Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
England > London
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 620 424 619
Rank change year-on-year -196 +195 -9
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 114 87 96
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.36% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.94% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 59 75 78
10th Percentile £56,750 £42,500 £45,000
25th Percentile £65,000 £51,250 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £65,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +19.23% -7.14% -
75th Percentile £90,000 £75,000 £83,750
90th Percentile £112,000 £85,000 £102,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% -7.41%

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 22,339 9,266 19,695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 43.75% 38.54% 38.37%
Number of salaries quoted 13,496 7,814 15,546
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,630 £36,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £117,500 £112,500 £115,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 22 January 2022.

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 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -28 17 £67,000 +34.00% 6
SWIFT
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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 86 (75.44%) Finance
2 59 (51.75%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (38.60%) Social Skills
4 39 (34.21%) Banking
5 29 (25.44%) Java
6 24 (21.05%) Linux
6 24 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
6 24 (21.05%) ISO 20022
6 24 (21.05%) SEPA
7 23 (20.18%) SQL
7 23 (20.18%) Test Automation
8 22 (19.30%) Software Engineering
9 21 (18.42%) JavaScript
9 21 (18.42%) Jenkins
9 21 (18.42%) Java 8
10 20 (17.54%) DevOps
10 20 (17.54%) Windows
10 20 (17.54%) Degree
10 20 (17.54%) iPhone
11 18 (15.79%) CI/CD
12 17 (14.91%) AngularJS
13 16 (14.04%) User Experience
13 16 (14.04%) ITIL
13 16 (14.04%) Oracle
13 16 (14.04%) Microsoft
14 15 (13.16%) Data Modelling
14 15 (13.16%) HTML
14 15 (13.16%) CSS
14 15 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (13.16%) Git (software)

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 10 (8.77%) WebSphere
2 9 (7.89%) Apache Spark
3 8 (7.02%) IIS
4 7 (6.14%) Confluence
5 6 (5.26%) JBoss
5 6 (5.26%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.39%) MQSeries
7 4 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (2.63%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.75%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (7.02%) MS Visio
2 7 (6.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (6.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (6.14%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.88%) Findur
2 1 (0.88%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.77%) Azure
2 9 (7.89%) OpenShift
3 7 (6.14%) Microsoft 365
4 6 (5.26%) Mimecast
5 4 (3.51%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (3.51%) OneDrive
6 3 (2.63%) AWS
7 2 (1.75%) Serverless
8 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.88%) GCP
8 1 (0.88%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.02%) RTP
2 6 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (5.26%) DNS
2 6 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.51%) Firewall
3 4 (3.51%) HTTP
3 4 (3.51%) SSL
4 2 (1.75%) DHCP
4 2 (1.75%) FTP
4 2 (1.75%) Network Security
5 1 (0.88%) SSH
5 1 (0.88%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.40%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.65%) Apache Cassandra
2 11 (9.65%) NoSQL
3 9 (7.89%) MongoDB
4 8 (7.02%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.75%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.75%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 21 (18.42%) Jenkins
2 15 (13.16%) Git (software)
3 14 (12.28%) JIRA
4 12 (10.53%) Maven
5 5 (4.39%) JUnit
5 5 (4.39%) Mockito
6 4 (3.51%) Cypress.io
7 3 (2.63%) Selenium
8 2 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.88%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.88%) ERwin
9 1 (0.88%) GitLab
9 1 (0.88%) IntelliJ
General
1 86 (75.44%) Finance
2 44 (38.60%) Social Skills
3 39 (34.21%) Banking
4 14 (12.28%) Back Office
5 12 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (7.02%) Front Office
7 7 (6.14%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 4 (3.51%) Presentation Skills
9 3 (2.63%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.75%) Law
10 2 (1.75%) Organisational Skills
10 2 (1.75%) Publishing
11 1 (0.88%) Billing
11 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (26.32%) Analyst
2 25 (21.93%) Developer
3 20 (17.54%) Senior Manager
4 19 (16.67%) Payments Project Manager
4 19 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 19 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
5 12 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 11 (9.65%) Business Analyst
7 10 (8.77%) Java Developer
7 10 (8.77%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (7.89%) Java Engineer
8 9 (7.89%) Payments Analyst
9 8 (7.02%) Applications Support
9 8 (7.02%) Applications Support Analyst
9 8 (7.02%) Financial Analyst
9 8 (7.02%) Payments Business Analyst
9 8 (7.02%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (7.02%) Support Analyst
10 7 (6.14%) Lead Project Manager
10 7 (6.14%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.91%) AngularJS
2 15 (13.16%) CSS
2 15 (13.16%) HTML
2 15 (13.16%) Kafka
2 15 (13.16%) React
3 12 (10.53%) FIX Protocol
3 12 (10.53%) Spring
4 11 (9.65%) Java EE
4 11 (9.65%) Middleware
5 9 (7.89%) Ember.js
5 9 (7.89%) REST
5 9 (7.89%) XML
6 6 (5.26%) HTML5
6 6 (5.26%) Vue.js
7 4 (3.51%) JDBC
7 4 (3.51%) JMS
7 4 (3.51%) JPA
7 4 (3.51%) Node.js
7 4 (3.51%) XML Schema
7 4 (3.51%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.54%) iPhone
2 16 (14.04%) User Experience
3 13 (11.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (9.65%) Equities
5 7 (6.14%) Data Structures
5 7 (6.14%) Derivative
6 6 (5.26%) Fedwire
6 6 (5.26%) Virtual Team
7 5 (4.39%) Fixed Income
8 4 (3.51%) Mobile App
9 3 (2.63%) Wiki
10 2 (1.75%) Bitcoin
11 1 (0.88%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.88%) Market Risk
11 1 (0.88%) PACS
11 1 (0.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 24 (21.05%) Linux
2 20 (17.54%) Windows
3 13 (11.40%) Windows Server
4 10 (8.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (8.77%) Unix
5 3 (2.63%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (51.75%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
3 23 (20.18%) Test Automation
4 22 (19.30%) Software Engineering
5 20 (17.54%) DevOps
6 18 (15.79%) CI/CD
7 16 (14.04%) ITIL
8 15 (13.16%) Data Modelling
8 15 (13.16%) SDLC
8 15 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (13.16%) Strategic Roadmap
9 14 (12.28%) Analytics
9 14 (12.28%) Change Management
10 13 (11.40%) Computer Science
10 13 (11.40%) Continuous Delivery
10 13 (11.40%) Electronic Trading
11 12 (10.53%) Matrix Organization
11 12 (10.53%) Scrum
12 10 (8.77%) Customer Engagement
12 10 (8.77%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (25.44%) Java
2 23 (20.18%) SQL
3 21 (18.42%) Java 8
3 21 (18.42%) JavaScript
4 14 (12.28%) Python
5 8 (7.02%) C#
6 7 (6.14%) Java 11
7 5 (4.39%) Perl
8 4 (3.51%) Kotlin
9 3 (2.63%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.75%) ES6
10 2 (1.75%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.75%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.75%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (17.54%) Degree
2 13 (11.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (5.26%) CHECK Team Member
4 5 (4.39%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.88%) ISEB
5 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (21.05%) ISO 20022
1 24 (21.05%) SEPA
2 12 (10.53%) QA
3 4 (3.51%) PSD2
4 2 (1.75%) TARGET2
5 1 (0.88%) ISO 15022
5 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.88%) NIST
5 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (12.28%) Docker
2 11 (9.65%) Active Directory
3 9 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (12.28%) Ansible
2 13 (11.40%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.75%) SCCM
5 1 (0.88%) Control-M
5 1 (0.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (14.04%) Microsoft
1 16 (14.04%) Oracle
2 14 (12.28%) Red Hat
3 13 (11.40%) IBM
4 10 (8.77%) VMware
5 6 (5.26%) Cisco
5 6 (5.26%) Sophos
5 6 (5.26%) Trayport
5 6 (5.26%) Zscaler
6 4 (3.51%) Citrix
6 4 (3.51%) Cognizant
6 4 (3.51%) ServiceNow
6 4 (3.51%) Temenos
6 4 (3.51%) TIBCO
7 3 (2.63%) Apple
8 2 (1.75%) EMC
8 2 (1.75%) Symantec
9 1 (0.88%) DocuSign
9 1 (0.88%) FIS
9 1 (0.88%) SolarWinds