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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SWT over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT)
Rank 240 216 216
Rank change year-on-year
-24 0
Permanent jobs citing SWT 5 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.077% 0.23% 0.057%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.51% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 3
Average salary £20,000 £21,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% -57.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £30,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -24.05%
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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2733 2540 2115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.96% 45.00% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2394 2293 1896
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

SWT
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SWT across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

SWT
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 SWT within the South West region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
(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 5 £20,000 -6.97%
SWT
England

SWT
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 11 (100.00%) Struts
1 11 (100.00%) JBoss
1 11 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
1 11 (100.00%) Banking
1 11 (100.00%) Spring
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 11 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 11 (100.00%) Degree
1 11 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 11 (100.00%) French Language
1 11 (100.00%) QA
1 11 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 11 (100.00%) GWT
1 11 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 11 (100.00%) Eclipse RCP
1 11 (100.00%) MyBatis

SWT
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 11 (100.00%) JBoss
1 11 (100.00%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 11 (100.00%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
1 11 (100.00%) Banking
1 11 (100.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Junior
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 11 (100.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 11 (100.00%) Junior Software Engineer
1 11 (100.00%) Junior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) Struts
1 11 (100.00%) Spring
1 11 (100.00%) GWT
1 11 (100.00%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 11 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 11 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (100.00%) QA