Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Swing (Java)
UK
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1022 924 972
Rank change year-on-year -98 +48 -61
Permanent jobs citing Swing 154 256 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.090% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.37% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 131 186 273
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,125 £34,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £85,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -26.32% - -5.00%

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 70,199 70,014 77,589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.84% 40.71% 38.87%
Number of salaries quoted 58,691 59,250 67,018
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.44% +2.50%

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 18 June 2018.

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 18 June 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 -117 131 £55,000 +4.76% 39
London -17 91 £55,000 -12.00% 13
UK excluding London -81 63 £35,000 -26.32% 31
East of England -50 29 £62,500 +19.05% 9
Scotland -14 23 £34,500 +14.05% 3
North West -10 6 £30,000 -14.29% 6
North of England -12 6 £30,000 -20.00% 6
West Midlands +6 2 - - 1
Midlands -2 2 - - 3
South East -32 2 £70,000 +115.38% 3
South West -4 1 £43,500 -22.67% 5

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 154 (100.00%) Java
2 86 (55.84%) Degree
3 73 (47.40%) SQL
4 69 (44.81%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (33.12%) Oracle
5 51 (33.12%) Finance
6 46 (29.87%) Spring
6 46 (29.87%) Software Engineering
7 45 (29.22%) C++
8 43 (27.92%) OO
8 43 (27.92%) Computer Science Degree
9 42 (27.27%) Computer Science
10 41 (26.62%) Maven
10 41 (26.62%) Test Automation
10 41 (26.62%) SOAP
11 39 (25.32%) C#
12 34 (22.08%) .NET
12 34 (22.08%) Relational Database
13 33 (21.43%) JavaScript
13 33 (21.43%) OOP
13 33 (21.43%) XML
14 31 (20.13%) MySQL
14 31 (20.13%) JUnit
15 30 (19.48%) PL/SQL
15 30 (19.48%) Java EE
16 29 (18.83%) Git (software)
16 29 (18.83%) HTML
17 28 (18.18%) Big Data
18 27 (17.53%) Linux
19 26 (16.88%) Web Services

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 20 (12.99%) JBoss
1 20 (12.99%) Tomcat
1 20 (12.99%) WebSphere
2 16 (10.39%) Apache
3 13 (8.44%) WebLogic
4 10 (6.49%) Apache Spark
5 8 (5.19%) Apache Pig
6 7 (4.55%) Confluence
7 4 (2.60%) Apache Geronimo
7 4 (2.60%) Apache Solr
7 4 (2.60%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (2.60%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Oracle SCM
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.19%) SMS
2 2 (1.30%) Internet
3 1 (0.65%) ATM
3 1 (0.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (22.08%) Relational Database
2 31 (20.13%) MySQL
3 28 (18.18%) Big Data
4 25 (16.23%) Oracle Database
5 21 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (13.64%) SQL Server
6 18 (11.69%) GIS
7 13 (8.44%) NoSQL
8 10 (6.49%) Hadoop
9 9 (5.84%) RDBMS
10 8 (5.19%) Data Mining
10 8 (5.19%) Infinispan
11 4 (2.60%) Apache Hive
11 4 (2.60%) CouchDB
11 4 (2.60%) Mahout
11 4 (2.60%) MongoDB
11 4 (2.60%) Neo4j
11 4 (2.60%) Sqoop
12 3 (1.95%) OLAP
12 3 (1.95%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 41 (26.62%) Maven
2 31 (20.13%) JUnit
3 29 (18.83%) Git (software)
4 25 (16.23%) Visual Studio
5 24 (15.58%) NetBeans
6 23 (14.94%) Gradle
7 12 (7.79%) Subversion
8 11 (7.14%) Ant
8 11 (7.14%) JIRA
9 9 (5.84%) Cucumber
10 8 (5.19%) Eclipse
11 7 (4.55%) FishEye
11 7 (4.55%) IntelliJ
12 5 (3.25%) Mockito
13 4 (2.60%) Jenkins
13 4 (2.60%) TestNG
14 3 (1.95%) Selenium
15 2 (1.30%) Bitbucket
15 2 (1.30%) Mercurial
16 1 (0.65%) TeamCity
General
1 51 (33.12%) Finance
2 15 (9.74%) Financial Institution
3 9 (5.84%) Banking
4 8 (5.19%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.90%) Retail
6 4 (2.60%) Automotive
6 4 (2.60%) Games
7 2 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.30%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.65%) Czech Language
8 1 (0.65%) French Language
8 1 (0.65%) Front Office
8 1 (0.65%) German Language
8 1 (0.65%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 121 (78.57%) Developer
2 104 (67.53%) Java Developer
3 26 (16.88%) Java Engineer
4 23 (14.94%) Software Engineer
5 21 (13.64%) Java Software Engineer
6 18 (11.69%) C# Software Engineer
7 16 (10.39%) Software Developer
8 15 (9.74%) Java Software Developer
9 14 (9.09%) Graduate
9 14 (9.09%) Java Developer - Fintech
10 13 (8.44%) Graduate Developer
11 12 (7.79%) Senior Developer
12 11 (7.14%) Junior
12 11 (7.14%) Junior Developer
12 11 (7.14%) Lead Developer
12 11 (7.14%) Lead Java Developer
12 11 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
13 10 (6.49%) Senior Java Engineer
14 9 (5.84%) Java Team Leader
14 9 (5.84%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (29.87%) Spring
2 41 (26.62%) SOAP
3 34 (22.08%) .NET
4 33 (21.43%) XML
5 30 (19.48%) Java EE
6 29 (18.83%) HTML
7 26 (16.88%) Web Services
7 26 (16.88%) WPF
8 25 (16.23%) RESTful
9 23 (14.94%) JMS
10 22 (14.29%) Hibernate
10 22 (14.29%) JSP
11 20 (12.99%) CSS
12 18 (11.69%) Spring MVC
13 17 (11.04%) Ajax
14 16 (10.39%) REST
15 15 (9.74%) EJB
16 14 (9.09%) GWT
17 13 (8.44%) JavaFX
18 12 (7.79%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 42 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 19 (12.34%) Fintech
3 18 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (11.69%) Robotics
4 17 (11.04%) Hedge funds
5 11 (7.14%) SWIFT
6 10 (6.49%) Client/Server
7 9 (5.84%) Fixed Income
8 8 (5.19%) Reference Data
9 4 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.95%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.30%) User Experience
12 1 (0.65%) Derivative
12 1 (0.65%) EFT
12 1 (0.65%) Equities
12 1 (0.65%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 27 (17.53%) Linux
2 20 (12.99%) Windows
3 3 (1.95%) Unix
4 1 (0.65%) Android
4 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.65%) Windows NT
4 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (44.81%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (29.87%) Software Engineering
3 43 (27.92%) OO
4 41 (26.62%) Test Automation
5 33 (21.43%) OOP
6 26 (16.88%) Problem-Solving
7 25 (16.23%) Innovative Thinking
7 25 (16.23%) TDD
8 23 (14.94%) E-Commerce
8 23 (14.94%) Scrum
9 20 (12.99%) SOA
10 19 (12.34%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (12.34%) MVC
10 19 (12.34%) OOD
10 19 (12.34%) Visualisation
11 18 (11.69%) Software Testing
12 13 (8.44%) Mathematics
13 11 (7.14%) Open Source
14 10 (6.49%) BDD
15 9 (5.84%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 154 (100.00%) Java
2 73 (47.40%) SQL
3 45 (29.22%) C++
4 39 (25.32%) C#
5 33 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 30 (19.48%) PL/SQL
7 23 (14.94%) Java 8
8 18 (11.69%) Python
9 9 (5.84%) T-SQL
10 5 (3.25%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.60%) Perl
12 2 (1.30%) ES6
12 2 (1.30%) Scala
12 2 (1.30%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.65%) Go
13 1 (0.65%) Korn
13 1 (0.65%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.65%) PHP
13 1 (0.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 86 (55.84%) Degree
2 43 (27.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (11.69%) Numerate Degree
4 14 (9.09%) PhD
5 7 (4.55%) Postgraduate
6 2 (1.30%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.79%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.60%) Docker
1 4 (2.60%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.60%) Ansible
2 1 (0.65%) Apache Shiro
2 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 51 (33.12%) Oracle
2 10 (6.49%) Red Hat
3 4 (2.60%) Alteryx
3 4 (2.60%) Tableau
4 3 (1.95%) DocuSign
4 3 (1.95%) PayPal
5 2 (1.30%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.30%) Sun
6 1 (0.65%) Google
6 1 (0.65%) Pega
6 1 (0.65%) Sybase