Period
to 2 December 2021

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 2 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
England > London
6 months to
2 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 182 74 145
Rank change year-on-year -108 +71 +25
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 1,041 921 1,261
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.01% 4.18% 2.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.56% 10.62% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 909 878 1,164
10th Percentile £59,500 £60,000 £53,750
25th Percentile £81,250 £81,250 £63,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £105,000 £107,500 £82,500
Median % change year-on-year -2.33% +30.30% +10.00%
75th Percentile £132,500 £136,250 £120,000
90th Percentile £143,750 £160,000 £143,750
England median annual salary £102,500 £107,500 £82,500
% change year-on-year -4.65% +30.30% +10.00%

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 22,848 8,671 20,766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 44.20% 39.37% 38.51%
Number of salaries quoted 14,073 7,393 16,378
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £36,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% +3.85%
75th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £86,250
90th Percentile £115,000 £115,000 £110,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +1.85%

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 2 December 2021.

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 2 December 2021. 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 +22 114 £86,250 -9.21% 60
West London -71 3 £60,000 +23.08% 18
Hedge funds
England

For the 6 months to 2 December 2021, 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.

1 758 (72.81%) Finance
2 608 (58.41%) Software Engineering
3 607 (58.31%) Python
4 542 (52.07%) AWS
5 513 (49.28%) Asset Management
6 475 (45.63%) React
7 453 (43.52%) Java
8 445 (42.75%) Agile Software Development
9 437 (41.98%) JavaScript
10 414 (39.77%) Web Services
11 391 (37.56%) SQL
12 390 (37.46%) Investment Management
13 384 (36.89%) Front Office
14 335 (32.18%) Full Stack Development
15 323 (31.03%) Fixed Income
16 304 (29.20%) Equities
17 296 (28.43%) TypeScript
18 278 (26.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 272 (26.13%) Derivative
20 244 (23.44%) Serverless
21 243 (23.34%) AWS Lambda
22 235 (22.57%) Analytics
23 224 (21.52%) Microservices
24 223 (21.42%) QA
25 221 (21.23%) Amazon EC2
26 215 (20.65%) Azure
26 215 (20.65%) Docker
27 196 (18.83%) DevOps
28 194 (18.64%) Kubernetes
29 192 (18.44%) Banking

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 92 (8.84%) Apache
2 35 (3.36%) Apache Airflow
3 19 (1.83%) Apache Spark
4 9 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (0.58%) MS Exchange
5 6 (0.58%) nginx
5 6 (0.58%) Traefik
6 4 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (0.38%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.29%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.19%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.096%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 28 (2.69%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (2.40%) Adobe XD
3 19 (1.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (1.34%) Figma
4 14 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
4 14 (1.34%) Sketch
5 11 (1.06%) Adobe Illustrator
5 11 (1.06%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.29%) Eikon
2 1 (0.096%) Bloomberg AIM
2 1 (0.096%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.096%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.096%) SunGard APT
2 1 (0.096%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 542 (52.07%) AWS
2 244 (23.44%) Serverless
3 243 (23.34%) AWS Lambda
4 221 (21.23%) Amazon EC2
5 215 (20.65%) Azure
6 160 (15.37%) GCP
7 129 (12.39%) Amazon ECS
8 96 (9.22%) Amazon S3
9 32 (3.07%) SaaS
10 27 (2.59%) AWS CloudFormation
11 24 (2.31%) Microsoft 365
12 15 (1.44%) OpenShift
13 12 (1.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 10 (0.96%) Power Platform
14 10 (0.96%) Snowflake
15 7 (0.67%) PaaS
16 6 (0.58%) Amazon EKS
16 6 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
17 5 (0.48%) GitHub
18 4 (0.38%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.92%) HTTP
2 13 (1.25%) VPN
3 12 (1.15%) TCP/IP
4 11 (1.06%) DNS
5 10 (0.96%) Wireless
6 8 (0.77%) DHCP
7 6 (0.58%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (0.38%) Skype
9 3 (0.29%) Network Security
10 2 (0.19%) SSL
10 2 (0.19%) VoIP
11 1 (0.096%) Cisco IPT
11 1 (0.096%) Firewall
11 1 (0.096%) FIX Connectivity
11 1 (0.096%) Internet
11 1 (0.096%) MPLS
11 1 (0.096%) SD-WAN
11 1 (0.096%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.096%) WAN
11 1 (0.096%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (15.08%) Amazon Athena
1 157 (15.08%) Amazon Aurora
2 98 (9.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 92 (8.84%) Apache Ignite
4 39 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
5 29 (2.79%) SQL Server
6 26 (2.50%) MySQL
7 25 (2.40%) NoSQL
8 19 (1.83%) Flink
9 17 (1.63%) Tableau
10 15 (1.44%) MongoDB
10 15 (1.44%) Relational Database
11 14 (1.34%) Blockchain
12 11 (1.06%) Redis
13 10 (0.96%) Power BI
13 10 (0.96%) Sisense
14 9 (0.86%) Big Data
15 8 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (0.58%) Event Store
17 5 (0.48%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 27 (2.59%) Git (software)
2 17 (1.63%) Jenkins
3 12 (1.15%) JIRA
3 12 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
4 11 (1.06%) Selenium
5 9 (0.86%) SpecFlow
6 8 (0.77%) JUnit
7 6 (0.58%) Cucumber
7 6 (0.58%) git-flow
7 6 (0.58%) webpack
8 5 (0.48%) TestNG
9 4 (0.38%) Browser DevTools
9 4 (0.38%) CircleCI
10 3 (0.29%) Cypress.io
10 3 (0.29%) GitLab
10 3 (0.29%) Mockito
10 3 (0.29%) Storybook
10 3 (0.29%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.19%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.19%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 758 (72.81%) Finance
2 384 (36.89%) Front Office
3 192 (18.44%) Banking
4 114 (10.95%) Social Skills
5 50 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
5 50 (4.80%) Back Office
6 42 (4.03%) Financial Institution
7 31 (2.98%) Legal
8 20 (1.92%) Investment Banking
9 17 (1.63%) Presentation Skills
10 14 (1.34%) Prime Brokerage
11 6 (0.58%) Marketing
12 5 (0.48%) Billing
12 5 (0.48%) Games
13 4 (0.38%) Private Banking
13 4 (0.38%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.38%) Telecoms
14 3 (0.29%) Law
14 3 (0.29%) Retail
15 2 (0.19%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 618 (59.37%) Developer
2 424 (40.73%) Software Engineer
3 365 (35.06%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 237 (22.77%) Python Developer
5 216 (20.75%) Python Engineer
6 208 (19.98%) AWS Engineer
7 206 (19.79%) Python Software Engineer
8 197 (18.92%) AWS Developer
9 194 (18.64%) AWS Software Engineer
10 149 (14.31%) React Developer
11 127 (12.20%) Java Developer
12 107 (10.28%) Lead Developer
13 103 (9.89%) UI Engineer
14 101 (9.70%) Lead Software Engineer
14 101 (9.70%) UI Developer
15 99 (9.51%) Java Engineer
16 98 (9.41%) Java Software Engineer
17 81 (7.78%) Lead Software Developer
18 72 (6.92%) Java Software Developer
18 72 (6.92%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 475 (45.63%) React
2 414 (39.77%) Web Services
3 171 (16.43%) Node.js
4 167 (16.04%) AngularJS
5 153 (14.70%) gRPC
6 142 (13.64%) Vue.js
7 104 (9.99%) .NET
8 81 (7.78%) .NET Core
9 58 (5.57%) Kafka
10 47 (4.51%) HTML
11 44 (4.23%) Pandas
12 38 (3.65%) NumPy
13 37 (3.55%) CSS
14 34 (3.27%) Material-UI
15 30 (2.88%) FIX Protocol
15 30 (2.88%) SciPy
16 27 (2.59%) Spring
17 25 (2.40%) ASP.NET
18 24 (2.31%) Protocol Buffers
18 24 (2.31%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 323 (31.03%) Fixed Income
2 304 (29.20%) Equities
3 278 (26.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 272 (26.13%) Derivative
5 129 (12.39%) Pricing Data
6 118 (11.34%) User Experience
7 57 (5.48%) Greenfield Project
8 55 (5.28%) Credit Derivative
9 45 (4.32%) Algorithms
10 21 (2.02%) Credit Risk
10 21 (2.02%) Data Structures
11 19 (1.83%) Data Protection Act
12 17 (1.63%) Management Information System
13 15 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (1.06%) BYOD
14 11 (1.06%) Clustering
14 11 (1.06%) Graphic Design
15 10 (0.96%) Analytical Mindset
16 9 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
17 7 (0.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 68 (6.53%) Linux
2 62 (5.96%) Windows
3 27 (2.59%) Unix
4 18 (1.73%) Windows 10
5 12 (1.15%) Windows 7
6 10 (0.96%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.77%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.67%) Mac OS
9 5 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (0.19%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.096%) Android
11 1 (0.096%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 608 (58.41%) Software Engineering
2 513 (49.28%) Asset Management
3 445 (42.75%) Agile Software Development
4 390 (37.46%) Investment Management
5 335 (32.18%) Full Stack Development
6 235 (22.57%) Analytics
7 224 (21.52%) Microservices
8 196 (18.83%) DevOps
9 189 (18.16%) Fintech
10 155 (14.89%) Test Automation
11 154 (14.79%) Data Science
12 152 (14.60%) Data Management
13 143 (13.74%) Artificial Intelligence
14 135 (12.97%) Project Delivery
15 129 (12.39%) Enterprise Data Management
16 123 (11.82%) Front End Development
17 114 (10.95%) Portfolio Management
18 100 (9.61%) Data Analytics
19 70 (6.72%) Problem-Solving
20 67 (6.44%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 607 (58.31%) Python
2 453 (43.52%) Java
3 437 (41.98%) JavaScript
4 391 (37.56%) SQL
5 296 (28.43%) TypeScript
6 180 (17.29%) C#
7 148 (14.22%) Scala
8 111 (10.66%) Kotlin
9 98 (9.41%) C++
9 98 (9.41%) Clojure
10 45 (4.32%) PHP
11 40 (3.84%) PowerShell
12 35 (3.36%) R
13 20 (1.92%) Bash Shell
14 12 (1.15%) VB
15 8 (0.77%) C
15 8 (0.77%) F#
16 6 (0.58%) Ruby
17 4 (0.38%) ES6
18 3 (0.29%) Cython
Qualifications
1 54 (5.19%) Degree
2 15 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (1.15%) PhD
4 7 (0.67%) Master's Degree
4 7 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.58%) AWS Certification
6 5 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.29%) MCP
7 3 (0.29%) MCSA
8 2 (0.19%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.096%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.096%) CFA
9 1 (0.096%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.096%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 223 (21.42%) QA
2 25 (2.40%) GDPR
3 13 (1.25%) SLA
4 7 (0.67%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.48%) PMO
6 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.19%) NIST
7 1 (0.096%) PMBOK
System Software
1 215 (20.65%) Docker
2 29 (2.79%) Active Directory
3 27 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.25%) vSphere
5 4 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.096%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 194 (18.64%) Kubernetes
2 162 (15.56%) Terraform
3 19 (1.83%) Ansible
4 17 (1.63%) SCCM
5 12 (1.15%) Grafana
5 12 (1.15%) Prometheus
5 12 (1.15%) Puppet
6 11 (1.06%) Failover Clustering
6 11 (1.06%) SCOM
7 7 (0.67%) PowerCLI
8 6 (0.58%) Consul
8 6 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
8 6 (0.58%) NetBackup
8 6 (0.58%) Rancher
9 5 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.38%) OfficeScan
10 4 (0.38%) Trend Micro Deep Security
11 3 (0.29%) Cobbler
11 3 (0.29%) Red Hat Satellite
12 2 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 47 (4.51%) Microsoft
2 31 (2.98%) Bloomberg
3 30 (2.88%) VMware
4 25 (2.40%) Adobe
5 22 (2.11%) Algorithmics
6 17 (1.63%) Reuters
7 14 (1.34%) Cisco
8 12 (1.15%) Citrix
9 11 (1.06%) FactSet
9 11 (1.06%) ServiceNow
10 8 (0.77%) Apple
11 7 (0.67%) HP
12 6 (0.58%) Altiris
12 6 (0.58%) Calypso
12 6 (0.58%) McAfee
12 6 (0.58%) Murex
12 6 (0.58%) Oracle
12 6 (0.58%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.38%) Veritas