The table below looks at the statistics for SWT skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SWT over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT)
Rank 924 952 987
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +35
Permanent jobs citing SWT 12 23 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.021% 0.016%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.032% 0.055% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 12 23 19
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%

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
37980 42125 47441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.80% 37.98% 39.39%
Number of salaries quoted 33002 36000 40633
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SWT
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing SWT as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SWT within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +30 12 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Cambridgeshire - 8 £50,000 -
Huntingdon - 8 £50,000 -
East of England - 8 £50,000 -
London - 4 £45,000 -

SWT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing SWT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SWT.

1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (82.61%) Swing
2 19 (82.61%) Degree
3 15 (65.22%) Multithreading
3 15 (65.22%) Maven
4 12 (52.17%) SQL
5 11 (47.83%) Perl
5 11 (47.83%) JUnit
5 11 (47.83%) Windows
5 11 (47.83%) Linux
5 11 (47.83%) Python
5 11 (47.83%) Software Engineering
5 11 (47.83%) C++
5 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
5 11 (47.83%) Bash Shell
5 11 (47.83%) FindBugs
5 11 (47.83%) Computer Science
5 11 (47.83%) Unit Testing
6 9 (39.13%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (34.78%) Java SE
7 8 (34.78%) QA
7 8 (34.78%) Retail
7 8 (34.78%) XML
8 4 (17.39%) Subversion
8 4 (17.39%) Ruby
8 4 (17.39%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (17.39%) Games
8 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
8 4 (17.39%) Client/Server
8 4 (17.39%) Eclipse

SWT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 15 (65.22%) Maven
2 11 (47.83%) FindBugs
2 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
2 11 (47.83%) JUnit
3 4 (17.39%) Eclipse
3 4 (17.39%) FitNesse
3 4 (17.39%) Subversion
General
1 8 (34.78%) Retail
2 4 (17.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
1 23 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 11 (47.83%) GUI Developer
2 11 (47.83%) Java GUI Developer
2 11 (47.83%) Java Swing Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Java Programmer
4 3 (13.04%) Lead Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Lead Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Programmer
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Developer
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) Swing
2 8 (34.78%) Java SE
2 8 (34.78%) XML
3 4 (17.39%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Computer Science
2 9 (39.13%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (17.39%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.35%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Linux
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Multithreading
2 11 (47.83%) Software Engineering
2 11 (47.83%) Unit Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (52.17%) SQL
3 11 (47.83%) Bash Shell
3 11 (47.83%) C++
3 11 (47.83%) Perl
3 11 (47.83%) Python
4 4 (17.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (82.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle