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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 33 83 68
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 87 19 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 8.00% 1.72% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.31% 1.82% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 80 19 9
Average salary £47,500 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.85% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,250 £46,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1047 1044 688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.23% 94.57% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 947 903 595
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £56,000
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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -1 36 £43,750 -1.40% 3
Tonbridge +6 9 £55,000 +100.00%
Maidstone +14 7 £47,500 +58.33% 1
Faversham - 5 £57,500 -
West Malling - 4 £46,250 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £46,250 -
Deal - 1 £52,500 -
Java Developer
South East

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 125 (100.00%) Java
2 105 (84.00%) Hibernate
3 77 (61.60%) J2EE
4 71 (56.80%) Spring
5 67 (53.60%) MySQL
5 67 (53.60%) JSON
6 62 (49.60%) JavaScript
7 61 (48.80%) JUnit
7 61 (48.80%) Eclipse
8 60 (48.00%) JSP
8 60 (48.00%) Ant
8 60 (48.00%) REST
9 59 (47.20%) Linux
10 58 (46.40%) Maven
11 57 (45.60%) MVC
11 57 (45.60%) HTML
12 55 (44.00%) OO
13 53 (42.40%) OOD
14 50 (40.00%) Apache
15 49 (39.20%) JBoss
15 49 (39.20%) JSF
15 49 (39.20%) JSTL
15 49 (39.20%) Unit Testing
15 49 (39.20%) Integration Testing
15 49 (39.20%) TestNG
15 49 (39.20%) RichFaces
16 46 (36.80%) SOAP
16 46 (36.80%) Web Services
17 44 (35.20%) SQL
18 39 (31.20%) Oracle

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 50 (40.00%) Apache
2 49 (39.20%) JBoss
3 9 (7.20%) Tomcat
3 9 (7.20%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.80%) IIS
4 1 (0.80%) Alfresco
Applications
1 6 (4.80%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (53.60%) MySQL
2 30 (24.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.80%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.80%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.80%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 61 (48.80%) JUnit
1 61 (48.80%) Eclipse
2 60 (48.00%) Ant
3 58 (46.40%) Maven
4 49 (39.20%) TestNG
5 27 (21.60%) SoapUI
6 18 (14.40%) Subversion
7 12 (9.60%) jMock
7 12 (9.60%) Mockito
8 11 (8.80%) JIRA
8 11 (8.80%) Git (software)
9 3 (2.40%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (16.80%) Publishing
2 2 (1.60%) Finance
3 1 (0.80%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (84.00%) Hibernate
2 77 (61.60%) J2EE
3 71 (56.80%) Spring
4 67 (53.60%) JSON
5 60 (48.00%) JSP
5 60 (48.00%) REST
6 57 (45.60%) HTML
7 49 (39.20%) JSF
7 49 (39.20%) JSTL
7 49 (39.20%) RichFaces
8 46 (36.80%) SOAP
8 46 (36.80%) Web Services
9 39 (31.20%) CSS
10 32 (25.60%) .NET
10 32 (25.60%) Spring Integration
11 29 (23.20%) XML
12 27 (21.60%) RESTful
13 26 (20.80%) FreeMarker
14 15 (12.00%) Spring MVC
15 12 (9.60%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.80%) Open Source
1 6 (4.80%) Mobile App
1 6 (4.80%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 59 (47.20%) Linux
2 1 (0.80%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (45.60%) MVC
2 55 (44.00%) OO
3 53 (42.40%) OOD
4 49 (39.20%) Unit Testing
4 49 (39.20%) Integration Testing
5 27 (21.60%) Project Management
6 24 (19.20%) Scrum
6 24 (19.20%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (16.80%) Multivariate Testing
7 21 (16.80%) Software Architecture
7 21 (16.80%) Content Management
8 20 (16.00%) UML
9 16 (12.80%) Time Management
10 14 (11.20%) AOP
11 13 (10.40%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (9.60%) TDD
13 11 (8.80%) RUP
14 9 (7.20%) OOP
14 9 (7.20%) Web Development
14 9 (7.20%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 125 (100.00%) Java
2 62 (49.60%) JavaScript
3 44 (35.20%) SQL
4 32 (25.60%) VB
4 32 (25.60%) VB6
5 20 (16.00%) VB.NET
6 11 (8.80%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 17 (13.60%) Degree
Vendors
1 39 (31.20%) Oracle
2 9 (7.20%) IBM
3 6 (4.80%) Microsoft
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