The table below looks at the statistics for Swing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Swing over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Swing (Java)
Rank 240 253 220
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -33
Permanent jobs citing Swing 12 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% 0.032% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 0.078% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 13
Average salary £47,500 £30,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.73% -12.85%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2202 2575 2500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 38.77% 41.63% 43.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1893 2291 2195
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Swing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Swing Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Swing
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Swing Salary Trend in the South West

Swing
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Swing across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Swing Salary Histogram in the South West

Swing
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Swing within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. 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
Bristol +5 7 £40,000 +31.14%
Somerset - 2 £47,500 -
Swing
England

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 28 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (78.57%) JavaScript
4 21 (75.00%) Linux
5 18 (64.29%) SQL
6 15 (53.57%) Software Engineering
7 13 (46.43%) Aerospace
7 13 (46.43%) HTML
8 12 (42.86%) JBoss
8 12 (42.86%) Ant
8 12 (42.86%) JUnit
8 12 (42.86%) WebLogic
8 12 (42.86%) EJB
8 12 (42.86%) CSS
8 12 (42.86%) JSP
8 12 (42.86%) Servlets
8 12 (42.86%) NetBeans
8 12 (42.86%) GWT
8 12 (42.86%) GlassFish
9 10 (35.71%) Spring
9 10 (35.71%) Web Services
10 9 (32.14%) Oracle
10 9 (32.14%) Internet
10 9 (32.14%) JMS
10 9 (32.14%) SOA
10 9 (32.14%) J2EE
10 9 (32.14%) TDD
10 9 (32.14%) ActiveMQ
10 9 (32.14%) Open Source
10 9 (32.14%) High Availability

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 (42.86%) GlassFish
1 12 (42.86%) JBoss
1 12 (42.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
1 5 (17.86%) RDBMS
1 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
2 4 (14.29%) MySQL
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) Big Data
3 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Ant
1 12 (42.86%) JUnit
1 12 (42.86%) NetBeans
2 6 (21.43%) Subversion
3 5 (17.86%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (46.43%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 22 (78.57%) Developer
1 22 (78.57%) Java Developer
2 14 (50.00%) Java Engineer
3 13 (46.43%) Java Software Engineer
3 13 (46.43%) Software Engineer
4 12 (42.86%) Java Software Developer
5 9 (32.14%) Senior Developer
5 9 (32.14%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (28.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 8 (28.57%) Lead Developer
6 8 (28.57%) Lead Java Developer
6 8 (28.57%) Lead Software Developer
6 8 (28.57%) Lead Software Engineer
6 8 (28.57%) Senior Java Engineer
6 8 (28.57%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 8 (28.57%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 8 (28.57%) Senior Software Developer
6 8 (28.57%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (14.29%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) HTML
2 12 (42.86%) CSS
2 12 (42.86%) EJB
2 12 (42.86%) GWT
2 12 (42.86%) JSP
2 12 (42.86%) Servlets
3 10 (35.71%) Spring
3 10 (35.71%) Web Services
4 9 (32.14%) ActiveMQ
4 9 (32.14%) Apache Camel
4 9 (32.14%) Grails
4 9 (32.14%) J2EE
4 9 (32.14%) JMS
4 9 (32.14%) JSON
4 9 (32.14%) RESTful
5 5 (17.86%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.57%) .NET
6 1 (3.57%) JSON-LD
6 1 (3.57%) OAuth2
6 1 (3.57%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.57%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) Software Engineering
3 9 (32.14%) API Development
3 9 (32.14%) High Availability
3 9 (32.14%) Open Source
3 9 (32.14%) SOA
3 9 (32.14%) TDD
4 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.57%) Data Management
5 1 (3.57%) Data Privacy
5 1 (3.57%) DevOps
5 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.57%) MVC
5 1 (3.57%) OO
5 1 (3.57%) OOP
5 1 (3.57%) SDLC
5 1 (3.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (78.57%) JavaScript
3 18 (64.29%) SQL
4 9 (32.14%) Groovy
5 1 (3.57%) C
5 1 (3.57%) C++
5 1 (3.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) VMware