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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Swing (Java)
Rank 156 156 144
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Permanent jobs citing Swing 8 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.23% 0.095% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.60% 0.25% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 5
Average salary £50,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
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 1224 1158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.94% 38.58% 36.42%
Number of salaries quoted 899 810 797
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 20 October 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 - 8 £50,000 -
Swing
UK

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 October 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
2 10 (83.33%) OO
3 9 (75.00%) Linux
3 9 (75.00%) Hibernate
3 9 (75.00%) Spring
4 8 (66.67%) Degree
4 8 (66.67%) Windows
4 8 (66.67%) SQL
4 8 (66.67%) JMS
5 7 (58.33%) Data Structures
6 6 (50.00%) Algorithms
6 6 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
6 6 (50.00%) Coaching
6 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (41.67%) Aerospace
8 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (33.33%) OOD
9 3 (25.00%) C++
10 2 (16.67%) Scrum
10 2 (16.67%) JBoss
10 2 (16.67%) OOP
10 2 (16.67%) Perl
10 2 (16.67%) Oracle
10 2 (16.67%) TDD
10 2 (16.67%) JavaFX
10 2 (16.67%) Java SE
11 1 (8.33%) TIBCO EMS
11 1 (8.33%) Groovy
11 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
11 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 2 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (8.33%) Drupal
2 1 (8.33%) Mule
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) Pentaho
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (41.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Architect
2 6 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Java Architect
3 5 (41.67%) Senior Java Architect
3 5 (41.67%) Senior Architect
3 5 (41.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Software Engineer
3 5 (41.67%) Senior Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) Hibernate
1 9 (75.00%) Spring
2 8 (66.67%) JMS
3 2 (16.67%) Java SE
3 2 (16.67%) JavaFX
4 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (8.33%) Ajax
4 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (8.33%) J2EE
4 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Data Structures
2 6 (50.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (8.33%) Grid Computing
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) OO
2 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 6 (50.00%) Coaching
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 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) C++
4 2 (16.67%) Perl
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (8.33%) AWK
5 1 (8.33%) Jython
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby
5 1 (8.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) MOM
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (8.33%) TIBCO