Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 862 826 907
Rank change year-on-year -36 +81 +54
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 18 104 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.020% 0.10% 0.049%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.052% 0.28% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 18 39 47
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £35,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +64.29% -39.13% -17.86%
10th Percentile £27,500 £17,500 £29,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £61,750 £79,500
UK median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +3.70%

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 34,845 36,901 38,982
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 39.00% 36.76% 36.35%
Number of salaries quoted 26,436 29,019 31,110
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -42 13 £57,500 +187.50% 1
North of England +7 3 £65,000 +73.33%
North West - 2 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +23 1 £75,000 +100.00%
South West +2 1 £75,000 +50.00%
Channel Islands - 1 £30,000 -
Hedge funds
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 10 (55.56%) Financial Institution
3 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
4 7 (38.89%) Degree
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (33.33%) Windows
5 6 (33.33%) Python
6 5 (27.78%) Linux
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
6 5 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (27.78%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (22.22%) CEH
7 4 (22.22%) Security Operations
7 4 (22.22%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 4 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (22.22%) CISSP
7 4 (22.22%) Java
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (16.67%) OO
8 3 (16.67%) Juniper
8 3 (16.67%) Project Management
8 3 (16.67%) CRM
8 3 (16.67%) LAN
8 3 (16.67%) WAN
8 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 3 (16.67%) VPN
8 3 (16.67%) Cisco

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 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
1 1 (5.56%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) LAN
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 3 (16.67%) VPN
1 3 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
General
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 10 (55.56%) Financial Institution
3 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Security Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Java Developer - Fintech
4 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Financial Services Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Junior
4 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Python Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Network Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Network Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) Django
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) Node.js
1 1 (5.56%) NumPy
1 1 (5.56%) Pandas
1 1 (5.56%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 5 (27.78%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (22.22%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 3 (16.67%) Fintech
5 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
5 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
6 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (5.56%) Derivative
6 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (5.56%) Social Media
6 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
1 5 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (22.22%) Security Operations
3 3 (16.67%) CRM
3 3 (16.67%) OO
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 2 (11.11%) Microservices
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Physics
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (5.56%) Investment Management
5 1 (5.56%) Linear Regression
5 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Python
2 4 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) C++
3 2 (11.11%) Go
3 2 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.56%) R
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
2 4 (22.22%) CEH
2 4 (22.22%) CISSP
2 4 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Docker
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) linkerd
1 2 (11.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco
2 3 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.56%) VMware