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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 665 699 687
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -12
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 234 231 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 0.49% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 181 194 180
Average salary £57,500 £58,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.70% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £85,750 £77,750
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £49,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+12.24% -6.66%

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
42370 47466 43370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.45% 39.79% 38.72%
Number of salaries quoted 33398 37613 35205
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 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 1 May 2015 within the UK.

SWIFT Salary Histogram in the UK

SWIFT
Top 20 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 1 May 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 +20 227 £57,500 -1.70% 25
London +72 209 £57,500 -14.17% 20
City of London +46 61 £52,500 -14.28% 11
Docklands, London - 11 - -
South West -22 9 £40,000 -20.00% 5
Bournemouth -10 7 - - 4
Dorset -11 7 - - 4
Scotland - 7 £55,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 6 - -
East of England -12 4 £85,000 +82.79%
Hertfordshire -30 3 £85,000 +82.79%
Warwick - 3 £35,661 -
West Midlands - 3 £35,661 -
Warwickshire - 3 £35,661 -
Surrey +18 2 £75,000 +7.14%
South East +1 2 £75,000 +7.14%
Bristol -15 2 £40,000 +19.40% 1
Essex +11 1 £55,000 -12.00%
Fife - 1 £55,000 -
Dunfermline - 1 £55,000 -

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 338 (78.97%) Finance
2 231 (53.97%) Banking
3 121 (28.27%) SQL
4 101 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
5 85 (19.86%) Oracle
6 80 (18.69%) Degree
7 79 (18.46%) Java
8 77 (17.99%) XML
9 72 (16.82%) FIX Protocol
10 71 (16.59%) UNIX
11 69 (16.12%) Project Management
12 63 (14.72%) IBM
13 57 (13.32%) Analytical Skills
14 56 (13.08%) WebSphere
15 54 (12.62%) SQL Server
16 51 (11.92%) Web Services
16 51 (11.92%) Business Analysis
17 49 (11.45%) Back Office
18 47 (10.98%) JMS
18 47 (10.98%) Waterfall
19 43 (10.05%) Spring
19 43 (10.05%) Investment Banking
20 41 (9.58%) Scrum
20 41 (9.58%) Retail
21 40 (9.35%) COBOL
21 40 (9.35%) Mentoring
22 39 (9.11%) QA
23 37 (8.64%) Unit Testing
24 35 (8.18%) Mainframe
24 35 (8.18%) TDD

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 56 (13.08%) WebSphere
2 27 (6.31%) WebLogic
3 22 (5.14%) CICS
3 22 (5.14%) MQSeries
4 13 (3.04%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (2.80%) JBoss
6 11 (2.57%) Apache
6 11 (2.57%) Tomcat
7 10 (2.34%) Apache ServiceMix
8 5 (1.17%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.47%) WebSphere Process Server
9 2 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (3.74%) MS Office
2 8 (1.87%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.87%) Summit
2 5 (1.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.93%) FLEXCUBE
3 4 (0.93%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.23%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.23%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.10%) SSL
2 5 (1.17%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (0.93%) SWIFTNet
3 4 (0.93%) SAN
3 4 (0.93%) DMZ
3 4 (0.93%) Internet
4 3 (0.70%) FTP
5 2 (0.47%) VPN
5 2 (0.47%) SMS
6 1 (0.23%) ATM
6 1 (0.23%) Firewall
6 1 (0.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (12.62%) SQL Server
2 33 (7.71%) DB2
3 32 (7.48%) Relational Database
4 15 (3.50%) Oracle Database
5 13 (3.04%) NonStop SQL
6 10 (2.34%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.70%) MySQL
8 3 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.47%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (0.47%) Data Mart
9 2 (0.47%) Adabas
9 2 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.23%) QlikView
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (3.27%) Jenkins
2 13 (3.04%) SpecFlow
3 12 (2.80%) Maven
4 10 (2.34%) JBehave
4 10 (2.34%) Git (software)
4 10 (2.34%) Eclipse RCP
4 10 (2.34%) Eclipse
4 10 (2.34%) Ant
4 10 (2.34%) JUnit
5 6 (1.40%) JIRA
6 5 (1.17%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (0.93%) Rational Performance Tester
7 4 (0.93%) Selenium
7 4 (0.93%) Xcode
7 4 (0.93%) JMeter
7 4 (0.93%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.47%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.47%) NUnit
8 2 (0.47%) CruiseControl
8 2 (0.47%) Subversion
General
1 338 (78.97%) Finance
2 231 (53.97%) Banking
3 49 (11.45%) Back Office
4 43 (10.05%) Investment Banking
5 41 (9.58%) Retail
6 20 (4.67%) Financial Institution
7 13 (3.04%) Marketing
8 10 (2.34%) French Language
8 10 (2.34%) Spanish Language
9 9 (2.10%) Front Office
10 8 (1.87%) Wholesale Banking
10 8 (1.87%) Retail Banking
11 7 (1.64%) Corporate Banking
12 5 (1.17%) Billing
12 5 (1.17%) Legal
13 1 (0.23%) Law
13 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 145 (33.88%) Analyst
2 83 (19.39%) Business Analyst
3 60 (14.02%) Architect
4 53 (12.38%) Developer
5 32 (7.48%) Solutions Architect
6 25 (5.84%) Designer
6 25 (5.84%) Senior Developer
6 25 (5.84%) Support Analyst
7 22 (5.14%) Payments Business Analyst
8 21 (4.91%) Applications Support
9 19 (4.44%) Java Developer
9 19 (4.44%) SQL Developer
10 18 (4.21%) Programmer
11 17 (3.97%) Senior SQL Developer
12 15 (3.50%) Project Manager
13 14 (3.27%) Senior Analyst
13 14 (3.27%) Development Manager
13 14 (3.27%) Test Analyst
14 13 (3.04%) Consultant
15 12 (2.80%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (17.99%) XML
2 72 (16.82%) FIX Protocol
3 51 (11.92%) Web Services
4 47 (10.98%) JMS
5 43 (10.05%) Spring
6 34 (7.94%) HTML
7 29 (6.78%) WebSphere MQ
8 19 (4.44%) J2EE
8 19 (4.44%) FpML
9 16 (3.74%) .NET
10 15 (3.50%) Middleware
11 14 (3.27%) RESTful
12 13 (3.04%) Application Packaging
13 10 (2.34%) OSGi
13 10 (2.34%) Dojo
13 10 (2.34%) GWT
13 10 (2.34%) Hibernate
13 10 (2.34%) XSLT
13 10 (2.34%) JSP
13 10 (2.34%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 57 (13.32%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (8.18%) Mainframe
3 23 (5.37%) N-Tier
4 22 (5.14%) Equities
5 21 (4.91%) Management Information System
6 20 (4.67%) Computer Science
7 18 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (3.74%) Credit Risk
9 15 (3.50%) Tandem
10 14 (3.27%) PKI
11 13 (3.04%) Derivative
11 13 (3.04%) Open Source
12 12 (2.80%) Fixed Income
12 12 (2.80%) EFT
13 10 (2.34%) Inversion of Control
13 10 (2.34%) Client/Server
14 9 (2.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 9 (2.10%) Social Media
15 7 (1.64%) Economics
15 7 (1.64%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 71 (16.59%) UNIX
2 30 (7.01%) Windows
3 13 (3.04%) Solaris
3 13 (3.04%) Linux
4 11 (2.57%) zOS
5 8 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.40%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.17%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.47%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.47%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.23%) AIX
10 1 (0.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (16.12%) Project Management
3 51 (11.92%) Business Analysis
4 47 (10.98%) Waterfall
5 41 (9.58%) Scrum
6 40 (9.35%) Mentoring
7 37 (8.64%) Unit Testing
8 35 (8.18%) TDD
9 33 (7.71%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (7.48%) UML
11 30 (7.01%) SOA
12 29 (6.78%) Change Management
13 27 (6.31%) OO
14 25 (5.84%) Coaching
15 23 (5.37%) OOD
15 23 (5.37%) Multithreading
16 22 (5.14%) Automated Testing
17 21 (4.91%) Cash Management
18 19 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
19 17 (3.97%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 121 (28.27%) SQL
2 79 (18.46%) Java
3 40 (9.35%) COBOL
4 32 (7.48%) JavaScript
5 15 (3.50%) C#
6 14 (3.27%) PL/SQL
7 12 (2.80%) C++
8 11 (2.57%) T-SQL
9 9 (2.10%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.40%) LINC
10 6 (1.40%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.40%) C
10 6 (1.40%) Perl
11 5 (1.17%) JCL
12 4 (0.93%) Apple Swift
12 4 (0.93%) XPath
12 4 (0.93%) Objective-C
12 4 (0.93%) XQuery
12 4 (0.93%) VBA
13 3 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 80 (18.69%) Degree
2 27 (6.31%) ISEB
3 26 (6.07%) ISTQB
4 13 (3.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.47%) CCA
6 2 (0.47%) CISSP
7 1 (0.23%) MCP
7 1 (0.23%) CCNA
7 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.23%) MBA
7 1 (0.23%) CISMP
7 1 (0.23%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.23%) IIBA
7 1 (0.23%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (9.11%) QA
2 15 (3.50%) ISO 8583
3 7 (1.64%) FATCA
4 2 (0.47%) EMIR
4 2 (0.47%) Basel III
4 2 (0.47%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.47%) MiFID
4 2 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.17%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (1.17%) vSphere
3 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.17%) CA Endevor
3 3 (0.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (0.70%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.23%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 85 (19.86%) Oracle
2 63 (14.72%) IBM
3 34 (7.94%) Microsoft
4 19 (4.44%) TIBCO
5 18 (4.21%) HP
6 16 (3.74%) VMware
7 12 (2.80%) Sybase
8 10 (2.34%) Google
9 9 (2.10%) BT
10 7 (1.64%) SunGard
11 6 (1.40%) Unisys
11 6 (1.40%) Misys
11 6 (1.40%) Bloomberg
11 6 (1.40%) Remedy
12 5 (1.17%) BMC
12 5 (1.17%) Fundtech
13 4 (0.93%) Green Hat
13 4 (0.93%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.93%) Temenos
14 3 (0.70%) Reuters
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