Period
to 24 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 213 204 155
Rank change year-on-year -9 -49 +31
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 1264 1265 1972
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.68% 1.67% 2.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.42% 3.62% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 978 1117 1686
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.70% +12.50%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £112,500 £96,250
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +3.70% +12.50%

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 36986 34909 42701
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 49.29% 46.04% 47.90%
Number of salaries quoted 26528 29627 35055
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.64%
10th Percentile £34,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 24 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -21 219 £65,000 -18.75% 37
East London +6 7 £65,000 -51.40% 1
North London - 1 £50,000 -
Hedge funds
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Hedge funds also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Hedge funds.

1 747 (59.10%) Finance
2 416 (32.91%) SQL
3 406 (32.12%) C#
4 334 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
5 327 (25.87%) Computer Science
6 312 (24.68%) Degree
7 301 (23.81%) Windows
8 271 (21.44%) .NET
9 261 (20.65%) SQL Server
10 243 (19.22%) Python
11 229 (18.12%) Microsoft
12 215 (17.01%) Java
13 187 (14.79%) Banking
14 184 (14.56%) Linux
15 169 (13.37%) Active Directory
16 168 (13.29%) PowerShell
17 156 (12.34%) JavaScript
17 156 (12.34%) VMware
18 154 (12.18%) Asset Management
19 153 (12.10%) Mathematics
20 148 (11.71%) Financial Institution
21 144 (11.39%) Fintech
22 142 (11.23%) Equities
23 134 (10.60%) WPF
24 132 (10.44%) C++
24 132 (10.44%) Unix
25 129 (10.21%) OO
26 127 (10.05%) TDD
27 121 (9.57%) Front Office
27 121 (9.57%) Investment Management

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
1 107 (8.47%) MS Exchange
2 56 (4.43%) SharePoint
3 35 (2.77%) Apache Spark
4 33 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 29 (2.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 13 (1.03%) IIS
7 10 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (0.71%) Tomcat
9 8 (0.63%) Ethereum
10 7 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (0.55%) Skype for Business
11 5 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.32%) Confluence
13 3 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.16%) Apache
15 1 (0.079%) Apache Airflow
15 1 (0.079%) Apache Pig
15 1 (0.079%) JBoss
15 1 (0.079%) OpenStack
Applications
1 50 (3.96%) Microsoft Office
2 44 (3.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (1.50%) Microsoft Project
4 18 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.32%) Maple
5 4 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.32%) Stata
6 1 (0.079%) HipChat
6 1 (0.079%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (2.14%) Remedy ITSM
2 23 (1.82%) Markit EDM
3 18 (1.42%) thinkFolio
4 11 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.55%) Bloomberg AIM
6 3 (0.24%) Front Arena
7 2 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
7 2 (0.16%) Summit
7 2 (0.16%) Tradar
8 1 (0.079%) Advent Geneva
8 1 (0.079%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 1 (0.079%) Eikon
8 1 (0.079%) Eze OMS
8 1 (0.079%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 63 (4.98%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (3.16%) GitHub
3 39 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (1.98%) Office 365
5 11 (0.87%) SaaS
6 10 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.55%) Google App Engine
8 5 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.40%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (0.40%) Mimecast
8 5 (0.40%) Serverless
9 4 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (0.32%) IaaS
10 3 (0.24%) npm
10 3 (0.24%) PaaS
11 2 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.079%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.079%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 60 (4.75%) SAN
2 56 (4.43%) Firewall
3 42 (3.32%) WAN
4 37 (2.93%) DNS
5 34 (2.69%) VPN
6 30 (2.37%) DHCP
7 27 (2.14%) TCP/IP
8 26 (2.06%) LAN
9 18 (1.42%) Cisco IOS
10 17 (1.34%) HTTP
11 16 (1.27%) SNMP
12 15 (1.19%) NetScaler
12 15 (1.19%) Wireless
13 13 (1.03%) BGP
14 11 (0.87%) IPsec
14 11 (0.87%) Multicast
15 10 (0.79%) Network Security
16 8 (0.63%) NAS
16 8 (0.63%) OSPF
17 7 (0.55%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (20.65%) SQL Server
2 74 (5.85%) NoSQL
3 51 (4.03%) MongoDB
4 42 (3.32%) Big Data
5 40 (3.16%) Relational Database
6 30 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
8 19 (1.50%) MySQL
9 15 (1.19%) RDBMS
10 14 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (0.79%) Blockchain
12 10 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (0.55%) Data Mining
13 7 (0.55%) KDB
13 7 (0.55%) MS Access
14 6 (0.47%) Hadoop
14 6 (0.47%) Oracle Database
14 6 (0.47%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 56 (4.43%) JIRA
2 47 (3.72%) Git (software)
3 33 (2.61%) TeamCity
4 18 (1.42%) Jenkins
5 16 (1.27%) Mercurial
6 13 (1.03%) JUnit
7 10 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (0.63%) Maven
8 8 (0.63%) MSBuild
9 7 (0.55%) NUnit
10 6 (0.47%) Eclipse
10 6 (0.47%) Gerrit
11 5 (0.40%) Mockito
11 5 (0.40%) Moq
11 5 (0.40%) MSTest
12 4 (0.32%) Grunt
12 4 (0.32%) Mocha
12 4 (0.32%) Subversion
13 3 (0.24%) MSI
13 3 (0.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 747 (59.10%) Finance
2 187 (14.79%) Banking
3 148 (11.71%) Financial Institution
4 121 (9.57%) Front Office
5 103 (8.15%) Investment Banking
6 51 (4.03%) Back Office
7 32 (2.53%) Games
8 25 (1.98%) Marketing
9 13 (1.03%) German Language
10 12 (0.95%) Telecoms
11 8 (0.63%) Arabic Language
11 8 (0.63%) Hebrew Language
12 7 (0.55%) Mandarin Language
12 7 (0.55%) Retail
13 5 (0.40%) French Language
14 4 (0.32%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.24%) Law
15 3 (0.24%) Prime Brokerage
16 2 (0.16%) Advertising
17 1 (0.079%) Legal
Job Titles
1 527 (41.69%) Developer
2 239 (18.91%) C# Developer
3 167 (13.21%) Analyst
4 99 (7.83%) Senior Developer
5 81 (6.41%) Java Developer
6 75 (5.93%) .NET Developer
7 74 (5.85%) Python Developer
8 70 (5.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 68 (5.38%) C# .NET Developer
10 66 (5.22%) Business Analyst
11 65 (5.14%) Senior C# Developer
12 64 (5.06%) Consultant
13 54 (4.27%) Windows Engineer
14 52 (4.11%) Support Engineer
15 50 (3.96%) Junior
15 50 (3.96%) Software Developer
16 49 (3.88%) Full Stack Developer
17 47 (3.72%) Systems Engineer
18 42 (3.32%) Support Analyst
19 40 (3.16%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (21.44%) .NET
2 134 (10.60%) WPF
3 114 (9.02%) HTML
4 102 (8.07%) AngularJS
5 99 (7.83%) WCF
6 84 (6.65%) CSS
7 53 (4.19%) Web Services
8 52 (4.11%) ASP.NET
9 47 (3.72%) XML
10 44 (3.48%) FIX Protocol
10 44 (3.48%) LINQ
11 43 (3.40%) REST
12 38 (3.01%) .NET Framework
12 38 (3.01%) HTML5
12 38 (3.01%) React
13 35 (2.77%) Node.js
14 32 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
15 31 (2.45%) jQuery
16 29 (2.29%) NumPy
17 26 (2.06%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 327 (25.87%) Computer Science
2 144 (11.39%) Fintech
3 142 (11.23%) Equities
4 105 (8.31%) Greenfield Project
5 89 (7.04%) Fixed Income
6 82 (6.49%) Algorithms
7 61 (4.83%) Derivative
8 60 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
9 34 (2.69%) Market Risk
10 31 (2.45%) Data Centre
10 31 (2.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 30 (2.37%) Data Structures
12 25 (1.98%) Blackberry
13 17 (1.34%) User Experience
14 16 (1.27%) Equity Derivative
14 16 (1.27%) Public Cloud
15 15 (1.19%) iPhone
15 15 (1.19%) OTC Derivatives
16 14 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
17 12 (0.95%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 301 (23.81%) Windows
2 184 (14.56%) Linux
3 132 (10.44%) Unix
4 112 (8.86%) Windows Server
5 77 (6.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 69 (5.46%) Windows 10
7 60 (4.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 59 (4.67%) Windows 7
9 26 (2.06%) Android
10 21 (1.66%) Apple iOS
11 17 (1.34%) CentOS
12 16 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (1.11%) Solaris
14 12 (0.95%) Ubuntu
15 7 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (0.40%) Debian
16 5 (0.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 1 (0.079%) VMS
17 1 (0.079%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.079%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 334 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (12.18%) Asset Management
3 153 (12.10%) Mathematics
4 129 (10.21%) OO
5 127 (10.05%) TDD
6 121 (9.57%) Investment Management
7 96 (7.59%) ITIL
8 90 (7.12%) Multithreading
9 88 (6.96%) SDLC
10 79 (6.25%) Scrum
11 75 (5.93%) Software Engineering
12 74 (5.85%) Low Latency
13 72 (5.70%) DevOps
14 71 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
15 69 (5.46%) Analytics
16 64 (5.06%) Fund Management
16 64 (5.06%) Risk Management
17 57 (4.51%) Microservices
18 55 (4.35%) Physics
19 54 (4.27%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 416 (32.91%) SQL
2 406 (32.12%) C#
3 243 (19.22%) Python
4 215 (17.01%) Java
5 168 (13.29%) PowerShell
6 156 (12.34%) JavaScript
7 132 (10.44%) C++
8 52 (4.11%) Perl
9 48 (3.80%) T-SQL
10 35 (2.77%) MATLAB
11 33 (2.61%) Scala
12 30 (2.37%) Ruby
13 29 (2.29%) R
14 25 (1.98%) Haskell
15 24 (1.90%) PHP
15 24 (1.90%) VB
16 23 (1.82%) Bash Shell
16 23 (1.82%) Shell Script
17 21 (1.66%) F#
18 16 (1.27%) C
Qualifications
1 312 (24.68%) Degree
2 78 (6.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (3.48%) PhD
4 20 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (1.42%) CCNA
6 15 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (1.19%) Numerate Degree
7 14 (1.11%) Master's Degree
8 8 (0.63%) ISEB
8 8 (0.63%) MCSE
9 7 (0.55%) CISSP
9 7 (0.55%) ISEB Practitioner
9 7 (0.55%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.47%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 5 (0.40%) CFA
12 3 (0.24%) CCNP
12 3 (0.24%) Siebel Certification
12 3 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.16%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.16%) QA
2 14 (1.11%) SLA
3 11 (0.87%) MiFID
4 9 (0.71%) AIFMD
4 9 (0.71%) UCITS
5 6 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.40%) PMO
7 3 (0.24%) EMIR
8 2 (0.16%) Basel III
System Software
1 169 (13.37%) Active Directory
2 115 (9.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (1.74%) Docker
3 22 (1.74%) Hyper-V
4 13 (1.03%) XenApp
5 11 (0.87%) Virtual Desktop
6 9 (0.71%) LXC
7 8 (0.63%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.47%) Firmware
9 5 (0.40%) MetaFrame
9 5 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.32%) vSphere
10 4 (0.32%) XenServer
11 3 (0.24%) NFS
12 2 (0.16%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.079%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.079%) Ceph
13 1 (0.079%) GPFS
13 1 (0.079%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 43 (3.40%) SCCM
2 15 (1.19%) SCOM
3 14 (1.11%) Ansible
4 12 (0.95%) AirWatch
4 12 (0.95%) Puppet
5 11 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.79%) Control-M
6 10 (0.79%) Nagios
7 6 (0.47%) CFEngine
7 6 (0.47%) Cobbler
7 6 (0.47%) collectd
7 6 (0.47%) rkt
7 6 (0.47%) Terraform
7 6 (0.47%) yum
8 5 (0.40%) Consul
8 5 (0.40%) Kubernetes
9 4 (0.32%) Marathon
9 4 (0.32%) Mesos
10 3 (0.24%) Malwarebytes
10 3 (0.24%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 229 (18.12%) Microsoft
2 156 (12.34%) VMware
3 75 (5.93%) Oracle
4 67 (5.30%) Cisco
5 61 (4.83%) Citrix
6 47 (3.72%) Bloomberg
7 39 (3.09%) Reuters
8 38 (3.01%) Charles River
9 37 (2.93%) Sybase
10 35 (2.77%) NetApp
11 29 (2.29%) Dell
12 27 (2.14%) BMC
12 27 (2.14%) HP
12 27 (2.14%) Remedy
13 26 (2.06%) ServiceNow
14 24 (1.90%) HEAT Software
14 24 (1.90%) LANDesk
15 15 (1.19%) IBM
16 14 (1.11%) Hitachi
16 14 (1.11%) Veritas