The table below looks at the statistics for Swing skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Swing over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Swing (Java)
Rank 688 684 592
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -92
Permanent jobs citing Swing 205 225 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.20% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 0.51% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 158 203 237
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +8.82%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
40912 43930 42331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.36% 38.28% 39.85%
Number of salaries quoted 34970 36925 36603
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Swing
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Swing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Swing
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Swing within the UK.

Swing Salary Trend in the UK

Swing
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Swing over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 within the UK.

Swing Salary Histogram in the UK

Swing
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Swing within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
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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
England -34 180 £47,500 -5.00% 24
London -38 85 £47,500 -9.52% 8
South East +5 29 £48,750 +2.63% 4
Surrey -4 19 £50,000 - 1
North East - 16 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands +9 14 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Nottinghamshire 0 14 £40,000 +50.94% 1
East of England -9 14 £43,750 +16.66% 3
Nottingham - 14 £40,000 - 1
City of London +13 11 £70,000 +16.66% 3
North West +13 11 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne - 10 £40,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 10 £40,000 - 1
Wimbledon 0 8 £47,500 -5.00%
Hertfordshire -9 7 £50,000 +66.66% 2
Manchester +6 6 £40,000 -11.11% 3
New Malden +3 6 £47,500 -5.00%
Teddington -4 6 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Essex -8 6 £32,000 -36.00% 1
Durham - 6 £50,000 -
Stockton-on-Tees - 6 £50,000 -
Scotland +3 5 - -
Guildford 0 5 £45,000 -10.00%
Edinburgh -3 5 - -
Oxfordshire - 5 £40,000 - 2
Oxford - 5 £40,000 - 1
Merseyside - 5 - - 1
Birkenhead - 5 - - 1
Redhill -23 4 £50,000 -
Borehamwood - 4 £50,000 -

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 434 (100.00%) Java
2 245 (56.45%) SQL
3 226 (52.07%) Spring
4 195 (44.93%) Oracle
5 174 (40.09%) J2EE
6 164 (37.79%) Agile Software Development
7 160 (36.87%) OO
8 153 (35.25%) Degree
9 149 (34.33%) JavaScript
10 126 (29.03%) Hibernate
11 110 (25.35%) Web Services
12 109 (25.12%) HTML
12 109 (25.12%) Finance
13 97 (22.35%) Multithreading
14 95 (21.89%) Eclipse
15 94 (21.66%) SDLC
16 89 (20.51%) C++
17 83 (19.12%) Maven
18 81 (18.66%) Software Engineering
19 80 (18.43%) XML
20 78 (17.97%) UNIX
21 77 (17.74%) CSS
22 74 (17.05%) UML
23 72 (16.59%) SQL Server
24 71 (16.36%) Struts
25 66 (15.21%) Ajax
26 65 (14.98%) MVC
26 65 (14.98%) Scrum
27 64 (14.75%) TDD
28 61 (14.06%) JDBC

Swing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 60 (13.82%) Tomcat
2 57 (13.13%) JBoss
3 49 (11.29%) WebLogic
4 31 (7.14%) GlassFish
5 25 (5.76%) Apache
6 24 (5.53%) WebSphere
7 16 (3.69%) Node.js
8 15 (3.46%) Jetty
9 4 (0.92%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.46%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.46%) CMS
11 2 (0.46%) WordPress
12 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.23%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (0.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (2.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.69%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.30%) Network Security
2 7 (1.61%) Internet
2 7 (1.61%) ATM
3 6 (1.38%) HTTP
3 6 (1.38%) Multicast
4 3 (0.69%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.46%) SAN
5 2 (0.46%) FTP
5 2 (0.46%) Firewall
6 1 (0.23%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (16.59%) SQL Server
2 53 (12.21%) Relational Database
3 33 (7.60%) MySQL
4 24 (5.53%) RDBMS
5 22 (5.07%) Oracle Database
6 13 (3.00%) NoSQL
7 7 (1.61%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.15%) NonStop SQL
9 5 (1.15%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (0.92%) Datomic
10 4 (0.92%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.69%) Big Data
12 2 (0.46%) Triplestore
12 2 (0.46%) QlikView
12 2 (0.46%) DB2
12 2 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 95 (21.89%) Eclipse
2 83 (19.12%) Maven
3 50 (11.52%) JUnit
4 47 (10.83%) Subversion
5 44 (10.14%) Jenkins
6 33 (7.60%) Git (software)
7 28 (6.45%) Gradle
8 23 (5.30%) Ant
9 15 (3.46%) JIRA
9 15 (3.46%) EasyMock
10 12 (2.76%) Mockito
11 10 (2.30%) Eclipse RCP
12 9 (2.07%) JMeter
13 8 (1.84%) ProC
13 8 (1.84%) Mercurial
13 8 (1.84%) TestNG
14 7 (1.61%) Selenium
15 6 (1.38%) jMock
16 5 (1.15%) Checkstyle
16 5 (1.15%) IntelliJ
General
1 109 (25.12%) Finance
2 26 (5.99%) Front Office
3 15 (3.46%) Banking
4 11 (2.53%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.30%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.07%) Electronics
6 9 (2.07%) Marketing
7 8 (1.84%) Games
8 7 (1.61%) Legal
9 4 (0.92%) Back Office
10 3 (0.69%) Automotive
10 3 (0.69%) Publishing
10 3 (0.69%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.23%) International Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Retail
11 1 (0.23%) Advertising
11 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.23%) French Language
Job Titles
1 396 (91.24%) Developer
2 290 (66.82%) Java Developer
3 80 (18.43%) Java Swing Developer
4 47 (10.83%) Software Developer
5 45 (10.37%) Senior Developer
6 43 (9.91%) Senior Java Developer
7 33 (7.60%) Graduate
7 33 (7.60%) C++ Developer
8 28 (6.45%) Software Engineer
9 26 (5.99%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 18 (4.15%) Java Software Developer
10 18 (4.15%) Junior
10 18 (4.15%) Lead Developer
11 16 (3.69%) Junior Java Developer
11 16 (3.69%) Junior Developer
11 16 (3.69%) Core Java Developer
12 12 (2.76%) Java Software Engineer
13 11 (2.53%) Programmer
14 9 (2.07%) Graduate Java Developer
14 9 (2.07%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (52.07%) Spring
2 174 (40.09%) J2EE
3 126 (29.03%) Hibernate
4 110 (25.35%) Web Services
5 109 (25.12%) HTML
6 80 (18.43%) XML
7 77 (17.74%) CSS
8 71 (16.36%) Struts
9 66 (15.21%) Ajax
10 61 (14.06%) JDBC
11 54 (12.44%) XSLT
12 45 (10.37%) JMS
13 41 (9.45%) Java EE
14 39 (8.99%) JSP
15 36 (8.29%) .NET
16 32 (7.37%) REST
17 30 (6.91%) STL
18 26 (5.99%) HTML5
18 26 (5.99%) JSON
19 24 (5.53%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (12.44%) Computer Science
2 48 (11.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 26 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (5.07%) Equities
5 17 (3.92%) Mobile App
6 15 (3.46%) Derivative
7 14 (3.23%) Data Structures
8 12 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (2.76%) Fixed Income
9 11 (2.53%) Credit Derivative
9 11 (2.53%) Mathematics
10 9 (2.07%) Management Information System
10 9 (2.07%) DTV
11 8 (1.84%) Hedge funds
12 7 (1.61%) EFT
12 7 (1.61%) Physics
13 6 (1.38%) Robotics
13 6 (1.38%) LIMS
13 6 (1.38%) GIS
13 6 (1.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 78 (17.97%) UNIX
2 50 (11.52%) Linux
3 39 (8.99%) Windows
4 2 (0.46%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (37.79%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (36.87%) OO
3 97 (22.35%) Multithreading
4 94 (21.66%) SDLC
5 81 (18.66%) Software Engineering
6 74 (17.05%) UML
7 65 (14.98%) MVC
7 65 (14.98%) Scrum
8 64 (14.75%) TDD
9 41 (9.45%) OOD
10 39 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (5.99%) Software Delivery
12 23 (5.30%) SOA
12 23 (5.30%) E-Commerce
13 20 (4.61%) Open Source
14 19 (4.38%) Low Latency
15 17 (3.92%) Waterfall
16 15 (3.46%) OOA/OOD
17 13 (3.00%) Automated Testing
17 13 (3.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 434 (100.00%) Java
2 245 (56.45%) SQL
3 149 (34.33%) JavaScript
4 89 (20.51%) C++
5 61 (14.06%) C#
6 49 (11.29%) Perl
7 45 (10.37%) C
7 45 (10.37%) PL/SQL
8 30 (6.91%) Groovy
9 29 (6.68%) Python
10 14 (3.23%) Ruby
11 11 (2.53%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.61%) TypeScript
13 5 (1.15%) Clojure
13 5 (1.15%) COBOL
14 4 (0.92%) HQL
15 3 (0.69%) PHP
16 2 (0.46%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.46%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.23%) F#
Qualifications
1 153 (35.25%) Degree
2 12 (2.76%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.53%) Sun Certification
4 8 (1.84%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.38%) PhD
6 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.92%) MCPD
6 4 (0.92%) MCP
6 4 (0.92%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.92%) SLA
2 1 (0.23%) QA
2 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.46%) vSphere
2 2 (0.46%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (0.46%) Puppet
1 2 (0.46%) Vagrant
1 2 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 195 (44.93%) Oracle
2 27 (6.22%) Microsoft
3 15 (3.46%) Sybase
4 11 (2.53%) TIBCO
4 11 (2.53%) Google
5 10 (2.30%) SAP
6 7 (1.61%) HP
7 6 (1.38%) Tableau
8 5 (1.15%) Apple
8 5 (1.15%) Reuters
8 5 (1.15%) Bloomberg
9 4 (0.92%) VMware
9 4 (0.92%) Endeca
9 4 (0.92%) hybris
10 3 (0.69%) SunGard
10 3 (0.69%) IBM
11 2 (0.46%) Terracotta
11 2 (0.46%) PayPal
12 1 (0.23%) Solace
12 1 (0.23%) Sun
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Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40,000 to 55,000
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
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Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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MLG Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
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Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + health, pension, dental, etc.
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Harlow, Essex
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
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Dorset
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Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 + excellent package
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Birkenhead
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Salary: £27000 per annum
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Hertfordshire
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