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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 89 105 96
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 20 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.28% 0.27% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.19% 0.65% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 3
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
626 617 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 40.08% 41.13% 36.71%
Number of salaries quoted 374 402 298
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 3 September 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 22 (73.33%) Banking
1 22 (73.33%) Retail
2 16 (53.33%) Finance
3 14 (46.67%) Oracle
3 14 (46.67%) UNIX
3 14 (46.67%) QA
3 14 (46.67%) Mentoring
3 14 (46.67%) Coaching
3 14 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (46.67%) SDLC
4 9 (30.00%) Fundtech
4 9 (30.00%) Web Services
4 9 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 9 (30.00%) Java
5 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (23.33%) Degree
6 7 (23.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 7 (23.33%) CISMP
6 7 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (23.33%) Security Management
6 7 (23.33%) CISSP
6 7 (23.33%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (23.33%) Information Security
6 7 (23.33%) Symantec
6 7 (23.33%) Sophos
6 7 (23.33%) Websense
7 5 (16.67%) Change Management
7 5 (16.67%) Linux
7 5 (16.67%) MQSeries
7 5 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (16.67%) MQSeries
1 5 (16.67%) WebSphere
General
1 22 (73.33%) Banking
1 22 (73.33%) Retail
2 16 (53.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Security Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Information Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Information Security Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
3 5 (16.67%) SWIFT Specialist
4 4 (13.33%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Platform Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Payments Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) Web Services
2 5 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) UNIX
2 5 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Mentoring
1 14 (46.67%) Coaching
1 14 (46.67%) SDLC
2 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (23.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 7 (23.33%) Security Management
3 7 (23.33%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (23.33%) Information Security
4 5 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (3.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) Java
1 9 (30.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) CISSP
1 7 (23.33%) CISMP
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (46.67%) QA
2 7 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Oracle
2 9 (30.00%) Fundtech
3 7 (23.33%) Symantec
3 7 (23.33%) Sophos
3 7 (23.33%) Websense