The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SWIFT in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SWIFT over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 249 241 274
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +33
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.014% 0.044% 0.025%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.041% 0.13% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
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 North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2468 2243 2560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 33.50% 33.02% 32.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2123 1812 2252
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SWIFT
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SWIFT Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SWIFT
Salary Trend in the North West

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

SWIFT Salary Trend in the North West

SWIFT
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SWIFT within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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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
Lancashire - 1 £42,500 -
Merseyside - 1 £42,500 -
SWIFT
England

SWIFT
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 2 (66.67%) PMP
1 2 (66.67%) PMI Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (66.67%) FMECA
1 2 (66.67%) Business Development
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (66.67%) Physics
1 2 (66.67%) Human Factors
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (66.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) FIXML
2 1 (33.33%) FpML
2 1 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (33.33%) Derivative

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

General
1 2 (66.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Principal Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) FIXML
1 1 (33.33%) FpML
1 1 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (66.67%) Physics
1 2 (66.67%) Human Factors
2 1 (33.33%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (66.67%) FMECA
1 2 (66.67%) Business Development
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) PMP
1 2 (66.67%) PMI Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared