The table below looks at the statistics for Swing skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Swing over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Swing (Java)
Rank 238 222 246
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +24
Permanent jobs citing Swing 16 21 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.22% 0.32% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 0.79% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 24
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £45,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Swing
England

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 East of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2862 2669 3513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 39.29% 40.43% 41.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2352 2282 3101
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

Swing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Swing Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Swing
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Swing Salary Trend in the East of England

Swing
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Swing across the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Swing Salary Histogram in the East of England

Swing
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Swing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -17 10 £50,000 +100.00%
Essex -21 3 £40,500 +1.25%
Cambridgeshire +5 2 £49,000 +3.15%
Suffolk - 1 - -
Swing
England

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 38 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (52.63%) SQL
2 20 (52.63%) J2EE
2 20 (52.63%) Oracle
3 19 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 18 (47.37%) JavaScript
4 18 (47.37%) HTML
5 17 (44.74%) Degree
6 14 (36.84%) Spring
6 14 (36.84%) Maven
6 14 (36.84%) JBoss
6 14 (36.84%) Perl
6 14 (36.84%) CSS
6 14 (36.84%) Python
7 13 (34.21%) MVC
8 12 (31.58%) Tomcat
9 11 (28.95%) OO
9 11 (28.95%) Web Development
10 10 (26.32%) Struts
11 9 (23.68%) Ant
11 9 (23.68%) Computer Science
11 9 (23.68%) Ajax
12 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
12 8 (21.05%) XML
13 7 (18.42%) XSLT
13 7 (18.42%) Web Services
13 7 (18.42%) JDBC
13 7 (18.42%) JSP
13 7 (18.42%) PHP
13 7 (18.42%) Eclipse

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 14 (36.84%) JBoss
2 12 (31.58%) Tomcat
3 7 (18.42%) WebSphere
4 6 (15.79%) WebLogic
5 3 (7.89%) CMS
5 3 (7.89%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) SNMP
1 4 (10.53%) Internet
1 4 (10.53%) Wireless
2 1 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.89%) Big Data
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (36.84%) Maven
2 9 (23.68%) Ant
3 7 (18.42%) Subversion
3 7 (18.42%) Eclipse
4 5 (13.16%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (13.16%) JMeter
4 5 (13.16%) Rational Functional Tester
4 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
5 3 (7.89%) Selenium
5 3 (7.89%) JUnit
5 3 (7.89%) Hudson
6 2 (5.26%) SoapUI
6 2 (5.26%) Redmine
6 2 (5.26%) Rational Rose
6 2 (5.26%) ArgoUML
6 2 (5.26%) NUnit
6 2 (5.26%) FitNesse
6 2 (5.26%) Cactus
6 2 (5.26%) DbUnit
6 2 (5.26%) JProfiler
General
1 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Marketing
2 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 32 (84.21%) Developer
2 31 (81.58%) Java Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Senior Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Java Swing Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Junior Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Junior
5 4 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Junior Java Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Tester
6 2 (5.26%) QA Tester
7 1 (2.63%) Programmer
7 1 (2.63%) Graduate
7 1 (2.63%) Java Programmer
7 1 (2.63%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Graduate Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (52.63%) J2EE
2 19 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 18 (47.37%) HTML
4 14 (36.84%) CSS
4 14 (36.84%) Spring
5 10 (26.32%) Struts
6 9 (23.68%) Ajax
7 8 (21.05%) XML
8 7 (18.42%) XSLT
8 7 (18.42%) Web Services
8 7 (18.42%) JDBC
8 7 (18.42%) JSP
9 6 (15.79%) XHTML
9 6 (15.79%) JAXB
9 6 (15.79%) Java EE
9 6 (15.79%) JSON
9 6 (15.79%) JiBX
9 6 (15.79%) Castor
9 6 (15.79%) XMLBeans
10 5 (13.16%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.53%) User Experience
2 4 (10.53%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.26%) Open Source
3 2 (5.26%) Informatics
4 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) Debian
3 1 (2.63%) Android
3 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) MVC
2 11 (28.95%) Web Development
2 11 (28.95%) OO
3 7 (18.42%) Multithreading
4 6 (15.79%) CRM
4 6 (15.79%) ERP
4 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 4 (10.53%) Project Management
5 4 (10.53%) Quality Management
5 4 (10.53%) Time Management
5 4 (10.53%) QMS
5 4 (10.53%) Network Management
5 4 (10.53%) Test Scripting
6 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) Use Case
7 2 (5.26%) Load Testing
7 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.26%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (52.63%) SQL
3 18 (47.37%) JavaScript
4 14 (36.84%) Perl
4 14 (36.84%) Python
5 7 (18.42%) PHP
6 5 (13.16%) Bash Shell
7 4 (10.53%) C
8 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
8 3 (7.89%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.63%) Groovy
9 1 (2.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) IBM
2 5 (13.16%) HP
3 4 (10.53%) Sencha
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft