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 have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 399 360 362
Rank change year-on-year -39 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 636 844 952
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.72% 0.86% 0.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.70% 2.06% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 504 762 813
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  

Hedge funds is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 37332 40904 45376
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.03% 41.47% 40.91%
Number of salaries quoted 29237 33478 36186
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Hedge funds
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Hedge funds as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Hedge funds in the UK

Hedge funds
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Hedge funds in the UK

Hedge funds
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Hedge funds over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Hedge funds in the UK

Hedge funds
Top 18 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -46 626 £70,000 - 140
London -45 604 £70,000 -3.44% 135
City of London -31 71 £60,000 -25.00% 25
South East +41 13 - - 3
Buckinghamshire +5 13 - - 2
Milton Keynes +3 13 - - 2
Mayfair -6 9 £85,000 -15.00%
South West - 8 £57,500 - 1
Docklands, London - 6 £67,500 -
West End of London +4 5 £85,000 +30.76% 14
Bristol - 5 £52,500 -
Glasgow - 5 £36,250 - 1
Scotland - 5 £36,250 - 1
Bath - 3 £57,500 - 1
Somerset - 3 £57,500 - 1
Canary Wharf - 2 £70,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £60,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £60,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 with a requirement for Hedge funds.

1 825 (63.12%) Finance
2 459 (35.12%) SQL
3 457 (34.97%) C#
4 360 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
5 337 (25.78%) Degree
6 333 (25.48%) .NET
7 318 (24.33%) Windows
8 307 (23.49%) SQL Server
9 301 (23.03%) Computer Science
10 261 (19.97%) Python
11 244 (18.67%) Java
12 241 (18.44%) Banking
13 212 (16.22%) Microsoft
14 193 (14.77%) Linux
15 187 (14.31%) C++
16 175 (13.39%) JavaScript
17 173 (13.24%) Active Directory
18 170 (13.01%) Multithreading
19 167 (12.78%) Mathematics
20 166 (12.70%) VMware
21 163 (12.47%) WPF
22 157 (12.01%) TDD
23 156 (11.94%) Asset Management
24 152 (11.63%) Fintech
25 142 (10.86%) HTML
26 141 (10.79%) PowerShell
27 136 (10.41%) Investment Management
28 134 (10.25%) Front Office
29 133 (10.18%) OO
30 127 (9.72%) MS Exchange

Hedge funds
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 127 (9.72%) MS Exchange
2 51 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 23 (1.76%) Apache Spark
4 23 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
5 20 (1.53%) SharePoint
6 19 (1.45%) Apache
7 9 (0.69%) IIS
8 8 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.31%) Foswiki
10 4 (0.31%) WordPress
11 3 (0.23%) Confluence
11 3 (0.23%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.077%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.077%) Jupyter
13 1 (0.077%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.077%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.077%) Tomcat
Applications
1 57 (4.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (2.37%) Microsoft Project
3 28 (2.14%) Microsoft Office
4 16 (1.22%) Stata
5 9 (0.69%) EViews
6 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.077%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.077%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (2.07%) thinkFolio
2 24 (1.84%) Markit EDM
3 19 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.77%) Bloomberg AIM
5 3 (0.23%) Front Arena
6 2 (0.15%) Advent Geneva
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.15%) Orchestrade
6 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.15%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.15%) Summit
7 1 (0.077%) Aligne
7 1 (0.077%) Eikon
7 1 (0.077%) Endur
7 1 (0.077%) OpenLink RightAngle
Cloud Services
1 54 (4.13%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (3.44%) GitHub
4 18 (1.38%) Office 365
5 9 (0.69%) IaaS
5 9 (0.69%) PaaS
6 8 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (0.31%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.23%) Bluemix
9 3 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.23%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.23%) IBM Cloud
9 3 (0.23%) SaaS
10 1 (0.077%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.077%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.077%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 65 (4.97%) TCP/IP
2 58 (4.44%) DNS
3 56 (4.28%) DHCP
4 54 (4.13%) VPN
5 51 (3.90%) LAN
6 48 (3.67%) WAN
7 43 (3.29%) Firewall
7 43 (3.29%) SAN
8 30 (2.30%) Cisco IOS
9 28 (2.14%) HTTP
10 25 (1.91%) BGP
11 20 (1.53%) Multicast
12 16 (1.22%) Network Security
13 15 (1.15%) VLAN
14 14 (1.07%) OSPF
15 13 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (0.77%) EIGRP
17 8 (0.61%) PCoIP
18 7 (0.54%) PBX
19 6 (0.46%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 307 (23.49%) SQL Server
2 88 (6.73%) MongoDB
3 78 (5.97%) NoSQL
4 64 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
5 49 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 49 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 37 (2.83%) Relational Database
7 29 (2.22%) Big Data
8 28 (2.14%) MySQL
9 19 (1.45%) Hadoop
10 15 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (0.99%) Oracle Database
13 12 (0.92%) KDB
13 12 (0.92%) RDBMS
13 12 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (0.69%) Data Mining
14 9 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
15 8 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
16 6 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 74 (5.66%) Git (software)
2 46 (3.52%) JIRA
3 37 (2.83%) TeamCity
4 24 (1.84%) Jenkins
5 21 (1.61%) Bitbucket
6 16 (1.22%) Mercurial
7 13 (0.99%) JUnit
8 9 (0.69%) Maven
9 7 (0.54%) Moq
10 6 (0.46%) Mockito
10 6 (0.46%) NUnit
10 6 (0.46%) Selenium
10 6 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (0.38%) Subversion
12 4 (0.31%) Ant
12 4 (0.31%) IBM UrbanCode
12 4 (0.31%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (0.31%) SpecFlow
12 4 (0.31%) Visual Studio
12 4 (0.31%) WebDriver
General
1 825 (63.12%) Finance
2 241 (18.44%) Banking
3 134 (10.25%) Front Office
4 125 (9.56%) Investment Banking
5 97 (7.42%) Financial Institution
6 55 (4.21%) Back Office
7 36 (2.75%) Marketing
8 34 (2.60%) Games
9 25 (1.91%) Telecoms
10 21 (1.61%) Law
11 5 (0.38%) Prime Brokerage
12 4 (0.31%) Legal
13 3 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
13 3 (0.23%) Retail
14 2 (0.15%) Advertising
14 2 (0.15%) Military
15 1 (0.077%) French Language
15 1 (0.077%) German Language
Job Titles
1 640 (48.97%) Developer
2 297 (22.72%) C# Developer
3 192 (14.69%) Analyst
4 170 (13.01%) Senior Developer
5 103 (7.88%) Java Developer
6 99 (7.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 80 (6.12%) .NET Developer
8 79 (6.04%) Senior C# Developer
9 75 (5.74%) Python Developer
10 73 (5.59%) Windows Engineer
11 67 (5.13%) Support Engineer
12 66 (5.05%) C# .NET Developer
13 62 (4.74%) Business Analyst
13 62 (4.74%) Junior
14 59 (4.51%) Systems Engineer
15 57 (4.36%) SQL Developer
16 54 (4.13%) Support Analyst
16 54 (4.13%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
17 52 (3.98%) C++ Developer
18 46 (3.52%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 333 (25.48%) .NET
2 163 (12.47%) WPF
3 142 (10.86%) HTML
4 113 (8.65%) WCF
5 101 (7.73%) AngularJS
6 84 (6.43%) ASP.NET
7 79 (6.04%) CSS
8 73 (5.59%) XML
9 57 (4.36%) HTML5
10 49 (3.75%) .NET Framework
11 44 (3.37%) REST
12 43 (3.29%) ASP.NET MVC
13 41 (3.14%) React
14 39 (2.98%) jQuery
15 38 (2.91%) Spring
16 37 (2.83%) NumPy
17 36 (2.75%) Node.js
18 34 (2.60%) LINQ
19 30 (2.30%) Pandas
20 29 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 301 (23.03%) Computer Science
2 152 (11.63%) Fintech
3 100 (7.65%) Equities
4 91 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
5 89 (6.81%) Greenfield Project
6 87 (6.66%) Algorithms
7 81 (6.20%) Fixed Income
8 62 (4.74%) Derivative
9 56 (4.28%) Data Structures
10 45 (3.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 41 (3.14%) Data Centre
12 35 (2.68%) Market Risk
13 32 (2.45%) Blackberry
14 31 (2.37%) Credit Risk
15 29 (2.22%) Management Information System
16 25 (1.91%) Equity Derivative
17 23 (1.76%) iPhone
18 22 (1.68%) iPad
19 13 (0.99%) Clustering
19 13 (0.99%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 318 (24.33%) Windows
2 193 (14.77%) Linux
3 116 (8.88%) Windows Server
4 91 (6.96%) Windows 7
5 82 (6.27%) Unix
6 79 (6.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 65 (4.97%) Windows 10
7 65 (4.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (2.14%) Android
9 24 (1.84%) Apple iOS
10 19 (1.45%) CentOS
11 14 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.54%) Debian
13 6 (0.46%) Solaris
14 3 (0.23%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.23%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.15%) VMS
15 2 (0.15%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.077%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (13.01%) Multithreading
3 167 (12.78%) Mathematics
4 157 (12.01%) TDD
5 156 (11.94%) Asset Management
6 136 (10.41%) Investment Management
7 133 (10.18%) OO
8 120 (9.18%) Software Engineering
9 104 (7.96%) SDLC
10 101 (7.73%) Low Latency
11 96 (7.35%) Analytics
12 88 (6.73%) Scrum
13 81 (6.20%) MVC
14 73 (5.59%) DevOps
14 73 (5.59%) Microservices
15 69 (5.28%) Algorithmic Trading
15 69 (5.28%) Business Intelligence
16 58 (4.44%) Business Analysis
17 55 (4.21%) Open Source
18 54 (4.13%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 459 (35.12%) SQL
2 457 (34.97%) C#
3 261 (19.97%) Python
4 244 (18.67%) Java
5 187 (14.31%) C++
6 175 (13.39%) JavaScript
7 141 (10.79%) PowerShell
8 67 (5.13%) Perl
9 51 (3.90%) VBA
10 41 (3.14%) F#
11 37 (2.83%) C
12 34 (2.60%) T-SQL
13 32 (2.45%) MATLAB
14 30 (2.30%) Ruby
15 27 (2.07%) Scala
16 25 (1.91%) Bash Shell
17 24 (1.84%) R
18 21 (1.61%) VB.NET
19 20 (1.53%) Shell Script
20 16 (1.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 337 (25.78%) Degree
2 64 (4.90%) PhD
3 51 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 39 (2.98%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (2.68%) Master's Degree
6 29 (2.22%) Numerate Degree
7 22 (1.68%) CCNP
8 21 (1.61%) CCNA
9 12 (0.92%) CCIE
10 10 (0.77%) CCIE Security
10 10 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (0.61%) CISSP
12 7 (0.54%) A+ Certification
12 7 (0.54%) ISEB
12 7 (0.54%) ISTQB
12 7 (0.54%) Network+ Certification
13 6 (0.46%) ISEB Practitioner
13 6 (0.46%) MCTS
14 4 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (0.31%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (5.05%) QA
2 26 (1.99%) Basel III
3 15 (1.15%) MiFID
4 13 (0.99%) PMO
5 9 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.69%) SLA
6 7 (0.54%) COBIT
7 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.23%) UCITS
8 2 (0.15%) AIFMD
8 2 (0.15%) EMIR
9 1 (0.077%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.077%) GDPR
9 1 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.077%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 173 (13.24%) Active Directory
2 97 (7.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (4.36%) Docker
4 21 (1.61%) Hyper-V
5 20 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (1.53%) VMware Workstation
6 9 (0.69%) XenApp
7 7 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
7 7 (0.54%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.31%) NFS
8 4 (0.31%) vSphere
9 3 (0.23%) Ceph
9 3 (0.23%) Firmware
9 3 (0.23%) LXC
10 2 (0.15%) GPFS
10 2 (0.15%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.077%) Samba
Systems Management
1 44 (3.37%) SCCM
2 25 (1.91%) Ansible
3 20 (1.53%) AirWatch
4 19 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (1.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 17 (1.30%) Puppet
6 14 (1.07%) NetBackup
7 10 (0.77%) CFEngine
8 7 (0.54%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (0.38%) Consul
9 5 (0.38%) FortiGate
9 5 (0.38%) Kibana
9 5 (0.38%) Kubernetes
9 5 (0.38%) logstash
9 5 (0.38%) Malwarebytes
9 5 (0.38%) Marathon
9 5 (0.38%) Mesos
9 5 (0.38%) SCOM
9 5 (0.38%) Terraform
9 5 (0.38%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 212 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 166 (12.70%) VMware
3 86 (6.58%) Oracle
4 80 (6.12%) Cisco
5 74 (5.66%) Bloomberg
6 61 (4.67%) Reuters
7 42 (3.21%) Citrix
8 35 (2.68%) NetApp
9 32 (2.45%) Charles River
10 24 (1.84%) Dell
11 23 (1.76%) Avaya
12 22 (1.68%) HP
13 21 (1.61%) Perforce
13 21 (1.61%) Sybase
14 20 (1.53%) Nimble Storage
15 19 (1.45%) Symantec
16 18 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
17 15 (1.15%) CheckPoint
18 14 (1.07%) Palo Alto
18 14 (1.07%) Red Hat
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £75,000 + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus (c100%+) + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
North West London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £85k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum Salary is not limited to this level
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £140,000 per annum + Bonus / Up to £900/d
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £75,000 + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Competitive Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £1,000 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £90000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £120,000 per annum Salary is not limited to this level
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £130000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Leading Bonus, Pens etc
Posted: 3 days ago