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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 758 741 749
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +8
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 185 193 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.46% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 150 170 147
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £39,840
10% offered a salary of more than £77,750 £82,250 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £41,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -17.50%

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
43284 42305 42447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.49% 40.28% 40.84%
Number of salaries quoted 34684 34230 33014
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 14 February 2016 within the UK.

SWIFT Salary Histogram in the UK

SWIFT
Top 30 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 14 February 2016. 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 +4 181 £55,000 -10.20% 13
London -27 125 £56,250 -13.46% 10
City of London +35 39 £57,500 -14.81% 3
South West +14 35 £45,000 +12.50% 2
South East +22 22 £62,500 +95.31%
Surrey +22 17 £62,500 +95.31%
North West +44 14 - -
Liverpool +11 14 - -
Merseyside +6 14 - -
Somerset - 14 - -
Street - 14 - -
Bristol -3 13 £45,000 +12.50%
Reigate - 11 £62,500 -
Dorset +14 8 - -
Bournemouth +7 8 - -
East of England +4 7 £22,000 -73.33%
East Midlands - 6 £49,250 - 1
Redhill - 6 £52,500 -
Essex - 5 £22,000 -
Edinburgh +4 4 - - 1
Scotland +3 4 - - 1
West Sussex - 4 £52,500 -
Nottingham - 3 £23,000 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £75,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 £23,000 -
Hertfordshire -9 2 £46,500 -43.63%
Gatwick - 2 £62,500 -
Letchworth - 2 £46,500 -
Crawley - 2 £42,500 -
Reading - 1 £47,500 -

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 278 (69.67%) Finance
2 240 (60.15%) Banking
3 120 (30.08%) SQL
4 119 (29.82%) Degree
5 112 (28.07%) SEPA
6 107 (26.82%) Oracle
7 90 (22.56%) Unix
8 88 (22.06%) Java
9 75 (18.80%) Analytical Skills
10 67 (16.79%) SDLC
11 60 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
12 56 (14.04%) SQL Server
13 55 (13.78%) Microsoft
14 53 (13.28%) MS Office
15 51 (12.78%) Computer Science
16 50 (12.53%) C
16 50 (12.53%) Windows
17 49 (12.28%) XML
18 45 (11.28%) QA
19 44 (11.03%) Middleware
20 42 (10.53%) IBM
21 39 (9.77%) Back Office
21 39 (9.77%) MS Excel
22 38 (9.52%) PL/SQL
23 36 (9.02%) ITIL
23 36 (9.02%) Linux
23 36 (9.02%) Shell Script
23 36 (9.02%) Change Management
23 36 (9.02%) ProC
23 36 (9.02%) WebSphere

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 36 (9.02%) WebSphere
2 22 (5.51%) WebLogic
2 22 (5.51%) WebSphere Application Server
3 19 (4.76%) CICS
4 14 (3.51%) Apache
5 11 (2.76%) MTS
5 11 (2.76%) Tomcat
6 10 (2.51%) MQSeries
7 9 (2.26%) JBoss
8 5 (1.25%) IBM Notes
9 4 (1.00%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.00%) Oracle Service Bus
9 4 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (1.00%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.75%) IIS
11 2 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.50%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.25%) Mule
Applications
1 53 (13.28%) MS Office
2 39 (9.77%) MS Excel
3 31 (7.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (4.76%) MS Visio
5 14 (3.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (4.26%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (1.00%) Oracle Cash Management
2 4 (1.00%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (1.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.50%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.25%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.76%) Intranet
2 22 (5.51%) Internet
3 9 (2.26%) SWIFTNet
4 8 (2.01%) Firewall
5 6 (1.50%) SAN
5 6 (1.50%) VPN
6 5 (1.25%) SSL
6 5 (1.25%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.75%) DHCP
7 3 (0.75%) DNS
8 2 (0.50%) LAN
8 2 (0.50%) VoIP
9 1 (0.25%) ATM
9 1 (0.25%) FTP
9 1 (0.25%) MRTG
9 1 (0.25%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 35 (8.77%) DB2
3 32 (8.02%) Oracle Database
4 30 (7.52%) Relational Database
5 28 (7.02%) Oracle Database 11g
6 23 (5.76%) Oracle Database 10g
7 19 (4.76%) RDBMS
8 15 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (2.26%) NoSQL
10 8 (2.01%) NonStop SQL
11 3 (0.75%) Big Data
11 3 (0.75%) MS Access
11 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.50%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.25%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 36 (9.02%) ProC
2 14 (3.51%) Ant
2 14 (3.51%) Maven
3 13 (3.26%) Git (software)
4 12 (3.01%) Eclipse
5 11 (2.76%) Jenkins
6 9 (2.26%) JUnit
7 8 (2.01%) Eclipse RCP
7 8 (2.01%) HP UFT
8 5 (1.25%) LoadRunner
8 5 (1.25%) YourKit
9 4 (1.00%) JIRA
10 2 (0.50%) NUnit
10 2 (0.50%) Selenium
10 2 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.25%) Mockito
11 1 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
11 1 (0.25%) Rational Functional Tester
11 1 (0.25%) Subversion
General
1 278 (69.67%) Finance
2 240 (60.15%) Banking
3 39 (9.77%) Back Office
4 32 (8.02%) Retail
5 31 (7.77%) Financial Institution
6 18 (4.51%) Investment Banking
7 15 (3.76%) Marketing
8 8 (2.01%) Portuguese Language
8 8 (2.01%) Spanish Language
9 5 (1.25%) Front Office
9 5 (1.25%) Legal
10 4 (1.00%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.75%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.75%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.25%) Law
12 1 (0.25%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 114 (28.57%) Analyst
2 90 (22.56%) Developer
3 55 (13.78%) Support Analyst
4 46 (11.53%) Applications Support
5 41 (10.28%) Oracle Developer
6 34 (8.52%) Business Analyst
7 30 (7.52%) Architect
7 30 (7.52%) Banking Analyst
8 26 (6.52%) Applications Support Analyst
9 25 (6.27%) Technical Specialist
9 25 (6.27%) Technical Support
10 23 (5.76%) Graduate
10 23 (5.76%) Security Analyst
11 22 (5.51%) Information Analyst
11 22 (5.51%) Information Security Analyst
11 22 (5.51%) Solutions Architect
12 20 (5.01%) Senior Developer
13 19 (4.76%) Senior Oracle Developer
14 17 (4.26%) Software Engineer
14 17 (4.26%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (12.28%) XML
2 44 (11.03%) Middleware
3 34 (8.52%) Web Services
4 30 (7.52%) FIX Protocol
5 27 (6.77%) J2EE
6 24 (6.02%) WebSphere MQ
7 23 (5.76%) JMS
8 22 (5.51%) HTML
9 18 (4.51%) Spring
10 17 (4.26%) .NET
11 14 (3.51%) ASP.NET
11 14 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (3.51%) REST
12 13 (3.26%) EDI
12 13 (3.26%) SOAP
12 13 (3.26%) XSLT
13 11 (2.76%) CSS
14 10 (2.51%) RESTful
15 9 (2.26%) ASP.NET Web API
15 9 (2.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 75 (18.80%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (12.78%) Computer Science
3 21 (5.26%) Fintech
3 21 (5.26%) Mainframe
4 20 (5.01%) Management Information System
5 18 (4.51%) IBM Mainframe
5 18 (4.51%) Mathematics
6 15 (3.76%) Credit Risk
7 13 (3.26%) Client/Server
8 12 (3.01%) Inversion of Control
8 12 (3.01%) N-Tier
9 10 (2.51%) iPad
9 10 (2.51%) iPhone
10 9 (2.26%) Data Centre
10 9 (2.26%) Fedwire
10 9 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (1.75%) PKI
12 6 (1.50%) Hedge funds
12 6 (1.50%) Tandem
13 5 (1.25%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 90 (22.56%) Unix
2 50 (12.53%) Windows
3 36 (9.02%) Linux
4 23 (5.76%) Solaris
5 15 (3.76%) AIX
6 13 (3.26%) Windows Server
7 12 (3.01%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.75%) VMS
12 2 (0.50%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.50%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.25%) Android
13 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (16.79%) SDLC
2 60 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (9.02%) Change Management
3 36 (9.02%) ITIL
4 34 (8.52%) Business Analysis
5 33 (8.27%) Mentoring
6 32 (8.02%) OO
7 30 (7.52%) Coaching
8 26 (6.52%) Anti-Money Laundering
9 24 (6.02%) Software Engineering
10 22 (5.51%) Information Security
10 22 (5.51%) IT Audit
11 21 (5.26%) Wealth Management
12 20 (5.01%) Kalman Filter
12 20 (5.01%) User Acceptance Testing
13 19 (4.76%) Data Analysis
13 19 (4.76%) Project Management
13 19 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (4.51%) Scrum
14 18 (4.51%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 120 (30.08%) SQL
2 88 (22.06%) Java
3 50 (12.53%) C
4 38 (9.52%) PL/SQL
5 36 (9.02%) Shell Script
6 29 (7.27%) JavaScript
7 26 (6.52%) COBOL
8 21 (5.26%) Perl
9 18 (4.51%) JCL
10 14 (3.51%) C#
11 10 (2.51%) Apple Swift
12 9 (2.26%) Bash Shell
12 9 (2.26%) Objective-C
13 6 (1.50%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.00%) Korn
14 4 (1.00%) XQuery
15 3 (0.75%) C++
15 3 (0.75%) Python
16 2 (0.50%) Ruby
16 2 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 119 (29.82%) Degree
2 24 (6.02%) CISSP
3 22 (5.51%) CISM
3 22 (5.51%) CISMP
4 19 (4.76%) ISTQB
5 13 (3.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (2.01%) PMI Certification
8 7 (1.75%) ISEB
8 7 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.75%) MCSD
9 5 (1.25%) HND
10 4 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (1.00%) PMP
11 2 (0.50%) CISA
11 2 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.25%) CCNA
12 1 (0.25%) MBA
12 1 (0.25%) MCP
12 1 (0.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (28.07%) SEPA
2 45 (11.28%) QA
3 28 (7.02%) ISO20022
4 20 (5.01%) ISO15022
5 15 (3.76%) SLA
6 6 (1.50%) ISO 8583
7 3 (0.75%) TARGET2
8 2 (0.50%) BS25999
8 2 (0.50%) COBIT
8 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.50%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.25%) Squid
5 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (2.51%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.25%) CA Service Virtualization
2 5 (1.25%) nmon
2 5 (1.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (1.00%) Zenoss
4 3 (0.75%) Control-M
4 3 (0.75%) OpenView
4 3 (0.75%) vMotion
5 2 (0.50%) CA Endevor
5 2 (0.50%) SCOM
5 2 (0.50%) WSUS
6 1 (0.25%) Cacti
6 1 (0.25%) Graphite
6 1 (0.25%) Nagios
6 1 (0.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 107 (26.82%) Oracle
2 55 (13.78%) Microsoft
3 42 (10.53%) IBM
4 22 (5.51%) HP
5 19 (4.76%) Bloomberg
6 16 (4.01%) TOWER Software
7 15 (3.76%) VMware
8 14 (3.51%) Reuters
9 13 (3.26%) Fundtech
10 12 (3.01%) Sybase
11 10 (2.51%) TIBCO
12 8 (2.01%) Actimize
12 8 (2.01%) BEA
12 8 (2.01%) Google
13 6 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (1.25%) Dynatrace
14 5 (1.25%) Lotus
14 5 (1.25%) Sun
15 4 (1.00%) Cisco
15 4 (1.00%) MicroStrategy
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40000 - 60000
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Jenrick IT
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits plus bonus and bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £38800 - £45359 per week
Posted: 12 days ago
Northamptonshire
Volaris Exec
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + 10% bonus +5% pension +25 days hol
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £54720 - £63839 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago