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 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 734 767 739
Rank change year-on-year +33 -28  
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 127 195 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.44% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 106 142 184
Median salary £59,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.27% -4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £82,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +25.00%  

SWIFT is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 35333 44259 45159
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.90% 42.61% 40.78%
Number of salaries quoted 28529 35787 35763
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

SWIFT
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SWIFT as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Salary histogram for SWIFT in the UK

SWIFT
Top 14 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 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +28 120 £59,000 +7.27% 9
London +10 114 £60,000 -6.25% 6
City of London +20 19 £62,500 -2.34% 2
Scotland +11 6 £55,000 - 1
Glasgow - 5 £57,500 -
South East +62 3 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Hampshire - 3 £32,500 - 1
Farnborough - 3 £32,500 - 1
East Midlands +13 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Edinburgh +4 1 £52,500 - 1
North West -31 1 £45,000 - 1
Manchester - 1 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 169 (74.78%) Finance
2 105 (46.46%) Banking
3 95 (42.04%) SQL
4 65 (28.76%) Java
5 62 (27.43%) JavaScript
5 62 (27.43%) XML
6 61 (26.99%) FIX Protocol
7 59 (26.11%) Windows
8 53 (23.45%) Agile Software Development
8 53 (23.45%) Back Office
9 52 (23.01%) SQL Server
10 44 (19.47%) Project Management
11 43 (19.03%) Linux
12 40 (17.70%) HTML
12 40 (17.70%) Unix
13 34 (15.04%) Business Analysis
14 33 (14.60%) Microsoft
15 31 (13.72%) Oracle
16 30 (13.27%) Waterfall
17 28 (12.39%) Windows Server
18 27 (11.95%) .NET
19 26 (11.50%) IIS
19 26 (11.50%) CRM
19 26 (11.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 26 (11.50%) SEPA
20 25 (11.06%) T-SQL
20 25 (11.06%) FpML
21 23 (10.18%) SOAP
22 22 (9.73%) Business Intelligence
22 22 (9.73%) Change Management

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 (11.50%) IIS
2 20 (8.85%) BizTalk Server
3 18 (7.96%) WebSphere
4 12 (5.31%) Confluence
5 8 (3.54%) MQSeries
5 8 (3.54%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.21%) Apache
7 3 (1.33%) JBoss
7 3 (1.33%) SAS
7 3 (1.33%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.88%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.88%) CMS
8 2 (0.88%) Mule
8 2 (0.88%) Mule ESB
8 2 (0.88%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 18 (7.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (4.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (3.10%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.77%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (6.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.77%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (1.33%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.44%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (0.44%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.44%) Kondor
5 1 (0.44%) SAP GTS
5 1 (0.44%) Temenos Globus
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (0.88%) SaaS
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.65%) SWIFTNet
2 5 (2.21%) FTP
3 4 (1.77%) HTTP
3 4 (1.77%) WebEx
4 3 (1.33%) Firewall
5 2 (0.88%) SAN
6 1 (0.44%) Intranet
6 1 (0.44%) WAN
6 1 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (23.01%) SQL Server
2 26 (11.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (8.41%) Crystal Reports
4 14 (6.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (5.31%) Relational Database
6 11 (4.87%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (4.42%) RDBMS
8 6 (2.65%) MySQL
9 5 (2.21%) Big Data
9 5 (2.21%) Blockchain
10 3 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.33%) DB2
10 3 (1.33%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.33%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.33%) QlikView
10 3 (1.33%) Redis
11 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (5.31%) JIRA
2 9 (3.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (3.10%) Subversion
4 4 (1.77%) ProC
5 3 (1.33%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.33%) ERwin
6 2 (0.88%) jMock
6 2 (0.88%) JUnit
6 2 (0.88%) Maven
6 2 (0.88%) Selenium
7 1 (0.44%) HP UFT
General
1 169 (74.78%) Finance
2 105 (46.46%) Banking
3 53 (23.45%) Back Office
4 21 (9.29%) Marketing
5 17 (7.52%) Telecoms
6 14 (6.19%) Electronics
6 14 (6.19%) Manufacturing
7 13 (5.75%) Financial Institution
8 11 (4.87%) Investment Banking
9 10 (4.42%) Front Office
10 9 (3.98%) Retail
11 4 (1.77%) Legal
12 1 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.44%) French Language
12 1 (0.44%) German Language
12 1 (0.44%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (29.20%) Analyst
2 55 (24.34%) Developer
3 43 (19.03%) Applications Support
4 35 (15.49%) SQL Developer
5 30 (13.27%) Business Analyst
6 24 (10.62%) Support Analyst
7 19 (8.41%) Consultant
8 18 (7.96%) Architect
9 17 (7.52%) Database Developer
9 17 (7.52%) SQL Database Developer
10 15 (6.64%) Payments Analyst
11 14 (6.19%) Applications Support Analyst
12 11 (4.87%) Senior Applications Support
12 11 (4.87%) SWIFT Consultant
13 10 (4.42%) SQL Analyst
13 10 (4.42%) Support Specialist
13 10 (4.42%) Technical Specialist
14 9 (3.98%) Java Developer
15 8 (3.54%) Senior Analyst
15 8 (3.54%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (27.43%) XML
2 61 (26.99%) FIX Protocol
3 40 (17.70%) HTML
4 27 (11.95%) .NET
5 25 (11.06%) FpML
6 23 (10.18%) SOAP
7 16 (7.08%) Middleware
7 16 (7.08%) MSMQ
8 11 (4.87%) WebSphere MQ
9 9 (3.98%) Spring
10 8 (3.54%) JDBC
11 6 (2.65%) JMS
12 5 (2.21%) OSGi
13 4 (1.77%) AngularJS
13 4 (1.77%) Apache Camel
13 4 (1.77%) JSON
13 4 (1.77%) REST
13 4 (1.77%) Spring Integration
13 4 (1.77%) Web Services
13 4 (1.77%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.52%) Derivative
3 14 (6.19%) Equities
4 10 (4.42%) Fixed Income
4 10 (4.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (4.42%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.54%) Equity Derivative
5 8 (3.54%) Fintech
5 8 (3.54%) Hedge funds
6 5 (2.21%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.33%) Blog
9 2 (0.88%) Clustering
9 2 (0.88%) Fedwire
9 2 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.88%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.88%) Replication
10 1 (0.44%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.44%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 59 (26.11%) Windows
2 43 (19.03%) Linux
3 40 (17.70%) Unix
4 28 (12.39%) Windows Server
5 10 (4.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.33%) AIX
9 1 (0.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (23.45%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (19.47%) Project Management
3 34 (15.04%) Business Analysis
4 30 (13.27%) Waterfall
5 26 (11.50%) CRM
6 22 (9.73%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (9.73%) Change Management
7 20 (8.85%) Investment Management
7 20 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (7.96%) ITIL
9 17 (7.52%) Programme Management
9 17 (7.52%) Wealth Management
10 16 (7.08%) Cash Management
10 16 (7.08%) Network Load Balancing
10 16 (7.08%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (6.64%) Service Delivery
12 14 (6.19%) Digital Marketing
13 13 (5.75%) Incident Management
13 13 (5.75%) SDLC
14 10 (4.42%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 95 (42.04%) SQL
2 65 (28.76%) Java
3 62 (27.43%) JavaScript
4 25 (11.06%) T-SQL
5 12 (5.31%) PowerShell
6 8 (3.54%) C#
6 8 (3.54%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.21%) C
8 4 (1.77%) VBA
9 3 (1.33%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.33%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.44%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 19 (8.41%) Degree
2 7 (3.10%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.33%) ISEB
4 2 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.88%) PMP
4 2 (0.88%) RHCE
5 1 (0.44%) ACCA
5 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.50%) SEPA
2 14 (6.19%) QA
3 9 (3.98%) SLA
4 6 (2.65%) MiFID
5 5 (2.21%) EMIR
6 3 (1.33%) TARGET2
7 2 (0.88%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.44%) FATCA
System Software
1 5 (2.21%) Docker
2 3 (1.33%) Cronacle
3 2 (0.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.21%) Control-M
1 5 (2.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (14.60%) Microsoft
2 31 (13.72%) Oracle
3 19 (8.41%) SAP
4 9 (3.98%) Bloomberg
4 9 (3.98%) HP
4 9 (3.98%) webMethods
5 7 (3.10%) IBM
5 7 (3.10%) ServiceNow
6 6 (2.65%) Murex
7 5 (2.21%) Calypso
7 5 (2.21%) Remedy
7 5 (2.21%) Sybase
7 5 (2.21%) TIBCO
8 4 (1.77%) Sophis
9 3 (1.33%) Reuters
9 3 (1.33%) SmartStream
9 3 (1.33%) Tableau
9 3 (1.33%) VMware
10 2 (0.88%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.88%) Pega
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