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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Swing (Java)
Rank 389 370 421
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +51
Permanent jobs citing Swing 44 68 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.31% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.57% 0.81% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 35 56 45
Average salary £50,000 £46,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -
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
7746 8402 9592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 35.42% 38.66% 41.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6759 7148 8800
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 18 December 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 18 December 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
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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 +2 26 £50,000 +2.56% 2
Berkshire +1 11 £60,000 +37.14% 3
Hampshire -22 4 £46,250 -19.56%
Oxfordshire +7 2 £42,500 +30.76%
Middlesex - 1 £65,000 - 3
Swing
England

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 83 (100.00%) Java
2 50 (60.24%) JDBC
3 44 (53.01%) SQL
3 44 (53.01%) Oracle
3 44 (53.01%) Spring
4 40 (48.19%) J2EE
5 38 (45.78%) Degree
6 35 (42.17%) PL/SQL
7 27 (32.53%) JSP
8 26 (31.33%) WebLogic
9 25 (30.12%) OO
9 25 (30.12%) Tomcat
9 25 (30.12%) Relational Database
10 23 (27.71%) CSS
10 23 (27.71%) XML
11 22 (26.51%) Eclipse
12 21 (25.30%) Servlets
12 21 (25.30%) UML
12 21 (25.30%) C
12 21 (25.30%) TDD
13 19 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (22.89%) J2SE
14 18 (21.69%) OOA/OOD
14 18 (21.69%) Maven
15 17 (20.48%) Telecoms
15 17 (20.48%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (19.28%) HTTP
16 16 (19.28%) JavaScript
16 16 (19.28%) Finance
16 16 (19.28%) Hibernate

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 26 (31.33%) WebLogic
2 25 (30.12%) Tomcat
3 14 (16.87%) JBoss
4 10 (12.05%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.82%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.20%) Jetty
6 1 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.28%) HTTP
2 1 (1.20%) MPLS
2 1 (1.20%) SDH
2 1 (1.20%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (30.12%) Relational Database
2 12 (14.46%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.43%) RDBMS
3 7 (8.43%) MySQL
4 6 (7.23%) Hadoop
5 4 (4.82%) Big Data
6 3 (3.61%) Apache Accumulo
6 3 (3.61%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (26.51%) Eclipse
2 18 (21.69%) Maven
3 10 (12.05%) ProC
4 8 (9.64%) Ant
4 8 (9.64%) Git (software)
4 8 (9.64%) Hudson
5 7 (8.43%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.61%) Apache Ivy
6 3 (3.61%) Subversion
6 3 (3.61%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.61%) JUnit
6 3 (3.61%) JMeter
7 1 (1.20%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.20%) Checkstyle
7 1 (1.20%) Gradle
General
1 17 (20.48%) Telecoms
2 16 (19.28%) Finance
3 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 71 (85.54%) Developer
2 64 (77.11%) Java Developer
3 13 (15.66%) Programmer
3 13 (15.66%) Java Programmer
4 8 (9.64%) Systems Developer
4 8 (9.64%) Technical Leader
5 6 (7.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (7.23%) Developer Analyst
5 6 (7.23%) Analyst
6 5 (6.02%) Web Developer
6 5 (6.02%) Analyst Programmer
6 5 (6.02%) Analyst Developer
6 5 (6.02%) Java Analyst Programmer
6 5 (6.02%) Java Web Developer
6 5 (6.02%) C Developer
6 5 (6.02%) Java Analyst Developer
6 5 (6.02%) Java Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (60.24%) JDBC
2 44 (53.01%) Spring
3 40 (48.19%) J2EE
4 27 (32.53%) JSP
5 23 (27.71%) CSS
5 23 (27.71%) XML
6 21 (25.30%) Servlets
7 19 (22.89%) J2SE
8 16 (19.28%) Hibernate
8 16 (19.28%) Velocity
8 16 (19.28%) JAX-WS
8 16 (19.28%) JavaFX
9 15 (18.07%) GWT
10 14 (16.87%) HTML
11 13 (15.66%) JMS
12 12 (14.46%) EJB
12 12 (14.46%) JSF
12 12 (14.46%) Java EE
13 10 (12.05%) jQuery
14 9 (10.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.48%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (19.28%) Computer Science
3 8 (9.64%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (6.02%) iPhone
4 5 (6.02%) iPad
4 5 (6.02%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.41%) Open Source
6 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.23%) UNIX
2 5 (6.02%) Android
3 2 (2.41%) Linux
4 1 (1.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.12%) OO
2 21 (25.30%) UML
2 21 (25.30%) TDD
3 19 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (21.69%) OOA/OOD
5 16 (19.28%) Scrum
6 12 (14.46%) Change Management
6 12 (14.46%) Integration Testing
7 11 (13.25%) Software Engineering
8 9 (10.84%) MVC
9 8 (9.64%) Multithreading
10 7 (8.43%) Web Development
11 6 (7.23%) Test Automation
11 6 (7.23%) E-Commerce
12 5 (6.02%) Project Management
12 5 (6.02%) Unit Testing
12 5 (6.02%) V-Model
12 5 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (6.02%) Software Testing
13 4 (4.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 83 (100.00%) Java
2 44 (53.01%) SQL
3 35 (42.17%) PL/SQL
4 21 (25.30%) C
5 16 (19.28%) JavaScript
6 6 (7.23%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.61%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.61%) Perl
8 2 (2.41%) C#
9 1 (1.20%) C++
Qualifications
1 38 (45.78%) Degree
2 1 (1.20%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (1.20%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) Puppet
1 1 (1.20%) Ambari
Vendors
1 44 (53.01%) Oracle
2 1 (1.20%) Cramer
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