The table below looks at the statistics for SWT skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SWT over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT)
England / South West
Rank - 245 239
Permanent jobs citing SWT 0 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.054% 0.083%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.13% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 5
Median salary - £20,000 £20,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £20,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -38.46%

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
2103 2327 2605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.08% 41.74% 43.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1766 2035 2343
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

SWT
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing SWT as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SWT Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SWT
Salary Trend in the South West

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

SWT Salary Trend in the South West