Period
to 21 September 2021

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 21 September 2021 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
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 235 181 297
Rank change year-on-year -54 +116 +29
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 16 16 27
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.27% 0.41% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.72% 1.05% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 23
10th Percentile £56,750 " £38,000
25th Percentile £64,063 £57,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £68,125 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.81% - -7.14%
75th Percentile £74,375 £105,000 £70,625
90th Percentile £90,875 " £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -

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 2,216 1,519 3,694
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.50% 39.35% 36.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,962 1,308 3,212
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% +3.85%
75th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £102,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%

SWIFT
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SWIFT as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing SWIFT in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Salary histogram for SWIFT in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, 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 8 (50.00%) Finance
1 8 (50.00%) DevOps
2 6 (37.50%) Mobile App
3 5 (31.25%) Azure
3 5 (31.25%) Unix
4 4 (25.00%) Windows
4 4 (25.00%) C#
4 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (25.00%) Cypress.io
4 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (25.00%) SDET
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (25.00%) Kotlin
5 3 (18.75%) ServiceNow
5 3 (18.75%) Derivative
5 3 (18.75%) Degree
5 3 (18.75%) Selenium
5 3 (18.75%) Equities
5 3 (18.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (18.75%) Linux
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 2 (12.50%) Java
6 2 (12.50%) Middleware
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (12.50%) Banking

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 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) JBoss
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Azure
2 2 (12.50%) Firebase
3 1 (6.25%) AWS
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (6.25%) GCP
3 1 (6.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (6.25%) DHCP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) FTP
1 1 (6.25%) Network Security
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Cypress.io
2 3 (18.75%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) GitLab
3 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) Maven
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Back Office
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Front Office
3 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.25%) Law
3 1 (6.25%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Applications Support
2 6 (37.50%) Applications Support Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Support Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Development Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Software Development Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Test Development Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) iOS Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Payments Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Support Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
1 2 (12.50%) Java EE
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (6.25%) Java SE
2 1 (6.25%) JMS
2 1 (6.25%) Node.js
2 1 (6.25%) Regular Expression
2 1 (6.25%) Rendezvous
2 1 (6.25%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Mobile App
2 3 (18.75%) Derivative
2 3 (18.75%) Equities
2 3 (18.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (12.50%) Fixed Income
3 2 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Unix
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (18.75%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) DevOps
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) SDET
2 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
3 2 (12.50%) iOS Development
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile Development
4 1 (6.25%) BDD
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) Contingency Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Microservices
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C#
1 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (25.00%) Kotlin
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Apple Swift
2 2 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) Objective-C
3 1 (6.25%) Java 8
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) CHECK Team Member
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SEPA
2 1 (6.25%) PSD2
2 1 (6.25%) TARGET2
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Control-M
1 1 (6.25%) Nagios
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) ServiceNow
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) Trayport
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.25%) Sophos
4 1 (6.25%) TIBCO
4 1 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) Zscaler