Period
to 20 January 2021

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 6 months to 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Black-Scholes
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 739 1023 -
Rank change year-on-year +284 - -
Permanent jobs citing Black-Scholes 24 1 0
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.001% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.041% 0.001% -
Number of salaries quoted 24 1 0
Median annual salary £150,000 £85,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +76.47% - -
UK excluding London median annual salary - - -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 58,692 115,511 137,970
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.34% 92.13% 92.24%
Number of salaries quoted 47,378 92,513 110,205
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,763
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,840 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.89% +1.87% -

Black-Scholes
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Black-Scholes as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Black-Scholes in the UK

Black-Scholes
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Black-Scholes.

Salary trend for Black-Scholes in the UK

Black-Scholes
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Black-Scholes over the 6 months to 20 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Black-Scholes 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 6 months to 20 January 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +270 24 £150,000 +76.47% 5
London +237 24 £150,000 +76.47% 5

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, IT jobs citing Black-Scholes also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Black-Scholes.

1 24 (100.00%) Derivative
2 22 (91.67%) C#
3 21 (87.50%) C++
3 21 (87.50%) .NET
3 21 (87.50%) .NET Core
4 19 (79.17%) Finance
5 18 (75.00%) Analytics
6 15 (62.50%) Portfolio Management
7 14 (58.33%) Fintech
7 14 (58.33%) Software Engineering
8 13 (54.17%) Hedge funds
9 12 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (33.33%) Linux
11 6 (25.00%) AWS
12 5 (20.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (20.83%) Front Office
13 4 (16.67%) Java
13 4 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (16.67%) Terraform
14 3 (12.50%) Equities
15 2 (8.33%) SaaS
15 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
15 2 (8.33%) Algorithms
15 2 (8.33%) GitLab
15 2 (8.33%) Degree
15 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
15 2 (8.33%) Physics
15 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
15 2 (8.33%) Investment Management
15 2 (8.33%) Monte Carlo Method

Black-Scholes
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) AWS
2 4 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (8.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) GitLab
General
1 19 (79.17%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Front Office
3 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Developer
2 20 (83.33%) C# Developer
3 17 (70.83%) Quantitative Developer
4 15 (62.50%) C# Quant Developer
5 12 (50.00%) C# Pricing Developer
5 12 (50.00%) Pricing Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Front Office Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (87.50%) .NET
1 21 (87.50%) .NET Core
2 2 (8.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 24 (100.00%) Derivative
2 13 (54.17%) Hedge funds
3 12 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (20.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (12.50%) Equities
6 2 (8.33%) Algorithms
6 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
6 2 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (4.17%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Analytics
2 15 (62.50%) Portfolio Management
3 14 (58.33%) Fintech
3 14 (58.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.33%) Investment Management
4 2 (8.33%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (8.33%) Monte Carlo Method
4 2 (8.33%) Physics
5 1 (4.17%) Customer-Centricity
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) C#
2 21 (87.50%) C++
3 4 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
1 2 (8.33%) Master's Degree
2 1 (4.17%) CFA
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Terraform