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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 250 297 270
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -27
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 61 46 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.59% 0.37% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.43% 0.79% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 52 26 39
Average salary £53,750 £61,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.24% +11.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,600 £46,250 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £75,000 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £49,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-3.06% -6.66%
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
4270 5832 5543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.14% 46.55% 47.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3532 4800 4762
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 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 6 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.

1 100 (76.34%) Banking
2 92 (70.23%) Finance
3 34 (25.95%) SQL
4 29 (22.14%) Project Management
5 25 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (18.32%) COBOL
6 24 (18.32%) SOA
7 22 (16.79%) Back Office
8 21 (16.03%) CICS
9 20 (15.27%) Mainframe
10 19 (14.50%) Investment Banking
11 18 (13.74%) FIX Protocol
11 18 (13.74%) DB2
12 16 (12.21%) UNIX
13 15 (11.45%) Degree
14 14 (10.69%) XML
14 14 (10.69%) Oracle
15 13 (9.92%) Java
15 13 (9.92%) Business Analysis
15 13 (9.92%) Waterfall
15 13 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (9.16%) Cash Management
16 12 (9.16%) WebSphere
16 12 (9.16%) SQL Server
16 12 (9.16%) FpML
16 12 (9.16%) ISEB
17 11 (8.40%) Integration Testing
18 10 (7.63%) QA
19 9 (6.87%) WebSphere MQ
20 8 (6.11%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 6 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 21 (16.03%) CICS
2 12 (9.16%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.05%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.53%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (1.53%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.53%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.05%) MS Office
1 4 (3.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.53%) FTP
1 2 (1.53%) VPN
2 1 (0.76%) Internet
2 1 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.76%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.74%) DB2
2 12 (9.16%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.29%) NonStop SQL
3 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.53%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (3.05%) JMeter
1 4 (3.05%) JIRA
1 4 (3.05%) Selenium
2 1 (0.76%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 100 (76.34%) Banking
2 92 (70.23%) Finance
3 22 (16.79%) Back Office
4 19 (14.50%) Investment Banking
5 7 (5.34%) Front Office
6 5 (3.82%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.53%) Wholesale Banking
7 2 (1.53%) Retail
8 1 (0.76%) Billing
8 1 (0.76%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (32.06%) Analyst
2 28 (21.37%) Architect
3 24 (18.32%) Designer
4 14 (10.69%) Business Analyst
5 13 (9.92%) Senior Analyst
6 12 (9.16%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (7.63%) Support Analyst
8 8 (6.11%) Programmer
8 8 (6.11%) Senior Programmer
9 7 (5.34%) Applications Support
10 6 (4.58%) Project Manager
11 5 (3.82%) Solutions Designer
11 5 (3.82%) Test Analyst
11 5 (3.82%) Head of Development
11 5 (3.82%) Head of Software Development
12 4 (3.05%) Software Manager
12 4 (3.05%) QA Manager
12 4 (3.05%) Applications Support Analyst
12 4 (3.05%) Senior Test Analyst
12 4 (3.05%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.74%) FIX Protocol
2 14 (10.69%) XML
3 12 (9.16%) FpML
4 9 (6.87%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (5.34%) J2EE
6 5 (3.82%) Apache Flex
6 5 (3.82%) HTML
7 3 (2.29%) Middleware
8 2 (1.53%) RESTful
8 2 (1.53%) Web Services
8 2 (1.53%) JMS
8 2 (1.53%) XML Messaging
8 2 (1.53%) Spring
8 2 (1.53%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.27%) Mainframe
2 13 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.11%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.58%) Fixed Income
4 6 (4.58%) Economics
5 5 (3.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (3.05%) Tandem
7 3 (2.29%) iSeries
7 3 (2.29%) Equities
7 3 (2.29%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.29%) AS400
8 2 (1.53%) Open Source
8 2 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.76%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.76%) PKI
9 1 (0.76%) Derivative
9 1 (0.76%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.21%) UNIX
2 8 (6.11%) Solaris
3 7 (5.34%) Windows
4 4 (3.05%) Linux
5 2 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.76%) Android
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (22.14%) Project Management
2 25 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (18.32%) SOA
4 13 (9.92%) Business Analysis
4 13 (9.92%) Waterfall
5 12 (9.16%) Cash Management
6 11 (8.40%) Integration Testing
7 8 (6.11%) CRM
7 8 (6.11%) Product Management
8 7 (5.34%) Scrum
9 6 (4.58%) Change Management
9 6 (4.58%) System Testing
9 6 (4.58%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (4.58%) Unit Testing
10 5 (3.82%) Test Scripting
10 5 (3.82%) Test Planning
10 5 (3.82%) Line Management
11 4 (3.05%) Automated Testing
11 4 (3.05%) Software Testing
12 3 (2.29%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (25.95%) SQL
2 24 (18.32%) COBOL
3 13 (9.92%) Java
4 6 (4.58%) C++
5 5 (3.82%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.05%) C
6 4 (3.05%) VBA
7 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (11.45%) Degree
2 12 (9.16%) ISEB
3 8 (6.11%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) CISSP
4 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.76%) MCP
4 1 (0.76%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.63%) QA
2 2 (1.53%) Basel III
2 2 (1.53%) EMIR
2 2 (1.53%) ISO 8583
2 2 (1.53%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (5.34%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.76%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 14 (10.69%) Oracle
2 8 (6.11%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.34%) Sybase
3 7 (5.34%) BT
4 6 (4.58%) HP
5 3 (2.29%) IBM
6 2 (1.53%) Cisco
6 2 (1.53%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.53%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.53%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.76%) Clearswift
7 1 (0.76%) Misys
7 1 (0.76%) Calypso
7 1 (0.76%) SunGard
7 1 (0.76%) VMware
7 1 (0.76%) Sourcefire
7 1 (0.76%) Norkom
7 1 (0.76%) Fundtech
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Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £47000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Consulting Point
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago