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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT)
Rank 867 889 828
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -61
Permanent jobs citing SWT 14 14 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.013% 0.030%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.036% 0.033% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 16
Average salary £40,000 £21,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+86.04% -33.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £21,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+86.04% -28.33%
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
38912 41875 40003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.54% 38.52% 40.18%
Number of salaries quoted 33618 35514 34790
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 1 September 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 1 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
South East +13 9 £40,000 -11.11%
South West -23 3 £20,000 -6.97%
London +1 2 £47,500 -
SWT
UK

SWT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 36 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (72.22%) SQL
2 26 (72.22%) HTML
2 26 (72.22%) UNIX
3 25 (69.44%) Eclipse
4 20 (55.56%) JavaScript
5 19 (52.78%) JBoss
5 19 (52.78%) Software Engineering
5 19 (52.78%) GWT
5 19 (52.78%) Eclipse RCP
6 18 (50.00%) WebSphere
6 18 (50.00%) WebLogic
7 17 (47.22%) C
7 17 (47.22%) CSS
8 16 (44.44%) Electronics
8 16 (44.44%) C++
8 16 (44.44%) Degree
9 15 (41.67%) Computer Science
9 15 (41.67%) Oracle
9 15 (41.67%) Windows
10 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
11 12 (33.33%) C#
11 12 (33.33%) Finance
12 11 (30.56%) Linux
12 11 (30.56%) Swing
13 10 (27.78%) Python
13 10 (27.78%) Struts
13 10 (27.78%) Embedded C
13 10 (27.78%) Embedded C++
13 10 (27.78%) Robotics

SWT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 19 (52.78%) JBoss
2 18 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 18 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 9 (25.00%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 6 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (69.44%) Eclipse
2 19 (52.78%) Eclipse RCP
3 8 (22.22%) Subversion
4 6 (16.67%) JUnit
5 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.78%) Maven
6 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 16 (44.44%) Electronics
2 12 (33.33%) Finance
3 6 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 6 (16.67%) Marketing
4 5 (13.89%) Banking
5 2 (5.56%) French Language
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Developer
1 17 (47.22%) Java Developer
2 12 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 11 (30.56%) Senior Java Developer
3 11 (30.56%) Senior Developer
3 11 (30.56%) Junior
4 7 (19.44%) Team Leader
4 7 (19.44%) Technical Team Leader
5 6 (16.67%) Junior Java Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Junior Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Junior Software Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) Graduate
8 3 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) C Software Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) Junior C Software Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Junior Java Software Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (72.22%) HTML
2 19 (52.78%) GWT
3 17 (47.22%) CSS
4 11 (30.56%) Swing
5 10 (27.78%) Struts
5 10 (27.78%) HTML5
6 9 (25.00%) J2EE
6 9 (25.00%) EJB
7 7 (19.44%) XML
8 2 (5.56%) Java SE
8 2 (5.56%) Spring
8 2 (5.56%) .NET
8 2 (5.56%) MyBatis
9 1 (2.78%) Web Services
9 1 (2.78%) JSP
9 1 (2.78%) SOAP
9 1 (2.78%) JSF
9 1 (2.78%) Ajax
9 1 (2.78%) JMS
9 1 (2.78%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 10 (27.78%) Robotics
3 6 (16.67%) DTV
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (72.22%) UNIX
2 15 (41.67%) Windows
3 11 (30.56%) Linux
4 5 (13.89%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Software Engineering
2 10 (27.78%) Web Development
3 9 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 6 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (13.89%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.56%) TDD
6 2 (5.56%) SDLC
7 1 (2.78%) Logistics
7 1 (2.78%) DSDM
7 1 (2.78%) Scrum
7 1 (2.78%) Validation
7 1 (2.78%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (2.78%) Kanban
7 1 (2.78%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.78%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (72.22%) SQL
3 20 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 17 (47.22%) C
5 16 (44.44%) C++
6 12 (33.33%) C#
7 10 (27.78%) Python
7 10 (27.78%) Embedded C
7 10 (27.78%) Embedded C++
7 10 (27.78%) Go
8 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (44.44%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Oracle
2 9 (25.00%) Sybase
3 6 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (2.78%) Sun