Period
to 23 October 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 October 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 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 919 923 868
Rank change year-on-year +4 -55 +75
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 263 303 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.39% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 209 234 343
UK median annual salary £60,000 £70,000 £57,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +22.81% +3.64%
10th Percentile £32,500 £42,075 £37,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £95,875 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -13.04% +27.78% -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 75927 77728 91114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.25% 40.99% 41.65%
Number of salaries quoted 57021 63762 72922
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 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
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 October 2017.

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 23 October 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 +46 261 £60,000 -14.29% 7
London -30 219 £65,000 -7.14% 5
UK excluding London +46 43 £50,000 -13.04% 2
South East +84 37 £50,000 -13.04% 1
North West +2 2 £45,000 +12.50%
North of England -4 2 £45,000 +12.50%
East of England -4 2 £81,250 +1.56%
South West +15 1 £45,000 -47.06% 1
Scotland -13 1 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 191 (72.62%) Finance
2 137 (52.09%) Banking
3 104 (39.54%) SQL
4 84 (31.94%) Java
5 70 (26.62%) Windows
6 51 (19.39%) Oracle
7 48 (18.25%) Linux
8 47 (17.87%) SQL Server
9 44 (16.73%) Agile Software Development
10 41 (15.59%) SEPA
11 40 (15.21%) Unix
11 40 (15.21%) Business Intelligence
12 39 (14.83%) SAP
12 39 (14.83%) Anti-Money Laundering
13 38 (14.45%) FIX Protocol
14 36 (13.69%) Programme Management
15 35 (13.31%) Marketing
16 34 (12.93%) Manufacturing
16 34 (12.93%) Electronics
16 34 (12.93%) Telecoms
16 34 (12.93%) XML
16 34 (12.93%) IBM
17 33 (12.55%) Digital Marketing
18 32 (12.17%) Degree
18 32 (12.17%) Presales
19 31 (11.79%) Incident Management
19 31 (11.79%) Project Management
20 29 (11.03%) Fintech
21 28 (10.65%) JavaScript
22 27 (10.27%) ITIL

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 26 (9.89%) WebSphere
2 19 (7.22%) IIS
3 15 (5.70%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (4.18%) Tomcat
5 9 (3.42%) Apache
5 9 (3.42%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (3.04%) WebLogic
7 7 (2.66%) MQSeries
8 6 (2.28%) Confluence
9 4 (1.52%) FileNet
10 2 (0.76%) JBoss
Applications
1 23 (8.75%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (6.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 16 (6.08%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (4.18%) Actimize
2 7 (2.66%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (1.14%) Misys Equation
4 2 (0.76%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.76%) Kondor
4 2 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.28%) SaaS
3 1 (0.38%) GitHub
3 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.46%) FTP
2 12 (4.56%) Internet
2 12 (4.56%) Intranet
3 11 (4.18%) TCP/IP
4 9 (3.42%) HTTP
4 9 (3.42%) SWIFTNet
5 7 (2.66%) Firewall
6 3 (1.14%) DNS
7 2 (0.76%) CHAP
7 2 (0.76%) Network Security
7 2 (0.76%) SAN
8 1 (0.38%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (0.38%) SSL
8 1 (0.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (17.87%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.60%) MySQL
3 18 (6.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (6.46%) RDBMS
4 17 (6.46%) Relational Database
5 15 (5.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (3.04%) DB2
7 7 (2.66%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (2.66%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.52%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.52%) Redis
9 3 (1.14%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.76%) Hazelcast
10 2 (0.76%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 12 (4.56%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.66%) JIRA
2 7 (2.66%) Maven
2 7 (2.66%) SoapUI
3 6 (2.28%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.52%) Cucumber
4 4 (1.52%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.52%) Subversion
5 1 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.38%) GitLab
5 1 (0.38%) NuGet
5 1 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.38%) TeamCity
General
1 191 (72.62%) Finance
2 137 (52.09%) Banking
3 35 (13.31%) Marketing
4 34 (12.93%) Electronics
4 34 (12.93%) Manufacturing
4 34 (12.93%) Telecoms
5 25 (9.51%) Back Office
6 19 (7.22%) Financial Institution
7 14 (5.32%) Investment Banking
8 6 (2.28%) Billing
9 5 (1.90%) French Language
9 5 (1.90%) Prime Brokerage
10 4 (1.52%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.76%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.76%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.76%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.76%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.38%) German Language
12 1 (0.38%) International Banking
12 1 (0.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 82 (31.18%) Analyst
2 67 (25.48%) Applications Support
3 54 (20.53%) Support Analyst
4 39 (14.83%) Applications Support Analyst
5 30 (11.41%) Consultant
5 30 (11.41%) Developer
6 22 (8.37%) Architect
7 21 (7.98%) Banking Analyst
8 18 (6.84%) Business Analyst
9 16 (6.08%) SQL Analyst
10 15 (5.70%) Administrator
10 15 (5.70%) Payments Architect
10 15 (5.70%) Support Engineer
11 14 (5.32%) Applications Engineer
11 14 (5.32%) Customer Analyst
11 14 (5.32%) Customer Engineer
11 14 (5.32%) Customer Support Analyst
11 14 (5.32%) Customer Support Engineer
11 14 (5.32%) Implementation Consultant
11 14 (5.32%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (14.45%) FIX Protocol
2 34 (12.93%) XML
3 27 (10.27%) Middleware
4 23 (8.75%) .NET
5 15 (5.70%) HTML
6 12 (4.56%) J2EE
7 9 (3.42%) Kafka
7 9 (3.42%) SOAP
8 8 (3.04%) Spring
8 8 (3.04%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (2.66%) IBM Integration Bus
9 7 (2.66%) REST
9 7 (2.66%) RESTful
10 6 (2.28%) AngularJS
10 6 (2.28%) JMS
10 6 (2.28%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (2.28%) Spring Boot
10 6 (2.28%) ZeroMQ
11 5 (1.90%) JSON
12 4 (1.52%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.03%) Fintech
2 26 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.94%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.18%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.42%) Equities
6 8 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.28%) Mobile Payment
7 6 (2.28%) Replication
7 6 (2.28%) Smart Meter
8 5 (1.90%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.52%) Blog
9 4 (1.52%) Fedwire
9 4 (1.52%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.52%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.14%) AS400
10 3 (1.14%) Clustering
10 3 (1.14%) Derivative
11 2 (0.76%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 70 (26.62%) Windows
2 48 (18.25%) Linux
3 40 (15.21%) Unix
4 20 (7.60%) Windows Server
5 15 (5.70%) Solaris
6 14 (5.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (4.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (4.18%) AIX
9 7 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.52%) Android
10 4 (1.52%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.38%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (16.73%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (15.21%) Business Intelligence
3 39 (14.83%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 36 (13.69%) Programme Management
5 33 (12.55%) Digital Marketing
6 32 (12.17%) Presales
7 31 (11.79%) Incident Management
7 31 (11.79%) Project Management
8 27 (10.27%) ITIL
9 24 (9.13%) Change Management
10 22 (8.37%) Root Cause Analysis
11 19 (7.22%) Problem Management
12 18 (6.84%) Waterfall
13 17 (6.46%) DevOps
14 14 (5.32%) Knowledge Management
15 13 (4.94%) Business Analysis
15 13 (4.94%) ETL
15 13 (4.94%) Performance Tuning
15 13 (4.94%) TOGAF
15 13 (4.94%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 104 (39.54%) SQL
2 84 (31.94%) Java
3 28 (10.65%) JavaScript
4 18 (6.84%) Shell Script
5 16 (6.08%) C#
6 15 (5.70%) PowerShell
7 13 (4.94%) Perl
8 12 (4.56%) Bash Shell
9 11 (4.18%) Python
10 7 (2.66%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.90%) ActionScript
11 5 (1.90%) ActionScript 2.0
12 4 (1.52%) Erlang
13 2 (0.76%) AWK
13 2 (0.76%) C
13 2 (0.76%) C++
13 2 (0.76%) VBA
14 1 (0.38%) Ruby
14 1 (0.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 32 (12.17%) Degree
2 14 (5.32%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (3.42%) CISMP
3 9 (3.42%) CISSP
3 9 (3.42%) Master's Degree
4 7 (2.66%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (2.28%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.28%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.52%) ISEB
7 2 (0.76%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.76%) RHCE
8 1 (0.38%) CISA
8 1 (0.38%) CISM
8 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (15.59%) SEPA
2 20 (7.60%) SLA
3 9 (3.42%) QA
4 8 (3.04%) PSD2
4 8 (3.04%) TARGET2
5 5 (1.90%) GDPR
6 4 (1.52%) ISO 8583
6 4 (1.52%) MiFID
7 3 (1.14%) Basel II
7 3 (1.14%) Basel III
7 3 (1.14%) EMIR
8 2 (0.76%) PMO
9 1 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.38%) FATCA
9 1 (0.38%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (5.70%) Docker
2 3 (1.14%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (2.66%) Ansible
2 4 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.52%) Nagios
3 3 (1.14%) Control-M
3 3 (1.14%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 51 (19.39%) Oracle
2 39 (14.83%) SAP
3 34 (12.93%) IBM
4 15 (5.70%) VMware
5 13 (4.94%) Microsoft
6 12 (4.56%) Sybase
7 10 (3.80%) TIBCO
8 8 (3.04%) Bloomberg
8 8 (3.04%) Reuters
9 7 (2.66%) webMethods
10 5 (1.90%) Misys
10 5 (1.90%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.52%) Fiserv
11 4 (1.52%) Remedy
11 4 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.14%) AppDynamics
12 3 (1.14%) Calypso
12 3 (1.14%) Citrix
12 3 (1.14%) Juniper
12 3 (1.14%) Symantec