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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT)
Rank 841 876 852
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -24
Permanent jobs citing SWT 29 14 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.013% 0.035%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.073% 0.032% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 37
Average salary £31,000 £28,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.73% -37.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £20,000 £21,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-6.97% -54.73%

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
39882 43473 44237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.37% 40.70% 40.89%
Number of salaries quoted 34045 36132 38971
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 March 2015 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 3 March 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 29 £31,000 +9.73% 2
South East -7 18 £43,900 -12.20% 2
Reading - 18 £43,900 - 2
Berkshire - 18 £43,900 - 2
Bristol -9 8 £20,000 -6.97%
South West -21 8 £20,000 -6.97%
London +3 2 £48,500 +21.25%
City of London - 2 £48,500 -
North West - 1 £45,000 -
Manchester - 1 £45,000 -

SWT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 45 (91.84%) Degree
3 41 (83.67%) SQL
4 39 (79.59%) Software Engineering
5 32 (65.31%) Struts
6 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (55.10%) Computer Science
8 26 (53.06%) Swing
9 25 (51.02%) Eclipse
9 25 (51.02%) UNIX
9 25 (51.02%) Subversion
10 24 (48.98%) Maven
11 23 (46.94%) Git (software)
11 23 (46.94%) Perl
12 21 (42.86%) TDD
13 20 (40.82%) Shell Script
13 20 (40.82%) T-SQL
13 20 (40.82%) Waterfall
13 20 (40.82%) Test Planning
14 19 (38.78%) HTML
15 18 (36.73%) JavaScript
15 18 (36.73%) Finance
15 18 (36.73%) Validation
16 17 (34.69%) Test Automation
17 16 (32.65%) Eclipse RCP
17 16 (32.65%) WebSphere
18 15 (30.61%) Unit Testing
19 14 (28.57%) WebLogic
19 14 (28.57%) JBoss
20 13 (26.53%) Spring

SWT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 16 (32.65%) WebSphere
2 14 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 14 (28.57%) JBoss
3 2 (4.08%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (51.02%) Eclipse
1 25 (51.02%) Subversion
2 24 (48.98%) Maven
3 23 (46.94%) Git (software)
4 16 (32.65%) Eclipse RCP
5 9 (18.37%) JUnit
6 3 (6.12%) FindBugs
7 2 (4.08%) Lombardi
General
1 18 (36.73%) Finance
2 12 (24.49%) Banking
2 12 (24.49%) French Language
Job Titles
1 28 (57.14%) Developer
2 26 (53.06%) Java Developer
3 17 (34.69%) Test Engineer
3 17 (34.69%) Automation Engineer
3 17 (34.69%) Test Automation Engineer
4 12 (24.49%) Junior Software Engineer
4 12 (24.49%) Junior Java Software Engineer
4 12 (24.49%) Java Software Engineer
4 12 (24.49%) Junior
4 12 (24.49%) Software Engineer
5 9 (18.37%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (18.37%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.12%) GUI Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Java Swing Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Consultant
8 1 (2.04%) Java Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (65.31%) Struts
2 26 (53.06%) Swing
3 19 (38.78%) HTML
4 13 (26.53%) Spring
5 12 (24.49%) GWT
5 12 (24.49%) MyBatis
6 7 (14.29%) CSS
7 5 (10.20%) XML
8 2 (4.08%) XSL
8 2 (4.08%) Web Services
8 2 (4.08%) JSP
8 2 (4.08%) J2EE
8 2 (4.08%) EJB
8 2 (4.08%) DHTML
8 2 (4.08%) Ajax
8 2 (4.08%) JSON
9 1 (2.04%) Hibernate
9 1 (2.04%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 27 (55.10%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.16%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.08%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.04%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 25 (51.02%) UNIX
2 7 (14.29%) Windows
3 4 (8.16%) Linux
4 3 (6.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (79.59%) Software Engineering
2 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (42.86%) TDD
4 20 (40.82%) Waterfall
4 20 (40.82%) Test Planning
5 18 (36.73%) Validation
6 17 (34.69%) Test Automation
7 15 (30.61%) Unit Testing
8 12 (24.49%) Problem Management
9 4 (8.16%) Web Development
9 4 (8.16%) Multithreading
10 2 (4.08%) OO
10 2 (4.08%) OOD
11 1 (2.04%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 49 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (83.67%) SQL
3 23 (46.94%) Perl
4 20 (40.82%) T-SQL
4 20 (40.82%) Shell Script
5 18 (36.73%) JavaScript
6 9 (18.37%) C++
7 4 (8.16%) PL/SQL
8 3 (6.12%) Python
8 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.08%) C
Qualifications
1 45 (91.84%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) VCP4
2 2 (4.08%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.49%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Oracle
2 2 (4.08%) Sybase
2 2 (4.08%) IBM
2 2 (4.08%) Sun
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