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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Swing (Java)
Rank 792 755 637
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -118
Permanent jobs citing Swing 159 187 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.18% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.41% 0.48% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 140 137 281
Average salary £46,250 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £75,000 £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +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
38577 38855 42646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.01% 37.16% 41.38%
Number of salaries quoted 33292 33449 35638
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 5 February 2016 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 5 February 2016. 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 -25 152 £47,500 -5.00% 33
London -50 53 £42,500 -22.72% 13
East of England +29 42 £55,000 +10.00%
Essex +33 38 £62,500 +60.25%
Colchester - 23 £62,500 -
South East -32 19 £47,500 -13.63% 3
South West +6 18 £37,500 -10.71% 3
Bristol +7 11 £35,000 -16.66% 3
Oxfordshire 0 8 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Oxford -8 8 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Yorkshire +14 6 £40,000 +45.45% 2
West Yorkshire - 6 £40,000 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 5 £42,500 - 2
Nottingham - 5 £42,500 - 2
East Midlands - 5 £42,500 - 2
Berkshire -5 4 £52,500 -
Hertfordshire -9 4 £37,500 -25.00%
West Midlands -14 4 £47,500 -1.04% 4
Harlow - 4 £50,000 -
Cheshire +12 3 £47,500 -
Scotland +1 3 - -
North West 0 3 £47,500 +22.58% 3
Surrey -16 3 £52,500 -12.50%
Leeds - 3 £43,750 -
Slough - 3 £47,500 -
Warwickshire - 3 £52,500 -
City of London +35 2 £58,750 -4.08% 2
Wimbledon +1 2 £55,000 +10.00%
Northwich - 2 £47,500 -
Belfast - 2 £37,500 - 1

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 346 (100.00%) Java
2 167 (48.27%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (41.91%) SQL
4 144 (41.62%) Degree
5 141 (40.75%) Software Engineering
6 139 (40.17%) Oracle
7 137 (39.60%) Spring
8 124 (35.84%) OO
9 115 (33.24%) JavaScript
10 112 (32.37%) J2EE
11 99 (28.61%) Computer Science
12 97 (28.03%) SQL Server
13 95 (27.46%) HTML
14 94 (27.17%) JBoss
15 93 (26.88%) JUnit
16 86 (24.86%) Hibernate
17 84 (24.28%) Maven
18 80 (23.12%) Web Services
19 71 (20.52%) Finance
20 67 (19.36%) CSS
20 67 (19.36%) Java EE
21 60 (17.34%) Continuous Integration
22 58 (16.76%) JMS
23 57 (16.47%) TDD
24 56 (16.18%) SOA
25 51 (14.74%) Linux
25 51 (14.74%) WebLogic
26 50 (14.45%) UML
26 50 (14.45%) Relational Database
27 46 (13.29%) Scrum

Swing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 94 (27.17%) JBoss
2 51 (14.74%) WebLogic
3 38 (10.98%) WebSphere
4 23 (6.65%) GlassFish
5 12 (3.47%) Apache
5 12 (3.47%) Tomcat
6 9 (2.60%) Node.js
7 3 (0.87%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.87%) CMS
8 2 (0.58%) Jetty
9 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.29%) Confluence
9 1 (0.29%) Documentum
9 1 (0.29%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (1.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.02%) Internet
2 4 (1.16%) Multicast
3 3 (0.87%) HTTP
4 2 (0.58%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (28.03%) SQL Server
2 50 (14.45%) Relational Database
3 35 (10.12%) Oracle Database
4 33 (9.54%) RDBMS
5 27 (7.80%) MySQL
6 15 (4.34%) NoSQL
7 14 (4.05%) Datomic
8 12 (3.47%) Triplestore
9 11 (3.18%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (1.73%) MongoDB
11 5 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (1.16%) GIS
13 3 (0.87%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (0.58%) Apache Accumulo
14 2 (0.58%) Big Data
14 2 (0.58%) JasperReports
15 1 (0.29%) Data Mining
15 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 93 (26.88%) JUnit
2 84 (24.28%) Maven
3 39 (11.27%) TeamCity
4 30 (8.67%) Eclipse
5 29 (8.38%) Subversion
6 22 (6.36%) Git (software)
6 22 (6.36%) Jenkins
7 18 (5.20%) Ant
8 10 (2.89%) Selenium
9 9 (2.60%) EasyMock
9 9 (2.60%) Eclipse RCP
9 9 (2.60%) FindBugs
9 9 (2.60%) Gradle
9 9 (2.60%) JIRA
10 8 (2.31%) NetBeans
11 7 (2.02%) Cucumber
12 5 (1.45%) NUnit
12 5 (1.45%) SoapUI
13 4 (1.16%) Cactus
13 4 (1.16%) JMeter
General
1 71 (20.52%) Finance
2 19 (5.49%) Front Office
3 17 (4.91%) Banking
4 15 (4.34%) Financial Institution
4 15 (4.34%) Pharmaceutical
5 13 (3.76%) Games
6 12 (3.47%) Automotive
7 10 (2.89%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.02%) Aerospace
9 6 (1.73%) Investment Banking
10 5 (1.45%) Legal
11 2 (0.58%) Advertising
11 2 (0.58%) Billing
11 2 (0.58%) Marketing
12 1 (0.29%) Electronics
12 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 313 (90.46%) Developer
2 294 (84.97%) Java Developer
3 67 (19.36%) Senior Developer
3 67 (19.36%) Senior Java Developer
4 45 (13.01%) Java Software Developer
5 40 (11.56%) Java Engineer
6 36 (10.40%) Java Swing Developer
7 35 (10.12%) Java Software Engineer
7 35 (10.12%) Oracle Developer
7 35 (10.12%) Software Engineer
8 33 (9.54%) J2EE Developer
8 33 (9.54%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 30 (8.67%) SQL Developer
10 29 (8.38%) Software Developer
11 26 (7.51%) Programmer
12 25 (7.23%) Java Programmer
13 23 (6.65%) Agile Developer
13 23 (6.65%) Agile Java Developer
14 21 (6.07%) Graduate
15 20 (5.78%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (39.60%) Spring
2 112 (32.37%) J2EE
3 95 (27.46%) HTML
4 86 (24.86%) Hibernate
5 80 (23.12%) Web Services
6 67 (19.36%) CSS
6 67 (19.36%) Java EE
7 58 (16.76%) JMS
8 44 (12.72%) GWT
9 37 (10.69%) Ajax
10 36 (10.40%) JDBC
11 33 (9.54%) Apache Flex
12 32 (9.25%) HTML5
13 25 (7.23%) JSP
14 23 (6.65%) XML
15 22 (6.36%) EJB
16 19 (5.49%) Apache Camel
17 18 (5.20%) .NET
17 18 (5.20%) SWT
18 16 (4.62%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 99 (28.61%) Computer Science
2 40 (11.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 15 (4.34%) Fintech
3 15 (4.34%) Fixed Income
4 14 (4.05%) Hedge funds
4 14 (4.05%) Mathematics
5 12 (3.47%) Equities
6 8 (2.31%) Algorithms
7 6 (1.73%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.73%) Visualisation
8 5 (1.45%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.45%) Derivative
8 5 (1.45%) Grid Computing
9 4 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.16%) Physics
9 4 (1.16%) User Experience
10 2 (0.58%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.58%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.29%) Life Science
11 1 (0.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 51 (14.74%) Linux
2 37 (10.69%) Windows
3 30 (8.67%) Unix
4 7 (2.02%) Android
5 2 (0.58%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.29%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (48.27%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (40.75%) Software Engineering
3 124 (35.84%) OO
4 60 (17.34%) Continuous Integration
5 57 (16.47%) TDD
6 56 (16.18%) SOA
7 50 (14.45%) UML
8 46 (13.29%) Scrum
9 45 (13.01%) SDLC
10 38 (10.98%) E-Commerce
11 36 (10.40%) Multithreading
12 35 (10.12%) Open Source
13 33 (9.54%) Loose Coupling
14 32 (9.25%) OOP
15 26 (7.51%) OOA/OOD
16 19 (5.49%) Web Application Development
17 18 (5.20%) Unit Testing
18 17 (4.91%) DevOps
19 16 (4.62%) Product Management
20 14 (4.05%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 346 (100.00%) Java
2 145 (41.91%) SQL
3 115 (33.24%) JavaScript
4 42 (12.14%) C++
5 38 (10.98%) PL/SQL
5 38 (10.98%) Python
6 35 (10.12%) C#
7 33 (9.54%) Perl
8 25 (7.23%) C
9 14 (4.05%) Clojure
9 14 (4.05%) PHP
10 11 (3.18%) Groovy
10 11 (3.18%) Ruby
11 9 (2.60%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.45%) TypeScript
13 3 (0.87%) HQL
13 3 (0.87%) Scala
14 2 (0.58%) ES6
14 2 (0.58%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 144 (41.62%) Degree
2 39 (11.27%) Security Cleared
3 29 (8.38%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.60%) DV Cleared
5 7 (2.02%) PhD
6 6 (1.73%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.58%) ISEB
7 2 (0.58%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.58%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.02%) QA
2 2 (0.58%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (2.02%) VMware Workstation
2 4 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.58%) Apache Shiro
Vendors
1 139 (40.17%) Oracle
2 36 (10.40%) Google
3 21 (6.07%) Microsoft
4 18 (5.20%) Sybase
5 9 (2.60%) Bloomberg
5 9 (2.60%) Reuters
6 7 (2.02%) VMware
7 6 (1.73%) Apple
7 6 (1.73%) IBM
8 4 (1.16%) HP
8 4 (1.16%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.16%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.87%) Endeca
9 3 (0.87%) hybris
10 2 (0.58%) Sun
11 1 (0.29%) Alias
11 1 (0.29%) SAP
11 1 (0.29%) Sencha
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Skilliantech Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford
Client Server
Salary: £40,000 to £55,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000 plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 50,000 DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London
Guru Careers
Salary: 30000-45000 Per Annum (DOE)
Posted: 10 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Tyresoft Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Ringwood
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Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Liverpool
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Salary: £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago