The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SWIFT in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SWIFT over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 142 - 148
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 10 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.34% - 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.94% - 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 8
Average salary £60,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-18.36% -2.00%
SWIFT
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1061 1259 1206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 35.93% 32.86% 37.79%
Number of salaries quoted 672 795 666
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

SWIFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

SWIFT Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SWIFT
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

SWIFT Salary Trend in Scotland

SWIFT
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SWIFT within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Edinburgh - 8 - -
Fife - 1 £55,000 -
Lothian - 1 £65,000 -
SWIFT
UK

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 8 (47.06%) Mentoring
3 7 (41.18%) Banking
3 7 (41.18%) Retail
4 5 (29.41%) Change Management
4 5 (29.41%) Coaching
4 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (29.41%) Degree
4 5 (29.41%) QA
4 5 (29.41%) WebSphere
4 5 (29.41%) UNIX
4 5 (29.41%) Linux
4 5 (29.41%) MQSeries
4 5 (29.41%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (29.41%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (17.65%) OOD
5 3 (17.65%) OO
5 3 (17.65%) IBM
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) XQuery
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
5 3 (17.65%) CSS
5 3 (17.65%) Web Services
5 3 (17.65%) XML
5 3 (17.65%) C#
5 3 (17.65%) HTML
5 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 3 (17.65%) SQL

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (29.41%) WebSphere
1 5 (29.41%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SWIFTNet
1 1 (5.88%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
1 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Banking
2 7 (41.18%) Retail
3 3 (17.65%) Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) SWIFT Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
2 3 (17.65%) AWS Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Product Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Payments Business Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Information Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
2 3 (17.65%) CSS
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
2 3 (17.65%) XML
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
2 3 (17.65%) HTML5
2 3 (17.65%) WCF
2 3 (17.65%) jQuery
2 3 (17.65%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) UNIX
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Mentoring
2 5 (29.41%) Change Management
2 5 (29.41%) Coaching
2 5 (29.41%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (17.65%) OOD
3 3 (17.65%) OO
3 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Data Management
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Security Management
5 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) XQuery
1 3 (17.65%) C#
1 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
1 3 (17.65%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CISMP
3 1 (5.88%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) IBM
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Fundtech
3 1 (5.88%) Symantec
3 1 (5.88%) Sophos
3 1 (5.88%) Websense