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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Swing (Java)
Rank 405 421 396
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -25
Permanent jobs citing Swing 36 49 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.48% 0.56% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 32 49 35
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
7477 8770 8321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.03% 38.35% 37.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6494 7646 7388
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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
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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 0 26 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Buckinghamshire - 5 £50,000 -
Berkshire -17 3 £60,000 +26.31%
Kent +11 1 £42,500 -34.61%
Middlesex - 1 - -
Swing
England

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 111 (100.00%) Java
2 95 (85.59%) SQL
3 82 (73.87%) J2EE
4 79 (71.17%) Agile Software Development
5 76 (68.47%) Spring
6 69 (62.16%) Oracle
7 59 (53.15%) Hibernate
8 54 (48.65%) JavaScript
9 51 (45.95%) HTML
10 48 (43.24%) Eclipse
11 45 (40.54%) Finance
12 42 (37.84%) OO
13 40 (36.04%) Degree
14 35 (31.53%) MVC
14 35 (31.53%) CSS
15 34 (30.63%) JDBC
15 34 (30.63%) Web Services
15 34 (30.63%) Maven
16 33 (29.73%) Scrum
16 33 (29.73%) Multithreading
16 33 (29.73%) SDLC
17 31 (27.93%) Tomcat
18 29 (26.13%) Subversion
18 29 (26.13%) Ajax
18 29 (26.13%) Relational Database
19 28 (25.23%) Software Engineering
20 27 (24.32%) Struts
21 26 (23.42%) JSP
21 26 (23.42%) XML
22 24 (21.62%) C

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 31 (27.93%) Tomcat
2 23 (20.72%) JBoss
3 9 (8.11%) WebSphere
3 9 (8.11%) WebLogic
4 5 (4.50%) Jetty
4 5 (4.50%) GlassFish
5 3 (2.70%) Apache
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.90%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (7.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.60%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.70%) SAN
3 1 (0.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (26.13%) Relational Database
2 21 (18.92%) RDBMS
3 18 (16.22%) SQL Server
4 14 (12.61%) NoSQL
5 6 (5.41%) Oracle Database
6 5 (4.50%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (4.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.80%) MySQL
7 2 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.80%) Big Data
7 2 (1.80%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 48 (43.24%) Eclipse
2 34 (30.63%) Maven
3 29 (26.13%) Subversion
4 21 (18.92%) Jenkins
5 14 (12.61%) JMeter
5 14 (12.61%) Git (software)
6 5 (4.50%) Eclipse RCP
6 5 (4.50%) ProC
6 5 (4.50%) Checkstyle
6 5 (4.50%) JUnit
7 4 (3.60%) IntelliJ
7 4 (3.60%) jMock
8 3 (2.70%) Selenium
8 3 (2.70%) Ant
9 2 (1.80%) EasyMock
10 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.90%) Mockito
10 1 (0.90%) JIRA
General
1 45 (40.54%) Finance
2 10 (9.01%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.11%) Manufacturing
4 8 (7.21%) Marketing
4 8 (7.21%) Electronics
5 1 (0.90%) Automotive
5 1 (0.90%) Banking
5 1 (0.90%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 96 (86.49%) Developer
2 88 (79.28%) Java Developer
3 21 (18.92%) Software Developer
4 19 (17.12%) Java Swing Developer
5 15 (13.51%) Java Software Developer
6 12 (10.81%) Senior Java Developer
6 12 (10.81%) Senior Developer
7 9 (8.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 8 (7.21%) Test Engineer
8 8 (7.21%) Test Automation Engineer
8 8 (7.21%) Automation Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Programmer
10 5 (4.50%) SQL Programmer
10 5 (4.50%) Oracle Developer
10 5 (4.50%) SQL Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Junior Developer
10 5 (4.50%) PL/SQL Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Junior Java Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Software Programmer
10 5 (4.50%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (73.87%) J2EE
2 76 (68.47%) Spring
3 59 (53.15%) Hibernate
4 51 (45.95%) HTML
5 35 (31.53%) CSS
6 34 (30.63%) JDBC
6 34 (30.63%) Web Services
7 29 (26.13%) Ajax
8 27 (24.32%) Struts
9 26 (23.42%) JSP
9 26 (23.42%) XML
10 18 (16.22%) jQuery
11 17 (15.32%) SWT
12 15 (13.51%) WebSockets
12 15 (13.51%) Spring MVC
12 15 (13.51%) Servlets
13 14 (12.61%) XSLT
13 14 (12.61%) RabbitMQ
14 13 (11.71%) JSON
14 13 (11.71%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.41%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.21%) DTV
4 7 (6.31%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.90%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.72%) UNIX
2 13 (11.71%) Linux
3 7 (6.31%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (71.17%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (37.84%) OO
3 35 (31.53%) MVC
4 33 (29.73%) Scrum
4 33 (29.73%) Multithreading
4 33 (29.73%) SDLC
5 28 (25.23%) Software Engineering
6 22 (19.82%) TDD
6 22 (19.82%) Waterfall
7 19 (17.12%) OOD
8 14 (12.61%) UML
8 14 (12.61%) Technical Architecture
8 14 (12.61%) Performance Analysis
9 11 (9.91%) Test Planning
9 11 (9.91%) Test Scripting
10 10 (9.01%) Validation
11 8 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (7.21%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (7.21%) Programme Management
11 8 (7.21%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 111 (100.00%) Java
2 95 (85.59%) SQL
3 54 (48.65%) JavaScript
4 24 (21.62%) C
5 18 (16.22%) PL/SQL
6 12 (10.81%) Perl
7 11 (9.91%) T-SQL
7 11 (9.91%) Shell Script
8 6 (5.41%) C++
9 1 (0.90%) HQL
9 1 (0.90%) C#
Qualifications
1 40 (36.04%) Degree
2 6 (5.41%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) Puppet
Vendors
1 69 (62.16%) Oracle
2 8 (7.21%) SAP
3 5 (4.50%) Sybase
4 1 (0.90%) hybris
4 1 (0.90%) Endeca
4 1 (0.90%) Microsoft
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