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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Black-Scholes
Rank 912 955 983
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +28
Permanent jobs citing Black-Scholes 2 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.006% 0.003%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.002% 0.007% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 3
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
86068 96139 98720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.01% 87.48% 85.37%
Number of salaries quoted 72002 79039 78827
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,592
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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
England +56 2 £69,250 +10.80%
London +34 2 £69,250 +10.80%

Black-Scholes
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Validation
2 3 (75.00%) Fixed Income
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) PhD
3 2 (50.00%) SAS
3 2 (50.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) VBA
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) S-PLUS
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Credit Derivative
3 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Economics
3 2 (50.00%) Derivative
3 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (50.00%) Physics
3 2 (50.00%) Credit Risk
3 2 (50.00%) Stress Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) R
3 2 (50.00%) Analytics

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 2 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) S-PLUS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Credit Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Qualitative Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Quantitative Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Quantitative Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Scripter
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Support
2 1 (25.00%) Quantitative Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior C++ Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior C++ Quantitative Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (25.00%) NumPy
2 1 (25.00%) Pandas
2 1 (25.00%) SciPy
2 1 (25.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (50.00%) Credit Derivative
2 2 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 2 (50.00%) Derivative
2 2 (50.00%) Economics
2 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (50.00%) Physics
3 1 (25.00%) Contract for Difference
3 1 (25.00%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) CentOS
1 1 (25.00%) Debian
1 1 (25.00%) Fedora
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) SUSE
1 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Credit Risk Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Monte Carlo Method
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Presales
2 2 (50.00%) Stress Testing
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (25.00%) Greeks
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) R
3 2 (50.00%) VBA
4 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) PhD
2 1 (25.00%) CFA
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) MBA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (25.00%) CQG
1 1 (25.00%) Fidessa
1 1 (25.00%) GL TRADE
1 1 (25.00%) ION Trading
1 1 (25.00%) NYFIX
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Patsystems
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) Reuters