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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Swing (Java)
Rank 254 237 225
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -12
Permanent jobs citing Swing 2 8 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.027% 0.12% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.063% 0.25% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 35
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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
3155 3232 3535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.73% 48.35% 48.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2714 2883 3166
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 30 September 2014. 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 0 2 £45,000 +35.33% 2
Swing
England

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 8 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (75.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 6 (75.00%) User Experience
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) UNIX
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) JSF
3 2 (25.00%) Maven
3 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (25.00%) Java SE
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (25.00%) EJB
3 2 (25.00%) JBoss

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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%) WebLogic
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (25.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Applications Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Graduate Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) EJB
3 2 (25.00%) JDBC
3 2 (25.00%) JSP
3 2 (25.00%) JMS
3 2 (25.00%) JSF
3 2 (25.00%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Mathematics
1 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (75.00%) Mobile App
1 6 (75.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) UNIX
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) JBoss