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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 95 - 79
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 6 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.44% - 0.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.27% - 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 10
Average salary £38,250 - £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,850 - £44,250
10% offered a salary of more than £41,650 - £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -25.00%
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
472 484 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.99% 35.28% 37.18%
Number of salaries quoted 306 292 270
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 11 (78.57%) Oracle
2 9 (64.29%) Finance
3 8 (57.14%) UNIX
3 8 (57.14%) Linux
3 8 (57.14%) Mentoring
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) Degree
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
6 4 (28.57%) IBM
6 4 (28.57%) Coaching
6 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (28.57%) XQuery
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (28.57%) OO
6 4 (28.57%) MQSeries
6 4 (28.57%) OOD
6 4 (28.57%) .NET
6 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 4 (28.57%) C#
6 4 (28.57%) HTML
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 4 (28.57%) CSS
6 4 (28.57%) Web Services
6 4 (28.57%) XML
6 4 (28.57%) Regular Expression
6 4 (28.57%) QA
6 4 (28.57%) WCF
6 4 (28.57%) jQuery

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 4 (28.57%) MQSeries
1 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
2 4 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) SWIFT Specialist
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) iOS Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications Support
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Messaging Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Support Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
1 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
1 4 (28.57%) CSS
1 4 (28.57%) Web Services
1 4 (28.57%) XML
1 4 (28.57%) Regular Expression
1 4 (28.57%) WCF
1 4 (28.57%) jQuery
1 4 (28.57%) HTML5
1 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
1 4 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (7.14%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.14%) Physics
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) UNIX
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Solaris
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Mentoring
2 4 (28.57%) Coaching
2 4 (28.57%) OO
2 4 (28.57%) OOD
2 4 (28.57%) Change Management
2 4 (28.57%) Data Management
2 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
3 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) XQuery
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) XPath
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Squid
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Informatica
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat