The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SWIFT in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SWIFT over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 226 212 183
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -29
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 25 17 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.42% 0.28% 0.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.12% 0.81% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 16 17 25
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2226 2109 2000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 37.22% 34.66% 39.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1818 1696 1667
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

SWIFT
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

SWIFT Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SWIFT
Salary Trend in the South West

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

SWIFT Salary Trend in the South West

SWIFT
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SWIFT across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SWIFT Salary Histogram in the South West

SWIFT
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SWIFT within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
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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
Bristol -19 16 £52,500 +40.00%
Dorset +12 9 - -
SWIFT
England

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 40 (100.00%) Finance
2 34 (85.00%) Banking
2 34 (85.00%) SQL
3 31 (77.50%) Oracle
4 25 (62.50%) XML
4 25 (62.50%) UML
4 25 (62.50%) Degree
4 25 (62.50%) Computer Science
4 25 (62.50%) Problem Management
5 22 (55.00%) Relational Database
5 22 (55.00%) Client/Server
5 22 (55.00%) UNIX
6 19 (47.50%) XSLT
6 19 (47.50%) Ant
6 19 (47.50%) JUnit
6 19 (47.50%) WebLogic
6 19 (47.50%) JSP
6 19 (47.50%) Servlets
6 19 (47.50%) SQL Server
6 19 (47.50%) J2EE
6 19 (47.50%) Java
6 19 (47.50%) JMS
6 19 (47.50%) N-Tier
6 19 (47.50%) Eclipse
6 19 (47.50%) RDBMS
6 19 (47.50%) WebSphere MQ
6 19 (47.50%) Spring
6 19 (47.50%) Maven
6 19 (47.50%) Scrum
6 19 (47.50%) VMware

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South 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.

Application Platforms
1 19 (47.50%) WebLogic
1 19 (47.50%) JBoss
1 19 (47.50%) WebSphere
1 19 (47.50%) Apache ServiceMix
2 3 (7.50%) SAS
Business Applications
1 6 (15.00%) FLEXCUBE
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) SAN
2 6 (15.00%) DMZ
2 6 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (55.00%) Relational Database
2 19 (47.50%) SQL Server
2 19 (47.50%) RDBMS
3 9 (22.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (22.50%) Oracle Database
4 3 (7.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 19 (47.50%) Ant
1 19 (47.50%) JUnit
1 19 (47.50%) Eclipse
1 19 (47.50%) Maven
1 19 (47.50%) Git (software)
1 19 (47.50%) Eclipse RCP
1 19 (47.50%) Jenkins
2 9 (22.50%) Oracle APEX
General
1 40 (100.00%) Finance
2 34 (85.00%) Banking
3 15 (37.50%) Investment Banking
4 9 (22.50%) French Language
5 6 (15.00%) General Ledger
5 6 (15.00%) Corporate Banking
5 6 (15.00%) Billing
5 6 (15.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Software Engineer
1 16 (40.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) Senior Java Software Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) Senior Software Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Applications Support
5 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Linux Support
6 2 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Production Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (62.50%) XML
2 19 (47.50%) XSLT
2 19 (47.50%) JMS
2 19 (47.50%) WebSphere MQ
2 19 (47.50%) Spring
2 19 (47.50%) J2EE
2 19 (47.50%) JSP
2 19 (47.50%) Servlets
2 19 (47.50%) GWT
2 19 (47.50%) OSGi
3 9 (22.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 6 (15.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 25 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 22 (55.00%) Client/Server
3 19 (47.50%) N-Tier
3 19 (47.50%) Inversion of Control
4 13 (32.50%) Management Information System
5 9 (22.50%) Replication
6 6 (15.00%) Credit Risk
6 6 (15.00%) Clustering
6 6 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (15.00%) PKI
7 3 (7.50%) Equities
7 3 (7.50%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 22 (55.00%) UNIX
2 6 (15.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) UML
1 25 (62.50%) Problem Management
2 19 (47.50%) Unit Testing
2 19 (47.50%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (47.50%) Scrum
2 19 (47.50%) Software Engineering
2 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (47.50%) TDD
3 13 (32.50%) OOA/OOD
3 13 (32.50%) OO
4 9 (22.50%) Asset Management
5 6 (15.00%) TOGAF
5 6 (15.00%) Data Analysis
5 6 (15.00%) SOA
5 6 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (15.00%) Business Continuity
5 6 (15.00%) Cash Management
5 6 (15.00%) Cyber Security
5 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
6 5 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 34 (85.00%) SQL
2 19 (47.50%) Java
3 15 (37.50%) Perl
4 9 (22.50%) PL/SQL
4 9 (22.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (62.50%) Degree
System Software
1 19 (47.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (22.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 9 (22.50%) Oracle RMAN
1 9 (22.50%) Data Guard
2 6 (15.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 31 (77.50%) Oracle
2 19 (47.50%) VMware
2 19 (47.50%) Google
3 16 (40.00%) Sybase
4 13 (32.50%) BEA
5 6 (15.00%) IBM
5 6 (15.00%) Fundtech
5 6 (15.00%) Misys
5 6 (15.00%) Temenos
6 3 (7.50%) Sun