The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SWIFT in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SWIFT over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 92 107 84
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -23
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 13 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.91% 0.26% 0.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.60% 0.70% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 9
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £51,750 £43,250
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +19.65%
SWIFT
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
500 573 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.06% 37.09% 38.36%
Number of salaries quoted 318 352 274
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,050 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SWIFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SWIFT across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

SWIFT Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SWIFT
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SWIFT across the Edinburgh region.

SWIFT Salary Trend in Edinburgh

SWIFT
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SWIFT across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

SWIFT Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 13 (68.42%) Banking
2 10 (52.63%) Retail
3 8 (42.11%) Finance
4 7 (36.84%) CISSP
4 7 (36.84%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (36.84%) Information Security
4 7 (36.84%) Symantec
4 7 (36.84%) Sophos
4 7 (36.84%) Websense
4 7 (36.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 7 (36.84%) CISMP
4 7 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (36.84%) Degree
4 7 (36.84%) Security Management
5 5 (26.32%) QA
5 5 (26.32%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
5 5 (26.32%) Coaching
5 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (26.32%) SDLC
5 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
5 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (26.32%) Oracle
5 5 (26.32%) UNIX
5 5 (26.32%) Linux
5 5 (26.32%) MQSeries
5 5 (26.32%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (26.32%) Change Management
6 1 (5.26%) Tandem
6 1 (5.26%) Solaris

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (26.32%) MQSeries
1 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SWIFTNet
General
1 13 (68.42%) Banking
2 10 (52.63%) Retail
3 8 (42.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Security Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Information Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Information Security Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) SWIFT Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Payments Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) UNIX
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Security Management
1 7 (36.84%) Risk Assessment
1 7 (36.84%) Information Security
1 7 (36.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 5 (26.32%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
2 5 (26.32%) Coaching
2 5 (26.32%) SDLC
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Change Management
3 1 (5.26%) Validation
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) CISSP
1 7 (36.84%) CISMP
1 7 (36.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (26.32%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Symantec
1 7 (36.84%) Sophos
1 7 (36.84%) Websense
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle