The table below looks at the statistics for SWT skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SWT over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT)
Rank 905 948 949
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +1
Permanent jobs citing SWT 5 18 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.016% 0.019%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.014% 0.044% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 18
Median salary £50,000 £41,250 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% +91.86%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £41,250 £21,500
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +91.86%

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
36854 41285 43094
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.70% 37.69% 38.18%
Number of salaries quoted 31865 35413 36241
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

SWT
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing SWT as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SWT within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 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 +36 5 £50,000 +21.21%
Cambridgeshire - 3 £50,000 -
Huntingdon - 3 £50,000 -
East of England - 3 £50,000 -
London +56 1 - -
North West -5 1 £42,500 -
Manchester - 1 £42,500 -

SWT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing SWT 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 SWT.

1 16 (94.12%) Swing
1 16 (94.12%) Java
2 15 (88.24%) Degree
3 11 (64.71%) Retail
3 11 (64.71%) QA
3 11 (64.71%) XML
3 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 11 (64.71%) Java SE
4 8 (47.06%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
5 5 (29.41%) Windows
6 4 (23.53%) Linux
6 4 (23.53%) JUnit
6 4 (23.53%) Perl
6 4 (23.53%) C++
6 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (23.53%) Python
6 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
6 4 (23.53%) FindBugs
6 4 (23.53%) Maven
6 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Multithreading
6 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
6 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
7 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
8 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
8 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
8 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
8 1 (5.88%) Sun

SWT
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 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (5.88%) GlassFish
1 1 (5.88%) JBoss
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Big Data
1 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) FindBugs
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
1 4 (23.53%) JUnit
1 4 (23.53%) Maven
2 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.88%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 11 (64.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (88.24%) Java Developer
3 8 (47.06%) Senior Developer
3 8 (47.06%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (23.53%) GUI Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Java GUI Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Java Swing Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Lead Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.88%) iOS Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Objective-C Developer
6 1 (5.88%) PowerShell Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) Swing
2 11 (64.71%) Java SE
2 11 (64.71%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) EJB
3 1 (5.88%) J2EE
3 1 (5.88%) REST
3 1 (5.88%) RESTful
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Android
3 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Multithreading
2 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) iOS Development
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile Development
4 1 (5.88%) UML
4 1 (5.88%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) Java
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
3 4 (23.53%) C++
3 4 (23.53%) Perl
3 4 (23.53%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Apple Swift
4 1 (5.88%) C
4 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (88.24%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (64.71%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) Sun
1 1 (5.88%) Sybase