The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SWIFT in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SWIFT over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 687 699 653
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -46
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 202 175 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.43% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 183 149 178
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £87,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £45,000 £56,250
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -20.00%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
39821 40968 41864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.70% 39.42% 38.42%
Number of salaries quoted 32217 32014 34901
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SWIFT
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SWIFT Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SWIFT
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SWIFT within the UK.

SWIFT Salary Trend in the UK

SWIFT
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SWIFT over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 within the UK.

SWIFT Salary Histogram in the UK

SWIFT
Top 27 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SWIFT within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 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
England +27 193 £60,000 - 8
London +7 162 £60,000 -7.69% 8
City of London +17 64 £62,500 -11.34% 4
East of England -7 12 £75,000 +15.38%
Hertfordshire -8 12 £75,000 +15.38%
Scotland - 9 £42,500 - 1
South West -13 8 £40,000 -11.11%
Bristol +1 7 £40,000 -11.11%
South East -26 7 £32,000 -36.00%
Edinburgh - 6 £42,000 -
Docklands, London 0 4 - -
Rickmansworth -18 4 £75,000 +15.38%
Guildford - 4 £32,000 -
Surrey - 4 £32,000 -
Hampshire -14 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Southampton - 3 £45,000 -
Birmingham - 3 £60,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £60,000 -
Dunfermline - 2 £55,000 -
Fife - 2 £55,000 -
North West -2 1 £42,500 +10.38%
Dorset -17 1 £42,500 -15.00%
Bournemouth -25 1 £42,500 -15.00%
Liverpool - 1 £42,500 -
Preston - 1 £42,500 -
Merseyside - 1 £42,500 -
Lancashire - 1 £42,500 -

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 304 (71.53%) Finance
2 231 (54.35%) Banking
3 121 (28.47%) SQL
4 100 (23.53%) XML
5 95 (22.35%) Java
6 91 (21.41%) Oracle
7 88 (20.71%) Degree
8 87 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
9 83 (19.53%) UNIX
10 76 (17.88%) WebSphere
11 71 (16.71%) IBM
12 69 (16.24%) FIX Protocol
13 52 (12.24%) Project Management
14 51 (12.00%) Back Office
14 51 (12.00%) Retail
15 50 (11.76%) SQL Server
16 47 (11.06%) QA
17 46 (10.82%) Web Services
17 46 (10.82%) Analytical Skills
18 43 (10.12%) Linux
19 40 (9.41%) Spring
19 40 (9.41%) Mentoring
20 39 (9.18%) Relational Database
21 38 (8.94%) Investment Banking
22 37 (8.71%) JMS
23 35 (8.24%) HTML
24 32 (7.53%) WebLogic
24 32 (7.53%) Windows
24 32 (7.53%) WebSphere MQ
24 32 (7.53%) Business Analysis

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 76 (17.88%) WebSphere
2 32 (7.53%) WebLogic
3 25 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
4 23 (5.41%) Tomcat
5 21 (4.94%) MQSeries
6 19 (4.47%) Apache
7 17 (4.00%) IIS
8 16 (3.76%) JBoss
9 15 (3.53%) Apache ServiceMix
10 11 (2.59%) CICS
11 7 (1.65%) Mule
12 6 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (1.18%) WebSphere Process Server
14 4 (0.94%) Confluence
14 4 (0.94%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
15 2 (0.47%) SharePoint
16 1 (0.24%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (1.65%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.18%) MS Office
3 3 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.47%) MS Project
5 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (2.59%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
1 11 (2.59%) IntelliMatch
2 5 (1.18%) Algo Collateral
3 3 (0.71%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.71%) Summit
4 2 (0.47%) Kondor+
4 2 (0.47%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.47%) HiPortfolio
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.24%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.29%) Internet
2 17 (4.00%) Intranet
3 12 (2.82%) SMS
4 11 (2.59%) SSL
4 11 (2.59%) FTP
5 3 (0.71%) HTTP
5 3 (0.71%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.71%) SWIFTNet
6 2 (0.47%) VPN
6 2 (0.47%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 39 (9.18%) Relational Database
3 19 (4.47%) RDBMS
4 18 (4.24%) DB2
5 16 (3.76%) Oracle Database
6 9 (2.12%) NonStop SQL
7 7 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.47%) Data Mart
10 2 (0.47%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (0.47%) Hyperion Smart View
10 2 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.47%) Adabas
10 2 (0.47%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.24%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (6.35%) JUnit
2 26 (6.12%) Maven
3 22 (5.18%) Ant
4 21 (4.94%) Eclipse
5 19 (4.47%) Jenkins
6 17 (4.00%) Git (software)
7 15 (3.53%) Eclipse RCP
8 8 (1.88%) Xcode
9 7 (1.65%) Subversion
9 7 (1.65%) Selenium
10 5 (1.18%) WebDriver
10 5 (1.18%) JIRA
11 4 (0.94%) SpecFlow
12 3 (0.71%) LoadRunner
12 3 (0.71%) Rational Performance Tester
12 3 (0.71%) JBehave
12 3 (0.71%) Selenium IDE
12 3 (0.71%) NUnit
13 2 (0.47%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.47%) TestNG
General
1 304 (71.53%) Finance
2 231 (54.35%) Banking
3 51 (12.00%) Back Office
3 51 (12.00%) Retail
4 38 (8.94%) Investment Banking
5 21 (4.94%) French Language
6 18 (4.24%) Retail Banking
7 11 (2.59%) Front Office
8 8 (1.88%) Spanish Language
9 6 (1.41%) Marketing
9 6 (1.41%) Law
10 5 (1.18%) Legal
10 5 (1.18%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.94%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.71%) Publishing
12 3 (0.71%) International Banking
13 2 (0.47%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.24%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 150 (35.29%) Analyst
2 64 (15.06%) Business Analyst
3 58 (13.65%) Architect
4 55 (12.94%) Developer
5 39 (9.18%) Applications Support
6 34 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
7 32 (7.53%) Support Analyst
8 26 (6.12%) Senior Developer
9 23 (5.41%) Payments Business Analyst
10 21 (4.94%) Applications Support Analyst
11 18 (4.24%) iOS Developer
12 16 (3.76%) Information Security Analyst
12 16 (3.76%) Consultant
12 16 (3.76%) Security Analyst
12 16 (3.76%) Information Analyst
12 16 (3.76%) Technical Specialist
13 15 (3.53%) Java Software Engineer
13 15 (3.53%) Software Engineer
13 15 (3.53%) Tester
14 13 (3.06%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (23.53%) XML
2 69 (16.24%) FIX Protocol
3 46 (10.82%) Web Services
4 40 (9.41%) Spring
5 37 (8.71%) JMS
6 35 (8.24%) HTML
7 32 (7.53%) WebSphere MQ
8 30 (7.06%) FpML
9 27 (6.35%) .NET
10 25 (5.88%) Middleware
11 22 (5.18%) XSLT
11 22 (5.18%) GWT
12 20 (4.71%) J2EE
13 19 (4.47%) RESTful
14 18 (4.24%) SOAP
15 15 (3.53%) JSP
15 15 (3.53%) Servlets
15 15 (3.53%) OSGi
16 14 (3.29%) jQuery
16 14 (3.29%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 46 (10.82%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.65%) Open Source
2 24 (5.65%) Computer Science
3 22 (5.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 22 (5.18%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (4.47%) N-Tier
5 18 (4.24%) Fixed Income
6 17 (4.00%) Mainframe
7 16 (3.76%) Equities
8 15 (3.53%) Client/Server
8 15 (3.53%) Management Information System
8 15 (3.53%) Tandem
8 15 (3.53%) Inversion of Control
9 13 (3.06%) PKI
10 12 (2.82%) Cryptography
10 12 (2.82%) APACS
10 12 (2.82%) IVR
11 8 (1.88%) Mathematics
11 8 (1.88%) PACS
12 7 (1.65%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 83 (19.53%) UNIX
2 43 (10.12%) Linux
3 32 (7.53%) Windows
4 21 (4.94%) Apple iOS
5 14 (3.29%) Solaris
6 7 (1.65%) zOS
6 7 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.71%) Android
9 1 (0.24%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (12.24%) Project Management
3 40 (9.41%) Mentoring
4 32 (7.53%) Business Analysis
5 31 (7.29%) Change Management
6 30 (7.06%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (6.59%) Unit Testing
8 27 (6.35%) TDD
8 27 (6.35%) Scrum
9 25 (5.88%) Waterfall
10 22 (5.18%) User Acceptance Testing
10 22 (5.18%) Coaching
11 21 (4.94%) Cash Management
11 21 (4.94%) iOS Development
12 19 (4.47%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (4.24%) Problem Management
13 18 (4.24%) Software Engineering
13 18 (4.24%) Information Security
14 17 (4.00%) OO
14 17 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 121 (28.47%) SQL
2 95 (22.35%) Java
3 30 (7.06%) Perl
4 27 (6.35%) COBOL
5 25 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 21 (4.94%) C++
6 21 (4.94%) Objective-C
7 16 (3.76%) PL/SQL
8 14 (3.29%) C#
9 12 (2.82%) VB.NET
10 10 (2.35%) Shell Script
10 10 (2.35%) C
11 8 (1.88%) VBA
12 5 (1.18%) VB
13 4 (0.94%) XPath
13 4 (0.94%) JCL
13 4 (0.94%) AWK
13 4 (0.94%) XQuery
13 4 (0.94%) REXX
13 4 (0.94%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 88 (20.71%) Degree
2 17 (4.00%) ISTQB
3 16 (3.76%) CISMP
3 16 (3.76%) CISM
3 16 (3.76%) CISSP
4 12 (2.82%) CCA
5 11 (2.59%) ISEB
6 8 (1.88%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.65%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (1.41%) PMP
9 4 (0.94%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.47%) MBA
11 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.24%) PgMP
11 1 (0.24%) IIBA
11 1 (0.24%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (11.06%) QA
2 31 (7.29%) ISO 8583
3 19 (4.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 16 (3.76%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.94%) PABP
6 2 (0.47%) Basel III
6 2 (0.47%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.47%) SLA
7 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.24%) FATCA
7 1 (0.24%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.94%) StorNext
3 2 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.24%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (1.18%) Tivoli
1 5 (1.18%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 4 (0.94%) CA Endevor
3 3 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 91 (21.41%) Oracle
2 71 (16.71%) IBM
3 30 (7.06%) TIBCO
4 20 (4.71%) Microsoft
5 18 (4.24%) Sybase
6 16 (3.76%) HP
7 15 (3.53%) VMware
7 15 (3.53%) Google
8 11 (2.59%) Brady
9 10 (2.35%) Sun
10 9 (2.12%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.88%) BT
12 5 (1.18%) SunGard
12 5 (1.18%) Cognos
12 5 (1.18%) Bloomberg
13 4 (0.94%) Mantas
13 4 (0.94%) Retalix
13 4 (0.94%) Fundtech
13 4 (0.94%) Remedy
13 4 (0.94%) Apple
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