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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 55 92 63
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 43 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.03% 1.40% 2.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.19% 1.45% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 39 13 15
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -9.41%
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
1026 1172 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.25% 96.38% 95.51%
Number of salaries quoted 890 1039 642
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 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +1 14 £40,500 -14.73% 2
Maidstone - 3 £35,000 -
West Malling -1 2 £36,250 -9.37%
Tonbridge +6 1 - - 1
Faversham - 1 £57,500 - 1
Java Developer
South East

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 71 (100.00%) Java
2 53 (74.65%) Hibernate
3 42 (59.15%) Spring
4 41 (57.75%) JavaScript
5 39 (54.93%) HTML
5 39 (54.93%) JSON
5 39 (54.93%) REST
6 37 (52.11%) OO
7 33 (46.48%) MVC
7 33 (46.48%) OOD
7 33 (46.48%) Maven
8 32 (45.07%) CSS
9 29 (40.85%) J2EE
10 28 (39.44%) .NET
11 26 (36.62%) VB
11 26 (36.62%) MySQL
11 26 (36.62%) VB6
11 26 (36.62%) Spring Integration
12 25 (35.21%) Linux
13 22 (30.99%) JBoss
13 22 (30.99%) Apache
13 22 (30.99%) JUnit
14 21 (29.58%) JSP
14 21 (29.58%) Eclipse
15 20 (28.17%) Publishing
15 20 (28.17%) Ant
15 20 (28.17%) JSF
15 20 (28.17%) JSTL
16 19 (26.76%) Unit Testing
16 19 (26.76%) Integration Testing

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 22 (30.99%) JBoss
1 22 (30.99%) Apache
2 3 (4.23%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.41%) CMS
3 1 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.41%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (36.62%) MySQL
2 16 (22.54%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.41%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (46.48%) Maven
2 22 (30.99%) JUnit
3 21 (29.58%) Eclipse
4 20 (28.17%) Ant
5 19 (26.76%) TestNG
6 8 (11.27%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.82%) Subversion
8 1 (1.41%) JIRA
8 1 (1.41%) jMock
8 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.41%) Mockito
General
1 20 (28.17%) Publishing
2 8 (11.27%) Finance
3 5 (7.04%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (74.65%) Hibernate
2 42 (59.15%) Spring
3 39 (54.93%) REST
3 39 (54.93%) JSON
3 39 (54.93%) HTML
4 32 (45.07%) CSS
5 29 (40.85%) J2EE
6 28 (39.44%) .NET
7 26 (36.62%) Spring Integration
8 21 (29.58%) JSP
9 20 (28.17%) JSTL
9 20 (28.17%) JSF
10 19 (26.76%) RichFaces
10 19 (26.76%) Web Services
11 16 (22.54%) Dojo
11 16 (22.54%) SOAP
12 10 (14.08%) XML
13 8 (11.27%) RESTful
14 6 (8.45%) FreeMarker
14 6 (8.45%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (35.21%) Linux
2 1 (1.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (52.11%) OO
2 33 (46.48%) OOD
2 33 (46.48%) MVC
3 19 (26.76%) Unit Testing
3 19 (26.76%) Integration Testing
4 17 (23.94%) Project Management
5 11 (15.49%) E-Commerce
6 7 (9.86%) Scrum
6 7 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (9.86%) Content Management
7 6 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (8.45%) Software Architecture
8 5 (7.04%) Time Management
8 5 (7.04%) Multivariate Testing
9 3 (4.23%) TDD
10 2 (2.82%) Risk Management
10 2 (2.82%) UML
10 2 (2.82%) BDD
10 2 (2.82%) Web Development
11 1 (1.41%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 71 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (57.75%) JavaScript
3 26 (36.62%) VB
3 26 (36.62%) VB6
4 15 (21.13%) SQL
5 13 (18.31%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.23%) C#
7 2 (2.82%) Delphi
8 1 (1.41%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (23.94%) Oracle
2 1 (1.41%) IBM
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