Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Swing (Java)
UK
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1011 969 968
Rank change year-on-year -42 -1 -10
Permanent jobs citing Swing 129 237 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.081% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.33% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 119 158 205
UK median annual salary £50,000 £53,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.66% -3.64% +15.79%
10th Percentile £28,900 £26,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,875 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,250 £32,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +28.91% -39.05% +23.53%

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 62,961 72,114 72,761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.53% 40.14% 39.21%
Number of salaries quoted 51,712 60,032 62,959
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Swing in the UK

Swing
Top 12 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 14 December 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 -17 105 £55,000 -8.33% 27
UK excluding London +31 70 £41,250 +28.91% 16
London -24 59 £60,000 - 14
East of England +24 28 £72,500 +70.59% 3
Scotland -16 24 £28,000 -12.50% 3
South East +23 9 £48,750 - 6
North of England +29 5 £40,000 +14.29% 2
South West - 3 £55,000 - 2
North East - 3 £40,000 - 1
North West +15 2 £30,000 -14.29% 1
West Midlands +40 1 £50,000 +20.48%
Midlands +34 1 £50,000 +20.48%

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 129 (100.00%) Java
2 58 (44.96%) Degree
3 51 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (39.53%) Software Engineering
4 48 (37.21%) Linux
5 45 (34.88%) C++
5 45 (34.88%) SQL
5 45 (34.88%) Spring
6 41 (31.78%) Git (software)
7 39 (30.23%) JavaScript
8 34 (26.36%) SOAP
8 34 (26.36%) OO
8 34 (26.36%) Maven
9 33 (25.58%) Windows
10 32 (24.81%) XML
10 32 (24.81%) REST
11 31 (24.03%) Big Data
11 31 (24.03%) Web Services
11 31 (24.03%) HTML
12 30 (23.26%) Oracle
12 30 (23.26%) TDD
13 29 (22.48%) JBoss
14 27 (20.93%) C#
14 27 (20.93%) JUnit
15 26 (20.16%) Finance
16 25 (19.38%) Hibernate
16 25 (19.38%) RESTful
17 24 (18.60%) Gradle
18 23 (17.83%) Computer Science
18 23 (17.83%) Spring MVC

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 29 (22.48%) JBoss
2 19 (14.73%) WebSphere
3 16 (12.40%) Apache
4 15 (11.63%) Tomcat
5 12 (9.30%) Apache Spark
6 11 (8.53%) GlassFish
7 10 (7.75%) Apache Geronimo
8 8 (6.20%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.55%) Apache Pig
9 2 (1.55%) nginx
10 1 (0.78%) WildFly
Applications
1 10 (7.75%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.55%) HTTP
2 1 (0.78%) ATM
2 1 (0.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (24.03%) Big Data
2 23 (17.83%) MySQL
3 20 (15.50%) Relational Database
4 19 (14.73%) GIS
5 13 (10.08%) MongoDB
5 13 (10.08%) RDBMS
6 12 (9.30%) SQL Server
7 11 (8.53%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (7.75%) Apache Hive
8 10 (7.75%) CouchDB
8 10 (7.75%) Hadoop
8 10 (7.75%) Mahout
8 10 (7.75%) Neo4j
8 10 (7.75%) NoSQL
8 10 (7.75%) Sqoop
9 4 (3.10%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.55%) JasperReports
11 1 (0.78%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 41 (31.78%) Git (software)
2 34 (26.36%) Maven
3 27 (20.93%) JUnit
4 24 (18.60%) Gradle
5 23 (17.83%) NetBeans
6 19 (14.73%) Subversion
6 19 (14.73%) Visual Studio
7 17 (13.18%) Ant
8 15 (11.63%) Eclipse
9 12 (9.30%) Jenkins
10 3 (2.33%) Eclipse RCP
10 3 (2.33%) JIRA
10 3 (2.33%) Mockito
11 1 (0.78%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.78%) ClearQuest
11 1 (0.78%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.78%) JMeter
11 1 (0.78%) JProfiler
11 1 (0.78%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.78%) Selenium
General
1 26 (20.16%) Finance
2 10 (7.75%) Retail
3 4 (3.10%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.33%) Games
4 3 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.78%) Advertising
5 1 (0.78%) Electronics
5 1 (0.78%) Front Office
5 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 96 (74.42%) Developer
2 95 (73.64%) Java Developer
3 28 (21.71%) Software Engineer
4 27 (20.93%) Java Engineer
5 26 (20.16%) Java Software Engineer
6 19 (14.73%) C# Software Engineer
6 19 (14.73%) Lead Developer
6 19 (14.73%) Lead Java Developer
7 14 (10.85%) Java Software Developer
8 13 (10.08%) Software Developer
9 11 (8.53%) Java Swing Developer
10 10 (7.75%) Graduate
10 10 (7.75%) Senior Developer
10 10 (7.75%) Senior Java Developer
11 9 (6.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 9 (6.98%) Graduate Java Engineer
11 9 (6.98%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 9 (6.98%) Junior
11 9 (6.98%) Junior Java Software Engineer
11 9 (6.98%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (34.88%) Spring
2 34 (26.36%) SOAP
3 32 (24.81%) REST
3 32 (24.81%) XML
4 31 (24.03%) HTML
4 31 (24.03%) Web Services
5 25 (19.38%) Hibernate
5 25 (19.38%) RESTful
6 23 (17.83%) .NET
6 23 (17.83%) Spring MVC
7 22 (17.05%) CSS
8 21 (16.28%) JMS
9 20 (15.50%) Java EE
10 19 (14.73%) WPF
11 16 (12.40%) Ajax
12 15 (11.63%) JSP
13 14 (10.85%) JSON
14 13 (10.08%) HTML5
15 12 (9.30%) Servlets
15 12 (9.30%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.73%) Robotics
2 11 (8.53%) Hedge funds
3 9 (6.98%) Fixed Income
4 8 (6.20%) Fintech
5 6 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.88%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (3.10%) Algorithms
7 4 (3.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (3.10%) Reference Data
7 4 (3.10%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.55%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.55%) Derivative
8 2 (1.55%) User Experience
9 1 (0.78%) EFT
9 1 (0.78%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.78%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.78%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 48 (37.21%) Linux
2 33 (25.58%) Windows
3 3 (2.33%) Unix
4 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
1 51 (39.53%) Software Engineering
2 34 (26.36%) OO
3 30 (23.26%) TDD
4 23 (17.83%) Computer Science
4 23 (17.83%) MVC
4 23 (17.83%) Problem-Solving
5 22 (17.05%) Visualisation
6 19 (14.73%) Innovative Thinking
6 19 (14.73%) SOA
6 19 (14.73%) Software Testing
6 19 (14.73%) Storage Management
7 17 (13.18%) Multithreading
8 14 (10.85%) Analytics
8 14 (10.85%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (10.08%) Unit Testing
10 12 (9.30%) OOP
10 12 (9.30%) Web Development
11 11 (8.53%) E-Commerce
11 11 (8.53%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 129 (100.00%) Java
2 45 (34.88%) C++
2 45 (34.88%) SQL
3 39 (30.23%) JavaScript
4 27 (20.93%) C#
5 20 (15.50%) PL/SQL
6 18 (13.95%) Java 8
7 16 (12.40%) Python
8 12 (9.30%) C
9 10 (7.75%) Scala
9 10 (7.75%) T-SQL
10 9 (6.98%) Bash Shell
10 9 (6.98%) Perl
11 3 (2.33%) Java 9
12 1 (0.78%) PHP
12 1 (0.78%) Ruby
12 1 (0.78%) XAML
Qualifications
1 58 (44.96%) Degree
2 19 (14.73%) Numerate Degree
3 13 (10.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (3.88%) PhD
5 2 (1.55%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.55%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.78%) HND
6 1 (0.78%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.55%) QA
System Software
1 10 (7.75%) HDFS
2 2 (1.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 30 (23.26%) Oracle
2 10 (7.75%) Alteryx
2 10 (7.75%) Tableau
3 3 (2.33%) Google
4 2 (1.55%) Adobe
4 2 (1.55%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.78%) PureLoad
5 1 (0.78%) Red Hat