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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Swing (Java)
Rank 678 605 547
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -58
Permanent jobs citing Swing 214 292 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.27% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 0.68% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 183 236 362
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 £35,450 £30,000 £30,570
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,500 £77,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

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
42258 42660 46897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.54% 39.74% 40.29%
Number of salaries quoted 35576 37010 41087
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 £29,000 £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 1 October 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 1 October 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
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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 -90 205 £50,000 +11.11% 23
London -23 109 £50,000 - 8
South East -14 51 £50,000 - 9
Surrey -11 36 £50,000 - 7
City of London -7 24 £60,000 +9.09% 2
East of England -12 20 £50,000 +21.21% 2
Hounslow +15 18 £39,000 -13.33% 1
Berkshire +5 14 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Redhill -7 14 £47,500 +2.70% 1
Yorkshire -43 13 £33,000 -2.94% 1
South Yorkshire -7 11 £33,000 -9.58% 1
Sheffield -11 11 £33,000 -9.58% 1
Bracknell - 10 £60,000 - 2
Guildford -4 9 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Cambridgeshire -1 7 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Hertfordshire -27 7 £32,500 +41.30%
Godalming - 7 £50,000 -
Cambridge - 7 £50,000 - 1
Scotland -3 6 £50,000 +33.33%
Edinburgh -14 6 £50,000 +33.33%
South West -17 6 £50,000 +11.11%
Wimbledon - 6 £50,000 -
Teddington - 6 £50,000 -
New Malden - 6 £50,000 -
Woking +13 5 £47,500 -9.52%
Essex +8 5 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Colchester +5 5 £50,000 +25.00% 1
East Midlands -8 5 £35,000 +4.47% 1
Reigate -18 5 £50,000 +8.10% 1
Horley - 5 £50,000 -

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 515 (100.00%) Java
2 278 (53.98%) SQL
3 206 (40.00%) OO
4 201 (39.03%) Degree
5 184 (35.73%) Oracle
6 166 (32.23%) J2EE
7 160 (31.07%) Agile Software Development
7 160 (31.07%) Spring
8 151 (29.32%) JavaScript
9 140 (27.18%) Software Engineering
10 136 (26.41%) XML
11 129 (25.05%) Finance
12 125 (24.27%) Hibernate
12 125 (24.27%) HTML
13 121 (23.50%) Computer Science
14 118 (22.91%) CSS
15 116 (22.52%) Eclipse
16 115 (22.33%) JDBC
17 112 (21.75%) Multithreading
18 101 (19.61%) JBoss
19 96 (18.64%) WebLogic
20 92 (17.86%) Maven
21 91 (17.67%) C++
22 89 (17.28%) PL/SQL
23 86 (16.70%) C
23 86 (16.70%) Web Services
24 84 (16.31%) TDD
25 79 (15.34%) JSP
26 78 (15.15%) UNIX
27 77 (14.95%) Relational Database

Swing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 96 (18.64%) WebLogic
2 60 (11.65%) WebSphere
3 46 (8.93%) Tomcat
4 22 (4.27%) GlassFish
5 16 (3.11%) Apache
6 15 (2.91%) SharePoint
6 15 (2.91%) Adobe CQ
6 15 (2.91%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
8 8 (1.55%) Confluence
9 6 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.17%) Drupal
10 4 (0.78%) Jetty
10 4 (0.78%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 4 (0.78%) WebSphere Process Server
11 2 (0.39%) CMS
12 1 (0.19%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.19%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.19%) Mule
12 1 (0.19%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (1.55%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.83%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 43 (8.35%) Internet
2 32 (6.21%) HTTP
3 15 (2.91%) Intranet
4 11 (2.14%) TCP/IP
5 10 (1.94%) SSH
6 7 (1.36%) ATM
7 4 (0.78%) SNMP
7 4 (0.78%) Wireless
8 3 (0.58%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.58%) SDH
8 3 (0.58%) MPLS
9 2 (0.39%) DSL
9 2 (0.39%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (14.95%) Relational Database
2 63 (12.23%) SQL Server
3 50 (9.71%) Hadoop
4 49 (9.51%) RDBMS
5 48 (9.32%) NoSQL
5 48 (9.32%) Big Data
6 33 (6.41%) MySQL
6 33 (6.41%) MongoDB
7 32 (6.21%) OLTP
8 26 (5.05%) Oracle Database
9 19 (3.69%) Apache Hive
9 19 (3.69%) HBase
9 19 (3.69%) Impala
10 17 (3.30%) Apache Accumulo
11 13 (2.52%) Data Mining
12 5 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
15 2 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
16 1 (0.19%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 116 (22.52%) Eclipse
2 92 (17.86%) Maven
3 61 (11.84%) Ant
3 61 (11.84%) Git (software)
4 31 (6.02%) Mercurial
5 28 (5.44%) Subversion
6 27 (5.24%) JUnit
7 23 (4.47%) Jenkins
8 20 (3.88%) Gradle
9 19 (3.69%) JIRA
10 12 (2.33%) Hudson
11 9 (1.75%) NetBeans
12 6 (1.17%) Eclipse RCP
12 6 (1.17%) Selenium
12 6 (1.17%) TeamCity
12 6 (1.17%) ProC
12 6 (1.17%) Visual Studio
13 5 (0.97%) JMeter
14 4 (0.78%) Apache Ivy
14 4 (0.78%) IntelliJ
General
1 129 (25.05%) Finance
2 48 (9.32%) Banking
3 29 (5.63%) Telecoms
4 22 (4.27%) Games
5 21 (4.08%) Investment Banking
6 17 (3.30%) Retail
7 14 (2.72%) Pharmaceutical
8 12 (2.33%) Automotive
9 11 (2.14%) Front Office
9 11 (2.14%) Retail Banking
10 10 (1.94%) Multimedia
10 10 (1.94%) Financial Institution
11 7 (1.36%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.97%) Advertising
13 4 (0.78%) Back Office
14 3 (0.58%) Marketing
15 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.39%) Electronics
16 1 (0.19%) Billing
16 1 (0.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 417 (80.97%) Developer
2 347 (67.38%) Java Developer
3 81 (15.73%) Software Engineer
4 66 (12.82%) Java Swing Developer
5 56 (10.87%) Senior Developer
6 50 (9.71%) Senior Java Developer
7 34 (6.60%) Architect
8 32 (6.21%) Java Architect
9 31 (6.02%) Senior Java Architect
9 31 (6.02%) Senior Architect
10 27 (5.24%) Software Developer
11 25 (4.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 24 (4.66%) Programmer
13 23 (4.47%) C# Developer
13 23 (4.47%) Senior Software Engineer
14 21 (4.08%) Java Programmer
15 20 (3.88%) C# .NET Developer
15 20 (3.88%) .NET Developer
16 17 (3.30%) Java Software Engineer
17 14 (2.72%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (32.23%) J2EE
2 160 (31.07%) Spring
3 136 (26.41%) XML
4 125 (24.27%) Hibernate
4 125 (24.27%) HTML
5 118 (22.91%) CSS
6 115 (22.33%) JDBC
7 86 (16.70%) Web Services
8 79 (15.34%) JSP
9 64 (12.43%) Ajax
10 62 (12.04%) JMS
11 61 (11.84%) XSLT
12 59 (11.46%) J2SE
13 57 (11.07%) SOAP
14 53 (10.29%) Servlets
15 49 (9.51%) JSON
16 46 (8.93%) Struts
17 40 (7.77%) XSD
17 40 (7.77%) REST
17 40 (7.77%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 121 (23.50%) Computer Science
2 58 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (8.74%) Mathematics
4 43 (8.35%) User Experience
5 39 (7.57%) iPad
6 36 (6.99%) Enterprise Software
7 35 (6.80%) Open Source
8 31 (6.02%) Algorithms
9 26 (5.05%) Client/Server
10 23 (4.47%) Visualisation
11 20 (3.88%) Mobile App
11 20 (3.88%) Statistics
12 19 (3.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 12 (2.33%) GIS
14 10 (1.94%) Enterprise Storage
14 10 (1.94%) Over-the-Top Content
14 10 (1.94%) Physics
14 10 (1.94%) Streaming Media
14 10 (1.94%) Video on Demand
14 10 (1.94%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 78 (15.15%) UNIX
2 70 (13.59%) Linux
3 43 (8.35%) Windows
4 18 (3.50%) Android
5 9 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.78%) Debian
7 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.19%) Solaris
7 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (40.00%) OO
2 160 (31.07%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (27.18%) Software Engineering
4 112 (21.75%) Multithreading
5 84 (16.31%) TDD
6 74 (14.37%) Scrum
7 53 (10.29%) OOD
8 52 (10.10%) UML
9 48 (9.32%) OOP
10 43 (8.35%) Web Development
11 33 (6.41%) MVC
11 33 (6.41%) Validation
12 27 (5.24%) Asset Management
12 27 (5.24%) E-Commerce
13 26 (5.05%) Unit Testing
14 24 (4.66%) OOA/OOD
14 24 (4.66%) Data Analysis
15 23 (4.47%) Business Intelligence
15 23 (4.47%) Low Latency
16 22 (4.27%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 515 (100.00%) Java
2 278 (53.98%) SQL
3 151 (29.32%) JavaScript
4 91 (17.67%) C++
5 89 (17.28%) PL/SQL
6 86 (16.70%) C
7 43 (8.35%) C#
8 29 (5.63%) R
9 26 (5.05%) Perl
10 25 (4.85%) Shell Script
11 23 (4.47%) Python
12 16 (3.11%) Scala
12 16 (3.11%) Bash Shell
13 12 (2.33%) PHP
14 4 (0.78%) Clojure
14 4 (0.78%) Ruby
15 2 (0.39%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.39%) Fortran
15 2 (0.39%) ActionScript
15 2 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 201 (39.03%) Degree
2 21 (4.08%) PhD
3 6 (1.17%) Sun Certification
4 3 (0.58%) OCP
4 3 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.39%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.19%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.19%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.99%) QA
2 33 (6.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (0.97%) Apache Flume
1 5 (0.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (0.39%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (0.97%) Ambari
1 5 (0.97%) Puppet
2 2 (0.39%) OpenAM
2 2 (0.39%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.19%) MOM
Vendors
1 184 (35.73%) Oracle
2 101 (19.61%) JBoss
3 31 (6.02%) Google
4 20 (3.88%) Microsoft
5 18 (3.50%) TIBCO
6 16 (3.11%) Adobe
7 10 (1.94%) Sybase
8 6 (1.17%) IBM
9 5 (0.97%) Sun
10 4 (0.78%) Apple
10 4 (0.78%) Chordiant
10 4 (0.78%) Sony
11 3 (0.58%) Cramer
11 3 (0.58%) Reuters
11 3 (0.58%) Bloomberg
11 3 (0.58%) Talend
11 3 (0.58%) Sencha
12 2 (0.39%) HP
13 1 (0.19%) GoldenSource
13 1 (0.19%) VMware
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Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum plus outstanding package
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent bonus scheme
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