The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for SWT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SWT over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT)
UK
Rank 847 937 932
Rank change year-on-year +90 -5  
Permanent jobs citing SWT 10 11 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.011% 0.026%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.029% 0.028% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 17
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £37,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 - £42,000

SWT is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 33917 39483 39806
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 39.92% 38.35% 37.67%
Number of salaries quoted 28958 33994 33773
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

SWT
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SWT as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for SWT in the UK

SWT
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SWT.

Salary trend for SWT in the UK

SWT
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SWT over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SWT in the UK

SWT
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SWT within the UK over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +98 10 £45,000 - 3
Essex - 4 £47,500 - 1
East of England - 4 £47,500 - 1
London +60 3 £36,000 -20.00%
Witham - 2 £45,000 -
Southampton - 1 £55,000 - 1
Manchester - 1 - - 1
Hampshire - 1 £55,000 - 1
Coventry - 1 £40,000 -
North West - 1 - - 1
South East - 1 £55,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
Stockport - 1 - -

SWT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing SWT 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 SWT.

1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) MVC
4 6 (50.00%) Swing
4 6 (50.00%) OSGi
5 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (41.67%) Spring
5 5 (41.67%) Maven
5 5 (41.67%) Java SE
5 5 (41.67%) HTML
5 5 (41.67%) Eclipse
5 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (33.33%) J2EE
6 4 (33.33%) Servlets
6 4 (33.33%) Struts
6 4 (33.33%) AWT
6 4 (33.33%) JDBC
6 4 (33.33%) Java EE
6 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
6 4 (33.33%) Spring MVC
6 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (33.33%) JPA
6 4 (33.33%) TDD
7 3 (25.00%) JSF
7 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Ajax
7 3 (25.00%) RESTful
7 3 (25.00%) jQuery
7 3 (25.00%) JSP
7 3 (25.00%) Tomcat

SWT
Top Related 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 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) Jetty
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Eclipse
1 5 (41.67%) Maven
2 3 (25.00%) Ant
2 3 (25.00%) JUnit
2 3 (25.00%) Log4j
2 3 (25.00%) MyEclipse
3 1 (8.33%) Eclipse RCP
3 1 (8.33%) FindBugs
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (16.67%) Automotive
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
1 12 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Mid-Level Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) OSGi
1 6 (50.00%) Swing
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) Java SE
2 5 (41.67%) Spring
3 4 (33.33%) AWT
3 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 4 (33.33%) J2EE
3 4 (33.33%) Java EE
3 4 (33.33%) JDBC
3 4 (33.33%) JPA
3 4 (33.33%) Servlets
3 4 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 4 (33.33%) Struts
4 3 (25.00%) CSS
4 3 (25.00%) JavaBeans
4 3 (25.00%) JSP
4 3 (25.00%) RESTful
4 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Mac OS
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) MVC
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (25.00%) SDLC
4 3 (25.00%) Validation
5 1 (8.33%) Logistics
5 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (8.33%) C
5 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
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