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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 59 69 60
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 42 25 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.88% 2.55% 3.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.08% 2.62% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 42 21 16
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +29.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £45,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
1030 953 1051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 95.11% 97.15% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 937 788 899
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
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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
Folkestone - 12 £36,500 -
West Malling 0 8 £50,000 +33.33%
Maidstone +7 6 £23,000 -54.45%
Sittingbourne -1 5 £33,750 -25.00%
Tonbridge - 2 £55,000 -
Faversham - 1 £55,000 -
Java Developer
South East

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 82 (100.00%) Java
2 44 (53.66%) Spring
3 35 (42.68%) Hibernate
4 32 (39.02%) Linux
5 31 (37.80%) Subversion
6 30 (36.59%) UML
6 30 (36.59%) XML
6 30 (36.59%) J2EE
7 29 (35.37%) MySQL
7 29 (35.37%) SQL
8 28 (34.15%) Oracle
8 28 (34.15%) Ant
8 28 (34.15%) Eclipse
8 28 (34.15%) Maven
8 28 (34.15%) JSON
9 25 (30.49%) OOD
9 25 (30.49%) JSP
10 24 (29.27%) JUnit
10 24 (29.27%) Scrum
11 23 (28.05%) Finance
11 23 (28.05%) JIRA
12 22 (26.83%) Git (software)
12 22 (26.83%) JavaScript
13 19 (23.17%) HTML
14 18 (21.95%) JDBC
14 18 (21.95%) Servlets
14 18 (21.95%) Tomcat
14 18 (21.95%) RUP
14 18 (21.95%) AspectJ
14 18 (21.95%) AOP

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 18 (21.95%) Tomcat
2 16 (19.51%) Cloud Foundry
3 8 (9.76%) JBoss
3 8 (9.76%) Apache
4 4 (4.88%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.22%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.22%) CMS
5 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (35.37%) MySQL
2 13 (15.85%) Oracle Database
3 8 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.66%) Big Data
5 2 (2.44%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 31 (37.80%) Subversion
2 28 (34.15%) Maven
2 28 (34.15%) Ant
2 28 (34.15%) Eclipse
3 24 (29.27%) JUnit
4 23 (28.05%) JIRA
5 22 (26.83%) Git (software)
6 14 (17.07%) jMock
7 10 (12.20%) Mockito
8 6 (7.32%) TestNG
9 5 (6.10%) Jenkins
10 4 (4.88%) NetBeans
10 4 (4.88%) SoapUI
10 4 (4.88%) Bitbucket
11 2 (2.44%) EasyMock
11 2 (2.44%) IntelliJ
12 1 (1.22%) Selenium
12 1 (1.22%) PHPUnit
12 1 (1.22%) PyUnit
General
1 23 (28.05%) Finance
2 1 (1.22%) Law
2 1 (1.22%) Publishing
2 1 (1.22%) Games
2 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (53.66%) Spring
2 35 (42.68%) Hibernate
3 30 (36.59%) XML
3 30 (36.59%) J2EE
4 28 (34.15%) JSON
5 25 (30.49%) JSP
6 19 (23.17%) HTML
7 18 (21.95%) Servlets
7 18 (21.95%) JDBC
8 12 (14.63%) Spring MVC
9 11 (13.41%) Web Services
10 10 (12.20%) REST
11 9 (10.98%) Dojo
12 7 (8.54%) AngularJS
12 7 (8.54%) JSTL
13 6 (7.32%) JSF
13 6 (7.32%) SOAP
13 6 (7.32%) RESTful
13 6 (7.32%) RichFaces
14 5 (6.10%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.66%) Computer Science
1 3 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.22%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 32 (39.02%) Linux
2 3 (3.66%) UNIX
3 2 (2.44%) Windows
3 2 (2.44%) Android
3 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (36.59%) UML
2 25 (30.49%) OOD
3 24 (29.27%) Scrum
4 18 (21.95%) RUP
4 18 (21.95%) AOP
5 17 (20.73%) OOP
6 16 (19.51%) OO
7 15 (18.29%) Project Management
7 15 (18.29%) TDD
8 14 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (15.85%) MVC
10 12 (14.63%) Unit Testing
10 12 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (7.32%) Integration Testing
11 6 (7.32%) Risk Management
12 3 (3.66%) Content Management
12 3 (3.66%) Logistics
12 3 (3.66%) Time Management
12 3 (3.66%) Multivariate Testing
12 3 (3.66%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 82 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (35.37%) SQL
3 22 (26.83%) JavaScript
4 18 (21.95%) AspectJ
5 2 (2.44%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.22%) C#
6 1 (1.22%) Delphi
6 1 (1.22%) VB
6 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.22%) Python
6 1 (1.22%) Jython
6 1 (1.22%) VB6
6 1 (1.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (10.98%) Degree
2 5 (6.10%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.22%) ISEB
3 1 (1.22%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (1.22%) Puppet
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 28 (34.15%) Oracle
2 17 (20.73%) IBM
3 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.22%) Tableau