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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 29 35 24
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Permanent jobs citing Java 77 63 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 7.72% 5.89% 7.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.74% 10.06% 13.91%
Number of salaries quoted 56 39 46
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -18.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
460 626 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 46.14% 58.50% 53.32%
Number of salaries quoted 392 541 367
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Maidstone +3 6 £41,000 +26.15% 1
Sittingbourne +1 5 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Canterbury -9 4 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Dartford -3 3 £52,500 -4.54%
Tunbridge Wells +23 2 - -
Folkestone - 2 £47,500 -
Sevenoaks +8 1 £40,000 - 2
West Malling +3 1 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Sandwich - 1 £60,000 -
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 88 (53.01%) JavaScript
2 66 (39.76%) HTML
3 64 (38.55%) .NET
4 59 (35.54%) Spring
5 54 (32.53%) OO
6 50 (30.12%) CSS
7 48 (28.92%) Hibernate
8 46 (27.71%) Maven
9 45 (27.11%) MySQL
10 44 (26.51%) SQL Server
11 43 (25.90%) Oracle
11 43 (25.90%) VB
12 39 (23.49%) OOD
13 37 (22.29%) MVC
14 35 (21.08%) Linux
15 34 (20.48%) SQL
15 34 (20.48%) REST
16 33 (19.88%) Spring Integration
16 33 (19.88%) E-Commerce
16 33 (19.88%) JSON
17 32 (19.28%) Apache
18 31 (18.67%) VB6
18 31 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
19 29 (17.47%) Project Management
20 28 (16.87%) Finance
21 26 (15.66%) Publishing
21 26 (15.66%) Web Services
22 25 (15.06%) J2EE
22 25 (15.06%) PHP
22 25 (15.06%) C#

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (19.28%) Apache
2 13 (7.83%) Tomcat
3 10 (6.02%) Lotus Domino
3 10 (6.02%) IBM Connections
4 4 (2.41%) CMS
5 3 (1.81%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.81%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.20%) nginx
6 2 (1.20%) Mule
6 2 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.60%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.60%) Lync
7 1 (0.60%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (5.42%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.01%) MS Office
3 3 (1.81%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.81%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.41%) Oracle CRM
1 4 (2.41%) Magento
2 2 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.60%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.20%) SaaS
2 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.23%) Internet
2 9 (5.42%) Firewall
2 9 (5.42%) DNS
3 6 (3.61%) VLAN
3 6 (3.61%) SAN
3 6 (3.61%) Intranet
4 5 (3.01%) HTTP
4 5 (3.01%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.41%) VPN
5 4 (2.41%) LDAP
6 3 (1.81%) LAN
6 3 (1.81%) WAN
6 3 (1.81%) DHCP
7 2 (1.20%) SMTP
7 2 (1.20%) SSL
7 2 (1.20%) VRRP
7 2 (1.20%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.20%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (27.11%) MySQL
2 44 (26.51%) SQL Server
3 21 (12.65%) Relational Database
4 13 (7.83%) RDBMS
5 12 (7.23%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.81%) Ingres
8 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.20%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.20%) Star Schema
9 2 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.60%) SQLite
10 1 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.60%) StreamInsight
10 1 (0.60%) Redis
Development Applications
1 46 (27.71%) Maven
2 22 (13.25%) Eclipse
3 15 (9.04%) JUnit
4 12 (7.23%) Ant
5 10 (6.02%) TestNG
6 9 (5.42%) NetBeans
7 7 (4.22%) Git (software)
8 6 (3.61%) Selenium
9 4 (2.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.81%) TestComplete
10 3 (1.81%) WebLOAD
10 3 (1.81%) Subversion
10 3 (1.81%) Mockito
10 3 (1.81%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.20%) Gradle
11 2 (1.20%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.20%) TestDirector
11 2 (1.20%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (1.20%) LoadRunner
11 2 (1.20%) jMock
General
1 28 (16.87%) Finance
2 26 (15.66%) Publishing
3 15 (9.04%) Marketing
4 7 (4.22%) Legal
5 4 (2.41%) Banking
6 3 (1.81%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.81%) Advertising
6 3 (1.81%) Games
7 2 (1.20%) Automotive
8 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.60%) Billing
8 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 101 (60.84%) Developer
2 53 (31.93%) Java Developer
3 31 (18.67%) Senior Developer
4 25 (15.06%) Software Developer
5 18 (10.84%) Senior Java Developer
6 17 (10.24%) Web Developer
7 11 (6.63%) Analyst
7 11 (6.63%) Senior Software Developer
8 9 (5.42%) Senior Web Developer
8 9 (5.42%) Technical Design Authority
9 8 (4.82%) Junior
9 8 (4.82%) Junior Developer
10 7 (4.22%) Consultant
11 6 (3.61%) Test Analyst
12 5 (3.01%) Graduate
12 5 (3.01%) Junior Java Developer
12 5 (3.01%) Front-End Developer
12 5 (3.01%) Android Developer
13 4 (2.41%) Technical Design Architect
13 4 (2.41%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (39.76%) HTML
2 64 (38.55%) .NET
3 59 (35.54%) Spring
4 50 (30.12%) CSS
5 48 (28.92%) Hibernate
6 34 (20.48%) REST
7 33 (19.88%) Spring Integration
7 33 (19.88%) JSON
8 26 (15.66%) Web Services
9 25 (15.06%) J2EE
9 25 (15.06%) Dojo
10 15 (9.04%) XML
10 15 (9.04%) jQuery
11 14 (8.43%) JSP
12 13 (7.83%) JSF
13 12 (7.23%) JSTL
14 11 (6.63%) HTML5
15 10 (6.02%) RichFaces
15 10 (6.02%) XPages
15 10 (6.02%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.84%) Computer Science
2 17 (10.24%) Open Source
3 14 (8.43%) Management Information System
4 10 (6.02%) Mathematics
5 7 (4.22%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.01%) User Experience
7 3 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.81%) Social Media
7 3 (1.81%) BBC
7 3 (1.81%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.20%) Tandem
8 2 (1.20%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.60%) Firmware
9 1 (0.60%) Copywriting
9 1 (0.60%) iPhone
9 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.60%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.60%) Physics
9 1 (0.60%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 35 (21.08%) Linux
2 16 (9.64%) UNIX
3 11 (6.63%) Windows
3 11 (6.63%) Solaris
4 10 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (4.82%) AIX
6 6 (3.61%) CentOS
7 5 (3.01%) Android
8 4 (2.41%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.81%) OS/400
10 2 (1.20%) Debian
10 2 (1.20%) OpenBSD
10 2 (1.20%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.20%) FreeBSD
10 2 (1.20%) SELinux
11 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (32.53%) OO
2 39 (23.49%) OOD
3 37 (22.29%) MVC
4 33 (19.88%) E-Commerce
5 31 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (17.47%) Project Management
7 20 (12.05%) TDD
8 18 (10.84%) Mentoring
9 13 (7.83%) Scrum
10 12 (7.23%) ERP
11 11 (6.63%) CRM
11 11 (6.63%) Unit Testing
12 10 (6.02%) Integration Testing
13 9 (5.42%) Configuration Management
13 9 (5.42%) DevOps
14 8 (4.82%) Coaching
14 8 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (4.82%) Web Development
15 7 (4.22%) User Acceptance Testing
15 7 (4.22%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (53.01%) JavaScript
2 43 (25.90%) VB
3 34 (20.48%) SQL
4 31 (18.67%) VB6
5 25 (15.06%) PHP
5 25 (15.06%) C#
6 20 (12.05%) VB.NET
7 13 (7.83%) Ruby
8 12 (7.23%) Perl
9 10 (6.02%) LotusScript
9 10 (6.02%) Formula Language
10 9 (5.42%) Python
11 7 (4.22%) C
12 6 (3.61%) C++
13 3 (1.81%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.81%) XPath
14 2 (1.20%) VBScript
14 2 (1.20%) Delphi
14 2 (1.20%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.60%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 21 (12.65%) Degree
2 8 (4.82%) ISEB
2 8 (4.82%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.60%) PhD
4 1 (0.60%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.43%) QA
2 3 (1.81%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.20%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.01%) VMware ESX
3 4 (2.41%) NFS
4 2 (1.20%) Squid
4 2 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.20%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (6.02%) Puppet
2 7 (4.22%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.41%) OpenView
3 4 (2.41%) Control-M
3 4 (2.41%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.20%) Nagios
4 2 (1.20%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 43 (25.90%) Oracle
2 24 (14.46%) JBoss
3 18 (10.84%) IBM
4 11 (6.63%) Red Hat
5 10 (6.02%) Lotus
5 10 (6.02%) Cognos
6 8 (4.82%) Microsoft
6 8 (4.82%) VMware
7 6 (3.61%) JD Edwards
7 6 (3.61%) SAP
8 5 (3.01%) Dell
8 5 (3.01%) Adobe
8 5 (3.01%) Chordiant
8 5 (3.01%) Unica
8 5 (3.01%) Eloqua
9 4 (2.41%) Pega
9 4 (2.41%) Sony
9 4 (2.41%) Google
9 4 (2.41%) Sun
9 4 (2.41%) HP
Sevenoaks, Kent
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone
Creative Personnel
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benfits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £50,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Canterbury
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chartham, Kent
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 13 days ago
Tonbridge
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Posted: 26 days ago