Period
to 21 July 2018

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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 971 910 904
Rank change year-on-year -61 -6 -36
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 173 263 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.36% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 137 214 270
England median annual salary £55,000 £58,250 £64,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.58% -9.69% +12.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £31,250 £40,900
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £64,500
% change year-on-year - -10.85% +12.17%

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 71,359 73,663 83,692
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.67% 43.83% 43.85%
Number of salaries quoted 55,450 57,598 69,029
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,008 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00% +5.26%

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 21 July 2018.

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 21 July 2018. 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 -65 149 £60,000 +1.69% 12
Midlands +4 9 £43,000 - 1
East Midlands +12 8 £43,000 - 1
South East -10 7 £55,000 +69.23%
South West +5 4 £50,000 +11.11% 2
North of England +15 2 £27,500 -38.89% 1
East of England +12 2 £86,000 +5.85% 1
North West +9 2 £27,500 -38.89% 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
SWIFT
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for SWIFT.

1 144 (83.24%) Finance
2 106 (61.27%) Banking
3 47 (27.17%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (26.59%) SEPA
5 42 (24.28%) SQL
6 41 (23.70%) Java
7 38 (21.97%) ITIL
8 33 (19.08%) Back Office
9 31 (17.92%) Windows
10 30 (17.34%) Degree
11 27 (15.61%) Problem-Solving
12 26 (15.03%) Financial Institution
13 25 (14.45%) IBM
14 24 (13.87%) Oracle
14 24 (13.87%) Change Management
15 23 (13.29%) SDLC
16 21 (12.14%) Maven
17 20 (11.56%) Murex
18 19 (10.98%) Unix
18 19 (10.98%) XML
18 19 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
19 18 (10.40%) Test Automation
19 18 (10.40%) Windows Server
20 17 (9.83%) .NET
20 17 (9.83%) ITIL Certification
21 16 (9.25%) Linux
22 15 (8.67%) Mobile Payment
23 14 (8.09%) FIX Protocol
24 13 (7.51%) Subversion
24 13 (7.51%) Stakeholder 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 9 (5.20%) IIS
1 9 (5.20%) Tomcat
2 8 (4.62%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.47%) JBoss
3 6 (3.47%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (2.89%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.31%) Apache Solr
5 4 (2.31%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (2.31%) WildFly
6 3 (1.73%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.16%) Apache
7 2 (1.16%) Confluence
8 1 (0.58%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.58%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.58%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.58%) FreeHand
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.16%) Dynamics GP
1 2 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.16%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (1.16%) SimCorp Dimension
2 1 (0.58%) Actimize
2 1 (0.58%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (0.58%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.58%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.58%) EQXanite
2 1 (0.58%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (0.58%) Kondor
2 1 (0.58%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle AML
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.47%) SaaS
2 2 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.05%) Network Security
2 6 (3.47%) Internet
3 5 (2.89%) Intranet
4 2 (1.16%) Firewall
4 2 (1.16%) SMS
5 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.58%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (4.62%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.47%) RDBMS
3 6 (3.47%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.89%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.31%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (2.31%) Data Mining
5 4 (2.31%) Ingres
5 4 (2.31%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.73%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.16%) Blockchain
7 2 (1.16%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.58%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 21 (12.14%) Maven
2 13 (7.51%) Subversion
3 6 (3.47%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.89%) JUnit
5 4 (2.31%) ANTLR
5 4 (2.31%) Artifactory
5 4 (2.31%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.31%) JIRA
6 3 (1.73%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.73%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.16%) JMeter
7 2 (1.16%) Selenium
8 1 (0.58%) Mockito
8 1 (0.58%) PhantomJS
8 1 (0.58%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.58%) Xcode
General
1 144 (83.24%) Finance
2 106 (61.27%) Banking
3 33 (19.08%) Back Office
4 26 (15.03%) Financial Institution
5 6 (3.47%) Retail Banking
6 5 (2.89%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.89%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.31%) Advertising
7 4 (2.31%) Billing
7 4 (2.31%) International Banking
7 4 (2.31%) Legal
8 3 (1.73%) Electronics
8 3 (1.73%) French Language
8 3 (1.73%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.73%) Marketing
8 3 (1.73%) Retail
9 2 (1.16%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.58%) Local Government
10 1 (0.58%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 58 (33.53%) Analyst
2 56 (32.37%) Applications Support
3 38 (21.97%) Support Analyst
4 36 (20.81%) Applications Support Analyst
5 33 (19.08%) Developer
6 26 (15.03%) Banking Analyst
7 22 (12.72%) Architect
8 20 (11.56%) Java Developer
9 18 (10.40%) Payments Analyst
9 18 (10.40%) Payments Architect
10 14 (8.09%) Business Analyst
11 12 (6.94%) Senior Analyst
11 12 (6.94%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (6.36%) Payments Business Analyst
12 11 (6.36%) Payments Solutions Architect
13 10 (5.78%) Project Manager
13 10 (5.78%) Senior Developer
14 9 (5.20%) Consultant
15 8 (4.62%) Senior Business Analyst
15 8 (4.62%) Senior Payments Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.98%) XML
2 17 (9.83%) .NET
3 14 (8.09%) FIX Protocol
4 13 (7.51%) Apache Camel
4 13 (7.51%) OSGi
5 12 (6.94%) Swing
6 8 (4.62%) Spring
7 7 (4.05%) JMS
8 6 (3.47%) Hibernate
8 6 (3.47%) HornetQ
9 5 (2.89%) CSS
9 5 (2.89%) J2EE
9 5 (2.89%) Middleware
10 4 (2.31%) AngularJS
10 4 (2.31%) Java EE
10 4 (2.31%) JPA
10 4 (2.31%) Lucene
10 4 (2.31%) Protocol Buffers
10 4 (2.31%) REST
10 4 (2.31%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.67%) Mobile Payment
3 12 (6.94%) Fintech
4 10 (5.78%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.05%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (3.47%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.47%) PACS
7 5 (2.89%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.31%) User Experience
9 3 (1.73%) Online Banking
10 2 (1.16%) Clustering
11 1 (0.58%) Digital Wallet
11 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.58%) Equities
11 1 (0.58%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 31 (17.92%) Windows
2 19 (10.98%) Unix
3 18 (10.40%) Windows Server
4 16 (9.25%) Linux
5 9 (5.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (4.05%) Apple iOS
7 6 (3.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.31%) Android
9 4 (2.31%) Solaris
10 1 (0.58%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (27.17%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (21.97%) ITIL
3 27 (15.61%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (13.87%) Change Management
5 23 (13.29%) SDLC
6 18 (10.40%) Test Automation
7 13 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (6.94%) Problem Management
9 11 (6.36%) Project Management
9 11 (6.36%) Technical Architecture
10 10 (5.78%) Business Analysis
10 10 (5.78%) IT Strategy
10 10 (5.78%) Software Delivery
11 8 (4.62%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (4.62%) iOS Development
11 8 (4.62%) Scrum
11 8 (4.62%) Waterfall
12 7 (4.05%) Customer Engagement
12 7 (4.05%) Incident Management
12 7 (4.05%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (24.28%) SQL
2 41 (23.70%) Java
3 9 (5.20%) Java 8
3 9 (5.20%) PowerShell
4 8 (4.62%) Apple Swift
5 4 (2.31%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.31%) Objective-C
5 4 (2.31%) Perl
6 3 (1.73%) C
6 3 (1.73%) C#
6 3 (1.73%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.73%) Python
6 3 (1.73%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.16%) C++
7 2 (1.16%) Scala
8 1 (0.58%) AWK
8 1 (0.58%) Erlang
8 1 (0.58%) R
8 1 (0.58%) VB
8 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (17.34%) Degree
2 17 (9.83%) ITIL Certification
3 13 (7.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (2.89%) MCSE
4 5 (2.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (1.73%) PMP
7 2 (1.16%) ISACA
7 2 (1.16%) ISEB
7 2 (1.16%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.16%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.58%) CISM
8 1 (0.58%) CISSP
8 1 (0.58%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (26.59%) SEPA
2 8 (4.62%) QA
3 5 (2.89%) ISO 20022
3 5 (2.89%) PSD2
4 2 (1.16%) TARGET2
5 1 (0.58%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.58%) Basel III
5 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.58%) GDPR
5 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (2.89%) Virtual Servers
1 5 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.73%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.58%) Docker
3 1 (0.58%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (2.89%) Nagios
2 4 (2.31%) Control-M
3 2 (1.16%) WSUS
4 1 (0.58%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.58%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 25 (14.45%) IBM
2 24 (13.87%) Oracle
3 20 (11.56%) Murex
4 12 (6.94%) Bloomberg
5 9 (5.20%) Reuters
6 7 (4.05%) VMware
7 6 (3.47%) Fiserv
8 5 (2.89%) Misys
8 5 (2.89%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.31%) Google
9 4 (2.31%) Microsoft
9 4 (2.31%) SAP
10 3 (1.73%) AppDynamics
10 3 (1.73%) MuleSoft
11 2 (1.16%) Cognizant
11 2 (1.16%) JD Edwards
11 2 (1.16%) SimCorp
11 2 (1.16%) Sybase
12 1 (0.58%) HP
12 1 (0.58%) TIBCO