The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SWIFT in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SWIFT over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 25 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 2 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.29% - 1.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.76% - 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.65%
SWIFT
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Miscellaneous Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
42 112 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 27.10% 58.33% 43.12%
Number of salaries quoted 35 101 167
Average salary £78,000 £90,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £60,000 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £100,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

SWIFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SWIFT across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

SWIFT Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

SWIFT
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SWIFT across the Canary Wharf region.

SWIFT Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing SWIFT 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 SWIFT.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 5 (100.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) IntelliMatch
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Murex
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Reuters
2 3 (60.00%) Bloomberg
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Wealth Management
2 3 (60.00%) Hedge funds
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) PMI
3 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing SWIFT 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 SWIFT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
General
1 5 (100.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) IT Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Support Assistant
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Support Manager
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior IT Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Support Supervisor
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support Assistant
1 3 (60.00%) IT Assistant
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support
1 3 (60.00%) Senior IT Support
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) QA Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (60.00%) Hedge funds
3 2 (40.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Wealth Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Murex
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) Reuters
1 3 (60.00%) Bloomberg