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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 226 248 277
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +29
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 35 70 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.52% 0.69% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.08% 1.54% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 25 68 33
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £81,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
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
3240 4557 4969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 48.41% 44.68% 48.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2858 3865 4207
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £56,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £87,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

SWIFT Salary Histogram in the City of London

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 81 (82.65%) Finance
2 73 (74.49%) Banking
3 37 (37.76%) SEPA
4 36 (36.73%) Unix
5 30 (30.61%) SQL
6 24 (24.49%) DB2
7 23 (23.47%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 22 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (21.43%) Degree
9 21 (21.43%) Windows
9 21 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 21 (21.43%) SDLC
10 20 (20.41%) Change Management
11 19 (19.39%) Mainframe
11 19 (19.39%) CICS
11 19 (19.39%) Solaris
11 19 (19.39%) MS Office
11 19 (19.39%) COBOL
12 18 (18.37%) Java
12 18 (18.37%) Linux
13 17 (17.35%) Middleware
13 17 (17.35%) SQL Server
14 16 (16.33%) Oracle
15 15 (15.31%) Bloomberg
15 15 (15.31%) JCL
15 15 (15.31%) TOWER Software
15 15 (15.31%) ITIL
15 15 (15.31%) IBM
15 15 (15.31%) IBM Mainframe
16 14 (14.29%) Payment Gateway

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 19 (19.39%) CICS
2 12 (12.24%) MTS
3 5 (5.10%) IBM Notes
3 5 (5.10%) MQSeries
4 3 (3.06%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (3.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (3.06%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.06%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.06%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.04%) IIS
5 2 (2.04%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.02%) Lync
6 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (19.39%) MS Office
2 9 (9.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (14.29%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.02%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (1.02%) Global PAYplus
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.08%) SWIFTNet
2 3 (3.06%) Firewall
2 3 (3.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.04%) DHCP
3 2 (2.04%) DNS
3 2 (2.04%) VPN
4 1 (1.02%) LAN
4 1 (1.02%) SAN
4 1 (1.02%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (24.49%) DB2
2 17 (17.35%) SQL Server
3 12 (12.24%) Relational Database
4 11 (11.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (10.20%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Ant
2 1 (1.02%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.02%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.02%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.02%) NUnit
2 1 (1.02%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (1.02%) Selenium
2 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 81 (82.65%) Finance
2 73 (74.49%) Banking
3 7 (7.14%) Back Office
4 5 (5.10%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.06%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.04%) Front Office
7 1 (1.02%) Law
7 1 (1.02%) Legal
7 1 (1.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (25.51%) Analyst
1 25 (25.51%) Applications Support
2 18 (18.37%) Support Analyst
3 16 (16.33%) Developer
4 15 (15.31%) Applications Support Analyst
5 12 (12.24%) Designer
6 11 (11.22%) Architect
6 11 (11.22%) Lead Developer
7 9 (9.18%) Business Analyst
8 7 (7.14%) Solutions Designer
8 7 (7.14%) Technical Support
9 5 (5.10%) Consultant
9 5 (5.10%) Middleware Engineer
9 5 (5.10%) Project Manager
9 5 (5.10%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (5.10%) Subject Matter Expert
9 5 (5.10%) Support Specialist
9 5 (5.10%) Technical Specialist
9 5 (5.10%) Technical Support Specialist
10 4 (4.08%) Mainframe Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.35%) Middleware
2 13 (13.27%) XML
3 10 (10.20%) J2EE
4 9 (9.18%) FIX Protocol
5 5 (5.10%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (5.10%) SOAP
5 5 (5.10%) TIBCO EMS
6 4 (4.08%) REST
7 3 (3.06%) JSON
7 3 (3.06%) Regular Expression
7 3 (3.06%) XSLT
8 2 (2.04%) .NET
8 2 (2.04%) HTML
8 2 (2.04%) XML Messaging
9 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.02%) FpML
9 1 (1.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.02%) WCF
9 1 (1.02%) WPF
9 1 (1.02%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (19.39%) Mainframe
3 15 (15.31%) IBM Mainframe
4 10 (10.20%) Credit Risk
4 10 (10.20%) Mathematics
5 9 (9.18%) Fedwire
6 6 (6.12%) Computer Science
7 4 (4.08%) Data Centre
7 4 (4.08%) PMI
8 3 (3.06%) Fintech
8 3 (3.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (2.04%) Contract for Difference
9 2 (2.04%) Hedge funds
10 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
10 1 (1.02%) Derivative
10 1 (1.02%) Equities
10 1 (1.02%) Fat Client
10 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
10 1 (1.02%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (1.02%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 36 (36.73%) Unix
2 21 (21.43%) Windows
3 19 (19.39%) Solaris
4 18 (18.37%) Linux
5 13 (13.27%) AIX
6 8 (8.16%) Windows Server
7 6 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.04%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.02%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.47%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 21 (21.43%) SDLC
3 20 (20.41%) Change Management
4 15 (15.31%) ITIL
5 12 (12.24%) Kalman Filter
5 12 (12.24%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (11.22%) SOA
6 11 (11.22%) Wealth Management
7 10 (10.20%) Data Analysis
7 10 (10.20%) Project Management
7 10 (10.20%) Service Delivery
7 10 (10.20%) Time Management
8 6 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (6.12%) KYC
8 6 (6.12%) Software Deployment
9 5 (5.10%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (5.10%) Business Transformation
9 5 (5.10%) Incident Management
10 4 (4.08%) Business Analysis
10 4 (4.08%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (30.61%) SQL
2 19 (19.39%) COBOL
3 18 (18.37%) Java
4 15 (15.31%) JCL
5 11 (11.22%) C
6 8 (8.16%) Bash Shell
7 5 (5.10%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.06%) Korn
8 3 (3.06%) Perl
8 3 (3.06%) XQuery
9 2 (2.04%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.02%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.02%) C#
10 1 (1.02%) C++
10 1 (1.02%) F#
10 1 (1.02%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (21.43%) Degree
2 11 (11.22%) ISTQB
3 10 (10.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (4.08%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.02%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (37.76%) SEPA
2 10 (10.20%) SLA
3 2 (2.04%) ISO15022
3 2 (2.04%) ISO20022
4 1 (1.02%) QA
4 1 (1.02%) TARGET2
System Software
1 3 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.02%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.06%) OpenView
2 3 (3.06%) Zenoss
3 2 (2.04%) vMotion
4 1 (1.02%) SCOM
4 1 (1.02%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.33%) Oracle
3 15 (15.31%) Bloomberg
3 15 (15.31%) IBM
3 15 (15.31%) TOWER Software
4 10 (10.20%) Reuters
5 8 (8.16%) Actimize
6 5 (5.10%) HP
6 5 (5.10%) Lotus
6 5 (5.10%) TIBCO
7 3 (3.06%) Kofax
7 3 (3.06%) SAP
7 3 (3.06%) VMware
8 1 (1.02%) Cisco
8 1 (1.02%) Citrix
8 1 (1.02%) Dell
8 1 (1.02%) McAfee
8 1 (1.02%) Planview
8 1 (1.02%) Wyse
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