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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 656 705 651
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -54
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 247 207 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.54% 0.46% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 164 175 195
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £37,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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
45375 45225 43269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.89% 38.85% 40.67%
Number of salaries quoted 36433 35194 34921
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 September 2015 within the UK.

SWIFT Salary Histogram in the UK

SWIFT
Top 25 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 September 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 +49 224 £58,750 +6.81% 14
London +26 180 £70,000 +16.66% 13
City of London +63 92 £70,000 +7.69% 6
South West -11 25 £52,500 +40.00%
Scotland +20 22 £45,000 - 1
Edinburgh +11 20 £45,000 - 1
Bristol -13 16 £52,500 +40.00%
South East +13 10 £42,500 +32.81%
Dorset +12 9 - -
Bournemouth +9 9 - -
Surrey +8 5 £32,000 -
East of England -11 5 £40,500 -22.85% 1
Hertfordshire -15 5 £40,500 -22.85% 1
West Sussex - 5 £45,000 -
Gatwick - 5 £45,000 -
North West - 4 £45,000 -
Letchworth - 4 £40,500 -
Uxbridge - 4 £30,000 -
Guildford +2 3 £32,000 -
Chester - 3 £45,000 -
Cheshire - 3 £45,000 -
Glasgow +3 2 £65,000 -
Bromley - 2 £72,500 -
Redhill - 2 £40,000 -
Manchester - 1 £60,000 -

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 344 (70.06%) Finance
2 307 (62.53%) Banking
3 154 (31.36%) SQL
4 120 (24.44%) Oracle
5 105 (21.38%) Java
6 98 (19.96%) UNIX
7 94 (19.14%) Analytical Skills
8 89 (18.13%) Degree
9 85 (17.31%) XML
10 78 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
11 75 (15.27%) Retail
12 73 (14.87%) SOA
12 73 (14.87%) SDLC
13 61 (12.42%) QA
14 58 (11.81%) Mentoring
15 57 (11.61%) J2EE
16 55 (11.20%) COBOL
17 53 (10.79%) SQL Server
17 53 (10.79%) Change Management
18 50 (10.18%) Coaching
18 50 (10.18%) Investment Banking
19 49 (9.98%) Business Analysis
20 48 (9.78%) Project Management
21 45 (9.16%) JMS
22 44 (8.96%) WebLogic
22 44 (8.96%) Back Office
22 44 (8.96%) FIX Protocol
23 42 (8.55%) Computer Science
24 41 (8.35%) WebSphere
24 41 (8.35%) Spring

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 44 (8.96%) WebLogic
2 41 (8.35%) WebSphere
3 27 (5.50%) CICS
4 21 (4.28%) JBoss
5 19 (3.87%) Apache ServiceMix
6 12 (2.44%) MQSeries
7 11 (2.24%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.83%) Oracle Service Bus
8 9 (1.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (1.22%) Apache
10 6 (1.22%) MTS
11 5 (1.02%) Tuxedo
11 5 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (1.02%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.61%) SAS
12 3 (0.61%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.41%) Mule
13 2 (0.41%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 34 (6.92%) MS Office
2 19 (3.87%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.41%) MS Project
4 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.83%) LatentZero
1 9 (1.83%) thinkFolio
2 7 (1.43%) FLEXCUBE
3 5 (1.02%) Summit
3 5 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.61%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.61%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.61%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.41%) SAP FSCM
5 2 (0.41%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.20%) ACBS
6 1 (0.20%) Algo Collateral
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.20%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.04%) SAN
2 7 (1.43%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (1.22%) DMZ
3 6 (1.22%) VPN
4 5 (1.02%) FTP
5 3 (0.61%) Firewall
6 2 (0.41%) SWIFTNet
7 1 (0.20%) MRTG
7 1 (0.20%) SSL
7 1 (0.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (10.79%) SQL Server
2 41 (8.35%) Oracle Database
3 40 (8.15%) DB2
4 29 (5.91%) Relational Database
5 23 (4.68%) NonStop SQL
6 22 (4.48%) RDBMS
7 16 (3.26%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (2.24%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (1.02%) Big Data
11 4 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.81%) Xcelsius
11 4 (0.81%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 4 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.61%) PowerCenter
12 3 (0.61%) MySQL
13 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 26 (5.30%) Ant
2 25 (5.09%) Maven
2 25 (5.09%) JIRA
2 25 (5.09%) Jenkins
3 24 (4.89%) Git (software)
4 21 (4.28%) JUnit
5 19 (3.87%) Eclipse
5 19 (3.87%) Eclipse RCP
6 17 (3.46%) CocoaPods
7 16 (3.26%) TeamCity
8 11 (2.24%) Oracle APEX
8 11 (2.24%) FitNesse
9 9 (1.83%) ProC
10 7 (1.43%) Selenium
11 6 (1.22%) Subversion
12 4 (0.81%) JMeter
12 4 (0.81%) Toad
12 4 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (0.81%) Hudson
13 3 (0.61%) SpecFlow
General
1 344 (70.06%) Finance
2 307 (62.53%) Banking
3 75 (15.27%) Retail
4 50 (10.18%) Investment Banking
5 44 (8.96%) Back Office
6 27 (5.50%) Financial Institution
7 18 (3.67%) Legal
8 16 (3.26%) Wholesale Banking
9 14 (2.85%) Advertising
10 9 (1.83%) Marketing
10 9 (1.83%) French Language
11 8 (1.63%) Billing
12 7 (1.43%) Corporate Banking
13 6 (1.22%) General Ledger
14 5 (1.02%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.61%) Front Office
16 2 (0.41%) Portuguese Language
17 1 (0.20%) International Banking
17 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 143 (29.12%) Analyst
2 78 (15.89%) Developer
3 73 (14.87%) Business Analyst
4 59 (12.02%) Architect
5 45 (9.16%) Support Analyst
6 41 (8.35%) Applications Support
6 41 (8.35%) Designer
7 36 (7.33%) Payments Business Analyst
8 28 (5.70%) Applications Support Analyst
9 25 (5.09%) Technical Specialist
10 23 (4.68%) Solutions Architect
11 22 (4.48%) Solutions Designer
11 22 (4.48%) Project Manager
12 20 (4.07%) Software Engineer
12 20 (4.07%) Java Developer
13 18 (3.67%) Oracle Developer
13 18 (3.67%) iOS Developer
14 17 (3.46%) Consultant
15 16 (3.26%) Tester
15 16 (3.26%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (17.31%) XML
2 57 (11.61%) J2EE
3 45 (9.16%) JMS
4 44 (8.96%) FIX Protocol
5 41 (8.35%) Spring
6 34 (6.92%) Web Services
7 31 (6.31%) XSLT
8 29 (5.91%) WebSphere MQ
9 28 (5.70%) JSP
9 28 (5.70%) Servlets
10 19 (3.87%) GWT
10 19 (3.87%) OSGi
11 18 (3.67%) REST
12 17 (3.46%) SOAP
12 17 (3.46%) Middleware
13 13 (2.65%) HTML
14 11 (2.24%) JDBC
15 9 (1.83%) Struts
15 9 (1.83%) Hibernate
15 9 (1.83%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 94 (19.14%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (8.55%) Computer Science
3 33 (6.72%) Mainframe
4 27 (5.50%) Management Information System
5 22 (4.48%) Client/Server
5 22 (4.48%) N-Tier
5 22 (4.48%) Credit Risk
6 19 (3.87%) Inversion of Control
7 17 (3.46%) Tandem
7 17 (3.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 16 (3.26%) Mobile Banking
8 16 (3.26%) Equities
8 16 (3.26%) User Experience
9 14 (2.85%) EFT
10 11 (2.24%) IBM Mainframe
10 11 (2.24%) Fedwire
11 10 (2.04%) Derivative
12 9 (1.83%) AS400
12 9 (1.83%) Replication
12 9 (1.83%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 98 (19.96%) UNIX
2 33 (6.72%) Windows
3 32 (6.52%) Linux
4 21 (4.28%) Apple iOS
5 17 (3.46%) Solaris
6 16 (3.26%) Android
7 13 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (2.65%) AIX
8 11 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.22%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.81%) zOS
12 3 (0.61%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (14.87%) SOA
2 73 (14.87%) SDLC
3 58 (11.81%) Mentoring
4 53 (10.79%) Change Management
5 50 (10.18%) Coaching
6 49 (9.98%) Business Analysis
7 48 (9.78%) Project Management
8 40 (8.15%) UML
9 34 (6.92%) Scrum
10 28 (5.70%) Software Engineering
11 27 (5.50%) Unit Testing
12 26 (5.30%) OO
13 25 (5.09%) Problem Management
14 24 (4.89%) TDD
15 23 (4.68%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (4.28%) Release Management
17 20 (4.07%) Data Analysis
18 19 (3.87%) Software Architecture
18 19 (3.87%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 154 (31.36%) SQL
2 105 (21.38%) Java
3 55 (11.20%) COBOL
4 30 (6.11%) PL/SQL
5 29 (5.91%) Shell Script
6 26 (5.30%) Perl
7 21 (4.28%) C
7 21 (4.28%) Objective-C
7 21 (4.28%) Apple Swift
8 15 (3.05%) JavaScript
9 11 (2.24%) JCL
10 9 (1.83%) Korn
10 9 (1.83%) XQuery
10 9 (1.83%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.22%) C#
12 5 (1.02%) C++
12 5 (1.02%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.81%) VBScript
13 4 (0.81%) VB
13 4 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 89 (18.13%) Degree
2 31 (6.31%) ISEB
3 15 (3.05%) ISTQB
4 8 (1.63%) CISSP
5 7 (1.43%) CISMP
5 7 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.02%) CCNA
8 4 (0.81%) MBA
8 4 (0.81%) HND
9 3 (0.61%) MCP
10 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.20%) IIBA
10 1 (0.20%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (12.42%) QA
2 8 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.02%) SLA
4 3 (0.61%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.20%) EMIR
5 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.20%) MiFID
System Software
1 20 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (1.02%) vSphere
3 5 (1.02%) Time Sharing Option
3 5 (1.02%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.20%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 14 (2.85%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 9 (1.83%) Oracle RMAN
2 9 (1.83%) Data Guard
3 6 (1.22%) Control-M
4 5 (1.02%) CA Endevor
5 2 (0.41%) Puppet
5 2 (0.41%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.20%) Graphite
6 1 (0.20%) Cacti
6 1 (0.20%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.20%) Nagios
6 1 (0.20%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 120 (24.44%) Oracle
2 41 (8.35%) IBM
3 36 (7.33%) Microsoft
4 26 (5.30%) VMware
5 24 (4.89%) HP
6 23 (4.68%) Bloomberg
7 22 (4.48%) Fundtech
8 19 (3.87%) Google
9 17 (3.46%) Sybase
10 16 (3.26%) SAP
11 13 (2.65%) BEA
11 13 (2.65%) Reuters
12 10 (2.04%) SunGard
12 10 (2.04%) Actimize
13 9 (1.83%) Kofax
13 9 (1.83%) TOWER Software
14 8 (1.63%) Misys
15 7 (1.43%) Cisco
15 7 (1.43%) Symantec
15 7 (1.43%) Sophos
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Excellent Bens, 29 days holiday
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Car allowance total Package £103,000
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £44k - 50k per year + Pension Only
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £4,000 to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Pension + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 26 days ago