Period
to 9 December 2019

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 6 months to 9 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 309 299 294
Rank change year-on-year -10 -5 -16
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 20 45 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.20% 0.42% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.50% 1.00% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 15 40 31
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +22.73% -4.35%
10th Percentile £54,000 £58,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £75,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £66,000 £56,750
% change year-on-year +9.85% +16.30% -1.30%

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 the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4,025 4,498 4,282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.78% 41.94% 41.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3,402 4,032 3,817
City of London median annual salary £69,900 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.54% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%

SWIFT
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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 6 months to 9 December 2019.

Salary histogram for SWIFT in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 City of London region with a requirement for SWIFT.

1 15 (75.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) Banking
4 5 (25.00%) Degree
4 5 (25.00%) Oracle
4 5 (25.00%) Linux
4 5 (25.00%) Unix
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (20.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 4 (20.00%) Fedwire
5 4 (20.00%) Bitcoin
5 4 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (20.00%) Cryptocurrency
5 4 (20.00%) Threat Intelligence
5 4 (20.00%) Master's Degree
5 4 (20.00%) Use Case
5 4 (20.00%) Python
5 4 (20.00%) Java
5 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (20.00%) Marketing
5 4 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (15.00%) Sybase
6 3 (15.00%) VBA
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) Line Management
7 2 (10.00%) Presales

SWIFT
Co-occurring 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 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Temenos T24
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.00%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) MPLS
2 1 (5.00%) OSPF
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Blockchain
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 15 (75.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Banking
3 4 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.00%) French Language
4 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (5.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
1 5 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Support
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (10.00%) Digital Product Owner
4 2 (10.00%) Product Owner
4 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) CSS3
3 1 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) HTML5
3 1 (5.00%) jQuery
3 1 (5.00%) LINQ
3 1 (5.00%) Regular Expression
3 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (5.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Bitcoin
2 4 (20.00%) Fedwire
2 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.00%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (10.00%) Tandem
3 2 (10.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.00%) Derivative
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.00%) Equities
4 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Unix
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Cryptocurrency
1 4 (20.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 4 (20.00%) Threat Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Use Case
2 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.00%) Line Management
3 2 (10.00%) Accounts Payable
3 2 (10.00%) Accounts Receivable
3 2 (10.00%) Creative Thinking
3 2 (10.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (10.00%) Marketing Strategy
3 2 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (10.00%) Presales
3 2 (10.00%) Product Management
3 2 (10.00%) SDLC
3 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.00%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) Python
3 3 (15.00%) VBA
4 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) PSD2
2 1 (5.00%) ISO 15022
2 1 (5.00%) ISO 20022
2 1 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Ansible
1 1 (5.00%) Nagios
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Sybase
3 2 (10.00%) Temenos
4 1 (5.00%) Bloomberg
4 1 (5.00%) Fiserv
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.00%) VMware