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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Swing (Java)
Rank 686 590 541
Rank change year-on-year
-96 -49
Permanent jobs citing Swing 217 297 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.28% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 0.70% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 191 245 366
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £31,680
10% offered a salary of more than £64,200 £62,400 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%

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
43211 42387 46827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.75% 39.73% 40.41%
Number of salaries quoted 36321 36827 41116
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 19 September 2014 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 19 September 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
England -86 209 £50,000 +11.11% 27
London -41 120 £50,000 -4.76% 12
South East -41 39 £50,000 - 10
Surrey -13 29 £50,000 - 7
City of London -17 24 £60,000 +9.09% 5
Hounslow +15 23 £39,000 -13.33% 1
East of England -26 23 £47,500 +97.91%
Redhill -6 17 £47,500 - 3
Yorkshire -41 12 £33,000 -2.94% 1
South Yorkshire -2 10 £33,000 -9.58% 1
Sheffield -12 10 £33,000 -9.58% 1
Berkshire 0 9 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Hertfordshire -20 9 £30,000 +33.33%
South West -26 9 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Cambridgeshire 0 7 £45,000 +5.88%
Reigate -24 7 £50,000 +2.56% 2
Teddington - 7 £50,000 -
Horley - 7 £50,000 -
New Malden - 7 £50,000 -
Wimbledon - 7 £50,000 -
Guildford -4 6 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Colchester - 6 £50,000 -
Bracknell - 6 £57,500 - 1
Cambridge - 6 £50,000 -
Essex - 6 £50,000 -
Woking +7 5 £47,500 -9.52%
Dorset -4 5 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Edinburgh -7 5 £50,000 +33.33%
Scotland -10 5 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Bishop's Stortford 0 3 £30,000 +33.33%

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 528 (100.00%) Java
2 290 (54.92%) SQL
3 209 (39.58%) OO
4 204 (38.64%) Degree
5 183 (34.66%) Oracle
6 170 (32.20%) J2EE
7 167 (31.63%) Agile Software Development
8 164 (31.06%) Spring
9 155 (29.36%) JavaScript
10 151 (28.60%) Software Engineering
11 145 (27.46%) Finance
12 139 (26.33%) XML
13 133 (25.19%) HTML
14 130 (24.62%) Hibernate
15 124 (23.48%) Computer Science
16 120 (22.73%) CSS
16 120 (22.73%) Eclipse
17 118 (22.35%) Multithreading
18 110 (20.83%) JDBC
19 105 (19.89%) JBoss
20 96 (18.18%) C++
21 92 (17.42%) C
21 92 (17.42%) UNIX
21 92 (17.42%) Maven
22 89 (16.86%) WebLogic
23 87 (16.48%) Web Services
24 85 (16.10%) PL/SQL
25 81 (15.34%) Scrum
26 79 (14.96%) JSP
26 79 (14.96%) Linux

Swing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 89 (16.86%) WebLogic
2 61 (11.55%) WebSphere
3 44 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 22 (4.17%) GlassFish
5 19 (3.60%) SharePoint
5 19 (3.60%) Adobe CQ
5 19 (3.60%) SharePoint 2013
6 16 (3.03%) Apache
7 9 (1.70%) Oracle Workflow
8 7 (1.33%) Drupal
8 7 (1.33%) Confluence
9 5 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.76%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 4 (0.76%) Jetty
10 4 (0.76%) WebSphere Process Server
11 2 (0.38%) Mule
11 2 (0.38%) TIBCO EMS
12 1 (0.19%) Node.js
12 1 (0.19%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.19%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (1.52%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 47 (8.90%) Internet
2 30 (5.68%) HTTP
3 19 (3.60%) Intranet
4 15 (2.84%) TCP/IP
5 14 (2.65%) SSH
6 9 (1.70%) ATM
7 4 (0.76%) SNMP
7 4 (0.76%) Wireless
8 3 (0.57%) SDH
8 3 (0.57%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.57%) MPLS
9 2 (0.38%) DSL
9 2 (0.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (14.77%) Relational Database
2 53 (10.04%) SQL Server
3 51 (9.66%) Hadoop
4 50 (9.47%) NoSQL
4 50 (9.47%) RDBMS
5 49 (9.28%) Big Data
6 36 (6.82%) MongoDB
6 36 (6.82%) OLTP
7 31 (5.87%) MySQL
8 24 (4.55%) Oracle Database
9 19 (3.60%) Impala
9 19 (3.60%) Apache Hive
9 19 (3.60%) HBase
10 17 (3.22%) Apache Accumulo
11 13 (2.46%) Data Mining
12 5 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
15 2 (0.38%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 120 (22.73%) Eclipse
2 92 (17.42%) Maven
3 61 (11.55%) Git (software)
4 57 (10.80%) Ant
5 33 (6.25%) Mercurial
6 30 (5.68%) Subversion
7 29 (5.49%) JUnit
8 25 (4.73%) Jenkins
9 20 (3.79%) Gradle
10 19 (3.60%) JIRA
11 10 (1.89%) Hudson
11 10 (1.89%) NetBeans
12 7 (1.33%) ProC
12 7 (1.33%) Selenium
13 6 (1.14%) Eclipse RCP
13 6 (1.14%) Visual Studio
14 5 (0.95%) TeamCity
15 4 (0.76%) Checkstyle
15 4 (0.76%) JMeter
15 4 (0.76%) Apache Ivy
General
1 145 (27.46%) Finance
2 50 (9.47%) Banking
3 24 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 24 (4.55%) Investment Banking
4 23 (4.36%) Games
5 19 (3.60%) Retail
6 13 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
6 13 (2.46%) Front Office
7 12 (2.27%) Automotive
8 10 (1.89%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.89%) Multimedia
8 10 (1.89%) Retail Banking
9 6 (1.14%) Advertising
9 6 (1.14%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.76%) Legal
10 4 (0.76%) Back Office
11 2 (0.38%) Electronics
11 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.38%) Marketing
12 1 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 425 (80.49%) Developer
2 345 (65.34%) Java Developer
3 88 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 65 (12.31%) Java Swing Developer
5 57 (10.80%) Senior Developer
6 51 (9.66%) Senior Java Developer
7 34 (6.44%) Architect
8 32 (6.06%) Java Architect
9 31 (5.87%) Senior Java Architect
9 31 (5.87%) Senior Architect
10 30 (5.68%) Software Developer
11 27 (5.11%) C# Developer
12 25 (4.73%) Senior Software Engineer
13 24 (4.55%) .NET Developer
13 24 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 24 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
14 18 (3.41%) Programmer
15 17 (3.22%) Analyst
15 17 (3.22%) Java Software Engineer
16 15 (2.84%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (32.20%) J2EE
2 164 (31.06%) Spring
3 139 (26.33%) XML
4 133 (25.19%) HTML
5 130 (24.62%) Hibernate
6 120 (22.73%) CSS
7 110 (20.83%) JDBC
8 87 (16.48%) Web Services
9 79 (14.96%) JSP
10 69 (13.07%) Ajax
11 67 (12.69%) XSLT
12 60 (11.36%) SOAP
13 58 (10.98%) JMS
14 57 (10.80%) JSON
15 55 (10.42%) J2SE
16 52 (9.85%) Servlets
17 44 (8.33%) REST
18 43 (8.14%) Struts
19 42 (7.95%) XSD
19 42 (7.95%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 124 (23.48%) Computer Science
2 52 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (9.47%) Mathematics
4 43 (8.14%) User Experience
5 42 (7.95%) iPad
6 40 (7.58%) Open Source
7 36 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
8 26 (4.92%) Client/Server
9 23 (4.36%) Visualisation
10 21 (3.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 20 (3.79%) Statistics
11 20 (3.79%) Mobile App
12 12 (2.27%) GIS
13 11 (2.08%) Fixed Income
13 11 (2.08%) Physics
14 10 (1.89%) Streaming Media
14 10 (1.89%) Clustering
14 10 (1.89%) Video on Demand
14 10 (1.89%) Over-the-Top Content
14 10 (1.89%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 92 (17.42%) UNIX
2 79 (14.96%) Linux
3 46 (8.71%) Windows
4 17 (3.22%) Android
5 10 (1.89%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.76%) Debian
7 2 (0.38%) Solaris
7 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (39.58%) OO
2 167 (31.63%) Agile Software Development
3 151 (28.60%) Software Engineering
4 118 (22.35%) Multithreading
5 81 (15.34%) Scrum
6 77 (14.58%) TDD
7 58 (10.98%) OOD
8 49 (9.28%) OOP
9 43 (8.14%) UML
10 39 (7.39%) Web Development
11 37 (7.01%) Validation
12 35 (6.63%) MVC
13 30 (5.68%) Unit Testing
14 28 (5.30%) Asset Management
15 26 (4.92%) Low Latency
16 25 (4.73%) Business Intelligence
17 24 (4.55%) OOA/OOD
17 24 (4.55%) Data Analysis
18 23 (4.36%) E-Commerce
18 23 (4.36%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 528 (100.00%) Java
2 290 (54.92%) SQL
3 155 (29.36%) JavaScript
4 96 (18.18%) C++
5 92 (17.42%) C
6 85 (16.10%) PL/SQL
7 49 (9.28%) C#
8 31 (5.87%) Perl
9 30 (5.68%) R
10 28 (5.30%) Shell Script
11 25 (4.73%) Python
12 18 (3.41%) Scala
13 17 (3.22%) Bash Shell
14 13 (2.46%) PHP
15 5 (0.95%) Ruby
16 4 (0.76%) Clojure
17 3 (0.57%) Jython
17 3 (0.57%) T-SQL
18 2 (0.38%) MATLAB
18 2 (0.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 204 (38.64%) Degree
2 21 (3.98%) PhD
3 6 (1.14%) Sun Certification
4 3 (0.57%) OCP
4 3 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.38%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.19%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.19%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.19%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.19%) PMP
6 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.01%) ISO 9001
2 36 (6.82%) QA
System Software
1 4 (0.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 4 (0.76%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (0.76%) Puppet
1 4 (0.76%) Ambari
2 2 (0.38%) OpenAM
2 2 (0.38%) MOM
2 2 (0.38%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 183 (34.66%) Oracle
2 105 (19.89%) JBoss
3 32 (6.06%) Google
4 24 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 22 (4.17%) TIBCO
6 19 (3.60%) Adobe
7 10 (1.89%) Sybase
8 5 (0.95%) Sun
8 5 (0.95%) IBM
9 4 (0.76%) Reuters
9 4 (0.76%) Bloomberg
9 4 (0.76%) Sony
9 4 (0.76%) Chordiant
9 4 (0.76%) Apple
10 3 (0.57%) Talend
10 3 (0.57%) Cramer
11 2 (0.38%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.38%) Informatica
11 2 (0.38%) GoldenSource
12 1 (0.19%) Guidewire
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Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 10% annual Bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £36000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Change Recruitment Group
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + & Bonus, benefits
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 60,000
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Hounslow, Middlesex
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Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum + 8% Bonus, pension
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
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London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
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Bracknell, Berkshire
CACI
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Guildford, Surrey
Allianz
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
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Newbury, Berkshire
CACI
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
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