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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 27 18 28
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Permanent jobs citing Java 83 93 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 7.50% 8.77% 6.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.26% 14.58% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 69 71 42
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -7.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £53,500
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
582 638 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 52.57% 60.13% 55.43%
Number of salaries quoted 514 542 401
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £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 31 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 31 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 +8 12 £60,000 +71.42%
Sittingbourne - 9 £45,000 - 3
Maidstone -7 8 £41,000 +26.15% 6
Tunbridge Wells +11 3 £27,500 +10.00% 1
Dartford -11 2 £65,000 +30.00%
Tonbridge - 2 £24,000 -
Rochester +3 1 £50,000 +17.64%
Sandwich - 1 £60,000 - 1
Folkestone - 1 - -
Canterbury - 1 £26,500 -
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 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 74 (50.34%) JavaScript
2 58 (39.46%) .NET
3 52 (35.37%) Spring
4 50 (34.01%) Oracle
5 48 (32.65%) HTML
6 46 (31.29%) SQL Server
6 46 (31.29%) OO
7 45 (30.61%) MySQL
8 43 (29.25%) Hibernate
9 39 (26.53%) Maven
10 38 (25.85%) CSS
11 36 (24.49%) Linux
12 34 (23.13%) VB
13 33 (22.45%) SQL
14 32 (21.77%) E-Commerce
15 31 (21.09%) Apache
15 31 (21.09%) OOD
16 29 (19.73%) MVC
17 28 (19.05%) JBoss
18 26 (17.69%) Web Services
18 26 (17.69%) Spring Integration
19 25 (17.01%) JSON
20 24 (16.33%) REST
20 24 (16.33%) PHP
20 24 (16.33%) Eclipse
20 24 (16.33%) Finance
20 24 (16.33%) VB6
21 22 (14.97%) J2EE
22 20 (13.61%) Dojo
23 19 (12.93%) Relational Database

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 31 (21.09%) Apache
2 15 (10.20%) Tomcat
3 7 (4.76%) Lotus Domino
3 7 (4.76%) IBM Connections
4 4 (2.72%) CMS
5 2 (1.36%) nginx
5 2 (1.36%) Mule
5 2 (1.36%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.36%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.68%) Lync
6 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (6.80%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.04%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (2.04%) MS Office
2 3 (2.04%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.08%) Magento
1 6 (4.08%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (2.04%) WebTrends
2 3 (2.04%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.36%) SaaS
2 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.12%) Internet
2 8 (5.44%) DNS
2 8 (5.44%) Firewall
3 5 (3.40%) VLAN
3 5 (3.40%) HTTP
3 5 (3.40%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.40%) Intranet
3 5 (3.40%) SAN
4 3 (2.04%) VPN
4 3 (2.04%) LAN
4 3 (2.04%) WAN
4 3 (2.04%) DHCP
4 3 (2.04%) LDAP
5 2 (1.36%) iSCSI
5 2 (1.36%) VRRP
5 2 (1.36%) SSL
5 2 (1.36%) SMTP
5 2 (1.36%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (31.29%) SQL Server
2 45 (30.61%) MySQL
3 19 (12.93%) Relational Database
4 14 (9.52%) RDBMS
5 12 (8.16%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.72%) BODI
7 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.04%) Ingres
8 3 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.04%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.36%) Big Data
9 2 (1.36%) MS Access
9 2 (1.36%) Star Schema
9 2 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.68%) StreamInsight
10 1 (0.68%) Redis
10 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 39 (26.53%) Maven
2 24 (16.33%) Eclipse
3 17 (11.56%) JUnit
4 15 (10.20%) Ant
5 9 (6.12%) NetBeans
5 9 (6.12%) TestNG
6 5 (3.40%) Subversion
6 5 (3.40%) jMock
7 4 (2.72%) SoapUI
7 4 (2.72%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.04%) CruiseControl
8 3 (2.04%) IntelliJ
8 3 (2.04%) EasyMock
8 3 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (2.04%) WebLOAD
8 3 (2.04%) Hudson
9 2 (1.36%) Gradle
9 2 (1.36%) Mockito
9 2 (1.36%) Selenium
9 2 (1.36%) JIRA
General
1 24 (16.33%) Finance
2 19 (12.93%) Publishing
3 17 (11.56%) Marketing
4 7 (4.76%) Legal
5 5 (3.40%) Multimedia
6 3 (2.04%) Games
6 3 (2.04%) Back Office
6 3 (2.04%) Banking
7 2 (1.36%) Retail
7 2 (1.36%) Automotive
7 2 (1.36%) Advertising
8 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.68%) Billing
Job Titles
1 83 (56.46%) Developer
2 50 (34.01%) Java Developer
3 28 (19.05%) Senior Developer
4 20 (13.61%) Software Developer
5 19 (12.93%) Senior Java Developer
6 16 (10.88%) Web Developer
7 15 (10.20%) Analyst
8 9 (6.12%) Technical Design Authority
9 8 (5.44%) Architect
10 7 (4.76%) Senior Web Developer
10 7 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
10 7 (4.76%) Test Analyst
11 6 (4.08%) Junior
11 6 (4.08%) Junior Developer
12 5 (3.40%) Junior Java Developer
12 5 (3.40%) Consultant
13 4 (2.72%) Technical Design Architect
13 4 (2.72%) Front-End Developer
13 4 (2.72%) JavaScript Developer
13 4 (2.72%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (39.46%) .NET
2 52 (35.37%) Spring
3 48 (32.65%) HTML
4 43 (29.25%) Hibernate
5 38 (25.85%) CSS
6 26 (17.69%) Web Services
6 26 (17.69%) Spring Integration
7 25 (17.01%) JSON
8 24 (16.33%) REST
9 22 (14.97%) J2EE
10 20 (13.61%) Dojo
11 17 (11.56%) JSF
12 16 (10.88%) XML
13 14 (9.52%) JSP
14 13 (8.84%) JSTL
15 12 (8.16%) jQuery
16 10 (6.80%) RichFaces
16 10 (6.80%) HTML5
17 8 (5.44%) JBoss Seam
17 8 (5.44%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.88%) Open Source
2 11 (7.48%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.44%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.76%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.40%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.04%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.68%) Tandem
7 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.68%) Firmware
7 1 (0.68%) Copywriting
7 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (24.49%) Linux
2 17 (11.56%) UNIX
3 16 (10.88%) Windows
4 13 (8.84%) Solaris
5 9 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (4.76%) AIX
6 7 (4.76%) Apple iOS
7 6 (4.08%) CentOS
8 3 (2.04%) OS/400
8 3 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.36%) SELinux
9 2 (1.36%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.36%) FreeBSD
9 2 (1.36%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.36%) Debian
9 2 (1.36%) OpenBSD
10 1 (0.68%) Android
10 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (31.29%) OO
2 32 (21.77%) E-Commerce
3 31 (21.09%) OOD
4 29 (19.73%) MVC
5 19 (12.93%) Project Management
6 15 (10.20%) UML
7 13 (8.84%) CRM
8 12 (8.16%) Unit Testing
9 10 (6.80%) Scrum
10 9 (6.12%) TDD
10 9 (6.12%) ERP
10 9 (6.12%) Integration Testing
11 8 (5.44%) Load Balancing
11 8 (5.44%) SOA
11 8 (5.44%) ETL
11 8 (5.44%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (5.44%) Risk Management
12 7 (4.76%) Web Development
12 7 (4.76%) Automated Testing
12 7 (4.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 74 (50.34%) JavaScript
2 34 (23.13%) VB
3 33 (22.45%) SQL
4 24 (16.33%) PHP
4 24 (16.33%) VB6
5 18 (12.24%) VB.NET
5 18 (12.24%) C#
6 10 (6.80%) Perl
6 10 (6.80%) Ruby
7 7 (4.76%) LotusScript
7 7 (4.76%) Formula Language
7 7 (4.76%) Python
8 5 (3.40%) C
9 4 (2.72%) C++
9 4 (2.72%) VBScript
10 3 (2.04%) XPath
10 3 (2.04%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.04%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.36%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.36%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 13 (8.84%) Degree
2 8 (5.44%) ISEB
2 8 (5.44%) ISTQB
3 5 (3.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.04%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.68%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.44%) QA
2 3 (2.04%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.36%) SLA
3 2 (1.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.72%) VMware ESX
3 3 (2.04%) NFS
4 2 (1.36%) KVM
4 2 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.36%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (6.12%) Puppet
2 6 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.04%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.04%) OpenView
3 3 (2.04%) Control-M
4 2 (1.36%) HAProxy
4 2 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.36%) Nagios
Vendors
1 50 (34.01%) Oracle
2 28 (19.05%) JBoss
3 13 (8.84%) IBM
4 11 (7.48%) Cognos
5 10 (6.80%) Red Hat
6 9 (6.12%) Microsoft
7 8 (5.44%) SAP
7 8 (5.44%) JD Edwards
8 7 (4.76%) VMware
8 7 (4.76%) Lotus
8 7 (4.76%) Business Objects
9 6 (4.08%) Sun
10 5 (3.40%) Adobe
10 5 (3.40%) Chordiant
10 5 (3.40%) Unica
10 5 (3.40%) Eloqua
11 4 (2.72%) Pega
11 4 (2.72%) Informatica
12 3 (2.04%) Google
12 3 (2.04%) HP
Maidstone, Kent
Kent Police
Posted: 16 hours ago
Kent
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + Excellent Bens + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Kent Police
Posted: 2 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £47 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
FGS Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sandwich
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Negotiable dependant on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Chartham, Kent
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 10 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Unique Benefits Package
Posted: 23 days ago