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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 656 736 665
Rank change year-on-year
+80 -71
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 244 192 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 0.42% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 159 160 184
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +25.00%

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
44217 45953 43744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.45% 39.28% 40.28%
Number of salaries quoted 35149 36116 35204
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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 £40,000

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +59 228 £57,500 -4.16% 11
London +56 189 £61,250 +2.08% 10
City of London +73 99 £57,500 -14.81% 4
South West +3 29 £48,750 +14.70% 1
Bristol -16 18 £48,750 +14.70%
Scotland +18 15 £45,000 - 2
Edinburgh +12 15 £45,000 - 2
Bournemouth - 11 - - 1
Dorset - 11 - - 1
South East +13 6 £32,000 +6.66%
Surrey +17 4 £32,000 +9.40%
Guildford +9 4 £32,000 +12.28%
East of England -1 4 £40,500 -47.74%
Hertfordshire -21 4 £40,500 -47.74%
Uxbridge - 4 £30,000 -
Letchworth - 3 £40,500 -
Bromley - 2 £72,500 -
Reading - 2 £42,500 -
Berkshire - 2 £42,500 -
Watford -9 1 £80,000 +81.81%

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 345 (72.33%) Finance
2 296 (62.05%) Banking
3 141 (29.56%) SQL
4 104 (21.80%) Oracle
5 102 (21.38%) Java
6 95 (19.92%) Degree
7 86 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
8 85 (17.82%) XML
9 81 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
10 77 (16.14%) UNIX
11 68 (14.26%) SOA
12 65 (13.63%) Retail
13 62 (13.00%) SQL Server
14 61 (12.79%) SDLC
15 56 (11.74%) Business Analysis
16 53 (11.11%) JMS
17 52 (10.90%) Project Management
18 51 (10.69%) Investment Banking
18 51 (10.69%) FIX Protocol
18 51 (10.69%) QA
19 49 (10.27%) Spring
20 47 (9.85%) J2EE
20 47 (9.85%) Mentoring
21 46 (9.64%) COBOL
21 46 (9.64%) UML
21 46 (9.64%) Change Management
22 45 (9.43%) Scrum
23 43 (9.01%) WebLogic
24 42 (8.81%) Back Office
24 42 (8.81%) Coaching

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 43 (9.01%) WebLogic
2 41 (8.60%) WebSphere
3 22 (4.61%) JBoss
4 20 (4.19%) CICS
4 20 (4.19%) Apache ServiceMix
5 13 (2.73%) MQSeries
6 11 (2.31%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.47%) Oracle Service Bus
7 7 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.26%) MS Exchange
8 6 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (1.05%) Tuxedo
10 4 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (0.84%) Apache
11 3 (0.63%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.63%) SAS
12 2 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.42%) WebSphere Process Server
12 2 (0.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (6.29%) MS Office
2 14 (2.94%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.68%) LatentZero
1 8 (1.68%) thinkFolio
2 6 (1.26%) FLEXCUBE
3 5 (1.05%) Summit
3 5 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.63%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.63%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.42%) SAP FSCM
5 2 (0.42%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.21%) ACBS
6 1 (0.21%) Algo Collateral
6 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.21%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.10%) SAN
2 7 (1.47%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (1.26%) DMZ
4 4 (0.84%) FTP
4 4 (0.84%) VPN
5 2 (0.42%) SSL
5 2 (0.42%) Firewall
6 1 (0.21%) SWIFTNet
6 1 (0.21%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (13.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (7.13%) DB2
3 33 (6.92%) Oracle Database
3 33 (6.92%) Relational Database
4 23 (4.82%) RDBMS
4 23 (4.82%) NonStop SQL
5 15 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (0.84%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 4 (0.84%) Xcelsius
8 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.63%) Big Data
9 3 (0.63%) PowerCenter
9 3 (0.63%) MySQL
10 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 25 (5.24%) Ant
1 25 (5.24%) JIRA
1 25 (5.24%) Git (software)
2 24 (5.03%) Maven
2 24 (5.03%) Jenkins
3 20 (4.19%) JUnit
3 20 (4.19%) Eclipse
3 20 (4.19%) Eclipse RCP
4 17 (3.56%) CocoaPods
5 16 (3.35%) TeamCity
6 11 (2.31%) Oracle APEX
7 10 (2.10%) FitNesse
8 9 (1.89%) SpecFlow
8 9 (1.89%) JBehave
9 7 (1.47%) Selenium
10 4 (0.84%) Toad
10 4 (0.84%) JMeter
10 4 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.84%) Subversion
10 4 (0.84%) Hudson
General
1 345 (72.33%) Finance
2 296 (62.05%) Banking
3 65 (13.63%) Retail
4 51 (10.69%) Investment Banking
5 42 (8.81%) Back Office
6 23 (4.82%) Financial Institution
7 17 (3.56%) Legal
8 16 (3.35%) Wholesale Banking
9 14 (2.94%) Advertising
10 11 (2.31%) French Language
11 9 (1.89%) Marketing
12 8 (1.68%) Corporate Banking
12 8 (1.68%) Billing
13 3 (0.63%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.63%) Front Office
13 3 (0.63%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.42%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.21%) International Banking
15 1 (0.21%) Telecoms
15 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 156 (32.70%) Analyst
2 80 (16.77%) Business Analyst
3 74 (15.51%) Developer
4 59 (12.37%) Architect
5 42 (8.81%) Support Analyst
6 38 (7.97%) Payments Business Analyst
7 37 (7.76%) Designer
8 31 (6.50%) Applications Support
9 26 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
9 26 (5.45%) Java Developer
10 24 (5.03%) Applications Support Analyst
11 20 (4.19%) Software Engineer
12 19 (3.98%) Tester
12 19 (3.98%) Project Manager
12 19 (3.98%) Solutions Designer
12 19 (3.98%) Technical Specialist
13 17 (3.56%) Java Software Engineer
13 17 (3.56%) iOS Developer
14 15 (3.14%) Test Analyst
14 15 (3.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (17.82%) XML
2 53 (11.11%) JMS
3 51 (10.69%) FIX Protocol
4 49 (10.27%) Spring
5 47 (9.85%) J2EE
6 40 (8.39%) Web Services
7 30 (6.29%) XSLT
8 28 (5.87%) JSP
8 28 (5.87%) Servlets
9 27 (5.66%) WebSphere MQ
10 20 (4.19%) GWT
10 20 (4.19%) OSGi
11 18 (3.77%) REST
11 18 (3.77%) HTML
12 14 (2.94%) SOAP
13 12 (2.52%) Middleware
14 10 (2.10%) JDBC
15 9 (1.89%) .NET
15 9 (1.89%) Hibernate
15 9 (1.89%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 81 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (8.18%) Computer Science
3 31 (6.50%) Mainframe
4 29 (6.08%) N-Tier
5 27 (5.66%) Management Information System
6 23 (4.82%) Client/Server
7 22 (4.61%) Credit Risk
8 20 (4.19%) Inversion of Control
8 20 (4.19%) Equities
9 16 (3.35%) Mobile Banking
9 16 (3.35%) User Experience
10 15 (3.14%) Tandem
10 15 (3.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 14 (2.94%) EFT
12 12 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (2.10%) Derivative
14 9 (1.89%) AS400
14 9 (1.89%) Replication
14 9 (1.89%) iSeries
15 8 (1.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 77 (16.14%) UNIX
2 29 (6.08%) Windows
3 26 (5.45%) Linux
4 21 (4.40%) Apple iOS
5 17 (3.56%) Android
6 12 (2.52%) Solaris
7 11 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (1.47%) Windows 7
9 7 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.47%) AIX
10 5 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.84%) zOS
12 3 (0.63%) VMS
13 2 (0.42%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (14.26%) SOA
3 61 (12.79%) SDLC
4 56 (11.74%) Business Analysis
5 52 (10.90%) Project Management
6 47 (9.85%) Mentoring
7 46 (9.64%) UML
7 46 (9.64%) Change Management
8 45 (9.43%) Scrum
9 42 (8.81%) Coaching
10 40 (8.39%) Unit Testing
11 36 (7.55%) TDD
12 35 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
13 34 (7.13%) OO
14 30 (6.29%) Software Engineering
15 28 (5.87%) Waterfall
16 23 (4.82%) Problem Management
17 20 (4.19%) Software Architecture
17 20 (4.19%) Time Management
18 19 (3.98%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 141 (29.56%) SQL
2 102 (21.38%) Java
3 46 (9.64%) COBOL
4 22 (4.61%) PL/SQL
5 21 (4.40%) JavaScript
6 20 (4.19%) Objective-C
6 20 (4.19%) Apple Swift
7 19 (3.98%) Perl
8 15 (3.14%) Shell Script
9 13 (2.73%) C
10 10 (2.10%) C#
11 9 (1.89%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.47%) XQuery
12 7 (1.47%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.47%) Korn
13 6 (1.26%) VB
13 6 (1.26%) C++
14 5 (1.05%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.05%) VBA
14 5 (1.05%) JCL
Qualifications
1 95 (19.92%) Degree
2 36 (7.55%) ISEB
3 20 (4.19%) ISTQB
4 11 (2.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (1.68%) CISSP
6 7 (1.47%) CISMP
7 4 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.84%) CCNA
7 4 (0.84%) MBA
8 3 (0.63%) MCP
8 3 (0.63%) HND
9 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.21%) IIBA
9 1 (0.21%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (10.69%) QA
2 8 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.05%) SLA
3 5 (1.05%) FATCA
4 4 (0.84%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.21%) EMIR
5 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.21%) MiFID
System Software
1 20 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (1.26%) vSphere
4 5 (1.05%) Time Sharing Option
5 3 (0.63%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.21%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 16 (3.35%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.89%) Data Guard
2 9 (1.89%) Oracle RMAN
2 9 (1.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (1.05%) CA Endevor
4 3 (0.63%) Control-M
5 1 (0.21%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 104 (21.80%) Oracle
2 40 (8.39%) Microsoft
3 38 (7.97%) IBM
4 27 (5.66%) VMware
5 25 (5.24%) HP
6 23 (4.82%) Bloomberg
7 20 (4.19%) Google
8 17 (3.56%) Sybase
9 14 (2.94%) SAP
9 14 (2.94%) Fundtech
10 13 (2.73%) Reuters
11 12 (2.52%) BEA
12 10 (2.10%) SunGard
13 8 (1.68%) Misys
14 7 (1.47%) Symantec
14 7 (1.47%) Sophos
14 7 (1.47%) Websense
14 7 (1.47%) Kofax
15 6 (1.26%) Temenos
15 6 (1.26%) TIBCO
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Pension + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: competitive
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Bournemouth
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
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