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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
UK
Rank 762 788 762
Rank change year-on-year +26 -26  
Permanent jobs citing SWIFT 105 176 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.42% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 91 136 166
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £48,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -11.36%  

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 32599 42296 41280
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.38% 40.95% 38.86%
Number of salaries quoted 26231 33780 32617
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £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 25 March 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 25 March 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 +17 98 £60,000 - 10
London +28 95 £60,000 -4.00% 7
City of London +25 19 £60,000 - 2
Scotland +28 5 £52,500 - 1
Edinburgh +2 4 £52,500 -
South East +69 1 £35,000 -33.33%
East of England +23 1 £45,000 +104.54%
North West -25 1 £45,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £45,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £57,500 - 1
Andover - 1 £35,000 -
Stevenage - 1 £45,000 -
Manchester - 1 £45,000 - 1
Hampshire - 1 £35,000 -

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 170 (73.91%) Finance
2 119 (51.74%) Banking
3 110 (47.83%) SQL
4 80 (34.78%) Java
5 70 (30.43%) JavaScript
5 70 (30.43%) XML
6 64 (27.83%) Agile Software Development
6 64 (27.83%) FIX Protocol
7 59 (25.65%) SQL Server
8 55 (23.91%) Windows
9 52 (22.61%) Back Office
10 48 (20.87%) Linux
10 48 (20.87%) HTML
11 37 (16.09%) Unix
11 37 (16.09%) Project Management
12 34 (14.78%) Microsoft
13 33 (14.35%) Business Analysis
14 31 (13.48%) Waterfall
15 28 (12.17%) T-SQL
16 27 (11.74%) .NET
16 27 (11.74%) MS Excel
17 26 (11.30%) CRM
17 26 (11.30%) Oracle
17 26 (11.30%) SEPA
18 25 (10.87%) FpML
19 24 (10.43%) Derivative
19 24 (10.43%) WebSphere
20 23 (10.00%) Windows Server
21 22 (9.57%) Investment Banking
21 22 (9.57%) SOAP

SWIFT
Top Related 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 24 (10.43%) WebSphere
2 21 (9.13%) IIS
3 15 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (4.78%) Confluence
5 8 (3.48%) MQSeries
6 7 (3.04%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.17%) Apache
8 3 (1.30%) SAS
9 2 (0.87%) CMS
9 2 (0.87%) JBoss
9 2 (0.87%) Mule
9 2 (0.87%) Mule ESB
9 2 (0.87%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.87%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 27 (11.74%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (3.91%) MS Office
4 5 (2.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.74%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (1.30%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.43%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (0.43%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.43%) Kondor
5 1 (0.43%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.87%) SaaS
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.04%) SWIFTNet
2 4 (1.74%) WebEx
3 3 (1.30%) Firewall
4 2 (0.87%) HTTP
5 1 (0.43%) FTP
5 1 (0.43%) Intranet
5 1 (0.43%) WAN
5 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (25.65%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (7.83%) Crystal Reports
4 14 (6.09%) Hadoop
5 11 (4.78%) LogicBlox
6 10 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (3.91%) Relational Database
8 8 (3.48%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.17%) Big Data
9 5 (2.17%) Blockchain
9 5 (2.17%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.30%) QlikView
11 2 (0.87%) IBM InfoSphere
11 2 (0.87%) MySQL
11 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (4.78%) JIRA
2 9 (3.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (2.61%) Subversion
4 4 (1.74%) ProC
5 3 (1.30%) ERwin
6 2 (0.87%) Maven
6 2 (0.87%) Selenium
7 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.43%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.43%) jMock
7 1 (0.43%) JUnit
General
1 170 (73.91%) Finance
2 119 (51.74%) Banking
3 52 (22.61%) Back Office
4 22 (9.57%) Investment Banking
5 19 (8.26%) Financial Institution
6 14 (6.09%) Marketing
7 13 (5.65%) Retail
8 10 (4.35%) Telecoms
9 9 (3.91%) Front Office
10 7 (3.04%) Electronics
10 7 (3.04%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.74%) Legal
12 3 (1.30%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.87%) Prime Brokerage
14 1 (0.43%) Advertising
14 1 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.43%) French Language
14 1 (0.43%) German Language
14 1 (0.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 62 (26.96%) Analyst
2 56 (24.35%) Developer
3 39 (16.96%) SQL Developer
4 33 (14.35%) Applications Support
5 32 (13.91%) Architect
6 29 (12.61%) Business Analyst
7 22 (9.57%) Support Analyst
8 21 (9.13%) Payments Analyst
9 17 (7.39%) Database Developer
9 17 (7.39%) SQL Database Developer
10 15 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
11 14 (6.09%) Payments Business Analyst
11 14 (6.09%) Project Manager
12 12 (5.22%) Consultant
13 11 (4.78%) Senior Applications Support
14 10 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
15 9 (3.91%) Applications Support Analyst
15 9 (3.91%) Payments Architect
15 9 (3.91%) Senior Analyst
15 9 (3.91%) SWIFT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (30.43%) XML
2 64 (27.83%) FIX Protocol
3 48 (20.87%) HTML
4 27 (11.74%) .NET
5 25 (10.87%) FpML
6 22 (9.57%) SOAP
7 20 (8.70%) WebSphere MQ
8 15 (6.52%) MSMQ
9 14 (6.09%) Spring
10 13 (5.65%) JSON
11 12 (5.22%) Middleware
12 5 (2.17%) Web Services
13 4 (1.74%) J2EE
13 4 (1.74%) XSLT
14 3 (1.30%) .NET Framework
14 3 (1.30%) Ajax
14 3 (1.30%) ASP.NET
14 3 (1.30%) Dojo
14 3 (1.30%) JDBC
14 3 (1.30%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.43%) Derivative
2 12 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (4.78%) Fixed Income
4 9 (3.91%) Equities
4 9 (3.91%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.48%) Equity Derivative
5 8 (3.48%) Fintech
6 7 (3.04%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.74%) Tandem
8 2 (0.87%) Fedwire
8 2 (0.87%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.87%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.43%) Blog
9 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.43%) Eurex
9 1 (0.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 55 (23.91%) Windows
2 48 (20.87%) Linux
3 37 (16.09%) Unix
4 23 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 13 (5.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (5.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (4.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (27.83%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (16.09%) Project Management
3 33 (14.35%) Business Analysis
4 31 (13.48%) Waterfall
5 26 (11.30%) CRM
6 19 (8.26%) Cash Management
6 19 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (7.39%) Change Management
7 17 (7.39%) Integration Testing
7 17 (7.39%) Investment Management
8 16 (6.96%) Wealth Management
9 15 (6.52%) Network Load Balancing
9 15 (6.52%) SDLC
9 15 (6.52%) Validation
10 14 (6.09%) Analytics
10 14 (6.09%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (6.09%) ITIL
10 14 (6.09%) Service Delivery
11 12 (5.22%) ETL
11 12 (5.22%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (47.83%) SQL
2 80 (34.78%) Java
3 70 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 28 (12.17%) T-SQL
5 11 (4.78%) Python
6 10 (4.35%) C#
7 8 (3.48%) PL/SQL
7 8 (3.48%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.17%) C
8 5 (2.17%) VBA
9 1 (0.43%) C++
9 1 (0.43%) Delphi
9 1 (0.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (6.52%) Degree
2 6 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (0.87%) ISEB
3 2 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.30%) SEPA
2 15 (6.52%) QA
3 6 (2.61%) MiFID
4 5 (2.17%) EMIR
5 4 (1.74%) TARGET2
6 3 (1.30%) SLA
7 2 (0.87%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.43%) ISO20022
System Software
1 3 (1.30%) Cronacle
2 1 (0.43%) Docker
2 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.17%) Control-M
1 5 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (14.78%) Microsoft
2 26 (11.30%) Oracle
3 16 (6.96%) IBM
4 13 (5.65%) HP
5 11 (4.78%) Solace
6 9 (3.91%) SAP
7 8 (3.48%) Bloomberg
8 6 (2.61%) Murex
8 6 (2.61%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.74%) Sophis
9 4 (1.74%) webMethods
10 3 (1.30%) OpenLink
10 3 (1.30%) Reuters
10 3 (1.30%) SmartStream
10 3 (1.30%) Tableau
10 3 (1.30%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.87%) Calypso
11 2 (0.87%) Sybase
11 2 (0.87%) Trillium
11 2 (0.87%) Unisys
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