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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT)
Rank 878 919 875
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -44
Permanent jobs citing SWT 24 19 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.016% 0.008%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.058% 0.041% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 24 19 5
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,300 £21,200 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £49,550 £45,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +52.17%

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
41730 46198 43669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.71% 39.12% 40.21%
Number of salaries quoted 35708 39502 38013
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 July 2015 within the UK.

SWT Salary Histogram in the UK

SWT
Top 11 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 3 July 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 +29 24 £45,000 +28.57%
South East +20 16 £45,000 +5.88%
Hampshire -2 10 £48,500 +7.77%
South West -2 8 £20,000 -6.97%
Bristol -18 8 £20,000 -6.97%
Havant - 6 £48,500 -
Guildford +13 5 £45,000 +28.57%
Surrey +12 5 £45,000 +28.57%
Southampton +1 4 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Reading - 1 £45,000 -

SWT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 49 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (83.67%) SQL
3 35 (71.43%) UNIX
4 34 (69.39%) Degree
5 29 (59.18%) Struts
6 28 (57.14%) Software Engineering
7 26 (53.06%) HTML
8 25 (51.02%) Eclipse
9 23 (46.94%) Swing
9 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (42.86%) Finance
10 21 (42.86%) Subversion
10 21 (42.86%) JavaScript
10 21 (42.86%) GWT
10 21 (42.86%) Eclipse RCP
11 20 (40.82%) WebLogic
11 20 (40.82%) WebSphere
11 20 (40.82%) JBoss
12 18 (36.73%) Computer Science
13 16 (32.65%) Maven
13 16 (32.65%) TDD
13 16 (32.65%) Shell Script
13 16 (32.65%) Perl
13 16 (32.65%) T-SQL
13 16 (32.65%) C
13 16 (32.65%) Test Planning
13 16 (32.65%) SDLC
13 16 (32.65%) Git (software)
13 16 (32.65%) Waterfall
14 14 (28.57%) Validation

SWT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (40.82%) WebLogic
1 20 (40.82%) JBoss
1 20 (40.82%) WebSphere
2 7 (14.29%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 5 (10.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (51.02%) Eclipse
2 21 (42.86%) Subversion
2 21 (42.86%) Eclipse RCP
3 16 (32.65%) Maven
3 16 (32.65%) Git (software)
4 5 (10.20%) JUnit
General
1 21 (42.86%) Finance
2 13 (26.53%) Electronics
3 9 (18.37%) Banking
4 6 (12.24%) French Language
5 5 (10.20%) Marketing
5 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
5 5 (10.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Developer
1 19 (38.78%) Java Developer
2 14 (28.57%) Junior
2 14 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 12 (24.49%) Test Engineer
3 12 (24.49%) Automation Engineer
3 12 (24.49%) Test Automation Engineer
4 9 (18.37%) Senior Developer
4 9 (18.37%) Senior Java Developer
4 9 (18.37%) Junior Software Engineer
5 7 (14.29%) Team Leader
5 7 (14.29%) Technical Team Leader
6 6 (12.24%) Java Software Engineer
6 6 (12.24%) Junior Java Software Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) Junior Java Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Junior Developer
8 4 (8.16%) Graduate
8 4 (8.16%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) C Software Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Junior C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (59.18%) Struts
2 26 (53.06%) HTML
3 23 (46.94%) Swing
4 21 (42.86%) GWT
5 13 (26.53%) CSS
6 8 (16.33%) HTML5
7 7 (14.29%) J2EE
7 7 (14.29%) EJB
8 6 (12.24%) MyBatis
8 6 (12.24%) Spring
9 5 (10.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.73%) Computer Science
2 8 (16.33%) Robotics
3 5 (10.20%) DTV
4 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 35 (71.43%) UNIX
2 12 (24.49%) Windows
3 8 (16.33%) Linux
4 4 (8.16%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (32.65%) TDD
3 16 (32.65%) Waterfall
3 16 (32.65%) Test Planning
3 16 (32.65%) SDLC
4 14 (28.57%) Validation
5 13 (26.53%) Unit Testing
6 12 (24.49%) Test Automation
7 9 (18.37%) Problem Management
8 8 (16.33%) Web Development
9 5 (10.20%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (10.20%) Programme Management
9 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (2.04%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 49 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (83.67%) SQL
3 21 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 16 (32.65%) Perl
4 16 (32.65%) C
4 16 (32.65%) T-SQL
4 16 (32.65%) Shell Script
5 13 (26.53%) C++
6 8 (16.33%) Go
6 8 (16.33%) Python
6 8 (16.33%) Embedded C
6 8 (16.33%) Embedded C++
6 8 (16.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 34 (69.39%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.53%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Oracle
2 7 (14.29%) Sybase
3 5 (10.20%) SAP
4 2 (4.08%) Sun