The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Black-Scholes skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Black-Scholes over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Black-Scholes
UK
Rank - 936 948
Permanent jobs citing Black-Scholes 0 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.012% 0.010%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.013% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 11
Median salary - £57,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.53%  
UK excluding London median salary - £57,500 -

Black-Scholes is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 75650 91140 91950
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.04% 88.53% 87.02%
Number of salaries quoted 62160 75461 74357
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.01%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Black-Scholes
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Black-Scholes as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Black-Scholes 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.

Salary trend for Black-Scholes in the UK

Black-Scholes
Top 6 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Quantitative Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Bloomberg