Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Swing (Java)
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1002 941 973
Rank change year-on-year -61 +32 -70
Permanent jobs citing Swing 156 259 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.092% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.36% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 130 166 270
UK median annual salary £52,500 £46,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.51% -15.91% +10.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £80,500 £69,375 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £34,750 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -7.33% -25.00% -

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 68,389 71,636 76,825
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.47% 40.64% 38.98%
Number of salaries quoted 56,731 59,498 66,656
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 August 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 21 August 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 -83 123 £55,000 +10.00% 24
London -17 80 £55,000 -8.33% 15
UK excluding London -48 76 £34,750 -7.33% 12
Scotland +7 33 £34,500 +23.21% 3
East of England -6 28 £75,000 +50.00% 2
North of England +19 7 £30,000 -14.29% 3
North West +4 7 £30,000 -14.29% 3
South East -17 4 £40,000 +4.58% 3
West Midlands +20 2 - - 1
South West +7 2 £49,250 -21.20%
Midlands -3 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 156 (100.00%) Java
2 85 (54.49%) Degree
3 73 (46.79%) SQL
4 64 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (36.54%) C++
6 54 (34.62%) Software Engineering
7 49 (31.41%) C#
8 46 (29.49%) SOAP
8 46 (29.49%) OO
9 44 (28.21%) Finance
10 43 (27.56%) .NET
10 43 (27.56%) Oracle
10 43 (27.56%) Spring
11 40 (25.64%) JavaScript
12 39 (25.00%) Computer Science
12 39 (25.00%) Git (software)
13 38 (24.36%) HTML
14 37 (23.72%) Computer Science Degree
15 36 (23.08%) Linux
15 36 (23.08%) Maven
16 35 (22.44%) Big Data
17 34 (21.79%) NetBeans
18 33 (21.15%) Windows
18 33 (21.15%) OOP
19 31 (19.87%) WPF
19 31 (19.87%) Visual Studio
19 31 (19.87%) Innovative Thinking
20 30 (19.23%) TDD
20 30 (19.23%) Visualisation
21 29 (18.59%) XML

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 21 (13.46%) JBoss
1 21 (13.46%) WebSphere
2 17 (10.90%) Tomcat
3 16 (10.26%) WebLogic
4 14 (8.97%) Apache
5 9 (5.77%) Apache Spark
6 6 (3.85%) Apache Pig
7 4 (2.56%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.92%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.28%) Apache Geronimo
9 2 (1.28%) nginx
9 2 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.64%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.13%) SMS
2 3 (1.92%) HTTP
3 1 (0.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (22.44%) Big Data
2 28 (17.95%) MySQL
3 26 (16.67%) GIS
4 24 (15.38%) Relational Database
5 19 (12.18%) Oracle Database
6 15 (9.62%) SQL Server
7 9 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (5.13%) Hadoop
8 8 (5.13%) NoSQL
9 6 (3.85%) Data Mining
9 6 (3.85%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.92%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.92%) OLAP
10 3 (1.92%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (1.28%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.28%) CouchDB
11 2 (1.28%) Mahout
11 2 (1.28%) Neo4j
11 2 (1.28%) Sqoop
12 1 (0.64%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 39 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 36 (23.08%) Maven
3 34 (21.79%) NetBeans
4 31 (19.87%) Visual Studio
5 23 (14.74%) JUnit
6 22 (14.10%) Gradle
7 14 (8.97%) Subversion
8 11 (7.05%) Ant
9 10 (6.41%) Eclipse
10 7 (4.49%) Jenkins
11 6 (3.85%) Mockito
12 4 (2.56%) JIRA
12 4 (2.56%) TestNG
13 3 (1.92%) Selenium
14 2 (1.28%) Cucumber
15 1 (0.64%) Appium
15 1 (0.64%) Bitbucket
15 1 (0.64%) Eclipse RCP
15 1 (0.64%) JIRA Agile
15 1 (0.64%) SoapUI
General
1 44 (28.21%) Finance
2 13 (8.33%) Financial Institution
3 6 (3.85%) Banking
3 6 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.56%) Games
5 3 (1.92%) Retail
6 2 (1.28%) Automotive
6 2 (1.28%) Front Office
6 2 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.28%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.64%) Advertising
7 1 (0.64%) Czech Language
7 1 (0.64%) French Language
7 1 (0.64%) German Language
7 1 (0.64%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 117 (75.00%) Developer
2 102 (65.38%) Java Developer
3 32 (20.51%) Java Engineer
4 30 (19.23%) Software Engineer
5 29 (18.59%) Java Software Engineer
6 26 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
7 20 (12.82%) Graduate
8 19 (12.18%) Junior
8 19 (12.18%) Software Developer
9 18 (11.54%) Java Software Developer
9 18 (11.54%) Lead Developer
9 18 (11.54%) Lead Java Developer
10 12 (7.69%) Senior Java Engineer
11 11 (7.05%) Graduate Developer
11 11 (7.05%) Java Swing Developer
11 11 (7.05%) Java Team Leader
11 11 (7.05%) Team Leader
12 10 (6.41%) Development Team Leader
12 10 (6.41%) Junior Developer
12 10 (6.41%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (29.49%) SOAP
2 43 (27.56%) .NET
2 43 (27.56%) Spring
3 38 (24.36%) HTML
4 31 (19.87%) WPF
5 29 (18.59%) XML
6 28 (17.95%) RESTful
7 26 (16.67%) CSS
8 24 (15.38%) Web Services
9 23 (14.74%) Java EE
10 19 (12.18%) Ajax
10 19 (12.18%) Hibernate
10 19 (12.18%) JSP
10 19 (12.18%) REST
11 17 (10.90%) Spring MVC
12 11 (7.05%) JMS
13 9 (5.77%) HTML5
13 9 (5.77%) OSGi
13 9 (5.77%) Servlets
13 9 (5.77%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 39 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 26 (16.67%) Robotics
3 16 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (9.62%) Hedge funds
5 14 (8.97%) Fintech
6 9 (5.77%) Fixed Income
6 9 (5.77%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (5.77%) SWIFT
7 8 (5.13%) Reference Data
8 4 (2.56%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.92%) Derivative
10 2 (1.28%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.28%) User Experience
11 1 (0.64%) Equities
11 1 (0.64%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 36 (23.08%) Linux
2 33 (21.15%) Windows
3 3 (1.92%) Unix
4 1 (0.64%) Android
4 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.64%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.64%) Windows NT
4 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (34.62%) Software Engineering
3 46 (29.49%) OO
4 33 (21.15%) OOP
5 31 (19.87%) Innovative Thinking
6 30 (19.23%) TDD
6 30 (19.23%) Visualisation
7 27 (17.31%) SOA
8 26 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 26 (16.67%) Storage Management
8 26 (16.67%) Test Automation
9 25 (16.03%) Problem-Solving
10 20 (12.82%) E-Commerce
11 18 (11.54%) MVC
11 18 (11.54%) OOD
12 14 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (8.33%) Mathematics
13 13 (8.33%) Scrum
14 10 (6.41%) Unit Testing
15 9 (5.77%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 156 (100.00%) Java
2 73 (46.79%) SQL
3 57 (36.54%) C++
4 49 (31.41%) C#
5 40 (25.64%) JavaScript
6 24 (15.38%) PL/SQL
7 20 (12.82%) Java 8
8 19 (12.18%) Python
9 7 (4.49%) T-SQL
10 6 (3.85%) Scala
11 5 (3.21%) Perl
11 5 (3.21%) VB.NET
12 4 (2.56%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.56%) C
13 3 (1.92%) Java 9
14 2 (1.28%) ES6
14 2 (1.28%) PHP
15 1 (0.64%) Go
15 1 (0.64%) Kotlin
15 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 85 (54.49%) Degree
2 37 (23.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
4 10 (6.41%) PhD
5 5 (3.21%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.64%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.56%) Docker
2 2 (1.28%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.56%) Ansible
2 1 (0.64%) Apache Shiro
2 1 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (27.56%) Oracle
2 2 (1.28%) Alteryx
2 2 (1.28%) Tableau
3 1 (0.64%) DocuSign
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.64%) PayPal
3 1 (0.64%) Pega
3 1 (0.64%) PureLoad
3 1 (0.64%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.64%) Sun