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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Swing (Java)
Rank - - 49
Permanent jobs citing Swing 0 0 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 3.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 6.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 17
Average salary - - £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
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
214 380 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 42.71% 63.87% 50.37%
Number of salaries quoted 188 335 253
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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