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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 231 257 307
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +50
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 41 60 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.58% 0.57% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.22% 1.33% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 24 52 25
Average salary £64,000 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.36% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £48,600 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £84,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -3.06%
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
3371 4523 5958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 47.92% 43.10% 47.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2989 3719 4919
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £82,500
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 30 April 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 30 April 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 67 (84.81%) Finance
2 54 (68.35%) Banking
3 35 (44.30%) SQL Server
4 34 (43.04%) Microsoft
5 31 (39.24%) MS Office
6 29 (36.71%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (35.44%) ITIL
8 26 (32.91%) Change Management
9 25 (31.65%) SQL
9 25 (31.65%) Reuters
9 25 (31.65%) Bloomberg
10 24 (30.38%) SQL Server 2008
10 24 (30.38%) User Acceptance Testing
11 23 (29.11%) Wealth Management
12 22 (27.85%) Credit Risk
12 22 (27.85%) Time Management
12 22 (27.85%) Data Analysis
12 22 (27.85%) SLA
13 20 (25.32%) Degree
14 17 (21.52%) ISTQB
14 17 (21.52%) Service Delivery
15 16 (20.25%) C
15 16 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (20.25%) Mathematics
15 16 (20.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 11 (13.92%) SDLC
16 11 (13.92%) CRM
16 11 (13.92%) Unix
16 11 (13.92%) Fintech
17 10 (12.66%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 10 (12.66%) WebSphere
2 7 (8.86%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.80%) CICS
3 3 (3.80%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.53%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 31 (39.24%) MS Office
2 4 (5.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (7.59%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (2.53%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (1.27%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) SWIFTNet
1 3 (3.80%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.53%) DHCP
2 2 (2.53%) DNS
2 2 (2.53%) Firewall
2 2 (2.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (44.30%) SQL Server
2 24 (30.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (8.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.80%) DB2
4 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) NUnit
2 1 (1.27%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.27%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.27%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (1.27%) Selenium
2 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 67 (84.81%) Finance
2 54 (68.35%) Banking
3 6 (7.59%) Front Office
4 4 (5.06%) Back Office
5 3 (3.80%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.80%) Law
6 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (51.90%) Analyst
2 27 (34.18%) Applications Support
2 27 (34.18%) Support Analyst
3 26 (32.91%) Applications Support Analyst
4 14 (17.72%) Banking Analyst
5 11 (13.92%) Business Analyst
5 11 (13.92%) Developer
6 7 (8.86%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (8.86%) Senior Applications Support
6 7 (8.86%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
6 7 (8.86%) Senior Support Analyst
7 6 (7.59%) Technical Support
8 5 (6.33%) Payments Business Analyst
8 5 (6.33%) Support Specialist
8 5 (6.33%) Technical Specialist
8 5 (6.33%) Technical Support Specialist
9 4 (5.06%) Banking Business Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.80%) Architect
10 3 (3.80%) IT Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.59%) XML
2 5 (6.33%) SOAP
2 5 (6.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (5.06%) .NET
3 4 (5.06%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (5.06%) FpML
4 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.80%) Middleware
4 3 (3.80%) RESTful
5 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (2.53%) HTML
5 2 (2.53%) J2EE
5 2 (2.53%) JSON
5 2 (2.53%) REST
5 2 (2.53%) WCF
5 2 (2.53%) WPF
5 2 (2.53%) XML Messaging
6 1 (1.27%) HTML5
6 1 (1.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 29 (36.71%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (27.85%) Credit Risk
3 16 (20.25%) Mathematics
4 11 (13.92%) Fintech
5 7 (8.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (7.59%) Management Information System
7 5 (6.33%) Mobile App
8 4 (5.06%) PMI
9 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (3.80%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (3.80%) Mainframe
9 3 (3.80%) Taxonomies
10 2 (2.53%) Contract for Difference
10 2 (2.53%) Data Centre
10 2 (2.53%) Derivative
10 2 (2.53%) Fixed Income
11 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
11 1 (1.27%) EFT
11 1 (1.27%) Equities
11 1 (1.27%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.92%) Unix
2 10 (12.66%) Linux
3 9 (11.39%) Windows
4 5 (6.33%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.80%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.53%) AIX
6 2 (2.53%) Android
6 2 (2.53%) Solaris
6 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.44%) ITIL
2 26 (32.91%) Change Management
3 24 (30.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 23 (29.11%) Wealth Management
5 22 (27.85%) Data Analysis
5 22 (27.85%) Time Management
6 17 (21.52%) Service Delivery
7 16 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (13.92%) CRM
8 11 (13.92%) SDLC
9 10 (12.66%) User Stories
10 9 (11.39%) Business Analysis
11 8 (10.13%) Waterfall
12 7 (8.86%) PLM
13 5 (6.33%) DevOps
13 5 (6.33%) ETL
13 5 (6.33%) iOS Development
13 5 (6.33%) Project Management
14 3 (3.80%) Asset Management
14 3 (3.80%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (31.65%) SQL
2 16 (20.25%) C
3 9 (11.39%) Java
4 5 (6.33%) Apple Swift
4 5 (6.33%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.80%) C++
5 3 (3.80%) COBOL
5 3 (3.80%) JCL
5 3 (3.80%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.53%) C#
6 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.27%) F#
7 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (25.32%) Degree
2 17 (21.52%) ISTQB
3 16 (20.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (5.06%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.27%) ISEB
5 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (27.85%) SLA
2 9 (11.39%) SEPA
3 5 (6.33%) ISO20022
4 2 (2.53%) ISO15022
5 1 (1.27%) QA
5 1 (1.27%) TARGET2
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) OpenView
1 3 (3.80%) Zenoss
2 2 (2.53%) vMotion
Vendors
1 34 (43.04%) Microsoft
2 25 (31.65%) Bloomberg
2 25 (31.65%) Reuters
3 10 (12.66%) IBM
4 7 (8.86%) Oracle
4 7 (8.86%) Remedy
4 7 (8.86%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (5.06%) HP
6 3 (3.80%) TOWER Software
7 2 (2.53%) Apple
7 2 (2.53%) VMware
8 1 (1.27%) Actimize
8 1 (1.27%) Calypso
8 1 (1.27%) Informatica
8 1 (1.27%) ION Trading
8 1 (1.27%) Murex
8 1 (1.27%) Planview
8 1 (1.27%) SAP
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Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £65k
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
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