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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Straight-Through Processing
Rank 877 813 810
Rank change year-on-year
-64 -3
Permanent jobs citing Straight-Through Processing 25 63 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.059% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.027% 0.073% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 23 37 85
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,700 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £85,000 £120,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £29,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+55.17% -30.95%

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
93849 86638 91621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.98% 81.20% 79.06%
Number of salaries quoted 74909 71197 77439
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -61 21 £62,500 +4.16% 6
London -70 19 £62,500 +4.16% 6
City of London -3 4 £62,500 -16.66% 4
Scotland - 4 £45,000 -
Edinburgh - 4 £45,000 -
Basildon - 1 £70,000 -
Essex - 1 £70,000 -
East of England - 1 £70,000 -

Straight-Through Processing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 28 (68.29%) Finance
2 27 (65.85%) SQL
3 19 (46.34%) Banking
4 18 (43.90%) Java
5 15 (36.59%) Derivative
6 13 (31.71%) Investment Banking
7 11 (26.83%) UNIX
8 10 (24.39%) Multithreading
9 9 (21.95%) SWIFT
9 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (21.95%) Linux
9 9 (21.95%) Project Management
10 8 (19.51%) Python
10 8 (19.51%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 8 (19.51%) Relational Database
11 7 (17.07%) Degree
11 7 (17.07%) OO
11 7 (17.07%) Solaris
11 7 (17.07%) STL
11 7 (17.07%) C++
11 7 (17.07%) Visual Studio
12 6 (14.63%) XML
12 6 (14.63%) Client/Server
12 6 (14.63%) Equities
12 6 (14.63%) Asset Management
13 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
13 5 (12.20%) Java EE
13 5 (12.20%) Middleware
13 5 (12.20%) .NET
13 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills

Straight-Through Processing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MultiFonds
1 2 (4.88%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.88%) Subversion
2 2 (4.88%) Maven
2 2 (4.88%) JIRA
2 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 28 (68.29%) Finance
2 19 (46.34%) Banking
3 13 (31.71%) Investment Banking
4 4 (9.76%) Front Office
5 3 (7.32%) Back Office
6 2 (4.88%) Wholesale Banking
6 2 (4.88%) Retail
7 1 (2.44%) Legal
7 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (46.34%) Developer
2 15 (36.59%) Analyst
3 12 (29.27%) Business Analyst
4 9 (21.95%) Project Manager
5 8 (19.51%) Java Developer
6 7 (17.07%) C++ Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Business Project Manager
7 4 (9.76%) Business Manager
7 4 (9.76%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Technical Manager
8 3 (7.32%) Technical Project Manager
9 2 (4.88%) Front Office Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Consultant
9 2 (4.88%) SQL Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Change Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) ETL Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Lead Business Analyst
10 1 (2.44%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) STL
2 6 (14.63%) XML
3 5 (12.20%) .NET
3 5 (12.20%) Middleware
3 5 (12.20%) Java EE
4 3 (7.32%) FIXML
5 2 (4.88%) J2EE
5 2 (4.88%) HTML
5 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
5 2 (4.88%) Spring
6 1 (2.44%) Ajax
6 1 (2.44%) WinForms
6 1 (2.44%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (2.44%) WPF
6 1 (2.44%) SOAP
6 1 (2.44%) FpML
6 1 (2.44%) XSD
6 1 (2.44%) XSL
6 1 (2.44%) XSLT
6 1 (2.44%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (36.59%) Derivative
2 9 (21.95%) SWIFT
3 8 (19.51%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 6 (14.63%) Client/Server
4 6 (14.63%) Equities
5 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (9.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (9.76%) Fixed Income
7 3 (7.32%) Hedge funds
8 2 (4.88%) Open Source
8 2 (4.88%) Online Banking
9 1 (2.44%) DTCC
9 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
9 1 (2.44%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
9 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) UNIX
2 9 (21.95%) Linux
3 7 (17.07%) Solaris
4 2 (4.88%) Windows
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Multithreading
2 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.95%) Project Management
3 7 (17.07%) OO
4 6 (14.63%) Asset Management
5 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
6 4 (9.76%) Risk Management
6 4 (9.76%) ETL
6 4 (9.76%) Cash Management
6 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.32%) Use Case
7 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
7 3 (7.32%) Workflow
8 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (4.88%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (4.88%) UML
8 2 (4.88%) BPR
8 2 (4.88%) Data Transformation
8 2 (4.88%) Data Security
8 2 (4.88%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (65.85%) SQL
2 18 (43.90%) Java
3 8 (19.51%) Python
4 7 (17.07%) C++
5 4 (9.76%) C#
6 3 (7.32%) VBA
7 2 (4.88%) XQuery
7 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.88%) VBScript
8 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Bloomberg
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) SunGard
3 1 (2.44%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.44%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.44%) webMethods
3 1 (2.44%) Reuters
3 1 (2.44%) Sybase
3 1 (2.44%) SAP
3 1 (2.44%) Tradeweb
3 1 (2.44%) MarketAxess
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