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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 49 81 27
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -54
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 39 20 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.08% 1.70% 7.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.30% 1.77% 7.67%
Number of salaries quoted 38 17 80
Average salary £52,500 £43,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £44,650 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.05% +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
907 1130 1187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.78% 96.17% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 821 933 991
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,675 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 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 6 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 - 12 £55,000 -
Sittingbourne +12 8 £37,500 -16.20%
Faversham - 4 £52,500 -
West Malling +3 3 £50,000 +25.00%
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £50,000 - 1
Maidstone +24 1 £47,500 -
Folkestone +4 1 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Deal - 1 £55,000 -
Java Developer
South East

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 118 (100.00%) Java
2 85 (72.03%) Hibernate
3 78 (66.10%) J2EE
4 71 (60.17%) Spring
5 67 (56.78%) Eclipse
5 67 (56.78%) Ant
6 65 (55.08%) JSP
7 64 (54.24%) Linux
8 63 (53.39%) MySQL
9 59 (50.00%) JUnit
10 58 (49.15%) JSON
11 55 (46.61%) Maven
12 49 (41.53%) SQL
13 48 (40.68%) JavaScript
13 48 (40.68%) OOD
14 43 (36.44%) MVC
15 42 (35.59%) OO
15 42 (35.59%) Apache
15 42 (35.59%) XML
15 42 (35.59%) Unit Testing
16 41 (34.75%) Integration Testing
16 41 (34.75%) JSTL
16 41 (34.75%) TestNG
16 41 (34.75%) RichFaces
16 41 (34.75%) JBoss
16 41 (34.75%) JSF
17 40 (33.90%) HTML
18 39 (33.05%) Web Services
19 38 (32.20%) SOAP
19 38 (32.20%) UML

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 42 (35.59%) Apache
2 41 (34.75%) JBoss
3 21 (17.80%) Cloud Foundry
3 21 (17.80%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.69%) Alfresco
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (53.39%) MySQL
2 18 (15.25%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 67 (56.78%) Ant
1 67 (56.78%) Eclipse
2 59 (50.00%) JUnit
3 55 (46.61%) Maven
4 41 (34.75%) TestNG
5 38 (32.20%) Subversion
6 24 (20.34%) Git (software)
6 24 (20.34%) JIRA
7 22 (18.64%) SoapUI
8 18 (15.25%) jMock
9 16 (13.56%) Mockito
10 3 (2.54%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.85%) EasyMock
11 1 (0.85%) IntelliJ
General
1 16 (13.56%) Publishing
2 8 (6.78%) Finance
3 1 (0.85%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (72.03%) Hibernate
2 78 (66.10%) J2EE
3 71 (60.17%) Spring
4 65 (55.08%) JSP
5 58 (49.15%) JSON
6 42 (35.59%) XML
7 41 (34.75%) JSTL
7 41 (34.75%) JSF
7 41 (34.75%) RichFaces
8 40 (33.90%) HTML
9 39 (33.05%) Web Services
10 38 (32.20%) SOAP
11 37 (31.36%) REST
12 24 (20.34%) JDBC
12 24 (20.34%) Servlets
13 22 (18.64%) RESTful
13 22 (18.64%) Spring MVC
14 21 (17.80%) FreeMarker
15 18 (15.25%) CSS
16 17 (14.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.93%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.08%) Open Source
3 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 64 (54.24%) Linux
2 3 (2.54%) UNIX
3 1 (0.85%) Windows
3 1 (0.85%) Android
3 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (40.68%) OOD
2 43 (36.44%) MVC
3 42 (35.59%) OO
3 42 (35.59%) Unit Testing
4 41 (34.75%) Integration Testing
5 38 (32.20%) UML
6 34 (28.81%) Scrum
7 27 (22.88%) AOP
8 24 (20.34%) RUP
9 22 (18.64%) OOP
10 20 (16.95%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (16.10%) TDD
12 17 (14.41%) Content Management
12 17 (14.41%) Project Management
12 17 (14.41%) Multivariate Testing
12 17 (14.41%) Software Architecture
13 14 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (10.17%) Time Management
15 9 (7.63%) Web Development
15 9 (7.63%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 118 (100.00%) Java
2 49 (41.53%) SQL
3 48 (40.68%) JavaScript
4 24 (20.34%) AspectJ
5 17 (14.41%) VB6
5 17 (14.41%) VB
6 13 (11.02%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (11.02%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 35 (29.66%) Oracle
2 21 (17.80%) IBM
3 6 (5.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.85%) Business Objects
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