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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 53 82 29
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 40 20 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.05% 1.73% 6.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.26% 1.78% 6.62%
Number of salaries quoted 39 17 63
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £33,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
938 1122 1102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 95.04% 96.81% 94.67%
Number of salaries quoted 851 946 940
Average salary £35,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Tonbridge - 13 £55,000 -
Faversham - 5 £52,500 -
Sittingbourne +15 4 £37,500 -16.66% 2
West Malling +3 2 £50,000 +25.00%
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £50,000 - 1
Maidstone +12 1 £47,500 - 1
Deal - 1 £55,000 -
Folkestone - 1 £30,000 - 1
Java Developer
South East

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 112 (100.00%) Java
2 75 (66.96%) Hibernate
3 73 (65.18%) J2EE
4 69 (61.61%) Spring
5 61 (54.46%) Eclipse
5 61 (54.46%) Ant
6 60 (53.57%) JSP
7 58 (51.79%) Linux
8 56 (50.00%) MySQL
9 55 (49.11%) JUnit
10 53 (47.32%) Maven
11 51 (45.54%) JSON
12 46 (41.07%) SQL
13 45 (40.18%) JavaScript
14 44 (39.29%) OOD
15 41 (36.61%) UML
15 41 (36.61%) Subversion
16 40 (35.71%) MVC
16 40 (35.71%) XML
17 39 (34.82%) OO
18 37 (33.04%) HTML
19 36 (32.14%) Scrum
19 36 (32.14%) Unit Testing
20 35 (31.25%) Integration Testing
20 35 (31.25%) TestNG
20 35 (31.25%) RichFaces
20 35 (31.25%) JSF
20 35 (31.25%) JSTL
20 35 (31.25%) Oracle
20 35 (31.25%) JBoss

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 35 (31.25%) JBoss
1 35 (31.25%) Apache
2 22 (19.64%) Tomcat
2 22 (19.64%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.79%) Alfresco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (50.00%) MySQL
2 13 (11.61%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.46%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 61 (54.46%) Eclipse
1 61 (54.46%) Ant
2 55 (49.11%) JUnit
3 53 (47.32%) Maven
4 41 (36.61%) Subversion
5 35 (31.25%) TestNG
6 25 (22.32%) JIRA
6 25 (22.32%) Git (software)
7 20 (17.86%) jMock
8 18 (16.07%) Mockito
8 18 (16.07%) SoapUI
9 3 (2.68%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.89%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.89%) EasyMock
General
1 16 (14.29%) Publishing
2 10 (8.93%) Finance
3 1 (0.89%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (66.96%) Hibernate
2 73 (65.18%) J2EE
3 69 (61.61%) Spring
4 60 (53.57%) JSP
5 51 (45.54%) JSON
6 40 (35.71%) XML
7 37 (33.04%) HTML
8 35 (31.25%) RichFaces
8 35 (31.25%) JSF
8 35 (31.25%) JSTL
9 32 (28.57%) Web Services
10 31 (27.68%) SOAP
11 29 (25.89%) REST
12 25 (22.32%) Servlets
12 25 (22.32%) JDBC
13 24 (21.43%) Spring MVC
14 18 (16.07%) FreeMarker
14 18 (16.07%) RESTful
15 13 (11.61%) Spring Integration
15 13 (11.61%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.25%) Mobile App
1 7 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.36%) Open Source
3 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 58 (51.79%) Linux
2 3 (2.68%) UNIX
3 1 (0.89%) Windows
3 1 (0.89%) Android
3 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (39.29%) OOD
2 41 (36.61%) UML
3 40 (35.71%) MVC
4 39 (34.82%) OO
5 36 (32.14%) Scrum
5 36 (32.14%) Unit Testing
6 35 (31.25%) Integration Testing
7 28 (25.00%) AOP
8 25 (22.32%) RUP
9 23 (20.54%) OOP
10 21 (18.75%) TDD
11 17 (15.18%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (13.39%) Project Management
14 14 (12.50%) Content Management
14 14 (12.50%) Multivariate Testing
14 14 (12.50%) Software Architecture
15 10 (8.93%) Build Automation
16 9 (8.04%) Time Management
16 9 (8.04%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 112 (100.00%) Java
2 46 (41.07%) SQL
3 45 (40.18%) JavaScript
4 25 (22.32%) AspectJ
5 13 (11.61%) VB6
5 13 (11.61%) VB
6 9 (8.04%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (9.82%) Degree
2 1 (0.89%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 35 (31.25%) Oracle
2 22 (19.64%) IBM
3 6 (5.36%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.89%) Business Objects
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