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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Black-Scholes
Rank 915 948 991
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +43
Permanent jobs citing Black-Scholes 2 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.003% 0.005%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.002% 0.003% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 4
Median salary £57,500 £65,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% -13.33%
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 - -

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
86377 92187 101946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.85% 86.40% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 71946 74977 82884
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 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 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 31 May 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
Edinburgh - 2 £57,500 -
Scotland - 2 £57,500 -

Black-Scholes
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 13 (100.00%) SQL
1 13 (100.00%) PhD
1 13 (100.00%) Finance
2 9 (69.23%) C++
2 9 (69.23%) Java
3 8 (61.54%) C#
3 8 (61.54%) VBA
3 8 (61.54%) .NET
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
3 8 (61.54%) OO
3 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) TDD
3 8 (61.54%) Banking
3 8 (61.54%) Credit Derivative
3 8 (61.54%) Investment Banking
3 8 (61.54%) Derivative
3 8 (61.54%) Mathematics
3 8 (61.54%) Monte Carlo Method
3 8 (61.54%) Stress Testing
3 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (61.54%) Analytics
4 6 (46.15%) Credit Risk
5 5 (38.46%) CQG
5 5 (38.46%) Fedora
5 5 (38.46%) MBA
5 5 (38.46%) SUSE
5 5 (38.46%) Debian
5 5 (38.46%) Python
5 5 (38.46%) Fidessa
5 5 (38.46%) Tcl

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 (30.77%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) S-PLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (61.54%) Banking
2 8 (61.54%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Credit Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Qualitative Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Quantitative Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Administrator
2 5 (38.46%) Electronic Trading Support
2 5 (38.46%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (38.46%) Linux Support
2 5 (38.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 5 (38.46%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (38.46%) Systems Support
3 4 (30.77%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Risk Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Quant Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Excel Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Product Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (30.77%) WCF
3 4 (30.77%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Credit Derivative
1 8 (61.54%) Derivative
1 8 (61.54%) Mathematics
2 6 (46.15%) Credit Risk
3 5 (38.46%) Eurex
4 4 (30.77%) Economics
4 4 (30.77%) Fixed Income
4 4 (30.77%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) CentOS
1 5 (38.46%) Debian
1 5 (38.46%) Fedora
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
1 5 (38.46%) SUSE
1 5 (38.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (61.54%) Analytics
1 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (61.54%) Monte Carlo Method
1 8 (61.54%) OO
1 8 (61.54%) Stress Testing
1 8 (61.54%) TDD
2 5 (38.46%) Electronic Trading
2 5 (38.46%) Greeks
3 4 (30.77%) MVC
3 4 (30.77%) Presales
3 4 (30.77%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) C++
2 9 (69.23%) Java
3 8 (61.54%) C#
3 8 (61.54%) VBA
4 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
4 5 (38.46%) C
4 5 (38.46%) Perl
4 5 (38.46%) Python
4 5 (38.46%) Tcl
5 4 (30.77%) MATLAB
5 4 (30.77%) R
5 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) PhD
2 5 (38.46%) CFA
2 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) MBA
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Bloomberg
1 5 (38.46%) CQG
1 5 (38.46%) Fidessa
1 5 (38.46%) GL TRADE
1 5 (38.46%) NYFIX
1 5 (38.46%) Patsystems
1 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
1 5 (38.46%) Reuters