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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Swing (Java)
Rank 679 598 674
Rank change year-on-year
-81 +76
Permanent jobs citing Swing 222 354 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.30% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% 0.74% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 165 325 198
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +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
41821 47620 44610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.71% 40.10% 40.37%
Number of salaries quoted 35593 40144 38834
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 £40,000 £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 27 April 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 April 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
(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 -84 211 £50,000 - 25
London -75 97 £62,500 +13.63% 5
South East +12 75 £52,500 +16.66% 6
Surrey +1 39 £65,000 +44.44% 2
East of England +10 17 £50,000 +23.45% 1
Guildford +9 17 £65,000 +36.84%
Redhill -12 17 £50,000 +11.11% 1
City of London -21 17 £55,000 - 2
Hertfordshire -13 13 £50,000 +66.66%
Berkshire -5 11 £46,450 +32.71% 1
Reading - 11 £46,450 - 1
Borehamwood +11 10 £50,000 +23.45%
Middlesex - 10 - -
Buckinghamshire +12 9 £50,000 +33.33%
Milton Keynes - 9 £50,000 -
North East - 9 £50,000 - 1
Durham - 7 £50,000 - 1
Scotland +18 5 £27,500 -31.25%
West Midlands -23 5 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Westminster - 5 - -
Stockton-on-Tees - 5 £50,000 - 1
Manchester +5 4 £43,750 +59.09% 3
North West -1 4 £43,750 +59.09% 7
Hampshire -2 4 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Canary Wharf - 4 £55,000 -
Basingstoke - 4 £55,000 -
Woking +11 3 £55,000 +10.00%
Essex -4 3 £45,000 +5.88%
Mayfair - 3 £40,000 -
Glasgow +7 2 £27,500 -31.25%

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 416 (100.00%) Java
2 262 (62.98%) SQL
3 189 (45.43%) Spring
4 168 (40.38%) J2EE
5 164 (39.42%) OO
6 156 (37.50%) Degree
7 151 (36.30%) JavaScript
8 150 (36.06%) Agile Software Development
9 132 (31.73%) Hibernate
10 130 (31.25%) Web Services
10 130 (31.25%) Eclipse
11 128 (30.77%) Finance
12 124 (29.81%) Multithreading
13 123 (29.57%) Oracle
14 121 (29.09%) Maven
15 111 (26.68%) HTML
16 106 (25.48%) XML
17 102 (24.52%) Ajax
18 93 (22.36%) UNIX
19 92 (22.12%) Struts
20 76 (18.27%) C++
21 75 (18.03%) MVC
22 74 (17.79%) Computer Science
22 74 (17.79%) Software Engineering
23 73 (17.55%) JBoss
24 69 (16.59%) Tomcat
25 68 (16.35%) XSLT
25 68 (16.35%) CSS
26 60 (14.42%) WebLogic
26 60 (14.42%) UML

Swing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 73 (17.55%) JBoss
2 69 (16.59%) Tomcat
3 60 (14.42%) WebLogic
4 26 (6.25%) WebSphere
5 10 (2.40%) Apache
6 6 (1.44%) GlassFish
7 5 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.96%) Jetty
9 3 (0.72%) Node.js
9 3 (0.72%) IIS
10 2 (0.48%) CMS
10 2 (0.48%) WordPress
11 1 (0.24%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.24%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (0.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.72%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.44%) ATM
1 6 (1.44%) Internet
2 4 (0.96%) HTTP
3 2 (0.48%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.48%) FTP
3 2 (0.48%) Firewall
3 2 (0.48%) Network Security
4 1 (0.24%) Multicast
4 1 (0.24%) DSL
4 1 (0.24%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (11.54%) SQL Server
1 48 (11.54%) Relational Database
2 37 (8.89%) RDBMS
3 36 (8.65%) NoSQL
4 23 (5.53%) MySQL
5 8 (1.92%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.44%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.20%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.20%) Big Data
7 5 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.96%) OLTP
9 3 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.24%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.24%) Apache Accumulo
10 1 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.24%) HBase
Development Applications
1 130 (31.25%) Eclipse
2 121 (29.09%) Maven
3 55 (13.22%) Subversion
4 46 (11.06%) Jenkins
5 44 (10.58%) Git (software)
6 39 (9.38%) Ant
7 29 (6.97%) JMeter
8 23 (5.53%) JUnit
9 17 (4.09%) Gradle
10 16 (3.85%) Mercurial
11 8 (1.92%) ProC
11 8 (1.92%) NetBeans
12 7 (1.68%) ClearCase
12 7 (1.68%) Hudson
13 6 (1.44%) JIRA
14 5 (1.20%) Synon
14 5 (1.20%) Jasmine
14 5 (1.20%) Sinon.JS
14 5 (1.20%) Karma Test Runner
15 4 (0.96%) Apache Ivy
General
1 128 (30.77%) Finance
2 40 (9.62%) Front Office
3 33 (7.93%) Banking
4 21 (5.05%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.16%) Retail
6 5 (1.20%) Billing
6 5 (1.20%) Retail Banking
7 4 (0.96%) Back Office
8 2 (0.48%) French Language
8 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.24%) German Language
9 1 (0.24%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.24%) Swedish Language
9 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.24%) Automotive
9 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 373 (89.66%) Developer
2 308 (74.04%) Java Developer
3 98 (23.56%) Java Swing Developer
4 39 (9.38%) Software Developer
5 36 (8.65%) Senior Developer
6 34 (8.17%) Senior Java Developer
7 22 (5.29%) Software Engineer
8 18 (4.33%) Test Engineer
8 18 (4.33%) Automation Engineer
9 17 (4.09%) Test Automation Engineer
9 17 (4.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 17 (4.09%) Java Software Developer
10 14 (3.37%) C++ Developer
11 13 (3.13%) Junior Developer
11 13 (3.13%) Junior
12 12 (2.88%) Graduate
12 12 (2.88%) Junior Java Developer
13 10 (2.40%) Analyst
14 9 (2.16%) Analyst Developer
15 7 (1.68%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (45.43%) Spring
2 168 (40.38%) J2EE
3 132 (31.73%) Hibernate
4 130 (31.25%) Web Services
5 111 (26.68%) HTML
6 106 (25.48%) XML
7 102 (24.52%) Ajax
8 92 (22.12%) Struts
9 68 (16.35%) CSS
9 68 (16.35%) XSLT
10 51 (12.26%) JSP
11 42 (10.10%) JDBC
12 39 (9.38%) Servlets
13 37 (8.89%) jQuery
14 36 (8.65%) JSON
15 35 (8.41%) JMS
16 28 (6.73%) XHTML
16 28 (6.73%) Spring MVC
16 28 (6.73%) WebSockets
17 26 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 74 (17.79%) Computer Science
2 59 (14.18%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (9.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 26 (6.25%) Equities
5 19 (4.57%) Derivative
6 15 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.88%) Data Structures
8 10 (2.40%) Algorithms
8 10 (2.40%) Mathematics
8 10 (2.40%) Credit Derivative
9 9 (2.16%) Fixed Income
10 8 (1.92%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.44%) EFT
11 6 (1.44%) iPad
11 6 (1.44%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.20%) Hedge funds
12 5 (1.20%) Open Source
12 5 (1.20%) iSeries
12 5 (1.20%) AS400
13 4 (0.96%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 93 (22.36%) UNIX
2 53 (12.74%) Linux
3 29 (6.97%) Windows
4 5 (1.20%) Android
5 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (39.42%) OO
2 150 (36.06%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (29.81%) Multithreading
4 75 (18.03%) MVC
5 74 (17.79%) Software Engineering
6 60 (14.42%) UML
7 56 (13.46%) Scrum
8 54 (12.98%) TDD
9 50 (12.02%) OOD
10 31 (7.45%) Waterfall
11 26 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
12 23 (5.53%) User Acceptance Testing
12 23 (5.53%) Validation
13 21 (5.05%) Test Automation
13 21 (5.05%) Test Planning
14 20 (4.81%) E-Commerce
15 16 (3.85%) Mentoring
16 14 (3.37%) Performance Testing
16 14 (3.37%) Unit Testing
17 13 (3.13%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 416 (100.00%) Java
2 262 (62.98%) SQL
3 151 (36.30%) JavaScript
4 76 (18.27%) C++
5 44 (10.58%) Perl
6 41 (9.86%) C
7 39 (9.38%) C#
8 35 (8.41%) Shell Script
9 29 (6.97%) PL/SQL
10 26 (6.25%) Python
11 21 (5.05%) T-SQL
12 15 (3.61%) Ruby
13 10 (2.40%) PHP
13 10 (2.40%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.92%) Groovy
15 6 (1.44%) Scala
16 5 (1.20%) RPG
16 5 (1.20%) Clojure
16 5 (1.20%) RPG/400
17 4 (0.96%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 156 (37.50%) Degree
2 7 (1.68%) Sun Certification
3 6 (1.44%) PhD
4 3 (0.72%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.72%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.68%) QA
2 4 (0.96%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.48%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.48%) Vagrant
1 2 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 123 (29.57%) Oracle
2 21 (5.05%) Sybase
3 12 (2.88%) Microsoft
4 7 (1.68%) Solace
5 6 (1.44%) Google
6 5 (1.20%) TIBCO
6 5 (1.20%) Reuters
6 5 (1.20%) Bloomberg
6 5 (1.20%) BT
6 5 (1.20%) IBM
7 4 (0.96%) Terracotta
8 3 (0.72%) SunGard
8 3 (0.72%) HP
9 2 (0.48%) Informatica
9 2 (0.48%) Sun
9 2 (0.48%) GoldenSource
10 1 (0.24%) Endeca
10 1 (0.24%) hybris
10 1 (0.24%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.24%) Business Objects
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