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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 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Hedge fund
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 444 364 259
Rank change year-on-year -80 -105 +86
Permanent jobs citing Hedge funds 545 270 43
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.68% 0.72% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.50% 1.86% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 498 205 41
10th Percentile £56,250 £56,750 £46,250
25th Percentile £67,500 £76,250 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £100,000 £85,000 £97,500
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% -12.82% +34.48%
75th Percentile £135,000 £120,000 £132,500
90th Percentile £187,500 £136,250 £155,000
UK median annual salary £105,000 £100,000 £110,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +41.94%

Hedge funds is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 36,417 14,511 3,360
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 45.65% 38.59% 37.60%
Number of salaries quoted 17,592 10,397 2,795
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £35,750
25th Percentile £47,000 £42,500 £43,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% - -4.17%
75th Percentile £83,125 £76,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £91,250 £90,000
UK median annual salary £61,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.09% +4.55% +0.35%

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 4 July 2022.

Hedge funds salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, Hedge funds job roles required the following 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.

1 417 (76.51%) Finance
2 348 (63.85%) AWS
3 335 (61.47%) Software Engineering
4 330 (60.55%) Agile
5 301 (55.23%) Investment Management
6 282 (51.74%) Java
7 244 (44.77%) Python
8 209 (38.35%) JavaScript
9 206 (37.80%) React
10 196 (35.96%) GCP
11 170 (31.19%) Azure
12 156 (28.62%) Fixed Income
13 139 (25.50%) Derivative
14 132 (24.22%) Front Office
15 126 (23.12%) Asset Management
16 121 (22.20%) TypeScript
17 99 (18.17%) Amazon EC2
17 99 (18.17%) Amazon S3
18 98 (17.98%) Analytics
19 93 (17.06%) Microservices
20 89 (16.33%) Kafka
21 82 (15.05%) GraphQL
22 81 (14.86%) Order Management
23 79 (14.50%) Greenfield Project
24 76 (13.94%) AngularJS
25 71 (13.03%) Equities
26 70 (12.84%) C#
26 70 (12.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
27 69 (12.66%) SQL
28 68 (12.48%) Apache Camel

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 20 (3.67%) Apache
2 18 (3.30%) Confluence
3 17 (3.12%) Apache Airflow
4 12 (2.20%) CMS
5 1 (0.18%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.18%) Jupyter
Applications
1 8 (1.47%) Adobe XD
1 8 (1.47%) Sketch
2 6 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Eagle PACE
1 1 (0.18%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 348 (63.85%) AWS
2 196 (35.96%) GCP
3 170 (31.19%) Azure
4 99 (18.17%) Amazon EC2
4 99 (18.17%) Amazon S3
5 68 (12.48%) AWS Lambda
5 68 (12.48%) Serverless
6 32 (5.87%) Apigee
6 32 (5.87%) Azure Active Directory
6 32 (5.87%) Route 53
7 23 (4.22%) SaaS
8 15 (2.75%) GitHub
9 14 (2.57%) Azure DevOps
10 8 (1.47%) Figma
11 5 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.92%) Power Platform
12 3 (0.55%) Slack
13 2 (0.37%) Amazon EKS
13 2 (0.37%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.39%) SSH
2 5 (0.92%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.55%) Firewall
4 2 (0.37%) BGP
4 2 (0.37%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (0.37%) Internet
4 2 (0.37%) IP Telephony
4 2 (0.37%) IPsec
4 2 (0.37%) L2TP
4 2 (0.37%) LAN
4 2 (0.37%) MPLS
4 2 (0.37%) Network Security
4 2 (0.37%) OSPF
4 2 (0.37%) PPP
4 2 (0.37%) RTP
4 2 (0.37%) STUN
4 2 (0.37%) VoIP
4 2 (0.37%) VPN
4 2 (0.37%) WAN
4 2 (0.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (3.49%) Apache Ignite
2 19 (3.49%) SQL Server
3 18 (3.30%) NoSQL
4 16 (2.94%) Amazon Athena
5 13 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (2.20%) Big Data
7 10 (1.83%) MongoDB
7 10 (1.83%) MySQL
8 7 (1.28%) DB2
9 5 (0.92%) Event Store
9 5 (0.92%) Pentaho
9 5 (0.92%) Power BI
9 5 (0.92%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.92%) Sybase ASE
10 4 (0.73%) Sisense
10 4 (0.73%) Tableau
11 3 (0.55%) DynamoDB
12 2 (0.37%) Data Lake
12 2 (0.37%) Flink
Development Applications
1 32 (5.87%) JIRA
2 19 (3.49%) Selenium
3 10 (1.83%) GitLab
4 6 (1.10%) Android Studio
4 6 (1.10%) Xcode
5 3 (0.55%) IDA Disassembler
6 2 (0.37%) Maven
7 1 (0.18%) Browser DevTools
7 1 (0.18%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.18%) SpecFlow
General
1 417 (76.51%) Finance
2 132 (24.22%) Front Office
3 44 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (6.79%) Social Skills
5 22 (4.04%) Banking
6 20 (3.67%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 17 (3.12%) Financial Institution
8 12 (2.20%) Marketing
9 9 (1.65%) Advertising
10 7 (1.28%) Legal
11 6 (1.10%) Publishing
12 5 (0.92%) German Language
12 5 (0.92%) Italian Language
12 5 (0.92%) Polish Language
12 5 (0.92%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.73%) Presentation Skills
14 3 (0.55%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.55%) Law
14 3 (0.55%) Wearables
15 2 (0.37%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 254 (46.61%) Developer
2 226 (41.47%) Software Engineer
3 193 (35.41%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 182 (33.39%) AWS Engineer
5 151 (27.71%) AWS Developer
6 147 (26.97%) AWS Software Engineer
7 132 (24.22%) Java Developer
7 132 (24.22%) Java Software Developer
8 130 (23.85%) Java Engineer
8 130 (23.85%) Java Software Engineer
9 65 (11.93%) React Developer
10 51 (9.36%) Python Engineer
11 45 (8.26%) Python Developer
12 41 (7.52%) Cloud Engineer
12 41 (7.52%) Engineering Manager
12 41 (7.52%) Python Software Engineer
13 32 (5.87%) Active Directory Engineer
13 32 (5.87%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
13 32 (5.87%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
13 32 (5.87%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (37.80%) React
2 89 (16.33%) Kafka
3 82 (15.05%) GraphQL
4 76 (13.94%) AngularJS
5 68 (12.48%) Apache Camel
5 68 (12.48%) gRPC
6 63 (11.56%) Vue.js
7 46 (8.44%) Node.js
8 45 (8.26%) .NET
9 29 (5.32%) .NET Core
10 28 (5.14%) Pandas
10 28 (5.14%) SciPy
11 26 (4.77%) D3.js
12 18 (3.30%) XML
13 16 (2.94%) NumPy
14 15 (2.75%) RabbitMQ
14 15 (2.75%) REST
15 13 (2.39%) Microsoft Graph
15 13 (2.39%) WebSockets
16 12 (2.20%) Nuxt
Miscellaneous
1 156 (28.62%) Fixed Income
2 139 (25.50%) Derivative
3 79 (14.50%) Greenfield Project
4 71 (13.03%) Equities
5 70 (12.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 23 (4.22%) Blockchain
7 22 (4.04%) Cloud Native
7 22 (4.04%) Linux Command Line
8 18 (3.30%) User Experience
9 17 (3.12%) Hackathon
10 16 (2.94%) Reference Data
11 15 (2.75%) Credit Derivative
12 10 (1.83%) Algorithms
13 7 (1.28%) Legacy Systems
14 6 (1.10%) Mobile App
15 5 (0.92%) Self-Motivation
16 4 (0.73%) Sports Betting
17 3 (0.55%) Cyberthreat
17 3 (0.55%) Legacy Code
17 3 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (5.14%) Linux
2 9 (1.65%) Android
2 9 (1.65%) Unix
3 3 (0.55%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.55%) Mac OS
3 3 (0.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (61.47%) Software Engineering
2 330 (60.55%) Agile
3 301 (55.23%) Investment Management
4 126 (23.12%) Asset Management
5 98 (17.98%) Analytics
6 93 (17.06%) Microservices
7 81 (14.86%) Order Management
8 59 (10.83%) Product Management
9 49 (8.99%) Computer Science
10 47 (8.62%) DevOps
11 43 (7.89%) Fintech
12 38 (6.97%) Data Analytics
13 36 (6.61%) Full Stack Development
14 35 (6.42%) Machine Learning
15 34 (6.24%) Scrum
16 33 (6.06%) Data Science
17 32 (5.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 29 (5.32%) Portfolio Management
18 29 (5.32%) Problem-Solving
19 27 (4.95%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 282 (51.74%) Java
2 244 (44.77%) Python
3 209 (38.35%) JavaScript
4 121 (22.20%) TypeScript
5 70 (12.84%) C#
6 69 (12.66%) SQL
7 48 (8.81%) Bash
8 45 (8.26%) PowerShell
9 43 (7.89%) C++
10 15 (2.75%) R
11 13 (2.39%) VB
12 12 (2.20%) Scala
13 8 (1.47%) Ruby
14 6 (1.10%) Kotlin
14 6 (1.10%) VBA
15 3 (0.55%) Apple Swift
15 3 (0.55%) Clojure
15 3 (0.55%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.55%) Perl
16 2 (0.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (4.59%) Degree
2 12 (2.20%) PhD
3 4 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (0.55%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.55%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.37%) CCIE
5 2 (0.37%) CCNA
5 2 (0.37%) CCNP
5 2 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.94%) QA
2 13 (2.39%) Accessibility
3 3 (0.55%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.18%) EMIR
4 1 (0.18%) GDPR
System Software
1 34 (6.24%) Docker
2 33 (6.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 37 (6.79%) Kubernetes
2 23 (4.22%) Grafana
2 23 (4.22%) Prometheus
3 19 (3.49%) Terraform
4 13 (2.39%) Ansible
4 13 (2.39%) Argo
5 4 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 38 (6.97%) Splunk
2 23 (4.22%) Charles River
3 22 (4.04%) Bloomberg
3 22 (4.04%) Microsoft
4 10 (1.83%) Algorithmics
4 10 (1.83%) Oracle
4 10 (1.83%) Sybase
5 8 (1.47%) Adobe
6 7 (1.28%) Cadence
7 6 (1.10%) FactSet
7 6 (1.10%) Xamarin
8 3 (0.55%) Apple
8 3 (0.55%) Cisco
8 3 (0.55%) Refinitiv
9 1 (0.18%) Arista
9 1 (0.18%) Google
9 1 (0.18%) Juniper
9 1 (0.18%) SAP
9 1 (0.18%) SimCorp
9 1 (0.18%) SunGard