The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SWIFT in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SWIFT over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 215 294 296
Rank change year-on-year
+79 +2
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 83 43 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.84% 0.34% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.00% 0.72% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 69 40 34
Average salary £52,500 £67,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.64% +27.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,250 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £69,200 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £49,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
-15.81% +1.03%
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 City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
4157 5936 5762
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 42.09% 46.48% 48.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3420 4907 4900
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SWIFT
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

SWIFT Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SWIFT
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

SWIFT Salary Trend in the City of London

SWIFT
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SWIFT across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

SWIFT Salary Histogram in the City of London

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

1 103 (77.44%) Banking
2 90 (67.67%) Finance
3 39 (29.32%) SQL
4 34 (25.56%) SOA
5 26 (19.55%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (19.55%) Project Management
6 22 (16.54%) COBOL
6 22 (16.54%) DB2
7 20 (15.04%) CICS
7 20 (15.04%) Mainframe
8 19 (14.29%) Back Office
8 19 (14.29%) ISEB
9 17 (12.78%) Investment Banking
9 17 (12.78%) FIX Protocol
10 16 (12.03%) Degree
10 16 (12.03%) Java
11 15 (11.28%) XML
11 15 (11.28%) Business Analysis
12 13 (9.77%) Waterfall
13 12 (9.02%) Oracle
13 12 (9.02%) SQL Server
14 11 (8.27%) UNIX
14 11 (8.27%) Cash Management
15 10 (7.52%) HP Quality Center
15 10 (7.52%) SDLC
15 10 (7.52%) FpML
16 9 (6.77%) CRM
16 9 (6.77%) Microsoft
17 8 (6.02%) J2EE
17 8 (6.02%) ISTQB

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 20 (15.04%) CICS
2 8 (6.02%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.01%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.50%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.50%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.75%) SAP FSCM
1 1 (0.75%) IntelliMatch
1 1 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.75%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.50%) FTP
1 2 (1.50%) VPN
2 1 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.54%) DB2
2 12 (9.02%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.50%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (3.01%) Selenium
1 4 (3.01%) JIRA
1 4 (3.01%) JMeter
2 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.75%) CocoaPods
2 1 (0.75%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 103 (77.44%) Banking
2 90 (67.67%) Finance
3 19 (14.29%) Back Office
4 17 (12.78%) Investment Banking
5 7 (5.26%) Retail
5 7 (5.26%) Financial Institution
6 4 (3.01%) Front Office
6 4 (3.01%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Billing
7 1 (0.75%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 45 (33.83%) Analyst
2 29 (21.80%) Architect
2 29 (21.80%) Designer
3 18 (13.53%) Business Analyst
4 13 (9.77%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (8.27%) Support Analyst
6 10 (7.52%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (7.52%) Solutions Designer
7 8 (6.02%) Programmer
7 8 (6.02%) Senior Programmer
8 7 (5.26%) Payments Business Analyst
8 7 (5.26%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.26%) Developer
9 6 (4.51%) Tester
9 6 (4.51%) Applications Support
10 5 (3.76%) Head of Development
10 5 (3.76%) Head of Software Development
10 5 (3.76%) Test Analyst
10 5 (3.76%) Applications Support Analyst
11 4 (3.01%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.78%) FIX Protocol
2 15 (11.28%) XML
3 10 (7.52%) FpML
4 8 (6.02%) J2EE
5 5 (3.76%) Apache Flex
5 5 (3.76%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (3.76%) HTML
6 3 (2.26%) RESTful
6 3 (2.26%) Middleware
7 2 (1.50%) Web Services
7 2 (1.50%) JMS
7 2 (1.50%) XML Messaging
7 2 (1.50%) Application Packaging
7 2 (1.50%) Spring
8 1 (0.75%) SAP ALE
8 1 (0.75%) Cocoa Touch
8 1 (0.75%) Cocoa
8 1 (0.75%) EDI
8 1 (0.75%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.04%) Mainframe
2 8 (6.02%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (4.51%) AS400
3 6 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.51%) iSeries
4 3 (2.26%) Economics
4 3 (2.26%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.26%) Equities
4 3 (2.26%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.50%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.50%) Derivative
6 1 (0.75%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.75%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.27%) UNIX
2 7 (5.26%) Windows
3 4 (3.01%) Solaris
4 3 (2.26%) Linux
5 2 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.75%) Android
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.56%) SOA
2 26 (19.55%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (19.55%) Project Management
3 15 (11.28%) Business Analysis
4 13 (9.77%) Waterfall
5 11 (8.27%) Cash Management
6 10 (7.52%) SDLC
7 9 (6.77%) CRM
8 8 (6.02%) Integration Testing
9 7 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (5.26%) Scrum
10 6 (4.51%) Line Management
10 6 (4.51%) Product Management
11 5 (3.76%) Test Scripting
11 5 (3.76%) System Testing
11 5 (3.76%) Test Planning
12 4 (3.01%) PRINCE2
12 4 (3.01%) Change Management
12 4 (3.01%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (3.01%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 39 (29.32%) SQL
2 22 (16.54%) COBOL
3 16 (12.03%) Java
4 6 (4.51%) C
5 5 (3.76%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.01%) VBA
7 3 (2.26%) C++
8 1 (0.75%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.75%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (14.29%) ISEB
2 16 (12.03%) Degree
3 8 (6.02%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.50%) MCP
4 2 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.50%) CCNA
5 1 (0.75%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (1.50%) ISO 8583
2 2 (1.50%) Basel III
2 2 (1.50%) EMIR
2 2 (1.50%) MiFID
3 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (7.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.75%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 12 (9.02%) Oracle
2 9 (6.77%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.51%) Bloomberg
4 5 (3.76%) HP
5 4 (3.01%) Sybase
5 4 (3.01%) IBM
6 3 (2.26%) BT
6 3 (2.26%) Cisco
7 2 (1.50%) Reuters
7 2 (1.50%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.50%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.75%) Sourcefire
8 1 (0.75%) Norkom
8 1 (0.75%) Planview
8 1 (0.75%) Fundtech
8 1 (0.75%) VMware
8 1 (0.75%) Clearswift
8 1 (0.75%) Calypso
8 1 (0.75%) SunGard
8 1 (0.75%) Misys
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Posted: 12 hours ago
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