The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SWIFT in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SWIFT over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 430 434 434
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 7 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.032% 0.005% 0.039%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.089% 0.014% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 7
Average salary £32,000 - £42,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 - £38,300
10% offered a salary of more than £33,750 - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7900 7342 8205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.39% 34.71% 35.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5975 5989 6875
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

SWIFT
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SWIFT Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SWIFT
Salary Trend in the South East

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

SWIFT Salary Trend in the South East

SWIFT
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SWIFT within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 September 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
Surrey -1 6 £32,000 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
SWIFT
England

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 12 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (66.67%) SOAP
2 8 (66.67%) QA
3 5 (41.67%) XML
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (25.00%) ISEB
5 3 (25.00%) Banking
6 2 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 2 (16.67%) System Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
7 1 (8.33%) C
7 1 (8.33%) C++
7 1 (8.33%) HTML
7 1 (8.33%) Java
7 1 (8.33%) PHP
7 1 (8.33%) MySQL
7 1 (8.33%) MS Project
7 1 (8.33%) MS Office
7 1 (8.33%) CSS
7 1 (8.33%) ITIL
7 1 (8.33%) RAD

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Project
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) Redmine
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) QA Analyst
4 4 (33.33%) QA Tester
4 4 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
4 4 (33.33%) Tester
5 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
5 2 (16.67%) Manual Tester
6 1 (8.33%) Junior Project Manager
6 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (8.33%) Implementation Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Junior IT Project Manager
6 1 (8.33%) Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Junior
6 1 (8.33%) Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) SOAP
2 5 (41.67%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (8.33%) iPad
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (16.67%) System Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) RAD
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Low Latency
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) C++
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (8.33%) PMP
4 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) IBM