The table below looks at the statistics for Black-Scholes skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Black-Scholes over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Black-Scholes
Rank 924 941 926
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -15
Permanent jobs citing Black-Scholes 10 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.008% 0.009%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.011% 0.010% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 1
Average salary £52,500 £62,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London average salary - - -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
88003 90746 87556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.78% 85.19% 84.86%
Number of salaries quoted 73114 74566 69747
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Black-Scholes
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Black-Scholes within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Black-Scholes Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Black-Scholes
Salary Trend

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

Black-Scholes Salary Trend in the UK

Black-Scholes
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Black-Scholes over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 within the UK.

Black-Scholes Salary Histogram in the UK

Black-Scholes
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Black-Scholes within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +5 10 £52,500 -16.00% 2
England +1 10 £52,500 -16.00% 2

Black-Scholes
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing Black-Scholes also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Black-Scholes.

1 12 (85.71%) Finance
2 10 (71.43%) Degree
3 9 (64.29%) C++
3 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 9 (64.29%) Python
3 9 (64.29%) PhD
4 8 (57.14%) Java
4 8 (57.14%) C#
5 7 (50.00%) Derivative
5 7 (50.00%) Mathematics
5 7 (50.00%) WCF
5 7 (50.00%) Monte Carlo Method
6 6 (42.86%) Greeks
6 6 (42.86%) CentOS
6 6 (42.86%) CFA
6 6 (42.86%) FIX Protocol
6 6 (42.86%) Patsystems
6 6 (42.86%) GL TRADE
6 6 (42.86%) Ubuntu
6 6 (42.86%) MBA
6 6 (42.86%) SUSE
6 6 (42.86%) Debian
6 6 (42.86%) Fedora
6 6 (42.86%) Perl
6 6 (42.86%) Linux
6 6 (42.86%) Fidessa
6 6 (42.86%) Tcl
6 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
6 6 (42.86%) Reuters
6 6 (42.86%) Bloomberg

Black-Scholes
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing Black-Scholes also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Black-Scholes. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Informix
General
1 12 (85.71%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 3 (21.43%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Administrator
1 6 (42.86%) C# Developer
1 6 (42.86%) C# Quant Developer
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
1 6 (42.86%) Electronic Trading Support
1 6 (42.86%) Linux Administrator
1 6 (42.86%) Linux Support
1 6 (42.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 6 (42.86%) Quantitative Developer
1 6 (42.86%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (42.86%) Systems Support
2 4 (28.57%) Junior
2 4 (28.57%) Junior C# Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Junior Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Junior Quantitative Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Credit Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Product Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Qualitative Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Quantitative Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) WCF
2 6 (42.86%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (28.57%) WPF
4 3 (21.43%) .NET
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.14%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Derivative
1 7 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (42.86%) Eurex
3 5 (35.71%) Credit Risk
4 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (21.43%) Credit Derivative
5 3 (21.43%) Hedge funds
6 1 (7.14%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) CentOS
1 6 (42.86%) Debian
1 6 (42.86%) Fedora
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
1 6 (42.86%) SUSE
1 6 (42.86%) Ubuntu
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Solaris
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Monte Carlo Method
2 6 (42.86%) Electronic Trading
2 6 (42.86%) Greeks
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) DNA
4 3 (21.43%) Analytics
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (21.43%) MVC
4 3 (21.43%) OO
4 3 (21.43%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (21.43%) Stochastic Calculus
4 3 (21.43%) Stress Testing
4 3 (21.43%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C++
1 9 (64.29%) Python
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) Bash Shell
3 6 (42.86%) Perl
3 6 (42.86%) Tcl
4 5 (35.71%) C
5 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
5 3 (21.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Degree
2 9 (64.29%) PhD
3 6 (42.86%) CFA
3 6 (42.86%) MBA
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Bloomberg
1 6 (42.86%) Fidessa
1 6 (42.86%) GL TRADE
1 6 (42.86%) NYFIX
1 6 (42.86%) Patsystems
1 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
1 6 (42.86%) Reuters
2 5 (35.71%) CQG
3 1 (7.14%) EasyScreen
3 1 (7.14%) EccoWare
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
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