The table below looks at the statistics for Swing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Swing over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Swing (Java)
Rank 374 376 393
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +17
Permanent jobs citing Swing 64 66 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.29% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.84% 0.75% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 46 66 44
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7606 8854 8399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.92% 38.80% 37.65%
Number of salaries quoted 6606 7759 7451
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Swing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Swing Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Swing
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Swing Salary Trend in the South East

Swing
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Swing across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Swing Salary Histogram in the South East

Swing
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Swing within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
Surrey +7 35 £52,500 +16.66% 4
Buckinghamshire - 11 £50,000 -
Middlesex - 10 - -
Hampshire 0 4 £55,000 +29.41%
Berkshire -6 2 £49,000 +5.37% 1
Oxfordshire +14 1 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Kent +9 1 £35,000 -46.15%
Swing
England

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 122 (100.00%) Java
2 102 (83.61%) SQL
3 97 (79.51%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (72.13%) J2EE
5 77 (63.11%) Spring
6 66 (54.10%) Hibernate
6 66 (54.10%) JavaScript
7 61 (50.00%) HTML
8 56 (45.90%) OO
8 56 (45.90%) Eclipse
9 55 (45.08%) Maven
10 54 (44.26%) Oracle
11 48 (39.34%) Degree
12 47 (38.52%) MVC
13 45 (36.89%) Scrum
14 44 (36.07%) Multithreading
14 44 (36.07%) Web Services
14 44 (36.07%) Tomcat
15 40 (32.79%) Ajax
16 38 (31.15%) Relational Database
17 35 (28.69%) Finance
17 35 (28.69%) Subversion
17 35 (28.69%) JSP
18 34 (27.87%) Software Engineering
19 33 (27.05%) Jenkins
20 32 (26.23%) Struts
21 31 (25.41%) TDD
21 31 (25.41%) Waterfall
22 30 (24.59%) jQuery
22 30 (24.59%) CSS

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 44 (36.07%) Tomcat
2 21 (17.21%) JBoss
3 10 (8.20%) WebLogic
3 10 (8.20%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.10%) Jetty
5 4 (3.28%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (2.46%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.82%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.82%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.46%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.64%) SAN
3 1 (0.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (31.15%) Relational Database
2 30 (24.59%) RDBMS
3 26 (21.31%) NoSQL
4 16 (13.11%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.28%) MySQL
6 2 (1.64%) Big Data
6 2 (1.64%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 56 (45.90%) Eclipse
2 55 (45.08%) Maven
3 35 (28.69%) Subversion
4 33 (27.05%) Jenkins
5 26 (21.31%) JMeter
6 24 (19.67%) Git (software)
7 5 (4.10%) Checkstyle
7 5 (4.10%) Ant
7 5 (4.10%) ProC
8 4 (3.28%) JUnit
9 3 (2.46%) Hudson
9 3 (2.46%) Eclipse RCP
10 1 (0.82%) Mockito
10 1 (0.82%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.82%) EasyMock
10 1 (0.82%) Apache Ivy
10 1 (0.82%) Gradle
10 1 (0.82%) jMock
10 1 (0.82%) IntelliJ
General
1 35 (28.69%) Finance
2 6 (4.92%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.10%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.28%) Marketing
4 4 (3.28%) Electronics
5 1 (0.82%) Banking
5 1 (0.82%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 108 (88.52%) Developer
2 104 (85.25%) Java Developer
3 22 (18.03%) Java Swing Developer
4 17 (13.93%) Test Automation Engineer
4 17 (13.93%) Automation Engineer
4 17 (13.93%) Test Engineer
5 14 (11.48%) Software Developer
6 12 (9.84%) Senior Developer
6 12 (9.84%) Java Software Developer
6 12 (9.84%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (7.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 5 (4.10%) Systems Developer
9 3 (2.46%) Junior Developer
9 3 (2.46%) Junior Java Developer
9 3 (2.46%) Junior
9 3 (2.46%) Software Engineer
10 2 (1.64%) Technical Architect
10 2 (1.64%) Architect
10 2 (1.64%) Java Software Engineer
10 2 (1.64%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (72.13%) J2EE
2 77 (63.11%) Spring
3 66 (54.10%) Hibernate
4 61 (50.00%) HTML
5 44 (36.07%) Web Services
6 40 (32.79%) Ajax
7 35 (28.69%) JSP
8 32 (26.23%) Struts
9 30 (24.59%) jQuery
9 30 (24.59%) CSS
10 28 (22.95%) Servlets
10 28 (22.95%) Spring MVC
10 28 (22.95%) WebSockets
11 27 (22.13%) JDBC
12 26 (21.31%) RabbitMQ
13 23 (18.85%) SWT
14 20 (16.39%) XML
15 13 (10.66%) XSLT
16 12 (9.84%) XHTML
16 12 (9.84%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.66%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.20%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.28%) DTV
5 1 (0.82%) iPad
5 1 (0.82%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.82%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.82%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 27 (22.13%) UNIX
2 8 (6.56%) Linux
3 5 (4.10%) Windows
4 1 (0.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (79.51%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (45.90%) OO
3 47 (38.52%) MVC
4 45 (36.89%) Scrum
5 44 (36.07%) Multithreading
6 34 (27.87%) Software Engineering
7 31 (25.41%) TDD
7 31 (25.41%) Waterfall
8 30 (24.59%) OOD
9 26 (21.31%) Performance Analysis
10 20 (16.39%) Test Planning
11 19 (15.57%) Validation
12 18 (14.75%) Test Automation
13 14 (11.48%) UML
14 11 (9.02%) Technical Architecture
14 11 (9.02%) Test Scripting
15 9 (7.38%) Software Testing
16 7 (5.74%) Continuous Integration
17 6 (4.92%) Integration Testing
17 6 (4.92%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 122 (100.00%) Java
2 102 (83.61%) SQL
3 66 (54.10%) JavaScript
4 22 (18.03%) Shell Script
5 21 (17.21%) C
6 20 (16.39%) Perl
6 20 (16.39%) T-SQL
7 12 (9.84%) PL/SQL
8 8 (6.56%) C++
9 1 (0.82%) HQL
9 1 (0.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 48 (39.34%) Degree
2 5 (4.10%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 54 (44.26%) Oracle
2 4 (3.28%) SAP
3 3 (2.46%) Sybase
4 1 (0.82%) hybris
4 1 (0.82%) Endeca
4 1 (0.82%) Business Objects
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