The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SWIFT in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SWIFT over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 150 119 148
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +29
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 2 28 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.086% 1.12% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 2.98% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2 27 3
Average salary £85,000 £46,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+82.79% -25.60%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £49,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+12.24% -6.66%
SWIFT
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
809 940 913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 34.60% 37.58% 35.58%
Number of salaries quoted 626 771 770
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

SWIFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SWIFT Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SWIFT
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SWIFT Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (100.00%) Web Services
1 13 (100.00%) ISO 8583
2 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 11 (84.62%) TIBCO
2 11 (84.62%) XML
2 11 (84.62%) MQSeries
2 11 (84.62%) Java
2 11 (84.62%) Oracle
2 11 (84.62%) DB2
2 11 (84.62%) WebSphere Application Server
2 11 (84.62%) WebLogic
2 11 (84.62%) JMS
2 11 (84.62%) IBM
2 11 (84.62%) Spring
2 11 (84.62%) WebSphere
2 11 (84.62%) Application Packaging
2 11 (84.62%) Open Source
2 11 (84.62%) RESTful
2 11 (84.62%) Relational Database
3 9 (69.23%) PKI
3 9 (69.23%) SSL
3 9 (69.23%) Management Information System
4 7 (53.85%) Banking
5 6 (46.15%) Programme Management
5 6 (46.15%) Middleware
5 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (46.15%) Software Architecture
5 6 (46.15%) Waterfall
5 6 (46.15%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (23.08%) NonStop SQL

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (84.62%) MQSeries
1 11 (84.62%) WebSphere Application Server
1 11 (84.62%) WebLogic
1 11 (84.62%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) SSL
2 2 (15.38%) SMS
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) DB2
1 11 (84.62%) Relational Database
2 3 (23.08%) NonStop SQL
General
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Architect
2 8 (61.54%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Payments Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) Web Services
2 11 (84.62%) XML
2 11 (84.62%) JMS
2 11 (84.62%) Spring
2 11 (84.62%) Application Packaging
2 11 (84.62%) RESTful
3 6 (46.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) Open Source
2 9 (69.23%) PKI
2 9 (69.23%) Management Information System
3 6 (46.15%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (15.38%) Cryptography
4 2 (15.38%) APACS
4 2 (15.38%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Programme Management
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (46.15%) Software Architecture
1 6 (46.15%) Waterfall
2 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (23.08%) ERP
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Data Security
3 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (100.00%) ISO 8583
2 2 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) TIBCO
1 11 (84.62%) Oracle
1 11 (84.62%) IBM
2 3 (23.08%) HP