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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT)
Rank 870 914 859
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -55
Permanent jobs citing SWT 22 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.013% 0.019%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.054% 0.033% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 7
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +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
41070 45471 43326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.50% 38.87% 39.85%
Number of salaries quoted 35057 38635 37492
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 £62,500 £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 31 July 2015 within the UK.

SWT Salary Histogram in the UK

SWT
Top 13 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 31 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 +27 22 £40,000 +41.59% 2
South East +10 14 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Hampshire +7 7 £45,000 - 1
Bristol -11 7 £20,000 -6.97%
South West -11 7 £20,000 -6.97%
Surrey +18 5 £45,000 +28.57%
Guildford +7 5 £45,000 +28.57%
Havant - 4 £44,250 - 1
Southampton +9 3 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £47,500 -
London - 1 - - 1
Reading - 1 £45,000 -

SWT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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 43 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (83.72%) SQL
3 32 (74.42%) UNIX
4 27 (62.79%) Degree
5 25 (58.14%) HTML
6 23 (53.49%) Software Engineering
7 22 (51.16%) Struts
7 22 (51.16%) Eclipse
8 20 (46.51%) JavaScript
9 19 (44.19%) Swing
9 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (44.19%) GWT
10 18 (41.86%) Subversion
10 18 (41.86%) Finance
11 17 (39.53%) JBoss
11 17 (39.53%) Eclipse RCP
12 16 (37.21%) WebSphere
12 16 (37.21%) WebLogic
12 16 (37.21%) C
13 15 (34.88%) CSS
13 15 (34.88%) Computer Science
14 14 (32.56%) Electronics
14 14 (32.56%) C++
15 13 (30.23%) Windows
15 13 (30.23%) TDD
15 13 (30.23%) Git (software)
15 13 (30.23%) SDLC
16 12 (27.91%) Test Planning
16 12 (27.91%) Waterfall
16 12 (27.91%) Maven

SWT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 17 (39.53%) JBoss
2 16 (37.21%) WebSphere
2 16 (37.21%) WebLogic
3 6 (13.95%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (51.16%) Eclipse
2 18 (41.86%) Subversion
3 17 (39.53%) Eclipse RCP
4 13 (30.23%) Git (software)
5 12 (27.91%) Maven
6 5 (11.63%) JUnit
7 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 18 (41.86%) Finance
2 14 (32.56%) Electronics
3 6 (13.95%) Banking
4 5 (11.63%) Marketing
4 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
4 5 (11.63%) Manufacturing
5 3 (6.98%) French Language
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Developer
1 15 (34.88%) Java Developer
2 12 (27.91%) Software Engineer
3 11 (25.58%) Junior
4 9 (20.93%) Senior Developer
4 9 (20.93%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (18.60%) Test Engineer
5 8 (18.60%) Automation Engineer
5 8 (18.60%) Test Automation Engineer
6 7 (16.28%) Team Leader
6 7 (16.28%) Technical Team Leader
7 6 (13.95%) Junior Software Engineer
8 5 (11.63%) Junior Java Developer
8 5 (11.63%) Junior Developer
9 4 (9.30%) Graduate
9 4 (9.30%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 3 (6.98%) Java Software Engineer
10 3 (6.98%) C Software Engineer
10 3 (6.98%) Junior C Software Engineer
10 3 (6.98%) Junior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (58.14%) HTML
2 22 (51.16%) Struts
3 19 (44.19%) Swing
3 19 (44.19%) GWT
4 15 (34.88%) CSS
5 9 (20.93%) HTML5
6 7 (16.28%) J2EE
7 6 (13.95%) EJB
7 6 (13.95%) XML
8 3 (6.98%) MyBatis
8 3 (6.98%) Spring
9 1 (2.33%) JSF
9 1 (2.33%) Ajax
9 1 (2.33%) JPA
9 1 (2.33%) RESTful
9 1 (2.33%) JSP
9 1 (2.33%) SOAP
9 1 (2.33%) JMS
9 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
9 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Computer Science
2 9 (20.93%) Robotics
3 5 (11.63%) DTV
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 32 (74.42%) UNIX
2 13 (30.23%) Windows
3 10 (23.26%) Linux
4 4 (9.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) Software Engineering
2 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (30.23%) TDD
3 13 (30.23%) SDLC
4 12 (27.91%) Test Planning
4 12 (27.91%) Waterfall
5 10 (23.26%) Unit Testing
5 10 (23.26%) Validation
6 9 (20.93%) Web Development
7 8 (18.60%) Test Automation
8 6 (13.95%) Problem Management
9 5 (11.63%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (11.63%) Programme Management
9 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (2.33%) DSDM
10 1 (2.33%) Scrum
10 1 (2.33%) Logistics
10 1 (2.33%) Systems Analysis
10 1 (2.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (83.72%) SQL
3 20 (46.51%) JavaScript
4 16 (37.21%) C
5 14 (32.56%) C++
6 12 (27.91%) Shell Script
6 12 (27.91%) Perl
6 12 (27.91%) T-SQL
7 9 (20.93%) Python
7 9 (20.93%) Embedded C
7 9 (20.93%) Embedded C++
7 9 (20.93%) C#
7 9 (20.93%) Go
Qualifications
1 27 (62.79%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.26%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Oracle
2 6 (13.95%) Sybase
3 5 (11.63%) SAP
4 1 (2.33%) Sun
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