The table below looks at the statistics for SWT skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SWT over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT)
Rank 827 848 830
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -18
Permanent jobs citing SWT 25 15 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.014% 0.032%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.066% 0.035% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 29
Average salary £43,900 £21,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+104.18% -52.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £47,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,950 £21,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+99.76% -54.73%
SWT
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
37765 42495 41611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.64% 40.78% 40.69%
Number of salaries quoted 32451 35748 36673
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

SWT
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SWT Jobs Demand Trend in England

SWT
Salary Trend in England

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

SWT Salary Trend in England

SWT
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SWT across the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

SWT Salary Histogram in England

SWT
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SWT within the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
South East +7 16 £48,500 +7.77% 1
South West -28 6 £20,000 -6.97%
London - 2 £48,500 -
North West - 1 £45,000 -
SWT
UK

SWT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing SWT 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 SWT.

1 44 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (93.18%) Degree
3 39 (88.64%) SQL
4 34 (77.27%) Software Engineering
5 31 (70.45%) Struts
6 27 (61.36%) UNIX
6 27 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (59.09%) Swing
8 24 (54.55%) Perl
8 24 (54.55%) Subversion
8 24 (54.55%) Maven
8 24 (54.55%) Git (software)
9 21 (47.73%) TDD
9 21 (47.73%) T-SQL
9 21 (47.73%) Shell Script
9 21 (47.73%) Waterfall
9 21 (47.73%) Test Planning
10 20 (45.45%) Computer Science
11 19 (43.18%) Validation
11 19 (43.18%) Eclipse
12 17 (38.64%) Finance
12 17 (38.64%) Test Automation
13 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
14 14 (31.82%) HTML
15 13 (29.55%) Unit Testing
16 12 (27.27%) WebSphere
16 12 (27.27%) WebLogic
16 12 (27.27%) JBoss
16 12 (27.27%) Eclipse RCP
17 11 (25.00%) GWT

SWT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing SWT 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 SWT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (27.27%) WebLogic
1 12 (27.27%) JBoss
1 12 (27.27%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.55%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (54.55%) Subversion
1 24 (54.55%) Maven
1 24 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 19 (43.18%) Eclipse
3 12 (27.27%) Eclipse RCP
4 6 (13.64%) JUnit
5 3 (6.82%) FindBugs
General
1 17 (38.64%) Finance
2 10 (22.73%) Banking
2 10 (22.73%) French Language
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (54.55%) Developer
1 24 (54.55%) Java Developer
2 17 (38.64%) Test Engineer
2 17 (38.64%) Automation Engineer
2 17 (38.64%) Test Automation Engineer
3 10 (22.73%) Junior Software Engineer
3 10 (22.73%) Junior Java Software Engineer
3 10 (22.73%) Java Software Engineer
3 10 (22.73%) Junior
3 10 (22.73%) Software Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Senior Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (6.82%) GUI Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Java Swing Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Java Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.27%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (70.45%) Struts
2 26 (59.09%) Swing
3 14 (31.82%) HTML
4 11 (25.00%) GWT
5 10 (22.73%) Spring
5 10 (22.73%) MyBatis
6 4 (9.09%) CSS
7 3 (6.82%) XML
8 2 (4.55%) J2EE
8 2 (4.55%) EJB
9 1 (2.27%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 27 (61.36%) UNIX
2 7 (15.91%) Windows
3 4 (9.09%) Linux
4 3 (6.82%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (77.27%) Software Engineering
2 27 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (47.73%) TDD
3 21 (47.73%) Waterfall
3 21 (47.73%) Test Planning
4 19 (43.18%) Validation
5 17 (38.64%) Test Automation
6 13 (29.55%) Unit Testing
7 10 (22.73%) Problem Management
8 5 (11.36%) Web Development
9 3 (6.82%) Multithreading
10 1 (2.27%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) Java
2 39 (88.64%) SQL
3 24 (54.55%) Perl
4 21 (47.73%) Shell Script
4 21 (47.73%) T-SQL
5 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
6 7 (15.91%) C++
7 4 (9.09%) PL/SQL
7 4 (9.09%) Python
8 3 (6.82%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.55%) C
10 1 (2.27%) C#
10 1 (2.27%) Embedded C
10 1 (2.27%) Embedded C++
10 1 (2.27%) Golang
Qualifications
1 41 (93.18%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.73%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Oracle
2 2 (4.55%) Sybase
2 2 (4.55%) Sun
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