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

Hedge fund
England > London
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 220 177
Rank change year-on-year +55 -43 -14
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 1,484 1,239 1,601
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.13% 1.67% 1.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.38% 3.37% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,275 994 1,432
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £120,000 £105,000 £106,250
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 33,860 36,748 38,556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.61% 49.54% 47.67%
Number of salaries quoted 26,191 26,912 32,783
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
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 18 August 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 August 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 +38 297 £65,000 +4.00% 59
West London - 14 £77,500 - 18
East London -12 6 £80,000 +18.52% 2
Hedge funds
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 997 (67.18%) Finance
2 557 (37.53%) SQL
3 506 (34.10%) C#
4 433 (29.18%) Java
5 427 (28.77%) Python
6 400 (26.95%) Asset Management
7 390 (26.28%) Degree
8 385 (25.94%) Banking
9 382 (25.74%) Front Office
10 357 (24.06%) Agile Software Development
11 344 (23.18%) Computer Science
12 308 (20.75%) SQL Server
13 300 (20.22%) Equities
14 280 (18.87%) Software Engineering
15 279 (18.80%) Fixed Income
16 276 (18.60%) .NET
17 261 (17.59%) Windows
18 245 (16.51%) Investment Management
19 244 (16.44%) Fintech
20 235 (15.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 234 (15.77%) C++
22 231 (15.57%) Derivative
23 211 (14.22%) Investment Banking
24 204 (13.75%) Linux
25 198 (13.34%) JavaScript
26 191 (12.87%) Mathematics
27 177 (11.93%) Amazon AWS
28 172 (11.59%) AngularJS
29 166 (11.19%) Problem-Solving
30 163 (10.98%) React

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 63 (4.25%) Apache
1 63 (4.25%) MS Exchange
2 41 (2.76%) Tomcat
3 38 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 34 (2.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 32 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 23 (1.55%) Apache Spark
7 17 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
8 11 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (0.67%) Confluence
10 7 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.34%) Ethereum
11 5 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.20%) IIS
14 2 (0.13%) CMS
14 2 (0.13%) Jupyter
15 1 (0.067%) OpenStack
Applications
1 58 (3.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.067%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 123 (8.29%) thinkFolio
2 57 (3.84%) Markit EDM
3 55 (3.71%) Front Arena
4 14 (0.94%) Eagle PACE
5 11 (0.74%) LatentZero
6 9 (0.61%) Bloomberg AIM
6 9 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (0.40%) LongView
7 6 (0.40%) Sentinel
8 5 (0.34%) Ripple
9 4 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
10 2 (0.13%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
10 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.067%) Orchestrade
11 1 (0.067%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 1 (0.067%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 177 (11.93%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (3.30%) SaaS
4 30 (2.02%) Office 365
5 24 (1.62%) GitHub
6 14 (0.94%) IaaS
7 13 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.61%) Serverless
9 8 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
10 7 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
10 7 (0.47%) CloudFront
11 4 (0.27%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.13%) Google Analytics
14 1 (0.067%) Amazon EMR
14 1 (0.067%) Basecamp
14 1 (0.067%) NuGet
14 1 (0.067%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (4.31%) Firewall
2 62 (4.18%) DNS
3 58 (3.91%) LAN
4 57 (3.84%) WAN
5 51 (3.44%) DHCP
6 37 (2.49%) TCP/IP
7 33 (2.22%) VPN
8 30 (2.02%) Cisco IOS
9 28 (1.89%) Multicast
10 22 (1.48%) FIX Connectivity
11 18 (1.21%) BGP
12 17 (1.15%) Internet
12 17 (1.15%) WebEx
13 14 (0.94%) Wireless
14 12 (0.81%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (0.81%) HTTP
15 11 (0.74%) MPLS
15 11 (0.74%) VLAN
16 10 (0.67%) EIGRP
16 10 (0.67%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 308 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 76 (5.12%) Relational Database
3 68 (4.58%) Big Data
4 53 (3.57%) MongoDB
5 51 (3.44%) MySQL
6 48 (3.23%) NoSQL
7 40 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
8 33 (2.22%) Hadoop
9 31 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
10 29 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 18 (1.21%) DB2
11 18 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 17 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
12 17 (1.15%) Data Lake
12 17 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
13 16 (1.08%) Blockchain
14 15 (1.01%) SQLPlus
15 14 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
16 13 (0.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
17 12 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 68 (4.58%) Jenkins
2 67 (4.51%) Vagrant
3 60 (4.04%) Git (software)
4 31 (2.09%) JIRA
5 26 (1.75%) Plastic SCM
5 26 (1.75%) Selenium
5 26 (1.75%) TeamCity
6 21 (1.42%) JUnit
7 19 (1.28%) SpecFlow
8 16 (1.08%) Cucumber
9 13 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (0.81%) NUnit
11 10 (0.67%) WinDbg
12 9 (0.61%) HP UFT
12 9 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
13 8 (0.54%) Mockito
14 7 (0.47%) Maven
14 7 (0.47%) SonarQube
14 7 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (0.40%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 997 (67.18%) Finance
2 385 (25.94%) Banking
3 382 (25.74%) Front Office
4 211 (14.22%) Investment Banking
5 142 (9.57%) Financial Institution
6 54 (3.64%) Back Office
7 44 (2.96%) French Language
8 41 (2.76%) German Language
8 41 (2.76%) Italian Language
9 28 (1.89%) Games
10 23 (1.55%) Advertising
11 8 (0.54%) Prime Brokerage
11 8 (0.54%) Telecoms
12 7 (0.47%) Marketing
13 6 (0.40%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.27%) Legal
15 2 (0.13%) Law
15 2 (0.13%) Mandarin Language
15 2 (0.13%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 616 (41.51%) Developer
2 247 (16.64%) C# Developer
3 233 (15.70%) Analyst
4 173 (11.66%) Java Developer
5 123 (8.29%) Python Developer
6 103 (6.94%) Senior Developer
7 98 (6.60%) Applications Support
8 92 (6.20%) Support Engineer
9 90 (6.06%) Junior
10 81 (5.46%) Software Engineer
11 68 (4.58%) Junior Developer
12 67 (4.51%) Support Analyst
13 58 (3.91%) AWS Developer
14 56 (3.77%) Java Engineer
15 54 (3.64%) Software Developer
16 52 (3.50%) Graduate
16 52 (3.50%) Windows Engineer
17 50 (3.37%) Finance Manager
18 49 (3.30%) Business Analyst
18 49 (3.30%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (18.60%) .NET
2 172 (11.59%) AngularJS
3 163 (10.98%) React
4 159 (10.71%) Web Services
5 146 (9.84%) HTML
6 135 (9.10%) FIX Protocol
7 115 (7.75%) CSS
8 101 (6.81%) J2EE
9 95 (6.40%) WPF
10 92 (6.20%) ASP.NET
11 82 (5.53%) HTML5
11 82 (5.53%) J2SE
12 71 (4.78%) WCF
13 68 (4.58%) Spring
14 48 (3.23%) RESTful
15 45 (3.03%) Node.js
15 45 (3.03%) Pandas
16 44 (2.96%) NumPy
17 43 (2.90%) jQuery
18 41 (2.76%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 344 (23.18%) Computer Science
2 300 (20.22%) Equities
3 279 (18.80%) Fixed Income
4 244 (16.44%) Fintech
5 235 (15.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 231 (15.57%) Derivative
7 109 (7.35%) Algorithms
7 109 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
8 102 (6.87%) Greenfield Project
9 80 (5.39%) Data Structures
10 50 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
11 47 (3.17%) User Experience
12 44 (2.96%) OTC Derivatives
13 43 (2.90%) Blackberry
13 43 (2.90%) Data Centre
14 40 (2.70%) Cyberthreat
15 31 (2.09%) Market Risk
16 30 (2.02%) Management Information System
17 27 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
18 22 (1.48%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 261 (17.59%) Windows
2 204 (13.75%) Linux
3 91 (6.13%) Unix
4 82 (5.53%) Windows Server
5 50 (3.37%) Windows 10
6 44 (2.96%) Windows 7
7 37 (2.49%) Android
8 36 (2.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 32 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (1.08%) CentOS
12 13 (0.88%) Fedora
13 8 (0.54%) Debian
13 8 (0.54%) Ubuntu
14 7 (0.47%) Solaris
15 6 (0.40%) Apple iOS
15 6 (0.40%) SUSE
15 6 (0.40%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
16 5 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 400 (26.95%) Asset Management
2 357 (24.06%) Agile Software Development
3 280 (18.87%) Software Engineering
4 245 (16.51%) Investment Management
5 191 (12.87%) Mathematics
6 166 (11.19%) Problem-Solving
7 163 (10.98%) DevOps
8 161 (10.85%) TDD
9 149 (10.04%) Continuous Integration
10 139 (9.37%) Microservices
11 135 (9.10%) Multithreading
12 124 (8.36%) Low Latency
13 120 (8.09%) Portfolio Management
14 113 (7.61%) OO
15 106 (7.14%) Physics
16 102 (6.87%) Scrum
16 102 (6.87%) Test Automation
17 90 (6.06%) Analytics
18 86 (5.80%) Algorithmic Trading
18 86 (5.80%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 557 (37.53%) SQL
2 506 (34.10%) C#
3 433 (29.18%) Java
4 427 (28.77%) Python
5 234 (15.77%) C++
6 198 (13.34%) JavaScript
7 103 (6.94%) Perl
8 102 (6.87%) PowerShell
9 81 (5.46%) Bash Shell
10 62 (4.18%) Scala
11 60 (4.04%) Ruby
12 57 (3.84%) R
13 44 (2.96%) Bourne shell
13 44 (2.96%) Korn
14 36 (2.43%) T-SQL
15 35 (2.36%) C
16 33 (2.22%) Kotlin
17 28 (1.89%) Java 8
18 27 (1.82%) VBA
19 26 (1.75%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 390 (26.28%) Degree
2 74 (4.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 51 (3.44%) Numerate Degree
4 37 (2.49%) PhD
5 32 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (1.15%) CCNA
6 17 (1.15%) CCNP
7 16 (1.08%) Master's Degree
8 10 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.54%) CFA
10 7 (0.47%) ISTQB
10 7 (0.47%) MCITP
10 7 (0.47%) MCP
11 6 (0.40%) GSEC
12 4 (0.27%) CCIE
12 4 (0.27%) RHCE
12 4 (0.27%) RHCSA
13 3 (0.20%) MCSE
14 2 (0.13%) ISEB
14 2 (0.13%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (4.51%) QA
2 23 (1.55%) MiFID
3 12 (0.81%) SLA
4 10 (0.67%) PMO
5 3 (0.20%) GDPR
6 1 (0.067%) COBIT
6 1 (0.067%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.067%) EMIR
System Software
1 111 (7.48%) Active Directory
2 108 (7.28%) Docker
3 96 (6.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (1.08%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
6 11 (0.74%) XenApp
7 10 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 7 (0.47%) MetaFrame
8 7 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (0.40%) vSphere
9 6 (0.40%) XenServer
10 5 (0.34%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.20%) NFS
11 3 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.13%) iptables
12 2 (0.13%) Samba
13 1 (0.067%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.067%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 74 (4.99%) Terraform
2 34 (2.29%) SCCM
3 32 (2.16%) AirWatch
4 18 (1.21%) Prometheus
5 16 (1.08%) Ansible
6 13 (0.88%) Kubernetes
6 13 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (0.74%) Control-M
8 10 (0.67%) Perfmon
9 9 (0.61%) Puppet
10 7 (0.47%) HP Fortify
11 6 (0.40%) Backup Exec
11 6 (0.40%) Nagios
11 6 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (0.40%) XenMobile
12 5 (0.34%) Kibana
12 5 (0.34%) SCOM
13 3 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
13 3 (0.20%) Mesos
13 3 (0.20%) Salt
Vendors
1 157 (10.58%) Microsoft
2 155 (10.44%) Oracle
3 123 (8.29%) Bloomberg
4 114 (7.68%) VMware
5 101 (6.81%) Charles River
6 95 (6.40%) Reuters
7 94 (6.33%) Cisco
8 69 (4.65%) Calypso
9 60 (4.04%) SimCorp
10 55 (3.71%) FXall
11 46 (3.10%) MarketAxess
11 46 (3.10%) Tradeweb
12 40 (2.70%) Sybase
13 37 (2.49%) Citrix
13 37 (2.49%) NetApp
14 30 (2.02%) Red Hat
15 24 (1.62%) Nimble Storage
16 20 (1.35%) ServiceNow
17 19 (1.28%) Google
18 16 (1.08%) HP