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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Swing (Java)
Rank 703 577 578
Rank change year-on-year
-126 +1
Permanent jobs citing Swing 180 337 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.32% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 0.79% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 124 304 270
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -

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
39968 42832 43850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.34% 40.66% 40.92%
Number of salaries quoted 34186 35557 38647
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 February 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 February 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 -131 177 £50,000 +11.11% 22
London -95 82 £55,000 +4.76% 7
South East -17 62 £60,000 +46.34% 5
Surrey -13 34 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Guildford +16 21 £60,000 +41.17%
Berkshire +5 19 £43,900 +25.42% 2
East of England -3 19 £50,000 +86.91% 1
Reading - 19 £43,900 - 2
City of London -51 18 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire -9 14 £50,000 +96.07% 1
Borehamwood +8 9 £50,000 +11.11% 1
North West -7 8 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Redhill -6 7 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Middlesex - 6 £52,500 -
Hounslow -7 5 £39,000 -20.00% 1
Manchester +2 4 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Essex -7 4 £39,000 +4.00%
Cheshire -8 4 - -
Warrington - 4 - -
Woking +8 3 £52,500 +10.52%
South West -27 3 £42,000 -1.17% 5
Twickenham - 3 £62,500 -
Hampshire -9 2 £47,500 -17.39%
Bristol -10 2 £42,000 -11.57% 3
West Midlands -20 2 £40,250 +15.00% 1
Coventry -24 2 £40,250 +15.00%
Basingstoke - 2 £47,500 -
Hertford - 2 £55,000 -
Gloucester +10 1 £52,500 +10.52%
Buckinghamshire +6 1 £50,000 +33.33%

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 413 (100.00%) Java
2 235 (56.90%) SQL
3 175 (42.37%) Degree
4 168 (40.68%) Spring
5 162 (39.23%) OO
6 152 (36.80%) J2EE
7 129 (31.23%) Hibernate
8 127 (30.75%) JavaScript
9 124 (30.02%) Maven
9 124 (30.02%) Agile Software Development
10 123 (29.78%) Eclipse
11 112 (27.12%) Oracle
11 112 (27.12%) Web Services
12 109 (26.39%) Finance
13 108 (26.15%) XML
14 92 (22.28%) HTML
15 91 (22.03%) Multithreading
16 89 (21.55%) WebLogic
16 89 (21.55%) UNIX
17 87 (21.07%) Software Engineering
18 85 (20.58%) Computer Science
19 83 (20.10%) JBoss
20 80 (19.37%) Struts
20 80 (19.37%) Ajax
21 66 (15.98%) JDBC
21 66 (15.98%) JSP
22 65 (15.74%) C++
23 63 (15.25%) CSS
24 62 (15.01%) Analytical Skills
25 61 (14.77%) Tomcat

Swing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 89 (21.55%) WebLogic
2 83 (20.10%) JBoss
3 61 (14.77%) Tomcat
4 42 (10.17%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.21%) GlassFish
6 4 (0.97%) CMS
6 4 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (0.97%) Apache
7 2 (0.48%) IIS
7 2 (0.48%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (0.48%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (0.48%) Confluence
7 2 (0.48%) Node.js
8 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.87%) HTTP
2 9 (2.18%) Internet
3 5 (1.21%) ATM
4 2 (0.48%) Wireless
4 2 (0.48%) SNMP
5 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.24%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (11.62%) SQL Server
2 42 (10.17%) Relational Database
3 30 (7.26%) NoSQL
4 29 (7.02%) RDBMS
5 26 (6.30%) MySQL
6 10 (2.42%) Hadoop
7 8 (1.94%) Big Data
7 8 (1.94%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.45%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (0.97%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.73%) Apache Accumulo
11 3 (0.73%) OLTP
12 2 (0.48%) InterSystems Cache
12 2 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.24%) DB2
13 1 (0.24%) HBase
13 1 (0.24%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 124 (30.02%) Maven
2 123 (29.78%) Eclipse
3 61 (14.77%) Ant
4 35 (8.47%) Subversion
5 34 (8.23%) Git (software)
6 32 (7.75%) Jenkins
7 25 (6.05%) JMeter
7 25 (6.05%) JUnit
8 15 (3.63%) Hudson
9 13 (3.15%) Mercurial
10 10 (2.42%) ProC
11 9 (2.18%) Gradle
12 8 (1.94%) NetBeans
12 8 (1.94%) JIRA
13 7 (1.69%) TeamCity
14 6 (1.45%) Rational Functional Tester
14 6 (1.45%) QuickTest Pro
15 5 (1.21%) Synon
15 5 (1.21%) ClearCase
15 5 (1.21%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 109 (26.39%) Finance
2 46 (11.14%) Banking
3 31 (7.51%) Front Office
4 23 (5.57%) Investment Banking
5 22 (5.33%) Retail
6 16 (3.87%) Retail Banking
6 16 (3.87%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.18%) Aerospace
8 7 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.21%) Billing
10 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.48%) Advertising
10 2 (0.48%) Games
10 2 (0.48%) Marketing
11 1 (0.24%) French Language
11 1 (0.24%) German Language
11 1 (0.24%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.24%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 366 (88.62%) Developer
2 316 (76.51%) Java Developer
3 67 (16.22%) Java Swing Developer
4 44 (10.65%) Senior Developer
5 42 (10.17%) Senior Java Developer
6 26 (6.30%) Software Developer
7 22 (5.33%) Software Engineer
8 18 (4.36%) Automation Engineer
8 18 (4.36%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 17 (4.12%) Test Automation Engineer
9 17 (4.12%) Programmer
9 17 (4.12%) Test Engineer
9 17 (4.12%) Java Programmer
10 16 (3.87%) Graduate
11 12 (2.91%) Junior
11 12 (2.91%) Junior Developer
12 11 (2.66%) Junior Java Developer
12 11 (2.66%) C++ Developer
12 11 (2.66%) Java Software Developer
13 10 (2.42%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (40.68%) Spring
2 152 (36.80%) J2EE
3 129 (31.23%) Hibernate
4 112 (27.12%) Web Services
5 108 (26.15%) XML
6 92 (22.28%) HTML
7 80 (19.37%) Struts
7 80 (19.37%) Ajax
8 66 (15.98%) JDBC
8 66 (15.98%) JSP
9 63 (15.25%) CSS
10 49 (11.86%) XSLT
11 46 (11.14%) JMS
12 45 (10.90%) Servlets
13 39 (9.44%) jQuery
14 38 (9.20%) EJB
14 38 (9.20%) J2SE
15 34 (8.23%) Java EE
16 30 (7.26%) Java SE
17 26 (6.30%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 85 (20.58%) Computer Science
2 62 (15.01%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (6.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 18 (4.36%) Algorithms
5 14 (3.39%) Mathematics
6 13 (3.15%) Equities
7 10 (2.42%) Data Structures
7 10 (2.42%) iPad
8 9 (2.18%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.18%) Derivative
9 7 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.69%) Hedge funds
9 7 (1.69%) Open Source
10 6 (1.45%) iPhone
10 6 (1.45%) GIS
11 5 (1.21%) EFT
11 5 (1.21%) AS400
11 5 (1.21%) Fixed Income
11 5 (1.21%) N-Tier
11 5 (1.21%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 89 (21.55%) UNIX
2 45 (10.90%) Linux
3 27 (6.54%) Windows
4 8 (1.94%) Android
5 2 (0.48%) Debian
6 1 (0.24%) AIX
6 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (39.23%) OO
2 124 (30.02%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (22.03%) Multithreading
4 87 (21.07%) Software Engineering
5 61 (14.77%) TDD
6 59 (14.29%) UML
6 59 (14.29%) MVC
7 49 (11.86%) OOD
7 49 (11.86%) Scrum
8 22 (5.33%) Waterfall
9 21 (5.08%) Test Automation
9 21 (5.08%) Validation
10 20 (4.84%) Web Development
10 20 (4.84%) Test Planning
11 19 (4.60%) Mentoring
11 19 (4.60%) E-Commerce
11 19 (4.60%) Performance Analysis
12 16 (3.87%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (3.87%) Unit Testing
13 15 (3.63%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 413 (100.00%) Java
2 235 (56.90%) SQL
3 127 (30.75%) JavaScript
4 65 (15.74%) C++
5 47 (11.38%) PL/SQL
6 45 (10.90%) C
7 43 (10.41%) Perl
8 32 (7.75%) Shell Script
9 30 (7.26%) C#
10 26 (6.30%) Python
11 20 (4.84%) T-SQL
12 15 (3.63%) PHP
13 12 (2.91%) Bash Shell
14 10 (2.42%) Ruby
15 7 (1.69%) Scala
16 5 (1.21%) Clojure
16 5 (1.21%) RPG/400
16 5 (1.21%) RPG
16 5 (1.21%) MATLAB
16 5 (1.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 175 (42.37%) Degree
2 13 (3.15%) PhD
3 3 (0.73%) DV Cleared
3 3 (0.73%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.48%) VCP4
4 2 (0.48%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.66%) QA
2 3 (0.73%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (0.24%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (0.24%) Puppet
1 1 (0.24%) Ambari
Vendors
1 112 (27.12%) Oracle
2 24 (5.81%) Sybase
3 8 (1.94%) TIBCO
4 7 (1.69%) HP
4 7 (1.69%) IBM
5 6 (1.45%) Microsoft
5 6 (1.45%) Google
6 5 (1.21%) BT
7 4 (0.97%) Sencha
7 4 (0.97%) Reuters
7 4 (0.97%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.48%) Informatica
8 2 (0.48%) Sun
8 2 (0.48%) Perforce
8 2 (0.48%) GoldenSource
8 2 (0.48%) Terracotta
9 1 (0.24%) Twitter
9 1 (0.24%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.24%) Adobe
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £26-£32k per year depending on experience
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
OCS Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 12K Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Banbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Banbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Orchard Information Systems Ltd
Posted: 14 days ago
West London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Hounslow
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension, 28 day hols
Posted: 18 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago