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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Swing (Java)
Rank 657 621 572
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -49
Permanent jobs citing Swing 233 295 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 0.65% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 191 241 328
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%

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
41308 45266 48103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.79% 40.87% 41.47%
Number of salaries quoted 35467 38793 42572
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 26 November 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 26 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
England -52 224 £50,000 +11.11% 28
London -15 118 £55,000 +10.00% 12
South East -33 50 £50,000 - 9
Surrey +8 32 £50,000 -
City of London +10 24 £68,750 +23.87% 3
East of England -36 22 £47,500 +11.76%
Yorkshire -21 19 £27,500 -27.63% 1
Sheffield -6 15 £27,500 -24.65% 1
South Yorkshire -7 15 £27,500 -24.65% 1
Berkshire +9 13 £60,000 +33.33%
Guildford -6 13 £51,000 -0.48%
Hounslow +7 11 £39,000 -13.33% 1
Hertfordshire -14 9 £32,500 -27.77%
Edinburgh +1 8 £50,000 -
Scotland 0 8 £50,000 +5.26%
Redhill -5 8 £45,000 +5.88%
Bracknell - 8 £60,000 -
Cambridge - 7 £47,500 -
Godalming - 7 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 7 £47,500 -
East Midlands +14 6 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Nottinghamshire +10 6 £35,000 +27.27%
South West -19 5 £42,500 +41.66% 3
Wimbledon - 5 £50,000 -
Teddington - 5 £50,000 - 1
New Malden - 5 £50,000 -
Newbury - 5 - -
Woking +23 4 £48,750 -2.50%
Bishop's Stortford +5 3 £23,500 +4.44%
Essex -10 3 £40,000 -

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 461 (100.00%) Java
2 239 (51.84%) SQL
3 186 (40.35%) OO
3 186 (40.35%) Degree
4 154 (33.41%) Spring
5 143 (31.02%) Oracle
6 138 (29.93%) J2EE
7 130 (28.20%) Hibernate
8 128 (27.77%) Agile Software Development
9 117 (25.38%) XML
10 116 (25.16%) Software Engineering
11 115 (24.95%) JavaScript
12 107 (23.21%) Eclipse
12 107 (23.21%) Finance
13 106 (22.99%) JDBC
14 102 (22.13%) Computer Science
15 95 (20.61%) WebLogic
16 94 (20.39%) JBoss
16 94 (20.39%) Maven
17 88 (19.09%) Multithreading
18 87 (18.87%) HTML
19 84 (18.22%) CSS
19 84 (18.22%) TDD
20 83 (18.00%) Web Services
21 80 (17.35%) C++
22 77 (16.70%) PL/SQL
23 71 (15.40%) UNIX
24 68 (14.75%) C
24 68 (14.75%) JSP
24 68 (14.75%) Ant

Swing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 95 (20.61%) WebLogic
2 94 (20.39%) JBoss
3 47 (10.20%) WebSphere
4 32 (6.94%) Tomcat
5 13 (2.82%) GlassFish
6 10 (2.17%) Apache
7 9 (1.95%) Confluence
8 5 (1.08%) Drupal
8 5 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.87%) Adobe CQ
9 4 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.87%) CMS
9 4 (0.87%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.65%) TIBCO EMS
10 3 (0.65%) Node.js
10 3 (0.65%) Jetty
11 2 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.22%) Mule
12 1 (0.22%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 6 (1.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.08%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.12%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.42%) Internet
2 21 (4.56%) HTTP
3 4 (0.87%) SNMP
3 4 (0.87%) ATM
3 4 (0.87%) Intranet
3 4 (0.87%) Wireless
4 2 (0.43%) SSH
4 2 (0.43%) LDAP
4 2 (0.43%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.22%) SDH
5 1 (0.22%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.22%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (12.36%) Relational Database
2 49 (10.63%) SQL Server
3 29 (6.29%) RDBMS
3 29 (6.29%) Hadoop
4 28 (6.07%) MySQL
4 28 (6.07%) Big Data
5 26 (5.64%) NoSQL
6 21 (4.56%) Oracle Database
7 20 (4.34%) MongoDB
8 18 (3.90%) OLTP
9 15 (3.25%) HBase
10 14 (3.04%) Impala
10 14 (3.04%) Apache Hive
11 10 (2.17%) Apache Accumulo
12 6 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.08%) Data Mining
14 4 (0.87%) SQL Server 2000
14 4 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
15 3 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 107 (23.21%) Eclipse
2 94 (20.39%) Maven
3 68 (14.75%) Ant
4 46 (9.98%) Git (software)
5 31 (6.72%) JUnit
6 28 (6.07%) Mercurial
7 21 (4.56%) Jenkins
8 17 (3.69%) Gradle
8 17 (3.69%) JIRA
9 15 (3.25%) Hudson
9 15 (3.25%) Subversion
10 14 (3.04%) NetBeans
11 9 (1.95%) ProC
11 9 (1.95%) TeamCity
12 8 (1.74%) JMeter
13 7 (1.52%) IntelliJ
13 7 (1.52%) Apache Ivy
14 5 (1.08%) QuickTest Pro
14 5 (1.08%) Rational Functional Tester
14 5 (1.08%) Selenium
General
1 107 (23.21%) Finance
2 58 (12.58%) Banking
3 29 (6.29%) Front Office
4 26 (5.64%) Retail
5 24 (5.21%) Investment Banking
6 21 (4.56%) Telecoms
7 19 (4.12%) Games
7 19 (4.12%) Retail Banking
8 17 (3.69%) Pharmaceutical
9 13 (2.82%) Aerospace
10 10 (2.17%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.08%) Automotive
11 5 (1.08%) Advertising
12 4 (0.87%) Marketing
13 2 (0.43%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.22%) Billing
14 1 (0.22%) French Language
14 1 (0.22%) German Language
14 1 (0.22%) Portuguese Language
14 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 397 (86.12%) Developer
2 357 (77.44%) Java Developer
3 73 (15.84%) Java Swing Developer
4 60 (13.02%) Senior Developer
5 59 (12.80%) Senior Java Developer
6 49 (10.63%) Software Engineer
7 28 (6.07%) Programmer
8 26 (5.64%) Java Programmer
9 25 (5.42%) Architect
10 24 (5.21%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 23 (4.99%) Java Architect
12 22 (4.77%) Senior Java Architect
12 22 (4.77%) Senior Architect
13 20 (4.34%) Software Developer
14 16 (3.47%) Graduate
14 16 (3.47%) Java Software Developer
15 15 (3.25%) C++ Developer
16 14 (3.04%) Senior Software Engineer
16 14 (3.04%) Java Software Engineer
17 13 (2.82%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (33.41%) Spring
2 138 (29.93%) J2EE
3 130 (28.20%) Hibernate
4 117 (25.38%) XML
5 106 (22.99%) JDBC
6 87 (18.87%) HTML
7 84 (18.22%) CSS
8 83 (18.00%) Web Services
9 68 (14.75%) JSP
10 52 (11.28%) J2SE
11 51 (11.06%) JMS
11 51 (11.06%) Ajax
12 47 (10.20%) Struts
13 44 (9.54%) XSLT
14 43 (9.33%) SOAP
15 40 (8.68%) Java EE
16 39 (8.46%) EJB
17 35 (7.59%) Java SE
17 35 (7.59%) HTML5
18 33 (7.16%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 102 (22.13%) Computer Science
2 52 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (8.68%) Mathematics
4 32 (6.94%) Algorithms
5 24 (5.21%) iPad
6 22 (4.77%) Client/Server
7 21 (4.56%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (4.12%) User Experience
9 18 (3.90%) Visualisation
10 17 (3.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 14 (3.04%) Statistics
11 14 (3.04%) Open Source
12 13 (2.82%) Equities
12 13 (2.82%) GIS
13 12 (2.60%) Data Structures
14 10 (2.17%) Hedge funds
15 9 (1.95%) Mobile App
16 5 (1.08%) iPhone
16 5 (1.08%) Fixed Income
16 5 (1.08%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 71 (15.40%) UNIX
2 54 (11.71%) Linux
3 38 (8.24%) Windows
4 9 (1.95%) Android
5 4 (0.87%) Debian
6 2 (0.43%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.22%) AIX
7 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (40.35%) OO
2 128 (27.77%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (25.16%) Software Engineering
4 88 (19.09%) Multithreading
5 84 (18.22%) TDD
6 57 (12.36%) Scrum
7 52 (11.28%) UML
8 49 (10.63%) OOD
9 34 (7.38%) Web Development
10 30 (6.51%) MVC
11 28 (6.07%) OOP
12 22 (4.77%) E-Commerce
13 21 (4.56%) OOA/OOD
13 21 (4.56%) Mentoring
14 19 (4.12%) Regression Testing
14 19 (4.12%) Validation
15 18 (3.90%) Data Analysis
15 18 (3.90%) Business Intelligence
16 16 (3.47%) SOA
16 16 (3.47%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 461 (100.00%) Java
2 239 (51.84%) SQL
3 115 (24.95%) JavaScript
4 80 (17.35%) C++
5 77 (16.70%) PL/SQL
6 68 (14.75%) C
7 31 (6.72%) C#
8 25 (5.42%) Perl
8 25 (5.42%) Python
9 20 (4.34%) Shell Script
10 16 (3.47%) Bash Shell
11 14 (3.04%) R
11 14 (3.04%) PHP
12 10 (2.17%) Scala
13 6 (1.30%) MATLAB
14 5 (1.08%) VBA
15 3 (0.65%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.43%) ActionScript
16 2 (0.43%) Ruby
17 1 (0.22%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 186 (40.35%) Degree
2 27 (5.86%) PhD
3 1 (0.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.56%) QA
2 19 (4.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (0.87%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 4 (0.87%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (0.87%) Puppet
1 4 (0.87%) Ambari
2 2 (0.43%) OpenAM
2 2 (0.43%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.22%) MOM
Vendors
1 143 (31.02%) Oracle
2 19 (4.12%) Google
3 18 (3.90%) Sybase
4 11 (2.39%) TIBCO
5 8 (1.74%) Microsoft
6 6 (1.30%) HP
6 6 (1.30%) IBM
7 5 (1.08%) Sencha
7 5 (1.08%) Adobe
8 3 (0.65%) Reuters
8 3 (0.65%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.43%) Perforce
9 2 (0.43%) Sun
9 2 (0.43%) Informatica
9 2 (0.43%) GoldenSource
10 1 (0.22%) Twitter
10 1 (0.22%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.22%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.22%) Calypso
10 1 (0.22%) VMware
Bolton, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
OCS Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hounslow
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum + 8% Bonus, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to 55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + excellent training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ACL Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Up to £55k plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Middlesex
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + pension, health + more
Posted: 7 days ago
London
RecWorks Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Banbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago