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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 51 21 33
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +12
Permanent jobs citing Java 34 120 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.49% 10.85% 7.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.66% 18.13% 13.97%
Number of salaries quoted 31 107 69
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.19% +2.35%
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
444 662 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 45.59% 59.86% 52.94%
Number of salaries quoted 396 598 528
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Tunbridge Wells +7 5 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Maidstone +1 4 £30,000 -21.05%
Rochester - 2 £51,250 -
Sittingbourne -7 1 £47,500 +37.68%
West Malling -8 1 - -
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 62 (48.82%) XML
2 58 (45.67%) SQL
3 44 (34.65%) HTML
3 44 (34.65%) MySQL
4 42 (33.07%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (28.35%) JavaScript
5 36 (28.35%) Linux
6 33 (25.98%) CSS
7 32 (25.20%) Web Services
7 32 (25.20%) PHP
7 32 (25.20%) Git (software)
8 30 (23.62%) JSON
8 30 (23.62%) CMS
9 27 (21.26%) Degree
10 25 (19.69%) .NET
11 24 (18.90%) Web Development
12 23 (18.11%) WordPress
12 23 (18.11%) Eclipse
12 23 (18.11%) LAMP
13 22 (17.32%) TDD
13 22 (17.32%) SDLC
14 21 (16.54%) jQuery
15 19 (14.96%) Spring
15 19 (14.96%) Apache
15 19 (14.96%) AngularJS
15 19 (14.96%) Cloud Foundry
16 18 (14.17%) Python
16 18 (14.17%) Ruby
16 18 (14.17%) Ajax
17 17 (13.39%) SQL Server

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 30 (23.62%) CMS
2 23 (18.11%) WordPress
3 19 (14.96%) Apache
3 19 (14.96%) Cloud Foundry
4 14 (11.02%) OpenStack
4 14 (11.02%) Tomcat
5 10 (7.87%) JBoss
6 5 (3.94%) IIS
6 5 (3.94%) Umbraco
7 4 (3.15%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.36%) Apache Spark
9 2 (1.57%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.79%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.79%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (2.36%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.36%) MS Office
2 1 (0.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (10.24%) Magento
2 7 (5.51%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.24%) PaaS
2 8 (6.30%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.30%) Bluemix
2 8 (6.30%) Sage Pay
3 6 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.15%) Heroku
5 2 (1.57%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.57%) IaaS
6 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.81%) Intranet
2 8 (6.30%) Firewall
3 2 (1.57%) CDMA
3 2 (1.57%) DNS
3 2 (1.57%) GSM
3 2 (1.57%) Internet
3 2 (1.57%) LTE
3 2 (1.57%) Network Security
3 2 (1.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.57%) UMTS
4 1 (0.79%) LAN
4 1 (0.79%) WAN
4 1 (0.79%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (34.65%) MySQL
2 17 (13.39%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.51%) Big Data
3 7 (5.51%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.72%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (4.72%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.94%) Hadoop
6 4 (3.15%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.36%) Redis
7 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.57%) DB2
8 2 (1.57%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.79%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.79%) BODI
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.79%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 32 (25.20%) Git (software)
2 23 (18.11%) Eclipse
3 15 (11.81%) Ant
3 15 (11.81%) JUnit
4 14 (11.02%) Subversion
5 11 (8.66%) JIRA
6 10 (7.87%) TestNG
7 9 (7.09%) Selenium
8 8 (6.30%) gulp
8 8 (6.30%) Maven
8 8 (6.30%) SoapUI
9 7 (5.51%) Bower
10 5 (3.94%) Visual Studio
11 3 (2.36%) Jenkins
11 3 (2.36%) JMeter
11 3 (2.36%) Xcode
12 2 (1.57%) Gatling
12 2 (1.57%) Hudson
12 2 (1.57%) NetBeans
12 2 (1.57%) NUnit
General
1 16 (12.60%) Finance
2 8 (6.30%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.15%) Back Office
4 3 (2.36%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.36%) Legal
5 2 (1.57%) Games
6 1 (0.79%) Automotive
6 1 (0.79%) Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 85 (66.93%) Developer
2 38 (29.92%) Java Developer
3 29 (22.83%) Junior
4 26 (20.47%) Junior Developer
5 24 (18.90%) Graduate
5 24 (18.90%) Graduate Developer
5 24 (18.90%) PHP Developer
6 19 (14.96%) Web Developer
7 14 (11.02%) Analyst
8 12 (9.45%) Junior Java Developer
8 12 (9.45%) PHP Web Developer
8 12 (9.45%) Senior Developer
9 11 (8.66%) .NET Developer
9 11 (8.66%) Android Developer
9 11 (8.66%) HTML Developer
10 9 (7.09%) Cloud Engineer
10 9 (7.09%) Programmer
10 9 (7.09%) Senior Java Developer
11 8 (6.30%) Software Engineer
11 8 (6.30%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (48.82%) XML
2 44 (34.65%) HTML
3 33 (25.98%) CSS
4 32 (25.20%) Web Services
5 30 (23.62%) JSON
6 25 (19.69%) .NET
7 23 (18.11%) LAMP
8 21 (16.54%) jQuery
9 19 (14.96%) AngularJS
9 19 (14.96%) Spring
10 18 (14.17%) Ajax
11 16 (12.60%) J2EE
12 15 (11.81%) JSP
13 14 (11.02%) REST
14 13 (10.24%) SOAP
15 12 (9.45%) JSF
16 11 (8.66%) RESTful
17 10 (7.87%) Node.js
17 10 (7.87%) Sass
18 9 (7.09%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.60%) Computer Science
2 15 (11.81%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.36%) W3C
5 2 (1.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.57%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.57%) Mobile Games
5 2 (1.57%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.79%) Economics
6 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (28.35%) Linux
2 15 (11.81%) Android
3 12 (9.45%) Windows
4 6 (4.72%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.57%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (33.07%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (18.90%) Web Development
3 22 (17.32%) SDLC
3 22 (17.32%) TDD
4 16 (12.60%) E-Commerce
4 16 (12.60%) MVC
5 15 (11.81%) Unit Testing
6 14 (11.02%) OOP
7 13 (10.24%) Scrum
7 13 (10.24%) Software Engineering
8 12 (9.45%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (7.87%) Android Development
9 10 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (7.87%) ERP
9 10 (7.87%) Front End Development
9 10 (7.87%) Time Management
10 9 (7.09%) Automated Testing
10 9 (7.09%) Content Management
11 8 (6.30%) DevOps
11 8 (6.30%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 58 (45.67%) SQL
2 36 (28.35%) JavaScript
3 32 (25.20%) PHP
4 18 (14.17%) Python
4 18 (14.17%) Ruby
5 13 (10.24%) Bash Shell
6 12 (9.45%) C#
6 12 (9.45%) PL/SQL
7 11 (8.66%) Go
7 11 (8.66%) Scala
8 7 (5.51%) VB
9 6 (4.72%) AspectJ
10 4 (3.15%) Delphi
10 4 (3.15%) PHP 5
10 4 (3.15%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.36%) VBScript
12 2 (1.57%) Perl
13 1 (0.79%) C
13 1 (0.79%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (0.79%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 27 (21.26%) Degree
2 6 (4.72%) ISEB
2 6 (4.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (3.15%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.36%) QA
1 3 (2.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.79%) COBIT
2 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (3.94%) Active Directory
1 5 (3.94%) VMware ESX
1 5 (3.94%) vSphere
2 2 (1.57%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.57%) HDFS
3 1 (0.79%) Docker
3 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.79%) vCloud
3 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (5.51%) Ansible
2 2 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.79%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.79%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.79%) Oozie
3 1 (0.79%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.79%) OpenView
Vendors
1 12 (9.45%) Oracle
2 7 (5.51%) IBM
2 7 (5.51%) VMware
3 6 (4.72%) HP
4 5 (3.94%) Citrix
4 5 (3.94%) PayPal
4 5 (3.94%) Siebel
4 5 (3.94%) WorldPay
5 3 (2.36%) Informatica
6 2 (1.57%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.57%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.79%) Adobe
7 1 (0.79%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.79%) Cognos
7 1 (0.79%) New Relic
7 1 (0.79%) Splunk
7 1 (0.79%) Sun
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