The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
South East / Kent
Rank 27 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 64 126 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 7.76% 11.15% 13.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.82% 21.47% 23.17%
Number of salaries quoted 49 103 122
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £58,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +3.44%

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
463 587 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 56.12% 51.95% 60.36%
Number of salaries quoted 375 505 537
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing Java as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 March 2017.

Java Salary Histogram in Kent

Java
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chatham - 16 £31,250 -
Maidstone -6 15 £32,500 -30.10%
Tunbridge Wells -8 9 £45,000 +50.00% 1
West Malling 0 4 £30,000 -34.42%
Canterbury - 2 £37,500 -
Tonbridge +2 1 £62,500 -19.35%
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Java.

1 43 (36.13%) XML
2 41 (34.45%) Web Services
3 39 (32.77%) Git (software)
4 38 (31.93%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 35 (29.41%) Degree
6 33 (27.73%) SQL
7 31 (26.05%) Linux
8 30 (25.21%) PHP
9 28 (23.53%) HTML
10 27 (22.69%) Finance
11 26 (21.85%) Computer Science
12 25 (21.01%) Android
12 25 (21.01%) Android Development
13 23 (19.33%) Android SDK
13 23 (19.33%) UML
14 22 (18.49%) C#
15 21 (17.65%) Windows
15 21 (17.65%) CSS
15 21 (17.65%) Mobile Development
16 20 (16.81%) Spring
16 20 (16.81%) Mobile App
17 19 (15.97%) .NET
18 18 (15.13%) MySQL
18 18 (15.13%) Oracle
18 18 (15.13%) Hibernate
18 18 (15.13%) Scrum
18 18 (15.13%) Games
18 18 (15.13%) JSON
18 18 (15.13%) DevOps

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (8.40%) Confluence
2 9 (7.56%) Cloud Foundry
2 9 (7.56%) WordPress
3 8 (6.72%) OpenStack
4 7 (5.88%) Apache
5 6 (5.04%) WebSphere
6 5 (4.20%) Luigi
7 1 (0.84%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.84%) CMS
7 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.84%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (9.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
2 9 (7.56%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.56%) Google App Engine
3 3 (2.52%) Google Play
3 3 (2.52%) Heroku
3 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.52%) PaaS
4 1 (0.84%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.84%) CDMA
1 1 (0.84%) GSM
1 1 (0.84%) Internet
1 1 (0.84%) LTE
1 1 (0.84%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.13%) MySQL
2 14 (11.76%) BigQuery
3 13 (10.92%) NoSQL
3 13 (10.92%) SQL Server
4 10 (8.40%) Oracle Database
4 10 (8.40%) Oracle9i Database
5 8 (6.72%) Relational Database
6 7 (5.88%) MariaDB
7 5 (4.20%) Amazon Redshift
7 5 (4.20%) DB2
8 4 (3.36%) Redis
9 3 (2.52%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.68%) Big Data
10 2 (1.68%) MySQL Workbench
10 2 (1.68%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.84%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.84%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.84%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.84%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 39 (32.77%) Git (software)
2 17 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 17 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 10 (8.40%) Fiddler
4 6 (5.04%) JMeter
4 6 (5.04%) Subversion
4 6 (5.04%) Vagrant
5 5 (4.20%) Maven
5 5 (4.20%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (3.36%) jMock
6 4 (3.36%) JUnit
6 4 (3.36%) Mockito
7 3 (2.52%) HP UFT
7 3 (2.52%) JIRA
7 3 (2.52%) Selenium
8 2 (1.68%) Android Studio
8 2 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.68%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.68%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 27 (22.69%) Finance
2 18 (15.13%) Games
3 9 (7.56%) Legal
4 4 (3.36%) Marketing
5 1 (0.84%) Banking
5 1 (0.84%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.84%) Publishing
5 1 (0.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 79 (66.39%) Developer
2 36 (30.25%) Java Developer
3 25 (21.01%) Android Developer
4 22 (18.49%) Graduate
5 19 (15.97%) Graduate Developer
6 14 (11.76%) C# Developer
7 13 (10.92%) Java Engineer
8 12 (10.08%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (7.56%) .NET Developer
9 9 (7.56%) Junior
10 8 (6.72%) Junior Developer
11 7 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (5.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (5.04%) Junior Java Developer
13 5 (4.20%) Data Engineer
14 4 (3.36%) Analyst
14 4 (3.36%) Lead Developer
14 4 (3.36%) Senior Developer
14 4 (3.36%) Senior Java Developer
14 4 (3.36%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (36.13%) XML
2 41 (34.45%) Web Services
3 28 (23.53%) HTML
4 23 (19.33%) Android SDK
5 21 (17.65%) CSS
6 20 (16.81%) Spring
7 19 (15.97%) .NET
8 18 (15.13%) Hibernate
8 18 (15.13%) JSON
9 17 (14.29%) J2EE
9 17 (14.29%) REST
10 13 (10.92%) AngularJS
11 12 (10.08%) ASP.NET
12 11 (9.24%) OAuth
12 11 (9.24%) Servlets
13 10 (8.40%) Ajax
13 10 (8.40%) JSP
13 10 (8.40%) SOAP
13 10 (8.40%) XHTML
13 10 (8.40%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.85%) Computer Science
2 20 (16.81%) Mobile App
3 10 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (7.56%) Xbox
5 6 (5.04%) User Experience
6 3 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.68%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.84%) AS400
8 1 (0.84%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.84%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.05%) Linux
2 25 (21.01%) Android
3 21 (17.65%) Windows
4 11 (9.24%) Unix
5 10 (8.40%) Solaris
5 10 (8.40%) Windows 2000 Server
5 10 (8.40%) Windows Server
6 8 (6.72%) CentOS
7 7 (5.88%) Ubuntu
8 6 (5.04%) Mac OS
9 5 (4.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (31.93%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (21.01%) Android Development
3 23 (19.33%) UML
4 21 (17.65%) Mobile Development
5 18 (15.13%) DevOps
5 18 (15.13%) Scrum
6 17 (14.29%) Memory Management
6 17 (14.29%) OO
7 16 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (12.61%) Game Development
8 15 (12.61%) MVC
9 14 (11.76%) SDLC
10 13 (10.92%) Web Development
11 11 (9.24%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (9.24%) Load Testing
11 11 (9.24%) TDD
11 11 (9.24%) Visualisation
12 10 (8.40%) Change Control
12 10 (8.40%) Functional Testing
12 10 (8.40%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 35 (29.41%) JavaScript
2 33 (27.73%) SQL
3 30 (25.21%) PHP
4 22 (18.49%) C#
5 14 (11.76%) VB
6 13 (10.92%) C++
6 13 (10.92%) Python
7 11 (9.24%) Ruby
8 10 (8.40%) ECMAScript
8 10 (8.40%) VB.NET
8 10 (8.40%) VBScript
9 9 (7.56%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.36%) C
11 3 (2.52%) Go
12 2 (1.68%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.68%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.84%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.84%) Scala
Qualifications
1 35 (29.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.04%) Xen
2 3 (2.52%) vSphere
3 1 (0.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (5.04%) Terraform
3 3 (2.52%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.52%) Packer
4 1 (0.84%) Ansible
4 1 (0.84%) Galera Cluster
4 1 (0.84%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 18 (15.13%) Oracle
2 17 (14.29%) Google
3 12 (10.08%) Microsoft
4 11 (9.24%) Red Hat
5 9 (7.56%) Perforce
5 9 (7.56%) Tableau
6 6 (5.04%) New Relic
7 5 (4.20%) Talend
8 3 (2.52%) HP
9 2 (1.68%) IBM
10 1 (0.84%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000. - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
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Salary: From £15,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
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Ashford, Kent
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Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
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Tunbridge Wells
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 21 days ago