The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Hedge funds over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
England / West Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 211 241 209
Rank change year-on-year +30 -32  
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 3 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.062% 0.049% 0.098%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.13% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 5
Median salary - £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1688 2230 1689
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 35.14% 36.18% 33.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1309 1645 1439
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

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Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Hedge funds in the West Midlands

Hedge funds
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hedge funds within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 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
Birmingham - 3 - -
Hedge funds
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Hedge funds.

1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) Apache
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Banking
2 7 (87.50%) Scala
2 7 (87.50%) Hadoop
2 7 (87.50%) Big Data
2 7 (87.50%) Apache Spark
3 3 (37.50%) Fintech
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) MVC

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 7 (87.50%) Apache
1 7 (87.50%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Big Data
1 7 (87.50%) Hadoop
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Big Data Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Java Scala Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Scala Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) Scala
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree