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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 49 79 61
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 47 28 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.32% 2.47% 3.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.56% 2.53% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 47 24 21
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +14.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,250 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,750
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
1030 1108 1027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.58% 97.88% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 916 954 877
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Folkestone - 11 £35,000 - 1
Tonbridge - 8 £55,000 -
West Malling +6 7 £50,000 +33.33%
Faversham - 4 £55,000 -
Maidstone +5 2 £31,250 -38.11%
Sittingbourne 0 2 £35,625 -20.83% 1
Tunbridge Wells -22 1 £47,500 -
Java Developer
South East

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 86 (100.00%) Java
2 48 (55.81%) Spring
3 44 (51.16%) J2EE
4 42 (48.84%) Ant
4 42 (48.84%) Eclipse
5 41 (47.67%) Linux
6 39 (45.35%) JSP
7 37 (43.02%) SQL
7 37 (43.02%) Hibernate
7 37 (43.02%) Subversion
7 37 (43.02%) JSON
8 36 (41.86%) UML
9 35 (40.70%) XML
10 34 (39.53%) Maven
11 31 (36.05%) MySQL
11 31 (36.05%) OOD
12 30 (34.88%) Scrum
12 30 (34.88%) JUnit
13 26 (30.23%) Oracle
14 25 (29.07%) JIRA
15 24 (27.91%) AspectJ
15 24 (27.91%) AOP
15 24 (27.91%) Git (software)
15 24 (27.91%) Servlets
15 24 (27.91%) JDBC
15 24 (27.91%) RUP
16 23 (26.74%) IBM
16 23 (26.74%) OOP
17 22 (25.58%) Tomcat
17 22 (25.58%) Cloud Foundry

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 22 (25.58%) Tomcat
1 22 (25.58%) Cloud Foundry
2 16 (18.60%) Apache
3 15 (17.44%) JBoss
4 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.16%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (36.05%) MySQL
2 11 (12.79%) Oracle Database
3 8 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.16%) Big Data
5 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 42 (48.84%) Ant
1 42 (48.84%) Eclipse
2 37 (43.02%) Subversion
3 34 (39.53%) Maven
4 30 (34.88%) JUnit
5 25 (29.07%) JIRA
6 24 (27.91%) Git (software)
7 14 (16.28%) jMock
7 14 (16.28%) TestNG
8 10 (11.63%) Mockito
9 6 (6.98%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.33%) IntelliJ
10 2 (2.33%) EasyMock
11 1 (1.16%) Selenium
11 1 (1.16%) PHPUnit
11 1 (1.16%) PyUnit
11 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (20.93%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Publishing
3 1 (1.16%) Marketing
3 1 (1.16%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (55.81%) Spring
2 44 (51.16%) J2EE
3 39 (45.35%) JSP
4 37 (43.02%) Hibernate
4 37 (43.02%) JSON
5 35 (40.70%) XML
6 24 (27.91%) Servlets
6 24 (27.91%) JDBC
7 15 (17.44%) HTML
7 15 (17.44%) Web Services
7 15 (17.44%) JSTL
8 14 (16.28%) JSF
8 14 (16.28%) RichFaces
9 13 (15.12%) REST
10 12 (13.95%) SOAP
10 12 (13.95%) Spring MVC
11 9 (10.47%) Dojo
12 6 (6.98%) FreeMarker
12 6 (6.98%) RESTful
12 6 (6.98%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 41 (47.67%) Linux
2 3 (3.49%) UNIX
3 2 (2.33%) Windows
4 1 (1.16%) Android
4 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (41.86%) UML
2 31 (36.05%) OOD
3 30 (34.88%) Scrum
4 24 (27.91%) AOP
4 24 (27.91%) RUP
5 23 (26.74%) OOP
6 18 (20.93%) Unit Testing
7 17 (19.77%) OO
8 14 (16.28%) Integration Testing
8 14 (16.28%) TDD
9 13 (15.12%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (15.12%) Project Management
9 13 (15.12%) MVC
10 12 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (5.81%) Risk Management
12 4 (4.65%) Software Architecture
12 4 (4.65%) Multivariate Testing
12 4 (4.65%) Content Management
13 3 (3.49%) Logistics
13 3 (3.49%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (43.02%) SQL
3 24 (27.91%) AspectJ
4 17 (19.77%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.16%) VB6
6 1 (1.16%) Jython
6 1 (1.16%) C#
6 1 (1.16%) VB
6 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.16%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (8.14%) Degree
2 5 (5.81%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.16%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (1.16%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 26 (30.23%) Oracle
2 23 (26.74%) IBM
3 1 (1.16%) Tableau
3 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
Sittingbourne, Kent
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Folkestone, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago