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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Swing (Java)
Rank 237 243 218
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -25
Permanent jobs citing Swing 18 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.32% 0.051% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.76% 0.12% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 18 3 12
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £42,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,400 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
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
2367 2537 2375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.57% 43.09% 44.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2026 2306 2139
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 +7 11 £35,000 -16.66% 3
Dorset - 1 £25,000 -
Somerset - 1 £52,500 -
Swing
England

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 23 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (60.87%) Software Engineering
3 14 (60.87%) JavaScript
3 14 (60.87%) Linux
4 13 (56.52%) SQL
5 10 (43.48%) Oracle
6 9 (39.13%) J2EE
7 8 (34.78%) WebLogic
7 8 (34.78%) EJB
7 8 (34.78%) JBoss
7 8 (34.78%) Web Services
7 8 (34.78%) Spring
7 8 (34.78%) GlassFish
8 7 (30.43%) Groovy
8 7 (30.43%) JSON
8 7 (30.43%) Grails
8 7 (30.43%) GWT
8 7 (30.43%) RESTful
8 7 (30.43%) Apache Camel
8 7 (30.43%) Relational Database
8 7 (30.43%) Open Source
8 7 (30.43%) High Availability
8 7 (30.43%) API Development
8 7 (30.43%) TDD
8 7 (30.43%) ActiveMQ
8 7 (30.43%) Subversion
8 7 (30.43%) NetBeans
8 7 (30.43%) Internet
8 7 (30.43%) Aerospace

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 8 (34.78%) GlassFish
1 8 (34.78%) JBoss
1 8 (34.78%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Relational Database
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
2 6 (26.09%) RDBMS
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
4 3 (13.04%) MySQL
5 1 (4.35%) Big Data
5 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
5 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Ant
1 7 (30.43%) Eclipse
1 7 (30.43%) JUnit
1 7 (30.43%) NetBeans
1 7 (30.43%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (30.43%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
1 16 (69.57%) Java Developer
2 13 (56.52%) Java Engineer
3 12 (52.17%) Java Software Engineer
3 12 (52.17%) Software Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) Lead Developer
4 7 (30.43%) Lead Java Developer
4 7 (30.43%) Senior Developer
4 7 (30.43%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (26.09%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 6 (26.09%) Java Software Developer
5 6 (26.09%) Lead Software Developer
5 6 (26.09%) Lead Software Engineer
5 6 (26.09%) Senior Java Engineer
5 6 (26.09%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 6 (26.09%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 6 (26.09%) Senior Software Developer
5 6 (26.09%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Graduate Java Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) J2EE
2 8 (34.78%) EJB
2 8 (34.78%) Spring
2 8 (34.78%) Web Services
3 7 (30.43%) ActiveMQ
3 7 (30.43%) Apache Camel
3 7 (30.43%) CSS
3 7 (30.43%) Grails
3 7 (30.43%) GWT
3 7 (30.43%) HTML
3 7 (30.43%) JMS
3 7 (30.43%) JSON
3 7 (30.43%) JSP
3 7 (30.43%) RESTful
3 7 (30.43%) Servlets
4 6 (26.09%) Hibernate
5 2 (8.70%) .NET
6 1 (4.35%) J2SE
6 1 (4.35%) Java SE
6 1 (4.35%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.35%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Linux
2 6 (26.09%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) Software Engineering
3 7 (30.43%) API Development
3 7 (30.43%) High Availability
3 7 (30.43%) Open Source
3 7 (30.43%) SOA
3 7 (30.43%) TDD
4 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.35%) Android Development
5 1 (4.35%) Data Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Privacy
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps
5 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.35%) MVC
5 1 (4.35%) OO
5 1 (4.35%) OOP
5 1 (4.35%) Scrum
5 1 (4.35%) SDLC
5 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (60.87%) JavaScript
3 13 (56.52%) SQL
4 7 (30.43%) Groovy
5 1 (4.35%) C
5 1 (4.35%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) C++
5 1 (4.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) VMware Workstation
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Sybase
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