Period
to 20 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hedge funds in permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH). Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Hedge funds over the 6 months to 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 372 217 251
Rank change year-on-year -155 +34 +15
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 163 41 38
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.59% 0.65% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.49% 1.97% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 139 41 37
10th Percentile £57,500 £77,500 £93,000
25th Percentile £77,500 £87,500 £95,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £115,000 £100,000
Median % change year-on-year -26.09% +15.00% +37.93%
75th Percentile £126,250 £128,750 £132,500
90th Percentile £132,750 £153,750 "
UK median annual salary £100,000 £110,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +37.50% +14.29%

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

All Generic IT Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 10,963 2,085 2,703
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 39.65% 33.20% 35.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8,010 1,857 2,292
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £91,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £54,476
% change year-on-year +4.35% +5.55% +3.76%

Hedge funds
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Hedge funds as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Hedge funds trend for jobs with a WFH option

Hedge funds
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Hedge funds.

Hedge funds salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Hedge funds
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Hedge funds over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Hedge funds salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, Hedge funds job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Hedge funds.

1 140 (85.89%) Finance
2 114 (69.94%) Python
3 110 (67.48%) Asset Management
4 109 (66.87%) Agile Software Development
5 108 (66.26%) JavaScript
6 103 (63.19%) Software Engineering
6 103 (63.19%) React
7 100 (61.35%) Full Stack Development
8 98 (60.12%) Vue.js
8 98 (60.12%) AngularJS
9 97 (59.51%) AWS
10 88 (53.99%) Java
11 86 (52.76%) Front Office
12 85 (52.15%) Web Services
13 84 (51.53%) Fixed Income
14 81 (49.69%) Derivative
15 73 (44.79%) TypeScript
16 68 (41.72%) SQL
17 60 (36.81%) DevOps
18 58 (35.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 56 (34.36%) Equities
20 51 (31.29%) Apache
20 51 (31.29%) AWS Lambda
20 51 (31.29%) Kotlin
20 51 (31.29%) Clojure
20 51 (31.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 51 (31.29%) Scala
20 51 (31.29%) Amazon EC2
20 51 (31.29%) Amazon S3
20 51 (31.29%) Apache Ignite

Hedge funds
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 51 (31.29%) Apache
2 28 (17.18%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.61%) Figma
2 1 (0.61%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 97 (59.51%) AWS
2 51 (31.29%) Amazon EC2
2 51 (31.29%) Amazon S3
2 51 (31.29%) AWS Lambda
2 51 (31.29%) Serverless
3 50 (30.67%) Azure
4 49 (30.06%) GCP
5 7 (4.29%) Microsoft 365
5 7 (4.29%) PaaS
6 5 (3.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 5 (3.07%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (3.07%) IaaS
6 5 (3.07%) SaaS
7 2 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.23%) Azure Key Vault
7 2 (1.23%) Azure Service Bus
7 2 (1.23%) GitHub
7 2 (1.23%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.61%) Azure Stack
8 1 (0.61%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.29%) HTTP
2 2 (1.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (31.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 51 (31.29%) Apache Ignite
2 28 (17.18%) Amazon Athena
2 28 (17.18%) Amazon Aurora
3 24 (14.72%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (11.66%) Big Data
4 19 (11.66%) Redis
5 5 (3.07%) Blockchain
5 5 (3.07%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.84%) MySQL
7 2 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.23%) Power BI
8 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 6 (3.68%) gulp
1 6 (3.68%) Jenkins
1 6 (3.68%) webpack
2 5 (3.07%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.07%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (2.45%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.23%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.23%) JIRA
5 1 (0.61%) Cypress.io
5 1 (0.61%) JUnit
5 1 (0.61%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.61%) NUnit
5 1 (0.61%) Protractor
5 1 (0.61%) Selenium
5 1 (0.61%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.61%) TestNG
5 1 (0.61%) WebDriver
General
1 140 (85.89%) Finance
2 86 (52.76%) Front Office
3 26 (15.95%) Social Skills
4 20 (12.27%) Telecoms
5 12 (7.36%) Banking
6 10 (6.13%) Retail
7 5 (3.07%) Games
7 5 (3.07%) Legal
8 3 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.23%) Back Office
9 2 (1.23%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.61%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 98 (60.12%) Developer
2 83 (50.92%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 83 (50.92%) Software Engineer
3 78 (47.85%) Python Engineer
4 76 (46.63%) Python Developer
5 75 (46.01%) Python Software Engineer
6 19 (11.66%) Lead Developer
7 16 (9.82%) DevOps Engineer
8 15 (9.20%) Azure Engineer
9 14 (8.59%) Lead Software Developer
9 14 (8.59%) Lead Software Engineer
9 14 (8.59%) Senior Developer
9 14 (8.59%) Senior Software Developer
9 14 (8.59%) Senior Software Engineer
10 12 (7.36%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 11 (6.75%) Azure DevOps
11 11 (6.75%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 11 (6.75%) Java Developer
11 11 (6.75%) Senior Python Developer
12 9 (5.52%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (63.19%) React
2 98 (60.12%) AngularJS
2 98 (60.12%) Vue.js
3 85 (52.15%) Web Services
4 21 (12.88%) NumPy
4 21 (12.88%) REST
5 19 (11.66%) Django
5 19 (11.66%) Node.js
5 19 (11.66%) Torch
6 18 (11.04%) CSS
7 14 (8.59%) Celery
8 10 (6.13%) D3.js
9 6 (3.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (3.07%) Elastic Stack
10 5 (3.07%) Roda
11 3 (1.84%) .NET
11 3 (1.84%) .NET Core
11 3 (1.84%) HTML
11 3 (1.84%) RESTful
11 3 (1.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 84 (51.53%) Fixed Income
2 81 (49.69%) Derivative
3 58 (35.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 56 (34.36%) Equities
5 16 (9.82%) User Experience
6 5 (3.07%) Clustering
6 5 (3.07%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.23%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.61%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.75%) Linux
2 5 (3.07%) Unix
2 5 (3.07%) Windows
3 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (67.48%) Asset Management
2 109 (66.87%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (63.19%) Software Engineering
4 100 (61.35%) Full Stack Development
5 60 (36.81%) DevOps
6 32 (19.63%) Investment Management
7 28 (17.18%) Performance Attribution
8 27 (16.56%) Machine Learning
9 26 (15.95%) Data Science
10 21 (12.88%) Artificial Intelligence
10 21 (12.88%) SDLC
11 19 (11.66%) Clean Code
12 12 (7.36%) Visualisation
13 11 (6.75%) AutoML
14 10 (6.13%) Data Cleansing
14 10 (6.13%) Data Visualisation
14 10 (6.13%) Logistics
14 10 (6.13%) Mentoring
15 8 (4.91%) Front End Development
15 8 (4.91%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 114 (69.94%) Python
2 108 (66.26%) JavaScript
3 88 (53.99%) Java
4 73 (44.79%) TypeScript
5 68 (41.72%) SQL
6 51 (31.29%) Clojure
6 51 (31.29%) Kotlin
6 51 (31.29%) Scala
7 14 (8.59%) Cython
8 12 (7.36%) C++
8 12 (7.36%) PowerShell
9 8 (4.91%) C
10 7 (4.29%) R
11 6 (3.68%) C#
11 6 (3.68%) Ruby
12 5 (3.07%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (6.75%) PhD
2 4 (2.45%) Degree
3 3 (1.84%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (19.02%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 31 (19.02%) Docker
2 2 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 47 (28.83%) Kubernetes
2 39 (23.93%) Terraform
3 26 (15.95%) Ansible
4 5 (3.07%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (3.07%) Grafana
4 5 (3.07%) Prometheus
5 2 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (12.27%) Yahoo!
2 7 (4.29%) Bloomberg
3 6 (3.68%) FactSet
4 3 (1.84%) Cisco
4 3 (1.84%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.84%) VMware
5 2 (1.23%) Citrix
5 2 (1.23%) SAP
6 1 (0.61%) Anaplan
6 1 (0.61%) Databricks
6 1 (0.61%) Sun