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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hedge fund
UK
Rank 363 336 357
Rank change year-on-year -27 +21  
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 677 979 926
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.80% 0.95% 0.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.08% 2.31% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 596 829 778
Median salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -22.72% +37.50%  

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 32599 42296 41280
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.38% 40.95% 38.86%
Number of salaries quoted 26231 33780 32617
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £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 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Hedge funds in the UK

Hedge funds
Top 25 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 25 March 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 -37 654 £70,000 +7.69% 102
London -13 634 £70,000 +7.69% 100
City of London +4 86 £70,000 +3.70% 27
Scotland +43 21 £29,000 -44.76% 1
Glasgow - 21 £29,000 -
South West -1 15 £57,500 - 1
Bristol - 10 £57,500 - 1
Mayfair -1 9 £70,000 -30.00%
Croydon - 6 £70,000 -
North West -7 5 £47,500 -
Street - 5 £47,500 -
Liverpool - 5 £47,500 -
Merseyside - 5 £47,500 -
Somerset - 5 £47,500 -
West Midlands +30 4 - -
Birmingham - 4 - -
West End of London +7 3 £85,000 +41.66% 8
Docklands, London - 2 £42,500 -
Channel Islands - 2 £27,000 - 1
Jersey - 2 £27,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £18,000 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £18,000 -
East of England - 1 £18,000 -

Hedge funds
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 799 (60.39%) Finance
2 516 (39.00%) C#
3 490 (37.04%) SQL
4 381 (28.80%) .NET
5 331 (25.02%) Computer Science
6 323 (24.41%) Degree
7 311 (23.51%) Python
8 303 (22.90%) Windows
9 293 (22.15%) SQL Server
10 286 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
11 261 (19.73%) Java
12 253 (19.12%) Banking
13 240 (18.14%) Linux
14 224 (16.93%) C++
15 201 (15.19%) Microsoft
16 199 (15.04%) Mathematics
17 177 (13.38%) WPF
17 177 (13.38%) Multithreading
17 177 (13.38%) JavaScript
18 168 (12.70%) Front Office
19 166 (12.55%) Active Directory
20 165 (12.47%) Software Engineering
21 163 (12.32%) TDD
22 159 (12.02%) HTML
23 150 (11.34%) OO
24 142 (10.73%) Asset Management
25 129 (9.75%) Fintech
26 128 (9.67%) Investment Management
27 126 (9.52%) WCF
28 120 (9.07%) MS Excel

Hedge funds
Top Related 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 86 (6.50%) MS Exchange
2 47 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (2.49%) Apache Spark
4 24 (1.81%) Apache
5 19 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (1.21%) OpenStack
7 13 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 12 (0.91%) Mule
8 12 (0.91%) Mule ESB
8 12 (0.91%) SharePoint
9 11 (0.83%) IIS
10 10 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (0.76%) Confluence
11 9 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (0.53%) Site Server
13 4 (0.30%) MQSeries
14 2 (0.15%) IPython
14 2 (0.15%) JBoss
14 2 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 120 (9.07%) MS Excel
2 28 (2.12%) MS Office
3 13 (0.98%) MS Project
4 8 (0.60%) EViews
4 8 (0.60%) Stata
5 2 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (1.36%) thinkFolio
2 11 (0.83%) Markit EDM
3 7 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.45%) Front Arena
5 5 (0.38%) Eikon
6 4 (0.30%) Salerio
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.15%) Eze OMS
8 2 (0.15%) Orchestrade
8 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.15%) Sentinel
9 1 (0.076%) Advent Geneva
9 1 (0.076%) Advent Moxy
9 1 (0.076%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
9 1 (0.076%) Beauchamp
9 1 (0.076%) Eagle PACE
9 1 (0.076%) MultiFonds
9 1 (0.076%) PORTIA
9 1 (0.076%) Temenos Triple'A Plus
9 1 (0.076%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 58 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (3.63%) GitHub
4 30 (2.27%) Office 365
5 3 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.23%) IaaS
5 3 (0.23%) PaaS
6 2 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.15%) Bluemix
6 2 (0.15%) Heroku
6 2 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (0.15%) SaaS
7 1 (0.076%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.076%) Datadog
7 1 (0.076%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 58 (4.38%) TCP/IP
2 40 (3.02%) Firewall
3 39 (2.95%) DNS
3 39 (2.95%) LAN
4 37 (2.80%) DHCP
5 26 (1.97%) WAN
6 25 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
7 23 (1.74%) BGP
7 23 (1.74%) SAN
8 22 (1.66%) OSPF
8 22 (1.66%) VPN
9 18 (1.36%) EIGRP
9 18 (1.36%) NAS
10 14 (1.06%) Cisco IOS
10 14 (1.06%) iSCSI
11 13 (0.98%) HTTP
12 12 (0.91%) Network Security
12 12 (0.91%) VLAN
13 9 (0.68%) PCoIP
14 7 (0.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 293 (22.15%) SQL Server
2 71 (5.37%) NoSQL
3 66 (4.99%) MongoDB
4 57 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
5 45 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 44 (3.33%) Big Data
7 42 (3.17%) Relational Database
7 42 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 28 (2.12%) Hadoop
9 22 (1.66%) RDBMS
10 18 (1.36%) MySQL
11 17 (1.28%) Data Mining
12 15 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
12 15 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
13 13 (0.98%) KDB
13 13 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (0.76%) Redis
15 9 (0.68%) Couchbase
15 9 (0.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 76 (5.74%) Git (software)
2 40 (3.02%) JIRA
3 33 (2.49%) TeamCity
4 21 (1.59%) Bitbucket
5 17 (1.28%) Jenkins
6 15 (1.13%) Mercurial
7 12 (0.91%) JUnit
8 10 (0.76%) FishEye
9 9 (0.68%) Selenium
10 7 (0.53%) Maven
10 7 (0.53%) SpecFlow
11 6 (0.45%) Moq
12 5 (0.38%) Mockito
12 5 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (0.38%) WebDriver
13 4 (0.30%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.30%) NUnit
13 4 (0.30%) Plastic SCM
14 3 (0.23%) FitNesse
14 3 (0.23%) Subversion
General
1 799 (60.39%) Finance
2 253 (19.12%) Banking
3 168 (12.70%) Front Office
4 115 (8.69%) Investment Banking
5 100 (7.56%) Financial Institution
6 68 (5.14%) Back Office
7 30 (2.27%) Telecoms
8 23 (1.74%) Games
9 16 (1.21%) Law
9 16 (1.21%) Marketing
10 12 (0.91%) Retail
10 12 (0.91%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.45%) French Language
11 6 (0.45%) German Language
12 5 (0.38%) Legal
13 4 (0.30%) Advertising
14 3 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
15 2 (0.15%) Military
15 2 (0.15%) Spanish Language
16 1 (0.076%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 693 (52.38%) Developer
2 352 (26.61%) C# Developer
3 158 (11.94%) Analyst
4 147 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 133 (10.05%) C# .NET Developer
6 125 (9.45%) Senior Developer
7 97 (7.33%) Java Developer
8 96 (7.26%) C++ Developer
9 90 (6.80%) Python Developer
10 87 (6.58%) SQL Developer
11 72 (5.44%) Senior C# Developer
12 71 (5.37%) Support Engineer
13 59 (4.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 55 (4.16%) Support Analyst
15 53 (4.01%) Junior
16 51 (3.85%) WPF Developer
17 50 (3.78%) Business Analyst
18 48 (3.63%) C# WPF Developer
19 47 (3.55%) Quantitative Developer
20 46 (3.48%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 381 (28.80%) .NET
2 177 (13.38%) WPF
3 159 (12.02%) HTML
4 126 (9.52%) WCF
5 99 (7.48%) AngularJS
6 83 (6.27%) ASP.NET
7 74 (5.59%) HTML5
8 73 (5.52%) XML
9 63 (4.76%) CSS
10 51 (3.85%) React
11 47 (3.55%) REST
12 45 (3.40%) ASP.NET MVC
13 43 (3.25%) LINQ
14 41 (3.10%) Node.js
15 39 (2.95%) NumPy
16 37 (2.80%) Pandas
17 36 (2.72%) .NET Framework
17 36 (2.72%) jQuery
18 35 (2.65%) FIX Protocol
19 31 (2.34%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 331 (25.02%) Computer Science
2 129 (9.75%) Fintech
3 116 (8.77%) Algorithms
4 108 (8.16%) Equities
5 91 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
6 84 (6.35%) Fixed Income
7 67 (5.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 60 (4.54%) Data Structures
8 60 (4.54%) Derivative
9 31 (2.34%) Data Centre
10 29 (2.19%) Client/Server
11 24 (1.81%) Credit Risk
11 24 (1.81%) Equity Derivative
11 24 (1.81%) Market Risk
12 22 (1.66%) Management Information System
13 20 (1.51%) User Experience
14 16 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
15 14 (1.06%) Blackberry
15 14 (1.06%) CUDA
15 14 (1.06%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 303 (22.90%) Windows
2 240 (18.14%) Linux
3 108 (8.16%) Unix
4 92 (6.95%) Windows Server
5 70 (5.29%) Windows 7
6 37 (2.80%) CentOS
6 37 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 31 (2.34%) Android
9 29 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (2.12%) Windows 10
11 27 (2.04%) Apple iOS
12 15 (1.13%) Mac OS X
13 10 (0.76%) VMS
14 7 (0.53%) Solaris
15 6 (0.45%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.30%) Windows XP
17 3 (0.23%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.23%) Ubuntu
18 1 (0.076%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (15.04%) Mathematics
3 177 (13.38%) Multithreading
4 165 (12.47%) Software Engineering
5 163 (12.32%) TDD
6 150 (11.34%) OO
7 142 (10.73%) Asset Management
8 128 (9.67%) Investment Management
9 108 (8.16%) Low Latency
10 97 (7.33%) SDLC
11 93 (7.03%) MVC
12 86 (6.50%) Analytics
13 74 (5.59%) DevOps
14 68 (5.14%) Continuous Integration
15 67 (5.06%) Algorithmic Trading
16 65 (4.91%) Microservices
16 65 (4.91%) OOP
17 60 (4.54%) Scrum
18 58 (4.38%) Fund Management
19 54 (4.08%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 516 (39.00%) C#
2 490 (37.04%) SQL
3 311 (23.51%) Python
4 261 (19.73%) Java
5 224 (16.93%) C++
6 177 (13.38%) JavaScript
7 99 (7.48%) PowerShell
8 75 (5.67%) Perl
9 64 (4.84%) VBA
10 54 (4.08%) F#
11 43 (3.25%) T-SQL
12 41 (3.10%) C
13 36 (2.72%) Scala
14 25 (1.89%) Bash Shell
15 24 (1.81%) Ruby
15 24 (1.81%) VB.NET
16 21 (1.59%) MATLAB
17 18 (1.36%) PHP
18 17 (1.28%) R
19 13 (0.98%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 323 (24.41%) Degree
2 63 (4.76%) PhD
3 29 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (1.97%) CCNP
5 22 (1.66%) CCIE
6 6 (0.45%) CCNA
7 3 (0.23%) MCSE
7 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.15%) CFA
8 2 (0.15%) CSSLP
8 2 (0.15%) ISEB
8 2 (0.15%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.15%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.15%) PMP
9 1 (0.076%) ACCA
9 1 (0.076%) CISA
9 1 (0.076%) CISM
9 1 (0.076%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.076%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (2.95%) QA
2 24 (1.81%) Basel III
3 14 (1.06%) MiFID
4 8 (0.60%) SLA
5 4 (0.30%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.23%) AIFMD
6 3 (0.23%) UCITS
7 2 (0.15%) EMIR
7 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.076%) COBIT
8 1 (0.076%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.076%) GDPR
8 1 (0.076%) ISO27002
System Software
1 166 (12.55%) Active Directory
2 74 (5.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (3.48%) Docker
4 27 (2.04%) Hyper-V
5 20 (1.51%) VMware ESX
5 20 (1.51%) VMware Workstation
6 13 (0.98%) XenApp
7 10 (0.76%) XenDesktop
8 8 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.30%) vSphere
10 3 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.15%) NFS
11 2 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.076%) Ceph
12 1 (0.076%) GPFS
12 1 (0.076%) KVM
12 1 (0.076%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 56 (4.23%) Ansible
2 40 (3.02%) SCCM
3 30 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (2.12%) Puppet
5 19 (1.44%) NetBackup
6 13 (0.98%) CFEngine
7 11 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 10 (0.76%) Control-M
9 8 (0.60%) Nagios
10 7 (0.53%) AirWatch
11 6 (0.45%) Kibana
11 6 (0.45%) logstash
11 6 (0.45%) Oracle ZFS
12 5 (0.38%) Rundeck
13 4 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
13 4 (0.30%) HP SIM
13 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
13 4 (0.30%) NetVault Backup
13 4 (0.30%) Salt
13 4 (0.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 201 (15.19%) Microsoft
2 119 (8.99%) VMware
3 97 (7.33%) Oracle
4 65 (4.91%) Cisco
5 48 (3.63%) Bloomberg
6 35 (2.65%) Citrix
7 32 (2.42%) Reuters
8 26 (1.97%) CheckPoint
8 26 (1.97%) Palo Alto
8 26 (1.97%) Red Hat
9 25 (1.89%) HP
9 25 (1.89%) Sybase
10 23 (1.74%) Charles River
11 21 (1.59%) Perforce
12 20 (1.51%) Juniper
13 19 (1.44%) Atlassian
14 15 (1.13%) Avaya
15 14 (1.06%) Dell
16 13 (0.98%) NetApp
17 12 (0.91%) ServiceNow
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £130000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £120,000 per annum Salary is not limited to this level
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Energon People
Salary: £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Connections
Salary: 50,000 to £80,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £110000 per annum, Benefits excellent bonuses and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum 6% pension contribution, bonus schem
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £60000 - £150000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago