Period
to 19 January 2020

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 19 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
England > London
6 months to
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 121 169 217
Rank change year-on-year +48 +48 -15
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 1,367 1,343 1,173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.70% 2.15% 1.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.51% 5.10% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,259 1,213 901
London median annual salary £95,000 £75,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £55,000 £47,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £157,500 £120,000 £102,500
England median annual salary £92,500 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +23.33% +7.14% -

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 20,984 26,314 30,874
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.51% 42.03% 43.91%
Number of salaries quoted 16,357 20,570 23,291
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £97,500 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 19 January 2020.

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 19 January 2020. 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 -42 170 £90,000 +20.00% 52
West London +12 6 £73,750 +34.09% 16
Hedge funds
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2020, 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.

1 956 (69.93%) Finance
2 702 (51.35%) Asset Management
3 669 (48.94%) Python
4 667 (48.79%) Front Office
5 649 (47.48%) Derivative
6 624 (45.65%) Fixed Income
7 584 (42.72%) Investment Management
8 572 (41.84%) SQL
9 554 (40.53%) Java
10 534 (39.06%) Equities
11 526 (38.48%) AWS
12 490 (35.84%) C#
13 449 (32.85%) Software Engineering
14 421 (30.80%) Agile Software Development
15 415 (30.36%) Web Services
16 371 (27.14%) C++
17 370 (27.07%) Banking
18 353 (25.82%) JavaScript
19 328 (23.99%) Computer Science
20 316 (23.12%) Mentoring
21 309 (22.60%) Analytics
21 309 (22.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 294 (21.51%) Azure
23 281 (20.56%) Bloomberg
24 239 (17.48%) GCP
25 228 (16.68%) J2EE
26 224 (16.39%) Performance Attribution
27 219 (16.02%) Artificial Intelligence
28 215 (15.73%) AngularJS
29 213 (15.58%) .NET

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 31 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 27 (1.98%) MS Exchange
3 25 (1.83%) Apache
4 24 (1.76%) Tomcat
5 23 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 20 (1.46%) Oracle Workflow
7 14 (1.02%) Apache Spark
8 9 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (0.59%) Jupyter
10 7 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.37%) Confluence
11 5 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.29%) nginx
13 2 (0.15%) Skype for Business
13 2 (0.15%) WildFly
Applications
1 33 (2.41%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.073%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.073%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 148 (10.83%) Markit EDM
2 141 (10.31%) thinkFolio
3 98 (7.17%) FINCAD Analytics
4 87 (6.36%) Front Arena
5 78 (5.71%) Eagle PACE
6 76 (5.56%) PolarLake
7 32 (2.34%) LatentZero
8 3 (0.22%) LongView
9 1 (0.073%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.073%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 526 (38.48%) AWS
2 294 (21.51%) Azure
3 239 (17.48%) GCP
4 64 (4.68%) Office 365
5 58 (4.24%) SaaS
6 53 (3.88%) Amazon ECS
7 47 (3.44%) Serverless
8 42 (3.07%) AWS Lambda
9 41 (3.00%) Amazon SQS
10 40 (2.93%) OpenShift
11 29 (2.12%) Amazon EC2
12 26 (1.90%) Amazon S3
13 19 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
14 11 (0.80%) AWS Fargate
14 11 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
15 8 (0.59%) AWS Step Functions
16 6 (0.44%) Power Platform
17 2 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
17 2 (0.15%) CloudFront
18 1 (0.073%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.05%) DNS
2 26 (1.90%) TCP/IP
3 21 (1.54%) WAN
4 20 (1.46%) LAN
5 17 (1.24%) DHCP
6 13 (0.95%) Firewall
7 9 (0.66%) VPN
8 8 (0.59%) Network Security
9 6 (0.44%) FTP
9 6 (0.44%) SAN
9 6 (0.44%) SSL
10 5 (0.37%) BGP
10 5 (0.37%) OSPF
10 5 (0.37%) SMTP
10 5 (0.37%) VoIP
11 4 (0.29%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (0.29%) Kerberos
12 3 (0.22%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (0.22%) HTTP
12 3 (0.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (12.29%) SQL Server
2 115 (8.41%) PostgreSQL
3 95 (6.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 93 (6.80%) Amazon Athena
5 77 (5.63%) NoSQL
6 44 (3.22%) Relational Database
7 33 (2.41%) KDB
8 28 (2.05%) MongoDB
9 26 (1.90%) Amazon Redshift
10 25 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 23 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 21 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
13 20 (1.46%) Big Data
14 18 (1.32%) MySQL
15 10 (0.73%) Amazon Aurora
16 9 (0.66%) Blockchain
16 9 (0.66%) SQL Server 2016
17 8 (0.59%) Data Mining
17 8 (0.59%) Hadoop
17 8 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 80 (5.85%) Git (software)
2 69 (5.05%) Artifactory
3 47 (3.44%) Jenkins
4 40 (2.93%) GitLab
5 24 (1.76%) JIRA
6 17 (1.24%) Cucumber
7 15 (1.10%) Plastic SCM
8 14 (1.02%) TeamCity
9 13 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
10 10 (0.73%) Gradle
11 8 (0.59%) SpecFlow
11 8 (0.59%) webpack
12 7 (0.51%) JUnit
12 7 (0.51%) Maven
13 6 (0.44%) MSTest
13 6 (0.44%) Rhino Mocks
14 5 (0.37%) NUnit
14 5 (0.37%) Visual Studio
15 4 (0.29%) Redmine
15 4 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 956 (69.93%) Finance
2 667 (48.79%) Front Office
3 370 (27.07%) Banking
4 142 (10.39%) Investment Banking
5 120 (8.78%) Back Office
6 46 (3.37%) French Language
7 44 (3.22%) German Language
7 44 (3.22%) Italian Language
7 44 (3.22%) Spanish Language
8 22 (1.61%) Marketing
9 20 (1.46%) Dutch Language
10 10 (0.73%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.66%) Advertising
12 5 (0.37%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.15%) Games
13 2 (0.15%) Retail
14 1 (0.073%) Legal
14 1 (0.073%) Prime Brokerage
14 1 (0.073%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 498 (36.43%) Developer
2 199 (14.56%) C# Developer
3 114 (8.34%) Python Developer
4 108 (7.90%) Java Developer
5 102 (7.46%) Software Engineer
6 101 (7.39%) Data Manager
7 82 (6.00%) Support Engineer
8 79 (5.78%) Front Office Developer
9 75 (5.49%) Junior
10 66 (4.83%) Junior Developer
11 63 (4.61%) Software Developer
12 57 (4.17%) Analytics Manager
12 57 (4.17%) C++ Developer
13 55 (4.02%) .NET Developer
14 54 (3.95%) Analyst
14 54 (3.95%) Junior C# Developer
15 53 (3.88%) Development Manager
15 53 (3.88%) Engineering Manager
15 53 (3.88%) Graduate
16 52 (3.80%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 415 (30.36%) Web Services
2 228 (16.68%) J2EE
3 215 (15.73%) AngularJS
4 213 (15.58%) .NET
5 208 (15.22%) React
6 133 (9.73%) Node.js
7 105 (7.68%) HTML
8 91 (6.66%) CSS
9 86 (6.29%) HTML5
10 81 (5.93%) Vue.js
11 70 (5.12%) .NET Core
12 61 (4.46%) FIX Protocol
13 40 (2.93%) ASP.NET
14 39 (2.85%) Kafka
15 38 (2.78%) Redux
16 34 (2.49%) CSS3
17 33 (2.41%) Pandas
18 31 (2.27%) WCF
19 28 (2.05%) NumPy
20 24 (1.76%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 649 (47.48%) Derivative
2 624 (45.65%) Fixed Income
3 534 (39.06%) Equities
4 309 (22.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 192 (14.05%) Greenfield Project
6 164 (12.00%) Equity Derivative
7 130 (9.51%) Reference Data
8 105 (7.68%) Algorithms
9 89 (6.51%) Exotic Derivative
10 83 (6.07%) Data Structures
11 76 (5.56%) Blog
12 54 (3.95%) User Experience
13 53 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
13 53 (3.88%) Public Cloud
14 18 (1.32%) Management Information System
15 16 (1.17%) OTC Derivatives
16 14 (1.02%) Reinsurance
17 11 (0.80%) Grid Computing
17 11 (0.80%) Self-Motivation
18 10 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 175 (12.80%) Linux
2 117 (8.56%) Windows
3 67 (4.90%) Unix
4 50 (3.66%) Windows Server
5 46 (3.37%) Windows 10
6 26 (1.90%) Windows 7
7 9 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.59%) Android
9 5 (0.37%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 702 (51.35%) Asset Management
2 584 (42.72%) Investment Management
3 449 (32.85%) Software Engineering
4 421 (30.80%) Agile Software Development
5 328 (23.99%) Computer Science
6 316 (23.12%) Mentoring
7 309 (22.60%) Analytics
8 224 (16.39%) Performance Attribution
9 219 (16.02%) Artificial Intelligence
10 196 (14.34%) Machine Learning
10 196 (14.34%) Mathematics
11 188 (13.75%) Decision-Making
12 184 (13.46%) Fintech
13 183 (13.39%) Data Analytics
14 177 (12.95%) Business Analysis
15 172 (12.58%) Migration
16 162 (11.85%) DevOps
17 157 (11.49%) Performance Management
18 154 (11.27%) Portfolio Management
19 138 (10.10%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 669 (48.94%) Python
2 572 (41.84%) SQL
3 554 (40.53%) Java
4 490 (35.84%) C#
5 371 (27.14%) C++
6 353 (25.82%) JavaScript
7 183 (13.39%) R
8 105 (7.68%) Kotlin
9 69 (5.05%) PowerShell
10 50 (3.66%) Perl
11 45 (3.29%) Bash Shell
12 39 (2.85%) TypeScript
13 38 (2.78%) C
14 37 (2.71%) T-SQL
15 34 (2.49%) Ruby
16 28 (2.05%) MATLAB
17 24 (1.76%) Bourne shell
17 24 (1.76%) Korn
18 19 (1.39%) ES6
18 19 (1.39%) F#
Qualifications
1 187 (13.68%) Degree
2 78 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (1.46%) Master's Degree
4 18 (1.32%) PhD
5 16 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (0.88%) MCSA
7 11 (0.80%) MCSE
8 6 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (0.37%) MCP
10 4 (0.29%) CCNA
10 4 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.22%) CCNP
11 3 (0.22%) CREST Certified
11 3 (0.22%) MBA
11 3 (0.22%) OSCP
12 2 (0.15%) CCIE
12 2 (0.15%) CISM
13 1 (0.073%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.073%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.73%) Data Quality
2 44 (3.22%) QA
3 11 (0.80%) MiFID
4 4 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.22%) SLA
6 2 (0.15%) EMIR
System Software
1 163 (11.92%) Docker
2 86 (6.29%) Active Directory
3 41 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (1.98%) vSphere
5 6 (0.44%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.22%) Lustre
7 2 (0.15%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 1 (0.073%) Ceph
8 1 (0.073%) iptables
8 1 (0.073%) NFS
8 1 (0.073%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.073%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.073%) XenApp
8 1 (0.073%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 130 (9.51%) Kubernetes
2 61 (4.46%) Terraform
3 35 (2.56%) SCCM
4 29 (2.12%) Ansible
5 24 (1.76%) SCOM
6 22 (1.61%) PowerCLI
7 17 (1.24%) SQL Sentry
8 14 (1.02%) Puppet
9 9 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.29%) AirWatch
10 4 (0.29%) Icinga
10 4 (0.29%) Prometheus
10 4 (0.29%) Salt
11 3 (0.22%) Control-M
12 2 (0.15%) FortiGate
12 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Intune
12 2 (0.15%) Packer
12 2 (0.15%) WSUS
13 1 (0.073%) ITRS Geneos
13 1 (0.073%) QRadar
Vendors
1 281 (20.56%) Bloomberg
2 123 (9.00%) Charles River
3 118 (8.63%) SimCorp
4 117 (8.56%) Google
5 96 (7.02%) Microsoft
6 91 (6.66%) Calypso
6 91 (6.66%) Oracle
7 88 (6.44%) Reuters
8 54 (3.95%) VMware
9 50 (3.66%) ION Trading
10 44 (3.22%) Fidessa
11 42 (3.07%) Eze Castle Integration
12 38 (2.78%) Eze Software Group
13 29 (2.12%) FIS
13 29 (2.12%) Linedata
14 26 (1.90%) Cisco
15 21 (1.54%) FXall
15 21 (1.54%) MarketAxess
15 21 (1.54%) Tradeweb
16 18 (1.32%) Tableau