Period
to 13 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SWIFT in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SWIFT over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
UK
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 912 986 954
Rank change year-on-year +74 -32 -80
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 222 218 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.29% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 190 169 221
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% +14.04%
10th Percentile £46,200 £40,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £88,875 £93,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% -8.70% +27.78%

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 66,799 74,000 73,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.83% 41.18% 39.66%
Number of salaries quoted 51,414 55,931 59,984
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,198
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

SWIFT
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SWIFT in the UK

SWIFT
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SWIFT in the UK

SWIFT
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SWIFT over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SWIFT in the UK

SWIFT
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SWIFT within the UK over the 6 months to 13 December 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
England +50 216 £65,000 +6.12% 27
London +78 198 £66,000 +1.54% 22
UK excluding London +38 22 £55,000 +4.76% 5
South East -1 8 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Scotland +7 4 £57,500 +9.52%
North of England +41 3 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Midlands +39 3 £45,000 - 2
East of England +32 3 £60,000 -31.43%
North West +18 3 £35,000 -22.22% 1
West Midlands - 2 - -
East Midlands +21 1 £45,000 - 2
South West +15 1 £50,000 +11.11%

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 with a requirement for SWIFT.

1 147 (66.22%) Banking
2 140 (63.06%) Finance
3 83 (37.39%) SEPA
4 52 (23.42%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (21.17%) SQL
6 42 (18.92%) Java
6 42 (18.92%) Unix
6 42 (18.92%) Linux
7 39 (17.57%) ITIL
7 39 (17.57%) Back Office
7 39 (17.57%) ISO 20022
8 35 (15.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 35 (15.77%) Windows
8 35 (15.77%) Oracle
8 35 (15.77%) .NET
9 34 (15.32%) Change Management
10 31 (13.96%) IBM
11 29 (13.06%) Financial Institution
12 27 (12.16%) Business Analysis
13 26 (11.71%) Degree
14 25 (11.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 25 (11.26%) Control-M
15 24 (10.81%) Project Management
15 24 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 24 (10.81%) Software Delivery
16 23 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
16 23 (10.36%) Fintech
16 23 (10.36%) Windows Server
16 23 (10.36%) Problem Management
17 21 (9.46%) Waterfall

SWIFT
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 16 (7.21%) WebSphere
2 10 (4.50%) CMS
3 5 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (2.25%) JBoss
3 5 (2.25%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.80%) IIS
4 4 (1.80%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.90%) Confluence
6 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.45%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.45%) Tuxedo
6 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.45%) WildFly
Applications
1 15 (6.76%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (4.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (4.50%) IntelliMatch
1 10 (4.50%) Misys Midas
2 4 (1.80%) Global One
2 4 (1.80%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.90%) Bankmaster
3 2 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.45%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.45%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.45%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.80%) SaaS
3 3 (1.35%) Apple Pay
3 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.90%) Office 365
5 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.11%) Internet
2 7 (3.15%) FTP
3 6 (2.70%) Intranet
4 3 (1.35%) DNS
4 3 (1.35%) HTTPS
4 3 (1.35%) WinSCP
5 2 (0.90%) DHCP
5 2 (0.90%) Firewall
5 2 (0.90%) LAN
5 2 (0.90%) WAN
6 1 (0.45%) ATM
6 1 (0.45%) HTTP
6 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.01%) Oracle Database
2 14 (6.31%) SQL Server
3 13 (5.86%) Relational Database
4 12 (5.41%) RDBMS
5 8 (3.60%) NonStop SQL
5 8 (3.60%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (3.60%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (3.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.70%) MS Access
7 2 (0.90%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.45%) Ingres
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (5.41%) JIRA
2 10 (4.50%) HP UFT
3 8 (3.60%) Subversion
4 6 (2.70%) Maven
4 6 (2.70%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.25%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.80%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (1.35%) ClearCase
7 3 (1.35%) CocoaPods
7 3 (1.35%) XMLSpy
8 2 (0.90%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.45%) ANTLR
9 1 (0.45%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.45%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.45%) Hudson
9 1 (0.45%) JUnit
9 1 (0.45%) SoapUI
General
1 147 (66.22%) Banking
2 140 (63.06%) Finance
3 39 (17.57%) Back Office
4 29 (13.06%) Financial Institution
5 12 (5.41%) General Ledger
6 7 (3.15%) Retail
7 4 (1.80%) Advertising
7 4 (1.80%) Front Office
7 4 (1.80%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.35%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.90%) Marketing
10 1 (0.45%) Electronics
10 1 (0.45%) International Banking
10 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.45%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 118 (53.15%) Analyst
2 76 (34.23%) Applications Support
3 72 (32.43%) Support Analyst
4 71 (31.98%) Applications Support Analyst
5 54 (24.32%) Payments Analyst
6 35 (15.77%) Business Analyst
7 31 (13.96%) Banking Analyst
8 28 (12.61%) Payments Business Analyst
9 21 (9.46%) Senior Analyst
10 18 (8.11%) Architect
10 18 (8.11%) Developer
11 15 (6.76%) Payments Architect
12 14 (6.31%) Consultant
12 14 (6.31%) Senior Business Analyst
13 13 (5.86%) Systems Analyst
14 12 (5.41%) Senior Payments Business Analyst
15 10 (4.50%) Compliance Analyst
16 8 (3.60%) Compliance Business Analyst
16 8 (3.60%) Senior Compliance Analyst
16 8 (3.60%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (15.77%) .NET
2 20 (9.01%) EDIFACT
3 19 (8.56%) FIX Protocol
4 13 (5.86%) WebSphere MQ
5 10 (4.50%) EDI
5 10 (4.50%) J2EE
6 9 (4.05%) Middleware
7 8 (3.60%) XML
8 7 (3.15%) JSON
9 6 (2.70%) Spring
10 5 (2.25%) CSS
10 5 (2.25%) Hibernate
10 5 (2.25%) JMS
10 5 (2.25%) JPA
10 5 (2.25%) REST
11 4 (1.80%) iBATIS
11 4 (1.80%) JSTL
11 4 (1.80%) OSGi
11 4 (1.80%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (1.80%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 23 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (10.36%) Fintech
3 17 (7.66%) Equities
4 15 (6.76%) Mobile Payment
5 8 (3.60%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.25%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.80%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.35%) Apple TV
8 3 (1.35%) DataPower
8 3 (1.35%) PMI
9 2 (0.90%) BYOD
9 2 (0.90%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.90%) User Experience
9 2 (0.90%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.45%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.45%) Derivative
10 1 (0.45%) Digital Wallet
Operating Systems
1 42 (18.92%) Linux
1 42 (18.92%) Unix
2 35 (15.77%) Windows
3 24 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (10.36%) Windows Server
5 12 (5.41%) Solaris
6 9 (4.05%) Apple iOS
7 6 (2.70%) Android
8 5 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.90%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (23.42%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (17.57%) ITIL
3 35 (15.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (15.32%) Change Management
5 27 (12.16%) Business Analysis
6 24 (10.81%) Project Management
6 24 (10.81%) Software Delivery
7 23 (10.36%) Problem Management
8 21 (9.46%) Waterfall
9 20 (9.01%) Problem-Solving
9 20 (9.01%) Technical Architecture
10 17 (7.66%) Test Automation
11 15 (6.76%) IT Strategy
11 15 (6.76%) SDLC
12 14 (6.31%) Cash Management
12 14 (6.31%) Test Scripting
13 13 (5.86%) Decision-Making
14 12 (5.41%) Anti-Money Laundering
14 12 (5.41%) Customer Engagement
14 12 (5.41%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (21.17%) SQL
2 42 (18.92%) Java
3 21 (9.46%) Shell Script
4 13 (5.86%) Bash Shell
5 12 (5.41%) Python
6 11 (4.95%) PL/SQL
7 9 (4.05%) Apple Swift
8 8 (3.60%) Bourne shell
8 8 (3.60%) C
8 8 (3.60%) Java 8
8 8 (3.60%) Korn
8 8 (3.60%) PowerShell
9 7 (3.15%) C++
10 6 (2.70%) C#
10 6 (2.70%) VBA
11 5 (2.25%) JavaScript
11 5 (2.25%) Perl
12 4 (1.80%) AWK
13 3 (1.35%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (11.71%) Degree
2 21 (9.46%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (2.70%) CFA
3 6 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.70%) MCSE
3 6 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.35%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 3 (1.35%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
5 2 (0.90%) APMP
5 2 (0.90%) CISSP
5 2 (0.90%) ISACA
6 1 (0.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (0.45%) CEH
6 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.45%) CISM
6 1 (0.45%) CISMP
6 1 (0.45%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.45%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (37.39%) SEPA
2 39 (17.57%) ISO 20022
3 12 (5.41%) TARGET2
4 11 (4.95%) ISO 8583
4 11 (4.95%) QA
5 9 (4.05%) PSD2
6 2 (0.90%) GDPR
6 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.25%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (1.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (11.26%) Control-M
2 13 (5.86%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.90%) linkerd
4 2 (0.90%) Terraform
4 2 (0.90%) WSUS
5 1 (0.45%) Ansible
5 1 (0.45%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.45%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (15.77%) Oracle
2 31 (13.96%) IBM
3 20 (9.01%) FIS
4 19 (8.56%) Murex
5 14 (6.31%) Bloomberg
5 14 (6.31%) HP
6 12 (5.41%) AppDynamics
6 12 (5.41%) Red Hat
6 12 (5.41%) Sybase
7 10 (4.50%) Calypso
8 8 (3.60%) Microsoft
8 8 (3.60%) VMware
9 7 (3.15%) Reuters
10 4 (1.80%) MuleSoft
10 4 (1.80%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.35%) Apple
11 3 (1.35%) Gemalto
11 3 (1.35%) PayPal
11 3 (1.35%) Remedy
11 3 (1.35%) WorldPay