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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT)
Rank 914 961 966
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +5
Permanent jobs citing SWT 13 23 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.021% 0.013%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.034% 0.055% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 13 23 15
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%

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
38068 41565 45717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.85% 37.75% 39.24%
Number of salaries quoted 33087 35470 38904
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 July 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 +17 13 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Cambridgeshire - 9 £50,000 -
Huntingdon - 9 £50,000 -
East of England - 9 £50,000 -
London - 3 £45,000 -
North West - 1 £42,500 - 1
Manchester - 1 £42,500 - 1

SWT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 19 (95.00%) Java
2 18 (90.00%) Swing
2 18 (90.00%) Degree
3 10 (50.00%) Maven
3 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 10 (50.00%) Windows
3 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 10 (50.00%) Multithreading
4 9 (45.00%) Unit Testing
4 9 (45.00%) Retail
4 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
4 9 (45.00%) Bash Shell
4 9 (45.00%) FindBugs
4 9 (45.00%) Java SE
4 9 (45.00%) Perl
4 9 (45.00%) JUnit
4 9 (45.00%) C++
4 9 (45.00%) XML
4 9 (45.00%) Linux
4 9 (45.00%) Python
4 9 (45.00%) Computer Science
4 9 (45.00%) QA
5 7 (35.00%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.00%) Mobile Development
7 1 (5.00%) Apple Swift
7 1 (5.00%) iOS Development
7 1 (5.00%) Big Data
7 1 (5.00%) Analytics

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 (5.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Maven
2 9 (45.00%) FindBugs
2 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (45.00%) JUnit
3 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.00%) FitNesse
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 9 (45.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 19 (95.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (45.00%) GUI Developer
3 9 (45.00%) Java GUI Developer
3 9 (45.00%) Java Swing Developer
4 6 (30.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (30.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Lead Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.00%) iOS Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Objective-C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) Swing
2 9 (45.00%) Java SE
2 9 (45.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) REST
3 1 (5.00%) RESTful
3 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (35.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (45.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.00%) Analytics
4 1 (5.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.00%) UML
4 1 (5.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (45.00%) Bash Shell
3 9 (45.00%) C++
3 9 (45.00%) Perl
3 9 (45.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) Apple Swift
4 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (90.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle
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