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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT)
Rank 922 911 919
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Permanent jobs citing SWT 13 26 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.024% 0.017%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.034% 0.066% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 17
Average salary £37,500 £20,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.50% -46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £20,000 £20,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -42.85%

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
38462 39657 43497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.98% 37.25% 41.33%
Number of salaries quoted 33171 34125 36259
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 10 February 2016 within the UK.

SWT Salary Histogram in the UK

SWT
Top 8 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 10 February 2016. 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 +7 13 £37,500 +87.50%
London +15 10 £37,500 -16.66%
Bristol -15 2 £20,000 -
South West -17 2 £20,000 -
City of London +53 1 £50,000 -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

SWT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 38 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (57.89%) Oracle
2 22 (57.89%) Unit Testing
3 21 (55.26%) Eclipse
4 20 (52.63%) Maven
4 20 (52.63%) Computer Science
5 19 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 19 (50.00%) Swing
6 18 (47.37%) J2EE
7 17 (44.74%) JBoss
7 17 (44.74%) WebSphere
8 16 (42.11%) Software Engineering
8 16 (42.11%) HTML
9 15 (39.47%) JavaScript
9 15 (39.47%) Degree
9 15 (39.47%) Spring
10 14 (36.84%) SQL
11 13 (34.21%) Multithreading
12 12 (31.58%) CSS
12 12 (31.58%) Windows
12 12 (31.58%) Hibernate
13 11 (28.95%) OO
13 11 (28.95%) WebLogic
13 11 (28.95%) C++
13 11 (28.95%) JUnit
13 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
13 11 (28.95%) Eclipse RCP
13 11 (28.95%) Subversion
14 10 (26.32%) FindBugs
14 10 (26.32%) Bash Shell

SWT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (44.74%) JBoss
1 17 (44.74%) WebSphere
2 11 (28.95%) WebLogic
3 8 (21.05%) GlassFish
4 6 (15.79%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.63%) Lightstreamer
6 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.42%) MySQL
2 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (55.26%) Eclipse
2 20 (52.63%) Maven
3 11 (28.95%) Eclipse RCP
3 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
3 11 (28.95%) JUnit
3 11 (28.95%) Subversion
4 10 (26.32%) FindBugs
5 6 (15.79%) TeamCity
5 6 (15.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (7.89%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.63%) Ant
7 1 (2.63%) FlexUnit
7 1 (2.63%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.63%) Hudson
7 1 (2.63%) JIRA
7 1 (2.63%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.63%) RIATest
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
2 3 (7.89%) French Language
2 3 (7.89%) Games
3 1 (2.63%) Electronics
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (92.11%) Developer
2 33 (86.84%) Java Developer
3 11 (28.95%) GUI Developer
3 11 (28.95%) Java GUI Developer
3 11 (28.95%) Java Swing Developer
4 8 (21.05%) J2EE Developer
4 8 (21.05%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (13.16%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Junior
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Java Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Java Programmer
7 3 (7.89%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Junior Java Software Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Junior Software Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Programmer
7 3 (7.89%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (50.00%) Swing
2 18 (47.37%) J2EE
3 16 (42.11%) HTML
4 15 (39.47%) Spring
5 12 (31.58%) CSS
5 12 (31.58%) Hibernate
6 8 (21.05%) EJB
6 8 (21.05%) Java SE
6 8 (21.05%) Struts
7 6 (15.79%) Apache Axis
7 6 (15.79%) Apache CXF
7 6 (15.79%) Dojo
7 6 (15.79%) Java EE
7 6 (15.79%) JSP
7 6 (15.79%) OSGi
7 6 (15.79%) Web Services
8 5 (13.16%) DHTML
9 4 (10.53%) GWT
10 3 (7.89%) MyBatis
10 3 (7.89%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 20 (52.63%) Computer Science
2 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.89%) Client/Server
3 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.63%) Life Science
4 1 (2.63%) RIA
4 1 (2.63%) Social Media
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Windows
2 10 (26.32%) Linux
3 7 (18.42%) Unix
4 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Unit Testing
2 16 (42.11%) Software Engineering
3 13 (34.21%) Multithreading
4 11 (28.95%) OO
5 6 (15.79%) Time Management
6 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (13.16%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (13.16%) Open Source
6 5 (13.16%) Software Architecture
6 5 (13.16%) Use Case
7 3 (7.89%) Problem Management
7 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.63%) Content Management
9 1 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.63%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (2.63%) Refactoring
9 1 (2.63%) Scrum
9 1 (2.63%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (39.47%) JavaScript
3 14 (36.84%) SQL
4 11 (28.95%) C++
5 10 (26.32%) Bash Shell
5 10 (26.32%) Perl
5 10 (26.32%) Python
6 4 (10.53%) Ruby
7 2 (5.26%) C#
8 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (39.47%) Degree
2 5 (13.16%) DV Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) Oracle
2 7 (18.42%) Sybase
3 2 (5.26%) Sun
4 1 (2.63%) Cognizant
4 1 (2.63%) Perforce
4 1 (2.63%) Rally
4 1 (2.63%) SAP