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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Swing (Java)
Rank 291 316 283
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -33
Permanent jobs citing Swing 12 23 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.19% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.50% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5 22 46
Average salary £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,750 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £83,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
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
3605 4622 4640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 34.70% 37.40% 38.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3100 3954 4157
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 28 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (50.00%) Finance
2 14 (50.00%) Degree
3 13 (46.43%) OO
4 12 (42.86%) Multithreading
5 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (35.71%) FIX Protocol
6 10 (35.71%) Computer Science
6 10 (35.71%) Maven
6 10 (35.71%) Shell Script
6 10 (35.71%) SQL
6 10 (35.71%) UNIX
7 9 (32.14%) Linux
7 9 (32.14%) Ant
7 9 (32.14%) Mercurial
7 9 (32.14%) Jenkins
8 8 (28.57%) Front Office
9 7 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (21.43%) Perl
10 6 (21.43%) C++
10 6 (21.43%) Scrum
10 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
11 5 (17.86%) Groovy
11 5 (17.86%) Java SE
11 5 (17.86%) Release Management
11 5 (17.86%) Scala
11 5 (17.86%) Low Latency
11 5 (17.86%) Gradle
11 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
11 5 (17.86%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 5 (17.86%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Maven
2 9 (32.14%) Mercurial
2 9 (32.14%) Ant
2 9 (32.14%) Jenkins
3 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
4 5 (17.86%) Gradle
4 5 (17.86%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.57%) Subversion
5 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Front Office
3 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Developer
2 14 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Core Java Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Java Swing Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Front Office Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Programmer
5 1 (3.57%) COBOL Developer
5 1 (3.57%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Java Programmer
5 1 (3.57%) Java Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (17.86%) Java SE
3 4 (14.29%) J2SE
3 4 (14.29%) JMS
4 3 (10.71%) CORBA
5 2 (7.14%) Spring
6 1 (3.57%) SWT
6 1 (3.57%) WCF
6 1 (3.57%) WPF
6 1 (3.57%) JavaFX
6 1 (3.57%) REST
6 1 (3.57%) Flash
6 1 (3.57%) WinForms
6 1 (3.57%) HTML
6 1 (3.57%) CSS
6 1 (3.57%) SOAP
6 1 (3.57%) Struts
6 1 (3.57%) Web Services
6 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 7 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
3 5 (17.86%) Mathematics
4 4 (14.29%) Physics
5 3 (10.71%) Data Structures
5 3 (10.71%) Algorithms
6 2 (7.14%) Fixed Income
7 1 (3.57%) Exotic Derivative
7 1 (3.57%) Derivative
7 1 (3.57%) SWIFT
7 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
7 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) UNIX
2 9 (32.14%) Linux
3 5 (17.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) OO
2 12 (42.86%) Multithreading
3 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (21.43%) Scrum
5 5 (17.86%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (17.86%) TDD
5 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
5 5 (17.86%) Project Management
5 5 (17.86%) Release Management
5 5 (17.86%) Low Latency
6 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (14.29%) Concurrent Programming
6 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
7 3 (10.71%) OOD
7 3 (10.71%) SDLC
8 2 (7.14%) Functional Programming
8 2 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (7.14%) OOP
9 1 (3.57%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (35.71%) SQL
2 10 (35.71%) Shell Script
3 6 (21.43%) Perl
3 6 (21.43%) C++
4 5 (17.86%) Groovy
4 5 (17.86%) Scala
4 5 (17.86%) Python
5 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 2 (7.14%) C#
7 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.57%) COBOL
7 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.57%) Clojure
7 1 (3.57%) F#
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) TIBCO
2 1 (3.57%) HP