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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Swing (Java)
Rank 672 588 523
Rank change year-on-year
-84 -65
Permanent jobs citing Swing 236 294 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.27% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% 0.69% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 213 241 365
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £29,200 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
44720 42822 47653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.18% 39.40% 40.67%
Number of salaries quoted 37606 37096 41992
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -58 232 £50,000 +7.52% 30
London -1 141 £52,500 -4.54% 14
South East -36 44 £47,500 -5.00% 8
Surrey -11 31 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Hounslow +9 26 £39,000 -13.33% 1
City of London -25 26 £60,000 - 4
East of England -4 24 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Redhill -11 19 £50,000 +5.26%
South West -12 13 £35,000 - 2
Berkshire -4 11 £45,000 - 1
Reigate -16 11 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Horley - 11 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire -3 9 £37,500 -11.76%
Guildford -3 8 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Hertfordshire -19 8 £30,000 +23.71% 1
Newbury - 8 £45,000 -
Dorset -3 7 £31,500 -30.00% 2
Essex - 7 £50,000 -
Colchester - 7 £50,000 -
Cambridge - 7 £45,000 -
New Malden - 6 £50,000 -
Teddington - 6 £50,000 -
Wimbledon - 6 £50,000 -
Clapham - 6 £45,000 -
Yorkshire -58 5 £33,000 -2.94% 1
Poole - 5 £30,750 -
Bristol +1 4 £35,000 +42.85%
Sheffield - 4 £33,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 4 £33,000 - 1
Woking -1 3 £53,750 +2.38%

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 556 (100.00%) Java
2 337 (60.61%) SQL
3 226 (40.65%) Degree
4 214 (38.49%) OO
5 207 (37.23%) Oracle
6 184 (33.09%) Spring
7 179 (32.19%) J2EE
8 169 (30.40%) Finance
9 160 (28.78%) JavaScript
10 153 (27.52%) Software Engineering
11 148 (26.62%) XML
12 142 (25.54%) HTML
13 138 (24.82%) Computer Science
14 132 (23.74%) Multithreading
15 120 (21.58%) CSS
16 116 (20.86%) Hibernate
17 114 (20.50%) Eclipse
18 113 (20.32%) JDBC
19 112 (20.14%) UNIX
20 109 (19.60%) C
21 101 (18.17%) JBoss
22 93 (16.73%) C++
23 91 (16.37%) Scrum
24 89 (16.01%) Web Services
25 87 (15.65%) Linux
25 87 (15.65%) PL/SQL
25 87 (15.65%) Maven
26 85 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
27 81 (14.57%) JSP
28 80 (14.39%) Relational Database

Swing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 74 (13.31%) WebLogic
2 55 (9.89%) WebSphere
3 42 (7.55%) Tomcat
4 23 (4.14%) GlassFish
5 20 (3.60%) SharePoint
5 20 (3.60%) SharePoint 2013
5 20 (3.60%) Adobe CQ
6 15 (2.70%) Apache
7 10 (1.80%) Oracle Workflow
8 7 (1.26%) Confluence
8 7 (1.26%) Drupal
9 6 (1.08%) Jetty
10 5 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.72%) TIBCO EMS
11 4 (0.72%) Mule
11 4 (0.72%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
11 4 (0.72%) WebSphere Process Server
12 1 (0.18%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.18%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (0.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.44%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.36%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 32 (5.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 53 (9.53%) Internet
2 27 (4.86%) HTTP
3 20 (3.60%) Intranet
4 17 (3.06%) TCP/IP
5 14 (2.52%) SSH
6 13 (2.34%) ATM
7 3 (0.54%) MPLS
7 3 (0.54%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.54%) SDH
8 2 (0.36%) PuTTY
8 2 (0.36%) SNMP
8 2 (0.36%) DSL
8 2 (0.36%) LDAP
8 2 (0.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (14.39%) Relational Database
2 61 (10.97%) Hadoop
3 57 (10.25%) Big Data
4 55 (9.89%) NoSQL
4 55 (9.89%) RDBMS
5 54 (9.71%) SQL Server
6 42 (7.55%) OLTP
6 42 (7.55%) MongoDB
7 34 (6.12%) MySQL
8 25 (4.50%) Oracle Database
9 21 (3.78%) HBase
9 21 (3.78%) Apache Hive
9 21 (3.78%) Apache Accumulo
9 21 (3.78%) Impala
10 14 (2.52%) Data Mining
11 6 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.36%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 114 (20.50%) Eclipse
2 87 (15.65%) Maven
3 64 (11.51%) Git (software)
4 52 (9.35%) Ant
5 38 (6.83%) Mercurial
6 37 (6.65%) JUnit
7 35 (6.29%) Subversion
8 28 (5.04%) Jenkins
9 23 (4.14%) JIRA
10 19 (3.42%) Gradle
11 12 (2.16%) ProC
12 11 (1.98%) NetBeans
13 8 (1.44%) Hudson
14 6 (1.08%) Selenium
14 6 (1.08%) TeamCity
14 6 (1.08%) Eclipse RCP
14 6 (1.08%) Visual Studio
14 6 (1.08%) Checkstyle
15 3 (0.54%) JMeter
15 3 (0.54%) Log4j
General
1 169 (30.40%) Finance
2 47 (8.45%) Banking
3 27 (4.86%) Investment Banking
4 23 (4.14%) Games
5 20 (3.60%) Retail
6 17 (3.06%) Telecoms
7 16 (2.88%) Front Office
8 14 (2.52%) Pharmaceutical
9 12 (2.16%) Automotive
10 10 (1.80%) Multimedia
11 8 (1.44%) Financial Institution
11 8 (1.44%) Legal
12 6 (1.08%) Advertising
13 4 (0.72%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.72%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.72%) Back Office
14 3 (0.54%) Electronics
14 3 (0.54%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.36%) Marketing
16 1 (0.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 437 (78.60%) Developer
2 339 (60.97%) Java Developer
3 96 (17.27%) Software Engineer
4 62 (11.15%) Java Swing Developer
5 55 (9.89%) Senior Developer
6 49 (8.81%) Senior Java Developer
7 35 (6.29%) Architect
8 34 (6.12%) Java Architect
8 34 (6.12%) Senior Java Architect
8 34 (6.12%) Senior Architect
9 33 (5.94%) Software Developer
10 27 (4.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 27 (4.86%) C# Developer
10 27 (4.86%) Senior Software Engineer
11 26 (4.68%) Systems Developer
12 24 (4.32%) .NET Developer
12 24 (4.32%) C# .NET Developer
13 22 (3.96%) Analyst
14 21 (3.78%) Programmer
15 18 (3.24%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (33.09%) Spring
2 179 (32.19%) J2EE
3 148 (26.62%) XML
4 142 (25.54%) HTML
5 120 (21.58%) CSS
6 116 (20.86%) Hibernate
7 113 (20.32%) JDBC
8 89 (16.01%) Web Services
9 81 (14.57%) JSP
10 72 (12.95%) XSLT
11 69 (12.41%) Ajax
12 63 (11.33%) JSON
13 59 (10.61%) SOAP
14 57 (10.25%) JMS
15 53 (9.53%) J2SE
16 49 (8.81%) Servlets
17 48 (8.63%) REST
18 46 (8.27%) Struts
19 45 (8.09%) XSD
20 43 (7.73%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 138 (24.82%) Computer Science
2 57 (10.25%) Mathematics
3 45 (8.09%) Open Source
3 45 (8.09%) iPad
4 38 (6.83%) Enterprise Software
5 31 (5.58%) Client/Server
6 30 (5.40%) Visualisation
7 22 (3.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 22 (3.96%) Statistics
8 20 (3.60%) Mobile App
9 14 (2.52%) Fixed Income
10 13 (2.34%) EFT
10 13 (2.34%) Physics
11 11 (1.98%) GIS
12 10 (1.80%) Enterprise Storage
12 10 (1.80%) Hedge funds
12 10 (1.80%) Video on Demand
12 10 (1.80%) Streaming Media
12 10 (1.80%) Clustering
12 10 (1.80%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 112 (20.14%) UNIX
2 87 (15.65%) Linux
3 46 (8.27%) Windows
4 14 (2.52%) Android
5 11 (1.98%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.72%) Solaris
7 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.36%) Debian
8 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (38.49%) OO
2 153 (27.52%) Software Engineering
3 132 (23.74%) Multithreading
4 91 (16.37%) Scrum
5 85 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
6 75 (13.49%) TDD
7 55 (9.89%) OOD
8 52 (9.35%) OOP
9 43 (7.73%) Validation
10 37 (6.65%) UML
11 36 (6.47%) Web Development
12 32 (5.76%) MVC
13 30 (5.40%) Business Intelligence
14 29 (5.22%) Data Analysis
14 29 (5.22%) Unit Testing
14 29 (5.22%) Asset Management
15 26 (4.68%) Analytics
15 26 (4.68%) Low Latency
16 25 (4.50%) Project Management
17 24 (4.32%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 556 (100.00%) Java
2 337 (60.61%) SQL
3 160 (28.78%) JavaScript
4 109 (19.60%) C
5 93 (16.73%) C++
6 87 (15.65%) PL/SQL
7 50 (8.99%) C#
8 40 (7.19%) Perl
9 34 (6.12%) Shell Script
9 34 (6.12%) R
10 29 (5.22%) Python
11 22 (3.96%) Scala
12 19 (3.42%) PHP
13 17 (3.06%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.08%) Jython
15 5 (0.90%) Ruby
16 4 (0.72%) Clojure
16 4 (0.72%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.36%) Groovy
17 2 (0.36%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 226 (40.65%) Degree
2 16 (2.88%) PhD
3 6 (1.08%) Sun Certification
4 3 (0.54%) OCP
4 3 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (0.54%) PMP
4 3 (0.54%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.36%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.36%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.36%) ISEB
5 2 (0.36%) OCPJP
5 2 (0.36%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.18%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (7.73%) ISO 9001
2 42 (7.55%) QA
System Software
1 4 (0.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 4 (0.72%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.36%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (0.90%) MOM
2 4 (0.72%) Ambari
2 4 (0.72%) Puppet
3 2 (0.36%) OpenSSO
3 2 (0.36%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 207 (37.23%) Oracle
2 101 (18.17%) JBoss
3 38 (6.83%) Google
4 25 (4.50%) Microsoft
4 25 (4.50%) TIBCO
5 20 (3.60%) Adobe
6 10 (1.80%) Sybase
7 5 (0.90%) Reuters
7 5 (0.90%) Bloomberg
7 5 (0.90%) Sun
8 4 (0.72%) Chordiant
8 4 (0.72%) IBM
8 4 (0.72%) Apple
8 4 (0.72%) Sony
9 3 (0.54%) Cramer
9 3 (0.54%) GoldenSource
9 3 (0.54%) Informatica
9 3 (0.54%) Retek
9 3 (0.54%) Talend
10 2 (0.36%) Red Hat
Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: £30000 - £60000 Per Annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Energon Global
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Recital Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Advantage XPO
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Great package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £10000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum + 8% Bonus, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum + BONUS AND BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + BONUS AND BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £36000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago