The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 35 92 65
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 80 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 6.87% 0.97% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.12% 1.03% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 73 12 15
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,250 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,700 £45,000 £43,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Java Developer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1124 1165 758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.56% 94.56% 98.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1006 1032 656
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Kent region.

Java Developer Salary Trend in Kent

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Kent

Java Developer
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sittingbourne 0 32 £43,000 -4.44% 3
Tonbridge +6 6 - -
Maidstone - 5 £35,000 - 1
West Malling - 5 £45,000 - 2
Faversham - 4 £57,500 - 1
Tunbridge Wells +3 1 £45,000 -
Java Developer
South East

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title.

1 105 (100.00%) Java
2 86 (81.90%) Hibernate
3 62 (59.05%) Spring
4 61 (58.10%) J2EE
5 57 (54.29%) JSON
6 54 (51.43%) JavaScript
7 53 (50.48%) HTML
7 53 (50.48%) MySQL
8 52 (49.52%) REST
9 50 (47.62%) Maven
10 48 (45.71%) JUnit
10 48 (45.71%) OO
10 48 (45.71%) MVC
11 47 (44.76%) Linux
12 45 (42.86%) Eclipse
13 44 (41.90%) Ant
13 44 (41.90%) JSP
14 43 (40.95%) OOD
15 39 (37.14%) Apache
16 38 (36.19%) JBoss
16 38 (36.19%) Web Services
17 37 (35.24%) JSTL
17 37 (35.24%) JSF
17 37 (35.24%) CSS
18 36 (34.29%) SOAP
18 36 (34.29%) Unit Testing
18 36 (34.29%) Integration Testing
18 36 (34.29%) RichFaces
18 36 (34.29%) TestNG
19 34 (32.38%) SQL

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 39 (37.14%) Apache
2 38 (36.19%) JBoss
3 8 (7.62%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.71%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.95%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (5.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (50.48%) MySQL
2 25 (23.81%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.95%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.95%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 50 (47.62%) Maven
2 48 (45.71%) JUnit
3 45 (42.86%) Eclipse
4 44 (41.90%) Ant
5 36 (34.29%) TestNG
6 21 (20.00%) SoapUI
7 13 (12.38%) Subversion
8 10 (9.52%) jMock
8 10 (9.52%) Mockito
9 7 (6.67%) Git (software)
9 7 (6.67%) JIRA
10 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (18.10%) Publishing
2 4 (3.81%) Finance
3 1 (0.95%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (81.90%) Hibernate
2 62 (59.05%) Spring
3 61 (58.10%) J2EE
4 57 (54.29%) JSON
5 53 (50.48%) HTML
6 52 (49.52%) REST
7 44 (41.90%) JSP
8 38 (36.19%) Web Services
9 37 (35.24%) JSTL
9 37 (35.24%) CSS
9 37 (35.24%) JSF
10 36 (34.29%) RichFaces
10 36 (34.29%) SOAP
11 30 (28.57%) .NET
11 30 (28.57%) Spring Integration
12 23 (21.90%) XML
13 21 (20.00%) RESTful
14 18 (17.14%) FreeMarker
15 13 (12.38%) Dojo
16 11 (10.48%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.62%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.71%) Open Source
3 4 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 47 (44.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (45.71%) OO
1 48 (45.71%) MVC
2 43 (40.95%) OOD
3 36 (34.29%) Unit Testing
3 36 (34.29%) Integration Testing
4 24 (22.86%) Project Management
5 19 (18.10%) Scrum
6 17 (16.19%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (15.24%) Content Management
7 16 (15.24%) Software Architecture
8 15 (14.29%) Multivariate Testing
9 14 (13.33%) UML
10 13 (12.38%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (11.43%) Time Management
12 11 (10.48%) TDD
13 8 (7.62%) AOP
14 7 (6.67%) Web Development
14 7 (6.67%) Build Automation
14 7 (6.67%) RUP
15 6 (5.71%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 105 (100.00%) Java
2 54 (51.43%) JavaScript
3 34 (32.38%) SQL
4 30 (28.57%) VB
4 30 (28.57%) VB6
5 17 (16.19%) VB.NET
6 7 (6.67%) AspectJ
7 2 (1.90%) C#
7 2 (1.90%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 14 (13.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 32 (30.48%) Oracle
2 6 (5.71%) IBM
2 6 (5.71%) Microsoft
Maidstone, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + great bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benfits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 4 days ago
Faversham, Kent
Computer Project Services Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Sittingbourne
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Required IT
Salary: £46-54k per year
Posted: 14 days ago