1.79%) Tomcat
6 20 (1.55%) SharePoint
7 13 (1.01%) Confluence
7 13 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (0.62%) IIS
10 4 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.23%) Ethereum
12 1 (0.078%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.078%) CMS
12 1 (0.078%) DNN
Applications
1 48 (3.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 38 (2.95%) thinkFolio
2 19 (1.48%) Markit EDM
3 15 (1.17%) Remedy ITSM
4 14 (1.09%) Front Arena
5 11 (0.85%) Bloomberg AIM
5 11 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (0.85%) Eagle PACE
6 3 (0.23%) Ripple
6 3 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
8 1 (0.078%) Beauchamp
8 1 (0.078%) LongView
8 1 (0.078%) Orchestrade
8 1 (0.078%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 109 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (2.25%) SaaS
4 20 (1.55%) Office 365
5 13 (1.01%) IaaS
6 11 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
7 10 (0.78%) GitHub
8 6 (0.47%) Amazon EMR
9 5 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (0.39%) CloudFront
9 5 (0.39%) Serverless
10 4 (0.31%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.078%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.078%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.078%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 67 (5.21%) WAN
2 59 (4.58%) DNS
3 55 (4.27%) Firewall
3 55 (4.27%) LAN
4 50 (3.89%) DHCP
5 36 (2.80%) TCP/IP
6 35 (2.72%) VPN
7 34 (2.64%) Cisco IOS
8 19 (1.48%) IPsec
9 18 (1.40%) SAN
10 17 (1.32%) Internet
10 17 (1.32%) WebEx
11 14 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (1.09%) Multicast
12 13 (1.01%) FIX Connectivity
13 12 (0.93%) SNMP
14 8 (0.62%) BGP
14 8 (0.62%) NX-OS
15 7 (0.54%) DAB
15 7 (0.54%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 58 (4.51%) Relational Database
3 53 (4.12%) Big Data
4 38 (2.95%) NoSQL
5 35 (2.72%) MongoDB
6 33 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
7 32 (2.49%) MySQL
8 26 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
9 25 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 21 (1.63%) Hadoop
10 21 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 15 (1.17%) RDBMS
13 14 (1.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 14 (1.09%) SQLPlus
14 8 (0.62%) Blockchain
14 8 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
15 7 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
16 6 (0.47%) DB2
16 6 (0.47%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 46 (3.57%) Vagrant
2 45 (3.50%) Git (software)
3 34 (2.64%) JIRA
4 23 (1.79%) JUnit
5 21 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (1.55%) Plastic SCM
7 19 (1.48%) Jenkins
7 19 (1.48%) MSBuild
8 17 (1.32%) Selenium
9 13 (1.01%) SpecFlow
9 13 (1.01%) TeamCity
10 11 (0.85%) Cucumber
11 8 (0.62%) Maven
11 8 (0.62%) Mockito
12 7 (0.54%) Eclipse
12 7 (0.54%) NUnit
13 6 (0.47%) HP UFT
13 6 (0.47%) Phabricator
13 6 (0.47%) Subversion
14 5 (0.39%) SonarQube
General
1 773 (60.06%) Finance
2 259 (20.12%) Banking
3 189 (14.69%) Front Office
4 133 (10.33%) Investment Banking
5 107 (8.31%) Financial Institution
6 28 (2.18%) Back Office
7 26 (2.02%) Games
8 25 (1.94%) Advertising
9 23 (1.79%) French Language
10 22 (1.71%) Italian Language
11 20 (1.55%) German Language
12 19 (1.48%) Telecoms
13 9 (0.70%) Retail
14 4 (0.31%) Legal
15 3 (0.23%) Marketing
15 3 (0.23%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.23%) Spanish Language
16 2 (0.16%) Automotive
17 1 (0.078%) Brand Awareness
17 1 (0.078%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 505 (39.24%) Developer
2 235 (18.26%) C# Developer
3 154 (11.97%) Analyst
4 114 (8.86%) Java Developer
5 83 (6.45%) Support Engineer
6 74 (5.75%) Applications Support
7 72 (5.59%) Python Developer
7 72 (5.59%) Senior Developer
8 69 (5.36%) Junior
9 66 (5.13%) .NET Developer
10 56 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
11 53 (4.12%) Junior Developer
12 51 (3.96%) Support Analyst
13 50 (3.89%) Desktop Support
13 50 (3.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 50 (3.89%) Windows Engineer
14 49 (3.81%) Systems Engineer
15 46 (3.57%) SQL Developer
16 45 (3.50%) Software Developer
17 44 (3.42%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (19.74%) .NET
2 129 (10.02%) AngularJS
3 120 (9.32%) WPF
4 116 (9.01%) HTML
5 90 (6.99%) Web Services
6 87 (6.76%) ASP.NET
6 87 (6.76%) React
7 75 (5.83%) FIX Protocol
8 74 (5.75%) WCF
9 71 (5.52%) CSS
10 68 (5.28%) HTML5
11 50 (3.89%) .NET Framework
12 49 (3.81%) J2EE
13 48 (3.73%) LINQ
14 44 (3.42%) ASP.NET MVC
15 41 (3.19%) Node.js
16 36 (2.80%) J2SE
17 35 (2.72%) jQuery
18 30 (2.33%) REST
19 29 (2.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 322 (25.02%) Computer Science
2 233 (18.10%) Fintech
3 199 (15.46%) Equities
4 139 (10.80%) Fixed Income
5 110 (8.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 101 (7.85%) Derivative
7 98 (7.61%) Greenfield Project
8 81 (6.29%) Algorithms
9 68 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
10 46 (3.57%) Blackberry
11 45 (3.50%) Self-Motivation
12 36 (2.80%) Data Centre
13 35 (2.72%) Data Structures
14 34 (2.64%) Market Risk
15 32 (2.49%) Linux Command Line
16 22 (1.71%) Management Information System
17 19 (1.48%) User Experience
18 18 (1.40%) Client/Server
18 18 (1.40%) Public Cloud
19 14 (1.09%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 253 (19.66%) Windows
2 204 (15.85%) Linux
3 94 (7.30%) Windows Server
4 87 (6.76%) Unix
5 55 (4.27%) Windows 10
6 51 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 49 (3.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 48 (3.73%) Windows 7
9 35 (2.72%) Android
10 23 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (1.32%) CentOS
12 11 (0.85%) Debian
13 8 (0.62%) Apple iOS
13 8 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 6 (0.47%) Ubuntu
14 6 (0.47%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
15 5 (0.39%) Solaris
16 4 (0.31%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (22.38%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (15.93%) Asset Management
3 181 (14.06%) Mathematics
4 138 (10.72%) DevOps
5 136 (10.57%) Investment Management
6 120 (9.32%) Software Engineering
7 112 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
8 110 (8.55%) Problem-Solving
9 102 (7.93%) OO
10 100 (7.77%) Scrum
10 100 (7.77%) TDD
11 87 (6.76%) Low Latency
11 87 (6.76%) Physics
12 86 (6.68%) Risk Management
13 85 (6.60%) Open Source
13 85 (6.60%) Test Automation
14 84 (6.53%) Microservices
15 81 (6.29%) Multithreading
16 72 (5.59%) SDLC
17 69 (5.36%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 444 (34.50%) SQL
2 417 (32.40%) C#
3 306 (23.78%) Java
3 306 (23.78%) Python
4 159 (12.35%) C++
5 154 (11.97%) JavaScript
6 140 (10.88%) PowerShell
7 83 (6.45%) Perl
8 63 (4.90%) Bash Shell
9 60 (4.66%) Scala
10 53 (4.12%) T-SQL
11 41 (3.19%) Ruby
12 38 (2.95%) R
13 37 (2.87%) MATLAB
14 34 (2.64%) Java 8
15 25 (1.94%) TypeScript
16 22 (1.71%) C
16 22 (1.71%) VBA
17 21 (1.63%) VB
18 20 (1.55%) Korn
Qualifications
1 347 (26.96%) Degree
2 61 (4.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (2.80%) PhD
4 31 (2.41%) Numerate Degree
5 27 (2.10%) Master's Degree
6 20 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (1.24%) CFA
9 9 (0.70%) CCNP
10 7 (0.54%) MCITP
11 6 (0.47%) MCP
12 5 (0.39%) CCNA
13 3 (0.23%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.23%) MCSE
14 2 (0.16%) CCIE
14 2 (0.16%) CISSP
14 2 (0.16%) ISEB
14 2 (0.16%) MBA
14 2 (0.16%) SANS
14 2 (0.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.34%) QA
2 16 (1.24%) MiFID
3 4 (0.31%) EMIR
4 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.16%) AIFMD
5 2 (0.16%) BS7799
5 2 (0.16%) GDPR
5 2 (0.16%) ISO 22301
5 2 (0.16%) UCITS
6 1 (0.078%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.078%) PMO
6 1 (0.078%) SLA
System Software
1 155 (12.04%) Active Directory
2 138 (10.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (5.21%) Docker
4 29 (2.25%) Hyper-V
5 16 (1.24%) XenApp
6 12 (0.93%) MetaFrame
7 9 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (0.62%) XenServer
9 7 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (0.54%) NFS
10 6 (0.47%) BitLocker
10 6 (0.47%) vSphere
11 4 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (0.31%) iptables
12 3 (0.23%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.23%) Samba
12 3 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.16%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 48 (3.73%) SCCM
2 44 (3.42%) Terraform
3 33 (2.56%) AirWatch
4 18 (1.40%) Ansible
4 18 (1.40%) Puppet
5 17 (1.32%) Control-M
6 13 (1.01%) Kubernetes
7 11 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.47%) SCOrch
8 6 (0.47%) XenMobile
9 5 (0.39%) Backup Exec
9 5 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (0.31%) Grafana
10 4 (0.31%) HP Fortify
10 4 (0.31%) Nagios
10 4 (0.31%) Salt
10 4 (0.31%) systemd
11 3 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.23%) RSA Archer
11 3 (0.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 176 (13.68%) Microsoft
2 164 (12.74%) VMware
3 121 (9.40%) Oracle
4 94 (7.30%) Bloomberg
5 69 (5.36%) Reuters
6 65 (5.05%) Cisco
7 56 (4.35%) NetApp
8 44 (3.42%) Citrix
9 40 (3.11%) Charles River
10 32 (2.49%) Sybase
11 30 (2.33%) Nimble Storage
12 28 (2.18%) FXall
13 27 (2.10%) Calypso
14 25 (1.94%) Red Hat
15 21 (1.63%) MarketAxess
15 21 (1.63%) ServiceNow
15 21 (1.63%) SimCorp
15 21 (1.63%) Tradeweb
16 18 (1.40%) Ivanti
17 16 (1.24%) FactSet