The table below looks at the statistics for Swing skills in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 700 653 595
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -58
Permanent jobs citing Swing 178 249 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.46% 0.58% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 143 229 229
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Swing
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
38607 42805 40861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.76% 39.14% 40.15%
Number of salaries quoted 33262 36689 35616
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +6.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Swing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Swing Jobs Demand Trend in England

Swing
Salary Trend in England

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

Swing Salary Trend in England

Swing
Salary Histogram in England

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

Swing Salary Histogram in England

Swing
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Swing within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
London -28 87 £50,000 -4.76% 9
South East -12 35 £50,000 +11.11% 7
East of England -6 20 £45,000 -
North East - 18 £50,000 - 1
East Midlands +7 8 £40,000 +50.94% 3
North West -4 4 £40,000 +60.00% 11
Yorkshire +6 3 £41,500 +18.57%
West Midlands -14 1 £50,000 +5.26%
Swing
UK

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 392 (100.00%) Java
2 233 (59.44%) SQL
3 209 (53.32%) Spring
4 185 (47.19%) J2EE
5 163 (41.58%) Agile Software Development
6 157 (40.05%) Oracle
6 157 (40.05%) OO
7 151 (38.52%) JavaScript
8 143 (36.48%) Degree
9 117 (29.85%) Hibernate
10 115 (29.34%) Finance
11 110 (28.06%) Web Services
11 110 (28.06%) Multithreading
12 108 (27.55%) HTML
12 108 (27.55%) Eclipse
13 99 (25.26%) Maven
14 98 (25.00%) SDLC
15 91 (23.21%) XML
15 91 (23.21%) Struts
16 86 (21.94%) Ajax
17 79 (20.15%) CSS
18 74 (18.88%) MVC
19 73 (18.62%) UML
20 72 (18.37%) Tomcat
21 69 (17.60%) Software Engineering
22 68 (17.35%) TDD
23 65 (16.58%) Scrum
23 65 (16.58%) XSLT
24 64 (16.33%) UNIX
25 63 (16.07%) SQL Server

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 72 (18.37%) Tomcat
2 54 (13.78%) JBoss
3 49 (12.50%) WebLogic
4 24 (6.12%) GlassFish
5 20 (5.10%) Apache
5 20 (5.10%) WebSphere
6 14 (3.57%) Jetty
7 11 (2.81%) Node.js
8 4 (1.02%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.51%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.51%) CMS
9 2 (0.51%) WordPress
10 1 (0.26%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (0.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.77%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.77%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.30%) Network Security
2 7 (1.79%) Internet
2 7 (1.79%) ATM
3 4 (1.02%) HTTP
3 4 (1.02%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.77%) SAN
5 2 (0.51%) FTP
5 2 (0.51%) Multicast
5 2 (0.51%) Firewall
6 1 (0.26%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 51 (13.01%) Relational Database
3 31 (7.91%) MySQL
4 29 (7.40%) RDBMS
5 22 (5.61%) NoSQL
6 21 (5.36%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.28%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (1.28%) NonStop SQL
7 5 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.02%) Big Data
9 3 (0.77%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.77%) OLTP
9 3 (0.77%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.51%) DB2
10 2 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.51%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.51%) QlikView
11 1 (0.26%) KDB
11 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 108 (27.55%) Eclipse
2 99 (25.26%) Maven
3 60 (15.31%) Subversion
4 48 (12.24%) Jenkins
5 42 (10.71%) Git (software)
6 36 (9.18%) JUnit
7 27 (6.89%) Ant
8 22 (5.61%) Gradle
9 17 (4.34%) JMeter
10 12 (3.06%) Mockito
10 12 (3.06%) JIRA
11 11 (2.81%) Mercurial
12 10 (2.55%) EasyMock
13 7 (1.79%) Eclipse RCP
13 7 (1.79%) TestNG
13 7 (1.79%) ProC
14 6 (1.53%) ClearCase
14 6 (1.53%) Selenium
15 5 (1.28%) Checkstyle
15 5 (1.28%) jMock
General
1 115 (29.34%) Finance
2 28 (7.14%) Front Office
3 15 (3.83%) Banking
4 10 (2.55%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.30%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.04%) Electronics
6 8 (2.04%) Marketing
7 6 (1.53%) Games
8 5 (1.28%) Legal
8 5 (1.28%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.02%) Back Office
10 3 (0.77%) Automotive
10 3 (0.77%) Publishing
11 1 (0.26%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.26%) International Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 348 (88.78%) Developer
2 268 (68.37%) Java Developer
3 84 (21.43%) Java Swing Developer
4 49 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 36 (9.18%) Senior Developer
6 34 (8.67%) Senior Java Developer
7 28 (7.14%) Software Engineer
8 26 (6.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 19 (4.85%) Java Software Developer
10 17 (4.34%) Lead Developer
11 15 (3.83%) Junior
12 14 (3.57%) Core Java Developer
13 13 (3.32%) Junior Java Developer
13 13 (3.32%) Junior Developer
14 10 (2.55%) Java Software Engineer
14 10 (2.55%) Graduate
15 9 (2.30%) Programmer
15 9 (2.30%) UI Programmer
15 9 (2.30%) UI Developer
16 8 (2.04%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (53.32%) Spring
2 185 (47.19%) J2EE
3 117 (29.85%) Hibernate
4 110 (28.06%) Web Services
5 108 (27.55%) HTML
6 91 (23.21%) XML
6 91 (23.21%) Struts
7 86 (21.94%) Ajax
8 79 (20.15%) CSS
9 65 (16.58%) XSLT
10 50 (12.76%) JDBC
11 44 (11.22%) JSP
12 33 (8.42%) .NET
12 33 (8.42%) JSON
13 32 (8.16%) JMS
14 30 (7.65%) XHTML
15 29 (7.40%) REST
16 25 (6.38%) Java EE
17 24 (6.12%) FIX Protocol
18 22 (5.61%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 57 (14.54%) Computer Science
2 42 (10.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 37 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (4.85%) Equities
4 19 (4.85%) Derivative
5 17 (4.34%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (3.57%) Mobile App
6 14 (3.57%) Data Structures
7 11 (2.81%) Credit Derivative
8 9 (2.30%) Algorithms
8 9 (2.30%) Fixed Income
9 8 (2.04%) Visualisation
9 8 (2.04%) DTV
10 7 (1.79%) EFT
10 7 (1.79%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.53%) Informatics
11 6 (1.53%) Robotics
11 6 (1.53%) Mathematics
11 6 (1.53%) LIMS
11 6 (1.53%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 64 (16.33%) UNIX
2 55 (14.03%) Linux
3 34 (8.67%) Windows
4 1 (0.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (41.58%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (40.05%) OO
3 110 (28.06%) Multithreading
4 98 (25.00%) SDLC
5 74 (18.88%) MVC
6 73 (18.62%) UML
7 69 (17.60%) Software Engineering
8 68 (17.35%) TDD
9 65 (16.58%) Scrum
10 38 (9.69%) OOD
11 27 (6.89%) E-Commerce
12 25 (6.38%) Waterfall
12 25 (6.38%) Software Delivery
13 20 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (4.59%) SOA
15 17 (4.34%) Low Latency
16 16 (4.08%) Validation
17 14 (3.57%) Project Management
17 14 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
17 14 (3.57%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 392 (100.00%) Java
2 233 (59.44%) SQL
3 151 (38.52%) JavaScript
4 61 (15.56%) C++
5 53 (13.52%) C#
6 46 (11.73%) C
7 45 (11.48%) PL/SQL
8 31 (7.91%) Perl
9 29 (7.40%) Python
10 27 (6.89%) Groovy
11 26 (6.63%) Shell Script
12 14 (3.57%) Ruby
13 13 (3.32%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.28%) PHP
14 5 (1.28%) COBOL
14 5 (1.28%) Scala
14 5 (1.28%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.28%) TypeScript
15 4 (1.02%) HQL
16 2 (0.51%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 143 (36.48%) Degree
2 11 (2.81%) Sun Certification
3 4 (1.02%) MCPD
3 4 (1.02%) MCP
3 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.77%) PhD
4 3 (0.77%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.77%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.02%) SLA
2 3 (0.77%) QA
2 3 (0.77%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.51%) vSphere
2 2 (0.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.51%) Puppet
1 2 (0.51%) Vagrant
1 2 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 157 (40.05%) Oracle
2 25 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.30%) Sybase
4 8 (2.04%) SAP
4 8 (2.04%) HP
5 7 (1.79%) TIBCO
5 7 (1.79%) Google
6 6 (1.53%) Tableau
6 6 (1.53%) Solace
7 4 (1.02%) Terracotta
7 4 (1.02%) hybris
7 4 (1.02%) Endeca
7 4 (1.02%) Reuters
7 4 (1.02%) Bloomberg
7 4 (1.02%) IBM
8 3 (0.77%) VMware
8 3 (0.77%) SunGard
9 2 (0.51%) Apple
9 2 (0.51%) PayPal
10 1 (0.26%) Sun
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