Period
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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 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
England > London
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 229 133 107
Rank change year-on-year -96 -26 +64
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 1,255 877 1,207
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.77% 2.55% 3.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.59% 6.12% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 980 754 1,145
10th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £65,000
25th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £80,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £112,500 £100,000 £110,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -9.09% +51.72%
75th Percentile £136,250 £132,500 £138,750
90th Percentile £171,250 £170,000 £155,000
England median annual salary £112,500 £100,000 £110,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -9.09% +51.72%

Hedge funds is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 34,947 14,341 15,307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 49.37% 41.70% 39.52%
Number of salaries quoted 14,486 10,013 12,194
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £39,000
25th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +7.69%
75th Percentile £96,250 £91,250 £90,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £112,500 £115,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% - +4.55%

Hedge funds
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Hedge funds as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Hedge funds in London

Hedge funds
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Hedge funds in London.

Salary trend for Hedge funds in London

Hedge funds
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Hedge funds in London over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +8 110 £70,000 -15.15% 25
Hedge funds
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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.

1 910 (72.51%) Finance
2 701 (55.86%) Software Engineering
3 667 (53.15%) Python
4 600 (47.81%) AWS
5 599 (47.73%) Agile
6 523 (41.67%) JavaScript
7 497 (39.60%) Asset Management
8 494 (39.36%) Investment Management
9 487 (38.80%) React
10 459 (36.57%) Front Office
11 458 (36.49%) Fixed Income
12 413 (32.91%) Java
13 403 (32.11%) Equities
14 393 (31.31%) Derivative
15 350 (27.89%) C#
16 327 (26.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 326 (25.98%) Fintech
18 312 (24.86%) Analytics
19 290 (23.11%) Azure
20 288 (22.95%) GCP
21 273 (21.75%) SQL
22 269 (21.43%) CI/CD
23 252 (20.08%) TypeScript
24 231 (18.41%) Microservices
25 229 (18.25%) Full Stack Development
26 216 (17.21%) .NET
27 204 (16.25%) DevOps
28 186 (14.82%) C++
29 162 (12.91%) Node.js
30 154 (12.27%) Greenfield Project

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 25 (1.99%) Apache
2 21 (1.67%) Apache Airflow
3 13 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (0.96%) CMS
5 10 (0.80%) Confluence
6 7 (0.56%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.16%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.080%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.080%) SharePoint
Applications
1 52 (4.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (1.27%) Adobe XD
3 16 (1.27%) Sketch
4 10 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (0.96%) Markit EDM
1 12 (0.96%) SimCorp Dimension
1 12 (0.96%) thinkFolio
2 3 (0.24%) Front Arena
3 1 (0.080%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 600 (47.81%) AWS
2 290 (23.11%) Azure
3 288 (22.95%) GCP
4 93 (7.41%) AWS Lambda
4 93 (7.41%) Serverless
5 75 (5.98%) Amazon EC2
5 75 (5.98%) Amazon S3
6 33 (2.63%) SaaS
7 24 (1.91%) Azure Active Directory
8 20 (1.59%) Apigee
8 20 (1.59%) Route 53
9 16 (1.27%) Figma
9 16 (1.27%) Microsoft 365
10 14 (1.12%) npm
11 9 (0.72%) OpenShift
12 8 (0.64%) GitHub
13 7 (0.56%) AWS CodePipeline
14 6 (0.48%) Power Platform
15 5 (0.40%) Azure Monitor
15 5 (0.40%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.35%) SSH
2 10 (0.80%) VPN
3 9 (0.72%) Network Security
4 8 (0.64%) SSL
5 7 (0.56%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.40%) Firewall
6 5 (0.40%) HTTP
6 5 (0.40%) Wireless
7 4 (0.32%) 3G
7 4 (0.32%) DHCP
7 4 (0.32%) DNS
7 4 (0.32%) Internet
8 3 (0.24%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (0.24%) MPLS
9 1 (0.080%) BGP
9 1 (0.080%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.080%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.080%) OSPF
9 1 (0.080%) VLAN
9 1 (0.080%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (5.10%) SQL Server
2 51 (4.06%) NoSQL
3 37 (2.95%) MongoDB
4 28 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
5 27 (2.15%) Big Data
6 21 (1.67%) Relational Database
7 19 (1.51%) MySQL
8 15 (1.20%) Apache Ignite
9 9 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 7 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (0.48%) Amazon Athena
11 6 (0.48%) Power BI
11 6 (0.48%) Tableau
12 5 (0.40%) Flink
13 4 (0.32%) DB2
13 4 (0.32%) Sisense
13 4 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.24%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.24%) Pentaho
14 3 (0.24%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 26 (2.07%) JIRA
2 19 (1.51%) Git (software)
2 19 (1.51%) Jenkins
3 17 (1.35%) Maven
4 16 (1.27%) Cypress.io
5 15 (1.20%) Selenium
5 15 (1.20%) webpack
6 14 (1.12%) Storybook
7 5 (0.40%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (0.32%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.24%) Android Studio
9 3 (0.24%) Moq
9 3 (0.24%) MSTest
9 3 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.24%) Xcode
10 2 (0.16%) JUnit
10 2 (0.16%) NUnit
10 2 (0.16%) WebDriver
General
1 910 (72.51%) Finance
2 459 (36.57%) Front Office
3 143 (11.39%) Social Skills
4 70 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
5 65 (5.18%) Banking
6 57 (4.54%) Back Office
7 54 (4.30%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 39 (3.11%) Financial Institution
9 37 (2.95%) Presentation Skills
10 29 (2.31%) Legal
11 26 (2.07%) Investment Banking
12 22 (1.75%) Prime Brokerage
13 11 (0.88%) Marketing
14 7 (0.56%) Advertising
15 4 (0.32%) Dutch Language
15 4 (0.32%) French Language
16 3 (0.24%) Law
16 3 (0.24%) Publishing
17 2 (0.16%) Mandarin Language
17 2 (0.16%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 566 (45.10%) Developer
2 447 (35.62%) Software Engineer
3 363 (28.92%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 263 (20.96%) AWS Engineer
5 259 (20.64%) AWS Developer
6 216 (17.21%) AWS Software Engineer
7 178 (14.18%) Java Developer
8 154 (12.27%) Java Software Developer
9 152 (12.11%) Java Engineer
9 152 (12.11%) Java Software Engineer
10 139 (11.08%) Python Engineer
11 135 (10.76%) Senior Developer
12 119 (9.48%) Python Developer
12 119 (9.48%) React Developer
13 105 (8.37%) Senior Software Engineer
14 99 (7.89%) Python Software Engineer
15 88 (7.01%) Senior Software Developer
16 87 (6.93%) .NET Developer
17 76 (6.06%) Engineering Manager
17 76 (6.06%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 487 (38.80%) React
2 216 (17.21%) .NET
3 162 (12.91%) Node.js
4 150 (11.95%) AngularJS
5 135 (10.76%) .NET Core
6 131 (10.44%) Vue.js
7 115 (9.16%) Pandas
8 100 (7.97%) ASP.NET
9 98 (7.81%) gRPC
10 97 (7.73%) ASP.NET Web API
11 94 (7.49%) ASP.NET Core
12 82 (6.53%) NumPy
12 82 (6.53%) SciPy
13 73 (5.82%) Kafka
14 71 (5.66%) GraphQL
15 54 (4.30%) Protocol Buffers
16 45 (3.59%) TensorFlow
17 44 (3.51%) Apache Camel
18 40 (3.19%) D3.js
19 37 (2.95%) PyTorch
Miscellaneous
1 458 (36.49%) Fixed Income
2 403 (32.11%) Equities
3 393 (31.31%) Derivative
4 327 (26.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 154 (12.27%) Greenfield Project
6 80 (6.37%) User Experience
7 47 (3.75%) Algorithms
8 38 (3.03%) OTC Derivatives
9 33 (2.63%) Credit Derivative
10 29 (2.31%) Management Information System
11 27 (2.15%) Cloud Native
12 23 (1.83%) Data Structures
12 23 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
13 22 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
14 21 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
15 19 (1.51%) Equity Derivative
16 18 (1.43%) Reference Data
17 10 (0.80%) Analytical Mindset
18 7 (0.56%) Mobile App
18 7 (0.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 92 (7.33%) Linux
2 51 (4.06%) Windows
3 48 (3.82%) Unix
4 15 (1.20%) Windows 10
5 9 (0.72%) Android
5 9 (0.72%) Windows 7
6 7 (0.56%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.24%) CentOS
9 2 (0.16%) Solaris
9 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.16%) VMS
9 2 (0.16%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.080%) Debian
10 1 (0.080%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.080%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 701 (55.86%) Software Engineering
2 599 (47.73%) Agile
3 497 (39.60%) Asset Management
4 494 (39.36%) Investment Management
5 326 (25.98%) Fintech
6 312 (24.86%) Analytics
7 269 (21.43%) CI/CD
8 231 (18.41%) Microservices
9 229 (18.25%) Full Stack Development
10 204 (16.25%) DevOps
11 142 (11.31%) Mentoring
12 130 (10.36%) Computer Science
13 124 (9.88%) Artificial Intelligence
14 117 (9.32%) Problem-Solving
15 104 (8.29%) Data Analytics
16 102 (8.13%) Portfolio Management
17 98 (7.81%) Front End Development
18 96 (7.65%) Migration
19 92 (7.33%) OOP
20 85 (6.77%) OO
Programming Languages
1 667 (53.15%) Python
2 523 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 413 (32.91%) Java
4 350 (27.89%) C#
5 273 (21.75%) SQL
6 252 (20.08%) TypeScript
7 186 (14.82%) C++
8 53 (4.22%) PHP
9 51 (4.06%) PowerShell
10 50 (3.98%) Scala
11 46 (3.67%) VBA
12 45 (3.59%) R
13 43 (3.43%) Bash
14 30 (2.39%) VB
15 27 (2.15%) MATLAB
16 22 (1.75%) Go
17 12 (0.96%) Clojure
17 12 (0.96%) Rust
18 10 (0.80%) C
19 9 (0.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 90 (7.17%) Degree
2 25 (1.99%) PhD
3 21 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (0.56%) CISM
5 6 (0.48%) CompTIA Security+
6 5 (0.40%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.32%) CISSP
7 4 (0.32%) MBA
8 3 (0.24%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.16%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.16%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (0.16%) Novell Certification
10 1 (0.080%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (8.37%) QA
2 23 (1.83%) GDPR
3 8 (0.64%) Accessibility
3 8 (0.64%) SLA
4 6 (0.48%) PMO
5 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.080%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.080%) EMIR
System Software
1 143 (11.39%) Docker
2 40 (3.19%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.16%) vSphere
6 1 (0.080%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 121 (9.64%) Terraform
2 110 (8.76%) Kubernetes
3 23 (1.83%) Ansible
4 21 (1.67%) Prometheus
5 18 (1.43%) Grafana
6 16 (1.27%) Puppet
7 8 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.40%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.24%) SCCM
10 2 (0.16%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.16%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.16%) Check_MK
10 2 (0.16%) Control-M
10 2 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.16%) HP SIM
10 2 (0.16%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.16%) Netcool
10 2 (0.16%) OpenView
10 2 (0.16%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.16%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 79 (6.29%) Microsoft
2 51 (4.06%) Bloomberg
3 48 (3.82%) Charles River
4 33 (2.63%) Oracle
5 27 (2.15%) BISAM
6 26 (2.07%) Splunk
7 22 (1.75%) Algorithmics
8 16 (1.27%) Adobe
9 15 (1.20%) Calypso
10 14 (1.12%) VMware
11 13 (1.04%) SimCorp
12 12 (0.96%) Sybase
12 12 (0.96%) Tradeweb
13 9 (0.72%) ServiceNow
14 5 (0.40%) Cisco
14 5 (0.40%) Databricks
14 5 (0.40%) FactSet
14 5 (0.40%) Red Hat
14 5 (0.40%) Reuters
15 4 (0.32%) HP