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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT)
Rank - - 241
Permanent jobs citing SWT 0 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 8
Average salary - - £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £30,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -21.05%
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
3060 3384 3478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.94% 50.05% 49.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2617 3021 3119
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £45,000 £47,500
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