Period
to 20 June 2018

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 6 months to 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 229 195 230
Rank change year-on-year -34 +35 -9
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 6 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.10% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.60% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 0
Scotland median annual salary £67,500 £52,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% - -
UK median annual salary £57,500 £59,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -3.36% +3.48% -2.13%

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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,302 2,013 2,647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.26% 40.78% 45.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,542 1,287 1,412
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% -2.22% +7.14%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,125 £73,750 £68,975
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,564
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.19% +5.15%

SWIFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing SWIFT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SWIFT in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 20 June 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
Edinburgh -10 5 £73,750 +40.48%
Glasgow -25 1 £67,500 +17.39%
SWIFT
UK

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SWIFT.

1 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) SEPA
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (33.33%) FTP
4 2 (33.33%) HTTPS
4 2 (33.33%) Misys
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) Remedy
4 2 (33.33%) ClearCase
4 2 (33.33%) XMLSpy
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
4 2 (33.33%) Fintech
4 2 (33.33%) PSD2
4 2 (33.33%) Decision-Making
4 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) DataPower

SWIFT
Co-occurring 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 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (16.67%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) FTP
1 2 (33.33%) HTTPS
1 2 (33.33%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) ClearCase
1 2 (33.33%) XMLSpy
General
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Payments Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Payments Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Technology Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
1 2 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (33.33%) JSON
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) DataPower
1 2 (33.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Decision-Making
1 2 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SEPA
2 2 (33.33%) ISO 20022
2 2 (33.33%) PSD2
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP
1 2 (33.33%) Misys
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) Bloomberg
2 1 (16.67%) Cognos
2 1 (16.67%) FactSet
2 1 (16.67%) Informatica