The table below looks at the statistics for Black-Scholes skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Black-Scholes over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Black-Scholes
Rank 630 671 679
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +8
Permanent jobs citing Black-Scholes 1 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.003% 0.016% 0.008%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.003% 0.018% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 4
Median salary £38,500 £62,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-38.40% -16.66%
UK excluding London median salary - - -
Black-Scholes
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
35304 39162 42043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.49% 87.86% 87.42%
Number of salaries quoted 30562 32869 34926
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Black-Scholes
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing Black-Scholes as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Black-Scholes Jobs Demand Trend in London

Black-Scholes
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Black-Scholes across the London region.

Black-Scholes Salary Trend in London

Black-Scholes
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT jobs citing Black-Scholes 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 London region with a requirement for Black-Scholes.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) PhD
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) OO
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (50.00%) VBA
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) C
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) Perl
3 3 (50.00%) Fidessa
3 3 (50.00%) Tcl
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (50.00%) Reuters
3 3 (50.00%) Bloomberg
3 3 (50.00%) NYFIX
3 3 (50.00%) CQG
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) Credit Derivative
3 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Patsystems
3 3 (50.00%) GL TRADE

Black-Scholes
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Linux Support
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Credit Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Electronic Trading Support
2 2 (33.33%) Excel Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Product Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Qualitative Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Quantitative Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Quant Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Scripter
3 1 (16.67%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
1 3 (50.00%) WCF
1 3 (50.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Credit Derivative
1 3 (50.00%) Derivative
1 3 (50.00%) Eurex
1 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (33.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (16.67%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) CentOS
1 3 (50.00%) Debian
1 3 (50.00%) Fedora
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) SUSE
1 3 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Analytics
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
1 3 (50.00%) Greeks
1 3 (50.00%) Monte Carlo Method
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
1 3 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) Stress Testing
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Tcl
2 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (50.00%) VBA
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) PhD
2 3 (50.00%) CFA
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) MBA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Bloomberg
1 3 (50.00%) CQG
1 3 (50.00%) Fidessa
1 3 (50.00%) GL TRADE
1 3 (50.00%) NYFIX
1 3 (50.00%) Patsystems
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (50.00%) Reuters
2 1 (16.67%) ION Trading
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle