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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Swing (Java)
Rank 406 370 402
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +32
Permanent jobs citing Swing 44 59 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.27% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 0.72% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 42 50 36
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
8418 8159 9192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.20% 37.54% 40.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7210 7258 8234
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 August 2014.

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 August 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
Surrey -11 31 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Berkshire -4 11 £45,000 - 1
Hampshire -15 1 £30,000 -33.33% 1
M4 Corridor - 1 £57,500 -
Swing
England

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 109 (100.00%) Java
2 91 (83.49%) SQL
3 75 (68.81%) Spring
4 56 (51.38%) JDBC
5 52 (47.71%) Oracle
6 48 (44.04%) Degree
7 46 (42.20%) OO
8 43 (39.45%) C
9 41 (37.61%) Finance
10 35 (32.11%) J2EE
11 30 (27.52%) PL/SQL
11 30 (27.52%) Eclipse
11 30 (27.52%) Scrum
12 29 (26.61%) XML
13 24 (22.02%) Hadoop
13 24 (22.02%) Enterprise Software
14 23 (21.10%) Multithreading
14 23 (21.10%) Change Management
14 23 (21.10%) Software Engineering
15 22 (20.18%) Web Services
16 20 (18.35%) XSD
17 19 (17.43%) Apache Accumulo
18 18 (16.51%) Relational Database
18 18 (16.51%) Kafka
18 18 (16.51%) REST
18 18 (16.51%) SOAP
18 18 (16.51%) WSDL
19 17 (15.60%) OOA/OOD
20 15 (13.76%) JBoss
20 15 (13.76%) JSP

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 12 (11.01%) WebLogic
2 9 (8.26%) Tomcat
2 9 (8.26%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.59%) Jetty
4 3 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.75%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.83%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.26%) HTTP
2 3 (2.75%) SDH
2 3 (2.75%) Ethernet
2 3 (2.75%) MPLS
3 2 (1.83%) DSL
3 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.83%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.02%) Hadoop
2 19 (17.43%) Apache Accumulo
3 18 (16.51%) Relational Database
4 13 (11.93%) Big Data
5 5 (4.59%) MySQL
6 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 30 (27.52%) Eclipse
2 12 (11.01%) Maven
3 8 (7.34%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.50%) Ant
4 6 (5.50%) ProC
4 6 (5.50%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.59%) JUnit
5 5 (4.59%) Checkstyle
5 5 (4.59%) Subversion
6 3 (2.75%) Eclipse RCP
6 3 (2.75%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (2.75%) Log4j
7 2 (1.83%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.83%) Hudson
8 1 (0.92%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.92%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.92%) NetBeans
General
1 41 (37.61%) Finance
2 10 (9.17%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.75%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.83%) Electronics
4 2 (1.83%) Retail
5 1 (0.92%) Billing
Job Titles
1 96 (88.07%) Developer
2 70 (64.22%) Java Developer
3 23 (21.10%) Systems Developer
4 17 (15.60%) Java Swing Developer
5 16 (14.68%) Software Developer
6 14 (12.84%) Programmer
7 12 (11.01%) Java Programmer
8 11 (10.09%) Senior Developer
8 11 (10.09%) Software Engineer
9 10 (9.17%) Senior Java Developer
9 10 (9.17%) Developer Analyst
9 10 (9.17%) Analyst
10 9 (8.26%) Lead Developer
10 9 (8.26%) Lead Java Developer
11 8 (7.34%) Java Software Engineer
12 7 (6.42%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 5 (4.59%) Java Analyst Developer
13 5 (4.59%) Java Engineer
13 5 (4.59%) Analyst Programmer
13 5 (4.59%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (68.81%) Spring
2 56 (51.38%) JDBC
3 35 (32.11%) J2EE
4 29 (26.61%) XML
5 22 (20.18%) Web Services
6 20 (18.35%) XSD
7 18 (16.51%) Kafka
7 18 (16.51%) REST
7 18 (16.51%) SOAP
7 18 (16.51%) WSDL
8 15 (13.76%) JSP
8 15 (13.76%) Hibernate
9 14 (12.84%) J2SE
10 13 (11.93%) GWT
11 11 (10.09%) CSS
12 10 (9.17%) HTML
13 8 (7.34%) EJB
14 7 (6.42%) Servlets
15 5 (4.59%) JavaFX
15 5 (4.59%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.02%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (12.84%) Computer Science
3 12 (11.01%) Open Source
4 8 (7.34%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.67%) Physics
6 3 (2.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.59%) Linux
2 2 (1.83%) UNIX
2 2 (1.83%) Windows
3 1 (0.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (42.20%) OO
2 30 (27.52%) Scrum
3 23 (21.10%) Multithreading
3 23 (21.10%) Change Management
3 23 (21.10%) Software Engineering
4 17 (15.60%) OOA/OOD
5 14 (12.84%) Cyber Security
6 13 (11.93%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (10.09%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (10.09%) Software Testing
8 10 (9.17%) Data Security
9 9 (8.26%) TDD
10 7 (6.42%) Integration Testing
10 7 (6.42%) UML
11 6 (5.50%) BDD
12 5 (4.59%) V-Model
13 4 (3.67%) MVC
13 4 (3.67%) E-Commerce
13 4 (3.67%) Project Management
13 4 (3.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 109 (100.00%) Java
2 91 (83.49%) SQL
3 43 (39.45%) C
4 30 (27.52%) PL/SQL
5 7 (6.42%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.83%) C++
6 2 (1.83%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 48 (44.04%) Degree
2 3 (2.75%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.83%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.83%) ISEB
4 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.92%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.92%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.75%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 3 (2.75%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (2.75%) Puppet
1 3 (2.75%) Ambari
Vendors
1 52 (47.71%) Oracle
2 15 (13.76%) JBoss
3 4 (3.67%) Google
3 4 (3.67%) Sony
3 4 (3.67%) Apple
4 3 (2.75%) Talend
4 3 (2.75%) Cramer
5 1 (0.92%) Guidewire
5 1 (0.92%) Microsoft
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