The table below looks at the statistics for Swing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Swing over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Swing (Java)
Rank - - 64
Permanent jobs citing Swing 0 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 1.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 9
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +6.25%
Swing
North West

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 Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
253 281 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 42.24% 44.96% 52.76%
Number of salaries quoted 213 254 321
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,625 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Swing
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Swing Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Swing
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Swing Salary Trend in Merseyside