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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT)
Rank 881 882 828
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -54
Permanent jobs citing SWT 18 23 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.021% 0.044%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.044% 0.051% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 14 21 49
Average salary £45,000 £33,500 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.32% -16.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £47,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £30,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+47.54% -23.75%

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
41021 44662 48423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.90% 40.98% 42.19%
Number of salaries quoted 35359 37728 43094
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 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 22 December 2014 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 22 December 2014. 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 -3 18 £45,000 +109.30% 2
South East +2 11 £46,500 -7.00% 1
Bristol +1 4 £20,000 -6.97% 1
South West -11 4 £20,000 -6.97% 1
Berkshire - 4 - - 1
Reading - 4 - - 1
Surrey - 4 £46,500 -
Southampton +2 3 £45,000 -10.00%
London -3 3 £42,500 +6.25%
Hampshire -22 3 £45,000 -10.00%

SWT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 40 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (85.00%) Software Engineering
2 34 (85.00%) Degree
2 34 (85.00%) Computer Science
3 31 (77.50%) Eclipse
3 31 (77.50%) SQL
4 27 (67.50%) HTML
5 22 (55.00%) JavaScript
6 20 (50.00%) Eclipse RCP
7 18 (45.00%) WebSphere
7 18 (45.00%) Struts
8 17 (42.50%) Unit Testing
9 16 (40.00%) Spring
10 15 (37.50%) Finance
10 15 (37.50%) GWT
11 14 (35.00%) French Language
11 14 (35.00%) QA
11 14 (35.00%) Problem Management
11 14 (35.00%) MyBatis
11 14 (35.00%) Banking
11 14 (35.00%) WebLogic
11 14 (35.00%) JBoss
12 13 (32.50%) CSS
12 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
12 13 (32.50%) JUnit
12 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (30.00%) Subversion
13 12 (30.00%) C++
13 12 (30.00%) Oracle
14 9 (22.50%) Maven

SWT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 18 (45.00%) WebSphere
2 14 (35.00%) WebLogic
2 14 (35.00%) JBoss
3 1 (2.50%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 31 (77.50%) Eclipse
2 20 (50.00%) Eclipse RCP
3 13 (32.50%) JUnit
4 12 (30.00%) Subversion
5 9 (22.50%) Maven
6 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
7 4 (10.00%) Lombardi
8 3 (7.50%) FindBugs
9 1 (2.50%) DbUnit
9 1 (2.50%) Mockito
9 1 (2.50%) JIRA
9 1 (2.50%) TestNG
9 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 14 (35.00%) Banking
2 14 (35.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 26 (65.00%) Developer
2 21 (52.50%) Java Developer
3 14 (35.00%) Junior
3 14 (35.00%) Software Engineer
3 14 (35.00%) Junior Software Engineer
3 14 (35.00%) Junior Java Software Engineer
3 14 (35.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 9 (22.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 9 (22.50%) Senior Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Test Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) GUI Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Java Swing Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (67.50%) HTML
2 18 (45.00%) Struts
3 16 (40.00%) Spring
4 15 (37.50%) GWT
5 14 (35.00%) MyBatis
6 13 (32.50%) CSS
7 8 (20.00%) XML
7 8 (20.00%) Swing
8 4 (10.00%) XSL
8 4 (10.00%) JSP
8 4 (10.00%) Web Services
8 4 (10.00%) DHTML
8 4 (10.00%) Ajax
8 4 (10.00%) JSON
9 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
10 1 (2.50%) Guice
10 1 (2.50%) HTML5
10 1 (2.50%) OSGi
10 1 (2.50%) JFace
10 1 (2.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 34 (85.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 4 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 4 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.50%) Biotechnology
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Windows
2 7 (17.50%) UNIX
3 4 (10.00%) Linux
4 3 (7.50%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (85.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (42.50%) Unit Testing
3 14 (35.00%) Problem Management
4 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.50%) TDD
5 5 (12.50%) OOD
6 4 (10.00%) OO
6 4 (10.00%) Web Development
6 4 (10.00%) Validation
6 4 (10.00%) Multithreading
6 4 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 4 (10.00%) Test Planning
7 1 (2.50%) OOP
7 1 (2.50%) Process Management
7 1 (2.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (77.50%) SQL
3 22 (55.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (30.00%) C++
5 7 (17.50%) Perl
6 5 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 4 (10.00%) PL/SQL
8 3 (7.50%) Python
8 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.50%) Groovy
9 1 (2.50%) VBA
9 1 (2.50%) C
9 1 (2.50%) C#
9 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (85.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.00%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (2.50%) Atomikos
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