The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 28 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 80 77 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 7.81% 7.01% 6.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.13% 11.72% 11.29%
Number of salaries quoted 59 55 38
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,100 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,589
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.45%
Java
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Programming Languages Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
496 657 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 48.44% 59.78% 53.98%
Number of salaries quoted 428 558 383
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Java
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Kent region.

Java Salary Trend in Kent

Java
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Kent

Java
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 within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Maidstone -2 7 £41,000 +13.10% 2
Sittingbourne - 6 £45,000 - 2
West Malling +8 5 £65,000 +62.50%
Tunbridge Wells +23 3 £27,500 -4.34% 1
Dartford -6 2 £65,000 +18.18%
Folkestone - 2 £47,500 -
Tonbridge - 2 £24,000 - 1
Sandwich - 1 £60,000 -
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Java also 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 that cited Java.

1 87 (56.49%) JavaScript
2 61 (39.61%) HTML
3 60 (38.96%) .NET
4 56 (36.36%) Spring
5 54 (35.06%) OO
6 47 (30.52%) CSS
6 47 (30.52%) MySQL
6 47 (30.52%) Oracle
6 47 (30.52%) SQL Server
7 45 (29.22%) Hibernate
8 44 (28.57%) Maven
9 40 (25.97%) VB
10 38 (24.68%) OOD
11 37 (24.03%) SQL
12 35 (22.73%) E-Commerce
12 35 (22.73%) MVC
13 34 (22.08%) Linux
14 32 (20.78%) Apache
15 31 (20.13%) Spring Integration
16 30 (19.48%) REST
17 29 (18.83%) VB6
17 29 (18.83%) JSON
18 26 (16.88%) PHP
18 26 (16.88%) Project Management
19 25 (16.23%) Finance
20 24 (15.58%) Publishing
20 24 (15.58%) JBoss
21 23 (14.94%) J2EE
21 23 (14.94%) Dojo
22 22 (14.29%) Web Services

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Java also 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 that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (20.78%) Apache
2 14 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.84%) Lotus Domino
3 9 (5.84%) IBM Connections
4 4 (2.60%) CMS
5 3 (1.95%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.95%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.30%) nginx
6 2 (1.30%) Mule
6 2 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.65%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.65%) Lync
7 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.60%) MS Office
3 3 (1.95%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.95%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.90%) Oracle CRM
1 6 (3.90%) Magento
2 3 (1.95%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.95%) WebTrends
3 2 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.30%) SaaS
2 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.79%) Internet
2 10 (6.49%) Firewall
2 10 (6.49%) DNS
3 7 (4.55%) VLAN
3 7 (4.55%) SAN
3 7 (4.55%) Intranet
4 5 (3.25%) HTTP
4 5 (3.25%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.25%) VPN
4 5 (3.25%) LDAP
5 3 (1.95%) LAN
5 3 (1.95%) WAN
5 3 (1.95%) DHCP
6 2 (1.30%) SMTP
6 2 (1.30%) SSL
6 2 (1.30%) VRRP
6 2 (1.30%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.30%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (30.52%) MySQL
1 47 (30.52%) SQL Server
2 20 (12.99%) Relational Database
3 12 (7.79%) RDBMS
4 11 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.95%) Ingres
7 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.30%) MS Access
8 2 (1.30%) Star Schema
8 2 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.30%) Big Data
8 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.65%) SQLite
9 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.65%) StreamInsight
Development Applications
1 44 (28.57%) Maven
2 19 (12.34%) Eclipse
3 13 (8.44%) JUnit
4 12 (7.79%) Ant
5 9 (5.84%) NetBeans
5 9 (5.84%) TestNG
6 6 (3.90%) Git (software)
7 5 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (2.60%) Selenium
8 4 (2.60%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.95%) Mockito
9 3 (1.95%) WebLOAD
10 2 (1.30%) jMock
10 2 (1.30%) TestComplete
10 2 (1.30%) JIRA
10 2 (1.30%) Subversion
10 2 (1.30%) TestDirector
10 2 (1.30%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (1.30%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.30%) Gradle
General
1 25 (16.23%) Finance
2 24 (15.58%) Publishing
3 17 (11.04%) Marketing
4 7 (4.55%) Legal
5 5 (3.25%) Banking
6 4 (2.60%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.95%) Advertising
7 3 (1.95%) Games
8 2 (1.30%) Retail
8 2 (1.30%) Automotive
9 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.65%) Billing
9 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (59.09%) Developer
2 51 (33.12%) Java Developer
3 33 (21.43%) Senior Developer
4 24 (15.58%) Software Developer
5 20 (12.99%) Senior Java Developer
6 17 (11.04%) Web Developer
7 13 (8.44%) Analyst
8 11 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
9 9 (5.84%) Senior Web Developer
9 9 (5.84%) Technical Design Authority
10 7 (4.55%) Test Analyst
11 6 (3.90%) Junior
11 6 (3.90%) Consultant
11 6 (3.90%) Junior Developer
12 5 (3.25%) Junior Java Developer
12 5 (3.25%) Architect
13 4 (2.60%) Technical Architect
13 4 (2.60%) Team Leader
13 4 (2.60%) Technical Leader
13 4 (2.60%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (39.61%) HTML
2 60 (38.96%) .NET
3 56 (36.36%) Spring
4 47 (30.52%) CSS
5 45 (29.22%) Hibernate
6 31 (20.13%) Spring Integration
7 30 (19.48%) REST
8 29 (18.83%) JSON
9 23 (14.94%) Dojo
9 23 (14.94%) J2EE
10 22 (14.29%) Web Services
11 15 (9.74%) jQuery
12 13 (8.44%) XML
12 13 (8.44%) JSP
12 13 (8.44%) JSF
13 11 (7.14%) JSTL
14 10 (6.49%) HTML5
15 9 (5.84%) XPages
15 9 (5.84%) YAML
15 9 (5.84%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.39%) Open Source
2 14 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 13 (8.44%) Management Information System
4 9 (5.84%) Mathematics
5 7 (4.55%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.95%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.30%) Tandem
8 1 (0.65%) Firmware
8 1 (0.65%) Copywriting
8 1 (0.65%) iPhone
8 1 (0.65%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.65%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (22.08%) Linux
2 17 (11.04%) UNIX
3 13 (8.44%) Windows
3 13 (8.44%) Solaris
4 11 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (5.84%) AIX
6 6 (3.90%) Apple iOS
6 6 (3.90%) CentOS
7 3 (1.95%) OS/400
8 2 (1.30%) FreeBSD
8 2 (1.30%) Debian
8 2 (1.30%) OpenBSD
8 2 (1.30%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.30%) SELinux
9 1 (0.65%) Android
9 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (35.06%) OO
2 38 (24.68%) OOD
3 35 (22.73%) E-Commerce
3 35 (22.73%) MVC
4 26 (16.88%) Project Management
5 13 (8.44%) CRM
5 13 (8.44%) TDD
6 11 (7.14%) Scrum
6 11 (7.14%) ERP
7 10 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (6.49%) DevOps
8 9 (5.84%) Unit Testing
8 9 (5.84%) Integration Testing
9 8 (5.19%) Load Balancing
9 8 (5.19%) Risk Management
10 7 (4.55%) Configuration Management
10 7 (4.55%) Automated Testing
10 7 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (4.55%) Web Development
10 7 (4.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 87 (56.49%) JavaScript
2 40 (25.97%) VB
3 37 (24.03%) SQL
4 29 (18.83%) VB6
5 26 (16.88%) PHP
6 20 (12.99%) C#
6 20 (12.99%) VB.NET
7 13 (8.44%) Ruby
7 13 (8.44%) Perl
8 9 (5.84%) Python
8 9 (5.84%) LotusScript
8 9 (5.84%) Formula Language
9 7 (4.55%) C
10 6 (3.90%) C++
11 4 (2.60%) VBScript
12 3 (1.95%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.95%) XPath
13 2 (1.30%) Delphi
13 2 (1.30%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.65%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 17 (11.04%) Degree
2 9 (5.84%) ISEB
2 9 (5.84%) ISTQB
3 5 (3.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.65%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.14%) QA
2 3 (1.95%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.30%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.25%) NFS
2 5 (3.25%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.30%) Squid
3 2 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.30%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (7.14%) Puppet
2 8 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.25%) OpenView
3 5 (3.25%) Control-M
3 5 (3.25%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.30%) Nagios
4 2 (1.30%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 47 (30.52%) Oracle
2 24 (15.58%) JBoss
3 17 (11.04%) IBM
4 12 (7.79%) Red Hat
5 10 (6.49%) Microsoft
5 10 (6.49%) Cognos
6 9 (5.84%) Lotus
7 8 (5.19%) JD Edwards
7 8 (5.19%) VMware
7 8 (5.19%) SAP
8 6 (3.90%) Sun
8 6 (3.90%) Dell
9 5 (3.25%) HP
9 5 (3.25%) Veritas
9 5 (3.25%) Chordiant
9 5 (3.25%) Adobe
9 5 (3.25%) Unica
9 5 (3.25%) Eloqua
10 4 (2.60%) Pega
11 3 (1.95%) Sitecore
Maidstone, Kent
KH Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benfits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: 50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Tonbridge
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Posted: 3 days ago
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