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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 71 66 66
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 25 29 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.51% 2.71% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 2.79% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 21 14 10
Average salary £50,000 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.87% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,300 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,350 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
965 1040 745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.79% 97.20% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 794 898 656
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 - 5 £45,000 - 2
Tunbridge Wells +26 2 - -
West Malling +3 1 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Maidstone - 1 £50,500 -
Java Developer
South East

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 53 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (64.15%) Hibernate
2 34 (64.15%) JavaScript
2 34 (64.15%) Spring
3 27 (50.94%) HTML
4 26 (49.06%) OO
5 24 (45.28%) OOD
6 22 (41.51%) .NET
6 22 (41.51%) CSS
6 22 (41.51%) Maven
6 22 (41.51%) JSON
6 22 (41.51%) REST
6 22 (41.51%) Spring Integration
7 21 (39.62%) J2EE
7 21 (39.62%) Publishing
8 20 (37.74%) VB6
8 20 (37.74%) MVC
8 20 (37.74%) VB
9 16 (30.19%) Dojo
10 15 (28.30%) Apache
10 15 (28.30%) Linux
11 14 (26.42%) JSP
11 14 (26.42%) JUnit
12 13 (24.53%) JBoss
12 13 (24.53%) JSF
13 12 (22.64%) JSTL
13 12 (22.64%) Ant
14 11 (20.75%) MySQL
14 11 (20.75%) Eclipse
15 10 (18.87%) Unit Testing

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (28.30%) Apache
2 4 (7.55%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.77%) Mule
4 1 (1.89%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Intranet
1 3 (5.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) MySQL
2 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (41.51%) Maven
2 14 (26.42%) JUnit
3 12 (22.64%) Ant
4 11 (20.75%) Eclipse
5 10 (18.87%) TestNG
6 3 (5.66%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.77%) Gradle
7 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.77%) Mockito
7 2 (3.77%) jMock
7 2 (3.77%) Subversion
8 1 (1.89%) JDeveloper
General
1 21 (39.62%) Publishing
2 9 (16.98%) Finance
3 5 (9.43%) Legal
4 3 (5.66%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.89%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (64.15%) Hibernate
1 34 (64.15%) Spring
2 27 (50.94%) HTML
3 22 (41.51%) .NET
3 22 (41.51%) CSS
3 22 (41.51%) JSON
3 22 (41.51%) REST
3 22 (41.51%) Spring Integration
4 21 (39.62%) J2EE
5 16 (30.19%) Dojo
6 14 (26.42%) JSP
7 13 (24.53%) JSF
8 12 (22.64%) JSTL
9 10 (18.87%) RichFaces
10 8 (15.09%) Web Services
11 7 (13.21%) JBoss Seam
12 6 (11.32%) jQuery
13 5 (9.43%) SOAP
13 5 (9.43%) Struts
14 4 (7.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) OO
2 24 (45.28%) OOD
3 20 (37.74%) MVC
4 10 (18.87%) Unit Testing
4 10 (18.87%) Integration Testing
5 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (13.21%) E-Commerce
6 7 (13.21%) Scrum
7 5 (9.43%) Project Management
8 4 (7.55%) Risk Management
9 2 (3.77%) BDD
9 2 (3.77%) TDD
9 2 (3.77%) Content Management
9 2 (3.77%) Web Development
10 1 (1.89%) Web Application Development
10 1 (1.89%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (1.89%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (64.15%) JavaScript
3 20 (37.74%) VB
3 20 (37.74%) VB6
4 8 (15.09%) SQL
5 7 (13.21%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.66%) C#
7 2 (3.77%) Delphi
8 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) OCPJP
1 1 (1.89%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) JBoss
2 7 (13.21%) Oracle
3 1 (1.89%) Guidewire
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benfits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chartham, Kent
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 13 days ago