Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Swing (Java)
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 944 935 876
Rank change year-on-year -9 -59 -27
Permanent jobs citing Swing 239 310 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.41% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 148 266 361
UK median annual salary £46,250 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.91% +15.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £26,000 £35,625 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,000 £95,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -25.00% +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 71346 74978 83078
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.21% 38.90% 37.92%
Number of salaries quoted 58999 65065 71173
UK median annual salary £48,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.58% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -43 214 £50,000 -9.09% 7
London -49 121 £60,000 -7.69% 2
UK excluding London +27 114 £37,500 -25.00% 6
East of England +6 49 £50,000 -13.04% 3
Scotland +10 21 £28,000 -41.05% 1
North of England -10 18 £37,500 -25.00%
South East +34 17 £40,000 - 1
North West -8 16 £40,000 -20.00%
Midlands +28 9 £45,000 +20.00% 1
West Midlands +25 9 £45,000 +5.88% 1
North East - 2 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 239 (100.00%) Java
2 101 (42.26%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (38.08%) SQL
4 86 (35.98%) Oracle
5 79 (33.05%) Degree
6 78 (32.64%) Software Engineering
7 77 (32.22%) Spring
8 71 (29.71%) Linux
8 71 (29.71%) Finance
9 70 (29.29%) Python
9 70 (29.29%) C++
10 68 (28.45%) Tomcat
11 64 (26.78%) Analytical Skills
12 60 (25.10%) SDLC
12 60 (25.10%) OO
12 60 (25.10%) Confluence
13 59 (24.69%) Apache
14 58 (24.27%) Retail
15 55 (23.01%) Banking
16 54 (22.59%) JIRA
17 53 (22.18%) XML
18 52 (21.76%) J2EE
18 52 (21.76%) Asset Management
19 51 (21.34%) Front Office
20 50 (20.92%) Hibernate
20 50 (20.92%) Shell Script
20 50 (20.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 50 (20.92%) Investment Banking
21 49 (20.50%) Derivative
22 48 (20.08%) Computer Science

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 68 (28.45%) Tomcat
2 60 (25.10%) Confluence
3 59 (24.69%) Apache
4 46 (19.25%) DataSynapse
5 25 (10.46%) JBoss
6 22 (9.21%) WebLogic
7 21 (8.79%) WebSphere
8 18 (7.53%) GlassFish
9 6 (2.51%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.42%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.35%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.51%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (2.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.28%) ATM
1 15 (6.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (18.83%) Relational Database
2 27 (11.30%) MySQL
2 27 (11.30%) RDBMS
3 25 (10.46%) Big Data
3 25 (10.46%) SQL Server
4 18 (7.53%) GIS
5 13 (5.44%) MongoDB
6 8 (3.35%) Data Mining
6 8 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.93%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.51%) Infinispan
8 6 (2.51%) NoSQL
9 5 (2.09%) DB2
10 2 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.84%) PowerCenter
11 1 (0.42%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.42%) JasperReports
11 1 (0.42%) KDB
11 1 (0.42%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 54 (22.59%) JIRA
2 46 (19.25%) GCC
2 46 (19.25%) TeamCity
3 39 (16.32%) Maven
4 37 (15.48%) JUnit
5 28 (11.72%) Git (software)
6 26 (10.88%) Eclipse
7 24 (10.04%) Ant
8 20 (8.37%) Gradle
9 10 (4.18%) Jenkins
10 9 (3.77%) Bitbucket
11 8 (3.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (3.35%) Visual Studio
12 7 (2.93%) Fiddler
12 7 (2.93%) FishEye
12 7 (2.93%) IntelliJ
12 7 (2.93%) Subversion
13 6 (2.51%) Cucumber
14 5 (2.09%) NetBeans
15 4 (1.67%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 71 (29.71%) Finance
2 58 (24.27%) Retail
3 55 (23.01%) Banking
4 51 (21.34%) Front Office
5 50 (20.92%) Investment Banking
6 46 (19.25%) Retail Banking
7 13 (5.44%) Military
8 7 (2.93%) Music Industry
8 7 (2.93%) Publishing
9 4 (1.67%) Automotive
10 2 (0.84%) Back Office
10 2 (0.84%) Marketing
11 1 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.42%) Czech Language
11 1 (0.42%) French Language
11 1 (0.42%) German Language
11 1 (0.42%) Law
11 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.42%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 188 (78.66%) Developer
2 138 (57.74%) Java Developer
3 69 (28.87%) Senior Developer
4 57 (23.85%) Software Engineer
5 44 (18.41%) Java Engineer
6 38 (15.90%) Java Software Engineer
7 29 (12.13%) Agile Developer
7 29 (12.13%) Agile Java Developer
8 23 (9.62%) Senior Java Developer
9 18 (7.53%) Java Software Developer
10 17 (7.11%) Oracle Developer
11 16 (6.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 15 (6.28%) Java Programmer
12 15 (6.28%) Junior
12 15 (6.28%) Programmer
13 14 (5.86%) Graduate
14 13 (5.44%) Junior Developer
14 13 (5.44%) Lead Developer
15 11 (4.60%) Java Swing Developer
15 11 (4.60%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (32.22%) Spring
2 53 (22.18%) XML
3 52 (21.76%) J2EE
4 50 (20.92%) Hibernate
5 46 (19.25%) CORBA
6 42 (17.57%) Java EE
7 40 (16.74%) RESTful
8 38 (15.90%) HTML
9 37 (15.48%) GWT
10 36 (15.06%) JMS
10 36 (15.06%) SOAP
11 35 (14.64%) AngularJS
12 33 (13.81%) Web Services
13 28 (11.72%) .NET
13 28 (11.72%) JSP
14 25 (10.46%) CSS
14 25 (10.46%) Servlets
15 21 (8.79%) EJB
16 20 (8.37%) REST
17 18 (7.53%) JavaFX
Miscellaneous
1 64 (26.78%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (20.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 49 (20.50%) Derivative
4 48 (20.08%) Computer Science
5 46 (19.25%) Exotic Derivative
5 46 (19.25%) Linux Command Line
5 46 (19.25%) Market Risk
6 15 (6.28%) EFT
7 7 (2.93%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.09%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (2.09%) Robotics
9 4 (1.67%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.26%) Credit Derivative
10 3 (1.26%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.26%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.84%) Augmented Reality
11 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.84%) Fintech
12 1 (0.42%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 71 (29.71%) Linux
2 21 (8.79%) Windows
3 20 (8.37%) Unix
4 1 (0.42%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (42.26%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (32.64%) Software Engineering
3 60 (25.10%) OO
3 60 (25.10%) SDLC
4 52 (21.76%) Asset Management
5 48 (20.08%) Release Management
6 46 (19.25%) Risk Management
6 46 (19.25%) Wealth Management
7 31 (12.97%) Scrum
8 25 (10.46%) MVC
8 25 (10.46%) TDD
9 23 (9.62%) E-Commerce
10 21 (8.79%) BDD
11 20 (8.37%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (7.95%) Mentoring
12 19 (7.95%) OOP
13 18 (7.53%) Refactoring
13 18 (7.53%) Software Testing
14 16 (6.69%) Web Development
15 15 (6.28%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 239 (100.00%) Java
2 91 (38.08%) SQL
3 70 (29.29%) C++
3 70 (29.29%) Python
4 50 (20.92%) Shell Script
5 38 (15.90%) JavaScript
6 28 (11.72%) PL/SQL
7 24 (10.04%) C#
8 9 (3.77%) Perl
8 9 (3.77%) PHP
9 5 (2.09%) VB
10 3 (1.26%) VB6
11 2 (0.84%) C
11 2 (0.84%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.42%) Groovy
12 1 (0.42%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.42%) Pascal
12 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 79 (33.05%) Degree
2 22 (9.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (7.53%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (1.67%) OCA
4 4 (1.67%) OCP
4 4 (1.67%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.84%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.84%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.42%) PhD
6 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 86 (35.98%) Oracle
2 15 (6.28%) Google
3 7 (2.93%) PayPal
3 7 (2.93%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.26%) Adobe
4 3 (1.26%) Sybase
4 3 (1.26%) TIBCO
5 2 (0.84%) HP
5 2 (0.84%) Informatica
6 1 (0.42%) Apple
6 1 (0.42%) Calypso
6 1 (0.42%) Lotus
6 1 (0.42%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.42%) Twitter