Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Swing (Java)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 953 970 936
Rank change year-on-year +17 -34 -47
Permanent jobs citing Swing 236 252 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.35% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 157 209 322
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £26,000 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £90,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -36.00% +17.65% -5.56%

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 72189 72861 83089
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.16% 38.95% 37.99%
Number of salaries quoted 60006 63236 71019
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Swing in the UK

Swing
Top 11 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 20 November 2017. 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 -4 197 £57,500 +4.55% 11
London +4 136 £60,000 -7.69% 7
UK excluding London +7 96 £32,000 -36.00% 4
Scotland +14 35 £32,000 -32.63%
East of England -20 33 £42,500 -26.09% 2
North of England +14 12 £35,000 -30.00% 1
South East +15 10 £48,750 +8.33%
North West -5 10 £35,000 -30.00% 1
West Midlands +11 6 £41,500 -2.35% 1
Midlands +9 6 £41,500 +10.67% 1
North East - 2 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Swing 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 Swing.

1 236 (100.00%) Java
2 99 (41.95%) SQL
3 96 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (38.98%) Software Engineering
5 88 (37.29%) Oracle
6 80 (33.90%) C++
7 79 (33.47%) Degree
8 74 (31.36%) Finance
9 69 (29.24%) RESTful
10 68 (28.81%) Python
11 66 (27.97%) Spring
12 64 (27.12%) JIRA
12 64 (27.12%) Confluence
13 63 (26.69%) Tomcat
14 62 (26.27%) Linux
15 60 (25.42%) Analytical Skills
16 58 (24.58%) SDLC
16 58 (24.58%) JUnit
16 58 (24.58%) Asset Management
17 57 (24.15%) Apache
18 55 (23.31%) Banking
19 53 (22.46%) Investment Banking
20 52 (22.03%) JavaScript
20 52 (22.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 51 (21.61%) OO
21 51 (21.61%) GWT
22 49 (20.76%) Shell Script
23 48 (20.34%) Derivative
24 47 (19.92%) Front Office
24 47 (19.92%) Risk Management

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 64 (27.12%) Confluence
2 63 (26.69%) Tomcat
3 57 (24.15%) Apache
4 46 (19.49%) DataSynapse
5 11 (4.66%) GlassFish
5 11 (4.66%) JBoss
5 11 (4.66%) WebLogic
5 11 (4.66%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.12%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.42%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.20%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.93%) IaaS
3 5 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.27%) GitHub
5 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.42%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 27 (11.44%) ATM
1 27 (11.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (16.53%) Relational Database
2 34 (14.41%) Big Data
3 29 (12.29%) GIS
4 18 (7.63%) SQL Server
5 17 (7.20%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (6.78%) RDBMS
7 15 (6.36%) Infinispan
7 15 (6.36%) MySQL
8 8 (3.39%) Oracle Database
9 6 (2.54%) Data Mining
9 6 (2.54%) MongoDB
10 5 (2.12%) DB2
11 4 (1.69%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.85%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 64 (27.12%) JIRA
2 58 (24.58%) JUnit
3 46 (19.49%) GCC
3 46 (19.49%) TeamCity
4 40 (16.95%) Git (software)
5 37 (15.68%) Maven
6 22 (9.32%) Eclipse
7 19 (8.05%) Visual Studio
8 17 (7.20%) NetBeans
9 15 (6.36%) IntelliJ
10 14 (5.93%) Ant
10 14 (5.93%) FishEye
11 11 (4.66%) Gradle
12 9 (3.81%) Cucumber
13 8 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (3.39%) Jenkins
14 7 (2.97%) Bitbucket
15 4 (1.69%) Subversion
16 3 (1.27%) Eclipse RCP
17 2 (0.85%) Fiddler
General
1 74 (31.36%) Finance
2 55 (23.31%) Banking
3 53 (22.46%) Investment Banking
4 47 (19.92%) Front Office
5 46 (19.49%) Retail Banking
6 36 (15.25%) Retail
7 13 (5.51%) Military
8 7 (2.97%) Music Industry
8 7 (2.97%) Publishing
9 5 (2.12%) Back Office
10 4 (1.69%) Automotive
11 1 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.42%) Czech Language
11 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.42%) French Language
11 1 (0.42%) German Language
11 1 (0.42%) Marketing
11 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.42%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 183 (77.54%) Developer
2 129 (54.66%) Java Developer
3 74 (31.36%) Software Engineer
4 67 (28.39%) Java Engineer
5 60 (25.42%) Java Software Engineer
5 60 (25.42%) Senior Developer
6 36 (15.25%) Agile Developer
6 36 (15.25%) Agile Java Developer
7 33 (13.98%) Java Software Developer
8 29 (12.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 22 (9.32%) JavaScript Developer
9 22 (9.32%) JavaScript Engineer
10 18 (7.63%) Graduate
11 16 (6.78%) C# Software Engineer
11 16 (6.78%) Java Programmer
11 16 (6.78%) Programmer
12 15 (6.36%) Junior
13 14 (5.93%) Senior Java Developer
14 12 (5.08%) Full Stack Developer
14 12 (5.08%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (29.24%) RESTful
2 66 (27.97%) Spring
3 51 (21.61%) GWT
4 46 (19.49%) CORBA
5 45 (19.07%) SOAP
5 45 (19.07%) XML
6 43 (18.22%) Web Services
7 40 (16.95%) .NET
7 40 (16.95%) AngularJS
8 38 (16.10%) Java EE
8 38 (16.10%) JMS
9 32 (13.56%) HTML
10 30 (12.71%) J2EE
11 27 (11.44%) EJB
11 27 (11.44%) Hibernate
12 24 (10.17%) JavaFX
13 23 (9.75%) Apache Flex
14 21 (8.90%) EJB 3.0
14 21 (8.90%) JAX-RS
14 21 (8.90%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 60 (25.42%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (22.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 48 (20.34%) Derivative
4 46 (19.49%) Exotic Derivative
4 46 (19.49%) Linux Command Line
4 46 (19.49%) Market Risk
5 39 (16.53%) Computer Science
6 27 (11.44%) EFT
7 17 (7.20%) Client/Server
8 16 (6.78%) Robotics
9 5 (2.12%) Fintech
9 5 (2.12%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (2.12%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.27%) Augmented Reality
10 3 (1.27%) Equities
10 3 (1.27%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.85%) Credit Derivative
11 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.85%) Life Science
12 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 62 (26.27%) Linux
2 30 (12.71%) Windows
3 14 (5.93%) Unix
4 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.42%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (38.98%) Software Engineering
3 58 (24.58%) Asset Management
3 58 (24.58%) SDLC
4 51 (21.61%) OO
5 47 (19.92%) Risk Management
6 46 (19.49%) Release Management
6 46 (19.49%) Wealth Management
7 40 (16.95%) Scrum
8 34 (14.41%) TDD
9 33 (13.98%) BDD
10 32 (13.56%) Innovative Thinking
11 29 (12.29%) Refactoring
11 29 (12.29%) Software Testing
12 28 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (11.44%) Fraud Detection
13 27 (11.44%) Web Development
14 21 (8.90%) Visualisation
15 19 (8.05%) Test Automation
16 17 (7.20%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 236 (100.00%) Java
2 99 (41.95%) SQL
3 80 (33.90%) C++
4 68 (28.81%) Python
5 52 (22.03%) JavaScript
6 49 (20.76%) Shell Script
7 37 (15.68%) C#
8 21 (8.90%) PL/SQL
9 12 (5.08%) Perl
10 7 (2.97%) PHP
11 4 (1.69%) VB
12 2 (0.85%) VB6
13 1 (0.42%) Groovy
13 1 (0.42%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.42%) Pascal
13 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 79 (33.47%) Degree
2 29 (12.29%) Numerate Degree
3 25 (10.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.27%) OCA
4 3 (1.27%) OCP
4 3 (1.27%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (1.27%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.42%) PhD
5 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.42%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.97%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 88 (37.29%) Oracle
2 27 (11.44%) Google
3 16 (6.78%) Red Hat
4 7 (2.97%) PayPal
5 3 (1.27%) TIBCO
6 2 (0.85%) Adobe
6 2 (0.85%) HP
6 2 (0.85%) Informatica
6 2 (0.85%) Sybase
7 1 (0.42%) Calypso
7 1 (0.42%) Lotus
7 1 (0.42%) Microsoft