The table below looks at the statistics for Swing skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Swing over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Swing (Java)
UK
Rank 733 756 752
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -4
Permanent jobs citing Swing 112 171 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.45% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 83 144 151
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -6.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,750 £38,700
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%

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
33216 38165 38475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.51% 38.12% 37.32%
Number of salaries quoted 28718 32873 33157
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Swing
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Swing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 18 January 2017 within the UK.

Swing Salary Histogram in the UK

Swing
Top 25 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Swing within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +24 112 £55,000 +15.78% 12
London +56 54 £60,000 +22.44% 5
East of England +13 35 £65,000 +30.00% 3
Essex +8 34 £65,000 +30.00% 2
Colchester +15 28 £66,250 +6.00%
South East +46 13 £45,000 -5.26%
City of London +26 6 £45,000 -9.09% 1
South West +10 6 £40,000 +14.28% 2
East Midlands +13 4 £42,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire -2 4 £42,500 - 1
Mansfield - 4 £42,500 -
Surrey +31 2 £46,250 -11.90%
Dorset +26 2 £22,500 -10.00%
Hampshire +11 2 £45,000 +50.00%
Southampton +11 2 £45,000 +50.00%
Poole +8 2 £22,500 -10.00%
Bristol +5 2 £40,000 +14.28%
Harlow +1 2 £50,000 - 2
Warminster - 2 £52,500 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £52,500 - 1
Guildford +26 1 £50,000 +5.26%
Cambridgeshire +1 1 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Huntingdon - 1 £50,000 -
Woking - 1 £42,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing Swing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Swing.

1 237 (100.00%) Java
2 127 (53.59%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (39.24%) Degree
4 86 (36.29%) SQL
5 85 (35.86%) Oracle
5 85 (35.86%) JBoss
6 84 (35.44%) Spring
7 82 (34.60%) J2EE
8 76 (32.07%) Software Engineering
9 75 (31.65%) Finance
10 72 (30.38%) JavaScript
10 72 (30.38%) OO
11 71 (29.96%) WebSphere
12 66 (27.85%) CSS
12 66 (27.85%) Relational Database
13 64 (27.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 60 (25.32%) Maven
14 60 (25.32%) Multithreading
15 59 (24.89%) Hibernate
16 58 (24.47%) HTML
16 58 (24.47%) JMS
17 56 (23.63%) WebLogic
18 55 (23.21%) Computer Science
19 51 (21.52%) J2SE
20 48 (20.25%) Ant
21 46 (19.41%) Oracle Database
22 45 (18.99%) Low Latency
22 45 (18.99%) Concurrent Programming
22 45 (18.99%) Ajax
23 44 (18.57%) OOP

Swing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 85 (35.86%) JBoss
2 71 (29.96%) WebSphere
3 56 (23.63%) WebLogic
4 40 (16.88%) Tomcat
5 36 (15.19%) GlassFish
6 34 (14.35%) Apache
7 4 (1.69%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.27%) IIS
9 2 (0.84%) WildFly
10 1 (0.42%) Apache Geronimo
10 1 (0.42%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.42%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.42%) Weka
Business Applications
1 4 (1.69%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (0.42%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.95%) iTunes
2 3 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.64%) Multicast
2 1 (0.42%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (27.85%) Relational Database
2 46 (19.41%) Oracle Database
3 31 (13.08%) MySQL
4 28 (11.81%) RDBMS
5 22 (9.28%) MongoDB
5 22 (9.28%) NoSQL
6 16 (6.75%) SQL Server
7 13 (5.49%) JasperReports
8 12 (5.06%) Big Data
8 12 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (4.64%) CouchDB
9 11 (4.64%) Neo4j
10 5 (2.11%) Data Mining
10 5 (2.11%) Hadoop
10 5 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.69%) GIS
12 3 (1.27%) KDB
13 1 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.42%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.42%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 60 (25.32%) Maven
2 48 (20.25%) Ant
3 33 (13.92%) Git (software)
4 32 (13.50%) JIRA
4 32 (13.50%) JUnit
5 28 (11.81%) Gradle
5 28 (11.81%) Subversion
6 21 (8.86%) Jenkins
7 19 (8.02%) Eclipse
8 9 (3.80%) NetBeans
9 8 (3.38%) IntelliJ
10 7 (2.95%) Mercurial
11 5 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (2.11%) FindBugs
12 4 (1.69%) ClearQuest
12 4 (1.69%) CruiseControl
12 4 (1.69%) FishEye
12 4 (1.69%) Hudson
12 4 (1.69%) TeamCity
13 3 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 75 (31.65%) Finance
2 16 (6.75%) Publishing
3 15 (6.33%) Banking
4 13 (5.49%) Pharmaceutical
4 13 (5.49%) Retail
5 8 (3.38%) Automotive
5 8 (3.38%) Games
6 7 (2.95%) Front Office
7 6 (2.53%) Music Industry
8 5 (2.11%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.69%) Aerospace
9 4 (1.69%) Billing
10 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.84%) Legal
11 1 (0.42%) Advertising
11 1 (0.42%) Electronics
11 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 203 (85.65%) Developer
2 187 (78.90%) Java Developer
3 64 (27.00%) Senior Developer
4 63 (26.58%) Senior Java Developer
5 38 (16.03%) Agile Developer
6 35 (14.77%) J2EE Developer
6 35 (14.77%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 34 (14.35%) Oracle Developer
8 33 (13.92%) Agile Java Developer
9 28 (11.81%) Java Engineer
10 25 (10.55%) Core Java Developer
10 25 (10.55%) Java Swing Developer
11 23 (9.70%) J2EE Programmer
11 23 (9.70%) Java Programmer
11 23 (9.70%) Programmer
11 23 (9.70%) Senior Agile Developer
11 23 (9.70%) Senior Agile Java Developer
12 22 (9.28%) Senior J2EE Developer
12 22 (9.28%) Senior Oracle Developer
12 22 (9.28%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (35.44%) Spring
2 82 (34.60%) J2EE
3 66 (27.85%) CSS
4 59 (24.89%) Hibernate
5 58 (24.47%) HTML
5 58 (24.47%) JMS
6 51 (21.52%) J2SE
7 45 (18.99%) Ajax
8 41 (17.30%) Web Services
9 39 (16.46%) Java EE
10 38 (16.03%) Java SE
11 24 (10.13%) JSP
11 24 (10.13%) REST
12 23 (9.70%) XML
13 22 (9.28%) EJB
13 22 (9.28%) JDBC
14 20 (8.44%) SOAP
15 18 (7.59%) FIX Protocol
15 18 (7.59%) HTML5
16 16 (6.75%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 64 (27.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 55 (23.21%) Computer Science
3 14 (5.91%) Equities
3 14 (5.91%) Fintech
4 8 (3.38%) Derivative
5 7 (2.95%) Hedge funds
6 6 (2.53%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.11%) Fixed Income
7 5 (2.11%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.69%) Applied Mathematics
9 3 (1.27%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.27%) User Experience
10 2 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.84%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.42%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.42%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 43 (18.14%) Linux
2 28 (11.81%) Unix
3 8 (3.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (53.59%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (32.07%) Software Engineering
3 72 (30.38%) OO
4 60 (25.32%) Multithreading
5 45 (18.99%) Concurrent Programming
5 45 (18.99%) Low Latency
6 44 (18.57%) OOP
7 35 (14.77%) Performance Tuning
8 33 (13.92%) E-Commerce
8 33 (13.92%) Open Source
9 29 (12.24%) Algorithmic Trading
10 25 (10.55%) Scrum
11 22 (9.28%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (9.28%) MVC
12 17 (7.17%) Mentoring
13 14 (5.91%) Analytics
13 14 (5.91%) Web Development
14 11 (4.64%) TDD
15 10 (4.22%) Business Development
15 10 (4.22%) UML
Programming Languages
1 237 (100.00%) Java
2 86 (36.29%) SQL
3 72 (30.38%) JavaScript
4 23 (9.70%) PL/SQL
5 21 (8.86%) C++
6 18 (7.59%) C
7 13 (5.49%) Scala
8 11 (4.64%) T-SQL
9 8 (3.38%) Bash Shell
9 8 (3.38%) C#
10 7 (2.95%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.11%) Python
12 3 (1.27%) Ruby
12 3 (1.27%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.42%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.42%) Perl
13 1 (0.42%) PHP
13 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 93 (39.24%) Degree
2 6 (2.53%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.11%) PhD
3 5 (2.11%) Sun Certification
4 4 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.84%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.42%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.53%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.42%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (3.80%) Control-M
2 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 85 (35.86%) Oracle
2 16 (6.75%) TIBCO
3 11 (4.64%) Google
4 8 (3.38%) Adobe
4 8 (3.38%) Murex
5 7 (2.95%) PayPal
6 5 (2.11%) Sun
7 4 (1.69%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.84%) Microsoft
8 2 (0.84%) Sybase
8 2 (0.84%) Tableau
9 1 (0.42%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.42%) Apple
9 1 (0.42%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.42%) Reuters
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