Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Swing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Swing over the 6 months to 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Swing (Java)
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1027 931 954
Rank change year-on-year -96 +23 -59
Permanent jobs citing Swing 172 240 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.098% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.35% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 142 182 298
UK median annual salary £56,250 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +15.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £28,000 £37,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £73,750 £64,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -39.05% +23.53% -10.53%

Swing is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 71,742 69,394 81,420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.72% 39.54% 38.53%
Number of salaries quoted 60,590 59,728 69,838
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,995 £28,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Swing
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Swing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Swing in the UK

Swing
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Swing.

Salary trend for Swing in the UK

Swing
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Swing over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Swing in the UK

Swing
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Swing within the UK over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -90 139 £60,000 +9.09% 21
London -14 106 £60,000 - 9
UK excluding London -47 64 £32,000 -39.05% 12
Scotland -11 31 £32,000 -34.69%
East of England -42 26 £43,750 -32.69% 3
South East -26 4 £60,000 +37.14% 3
North of England +1 3 £35,000 -22.22% 2
North West -14 3 £35,000 -22.22% 2

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT jobs citing Swing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Swing.

1 172 (100.00%) Java
2 77 (44.77%) SQL
3 76 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (43.60%) Degree
5 66 (38.37%) Software Engineering
6 64 (37.21%) Oracle
7 63 (36.63%) RESTful
8 55 (31.98%) Finance
9 53 (30.81%) JavaScript
9 53 (30.81%) GWT
10 50 (29.07%) C++
10 50 (29.07%) JUnit
11 42 (24.42%) OO
12 40 (23.26%) Spring
12 40 (23.26%) Maven
12 40 (23.26%) Test Automation
13 39 (22.67%) SOAP
13 39 (22.67%) Relational Database
14 38 (22.09%) Web Services
14 38 (22.09%) JMS
14 38 (22.09%) Scrum
15 37 (21.51%) Java EE
16 36 (20.93%) XML
17 35 (20.35%) C#
18 34 (19.77%) .NET
19 33 (19.19%) PostgreSQL
19 33 (19.19%) JIRA
20 32 (18.60%) WPF
20 32 (18.60%) Git (software)
20 32 (18.60%) EJB

Swing
Co-occurring 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 30 (17.44%) Confluence
2 22 (12.79%) Tomcat
3 17 (9.88%) Apache
4 13 (7.56%) JBoss
5 11 (6.40%) WebSphere
6 10 (5.81%) Apache Synapse
6 10 (5.81%) DataSynapse
7 7 (4.07%) GlassFish
8 5 (2.91%) Apache Geronimo
8 5 (2.91%) Apache Pig
8 5 (2.91%) Apache Spark
8 5 (2.91%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (2.91%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Adaptiv
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (10.47%) IaaS
3 3 (1.74%) GitHub
4 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.58%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 23 (13.37%) ATM
1 23 (13.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (22.67%) Relational Database
2 33 (19.19%) PostgreSQL
3 31 (18.02%) Big Data
4 26 (15.12%) GIS
5 21 (12.21%) Infinispan
6 20 (11.63%) MySQL
7 17 (9.88%) SQL Server
8 11 (6.40%) NoSQL
8 11 (6.40%) Oracle Database
9 10 (5.81%) RDBMS
10 6 (3.49%) MongoDB
11 5 (2.91%) Apache Hive
11 5 (2.91%) CouchDB
11 5 (2.91%) Data Mining
11 5 (2.91%) Hadoop
11 5 (2.91%) Mahout
11 5 (2.91%) Neo4j
11 5 (2.91%) Sqoop
12 1 (0.58%) DB2
Development Applications
1 50 (29.07%) JUnit
2 40 (23.26%) Maven
3 33 (19.19%) JIRA
4 32 (18.60%) Git (software)
5 31 (18.02%) Visual Studio
6 28 (16.28%) NetBeans
7 19 (11.05%) IntelliJ
8 18 (10.47%) FishEye
9 15 (8.72%) Cucumber
10 11 (6.40%) Eclipse
11 10 (5.81%) GCC
11 10 (5.81%) TeamCity
12 8 (4.65%) Subversion
13 7 (4.07%) Ant
13 7 (4.07%) Gradle
14 4 (2.33%) Jenkins
15 2 (1.16%) Selenium
16 1 (0.58%) Mercurial
16 1 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
16 1 (0.58%) Vagrant
General
1 55 (31.98%) Finance
2 26 (15.12%) Retail
3 20 (11.63%) Banking
4 17 (9.88%) Investment Banking
5 10 (5.81%) Front Office
5 10 (5.81%) Retail Banking
6 7 (4.07%) Financial Institution
7 6 (3.49%) Automotive
8 4 (2.33%) Back Office
9 1 (0.58%) Czech Language
9 1 (0.58%) French Language
9 1 (0.58%) German Language
9 1 (0.58%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 135 (78.49%) Developer
2 111 (64.53%) Java Developer
3 58 (33.72%) Java Engineer
4 53 (30.81%) Software Engineer
5 52 (30.23%) Java Software Engineer
6 29 (16.86%) Agile Developer
6 29 (16.86%) Agile Java Developer
6 29 (16.86%) Java Software Developer
7 27 (15.70%) JavaScript Developer
8 26 (15.12%) C# Software Engineer
9 25 (14.53%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 23 (13.37%) JavaScript Engineer
11 19 (11.05%) Senior Developer
12 18 (10.47%) Full Stack Developer
13 17 (9.88%) Java Programmer
13 17 (9.88%) Programmer
14 14 (8.14%) Graduate
15 13 (7.56%) Graduate Developer
15 13 (7.56%) Software Programmer
16 9 (5.23%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (36.63%) RESTful
2 53 (30.81%) GWT
3 40 (23.26%) Spring
4 39 (22.67%) SOAP
5 38 (22.09%) JMS
5 38 (22.09%) Web Services
6 37 (21.51%) Java EE
7 36 (20.93%) XML
8 34 (19.77%) .NET
9 32 (18.60%) EJB
9 32 (18.60%) WPF
10 31 (18.02%) Apache Flex
11 28 (16.28%) JavaFX
11 28 (16.28%) Vaadin
12 27 (15.70%) AngularJS
12 27 (15.70%) HTML
13 26 (15.12%) JAX-RS
13 26 (15.12%) WebSockets
14 25 (14.53%) EJB 3.0
15 18 (10.47%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.02%) Computer Science
2 26 (15.12%) Client/Server
2 26 (15.12%) Robotics
3 23 (13.37%) EFT
4 22 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (10.47%) Fintech
5 18 (10.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 16 (9.30%) Hedge funds
7 11 (6.40%) Derivative
8 10 (5.81%) Exotic Derivative
8 10 (5.81%) Linux Command Line
8 10 (5.81%) Market Risk
9 6 (3.49%) SWIFT
10 5 (2.91%) User Experience
11 3 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (1.16%) Equities
12 2 (1.16%) Fixed Income
12 2 (1.16%) Life Science
13 1 (0.58%) Augmented Reality
13 1 (0.58%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 28 (16.28%) Windows
2 21 (12.21%) Linux
3 6 (3.49%) Unix
4 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (38.37%) Software Engineering
3 42 (24.42%) OO
4 40 (23.26%) Test Automation
5 38 (22.09%) Scrum
6 31 (18.02%) Innovative Thinking
7 30 (17.44%) BDD
7 30 (17.44%) Visualisation
8 27 (15.70%) SOA
8 27 (15.70%) TDD
9 26 (15.12%) Asset Management
9 26 (15.12%) Software Testing
10 24 (13.95%) Refactoring
11 23 (13.37%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (13.37%) Fraud Detection
11 23 (13.37%) Web Development
12 18 (10.47%) EAI
12 18 (10.47%) OOP
13 16 (9.30%) Investment Management
14 13 (7.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 172 (100.00%) Java
2 77 (44.77%) SQL
3 53 (30.81%) JavaScript
4 50 (29.07%) C++
5 35 (20.35%) C#
6 28 (16.28%) Python
7 13 (7.56%) PL/SQL
8 11 (6.40%) Shell Script
9 9 (5.23%) Perl
10 5 (2.91%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.58%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 75 (43.60%) Degree
2 30 (17.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (15.12%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (2.91%) PhD
4 5 (2.91%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.58%) OCA
5 1 (0.58%) OCP
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.58%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.14%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.91%) HDFS
Vendors
1 64 (37.21%) Oracle
2 25 (14.53%) Red Hat
3 23 (13.37%) Google
4 5 (2.91%) Alteryx
4 5 (2.91%) Tableau
5 4 (2.33%) Adobe
6 2 (1.16%) DocuSign
6 2 (1.16%) PayPal
7 1 (0.58%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.58%) Sun
7 1 (0.58%) Sybase