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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 155 169 148
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -21
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 14 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.44% 0.081% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.18% 0.24% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 11
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £49,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year
-8.16% +13.29%
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
1190 1273 1223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 37.33% 34.24% 37.96%
Number of salaries quoted 761 834 785
Average salary £41,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,450 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

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

SWIFT Salary Histogram 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 3 July 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 +17 13 £45,000 -
Lothian - 1 £65,000 -
SWIFT
UK

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 14 (60.87%) Banking
2 12 (52.17%) Finance
3 10 (43.48%) Retail
4 8 (34.78%) Degree
5 7 (30.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 7 (30.43%) CISMP
5 7 (30.43%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (30.43%) Information Security
5 7 (30.43%) CISSP
5 7 (30.43%) Security Management
5 7 (30.43%) Symantec
5 7 (30.43%) Sophos
5 7 (30.43%) Websense
5 7 (30.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (21.74%) WebSphere
6 5 (21.74%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
6 5 (21.74%) Coaching
6 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (21.74%) SDLC
6 5 (21.74%) Oracle
6 5 (21.74%) UNIX
6 5 (21.74%) Linux
6 5 (21.74%) MQSeries
6 5 (21.74%) Change Management
6 5 (21.74%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (21.74%) QA
7 3 (13.04%) Marketing
8 1 (4.35%) Solaris

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (21.74%) MQSeries
1 5 (21.74%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) SWIFTNet
General
1 14 (60.87%) Banking
2 12 (52.17%) Finance
3 10 (43.48%) Retail
4 3 (13.04%) Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Security Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Information Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Information Security Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) SWIFT Specialist
4 3 (13.04%) Product Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Payments Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) UNIX
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Security Management
1 7 (30.43%) Risk Assessment
1 7 (30.43%) Information Security
1 7 (30.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 5 (21.74%) Change Management
2 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
2 5 (21.74%) Coaching
2 5 (21.74%) SDLC
3 1 (4.35%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (4.35%) Validation
3 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
2 7 (30.43%) CISSP
2 7 (30.43%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (21.74%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Symantec
1 7 (30.43%) Sophos
1 7 (30.43%) Websense
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Fundtech