The table below looks at the statistics for SWT 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 SWT over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT)
Rank 432 404 418
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +14
Permanent jobs citing SWT 12 4 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.058% 0.020% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.051% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 31
Average salary £46,500 £50,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.00% -7.40%
UK excluding London average salary £20,000 £37,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-46.66% -18.91%
SWT
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
7628 7906 8963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.87% 39.42% 40.28%
Number of salaries quoted 6705 6619 8282
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

SWT
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SWT Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SWT
Salary Trend in the South East

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

SWT Salary Trend in the South East

SWT
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 SWT within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 January 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
Berkshire - 9 - -
Surrey -4 2 £46,500 +32.85%
Hampshire -21 1 £45,000 -10.00%
SWT
England

SWT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing SWT 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 SWT.

1 21 (100.00%) Java
1 21 (100.00%) SQL
1 21 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 21 (100.00%) Degree
2 17 (80.95%) Subversion
3 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (57.14%) Computer Science
4 12 (57.14%) Eclipse
4 12 (57.14%) Oracle
4 12 (57.14%) UNIX
5 9 (42.86%) Struts
5 9 (42.86%) T-SQL
5 9 (42.86%) Perl
5 9 (42.86%) Shell Script
5 9 (42.86%) Swing
5 9 (42.86%) Validation
5 9 (42.86%) TDD
5 9 (42.86%) Maven
5 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 9 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 9 (42.86%) Waterfall
5 9 (42.86%) Test Planning
6 8 (38.10%) C++
6 8 (38.10%) HTML
6 8 (38.10%) XML
6 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
6 8 (38.10%) JUnit
6 8 (38.10%) CSS
7 5 (23.81%) Eclipse RCP
8 4 (19.05%) JavaScript

SWT
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing SWT 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 SWT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (80.95%) Subversion
2 12 (57.14%) Eclipse
3 9 (42.86%) Maven
3 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 8 (38.10%) JUnit
5 5 (23.81%) Eclipse RCP
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Senior Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Test Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) Senior Java Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Automation Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) Struts
1 9 (42.86%) Swing
2 8 (38.10%) XML
2 8 (38.10%) HTML
2 8 (38.10%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 4 (19.05%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) UNIX
2 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) TDD
3 9 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 9 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 9 (42.86%) Test Planning
3 9 (42.86%) Validation
4 4 (19.05%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
1 21 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) T-SQL
2 9 (42.86%) Shell Script
2 9 (42.86%) Perl
3 8 (38.10%) C++
4 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
4 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Oracle