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 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
UK
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 384 333 360
Rank change year-on-year -51 +27  
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 654 987 978
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.76% 0.96% 0.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.86% 2.25% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 553 873 824
Median salary £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £55,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% +57.14%  

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 35068 43947 45135
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.91% 42.53% 40.79%
Number of salaries quoted 28361 35566 35658
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 £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 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Hedge funds in the UK

Hedge funds
Top 27 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 30 April 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 -47 631 £69,500 +2.96% 128
London -38 609 £70,000 - 126
City of London -14 86 £60,000 -11.11% 28
Scotland +35 20 £29,000 -44.76%
Glasgow - 20 £29,000 -
South West +35 15 £52,500 - 1
Mayfair -1 9 £85,000 -15.00%
Bristol - 8 £57,500 -
Somerset - 7 £50,000 - 1
South East +31 5 - - 1
Liverpool - 5 £47,500 -
Merseyside - 5 £47,500 -
North West - 5 £47,500 -
Milton Keynes - 5 - - 1
Street - 5 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 - - 1
West End of London +3 3 £85,000 +36.00% 7
Channel Islands -5 2 £27,000 -20.58%
Docklands, London - 2 £42,500 -
Croydon - 2 £70,000 -
Jersey - 2 £27,000 -
Bath - 2 £58,750 - 1
West Midlands +25 1 £60,000 -
East of England +11 1 £18,000 -48.57%
Cambridgeshire -1 1 £18,000 -48.57%
Cambridge -11 1 £18,000 -48.57%
Birmingham - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 820 (62.03%) Finance
2 507 (38.35%) C#
3 487 (36.84%) SQL
4 380 (28.74%) .NET
5 319 (24.13%) Degree
6 316 (23.90%) Agile Software Development
7 306 (23.15%) Windows
8 304 (23.00%) SQL Server
9 298 (22.54%) Computer Science
10 281 (21.26%) Python
11 254 (19.21%) Java
11 254 (19.21%) Banking
12 217 (16.41%) Microsoft
13 212 (16.04%) Linux
14 205 (15.51%) C++
15 191 (14.45%) Mathematics
16 185 (13.99%) JavaScript
17 184 (13.92%) Multithreading
18 176 (13.31%) WPF
19 172 (13.01%) Active Directory
20 162 (12.25%) TDD
21 153 (11.57%) HTML
21 153 (11.57%) Fintech
22 150 (11.35%) Front Office
23 149 (11.27%) Software Engineering
24 148 (11.20%) Asset Management
25 147 (11.12%) VMware
25 147 (11.12%) OO
26 132 (9.98%) Investment Management
27 126 (9.53%) WCF

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
1 112 (8.47%) MS Exchange
2 51 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (1.97%) Apache Spark
4 22 (1.66%) Apache
5 17 (1.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 17 (1.29%) SharePoint
6 13 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (0.98%) IIS
7 12 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (0.83%) OpenStack
9 10 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (0.61%) Mule
10 8 (0.61%) Mule ESB
11 5 (0.38%) Confluence
12 4 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.30%) WordPress
13 3 (0.23%) Foswiki
14 2 (0.15%) JBoss
14 2 (0.15%) MQSeries
14 2 (0.15%) Site Server
Applications
1 61 (4.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (1.74%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (0.76%) Stata
5 9 (0.68%) EViews
6 2 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (1.59%) thinkFolio
2 15 (1.13%) Markit EDM
3 14 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.76%) Bloomberg AIM
5 5 (0.38%) Front Arena
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.15%) Eikon
7 2 (0.15%) Endur
7 2 (0.15%) Orchestrade
7 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.15%) Salerio
7 2 (0.15%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.076%) Advent Geneva
8 1 (0.076%) Aligne
8 1 (0.076%) Eze OMS
8 1 (0.076%) Findur
8 1 (0.076%) OpenLink RightAngle
Cloud Services
1 54 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (3.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (3.25%) GitHub
4 28 (2.12%) Office 365
5 5 (0.38%) IaaS
5 5 (0.38%) PaaS
6 3 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.15%) Bluemix
7 2 (0.15%) Heroku
7 2 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.076%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.076%) Datadog
8 1 (0.076%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (0.076%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (4.54%) TCP/IP
2 51 (3.86%) DNS
3 47 (3.56%) Firewall
4 46 (3.48%) DHCP
4 46 (3.48%) LAN
5 40 (3.03%) VPN
6 38 (2.87%) WAN
7 26 (1.97%) Cisco ASA
8 24 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
9 23 (1.74%) BGP
10 22 (1.66%) SAN
11 19 (1.44%) OSPF
12 17 (1.29%) HTTP
13 16 (1.21%) EIGRP
13 16 (1.21%) Network Security
14 15 (1.13%) VLAN
15 8 (0.61%) PCoIP
16 7 (0.53%) Internet
16 7 (0.53%) Multicast
17 5 (0.38%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 304 (23.00%) SQL Server
2 74 (5.60%) MongoDB
2 74 (5.60%) NoSQL
3 62 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
4 48 (3.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 48 (3.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 41 (3.10%) Big Data
6 40 (3.03%) Relational Database
7 24 (1.82%) MySQL
8 22 (1.66%) Hadoop
9 19 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
9 19 (1.44%) RDBMS
10 14 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (0.91%) Data Mining
11 12 (0.91%) Oracle Database
11 12 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
13 10 (0.76%) KDB
14 9 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (0.61%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 75 (5.67%) Git (software)
2 43 (3.25%) JIRA
3 36 (2.72%) TeamCity
4 22 (1.66%) Jenkins
5 21 (1.59%) Bitbucket
6 15 (1.13%) Mercurial
7 11 (0.83%) JUnit
8 9 (0.68%) Maven
8 9 (0.68%) Selenium
9 7 (0.53%) SpecFlow
10 5 (0.38%) FishEye
10 5 (0.38%) Mockito
10 5 (0.38%) Moq
10 5 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (0.38%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.30%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.30%) NUnit
12 3 (0.23%) Ant
12 3 (0.23%) MSI
12 3 (0.23%) Subversion
General
1 820 (62.03%) Finance
2 254 (19.21%) Banking
3 150 (11.35%) Front Office
4 122 (9.23%) Investment Banking
5 105 (7.94%) Financial Institution
6 61 (4.61%) Back Office
7 39 (2.95%) Telecoms
8 26 (1.97%) Games
9 24 (1.82%) Marketing
10 16 (1.21%) Law
11 9 (0.68%) Retail
12 8 (0.61%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.30%) French Language
13 4 (0.30%) German Language
14 3 (0.23%) Advertising
14 3 (0.23%) Legal
15 2 (0.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 682 (51.59%) Developer
2 341 (25.79%) C# Developer
3 175 (13.24%) Analyst
4 147 (11.12%) Senior Developer
5 127 (9.61%) .NET Developer
6 115 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 100 (7.56%) Java Developer
8 87 (6.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 85 (6.43%) SQL Developer
10 82 (6.20%) Python Developer
11 81 (6.13%) Support Engineer
12 78 (5.90%) C++ Developer
13 77 (5.82%) Senior C# Developer
14 65 (4.92%) Windows Engineer
15 60 (4.54%) Junior
16 58 (4.39%) Business Analyst
17 56 (4.24%) Support Analyst
18 54 (4.08%) Infrastructure Support
19 50 (3.78%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
20 48 (3.63%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 380 (28.74%) .NET
2 176 (13.31%) WPF
3 153 (11.57%) HTML
4 126 (9.53%) WCF
5 108 (8.17%) AngularJS
6 90 (6.81%) ASP.NET
7 75 (5.67%) CSS
8 71 (5.37%) XML
9 67 (5.07%) HTML5
10 47 (3.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 45 (3.40%) .NET Framework
12 44 (3.33%) LINQ
12 44 (3.33%) React
13 43 (3.25%) REST
14 41 (3.10%) jQuery
15 36 (2.72%) Node.js
16 33 (2.50%) NumPy
17 31 (2.34%) Pandas
17 31 (2.34%) Spring
18 30 (2.27%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 298 (22.54%) Computer Science
2 153 (11.57%) Fintech
3 105 (7.94%) Equities
4 97 (7.34%) Algorithms
4 97 (7.34%) Greenfield Project
5 90 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
6 84 (6.35%) Fixed Income
7 63 (4.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 62 (4.69%) Data Structures
9 50 (3.78%) Derivative
10 35 (2.65%) Data Centre
11 28 (2.12%) Client/Server
11 28 (2.12%) Credit Risk
11 28 (2.12%) Market Risk
12 25 (1.89%) Management Information System
13 21 (1.59%) Blackberry
13 21 (1.59%) iPhone
14 19 (1.44%) Equity Derivative
15 18 (1.36%) iPad
15 18 (1.36%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 306 (23.15%) Windows
2 212 (16.04%) Linux
3 113 (8.55%) Windows Server
4 91 (6.88%) Unix
5 79 (5.98%) Windows 7
6 57 (4.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 43 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 41 (3.10%) Windows 10
9 31 (2.34%) CentOS
10 29 (2.19%) Apple iOS
11 27 (2.04%) Android
12 26 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (0.76%) VMS
14 9 (0.68%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.45%) Solaris
16 5 (0.38%) Windows 8
17 4 (0.30%) Debian
17 4 (0.30%) Windows XP
18 3 (0.23%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (23.90%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (14.45%) Mathematics
3 184 (13.92%) Multithreading
4 162 (12.25%) TDD
5 149 (11.27%) Software Engineering
6 148 (11.20%) Asset Management
7 147 (11.12%) OO
8 132 (9.98%) Investment Management
9 114 (8.62%) Low Latency
10 97 (7.34%) SDLC
11 89 (6.73%) MVC
12 88 (6.66%) Analytics
13 79 (5.98%) Scrum
14 74 (5.60%) Algorithmic Trading
15 64 (4.84%) DevOps
16 62 (4.69%) Microservices
17 61 (4.61%) Business Intelligence
18 58 (4.39%) Continuous Integration
18 58 (4.39%) Open Source
19 57 (4.31%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 507 (38.35%) C#
2 487 (36.84%) SQL
3 281 (21.26%) Python
4 254 (19.21%) Java
5 205 (15.51%) C++
6 185 (13.99%) JavaScript
7 109 (8.25%) PowerShell
8 73 (5.52%) Perl
9 60 (4.54%) VBA
10 45 (3.40%) T-SQL
11 44 (3.33%) F#
12 38 (2.87%) C
13 32 (2.42%) Scala
14 25 (1.89%) MATLAB
15 23 (1.74%) Bash Shell
16 22 (1.66%) Ruby
17 21 (1.59%) VB.NET
18 19 (1.44%) R
19 16 (1.21%) Shell Script
20 15 (1.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 319 (24.13%) Degree
2 65 (4.92%) PhD
3 33 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (1.97%) CCNP
5 21 (1.59%) CCIE
6 11 (0.83%) CCNA
7 7 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.45%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.38%) A+ Certification
9 5 (0.38%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (0.30%) MCTS
11 3 (0.23%) MCSA
11 3 (0.23%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.23%) PMP
12 2 (0.15%) CSSLP
12 2 (0.15%) ISEB
12 2 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.076%) CISSP
13 1 (0.076%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.076%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.86%) QA
2 26 (1.97%) Basel III
3 15 (1.13%) MiFID
4 8 (0.61%) SLA
5 5 (0.38%) COBIT
5 5 (0.38%) PMO
6 4 (0.30%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.23%) UCITS
8 2 (0.15%) AIFMD
8 2 (0.15%) EMIR
8 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.076%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.076%) GDPR
9 1 (0.076%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.076%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.076%) SDET
System Software
1 172 (13.01%) Active Directory
2 90 (6.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (3.33%) Docker
4 28 (2.12%) Hyper-V
5 24 (1.82%) VMware ESX
5 24 (1.82%) VMware Workstation
6 11 (0.83%) XenApp
7 9 (0.68%) XenDesktop
8 7 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.23%) vSphere
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%) Samba
Systems Management
1 50 (3.78%) SCCM
2 45 (3.40%) Ansible
3 24 (1.82%) Puppet
4 23 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (1.66%) NetBackup
6 14 (1.06%) CFEngine
6 14 (1.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 12 (0.91%) AirWatch
8 9 (0.68%) Control-M
9 6 (0.45%) FortiGate
9 6 (0.45%) Kibana
9 6 (0.45%) logstash
9 6 (0.45%) Microsoft Clustering
9 6 (0.45%) Nagios
10 4 (0.30%) BMC PATROL
10 4 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (0.30%) HP SIM
10 4 (0.30%) Netcool
10 4 (0.30%) NetVault Backup
10 4 (0.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 217 (16.41%) Microsoft
2 147 (11.12%) VMware
3 94 (7.11%) Oracle
4 74 (5.60%) Cisco
5 65 (4.92%) Bloomberg
6 50 (3.78%) Reuters
7 36 (2.72%) Citrix
8 28 (2.12%) HP
9 26 (1.97%) Charles River
10 25 (1.89%) CheckPoint
11 24 (1.82%) Palo Alto
11 24 (1.82%) Red Hat
11 24 (1.82%) Sybase
12 21 (1.59%) NetApp
12 21 (1.59%) Perforce
13 16 (1.21%) Avaya
14 15 (1.13%) ServiceNow
15 14 (1.06%) Symantec
16 13 (0.98%) Atlassian
16 13 (0.98%) Dell
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum + Bonus directly from PnL (Up 20% last year)
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
North West London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Energon People
Salary: £150000 - £200000 per annum + 100% bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £110000 - £150000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £85,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £120,000 per annum Salary is not limited to this level
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum £80000 + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Large Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £65,000 + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Adeptis Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £120k base + bens / bonus DoE
Posted: 4 days ago