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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 687 681 611
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -70
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 226 214 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 0.49% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 188 185 192
Average salary £55,000 £70,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,100 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £44,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+17.97% -11.00%

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
43246 43560 44842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.54% 39.24% 38.98%
Number of salaries quoted 34888 34798 37538
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £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 28 November 2014 within the UK.

SWIFT Salary Histogram in the UK

SWIFT
Top 19 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 28 November 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 -37 210 £55,000 -21.42% 28
London +5 170 £57,500 -20.13% 23
City of London +5 46 £55,000 -23.61% 14
East of England +2 21 £64,000 +45.45% 1
Hertfordshire +1 21 £64,000 +45.45%
Scotland +8 16 £48,750 +21.87%
Edinburgh -4 11 £42,000 +5.00%
South East - 10 £32,000 - 2
Surrey - 9 £32,000 - 1
Guildford - 9 £32,000 - 1
South West -24 6 £33,500 -25.55% 1
Rickmansworth - 6 £70,000 -
Glasgow +12 5 £67,500 -
Bristol -10 4 £33,500 -21.17% 1
Watford -16 3 £50,000 +13.63%
Bournemouth -7 2 £72,500 +36.15%
Dorset -15 2 £72,500 +40.77%
Hampshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
Southampton - 1 £45,000 - 1

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 289 (67.52%) Finance
2 250 (58.41%) Banking
3 153 (35.75%) SQL
4 122 (28.50%) Oracle
5 115 (26.87%) XML
6 108 (25.23%) Java
7 98 (22.90%) WebSphere
8 87 (20.33%) Degree
9 78 (18.22%) IBM
10 70 (16.36%) UNIX
11 69 (16.12%) FIX Protocol
12 63 (14.72%) Agile Software Development
13 62 (14.49%) Linux
14 55 (12.85%) Back Office
14 55 (12.85%) Analytical Skills
15 53 (12.38%) Windows
15 53 (12.38%) Retail
15 53 (12.38%) QA
16 51 (11.92%) Relational Database
16 51 (11.92%) Middleware
17 50 (11.68%) SQL Server
18 49 (11.45%) Project Management
19 48 (11.21%) Web Services
20 45 (10.51%) WebLogic
21 44 (10.28%) JMS
21 44 (10.28%) Mentoring
22 42 (9.81%) Oracle Database
23 41 (9.58%) Change Management
24 39 (9.11%) Spring
25 38 (8.88%) French Language

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 98 (22.90%) WebSphere
2 45 (10.51%) WebLogic
3 36 (8.41%) WebSphere Application Server
4 32 (7.48%) Tomcat
4 32 (7.48%) MQSeries
5 31 (7.24%) IIS
6 21 (4.91%) JBoss
6 21 (4.91%) BizTalk Server
7 20 (4.67%) Apache ServiceMix
8 19 (4.44%) Apache
9 17 (3.97%) WebSphere Process Server
10 8 (1.87%) CICS
11 7 (1.64%) Mule
12 5 (1.17%) AquaLogic
12 5 (1.17%) AquaLogic Service Bus
12 5 (1.17%) Oracle Service Bus
13 4 (0.93%) CMS
13 4 (0.93%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
13 4 (0.93%) Confluence
14 3 (0.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (2.10%) MS Office
2 7 (1.64%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (3.97%) IntelliMatch
2 16 (3.74%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 7 (1.64%) HiPortfolio
4 5 (1.17%) Algo Collateral
5 4 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.93%) Kondor+
6 2 (0.47%) Loan IQ
6 2 (0.47%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.47%) MultiFonds
7 1 (0.23%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (8.88%) Internet
2 19 (4.44%) Intranet
2 19 (4.44%) SMS
3 15 (3.50%) FTP
4 12 (2.80%) HTTP
4 12 (2.80%) TCP/IP
4 12 (2.80%) SSL
5 4 (0.93%) DNS
5 4 (0.93%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.93%) SWIFTNet
6 2 (0.47%) VPN
7 1 (0.23%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (11.92%) Relational Database
2 50 (11.68%) SQL Server
3 42 (9.81%) Oracle Database
4 32 (7.48%) RDBMS
5 20 (4.67%) DB2
6 12 (2.80%) NonStop SQL
7 10 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.93%) Hyperion Smart View
11 2 (0.47%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (7.94%) JUnit
2 30 (7.01%) Eclipse
3 27 (6.31%) Ant
4 25 (5.84%) Maven
5 20 (4.67%) Eclipse RCP
6 18 (4.21%) Git (software)
7 17 (3.97%) Jenkins
8 10 (2.34%) Selenium
9 7 (1.64%) WebDriver
9 7 (1.64%) Subversion
9 7 (1.64%) Xcode
10 5 (1.17%) Selenium IDE
11 4 (0.93%) NUnit
11 4 (0.93%) JIRA
12 3 (0.70%) Visual Studio
13 2 (0.47%) TestNG
13 2 (0.47%) JBehave
14 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
14 1 (0.23%) Redmine
14 1 (0.23%) ClearCase
General
1 289 (67.52%) Finance
2 250 (58.41%) Banking
3 55 (12.85%) Back Office
4 53 (12.38%) Retail
5 38 (8.88%) French Language
6 29 (6.78%) Investment Banking
7 23 (5.37%) Retail Banking
8 10 (2.34%) Spanish Language
9 9 (2.10%) Front Office
10 5 (1.17%) Law
10 5 (1.17%) Legal
10 5 (1.17%) International Banking
11 4 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.70%) Publishing
12 3 (0.70%) Japanese Language
12 3 (0.70%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.47%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.47%) Wholesale Banking
13 2 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 160 (37.38%) Analyst
2 71 (16.59%) Business Analyst
3 55 (12.85%) Developer
3 55 (12.85%) Applications Support
4 54 (12.62%) Architect
5 39 (9.11%) Support Analyst
6 31 (7.24%) Solutions Architect
6 31 (7.24%) Payments Business Analyst
7 29 (6.78%) Applications Support Analyst
8 23 (5.37%) Technical Specialist
9 22 (5.14%) Senior Developer
10 17 (3.97%) iOS Developer
11 16 (3.74%) Information Security Analyst
11 16 (3.74%) Tester
11 16 (3.74%) Software Engineer
11 16 (3.74%) Information Analyst
11 16 (3.74%) Java Software Engineer
11 16 (3.74%) Senior Analyst
11 16 (3.74%) Security Analyst
12 14 (3.27%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (26.87%) XML
2 69 (16.12%) FIX Protocol
3 51 (11.92%) Middleware
4 48 (11.21%) Web Services
5 44 (10.28%) JMS
6 39 (9.11%) Spring
7 38 (8.88%) WebSphere MQ
8 36 (8.41%) FpML
9 33 (7.71%) HTML
10 30 (7.01%) XSLT
11 28 (6.54%) .NET
12 27 (6.31%) J2EE
12 27 (6.31%) GWT
13 23 (5.37%) SOAP
14 20 (4.67%) JSP
14 20 (4.67%) Servlets
14 20 (4.67%) OSGi
15 15 (3.50%) RESTful
16 11 (2.57%) jQuery
16 11 (2.57%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 55 (12.85%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (7.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 29 (6.78%) Enterprise Software
4 28 (6.54%) Open Source
5 26 (6.07%) Client/Server
6 23 (5.37%) Computer Science
7 21 (4.91%) N-Tier
7 21 (4.91%) Management Information System
7 21 (4.91%) Fixed Income
8 20 (4.67%) Inversion of Control
9 19 (4.44%) Cryptography
9 19 (4.44%) APACS
9 19 (4.44%) Mainframe
9 19 (4.44%) IVR
10 18 (4.21%) Tandem
11 16 (3.74%) Equities
12 15 (3.50%) PKI
13 10 (2.34%) Derivative
14 8 (1.87%) Mathematics
14 8 (1.87%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 70 (16.36%) UNIX
2 62 (14.49%) Linux
3 53 (12.38%) Windows
4 19 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (4.21%) Apple iOS
6 13 (3.04%) Solaris
7 4 (0.93%) AIX
8 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.47%) zOS
10 1 (0.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (14.72%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (11.45%) Project Management
3 44 (10.28%) Mentoring
4 41 (9.58%) Change Management
5 33 (7.71%) Business Analysis
6 30 (7.01%) TDD
6 30 (7.01%) Unit Testing
7 29 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (6.31%) Coaching
8 27 (6.31%) User Acceptance Testing
9 24 (5.61%) Requirements Analysis
9 24 (5.61%) Software Engineering
10 23 (5.37%) UML
11 22 (5.14%) Scrum
12 21 (4.91%) Data Security
13 19 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (4.44%) Project Planning
13 19 (4.44%) Problem Management
13 19 (4.44%) Release Management
13 19 (4.44%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 153 (35.75%) SQL
2 108 (25.23%) Java
3 35 (8.18%) Perl
4 31 (7.24%) COBOL
5 25 (5.84%) JavaScript
6 19 (4.44%) PL/SQL
7 18 (4.21%) Objective-C
8 16 (3.74%) C++
8 16 (3.74%) C
9 12 (2.80%) VB.NET
10 11 (2.57%) VBA
10 11 (2.57%) C#
10 11 (2.57%) Shell Script
10 11 (2.57%) JCL
11 8 (1.87%) ActionScript 2.0
11 8 (1.87%) ActionScript
12 7 (1.64%) PL/1
13 6 (1.40%) VB
14 5 (1.17%) VB6
15 4 (0.93%) AWK
Qualifications
1 87 (20.33%) Degree
2 19 (4.44%) CCA
3 16 (3.74%) CISSP
3 16 (3.74%) CISM
3 16 (3.74%) CISMP
4 12 (2.80%) ISTQB
5 9 (2.10%) ISEB
5 9 (2.10%) PMI Certification
6 7 (1.64%) PMP
6 7 (1.64%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.93%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.70%) MBA
8 3 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.23%) PgMP
10 1 (0.23%) IIBA
10 1 (0.23%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (12.38%) QA
2 38 (8.88%) ISO 8583
3 26 (6.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 23 (5.37%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.93%) PABP
5 4 (0.93%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.47%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.47%) SLA
7 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.23%) COBIT
7 1 (0.23%) MiFID
7 1 (0.23%) EMIR
7 1 (0.23%) AIFMD
System Software
1 20 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.93%) StorNext
2 4 (0.93%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.93%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.23%) Squid
Systems Management
1 24 (5.61%) Tivoli
2 20 (4.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 8 (1.87%) CA Endevor
4 5 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 122 (28.50%) Oracle
2 78 (18.22%) IBM
3 35 (8.18%) TIBCO
4 24 (5.61%) Red Hat
5 22 (5.14%) Microsoft
6 20 (4.67%) HP
6 20 (4.67%) VMware
6 20 (4.67%) Google
7 19 (4.44%) Sybase
8 16 (3.74%) Sun
8 16 (3.74%) Brady
9 5 (1.17%) Bloomberg
9 5 (1.17%) SunGard
9 5 (1.17%) BT
9 5 (1.17%) Cognos
10 4 (0.93%) Informatica
10 4 (0.93%) NCR
10 4 (0.93%) Apple
10 4 (0.93%) Reuters
10 4 (0.93%) Retalix
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Posted: 4 hours ago
City of London
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Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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Guildford, Surrey
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Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum
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London
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City, London
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 20% bonus + benefits
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Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: bonus + excellent benefits!
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City of London
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Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits package.
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: excellent benefits and bonus
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City of London
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