Period
to 26 April 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Hedge funds over the 6 months to 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 876 825 861
Rank change year-on-year -51 +36 +101
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 52 67 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.051% 0.068% 0.099%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.17% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 37 57 72
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -22.73% +29.41%
10th Percentile £17,500 £27,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £78,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%

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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 40,461 38,571 47,374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 39.41% 39.16% 40.72%
Number of salaries quoted 31,628 31,067 37,273
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.56% +8.33%

Hedge funds
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Hedge funds as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Hedge funds in the UK excluding London

Hedge funds
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Hedge funds in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Hedge funds in the UK excluding London

Hedge funds
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Hedge funds in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Hedge funds in the UK excluding London

Hedge funds
Job Locations in the UK excluding 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 UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 26 April 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
South East +29 46 £37,500 +25.00%
North of England +5 3 £72,500 +48.72%
South West -21 2 £72,500 +26.09%
North East - 2 £68,750 -
North West -18 1 £75,000 +53.85%
Scotland -62 1 £65,000 +124.14%
Hedge funds
UK

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Hedge funds.

1 52 (100.00%) Finance
2 41 (78.85%) Financial Institution
3 23 (44.23%) Telecoms
3 23 (44.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (44.23%) Microsoft Project
3 23 (44.23%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (44.23%) LAN
3 23 (44.23%) WAN
3 23 (44.23%) TCP/IP
3 23 (44.23%) VPN
3 23 (44.23%) Cisco
3 23 (44.23%) Juniper
3 23 (44.23%) Project Management
3 23 (44.23%) Data Centre
4 11 (21.15%) Python
5 9 (17.31%) Fintech
6 8 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
6 8 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (15.38%) Statistics
7 7 (13.46%) Marketing
7 7 (13.46%) Ruby
7 7 (13.46%) TDD
7 7 (13.46%) Pair Programming
7 7 (13.46%) CRM
7 7 (13.46%) Java
7 7 (13.46%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (13.46%) Go
7 7 (13.46%) Social Media

Hedge funds
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding 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 2 (3.85%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.92%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (44.23%) Microsoft Office
1 23 (44.23%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.92%) Office 365
2 1 (1.92%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 23 (44.23%) LAN
1 23 (44.23%) TCP/IP
1 23 (44.23%) VPN
1 23 (44.23%) WAN
2 2 (3.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) MySQL
1 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 52 (100.00%) Finance
2 41 (78.85%) Financial Institution
3 23 (44.23%) Telecoms
4 7 (13.46%) Marketing
5 5 (9.62%) Banking
6 3 (5.77%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.92%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 11 (21.15%) Network Engineer
2 10 (19.23%) Junior
3 8 (15.38%) Delivery Manager
3 8 (15.38%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
3 8 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
3 8 (15.38%) Network Delivery Manager
3 8 (15.38%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 7 (13.46%) Developer
5 6 (11.54%) Java Developer
5 6 (11.54%) Network Operator
6 5 (9.62%) Java Developer - Fintech
6 5 (9.62%) Resourcer
7 4 (7.69%) Business Development Manager
7 4 (7.69%) Business Manager
7 4 (7.69%) Development Manager
7 4 (7.69%) Junior Project Manager
7 4 (7.69%) Network Manager
7 4 (7.69%) Network Project Manager
7 4 (7.69%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.77%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) .NET
1 1 (1.92%) Django
1 1 (1.92%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (1.92%) JSON
1 1 (1.92%) REST
1 1 (1.92%) XML
1 1 (1.92%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (44.23%) Data Centre
2 9 (17.31%) Fintech
3 7 (13.46%) Social Media
4 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.77%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.85%) Derivative
5 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.92%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.92%) Equities
6 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) Project Management
1 23 (44.23%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (15.38%) Statistics
3 7 (13.46%) Commercial Awareness
3 7 (13.46%) CRM
3 7 (13.46%) Pair Programming
3 7 (13.46%) TDD
4 6 (11.54%) Problem Management
5 4 (7.69%) Business Development
5 4 (7.69%) Lead Generation
5 4 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.77%) Fund Management
6 3 (5.77%) Mathematics
7 2 (3.85%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.85%) Microservices
7 2 (3.85%) Monte Carlo Method
7 2 (3.85%) Physics
7 2 (3.85%) Stress Testing
8 1 (1.92%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.15%) Python
2 7 (13.46%) Go
2 7 (13.46%) Java
2 7 (13.46%) Java 8
2 7 (13.46%) Ruby
3 3 (5.77%) SQL
4 2 (3.85%) R
5 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Docker
2 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Kibana
1 1 (1.92%) logstash
Vendors
1 23 (44.23%) Cisco
1 23 (44.23%) Juniper
2 7 (13.46%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (7.69%) Facebook
3 4 (7.69%) Google
3 4 (7.69%) ServiceNow
3 4 (7.69%) TOWER Software
4 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.92%) Bloomberg