The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 28 21 30
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Permanent jobs citing Java 85 95 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 7.57% 8.92% 5.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.33% 14.62% 10.57%
Number of salaries quoted 70 72 41
Average salary £45,000 £39,250 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.64% -4.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Programming Languages Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
593 650 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 52.80% 61.03% 55.10%
Number of salaries quoted 528 550 401
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Java
South East

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
West Malling +12 12 £60,000 +77.77%
Sittingbourne - 9 £45,000 - 2
Maidstone -7 8 £41,000 +26.15% 2
Tunbridge Wells +8 3 £27,500 +10.00% 1
Folkestone -5 2 - -
Dartford -10 2 £65,000 +52.94%
Canterbury - 2 £26,500 - 1
Tonbridge - 2 £24,000 -
Rochester +2 1 £50,000 +17.64%
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 71 (46.10%) JavaScript
2 57 (37.01%) .NET
3 55 (35.71%) Spring
4 54 (35.06%) Oracle
5 49 (31.82%) Hibernate
6 46 (29.87%) SQL Server
7 45 (29.22%) HTML
8 44 (28.57%) MySQL
8 44 (28.57%) OO
9 41 (26.62%) SQL
10 39 (25.32%) Linux
11 38 (24.68%) Maven
12 37 (24.03%) CSS
13 36 (23.38%) JBoss
14 34 (22.08%) Web Services
15 32 (20.78%) VB
15 32 (20.78%) Apache
16 31 (20.13%) E-Commerce
16 31 (20.13%) Eclipse
17 29 (18.83%) OOD
18 27 (17.53%) MVC
19 25 (16.23%) Finance
20 24 (15.58%) XML
20 24 (15.58%) JUnit
20 24 (15.58%) Spring Integration
21 23 (14.94%) JSON
21 23 (14.94%) Ant
21 23 (14.94%) J2EE
21 23 (14.94%) PHP
21 23 (14.94%) Tomcat

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 23 (14.94%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.90%) IBM Connections
3 6 (3.90%) Lotus Domino
4 4 (2.60%) CMS
5 2 (1.30%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.30%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.30%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.30%) Mule
5 2 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.65%) nginx
6 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.65%) IIS
6 1 (0.65%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.65%) Lync
6 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.95%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.95%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.95%) MS Office
3 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%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.19%) Internet
2 7 (4.55%) Firewall
2 7 (4.55%) DNS
3 5 (3.25%) Intranet
3 5 (3.25%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.60%) HTTP
4 4 (2.60%) SAN
4 4 (2.60%) VLAN
5 3 (1.95%) DHCP
5 3 (1.95%) VPN
5 3 (1.95%) LDAP
5 3 (1.95%) LAN
5 3 (1.95%) WAN
6 1 (0.65%) SMTP
6 1 (0.65%) SSL
6 1 (0.65%) IPsec
6 1 (0.65%) VRRP
6 1 (0.65%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (29.87%) SQL Server
2 44 (28.57%) MySQL
3 21 (13.64%) Relational Database
4 16 (10.39%) RDBMS
5 13 (8.44%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (3.25%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (3.25%) BODI
7 5 (3.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (3.25%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.95%) Ingres
10 2 (1.30%) MS Access
10 2 (1.30%) Star Schema
10 2 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.30%) Big Data
10 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.65%) StreamInsight
Development Applications
1 38 (24.68%) Maven
2 31 (20.13%) Eclipse
3 24 (15.58%) JUnit
4 23 (14.94%) Ant
5 11 (7.14%) Subversion
5 11 (7.14%) jMock
6 10 (6.49%) TestNG
7 9 (5.84%) EasyMock
7 9 (5.84%) IntelliJ
7 9 (5.84%) NetBeans
8 5 (3.25%) CruiseControl
8 5 (3.25%) Git (software)
8 5 (3.25%) Hudson
9 4 (2.60%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.95%) WebLOAD
11 2 (1.30%) JIRA
11 2 (1.30%) Selenium
11 2 (1.30%) TestDirector
11 2 (1.30%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 25 (16.23%) Finance
2 18 (11.69%) Publishing
2 18 (11.69%) Marketing
3 7 (4.55%) Legal
4 5 (3.25%) Multimedia
5 4 (2.60%) Back Office
6 3 (1.95%) Games
6 3 (1.95%) Banking
7 2 (1.30%) Retail
7 2 (1.30%) Automotive
7 2 (1.30%) Advertising
8 1 (0.65%) Billing
8 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 88 (57.14%) Developer
2 56 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 27 (17.53%) Senior Developer
4 19 (12.34%) Software Developer
4 19 (12.34%) Senior Java Developer
5 16 (10.39%) Analyst
6 15 (9.74%) Web Developer
7 10 (6.49%) Architect
8 9 (5.84%) Technical Design Authority
9 7 (4.55%) Test Analyst
10 6 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.90%) Junior
10 6 (3.90%) Senior Web Developer
10 6 (3.90%) Junior Developer
10 6 (3.90%) Senior Software Developer
11 5 (3.25%) Junior Java Developer
11 5 (3.25%) Consultant
11 5 (3.25%) Java Swing Developer
12 4 (2.60%) Front-End Developer
12 4 (2.60%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (37.01%) .NET
2 55 (35.71%) Spring
3 49 (31.82%) Hibernate
4 45 (29.22%) HTML
5 37 (24.03%) CSS
6 34 (22.08%) Web Services
7 24 (15.58%) XML
7 24 (15.58%) Spring Integration
8 23 (14.94%) J2EE
8 23 (14.94%) JSON
9 22 (14.29%) REST
10 20 (12.99%) JSF
11 19 (12.34%) Dojo
12 15 (9.74%) JSP
13 14 (9.09%) JSTL
14 12 (7.79%) jQuery
15 11 (7.14%) RichFaces
16 10 (6.49%) HTML5
16 10 (6.49%) Swing
17 9 (5.84%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.74%) Open Source
2 11 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.55%) Mainframe
3 7 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.90%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.95%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.65%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.65%) Tandem
6 1 (0.65%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.65%) CMDB
6 1 (0.65%) Copywriting
6 1 (0.65%) Firmware
6 1 (0.65%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 39 (25.32%) Linux
2 21 (13.64%) UNIX
3 20 (12.99%) Windows
4 15 (9.74%) Solaris
5 9 (5.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (4.55%) Apple iOS
6 7 (4.55%) AIX
7 5 (3.25%) CentOS
8 4 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.95%) OS/400
10 2 (1.30%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.65%) SELinux
11 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.65%) Debian
11 1 (0.65%) OpenBSD
11 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.65%) Android
11 1 (0.65%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (28.57%) OO
2 31 (20.13%) E-Commerce
3 29 (18.83%) OOD
4 27 (17.53%) MVC
5 23 (14.94%) UML
6 20 (12.99%) Unit Testing
7 18 (11.69%) Project Management
8 15 (9.74%) Scrum
9 14 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (8.44%) CRM
11 11 (7.14%) OOP
12 10 (6.49%) Integration Testing
13 9 (5.84%) DSDM
13 9 (5.84%) SOA
13 9 (5.84%) ETL
13 9 (5.84%) TDD
14 8 (5.19%) Risk Management
14 8 (5.19%) ERP
14 8 (5.19%) Web Development
15 7 (4.55%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 71 (46.10%) JavaScript
2 41 (26.62%) SQL
3 32 (20.78%) VB
4 23 (14.94%) PHP
5 22 (14.29%) VB6
6 18 (11.69%) C#
7 17 (11.04%) VB.NET
8 10 (6.49%) Perl
8 10 (6.49%) Ruby
9 9 (5.84%) PL/SQL
10 7 (4.55%) Python
11 6 (3.90%) LotusScript
11 6 (3.90%) Formula Language
12 5 (3.25%) C
13 4 (2.60%) VBScript
13 4 (2.60%) C++
14 3 (1.95%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.95%) XPath
15 2 (1.30%) Bash Shell
15 2 (1.30%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 13 (8.44%) Degree
2 8 (5.19%) ISEB
2 8 (5.19%) ISTQB
3 5 (3.25%) Sun Certification
3 5 (3.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.65%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.19%) QA
2 3 (1.95%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.30%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.60%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.95%) NFS
4 1 (0.65%) Squid
4 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.65%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (5.84%) Puppet
2 6 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.95%) OpenView
3 3 (1.95%) Control-M
3 3 (1.95%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.30%) Nagios
5 1 (0.65%) OpenSSO
5 1 (0.65%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 54 (35.06%) Oracle
2 36 (23.38%) JBoss
3 12 (7.79%) IBM
4 11 (7.14%) Cognos
5 10 (6.49%) Business Objects
6 9 (5.84%) Microsoft
6 9 (5.84%) Red Hat
7 8 (5.19%) JD Edwards
7 8 (5.19%) Sun
7 8 (5.19%) SAP
8 6 (3.90%) VMware
8 6 (3.90%) Lotus
9 5 (3.25%) Unica
9 5 (3.25%) Informatica
9 5 (3.25%) Eloqua
9 5 (3.25%) Adobe
9 5 (3.25%) Chordiant
10 4 (2.60%) Pega
11 3 (1.95%) Marketo
11 3 (1.95%) Riverbed
Sittingbourne, Kent
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus & substantial benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
FGS Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
FGS Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sandwich
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Negotiable dependant on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
TechnoRecruit
Salary: From £32,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chartham, Kent
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Unique Benefits Package
Posted: 15 days ago