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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT)
Rank 858 829 840
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +11
Permanent jobs citing SWT 22 28 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.028% 0.031%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.056% 0.070% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 34
Average salary £21,500 £31,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.74% -21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,050 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,550 £62,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £30,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
-28.33% -21.56%
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
39635 40157 44713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.63% 40.03% 40.73%
Number of salaries quoted 33653 35054 39427
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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
South West -12 10 £20,750 -3.48% 1
South East +7 7 £45,000 +50.00% 1
London -12 5 £42,500 -22.37% 1
SWT
UK

SWT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 40 (100.00%) Java
2 39 (97.50%) Eclipse
3 34 (85.00%) Eclipse RCP
4 31 (77.50%) HTML
5 30 (75.00%) Computer Science
6 29 (72.50%) Degree
7 28 (70.00%) SQL
8 26 (65.00%) Software Engineering
9 24 (60.00%) Spring
9 24 (60.00%) JavaScript
10 23 (57.50%) WebSphere
11 22 (55.00%) JBoss
12 20 (50.00%) GWT
13 19 (47.50%) WebLogic
13 19 (47.50%) Struts
14 17 (42.50%) Finance
15 16 (40.00%) Banking
15 16 (40.00%) JUnit
15 16 (40.00%) French Language
15 16 (40.00%) QA
15 16 (40.00%) Problem Management
15 16 (40.00%) Unit Testing
15 16 (40.00%) MyBatis
16 12 (30.00%) CSS
16 12 (30.00%) Oracle
16 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
16 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
17 11 (27.50%) Subversion
17 11 (27.50%) XML
17 11 (27.50%) Hibernate

SWT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 23 (57.50%) WebSphere
2 19 (47.50%) WebLogic
3 4 (10.00%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (7.50%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 39 (97.50%) Eclipse
2 34 (85.00%) Eclipse RCP
3 16 (40.00%) JUnit
4 11 (27.50%) Subversion
5 5 (12.50%) Maven
6 4 (10.00%) Lombardi
6 4 (10.00%) JIRA
6 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (10.00%) TestNG
6 4 (10.00%) DbUnit
6 4 (10.00%) Mockito
7 3 (7.50%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (7.50%) Ant
7 3 (7.50%) Log4j
General
1 17 (42.50%) Finance
2 16 (40.00%) Banking
2 16 (40.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Developer
2 20 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 16 (40.00%) Junior Software Engineer
3 16 (40.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 16 (40.00%) Junior
3 16 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 16 (40.00%) Junior Java Software Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Java Programmer
4 3 (7.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Programmer
5 1 (2.50%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (77.50%) HTML
2 24 (60.00%) Spring
3 20 (50.00%) GWT
4 19 (47.50%) Struts
5 16 (40.00%) MyBatis
6 12 (30.00%) CSS
7 11 (27.50%) XML
7 11 (27.50%) Hibernate
8 7 (17.50%) Swing
8 7 (17.50%) JFace
9 6 (15.00%) J2EE
10 4 (10.00%) Ajax
10 4 (10.00%) JSON
10 4 (10.00%) DHTML
10 4 (10.00%) JSP
10 4 (10.00%) Web Services
10 4 (10.00%) XSL
10 4 (10.00%) Apache Camel
10 4 (10.00%) Guice
11 3 (7.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 4 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (7.50%) Open Source
3 3 (7.50%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.50%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 16 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.50%) OO
5 4 (10.00%) MVC
5 4 (10.00%) OOD
6 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.50%) ERP
7 1 (2.50%) TDD
7 1 (2.50%) Web Development
7 1 (2.50%) Process Management
7 1 (2.50%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (70.00%) SQL
3 24 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (22.50%) C++
5 4 (10.00%) Groovy
6 1 (2.50%) C
6 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (72.50%) Degree
2 6 (15.00%) Sun Certification
3 3 (7.50%) OCP
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.50%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) JBoss
2 12 (30.00%) Oracle
3 4 (10.00%) IBM
3 4 (10.00%) Atomikos
4 3 (7.50%) Talend
4 3 (7.50%) Sun
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