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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT)
Rank 879 851 867
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +16
Permanent jobs citing SWT 15 29 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.027% 0.030%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.034% 0.068% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 31
Average salary £21,500 £33,750 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.29% -14.55%
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £30,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-28.33% -24.05%

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
43595 42672 48036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.03% 39.47% 40.62%
Number of salaries quoted 36643 36966 42269
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £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 27 August 2014 within the UK.

SWT Salary Histogram in the UK

SWT
Top 12 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 27 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -67 14 £21,500 -36.29% 3
Bristol +3 7 £21,500 +7.50% 1
South West -7 7 £21,500 +7.50% 1
South East -25 5 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Hampshire -9 3 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Southampton - 3 £45,000 - 1
Guildford +11 2 £35,000 -27.83%
Surrey 0 2 £35,000 -27.83%
London -26 2 - - 1
Aberdeen - 1 £40,000 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £40,000 -

SWT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 37 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (97.30%) Eclipse
3 34 (91.89%) Eclipse RCP
4 30 (81.08%) HTML
5 28 (75.68%) SQL
6 27 (72.97%) Degree
7 26 (70.27%) Computer Science
8 24 (64.86%) Software Engineering
9 22 (59.46%) JBoss
10 21 (56.76%) JavaScript
10 21 (56.76%) WebSphere
11 20 (54.05%) GWT
12 19 (51.35%) Spring
12 19 (51.35%) WebLogic
12 19 (51.35%) Struts
13 17 (45.95%) Finance
14 16 (43.24%) Banking
14 16 (43.24%) Unit Testing
14 16 (43.24%) French Language
14 16 (43.24%) QA
14 16 (43.24%) Problem Management
15 15 (40.54%) JUnit
16 12 (32.43%) MyBatis
17 11 (29.73%) XML
17 11 (29.73%) CSS
17 11 (29.73%) Oracle
17 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
17 11 (29.73%) Subversion
18 10 (27.03%) Hibernate
19 8 (21.62%) C++

SWT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 21 (56.76%) WebSphere
2 19 (51.35%) WebLogic
3 4 (10.81%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (8.11%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.70%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 36 (97.30%) Eclipse
2 34 (91.89%) Eclipse RCP
3 15 (40.54%) JUnit
4 11 (29.73%) Subversion
5 4 (10.81%) Maven
5 4 (10.81%) JIRA
5 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
5 4 (10.81%) TestNG
5 4 (10.81%) DbUnit
5 4 (10.81%) Mockito
6 3 (8.11%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (8.11%) Ant
6 3 (8.11%) Log4j
7 2 (5.41%) Lombardi
General
1 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 16 (43.24%) Banking
2 16 (43.24%) French Language
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Developer
2 18 (48.65%) Java Developer
3 16 (43.24%) Java Software Engineer
3 16 (43.24%) Junior
3 16 (43.24%) Software Engineer
3 16 (43.24%) Junior Software Engineer
3 16 (43.24%) Junior Java Software Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Java Programmer
4 3 (8.11%) Programmer
5 1 (2.70%) Software Developer
5 1 (2.70%) Business Developer
5 1 (2.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (81.08%) HTML
2 20 (54.05%) GWT
3 19 (51.35%) Spring
3 19 (51.35%) Struts
4 12 (32.43%) MyBatis
5 11 (29.73%) XML
5 11 (29.73%) CSS
6 10 (27.03%) Hibernate
7 7 (18.92%) JFace
8 6 (16.22%) J2EE
8 6 (16.22%) Swing
9 4 (10.81%) Guice
9 4 (10.81%) Apache Camel
10 3 (8.11%) JavaBeans
10 3 (8.11%) XSLT
10 3 (8.11%) EJB
11 2 (5.41%) JSP
11 2 (5.41%) XSL
11 2 (5.41%) Web Services
11 2 (5.41%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (70.27%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.11%) Open Source
2 3 (8.11%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) Software Engineering
2 16 (43.24%) Problem Management
2 16 (43.24%) Unit Testing
3 5 (13.51%) OO
4 4 (10.81%) MVC
5 3 (8.11%) ERP
5 3 (8.11%) OOD
6 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.70%) Process Management
7 1 (2.70%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (75.68%) SQL
3 21 (56.76%) JavaScript
4 8 (21.62%) C++
5 4 (10.81%) Groovy
6 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.70%) VBA
6 1 (2.70%) C#
6 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (72.97%) Degree
2 6 (16.22%) Sun Certification
3 3 (8.11%) OCP
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.70%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (43.24%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) JBoss
2 11 (29.73%) Oracle
3 4 (10.81%) Atomikos
4 3 (8.11%) Sun
4 3 (8.11%) Talend
5 2 (5.41%) IBM
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ifftner Solutions
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago