The table below looks at the statistics for SWT 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 SWT over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT)
Rank - - 246
Permanent jobs citing SWT 0 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.097%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Average salary - - £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £30,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
-28.33% -21.56%
SWT
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
3132 3228 3497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.76% 48.19% 48.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2686 2883 3130
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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% -

SWT
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SWT Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SWT
Salary Trend in the North West

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

SWT Salary Trend in the North West