The table below looks at the statistics for Swing skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Swing over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Swing (Java)
Rank 249 245 239
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Swing 4 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.061% 0.056% 0.028%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.13% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 2
Average salary £40,000 £25,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -61.53%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2645 3143 3477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.57% 43.94% 47.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2233 2654 3095
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Swing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Swing Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Swing
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Swing Salary Trend in the North West

Swing
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Swing within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
(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
Manchester +6 4 £40,000 +60.00% 6
Swing
England

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 8 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) Spring
3 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
3 5 (62.50%) JDBC
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (50.00%) OO
4 4 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (50.00%) C
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (37.50%) Java EE
5 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
5 3 (37.50%) V-Model
5 3 (37.50%) SDLC
5 3 (37.50%) MySQL
6 2 (25.00%) NetBeans
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (25.00%) Change Management
6 2 (25.00%) Workflow
6 2 (25.00%) ProC
6 2 (25.00%) Project Management
6 2 (25.00%) Degree
6 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Maven

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 2 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (37.50%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) ProC
1 2 (25.00%) NetBeans
2 1 (12.50%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) Ant
2 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 1 (12.50%) IntelliJ
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Java Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Spring
2 5 (62.50%) JDBC
3 3 (37.50%) Java EE
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) Struts
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) OO
1 4 (50.00%) Scrum
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
2 3 (37.50%) V-Model
2 3 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (50.00%) C
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
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