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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 680 618 583
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -35
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 209 259 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.24% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 0.63% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 173 226 252
Average salary £52,500 £58,750 £55,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.63% +5.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £37,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

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
43012 41377 45827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.70% 38.92% 38.88%
Number of salaries quoted 33624 33569 38580
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 16 September 2014 within the UK.

SWIFT Salary Histogram in the UK

SWIFT
Top 26 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 16 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
England -67 195 £52,500 -12.50% 20
London -51 153 £55,000 -15.38% 18
City of London -41 50 £65,000 +18.18% 13
South West -40 17 £37,500 -16.66% 1
East of England -12 16 £50,000 - 1
Bristol 0 15 £37,500 -
Hertfordshire -1 15 £49,000 - 1
Scotland -11 13 £45,000 - 2
Glasgow -8 8 £67,500 +50.00%
South East -15 7 £32,000 -
Surrey +1 6 £32,000 -
Edinburgh -13 4 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Guildford - 4 £32,000 -
North West -18 2 - -
Dorset -20 2 £63,750 +27.50% 1
Bournemouth -23 2 £63,750 +27.50% 1
Warrington - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Essex +9 1 £70,000 -
Rickmansworth +2 1 £85,000 -
Stirling - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Watford - 1 £48,000 - 1
Docklands, London - 1 - -

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 (71.70%) Finance
2 273 (64.39%) Banking
3 173 (40.80%) SQL
4 125 (29.48%) Oracle
5 119 (28.07%) Java
6 110 (25.94%) XML
7 103 (24.29%) WebSphere
8 89 (20.99%) Degree
9 73 (17.22%) IBM
10 71 (16.75%) Agile Software Development
11 69 (16.27%) Linux
11 69 (16.27%) Project Management
12 65 (15.33%) Windows
13 64 (15.09%) SQL Server
14 62 (14.62%) Retail
15 60 (14.15%) Business Analysis
16 58 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
17 57 (13.44%) UNIX
17 57 (13.44%) Back Office
18 56 (13.21%) Middleware
19 54 (12.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 52 (12.26%) Relational Database
21 51 (12.03%) QA
22 50 (11.79%) UML
23 49 (11.56%) WebLogic
23 49 (11.56%) WebSphere MQ
24 48 (11.32%) Oracle Database
24 48 (11.32%) French Language
25 46 (10.85%) JMS
26 45 (10.61%) JUnit

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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
1 103 (24.29%) WebSphere
2 49 (11.56%) WebLogic
3 32 (7.55%) Tomcat
4 31 (7.31%) IIS
5 30 (7.08%) BizTalk Server
6 27 (6.37%) WebSphere Application Server
7 26 (6.13%) WebSphere Process Server
8 25 (5.90%) Apache ServiceMix
9 21 (4.95%) MQSeries
10 16 (3.77%) Apache
11 7 (1.65%) Mule
12 6 (1.42%) SharePoint
13 5 (1.18%) AquaLogic
13 5 (1.18%) AquaLogic Service Bus
13 5 (1.18%) Oracle Service Bus
14 3 (0.71%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
14 3 (0.71%) CMS
15 1 (0.24%) SAS
15 1 (0.24%) Documentum
Applications
1 9 (2.12%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.65%) MS Office
3 6 (1.42%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.71%) MS Project
5 2 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (5.19%) IntelliMatch
2 18 (4.25%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 7 (1.65%) HiPortfolio
4 5 (1.18%) Kondor+
5 4 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.94%) Temenos T24
5 4 (0.94%) Algo Collateral
6 2 (0.47%) MultiFonds
7 1 (0.24%) Loan IQ
7 1 (0.24%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.24%) RMDS
7 1 (0.24%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (9.67%) Internet
2 23 (5.42%) SMS
3 17 (4.01%) Intranet
4 16 (3.77%) HTTP
5 14 (3.30%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.89%) Firewall
7 7 (1.65%) DNS
8 6 (1.42%) FTP
8 6 (1.42%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.94%) SSL
9 4 (0.94%) SWIFTNet
10 3 (0.71%) DHCP
11 2 (0.47%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 52 (12.26%) Relational Database
3 48 (11.32%) Oracle Database
4 44 (10.38%) RDBMS
5 11 (2.59%) DB2
6 9 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.65%) NonStop SQL
8 5 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.18%) MySQL
9 4 (0.94%) Hyperion Smart View
10 2 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.47%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.24%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 45 (10.61%) JUnit
2 41 (9.67%) Eclipse
3 38 (8.96%) Ant
4 31 (7.31%) Eclipse RCP
5 23 (5.42%) Maven
6 17 (4.01%) Jenkins
7 15 (3.54%) Git (software)
8 9 (2.12%) Selenium
9 7 (1.65%) JIRA
10 6 (1.42%) WebDriver
11 5 (1.18%) Subversion
11 5 (1.18%) Selenium IDE
11 5 (1.18%) Visual Studio
12 4 (0.94%) QuickTest Pro
12 4 (0.94%) NUnit
13 3 (0.71%) Redmine
13 3 (0.71%) LoadRunner
14 2 (0.47%) Toad
14 2 (0.47%) Introscope
14 2 (0.47%) JProfiler
General
1 304 (71.70%) Finance
2 273 (64.39%) Banking
3 62 (14.62%) Retail
4 57 (13.44%) Back Office
5 48 (11.32%) French Language
6 37 (8.73%) Retail Banking
7 36 (8.49%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.89%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.89%) Front Office
8 8 (1.89%) Spanish Language
8 8 (1.89%) Marketing
9 6 (1.42%) Corporate Banking
10 5 (1.18%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.71%) Japanese Language
11 3 (0.71%) International Banking
12 2 (0.47%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.47%) Legal
12 2 (0.47%) Advertising
13 1 (0.24%) German Language
13 1 (0.24%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 179 (42.22%) Analyst
2 96 (22.64%) Business Analyst
3 55 (12.97%) Applications Support
4 50 (11.79%) Payments Business Analyst
5 38 (8.96%) Architect
6 36 (8.49%) Support Analyst
7 33 (7.78%) Developer
8 32 (7.55%) Project Manager
9 27 (6.37%) Applications Support Analyst
10 21 (4.95%) Solutions Architect
11 18 (4.25%) Senior Analyst
11 18 (4.25%) Java Software Engineer
11 18 (4.25%) Software Engineer
12 16 (3.77%) Consultant
13 15 (3.54%) Team Leader
14 14 (3.30%) Security Analyst
14 14 (3.30%) Information Analyst
14 14 (3.30%) Financial Business Analyst
14 14 (3.30%) Information Security Analyst
15 13 (3.07%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (25.94%) XML
2 56 (13.21%) Middleware
3 49 (11.56%) WebSphere MQ
4 46 (10.85%) JMS
5 42 (9.91%) XSLT
6 40 (9.43%) J2EE
6 40 (9.43%) Spring
7 39 (9.20%) GWT
8 38 (8.96%) Web Services
9 36 (8.49%) HTML
10 34 (8.02%) FpML
11 32 (7.55%) JSP
11 32 (7.55%) Servlets
12 27 (6.37%) .NET
13 25 (5.90%) OSGi
14 19 (4.48%) SOAP
15 10 (2.36%) CSS
15 10 (2.36%) JDBC
16 9 (2.12%) jQuery
17 7 (1.65%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 58 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (12.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 37 (8.73%) Client/Server
4 36 (8.49%) Enterprise Software
5 33 (7.78%) N-Tier
6 31 (7.31%) Inversion of Control
7 29 (6.84%) Computer Science
8 23 (5.42%) APACS
8 23 (5.42%) IVR
8 23 (5.42%) Cryptography
9 20 (4.72%) Fixed Income
10 17 (4.01%) Equities
11 14 (3.30%) Management Information System
11 14 (3.30%) Derivative
12 13 (3.07%) Open Source
12 13 (3.07%) Mainframe
13 12 (2.83%) Credit Risk
14 9 (2.12%) Hedge funds
14 9 (2.12%) EFT
15 8 (1.89%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 69 (16.27%) Linux
2 65 (15.33%) Windows
3 57 (13.44%) UNIX
4 23 (5.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (2.83%) Solaris
6 4 (0.94%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (16.75%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (16.27%) Project Management
3 60 (14.15%) Business Analysis
4 50 (11.79%) UML
5 40 (9.43%) Unit Testing
6 36 (8.49%) TDD
7 35 (8.25%) Software Engineering
8 33 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (7.78%) Mentoring
9 31 (7.31%) User Acceptance Testing
10 28 (6.60%) Requirements Analysis
11 27 (6.37%) Scrum
11 27 (6.37%) Change Management
12 25 (5.90%) Data Security
13 23 (5.42%) Project Planning
14 22 (5.19%) Use Case
14 22 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
15 21 (4.95%) PRINCE2
16 20 (4.72%) Root Cause Analysis
16 20 (4.72%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 173 (40.80%) SQL
2 119 (28.07%) Java
3 27 (6.37%) JavaScript
4 24 (5.66%) Perl
4 24 (5.66%) C
5 15 (3.54%) PL/SQL
6 13 (3.07%) Shell Script
7 12 (2.83%) VB.NET
7 12 (2.83%) COBOL
8 11 (2.59%) VBA
9 10 (2.36%) C#
10 9 (2.12%) JCL
10 9 (2.12%) C++
11 8 (1.89%) ActionScript
11 8 (1.89%) ActionScript 2.0
12 7 (1.65%) VB
13 5 (1.18%) VB6
14 4 (0.94%) PHP
14 4 (0.94%) PL/1
14 4 (0.94%) XAML
Qualifications
1 89 (20.99%) Degree
2 28 (6.60%) CCA
3 16 (3.77%) ISTQB
4 15 (3.54%) ISEB
5 14 (3.30%) CISSP
5 14 (3.30%) CISM
5 14 (3.30%) CISMP
6 13 (3.07%) PMI Certification
7 10 (2.36%) PMP
8 6 (1.42%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.94%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.47%) MBA
11 2 (0.47%) CAPM
12 1 (0.24%) PgMP
12 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (12.03%) QA
2 34 (8.02%) ISO 8583
3 32 (7.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 28 (6.60%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.94%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.71%) FATCA
7 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.47%) EMIR
7 2 (0.47%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.47%) MiFID
8 1 (0.24%) AIFMD
System Software
1 31 (7.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.94%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 33 (7.78%) Tivoli
2 29 (6.84%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 9 (2.12%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (1.18%) CA Endevor
5 2 (0.47%) nmon
5 2 (0.47%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 125 (29.48%) Oracle
2 73 (17.22%) IBM
3 32 (7.55%) JBoss
4 31 (7.31%) VMware
4 31 (7.31%) Red Hat
4 31 (7.31%) Google
5 29 (6.84%) Microsoft
6 24 (5.66%) TIBCO
7 18 (4.25%) Brady
8 16 (3.77%) HP
8 16 (3.77%) Sun
9 12 (2.83%) Sybase
10 7 (1.65%) Fundtech
10 7 (1.65%) Reuters
10 7 (1.65%) Bloomberg
11 5 (1.18%) SunGard
12 4 (0.94%) Cognos
12 4 (0.94%) NCR
13 3 (0.71%) Ab Initio
13 3 (0.71%) Murex
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London
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Edinburgh
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Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £80000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
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City, London
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £36125 - £44625 per annum + car,benefits
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South East London
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Salary: £4955 - £61215 per annum + car,benefits
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London
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
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Bournemouth, Dorset
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Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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City, London
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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London
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