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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Black-Scholes
Rank 897 868 867
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -1
Permanent jobs citing Black-Scholes 2 5 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.005% 0.019%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.002% 0.006% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 10
Average salary £87,500 £55,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.09% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £55,000 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £55,000 £76,500
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
93904 84659 90979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.68% 79.59% 77.87%
Number of salaries quoted 74903 69182 77129
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 2014 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 29 August 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
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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 -3 2 £87,500 +59.09%
England -38 2 £87,500 +59.09%

Black-Scholes
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 8 (100.00%) Derivative
2 7 (87.50%) C#
3 6 (75.00%) Monte Carlo Method
4 5 (62.50%) Greeks
4 5 (62.50%) RESTful
4 5 (62.50%) Investment Banking
4 5 (62.50%) Web Development
4 5 (62.50%) WCF
4 5 (62.50%) Java
4 5 (62.50%) IIS
4 5 (62.50%) OO
4 5 (62.50%) .NET
4 5 (62.50%) N-Tier
4 5 (62.50%) SOA
4 5 (62.50%) Back Office
4 5 (62.50%) TDD
4 5 (62.50%) Banking
5 4 (50.00%) Workflow
5 4 (50.00%) Scrum
5 4 (50.00%) C++
5 4 (50.00%) Degree
6 3 (37.50%) WF
6 3 (37.50%) MVVM
6 3 (37.50%) HTML
6 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 3 (37.50%) Finance
6 3 (37.50%) MVC
7 2 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (25.00%) Equities

Black-Scholes
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) IIS
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Coherence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 5 (62.50%) Back Office
1 5 (62.50%) Banking
1 5 (62.50%) Investment Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) C# Developer
2 2 (25.00%) WPF Developer
3 1 (12.50%) UI Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) HTML Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
3 1 (12.50%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) WCF
1 5 (62.50%) RESTful
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) WF
3 2 (25.00%) WPF
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Remoting
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 8 (100.00%) Derivative
2 5 (62.50%) N-Tier
3 2 (25.00%) Equities
3 2 (25.00%) Statistics
3 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (25.00%) Physics
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (12.50%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (12.50%) Fixed Income
4 1 (12.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (12.50%) Equity Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Monte Carlo Method
2 5 (62.50%) Greeks
2 5 (62.50%) OO
2 5 (62.50%) SOA
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) Web Development
3 4 (50.00%) Workflow
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) MVVM
5 2 (25.00%) Analytics
6 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
6 1 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (12.50%) Data Management
6 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) C++
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Calypso