Period
to 15 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SWIFT in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SWIFT over the 6 months to 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
UK > England
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 949 928 882
Rank change year-on-year -21 -46 +36
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 212 269 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.37% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 166 218 313
England median annual salary £61,250 £63,750 £57,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.92% +11.84% +3.64%
10th Percentile £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £95,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £57,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +9.65% +3.64%

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 72314 71989 85702
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.03% 41.16% 42.28%
Number of salaries quoted 55265 59597 69739
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

SWIFT
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SWIFT in England

SWIFT
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for SWIFT in England

SWIFT
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SWIFT in England over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Salary histogram for SWIFT in England

SWIFT
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SWIFT within the England region over the 6 months to 15 December 2017. 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
London -51 179 £65,000 -2.99% 17
South East +66 29 £52,500 -8.70%
North of England +4 2 £45,000 +12.50%
North West -3 2 £45,000 +12.50%
East of England -7 2 £87,500 +9.38%
East Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
SWIFT
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 England region with a requirement for SWIFT.

1 153 (72.17%) Finance
2 116 (54.72%) Banking
3 81 (38.21%) SQL
4 70 (33.02%) Java
5 46 (21.70%) SQL Server
6 43 (20.28%) Windows
7 40 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (18.40%) SEPA
9 38 (17.92%) Oracle
10 36 (16.98%) FIX Protocol
11 30 (14.15%) Fintech
12 29 (13.68%) IBM
13 28 (13.21%) Linux
14 27 (12.74%) Business Intelligence
14 27 (12.74%) JavaScript
14 27 (12.74%) Degree
14 27 (12.74%) Incident Management
15 26 (12.26%) XML
16 25 (11.79%) ITIL
16 25 (11.79%) Unix
16 25 (11.79%) Anti-Money Laundering
17 24 (11.32%) Programme Management
18 23 (10.85%) Marketing
19 22 (10.38%) Electronics
19 22 (10.38%) Telecoms
19 22 (10.38%) Manufacturing
19 22 (10.38%) SAP
19 22 (10.38%) .NET
20 21 (9.91%) Middleware
20 21 (9.91%) Change Management

SWIFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 18 (8.49%) WebSphere
2 17 (8.02%) IIS
3 16 (7.55%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (4.72%) MQSeries
5 9 (4.25%) Apache
6 8 (3.77%) Tomcat
6 8 (3.77%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (3.30%) Confluence
8 3 (1.42%) JBoss
8 3 (1.42%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.47%) WildFly
Applications
1 13 (6.13%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (4.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (5.66%) Actimize
2 7 (3.30%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (1.42%) Misys Equation
4 2 (0.94%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.94%) Kondor
4 2 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.83%) SaaS
3 1 (0.47%) GitHub
3 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.08%) FTP
2 11 (5.19%) Internet
2 11 (5.19%) Intranet
3 10 (4.72%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.83%) CHAP
4 6 (2.83%) Firewall
4 6 (2.83%) Network Security
5 5 (2.36%) HTTP
6 4 (1.89%) SWIFTNet
7 3 (1.42%) DNS
8 2 (0.94%) SAN
8 2 (0.94%) SSL
8 2 (0.94%) VPN
9 1 (0.47%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (21.70%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (6.60%) MySQL
5 7 (3.30%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.83%) RDBMS
6 6 (2.83%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.36%) DB2
7 5 (2.36%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.94%) Hazelcast
10 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.94%) Sybase ASE
11 1 (0.47%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.47%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 13 (6.13%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.25%) Maven
3 8 (3.77%) Jenkins
3 8 (3.77%) JIRA
3 8 (3.77%) SoapUI
4 5 (2.36%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.89%) Subversion
6 3 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.42%) VersionOne
7 1 (0.47%) ANTLR
7 1 (0.47%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.47%) GitLab
7 1 (0.47%) JUnit
7 1 (0.47%) NuGet
7 1 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
General
1 153 (72.17%) Finance
2 116 (54.72%) Banking
3 23 (10.85%) Marketing
4 22 (10.38%) Electronics
4 22 (10.38%) Manufacturing
4 22 (10.38%) Telecoms
5 17 (8.02%) Back Office
6 16 (7.55%) Investment Banking
7 11 (5.19%) Financial Institution
8 8 (3.77%) Retail Banking
9 5 (2.36%) Prime Brokerage
10 4 (1.89%) Wholesale Banking
11 2 (0.94%) Billing
11 2 (0.94%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.94%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.47%) French Language
12 1 (0.47%) German Language
12 1 (0.47%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.47%) Legal
12 1 (0.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (29.72%) Analyst
2 58 (27.36%) Applications Support
3 36 (16.98%) Support Analyst
4 32 (15.09%) Developer
5 30 (14.15%) Applications Support Analyst
6 19 (8.96%) Banking Analyst
7 17 (8.02%) Business Analyst
7 17 (8.02%) Senior Developer
8 15 (7.08%) Consultant
9 14 (6.60%) SQL Developer
10 13 (6.13%) Administrator
11 11 (5.19%) Architect
11 11 (5.19%) Senior SQL Developer
11 11 (5.19%) Senior SQL Server Developer
11 11 (5.19%) SQL Server Developer
12 10 (4.72%) SQL Analyst
12 10 (4.72%) Support Engineer
13 9 (4.25%) Customer Engineer
13 9 (4.25%) Customer Support Engineer
13 9 (4.25%) Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (16.98%) FIX Protocol
2 26 (12.26%) XML
3 22 (10.38%) .NET
4 21 (9.91%) Middleware
5 15 (7.08%) HTML
5 15 (7.08%) J2EE
6 11 (5.19%) Kafka
7 9 (4.25%) SOAP
8 8 (3.77%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (3.30%) IBM Integration Bus
9 7 (3.30%) REST
9 7 (3.30%) RESTful
10 6 (2.83%) AngularJS
10 6 (2.83%) JSP
10 6 (2.83%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (2.83%) Spring
10 6 (2.83%) ZeroMQ
11 5 (2.36%) Akka
12 4 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (1.89%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.15%) Fintech
2 17 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.19%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.25%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (3.77%) Mobile Payment
6 7 (3.30%) Equities
7 6 (2.83%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.83%) Fedwire
7 6 (2.83%) Replication
7 6 (2.83%) Smart Meter
8 5 (2.36%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.42%) AS400
10 3 (1.42%) Clustering
10 3 (1.42%) Credit Risk
10 3 (1.42%) Derivative
10 3 (1.42%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.94%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.94%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 43 (20.28%) Windows
2 28 (13.21%) Linux
3 25 (11.79%) Unix
4 17 (8.02%) Solaris
5 15 (7.08%) Windows Server
6 13 (6.13%) AIX
7 12 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.94%) Android
10 2 (0.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (12.74%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (12.74%) Incident Management
3 25 (11.79%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 25 (11.79%) ITIL
4 24 (11.32%) Programme Management
5 21 (9.91%) Change Management
5 21 (9.91%) Digital Marketing
6 19 (8.96%) DevOps
7 18 (8.49%) Project Management
7 18 (8.49%) SDLC
8 16 (7.55%) Root Cause Analysis
8 16 (7.55%) Waterfall
9 15 (7.08%) Presales
10 14 (6.60%) Information Security
11 13 (6.13%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (5.66%) Cash Management
13 11 (5.19%) Database Optimisation
13 11 (5.19%) OO
13 11 (5.19%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 81 (38.21%) SQL
2 70 (33.02%) Java
3 27 (12.74%) JavaScript
4 17 (8.02%) C#
5 12 (5.66%) PowerShell
6 11 (5.19%) Perl
6 11 (5.19%) Python
7 9 (4.25%) Shell Script
8 7 (3.30%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.83%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.36%) ActionScript
10 5 (2.36%) ActionScript 2.0
11 3 (1.42%) Erlang
11 3 (1.42%) VBA
12 2 (0.94%) AWK
12 2 (0.94%) C
13 1 (0.47%) Ruby
13 1 (0.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (12.74%) Degree
2 14 (6.60%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (3.77%) CISMP
3 8 (3.77%) CISSP
3 8 (3.77%) Master's Degree
4 6 (2.83%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.83%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.89%) ISEB
6 2 (0.94%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.94%) RHCE
7 1 (0.47%) CISA
7 1 (0.47%) CISM
7 1 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (18.40%) SEPA
2 16 (7.55%) SLA
3 12 (5.66%) PSD2
4 10 (4.72%) QA
5 9 (4.25%) TARGET2
6 5 (2.36%) GDPR
7 4 (1.89%) Basel III
7 4 (1.89%) ISO 8583
8 3 (1.42%) Basel II
8 3 (1.42%) EMIR
8 3 (1.42%) MiFID
9 2 (0.94%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.94%) PMO
10 1 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.47%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 13 (6.13%) Docker
2 3 (1.42%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.30%) Ansible
2 5 (2.36%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.36%) Nagios
3 4 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (17.92%) Oracle
2 29 (13.68%) IBM
3 22 (10.38%) SAP
4 16 (7.55%) Microsoft
5 14 (6.60%) VMware
6 9 (4.25%) TIBCO
7 8 (3.77%) Bloomberg
7 8 (3.77%) Reuters
7 8 (3.77%) Sybase
8 6 (2.83%) Misys
9 5 (2.36%) Fiserv
10 4 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.42%) Juniper
11 3 (1.42%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.42%) Symantec
11 3 (1.42%) Thunderhead
11 3 (1.42%) Xceptor
12 2 (0.94%) FIS
12 2 (0.94%) Google
12 2 (0.94%) Splunk