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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 61 30 89
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +59
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 40 92 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.64% 8.94% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.75% 9.23% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 38 76 24
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £46,250
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
1066 997 1099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.00% 96.89% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 935 907 934
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
Tunbridge Wells +2 18 £45,000 -2.70%
Sittingbourne -8 7 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Folkestone - 5 £35,000 -
Maidstone +2 3 £43,250 -8.94%
Faversham -2 1 £37,500 -34.78%
Java Developer
South East

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 65 (100.00%) Java
2 44 (67.69%) MySQL
3 40 (61.54%) Linux
4 36 (55.38%) SQL
5 35 (53.85%) J2EE
5 35 (53.85%) Spring
6 33 (50.77%) Eclipse
7 30 (46.15%) XML
7 30 (46.15%) Ant
7 30 (46.15%) JSP
8 29 (44.62%) JSON
9 27 (41.54%) Git (software)
10 26 (40.00%) JIRA
10 26 (40.00%) OOD
11 25 (38.46%) Scrum
11 25 (38.46%) Tomcat
12 24 (36.92%) Maven
12 24 (36.92%) Bluemix
13 23 (35.38%) Hibernate
14 22 (33.85%) IBM
15 21 (32.31%) RUP
15 21 (32.31%) JDBC
15 21 (32.31%) UML
15 21 (32.31%) OOP
15 21 (32.31%) Servlets
15 21 (32.31%) Subversion
15 21 (32.31%) AspectJ
15 21 (32.31%) AOP
15 21 (32.31%) Cloud Foundry
16 17 (26.15%) Web Services

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 25 (38.46%) Tomcat
2 21 (32.31%) Cloud Foundry
3 16 (24.62%) JBoss
4 10 (15.38%) Apache
5 7 (10.77%) CMS
6 6 (9.23%) GlassFish
7 2 (3.08%) Alfresco
8 1 (1.54%) Node.js
8 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.54%) WildFly
8 1 (1.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 24 (36.92%) Bluemix
2 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.62%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (67.69%) MySQL
2 6 (9.23%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.15%) MariaDB
4 3 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.54%) Big Data
6 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (50.77%) Eclipse
2 30 (46.15%) Ant
3 27 (41.54%) Git (software)
4 26 (40.00%) JIRA
5 24 (36.92%) Maven
6 21 (32.31%) Subversion
7 14 (21.54%) JUnit
8 11 (16.92%) TestNG
9 9 (13.85%) Jenkins
10 6 (9.23%) SoapUI
11 5 (7.69%) Bitbucket
11 5 (7.69%) NetBeans
12 4 (6.15%) Hudson
13 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
13 1 (1.54%) Jasmine
13 1 (1.54%) Karma Test Runner
13 1 (1.54%) Protractor
13 1 (1.54%) QUnit
13 1 (1.54%) RSpec
13 1 (1.54%) WATIR
General
1 10 (15.38%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Games
2 4 (6.15%) Marketing
3 2 (3.08%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (53.85%) J2EE
1 35 (53.85%) Spring
2 30 (46.15%) JSP
2 30 (46.15%) XML
3 29 (44.62%) JSON
4 23 (35.38%) Hibernate
5 21 (32.31%) JDBC
5 21 (32.31%) Servlets
6 17 (26.15%) Web Services
7 14 (21.54%) JSF
8 13 (20.00%) RESTful
9 11 (16.92%) JSTL
10 10 (15.38%) HTML
11 9 (13.85%) RichFaces
12 8 (12.31%) CSS
12 8 (12.31%) REST
13 7 (10.77%) jQuery
13 7 (10.77%) SOAP
14 6 (9.23%) Java EE
14 6 (9.23%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.54%) Blog
2 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 40 (61.54%) Linux
2 2 (3.08%) Unix
3 1 (1.54%) Android
3 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.00%) OOD
2 25 (38.46%) Scrum
3 21 (32.31%) AOP
3 21 (32.31%) OOP
3 21 (32.31%) RUP
3 21 (32.31%) UML
4 13 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (18.46%) Unit Testing
6 11 (16.92%) Integration Testing
7 9 (13.85%) Time Management
8 8 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (12.31%) Project Management
9 7 (10.77%) Mentoring
10 6 (9.23%) SDLC
11 5 (7.69%) Content Management
11 5 (7.69%) OO
12 4 (6.15%) Multivariate Testing
12 4 (6.15%) Software Architecture
13 3 (4.62%) MVC
13 3 (4.62%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 65 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (55.38%) SQL
3 21 (32.31%) AspectJ
4 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
4 12 (18.46%) Scala
5 3 (4.62%) VB
5 3 (4.62%) VB6
6 2 (3.08%) Delphi
7 1 (1.54%) PHP
7 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) BC Cleared
2 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.08%) Puppet
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (1.54%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 22 (33.85%) IBM
2 10 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (1.54%) Twitter
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