The table below looks at the statistics for Swing skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Swing over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Swing (Java)
Rank 781 736 666
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -70
Permanent jobs citing Swing 159 231 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.21% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 0.55% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 146 175 320
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £71,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%

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
39361 41877 48206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.39% 37.90% 40.18%
Number of salaries quoted 34024 35645 40812
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Swing
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Swing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 6 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Swing within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -50 156 £47,500 -5.00% 13
London +10 90 £50,000 -21.56% 5
East of England +27 22 £62,500 +25.00%
Essex +24 19 £62,500 +38.88%
Colchester +16 17 £62,500 +38.88%
South East -32 16 £42,500 -15.00% 3
South West +3 11 £43,750 +43.44%
City of London +54 9 £57,500 -4.16% 2
North West +27 9 £42,500 -2.85% 4
Hampshire +10 9 £40,000 -27.27%
Basingstoke -3 9 £40,000 -27.27%
Bristol +7 7 £40,000 +31.14%
Manchester +1 6 £42,500 -2.85% 4
West Midlands -16 4 £40,000 +23.07%
East Midlands - 4 £35,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £35,000 -
Nottingham - 4 £35,000 -
Cambridgeshire +3 3 £62,500 +72.24%
Berkshire -6 3 £55,000 +18.40%
Slough - 3 £55,000 -
Cambridge +2 2 £62,500 +72.24%
Oxfordshire +1 2 £53,750 +7.50%
Worcester -4 2 £40,000 +37.93%
Worcestershire -6 2 £40,000 +37.93%
Redhill -11 2 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Surrey -37 2 £52,500 -19.23% 3
Somerset - 2 £47,500 -
Lancashire - 2 £37,500 -
Oxford - 2 £53,750 -
Bath - 2 £47,500 -

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT jobs citing Swing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Swing.

1 319 (100.00%) Java
2 193 (60.50%) Degree
3 157 (49.22%) Agile Software Development
4 141 (44.20%) Oracle
5 134 (42.01%) SQL
6 112 (35.11%) JavaScript
7 107 (33.54%) Computer Science
8 101 (31.66%) HTML
9 100 (31.35%) Software Engineering
10 94 (29.47%) Spring
11 90 (28.21%) J2EE
12 85 (26.65%) CSS
13 84 (26.33%) OO
14 83 (26.02%) JBoss
15 74 (23.20%) SQL Server
16 70 (21.94%) Finance
17 68 (21.32%) Hibernate
18 66 (20.69%) JUnit
19 61 (19.12%) Linux
20 60 (18.81%) Maven
21 57 (17.87%) JMS
22 53 (16.61%) OOP
22 53 (16.61%) Relational Database
23 52 (16.30%) Oracle Database
24 51 (15.99%) Multithreading
25 47 (14.73%) Web Services
25 47 (14.73%) WebLogic
26 46 (14.42%) Pharmaceutical
26 46 (14.42%) TDD
27 44 (13.79%) PL/SQL

Swing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 83 (26.02%) JBoss
2 47 (14.73%) WebLogic
3 35 (10.97%) WebSphere
4 25 (7.84%) Tomcat
5 22 (6.90%) Apache
6 16 (5.02%) GlassFish
7 4 (1.25%) GemFire
7 4 (1.25%) Oracle Coherence
8 3 (0.94%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.63%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.63%) CMS
9 2 (0.63%) WildFly
10 1 (0.31%) Confluence
10 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.31%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (1.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (0.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.70%) Multicast
2 9 (2.82%) Internet
3 2 (0.63%) HTTP
4 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.31%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (23.20%) SQL Server
2 53 (16.61%) Relational Database
3 52 (16.30%) Oracle Database
4 38 (11.91%) Oracle Reports
5 35 (10.97%) MySQL
6 29 (9.09%) RDBMS
7 9 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (2.51%) JasperReports
9 5 (1.57%) Data Mining
9 5 (1.57%) DB2
10 4 (1.25%) Big Data
10 4 (1.25%) Hazelcast
11 3 (0.94%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.94%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.63%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.31%) Neo4j
13 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 66 (20.69%) JUnit
2 60 (18.81%) Maven
3 41 (12.85%) Git (software)
4 29 (9.09%) Subversion
5 24 (7.52%) Ant
6 23 (7.21%) Eclipse
6 23 (7.21%) Jenkins
7 18 (5.64%) TeamCity
8 14 (4.39%) NetBeans
8 14 (4.39%) Selenium
9 12 (3.76%) FindBugs
10 10 (3.13%) Cucumber
10 10 (3.13%) JIRA
11 9 (2.82%) Gradle
12 6 (1.88%) Hudson
12 6 (1.88%) Mercurial
12 6 (1.88%) TestNG
12 6 (1.88%) WebDriver
13 5 (1.57%) NUnit
13 5 (1.57%) SoapUI
General
1 70 (21.94%) Finance
2 46 (14.42%) Pharmaceutical
3 18 (5.64%) Front Office
4 16 (5.02%) Banking
5 13 (4.08%) Aerospace
6 10 (3.13%) Retail
7 9 (2.82%) Games
8 8 (2.51%) Automotive
8 8 (2.51%) Investment Banking
8 8 (2.51%) Telecoms
9 7 (2.19%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.88%) Music Industry
11 4 (1.25%) Advertising
12 3 (0.94%) Back Office
12 3 (0.94%) Publishing
13 2 (0.63%) Billing
14 1 (0.31%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 283 (88.71%) Developer
2 278 (87.15%) Java Developer
3 69 (21.63%) Senior Developer
3 69 (21.63%) Senior Java Developer
4 62 (19.44%) Oracle Developer
5 43 (13.48%) SQL Developer
6 37 (11.60%) Applications Developer
6 37 (11.60%) Java Applications Developer
6 37 (11.60%) Java Engineer
7 35 (10.97%) Oracle Applications Developer
7 35 (10.97%) Software Engineer
8 34 (10.66%) Java Software Developer
8 34 (10.66%) Java Software Engineer
9 30 (9.40%) Java Programmer
9 30 (9.40%) Programmer
10 29 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
10 29 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 28 (8.78%) Java Swing Developer
12 26 (8.15%) Agile Developer
12 26 (8.15%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (31.66%) HTML
2 94 (29.47%) Spring
3 90 (28.21%) J2EE
4 85 (26.65%) CSS
5 68 (21.32%) Hibernate
6 57 (17.87%) JMS
7 47 (14.73%) Web Services
8 41 (12.85%) Ajax
9 27 (8.46%) EJB
9 27 (8.46%) JDBC
10 25 (7.84%) XML
11 24 (7.52%) Java EE
11 24 (7.52%) JSP
12 22 (6.90%) GWT
12 22 (6.90%) Servlets
13 19 (5.96%) .NET
14 18 (5.64%) Apache Camel
14 18 (5.64%) JSON
14 18 (5.64%) RESTful
15 17 (5.33%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 107 (33.54%) Computer Science
2 33 (10.34%) Hedge funds
3 26 (8.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 13 (4.08%) Equities
5 12 (3.76%) Mathematics
6 11 (3.45%) Physics
7 8 (2.51%) Fixed Income
8 7 (2.19%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.88%) Visualisation
10 5 (1.57%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.57%) Derivative
11 4 (1.25%) Grid Computing
11 4 (1.25%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.94%) Credit Derivative
12 3 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.94%) Fintech
12 3 (0.94%) User Experience
13 1 (0.31%) Analytical Skills
13 1 (0.31%) BBC
13 1 (0.31%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 61 (19.12%) Linux
2 37 (11.60%) Windows
3 24 (7.52%) Unix
4 10 (3.13%) Android
5 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.31%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (49.22%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (31.35%) Software Engineering
3 84 (26.33%) OO
4 53 (16.61%) OOP
5 51 (15.99%) Multithreading
6 46 (14.42%) TDD
7 42 (13.17%) E-Commerce
8 35 (10.97%) Open Source
9 28 (8.78%) Concurrent Programming
10 23 (7.21%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (6.27%) Low Latency
11 20 (6.27%) SOA
12 17 (5.33%) SDLC
13 15 (4.70%) Performance Tuning
13 15 (4.70%) Unit Testing
13 15 (4.70%) Web Development
14 14 (4.39%) Mentoring
14 14 (4.39%) Project Management
14 14 (4.39%) UML
15 13 (4.08%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 319 (100.00%) Java
2 134 (42.01%) SQL
3 112 (35.11%) JavaScript
4 44 (13.79%) PL/SQL
5 32 (10.03%) Python
6 31 (9.72%) C++
7 29 (9.09%) Perl
8 17 (5.33%) C#
9 14 (4.39%) Groovy
10 12 (3.76%) Bash Shell
10 12 (3.76%) Ruby
11 11 (3.45%) PHP
12 8 (2.51%) C
13 4 (1.25%) Scala
14 3 (0.94%) ES6
15 2 (0.63%) HQL
15 2 (0.63%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.63%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.63%) VB
15 2 (0.63%) VB6
Qualifications
1 193 (60.50%) Degree
2 11 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.82%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.57%) Postgraduate
5 4 (1.25%) PhD
6 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.31%) ISEB
6 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.31%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.45%) QA
2 5 (1.57%) HL7
3 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (1.88%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.31%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.94%) Apache Shiro
Vendors
1 141 (44.20%) Oracle
2 17 (5.33%) Microsoft
3 16 (5.02%) TIBCO
4 11 (3.45%) Sybase
5 10 (3.13%) Google
6 8 (2.51%) IBM
7 7 (2.19%) Bloomberg
7 7 (2.19%) Reuters
8 6 (1.88%) PayPal
8 6 (1.88%) VMware
9 4 (1.25%) HP
10 3 (0.94%) Calypso
10 3 (0.94%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.63%) Endeca
11 2 (0.63%) GigaSpaces
11 2 (0.63%) hybris
12 1 (0.31%) Alias
12 1 (0.31%) Apple
12 1 (0.31%) BT
12 1 (0.31%) Sencha
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