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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Swing (Java)
Rank 241 241 236
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing Swing 3 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.053% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.32% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 7
Average salary £47,500 £38,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.58% +3.33%
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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2113 2810 3249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 37.09% 40.67% 49.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1839 2483 2897
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 5 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
Cheshire +12 3 £47,500 -
Swing
England

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (76.47%) Spring
3 13 (76.47%) Oracle
4 12 (70.59%) JDBC
4 12 (70.59%) SQL
4 12 (70.59%) OO
5 9 (52.94%) J2EE
5 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
5 9 (52.94%) Scrum
6 8 (47.06%) Java EE
6 8 (47.06%) Multithreading
6 8 (47.06%) Web Application Development
6 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
6 8 (47.06%) OOA/OOD
7 7 (41.18%) HTML
7 7 (41.18%) CSS
7 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
7 7 (41.18%) Degree
8 5 (29.41%) Finance
8 5 (29.41%) Hibernate
8 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
9 4 (23.53%) Java SE
9 4 (23.53%) SDLC
9 4 (23.53%) MVC
9 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
9 4 (23.53%) Web Services
9 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
9 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (23.53%) RESTful

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (5.88%) GlassFish
1 1 (5.88%) JBoss
1 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
3 4 (23.53%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
4 3 (17.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
1 3 (17.65%) Gradle
1 3 (17.65%) JUnit
1 3 (17.65%) Maven
1 3 (17.65%) Mercurial
1 3 (17.65%) TestNG
2 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.88%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (94.12%) Java Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Junior
4 2 (11.76%) Junior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Junior Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) Spring
2 12 (70.59%) JDBC
3 9 (52.94%) J2EE
4 8 (47.06%) Java EE
5 7 (41.18%) CSS
5 7 (41.18%) HTML
6 5 (29.41%) Hibernate
7 4 (23.53%) HTML5
7 4 (23.53%) Java SE
7 4 (23.53%) JPA
7 4 (23.53%) RESTful
7 4 (23.53%) Web Services
8 3 (17.65%) JavaFX
9 1 (5.88%) .NET
9 1 (5.88%) EJB
9 1 (5.88%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
1 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
1 3 (17.65%) Physics
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (70.59%) OO
3 9 (52.94%) Scrum
3 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
4 8 (47.06%) Multithreading
4 8 (47.06%) OOA/OOD
4 8 (47.06%) Web Application Development
5 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
5 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (23.53%) Data Mapping
5 4 (23.53%) MVC
5 4 (23.53%) Open Source
5 4 (23.53%) SDLC
5 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
6 3 (17.65%) Android Development
6 3 (17.65%) OOD
7 1 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (70.59%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) C
4 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Sun
2 1 (5.88%) Sybase
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