Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 278 293 280
Rank change year-on-year +15 -13 +91
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 44 57 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.43% 0.49% 0.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.92% 1.05% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 35 52 107
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% - -11.54%
10th Percentile £40,750 £42,275 £41,250
90th Percentile £74,000 £77,375 £91,000
Central London median annual salary £56,250 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -2.17% - -11.54%

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 4772 5448 7945
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 47.10% 46.86% 46.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4256 4950 6654
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +1.74% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,725 £32,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

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 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SWIFT in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 36 (81.82%) Finance
2 33 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (75.00%) Banking
3 30 (68.18%) SQL
4 28 (63.64%) Java
5 21 (47.73%) Oracle
6 19 (43.18%) SEPA
7 17 (38.64%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 16 (36.36%) FIX Protocol
9 15 (34.09%) XML
10 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
10 13 (29.55%) HTML
10 13 (29.55%) J2EE
11 12 (27.27%) Actimize
12 11 (25.00%) Database Optimisation
12 11 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (22.73%) Unix
14 9 (20.45%) QA
14 9 (20.45%) Cash Management
15 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (18.18%) Windows
16 7 (15.91%) Linux
16 7 (15.91%) Investment Banking
16 7 (15.91%) User Acceptance Testing
16 7 (15.91%) Oracle Cash Management
16 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
17 6 (13.64%) Kalman Filter
17 6 (13.64%) Fedwire
17 6 (13.64%) Waterfall
17 6 (13.64%) AIX

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 6 (13.64%) MQSeries
2 5 (11.36%) Tomcat
2 5 (11.36%) WebSphere
3 4 (9.09%) Apache
4 3 (6.82%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.55%) Confluence
5 2 (4.55%) IIS
5 2 (4.55%) JBoss
5 2 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (27.27%) Actimize
2 7 (15.91%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) FTP
1 2 (4.55%) HTTP
1 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (6.82%) RDBMS
2 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 36 (81.82%) Finance
2 33 (75.00%) Banking
3 7 (15.91%) Investment Banking
4 5 (11.36%) Financial Institution
5 3 (6.82%) Billing
5 3 (6.82%) French Language
6 2 (4.55%) Back Office
6 2 (4.55%) Prime Brokerage
7 1 (2.27%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Analyst
2 15 (34.09%) Applications Support
3 14 (31.82%) Support Analyst
4 13 (29.55%) Applications Support Analyst
4 13 (29.55%) Developer
5 11 (25.00%) Senior Developer
5 11 (25.00%) Senior SQL Developer
5 11 (25.00%) Senior SQL Server Developer
5 11 (25.00%) SQL Developer
5 11 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 9 (20.45%) Banking Analyst
7 8 (18.18%) Business Analyst
8 7 (15.91%) Oracle Analyst
8 7 (15.91%) Oracle Support Analyst
8 7 (15.91%) Systems Analyst
8 7 (15.91%) Systems Support
8 7 (15.91%) Systems Support Analyst
9 6 (13.64%) Compliance Analyst
10 5 (11.36%) Consultant
11 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (36.36%) FIX Protocol
2 15 (34.09%) XML
3 13 (29.55%) HTML
3 13 (29.55%) J2EE
4 6 (13.64%) JSP
5 2 (4.55%) DHTML
5 2 (4.55%) Middleware
5 2 (4.55%) SOAP
6 1 (2.27%) Apache Flex
6 1 (2.27%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.64%) Fedwire
3 4 (9.09%) Equities
4 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.55%) Derivative
5 2 (4.55%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (4.55%) Fixed Income
5 2 (4.55%) Wiki
6 1 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.27%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.27%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Unix
2 8 (18.18%) Windows
3 7 (15.91%) Linux
4 6 (13.64%) AIX
4 6 (13.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 11 (25.00%) Database Optimisation
2 11 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (20.45%) Cash Management
4 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (15.91%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (13.64%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (13.64%) Project Management
6 6 (13.64%) Waterfall
7 5 (11.36%) SDLC
8 4 (9.09%) Data Mapping
8 4 (9.09%) KYC
8 4 (9.09%) Presales
8 4 (9.09%) Product Management
9 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.82%) PLM
9 3 (6.82%) Risk Management
9 3 (6.82%) Time Management
9 3 (6.82%) Use Case
9 3 (6.82%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 30 (68.18%) SQL
2 28 (63.64%) Java
3 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.55%) ActionScript
4 2 (4.55%) ActionScript 2.0
4 2 (4.55%) Perl
4 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (43.18%) SEPA
2 9 (20.45%) QA
3 3 (6.82%) EMIR
3 3 (6.82%) MiFID
4 2 (4.55%) PSD2
4 2 (4.55%) TARGET2
5 1 (2.27%) Basel II
5 1 (2.27%) Basel III
5 1 (2.27%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 21 (47.73%) Oracle
2 5 (11.36%) Sybase
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.55%) IBM
5 1 (2.27%) Calypso
5 1 (2.27%) Remedy
5 1 (2.27%) webMethods