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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 691 696 656
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -40
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 192 197 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.47% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 168 148 190
Average salary £61,250 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,780 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,250 £87,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £49,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-13.26% -18.33%

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
40306 41793 41082
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.66% 39.67% 38.33%
Number of salaries quoted 32252 32348 33679
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 27 February 2015 within the UK.

SWIFT Salary Histogram in the UK

SWIFT
Top 28 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 27 February 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 -14 186 £62,500 - 26
London +14 163 £65,000 - 21
City of London +6 52 £67,500 -3.57% 14
Docklands, London - 14 - -
South West -20 10 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Bristol -7 9 £40,000 +19.40% 1
East of England -10 6 £83,500 +28.46% 1
Scotland - 6 £48,750 -
Hertfordshire -16 5 £83,500 +28.46% 1
South East -17 4 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Hampshire -11 3 £45,000 -10.00%
West Midlands - 3 £60,000 -
Birmingham - 3 £60,000 -
Edinburgh - 3 £34,000 -
Southampton - 3 £45,000 -
Fife - 2 £55,000 -
Dunfermline - 2 £55,000 -
Rickmansworth -16 1 £75,000 +15.38%
Bournemouth -33 1 £42,500 -15.00%
Dorset -34 1 £42,500 -17.07%
Essex - 1 £55,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £42,500 - 1
North West - 1 £42,500 - 2
Guildford - 1 £32,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £42,500 - 1
Preston - 1 £42,500 -
Lancashire - 1 £42,500 -
Surrey - 1 £32,000 - 1

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 309 (75.18%) Finance
2 213 (51.82%) Banking
3 107 (26.03%) SQL
4 96 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
5 92 (22.38%) Java
6 91 (22.14%) Degree
7 87 (21.17%) XML
8 81 (19.71%) Oracle
9 80 (19.46%) UNIX
10 76 (18.49%) FIX Protocol
11 63 (15.33%) WebSphere
11 63 (15.33%) IBM
12 50 (12.17%) Back Office
12 50 (12.17%) Web Services
13 47 (11.44%) Project Management
14 46 (11.19%) SQL Server
15 45 (10.95%) JMS
15 45 (10.95%) Retail
15 45 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
16 43 (10.46%) Spring
17 39 (9.49%) Relational Database
18 38 (9.25%) Scrum
19 37 (9.00%) QA
19 37 (9.00%) Continuous Integration
20 35 (8.52%) Investment Banking
21 34 (8.27%) HTML
21 34 (8.27%) Waterfall
22 33 (8.03%) Mentoring
22 33 (8.03%) Unit Testing
23 32 (7.79%) WebLogic

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 63 (15.33%) WebSphere
2 32 (7.79%) WebLogic
3 23 (5.60%) MQSeries
4 20 (4.87%) WebSphere Application Server
5 14 (3.41%) JBoss
6 13 (3.16%) Tomcat
6 13 (3.16%) CICS
6 13 (3.16%) Apache ServiceMix
7 12 (2.92%) Apache
8 4 (0.97%) IIS
8 4 (0.97%) WebSphere Process Server
8 4 (0.97%) Confluence
8 4 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.73%) Mule
10 2 (0.49%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
11 1 (0.24%) CMS
11 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (0.97%) MS Office
2 3 (0.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.73%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.97%) BusinessWorks
1 4 (0.97%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
1 4 (0.97%) IntelliMatch
2 3 (0.73%) Algo Collateral
2 3 (0.73%) Summit
3 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.24%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.24%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.97%) SaaS
2 2 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.81%) Internet
2 16 (3.89%) Intranet
3 13 (3.16%) SSL
4 11 (2.68%) FTP
5 9 (2.19%) SMS
6 5 (1.22%) SWIFTNet
7 2 (0.49%) VPN
8 1 (0.24%) ATM
8 1 (0.24%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (11.19%) SQL Server
2 39 (9.49%) Relational Database
3 22 (5.35%) DB2
4 14 (3.41%) RDBMS
5 11 (2.68%) NonStop SQL
6 10 (2.43%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.49%) Adabas
10 2 (0.49%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.49%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (0.49%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 20 (4.87%) Maven
2 18 (4.38%) JUnit
3 17 (4.14%) Jenkins
4 16 (3.89%) Ant
5 15 (3.65%) Git (software)
6 13 (3.16%) Eclipse
6 13 (3.16%) Eclipse RCP
7 9 (2.19%) SpecFlow
7 9 (2.19%) Xcode
8 8 (1.95%) JBehave
9 5 (1.22%) Subversion
10 4 (0.97%) Rational Performance Tester
10 4 (0.97%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.49%) NUnit
11 2 (0.49%) CruiseControl
11 2 (0.49%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (0.49%) TestNG
11 2 (0.49%) JIRA
11 2 (0.49%) Selenium
11 2 (0.49%) WebDriver
General
1 309 (75.18%) Finance
2 213 (51.82%) Banking
3 50 (12.17%) Back Office
4 45 (10.95%) Retail
5 35 (8.52%) Investment Banking
6 17 (4.14%) French Language
7 15 (3.65%) Retail Banking
8 11 (2.68%) Marketing
9 10 (2.43%) Front Office
10 9 (2.19%) Financial Institution
11 7 (1.70%) Spanish Language
12 6 (1.46%) Law
13 4 (0.97%) Legal
14 3 (0.73%) Publishing
15 2 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.49%) International Banking
16 1 (0.24%) German Language
16 1 (0.24%) Wholesale Banking
16 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 137 (33.33%) Analyst
2 63 (15.33%) Architect
2 63 (15.33%) Business Analyst
3 60 (14.60%) Developer
4 37 (9.00%) Solutions Architect
5 29 (7.06%) Applications Support
6 26 (6.33%) Senior Developer
7 23 (5.60%) Support Analyst
8 19 (4.62%) iOS Developer
9 18 (4.38%) Payments Business Analyst
10 17 (4.14%) Designer
11 16 (3.89%) Security Analyst
11 16 (3.89%) Information Analyst
11 16 (3.89%) Technical Specialist
11 16 (3.89%) Information Security Analyst
12 15 (3.65%) Consultant
13 14 (3.41%) Programmer
13 14 (3.41%) Java Developer
14 13 (3.16%) Applications Support Analyst
14 13 (3.16%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (21.17%) XML
2 76 (18.49%) FIX Protocol
3 50 (12.17%) Web Services
4 45 (10.95%) JMS
5 43 (10.46%) Spring
6 34 (8.27%) HTML
7 30 (7.30%) WebSphere MQ
8 24 (5.84%) FpML
9 22 (5.35%) Middleware
9 22 (5.35%) RESTful
10 20 (4.87%) .NET
11 18 (4.38%) J2EE
12 16 (3.89%) Application Packaging
12 16 (3.89%) GWT
13 14 (3.41%) XML Messaging
14 13 (3.16%) XSLT
14 13 (3.16%) JSP
14 13 (3.16%) Servlets
14 13 (3.16%) OSGi
15 11 (2.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.60%) Mainframe
2 23 (5.60%) Open Source
3 22 (5.35%) Computer Science
3 22 (5.35%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (5.35%) N-Tier
4 18 (4.38%) Equities
5 16 (3.89%) Fixed Income
5 16 (3.89%) Management Information System
5 16 (3.89%) Tandem
6 15 (3.65%) PKI
7 13 (3.16%) Client/Server
7 13 (3.16%) Inversion of Control
8 11 (2.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (2.19%) APACS
9 9 (2.19%) IVR
9 9 (2.19%) Cryptography
10 8 (1.95%) Derivative
11 7 (1.70%) Economics
11 7 (1.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 80 (19.46%) UNIX
2 27 (6.57%) Linux
3 23 (5.60%) Apple iOS
4 21 (5.11%) Windows
5 16 (3.89%) Solaris
6 7 (1.70%) zOS
6 7 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.22%) Android
7 5 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.49%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.49%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.24%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (11.44%) Project Management
3 38 (9.25%) Scrum
4 37 (9.00%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (8.27%) Waterfall
6 33 (8.03%) Mentoring
6 33 (8.03%) Unit Testing
7 32 (7.79%) TDD
7 32 (7.79%) Change Management
8 31 (7.54%) Business Analysis
9 27 (6.57%) OO
10 22 (5.35%) Coaching
10 22 (5.35%) iOS Development
11 19 (4.62%) Cash Management
12 18 (4.38%) UML
12 18 (4.38%) OOD
12 18 (4.38%) Automated Testing
13 16 (3.89%) Software Engineering
13 16 (3.89%) Information Security
13 16 (3.89%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 107 (26.03%) SQL
2 92 (22.38%) Java
3 29 (7.06%) JavaScript
3 29 (7.06%) COBOL
4 22 (5.35%) Objective-C
5 17 (4.14%) C++
5 17 (4.14%) Perl
6 15 (3.65%) C#
7 11 (2.68%) PL/SQL
8 9 (2.19%) VB.NET
9 7 (1.70%) T-SQL
9 7 (1.70%) C
10 5 (1.22%) LINC
11 4 (0.97%) XPath
11 4 (0.97%) JCL
11 4 (0.97%) AWK
11 4 (0.97%) VB
11 4 (0.97%) XQuery
11 4 (0.97%) Assembly Language
11 4 (0.97%) REXX
Qualifications
1 91 (22.14%) Degree
2 16 (3.89%) CISMP
2 16 (3.89%) CISSP
2 16 (3.89%) CISM
3 15 (3.65%) ISTQB
4 11 (2.68%) ISEB
5 9 (2.19%) CCA
5 9 (2.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.73%) VCP4
8 2 (0.49%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.49%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.49%) PMP
8 2 (0.49%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.24%) MBA
9 1 (0.24%) IIBA
9 1 (0.24%) CBAP
9 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (9.00%) QA
2 29 (7.06%) ISO 8583
3 13 (3.16%) PCI DSS
3 13 (3.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.46%) FATCA
5 4 (0.97%) PABP
6 2 (0.49%) Basel III
6 2 (0.49%) SLA
7 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.24%) COBIT
7 1 (0.24%) MiFID
7 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.24%) EMIR
System Software
1 13 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.97%) StorNext
3 2 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.24%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (0.97%) CA Endevor
2 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 81 (19.71%) Oracle
2 63 (15.33%) IBM
3 27 (6.57%) TIBCO
4 19 (4.62%) Microsoft
5 16 (3.89%) Sybase
6 15 (3.65%) HP
7 13 (3.16%) VMware
7 13 (3.16%) Google
8 9 (2.19%) BT
9 5 (1.22%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.22%) Apple
9 5 (1.22%) Unisys
10 4 (0.97%) Sun
10 4 (0.97%) Remedy
10 4 (0.97%) Green Hat
10 4 (0.97%) Retalix
10 4 (0.97%) Brady
10 4 (0.97%) Mantas
11 3 (0.73%) Reuters
11 3 (0.73%) Bloomberg
London
Consulting Point
Salary: £28000 - £43000 per annum + Bonus + Package (negotiable)
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: exceptional benefits package and excellent bonus scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Global Markets Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reigate, Surrey, South East
Surrey County Council
Salary: £33,269 per annum for 36 hours per week
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago