Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 933 943 928
Rank change year-on-year +10 -15 -61
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 219 258 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.33% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 182 204 238
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -14.29% +21.74%
10th Percentile £43,275 £32,500 £42,175
90th Percentile £91,125 £87,500 £95,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +15.00% -13.04% +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 72,113 77,709 81,107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.09% 44.60% 42.45%
Number of salaries quoted 55,827 58,419 66,529
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SWIFT in the UK

SWIFT
Top 9 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 21 October 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 -10 212 £65,000 +8.33% 15
London +12 191 £65,000 +4.00% 10
UK excluding London +14 27 £57,500 +15.00% 5
South East -14 8 £55,000 +10.00%
Scotland +12 6 £57,500 +9.52%
North of England +50 5 £35,000 -22.22% 4
North West +16 5 £35,000 -22.22% 4
East of England +27 4 £77,500 -4.62%
South West +6 4 £50,000 +11.11%

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 151 (68.95%) Finance
2 135 (61.64%) Banking
3 78 (35.62%) SEPA
4 60 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (21.92%) SQL
6 44 (20.09%) Java
7 43 (19.63%) Unix
8 39 (17.81%) Linux
9 35 (15.98%) Back Office
10 33 (15.07%) Stakeholder Management
10 33 (15.07%) Windows
10 33 (15.07%) Oracle
11 31 (14.16%) ITIL
12 30 (13.70%) Financial Institution
13 28 (12.79%) IBM
13 28 (12.79%) ISO 20022
14 26 (11.87%) .NET
15 25 (11.42%) Project Management
16 24 (10.96%) Change Management
16 24 (10.96%) Business Analysis
16 24 (10.96%) Software Delivery
17 23 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
17 23 (10.50%) Degree
18 22 (10.05%) FIX Protocol
18 22 (10.05%) SDLC
18 22 (10.05%) Problem-Solving
19 21 (9.59%) Mobile Payment
19 21 (9.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 21 (9.59%) Control-M
19 21 (9.59%) Shell Script

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 14 (6.39%) WebSphere
2 5 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (2.28%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.28%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.83%) IIS
4 3 (1.37%) CMS
4 3 (1.37%) Confluence
5 2 (0.91%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.46%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.46%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 14 (6.39%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (4.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.28%) IntelliMatch
2 4 (1.83%) Global One
3 3 (1.37%) Misys Midas
3 3 (1.37%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.91%) Bankmaster
4 2 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.91%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.46%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (0.46%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.28%) SaaS
2 3 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.91%) Apple Pay
3 2 (0.91%) Office 365
4 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.22%) Internet
2 8 (3.65%) FTP
3 6 (2.74%) Intranet
4 4 (1.83%) HTTPS
4 4 (1.83%) WinSCP
5 3 (1.37%) DNS
6 2 (0.91%) DHCP
6 2 (0.91%) LAN
6 2 (0.91%) WAN
7 1 (0.46%) ATM
7 1 (0.46%) Firewall
7 1 (0.46%) HTTP
7 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.46%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.13%) Oracle Database
2 14 (6.39%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.11%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.65%) NonStop SQL
4 8 (3.65%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (3.65%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (3.65%) RDBMS
4 8 (3.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.74%) MS Access
6 3 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.91%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.46%) DB2
8 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (3.65%) Maven
2 7 (3.20%) Subversion
3 6 (2.74%) JIRA
4 5 (2.28%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.83%) ClearCase
5 4 (1.83%) XMLSpy
6 3 (1.37%) CocoaPods
6 3 (1.37%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.91%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.91%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.91%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.46%) Hudson
8 1 (0.46%) JUnit
8 1 (0.46%) Mockito
8 1 (0.46%) PhantomJS
8 1 (0.46%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.46%) Xcode
General
1 151 (68.95%) Finance
2 135 (61.64%) Banking
3 35 (15.98%) Back Office
4 30 (13.70%) Financial Institution
5 8 (3.65%) Retail
6 5 (2.28%) Advertising
6 5 (2.28%) General Ledger
7 4 (1.83%) Front Office
7 4 (1.83%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.37%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.37%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.91%) Legal
10 1 (0.46%) Billing
10 1 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.46%) Electronics
10 1 (0.46%) International Banking
10 1 (0.46%) Local Government
10 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.46%) Marketing
10 1 (0.46%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 103 (47.03%) Analyst
2 69 (31.51%) Applications Support
3 63 (28.77%) Support Analyst
4 62 (28.31%) Applications Support Analyst
5 44 (20.09%) Payments Analyst
6 36 (16.44%) Business Analyst
7 26 (11.87%) Payments Business Analyst
7 26 (11.87%) Senior Analyst
8 25 (11.42%) Architect
9 23 (10.50%) Banking Analyst
9 23 (10.50%) Developer
10 21 (9.59%) Payments Architect
11 18 (8.22%) Senior Business Analyst
12 16 (7.31%) Senior Payments Business Analyst
13 13 (5.94%) Consultant
13 13 (5.94%) Solutions Architect
14 12 (5.48%) Payments Solutions Architect
15 10 (4.57%) Java Developer
16 9 (4.11%) Senior Systems Analyst
16 9 (4.11%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (11.87%) .NET
2 22 (10.05%) FIX Protocol
3 14 (6.39%) XML
4 9 (4.11%) Middleware
4 9 (4.11%) WebSphere MQ
5 8 (3.65%) EDIFACT
5 8 (3.65%) J2EE
6 7 (3.20%) Apache Camel
6 7 (3.20%) OSGi
6 7 (3.20%) Swing
7 4 (1.83%) IBM Integration Bus
7 4 (1.83%) JSON
7 4 (1.83%) MSMQ
7 4 (1.83%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (1.83%) REST
7 4 (1.83%) SOAP
8 3 (1.37%) EDI
8 3 (1.37%) Rendezvous
8 3 (1.37%) TIBCO EMS
9 2 (0.91%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (9.59%) Mobile Payment
3 20 (9.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 19 (8.68%) Fintech
5 17 (7.76%) Equities
6 9 (4.11%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.28%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.83%) DataPower
8 4 (1.83%) Online Banking
8 4 (1.83%) User Experience
9 3 (1.37%) Apple TV
9 3 (1.37%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.91%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.91%) PMI
10 2 (0.91%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.46%) BYOD
11 1 (0.46%) Derivative
11 1 (0.46%) Digital Wallet
Operating Systems
1 43 (19.63%) Unix
2 39 (17.81%) Linux
3 33 (15.07%) Windows
4 21 (9.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (9.13%) Windows Server
6 13 (5.94%) Solaris
7 10 (4.57%) Apple iOS
8 6 (2.74%) Android
9 5 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.91%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.46%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (15.07%) Stakeholder Management
3 31 (14.16%) ITIL
4 25 (11.42%) Project Management
5 24 (10.96%) Business Analysis
5 24 (10.96%) Change Management
5 24 (10.96%) Software Delivery
6 22 (10.05%) Problem-Solving
6 22 (10.05%) SDLC
7 20 (9.13%) Waterfall
8 17 (7.76%) IT Strategy
9 16 (7.31%) Problem Management
10 15 (6.85%) Test Automation
11 13 (5.94%) Anti-Money Laundering
11 13 (5.94%) Customer Engagement
11 13 (5.94%) Decision-Making
11 13 (5.94%) Enterprise Architecture
11 13 (5.94%) Technical Architecture
12 12 (5.48%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
13 11 (5.02%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (21.92%) SQL
2 44 (20.09%) Java
3 21 (9.59%) Shell Script
4 13 (5.94%) Bash Shell
5 12 (5.48%) Python
6 11 (5.02%) Apple Swift
7 8 (3.65%) Bourne shell
7 8 (3.65%) Korn
7 8 (3.65%) PL/SQL
7 8 (3.65%) PowerShell
8 7 (3.20%) C++
8 7 (3.20%) Java 8
9 6 (2.74%) VBA
10 5 (2.28%) C#
10 5 (2.28%) Objective-C
10 5 (2.28%) Perl
11 4 (1.83%) AWK
11 4 (1.83%) C
12 2 (0.91%) Go
12 2 (0.91%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (10.50%) Degree
2 14 (6.39%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (4.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (2.74%) CFA
4 6 (2.74%) MCSE
4 6 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.37%) ISACA
5 3 (1.37%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.37%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 3 (1.37%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
6 2 (0.91%) APMP
7 1 (0.46%) CISMP
7 1 (0.46%) CISSP
7 1 (0.46%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.46%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.46%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.46%) MCITP
7 1 (0.46%) MCSD
7 1 (0.46%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (35.62%) SEPA
2 28 (12.79%) ISO 20022
3 7 (3.20%) QA
4 6 (2.74%) PSD2
4 6 (2.74%) TARGET2
5 4 (1.83%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.46%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.46%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.74%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.28%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (1.37%) Docker
5 1 (0.46%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 21 (9.59%) Control-M
2 7 (3.20%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (2.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (1.37%) WSUS
5 2 (0.91%) linkerd
5 2 (0.91%) Nagios
5 2 (0.91%) Terraform
6 1 (0.46%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.46%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 33 (15.07%) Oracle
2 28 (12.79%) IBM
3 15 (6.85%) HP
3 15 (6.85%) Murex
4 12 (5.48%) Red Hat
4 12 (5.48%) Sybase
5 10 (4.57%) Bloomberg
6 8 (3.65%) AppDynamics
6 8 (3.65%) FIS
6 8 (3.65%) Microsoft
6 8 (3.65%) VMware
7 5 (2.28%) Calypso
8 4 (1.83%) MuleSoft
8 4 (1.83%) Remedy
8 4 (1.83%) TIBCO
9 3 (1.37%) Apple
9 3 (1.37%) Fiserv
9 3 (1.37%) Reuters
10 2 (0.91%) Dell
10 2 (0.91%) JD Edwards