Period
to 23 August 2017

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 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
UK
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 932 889 818
Rank change year-on-year -43 -71 +128
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 262 379 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.46% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 211 300 346
UK median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% +13.04% +4.55%
10th Percentile £30,000 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £91,625 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -8.16%

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 75470 81934 89289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.88% 41.64% 41.22%
Number of salaries quoted 57316 67013 71147
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 23 August 2017.

Salary histogram for SWIFT in the UK

SWIFT
Top 11 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 23 August 2017. 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 -26 254 £55,000 -15.38% 9
London -66 215 £59,000 -10.61% 5
UK excluding London +52 45 £50,000 - 5
South East +81 32 £43,750 -18.60%
Scotland +10 6 £55,000 - 1
East of England +2 2 £81,250 +71.05%
North of England -16 2 £45,000 +12.50%
North West -45 2 £45,000 +12.50%
East Midlands - 2 - -
Midlands - 2 - -
South West -18 1 £45,000 - 4

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 with a requirement for SWIFT.

1 187 (71.37%) Finance
2 138 (52.67%) Banking
3 92 (35.11%) SQL
4 85 (32.44%) Java
5 72 (27.48%) Windows
6 54 (20.61%) Linux
7 50 (19.08%) Oracle
8 48 (18.32%) XML
9 47 (17.94%) SAP
10 43 (16.41%) Business Intelligence
11 42 (16.03%) Unix
12 40 (15.27%) Programme Management
12 40 (15.27%) FIX Protocol
13 39 (14.89%) Electronics
14 38 (14.50%) Telecoms
14 38 (14.50%) Manufacturing
14 38 (14.50%) SQL Server
14 38 (14.50%) Marketing
14 38 (14.50%) Digital Marketing
15 37 (14.12%) Anti-Money Laundering
15 37 (14.12%) JavaScript
15 37 (14.12%) Project Management
16 34 (12.98%) Agile Software Development
16 34 (12.98%) Presales
16 34 (12.98%) Degree
17 33 (12.60%) SEPA
18 31 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
18 31 (11.83%) Back Office
19 30 (11.45%) Change Management
20 29 (11.07%) WebSphere

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 29 (11.07%) WebSphere
2 13 (4.96%) IIS
3 11 (4.20%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (4.20%) WebLogic
4 8 (3.05%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (1.53%) Confluence
6 4 (1.53%) FileNet
6 4 (1.53%) MQSeries
7 3 (1.15%) Apache
7 3 (1.15%) JBoss
8 2 (0.76%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.76%) Mule
8 2 (0.76%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.38%) CMS
9 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (8.40%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (8.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 20 (7.63%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (2.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.29%) Actimize
2 4 (1.53%) Oracle Cash Management
2 4 (1.53%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.15%) Misys Equation
4 2 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.38%) Kondor
5 1 (0.38%) SAP GTS
5 1 (0.38%) Temenos Globus
5 1 (0.38%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.44%) FTP
1 9 (3.44%) HTTP
1 9 (3.44%) SWIFTNet
2 8 (3.05%) Firewall
3 6 (2.29%) Internet
3 6 (2.29%) Intranet
3 6 (2.29%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.53%) SAN
4 4 (1.53%) WebEx
5 2 (0.76%) DNS
6 1 (0.38%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.38%) WAN
6 1 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (14.50%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.63%) Relational Database
3 18 (6.87%) MySQL
3 18 (6.87%) RDBMS
4 13 (4.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (4.20%) DB2
6 9 (3.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (2.67%) Redis
8 4 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.53%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.53%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.38%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 7 (2.67%) Eclipse
2 4 (1.53%) JIRA
3 3 (1.15%) Subversion
4 2 (0.76%) jMock
4 2 (0.76%) JUnit
4 2 (0.76%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.38%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.38%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.38%) Maven
5 1 (0.38%) Selenium
General
1 187 (71.37%) Finance
2 138 (52.67%) Banking
3 39 (14.89%) Electronics
4 38 (14.50%) Manufacturing
4 38 (14.50%) Marketing
4 38 (14.50%) Telecoms
5 31 (11.83%) Back Office
6 19 (7.25%) Financial Institution
7 11 (4.20%) Investment Banking
8 6 (2.29%) Billing
9 4 (1.53%) French Language
9 4 (1.53%) Legal
9 4 (1.53%) Retail
9 4 (1.53%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.15%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (1.15%) Front Office
10 3 (1.15%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.76%) Prime Brokerage
11 2 (0.76%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 89 (33.97%) Analyst
2 61 (23.28%) Applications Support
3 53 (20.23%) Support Analyst
4 37 (14.12%) Consultant
5 36 (13.74%) Applications Support Analyst
6 26 (9.92%) Developer
7 25 (9.54%) Business Analyst
8 21 (8.02%) Architect
8 21 (8.02%) SQL Analyst
9 17 (6.49%) Applications Engineer
9 17 (6.49%) Implementation Consultant
9 17 (6.49%) SQL Support Analyst
9 17 (6.49%) Support Engineer
9 17 (6.49%) Technical Consultant
10 16 (6.11%) Applications Support Engineer
10 16 (6.11%) Banking Analyst
10 16 (6.11%) Customer Analyst
10 16 (6.11%) Customer Engineer
10 16 (6.11%) Customer Support Analyst
10 16 (6.11%) Customer Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (18.32%) XML
2 40 (15.27%) FIX Protocol
3 28 (10.69%) Middleware
4 19 (7.25%) .NET
5 17 (6.49%) HTML
6 14 (5.34%) Spring
7 12 (4.58%) FpML
8 11 (4.20%) JDBC
9 10 (3.82%) JMS
10 9 (3.44%) WebSphere MQ
11 8 (3.05%) JSON
11 8 (3.05%) SOAP
12 7 (2.67%) AngularJS
12 7 (2.67%) EDIFACT
12 7 (2.67%) OSGi
12 7 (2.67%) Spring Boot
12 7 (2.67%) WebSockets
13 6 (2.29%) J2EE
13 6 (2.29%) REST
14 5 (1.91%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.40%) Fintech
3 18 (6.87%) Management Information System
4 15 (5.73%) Equities
5 11 (4.20%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.05%) Replication
7 7 (2.67%) Blog
7 7 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (2.29%) Fixed Income
9 5 (1.91%) Clustering
10 4 (1.53%) Fedwire
11 3 (1.15%) AS400
11 3 (1.15%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.15%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.15%) Smart Meter
12 2 (0.76%) Derivative
12 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.38%) Data Centre
13 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.38%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 72 (27.48%) Windows
2 54 (20.61%) Linux
3 42 (16.03%) Unix
4 18 (6.87%) Windows Server
5 16 (6.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (4.20%) AIX
7 10 (3.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (3.44%) Solaris
9 8 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.15%) Android
11 3 (1.15%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.38%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (16.41%) Business Intelligence
2 40 (15.27%) Programme Management
3 38 (14.50%) Digital Marketing
4 37 (14.12%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 37 (14.12%) Project Management
5 34 (12.98%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (12.98%) Presales
6 30 (11.45%) Change Management
7 26 (9.92%) ITIL
8 25 (9.54%) Business Analysis
9 24 (9.16%) Problem Management
10 22 (8.40%) Root Cause Analysis
11 20 (7.63%) User Acceptance Testing
12 18 (6.87%) Incident Management
13 15 (5.73%) ETL
13 15 (5.73%) Knowledge Management
14 14 (5.34%) Performance Tuning
14 14 (5.34%) Waterfall
15 13 (4.96%) Customer Requirements
15 13 (4.96%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 92 (35.11%) SQL
2 85 (32.44%) Java
3 37 (14.12%) JavaScript
4 20 (7.63%) Shell Script
5 15 (5.73%) Bash Shell
6 12 (4.58%) C#
7 9 (3.44%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.29%) Perl
9 5 (1.91%) Erlang
9 5 (1.91%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.76%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.76%) ActionScript 2.0
10 2 (0.76%) C
10 2 (0.76%) C++
10 2 (0.76%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.76%) Python
11 1 (0.38%) AWK
11 1 (0.38%) Ruby
11 1 (0.38%) Scala
11 1 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (12.98%) Degree
2 11 (4.20%) Computer Science Degree
2 11 (4.20%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (1.91%) ISEB
4 4 (1.53%) RHCE
5 3 (1.15%) CISMP
5 3 (1.15%) CISSP
5 3 (1.15%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.15%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.15%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.76%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.38%) ACCA
7 1 (0.38%) CISA
7 1 (0.38%) CISM
7 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (12.60%) SEPA
2 22 (8.40%) SLA
3 8 (3.05%) QA
4 5 (1.91%) GDPR
5 4 (1.53%) MiFID
5 4 (1.53%) TARGET2
6 3 (1.15%) Basel II
6 3 (1.15%) Basel III
6 3 (1.15%) ISO 8583
7 2 (0.76%) EMIR
7 2 (0.76%) FATCA
7 2 (0.76%) PMO
8 1 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (4.20%) Docker
2 4 (1.53%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (2.67%) Control-M
2 4 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.76%) Nagios
4 1 (0.38%) Ansible
4 1 (0.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 50 (19.08%) Oracle
2 47 (17.94%) SAP
3 27 (10.31%) IBM
4 14 (5.34%) Microsoft
4 14 (5.34%) VMware
5 12 (4.58%) Sybase
5 12 (4.58%) webMethods
6 9 (3.44%) TIBCO
7 8 (3.05%) Bloomberg
7 8 (3.05%) Remedy
8 7 (2.67%) HP
8 7 (2.67%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.29%) Reuters
10 5 (1.91%) Calypso
10 5 (1.91%) Symantec
11 4 (1.53%) AppDynamics
11 4 (1.53%) Misys
11 4 (1.53%) Veritas
12 3 (1.15%) Fiserv
12 3 (1.15%) Salesforce.com