The table below looks at the statistics for Swing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Swing over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Swing (Java)
Rank 153 154 146
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Permanent jobs citing Swing 8 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.24% 0.15% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.60% 0.37% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 7
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Swing
UK

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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1338 1335 1186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 40.93% 40.07% 37.59%
Number of salaries quoted 958 864 845
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Swing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Swing Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Swing
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Swing Salary Trend in Scotland

Swing
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Swing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 November 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
Edinburgh -6 8 £50,000 -
Swing
UK

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) OO
2 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) JMS
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Hibernate
2 10 (83.33%) Spring
3 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 9 (75.00%) Degree
3 9 (75.00%) Data Structures
4 8 (66.67%) Algorithms
4 8 (66.67%) Technical Analysis
4 8 (66.67%) Coaching
5 7 (58.33%) Aerospace
6 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (33.33%) OOD
7 3 (25.00%) C++
8 2 (16.67%) Scrum
8 2 (16.67%) TDD
8 2 (16.67%) OOP
8 2 (16.67%) Java SE
8 2 (16.67%) JavaFX
9 1 (8.33%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
9 1 (8.33%) Mule
9 1 (8.33%) JBoss
9 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (8.33%) MOM
9 1 (8.33%) Shell Script

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (8.33%) JBoss
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (8.33%) TIBCO EMS
1 1 (8.33%) Mule
General
1 7 (58.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Architect
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
1 8 (66.67%) Java Developer
1 8 (66.67%) Java Architect
2 7 (58.33%) Senior Java Architect
2 7 (58.33%) Senior Architect
2 7 (58.33%) Senior Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) JMS
1 10 (83.33%) Hibernate
1 10 (83.33%) Spring
2 2 (16.67%) Java SE
2 2 (16.67%) JavaFX
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (8.33%) J2EE
3 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Data Structures
2 8 (66.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (8.33%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) OO
2 8 (66.67%) Technical Analysis
2 8 (66.67%) Coaching
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) OOD
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) MOM
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) TIBCO