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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 46 14 49
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +35
Permanent jobs citing Java 68 122 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.36% 10.13% 4.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.62% 23.83% 7.90%
Number of salaries quoted 61 99 33
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,300 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £65,000 £49,500
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
707 512 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 55.71% 42.52% 56.08%
Number of salaries quoted 567 442 408
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Malling +11 15 £40,000 +19.40%
Sittingbourne - 8 £44,250 -
Folkestone -3 7 £35,000 -
Maidstone -32 3 £22,500 -18.18%
Chatham - 3 £71,500 -
Dartford - 3 £70,000 -
Sevenoaks - 2 - -
Tunbridge Wells -20 1 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 48 (47.06%) Oracle
2 38 (37.25%) SQL
3 34 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 34 (33.33%) Web Services
3 34 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 33 (32.35%) Spring
5 29 (28.43%) XML
6 28 (27.45%) JBoss
7 27 (26.47%) Tomcat
8 25 (24.51%) Apache
8 25 (24.51%) UML
8 25 (24.51%) JavaScript
9 23 (22.55%) .NET
9 23 (22.55%) J2EE
9 23 (22.55%) JUnit
10 22 (21.57%) Ant
11 21 (20.59%) MySQL
11 21 (20.59%) Windows
11 21 (20.59%) Eclipse
12 19 (18.63%) OO
12 19 (18.63%) JSF
12 19 (18.63%) Unit Testing
13 18 (17.65%) Linux
14 17 (16.67%) UNIX
15 16 (15.69%) Scrum
16 15 (14.71%) jMock
16 15 (14.71%) RDBMS
16 15 (14.71%) HTML
16 15 (14.71%) Oracle Database
16 15 (14.71%) Relational Database

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 27 (26.47%) Tomcat
2 25 (24.51%) Apache
3 5 (4.90%) IIS
4 4 (3.92%) Mule
5 3 (2.94%) CMS
6 2 (1.96%) ColdFusion
6 2 (1.96%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.96%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.98%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.98%) MS Office
3 1 (0.98%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Google Analytics
1 5 (4.90%) WebTrends
2 4 (3.92%) Oracle CRM
2 4 (3.92%) Magento
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.90%) Intranet
1 5 (4.90%) Internet
2 2 (1.96%) Firewall
3 1 (0.98%) VLAN
3 1 (0.98%) VPN
3 1 (0.98%) DNS
3 1 (0.98%) SMTP
3 1 (0.98%) LDAP
3 1 (0.98%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 21 (20.59%) MySQL
3 15 (14.71%) RDBMS
3 15 (14.71%) Oracle Database
3 15 (14.71%) Relational Database
4 8 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (4.90%) BODI
7 4 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.96%) Big Data
8 2 (1.96%) MS Access
8 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (22.55%) JUnit
2 22 (21.57%) Ant
3 21 (20.59%) Eclipse
4 15 (14.71%) jMock
5 14 (13.73%) Subversion
6 13 (12.75%) Maven
7 10 (9.80%) IntelliJ
7 10 (9.80%) EasyMock
8 7 (6.86%) TestNG
9 6 (5.88%) Hudson
9 6 (5.88%) CruiseControl
10 5 (4.90%) Git (software)
11 4 (3.92%) Mockito
11 4 (3.92%) Gradle
12 2 (1.96%) SoapUI
12 2 (1.96%) NetBeans
12 2 (1.96%) Selenium
13 1 (0.98%) Mercurial
13 1 (0.98%) TestComplete
13 1 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 12 (11.76%) Marketing
2 8 (7.84%) Finance
3 7 (6.86%) Back Office
4 5 (4.90%) Multimedia
5 3 (2.94%) Games
5 3 (2.94%) Publishing
6 2 (1.96%) Banking
6 2 (1.96%) Retail
7 1 (0.98%) Legal
7 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (49.02%) Developer
2 44 (43.14%) Java Developer
3 18 (17.65%) Architect
4 16 (15.69%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (13.73%) Senior Developer
5 14 (13.73%) Senior Java Developer
6 12 (11.76%) Analyst
7 9 (8.82%) Software Developer
8 7 (6.86%) Java Software Developer
9 6 (5.88%) Test Analyst
10 5 (4.90%) Java Swing Developer
10 5 (4.90%) Team Leader
11 4 (3.92%) J2EE Developer
11 4 (3.92%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 3 (2.94%) Software Manager
12 3 (2.94%) Software Test Manager
12 3 (2.94%) Junior Software Developer
12 3 (2.94%) Technical Leader
12 3 (2.94%) Java Team Leader
12 3 (2.94%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (33.33%) Web Services
1 34 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 33 (32.35%) Spring
3 29 (28.43%) XML
4 23 (22.55%) .NET
4 23 (22.55%) J2EE
5 19 (18.63%) JSF
6 15 (14.71%) HTML
7 12 (11.76%) EJB
7 12 (11.76%) JSP
8 11 (10.78%) CSS
8 11 (10.78%) Swing
9 10 (9.80%) J2SE
9 10 (9.80%) XSD
10 9 (8.82%) JSTL
11 8 (7.84%) XSLT
11 8 (7.84%) RichFaces
12 7 (6.86%) JMX
12 7 (6.86%) Spring Integration
13 6 (5.88%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.84%) Mainframe
2 4 (3.92%) Open Source
3 3 (2.94%) GIS
4 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.98%) CMDB
5 1 (0.98%) Copywriting
5 1 (0.98%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.98%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.98%) Firmware
5 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.59%) Windows
2 18 (17.65%) Linux
3 17 (16.67%) UNIX
4 12 (11.76%) Solaris
5 5 (4.90%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.96%) AIX
7 2 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.98%) Android
8 1 (0.98%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.51%) UML
2 19 (18.63%) OO
2 19 (18.63%) Unit Testing
3 16 (15.69%) Scrum
4 14 (13.73%) OOP
5 13 (12.75%) E-Commerce
6 12 (11.76%) SOA
6 12 (11.76%) ETL
7 11 (10.78%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (10.78%) DSDM
8 9 (8.82%) Data Analysis
8 9 (8.82%) OOA/OOD
9 8 (7.84%) OOD
10 7 (6.86%) Integration Testing
10 7 (6.86%) Automated Testing
11 6 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (5.88%) Risk Management
11 6 (5.88%) CRM
11 6 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (37.25%) SQL
2 25 (24.51%) JavaScript
3 11 (10.78%) PL/SQL
4 10 (9.80%) PHP
5 6 (5.88%) C#
5 6 (5.88%) VB
6 5 (4.90%) VBScript
6 5 (4.90%) C++
7 4 (3.92%) Perl
8 3 (2.94%) VB6
8 3 (2.94%) C
9 2 (1.96%) Python
9 2 (1.96%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.96%) Ruby
10 1 (0.98%) XPath
10 1 (0.98%) Korn
10 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.98%) CFML
10 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (5.88%) ISEB
1 6 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 5 (4.90%) Degree
2 5 (4.90%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.84%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.98%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.98%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.98%) Control-M
1 1 (0.98%) OpenView
1 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.98%) OpenSSO
1 1 (0.98%) Puppet
Vendors
1 48 (47.06%) Oracle
2 28 (27.45%) JBoss
3 11 (10.78%) Sun
3 11 (10.78%) Business Objects
4 5 (4.90%) Google
4 5 (4.90%) Cognos
4 5 (4.90%) Informatica
5 4 (3.92%) JD Edwards
5 4 (3.92%) SAP
6 3 (2.94%) HP
6 3 (2.94%) IBM
6 3 (2.94%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.96%) Eloqua
7 2 (1.96%) Marketo
7 2 (1.96%) Adobe
7 2 (1.96%) Cisco
7 2 (1.96%) Software AG
7 2 (1.96%) webMethods
7 2 (1.96%) Chordiant
7 2 (1.96%) VMware
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