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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 653 748 693
Rank change year-on-year
+95 -55
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 254 191 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% 0.41% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 178 167 165
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £49,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year
-8.16% +13.29%

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
44274 46831 43551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.00% 39.66% 40.11%
Number of salaries quoted 35175 37160 35447
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 £29,000 £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 July 2015 within the UK.

SWIFT Salary Histogram in the UK

SWIFT
Top 22 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 July 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 +74 240 £57,500 -4.16% 21
London +67 198 £57,500 -8.00% 19
City of London +72 99 £57,500 -14.81% 12
South West +13 31 £45,000 -14.28%
Dorset +23 16 - -
Bournemouth +15 16 - -
Bristol -18 15 £45,000 -14.28%
Scotland +14 14 £45,000 -
Edinburgh +17 13 £45,000 -
South East +17 8 £32,000 +6.66% 1
Surrey +14 6 £32,000 +9.40%
Guildford +14 4 £32,000 +12.28%
Reading - 2 £42,500 -
Warwick - 2 £35,661 -
Warwickshire - 2 £35,661 -
West Midlands - 2 £35,661 -
Berkshire - 2 £42,500 -
Watford -13 1 £80,000 +72.04%
East of England -16 1 £80,000 +63.26% 1
Hertfordshire -19 1 £80,000 +63.26% 1
Bromley - 1 £72,500 -
Lothian - 1 £65,000 -

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 348 (73.73%) Finance
2 283 (59.96%) Banking
3 138 (29.24%) SQL
4 99 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
5 95 (20.13%) Degree
6 94 (19.92%) Java
7 88 (18.64%) Oracle
8 85 (18.01%) XML
9 68 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
10 62 (13.14%) SQL Server
11 60 (12.71%) FIX Protocol
11 60 (12.71%) Business Analysis
12 59 (12.50%) UNIX
13 58 (12.29%) Project Management
14 56 (11.86%) SDLC
15 54 (11.44%) SOA
15 54 (11.44%) Retail
16 52 (11.02%) JMS
17 50 (10.59%) IBM
18 49 (10.38%) Investment Banking
19 48 (10.17%) Spring
20 47 (9.96%) WebSphere
21 46 (9.75%) UML
22 45 (9.53%) Scrum
23 43 (9.11%) COBOL
24 42 (8.90%) QA
25 41 (8.69%) Unit Testing
25 41 (8.69%) Continuous Integration
26 40 (8.47%) TDD
27 39 (8.26%) Microsoft

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 47 (9.96%) WebSphere
2 35 (7.42%) WebLogic
3 22 (4.66%) JBoss
3 22 (4.66%) CICS
4 20 (4.24%) Apache ServiceMix
5 16 (3.39%) MQSeries
6 12 (2.54%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (1.27%) MS Exchange
8 6 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (1.06%) Apache
10 2 (0.42%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.42%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.42%) SAS
10 2 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.42%) WebSphere Process Server
11 1 (0.21%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.21%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 28 (5.93%) MS Office
2 13 (2.75%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.27%) Summit
1 6 (1.27%) FLEXCUBE
2 5 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.85%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.64%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.64%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.64%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.42%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.42%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.42%) SAP FSCM
5 2 (0.42%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.21%) ACBS
6 1 (0.21%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.12%) SAN
2 7 (1.48%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (1.27%) DMZ
3 6 (1.27%) SSL
4 3 (0.64%) SWIFTNet
4 3 (0.64%) FTP
4 3 (0.64%) VPN
5 1 (0.21%) Internet
5 1 (0.21%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (13.14%) SQL Server
2 38 (8.05%) DB2
3 37 (7.84%) Relational Database
4 22 (4.66%) Oracle Database
4 22 (4.66%) RDBMS
5 19 (4.03%) NonStop SQL
6 10 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (1.91%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.64%) MySQL
9 2 (0.42%) PowerCenter
9 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.21%) QlikView
10 1 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (5.51%) Jenkins
2 23 (4.87%) Git (software)
3 22 (4.66%) Maven
3 22 (4.66%) Ant
4 20 (4.24%) JUnit
4 20 (4.24%) Eclipse
4 20 (4.24%) Eclipse RCP
5 15 (3.18%) JIRA
6 11 (2.33%) Oracle APEX
7 10 (2.12%) JBehave
7 10 (2.12%) SpecFlow
8 9 (1.91%) CocoaPods
9 8 (1.69%) TeamCity
10 7 (1.48%) Selenium
11 4 (0.85%) FitNesse
11 4 (0.85%) Rational Performance Tester
11 4 (0.85%) LoadRunner
11 4 (0.85%) JMeter
11 4 (0.85%) Xcode
12 2 (0.42%) NUnit
General
1 348 (73.73%) Finance
2 283 (59.96%) Banking
3 54 (11.44%) Retail
4 49 (10.38%) Investment Banking
5 38 (8.05%) Back Office
6 26 (5.51%) Financial Institution
7 16 (3.39%) Legal
8 14 (2.97%) Wholesale Banking
8 14 (2.97%) French Language
9 12 (2.54%) Marketing
10 8 (1.69%) Corporate Banking
10 8 (1.69%) Billing
10 8 (1.69%) Advertising
11 4 (0.85%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.42%) Law
12 2 (0.42%) Front Office
12 2 (0.42%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.42%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.21%) International Banking
13 1 (0.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 164 (34.75%) Analyst
2 87 (18.43%) Business Analyst
3 69 (14.62%) Architect
4 61 (12.92%) Developer
5 37 (7.84%) Designer
6 36 (7.63%) Support Analyst
7 35 (7.42%) Payments Business Analyst
8 34 (7.20%) Solutions Architect
9 24 (5.08%) Applications Support
10 20 (4.24%) Project Manager
10 20 (4.24%) Java Developer
11 19 (4.03%) Tester
12 18 (3.81%) Senior Developer
12 18 (3.81%) Applications Support Analyst
13 17 (3.60%) Java Software Engineer
13 17 (3.60%) SQL Developer
13 17 (3.60%) Solutions Designer
13 17 (3.60%) Software Engineer
13 17 (3.60%) Test Analyst
14 16 (3.39%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (18.01%) XML
2 60 (12.71%) FIX Protocol
3 52 (11.02%) JMS
4 48 (10.17%) Spring
5 38 (8.05%) Web Services
6 36 (7.63%) J2EE
7 29 (6.14%) WebSphere MQ
8 24 (5.08%) HTML
9 23 (4.87%) XSLT
10 22 (4.66%) JSP
10 22 (4.66%) Servlets
11 20 (4.24%) OSGi
11 20 (4.24%) GWT
12 17 (3.60%) Middleware
13 10 (2.12%) Hibernate
13 10 (2.12%) RESTful
13 10 (2.12%) Dojo
14 9 (1.91%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 9 (1.91%) REST
14 9 (1.91%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 68 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (7.20%) Mainframe
3 33 (6.99%) Computer Science
4 30 (6.36%) N-Tier
5 27 (5.72%) Management Information System
6 23 (4.87%) Credit Risk
7 22 (4.66%) Client/Server
8 20 (4.24%) Inversion of Control
9 19 (4.03%) Equities
10 17 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (2.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 13 (2.75%) EFT
12 12 (2.54%) PKI
13 11 (2.33%) Derivative
13 11 (2.33%) Tandem
14 9 (1.91%) iSeries
14 9 (1.91%) Social Media
14 9 (1.91%) User Experience
14 9 (1.91%) AS400
14 9 (1.91%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 59 (12.50%) UNIX
2 24 (5.08%) Windows
3 16 (3.39%) Linux
4 14 (2.97%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.91%) Android
6 7 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.48%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.27%) Solaris
8 5 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.06%) zOS
9 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.42%) AIX
9 2 (0.42%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.42%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.42%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (12.71%) Business Analysis
3 58 (12.29%) Project Management
4 56 (11.86%) SDLC
5 54 (11.44%) SOA
6 46 (9.75%) UML
7 45 (9.53%) Scrum
8 41 (8.69%) Unit Testing
8 41 (8.69%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (8.47%) TDD
10 38 (8.05%) Change Management
10 38 (8.05%) Waterfall
10 38 (8.05%) Mentoring
11 32 (6.78%) Coaching
12 30 (6.36%) OO
13 27 (5.72%) Software Engineering
14 24 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
15 22 (4.66%) Problem Management
15 22 (4.66%) Data Analysis
15 22 (4.66%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 138 (29.24%) SQL
2 94 (19.92%) Java
3 43 (9.11%) COBOL
4 21 (4.45%) JavaScript
5 18 (3.81%) PL/SQL
6 13 (2.75%) T-SQL
6 13 (2.75%) Objective-C
6 13 (2.75%) Apple Swift
7 12 (2.54%) Perl
8 11 (2.33%) C
9 10 (2.12%) C#
9 10 (2.12%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.27%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.27%) LINC
11 5 (1.06%) VBA
11 5 (1.06%) JCL
11 5 (1.06%) C++
12 3 (0.64%) PHP
12 3 (0.64%) VB
13 2 (0.42%) VC++
Qualifications
1 95 (20.13%) Degree
2 39 (8.26%) ISEB
3 27 (5.72%) ISTQB
4 12 (2.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (1.69%) CISSP
6 7 (1.48%) CISMP
7 3 (0.64%) MCP
7 3 (0.64%) CCNA
7 3 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.42%) MBA
9 1 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.21%) IIBA
9 1 (0.21%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (8.90%) QA
2 8 (1.69%) ISO 8583
2 8 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.27%) FATCA
4 5 (1.06%) SLA
5 2 (0.42%) EMIR
5 2 (0.42%) MiFID
5 2 (0.42%) Basel III
System Software
1 20 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.91%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (1.27%) vSphere
4 2 (0.42%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.21%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 16 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.91%) Data Guard
2 9 (1.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 9 (1.91%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (1.06%) CA Endevor
4 2 (0.42%) Control-M
5 1 (0.21%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 88 (18.64%) Oracle
2 50 (10.59%) IBM
3 39 (8.26%) Microsoft
4 27 (5.72%) VMware
5 22 (4.66%) Bloomberg
5 22 (4.66%) HP
6 20 (4.24%) Google
7 14 (2.97%) TIBCO
8 13 (2.75%) Sybase
9 12 (2.54%) Reuters
10 9 (1.91%) Fundtech
10 9 (1.91%) BEA
11 8 (1.69%) SunGard
11 8 (1.69%) Misys
12 7 (1.48%) Symantec
12 7 (1.48%) Sophos
12 7 (1.48%) Websense
13 6 (1.27%) Temenos
13 6 (1.27%) Unisys
14 5 (1.06%) BMC
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