Hedge funds Jobs

Hedge fund
UK

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that cited Hedge funds over the 6 months leading up to 25 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
25 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 296 375 450
Rank change year-on-year +79 +75 -92
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 990 793 1,397
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.90% 0.86% 0.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.68% 1.99% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 907 700 1,071
10th Percentile £75,000 £50,000 £56,250
25th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £115,000 £105,000 £110,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +10.00%
75th Percentile £143,750 £148,125 £135,000
90th Percentile £165,000 £187,500 £171,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -4.00%

All Generic Skills
UK

Hedge funds falls under the General and Transferable Skills category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring generic IT skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 36,881 39,847 84,337
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 33.57% 43.09% 48.81%
Number of salaries quoted 23,494 22,189 34,558
10th Percentile £28,250 £35,750 £34,500
25th Percentile £38,530 £46,500 £45,229
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £75,000 £85,000 £83,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £110,000 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Hedge funds
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Hedge funds as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Hedge funds in the UK

Hedge funds
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Hedge funds.

Salary trend for Hedge funds in the UK

Hedge funds
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Hedge funds over the 6 months to 25 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Hedge funds in the UK

Hedge funds
Top 8 Job Locations

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 over the 6 months to 25 June 2024. 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
Jobs
England +87 979 £115,000 +9.52% 207
London +94 959 £115,000 +4.55% 174
Work from Home +178 639 £115,000 +9.52% 65
UK excluding London -86 31 £67,500 +12.50% 57
South West -38 19 £62,500 +31.58% 9
Scotland -65 11 £80,000 +14.29% 2
North of England - 1 £82,500 - 14
North West - 1 £82,500 - 14

Hedge funds
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 505 (51.01%) Apache Airflow
2 457 (46.16%) Apache
3 2 (0.20%) Confluence
3 2 (0.20%) Ethereum
3 2 (0.20%) Hyperledger
4 1 (0.10%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Exchange
4 1 (0.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.30%) S-PLUS
3 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 19 (1.92%) Aladdin
2 5 (0.51%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.20%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.10%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 740 (74.75%) AWS
2 421 (42.53%) dbt
3 382 (38.59%) Snowflake
4 374 (37.78%) GCP
5 240 (24.24%) Azure
6 30 (3.03%) Amazon EKS
7 25 (2.53%) Amazon ECS
8 24 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
9 16 (1.62%) Power Platform
10 13 (1.31%) Amazon S3
11 12 (1.21%) AWS Lambda
11 12 (1.21%) Serverless
12 11 (1.11%) Amazon SQS
12 11 (1.11%) AWS Step Functions
13 10 (1.01%) Microsoft 365
14 7 (0.71%) WhatsApp
15 6 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
16 4 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 4 (0.40%) SaaS
17 1 (0.10%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.81%) TCP/IP
2 5 (0.51%) FTP
3 4 (0.40%) Firewall
3 4 (0.40%) WAN
4 3 (0.30%) DHCP
4 3 (0.30%) DNS
5 2 (0.20%) BGP
5 2 (0.20%) LAN
5 2 (0.20%) OSPF
5 2 (0.20%) SNMP
6 1 (0.10%) Internet
6 1 (0.10%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.10%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.10%) NAS
6 1 (0.10%) SAN
6 1 (0.10%) VPLS
6 1 (0.10%) VPN
6 1 (0.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 441 (44.55%) Apache Ignite
2 422 (42.63%) Dremio
3 421 (42.53%) Apache Arrow
4 405 (40.91%) Amazon Athena
5 398 (40.20%) Data Lake
6 115 (11.62%) PostgreSQL
7 74 (7.47%) Big Data
8 33 (3.33%) SQL Server
9 23 (2.32%) NoSQL
9 23 (2.32%) Relational Database
10 16 (1.62%) Power BI
10 16 (1.62%) Tableau
11 8 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (0.61%) MongoDB
12 6 (0.61%) Tick Data
13 3 (0.30%) Event Store
14 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.20%) SQLPlus
15 1 (0.10%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 63 (6.36%) Cypress.io
2 16 (1.62%) Git
3 7 (0.71%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (0.51%) JIRA
6 4 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.40%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.30%) GitLab
8 2 (0.20%) Postman
9 1 (0.10%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.10%) Burp Suite
9 1 (0.10%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.10%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.10%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.10%) SpecFlow
General
1 872 (88.08%) Finance
2 745 (75.25%) Front Office
3 549 (55.45%) Banking
4 395 (39.90%) Investment Banking
5 93 (9.39%) Back Office
6 76 (7.68%) Social Skills
7 22 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (1.72%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 17 (1.72%) Law
9 10 (1.01%) Games
10 9 (0.91%) Financial Institution
10 9 (0.91%) Legal
11 8 (0.81%) Billing
11 8 (0.81%) Presentation Skills
12 7 (0.71%) Marketing
13 2 (0.20%) Prime Brokerage
14 1 (0.10%) Organisational Skills
14 1 (0.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 408 (41.21%) Developer
2 386 (38.99%) Software Engineer
3 258 (26.06%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 227 (22.93%) Python Engineer
5 223 (22.53%) Python Software Engineer
6 203 (20.51%) Senior
7 193 (19.49%) AWS Engineer
8 192 (19.39%) Python Developer
9 169 (17.07%) Lead
10 153 (15.45%) Senior Software Engineer
11 128 (12.93%) AWS Software Engineer
12 126 (12.73%) Java Engineer
13 125 (12.63%) Analyst
14 124 (12.53%) Java Software Engineer
15 101 (10.20%) Finance Manager
16 100 (10.10%) React Developer
17 96 (9.70%) .NET Developer
18 88 (8.89%) Lead Developer
19 82 (8.28%) Software Developer
20 81 (8.18%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 502 (50.71%) gRPC
1 502 (50.71%) Protocol Buffers
2 355 (35.86%) Pandas
3 353 (35.66%) NumPy
4 341 (34.44%) SciPy
5 220 (22.22%) React
6 187 (18.89%) Redux
7 149 (15.05%) .NET
8 116 (11.72%) AngularJS
9 99 (10.00%) Material-UI
10 85 (8.59%) .NET Core
11 84 (8.48%) Vue
12 44 (4.44%) ASP.NET
13 43 (4.34%) ASP.NET Core
14 24 (2.42%) PySpark
15 16 (1.62%) .NET Framework
15 16 (1.62%) FIX Protocol
16 15 (1.52%) Kafka
17 11 (1.11%) Unity DI Container
18 10 (1.01%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 670 (67.68%) Fixed Income
2 600 (60.61%) Equities
3 588 (59.39%) Derivative
4 516 (52.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 78 (7.88%) Product Ownership
6 54 (5.45%) Clustering
7 48 (4.85%) Pricing Data
8 35 (3.54%) Client/Server
9 13 (1.31%) Onboarding
10 12 (1.21%) Data Structures
11 11 (1.11%) Blog
11 11 (1.11%) Private Cloud
12 9 (0.91%) Algorithms
12 9 (0.91%) Distributed Systems
12 9 (0.91%) Reference Data
13 8 (0.81%) Data Centre
13 8 (0.81%) Management Information System
13 8 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
14 7 (0.71%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 7 (0.71%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 45 (4.55%) Linux
2 19 (1.92%) Windows
3 9 (0.91%) Unix
4 3 (0.30%) Windows 10
4 3 (0.30%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.20%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.20%) CentOS
5 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 778 (78.59%) Asset Management
2 678 (68.48%) Agile
3 672 (67.88%) Investment Management
4 598 (60.40%) Software Engineering
5 176 (17.78%) Full Stack Development
6 154 (15.56%) Machine Learning
7 152 (15.35%) Artificial Intelligence
8 150 (15.15%) Line Management
9 136 (13.74%) Greeks
10 119 (12.02%) DevOps
11 114 (11.52%) Automated Trading
12 105 (10.61%) Analytics
13 76 (7.68%) Fintech
14 70 (7.07%) TDD
15 61 (6.16%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 60 (6.06%) Mentoring
17 59 (5.96%) Portfolio Management
18 50 (5.05%) Quantitative Research
19 49 (4.95%) Roadmaps
20 48 (4.85%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 793 (80.10%) Python
2 556 (56.16%) TypeScript
3 519 (52.42%) JavaScript
4 452 (45.66%) Java
5 303 (30.61%) SQL
6 193 (19.49%) C#
7 58 (5.86%) Go
8 42 (4.24%) C++
9 31 (3.13%) R
10 17 (1.72%) Scala
11 15 (1.52%) Rust
12 13 (1.31%) Ruby
13 12 (1.21%) PowerShell
14 8 (0.81%) Bash
15 5 (0.51%) Clojure
15 5 (0.51%) Groovy
16 3 (0.30%) F#
16 3 (0.30%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.30%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 58 (5.86%) Degree
2 17 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
2 17 (1.72%) Master's Degree
3 11 (1.11%) PhD
4 3 (0.30%) ISEB
5 2 (0.20%) CCIE
5 2 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.10%) CEH
6 1 (0.10%) CISSP
6 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.10%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.10%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (15.15%) Data Quality
2 54 (5.45%) QA
3 7 (0.71%) MiFID
4 6 (0.61%) SOC 1
5 3 (0.30%) Software Quality Assurance
6 2 (0.20%) Accessibility
System Software
1 12 (1.21%) Docker
2 9 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.40%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.20%) vSphere
5 1 (0.10%) Firmware
5 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.10%) Slurm Workload Manager
5 1 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 82 (8.28%) Kubernetes
2 67 (6.77%) Terraform
3 59 (5.96%) Prometheus
4 10 (1.01%) Ansible
5 4 (0.40%) Grafana
5 4 (0.40%) Rancher
6 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.10%) Control-M
7 1 (0.10%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.10%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.10%) Nmap
7 1 (0.10%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.10%) Podman
7 1 (0.10%) Progress Chef
7 1 (0.10%) Salt
7 1 (0.10%) SCCM
7 1 (0.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.10%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 101 (10.20%) Bloomberg
2 99 (10.00%) Google
3 31 (3.13%) Reuters
4 16 (1.62%) VMware
5 15 (1.52%) Oracle
6 14 (1.41%) BISAM
7 11 (1.11%) Charles River
8 8 (0.81%) Microsoft
9 6 (0.61%) Citrix
10 5 (0.51%) ServiceNow
11 4 (0.40%) Cisco
12 3 (0.30%) Red Hat
13 2 (0.20%) Calypso
13 2 (0.20%) F5
13 2 (0.20%) Juniper
13 2 (0.20%) NetApp
13 2 (0.20%) Sun
14 1 (0.10%) 3PAR
14 1 (0.10%) Meraki
14 1 (0.10%) RightFax