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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Swing (Java)
Rank 664 635 668
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +33
Permanent jobs citing Swing 231 323 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.57% 0.68% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 183 300 200
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,714 £35,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £65,000 £65,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%

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
40824 47288 43848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.78% 40.00% 40.56%
Number of salaries quoted 34880 40452 38092
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -44 210 £50,000 - 29
London -52 96 £60,000 +9.09% 9
South East +15 66 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Surrey +6 36 £52,500 +16.66% 6
East of England 0 22 £47,500 +11.76%
Redhill -2 16 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Guildford +6 14 £65,000 +36.84%
City of London +12 13 £72,500 +31.81% 5
North East - 13 £50,000 - 2
Milton Keynes - 12 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 12 £50,000 -
Durham - 11 £50,000 - 2
Borehamwood +7 10 £50,000 +23.45%
Hertfordshire -3 10 £50,000 +23.45%
Middlesex - 9 - -
Stockton-on-Tees - 9 £50,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +17 6 £36,285 -23.61%
Scotland +17 6 £27,500 -31.25%
Cambridge +15 6 £36,285 -27.43%
Westminster - 5 - -
Hampshire +1 4 £55,000 +29.41%
North West -3 4 £42,500 +54.54% 4
Manchester -4 4 £42,500 +54.54% 3
Essex -5 4 £45,000 -
Colchester -5 4 £45,000 -
West Midlands -12 4 £34,500 -13.75%
Canary Wharf - 4 £55,000 -
Basingstoke - 4 £55,000 -
Woking +17 3 £55,000 +10.00%
Glasgow +7 3 £27,500 -31.25%

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 408 (100.00%) Java
2 264 (64.71%) SQL
3 193 (47.30%) J2EE
4 192 (47.06%) Spring
5 168 (41.18%) OO
6 162 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
7 161 (39.46%) Degree
8 160 (39.22%) JavaScript
9 147 (36.03%) Oracle
10 131 (32.11%) Web Services
10 131 (32.11%) Eclipse
11 122 (29.90%) Multithreading
12 121 (29.66%) HTML
13 120 (29.41%) Maven
14 119 (29.17%) Hibernate
15 110 (26.96%) Ajax
16 106 (25.98%) Finance
17 104 (25.49%) SDLC
18 99 (24.26%) XML
18 99 (24.26%) Struts
19 91 (22.30%) MVC
20 85 (20.83%) UNIX
20 85 (20.83%) Tomcat
21 83 (20.34%) CSS
22 77 (18.87%) C++
23 73 (17.89%) XSLT
24 71 (17.40%) Computer Science
25 66 (16.18%) UML
26 65 (15.93%) Scrum
26 65 (15.93%) Software Engineering

Swing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 85 (20.83%) Tomcat
2 63 (15.44%) JBoss
3 59 (14.46%) WebLogic
4 26 (6.37%) WebSphere
5 19 (4.66%) GlassFish
6 12 (2.94%) Apache
7 7 (1.72%) Jetty
8 6 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.49%) CMS
9 2 (0.49%) IIS
9 2 (0.49%) WordPress
9 2 (0.49%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.49%) Node.js
10 1 (0.25%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (0.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.74%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.23%) ATM
1 5 (1.23%) Internet
2 3 (0.74%) HTTP
2 3 (0.74%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.49%) SAN
3 2 (0.49%) FTP
3 2 (0.49%) Firewall
3 2 (0.49%) Network Security
4 1 (0.25%) Multicast
4 1 (0.25%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (15.69%) Relational Database
2 62 (15.20%) SQL Server
3 42 (10.29%) RDBMS
4 36 (8.82%) NoSQL
5 27 (6.62%) MySQL
6 12 (2.94%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.98%) OLTP
8 4 (0.98%) Big Data
9 3 (0.74%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.74%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.74%) NonStop SQL
10 2 (0.49%) QlikView
10 2 (0.49%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.25%) DB2
11 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 131 (32.11%) Eclipse
2 120 (29.41%) Maven
3 63 (15.44%) Subversion
4 54 (13.24%) Jenkins
5 48 (11.76%) Git (software)
6 29 (7.11%) JMeter
7 28 (6.86%) Ant
8 19 (4.66%) JUnit
9 15 (3.68%) Mercurial
9 15 (3.68%) Gradle
10 9 (2.21%) TestNG
11 8 (1.96%) Mockito
12 7 (1.72%) ProC
12 7 (1.72%) ClearCase
13 6 (1.47%) Hudson
14 5 (1.23%) Eclipse RCP
14 5 (1.23%) Jasmine
14 5 (1.23%) NetBeans
14 5 (1.23%) Checkstyle
14 5 (1.23%) JIRA
General
1 106 (25.98%) Finance
2 26 (6.37%) Front Office
3 21 (5.15%) Banking
4 13 (3.19%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.47%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.23%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.98%) Back Office
7 4 (0.98%) Electronics
7 4 (0.98%) Billing
7 4 (0.98%) Marketing
8 3 (0.74%) Publishing
8 3 (0.74%) Games
9 2 (0.49%) Automotive
10 1 (0.25%) Retail
10 1 (0.25%) French Language
10 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 362 (88.73%) Developer
2 277 (67.89%) Java Developer
3 91 (22.30%) Java Swing Developer
4 40 (9.80%) Software Developer
5 30 (7.35%) Senior Developer
6 26 (6.37%) Senior Java Developer
7 25 (6.13%) Software Engineer
8 23 (5.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 18 (4.41%) Graduate
9 18 (4.41%) Test Engineer
10 17 (4.17%) C++ Developer
10 17 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
10 17 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
11 14 (3.43%) Java Software Developer
11 14 (3.43%) Junior Developer
11 14 (3.43%) Junior Java Developer
11 14 (3.43%) Junior
12 10 (2.45%) Lead Developer
12 10 (2.45%) Core Java Developer
13 8 (1.96%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (47.30%) J2EE
2 192 (47.06%) Spring
3 131 (32.11%) Web Services
4 121 (29.66%) HTML
5 119 (29.17%) Hibernate
6 110 (26.96%) Ajax
7 99 (24.26%) Struts
7 99 (24.26%) XML
8 83 (20.34%) CSS
9 73 (17.89%) XSLT
10 56 (13.73%) JSP
11 43 (10.54%) JDBC
12 41 (10.05%) JSON
13 37 (9.07%) jQuery
14 36 (8.82%) Servlets
15 34 (8.33%) XHTML
16 32 (7.84%) JMS
17 29 (7.11%) .NET
17 29 (7.11%) RabbitMQ
18 28 (6.86%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 71 (17.40%) Computer Science
2 51 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (8.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 19 (4.66%) Derivative
5 18 (4.41%) Equities
6 14 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.94%) Data Structures
8 11 (2.70%) Credit Derivative
9 10 (2.45%) Fixed Income
10 9 (2.21%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.72%) Visualisation
11 7 (1.72%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.47%) User Experience
12 6 (1.47%) iPad
12 6 (1.47%) LIMS
12 6 (1.47%) Informatics
12 6 (1.47%) Robotics
13 5 (1.23%) Mathematics
13 5 (1.23%) EFT
13 5 (1.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 85 (20.83%) UNIX
2 58 (14.22%) Linux
3 32 (7.84%) Windows
4 5 (1.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (41.18%) OO
2 162 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (29.90%) Multithreading
4 104 (25.49%) SDLC
5 91 (22.30%) MVC
6 66 (16.18%) UML
7 65 (15.93%) Scrum
7 65 (15.93%) Software Engineering
8 59 (14.46%) TDD
9 43 (10.54%) OOD
10 34 (8.33%) Waterfall
11 26 (6.37%) E-Commerce
11 26 (6.37%) Validation
11 26 (6.37%) Performance Analysis
12 21 (5.15%) Test Planning
12 21 (5.15%) Test Automation
13 18 (4.41%) User Acceptance Testing
14 16 (3.92%) Project Management
15 14 (3.43%) Performance Testing
16 13 (3.19%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 408 (100.00%) Java
2 264 (64.71%) SQL
3 160 (39.22%) JavaScript
4 77 (18.87%) C++
5 55 (13.48%) Perl
6 45 (11.03%) C#
7 42 (10.29%) C
8 35 (8.58%) Shell Script
9 34 (8.33%) PL/SQL
10 33 (8.09%) Python
11 21 (5.15%) T-SQL
11 21 (5.15%) Ruby
12 11 (2.70%) Groovy
13 8 (1.96%) PHP
13 8 (1.96%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.47%) Scala
15 5 (1.23%) Clojure
16 4 (0.98%) RPG/400
16 4 (0.98%) RPG
17 3 (0.74%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 161 (39.46%) Degree
2 7 (1.72%) Sun Certification
3 3 (0.74%) DV Cleared
3 3 (0.74%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.49%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.72%) QA
2 4 (0.98%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.49%) vSphere
2 2 (0.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.49%) Vagrant
1 2 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 147 (36.03%) Oracle
2 16 (3.92%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.19%) Sybase
4 7 (1.72%) Solace
5 6 (1.47%) HP
5 6 (1.47%) Tableau
6 5 (1.23%) Google
6 5 (1.23%) SAP
7 4 (0.98%) IBM
7 4 (0.98%) Terracotta
7 4 (0.98%) Reuters
7 4 (0.98%) Bloomberg
7 4 (0.98%) BT
8 3 (0.74%) VMware
8 3 (0.74%) SunGard
8 3 (0.74%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.49%) Sun
9 2 (0.49%) hybris
9 2 (0.49%) Endeca
10 1 (0.25%) Business Objects
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