The table below looks at the statistics for Straight-Through Processing skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Straight-Through Processing over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Straight-Through Processing
Rank 868 845 822
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -23
Permanent jobs citing Straight-Through Processing 29 54 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.050% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.031% 0.061% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 22 25 71
Average salary £63,750 £55,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.90% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £39,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £89,750 £79,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 - £42,000

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
93401 88946 88786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.12% 81.57% 78.95%
Number of salaries quoted 75687 73070 74912
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Straight-Through Processing
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Straight-Through Processing within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Straight-Through Processing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Straight-Through Processing
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Straight-Through Processing within the UK.

Straight-Through Processing Salary Trend in the UK

Straight-Through Processing
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Straight-Through Processing over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 within the UK.

Straight-Through Processing Salary Histogram in the UK

Straight-Through Processing
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Straight-Through Processing within the UK over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -43 29 £63,750 +15.90% 3
London -17 23 £57,500 +4.54% 3
Essex - 6 £70,000 -
East of England - 6 £70,000 -
City of London +28 4 £57,000 -24.00% 1
Croydon - 4 - -
Basildon - 3 £70,000 -
Brentwood - 3 - -

Straight-Through Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Straight-Through Processing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Straight-Through Processing.

1 34 (65.38%) Finance
2 27 (51.92%) SQL
3 20 (38.46%) Java
4 17 (32.69%) Banking
4 17 (32.69%) Derivative
5 13 (25.00%) Investment Banking
6 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (21.15%) Project Management
7 11 (21.15%) C#
7 11 (21.15%) UNIX
7 11 (21.15%) Multithreading
7 11 (21.15%) Relational Database
8 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (19.23%) SWIFT
8 10 (19.23%) OO
9 9 (17.31%) Python
9 9 (17.31%) Workflow
9 9 (17.31%) Degree
10 8 (15.38%) FIX Protocol
10 8 (15.38%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 7 (13.46%) Risk Management
11 7 (13.46%) Solaris
11 7 (13.46%) Linux
11 7 (13.46%) STL
11 7 (13.46%) C++
11 7 (13.46%) .NET
11 7 (13.46%) MS Office
11 7 (13.46%) Visual Studio
11 7 (13.46%) Test Scripting
12 6 (11.54%) XML

Straight-Through Processing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Straight-Through Processing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Straight-Through Processing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) MS Office
2 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MultiFonds
1 2 (3.85%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.15%) Relational Database
2 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.69%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.85%) MySQL
4 2 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 34 (65.38%) Finance
2 17 (32.69%) Banking
3 13 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 6 (11.54%) Front Office
5 4 (7.69%) Legal
6 3 (5.77%) Back Office
7 2 (3.85%) Wholesale Banking
8 1 (1.92%) Marketing
8 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (42.31%) Developer
2 12 (23.08%) Analyst
2 12 (23.08%) Project Manager
3 10 (19.23%) Java Developer
4 9 (17.31%) Business Analyst
5 7 (13.46%) C++ Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Consultant
6 5 (9.62%) Technical Project Manager
6 5 (9.62%) Technical Manager
7 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Tester
7 4 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Business Project Manager
7 4 (7.69%) Business Manager
8 3 (5.77%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) EDI Consultant
8 3 (5.77%) Validation Consultant
9 2 (3.85%) SQL Developer
9 2 (3.85%) ETL Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) FIX Protocol
2 7 (13.46%) .NET
2 7 (13.46%) STL
3 6 (11.54%) XML
4 5 (9.62%) Middleware
4 5 (9.62%) Java EE
5 3 (5.77%) FIXML
5 3 (5.77%) EDI
5 3 (5.77%) WPF
5 3 (5.77%) WinForms
5 3 (5.77%) J2EE
6 2 (3.85%) SOAP
6 2 (3.85%) Web Services
6 2 (3.85%) XSD
6 2 (3.85%) XSL
6 2 (3.85%) Ajax
6 2 (3.85%) HTML
7 1 (1.92%) FpML
7 1 (1.92%) XSLT
7 1 (1.92%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.69%) Derivative
2 10 (19.23%) SWIFT
2 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (15.38%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 6 (11.54%) Client/Server
4 6 (11.54%) Equities
5 5 (9.62%) Hedge funds
6 3 (5.77%) Mobile App
6 3 (5.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (5.77%) Fixed Income
6 3 (5.77%) Mathematics
7 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.85%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (3.85%) User Experience
8 1 (1.92%) DTCC
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.15%) UNIX
2 7 (13.46%) Solaris
2 7 (13.46%) Linux
3 3 (5.77%) Windows
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (21.15%) Project Management
2 11 (21.15%) Multithreading
3 10 (19.23%) OO
4 9 (17.31%) Workflow
5 7 (13.46%) Risk Management
5 7 (13.46%) Test Scripting
6 6 (11.54%) Software Engineering
6 6 (11.54%) Asset Management
7 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.69%) ETL
7 4 (7.69%) Cash Management
7 4 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.77%) Electronic Trading
8 3 (5.77%) Wealth Management
8 3 (5.77%) Validation
9 2 (3.85%) Data Security
9 2 (3.85%) BPR
9 2 (3.85%) Matrix Management
9 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (51.92%) SQL
2 20 (38.46%) Java
3 11 (21.15%) C#
4 9 (17.31%) Python
5 7 (13.46%) C++
6 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.69%) VBA
7 2 (3.85%) Perl
7 2 (3.85%) Scala
7 2 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Degree
2 4 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 4 (7.69%) ISEB
3 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.92%) PMP
3 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 4 (7.69%) TIBCO
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) Sybase
3 2 (3.85%) SunGard
3 2 (3.85%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.92%) webMethods
4 1 (1.92%) Reuters
4 1 (1.92%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.92%) SAP
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