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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 254 284 281
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -3
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 52 53 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.45% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.14% 0.96% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 50 48 41
Average salary £62,500 £77,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.35% +40.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £55,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £90,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
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
4571 5524 5336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.92% 46.62% 45.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3939 4712 4842
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £85,000
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 19 December 2014.

SWIFT Salary Histogram in the City of London

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (75.49%) Banking
2 68 (66.67%) Finance
3 25 (24.51%) SQL
4 22 (21.57%) Oracle
5 21 (20.59%) Investment Banking
6 19 (18.63%) SQL Server
6 19 (18.63%) Windows
7 18 (17.65%) WebSphere
8 17 (16.67%) Back Office
9 16 (15.69%) Project Management
10 15 (14.71%) .NET
10 15 (14.71%) Linux
11 13 (12.75%) XML
11 13 (12.75%) Middleware
11 13 (12.75%) FIX Protocol
11 13 (12.75%) UNIX
11 13 (12.75%) Business Analysis
11 13 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (10.78%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (9.80%) Release Management
13 10 (9.80%) Solaris
13 10 (9.80%) Cash Management
13 10 (9.80%) Change Management
13 10 (9.80%) Oracle Database
13 10 (9.80%) Degree
14 9 (8.82%) COBOL
14 9 (8.82%) Sybase
14 9 (8.82%) Red Hat
15 8 (7.84%) System Testing

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 18 (17.65%) WebSphere
2 8 (7.84%) Tomcat
2 8 (7.84%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (6.86%) IIS
4 6 (5.88%) CICS
5 5 (4.90%) WebSphere Process Server
6 3 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (2.94%) CMS
6 3 (2.94%) Apache
7 2 (1.96%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.98%) AquaLogic
8 1 (0.98%) AquaLogic Service Bus
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (1.96%) MS Office
1 2 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Algo Collateral
2 4 (3.92%) IntelliMatch
3 3 (2.94%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
4 2 (1.96%) HiPortfolio
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.96%) Kondor+
5 1 (0.98%) Loan IQ
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.88%) FTP
2 3 (2.94%) HTTP
2 3 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.96%) VPN
3 2 (1.96%) Intranet
3 2 (1.96%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.63%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.80%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.94%) NonStop SQL
5 2 (1.96%) Hyperion Smart View
6 1 (0.98%) DB2
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (3.92%) NUnit
2 2 (1.96%) Subversion
2 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.96%) Eclipse
General
1 77 (75.49%) Banking
2 68 (66.67%) Finance
3 21 (20.59%) Investment Banking
4 17 (16.67%) Back Office
5 7 (6.86%) Front Office
6 2 (1.96%) Legal
6 2 (1.96%) Retail
6 2 (1.96%) International Banking
6 2 (1.96%) French Language
6 2 (1.96%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.98%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (29.41%) Analyst
2 16 (15.69%) Applications Support
3 15 (14.71%) Architect
3 15 (14.71%) Business Analyst
4 9 (8.82%) Designer
5 7 (6.86%) Support Analyst
6 6 (5.88%) Applications Specialist
6 6 (5.88%) Developer
6 6 (5.88%) Support Specialist
6 6 (5.88%) Applications Support Specialist
6 6 (5.88%) Payments Business Analyst
7 5 (4.90%) .NET Developer
7 5 (4.90%) Technical Leader
7 5 (4.90%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.92%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (3.92%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (2.94%) Solutions Analyst
9 3 (2.94%) Development Manager
9 3 (2.94%) Software Manager
10 2 (1.96%) C# Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.71%) .NET
2 13 (12.75%) XML
2 13 (12.75%) Middleware
2 13 (12.75%) FIX Protocol
3 6 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (5.88%) FpML
4 5 (4.90%) WinForms
4 5 (4.90%) WPF
5 4 (3.92%) XML Messaging
5 4 (3.92%) Web Services
5 4 (3.92%) XSLT
6 3 (2.94%) J2EE
6 3 (2.94%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.94%) SOAP
6 3 (2.94%) WCF
6 3 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.96%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (1.96%) jQuery
8 1 (0.98%) Silverlight
8 1 (0.98%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (7.84%) Fixed Income
3 6 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 6 (5.88%) Tandem
3 6 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.90%) Economics
5 3 (2.94%) Equities
6 2 (1.96%) STB
6 2 (1.96%) PKI
6 2 (1.96%) Derivative
7 1 (0.98%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (0.98%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.98%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.98%) DTCC
7 1 (0.98%) Clustering
7 1 (0.98%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.98%) iPad
7 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.63%) Windows
2 15 (14.71%) Linux
3 13 (12.75%) UNIX
4 10 (9.80%) Solaris
5 7 (6.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.98%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.69%) Project Management
2 13 (12.75%) Business Analysis
3 11 (10.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (9.80%) Cash Management
4 10 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (9.80%) Release Management
4 10 (9.80%) Change Management
5 8 (7.84%) Incident Management
5 8 (7.84%) System Testing
5 8 (7.84%) Integration Testing
5 8 (7.84%) Mentoring
6 7 (6.86%) Coaching
6 7 (6.86%) Product Management
7 6 (5.88%) SOA
8 5 (4.90%) Service Management
8 5 (4.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (4.90%) Unit Testing
8 5 (4.90%) Investment Management
8 5 (4.90%) Technical Analysis
9 4 (3.92%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.51%) SQL
2 9 (8.82%) COBOL
3 8 (7.84%) Java
4 7 (6.86%) C#
5 5 (4.90%) C++
5 5 (4.90%) Perl
6 4 (3.92%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.92%) VBA
6 4 (3.92%) XAML
7 3 (2.94%) ActionScript 2.0
7 3 (2.94%) ActionScript
7 3 (2.94%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.96%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.96%) C
9 1 (0.98%) AWK
9 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (9.80%) Degree
2 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.98%) IIBA
2 1 (0.98%) CBAP
2 1 (0.98%) ISEB
2 1 (0.98%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (5.88%) Tivoli
1 6 (5.88%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 22 (21.57%) Oracle
2 9 (8.82%) Sybase
2 9 (8.82%) Red Hat
3 5 (4.90%) BT
3 5 (4.90%) Cognos
3 5 (4.90%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.92%) HP
4 4 (3.92%) IBM
5 3 (2.94%) Sun
5 3 (2.94%) Brady
5 3 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.96%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.96%) Fundtech
6 2 (1.96%) NCR
7 1 (0.98%) Misys
7 1 (0.98%) Reuters
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