Period
to 21 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Swing (Java)
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 970 986 929
Rank change year-on-year +16 -57 -39
Permanent jobs citing Swing 237 258 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.35% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 158 213 321
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 72598 73664 82620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.13% 39.00% 38.02%
Number of salaries quoted 60360 63976 70627
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
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 21 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 21 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 -30 198 £57,500 +4.55% 10
London +28 137 £60,000 -4.00% 6
UK excluding London -4 96 £32,000 -36.00% 4
Scotland +13 35 £32,000 -32.63%
East of England -20 33 £42,500 -26.09% 2
North of England +18 12 £35,000 -30.00% 1
South East +18 10 £48,750 +8.33%
North West +7 10 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Midlands +34 6 £41,500 +10.67% 1
West Midlands +19 6 £41,500 -2.35% 1
North East - 2 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 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.

1 237 (100.00%) Java
2 99 (41.77%) SQL
3 97 (40.93%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (38.82%) Software Engineering
5 88 (37.13%) Oracle
6 80 (33.76%) C++
7 79 (33.33%) Degree
8 74 (31.22%) Finance
9 70 (29.54%) RESTful
10 68 (28.69%) Python
11 66 (27.85%) Spring
12 64 (27.00%) JIRA
12 64 (27.00%) Confluence
13 63 (26.58%) Tomcat
14 62 (26.16%) Linux
15 60 (25.32%) Analytical Skills
16 59 (24.89%) JUnit
16 59 (24.89%) Asset Management
17 58 (24.47%) SDLC
18 57 (24.05%) Apache
19 55 (23.21%) Banking
20 53 (22.36%) Investment Banking
21 52 (21.94%) GWT
21 52 (21.94%) JavaScript
21 52 (21.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 51 (21.52%) OO
23 49 (20.68%) Shell Script
24 48 (20.25%) Derivative
25 47 (19.83%) Front Office
25 47 (19.83%) 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 (27.00%) Confluence
2 63 (26.58%) Tomcat
3 57 (24.05%) Apache
4 46 (19.41%) DataSynapse
5 11 (4.64%) GlassFish
5 11 (4.64%) JBoss
5 11 (4.64%) WebLogic
5 11 (4.64%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.11%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.42%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.17%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.91%) IaaS
3 5 (2.11%) 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 (11.39%) ATM
1 27 (11.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (16.46%) Relational Database
2 34 (14.35%) Big Data
3 29 (12.24%) GIS
4 18 (7.59%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (7.59%) SQL Server
5 16 (6.75%) RDBMS
6 15 (6.33%) Infinispan
6 15 (6.33%) MySQL
7 8 (3.38%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.53%) Data Mining
8 6 (2.53%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.11%) DB2
10 4 (1.69%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.84%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 64 (27.00%) JIRA
2 59 (24.89%) JUnit
3 46 (19.41%) GCC
3 46 (19.41%) TeamCity
4 40 (16.88%) Git (software)
5 37 (15.61%) Maven
6 22 (9.28%) Eclipse
7 19 (8.02%) Visual Studio
8 17 (7.17%) NetBeans
9 15 (6.33%) IntelliJ
10 14 (5.91%) Ant
10 14 (5.91%) FishEye
11 11 (4.64%) Gradle
12 9 (3.80%) Cucumber
13 8 (3.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (3.38%) Jenkins
14 7 (2.95%) Bitbucket
15 4 (1.69%) Subversion
16 3 (1.27%) Eclipse RCP
17 2 (0.84%) Fiddler
General
1 74 (31.22%) Finance
2 55 (23.21%) Banking
3 53 (22.36%) Investment Banking
4 47 (19.83%) Front Office
5 46 (19.41%) Retail Banking
6 36 (15.19%) Retail
7 13 (5.49%) Military
8 7 (2.95%) Music Industry
8 7 (2.95%) Publishing
9 5 (2.11%) 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
1 184 (77.64%) Developer
2 130 (54.85%) Java Developer
3 74 (31.22%) Software Engineer
4 67 (28.27%) Java Engineer
5 60 (25.32%) Java Software Engineer
5 60 (25.32%) Senior Developer
6 36 (15.19%) Agile Developer
6 36 (15.19%) Agile Java Developer
7 33 (13.92%) Java Software Developer
8 29 (12.24%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 22 (9.28%) JavaScript Developer
9 22 (9.28%) JavaScript Engineer
10 18 (7.59%) Graduate
11 16 (6.75%) C# Software Engineer
11 16 (6.75%) Java Programmer
11 16 (6.75%) Programmer
12 15 (6.33%) Junior
13 14 (5.91%) Senior Java Developer
14 13 (5.49%) Full Stack Developer
15 12 (5.06%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (29.54%) RESTful
2 66 (27.85%) Spring
3 52 (21.94%) GWT
4 46 (19.41%) CORBA
5 45 (18.99%) SOAP
5 45 (18.99%) XML
6 43 (18.14%) Web Services
7 40 (16.88%) .NET
7 40 (16.88%) AngularJS
8 39 (16.46%) Java EE
8 39 (16.46%) JMS
9 32 (13.50%) HTML
10 30 (12.66%) J2EE
11 28 (11.81%) EJB
12 27 (11.39%) Hibernate
13 25 (10.55%) JavaFX
14 24 (10.13%) Apache Flex
15 22 (9.28%) EJB 3.0
15 22 (9.28%) JAX-RS
15 22 (9.28%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 60 (25.32%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (21.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 48 (20.25%) Derivative
4 46 (19.41%) Exotic Derivative
4 46 (19.41%) Linux Command Line
4 46 (19.41%) Market Risk
5 39 (16.46%) Computer Science
6 27 (11.39%) EFT
7 18 (7.59%) Client/Server
8 16 (6.75%) Robotics
9 5 (2.11%) Fintech
9 5 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (2.11%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.27%) Augmented Reality
10 3 (1.27%) Equities
10 3 (1.27%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.84%) Credit Derivative
11 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.84%) Life Science
12 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 62 (26.16%) Linux
2 30 (12.66%) Windows
3 14 (5.91%) Unix
4 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.42%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (40.93%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (38.82%) Software Engineering
3 59 (24.89%) Asset Management
4 58 (24.47%) SDLC
5 51 (21.52%) OO
6 47 (19.83%) Risk Management
7 46 (19.41%) Release Management
7 46 (19.41%) Wealth Management
8 41 (17.30%) Scrum
9 34 (14.35%) TDD
10 33 (13.92%) BDD
11 32 (13.50%) Innovative Thinking
12 29 (12.24%) Refactoring
12 29 (12.24%) Software Testing
13 28 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (11.39%) Fraud Detection
14 27 (11.39%) Web Development
15 21 (8.86%) Visualisation
16 20 (8.44%) Test Automation
17 17 (7.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 237 (100.00%) Java
2 99 (41.77%) SQL
3 80 (33.76%) C++
4 68 (28.69%) Python
5 52 (21.94%) JavaScript
6 49 (20.68%) Shell Script
7 37 (15.61%) C#
8 21 (8.86%) PL/SQL
9 12 (5.06%) Perl
10 7 (2.95%) PHP
11 4 (1.69%) VB
12 2 (0.84%) 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 (33.33%) Degree
2 29 (12.24%) Numerate Degree
3 25 (10.55%) 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 8 (3.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 88 (37.13%) Oracle
2 27 (11.39%) Google
3 17 (7.17%) Red Hat
4 7 (2.95%) PayPal
5 3 (1.27%) TIBCO
6 2 (0.84%) Adobe
6 2 (0.84%) HP
6 2 (0.84%) Informatica
6 2 (0.84%) Sybase
7 1 (0.42%) Calypso
7 1 (0.42%) Lotus
7 1 (0.42%) Microsoft