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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Swing (Java)
Rank 26 41 35
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Permanent jobs citing Swing 17 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 9.50% 1.59% 2.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.71% 2.94% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 5
Average salary £62,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
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
96 102 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 53.63% 53.97% 22.27%
Number of salaries quoted 88 93 48
Average salary £40,000 £28,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.35% -28.75%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 April 2016.

Swing Salary Histogram in Colchester

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 39 (100.00%) Java
1 39 (100.00%) Degree
1 39 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 36 (92.31%) Oracle
2 36 (92.31%) E-Commerce
3 35 (89.74%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (84.62%) JBoss
5 32 (82.05%) OOP
5 32 (82.05%) OO
6 31 (79.49%) CSS
6 31 (79.49%) HTML
6 31 (79.49%) JavaScript
6 31 (79.49%) Ajax
6 31 (79.49%) Relational Database
7 29 (74.36%) Oracle Database
8 28 (71.79%) PL/SQL
8 28 (71.79%) J2EE
9 27 (69.23%) Software Engineering
10 25 (64.10%) WebSphere
10 25 (64.10%) WebLogic
10 25 (64.10%) SQL Server
10 25 (64.10%) Open Source
11 22 (56.41%) RDBMS
12 8 (20.51%) Java EE
13 5 (12.82%) QA
13 5 (12.82%) Selenium
13 5 (12.82%) NUnit
13 5 (12.82%) Maven
13 5 (12.82%) Ant
13 5 (12.82%) JUnit

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 33 (84.62%) JBoss
2 25 (64.10%) WebLogic
2 25 (64.10%) WebSphere
3 3 (7.69%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (79.49%) Relational Database
2 29 (74.36%) Oracle Database
3 25 (64.10%) SQL Server
4 22 (56.41%) RDBMS
5 4 (10.26%) MySQL
6 3 (7.69%) Big Data
6 3 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Ant
1 5 (12.82%) Cucumber
1 5 (12.82%) JUnit
1 5 (12.82%) Maven
1 5 (12.82%) NUnit
1 5 (12.82%) Selenium
1 5 (12.82%) SoapUI
2 4 (10.26%) Cactus
2 4 (10.26%) DbUnit
2 4 (10.26%) HP UFT
2 4 (10.26%) JIRA
2 4 (10.26%) JIRA Agile
2 4 (10.26%) JMeter
2 4 (10.26%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (2.56%) ArgoUML
3 1 (2.56%) FitNesse
3 1 (2.56%) JProfiler
3 1 (2.56%) Rational Rose
3 1 (2.56%) Redmine
3 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (10.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 34 (87.18%) Developer
1 34 (87.18%) Java Developer
2 27 (69.23%) Java Programmer
2 27 (69.23%) Programmer
3 25 (64.10%) Senior Developer
3 25 (64.10%) Senior Java Developer
4 24 (61.54%) Agile Developer
4 24 (61.54%) Agile Java Developer
4 24 (61.54%) J2EE Developer
4 24 (61.54%) J2EE Programmer
4 24 (61.54%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 24 (61.54%) Oracle Developer
4 24 (61.54%) Senior Agile Developer
4 24 (61.54%) Senior Agile Java Developer
4 24 (61.54%) Senior J2EE Developer
4 24 (61.54%) Senior Java Programmer
4 24 (61.54%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 24 (61.54%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 24 (61.54%) Senior Programmer
5 5 (12.82%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (79.49%) Ajax
1 31 (79.49%) CSS
1 31 (79.49%) HTML
2 28 (71.79%) J2EE
3 8 (20.51%) Java EE
4 3 (7.69%) Hibernate
4 3 (7.69%) REST
4 3 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 39 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (92.31%) E-Commerce
2 35 (89.74%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (82.05%) OO
3 32 (82.05%) OOP
4 27 (69.23%) Software Engineering
5 25 (64.10%) Open Source
6 4 (10.26%) Project Management
6 4 (10.26%) Use Case
7 3 (7.69%) Analytics
7 3 (7.69%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (79.49%) JavaScript
3 28 (71.79%) PL/SQL
4 5 (12.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
Vendors
1 36 (92.31%) Oracle
2 4 (10.26%) HP
2 4 (10.26%) IBM