The table below looks at the statistics for Swing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Swing over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Swing (Java)
Rank 31 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing Swing 3 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 2.65% 5.35% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.35% 14.08% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 0
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Swing
Essex

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 Colchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
69 71 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 61.06% 37.97% 36.52%
Number of salaries quoted 64 65 53
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Swing
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

Swing Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Swing
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Swing Salary Trend in Colchester

Swing
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Swing across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Swing Salary Histogram in Colchester

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
1 6 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (83.33%) PL/SQL
2 5 (83.33%) OOP
2 5 (83.33%) OO
2 5 (83.33%) JBoss
2 5 (83.33%) E-Commerce
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) RDBMS
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) J2EE
3 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) Ajax
3 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
3 4 (66.67%) Open Source
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (50.00%) Maven
4 3 (50.00%) Ant
5 2 (33.33%) JMS
5 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
5 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (33.33%) Automotive
5 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 2 (33.33%) GlassFish

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 (83.33%) JBoss
2 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
3 2 (33.33%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Maven
1 3 (50.00%) Ant
2 2 (33.33%) Gradle
3 1 (16.67%) JUnit
3 1 (16.67%) Rational Rose
3 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
3 1 (16.67%) JMeter
3 1 (16.67%) NUnit
3 1 (16.67%) ArgoUML
3 1 (16.67%) Cactus
3 1 (16.67%) FitNesse
3 1 (16.67%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (16.67%) DbUnit
3 1 (16.67%) JProfiler
3 1 (16.67%) Hudson
3 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (16.67%) Redmine
General
1 2 (33.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Java Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (33.33%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Graduate Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) J2EE
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (33.33%) JMS
2 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (16.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) OOP
1 5 (83.33%) OO
1 5 (83.33%) E-Commerce
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Use Case
4 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) PL/SQL
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) HP