Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
England > London
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 200 164
Rank change year-on-year +24 -36 +2
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 1,419 1,236 1,696
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.05% 1.77% 2.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.22% 3.74% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,188 1,052 1,499
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
10th Percentile £39,625 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £117,500 £110,000 £102,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +3.70% +8.00%

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 33,620 33,025 39,174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.58% 47.30% 48.02%
Number of salaries quoted 26,280 26,258 33,012
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00% +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 18 June 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 18 June 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 +13 262 £65,000 +4.00% 48
West London - 12 £72,500 - 6
East London -2 4 £65,000 -3.70% 6
Hedge funds
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 908 (63.99%) Finance
2 501 (35.31%) SQL
3 448 (31.57%) C#
4 404 (28.47%) Degree
5 385 (27.13%) Python
6 381 (26.85%) Java
7 355 (25.02%) Computer Science
8 342 (24.10%) Banking
9 323 (22.76%) Asset Management
10 315 (22.20%) Agile Software Development
11 294 (20.72%) Front Office
12 274 (19.31%) SQL Server
13 263 (18.53%) .NET
14 253 (17.83%) Windows
14 253 (17.83%) Equities
15 247 (17.41%) Fintech
16 216 (15.22%) Software Engineering
17 212 (14.94%) Fixed Income
18 211 (14.87%) C++
19 210 (14.80%) Linux
20 200 (14.09%) Mathematics
21 198 (13.95%) Investment Management
22 183 (12.90%) Investment Banking
23 182 (12.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 175 (12.33%) Derivative
25 171 (12.05%) JavaScript
26 154 (10.85%) Microsoft
27 150 (10.57%) AngularJS
27 150 (10.57%) Problem-Solving
28 147 (10.36%) HTML

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 69 (4.86%) MS Exchange
2 62 (4.37%) Apache
3 47 (3.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 39 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 33 (2.33%) Apache Spark
5 33 (2.33%) Tomcat
6 27 (1.90%) SharePoint
7 15 (1.06%) Confluence
7 15 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
10 7 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (0.21%) Ethereum
12 3 (0.21%) IIS
13 2 (0.14%) CMS
14 1 (0.070%) Apache Qpid
14 1 (0.070%) DNN
14 1 (0.070%) WildFly
Applications
1 57 (4.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
3 10 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.070%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 91 (6.41%) thinkFolio
2 44 (3.10%) Markit EDM
3 39 (2.75%) Front Arena
4 13 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (0.78%) Eagle PACE
6 9 (0.63%) Bloomberg AIM
7 8 (0.56%) LatentZero
8 5 (0.35%) Distributed Ledger
9 4 (0.28%) LongView
9 4 (0.28%) Sentinel
10 3 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.21%) Ripple
10 3 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 1 (0.070%) Orchestrade
11 1 (0.070%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 131 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (2.61%) SaaS
4 23 (1.62%) Office 365
5 19 (1.34%) GitHub
6 14 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (0.99%) IaaS
7 12 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
8 7 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
8 7 (0.49%) CloudFront
8 7 (0.49%) Serverless
9 4 (0.28%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.070%) NuGet
12 1 (0.070%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (4.86%) WAN
2 67 (4.72%) DNS
2 67 (4.72%) LAN
3 63 (4.44%) Firewall
4 61 (4.30%) DHCP
5 38 (2.68%) TCP/IP
6 37 (2.61%) Cisco IOS
7 34 (2.40%) VPN
8 21 (1.48%) Multicast
9 19 (1.34%) FIX Connectivity
9 19 (1.34%) Internet
10 18 (1.27%) WebEx
11 14 (0.99%) SAN
12 11 (0.78%) BGP
12 11 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (0.78%) FTP
13 10 (0.70%) Cisco Nexus
14 8 (0.56%) HTTP
14 8 (0.56%) IPsec
14 8 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 274 (19.31%) SQL Server
2 74 (5.21%) Big Data
3 72 (5.07%) Relational Database
4 50 (3.52%) MongoDB
5 47 (3.31%) MySQL
6 40 (2.82%) NoSQL
7 39 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
8 33 (2.33%) Hadoop
9 31 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
10 27 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 21 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 19 (1.34%) DB2
13 16 (1.13%) Data Lake
13 16 (1.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 16 (1.13%) SQLPlus
14 12 (0.85%) Blockchain
15 11 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
15 11 (0.78%) MemSQL
15 11 (0.78%) RDBMS
16 10 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 62 (4.37%) Git (software)
1 62 (4.37%) Vagrant
2 37 (2.61%) Jenkins
2 37 (2.61%) JIRA
3 29 (2.04%) Plastic SCM
4 27 (1.90%) Selenium
5 23 (1.62%) JUnit
6 20 (1.41%) TeamCity
7 17 (1.20%) SpecFlow
8 16 (1.13%) Cucumber
9 12 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (0.78%) HP UFT
10 11 (0.78%) NUnit
11 8 (0.56%) Mockito
12 7 (0.49%) MSBuild
12 7 (0.49%) SonarQube
13 6 (0.42%) WinDbg
14 5 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 4 (0.28%) Moq
15 4 (0.28%) TestComplete
General
1 908 (63.99%) Finance
2 342 (24.10%) Banking
3 294 (20.72%) Front Office
4 183 (12.90%) Investment Banking
5 135 (9.51%) Financial Institution
6 37 (2.61%) Back Office
7 35 (2.47%) French Language
8 34 (2.40%) Italian Language
9 32 (2.26%) German Language
10 29 (2.04%) Games
11 28 (1.97%) Advertising
12 9 (0.63%) Telecoms
13 8 (0.56%) Retail
14 7 (0.49%) Prime Brokerage
15 5 (0.35%) Legal
15 5 (0.35%) Marketing
16 4 (0.28%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.21%) Automotive
18 2 (0.14%) Spanish Language
19 1 (0.070%) Law
Job Titles
1 570 (40.17%) Developer
2 247 (17.41%) C# Developer
3 189 (13.32%) Analyst
4 141 (9.94%) Java Developer
5 95 (6.69%) Python Developer
6 93 (6.55%) Junior
7 91 (6.41%) Senior Developer
8 90 (6.34%) Support Engineer
9 86 (6.06%) Applications Support
10 70 (4.93%) Junior Developer
11 63 (4.44%) Software Engineer
12 59 (4.16%) Windows Engineer
13 56 (3.95%) Support Analyst
14 55 (3.88%) Software Developer
15 54 (3.81%) Quantitative Developer
16 50 (3.52%) Desktop Support
16 50 (3.52%) Systems Engineer
17 48 (3.38%) .NET Developer
18 47 (3.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 46 (3.24%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (18.53%) .NET
2 150 (10.57%) AngularJS
3 147 (10.36%) HTML
4 129 (9.09%) Web Services
5 126 (8.88%) React
6 111 (7.82%) WPF
7 108 (7.61%) FIX Protocol
8 102 (7.19%) CSS
9 97 (6.84%) ASP.NET
10 82 (5.78%) HTML5
11 79 (5.57%) J2EE
12 71 (5.00%) WCF
13 60 (4.23%) J2SE
14 54 (3.81%) LINQ
15 51 (3.59%) Spring
16 48 (3.38%) jQuery
17 47 (3.31%) .NET Framework
18 42 (2.96%) Pandas
19 41 (2.89%) Node.js
20 38 (2.68%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 355 (25.02%) Computer Science
2 253 (17.83%) Equities
3 247 (17.41%) Fintech
4 212 (14.94%) Fixed Income
5 182 (12.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 175 (12.33%) Derivative
7 93 (6.55%) Algorithms
8 92 (6.48%) Greenfield Project
9 83 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
10 61 (4.30%) Data Structures
11 54 (3.81%) Blackberry
12 52 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
13 39 (2.75%) Cyberthreat
13 39 (2.75%) Data Centre
14 37 (2.61%) Market Risk
14 37 (2.61%) User Experience
15 35 (2.47%) Linux Command Line
16 28 (1.97%) Management Information System
16 28 (1.97%) OTC Derivatives
17 20 (1.41%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 253 (17.83%) Windows
2 210 (14.80%) Linux
3 87 (6.13%) Windows Server
4 86 (6.06%) Unix
5 59 (4.16%) Windows 10
6 55 (3.88%) Windows 7
7 47 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 42 (2.96%) Android
9 41 (2.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 24 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (1.34%) CentOS
12 10 (0.70%) Debian
13 9 (0.63%) Solaris
14 7 (0.49%) Fedora
14 7 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (0.42%) Apple iOS
15 6 (0.42%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.21%) BlackBerry OS
17 2 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (22.76%) Asset Management
2 315 (22.20%) Agile Software Development
3 216 (15.22%) Software Engineering
4 200 (14.09%) Mathematics
5 198 (13.95%) Investment Management
6 150 (10.57%) Problem-Solving
7 140 (9.87%) DevOps
8 138 (9.73%) TDD
9 130 (9.16%) Continuous Integration
10 121 (8.53%) Multithreading
11 120 (8.46%) Low Latency
12 118 (8.32%) OO
13 114 (8.03%) Microservices
14 109 (7.68%) Scrum
15 97 (6.84%) Physics
16 96 (6.77%) Open Source
16 96 (6.77%) Portfolio Management
16 96 (6.77%) Test Automation
17 84 (5.92%) Risk Management
18 79 (5.57%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 501 (35.31%) SQL
2 448 (31.57%) C#
3 385 (27.13%) Python
4 381 (26.85%) Java
5 211 (14.87%) C++
6 171 (12.05%) JavaScript
7 108 (7.61%) Perl
7 108 (7.61%) PowerShell
8 82 (5.78%) Bash Shell
9 63 (4.44%) Scala
10 53 (3.74%) Ruby
11 45 (3.17%) R
12 38 (2.68%) Java 8
13 35 (2.47%) T-SQL
14 32 (2.26%) Bourne shell
14 32 (2.26%) Korn
15 31 (2.18%) MATLAB
16 30 (2.11%) VBA
17 29 (2.04%) C
18 27 (1.90%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 404 (28.47%) Degree
2 83 (5.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 54 (3.81%) Numerate Degree
4 35 (2.47%) PhD
5 30 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (1.41%) Master's Degree
7 16 (1.13%) CCNA
8 13 (0.92%) CCNP
9 11 (0.78%) CFA
9 11 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (0.49%) MCITP
11 6 (0.42%) MCP
12 5 (0.35%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.28%) CCIE
13 4 (0.28%) GSEC
13 4 (0.28%) MCSE
14 3 (0.21%) MBA
15 2 (0.14%) CISSP
15 2 (0.14%) ISEB
15 2 (0.14%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (4.44%) QA
2 16 (1.13%) MiFID
3 7 (0.49%) SLA
4 4 (0.28%) GDPR
5 3 (0.21%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.14%) BS7799
6 2 (0.14%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.070%) PMO
System Software
1 137 (9.65%) Active Directory
2 121 (8.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (5.78%) Docker
4 26 (1.83%) Hyper-V
5 16 (1.13%) XenApp
6 12 (0.85%) MetaFrame
7 8 (0.56%) NFS
7 8 (0.56%) XenServer
8 6 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.42%) vSphere
9 4 (0.28%) BitLocker
9 4 (0.28%) Samba
9 4 (0.28%) Terminal Server
9 4 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.14%) LXC
Systems Management
1 64 (4.51%) Terraform
2 39 (2.75%) AirWatch
3 38 (2.68%) SCCM
4 21 (1.48%) Ansible
5 17 (1.20%) Puppet
6 15 (1.06%) Control-M
7 12 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (0.63%) Kubernetes
9 8 (0.56%) Backup Exec
9 8 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (0.49%) HP Fortify
10 7 (0.49%) Prometheus
11 6 (0.42%) Perfmon
11 6 (0.42%) XenMobile
12 5 (0.35%) Salt
13 4 (0.28%) SCOrch
13 4 (0.28%) systemd
14 3 (0.21%) Mesos
14 3 (0.21%) RSA Archer
15 2 (0.14%) Grafana
Vendors
1 154 (10.85%) Microsoft
2 147 (10.36%) Oracle
3 146 (10.29%) VMware
4 123 (8.67%) Bloomberg
5 93 (6.55%) Reuters
6 91 (6.41%) Cisco
7 68 (4.79%) Charles River
8 54 (3.81%) Calypso
9 53 (3.74%) NetApp
10 44 (3.10%) Citrix
11 43 (3.03%) FXall
11 43 (3.03%) SimCorp
12 42 (2.96%) Sybase
13 36 (2.54%) MarketAxess
13 36 (2.54%) Nimble Storage
13 36 (2.54%) Tradeweb
14 32 (2.26%) Red Hat
15 19 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
15 19 (1.34%) ServiceNow
16 15 (1.06%) FactSet