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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 271 247 248
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +1
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 45 84 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.40% 0.71% 0.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.90% 1.51% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 40 78 97
Average salary £65,000 £56,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,850 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
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
4979 5545 6153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 43.71% 46.82% 47.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4106 4836 5629
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 £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 83 (74.11%) Banking
2 82 (73.21%) Finance
3 49 (43.75%) SQL
4 47 (41.96%) Oracle
5 44 (39.29%) Windows
6 39 (34.82%) Linux
7 35 (31.25%) WebSphere
8 31 (27.68%) Middleware
8 31 (27.68%) Oracle Database
9 27 (24.11%) Red Hat
10 25 (22.32%) BizTalk Server
10 25 (22.32%) Tivoli
10 25 (22.32%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 24 (21.43%) SQL Server
12 22 (19.64%) Java
12 22 (19.64%) XML
12 22 (19.64%) WebSphere Process Server
13 21 (18.75%) Business Analysis
14 20 (17.86%) Project Management
15 19 (16.96%) Back Office
15 19 (16.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 18 (16.07%) .NET
17 17 (15.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 16 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
18 16 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
19 15 (13.39%) Continuous Improvement
19 15 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
20 14 (12.50%) Degree
21 13 (11.61%) Investment Banking
21 13 (11.61%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 35 (31.25%) WebSphere
2 25 (22.32%) BizTalk Server
3 22 (19.64%) WebSphere Process Server
4 13 (11.61%) Tomcat
5 10 (8.93%) IIS
6 5 (4.46%) MQSeries
6 5 (4.46%) AquaLogic
6 5 (4.46%) AquaLogic Service Bus
6 5 (4.46%) Oracle Service Bus
7 4 (3.57%) Apache
7 4 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.79%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.79%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) MS Project
1 2 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.46%) Algo Collateral
1 5 (4.46%) IntelliMatch
2 4 (3.57%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
2 4 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.68%) Kondor+
3 3 (2.68%) HiPortfolio
4 1 (0.89%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.57%) HTTP
1 4 (3.57%) TCP/IP
1 4 (3.57%) Firewall
2 3 (2.68%) Intranet
3 2 (1.79%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (27.68%) Oracle Database
2 24 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.68%) MySQL
4 3 (2.68%) Hyperion Smart View
5 2 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (3.57%) NUnit
2 3 (2.68%) Subversion
2 3 (2.68%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.68%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.79%) JIRA
3 2 (1.79%) Redmine
3 2 (1.79%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.89%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 83 (74.11%) Banking
2 82 (73.21%) Finance
3 19 (16.96%) Back Office
4 13 (11.61%) Retail
4 13 (11.61%) Investment Banking
5 12 (10.71%) Retail Banking
6 8 (7.14%) Marketing
7 6 (5.36%) French Language
7 6 (5.36%) Spanish Language
8 4 (3.57%) Financial Institution
9 3 (2.68%) International Banking
10 2 (1.79%) Advertising
11 1 (0.89%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.89%) Front Office
11 1 (0.89%) Legal
11 1 (0.89%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 33 (29.46%) Applications Support
2 32 (28.57%) Analyst
3 16 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 16 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 12 (10.71%) Applications Specialist
4 12 (10.71%) Business Analyst
4 12 (10.71%) Support Specialist
4 12 (10.71%) Applications Support Specialist
5 11 (9.82%) Developer
6 9 (8.04%) Technical Leader
7 8 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
8 7 (6.25%) Consultant
8 7 (6.25%) Payments Business Analyst
9 6 (5.36%) Solutions Consultant
9 6 (5.36%) Technical Consultant
9 6 (5.36%) .NET Developer
10 5 (4.46%) Architect
11 4 (3.57%) VB.NET Developer
11 4 (3.57%) Product Manager
11 4 (3.57%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (27.68%) Middleware
2 22 (19.64%) XML
3 18 (16.07%) .NET
4 16 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (6.25%) HTML
5 7 (6.25%) Web Services
6 6 (5.36%) J2EE
6 6 (5.36%) FpML
7 5 (4.46%) WinForms
7 5 (4.46%) ASP.NET
7 5 (4.46%) SOAP
7 5 (4.46%) XSLT
7 5 (4.46%) JMS
7 5 (4.46%) WPF
8 3 (2.68%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (2.68%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (2.68%) WCF
9 2 (1.79%) CSS
9 2 (1.79%) LINQ
9 2 (1.79%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 13 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (10.71%) Credit Risk
4 8 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 8 (7.14%) Fixed Income
5 7 (6.25%) Derivative
6 5 (4.46%) iPad
6 5 (4.46%) Clustering
7 3 (2.68%) STB
8 2 (1.79%) Equities
8 2 (1.79%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.79%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 2 (1.79%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.89%) DTCC
9 1 (0.89%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.89%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.89%) PMI
9 1 (0.89%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 44 (39.29%) Windows
2 39 (34.82%) Linux
3 19 (16.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (11.61%) UNIX
5 5 (4.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.75%) Business Analysis
2 20 (17.86%) Project Management
3 16 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 15 (13.39%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (11.61%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (11.61%) Service Management
5 13 (11.61%) Technical Analysis
6 12 (10.71%) Service Delivery
6 12 (10.71%) Programme Management
7 11 (9.82%) IT Governance
8 10 (8.93%) Mentoring
8 10 (8.93%) Product Management
9 9 (8.04%) Incident Management
10 7 (6.25%) Release Management
11 6 (5.36%) CRM
11 6 (5.36%) Waterfall
12 5 (4.46%) Cash Management
12 5 (4.46%) Investment Management
13 4 (3.57%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 49 (43.75%) SQL
2 22 (19.64%) Java
3 9 (8.04%) C#
4 7 (6.25%) C
5 6 (5.36%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.46%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.57%) Perl
7 4 (3.57%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.57%) ActionScript
7 4 (3.57%) VBA
7 4 (3.57%) XAML
7 4 (3.57%) ActionScript 2.0
8 2 (1.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (2.68%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.79%) CAPM
3 2 (1.79%) PMP
4 1 (0.89%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.14%) QA
2 2 (1.79%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 25 (22.32%) Tivoli
1 25 (22.32%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 47 (41.96%) Oracle
2 27 (24.11%) Red Hat
3 10 (8.93%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.36%) IBM
5 5 (4.46%) Sybase
5 5 (4.46%) Cognos
6 4 (3.57%) Sun
6 4 (3.57%) TIBCO
6 4 (3.57%) Brady
7 3 (2.68%) NCR
7 3 (2.68%) Reuters
8 2 (1.79%) Bloomberg
8 2 (1.79%) Fundtech
9 1 (0.89%) HP
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