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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 50 71 35
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 50 30 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.50% 2.63% 6.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.73% 2.69% 6.64%
Number of salaries quoted 50 24 52
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
1057 1115 1039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 95.23% 97.72% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 937 992 888
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,750 £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 3 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 3 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
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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
Tonbridge - 11 £55,000 -
Folkestone - 9 £32,500 - 1
West Malling +7 7 £50,000 +33.33%
Faversham - 6 £53,750 -
Maidstone +4 2 £36,250 - 1
Tunbridge Wells -22 2 £46,250 -
Sittingbourne +7 1 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Java Developer
South East

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 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 99 (100.00%) Java
2 58 (58.59%) Spring
3 55 (55.56%) J2EE
4 51 (51.52%) Ant
4 51 (51.52%) Eclipse
5 50 (50.51%) Hibernate
6 49 (49.49%) JSP
7 48 (48.48%) Linux
8 45 (45.45%) JSON
9 43 (43.43%) Maven
9 43 (43.43%) MySQL
10 42 (42.42%) SQL
11 40 (40.40%) UML
11 40 (40.40%) XML
12 39 (39.39%) OOD
12 39 (39.39%) Subversion
13 37 (37.37%) JUnit
14 33 (33.33%) Scrum
15 29 (29.29%) AOP
15 29 (29.29%) Oracle
16 28 (28.28%) JavaScript
17 27 (27.27%) Servlets
17 27 (27.27%) JDBC
17 27 (27.27%) RUP
17 27 (27.27%) AspectJ
17 27 (27.27%) Git (software)
17 27 (27.27%) JIRA
18 25 (25.25%) OOP
18 25 (25.25%) OO
19 24 (24.24%) Tomcat

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 24 (24.24%) Tomcat
1 24 (24.24%) Cloud Foundry
2 23 (23.23%) Apache
3 22 (22.22%) JBoss
4 2 (2.02%) Alfresco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (43.43%) MySQL
2 8 (8.08%) Oracle Database
3 7 (7.07%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (6.06%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 51 (51.52%) Ant
1 51 (51.52%) Eclipse
2 43 (43.43%) Maven
3 39 (39.39%) Subversion
4 37 (37.37%) JUnit
5 27 (27.27%) JIRA
5 27 (27.27%) Git (software)
6 22 (22.22%) TestNG
7 15 (15.15%) jMock
8 11 (11.11%) Mockito
9 10 (10.10%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.02%) Jenkins
11 1 (1.01%) EasyMock
11 1 (1.01%) IntelliJ
General
1 15 (15.15%) Finance
2 9 (9.09%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (58.59%) Spring
2 55 (55.56%) J2EE
3 50 (50.51%) Hibernate
4 49 (49.49%) JSP
5 45 (45.45%) JSON
6 40 (40.40%) XML
7 27 (27.27%) Servlets
7 27 (27.27%) JDBC
8 22 (22.22%) HTML
8 22 (22.22%) JSF
8 22 (22.22%) JSTL
8 22 (22.22%) RichFaces
9 21 (21.21%) Web Services
10 20 (20.20%) REST
11 19 (19.19%) SOAP
12 16 (16.16%) Spring MVC
13 10 (10.10%) FreeMarker
13 10 (10.10%) RESTful
14 8 (8.08%) Dojo
15 5 (5.05%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.05%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 48 (48.48%) Linux
2 3 (3.03%) UNIX
3 1 (1.01%) Windows
3 1 (1.01%) Android
3 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (40.40%) UML
2 39 (39.39%) OOD
3 33 (33.33%) Scrum
4 29 (29.29%) AOP
5 27 (27.27%) RUP
6 25 (25.25%) OOP
6 25 (25.25%) OO
7 23 (23.23%) MVC
7 23 (23.23%) Unit Testing
8 22 (22.22%) Integration Testing
9 15 (15.15%) TDD
10 14 (14.14%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (13.13%) Project Management
12 12 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (7.07%) Content Management
13 7 (7.07%) Multivariate Testing
13 7 (7.07%) Software Architecture
14 5 (5.05%) Build Automation
14 5 (5.05%) Time Management
15 4 (4.04%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 99 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (42.42%) SQL
3 28 (28.28%) JavaScript
4 27 (27.27%) AspectJ
5 5 (5.05%) VB6
5 5 (5.05%) VB
6 4 (4.04%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (8.08%) Degree
2 4 (4.04%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 29 (29.29%) Oracle
2 24 (24.24%) IBM
3 1 (1.01%) Business Objects
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