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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Swing (Java)
Rank 290 280 289
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Permanent jobs citing Swing 17 61 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.48% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.49% 1.30% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 11 56 30
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £71,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £40,000 £53,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,250 £87,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +8.97%
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
3490 4686 4632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 33.16% 37.22% 38.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3023 4045 4120
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 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 41 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (63.41%) Finance
3 24 (58.54%) UNIX
4 22 (53.66%) SQL
5 18 (43.90%) Degree
6 17 (41.46%) Computer Science
7 16 (39.02%) Linux
8 15 (36.59%) Front Office
9 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (31.71%) OO
10 13 (31.71%) Ant
11 12 (29.27%) Maven
11 12 (29.27%) Shell Script
11 12 (29.27%) Multithreading
12 11 (26.83%) Mercurial
12 11 (26.83%) Jenkins
12 11 (26.83%) JBoss
13 10 (24.39%) Python
13 10 (24.39%) Spring
13 10 (24.39%) Hibernate
14 9 (21.95%) FIX Protocol
15 8 (19.51%) Equities
16 7 (17.07%) Eclipse
16 7 (17.07%) Sybase
16 7 (17.07%) C++
16 7 (17.07%) HTML
16 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
16 7 (17.07%) Java SE
16 7 (17.07%) Low Latency
16 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (26.83%) JBoss
2 5 (12.20%) Apache
3 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.44%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) NoSQL
2 5 (12.20%) MySQL
2 5 (12.20%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (31.71%) Ant
2 12 (29.27%) Maven
3 11 (26.83%) Mercurial
3 11 (26.83%) Jenkins
4 7 (17.07%) Eclipse
5 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
6 5 (12.20%) Jasmine
6 5 (12.20%) Gradle
6 5 (12.20%) Sinon.JS
6 5 (12.20%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (2.44%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 26 (63.41%) Finance
2 15 (36.59%) Front Office
3 3 (7.32%) Investment Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (80.49%) Developer
2 20 (48.78%) Java Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Senior Developer
4 7 (17.07%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Software Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Java Programmer
6 5 (12.20%) Programmer
6 5 (12.20%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Programmer
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Java Programmer
8 3 (7.32%) Java Swing Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Applications Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Front Office Developer
9 1 (2.44%) C++ Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Senior Software Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Java Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) Hibernate
1 10 (24.39%) Spring
2 9 (21.95%) FIX Protocol
3 7 (17.07%) Java SE
3 7 (17.07%) HTML
4 5 (12.20%) CSS
4 5 (12.20%) Web Services
4 5 (12.20%) XML
4 5 (12.20%) Ajax
4 5 (12.20%) Dojo
4 5 (12.20%) JSON
4 5 (12.20%) YUI
4 5 (12.20%) jQuery
4 5 (12.20%) Ext JS
4 5 (12.20%) RESTful
4 5 (12.20%) HTML5
4 5 (12.20%) CSS3
4 5 (12.20%) Backbone.js
4 5 (12.20%) AngularJS
4 5 (12.20%) Browserify
Miscellaneous
1 17 (41.46%) Computer Science
2 8 (19.51%) Equities
3 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (12.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.88%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 24 (58.54%) UNIX
2 16 (39.02%) Linux
3 5 (12.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (31.71%) OO
3 12 (29.27%) Multithreading
4 7 (17.07%) Low Latency
5 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
5 6 (14.63%) Scrum
5 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
6 5 (12.20%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (12.20%) Web Development
6 5 (12.20%) Release Management
6 5 (12.20%) OOP
6 5 (12.20%) Configuration Management
6 5 (12.20%) Project Management
6 5 (12.20%) MVC
6 5 (12.20%) SEO
6 5 (12.20%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.88%) OOD
7 2 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.44%) Performance Testing
8 1 (2.44%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (53.66%) SQL
3 12 (29.27%) Shell Script
4 10 (24.39%) Python
5 7 (17.07%) C++
5 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
6 6 (14.63%) Perl
6 6 (14.63%) Scala
6 6 (14.63%) Bash Shell
7 5 (12.20%) Clojure
7 5 (12.20%) Ruby
7 5 (12.20%) Groovy
7 5 (12.20%) PHP
8 2 (4.88%) C#
9 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (43.90%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Sybase
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) Sun
3 1 (2.44%) TIBCO
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