The table below looks at the statistics for Black-Scholes skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Black-Scholes over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Black-Scholes
Rank 909 974 996
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +22
Permanent jobs citing Black-Scholes 2 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.006% 0.004%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.002% 0.007% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 4
Median salary £69,250 £62,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.80% -16.66%
UK excluding London median 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
86036 95697 100006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.86% 87.27% 85.36%
Number of salaries quoted 71823 78372 80573
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Black-Scholes
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Black-Scholes as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Black-Scholes within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +31 2 £69,250 +10.80% 1
England +30 2 £69,250 +10.80% 1

Black-Scholes
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 with a requirement for Black-Scholes.

1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (88.89%) Banking
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) PhD
3 7 (77.78%) C++
3 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
4 6 (66.67%) VBA
4 6 (66.67%) .NET
4 6 (66.67%) OO
4 6 (66.67%) Java
4 6 (66.67%) C#
4 6 (66.67%) Derivative
4 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (66.67%) TDD
4 6 (66.67%) Credit Derivative
4 6 (66.67%) Investment Banking
4 6 (66.67%) Mathematics
4 6 (66.67%) Credit Risk
4 6 (66.67%) Stress Testing
4 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (66.67%) Monte Carlo Method
4 6 (66.67%) Analytics
5 5 (55.56%) Fixed Income
5 5 (55.56%) Validation
6 4 (44.44%) S-PLUS
6 4 (44.44%) Economics
6 4 (44.44%) MATLAB
6 4 (44.44%) SAS
6 4 (44.44%) R
6 4 (44.44%) Presales

Black-Scholes
Top Related IT Skills 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 4 (44.44%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) S-PLUS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (88.89%) Banking
3 6 (66.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Credit Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Qualitative Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Quantitative Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Credit Risk Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Risk Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Excel Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Linux Support
3 2 (22.22%) Product Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) C++ Quantitative Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Electronic Trading Support
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Scripter
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Senior C++ Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior C++ Quantitative Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (22.22%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (22.22%) WCF
2 2 (22.22%) WPF
3 1 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (11.11%) NumPy
3 1 (11.11%) Pandas
3 1 (11.11%) SciPy
3 1 (11.11%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Credit Derivative
1 6 (66.67%) Credit Risk
1 6 (66.67%) Derivative
1 6 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 5 (55.56%) Fixed Income
3 4 (44.44%) Economics
3 4 (44.44%) Physics
4 2 (22.22%) Eurex
5 1 (11.11%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) CentOS
1 2 (22.22%) Debian
1 2 (22.22%) Fedora
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) SUSE
1 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Analytics
1 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (66.67%) Monte Carlo Method
1 6 (66.67%) OO
1 6 (66.67%) Stress Testing
1 6 (66.67%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) Validation
3 4 (44.44%) Credit Risk Modelling
3 4 (44.44%) Presales
4 2 (22.22%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (22.22%) Greeks
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) C++
3 6 (66.67%) C#
3 6 (66.67%) Java
3 6 (66.67%) VBA
4 4 (44.44%) MATLAB
4 4 (44.44%) R
5 3 (33.33%) Python
6 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
6 2 (22.22%) C
6 2 (22.22%) Perl
6 2 (22.22%) Tcl
6 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
7 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) PhD
2 2 (22.22%) CFA
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) MBA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Bloomberg
1 2 (22.22%) CQG
1 2 (22.22%) Fidessa
1 2 (22.22%) GL TRADE
1 2 (22.22%) NYFIX
1 2 (22.22%) Patsystems
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
1 2 (22.22%) Reuters
2 1 (11.11%) ION Trading
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
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