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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 259 265 255
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 52 48 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 0.46% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.20% 0.98% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 50 19 51
Average salary £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £49,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-13.26% -18.33%
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
4327 4896 4942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.59% 47.14% 45.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3625 4064 4416
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £34,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 71 (76.34%) Finance
2 69 (74.19%) Banking
3 18 (19.35%) Project Management
4 16 (17.20%) SQL
4 16 (17.20%) UNIX
5 15 (16.13%) Back Office
5 15 (16.13%) Investment Banking
6 14 (15.05%) FIX Protocol
6 14 (15.05%) COBOL
6 14 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (13.98%) Oracle
7 13 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (11.83%) WebSphere
8 11 (11.83%) SQL Server
8 11 (11.83%) Solaris
8 11 (11.83%) CICS
8 11 (11.83%) Change Management
9 10 (10.75%) Mainframe
9 10 (10.75%) SOA
9 10 (10.75%) Cash Management
10 9 (9.68%) Degree
11 8 (8.60%) Integration Testing
11 8 (8.60%) Business Analysis
11 8 (8.60%) XML
11 8 (8.60%) WebSphere MQ
12 7 (7.53%) FpML
12 7 (7.53%) BT
12 7 (7.53%) Front Office
12 7 (7.53%) System Testing
12 7 (7.53%) Product Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 11 (11.83%) CICS
1 11 (11.83%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.23%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (1.08%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.08%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) MS Office
1 2 (2.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Algo Collateral
2 1 (1.08%) Loan IQ
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.45%) FTP
2 2 (2.15%) VPN
2 2 (2.15%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.83%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.45%) DB2
3 3 (3.23%) NonStop SQL
3 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 71 (76.34%) Finance
2 69 (74.19%) Banking
3 15 (16.13%) Investment Banking
3 15 (16.13%) Back Office
4 7 (7.53%) Front Office
5 2 (2.15%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.15%) Legal
5 2 (2.15%) Retail
6 1 (1.08%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (26.88%) Analyst
2 19 (20.43%) Architect
3 15 (16.13%) Designer
4 11 (11.83%) Business Analyst
5 7 (7.53%) Applications Support
6 6 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.38%) Programmer
7 5 (5.38%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) Senior Programmer
8 4 (4.30%) Head of Software Development
8 4 (4.30%) Applications Support Specialist
8 4 (4.30%) Software Manager
8 4 (4.30%) Development Manager
8 4 (4.30%) Applications Specialist
8 4 (4.30%) Support Specialist
8 4 (4.30%) Head of Development
9 3 (3.23%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) Project Manager
10 2 (2.15%) Operations Manager
10 2 (2.15%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.05%) FIX Protocol
2 8 (8.60%) XML
2 8 (8.60%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (7.53%) FpML
4 6 (6.45%) XML Messaging
5 4 (4.30%) J2EE
6 3 (3.23%) Middleware
6 3 (3.23%) .NET
7 2 (2.15%) HTML
7 2 (2.15%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (1.08%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.75%) Mainframe
3 6 (6.45%) Fixed Income
3 6 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.45%) Tandem
3 6 (6.45%) Economics
4 5 (5.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.23%) Equities
6 2 (2.15%) PKI
7 1 (1.08%) Derivative
7 1 (1.08%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.08%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.20%) UNIX
2 11 (11.83%) Solaris
3 5 (5.38%) Linux
4 3 (3.23%) Windows
4 3 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.08%) AIX
5 1 (1.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.35%) Project Management
2 13 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (11.83%) Change Management
4 10 (10.75%) SOA
4 10 (10.75%) Cash Management
5 8 (8.60%) Integration Testing
5 8 (8.60%) Business Analysis
6 7 (7.53%) System Testing
6 7 (7.53%) Product Management
7 6 (6.45%) Release Management
7 6 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (6.45%) Unit Testing
7 6 (6.45%) Scrum
8 5 (5.38%) Line Management
8 5 (5.38%) Mentoring
9 4 (4.30%) Coaching
9 4 (4.30%) Risk Management
9 4 (4.30%) Incident Management
10 3 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.23%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.20%) SQL
2 14 (15.05%) COBOL
3 6 (6.45%) Java
3 6 (6.45%) C++
4 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.15%) Perl
5 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.08%) AWK
Qualifications
1 9 (9.68%) Degree
2 2 (2.15%) ISEB
2 2 (2.15%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.08%) MBA
3 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.08%) IIBA
3 1 (1.08%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.45%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) Basel III
3 1 (1.08%) EMIR
3 1 (1.08%) MiFID
Vendors
1 13 (13.98%) Oracle
2 7 (7.53%) BT
3 6 (6.45%) Sybase
4 5 (5.38%) HP
5 3 (3.23%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.23%) Cognos
5 3 (3.23%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.08%) Misys
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits and bonus
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