The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT)
Rank 881 923 854
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -69
Permanent jobs citing SWT 22 17 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.014% 0.024%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.053% 0.035% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 16 17 23
Average salary £47,750 £21,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+122.09% -52.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £40,200
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £46,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,200 £21,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+114.88% -54.73%

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
41588 48588 45441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.53% 40.23% 40.22%
Number of salaries quoted 35399 40815 39560
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%

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 17 April 2015 within the UK.

SWT Salary Histogram in the UK

SWT
Top 10 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 17 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
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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 +37 22 £47,750 +122.09% 3
South East +10 16 £48,500 +7.77% 2
Reading - 12 £46,450 -
Berkshire - 12 £46,450 -
Hampshire +3 4 £48,500 +7.77% 2
Bristol -1 4 £20,000 -6.97%
South West -19 4 £20,000 -6.97%
Havant - 4 £48,500 - 2
London - 2 £48,500 - 1
City of London - 2 £48,500 - 1

SWT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 43 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (88.37%) SQL
3 37 (86.05%) Degree
4 30 (69.77%) Software Engineering
4 30 (69.77%) Struts
5 29 (67.44%) UNIX
6 26 (60.47%) Swing
7 25 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (55.81%) Maven
8 24 (55.81%) Git (software)
8 24 (55.81%) Perl
9 23 (53.49%) Subversion
10 21 (48.84%) TDD
10 21 (48.84%) Waterfall
10 21 (48.84%) T-SQL
10 21 (48.84%) Shell Script
10 21 (48.84%) Test Planning
11 19 (44.19%) Validation
12 17 (39.53%) Test Automation
13 16 (37.21%) Computer Science
13 16 (37.21%) Finance
14 15 (34.88%) Eclipse
14 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
14 15 (34.88%) HTML
15 13 (30.23%) GWT
16 12 (27.91%) Unit Testing
17 11 (25.58%) WebSphere
17 11 (25.58%) WebLogic
17 11 (25.58%) JBoss
17 11 (25.58%) Eclipse RCP

SWT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 11 (25.58%) WebLogic
1 11 (25.58%) JBoss
1 11 (25.58%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.65%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (55.81%) Maven
1 24 (55.81%) Git (software)
2 23 (53.49%) Subversion
3 15 (34.88%) Eclipse
4 11 (25.58%) Eclipse RCP
5 5 (11.63%) JUnit
6 3 (6.98%) FindBugs
General
1 16 (37.21%) Finance
2 9 (20.93%) Banking
2 9 (20.93%) French Language
3 4 (9.30%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) Developer
1 21 (48.84%) Java Developer
2 17 (39.53%) Test Engineer
2 17 (39.53%) Automation Engineer
2 17 (39.53%) Test Automation Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Junior Software Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Junior Java Software Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Java Software Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Junior
3 9 (20.93%) Software Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Senior Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Team Leader
4 4 (9.30%) Technical Team Leader
4 4 (9.30%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (6.98%) GUI Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Java Swing Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Java Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (69.77%) Struts
2 26 (60.47%) Swing
3 15 (34.88%) HTML
4 13 (30.23%) GWT
5 9 (20.93%) Spring
5 9 (20.93%) MyBatis
6 6 (13.95%) CSS
7 4 (9.30%) HTML5
8 2 (4.65%) J2EE
8 2 (4.65%) EJB
8 2 (4.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (37.21%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.30%) Robotics
3 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (67.44%) UNIX
2 9 (20.93%) Windows
3 7 (16.28%) Linux
4 2 (4.65%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (69.77%) Software Engineering
2 25 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (48.84%) TDD
3 21 (48.84%) Waterfall
3 21 (48.84%) Test Planning
4 19 (44.19%) Validation
5 17 (39.53%) Test Automation
6 12 (27.91%) Unit Testing
7 9 (20.93%) Problem Management
8 6 (13.95%) Web Development
9 3 (6.98%) Multithreading
10 1 (2.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (88.37%) SQL
3 24 (55.81%) Perl
4 21 (48.84%) Shell Script
4 21 (48.84%) T-SQL
5 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
6 9 (20.93%) C++
7 7 (16.28%) Python
8 5 (11.63%) C
9 4 (9.30%) C#
9 4 (9.30%) Embedded C
9 4 (9.30%) Embedded C++
9 4 (9.30%) Golang
10 3 (6.98%) Bash Shell
11 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (86.05%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) DV Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.93%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle
2 2 (4.65%) Sybase
2 2 (4.65%) Sun
Havant, Hampshire
Connectus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago