Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
England > London
6 months to
24 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 172 171 210
Rank change year-on-year -1 +39 -33
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 1,164 1,490 1,263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.02% 2.11% 1.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.89% 4.90% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,045 1,276 1,041
London median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £48,750 £40,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £120,000 £117,500 £106,250
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 23,802 30,416 32,564
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.33% 43.09% 44.26%
Number of salaries quoted 18,669 23,257 24,126
London median annual salary £65,000 £61,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.56% +1.67% +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,500 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £96,250 £92,500
England median annual salary £53,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.91% +3.00% -

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -41 190 £75,000 +15.38% 52
West London +7 3 £75,000 -3.23% 26
South London - 1 - - 1
Hedge funds
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 793 (68.13%) Finance
2 521 (44.76%) SQL
3 469 (40.29%) C#
4 434 (37.29%) Asset Management
5 366 (31.44%) Fixed Income
6 357 (30.67%) Derivative
7 352 (30.24%) Python
8 350 (30.07%) Agile Software Development
9 342 (29.38%) Java
9 342 (29.38%) Front Office
10 331 (28.44%) Software Engineering
11 310 (26.63%) Equities
12 305 (26.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 297 (25.52%) .NET
14 291 (25.00%) Investment Management
15 286 (24.57%) Banking
16 266 (22.85%) SQL Server
17 255 (21.91%) Computer Science
18 225 (19.33%) Oracle
19 204 (17.53%) Amazon AWS
20 186 (15.98%) Workflow
21 182 (15.64%) Fintech
22 177 (15.21%) Mathematics
23 171 (14.69%) JavaScript
23 171 (14.69%) XML
23 171 (14.69%) Linux
24 164 (14.09%) AngularJS
25 155 (13.32%) Oracle Workflow
25 155 (13.32%) DevOps
26 153 (13.14%) Degree

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
1 155 (13.32%) Oracle Workflow
2 34 (2.92%) MS Exchange
3 33 (2.84%) SharePoint
4 26 (2.23%) Tomcat
5 25 (2.15%) Apache
5 25 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 20 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
7 16 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
8 15 (1.29%) Jupyter
9 13 (1.12%) Apache Spark
10 9 (0.77%) WildFly
11 7 (0.60%) Camunda
12 6 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.43%) IIS
14 4 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
14 4 (0.34%) MQSeries
15 2 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.17%) Confluence
15 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
16 1 (0.086%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (2.66%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.17%) InVision
4 2 (0.17%) Sketch
4 2 (0.17%) Zeplin
5 1 (0.086%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 131 (11.25%) thinkFolio
2 100 (8.59%) Front Arena
2 100 (8.59%) Markit EDM
3 7 (0.60%) Eze OMS
3 7 (0.60%) LatentZero
3 7 (0.60%) LongView
4 6 (0.52%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (0.17%) Orchestrade
6 1 (0.086%) Beauchamp
6 1 (0.086%) Bloomberg AIM
6 1 (0.086%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 204 (17.53%) Amazon AWS
2 147 (12.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (4.64%) AWS Lambda
3 54 (4.64%) Serverless
4 53 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
5 52 (4.47%) Amazon EC2
6 50 (4.30%) Amazon ECS
7 45 (3.87%) Office 365
8 43 (3.69%) CloudFront
9 30 (2.58%) SaaS
10 24 (2.06%) Amazon SQS
11 12 (1.03%) Power Platform
12 11 (0.95%) Amazon S3
13 10 (0.86%) IaaS
14 8 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
15 7 (0.60%) Microsoft Flow
16 6 (0.52%) PaaS
16 6 (0.52%) Route 53
16 6 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 3 (0.26%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.18%) TCP/IP
2 31 (2.66%) DNS
3 26 (2.23%) WAN
4 24 (2.06%) Firewall
5 19 (1.63%) FIX Connectivity
6 15 (1.29%) LAN
7 14 (1.20%) SAN
8 12 (1.03%) DHCP
9 8 (0.69%) VLAN
10 7 (0.60%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (0.52%) BGP
11 6 (0.52%) FTP
11 6 (0.52%) Multicast
11 6 (0.52%) OSPF
12 5 (0.43%) MPLS
12 5 (0.43%) VPN
12 5 (0.43%) Wireless
13 4 (0.34%) HTTP
13 4 (0.34%) Internet
14 3 (0.26%) PCoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (22.85%) SQL Server
2 42 (3.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 41 (3.52%) MongoDB
4 40 (3.44%) Big Data
5 35 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
6 33 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 31 (2.66%) Relational Database
7 31 (2.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 27 (2.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 27 (2.32%) NoSQL
9 26 (2.23%) SQL Server 2014
10 24 (2.06%) Crystal Reports
10 24 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
11 20 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
12 18 (1.55%) Amazon Aurora
12 18 (1.55%) Hadoop
13 16 (1.37%) KDB
13 16 (1.37%) MySQL
13 16 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
14 14 (1.20%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 68 (5.84%) Jenkins
2 55 (4.73%) Git (software)
3 45 (3.87%) GitLab
4 34 (2.92%) JIRA
5 28 (2.41%) Artifactory
6 26 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (1.46%) Cucumber
8 15 (1.29%) Maven
9 13 (1.12%) SpecFlow
10 12 (1.03%) JUnit
11 11 (0.95%) Bitbucket
12 10 (0.86%) NUnit
13 9 (0.77%) Gradle
13 9 (0.77%) SonarQube
13 9 (0.77%) Subversion
14 8 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 8 (0.69%) Moq
14 8 (0.69%) MSTest
14 8 (0.69%) Plastic SCM
14 8 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 793 (68.13%) Finance
2 342 (29.38%) Front Office
3 286 (24.57%) Banking
4 85 (7.30%) French Language
4 85 (7.30%) German Language
4 85 (7.30%) Italian Language
4 85 (7.30%) Spanish Language
5 67 (5.76%) Investment Banking
6 60 (5.15%) Dutch Language
7 40 (3.44%) Financial Institution
8 39 (3.35%) Back Office
9 7 (0.60%) Prime Brokerage
10 5 (0.43%) Marketing
10 5 (0.43%) Retail
11 3 (0.26%) Advertising
11 3 (0.26%) Games
11 3 (0.26%) Law
11 3 (0.26%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.17%) Legal
13 1 (0.086%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 480 (41.24%) Developer
2 159 (13.66%) C# Developer
3 132 (11.34%) Consultant
4 86 (7.39%) Implementation Consultant
5 82 (7.04%) Java Developer
6 72 (6.19%) Analyst
7 69 (5.93%) .NET Developer
7 69 (5.93%) Support Engineer
8 67 (5.76%) Technical Consultant
9 64 (5.50%) Java Consultant
10 61 (5.24%) Senior Developer
11 55 (4.73%) SQL Developer
12 54 (4.64%) Python Developer
13 52 (4.47%) Software Engineer
14 51 (4.38%) Finance Manager
15 46 (3.95%) Technical Implementation Consultant
16 45 (3.87%) Development Manager
17 43 (3.69%) C++ Developer
18 42 (3.61%) Applications Support
19 40 (3.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 297 (25.52%) .NET
2 171 (14.69%) XML
3 164 (14.09%) AngularJS
4 114 (9.79%) React
5 103 (8.85%) HTML
6 92 (7.90%) J2EE
7 89 (7.65%) ASP.NET
8 86 (7.39%) FIX Protocol
9 82 (7.04%) HTML5
10 71 (6.10%) CSS
11 57 (4.90%) WPF
12 51 (4.38%) ASP.NET Web API
13 47 (4.04%) .NET Core
14 43 (3.69%) Spring
15 36 (3.09%) WebSockets
16 35 (3.01%) CSS3
16 35 (3.01%) REST
17 34 (2.92%) Vue.js
17 34 (2.92%) WCF
18 32 (2.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 366 (31.44%) Fixed Income
2 357 (30.67%) Derivative
3 310 (26.63%) Equities
4 305 (26.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 136 (11.68%) Greenfield Project
6 80 (6.87%) Algorithms
6 80 (6.87%) Data Structures
7 49 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
8 45 (3.87%) OTC Derivatives
9 39 (3.35%) Equity Derivative
10 25 (2.15%) User Experience
11 22 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
12 20 (1.72%) Clustering
12 20 (1.72%) Data Centre
13 18 (1.55%) Exotic Derivative
13 18 (1.55%) Replication
14 14 (1.20%) Cloud Native
15 13 (1.12%) Blog
16 6 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
16 6 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 171 (14.69%) Linux
2 144 (12.37%) Windows
3 76 (6.53%) Unix
4 72 (6.19%) Windows Server
5 19 (1.63%) CentOS
6 16 (1.37%) Windows 7
7 11 (0.95%) Windows 10
7 11 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.69%) Solaris
11 5 (0.43%) Fedora
12 4 (0.34%) Android
12 4 (0.34%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.17%) Debian
13 2 (0.17%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.17%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.086%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 434 (37.29%) Asset Management
2 350 (30.07%) Agile Software Development
3 331 (28.44%) Software Engineering
4 291 (25.00%) Investment Management
5 255 (21.91%) Computer Science
6 186 (15.98%) Workflow
7 182 (15.64%) Fintech
8 177 (15.21%) Mathematics
9 155 (13.32%) DevOps
10 135 (11.60%) Business Analysis
11 122 (10.48%) Wealth Management
12 115 (9.88%) Mentoring
13 110 (9.45%) Microservices
14 105 (9.02%) Fund Management
15 89 (7.65%) Continuous Integration
16 84 (7.22%) Multithreading
17 80 (6.87%) Analytics
18 77 (6.62%) Portfolio Management
19 59 (5.07%) Low Latency
20 57 (4.90%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 521 (44.76%) SQL
2 469 (40.29%) C#
3 352 (30.24%) Python
4 342 (29.38%) Java
5 171 (14.69%) JavaScript
6 146 (12.54%) C++
7 97 (8.33%) Perl
8 91 (7.82%) Bash Shell
9 86 (7.39%) PowerShell
10 53 (4.55%) PL/SQL
11 43 (3.69%) R
12 34 (2.92%) TypeScript
13 32 (2.75%) T-SQL
14 29 (2.49%) Ruby
15 22 (1.89%) MATLAB
16 19 (1.63%) Java 8
17 18 (1.55%) ES6
18 15 (1.29%) C
18 15 (1.29%) VBA
19 12 (1.03%) F#
Qualifications
1 153 (13.14%) Degree
2 43 (3.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (1.80%) PhD
4 12 (1.03%) Master's Degree
5 10 (0.86%) MBA
6 8 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (0.52%) CCNP
7 6 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.43%) MCSE
9 4 (0.34%) A+ Certification
9 4 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.17%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.17%) CCNA
11 1 (0.086%) CCIE
11 1 (0.086%) CCSA
11 1 (0.086%) CCSE
11 1 (0.086%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (0.086%) CISSP
11 1 (0.086%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (5.15%) QA
2 10 (0.86%) SLA
3 8 (0.69%) MiFID
4 7 (0.60%) EMIR
5 4 (0.34%) Data Quality
System Software
1 127 (10.91%) Docker
2 70 (6.01%) Active Directory
3 56 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (1.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 19 (1.63%) Virtual Servers
5 17 (1.46%) VMware NSX
6 16 (1.37%) Hyper-V
7 15 (1.29%) vSphere
8 6 (0.52%) XenApp
8 6 (0.52%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.086%) iptables
12 1 (0.086%) NFS
12 1 (0.086%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 59 (5.07%) Kubernetes
2 54 (4.64%) Ansible
3 45 (3.87%) Terraform
4 42 (3.61%) SCCM
5 29 (2.49%) Nagios
6 27 (2.32%) SCOM
7 26 (2.23%) Puppet
8 21 (1.80%) Icinga
8 21 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
9 19 (1.63%) ZABBIX
10 18 (1.55%) Control-M
11 9 (0.77%) Salt
12 7 (0.60%) Rundeck
13 6 (0.52%) Grafana
13 6 (0.52%) Packer
14 4 (0.34%) AirWatch
14 4 (0.34%) PowerCLI
14 4 (0.34%) Prometheus
15 3 (0.26%) NetBackup
15 3 (0.26%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 225 (19.33%) Oracle
2 112 (9.62%) Calypso
2 112 (9.62%) Charles River
3 106 (9.11%) SimCorp
4 98 (8.42%) Microsoft
5 73 (6.27%) VMware
6 52 (4.47%) Bloomberg
7 44 (3.78%) Reuters
8 41 (3.52%) DevExpress
9 38 (3.26%) Google
10 27 (2.32%) Tableau
11 25 (2.15%) Citrix
12 24 (2.06%) Eze Software Group
12 24 (2.06%) FXall
12 24 (2.06%) ION Trading
12 24 (2.06%) MarketAxess
12 24 (2.06%) Tradeweb
13 23 (1.98%) Cisco
13 23 (1.98%) SolarWinds
14 13 (1.12%) Rackspace