Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 967 959 855
Rank change year-on-year -8 -104 +84
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 240 285 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.37% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 190 224 334
UK median annual salary £60,000 £67,500 £57,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +18.42% +3.64%
10th Percentile £34,875 £42,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £95,000 £89,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% +27.78% -10.00%

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 77777 77328 91200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.99% 40.93% 41.96%
Number of salaries quoted 58681 63584 73079
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 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 November 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 21 November 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 -10 239 £60,000 -11.11% 13
London -21 200 £62,500 -9.09% 12
UK excluding London +23 41 £52,500 -8.70% 1
South East +69 34 £52,500 -8.70%
North of England +5 2 £45,000 +12.50%
East of England -4 2 £87,500 +9.38%
North West -6 2 £45,000 +12.50%
South West +10 1 £45,000 - 1
Scotland -22 1 £52,500 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 177 (73.75%) Finance
2 135 (56.25%) Banking
3 88 (36.67%) SQL
4 78 (32.50%) Java
5 53 (22.08%) Windows
6 50 (20.83%) SQL Server
7 48 (20.00%) Oracle
8 46 (19.17%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (17.50%) Linux
10 41 (17.08%) SEPA
11 39 (16.25%) FIX Protocol
12 38 (15.83%) Unix
13 37 (15.42%) Business Intelligence
14 33 (13.75%) Fintech
15 31 (12.92%) IBM
15 31 (12.92%) SAP
15 31 (12.92%) JavaScript
15 31 (12.92%) Programme Management
15 31 (12.92%) Degree
15 31 (12.92%) Anti-Money Laundering
16 30 (12.50%) Marketing
17 29 (12.08%) Manufacturing
17 29 (12.08%) Electronics
17 29 (12.08%) Telecoms
18 28 (11.67%) XML
18 28 (11.67%) Digital Marketing
19 26 (10.83%) .NET
19 26 (10.83%) ITIL
20 25 (10.42%) Incident Management
21 24 (10.00%) Middleware

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 23 (9.58%) WebSphere
2 15 (6.25%) IIS
3 14 (5.83%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (4.58%) Tomcat
5 10 (4.17%) MQSeries
6 9 (3.75%) Apache
6 9 (3.75%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (2.92%) WebLogic
8 6 (2.50%) Confluence
9 3 (1.25%) FileNet
9 3 (1.25%) JBoss
10 1 (0.42%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.42%) WildFly
Applications
1 18 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (4.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (5.00%) Actimize
2 7 (2.92%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (1.25%) Misys Equation
4 2 (0.83%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.83%) Kondor
4 2 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.50%) SaaS
3 1 (0.42%) GitHub
3 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.42%) FTP
1 13 (5.42%) Internet
1 13 (5.42%) Intranet
2 10 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 8 (3.33%) Firewall
4 7 (2.92%) SWIFTNet
5 6 (2.50%) HTTP
6 5 (2.08%) CHAP
6 5 (2.08%) Network Security
7 3 (1.25%) DNS
8 2 (0.83%) SAN
8 2 (0.83%) SSL
8 2 (0.83%) VPN
9 1 (0.42%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.67%) MySQL
3 14 (5.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (5.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (4.58%) RDBMS
4 11 (4.58%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.92%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (2.92%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.50%) DB2
7 5 (2.08%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.25%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.83%) Hazelcast
9 2 (0.83%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (0.42%) Ingres
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.42%) Redis
10 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (5.42%) Git (software)
2 9 (3.75%) Maven
3 8 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 8 (3.33%) SoapUI
4 7 (2.92%) JIRA
5 5 (2.08%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.67%) Subversion
7 3 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.25%) VersionOne
8 1 (0.42%) ANTLR
8 1 (0.42%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.42%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.42%) GitLab
8 1 (0.42%) JUnit
8 1 (0.42%) NuGet
8 1 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.42%) TeamCity
General
1 177 (73.75%) Finance
2 135 (56.25%) Banking
3 30 (12.50%) Marketing
4 29 (12.08%) Electronics
4 29 (12.08%) Manufacturing
4 29 (12.08%) Telecoms
5 23 (9.58%) Back Office
6 19 (7.92%) Financial Institution
7 15 (6.25%) Investment Banking
8 8 (3.33%) Retail Banking
9 5 (2.08%) Billing
9 5 (2.08%) Prime Brokerage
10 4 (1.67%) French Language
10 4 (1.67%) Wholesale Banking
11 2 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.83%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.42%) German Language
12 1 (0.42%) International Banking
12 1 (0.42%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.42%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (31.25%) Analyst
2 60 (25.00%) Applications Support
3 46 (19.17%) Support Analyst
4 34 (14.17%) Applications Support Analyst
5 32 (13.33%) Developer
6 23 (9.58%) Consultant
7 20 (8.33%) Banking Analyst
8 18 (7.50%) Business Analyst
9 17 (7.08%) Senior Developer
10 15 (6.25%) Administrator
11 14 (5.83%) Architect
12 13 (5.42%) SQL Developer
13 12 (5.00%) Presales Consultant
13 12 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
13 12 (5.00%) SQL Analyst
13 12 (5.00%) Support Engineer
14 11 (4.58%) Customer Engineer
14 11 (4.58%) Customer Support Engineer
14 11 (4.58%) Senior SQL Server Developer
14 11 (4.58%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (16.25%) FIX Protocol
2 28 (11.67%) XML
3 26 (10.83%) .NET
4 24 (10.00%) Middleware
5 15 (6.25%) HTML
5 15 (6.25%) J2EE
6 11 (4.58%) Kafka
7 9 (3.75%) SOAP
8 8 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (2.92%) AngularJS
9 7 (2.92%) IBM Integration Bus
9 7 (2.92%) REST
9 7 (2.92%) RESTful
9 7 (2.92%) Spring
10 6 (2.50%) JSP
10 6 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (2.50%) ZeroMQ
11 5 (2.08%) Akka
12 4 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (1.67%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.75%) Fintech
2 21 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.58%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (3.33%) Equities
5 8 (3.33%) Mobile Payment
6 6 (2.50%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.50%) Fedwire
6 6 (2.50%) Replication
6 6 (2.50%) Smart Meter
7 5 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.67%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.25%) AS400
9 3 (1.25%) Clustering
9 3 (1.25%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.25%) Derivative
9 3 (1.25%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.25%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.83%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 53 (22.08%) Windows
2 42 (17.50%) Linux
3 38 (15.83%) Unix
4 18 (7.50%) Solaris
5 14 (5.83%) AIX
5 14 (5.83%) Windows Server
6 10 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.25%) Android
8 3 (1.25%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (19.17%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (15.42%) Business Intelligence
3 31 (12.92%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 31 (12.92%) Programme Management
4 28 (11.67%) Digital Marketing
5 26 (10.83%) ITIL
6 25 (10.42%) Incident Management
7 24 (10.00%) Change Management
8 22 (9.17%) Project Management
9 21 (8.75%) Presales
10 19 (7.92%) DevOps
11 18 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
11 18 (7.50%) Waterfall
12 17 (7.08%) SDLC
13 14 (5.83%) OO
14 13 (5.42%) Information Security
14 13 (5.42%) Problem Management
14 13 (5.42%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (5.00%) Cash Management
15 12 (5.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (36.67%) SQL
2 78 (32.50%) Java
3 31 (12.92%) JavaScript
4 20 (8.33%) C#
5 12 (5.00%) Shell Script
6 11 (4.58%) Perl
6 11 (4.58%) Python
7 10 (4.17%) PowerShell
8 8 (3.33%) Bash Shell
9 7 (2.92%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.08%) ActionScript
10 5 (2.08%) ActionScript 2.0
11 4 (1.67%) Erlang
12 2 (0.83%) AWK
12 2 (0.83%) C
12 2 (0.83%) VBA
13 1 (0.42%) Ruby
13 1 (0.42%) Scala
Qualifications
1 31 (12.92%) Degree
2 14 (5.83%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (4.17%) CISMP
3 10 (4.17%) CISSP
3 10 (4.17%) Master's Degree
4 6 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.50%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.67%) ISEB
6 2 (0.83%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.83%) RHCE
7 1 (0.42%) CISA
7 1 (0.42%) CISM
7 1 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (17.08%) SEPA
2 18 (7.50%) SLA
3 10 (4.17%) QA
4 9 (3.75%) PSD2
4 9 (3.75%) TARGET2
5 5 (2.08%) GDPR
6 4 (1.67%) Basel III
6 4 (1.67%) ISO 8583
6 4 (1.67%) MiFID
7 3 (1.25%) Basel II
7 3 (1.25%) EMIR
8 2 (0.83%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.83%) PMO
9 1 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.42%) FATCA
9 1 (0.42%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 14 (5.83%) Docker
2 3 (1.25%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (2.92%) Ansible
2 5 (2.08%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.67%) Nagios
4 1 (0.42%) Control-M
4 1 (0.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 48 (20.00%) Oracle
2 31 (12.92%) IBM
2 31 (12.92%) SAP
3 16 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.67%) VMware
4 10 (4.17%) Sybase
4 10 (4.17%) TIBCO
5 8 (3.33%) Bloomberg
5 8 (3.33%) Reuters
6 6 (2.50%) Misys
7 5 (2.08%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.67%) Fiserv
8 4 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.25%) Juniper
9 3 (1.25%) Remedy
9 3 (1.25%) Symantec
9 3 (1.25%) webMethods
10 2 (0.83%) Calypso
10 2 (0.83%) HP
10 2 (0.83%) Veritas