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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Swing (Java)
Rank 540 459 527
Rank change year-on-year
-81 +68
Permanent jobs citing Swing 96 199 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.40% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% 1.01% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 68 177 94
Average salary £63,750 £55,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.90% +7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £80,750 £67,200 £82,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +11.84%
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
16579 19726 18385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 37.09% 40.08% 40.92%
Number of salaries quoted 14113 16710 16001
Average salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 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
City of London -5 16 £60,000 +9.09%
Westminster - 5 - -
Canary Wharf - 4 £55,000 -
Mayfair - 2 £40,000 -
Hounslow -4 1 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Twickenham - 1 £55,000 -
Swing
England

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

1 200 (100.00%) Java
2 106 (53.00%) SQL
3 83 (41.50%) Finance
4 78 (39.00%) OO
5 76 (38.00%) Degree
6 68 (34.00%) Spring
7 65 (32.50%) Multithreading
8 60 (30.00%) UNIX
9 55 (27.50%) C++
9 55 (27.50%) Maven
10 54 (27.00%) XML
11 52 (26.00%) Web Services
12 51 (25.50%) JavaScript
13 50 (25.00%) J2EE
14 46 (23.00%) Eclipse
14 46 (23.00%) Computer Science
15 43 (21.50%) Ajax
16 40 (20.00%) Oracle
16 40 (20.00%) Front Office
17 39 (19.50%) Struts
18 38 (19.00%) XSLT
18 38 (19.00%) Linux
19 37 (18.50%) UML
19 37 (18.50%) WebLogic
19 37 (18.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 37 (18.50%) Analytical Skills
20 30 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
21 28 (14.00%) Software Engineering
22 27 (13.50%) Hibernate
23 25 (12.50%) Equities

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 37 (18.50%) WebLogic
2 22 (11.00%) JBoss
3 7 (3.50%) Apache
4 6 (3.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.00%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.50%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.50%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (1.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.50%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.50%) Internet
1 7 (3.50%) ATM
2 1 (0.50%) DSL
2 1 (0.50%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.50%) MySQL
2 7 (3.50%) NoSQL
3 5 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.00%) OLTP
4 4 (2.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.50%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.00%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.50%) DB2
7 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.50%) HBase
Development Applications
1 55 (27.50%) Maven
2 46 (23.00%) Eclipse
3 21 (10.50%) Ant
4 14 (7.00%) Mercurial
5 13 (6.50%) Jenkins
5 13 (6.50%) Git (software)
6 10 (5.00%) Gradle
7 7 (3.50%) ClearCase
7 7 (3.50%) JIRA
8 5 (2.50%) Subversion
8 5 (2.50%) Sinon.JS
8 5 (2.50%) Karma Test Runner
8 5 (2.50%) Jasmine
9 4 (2.00%) JUnit
10 3 (1.50%) FindBugs
11 2 (1.00%) Eclipse RCP
12 1 (0.50%) NetBeans
12 1 (0.50%) Hudson
General
1 83 (41.50%) Finance
2 40 (20.00%) Front Office
3 22 (11.00%) Banking
4 16 (8.00%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.00%) Back Office
6 2 (1.00%) Retail
6 2 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 180 (90.00%) Developer
2 139 (69.50%) Java Developer
3 74 (37.00%) Java Swing Developer
4 16 (8.00%) Software Developer
5 15 (7.50%) Senior Developer
6 14 (7.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 13 (6.50%) Software Engineer
8 9 (4.50%) C++ Developer
9 7 (3.50%) Analyst
9 7 (3.50%) Analyst Developer
9 7 (3.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 6 (3.00%) AWS Developer
10 6 (3.00%) Graduate
11 5 (2.50%) Consultant
11 5 (2.50%) Programmer
11 5 (2.50%) Java Programmer
11 5 (2.50%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (2.50%) C++/Java Developer
12 4 (2.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
12 4 (2.00%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (34.00%) Spring
2 54 (27.00%) XML
3 52 (26.00%) Web Services
4 50 (25.00%) J2EE
5 43 (21.50%) Ajax
6 39 (19.50%) Struts
7 38 (19.00%) XSLT
8 27 (13.50%) Hibernate
9 24 (12.00%) FIX Protocol
10 18 (9.00%) J2SE
11 16 (8.00%) HTML
11 16 (8.00%) Java SE
12 13 (6.50%) CSS
13 11 (5.50%) HTML5
13 11 (5.50%) Middleware
14 10 (5.00%) JMS
14 10 (5.00%) .NET
15 9 (4.50%) JSON
15 9 (4.50%) Java RMI
16 7 (3.50%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 46 (23.00%) Computer Science
2 37 (18.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 37 (18.50%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (12.50%) Equities
4 20 (10.00%) Derivative
5 12 (6.00%) Data Structures
6 11 (5.50%) Credit Derivative
7 9 (4.50%) Fixed Income
8 7 (3.50%) EFT
9 6 (3.00%) Management Information System
10 5 (2.50%) Mathematics
10 5 (2.50%) Hedge funds
11 4 (2.00%) iPad
11 4 (2.00%) Algorithms
11 4 (2.00%) Web 2.0
11 4 (2.00%) Spread Betting
12 3 (1.50%) GIS
13 2 (1.00%) Digital Media
13 2 (1.00%) Life Science
14 1 (0.50%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 60 (30.00%) UNIX
2 38 (19.00%) Linux
3 15 (7.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (39.00%) OO
2 65 (32.50%) Multithreading
3 37 (18.50%) UML
4 30 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (14.00%) Software Engineering
6 20 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (9.00%) TDD
8 16 (8.00%) E-Commerce
9 14 (7.00%) Performance Testing
10 13 (6.50%) Low Latency
11 12 (6.00%) OOD
11 12 (6.00%) Algorithmic Trading
12 11 (5.50%) Straight-Through Processing
12 11 (5.50%) Scrum
13 10 (5.00%) Mentoring
13 10 (5.00%) Unit Testing
14 9 (4.50%) Refactoring
15 8 (4.00%) MVC
15 8 (4.00%) Risk Management
16 7 (3.50%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 200 (100.00%) Java
2 106 (53.00%) SQL
3 55 (27.50%) C++
4 51 (25.50%) JavaScript
5 24 (12.00%) C#
6 20 (10.00%) Python
7 17 (8.50%) Perl
8 15 (7.50%) C
9 13 (6.50%) Ruby
9 13 (6.50%) Shell Script
10 10 (5.00%) Bash Shell
11 7 (3.50%) PL/SQL
12 6 (3.00%) Scala
12 6 (3.00%) Groovy
13 5 (2.50%) PHP
13 5 (2.50%) Clojure
14 2 (1.00%) VBA
14 2 (1.00%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 76 (38.00%) Degree
2 5 (2.50%) PhD
3 1 (0.50%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.00%) QA
2 4 (2.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 40 (20.00%) Oracle
2 19 (9.50%) Sybase
3 7 (3.50%) Google
3 7 (3.50%) Solace
4 6 (3.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.00%) Terracotta
5 4 (2.00%) Reuters
5 4 (2.00%) Bloomberg
5 4 (2.00%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.50%) SunGard
7 1 (0.50%) GoldenSource
7 1 (0.50%) Informatica
7 1 (0.50%) Sun
7 1 (0.50%) IBM
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