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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT)
Rank 880 937 959
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +22
Permanent jobs citing SWT 2 27 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.026% 0.017%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.006% 0.067% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 1 23 16
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £35,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+40.84% -21.11%

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
35205 40437 42097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.28% 38.20% 37.08%
Number of salaries quoted 30408 34660 36203
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 6 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 10 December 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 2 £50,000 +33.33%
London +30 1 - -
East of England - 1 £50,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Huntingdon - 1 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £50,000 -

SWT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 11 (91.67%) Swing
1 11 (91.67%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) XML
2 9 (75.00%) Degree
2 9 (75.00%) QA
3 8 (66.67%) Retail
3 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 8 (66.67%) Java SE
4 7 (58.33%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) JUnit
6 2 (16.67%) C
6 2 (16.67%) C++
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Python
6 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
6 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 2 (16.67%) Maven
6 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) REST
6 2 (16.67%) FindBugs
6 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
7 1 (8.33%) Apple Swift
7 1 (8.33%) Multithreaded Programming
7 1 (8.33%) Eclipse RCP

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 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (8.33%) GlassFish
1 1 (8.33%) JBoss
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) FindBugs
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) JUnit
1 2 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (8.33%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 8 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (83.33%) Java Developer
3 7 (58.33%) Senior Developer
3 7 (58.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) GUI Developer
4 1 (8.33%) iOS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java GUI Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Swing Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Objective-C Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) Swing
2 9 (75.00%) XML
3 8 (66.67%) Java SE
4 2 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (8.33%) EJB
5 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
5 1 (8.33%) HTML
5 1 (8.33%) HTML5
5 1 (8.33%) J2EE
5 1 (8.33%) JSON
5 1 (8.33%) OSGi
5 1 (8.33%) RESTful
5 1 (8.33%) Spring
5 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Android
3 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
1 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Analytics
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
2 1 (8.33%) Multithreaded Programming
2 1 (8.33%) OO
2 1 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) TDD
2 1 (8.33%) UML
2 1 (8.33%) Use Case
2 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (16.67%) C
3 2 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Apple Swift
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
4 1 (8.33%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) Sun
1 1 (8.33%) Sybase