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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 397 361 355
Rank change year-on-year -36 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 660 831 951
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.74% 0.84% 0.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.76% 2.05% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 519 750 819
Median salary £70,000 £71,250 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.75% +9.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,750 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £110,250 £115,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £47,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +21.05% -26.92%  

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 37496 40573 44751
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.16% 41.23% 40.88%
Number of salaries quoted 42157 48576 53542
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Hedge funds
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Hedge funds in the UK

Hedge funds
Top 7 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 28 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 -38 647 £70,000 -3.44% 119
London -34 622 £72,500 - 110
UK excluding London +35 31 £57,500 +21.05% 12
South East +49 16 - - 5
South West - 8 £57,500 - 2
Scotland +23 6 £36,250 -51.66% 3
Midlands +11 1 £60,000 +26.31% 1

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 839 (62.94%) Finance
2 459 (34.43%) C#
2 459 (34.43%) SQL
3 373 (27.98%) Agile Software Development
4 340 (25.51%) Degree
5 336 (25.21%) .NET
6 328 (24.61%) Windows
7 308 (23.11%) SQL Server
8 307 (23.03%) Computer Science
9 261 (19.58%) Python
10 251 (18.83%) Java
11 246 (18.45%) Banking
12 219 (16.43%) Microsoft
13 194 (14.55%) Linux
14 188 (14.10%) C++
15 179 (13.43%) JavaScript
16 177 (13.28%) Active Directory
17 174 (13.05%) Multithreading
18 169 (12.68%) VMware
19 167 (12.53%) Mathematics
19 167 (12.53%) WPF
20 162 (12.15%) TDD
21 157 (11.78%) Asset Management
22 152 (11.40%) Fintech
23 145 (10.88%) HTML
24 143 (10.73%) PowerShell
25 139 (10.43%) Investment Management
26 136 (10.20%) OO
27 134 (10.05%) Front Office
28 129 (9.68%) 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
1 129 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 53 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (2.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 23 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
4 23 (1.73%) SharePoint
5 21 (1.58%) Apache Spark
6 18 (1.35%) Apache
7 9 (0.68%) IIS
8 7 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.38%) Confluence
11 4 (0.30%) Foswiki
11 4 (0.30%) WordPress
12 3 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.23%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.15%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.075%) JBoss
14 1 (0.075%) Jupyter
14 1 (0.075%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 56 (4.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (2.48%) Microsoft Project
3 29 (2.18%) Microsoft Office
4 17 (1.28%) Stata
5 9 (0.68%) EViews
6 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.075%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.075%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (2.10%) thinkFolio
2 22 (1.65%) Markit EDM
3 20 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.75%) Bloomberg AIM
5 3 (0.23%) Front Arena
6 2 (0.15%) Advent Geneva
6 2 (0.15%) Orchestrade
6 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.15%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.15%) Summit
7 1 (0.075%) Aligne
7 1 (0.075%) Eikon
7 1 (0.075%) Endur
7 1 (0.075%) OpenLink RightAngle
7 1 (0.075%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 55 (4.13%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (3.38%) GitHub
4 18 (1.35%) Office 365
5 9 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
5 9 (0.68%) IaaS
5 9 (0.68%) PaaS
6 6 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (0.38%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.23%) Bluemix
9 3 (0.23%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.23%) IBM Cloud
9 3 (0.23%) SaaS
10 1 (0.075%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.075%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.075%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 65 (4.88%) TCP/IP
2 59 (4.43%) DNS
3 56 (4.20%) VPN
4 55 (4.13%) DHCP
5 51 (3.83%) LAN
6 48 (3.60%) WAN
7 46 (3.45%) SAN
8 42 (3.15%) Firewall
9 30 (2.25%) Cisco IOS
10 28 (2.10%) HTTP
11 25 (1.88%) BGP
12 20 (1.50%) Multicast
13 16 (1.20%) Network Security
14 14 (1.05%) OSPF
14 14 (1.05%) VLAN
15 13 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (0.75%) EIGRP
17 7 (0.53%) NetScaler
17 7 (0.53%) PBX
17 7 (0.53%) PCoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 308 (23.11%) SQL Server
2 90 (6.75%) MongoDB
3 79 (5.93%) NoSQL
4 59 (4.43%) Data Warehouse
5 48 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 48 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 35 (2.63%) Relational Database
7 29 (2.18%) MySQL
8 28 (2.10%) Big Data
9 17 (1.28%) Hadoop
10 15 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
10 15 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (0.90%) KDB
11 12 (0.90%) Oracle Database
11 12 (0.90%) RDBMS
12 11 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (0.60%) Data Mining
14 8 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (0.45%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 73 (5.48%) Git (software)
2 49 (3.68%) JIRA
3 39 (2.93%) TeamCity
4 25 (1.88%) Jenkins
5 21 (1.58%) Bitbucket
6 17 (1.28%) Mercurial
7 14 (1.05%) JUnit
8 9 (0.68%) Maven
9 7 (0.53%) Moq
9 7 (0.53%) NUnit
10 6 (0.45%) Mockito
10 6 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (0.38%) Selenium
12 4 (0.30%) Ant
12 4 (0.30%) IBM UrbanCode
12 4 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (0.30%) Phabricator
12 4 (0.30%) Subversion
12 4 (0.30%) Visual Studio
13 3 (0.23%) WebDriver
General
1 839 (62.94%) Finance
2 246 (18.45%) Banking
3 134 (10.05%) Front Office
4 129 (9.68%) Investment Banking
5 104 (7.80%) Financial Institution
6 59 (4.43%) Back Office
7 38 (2.85%) Marketing
8 36 (2.70%) Games
9 27 (2.03%) Telecoms
10 20 (1.50%) Law
11 6 (0.45%) Prime Brokerage
12 4 (0.30%) Legal
12 4 (0.30%) Mandarin Language
13 3 (0.23%) German Language
13 3 (0.23%) Retail
14 2 (0.15%) Advertising
14 2 (0.15%) Arabic Language
14 2 (0.15%) Hebrew Language
14 2 (0.15%) Military
15 1 (0.075%) French Language
Job Titles
1 653 (48.99%) Developer
2 304 (22.81%) C# Developer
3 199 (14.93%) Analyst
4 173 (12.98%) Senior Developer
5 104 (7.80%) Java Developer
6 100 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 82 (6.15%) .NET Developer
7 82 (6.15%) Senior C# Developer
8 76 (5.70%) Python Developer
9 74 (5.55%) Windows Engineer
10 68 (5.10%) C# .NET Developer
11 67 (5.03%) Support Engineer
12 64 (4.80%) Business Analyst
13 62 (4.65%) Junior
14 61 (4.58%) Systems Engineer
15 58 (4.35%) SQL Developer
16 55 (4.13%) Support Analyst
17 54 (4.05%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
18 51 (3.83%) C++ Developer
19 45 (3.38%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 336 (25.21%) .NET
2 167 (12.53%) WPF
3 145 (10.88%) HTML
4 116 (8.70%) WCF
5 103 (7.73%) AngularJS
6 85 (6.38%) ASP.NET
7 82 (6.15%) CSS
8 74 (5.55%) XML
9 58 (4.35%) HTML5
10 51 (3.83%) .NET Framework
11 44 (3.30%) ASP.NET MVC
12 43 (3.23%) REST
13 42 (3.15%) React
14 40 (3.00%) jQuery
14 40 (3.00%) Spring
15 37 (2.78%) Node.js
15 37 (2.78%) NumPy
16 35 (2.63%) LINQ
17 30 (2.25%) Pandas
17 30 (2.25%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 307 (23.03%) Computer Science
2 152 (11.40%) Fintech
3 108 (8.10%) Equities
4 94 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
5 93 (6.98%) Greenfield Project
6 86 (6.45%) Algorithms
7 85 (6.38%) Fixed Income
8 65 (4.88%) Derivative
9 54 (4.05%) Data Structures
10 46 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 43 (3.23%) Data Centre
12 37 (2.78%) Market Risk
13 32 (2.40%) Blackberry
13 32 (2.40%) Credit Risk
14 29 (2.18%) Equity Derivative
14 29 (2.18%) Management Information System
15 24 (1.80%) iPhone
16 23 (1.73%) iPad
17 13 (0.98%) Clustering
17 13 (0.98%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 328 (24.61%) Windows
2 194 (14.55%) Linux
3 121 (9.08%) Windows Server
4 89 (6.68%) Windows 7
5 83 (6.23%) Unix
6 79 (5.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 67 (5.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 65 (4.88%) Windows 10
9 27 (2.03%) Android
10 25 (1.88%) Apple iOS
11 17 (1.28%) CentOS
12 13 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.53%) Debian
13 7 (0.53%) Solaris
14 4 (0.30%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.23%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.15%) VMS
16 2 (0.15%) Windows 8
17 1 (0.075%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 373 (27.98%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (13.05%) Multithreading
3 167 (12.53%) Mathematics
4 162 (12.15%) TDD
5 157 (11.78%) Asset Management
6 139 (10.43%) Investment Management
7 136 (10.20%) OO
8 114 (8.55%) Software Engineering
9 108 (8.10%) SDLC
10 104 (7.80%) Low Latency
11 98 (7.35%) Analytics
12 94 (7.05%) Scrum
13 82 (6.15%) MVC
14 75 (5.63%) Microservices
15 74 (5.55%) DevOps
16 68 (5.10%) Algorithmic Trading
16 68 (5.10%) Business Intelligence
17 59 (4.43%) Business Analysis
18 56 (4.20%) Continuous Integration
19 54 (4.05%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 459 (34.43%) C#
1 459 (34.43%) SQL
2 261 (19.58%) Python
3 251 (18.83%) Java
4 188 (14.10%) C++
5 179 (13.43%) JavaScript
6 143 (10.73%) PowerShell
7 67 (5.03%) Perl
8 48 (3.60%) VBA
9 39 (2.93%) F#
10 36 (2.70%) C
11 33 (2.48%) MATLAB
11 33 (2.48%) T-SQL
12 31 (2.33%) Ruby
13 27 (2.03%) Bash Shell
13 27 (2.03%) Scala
14 25 (1.88%) R
15 21 (1.58%) VB.NET
16 19 (1.43%) Shell Script
17 16 (1.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 340 (25.51%) Degree
2 65 (4.88%) PhD
3 53 (3.98%) Computer Science Degree
4 39 (2.93%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (2.55%) Master's Degree
6 32 (2.40%) Numerate Degree
7 22 (1.65%) CCNP
8 21 (1.58%) CCNA
9 12 (0.90%) CCIE
10 10 (0.75%) CCIE Security
10 10 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (0.60%) CISSP
11 8 (0.60%) ISEB
12 7 (0.53%) A+ Certification
12 7 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
12 7 (0.53%) ISTQB
12 7 (0.53%) Network+ Certification
13 6 (0.45%) MCTS
14 4 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (0.30%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (4.95%) QA
2 26 (1.95%) Basel III
3 18 (1.35%) MiFID
4 15 (1.13%) PMO
5 12 (0.90%) SLA
6 9 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.53%) COBIT
8 3 (0.23%) EMIR
8 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.23%) UCITS
9 2 (0.15%) AIFMD
9 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.075%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.075%) GDPR
10 1 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.075%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 177 (13.28%) Active Directory
2 100 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (4.43%) Docker
4 25 (1.88%) Hyper-V
5 19 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
6 9 (0.68%) XenApp
7 7 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
7 7 (0.53%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.38%) NFS
8 5 (0.38%) vSphere
9 4 (0.30%) Firmware
9 4 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.23%) Ceph
10 3 (0.23%) LXC
11 2 (0.15%) GPFS
11 2 (0.15%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.075%) Samba
Systems Management
1 47 (3.53%) SCCM
2 23 (1.73%) Ansible
3 20 (1.50%) AirWatch
4 19 (1.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 18 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (1.20%) Puppet
7 14 (1.05%) NetBackup
8 10 (0.75%) CFEngine
9 8 (0.60%) SCOM
10 7 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
11 6 (0.45%) Consul
11 6 (0.45%) Kubernetes
11 6 (0.45%) Terraform
12 5 (0.38%) FortiGate
12 5 (0.38%) Malwarebytes
12 5 (0.38%) Marathon
12 5 (0.38%) Mesos
12 5 (0.38%) XenMobile
13 4 (0.30%) Kibana
13 4 (0.30%) logstash
Vendors
1 219 (16.43%) Microsoft
2 169 (12.68%) VMware
3 82 (6.15%) Cisco
3 82 (6.15%) Oracle
4 73 (5.48%) Bloomberg
5 61 (4.58%) Reuters
6 43 (3.23%) Citrix
7 36 (2.70%) NetApp
8 33 (2.48%) Charles River
9 25 (1.88%) Dell
9 25 (1.88%) HP
10 23 (1.73%) Avaya
11 21 (1.58%) Perforce
12 20 (1.50%) Nimble Storage
12 20 (1.50%) Sybase
13 19 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
13 19 (1.43%) Symantec
14 15 (1.13%) CheckPoint
15 14 (1.05%) Palo Alto
16 13 (0.98%) Red Hat
Central London / West End
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent Hedge Fund Bonus and Benef
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £1,000 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent Hedge Fund Bonus and Benef
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £70000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum Salary is not limited to this level
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Thebes IT
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £50,000 - £70,000 and strong bonus/benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Excellent Hedge Fund Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum plus bonus & bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bens - Pension, Health
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £90,000 to £110,000 per annum Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HFG
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £150000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Leading Bonus, Pens etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Thebes IT
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum Level of salary really dependent on
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Thebes IT
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago