The first table below looks at the demand for SWT skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SWT over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT)
Rank 890 858 858
Rank change year-on-year
-32 0
Permanent jobs citing SWT 15 21 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.019% 0.035%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.033% 0.049% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 33
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -17.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £62,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £23,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+52.17% -42.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45513 43072 48363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.84% 39.59% 41.01%
Number of salaries quoted 38686 37347 42809
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

SWT
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SWT within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SWT Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SWT
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SWT within the UK.

SWT Salary Trend in the UK

SWT
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SWT over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 within the UK.

SWT Salary Histogram in the UK

SWT
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SWT within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(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 -36 14 £35,000 +7.69%
Bristol +3 6 £21,500 +7.50%
South East -8 6 £40,000 +14.28%
South West -11 6 £21,500 +7.50%
Guildford +10 3 £35,000 -
Surrey -4 3 £35,000 -
Hampshire - 3 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £35,000 -
Solihull - 2 £35,000 -
Southampton - 2 £45,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 £40,000 -
Scotland - 1 £40,000 -

SWT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing SWT 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 SWT.

1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (96.88%) Eclipse
2 31 (96.88%) Eclipse RCP
3 25 (78.13%) SQL
3 25 (78.13%) HTML
4 24 (75.00%) Degree
5 22 (68.75%) JBoss
6 21 (65.63%) Software Engineering
6 21 (65.63%) Computer Science
7 20 (62.50%) GWT
8 19 (59.38%) WebSphere
8 19 (59.38%) WebLogic
8 19 (59.38%) JavaScript
8 19 (59.38%) Struts
9 16 (50.00%) Unit Testing
9 16 (50.00%) French Language
9 16 (50.00%) QA
9 16 (50.00%) Problem Management
9 16 (50.00%) Finance
9 16 (50.00%) Banking
10 15 (46.88%) Spring
11 12 (37.50%) JUnit
12 10 (31.25%) Hibernate
13 8 (25.00%) Subversion
13 8 (25.00%) Oracle
13 8 (25.00%) XML
13 8 (25.00%) MyBatis
14 7 (21.88%) JFace
14 7 (21.88%) MySQL
15 6 (18.75%) SQL Server

SWT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing SWT 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 SWT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (59.38%) WebLogic
1 19 (59.38%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.50%) Apache ServiceMix
3 3 (9.38%) GlassFish
4 1 (3.13%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) MySQL
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (96.88%) Eclipse
1 31 (96.88%) Eclipse RCP
2 12 (37.50%) JUnit
3 8 (25.00%) Subversion
4 4 (12.50%) Maven
4 4 (12.50%) JIRA
4 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 4 (12.50%) TestNG
4 4 (12.50%) DbUnit
4 4 (12.50%) Mockito
5 3 (9.38%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (9.38%) Ant
5 3 (9.38%) Log4j
General
1 16 (50.00%) Finance
1 16 (50.00%) Banking
1 16 (50.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Junior
1 16 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 16 (50.00%) Developer
1 16 (50.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 16 (50.00%) Junior Software Engineer
1 16 (50.00%) Junior Java Software Engineer
2 15 (46.88%) Java Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Java Programmer
3 3 (9.38%) Programmer
4 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (78.13%) HTML
2 20 (62.50%) GWT
3 19 (59.38%) Struts
4 15 (46.88%) Spring
5 10 (31.25%) Hibernate
6 8 (25.00%) XML
6 8 (25.00%) MyBatis
7 7 (21.88%) JFace
8 6 (18.75%) J2EE
8 6 (18.75%) CSS
8 6 (18.75%) Swing
9 4 (12.50%) Guice
9 4 (12.50%) Apache Camel
10 3 (9.38%) JavaBeans
10 3 (9.38%) EJB
10 3 (9.38%) XSLT
11 1 (3.13%) HTML5
11 1 (3.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 21 (65.63%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.38%) Open Source
2 3 (9.38%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Software Engineering
2 16 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 16 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (12.50%) MVC
4 3 (9.38%) OO
4 3 (9.38%) ERP
5 1 (3.13%) OOD
5 1 (3.13%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (78.13%) SQL
3 19 (59.38%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.63%) C++
5 4 (12.50%) Groovy
6 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.13%) VBA
6 1 (3.13%) C#
6 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (75.00%) Degree
2 6 (18.75%) Sun Certification
3 3 (9.38%) OCP
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (3.13%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) JBoss
2 8 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (12.50%) Atomikos
4 3 (9.38%) Sun
4 3 (9.38%) Talend