Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT)
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1169 1206 1284
Rank change year-on-year +37 +78 -2
Permanent jobs citing SWT 42 16 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.008% 0.018%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.058% 0.022% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 35
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +25.00% -3.03%
10th Percentile £23,000 £45,000 £19,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +25.00% +14.29%

SWT 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 72157 73878 83187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.06% 39.04% 38.02%
Number of salaries quoted 59988 64108 71150
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,043 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.09% +5.11% -

SWT
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SWT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SWT in the UK

SWT
Top 7 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 6 months to 24 November 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
UK excluding London +81 42 £50,000 - 1
England +70 42 £50,000 - 1
East of England +18 18 £50,000 -
South East - 16 - - 1
North of England +19 4 £35,000 -17.65%
North West -16 4 £35,000 -17.65%
South West - 4 £26,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 42 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 26 (61.90%) Degree
4 25 (59.52%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (54.76%) SQL
5 23 (54.76%) Struts
6 22 (52.38%) Spring
6 22 (52.38%) Computer Science
6 22 (52.38%) OSGi
7 21 (50.00%) Eclipse
8 20 (47.62%) Java SE
9 18 (42.86%) Java EE
9 18 (42.86%) MVC
9 18 (42.86%) Spring MVC
9 18 (42.86%) JPA
10 17 (40.48%) Computer Science Degree
11 16 (38.10%) Unit Testing
12 15 (35.71%) Big Data
13 14 (33.33%) JUnit
14 13 (30.95%) EJB
14 13 (30.95%) XML
14 13 (30.95%) AngularJS
15 12 (28.57%) SDLC
15 12 (28.57%) J2EE
16 11 (26.19%) C++
16 11 (26.19%) Unix
16 11 (26.19%) Automotive
16 11 (26.19%) Subversion
17 10 (23.81%) TDD
17 10 (23.81%) Windows

SWT
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 5 (11.90%) Apache Spark
2 4 (9.52%) JBoss
2 4 (9.52%) WebLogic
2 4 (9.52%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (35.71%) Big Data
2 10 (23.81%) Hadoop
3 3 (7.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 21 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 14 (33.33%) JUnit
3 11 (26.19%) Subversion
4 8 (19.05%) Eclipse RCP
5 2 (4.76%) git-flow
5 2 (4.76%) Maven
6 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (26.19%) Automotive
2 4 (9.52%) Banking
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) French Language
2 4 (9.52%) German Language
3 2 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (80.95%) Developer
2 33 (78.57%) Java Developer
3 28 (66.67%) Senior Developer
4 27 (64.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 14 (33.33%) Agile Developer
5 14 (33.33%) Agile Java Developer
6 12 (28.57%) Senior Agile Developer
6 12 (28.57%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 8 (19.05%) Java Engineer
7 8 (19.05%) Java Software Engineer
7 8 (19.05%) Junior
7 8 (19.05%) Software Engineer
8 7 (16.67%) Junior Java Software Engineer
8 7 (16.67%) Junior Software Engineer
9 4 (9.52%) Graduate
9 4 (9.52%) Graduate Java Engineer
9 4 (9.52%) Graduate Java Software Engineer
9 4 (9.52%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 2 (4.76%) Software Developer
11 1 (2.38%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (54.76%) Struts
2 22 (52.38%) OSGi
2 22 (52.38%) Spring
3 20 (47.62%) Java SE
4 18 (42.86%) Java EE
4 18 (42.86%) JPA
4 18 (42.86%) Spring MVC
5 13 (30.95%) AngularJS
5 13 (30.95%) EJB
5 13 (30.95%) XML
6 12 (28.57%) J2EE
7 9 (21.43%) JavaBeans
7 9 (21.43%) Servlets
7 9 (21.43%) Swing
8 8 (19.05%) HTML
9 4 (9.52%) GWT
9 4 (9.52%) HTML5
9 4 (9.52%) MyBatis
10 3 (7.14%) DOM
10 3 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (52.38%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.14%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Unix
2 10 (23.81%) Mac OS
2 10 (23.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 25 (59.52%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (42.86%) MVC
4 16 (38.10%) Unit Testing
5 12 (28.57%) SDLC
6 10 (23.81%) TDD
7 8 (19.05%) OO
8 5 (11.90%) Analytics
8 5 (11.90%) Big Data Analytics
8 5 (11.90%) Data Analytics
8 5 (11.90%) Microservices
8 5 (11.90%) OOD
9 4 (9.52%) Problem Management
10 3 (7.14%) Applied Mathematics
10 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (7.14%) Mathematics
10 3 (7.14%) Physics
11 1 (2.38%) Test Planning
11 1 (2.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (54.76%) SQL
3 11 (26.19%) C++
4 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.76%) PHP
6 1 (2.38%) Perl
6 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (61.90%) Degree
2 17 (40.48%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle