The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SWIFT in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SWIFT over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 450 463 469
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +6
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 168 152 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.36% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% 0.79% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 155 127 138
Average salary £60,500 £65,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.92% +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £87,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
SWIFT
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
18146 19166 19936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 43.73% 45.36% 44.42%
Number of salaries quoted 14994 15208 16512
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SWIFT
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

SWIFT Jobs Demand Trend in London

SWIFT
Salary Trend in London

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

SWIFT Salary Trend in London

SWIFT
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SWIFT across the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

SWIFT Salary Histogram in London

SWIFT
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SWIFT within the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +21 69 £60,000 -14.89% 5
Docklands, London 0 5 - -
SWIFT
England

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 234 (72.22%) Finance
2 182 (56.17%) Banking
3 89 (27.47%) SQL
4 63 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (16.05%) Back Office
5 52 (16.05%) UNIX
6 51 (15.74%) Degree
7 49 (15.12%) Project Management
8 47 (14.51%) FIX Protocol
9 46 (14.20%) Java
10 43 (13.27%) Oracle
10 43 (13.27%) XML
11 41 (12.65%) WebSphere
12 37 (11.42%) Investment Banking
13 36 (11.11%) IBM
14 32 (9.88%) SQL Server
14 32 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
15 31 (9.57%) Retail
16 29 (8.95%) Windows
17 28 (8.64%) COBOL
17 28 (8.64%) Business Analysis
18 27 (8.33%) QA
19 26 (8.02%) Change Management
20 24 (7.41%) Perl
20 24 (7.41%) Linux
20 24 (7.41%) Mentoring
21 22 (6.79%) HTML
21 22 (6.79%) .NET
21 22 (6.79%) FpML
22 21 (6.48%) JavaScript

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the 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 41 (12.65%) WebSphere
2 17 (5.25%) Apache
3 15 (4.63%) Tomcat
3 15 (4.63%) IIS
4 12 (3.70%) CICS
5 10 (3.09%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (1.54%) WebSphere Process Server
8 4 (1.23%) Confluence
9 3 (0.93%) MQSeries
9 3 (0.93%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 1 (0.31%) CMS
10 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.23%) MS Excel
1 4 (1.23%) MS Office
2 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (3.09%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
1 10 (3.09%) IntelliMatch
2 5 (1.54%) Algo Collateral
3 4 (1.23%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.93%) Summit
5 2 (0.62%) Kondor+
5 2 (0.62%) HiPortfolio
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.31%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.31%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.86%) Internet
2 17 (5.25%) Intranet
3 11 (3.40%) FTP
4 3 (0.93%) HTTP
4 3 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.93%) SWIFTNet
5 2 (0.62%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (9.88%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 9 (2.78%) NonStop SQL
4 6 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.54%) DB2
5 5 (1.54%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.62%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (0.62%) Hyperion Smart View
8 2 (0.62%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.62%) Adabas
8 2 (0.62%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.62%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 8 (2.47%) Xcode
2 5 (1.54%) Subversion
3 4 (1.23%) Rational Performance Tester
3 4 (1.23%) SpecFlow
3 4 (1.23%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.23%) LoadRunner
3 4 (1.23%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.93%) NUnit
5 2 (0.62%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.62%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.62%) JIRA
5 2 (0.62%) Selenium
5 2 (0.62%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (0.62%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.62%) JUnit
5 2 (0.62%) Maven
6 1 (0.31%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.31%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.31%) JBehave
General
1 234 (72.22%) Finance
2 182 (56.17%) Banking
3 52 (16.05%) Back Office
4 37 (11.42%) Investment Banking
5 31 (9.57%) Retail
6 11 (3.40%) Front Office
7 8 (2.47%) Spanish Language
8 6 (1.85%) Law
9 5 (1.54%) Legal
9 5 (1.54%) French Language
9 5 (1.54%) Marketing
10 4 (1.23%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.93%) Publishing
11 3 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.93%) International Banking
12 2 (0.62%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.31%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 122 (37.65%) Analyst
2 47 (14.51%) Business Analyst
3 42 (12.96%) Architect
4 39 (12.04%) Developer
5 37 (11.42%) Applications Support
6 31 (9.57%) Support Analyst
7 24 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
8 20 (6.17%) Applications Support Analyst
9 17 (5.25%) iOS Developer
10 16 (4.94%) Security Analyst
10 16 (4.94%) Information Analyst
10 16 (4.94%) Information Security Analyst
11 15 (4.63%) Consultant
11 15 (4.63%) Designer
12 12 (3.70%) Technical Specialist
13 11 (3.40%) Senior Analyst
13 11 (3.40%) Senior Developer
13 11 (3.40%) Technical Analyst
14 10 (3.09%) Payments Business Analyst
14 10 (3.09%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (14.51%) FIX Protocol
2 43 (13.27%) XML
3 22 (6.79%) HTML
3 22 (6.79%) .NET
3 22 (6.79%) FpML
4 17 (5.25%) Middleware
5 14 (4.32%) Web Services
5 14 (4.32%) XML Messaging
6 13 (4.01%) WebSphere MQ
7 7 (2.16%) Cocoa
7 7 (2.16%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 5 (1.54%) J2EE
8 5 (1.54%) RESTful
9 4 (1.23%) JSON
9 4 (1.23%) WCF
9 4 (1.23%) WPF
9 4 (1.23%) ISPF
9 4 (1.23%) iOS SDK
9 4 (1.23%) XSLT
9 4 (1.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 18 (5.56%) Mainframe
3 18 (5.56%) Fixed Income
4 16 (4.94%) Equities
5 15 (4.63%) Tandem
6 9 (2.78%) Open Source
7 8 (2.47%) PACS
8 7 (2.16%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.16%) Reference Data
9 6 (1.85%) Derivative
9 6 (1.85%) User Experience
9 6 (1.85%) Economics
10 5 (1.54%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.54%) EMV
10 5 (1.54%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.54%) iPhone
11 4 (1.23%) Credit Risk
11 4 (1.23%) DTCC
11 4 (1.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 52 (16.05%) UNIX
2 29 (8.95%) Windows
3 24 (7.41%) Linux
4 17 (5.25%) Apple iOS
5 12 (3.70%) Solaris
6 7 (2.16%) zOS
6 7 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.31%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (15.12%) Project Management
3 28 (8.64%) Business Analysis
4 26 (8.02%) Change Management
5 24 (7.41%) Mentoring
6 20 (6.17%) Cash Management
7 19 (5.86%) User Acceptance Testing
8 17 (5.25%) iOS Development
9 16 (4.94%) Release Management
9 16 (4.94%) Waterfall
9 16 (4.94%) Information Security
10 15 (4.63%) Coaching
11 14 (4.32%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (4.32%) OO
12 13 (4.01%) Risk Management
12 13 (4.01%) TDD
12 13 (4.01%) Unit Testing
13 12 (3.70%) Scrum
13 12 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (3.40%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 89 (27.47%) SQL
2 46 (14.20%) Java
3 28 (8.64%) COBOL
4 24 (7.41%) Perl
5 21 (6.48%) JavaScript
6 18 (5.56%) C++
7 17 (5.25%) Objective-C
8 14 (4.32%) PL/SQL
9 11 (3.40%) C#
10 10 (3.09%) VB.NET
11 8 (2.47%) C
12 7 (2.16%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.85%) VBA
14 4 (1.23%) JCL
14 4 (1.23%) REXX
14 4 (1.23%) PL/1
14 4 (1.23%) Assembly Language
14 4 (1.23%) VB
14 4 (1.23%) AWK
15 3 (0.93%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 51 (15.74%) Degree
2 16 (4.94%) CISMP
2 16 (4.94%) CISSP
2 16 (4.94%) CISM
3 10 (3.09%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.85%) ISEB
5 2 (0.62%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.62%) PMP
5 2 (0.62%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.31%) MBA
6 1 (0.31%) IIBA
6 1 (0.31%) CBAP
6 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.33%) QA
2 7 (2.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.23%) PABP
3 4 (1.23%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.23%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.62%) Basel III
4 2 (0.62%) SLA
5 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.31%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.31%) FATCA
5 1 (0.31%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (1.23%) StorNext
2 2 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (1.54%) Tivoli
1 5 (1.54%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 4 (1.23%) CA Endevor
3 2 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (13.27%) Oracle
2 36 (11.11%) IBM
3 18 (5.56%) Sybase
4 16 (4.94%) TIBCO
5 15 (4.63%) HP
6 12 (3.70%) Microsoft
7 10 (3.09%) Brady
8 9 (2.78%) BT
8 9 (2.78%) Sun
9 8 (2.47%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.54%) Cognos
10 5 (1.54%) SunGard
10 5 (1.54%) Bloomberg
11 4 (1.23%) Fundtech
11 4 (1.23%) Retalix
11 4 (1.23%) Green Hat
11 4 (1.23%) Remedy
11 4 (1.23%) Apple
12 3 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.93%) Reuters
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Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 2 days ago
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