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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 684 702 639
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -63
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 217 190 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 0.44% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 183 158 179
Average salary £57,500 £70,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.85% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £87,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%

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
42027 43003 44675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.53% 39.27% 38.69%
Number of salaries quoted 33970 33822 37441
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £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 19 December 2014 within the UK.

SWIFT Salary Histogram in the UK

SWIFT
Top 24 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 19 December 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 +15 204 £60,000 -14.28% 20
London +30 165 £60,000 -17.24% 16
City of London +30 52 £62,500 -19.35% 10
Hertfordshire -3 18 £65,000 +75.67% 1
East of England -5 18 £65,000 +75.67% 1
Scotland +13 13 £42,500 -
Edinburgh - 12 £42,000 -
South East - 11 £32,000 - 1
Guildford - 8 £32,000 -
Surrey - 8 £32,000 -
South West -17 7 £33,500 -25.55% 1
Rickmansworth -9 6 £70,000 +133.33% 1
Bristol -2 5 £33,500 -25.55% 1
Docklands, London -10 3 - -
Hampshire - 3 £45,000 - 1
Southampton - 3 £45,000 - 1
Bournemouth -5 2 £57,500 +7.98%
Dorset -8 2 £57,500 +11.65%
Watford -19 2 £50,000 +13.63%
North West -8 1 £42,500 +10.38% 1
Merseyside - 1 £42,500 -
Lancashire - 1 £42,500 -
Preston - 1 £42,500 -
Liverpool - 1 £42,500 -

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 295 (69.09%) Finance
2 240 (56.21%) Banking
3 137 (32.08%) SQL
4 107 (25.06%) XML
5 101 (23.65%) Java
5 101 (23.65%) Oracle
6 94 (22.01%) Degree
7 85 (19.91%) WebSphere
8 83 (19.44%) UNIX
9 74 (17.33%) IBM
10 72 (16.86%) Agile Software Development
11 70 (16.39%) FIX Protocol
12 59 (13.82%) SQL Server
13 53 (12.41%) Back Office
14 52 (12.18%) Project Management
15 51 (11.94%) QA
16 50 (11.71%) Web Services
17 47 (11.01%) Linux
17 47 (11.01%) Retail
17 47 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
18 45 (10.54%) Relational Database
19 42 (9.84%) Windows
20 41 (9.60%) Mentoring
21 40 (9.37%) JMS
21 40 (9.37%) Spring
22 38 (8.90%) WebLogic
23 36 (8.43%) WebSphere MQ
23 36 (8.43%) Internet
23 36 (8.43%) Change Management
24 35 (8.20%) HTML

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 85 (19.91%) WebSphere
2 38 (8.90%) WebLogic
3 28 (6.56%) WebSphere Application Server
4 25 (5.85%) Tomcat
5 24 (5.62%) IIS
6 22 (5.15%) MQSeries
7 21 (4.92%) JBoss
8 20 (4.68%) Apache
8 20 (4.68%) Apache ServiceMix
9 11 (2.58%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (1.87%) CICS
11 7 (1.64%) WebSphere Process Server
11 7 (1.64%) Mule
12 4 (0.94%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
12 4 (0.94%) Confluence
12 4 (0.94%) CMS
13 2 (0.47%) SharePoint
14 1 (0.23%) AquaLogic
14 1 (0.23%) AquaLogic Service Bus
14 1 (0.23%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 7 (1.64%) MS Office
1 7 (1.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (3.28%) IntelliMatch
2 13 (3.04%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 5 (1.17%) Algo Collateral
4 4 (0.94%) HiPortfolio
5 3 (0.70%) Kondor+
6 2 (0.47%) Loan IQ
6 2 (0.47%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.47%) Summit
6 2 (0.47%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (8.43%) Internet
2 18 (4.22%) Intranet
3 17 (3.98%) SMS
4 13 (3.04%) FTP
5 10 (2.34%) SSL
6 7 (1.64%) HTTP
6 7 (1.64%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.70%) SWIFTNet
8 2 (0.47%) ATM
8 2 (0.47%) VPN
8 2 (0.47%) DNS
8 2 (0.47%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (13.82%) SQL Server
2 45 (10.54%) Relational Database
3 27 (6.32%) RDBMS
4 23 (5.39%) Oracle Database
5 14 (3.28%) DB2
6 9 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (2.11%) NonStop SQL
6 9 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.70%) Hyperion Smart View
10 2 (0.47%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.23%) MySQL
11 1 (0.23%) Adabas
11 1 (0.23%) Data Mart
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 34 (7.96%) JUnit
2 29 (6.79%) Eclipse
3 28 (6.56%) Maven
4 27 (6.32%) Ant
5 20 (4.68%) Git (software)
5 20 (4.68%) Eclipse RCP
6 19 (4.45%) Jenkins
7 10 (2.34%) Selenium
8 7 (1.64%) WebDriver
8 7 (1.64%) Subversion
8 7 (1.64%) Xcode
9 5 (1.17%) JIRA
9 5 (1.17%) Selenium IDE
10 4 (0.94%) NUnit
11 3 (0.70%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.47%) TestNG
12 2 (0.47%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.47%) JBehave
13 1 (0.23%) ClearCase
13 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 295 (69.09%) Finance
2 240 (56.21%) Banking
3 53 (12.41%) Back Office
4 47 (11.01%) Retail
5 32 (7.49%) Investment Banking
6 30 (7.03%) French Language
7 20 (4.68%) Retail Banking
8 10 (2.34%) Front Office
9 8 (1.87%) Spanish Language
10 5 (1.17%) Law
10 5 (1.17%) Legal
11 4 (0.94%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (0.94%) International Banking
12 3 (0.70%) Publishing
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 (37.47%) Analyst
2 69 (16.16%) Business Analyst
3 57 (13.35%) Architect
4 56 (13.11%) Developer
5 42 (9.84%) Applications Support
6 35 (8.20%) Support Analyst
7 31 (7.26%) Solutions Architect
8 28 (6.56%) Payments Business Analyst
9 26 (6.09%) Senior Developer
10 24 (5.62%) Applications Support Analyst
11 18 (4.22%) Java Software Engineer
11 18 (4.22%) Software Engineer
12 17 (3.98%) Tester
12 17 (3.98%) Consultant
12 17 (3.98%) iOS Developer
13 16 (3.75%) Information Security Analyst
13 16 (3.75%) Security Analyst
13 16 (3.75%) Information Analyst
13 16 (3.75%) Technical Specialist
14 13 (3.04%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (25.06%) XML
2 70 (16.39%) FIX Protocol
3 50 (11.71%) Web Services
4 40 (9.37%) JMS
4 40 (9.37%) Spring
5 36 (8.43%) WebSphere MQ
6 35 (8.20%) HTML
7 34 (7.96%) Middleware
8 33 (7.73%) FpML
9 32 (7.49%) .NET
10 30 (7.03%) XSLT
11 27 (6.32%) GWT
12 24 (5.62%) J2EE
13 21 (4.92%) SOAP
14 20 (4.68%) JSP
14 20 (4.68%) Servlets
14 20 (4.68%) OSGi
15 15 (3.51%) RESTful
16 14 (3.28%) jQuery
17 12 (2.81%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 47 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.32%) Computer Science
3 26 (6.09%) Client/Server
3 26 (6.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 26 (6.09%) Enterprise Software
4 25 (5.85%) Open Source
5 23 (5.39%) N-Tier
6 20 (4.68%) Inversion of Control
7 19 (4.45%) Fixed Income
8 17 (3.98%) APACS
8 17 (3.98%) Equities
8 17 (3.98%) IVR
8 17 (3.98%) Cryptography
8 17 (3.98%) Management Information System
9 15 (3.51%) Tandem
10 13 (3.04%) Mainframe
11 12 (2.81%) PKI
12 8 (1.87%) Derivative
12 8 (1.87%) Mathematics
12 8 (1.87%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 83 (19.44%) UNIX
2 47 (11.01%) Linux
3 42 (9.84%) Windows
4 20 (4.68%) Apple iOS
5 15 (3.51%) Solaris
6 9 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.41%) zOS
8 5 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.70%) AIX
9 3 (0.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (16.86%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (12.18%) Project Management
3 41 (9.60%) Mentoring
4 36 (8.43%) Change Management
5 34 (7.96%) Unit Testing
6 33 (7.73%) TDD
6 33 (7.73%) Business Analysis
7 31 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (6.32%) Scrum
9 24 (5.62%) Software Engineering
9 24 (5.62%) User Acceptance Testing
10 22 (5.15%) Requirements Analysis
11 21 (4.92%) Problem Management
11 21 (4.92%) UML
11 21 (4.92%) Waterfall
12 20 (4.68%) iOS Development
12 20 (4.68%) Cash Management
12 20 (4.68%) Coaching
13 19 (4.45%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (4.45%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 137 (32.08%) SQL
2 101 (23.65%) Java
3 32 (7.49%) Perl
4 27 (6.32%) JavaScript
5 24 (5.62%) COBOL
6 20 (4.68%) C++
6 20 (4.68%) Objective-C
7 17 (3.98%) PL/SQL
8 16 (3.75%) C#
9 15 (3.51%) VB.NET
10 12 (2.81%) C
11 11 (2.58%) VBA
11 11 (2.58%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.41%) VB
13 5 (1.17%) ActionScript
13 5 (1.17%) VB6
13 5 (1.17%) ActionScript 2.0
14 4 (0.94%) XPath
14 4 (0.94%) AWK
14 4 (0.94%) JCL
Qualifications
1 94 (22.01%) Degree
2 17 (3.98%) CCA
3 16 (3.75%) CISSP
3 16 (3.75%) CISM
3 16 (3.75%) CISMP
4 13 (3.04%) ISTQB
5 10 (2.34%) ISEB
6 8 (1.87%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.64%) Security Cleared
8 6 (1.41%) PMP
9 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.94%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.70%) MBA
11 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.23%) PgMP
11 1 (0.23%) IIBA
11 1 (0.23%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (11.94%) QA
2 33 (7.73%) ISO 8583
3 24 (5.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 21 (4.92%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.94%) PABP
6 2 (0.47%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.47%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.47%) SLA
7 1 (0.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 20 (4.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.94%) StorNext
3 2 (0.47%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.23%) Squid
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (2.34%) Tivoli
2 8 (1.87%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 5 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.94%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 101 (23.65%) Oracle
2 74 (17.33%) IBM
3 29 (6.79%) TIBCO
4 24 (5.62%) Microsoft
5 20 (4.68%) Sybase
5 20 (4.68%) VMware
5 20 (4.68%) Google
6 17 (3.98%) HP
7 13 (3.04%) Sun
7 13 (3.04%) Brady
8 12 (2.81%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.64%) BT
10 5 (1.17%) Bloomberg
10 5 (1.17%) Cognos
10 5 (1.17%) SunGard
11 4 (0.94%) Apple
11 4 (0.94%) Reuters
11 4 (0.94%) Informatica
11 4 (0.94%) Remedy
11 4 (0.94%) Mantas
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
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City, London
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Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + car, bonus, housing allowence
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City, London
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Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + range of benefits
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City of London
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Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
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London
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Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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City of London
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Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
London
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Southampton
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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