The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SWIFT in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SWIFT over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
UK / Scotland
Rank 136 154 153
Rank change year-on-year +18 -1  
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 5 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.22% 0.069% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% 0.16% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 4
Median salary £52,500 - £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £48,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -11.36%  

SWIFT is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 838 1275 1110
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 36.79% 43.84% 35.99%
Number of salaries quoted 541 762 659
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SWIFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing SWIFT as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for SWIFT in Scotland

SWIFT
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for SWIFT in Scotland

SWIFT
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SWIFT within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +4 4 £52,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £57,500 -
SWIFT
UK

SWIFT
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SWIFT.

1 8 (88.89%) Unix
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
1 8 (88.89%) MQSeries
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
1 8 (88.89%) WebSphere MQ
1 8 (88.89%) WebSphere
1 8 (88.89%) QA
1 8 (88.89%) SDLC
2 6 (66.67%) Banking
3 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
3 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (44.44%) Change Management
5 3 (33.33%) Retail
5 3 (33.33%) IT Strategy
5 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (33.33%) Coaching
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
7 1 (11.11%) MS Project
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
7 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
7 1 (11.11%) SEPA

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 8 (88.89%) MQSeries
1 8 (88.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
General
1 6 (66.67%) Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Technical Specialist
2 5 (55.56%) Linux Specialist
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle Specialist
2 5 (55.56%) SWIFT Specialist
2 5 (55.56%) Unix Specialist
2 5 (55.56%) Unix Technical Specialist
3 4 (44.44%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
3 4 (44.44%) WebSphere Specialist
3 4 (44.44%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) WebSphere MQ
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
1 8 (88.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) SDLC
2 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
2 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (44.44%) Change Management
4 3 (33.33%) Coaching
4 3 (33.33%) IT Strategy
4 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
5 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) SEPA
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft