The first 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 679 658 545
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -113
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 253 225 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.20% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 0.62% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 205 186 351
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.00%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
39866 36498 40253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 32.68% 32.51% 32.17%
Number of salaries quoted 31614 29651 33980
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,850
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.89%

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 23 April 2014 within the UK.

SWIFT Salary Histogram in the UK

SWIFT
Top 21 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -4 252 £60,000 - 17
London -40 188 £65,000 +4.00% 13
City of London +1 59 £58,500 +6.36% 7
Hertfordshire +31 28 £46,500 -25.60% 1
East of England +13 28 £46,500 -25.60% 1
South West -1 27 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Watford - 20 £46,500 - 1
Bristol - 16 £33,500 - 1
Dorset +1 11 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Bournemouth -9 9 £55,000 +4.76% 1
South East -6 7 £70,000 +133.33%
Hampshire - 6 £70,000 -
Surrey - 5 £70,000 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £55,000 -
Rickmansworth +15 2 £65,000 +4.00%
North West -2 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Poole - 2 £55,000 -
Farnborough - 2 - -
Manchester -2 1 - -
Preston - 1 £37,500 -
Lancashire - 1 £37,500 -

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 333 (78.54%) Finance
2 251 (59.20%) Banking
3 122 (28.77%) SQL
4 111 (26.18%) Oracle
5 94 (22.17%) Java
6 92 (21.70%) WebSphere
7 90 (21.23%) Business Analysis
8 65 (15.33%) Back Office
9 64 (15.09%) XML
9 64 (15.09%) UNIX
10 62 (14.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 52 (12.26%) IBM
12 50 (11.79%) Project Management
13 49 (11.56%) SQL Server
13 49 (11.56%) J2EE
13 49 (11.56%) WebLogic
14 48 (11.32%) Windows
14 48 (11.32%) UML
15 47 (11.08%) Degree
16 45 (10.61%) Middleware
16 45 (10.61%) Derivative
17 44 (10.38%) Retail
18 43 (10.14%) JMS
19 42 (9.91%) Linux
20 41 (9.67%) Microsoft
21 40 (9.43%) WebSphere MQ
22 39 (9.20%) Fixed Income
23 38 (8.96%) SOA
23 38 (8.96%) Investment Banking
23 38 (8.96%) Use Case

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 92 (21.70%) WebSphere
2 49 (11.56%) WebLogic
3 22 (5.19%) BizTalk Server
3 22 (5.19%) WebSphere Process Server
4 13 (3.07%) Tomcat
5 12 (2.83%) MQSeries
5 12 (2.83%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (2.36%) Apache
6 10 (2.36%) IIS
7 9 (2.12%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.18%) SAS
9 4 (0.94%) Confluence
10 3 (0.71%) Apache ServiceMix
10 3 (0.71%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.47%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
12 1 (0.24%) Documentum
12 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 28 (6.60%) MS Excel
2 22 (5.19%) MS Office
3 15 (3.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (3.07%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.71%) SPSS
6 2 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (4.01%) Summit
1 17 (4.01%) IntelliMatch
2 14 (3.30%) Temenos T24
3 13 (3.07%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
4 11 (2.59%) SimCorp Dimension
5 9 (2.12%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (1.18%) FLEXCUBE
7 4 (0.94%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.94%) Global One
7 4 (0.94%) Eagle PACE
8 2 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.24%) Kondor+
9 1 (0.24%) Loan IQ
9 1 (0.24%) Misys Midas
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.95%) Internet
2 15 (3.54%) SMS
3 12 (2.83%) Firewall
4 9 (2.12%) FTP
5 7 (1.65%) HTTP
6 5 (1.18%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.18%) DNS
6 5 (1.18%) SSH
6 5 (1.18%) DHCP
7 2 (0.47%) Network Security
7 2 (0.47%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.24%) SWIFTNet
8 1 (0.24%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (11.56%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.84%) Relational Database
3 25 (5.90%) RDBMS
4 9 (2.12%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.94%) MySQL
6 4 (0.94%) Data Mining
6 4 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.71%) DB2
7 3 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.47%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (0.47%) Adabas
8 2 (0.47%) QlikView
8 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.24%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 29 (6.84%) Eclipse
2 26 (6.13%) JUnit
3 25 (5.90%) Ant
3 25 (5.90%) Eclipse RCP
4 12 (2.83%) Hudson
5 8 (1.89%) QuickTest Pro
6 7 (1.65%) Toad
7 6 (1.42%) JIRA
8 5 (1.18%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.94%) ClearQuest
9 4 (0.94%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.94%) Selenium
9 4 (0.94%) FitNesse
9 4 (0.94%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.94%) WebDriver
9 4 (0.94%) SoapUI
9 4 (0.94%) Maven
9 4 (0.94%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.94%) Cucumber
General
1 333 (78.54%) Finance
2 251 (59.20%) Banking
3 65 (15.33%) Back Office
4 44 (10.38%) Retail
5 38 (8.96%) Investment Banking
6 36 (8.49%) Front Office
7 34 (8.02%) French Language
8 25 (5.90%) General Ledger
9 22 (5.19%) Retail Banking
10 19 (4.48%) Financial Institution
11 8 (1.89%) Wholesale Banking
12 7 (1.65%) Legal
13 6 (1.42%) Publishing
13 6 (1.42%) Games
14 4 (0.94%) Telecoms
14 4 (0.94%) International Banking
14 4 (0.94%) Marketing
15 3 (0.71%) German Language
16 2 (0.47%) Italian Language
17 1 (0.24%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 198 (46.70%) Analyst
2 118 (27.83%) Business Analyst
3 66 (15.57%) Architect
4 53 (12.50%) Payments Business Analyst
5 46 (10.85%) Support Analyst
6 42 (9.91%) Applications Support
7 36 (8.49%) Solutions Architect
8 34 (8.02%) Applications Support Analyst
9 29 (6.84%) Financial Business Analyst
10 27 (6.37%) Financial Services Business Analyst
11 24 (5.66%) Project Manager
12 22 (5.19%) Consultant
13 20 (4.72%) Test Analyst
14 15 (3.54%) Senior Analyst
15 14 (3.30%) Senior Architect
16 12 (2.83%) Lead Business Analyst
17 10 (2.36%) Developer
17 10 (2.36%) Tester
18 9 (2.12%) Software Engineer
18 9 (2.12%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (15.09%) XML
2 49 (11.56%) J2EE
3 45 (10.61%) Middleware
4 43 (10.14%) JMS
5 40 (9.43%) WebSphere MQ
6 29 (6.84%) Spring
7 28 (6.60%) Web Services
8 26 (6.13%) XSLT
8 26 (6.13%) JSP
8 26 (6.13%) Servlets
8 26 (6.13%) GWT
9 15 (3.54%) .NET
10 10 (2.36%) SOAP
11 7 (1.65%) XML Messaging
12 6 (1.42%) Java EE
13 5 (1.18%) FpML
14 4 (0.94%) JSON
14 4 (0.94%) Hibernate
14 4 (0.94%) REST
15 3 (0.71%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 62 (14.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 45 (10.61%) Derivative
3 39 (9.20%) Fixed Income
4 36 (8.49%) Equities
4 36 (8.49%) Hedge funds
5 32 (7.55%) Enterprise Software
6 29 (6.84%) Computer Science
7 28 (6.60%) Client/Server
7 28 (6.60%) N-Tier
8 27 (6.37%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 25 (5.90%) Inversion of Control
9 25 (5.90%) Credit Derivative
10 24 (5.66%) Equity Derivative
11 15 (3.54%) Cryptography
11 15 (3.54%) APACS
11 15 (3.54%) IVR
12 8 (1.89%) Mathematics
12 8 (1.89%) Open Source
12 8 (1.89%) Reference Data
13 7 (1.65%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 64 (15.09%) UNIX
2 48 (11.32%) Windows
3 42 (9.91%) Linux
4 19 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (2.59%) Solaris
6 6 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (21.23%) Business Analysis
2 50 (11.79%) Project Management
3 48 (11.32%) UML
4 38 (8.96%) SOA
4 38 (8.96%) Use Case
5 36 (8.49%) OO
6 31 (7.31%) User Acceptance Testing
7 29 (6.84%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (6.60%) Unit Testing
9 27 (6.37%) Workflow
10 25 (5.90%) Software Engineering
11 23 (5.42%) Time Management
12 22 (5.19%) Cash Management
12 22 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (5.19%) Change Management
13 21 (4.95%) Data Management
13 21 (4.95%) Project Planning
14 20 (4.72%) Asset Management
14 20 (4.72%) OOD
15 19 (4.48%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 122 (28.77%) SQL
2 94 (22.17%) Java
3 23 (5.42%) C
4 14 (3.30%) Perl
5 8 (1.89%) C++
6 7 (1.65%) Shell Script
7 6 (1.42%) PL/SQL
8 4 (0.94%) VBA
8 4 (0.94%) Python
8 4 (0.94%) C#
8 4 (0.94%) Ruby
9 3 (0.71%) PHP
10 2 (0.47%) COBOL
10 2 (0.47%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.47%) VB
10 2 (0.47%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.47%) ActionScript 2.0
10 2 (0.47%) NATURAL
11 1 (0.24%) RPG/400
11 1 (0.24%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 47 (11.08%) Degree
2 21 (4.95%) CCA
3 18 (4.25%) ISEB
4 15 (3.54%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.94%) CCNP
5 4 (0.94%) CCNA
5 4 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.47%) MCSE
6 2 (0.47%) CCSA
6 2 (0.47%) CCSE
6 2 (0.47%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) IIBA
7 1 (0.24%) CBAP
7 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.24%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.78%) QA
2 23 (5.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 21 (4.95%) PCI DSS
4 19 (4.48%) ISO 8583
5 4 (0.94%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.94%) SLA
5 4 (0.94%) FATCA
6 2 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.24%) COBIT
System Software
1 25 (5.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.65%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 15 (3.54%) Tivoli
2 6 (1.42%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 5 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.94%) Control-M
4 4 (0.94%) OpenView
5 2 (0.47%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (0.47%) nmon
Vendors
1 111 (26.18%) Oracle
2 52 (12.26%) IBM
3 41 (9.67%) Microsoft
4 29 (6.84%) JBoss
4 29 (6.84%) VMware
5 28 (6.60%) TIBCO
6 25 (5.90%) Google
7 22 (5.19%) Red Hat
8 19 (4.48%) Fundtech
9 18 (4.25%) Calypso
9 18 (4.25%) HP
10 16 (3.77%) Murex
10 16 (3.77%) Bloomberg
11 13 (3.07%) Brady
12 11 (2.59%) SimCorp
12 11 (2.59%) Charles River
13 9 (2.12%) Sun
13 9 (2.12%) Software AG
13 9 (2.12%) Pega
14 8 (1.89%) Cognizant
Watford, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Salary: benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Salary: £67000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Market-Leading Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London, London
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bonus
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago