Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
UK
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1024 949 916
Rank change year-on-year -75 -33 -22
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 153 238 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.088% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.33% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 116 190 295
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £33,625 £40,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £46,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +18.92% -7.50% +21.21%

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 74,861 72,037 87,994
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.05% 42.62% 43.83%
Number of salaries quoted 58,261 58,024 71,209
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +7.69%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +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 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram for SWIFT in the UK

SWIFT
Top 12 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 25 May 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 -81 147 £56,000 -6.67% 22
London -82 130 £60,000 - 15
UK excluding London -8 20 £55,000 +18.92% 7
Midlands +11 9 £43,000 - 2
East Midlands +5 8 £43,000 - 1
East of England -4 4 £66,000 +10.00% 2
Scotland -49 3 £96,250 +83.33%
South West -16 2 - - 1
North of England -7 1 - - 1
North West -14 1 - - 1
South East -26 1 £50,000 +53.85% 1
West Midlands - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 128 (83.66%) Finance
2 84 (54.90%) Banking
3 53 (34.64%) SQL
4 48 (31.37%) SEPA
5 41 (26.80%) Windows
6 40 (26.14%) Java
7 37 (24.18%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (21.57%) Degree
9 29 (18.95%) Financial Institution
10 28 (18.30%) Oracle
11 24 (15.69%) Unix
12 23 (15.03%) Linux
12 23 (15.03%) SDLC
13 22 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
13 22 (14.38%) Problem-Solving
13 22 (14.38%) ITIL
14 18 (11.76%) Back Office
14 18 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 18 (11.76%) Maven
15 17 (11.11%) Risk Management
15 17 (11.11%) Windows Server
16 16 (10.46%) Tomcat
17 15 (9.80%) XML
17 15 (9.80%) Fintech
18 14 (9.15%) Test Automation
18 14 (9.15%) FIX Protocol
18 14 (9.15%) SQL Server
18 14 (9.15%) BusinessObjects
18 14 (9.15%) Project Management
19 13 (8.50%) Management Information System

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 16 (10.46%) Tomcat
2 12 (7.84%) WebLogic
3 11 (7.19%) IIS
4 10 (6.54%) WebSphere
5 7 (4.58%) JBoss
6 5 (3.27%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (2.61%) Apache
7 4 (2.61%) Apache Solr
7 4 (2.61%) WildFly
8 3 (1.96%) Confluence
9 1 (0.65%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.65%) CMS
9 1 (0.65%) nginx
9 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (2.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.31%) FreeHand
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.61%) FLEXCUBE
2 2 (1.31%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.65%) Actimize
3 1 (0.65%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.65%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.65%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.65%) Eikon
3 1 (0.65%) EQXanite
3 1 (0.65%) Kondor
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle AML
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.92%) SaaS
2 2 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.23%) Network Security
2 5 (3.27%) FTP
3 2 (1.31%) Firewall
3 2 (1.31%) SMS
4 1 (0.65%) CHAP
4 1 (0.65%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (9.15%) BusinessObjects
2 14 (9.15%) SQL Server
3 12 (7.84%) RDBMS
3 12 (7.84%) Relational Database
3 12 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.27%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.61%) Data Mining
5 4 (2.61%) Ingres
5 4 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.96%) Blockchain
7 2 (1.31%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.65%) DB2
8 1 (0.65%) MySQL
8 1 (0.65%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 18 (11.76%) Maven
2 11 (7.19%) Subversion
3 6 (3.92%) JIRA
4 4 (2.61%) ANTLR
4 4 (2.61%) Artifactory
4 4 (2.61%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.61%) JUnit
5 2 (1.31%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.31%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.31%) JMeter
5 2 (1.31%) Selenium
6 1 (0.65%) Ant
6 1 (0.65%) Xcode
General
1 128 (83.66%) Finance
2 84 (54.90%) Banking
3 29 (18.95%) Financial Institution
4 18 (11.76%) Back Office
5 10 (6.54%) Billing
6 7 (4.58%) French Language
6 7 (4.58%) Investment Banking
7 6 (3.92%) Telecoms
8 5 (3.27%) Legal
8 5 (3.27%) Retail Banking
9 4 (2.61%) Electronics
9 4 (2.61%) International Banking
9 4 (2.61%) Manufacturing
9 4 (2.61%) Marketing
10 3 (1.96%) Retail
11 2 (1.31%) Arabic Language
11 2 (1.31%) Russian Language
11 2 (1.31%) Spanish Language
11 2 (1.31%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.65%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 47 (30.72%) Applications Support
2 40 (26.14%) Analyst
3 24 (15.69%) Developer
4 23 (15.03%) Support Analyst
5 20 (13.07%) Applications Support Analyst
6 19 (12.42%) Consultant
7 17 (11.11%) Java Developer
8 15 (9.80%) Banking Analyst
9 14 (9.15%) Architect
10 12 (7.84%) Payments Analyst
11 11 (7.19%) Payments Architect
12 10 (6.54%) Business Analyst
13 9 (5.88%) Implementation Consultant
13 9 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
13 9 (5.88%) Senior Developer
14 8 (5.23%) Applications Manager
14 8 (5.23%) Applications Support Manager
14 8 (5.23%) Project Manager
14 8 (5.23%) Support Manager
15 7 (4.58%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.80%) XML
2 14 (9.15%) FIX Protocol
3 10 (6.54%) Apache Camel
3 10 (6.54%) OSGi
4 9 (5.88%) Swing
5 7 (4.58%) JMS
5 7 (4.58%) Spring
6 6 (3.92%) CSS
6 6 (3.92%) Hibernate
6 6 (3.92%) HornetQ
7 5 (3.27%) .NET
8 4 (2.61%) AngularJS
8 4 (2.61%) J2EE
8 4 (2.61%) Java EE
8 4 (2.61%) JPA
8 4 (2.61%) Lucene
8 4 (2.61%) Protocol Buffers
9 3 (1.96%) Middleware
10 2 (1.31%) HTML
10 2 (1.31%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.80%) Fintech
3 13 (8.50%) Management Information System
4 9 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 8 (5.23%) Mobile Payment
6 6 (3.92%) PACS
7 5 (3.27%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (2.61%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.96%) User Experience
10 2 (1.31%) Clustering
10 2 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.65%) Derivative
11 1 (0.65%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.65%) Eurex
11 1 (0.65%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.65%) OTC Derivatives
11 1 (0.65%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.65%) Social Network
11 1 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (26.80%) Windows
2 24 (15.69%) Unix
3 23 (15.03%) Linux
4 17 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 11 (7.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.27%) Solaris
8 3 (1.96%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.31%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.31%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.65%) AIX
10 1 (0.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (24.18%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (15.03%) SDLC
3 22 (14.38%) ITIL
3 22 (14.38%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 14 (9.15%) Project Management
5 14 (9.15%) Test Automation
6 13 (8.50%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (8.50%) Presales
7 11 (7.19%) Change Management
7 11 (7.19%) Incident Management
7 11 (7.19%) Time Management
8 10 (6.54%) Anti-Money Laundering
9 9 (5.88%) Information Security
9 9 (5.88%) KYC
9 9 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (5.88%) Use Case
10 8 (5.23%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (5.23%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (4.58%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (34.64%) SQL
2 40 (26.14%) Java
3 13 (8.50%) PowerShell
4 8 (5.23%) Java 8
4 8 (5.23%) Python
5 7 (4.58%) Perl
6 6 (3.92%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.61%) Apple Swift
7 4 (2.61%) C++
8 2 (1.31%) C#
8 2 (1.31%) Go
8 2 (1.31%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.31%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.31%) Ruby
8 2 (1.31%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.31%) VB
8 2 (1.31%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.31%) VBA
9 1 (0.65%) AWK
9 1 (0.65%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 33 (21.57%) Degree
2 9 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (4.58%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (1.96%) PMP
6 2 (1.31%) CISM
6 2 (1.31%) CISSP
6 2 (1.31%) ISACA
6 2 (1.31%) ISEB
6 2 (1.31%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.31%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.65%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (31.37%) SEPA
2 9 (5.88%) QA
3 7 (4.58%) PSD2
4 2 (1.31%) GDPR
4 2 (1.31%) ISO 20022
4 2 (1.31%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.65%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.65%) Basel III
5 1 (0.65%) COBIT
5 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.65%) TARGET2
System Software
1 2 (1.31%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.31%) Docker
2 1 (0.65%) ISA Server
2 1 (0.65%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (4.58%) Nagios
2 2 (1.31%) Control-M
2 2 (1.31%) linkerd
2 2 (1.31%) Terraform
2 2 (1.31%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (18.30%) Oracle
2 12 (7.84%) Bloomberg
3 9 (5.88%) Reuters
4 8 (5.23%) Fiserv
5 7 (4.58%) IBM
5 7 (4.58%) Misys
6 6 (3.92%) Murex
6 6 (3.92%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.61%) Google
7 4 (2.61%) SAP
8 3 (1.96%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.96%) Sybase
9 2 (1.31%) AppDynamics
9 2 (1.31%) Cognizant
9 2 (1.31%) SimCorp
9 2 (1.31%) Thunderhead
9 2 (1.31%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.31%) VMware
9 2 (1.31%) Xceptor
10 1 (0.65%) Xamarin