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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Black-Scholes
Rank - 954 984
Permanent jobs citing Black-Scholes 0 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.004% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 4
Median salary - £62,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -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
86444 95076 101495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.86% 86.85% 85.48%
Number of salaries quoted 72313 77694 82267
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 £31,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 12 (100.00%) PhD
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (66.67%) OO
2 8 (66.67%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) C++
2 8 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) VBA
2 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) TDD
2 8 (66.67%) Banking
2 8 (66.67%) Credit Derivative
2 8 (66.67%) Investment Banking
2 8 (66.67%) Derivative
2 8 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 8 (66.67%) Monte Carlo Method
2 8 (66.67%) Analytics
2 8 (66.67%) Stress Testing
2 8 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (50.00%) Credit Risk
4 4 (33.33%) S-PLUS
4 4 (33.33%) MVC
4 4 (33.33%) Python
4 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 4 (33.33%) Validation
4 4 (33.33%) MBA
4 4 (33.33%) SUSE
4 4 (33.33%) Debian

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 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) S-PLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (66.67%) Banking
2 8 (66.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Credit Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Qualitative Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Quantitative Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) Credit Risk Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Electronic Trading Support
2 4 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) Linux Support
2 4 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Risk Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Support
3 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# Quant Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Excel Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Product Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (33.33%) WCF
2 4 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Credit Derivative
1 8 (66.67%) Derivative
1 8 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 6 (50.00%) Credit Risk
3 4 (33.33%) Economics
3 4 (33.33%) Eurex
3 4 (33.33%) Fixed Income
3 4 (33.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) CentOS
1 4 (33.33%) Debian
1 4 (33.33%) Fedora
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) SUSE
1 4 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (66.67%) Analytics
1 8 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (66.67%) Monte Carlo Method
1 8 (66.67%) OO
1 8 (66.67%) Stress Testing
1 8 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (33.33%) Electronic Trading
2 4 (33.33%) Greeks
2 4 (33.33%) MVC
2 4 (33.33%) Presales
2 4 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) C++
2 8 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) VBA
3 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 4 (33.33%) C
3 4 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 4 (33.33%) Perl
3 4 (33.33%) Python
3 4 (33.33%) R
3 4 (33.33%) Tcl
3 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) PhD
2 4 (33.33%) CFA
2 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) MBA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Bloomberg
1 4 (33.33%) CQG
1 4 (33.33%) Fidessa
1 4 (33.33%) GL TRADE
1 4 (33.33%) NYFIX
1 4 (33.33%) Patsystems
1 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 4 (33.33%) Reuters