The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SWIFT in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SWIFT over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
London / City of London
Rank 199 223 269
Rank change year-on-year +24 +46  
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 19 46 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.37% 0.65% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.79% 1.46% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16 28 46
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,250 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £73,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £48,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -11.36%  

SWIFT is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2393 3147 4356
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 47.16% 44.51% 42.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2208 2739 3605
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SWIFT
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing SWIFT as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for SWIFT in the City of London

SWIFT
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for SWIFT in the City of London

SWIFT
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SWIFT in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SWIFT in the City of London

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing SWIFT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SWIFT.

1 54 (96.43%) Finance
2 34 (60.71%) SQL
3 33 (58.93%) Banking
4 28 (50.00%) Java
5 27 (48.21%) JavaScript
6 25 (44.64%) XML
6 25 (44.64%) FIX Protocol
7 24 (42.86%) SQL Server
8 23 (41.07%) HTML
9 20 (35.71%) Project Management
9 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (35.71%) Waterfall
10 18 (32.14%) CRM
11 13 (23.21%) Back Office
12 12 (21.43%) Windows
13 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
13 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
13 8 (14.29%) SAP
13 8 (14.29%) Business Analysis
14 7 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 7 (12.50%) Degree
14 7 (12.50%) Marketing
14 7 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
14 7 (12.50%) Programme Management
14 7 (12.50%) Manufacturing
14 7 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (12.50%) Linux
14 7 (12.50%) Unix
14 7 (12.50%) Electronics
14 7 (12.50%) Telecoms

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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 3 (5.36%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (5.36%) IIS
2 1 (1.79%) Apache
2 1 (1.79%) Confluence
2 1 (1.79%) JBoss
2 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS Office
2 3 (5.36%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (5.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) SWIFTNet
2 1 (1.79%) FTP
2 1 (1.79%) HTTP
2 1 (1.79%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (5.36%) RDBMS
2 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.57%) Big Data
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) MySQL
4 1 (1.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Maven
1 2 (3.57%) Subversion
2 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 54 (96.43%) Finance
2 33 (58.93%) Banking
3 13 (23.21%) Back Office
4 7 (12.50%) Electronics
4 7 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 7 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 7 (12.50%) Marketing
4 7 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 4 (7.14%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.57%) Front Office
7 1 (1.79%) French Language
7 1 (1.79%) German Language
7 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (41.07%) Developer
2 20 (35.71%) SQL Developer
3 16 (28.57%) Database Developer
3 16 (28.57%) SQL Database Developer
4 13 (23.21%) Analyst
5 9 (16.07%) Applications Support
6 8 (14.29%) Business Analyst
7 7 (12.50%) Consultant
7 7 (12.50%) Payments Analyst
7 7 (12.50%) Payments Business Analyst
8 6 (10.71%) Business IT Analyst
8 6 (10.71%) IT Analyst
8 6 (10.71%) IT Business Analyst
8 6 (10.71%) SWIFT Consultant
9 5 (8.93%) Java Developer
9 5 (8.93%) Payments Consultant
10 4 (7.14%) Architect
10 4 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (7.14%) Senior Applications Support
10 4 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (44.64%) FIX Protocol
1 25 (44.64%) XML
2 23 (41.07%) HTML
3 5 (8.93%) .NET
4 3 (5.36%) FpML
4 3 (5.36%) MSMQ
4 3 (5.36%) OSGi
4 3 (5.36%) SOAP
5 2 (3.57%) Apache Camel
5 2 (3.57%) Swing
6 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.79%) DHTML
6 1 (1.79%) EDIFACT
6 1 (1.79%) JDBC
6 1 (1.79%) JMS
6 1 (1.79%) JSON
6 1 (1.79%) Middleware
6 1 (1.79%) Spring
6 1 (1.79%) Spring Boot
6 1 (1.79%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) Derivative
3 3 (5.36%) Fixed Income
3 3 (5.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (5.36%) Tandem
4 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) Blog
5 1 (1.79%) Equities
5 1 (1.79%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.79%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.43%) Windows
2 7 (12.50%) Linux
2 7 (12.50%) Unix
3 5 (8.93%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (35.71%) Project Management
1 20 (35.71%) Waterfall
2 18 (32.14%) CRM
3 8 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 7 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 7 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 6 (10.71%) Product Management
6 4 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.36%) Integration Testing
7 3 (5.36%) Investment Management
7 3 (5.36%) ITIL
7 3 (5.36%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (5.36%) Wealth Management
8 2 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.57%) High Availability
8 2 (3.57%) Security Auditing
8 2 (3.57%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 34 (60.71%) SQL
2 28 (50.00%) Java
3 27 (48.21%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) SEPA
2 1 (1.79%) EMIR
2 1 (1.79%) MiFID
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 8 (14.29%) SAP
2 4 (7.14%) HP
3 3 (5.36%) webMethods
4 2 (3.57%) AppDynamics
4 2 (3.57%) Bloomberg
4 2 (3.57%) Calypso
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle
4 2 (3.57%) Reuters
5 1 (1.79%) IBM
5 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.79%) TIBCO
City, London
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago