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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 25 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 95 80 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 8.85% 7.87% 7.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.47% 16.13% 12.10%
Number of salaries quoted 88 60 58
Average salary £39,750 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.31% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £70,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
614 496 661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 57.17% 48.77% 59.76%
Number of salaries quoted 567 429 560
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 27 August 2015.

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 27 August 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
(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 +13 14 £35,500 -13.41% 2
Tunbridge Wells -18 14 £52,500 +90.90% 1
Folkestone +6 12 £36,500 -23.15%
West Malling 0 11 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Sittingbourne -1 7 £34,000 -24.44% 1
Whitstable - 6 £32,000 -
Tonbridge +3 5 £55,000 +129.16%
Dartford +2 1 £26,000 -60.00%
Faversham - 1 £55,000 -
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 70 (33.82%) SQL
2 69 (33.33%) XML
3 56 (27.05%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (25.60%) Eclipse
5 51 (24.64%) Degree
6 49 (23.67%) JSON
7 48 (23.19%) Linux
8 47 (22.71%) Oracle
9 46 (22.22%) Web Services
9 46 (22.22%) JavaScript
9 46 (22.22%) Spring
10 45 (21.74%) Git (software)
11 42 (20.29%) .NET
12 40 (19.32%) MySQL
12 40 (19.32%) Unit Testing
13 38 (18.36%) Subversion
14 36 (17.39%) JUnit
14 36 (17.39%) HTML
14 36 (17.39%) REST
15 35 (16.91%) Scrum
15 35 (16.91%) Finance
16 34 (16.43%) Hibernate
16 34 (16.43%) Computer Science
17 33 (15.94%) UML
18 32 (15.46%) J2EE
18 32 (15.46%) Maven
18 32 (15.46%) JIRA
19 30 (14.49%) Selenium
19 30 (14.49%) Ant
20 29 (14.01%) Android

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 23 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 17 (8.21%) Cloud Foundry
3 13 (6.28%) Apache
4 11 (5.31%) Node.js
5 10 (4.83%) JBoss
6 6 (2.90%) IIS
7 5 (2.42%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.93%) Apache Pig
9 3 (1.45%) GlassFish
9 3 (1.45%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.97%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.48%) FileNet
11 1 (0.48%) CMS
11 1 (0.48%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (6.28%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.42%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.42%) Firewall
2 4 (1.93%) PPP
3 3 (1.45%) CDMA
3 3 (1.45%) GSM
3 3 (1.45%) UMTS
3 3 (1.45%) LTE
4 2 (0.97%) SMTP
5 1 (0.48%) Skype
5 1 (0.48%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.48%) VoIP
5 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.48%) DNS
5 1 (0.48%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (19.32%) MySQL
2 22 (10.63%) Oracle Database
3 19 (9.18%) Big Data
4 11 (5.31%) SQL Server
5 10 (4.83%) Relational Database
6 8 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.42%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.93%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.93%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.97%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.97%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 53 (25.60%) Eclipse
2 45 (21.74%) Git (software)
3 38 (18.36%) Subversion
4 36 (17.39%) JUnit
5 32 (15.46%) Maven
5 32 (15.46%) JIRA
6 30 (14.49%) Selenium
6 30 (14.49%) Ant
7 14 (6.76%) jMock
7 14 (6.76%) Mockito
8 13 (6.28%) WebDriver
9 9 (4.35%) NUnit
10 8 (3.86%) Hudson
10 8 (3.86%) Jenkins
11 7 (3.38%) TestNG
12 6 (2.90%) NetBeans
13 5 (2.42%) SoapUI
13 5 (2.42%) PHPUnit
13 5 (2.42%) PyUnit
14 4 (1.93%) HP UFT
General
1 35 (16.91%) Finance
2 7 (3.38%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.97%) Back Office
4 2 (0.97%) Law
4 2 (0.97%) Marketing
5 1 (0.48%) Publishing
5 1 (0.48%) Games
5 1 (0.48%) Legal
Job Titles
1 148 (71.50%) Developer
2 82 (39.61%) Java Developer
3 36 (17.39%) Senior Developer
4 33 (15.94%) Senior Java Developer
5 20 (9.66%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 18 (8.70%) Android Developer
7 16 (7.73%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 16 (7.73%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 16 (7.73%) Analyst
7 16 (7.73%) J2EE Developer
8 13 (6.28%) Junior
9 12 (5.80%) Test Analyst
10 9 (4.35%) Software Developer
10 9 (4.35%) Test Engineer
10 9 (4.35%) Junior Developer
10 9 (4.35%) PHP Developer
10 9 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
10 9 (4.35%) Test Automation Engineer
11 8 (3.86%) Open Source Developer
12 7 (3.38%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (33.33%) XML
2 49 (23.67%) JSON
3 46 (22.22%) Spring
3 46 (22.22%) Web Services
4 42 (20.29%) .NET
5 36 (17.39%) HTML
5 36 (17.39%) REST
6 34 (16.43%) Hibernate
7 32 (15.46%) J2EE
8 27 (13.04%) JSP
9 21 (10.14%) OpenGL
10 20 (9.66%) Android SDK
11 19 (9.18%) Servlets
11 19 (9.18%) JDBC
12 14 (6.76%) SOAP
13 12 (5.80%) Spring MVC
14 11 (5.31%) jQuery
14 11 (5.31%) ASP.NET
14 11 (5.31%) CSS
15 10 (4.83%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.43%) Computer Science
2 23 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.38%) Clustering
4 6 (2.90%) Replication
5 5 (2.42%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.93%) BBC
6 4 (1.93%) User Experience
6 4 (1.93%) iPhone
6 4 (1.93%) Social Media
6 4 (1.93%) iPad
6 4 (1.93%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.45%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.45%) Physics
8 2 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.97%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.97%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.48%) iSeries
9 1 (0.48%) Blog
9 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 48 (23.19%) Linux
2 29 (14.01%) Android
3 10 (4.83%) Windows
4 9 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 9 (4.35%) UNIX
5 2 (0.97%) Solaris
5 2 (0.97%) CentOS
6 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (27.05%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (19.32%) Unit Testing
3 35 (16.91%) Scrum
4 33 (15.94%) UML
5 28 (13.53%) OOD
6 25 (12.08%) TDD
6 25 (12.08%) Mobile Development
7 24 (11.59%) Android Development
8 23 (11.11%) MVC
8 23 (11.11%) OOP
9 22 (10.63%) OO
10 21 (10.14%) Project Management
11 20 (9.66%) Software Engineering
11 20 (9.66%) Open Source
12 19 (9.18%) AOP
12 19 (9.18%) RUP
13 18 (8.70%) Memory Management
14 17 (8.21%) Test Automation
14 17 (8.21%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (6.76%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (33.82%) SQL
2 46 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 26 (12.56%) PHP
4 24 (11.59%) C#
4 24 (11.59%) Python
5 19 (9.18%) AspectJ
6 14 (6.76%) Ruby
7 8 (3.86%) VB
7 8 (3.86%) C++
8 7 (3.38%) C
9 5 (2.42%) Perl
9 5 (2.42%) Jython
10 4 (1.93%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.93%) Objective-C
10 4 (1.93%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.93%) R
11 2 (0.97%) PHP5
11 2 (0.97%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.97%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 51 (24.64%) Degree
2 7 (3.38%) ISEB
3 5 (2.42%) Sun Certification
4 4 (1.93%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.97%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.97%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.48%) CCDE
6 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.48%) CCNP
6 1 (0.48%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.21%) QA
2 3 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.45%) VMware ESX
2 2 (0.97%) Docker
3 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (1.93%) Puppet
2 2 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.97%) HAProxy
2 2 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.48%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.48%) SCOM
Vendors
1 47 (22.71%) Oracle
2 18 (8.70%) IBM
3 9 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.86%) Red Hat
4 8 (3.86%) HP
5 6 (2.90%) webMethods
6 5 (2.42%) Apple
6 5 (2.42%) JD Edwards
6 5 (2.42%) Tableau
7 4 (1.93%) Facebook
7 4 (1.93%) Yahoo!
7 4 (1.93%) Google
7 4 (1.93%) Sony
8 3 (1.45%) VMware
8 3 (1.45%) Citrix
8 3 (1.45%) Siebel
8 3 (1.45%) Zend
9 2 (0.97%) Twitter
9 2 (0.97%) Cisco
10 1 (0.48%) SAP
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £37500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago