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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 238 262 268
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +6
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 66 51 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.65% 0.48% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.57% 1.03% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 64 40 44
Average salary £60,000 £70,500 £66,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.89% +6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,250 £90,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -25.00%
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
4203 4944 4914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.52% 46.99% 44.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3592 4178 4418
Average salary £55,000 £56,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.08% +3.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 77 (74.04%) Banking
2 74 (71.15%) Finance
3 24 (23.08%) SQL
4 21 (20.19%) Oracle
5 20 (19.23%) Investment Banking
6 19 (18.27%) Project Management
6 19 (18.27%) Back Office
7 17 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (15.38%) SQL Server
8 16 (15.38%) WebSphere
9 14 (13.46%) UNIX
10 13 (12.50%) COBOL
10 13 (12.50%) Business Analysis
10 13 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
11 12 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (11.54%) Windows
11 12 (11.54%) Linux
12 11 (10.58%) XML
12 11 (10.58%) .NET
12 11 (10.58%) Cash Management
13 10 (9.62%) Release Management
13 10 (9.62%) Solaris
13 10 (9.62%) CICS
13 10 (9.62%) Change Management
14 9 (8.65%) Mainframe
15 8 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 8 (7.69%) Oracle Database
15 8 (7.69%) Mentoring
16 7 (6.73%) Coaching

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 16 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 10 (9.62%) CICS
3 6 (5.77%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.81%) IIS
4 5 (4.81%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (3.85%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.92%) Apache
7 1 (0.96%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.96%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.92%) MS Office
1 2 (1.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Algo Collateral
2 2 (1.92%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
2 2 (1.92%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.96%) HiPortfolio
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.96%) Kondor+
3 1 (0.96%) Loan IQ
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.77%) FTP
2 2 (1.92%) HTTP
2 2 (1.92%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.92%) VPN
2 2 (1.92%) SWIFTNet
3 1 (0.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.81%) DB2
4 3 (2.88%) NonStop SQL
5 2 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.96%) Hyperion Smart View
Development Applications
1 2 (1.92%) NUnit
2 1 (0.96%) Subversion
2 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.96%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.96%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 77 (74.04%) Banking
2 74 (71.15%) Finance
3 20 (19.23%) Investment Banking
4 19 (18.27%) Back Office
5 7 (6.73%) Front Office
6 2 (1.92%) Legal
6 2 (1.92%) Retail
7 1 (0.96%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (0.96%) International Banking
7 1 (0.96%) French Language
7 1 (0.96%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 31 (29.81%) Analyst
2 16 (15.38%) Architect
2 16 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 13 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 11 (10.58%) Designer
5 6 (5.77%) Payments Business Analyst
5 6 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (4.81%) Applications Specialist
6 5 (4.81%) Support Analyst
6 5 (4.81%) Support Specialist
6 5 (4.81%) Applications Support Specialist
7 4 (3.85%) Technical Leader
7 4 (3.85%) Senior Programmer
7 4 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (3.85%) Programmer
7 4 (3.85%) Head of Development
7 4 (3.85%) Head of Software Development
8 3 (2.88%) Software Manager
8 3 (2.88%) Developer
8 3 (2.88%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
2 11 (10.58%) XML
2 11 (10.58%) .NET
3 7 (6.73%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (6.73%) Middleware
3 7 (6.73%) FpML
4 6 (5.77%) XML Messaging
5 4 (3.85%) J2EE
6 3 (2.88%) WinForms
6 3 (2.88%) WPF
7 2 (1.92%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (1.92%) XSLT
7 2 (1.92%) WCF
7 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.92%) SOAP
7 2 (1.92%) Web Services
7 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.96%) HTML
8 1 (0.96%) CGI
8 1 (0.96%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.65%) Mainframe
3 8 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (6.73%) Fixed Income
5 6 (5.77%) Tandem
6 5 (4.81%) Economics
6 5 (4.81%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.92%) PKI
7 2 (1.92%) Equities
8 1 (0.96%) STB
8 1 (0.96%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.96%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.46%) UNIX
2 12 (11.54%) Windows
2 12 (11.54%) Linux
3 10 (9.62%) Solaris
4 6 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.96%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.27%) Project Management
2 17 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 12 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (10.58%) Cash Management
6 10 (9.62%) Release Management
6 10 (9.62%) Change Management
7 8 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 7 (6.73%) Coaching
8 7 (6.73%) Product Management
8 7 (6.73%) Incident Management
8 7 (6.73%) Integration Testing
9 6 (5.77%) System Testing
9 6 (5.77%) SOA
10 5 (4.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (4.81%) Scrum
10 5 (4.81%) Investment Management
10 5 (4.81%) Unit Testing
10 5 (4.81%) Line Management
11 4 (3.85%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 24 (23.08%) SQL
2 13 (12.50%) COBOL
3 7 (6.73%) Java
4 5 (4.81%) C++
5 4 (3.85%) Perl
5 4 (3.85%) C#
6 2 (1.92%) C
6 2 (1.92%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.92%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.92%) ActionScript
6 2 (1.92%) VBA
6 2 (1.92%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.92%) XAML
6 2 (1.92%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (0.96%) AWK
7 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (6.73%) Degree
2 2 (1.92%) ISEB
2 2 (1.92%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.96%) MBA
3 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.96%) IIBA
3 1 (0.96%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) QA
2 2 (1.92%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 4 (3.85%) Tivoli
1 4 (3.85%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 21 (20.19%) Oracle
2 7 (6.73%) Sybase
2 7 (6.73%) Red Hat
3 6 (5.77%) BT
4 5 (4.81%) Cognos
4 5 (4.81%) HP
5 4 (3.85%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.92%) Brady
7 2 (1.92%) Fundtech
7 2 (1.92%) Sun
7 2 (1.92%) IBM
8 1 (0.96%) Misys
8 1 (0.96%) NCR
8 1 (0.96%) TIBCO
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