Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Swing (Java)
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1011 967 974
Rank change year-on-year -44 +7 -43
Permanent jobs citing Swing 150 237 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.091% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.34% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 131 155 243
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -17.39% +21.05%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,000 £94,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -30.00% +11.11%

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 65,891 70,152 73,996
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.99% 40.22% 39.01%
Number of salaries quoted 54,488 58,035 64,117
UK median annual salary £51,387 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.77% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -30 116 £55,000 - 26
UK excluding London +1 80 £35,000 - 16
London -20 70 £55,000 -8.33% 14
Scotland +8 34 £34,500 +23.21% 4
East of England +13 30 £72,500 +45.00% 4
North West +4 7 £30,000 -17.24% 2
North of England 0 7 £30,000 -20.00% 4
South East -6 5 £40,000 - 3
South West - 3 £43,500 - 1
West Midlands +22 1 £50,000 +3.63%
Midlands +17 1 £50,000 +3.63%

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 150 (100.00%) Java
2 73 (48.67%) Degree
3 66 (44.00%) SQL
4 59 (39.33%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (37.33%) Software Engineering
6 50 (33.33%) Spring
6 50 (33.33%) C++
7 45 (30.00%) SOAP
8 44 (29.33%) Linux
9 40 (26.67%) Git (software)
10 39 (26.00%) OO
11 38 (25.33%) C#
11 38 (25.33%) JavaScript
12 36 (24.00%) Oracle
12 36 (24.00%) Windows
13 35 (23.33%) Big Data
14 34 (22.67%) .NET
14 34 (22.67%) TDD
14 34 (22.67%) Finance
14 34 (22.67%) NetBeans
15 33 (22.00%) HTML
15 33 (22.00%) XML
16 30 (20.00%) Visualisation
16 30 (20.00%) JUnit
17 29 (19.33%) Web Services
17 29 (19.33%) RESTful
18 28 (18.67%) WPF
18 28 (18.67%) Computer Science
18 28 (18.67%) Visual Studio
18 28 (18.67%) Maven

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 26 (17.33%) JBoss
2 19 (12.67%) WebSphere
3 15 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 13 (8.67%) Apache
4 13 (8.67%) WebLogic
5 9 (6.00%) Apache Spark
6 6 (4.00%) Apache Pig
7 5 (3.33%) GlassFish
8 4 (2.67%) Apache Geronimo
8 4 (2.67%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.33%) nginx
10 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.67%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (2.67%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.67%) SMS
2 2 (1.33%) HTTP
3 1 (0.67%) ATM
3 1 (0.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (23.33%) Big Data
2 27 (18.00%) MySQL
3 26 (17.33%) GIS
4 22 (14.67%) Relational Database
5 12 (8.00%) Oracle Database
6 9 (6.00%) SQL Server
7 8 (5.33%) Hadoop
8 7 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (4.00%) MongoDB
9 6 (4.00%) NoSQL
9 6 (4.00%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.67%) Apache Hive
10 4 (2.67%) CouchDB
10 4 (2.67%) Mahout
10 4 (2.67%) Neo4j
10 4 (2.67%) Sqoop
11 2 (1.33%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.67%) OLAP
12 1 (0.67%) Oracle OLAP
12 1 (0.67%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 40 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 34 (22.67%) NetBeans
3 30 (20.00%) JUnit
4 28 (18.67%) Maven
4 28 (18.67%) Visual Studio
5 21 (14.00%) Subversion
6 20 (13.33%) Gradle
7 14 (9.33%) Eclipse
8 11 (7.33%) Jenkins
9 10 (6.67%) Ant
10 8 (5.33%) Mockito
11 4 (2.67%) TestNG
12 3 (2.00%) JIRA
13 2 (1.33%) Eclipse RCP
13 2 (1.33%) Selenium
14 1 (0.67%) Appium
14 1 (0.67%) Cucumber
14 1 (0.67%) FitNesse
14 1 (0.67%) JProfiler
14 1 (0.67%) SoapUI
General
1 34 (22.67%) Finance
2 10 (6.67%) Retail
3 7 (4.67%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.33%) Automotive
4 2 (1.33%) Banking
4 2 (1.33%) Games
4 2 (1.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.67%) Advertising
5 1 (0.67%) Czech Language
5 1 (0.67%) French Language
5 1 (0.67%) Front Office
5 1 (0.67%) German Language
5 1 (0.67%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 114 (76.00%) Developer
2 109 (72.67%) Java Developer
3 32 (21.33%) Java Engineer
4 30 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 30 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 26 (17.33%) C# Software Engineer
6 17 (11.33%) Lead Developer
6 17 (11.33%) Lead Java Developer
7 16 (10.67%) Graduate
8 14 (9.33%) Java Swing Developer
8 14 (9.33%) Junior
9 12 (8.00%) Java Software Developer
9 12 (8.00%) Senior Developer
10 11 (7.33%) Senior Java Developer
10 11 (7.33%) Software Developer
11 10 (6.67%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
11 10 (6.67%) Senior C# Software Engineer
11 10 (6.67%) Senior Java Engineer
11 10 (6.67%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 10 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (33.33%) Spring
2 45 (30.00%) SOAP
3 34 (22.67%) .NET
4 33 (22.00%) HTML
4 33 (22.00%) XML
5 29 (19.33%) RESTful
5 29 (19.33%) Web Services
6 28 (18.67%) WPF
7 24 (16.00%) Hibernate
7 24 (16.00%) REST
8 23 (15.33%) CSS
8 23 (15.33%) Spring MVC
9 21 (14.00%) Java EE
10 17 (11.33%) Ajax
10 17 (11.33%) JSP
11 12 (8.00%) JMS
12 11 (7.33%) HTML5
12 11 (7.33%) JavaFX
12 11 (7.33%) XSLT
13 10 (6.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.67%) Computer Science
2 26 (17.33%) Robotics
3 15 (10.00%) Hedge funds
4 13 (8.67%) Fintech
5 10 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (6.67%) Fixed Income
5 10 (6.67%) Reference Data
6 7 (4.67%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (4.67%) SWIFT
7 5 (3.33%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.33%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.33%) Derivative
10 1 (0.67%) EFT
10 1 (0.67%) Equities
10 1 (0.67%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (29.33%) Linux
2 36 (24.00%) Windows
3 3 (2.00%) Unix
4 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (39.33%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (37.33%) Software Engineering
3 39 (26.00%) OO
4 34 (22.67%) TDD
5 30 (20.00%) Visualisation
6 28 (18.67%) Innovative Thinking
7 26 (17.33%) SOA
7 26 (17.33%) Software Testing
7 26 (17.33%) Storage Management
8 24 (16.00%) OOP
8 24 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
9 23 (15.33%) MVC
10 17 (11.33%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (10.00%) E-Commerce
12 14 (9.33%) Test Automation
13 12 (8.00%) OOD
14 11 (7.33%) Unit Testing
15 10 (6.67%) Change Control
15 10 (6.67%) Multithreading
15 10 (6.67%) Structured Programming
Programming Languages
1 150 (100.00%) Java
2 66 (44.00%) SQL
3 50 (33.33%) C++
4 38 (25.33%) C#
4 38 (25.33%) JavaScript
5 21 (14.00%) PL/SQL
6 19 (12.67%) Java 8
7 14 (9.33%) Python
8 9 (6.00%) Scala
9 7 (4.67%) T-SQL
10 6 (4.00%) Perl
11 5 (3.33%) Bash Shell
11 5 (3.33%) C
12 3 (2.00%) Java 9
13 2 (1.33%) PHP
14 1 (0.67%) ES6
14 1 (0.67%) Go
14 1 (0.67%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 73 (48.67%) Degree
2 26 (17.33%) Numerate Degree
3 22 (14.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (3.33%) PhD
5 2 (1.33%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.67%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.67%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.67%) Docker
1 4 (2.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.67%) Ansible
2 1 (0.67%) Apache Shiro
Vendors
1 36 (24.00%) Oracle
2 4 (2.67%) Alteryx
2 4 (2.67%) Tableau
3 2 (1.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.67%) Google
4 1 (0.67%) PureLoad
4 1 (0.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.67%) Sun