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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 14 65 37
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -28
Permanent jobs citing Java 175 38 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 15.16% 3.16% 5.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.84% 5.63% 11.58%
Number of salaries quoted 153 30 39
Average salary £45,000 £43,250 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +4.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £80,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
652 675 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 56.50% 56.11% 50.07%
Number of salaries quoted 585 612 335
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 0 30 £43,000 -4.44% 2
Tunbridge Wells +28 22 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Maidstone +14 15 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Sevenoaks - 12 £40,000 -
Tonbridge +7 8 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Faversham - 7 £57,500 -
West Malling +7 6 £43,750 +31.57% 1
Dartford - 3 £37,500 -
Rochester - 2 £45,000 -
Chatham 0 1 £40,000 -50.00%
Canterbury -3 1 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Folkestone -10 1 £42,500 +11.84%
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 102 (40.64%) HTML
2 98 (39.04%) Hibernate
3 96 (38.25%) JavaScript
4 86 (34.26%) Web Services
5 77 (30.68%) JSON
6 76 (30.28%) Spring
7 75 (29.88%) MySQL
8 74 (29.48%) Linux
9 73 (29.08%) REST
10 68 (27.09%) Agile Software Development
11 67 (26.69%) OO
12 66 (26.29%) J2EE
13 65 (25.90%) Eclipse
14 63 (25.10%) Oracle
14 63 (25.10%) MVC
15 58 (23.11%) SQL
15 58 (23.11%) Maven
16 57 (22.71%) JUnit
16 57 (22.71%) OOD
17 55 (21.91%) .NET
18 54 (21.51%) CSS
18 54 (21.51%) XML
19 51 (20.32%) Degree
20 48 (19.12%) Apache
21 46 (18.33%) Computer Science
22 44 (17.53%) Ant
22 44 (17.53%) JSP
22 44 (17.53%) Unit Testing
23 43 (17.13%) SQL Server
23 43 (17.13%) Project Management

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 48 (19.12%) Apache
2 42 (16.73%) JBoss
3 14 (5.58%) Node.js
4 12 (4.78%) Tomcat
5 8 (3.19%) Lotus Domino
5 8 (3.19%) IBM Connections
6 6 (2.39%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (1.59%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.59%) CMS
8 3 (1.20%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (1.20%) IIS
9 2 (0.80%) nginx
9 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.40%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.40%) Drupal
10 1 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (5.98%) MS Office
2 10 (3.98%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.39%) Mathematica
4 4 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.58%) Internet
2 5 (1.99%) Firewall
2 5 (1.99%) VLAN
2 5 (1.99%) VPN
2 5 (1.99%) DNS
2 5 (1.99%) SAN
3 3 (1.20%) Intranet
3 3 (1.20%) LDAP
3 3 (1.20%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.80%) iSCSI
4 2 (0.80%) IPsec
4 2 (0.80%) VRRP
4 2 (0.80%) LAN
4 2 (0.80%) WAN
4 2 (0.80%) SMTP
4 2 (0.80%) HTTP
4 2 (0.80%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (29.88%) MySQL
2 43 (17.13%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (3.19%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.99%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.20%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.80%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.40%) Text Mining
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.40%) SQLite
9 1 (0.40%) DTS
9 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.40%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 65 (25.90%) Eclipse
2 58 (23.11%) Maven
3 57 (22.71%) JUnit
4 44 (17.53%) Ant
5 36 (14.34%) TestNG
6 30 (11.95%) Git (software)
7 22 (8.76%) SoapUI
8 20 (7.97%) Selenium
9 18 (7.17%) Subversion
10 15 (5.98%) Mockito
11 14 (5.58%) jMock
12 7 (2.79%) JIRA
13 5 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (1.99%) Robotium
14 4 (1.59%) Hudson
14 4 (1.59%) TestComplete
15 3 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 3 (1.20%) WebDriver
16 2 (0.80%) Visual Studio
17 1 (0.40%) PVCS
General
1 23 (9.16%) Publishing
2 17 (6.77%) Finance
3 5 (1.99%) Legal
3 5 (1.99%) Marketing
4 4 (1.59%) Banking
4 4 (1.59%) Advertising
5 3 (1.20%) Games
6 2 (0.80%) Electronics
6 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.80%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 176 (70.12%) Developer
2 105 (41.83%) Java Developer
3 37 (14.74%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 34 (13.55%) Senior Developer
5 24 (9.56%) Android Developer
6 23 (9.16%) Software Developer
6 23 (9.16%) Software Engineer
7 21 (8.37%) Senior Java Developer
8 15 (5.98%) Analyst
9 11 (4.38%) Test Analyst
9 11 (4.38%) Junior
9 11 (4.38%) Junior Developer
10 10 (3.98%) Applications Developer
11 9 (3.59%) Test Engineer
11 9 (3.59%) Consultant
12 8 (3.19%) Web Developer
12 8 (3.19%) Graduate
12 8 (3.19%) Junior Java Developer
13 7 (2.79%) Senior Software Developer
14 6 (2.39%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (40.64%) HTML
2 98 (39.04%) Hibernate
3 86 (34.26%) Web Services
4 77 (30.68%) JSON
5 76 (30.28%) Spring
6 73 (29.08%) REST
7 66 (26.29%) J2EE
8 55 (21.91%) .NET
9 54 (21.51%) CSS
9 54 (21.51%) XML
10 44 (17.53%) JSP
11 37 (14.74%) SOAP
11 37 (14.74%) JSF
11 37 (14.74%) JSTL
12 36 (14.34%) RichFaces
13 34 (13.55%) Spring Integration
14 25 (9.96%) RESTful
15 18 (7.17%) FreeMarker
16 16 (6.37%) OpenGL
17 15 (5.98%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 46 (18.33%) Computer Science
2 30 (11.95%) Mobile App
3 24 (9.56%) Open Source
4 15 (5.98%) Physics
5 14 (5.58%) Visualisation
6 13 (5.18%) Mathematics
7 11 (4.38%) Management Information System
8 10 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (3.98%) User Experience
9 8 (3.19%) Social Media
10 6 (2.39%) Mainframe
10 6 (2.39%) Smartphone
11 5 (1.99%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (1.59%) BBC
13 3 (1.20%) Replication
13 3 (1.20%) Clustering
14 2 (0.80%) Tandem
14 2 (0.80%) Embedded Systems
14 2 (0.80%) FMCG
15 1 (0.40%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 74 (29.48%) Linux
2 26 (10.36%) Android
3 17 (6.77%) Windows
4 16 (6.37%) UNIX
5 6 (2.39%) Solaris
6 4 (1.59%) AIX
6 4 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.80%) CentOS
7 2 (0.80%) FreeBSD
7 2 (0.80%) Debian
7 2 (0.80%) OpenBSD
7 2 (0.80%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (27.09%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (26.69%) OO
3 63 (25.10%) MVC
4 57 (22.71%) OOD
5 44 (17.53%) Unit Testing
6 43 (17.13%) Project Management
7 36 (14.34%) TDD
7 36 (14.34%) Integration Testing
8 31 (12.35%) Scrum
9 26 (10.36%) Software Engineering
9 26 (10.36%) Android Development
10 18 (7.17%) UML
10 18 (7.17%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (7.17%) Software Architecture
11 17 (6.77%) Content Management
12 16 (6.37%) E-Commerce
13 15 (5.98%) Multivariate Testing
13 15 (5.98%) Web Development
13 15 (5.98%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (5.58%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 96 (38.25%) JavaScript
2 58 (23.11%) SQL
3 42 (16.73%) VB
4 34 (13.55%) VB6
5 31 (12.35%) PHP
6 24 (9.56%) C#
7 21 (8.37%) C++
7 21 (8.37%) VB.NET
8 20 (7.97%) Python
9 17 (6.77%) C
10 16 (6.37%) Ruby
11 8 (3.19%) Fortran
12 7 (2.79%) AspectJ
13 6 (2.39%) Scala
13 6 (2.39%) MATLAB
13 6 (2.39%) LotusScript
13 6 (2.39%) Formula Language
14 5 (1.99%) Perl
15 2 (0.80%) Delphi
15 2 (0.80%) Ada
Qualifications
1 51 (20.32%) Degree
2 8 (3.19%) PhD
3 4 (1.59%) ISEB
3 4 (1.59%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.78%) QA
2 2 (0.80%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.20%) NFS
3 2 (0.80%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.80%) Squid
3 2 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.80%) KVM
4 1 (0.40%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.59%) Puppet
1 4 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.20%) OpenView
2 3 (1.20%) Control-M
2 3 (1.20%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.80%) HAProxy
3 2 (0.80%) SELinux
Vendors
1 63 (25.10%) Oracle
2 22 (8.76%) Microsoft
3 18 (7.17%) IBM
4 8 (3.19%) Cognos
5 6 (2.39%) Lotus
5 6 (2.39%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.99%) Sun
6 5 (1.99%) Sony
7 4 (1.59%) VMware
7 4 (1.59%) Yahoo!
7 4 (1.59%) Google
7 4 (1.59%) Facebook
7 4 (1.59%) HP
7 4 (1.59%) Dell
7 4 (1.59%) Apple
8 3 (1.20%) Veritas
8 3 (1.20%) Zend
8 3 (1.20%) EPiServer
8 3 (1.20%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.80%) Unica
Maidstone, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
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Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
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Salary: £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
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Surrey, Sussex, Reigate, Crawley, Epsom,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + generous bonus + bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Sittingbourne
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Sittingbourne
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
West Malling, Kent
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Salary: £46-54k per year
Posted: 22 days ago
Canterbury
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago