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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Straight-Through Processing
Rank 848 912 819
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -93
Permanent jobs citing Straight-Through Processing 51 20 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.017% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.055% 0.021% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 41 14 66
Average salary £60,000 £85,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £103,000 £71,250
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £60,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +100.00%

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
92302 97399 88489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.22% 82.03% 80.09%
Number of salaries quoted 74595 78278 72574
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 27 April 2015 within the UK.

Straight-Through Processing Salary Histogram in the UK

Straight-Through Processing
Top 7 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 27 April 2015. 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
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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 +64 51 £60,000 -29.41% 4
London +51 39 £70,000 -22.22% 2
East of England +34 12 £53,750 -10.41%
Brentwood - 12 £53,750 -
Essex - 12 £53,750 -
Canary Wharf - 4 £55,000 -
City of London +21 3 £75,000 +1.69% 1

Straight-Through Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 54 (65.06%) Finance
2 38 (45.78%) Workflow
2 38 (45.78%) SQL
3 30 (36.14%) Derivative
4 27 (32.53%) Back Office
5 25 (30.12%) Risk Management
6 23 (27.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 22 (26.51%) C#
7 22 (26.51%) Java
8 20 (24.10%) User Acceptance Testing
9 19 (22.89%) Credit Risk
10 18 (21.69%) Banking
11 17 (20.48%) Summit
11 17 (20.48%) Equities
11 17 (20.48%) Wealth Management
12 16 (19.28%) QA
12 16 (19.28%) Front Office
13 15 (18.07%) C++
13 15 (18.07%) SQL Server
13 15 (18.07%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (16.87%) Business Analysis
15 13 (15.66%) .NET
15 13 (15.66%) Mobile App
16 12 (14.46%) Performance Testing
16 12 (14.46%) Unit Testing
16 12 (14.46%) Multithreading
16 12 (14.46%) Reference Data
16 12 (14.46%) Linux
16 12 (14.46%) E-Commerce
16 12 (14.46%) Agile Software Development

Straight-Through Processing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 3 (3.61%) MQSeries
2 2 (2.41%) SAS
3 1 (1.20%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (20.48%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) LAN
1 2 (2.41%) WAN
1 2 (2.41%) FTP
2 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.20%) SAN
2 1 (1.20%) Internet
2 1 (1.20%) Firewall
2 1 (1.20%) BIG-IP
2 1 (1.20%) Network Security
2 1 (1.20%) NAS
2 1 (1.20%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.07%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.64%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (9.64%) ClearCase
2 7 (8.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (7.23%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.61%) Subversion
4 3 (3.61%) JIRA
4 3 (3.61%) Git (software)
General
1 54 (65.06%) Finance
2 27 (32.53%) Back Office
3 18 (21.69%) Banking
4 16 (19.28%) Front Office
5 6 (7.23%) Wholesale Banking
6 5 (6.02%) Billing
6 5 (6.02%) Investment Banking
7 3 (3.61%) Financial Institution
8 2 (2.41%) Legal
9 1 (1.20%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (45.78%) Analyst
2 28 (33.73%) Developer
3 24 (28.92%) Business Analyst
4 10 (12.05%) Support Analyst
5 9 (10.84%) Summit Business Analyst
6 7 (8.43%) AWS Developer
6 7 (8.43%) Java Developer
6 7 (8.43%) Risk Analyst
7 6 (7.23%) Financial Business Analyst
7 6 (7.23%) .NET Developer
7 6 (7.23%) Summit Developer
7 6 (7.23%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 6 (7.23%) Agile Business Analyst
8 5 (6.02%) Product Manager
8 5 (6.02%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) Java Swing Developer
10 3 (3.61%) Banking Business Analyst
10 3 (3.61%) Project Manager
11 2 (2.41%) Architect
11 2 (2.41%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.66%) .NET
2 11 (13.25%) Swing
3 10 (12.05%) Middleware
4 8 (9.64%) .NET Framework
4 8 (9.64%) CSS
4 8 (9.64%) HTML
5 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET
5 6 (7.23%) Ajax
6 5 (6.02%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (3.61%) RESTful
7 3 (3.61%) CORBA
7 3 (3.61%) XML
8 2 (2.41%) XSLT
8 2 (2.41%) Apache Flex
9 1 (1.20%) WPF
9 1 (1.20%) Java EE
9 1 (1.20%) WinForms
9 1 (1.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (36.14%) Derivative
2 23 (27.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 19 (22.89%) Credit Risk
4 17 (20.48%) Equities
5 15 (18.07%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (15.66%) Mobile App
7 12 (14.46%) Reference Data
8 9 (10.84%) SWIFT
9 7 (8.43%) Credit Derivative
10 6 (7.23%) Management Information System
11 5 (6.02%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 4 (4.82%) Algorithms
13 2 (2.41%) Fixed Income
14 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
14 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
14 1 (1.20%) Open Source
14 1 (1.20%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.46%) Linux
2 10 (12.05%) UNIX
3 6 (7.23%) Windows
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (45.78%) Workflow
2 25 (30.12%) Risk Management
3 20 (24.10%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (20.48%) Wealth Management
5 14 (16.87%) Business Analysis
6 12 (14.46%) Performance Testing
6 12 (14.46%) Unit Testing
6 12 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (14.46%) E-Commerce
6 12 (14.46%) Multithreading
7 11 (13.25%) Product Management
7 11 (13.25%) GAP Analysis
7 11 (13.25%) Use Case
8 7 (8.43%) Quantitative Analysis
9 6 (7.23%) Asset Management
9 6 (7.23%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (6.02%) OOD
10 5 (6.02%) Regression Testing
10 5 (6.02%) Workflow Management
10 5 (6.02%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (45.78%) SQL
2 22 (26.51%) C#
2 22 (26.51%) Java
3 15 (18.07%) C++
4 6 (7.23%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.23%) VB.NET
4 6 (7.23%) C
5 5 (6.02%) Perl
6 3 (3.61%) R
7 2 (2.41%) Python
8 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.20%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (6.02%) Degree
2 3 (3.61%) ISEB
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.20%) PMP
3 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.20%) MCTS
3 1 (1.20%) MCITP
3 1 (1.20%) MCP
3 1 (1.20%) MCSE
3 1 (1.20%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.28%) QA
2 2 (2.41%) EMIR
2 2 (2.41%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.20%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 9 (10.84%) Oracle
2 8 (9.64%) Solace
3 7 (8.43%) Sybase
3 7 (8.43%) IONA
4 3 (3.61%) IBM
4 3 (3.61%) Misys
5 2 (2.41%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.20%) Reuters
6 1 (1.20%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.20%) McAfee
6 1 (1.20%) VMware
6 1 (1.20%) F5
6 1 (1.20%) HP
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