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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT)
Rank 855 873 839
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -34
Permanent jobs citing SWT 23 20 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.019% 0.042%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.059% 0.048% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 45
Average salary £31,250 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,050 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £20,000 £37,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year
-46.66% -23.07%

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
39276 42093 45889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.09% 41.03% 41.94%
Number of salaries quoted 33876 35161 40804
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

SWT Salary Histogram in the UK

SWT
Top 13 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 30 January 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 +2 23 £31,250 -13.79% 1
South East -18 11 £45,750 -8.50%
Reading - 9 - -
Berkshire - 9 - -
Bristol -2 7 £20,000 -3.61% 1
South West -16 7 £20,000 -6.97% 1
London +2 4 £43,750 +9.37%
Surrey -5 1 £46,500 +32.85%
Southampton -8 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Hampshire -20 1 £45,000 -10.00%
City of London - 1 £50,000 -
North West - 1 £45,000 -
Manchester - 1 £45,000 -

SWT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 45 (100.00%) Java
2 39 (86.67%) Software Engineering
2 39 (86.67%) Degree
3 35 (77.78%) SQL
4 34 (75.56%) Computer Science
5 32 (71.11%) Eclipse
6 26 (57.78%) HTML
7 23 (51.11%) Struts
8 22 (48.89%) JavaScript
9 21 (46.67%) Eclipse RCP
10 20 (44.44%) WebSphere
11 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (37.78%) Subversion
12 17 (37.78%) Unit Testing
13 16 (35.56%) WebLogic
13 16 (35.56%) JBoss
14 15 (33.33%) Swing
14 15 (33.33%) Spring
14 15 (33.33%) Finance
15 14 (31.11%) Banking
15 14 (31.11%) French Language
15 14 (31.11%) QA
15 14 (31.11%) Problem Management
15 14 (31.11%) UNIX
15 14 (31.11%) Oracle
15 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
15 14 (31.11%) GWT
15 14 (31.11%) MyBatis
16 13 (28.89%) Maven
17 12 (26.67%) JUnit

SWT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 20 (44.44%) WebSphere
2 16 (35.56%) WebLogic
2 16 (35.56%) JBoss
3 2 (4.44%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (71.11%) Eclipse
2 21 (46.67%) Eclipse RCP
3 17 (37.78%) Subversion
4 13 (28.89%) Maven
5 12 (26.67%) JUnit
5 12 (26.67%) Git (software)
6 4 (8.89%) Lombardi
7 3 (6.67%) FindBugs
General
1 15 (33.33%) Finance
2 14 (31.11%) Banking
2 14 (31.11%) French Language
Job Titles
1 31 (68.89%) Developer
2 27 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 14 (31.11%) Java Software Engineer
3 14 (31.11%) Junior
3 14 (31.11%) Software Engineer
3 14 (31.11%) Junior Software Engineer
3 14 (31.11%) Junior Java Software Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 9 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 9 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Java Swing Developer
5 3 (6.67%) GUI Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Consultant
6 1 (2.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (57.78%) HTML
2 23 (51.11%) Struts
3 15 (33.33%) Swing
3 15 (33.33%) Spring
4 14 (31.11%) GWT
4 14 (31.11%) MyBatis
5 12 (26.67%) CSS
6 8 (17.78%) XML
7 4 (8.89%) XSL
7 4 (8.89%) Web Services
7 4 (8.89%) JSP
7 4 (8.89%) DHTML
7 4 (8.89%) Ajax
7 4 (8.89%) JSON
8 2 (4.44%) EJB
8 2 (4.44%) J2EE
9 1 (2.22%) OSGi
9 1 (2.22%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 34 (75.56%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.89%) Client/Server
2 4 (8.89%) Data Structures
2 4 (8.89%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) UNIX
2 7 (15.56%) Windows
3 4 (8.89%) Linux
4 3 (6.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (86.67%) Software Engineering
2 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (37.78%) Unit Testing
4 14 (31.11%) Problem Management
5 10 (22.22%) TDD
6 9 (20.00%) Validation
6 9 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 9 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 9 (20.00%) Test Planning
7 4 (8.89%) OO
7 4 (8.89%) OOD
7 4 (8.89%) Web Development
7 4 (8.89%) Multithreading
8 1 (2.22%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (77.78%) SQL
3 22 (48.89%) JavaScript
4 12 (26.67%) Perl
4 12 (26.67%) C++
5 9 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 9 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (8.89%) PL/SQL
7 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.67%) Python
8 2 (4.44%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (86.67%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) Sun Certification
2 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (31.11%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Oracle
2 4 (8.89%) IBM
3 2 (4.44%) Sun
3 2 (4.44%) Sybase
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago