Period
to 16 April 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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 460 555 628
Rank change year-on-year +95 +73 +78
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 103 112 134
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.78% 0.59% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 83 88 119
10th Percentile £43,494 £37,500 £38,250
25th Percentile £61,250 £50,000 £65,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% -13.33% +25.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £80,625 £93,125
90th Percentile £85,000 £88,625 £96,250
England median annual salary £67,500 £63,750 £75,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -15.00% +25.00%

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 13,189 19,113 25,073
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 42.39% 41.46% 41.23%
Number of salaries quoted 10,029 14,958 19,880
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £35,552
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £111,250 £113,750 £100,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 +64 15 £50,000 -32.20% 3
South London +26 1 £92,500 +74.53%
SWIFT
England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 77 (74.76%) Finance
2 68 (66.02%) Banking
3 62 (60.19%) SQL
4 43 (41.75%) Unix
5 42 (40.78%) Analytical Skills
6 39 (37.86%) Python
7 37 (35.92%) Back Office
8 35 (33.98%) Windows
9 30 (29.13%) Java
10 29 (28.16%) Data Warehouse
11 28 (27.18%) Linux
11 28 (27.18%) Problem-Solving
12 25 (24.27%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (23.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 24 (23.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 24 (23.30%) DevOps
14 21 (20.39%) Shell Script
15 19 (18.45%) Red Hat
15 19 (18.45%) SSH
15 19 (18.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 18 (17.48%) FIX Protocol
16 18 (17.48%) Oracle
17 17 (16.50%) .NET
18 16 (15.53%) Web Services
18 16 (15.53%) Middleware
18 16 (15.53%) Site Reliability Engineering
19 15 (14.56%) Perl
20 14 (13.59%) Disaster Recovery
20 14 (13.59%) Asset Management
21 11 (10.68%) Incident Management

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 11 (10.68%) MTS
2 6 (5.83%) CICS
2 6 (5.83%) Confluence
3 2 (1.94%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.94%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.91%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.97%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Temenos T24
2 4 (3.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.97%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.77%) AWS
2 6 (5.83%) Azure
3 2 (1.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (18.45%) SSH
2 3 (2.91%) Intranet
3 1 (0.97%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (28.16%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (23.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 24 (23.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (7.77%) DB2
4 6 (5.83%) IMS/DB
4 6 (5.83%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.85%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.88%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (3.88%) MS Access
6 4 (3.88%) Tableau
7 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (6.80%) JIRA
2 6 (5.83%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.85%) Selenium
4 4 (3.88%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.94%) Ant
5 2 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.94%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.94%) Maven
6 1 (0.97%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.97%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 77 (74.76%) Finance
2 68 (66.02%) Banking
3 37 (35.92%) Back Office
4 10 (9.71%) Investment Banking
5 6 (5.83%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.94%) Legal
7 1 (0.97%) Billing
7 1 (0.97%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 42 (40.78%) Analyst
2 29 (28.16%) Developer
3 28 (27.18%) Support Analyst
4 21 (20.39%) Applications Support
5 14 (13.59%) Applications Support Analyst
6 11 (10.68%) Analyst Developer
7 10 (9.71%) SmartStream Analyst
7 10 (9.71%) SmartStream Developer
8 9 (8.74%) Architect
8 9 (8.74%) Configuration Analyst
8 9 (8.74%) Payments Architect
9 6 (5.83%) COBOL Developer
9 6 (5.83%) DB2 Developer
9 6 (5.83%) Gloss Developer
9 6 (5.83%) Mainframe Developer
10 5 (4.85%) Java Developer
10 5 (4.85%) Site Engineer
10 5 (4.85%) Site Reliability Engineer
11 4 (3.88%) Applications Developer
11 4 (3.88%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.48%) FIX Protocol
2 17 (16.50%) .NET
3 16 (15.53%) Middleware
3 16 (15.53%) Web Services
4 9 (8.74%) JSON
5 7 (6.80%) AngularJS
5 7 (6.80%) HTML
6 6 (5.83%) XML
7 5 (4.85%) React
7 5 (4.85%) RESTful
7 5 (4.85%) Spring
7 5 (4.85%) Spring Boot
8 4 (3.88%) HTML5
8 4 (3.88%) Kafka
8 4 (3.88%) Vue.js
9 3 (2.91%) CSS
9 3 (2.91%) Express
10 2 (1.94%) Java EE
10 2 (1.94%) JAXB
10 2 (1.94%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 42 (40.78%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.71%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (6.80%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (5.83%) Mainframe
5 5 (4.85%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.85%) Virtual Team
6 4 (3.88%) Data Structures
6 4 (3.88%) Equities
6 4 (3.88%) Fixed Income
6 4 (3.88%) Hedge funds
6 4 (3.88%) PACS
6 4 (3.88%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.97%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 43 (41.75%) Unix
2 35 (33.98%) Windows
3 28 (27.18%) Linux
4 19 (18.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.91%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.18%) Problem-Solving
2 25 (24.27%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (23.30%) DevOps
4 16 (15.53%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 14 (13.59%) Asset Management
5 14 (13.59%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (10.68%) Cash Management
6 11 (10.68%) Incident Management
6 11 (10.68%) ITIL
6 11 (10.68%) Problem Management
6 11 (10.68%) Software Testing
7 10 (9.71%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 10 (9.71%) Scrum
7 10 (9.71%) SDLC
7 10 (9.71%) Trade Surveillance
7 10 (9.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (7.77%) Fintech
9 7 (6.80%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (6.80%) Security Architecture
9 7 (6.80%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 62 (60.19%) SQL
2 39 (37.86%) Python
3 30 (29.13%) Java
4 21 (20.39%) Shell Script
5 15 (14.56%) Perl
6 11 (10.68%) C#
6 11 (10.68%) T-SQL
7 8 (7.77%) JavaScript
8 7 (6.80%) TypeScript
9 6 (5.83%) COBOL
9 6 (5.83%) JCL
9 6 (5.83%) REXX
10 4 (3.88%) ES6
10 4 (3.88%) Groovy
10 4 (3.88%) Java 8
10 4 (3.88%) VB.NET
10 4 (3.88%) VBA
11 2 (1.94%) PHP
12 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (3.88%) Degree
2 3 (2.91%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.91%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.74%) ISO 20022
2 8 (7.77%) PSD2
2 8 (7.77%) SLA
3 7 (6.80%) ISO 8583
3 7 (6.80%) QA
4 5 (4.85%) SEPA
5 2 (1.94%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (5.83%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (3.88%) Ansible
1 4 (3.88%) Rundeck
2 1 (0.97%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (18.45%) Red Hat
2 18 (17.48%) Oracle
3 11 (10.68%) SmartStream
4 9 (8.74%) IBM
5 6 (5.83%) Sybase
6 5 (4.85%) Microsoft
7 4 (3.88%) Bloomberg
7 4 (3.88%) Google
7 4 (3.88%) Solace
7 4 (3.88%) Temenos
8 3 (2.91%) Fiserv
9 2 (1.94%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.94%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.94%) UiPath
10 1 (0.97%) Calypso
10 1 (0.97%) Citrix
10 1 (0.97%) Concur
10 1 (0.97%) Parasoft
10 1 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.97%) VMware