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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
South East / Kent
Rank 31 24 13
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Permanent jobs citing Java 64 100 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 7.69% 9.59% 15.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.48% 18.28% 25.98%
Number of salaries quoted 47 83 141
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,700 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

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
442 547 639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 53.13% 52.44% 58.20%
Number of salaries quoted 364 481 575
Median salary £43,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,550 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 £42,500 -
Tunbridge Wells +11 12 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Maidstone -14 9 £42,500 -8.60%
West Malling 0 3 £45,000 -1.63%
Snodland - 3 £40,000 -
Faversham +1 2 £60,000 +60.00%
Tonbridge - 2 £56,250 - 1
Canterbury +8 1 £37,500 - 1
Dartford - 1 £38,500 - 2
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 45 (42.45%) Degree
2 44 (41.51%) Web Services
3 43 (40.57%) XML
4 42 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (36.79%) Git (software)
6 37 (34.91%) Computer Science
7 35 (33.02%) Android
7 35 (33.02%) Android Development
8 32 (30.19%) Android SDK
9 31 (29.25%) JavaScript
10 28 (26.42%) SQL
10 28 (26.42%) Mobile App
10 28 (26.42%) JSON
11 27 (25.47%) Mobile Development
12 24 (22.64%) Eclipse
13 23 (21.70%) .NET
14 22 (20.75%) UML
14 22 (20.75%) MVC
14 22 (20.75%) REST
14 22 (20.75%) Memory Management
15 21 (19.81%) Linux
15 21 (19.81%) PHP
16 20 (18.87%) C#
16 20 (18.87%) Google
17 19 (17.92%) J2EE
18 18 (16.98%) HTML
18 18 (16.98%) Finance
18 18 (16.98%) Scrum
19 17 (16.04%) OO
20 16 (15.09%) Oracle

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 9 (8.49%) WordPress
2 7 (6.60%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (3.77%) OpenStack
3 4 (3.77%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.83%) Apache
4 3 (2.83%) Luigi
5 2 (1.89%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.94%) CMS
6 1 (0.94%) Confluence
6 1 (0.94%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.32%) Google Cloud Platform
2 9 (8.49%) Google App Engine
3 7 (6.60%) Google Play
4 5 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (2.83%) Heroku
5 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.83%) PaaS
6 2 (1.89%) Bluemix
6 2 (1.89%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.32%) BigQuery
1 12 (11.32%) MySQL
1 12 (11.32%) NoSQL
2 9 (8.49%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.60%) Oracle Database
3 7 (6.60%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (2.83%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (2.83%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (2.83%) DB2
4 3 (2.83%) Redis
4 3 (2.83%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.89%) MariaDB
5 2 (1.89%) SQLite
6 1 (0.94%) MySQL Workbench
6 1 (0.94%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 39 (36.79%) Git (software)
2 24 (22.64%) Eclipse
3 7 (6.60%) Subversion
4 6 (5.66%) Maven
5 5 (4.72%) JUnit
6 4 (3.77%) JIRA
6 4 (3.77%) jMock
6 4 (3.77%) Mockito
7 3 (2.83%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.83%) Selenium
7 3 (2.83%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (1.89%) Android Studio
8 2 (1.89%) Ant
8 2 (1.89%) JMeter
8 2 (1.89%) Robolectric
8 2 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.89%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.94%) git-flow
9 1 (0.94%) NCover
9 1 (0.94%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (16.98%) Finance
2 11 (10.38%) Games
3 9 (8.49%) Legal
4 2 (1.89%) Marketing
4 2 (1.89%) Publishing
5 1 (0.94%) Banking
5 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 78 (73.58%) Developer
2 34 (32.08%) Android Developer
3 31 (29.25%) Java Developer
4 24 (22.64%) Graduate
5 21 (19.81%) Graduate Developer
6 13 (12.26%) .NET Developer
7 12 (11.32%) DevOps Engineer
7 12 (11.32%) Java Engineer
8 7 (6.60%) C# Developer
9 6 (5.66%) .NET Programmer
9 6 (5.66%) ASP Developer
9 6 (5.66%) Java Programmer
9 6 (5.66%) Programmer
9 6 (5.66%) SQL Developer
9 6 (5.66%) SQL Programmer
9 6 (5.66%) VB Developer
9 6 (5.66%) VB Programmer
9 6 (5.66%) XML Developer
9 6 (5.66%) XML Programmer
10 5 (4.72%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (41.51%) Web Services
2 43 (40.57%) XML
3 32 (30.19%) Android SDK
4 28 (26.42%) JSON
5 23 (21.70%) .NET
6 22 (20.75%) REST
7 19 (17.92%) J2EE
8 18 (16.98%) HTML
9 13 (12.26%) AngularJS
9 13 (12.26%) Servlets
9 13 (12.26%) Spring
10 11 (10.38%) CSS
10 11 (10.38%) OAuth
11 9 (8.49%) ASP.NET
12 8 (7.55%) Hibernate
13 7 (6.60%) SOAP
13 7 (6.60%) XHTML
13 7 (6.60%) XSLT
14 6 (5.66%) WCF
15 4 (3.77%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 37 (34.91%) Computer Science
2 28 (26.42%) Mobile App
3 11 (10.38%) Visualisation
4 9 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (8.49%) Xbox
5 6 (5.66%) User Experience
6 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.94%) AS400
7 1 (0.94%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 35 (33.02%) Android
2 21 (19.81%) Linux
3 10 (9.43%) Windows
4 7 (6.60%) Solaris
4 7 (6.60%) Unix
4 7 (6.60%) Windows 2000 Server
4 7 (6.60%) Windows Server
5 6 (5.66%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.89%) CentOS
6 2 (1.89%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (33.02%) Android Development
3 27 (25.47%) Mobile Development
4 22 (20.75%) Memory Management
4 22 (20.75%) MVC
4 22 (20.75%) UML
5 18 (16.98%) Scrum
6 17 (16.04%) OO
7 15 (14.15%) TDD
8 14 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (13.21%) DevOps
9 13 (12.26%) Web Development
10 11 (10.38%) Game Development
10 11 (10.38%) Load Testing
10 11 (10.38%) SDLC
11 7 (6.60%) Change Control
11 7 (6.60%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (6.60%) Functional Testing
11 7 (6.60%) Open Source
11 7 (6.60%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (29.25%) JavaScript
2 28 (26.42%) SQL
3 21 (19.81%) PHP
4 20 (18.87%) C#
5 14 (13.21%) VB
6 12 (11.32%) C++
7 7 (6.60%) ECMAScript
7 7 (6.60%) VB.NET
8 6 (5.66%) Python
8 6 (5.66%) Ruby
9 5 (4.72%) Objective-C
10 4 (3.77%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.77%) VBScript
11 3 (2.83%) C
11 3 (2.83%) Go
12 2 (1.89%) AspectJ
12 2 (1.89%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.94%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.94%) Delphi
13 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 45 (42.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.83%) vSphere
2 2 (1.89%) Xen
3 1 (0.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.89%) Packer
1 2 (1.89%) Terraform
2 1 (0.94%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (18.87%) Google
2 16 (15.09%) Oracle
3 10 (9.43%) Microsoft
4 9 (8.49%) Perforce
4 9 (8.49%) Tableau
5 7 (6.60%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.77%) IBM
7 3 (2.83%) Talend
8 2 (1.89%) New Relic
9 1 (0.94%) Cisco
9 1 (0.94%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
Canterbury, Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
Cornwallis Elt Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Network Compucare
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Aim Hire Jobs
Posted: 12 days ago
Hythe, Kent
Holiday Extra's
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 19 days ago