Period
to 23 April 2019

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 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
UK
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 949 1054 944
Rank change year-on-year +105 -110 -34
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 158 142 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.080% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.20% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 128 104 191
UK median annual salary £75,000 £58,750 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.66% +2.17% +4.55%
10th Percentile £38,250 £41,975 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,375 £86,750 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +28.57% +5.00% +5.26%

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 61,955 70,966 68,511
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.75% 40.03% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 46,891 55,729 55,515
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £29,832 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 April 2019.

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 April 2019. 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 +123 149 £70,000 +25.00% 6
London +79 136 £70,000 +16.67% 6
UK excluding London +68 15 £67,500 +28.57%
North of England - 9 £75,000 -
North West - 9 £75,000 -
Midlands +29 4 £45,000 +4.65%
West Midlands +27 3 - -
Scotland +6 2 - -
East Midlands +21 1 £45,000 +4.65%

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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.

1 114 (72.15%) Banking
2 88 (55.70%) SEPA
3 76 (48.10%) Finance
4 44 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (22.15%) ISO 20022
6 32 (20.25%) SQL
7 28 (17.72%) Degree
8 27 (17.09%) Java
8 27 (17.09%) ITIL
9 26 (16.46%) Change Management
10 24 (15.19%) EDIFACT
10 24 (15.19%) FIS
11 23 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
12 22 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (13.92%) Business Analysis
13 21 (13.29%) Test Scripting
13 21 (13.29%) Fintech
13 21 (13.29%) PSD2
14 20 (12.66%) .NET
14 20 (12.66%) Waterfall
15 19 (12.03%) Problem Management
15 19 (12.03%) Linux
15 19 (12.03%) Back Office
15 19 (12.03%) Scenario Testing
16 18 (11.39%) Windows
16 18 (11.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 18 (11.39%) JIRA
16 18 (11.39%) BDD
16 18 (11.39%) Cash Management
17 17 (10.76%) Problem-Solving

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 13 (8.23%) JBoss
2 12 (7.59%) WebSphere
3 7 (4.43%) CMS
4 6 (3.80%) nginx
4 6 (3.80%) SAS
5 2 (1.27%) Confluence
6 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.63%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (8.86%) Misys Midas
2 12 (7.59%) Payment Gateway
3 10 (6.33%) IntelliMatch
4 2 (1.27%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.80%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (3.80%) Amazon SQS
2 6 (3.80%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.63%) Apple Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.53%) Firewall
2 1 (0.63%) DHCP
2 1 (0.63%) DNS
2 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.49%) RDBMS
1 15 (9.49%) Relational Database
2 6 (3.80%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (3.80%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.90%) QlikView
3 3 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.63%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 18 (11.39%) JIRA
2 12 (7.59%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.59%) Oracle Forms
2 12 (7.59%) Subversion
3 7 (4.43%) HP UFT
4 6 (3.80%) Cucumber
4 6 (3.80%) Travis CI
5 4 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.63%) ANTLR
6 1 (0.63%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.63%) CocoaPods
6 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.63%) JUnit
6 1 (0.63%) Maven
6 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 114 (72.15%) Banking
2 76 (48.10%) Finance
3 19 (12.03%) Back Office
4 16 (10.13%) General Ledger
5 14 (8.86%) Financial Institution
6 6 (3.80%) Legal
7 5 (3.16%) Marketing
8 4 (2.53%) Retail
8 4 (2.53%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.63%) International Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (54.43%) Analyst
2 56 (35.44%) Payments Analyst
3 43 (27.22%) Business Analyst
4 41 (25.95%) Payments Business Analyst
5 24 (15.19%) Applications Support
6 21 (13.29%) Applications Support Analyst
6 21 (13.29%) Support Analyst
7 17 (10.76%) Banking Analyst
7 17 (10.76%) Systems Analyst
8 14 (8.86%) Consultant
8 14 (8.86%) Payments Project Manager
8 14 (8.86%) Project Manager
9 13 (8.23%) Architect
9 13 (8.23%) Senior Business Analyst
9 13 (8.23%) Senior Payments Business Analyst
10 12 (7.59%) Developer
11 10 (6.33%) Functional Analyst
11 10 (6.33%) Senior Analyst
12 9 (5.70%) Banking Business Analyst
13 8 (5.06%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.19%) EDIFACT
2 20 (12.66%) .NET
3 14 (8.86%) Spring
4 13 (8.23%) CSS
4 13 (8.23%) Hibernate
4 13 (8.23%) JMS
4 13 (8.23%) JPA
5 12 (7.59%) Ajax
5 12 (7.59%) DHTML
5 12 (7.59%) HTML
5 12 (7.59%) iBATIS
5 12 (7.59%) jQuery
5 12 (7.59%) JSON
5 12 (7.59%) JSP
5 12 (7.59%) JSTL
5 12 (7.59%) Servlets
5 12 (7.59%) Spring Integration
5 12 (7.59%) Spring MVC
5 12 (7.59%) WebSphere MQ
6 7 (4.43%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (13.29%) Fintech
3 18 (11.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 12 (7.59%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (4.43%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (3.80%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.80%) Private Cloud
6 6 (3.80%) Public Cloud
6 6 (3.80%) Virtual Team
7 5 (3.16%) CESG
8 2 (1.27%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.27%) Equities
8 2 (1.27%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.63%) Apple TV
9 1 (0.63%) BYOD
9 1 (0.63%) PMI
9 1 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.03%) Linux
2 18 (11.39%) Windows
3 14 (8.86%) Windows Server
4 12 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.43%) Unix
6 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.63%) Android
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (17.09%) ITIL
3 26 (16.46%) Change Management
4 22 (13.92%) Business Analysis
4 22 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (13.29%) Test Scripting
6 20 (12.66%) Waterfall
7 19 (12.03%) Problem Management
7 19 (12.03%) Scenario Testing
8 18 (11.39%) BDD
8 18 (11.39%) Cash Management
9 17 (10.76%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (9.49%) Functional Testing
10 15 (9.49%) Test Automation
10 15 (9.49%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (8.86%) Defect Management
11 14 (8.86%) Manual Testing
11 14 (8.86%) Root Cause Analysis
11 14 (8.86%) Software Delivery
12 13 (8.23%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 32 (20.25%) SQL
2 27 (17.09%) Java
3 13 (8.23%) JavaScript
3 13 (8.23%) PL/SQL
4 10 (6.33%) Python
5 6 (3.80%) C
5 6 (3.80%) Go
5 6 (3.80%) Ruby
6 4 (2.53%) C#
7 3 (1.90%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.90%) VB
8 2 (1.27%) Apple Swift
8 2 (1.27%) Java 8
9 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (17.72%) Degree
2 7 (4.43%) CISM
2 7 (4.43%) CISSP
2 7 (4.43%) ISTQB
2 7 (4.43%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (3.80%) CISA
3 6 (3.80%) MCSA
3 6 (3.80%) MCSE
3 6 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.16%) AWS Certification
4 5 (3.16%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.63%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (0.63%) CEH
6 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.63%) ISACA
6 1 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (55.70%) SEPA
2 35 (22.15%) ISO 20022
3 21 (13.29%) PSD2
4 15 (9.49%) TARGET2
5 14 (8.86%) ISO 8583
6 12 (7.59%) QA
7 10 (6.33%) GDPR
8 9 (5.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (5.70%) PCI DSS
9 3 (1.90%) Solvency II
10 2 (1.27%) ISO 15022
System Software
1 6 (3.80%) Docker
2 2 (1.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (7.59%) Control-M
2 7 (4.43%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (3.80%) Consul
3 6 (3.80%) Kubernetes
3 6 (3.80%) linkerd
3 6 (3.80%) Terraform
4 3 (1.90%) Ansible
4 3 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.90%) Puppet
5 1 (0.63%) vMotion
5 1 (0.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (15.19%) FIS
2 16 (10.13%) Oracle
3 14 (8.86%) Bloomberg
3 14 (8.86%) Reuters
4 12 (7.59%) AppDynamics
5 10 (6.33%) Calypso
6 7 (4.43%) Google
6 7 (4.43%) IBM
7 4 (2.53%) Murex
8 3 (1.90%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.90%) Tableau
9 2 (1.27%) Ab Initio
9 2 (1.27%) Charles River
9 2 (1.27%) SimCorp
10 1 (0.63%) Apple
10 1 (0.63%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.63%) Gemalto
10 1 (0.63%) Misys
10 1 (0.63%) PayPal
10 1 (0.63%) VMware