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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Swing (Java)
Rank 239 237 218
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -19
Permanent jobs citing Swing 18 19 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.25% 0.25% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 0.64% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 16 19 29
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +80.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.57% +11.76%
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
2646 2974 2984
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 36.13% 38.85% 41.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2334 2523 2729
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
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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
Essex -5 9 £40,000 -20.00%
Hertfordshire -2 8 £47,500 +58.33% 1
Cambridgeshire +11 1 £42,500 +13.33%
Swing
England

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 41 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (70.73%) SQL
2 29 (70.73%) Spring
3 27 (65.85%) J2EE
3 27 (65.85%) OO
4 26 (63.41%) SQL Server
5 25 (60.98%) JBoss
5 25 (60.98%) Oracle
5 25 (60.98%) Hibernate
6 24 (58.54%) Web Services
7 19 (46.34%) Tomcat
7 19 (46.34%) CSS
7 19 (46.34%) JavaScript
7 19 (46.34%) HTML
7 19 (46.34%) MVC
7 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (46.34%) Ajax
8 17 (41.46%) Struts
9 15 (36.59%) XML
9 15 (36.59%) XSLT
10 13 (31.71%) XHTML
10 13 (31.71%) Eclipse
10 13 (31.71%) JSON
10 13 (31.71%) TDD
10 13 (31.71%) Subversion
10 13 (31.71%) Multithreading
10 13 (31.71%) Relational Database
11 12 (29.27%) Maven
11 12 (29.27%) JMS
12 11 (26.83%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 25 (60.98%) JBoss
2 19 (46.34%) Tomcat
3 8 (19.51%) GlassFish
4 6 (14.63%) WebSphere
5 4 (9.76%) WebLogic
6 2 (4.88%) CMS
6 2 (4.88%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (63.41%) SQL Server
2 13 (31.71%) Relational Database
3 7 (17.07%) MySQL
4 4 (9.76%) NoSQL
4 4 (9.76%) RDBMS
5 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.88%) Big Data
6 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.88%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (31.71%) Eclipse
1 13 (31.71%) Subversion
2 12 (29.27%) Maven
3 8 (19.51%) JUnit
3 8 (19.51%) TeamCity
4 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
4 6 (14.63%) Mockito
4 6 (14.63%) TestNG
4 6 (14.63%) Jenkins
5 4 (9.76%) Ant
6 2 (4.88%) HP UFT
6 2 (4.88%) JMeter
6 2 (4.88%) Selenium
6 2 (4.88%) Rational Functional Tester
6 2 (4.88%) Gradle
General
1 2 (4.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 41 (100.00%) Developer
2 31 (75.61%) Java Developer
3 4 (9.76%) Java Swing Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Software Developer
5 2 (4.88%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Graduate
5 2 (4.88%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Graduate Java Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Junior Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Junior Java Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (70.73%) Spring
2 27 (65.85%) J2EE
3 25 (60.98%) Hibernate
4 24 (58.54%) Web Services
5 19 (46.34%) HTML
5 19 (46.34%) CSS
5 19 (46.34%) Ajax
6 17 (41.46%) Struts
7 15 (36.59%) XML
7 15 (36.59%) XSLT
8 13 (31.71%) XHTML
8 13 (31.71%) JSON
9 12 (29.27%) JMS
10 8 (19.51%) Apache Flex
10 8 (19.51%) GWT
11 7 (17.07%) Java EE
12 6 (14.63%) JSP
13 3 (7.32%) RabbitMQ
13 3 (7.32%) PowerMock
13 3 (7.32%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Computer Science
2 6 (14.63%) User Experience
2 6 (14.63%) LIMS
2 6 (14.63%) Robotics
3 4 (9.76%) Visualisation
4 3 (7.32%) Informatics
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Windows
2 6 (14.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (65.85%) OO
2 19 (46.34%) MVC
2 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (31.71%) TDD
3 13 (31.71%) Multithreading
4 10 (24.39%) UML
4 10 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (21.95%) Software Engineering
6 8 (19.51%) Scrum
6 8 (19.51%) SOA
6 8 (19.51%) Loose Coupling
7 6 (14.63%) Workflow
8 4 (9.76%) OOP
8 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
9 3 (7.32%) Validation
9 3 (7.32%) Bioinformatics
9 3 (7.32%) Open Source
9 3 (7.32%) SDLC
9 3 (7.32%) CRUD
10 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (70.73%) SQL
3 19 (46.34%) JavaScript
4 10 (24.39%) Perl
4 10 (24.39%) Python
5 8 (19.51%) PL/SQL
6 6 (14.63%) Ruby
6 6 (14.63%) C#
7 4 (9.76%) C
7 4 (9.76%) PHP
8 2 (4.88%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Degree
2 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
2 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 25 (60.98%) Oracle
2 8 (19.51%) Google
3 6 (14.63%) Tableau
4 3 (7.32%) VMware
5 2 (4.88%) IBM
5 2 (4.88%) HP
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