Period
to 21 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SWIFT in permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SWIFT over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
London > Central London
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 317 340 310
Rank change year-on-year +23 -30 -9
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 56 43 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.43% 0.30% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.95% 0.66% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 51 29 55
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +13.04% -
10th Percentile £55,000 £40,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,250 £70,000
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +4.35%

SWIFT is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5,870 6,507 5,957
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 45.52% 45.19% 46.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5,196 5,747 5,433
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £38,489 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £58,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +2.56% +3.54%

SWIFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing SWIFT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for SWIFT in Central London

SWIFT
Salary Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SWIFT in Central London.

Salary trend for SWIFT in Central London

SWIFT
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SWIFT in Central London over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for SWIFT in Central London

SWIFT
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SWIFT within the Central London region over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +30 46 £67,500 +5.88% 8
West End of London - 5 £55,000 -
SWIFT
London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT jobs citing SWIFT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for SWIFT.

1 34 (60.71%) Banking
2 27 (48.21%) ISO 20022
3 25 (44.64%) Finance
4 24 (42.86%) SEPA
5 20 (35.71%) FIS
5 20 (35.71%) EDIFACT
6 14 (25.00%) Unix
7 12 (21.43%) Project Management
7 12 (21.43%) Test Automation
8 11 (19.64%) ISO 8583
8 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (19.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (17.86%) Calypso
9 10 (17.86%) HP UFT
9 10 (17.86%) SQL
9 10 (17.86%) Linux
9 10 (17.86%) EDI
9 10 (17.86%) Data Modelling
9 10 (17.86%) General Ledger
9 10 (17.86%) Systems Analysis
9 10 (17.86%) Validation
9 10 (17.86%) CMS
9 10 (17.86%) Cash Management
9 10 (17.86%) HP Quality Center
9 10 (17.86%) QA
9 10 (17.86%) Use Case
9 10 (17.86%) Test Scripting
9 10 (17.86%) Manual Testing
9 10 (17.86%) System Testing
9 10 (17.86%) Misys Midas

SWIFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (17.86%) CMS
2 2 (3.57%) SAS
3 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.79%) IIS
3 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (17.86%) IntelliMatch
1 10 (17.86%) Misys Midas
2 1 (1.79%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) FTP
1 4 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) ATM
2 1 (1.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) NonStop SQL
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) HP UFT
1 10 (17.86%) JIRA
2 2 (3.57%) Maven
2 2 (3.57%) Subversion
2 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.79%) Hudson
3 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (60.71%) Banking
2 25 (44.64%) Finance
3 10 (17.86%) General Ledger
4 9 (16.07%) Financial Institution
5 5 (8.93%) Back Office
6 1 (1.79%) Advertising
6 1 (1.79%) Retail
6 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (51.79%) Analyst
2 18 (32.14%) Payments Analyst
3 14 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
4 12 (21.43%) Applications Support
4 12 (21.43%) Business Analyst
5 10 (17.86%) Consultant
6 9 (16.07%) Applications Support Analyst
6 9 (16.07%) Payments Business Analyst
6 9 (16.07%) Support Analyst
7 7 (12.50%) Compliance Analyst
7 7 (12.50%) Compliance Business Analyst
7 7 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
7 7 (12.50%) Senior Compliance Analyst
7 7 (12.50%) Senior Payments Business Analyst
7 7 (12.50%) Senior Systems Analyst
8 6 (10.71%) SQL Analyst
9 5 (8.93%) Developer
9 5 (8.93%) Functional Analyst
9 5 (8.93%) Payments Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.71%) EDIFACT
2 10 (17.86%) EDI
3 7 (12.50%) J2EE
4 6 (10.71%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (7.14%) XML
6 2 (3.57%) .NET
6 2 (3.57%) Apache Camel
6 2 (3.57%) OSGi
6 2 (3.57%) Swing
7 1 (1.79%) MSMQ
7 1 (1.79%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.14%) Equities
4 3 (5.36%) Fintech
5 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.79%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.00%) Unix
2 10 (17.86%) Linux
3 8 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) Project Management
1 12 (21.43%) Test Automation
2 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (17.86%) Cash Management
3 10 (17.86%) Data Modelling
3 10 (17.86%) Defect Management
3 10 (17.86%) Functional Testing
3 10 (17.86%) Manual Testing
3 10 (17.86%) Root Cause Analysis
3 10 (17.86%) System Testing
3 10 (17.86%) Systems Analysis
3 10 (17.86%) Technical Architecture
3 10 (17.86%) Test Scripting
3 10 (17.86%) Use Case
3 10 (17.86%) Validation
4 9 (16.07%) Business Analysis
4 9 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (14.29%) Software Delivery
6 6 (10.71%) SDLC
7 5 (8.93%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.86%) SQL
2 9 (16.07%) Bash Shell
2 9 (16.07%) Java
3 8 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 4 (7.14%) AWK
4 4 (7.14%) Bourne shell
4 4 (7.14%) Korn
4 4 (7.14%) Perl
4 4 (7.14%) Python
5 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.79%) C#
6 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (5.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.57%) ISACA
4 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.79%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.79%) MCITP
4 1 (1.79%) MCSD
4 1 (1.79%) MCSE
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (48.21%) ISO 20022
2 24 (42.86%) SEPA
3 11 (19.64%) ISO 8583
4 10 (17.86%) QA
4 10 (17.86%) TARGET2
5 2 (3.57%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (17.86%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (7.14%) Control-M
3 2 (3.57%) WSUS
4 1 (1.79%) Ansible
4 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (35.71%) FIS
2 10 (17.86%) Calypso
3 6 (10.71%) Oracle
4 4 (7.14%) HP
4 4 (7.14%) Sybase
5 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.57%) IBM
7 1 (1.79%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.79%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.79%) Murex
7 1 (1.79%) Reuters