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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT)
Rank 881 846 873
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +27
Permanent jobs citing SWT 21 30 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.028% 0.024%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.049% 0.071% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 17 20 28
Average salary £21,500 £30,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.33% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £62,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £21,500 £30,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-28.33% -21.05%

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
43211 42387 46827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.75% 39.73% 40.41%
Number of salaries quoted 36321 36827 41116
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -26 20 £21,500 -36.29% 3
Bristol +1 9 £21,500 +7.50% 1
South West -23 9 £21,500 +7.50% 1
South East -13 6 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Hampshire -4 5 £45,000 +50.00% 1
London -37 5 £42,500 -22.37% 1
Southampton - 5 £45,000 - 1
Docklands, London - 3 - -
Guildford +10 1 £35,000 -27.83%
Surrey 0 1 £35,000 -27.83%
Aberdeen - 1 £40,000 -
Scotland - 1 £40,000 -

SWT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 38 (95.00%) Eclipse
3 34 (85.00%) Eclipse RCP
4 32 (80.00%) HTML
5 29 (72.50%) Computer Science
6 28 (70.00%) Degree
6 28 (70.00%) SQL
7 25 (62.50%) Software Engineering
8 22 (55.00%) Spring
8 22 (55.00%) WebSphere
8 22 (55.00%) JavaScript
9 21 (52.50%) JBoss
10 19 (47.50%) GWT
11 18 (45.00%) Struts
11 18 (45.00%) WebLogic
12 17 (42.50%) JUnit
13 16 (40.00%) Finance
14 15 (37.50%) Banking
14 15 (37.50%) French Language
14 15 (37.50%) QA
14 15 (37.50%) Problem Management
14 15 (37.50%) Unit Testing
15 14 (35.00%) MyBatis
15 14 (35.00%) CSS
15 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
16 12 (30.00%) Oracle
16 12 (30.00%) XML
16 12 (30.00%) Subversion
17 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
17 11 (27.50%) Hibernate

SWT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 22 (55.00%) WebSphere
2 18 (45.00%) WebLogic
3 4 (10.00%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (7.50%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.50%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 38 (95.00%) Eclipse
2 34 (85.00%) Eclipse RCP
3 17 (42.50%) JUnit
4 12 (30.00%) Subversion
5 5 (12.50%) Maven
6 4 (10.00%) Lombardi
6 4 (10.00%) JIRA
6 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (10.00%) TestNG
6 4 (10.00%) DbUnit
6 4 (10.00%) Mockito
7 3 (7.50%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (7.50%) Ant
7 3 (7.50%) Log4j
General
1 16 (40.00%) Finance
2 15 (37.50%) Banking
2 15 (37.50%) French Language
Job Titles
1 25 (62.50%) Developer
2 20 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 15 (37.50%) Java Software Engineer
3 15 (37.50%) Junior Software Engineer
3 15 (37.50%) Junior Java Software Engineer
3 15 (37.50%) Junior
3 15 (37.50%) Software Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) Programmer
4 3 (7.50%) Java Programmer
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (80.00%) HTML
2 22 (55.00%) Spring
3 19 (47.50%) GWT
4 18 (45.00%) Struts
5 14 (35.00%) CSS
5 14 (35.00%) MyBatis
6 12 (30.00%) XML
7 11 (27.50%) Hibernate
8 7 (17.50%) Swing
8 7 (17.50%) JFace
9 6 (15.00%) J2EE
10 4 (10.00%) JSP
10 4 (10.00%) XSL
10 4 (10.00%) Web Services
10 4 (10.00%) DHTML
10 4 (10.00%) Guice
10 4 (10.00%) Ajax
10 4 (10.00%) JSON
10 4 (10.00%) Apache Camel
11 3 (7.50%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 29 (72.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) Open Source
3 3 (7.50%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.50%) Biotechnology
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 15 (37.50%) Problem Management
2 15 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.50%) OO
5 5 (12.50%) OOD
6 4 (10.00%) MVC
7 3 (7.50%) ERP
7 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.50%) Multithreading
8 1 (2.50%) Process Management
8 1 (2.50%) OOP
8 1 (2.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (70.00%) SQL
3 22 (55.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (25.00%) C++
5 4 (10.00%) Groovy
6 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.50%) VBA
6 1 (2.50%) PHP
6 1 (2.50%) C
6 1 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 28 (70.00%) Degree
2 6 (15.00%) Sun Certification
3 3 (7.50%) OCP
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.50%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (52.50%) JBoss
2 12 (30.00%) Oracle
3 4 (10.00%) Atomikos
3 4 (10.00%) IBM
4 3 (7.50%) Sun
4 3 (7.50%) Talend
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago