The table below looks at the statistics for Swing skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Swing over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Swing (Java)
Rank 568 550 461
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -89
Permanent jobs citing Swing 55 96 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.23% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.65% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 51 64 175
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £39,900 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,250 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
Swing
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15709 14696 17864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 38.79% 35.81% 41.26%
Number of salaries quoted 13735 12582 14920
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

Swing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Swing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Swing
Salary Trend in London

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

Swing Salary Trend in London

Swing
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Swing across the London region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Swing Salary Histogram in London

Swing
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Swing within the London region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
City of London +45 2 £58,750 -2.08% 1
Wimbledon -2 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Swing
England

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 123 (100.00%) Java
2 61 (49.59%) SQL
3 56 (45.53%) Degree
4 53 (43.09%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (39.02%) Finance
6 45 (36.59%) Oracle
7 37 (30.08%) Software Engineering
8 34 (27.64%) Spring
9 30 (24.39%) Maven
9 30 (24.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 28 (22.76%) J2EE
10 28 (22.76%) JUnit
11 27 (21.95%) Web Services
11 27 (21.95%) Computer Science
12 26 (21.14%) OO
13 25 (20.33%) Python
13 25 (20.33%) Scrum
14 24 (19.51%) JavaScript
15 23 (18.70%) C++
15 23 (18.70%) Unix
15 23 (18.70%) Linux
16 22 (17.89%) Multithreading
17 21 (17.07%) SDLC
17 21 (17.07%) Subversion
18 20 (16.26%) C#
18 20 (16.26%) Git (software)
18 20 (16.26%) Java EE
19 19 (15.45%) Windows
19 19 (15.45%) Perl
20 18 (14.63%) Front Office

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the London 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 13 (10.57%) Apache
2 11 (8.94%) Tomcat
3 8 (6.50%) WebLogic
4 7 (5.69%) JBoss
5 3 (2.44%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.44%) GlassFish
5 3 (2.44%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.81%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) HTTP
1 1 (0.81%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.38%) NoSQL
1 14 (11.38%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.76%) Datomic
2 12 (9.76%) Oracle Reports
2 12 (9.76%) Triplestore
3 8 (6.50%) MySQL
4 5 (4.07%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.25%) GIS
5 4 (3.25%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.44%) JasperReports
7 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (24.39%) Maven
2 28 (22.76%) JUnit
3 21 (17.07%) Subversion
4 20 (16.26%) Git (software)
5 12 (9.76%) Jenkins
6 10 (8.13%) Eclipse
6 10 (8.13%) FindBugs
7 6 (4.88%) Selenium
7 6 (4.88%) TeamCity
8 5 (4.07%) Hudson
9 4 (3.25%) Ant
9 4 (3.25%) Gradle
10 3 (2.44%) Cucumber
10 3 (2.44%) Eclipse RCP
10 3 (2.44%) Mockito
10 3 (2.44%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.63%) PowerBuilder
12 1 (0.81%) JIRA
12 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 48 (39.02%) Finance
2 18 (14.63%) Front Office
3 16 (13.01%) Financial Institution
4 15 (12.20%) Banking
4 15 (12.20%) Pharmaceutical
5 11 (8.94%) Games
6 8 (6.50%) Telecoms
7 5 (4.07%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.81%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 110 (89.43%) Developer
2 108 (87.80%) Java Developer
3 25 (20.33%) SQL Developer
4 19 (15.45%) Java Swing Developer
5 17 (13.82%) GUI Developer
5 17 (13.82%) Java GUI Developer
6 16 (13.01%) Applications Developer
7 15 (12.20%) Java Applications Developer
8 14 (11.38%) Java Software Developer
8 14 (11.38%) Senior Developer
8 14 (11.38%) Senior Java Developer
9 12 (9.76%) Graduate
9 12 (9.76%) Oracle Applications Developer
9 12 (9.76%) Oracle Developer
10 11 (8.94%) Software Developer
11 10 (8.13%) Graduate Developer
11 10 (8.13%) Graduate Java Developer
11 10 (8.13%) Lead Developer
11 10 (8.13%) Lead Java Developer
12 9 (7.32%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (27.64%) Spring
2 28 (22.76%) J2EE
3 27 (21.95%) Web Services
4 20 (16.26%) Java EE
5 17 (13.82%) Hibernate
5 17 (13.82%) HTML
5 17 (13.82%) HTML5
6 14 (11.38%) .NET
6 14 (11.38%) JDBC
6 14 (11.38%) SWT
7 13 (10.57%) XML
8 11 (8.94%) Apache Camel
9 9 (7.32%) WCF
9 9 (7.32%) WPF
10 8 (6.50%) ASP.NET
10 8 (6.50%) SOAP
11 7 (5.69%) EJB
11 7 (5.69%) Middleware
11 7 (5.69%) OSGi
12 6 (4.88%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 30 (24.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 27 (21.95%) Computer Science
3 14 (11.38%) Fixed Income
4 13 (10.57%) Fintech
4 13 (10.57%) Hedge funds
5 11 (8.94%) Equities
6 5 (4.07%) Derivative
7 4 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.63%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.81%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.81%) Exotic Derivative
9 1 (0.81%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.81%) Life Science
9 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.81%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.81%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.70%) Linux
1 23 (18.70%) Unix
2 19 (15.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (43.09%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (30.08%) Software Engineering
3 26 (21.14%) OO
4 25 (20.33%) Scrum
5 22 (17.89%) Multithreading
6 21 (17.07%) SDLC
7 16 (13.01%) SOA
8 15 (12.20%) OOA/OOD
8 15 (12.20%) TDD
9 11 (8.94%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (8.94%) Product Management
9 11 (8.94%) Unit Testing
10 9 (7.32%) DevOps
11 8 (6.50%) Mentoring
11 8 (6.50%) Performance Engineering
11 8 (6.50%) Web Application Development
12 6 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (4.88%) Memory Management
12 6 (4.88%) Validation
13 5 (4.07%) UML
Programming Languages
1 123 (100.00%) Java
2 61 (49.59%) SQL
3 25 (20.33%) Python
4 24 (19.51%) JavaScript
5 23 (18.70%) C++
6 20 (16.26%) C#
7 19 (15.45%) Perl
8 12 (9.76%) Clojure
9 11 (8.94%) Ruby
10 10 (8.13%) Bash Shell
11 5 (4.07%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.44%) ES6
12 3 (2.44%) HQL
12 3 (2.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 56 (45.53%) Degree
2 6 (4.88%) Postgraduate
3 4 (3.25%) PhD
3 4 (3.25%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.44%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.25%) QA
2 3 (2.44%) HL7
Systems Management
1 3 (2.44%) Apache Shiro
Vendors
1 45 (36.59%) Oracle
2 14 (11.38%) Sybase
3 8 (6.50%) Bloomberg
3 8 (6.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.50%) Reuters
4 4 (3.25%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.44%) Endeca
5 3 (2.44%) hybris
6 1 (0.81%) Alias
6 1 (0.81%) Apple
6 1 (0.81%) IBM
6 1 (0.81%) Sun
6 1 (0.81%) TIBCO
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