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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Swing (Java)
Rank 682 681 612
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -69
Permanent jobs citing Swing 212 254 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 0.56% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 173 233 237
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
41070 45471 43326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.50% 38.87% 39.85%
Number of salaries quoted 35057 38635 37492
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 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 31 July 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 31 July 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
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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 -47 178 £50,000 - 31
London -28 87 £50,000 -4.76% 9
South East -12 35 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Surrey +12 25 £50,000 +11.11% 5
East of England -6 20 £45,000 -
North East - 18 £50,000 - 1
City of London +19 13 £72,500 +20.83% 2
Stockton-on-Tees - 10 £50,000 -
Durham - 10 £50,000 -
East Midlands +7 8 £40,000 +50.94% 3
Nottinghamshire +3 8 £40,000 +50.94% 3
Hertfordshire -17 8 £50,000 +33.33%
Tyne and Wear - 8 £40,000 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £40,000 - 1
Nottingham - 8 £40,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire +12 7 £38,000 +4.82%
Guildford 0 7 £45,000 -
Borehamwood - 7 £50,000 -
Scotland +17 6 £27,500 -37.14%
Wimbledon -2 6 £50,000 -
Cambridge +8 5 £34,569 -27.22%
Redhill -11 5 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Buckinghamshire - 5 £50,000 -
Manchester +6 4 £40,000 +60.00% 5
Edinburgh +5 4 - -
North West -4 4 £40,000 +60.00% 11
Hounslow -6 4 £47,500 +21.79% 1
Essex -8 4 £34,500 -31.00%
Milton Keynes - 4 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +6 3 £41,500 +18.57%

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 437 (100.00%) Java
2 270 (61.78%) SQL
3 218 (49.89%) Spring
4 191 (43.71%) J2EE
5 185 (42.33%) Oracle
6 168 (38.44%) Agile Software Development
7 164 (37.53%) Degree
7 164 (37.53%) OO
8 154 (35.24%) JavaScript
9 125 (28.60%) Hibernate
10 117 (26.77%) Web Services
11 115 (26.32%) Finance
12 111 (25.40%) HTML
12 111 (25.40%) Eclipse
13 110 (25.17%) Multithreading
14 102 (23.34%) Maven
15 98 (22.43%) SDLC
16 93 (21.28%) Struts
17 92 (21.05%) XML
18 91 (20.82%) UNIX
19 88 (20.14%) C++
20 86 (19.68%) Ajax
21 82 (18.76%) CSS
22 75 (17.16%) Tomcat
22 75 (17.16%) MVC
23 74 (16.93%) Software Engineering
24 73 (16.70%) UML
25 70 (16.02%) TDD
26 67 (15.33%) SQL Server
27 65 (14.87%) XSLT

Swing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 75 (17.16%) Tomcat
2 57 (13.04%) JBoss
3 50 (11.44%) WebLogic
4 27 (6.18%) GlassFish
5 21 (4.81%) Apache
6 20 (4.58%) WebSphere
7 14 (3.20%) Jetty
8 11 (2.52%) Node.js
9 4 (0.92%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.46%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.46%) CMS
10 2 (0.46%) WordPress
11 1 (0.23%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (0.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (1.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.69%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.06%) Network Security
2 7 (1.60%) Internet
2 7 (1.60%) ATM
3 4 (0.92%) HTTP
3 4 (0.92%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.69%) SAN
5 2 (0.46%) FTP
5 2 (0.46%) Multicast
5 2 (0.46%) Firewall
6 1 (0.23%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (15.33%) SQL Server
2 55 (12.59%) Relational Database
3 33 (7.55%) RDBMS
3 33 (7.55%) MySQL
4 22 (5.03%) NoSQL
4 22 (5.03%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (1.14%) NonStop SQL
6 5 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (0.92%) Big Data
8 3 (0.69%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.69%) OLTP
8 3 (0.69%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.46%) DB2
9 2 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.46%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.46%) QlikView
10 1 (0.23%) KDB
10 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 111 (25.40%) Eclipse
2 102 (23.34%) Maven
3 61 (13.96%) Subversion
4 49 (11.21%) Jenkins
5 44 (10.07%) Git (software)
6 39 (8.92%) JUnit
7 28 (6.41%) Ant
8 24 (5.49%) Gradle
9 17 (3.89%) JMeter
10 13 (2.97%) Mercurial
11 12 (2.75%) Mockito
11 12 (2.75%) JIRA
12 10 (2.29%) EasyMock
13 9 (2.06%) TestNG
14 7 (1.60%) Selenium
14 7 (1.60%) ProC
14 7 (1.60%) Eclipse RCP
15 6 (1.37%) ClearCase
16 5 (1.14%) IntelliJ
16 5 (1.14%) Checkstyle
General
1 115 (26.32%) Finance
2 28 (6.41%) Front Office
3 15 (3.43%) Banking
4 10 (2.29%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.06%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.83%) Electronics
6 8 (1.83%) Marketing
7 6 (1.37%) Games
8 5 (1.14%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.14%) Legal
9 4 (0.92%) Back Office
10 3 (0.69%) Automotive
10 3 (0.69%) Publishing
11 1 (0.23%) Retail
11 1 (0.23%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.23%) International Banking
11 1 (0.23%) French Language
11 1 (0.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 389 (89.02%) Developer
2 281 (64.30%) Java Developer
3 84 (19.22%) Java Swing Developer
4 50 (11.44%) Software Developer
5 36 (8.24%) Senior Developer
6 34 (7.78%) Senior Java Developer
7 32 (7.32%) C++ Developer
8 30 (6.86%) Software Engineer
8 30 (6.86%) Graduate
9 26 (5.95%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 19 (4.35%) Java Software Developer
10 19 (4.35%) Junior
11 17 (3.89%) Junior Developer
11 17 (3.89%) Lead Developer
11 17 (3.89%) Junior Java Developer
12 14 (3.20%) Core Java Developer
13 11 (2.52%) Java Software Engineer
14 9 (2.06%) Test Engineer
14 9 (2.06%) Programmer
14 9 (2.06%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (49.89%) Spring
2 191 (43.71%) J2EE
3 125 (28.60%) Hibernate
4 117 (26.77%) Web Services
5 111 (25.40%) HTML
6 93 (21.28%) Struts
7 92 (21.05%) XML
8 86 (19.68%) Ajax
9 82 (18.76%) CSS
10 65 (14.87%) XSLT
11 51 (11.67%) JDBC
12 45 (10.30%) JSP
13 37 (8.47%) JMS
14 35 (8.01%) .NET
15 33 (7.55%) JSON
16 30 (6.86%) STL
16 30 (6.86%) XHTML
17 29 (6.64%) REST
18 26 (5.95%) Java EE
19 24 (5.49%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 59 (13.50%) Computer Science
2 42 (9.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 38 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (4.35%) Equities
4 19 (4.35%) Derivative
5 17 (3.89%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (3.20%) Mobile App
6 14 (3.20%) Data Structures
7 11 (2.52%) Credit Derivative
8 9 (2.06%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.06%) Fixed Income
8 9 (2.06%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.83%) Visualisation
9 8 (1.83%) Mathematics
9 8 (1.83%) DTV
10 7 (1.60%) EFT
10 7 (1.60%) Physics
11 6 (1.37%) Informatics
11 6 (1.37%) Robotics
11 6 (1.37%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 91 (20.82%) UNIX
2 61 (13.96%) Linux
3 39 (8.92%) Windows
4 3 (0.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (38.44%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (37.53%) OO
3 110 (25.17%) Multithreading
4 98 (22.43%) SDLC
5 75 (17.16%) MVC
6 74 (16.93%) Software Engineering
7 73 (16.70%) UML
8 70 (16.02%) TDD
9 65 (14.87%) Scrum
10 45 (10.30%) OOD
11 27 (6.18%) E-Commerce
12 25 (5.72%) Waterfall
12 25 (5.72%) Software Delivery
13 20 (4.58%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (4.12%) SOA
15 17 (3.89%) Low Latency
16 16 (3.66%) Validation
17 14 (3.20%) Project Management
17 14 (3.20%) Technical Architecture
17 14 (3.20%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 437 (100.00%) Java
2 270 (61.78%) SQL
3 154 (35.24%) JavaScript
4 88 (20.14%) C++
5 58 (13.27%) Perl
6 55 (12.59%) C#
7 46 (10.53%) C
7 46 (10.53%) PL/SQL
8 29 (6.64%) Python
9 27 (6.18%) Groovy
10 26 (5.95%) Shell Script
11 14 (3.20%) Ruby
12 13 (2.97%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.14%) COBOL
13 5 (1.14%) PHP
13 5 (1.14%) Scala
13 5 (1.14%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.14%) TypeScript
14 4 (0.92%) HQL
15 2 (0.46%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 164 (37.53%) Degree
2 11 (2.52%) Sun Certification
3 4 (0.92%) MCPD
3 4 (0.92%) MCP
3 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.69%) PhD
4 3 (0.69%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.69%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.92%) SLA
2 3 (0.69%) QA
2 3 (0.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.46%) vSphere
2 2 (0.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.46%) Puppet
1 2 (0.46%) Vagrant
1 2 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 185 (42.33%) Oracle
2 25 (5.72%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.06%) Sybase
3 9 (2.06%) SAP
4 8 (1.83%) HP
5 7 (1.60%) TIBCO
5 7 (1.60%) Google
6 6 (1.37%) Tableau
6 6 (1.37%) Solace
7 4 (0.92%) Terracotta
7 4 (0.92%) hybris
7 4 (0.92%) Endeca
7 4 (0.92%) Reuters
7 4 (0.92%) Bloomberg
7 4 (0.92%) IBM
8 3 (0.69%) VMware
8 3 (0.69%) SunGard
9 2 (0.46%) Apple
9 2 (0.46%) PayPal
10 1 (0.23%) Sun
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