The table below looks at the statistics for Swing skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Swing over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Swing (Java)
Rank 291 247 282
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +35
Permanent jobs citing Swing 18 71 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.67% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% 1.75% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 16 59 36
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £66,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £35,000 £51,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Swing
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3394 4051 4294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 32.66% 38.43% 39.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2988 3490 3909
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,361 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.96%

Swing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Swing across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Swing Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Swing
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Swing across the City of London region.

Swing Salary Trend in the City of London

Swing
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Swing across the City of London region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Swing Salary Histogram in the City of London

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Swing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Swing.

1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (69.05%) Finance
3 22 (52.38%) SQL
4 20 (47.62%) UNIX
5 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (38.10%) Front Office
6 16 (38.10%) OO
7 15 (35.71%) Multithreading
8 14 (33.33%) Degree
9 12 (28.57%) Computer Science
9 12 (28.57%) Linux
10 11 (26.19%) JBoss
11 10 (23.81%) Hibernate
11 10 (23.81%) Spring
11 10 (23.81%) Low Latency
12 9 (21.43%) FIX Protocol
12 9 (21.43%) Java SE
12 9 (21.43%) Sybase
12 9 (21.43%) Ant
13 8 (19.05%) HTML
13 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
13 8 (19.05%) Eclipse
13 8 (19.05%) Equities
13 8 (19.05%) Shell Script
13 8 (19.05%) Maven
14 7 (16.67%) Jenkins
14 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (16.67%) Mercurial
14 7 (16.67%) Scala
14 7 (16.67%) Bash Shell

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Swing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Swing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (26.19%) JBoss
2 1 (2.38%) CMS
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.38%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 6 (14.29%) MySQL
3 5 (11.90%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Ant
2 8 (19.05%) Eclipse
2 8 (19.05%) Maven
3 7 (16.67%) Mercurial
3 7 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 5 (11.90%) Sinon.JS
4 5 (11.90%) Karma Test Runner
4 5 (11.90%) Jasmine
5 2 (4.76%) Subversion
5 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.38%) Sublime Text
6 1 (2.38%) JIRA
6 1 (2.38%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.38%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (2.38%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 29 (69.05%) Finance
2 16 (38.10%) Front Office
3 3 (7.14%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.76%) Games
5 1 (2.38%) Marketing
5 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (90.48%) Developer
2 23 (54.76%) Java Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Senior Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Java Programmer
6 5 (11.90%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Programmer
7 4 (9.52%) Senior Programmer
7 4 (9.52%) Senior Java Programmer
8 3 (7.14%) Applications Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Front Office Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Java Swing Developer
10 1 (2.38%) Java Engineer
10 1 (2.38%) GUI Developer
10 1 (2.38%) Web Developer
10 1 (2.38%) C++ Developer
10 1 (2.38%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) Hibernate
1 10 (23.81%) Spring
2 9 (21.43%) Java SE
2 9 (21.43%) FIX Protocol
3 8 (19.05%) HTML
4 6 (14.29%) CSS
4 6 (14.29%) XML
4 6 (14.29%) jQuery
4 6 (14.29%) HTML5
4 6 (14.29%) CSS3
5 5 (11.90%) Backbone.js
5 5 (11.90%) Dojo
5 5 (11.90%) Ext JS
5 5 (11.90%) RESTful
5 5 (11.90%) AngularJS
5 5 (11.90%) YUI
5 5 (11.90%) Web Services
5 5 (11.90%) JSON
5 5 (11.90%) Ajax
6 3 (7.14%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 8 (19.05%) Equities
3 7 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.76%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.76%) Fixed Income
4 2 (4.76%) Derivative
4 2 (4.76%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (47.62%) UNIX
2 12 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (38.10%) OO
3 15 (35.71%) Multithreading
4 10 (23.81%) Low Latency
5 7 (16.67%) Scrum
6 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 6 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 5 (11.90%) Web Development
7 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
7 5 (11.90%) SEO
7 5 (11.90%) MVC
7 5 (11.90%) OOP
8 3 (7.14%) OOD
8 3 (7.14%) TDD
8 3 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (4.76%) Stress Testing
9 2 (4.76%) Algorithmic Trading
9 2 (4.76%) Risk Management
10 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.38%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (52.38%) SQL
3 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 8 (19.05%) Shell Script
4 7 (16.67%) Scala
4 7 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 6 (14.29%) PHP
6 5 (11.90%) Python
6 5 (11.90%) Ruby
6 5 (11.90%) Clojure
7 2 (4.76%) C#
7 2 (4.76%) C++
8 1 (2.38%) Perl
8 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.38%) VBScript
8 1 (2.38%) ActionScript
8 1 (2.38%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) VCP4
2 1 (2.38%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Sybase
2 3 (7.14%) TIBCO
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) Google
3 1 (2.38%) Twitter
3 1 (2.38%) Adobe
3 1 (2.38%) Sun