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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT)
Rank 852 826 854
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +28
Permanent jobs citing SWT 20 27 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.027% 0.025%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.049% 0.068% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 16 17 27
Average salary £21,500 £33,750 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.29% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £62,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £30,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-28.33% -21.05%
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
40488 39943 44663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.85% 40.02% 40.85%
Number of salaries quoted 34330 34908 39475
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -23 9 £21,500 +7.50% 1
South East -13 6 £45,000 +50.00% 1
London -37 5 £42,500 -22.37% 1
SWT
UK

SWT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 39 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (97.44%) Eclipse
3 34 (87.18%) Eclipse RCP
4 31 (79.49%) HTML
5 29 (74.36%) Computer Science
6 28 (71.79%) Degree
7 27 (69.23%) SQL
8 25 (64.10%) Software Engineering
9 22 (56.41%) Spring
9 22 (56.41%) JavaScript
9 22 (56.41%) WebSphere
10 21 (53.85%) JBoss
11 19 (48.72%) GWT
12 18 (46.15%) Struts
12 18 (46.15%) WebLogic
13 17 (43.59%) JUnit
14 16 (41.03%) Finance
15 15 (38.46%) Banking
15 15 (38.46%) French Language
15 15 (38.46%) QA
15 15 (38.46%) Problem Management
15 15 (38.46%) Unit Testing
16 14 (35.90%) MyBatis
17 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
17 13 (33.33%) CSS
18 12 (30.77%) Oracle
18 12 (30.77%) XML
18 12 (30.77%) Subversion
19 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
19 11 (28.21%) Hibernate

SWT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 22 (56.41%) WebSphere
2 18 (46.15%) WebLogic
3 4 (10.26%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (7.69%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 38 (97.44%) Eclipse
2 34 (87.18%) Eclipse RCP
3 17 (43.59%) JUnit
4 12 (30.77%) Subversion
5 5 (12.82%) Maven
6 4 (10.26%) Lombardi
6 4 (10.26%) JIRA
6 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
6 4 (10.26%) TestNG
6 4 (10.26%) DbUnit
6 4 (10.26%) Mockito
7 3 (7.69%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (7.69%) Ant
7 3 (7.69%) Log4j
General
1 16 (41.03%) Finance
2 15 (38.46%) Banking
2 15 (38.46%) French Language
Job Titles
1 24 (61.54%) Developer
2 20 (51.28%) Java Developer
3 15 (38.46%) Java Software Engineer
3 15 (38.46%) Junior
3 15 (38.46%) Software Engineer
3 15 (38.46%) Junior Software Engineer
3 15 (38.46%) Junior Java Software Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Consultant
4 3 (7.69%) Programmer
4 3 (7.69%) Java Programmer
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (79.49%) HTML
2 22 (56.41%) Spring
3 19 (48.72%) GWT
4 18 (46.15%) Struts
5 14 (35.90%) MyBatis
6 13 (33.33%) CSS
7 12 (30.77%) XML
8 11 (28.21%) Hibernate
9 7 (17.95%) Swing
9 7 (17.95%) JFace
10 6 (15.38%) J2EE
11 4 (10.26%) JSP
11 4 (10.26%) XSL
11 4 (10.26%) Web Services
11 4 (10.26%) DHTML
11 4 (10.26%) Guice
11 4 (10.26%) Ajax
11 4 (10.26%) JSON
11 4 (10.26%) Apache Camel
12 3 (7.69%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 29 (74.36%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) Open Source
3 3 (7.69%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.56%) Biotechnology
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) Software Engineering
2 15 (38.46%) Problem Management
2 15 (38.46%) Unit Testing
3 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.95%) OO
5 4 (10.26%) OOD
5 4 (10.26%) MVC
6 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.69%) ERP
7 1 (2.56%) Process Management
7 1 (2.56%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (69.23%) SQL
3 22 (56.41%) JavaScript
4 10 (25.64%) C++
5 4 (10.26%) Groovy
6 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (71.79%) Degree
2 6 (15.38%) Sun Certification
3 3 (7.69%) OCP
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.56%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (38.46%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) JBoss
2 12 (30.77%) Oracle
3 4 (10.26%) Atomikos
3 4 (10.26%) IBM
4 3 (7.69%) Sun
4 3 (7.69%) Talend
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