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

Hedge fund
England > London
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 223 207
Rank change year-on-year +53 -16 -40
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 1,463 1,243 1,307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.15% 1.67% 1.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.41% 3.30% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,275 950 1,151
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
10th Percentile £45,000 £40,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £120,000 £105,000 £112,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000

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 33,169 37,719 35,769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.74% 50.53% 46.88%
Number of salaries quoted 25,881 26,878 30,388
London median annual salary £64,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 October 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 October 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 +36 303 £65,000 +6.12% 67
West London - 14 £77,500 - 26
East London -9 4 £72,500 +7.41% 8
Hedge funds
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 989 (67.60%) Finance
2 626 (42.79%) SQL
3 521 (35.61%) C#
4 478 (32.67%) Python
5 472 (32.26%) Java
6 425 (29.05%) Asset Management
7 419 (28.64%) Banking
8 386 (26.38%) Front Office
9 377 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
10 374 (25.56%) Degree
11 320 (21.87%) Computer Science
12 316 (21.60%) SQL Server
13 309 (21.12%) Equities
14 308 (21.05%) Fixed Income
15 303 (20.71%) Windows
16 291 (19.89%) Software Engineering
17 268 (18.32%) Investment Management
18 267 (18.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 266 (18.18%) .NET
20 265 (18.11%) Derivative
21 264 (18.05%) Linux
22 253 (17.29%) C++
23 251 (17.16%) Amazon AWS
24 225 (15.38%) Fintech
25 211 (14.42%) Investment Banking
26 202 (13.81%) JavaScript
27 183 (12.51%) Microsoft Azure
28 175 (11.96%) DevOps
29 174 (11.89%) Mathematics
30 158 (10.80%) Microsoft

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 83 (5.67%) MS Exchange
2 57 (3.90%) Apache
3 45 (3.08%) SharePoint
4 44 (3.01%) Tomcat
5 27 (1.85%) Oracle Workflow
6 25 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 20 (1.37%) Confluence
8 17 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 14 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (0.75%) Apache Spark
11 9 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (0.34%) IIS
14 4 (0.27%) Ethereum
14 4 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
14 4 (0.27%) nginx
15 3 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
15 3 (0.21%) Jupyter
15 3 (0.21%) Skype for Business
16 2 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 60 (4.10%) Microsoft Office
2 44 (3.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.068%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 130 (8.89%) thinkFolio
2 72 (4.92%) Markit EDM
3 63 (4.31%) Front Arena
4 12 (0.82%) LatentZero
5 7 (0.48%) Distributed Ledger
6 6 (0.41%) Bloomberg AIM
6 6 (0.41%) Eagle PACE
6 6 (0.41%) LongView
6 6 (0.41%) Sentinel
7 5 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.27%) Ripple
9 2 (0.14%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
9 2 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 251 (17.16%) Amazon AWS
2 183 (12.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 79 (5.40%) Office 365
4 69 (4.72%) Google Cloud Platform
5 60 (4.10%) SaaS
6 22 (1.50%) GitHub
7 8 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
8 5 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (0.27%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (0.27%) IaaS
9 4 (0.27%) Mimecast
9 4 (0.27%) Serverless
10 2 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.14%) Basecamp
10 2 (0.14%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.14%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 70 (4.78%) Firewall
2 46 (3.14%) DNS
3 43 (2.94%) WAN
4 40 (2.73%) TCP/IP
5 38 (2.60%) LAN
6 37 (2.53%) SAN
7 33 (2.26%) DHCP
8 28 (1.91%) VPN
9 27 (1.85%) WebEx
10 25 (1.71%) Multicast
11 20 (1.37%) BGP
12 19 (1.30%) VLAN
13 16 (1.09%) Wireless
14 15 (1.03%) MPLS
15 14 (0.96%) Internet
16 13 (0.89%) Cisco IOS
16 13 (0.89%) HTTP
16 13 (0.89%) OSPF
17 12 (0.82%) FIX Connectivity
18 11 (0.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 316 (21.60%) SQL Server
2 83 (5.67%) Big Data
3 81 (5.54%) Relational Database
4 59 (4.03%) NoSQL
5 54 (3.69%) MongoDB
6 53 (3.62%) MySQL
7 34 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
8 31 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
9 30 (2.05%) Hadoop
10 29 (1.98%) Crystal Reports
11 25 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 22 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 21 (1.44%) Blockchain
14 18 (1.23%) DB2
15 16 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
16 14 (0.96%) Data Lake
16 14 (0.96%) RDBMS
16 14 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
17 11 (0.75%) SQLPlus
18 10 (0.68%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 84 (5.74%) Jenkins
2 72 (4.92%) Git (software)
3 62 (4.24%) JIRA
4 32 (2.19%) Vagrant
5 29 (1.98%) TeamCity
6 27 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 22 (1.50%) Maven
8 18 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
9 15 (1.03%) Artifactory
9 15 (1.03%) NUnit
9 15 (1.03%) Plastic SCM
10 13 (0.89%) JUnit
10 13 (0.89%) Selenium
10 13 (0.89%) SpecFlow
11 12 (0.82%) MSBuild
12 11 (0.75%) Mockito
12 11 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (0.68%) WinDbg
14 9 (0.62%) Cucumber
14 9 (0.62%) Moq
General
1 989 (67.60%) Finance
2 419 (28.64%) Banking
3 386 (26.38%) Front Office
4 211 (14.42%) Investment Banking
5 112 (7.66%) Financial Institution
6 62 (4.24%) Back Office
7 45 (3.08%) French Language
8 42 (2.87%) German Language
8 42 (2.87%) Italian Language
9 23 (1.57%) Spanish Language
10 20 (1.37%) Games
11 15 (1.03%) Advertising
12 11 (0.75%) Prime Brokerage
13 10 (0.68%) Legal
14 8 (0.55%) Law
15 6 (0.41%) Marketing
16 4 (0.27%) Telecoms
17 2 (0.14%) Multimedia
17 2 (0.14%) Publishing
17 2 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 593 (40.53%) Developer
2 225 (15.38%) C# Developer
3 195 (13.33%) Analyst
4 160 (10.94%) Java Developer
5 119 (8.13%) Python Developer
6 99 (6.77%) Applications Support
6 99 (6.77%) Senior Developer
7 90 (6.15%) Software Engineer
8 87 (5.95%) Junior
9 86 (5.88%) Support Engineer
10 68 (4.65%) Support Analyst
11 66 (4.51%) Junior Developer
11 66 (4.51%) Quantitative Developer
12 65 (4.44%) SQL Developer
13 56 (3.83%) Lead Developer
14 55 (3.76%) Graduate
14 55 (3.76%) Windows Engineer
15 49 (3.35%) Applications Engineer
16 46 (3.14%) Java Engineer
16 46 (3.14%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (18.18%) .NET
2 138 (9.43%) AngularJS
3 134 (9.16%) React
4 130 (8.89%) Web Services
5 114 (7.79%) HTML
6 112 (7.66%) FIX Protocol
7 105 (7.18%) CSS
8 81 (5.54%) ASP.NET
9 77 (5.26%) J2EE
10 71 (4.85%) Spring
11 64 (4.37%) WPF
12 55 (3.76%) HTML5
13 53 (3.62%) XML
14 48 (3.28%) J2SE
15 44 (3.01%) WCF
16 43 (2.94%) RESTful
17 41 (2.80%) Kafka
18 39 (2.67%) Pandas
19 38 (2.60%) Node.js
19 38 (2.60%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 320 (21.87%) Computer Science
2 309 (21.12%) Equities
3 308 (21.05%) Fixed Income
4 267 (18.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 265 (18.11%) Derivative
6 225 (15.38%) Fintech
7 130 (8.89%) Algorithms
8 112 (7.66%) Greenfield Project
9 105 (7.18%) Data Structures
10 99 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
11 59 (4.03%) User Experience
12 47 (3.21%) Data Centre
12 47 (3.21%) OTC Derivatives
13 45 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
14 39 (2.67%) Management Information System
15 37 (2.53%) Cyberthreat
16 27 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
17 21 (1.44%) Public Cloud
18 20 (1.37%) Blackberry
19 18 (1.23%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 303 (20.71%) Windows
2 264 (18.05%) Linux
3 100 (6.84%) Windows Server
4 83 (5.67%) Unix
5 31 (2.12%) Windows 10
6 30 (2.05%) Windows 7
7 26 (1.78%) CentOS
8 21 (1.44%) Fedora
9 20 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (1.30%) Ubuntu
11 18 (1.23%) Android
11 18 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (1.16%) SUSE
13 8 (0.55%) Solaris
14 7 (0.48%) Debian
15 4 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.21%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.21%) VMS
17 2 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 425 (29.05%) Asset Management
2 377 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
3 291 (19.89%) Software Engineering
4 268 (18.32%) Investment Management
5 175 (11.96%) DevOps
6 174 (11.89%) Mathematics
7 151 (10.32%) Problem-Solving
8 138 (9.43%) TDD
9 122 (8.34%) OO
10 120 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
11 115 (7.86%) Multithreading
12 107 (7.31%) Microservices
13 102 (6.97%) Analytics
13 102 (6.97%) Low Latency
14 97 (6.63%) Portfolio Management
15 95 (6.49%) Algorithmic Trading
16 94 (6.43%) Physics
17 83 (5.67%) Test Automation
18 81 (5.54%) Business Analysis
18 81 (5.54%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 626 (42.79%) SQL
2 521 (35.61%) C#
3 478 (32.67%) Python
4 472 (32.26%) Java
5 253 (17.29%) C++
6 202 (13.81%) JavaScript
7 139 (9.50%) Perl
8 137 (9.36%) PowerShell
9 94 (6.43%) Bash Shell
10 75 (5.13%) Ruby
11 64 (4.37%) R
11 64 (4.37%) Scala
12 54 (3.69%) Bourne shell
12 54 (3.69%) Korn
13 37 (2.53%) C
14 36 (2.46%) T-SQL
15 31 (2.12%) Kotlin
16 30 (2.05%) MATLAB
17 29 (1.98%) Groovy
18 23 (1.57%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 374 (25.56%) Degree
2 94 (6.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 61 (4.17%) PhD
4 51 (3.49%) Numerate Degree
5 30 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (1.37%) CCNP
7 17 (1.16%) CCNA
8 10 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (0.62%) Master's Degree
10 8 (0.55%) MCP
11 7 (0.48%) MCSA
12 6 (0.41%) GSEC
13 5 (0.34%) EMCISA
13 5 (0.34%) EMCSA
13 5 (0.34%) VCP5
13 5 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (0.27%) LPIC
14 4 (0.27%) OSCP
14 4 (0.27%) RHCE
14 4 (0.27%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (3.76%) QA
2 21 (1.44%) PMO
3 15 (1.03%) SLA
4 11 (0.75%) MiFID
5 3 (0.21%) GDPR
6 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.068%) COBIT
7 1 (0.068%) EMIR
System Software
1 124 (8.48%) Active Directory
2 104 (7.11%) Docker
3 80 (5.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (1.30%) Virtual Desktop
5 15 (1.03%) vSphere
6 13 (0.89%) Hyper-V
7 11 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
8 9 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 8 (0.55%) iptables
10 5 (0.34%) XenApp
11 3 (0.21%) MetaFrame
11 3 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.21%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.21%) XenServer
12 2 (0.14%) NFS
12 2 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.068%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.068%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.068%) Firmware
13 1 (0.068%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 59 (4.03%) Ansible
2 45 (3.08%) Terraform
3 40 (2.73%) Puppet
4 37 (2.53%) SCCM
5 34 (2.32%) Opscode Chef
6 31 (2.12%) Kubernetes
7 23 (1.57%) Prometheus
8 15 (1.03%) AirWatch
9 13 (0.89%) Salt
10 11 (0.75%) Nagios
10 11 (0.75%) SCOM
11 10 (0.68%) Perfmon
12 8 (0.55%) Control-M
13 6 (0.41%) Docker Swarm
14 5 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
14 5 (0.34%) HP Fortify
14 5 (0.34%) Kibana
14 5 (0.34%) PowerCLI
15 4 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
15 4 (0.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 158 (10.80%) Microsoft
2 152 (10.39%) Oracle
3 109 (7.45%) Charles River
4 103 (7.04%) Bloomberg
5 91 (6.22%) VMware
6 86 (5.88%) Reuters
7 73 (4.99%) Google
8 72 (4.92%) SimCorp
9 70 (4.78%) Cisco
10 69 (4.72%) Calypso
11 52 (3.55%) Citrix
12 48 (3.28%) FXall
13 47 (3.21%) MarketAxess
13 47 (3.21%) Tradeweb
14 36 (2.46%) Red Hat
15 34 (2.32%) NetApp
16 30 (2.05%) Sybase
17 17 (1.16%) SolarWinds
18 16 (1.09%) F5
18 16 (1.09%) HP