Period
to 27 September 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SWIFT in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SWIFT over the 6 months to 27 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
England > London
6 months to
27 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 580 385 622
Rank change year-on-year -195 +237 +28
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 134 78 121
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.40% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 0.98% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 65 61 99
10th Percentile £61,750 £50,000 £38,000
25th Percentile £66,250 £56,250 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £65,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +19.23% -13.33% +15.38%
75th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £95,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £78,750 £67,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +8.00%

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 21,697 7,965 21,050
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 44.27% 40.67% 37.80%
Number of salaries quoted 12,740 6,624 16,604
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £72,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.54% -
75th Percentile £93,000 £95,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £120,000 £105,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +4.76%

SWIFT
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing SWIFT as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for SWIFT in London

SWIFT
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SWIFT in London.

Salary trend for SWIFT in London

SWIFT
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing SWIFT in London over the 6 months to 27 September 2021.

Salary histogram for SWIFT in London

SWIFT
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SWIFT within the London region over the 6 months to 27 September 2021. 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
Central London -44 22 £70,000 +7.69% 6
SWIFT
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region with a requirement for SWIFT.

1 107 (79.85%) Finance
2 69 (51.49%) Java
3 67 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (42.54%) Linux
5 56 (41.79%) Jenkins
6 55 (41.04%) iPhone
7 53 (39.55%) Test Automation
8 50 (37.31%) Strategic Roadmap
9 49 (36.57%) Degree
10 47 (35.07%) Red Hat
10 47 (35.07%) Java 8
11 44 (32.84%) User Experience
12 43 (32.09%) Kafka
12 43 (32.09%) Docker
13 40 (29.85%) JavaScript
13 40 (29.85%) Oracle
14 39 (29.10%) SQL
15 38 (28.36%) Computer Science
15 38 (28.36%) Ansible
15 38 (28.36%) Computer Science Degree
16 37 (27.61%) Kubernetes
16 37 (27.61%) Continuous Delivery
16 37 (27.61%) QA
16 37 (27.61%) Data Modelling
17 36 (26.87%) Spring
17 36 (26.87%) Software Engineering
18 35 (26.12%) Maven
18 35 (26.12%) Git (software)
18 35 (26.12%) DevOps
19 33 (24.63%) AngularJS

SWIFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 21 (15.67%) Apache Spark
2 16 (11.94%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (4.48%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.24%) IIS
4 3 (2.24%) JBoss
4 3 (2.24%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.49%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.75%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.75%) Mingle
1 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.75%) Findur
2 1 (0.75%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.67%) OpenShift
2 10 (7.46%) Azure
3 4 (2.99%) Firebase
4 3 (2.24%) GCP
4 3 (2.24%) Mimecast
5 2 (1.49%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (1.49%) SaaS
6 1 (0.75%) AWS
6 1 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.75%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (0.75%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.75%) Power Automate
6 1 (0.75%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.94%) HTTP
1 16 (11.94%) SSL
2 6 (4.48%) SWIFTNet
3 5 (3.73%) SSH
4 3 (2.24%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (2.24%) DNS
4 3 (2.24%) Firewall
4 3 (2.24%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.49%) DHCP
5 2 (1.49%) FTP
5 2 (1.49%) Network Security
6 1 (0.75%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (19.40%) Oracle Database
2 25 (18.66%) Apache Cassandra
3 22 (16.42%) NoSQL
4 21 (15.67%) MongoDB
5 9 (6.72%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (3.73%) SQL Server
7 5 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.24%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.75%) DB2
9 1 (0.75%) IMS/DB
9 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 56 (41.79%) Jenkins
2 35 (26.12%) Git (software)
2 35 (26.12%) Maven
3 22 (16.42%) JUnit
3 22 (16.42%) Mockito
4 20 (14.93%) JIRA
5 6 (4.48%) ClearCase
5 6 (4.48%) Cucumber
5 6 (4.48%) Eclipse
5 6 (4.48%) IntelliJ
6 5 (3.73%) Cypress.io
6 5 (3.73%) Selenium
7 1 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.75%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.75%) GitLab
7 1 (0.75%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.75%) Zephyr
General
1 107 (79.85%) Finance
2 33 (24.63%) Social Skills
3 26 (19.40%) Banking
4 22 (16.42%) Back Office
5 13 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (6.72%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 7 (5.22%) Financial Institution
7 7 (5.22%) Front Office
8 4 (2.99%) Investment Banking
9 3 (2.24%) Presentation Skills
10 2 (1.49%) Law
10 2 (1.49%) Retail
11 1 (0.75%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.75%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 42 (31.34%) Developer
2 27 (20.15%) Analyst
3 22 (16.42%) Support Analyst
4 21 (15.67%) Java Engineer
5 17 (12.69%) Java Developer
6 16 (11.94%) Senior Developer
7 15 (11.19%) Senior Java Developer
8 13 (9.70%) Applications Support
8 13 (9.70%) Applications Support Analyst
9 12 (8.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 11 (8.21%) Senior Java Engineer
11 8 (5.97%) Lead Developer
12 6 (4.48%) Architect
12 6 (4.48%) iOS Developer
12 6 (4.48%) Payments Architect
13 5 (3.73%) Development Engineer
13 5 (3.73%) Software Development Engineer
13 5 (3.73%) Software Test Engineer
13 5 (3.73%) Test Development Engineer
13 5 (3.73%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (32.09%) Kafka
2 36 (26.87%) Spring
3 33 (24.63%) AngularJS
3 33 (24.63%) CSS
3 33 (24.63%) HTML
3 33 (24.63%) React
4 27 (20.15%) XML
5 23 (17.16%) Java EE
6 21 (15.67%) Ember.js
6 21 (15.67%) REST
7 16 (11.94%) FIX Protocol
7 16 (11.94%) JDBC
7 16 (11.94%) JPA
7 16 (11.94%) XML Schema
7 16 (11.94%) XSLT
8 15 (11.19%) Spring Boot
9 12 (8.96%) HTML5
9 12 (8.96%) Vue.js
10 11 (8.21%) Middleware
11 10 (7.46%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 55 (41.04%) iPhone
2 44 (32.84%) User Experience
3 9 (6.72%) Data Structures
3 9 (6.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (6.72%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.22%) Derivative
4 7 (5.22%) Equities
5 5 (3.73%) Fixed Income
6 4 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.49%) Wiki
8 1 (0.75%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.75%) Fedwire
8 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.75%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.75%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 57 (42.54%) Linux
2 31 (23.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (16.42%) Unix
4 19 (14.18%) Windows
5 9 (6.72%) Windows Server
6 6 (4.48%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.75%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (39.55%) Test Automation
3 50 (37.31%) Strategic Roadmap
4 38 (28.36%) Computer Science
5 37 (27.61%) Continuous Delivery
5 37 (27.61%) Data Modelling
6 36 (26.87%) Software Engineering
7 35 (26.12%) DevOps
8 28 (20.90%) Customer Engagement
8 28 (20.90%) Full Stack Development
9 23 (17.16%) Problem-Solving
10 22 (16.42%) SDLC
11 21 (15.67%) Fraud Detection
12 17 (12.69%) Scrum
13 16 (11.94%) Integration Testing
13 16 (11.94%) Multithreading
13 16 (11.94%) Process Management
13 16 (11.94%) Unit Testing
14 15 (11.19%) Electronic Trading
14 15 (11.19%) OO
Programming Languages
1 69 (51.49%) Java
2 47 (35.07%) Java 8
3 40 (29.85%) JavaScript
4 39 (29.10%) SQL
5 14 (10.45%) Python
6 11 (8.21%) Shell Script
7 9 (6.72%) Java 11
8 8 (5.97%) C#
9 6 (4.48%) Apple Swift
10 5 (3.73%) Kotlin
11 4 (2.99%) Objective-C
11 4 (2.99%) Perl
12 2 (1.49%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.49%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.49%) VB
13 1 (0.75%) COBOL
13 1 (0.75%) ES6
13 1 (0.75%) JCL
13 1 (0.75%) REXX
13 1 (0.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 49 (36.57%) Degree
2 38 (28.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (4.48%) CHECK Team Member
4 4 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.75%) ISEB
5 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (27.61%) QA
2 11 (8.21%) SEPA
3 10 (7.46%) ISO 20022
4 6 (4.48%) ISO 15022
4 6 (4.48%) PSD2
5 4 (2.99%) ISO 8583
6 2 (1.49%) TARGET2
7 1 (0.75%) IFRS
7 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (32.09%) Docker
2 16 (11.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (2.24%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.49%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.75%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 38 (28.36%) Ansible
2 37 (27.61%) Kubernetes
3 10 (7.46%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.75%) Control-M
4 1 (0.75%) Nagios
4 1 (0.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 47 (35.07%) Red Hat
2 40 (29.85%) Oracle
3 9 (6.72%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.22%) IBM
5 6 (4.48%) Google
5 6 (4.48%) Trayport
6 4 (2.99%) Cognizant
6 4 (2.99%) ServiceNow
6 4 (2.99%) SmartStream
6 4 (2.99%) Temenos
6 4 (2.99%) TIBCO
7 3 (2.24%) Cisco
7 3 (2.24%) FIS
7 3 (2.24%) Sophos
7 3 (2.24%) VMware
7 3 (2.24%) Zscaler
8 2 (1.49%) Citrix
8 2 (1.49%) Concur
8 2 (1.49%) SAP
8 2 (1.49%) Sybase