The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Black-Scholes
Rank 897 876 904
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +28
Permanent jobs citing Black-Scholes 20 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.006% 0.015%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.021% 0.008% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 5
Average salary £150,000 £70,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+114.28% -
UK excluding London average salary - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
97509 87535 96223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.37% 78.84% 76.56%
Number of salaries quoted 78334 71800 81781
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%

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
Top 3 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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -33 20 £150,000 +114.28%
London -38 20 £150,000 +114.28%
City of London -4 18 - -

Black-Scholes
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 22 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 22 (100.00%) Finance
1 22 (100.00%) Derivative
2 21 (95.45%) Equities
3 20 (90.91%) Monte Carlo Method
4 19 (86.36%) Hedge funds
4 19 (86.36%) SWIFT
4 19 (86.36%) Fixed Income
4 19 (86.36%) Front Office
4 19 (86.36%) Back Office
4 19 (86.36%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 19 (86.36%) Equity Derivative
4 19 (86.36%) Data Management
4 19 (86.36%) Credit Derivative
4 19 (86.36%) General Ledger
4 19 (86.36%) Business Analysis
4 19 (86.36%) Time Management
5 12 (54.55%) Calypso
6 11 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (36.36%) Project Management
7 8 (36.36%) Resource Management
8 3 (13.64%) C++
9 2 (9.09%) SQL
9 2 (9.09%) C#
9 2 (9.09%) PhD
9 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
9 2 (9.09%) Physics
9 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
9 2 (9.09%) Statistics
9 2 (9.09%) Analytics

Black-Scholes
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

General
1 22 (100.00%) Finance
2 19 (86.36%) Front Office
2 19 (86.36%) Back Office
2 19 (86.36%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 11 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Project Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (4.55%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (4.55%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 22 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 22 (100.00%) Derivative
2 21 (95.45%) Equities
3 19 (86.36%) Hedge funds
3 19 (86.36%) SWIFT
3 19 (86.36%) Fixed Income
3 19 (86.36%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 19 (86.36%) Equity Derivative
3 19 (86.36%) Credit Derivative
4 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 2 (9.09%) Physics
4 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 2 (9.09%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Monte Carlo Method
2 19 (86.36%) Data Management
2 19 (86.36%) Business Analysis
2 19 (86.36%) Time Management
3 11 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (36.36%) Project Management
4 8 (36.36%) Resource Management
5 2 (9.09%) Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) Low Latency
6 1 (4.55%) RAD
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) C++
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) PhD
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Calypso