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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 16 56 27
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -29
Permanent jobs citing Java 158 45 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 13.29% 3.58% 7.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.24% 6.21% 14.11%
Number of salaries quoted 137 31 50
Average salary £43,750 £43,250 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.15% +1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £80,000 £67,500
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
626 725 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 52.65% 57.72% 52.98%
Number of salaries quoted 558 654 369
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £39,743
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -1 24 £38,750 -18.42% 3
Tunbridge Wells +24 14 £65,000 +94.02% 2
Maidstone +18 13 £41,000 +21.48% 3
Sevenoaks - 13 £40,000 -
Tonbridge +10 7 £55,000 +46.66% 2
West Malling 0 5 £45,000 +35.33%
Canterbury - 4 £40,000 - 1
Dartford - 4 £45,500 -
Faversham - 4 £57,500 - 2
Rochester - 2 £45,000 -
Chatham +2 1 £40,000 -50.00%
Folkestone -12 1 £42,500 +11.84% 1
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 96 (40.68%) JavaScript
2 94 (39.83%) HTML
3 81 (34.32%) Hibernate
4 74 (31.36%) Web Services
5 70 (29.66%) MySQL
6 68 (28.81%) Linux
6 68 (28.81%) Spring
6 68 (28.81%) JSON
7 67 (28.39%) OO
8 65 (27.54%) REST
9 63 (26.69%) .NET
10 60 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
11 59 (25.00%) CSS
11 59 (25.00%) Oracle
12 56 (23.73%) Maven
13 55 (23.31%) OOD
14 54 (22.88%) Eclipse
15 53 (22.46%) MVC
16 50 (21.19%) SQL
17 48 (20.34%) J2EE
18 45 (19.07%) Degree
19 44 (18.64%) VB
19 44 (18.64%) SQL Server
19 44 (18.64%) Apache
20 43 (18.22%) XML
20 43 (18.22%) Project Management
20 43 (18.22%) Computer Science
21 41 (17.37%) JUnit
22 37 (15.68%) JBoss
23 35 (14.83%) VB6

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 44 (18.64%) Apache
2 37 (15.68%) JBoss
3 13 (5.51%) Tomcat
4 9 (3.81%) Lotus Domino
4 9 (3.81%) IBM Connections
4 9 (3.81%) Node.js
5 5 (2.12%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.27%) IIS
6 3 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.27%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.27%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.27%) CMS
7 2 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.85%) nginx
7 2 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.42%) Lync
8 1 (0.42%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.42%) Drupal
Applications
1 14 (5.93%) MS Office
2 13 (5.51%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.12%) Mathematica
4 4 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.08%) Internet
2 7 (2.97%) Firewall
2 7 (2.97%) DNS
3 6 (2.54%) VLAN
3 6 (2.54%) SAN
3 6 (2.54%) VPN
4 4 (1.69%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.69%) LDAP
5 3 (1.27%) LAN
5 3 (1.27%) WAN
5 3 (1.27%) HTTP
5 3 (1.27%) Intranet
6 2 (0.85%) VRRP
6 2 (0.85%) iSCSI
6 2 (0.85%) IPsec
6 2 (0.85%) SSL
6 2 (0.85%) SMTP
7 1 (0.42%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (29.66%) MySQL
2 44 (18.64%) SQL Server
3 13 (5.51%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.54%) RDBMS
5 6 (2.54%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.42%) SQLite
7 1 (0.42%) Text Mining
7 1 (0.42%) Ingres
7 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.42%) Redis
7 1 (0.42%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 56 (23.73%) Maven
2 54 (22.88%) Eclipse
3 41 (17.37%) JUnit
4 34 (14.41%) Ant
5 28 (11.86%) TestNG
6 25 (10.59%) Git (software)
7 16 (6.78%) Selenium
8 15 (6.36%) SoapUI
9 12 (5.08%) Subversion
10 7 (2.97%) Mockito
11 6 (2.54%) jMock
12 5 (2.12%) JIRA
12 5 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (2.12%) Robotium
13 4 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (1.69%) TestComplete
14 3 (1.27%) NetBeans
15 2 (0.85%) Visual Studio
15 2 (0.85%) WebDriver
15 2 (0.85%) Hudson
General
1 23 (9.75%) Finance
1 23 (9.75%) Publishing
2 6 (2.54%) Legal
3 5 (2.12%) Marketing
4 4 (1.69%) Banking
5 3 (1.27%) Advertising
6 2 (0.85%) Electronics
6 2 (0.85%) Games
6 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.85%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 162 (68.64%) Developer
2 87 (36.86%) Java Developer
3 33 (13.98%) Senior Developer
4 31 (13.14%) Software Developer
5 27 (11.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 19 (8.05%) Software Engineer
6 19 (8.05%) Android Developer
7 16 (6.78%) Senior Java Developer
8 14 (5.93%) Web Developer
8 14 (5.93%) Analyst
9 13 (5.51%) Junior
9 13 (5.51%) Junior Developer
10 11 (4.66%) Consultant
11 10 (4.24%) Graduate
11 10 (4.24%) Senior Software Developer
11 10 (4.24%) Junior Java Developer
12 9 (3.81%) Test Analyst
12 9 (3.81%) Test Engineer
13 8 (3.39%) Senior Web Developer
13 8 (3.39%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (39.83%) HTML
2 81 (34.32%) Hibernate
3 74 (31.36%) Web Services
4 68 (28.81%) Spring
4 68 (28.81%) JSON
5 65 (27.54%) REST
6 63 (26.69%) .NET
7 59 (25.00%) CSS
8 48 (20.34%) J2EE
9 43 (18.22%) XML
10 35 (14.83%) Spring Integration
11 34 (14.41%) JSP
12 29 (12.29%) JSTL
12 29 (12.29%) JSF
13 28 (11.86%) RichFaces
14 27 (11.44%) SOAP
15 18 (7.63%) RESTful
16 16 (6.78%) Dojo
17 15 (6.36%) jQuery
18 13 (5.51%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 43 (18.22%) Computer Science
2 21 (8.90%) Mobile App
3 19 (8.05%) Open Source
4 14 (5.93%) Physics
5 13 (5.51%) Mathematics
5 13 (5.51%) Visualisation
6 12 (5.08%) Management Information System
7 8 (3.39%) User Experience
8 7 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.97%) Social Media
9 6 (2.54%) Mainframe
10 5 (2.12%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (1.69%) Smartphone
12 3 (1.27%) BBC
13 2 (0.85%) Tandem
13 2 (0.85%) FMCG
13 2 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
14 1 (0.42%) Algorithms
14 1 (0.42%) iPhone
14 1 (0.42%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 68 (28.81%) Linux
2 20 (8.47%) Android
3 18 (7.63%) Windows
4 17 (7.20%) UNIX
5 9 (3.81%) Solaris
6 7 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.54%) AIX
8 4 (1.69%) CentOS
9 2 (0.85%) SELinux
9 2 (0.85%) FreeBSD
9 2 (0.85%) Debian
9 2 (0.85%) OpenBSD
9 2 (0.85%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.42%) OS/400
10 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (28.39%) OO
2 60 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (23.31%) OOD
4 53 (22.46%) MVC
5 43 (18.22%) Project Management
6 34 (14.41%) Unit Testing
7 29 (12.29%) TDD
8 28 (11.86%) Integration Testing
9 25 (10.59%) Scrum
9 25 (10.59%) E-Commerce
10 22 (9.32%) Software Engineering
11 20 (8.47%) Android Development
12 18 (7.63%) Mentoring
13 14 (5.93%) Configuration Management
14 13 (5.51%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (5.51%) Software Architecture
15 12 (5.08%) Software Testing
15 12 (5.08%) Content Management
16 11 (4.66%) ERP
16 11 (4.66%) UML
Programming Languages
1 96 (40.68%) JavaScript
2 50 (21.19%) SQL
3 44 (18.64%) VB
4 35 (14.83%) VB6
5 31 (13.14%) PHP
5 31 (13.14%) C#
6 25 (10.59%) VB.NET
7 18 (7.63%) Python
8 17 (7.20%) C++
9 16 (6.78%) C
9 16 (6.78%) Ruby
10 8 (3.39%) Perl
10 8 (3.39%) Fortran
11 7 (2.97%) LotusScript
11 7 (2.97%) Formula Language
12 5 (2.12%) MATLAB
12 5 (2.12%) AspectJ
13 4 (1.69%) Scala
14 3 (1.27%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.85%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 45 (19.07%) Degree
2 8 (3.39%) PhD
3 4 (1.69%) ISEB
3 4 (1.69%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.66%) QA
2 2 (0.85%) SLA
3 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.69%) NFS
3 3 (1.27%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.85%) Squid
4 2 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.85%) KVM
5 1 (0.42%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (3.39%) Puppet
2 7 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.69%) OpenView
3 4 (1.69%) Control-M
3 4 (1.69%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.85%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.42%) Nagios
Vendors
1 59 (25.00%) Oracle
2 19 (8.05%) IBM
3 17 (7.20%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.81%) Cognos
4 9 (3.81%) Red Hat
5 7 (2.97%) Lotus
6 6 (2.54%) Sun
6 6 (2.54%) VMware
7 5 (2.12%) Dell
8 4 (1.69%) HP
8 4 (1.69%) Veritas
8 4 (1.69%) Sony
9 3 (1.27%) Facebook
9 3 (1.27%) Yahoo!
9 3 (1.27%) Google
9 3 (1.27%) Zend
9 3 (1.27%) EPiServer
9 3 (1.27%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.27%) Apple
10 2 (0.85%) JD Edwards
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
Tonbridge, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Tonbridge, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
Faversham, Kent
Computer Project Services Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Stott & May
Salary: £30000 - £70000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sittingbourne
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
Dover, Kent
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benfits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 4 days ago
Faversham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum up to £55k DOE + up to 25% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Canterbury
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Folkestone
OHO Group
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 25 days ago