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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 21 53 25
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -28
Permanent jobs citing Java 102 49 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 10.03% 4.17% 7.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.99% 7.27% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 86 32 47
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £79,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.67% +2.48%
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
486 674 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 47.79% 57.31% 50.19%
Number of salaries quoted 424 610 346
Average salary £41,000 £44,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.34% +10.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Sittingbourne +1 10 £41,250 -25.00% 2
Maidstone - 8 £41,000 - 1
Sevenoaks +8 7 £40,000 - 2
Canterbury -7 4 £40,000 -15.78%
Dartford +3 3 £51,000 -7.27%
Tunbridge Wells +27 2 - - 2
Tonbridge +8 2 £55,000 +51.72% 1
West Malling -3 2 £36,250 -9.37%
Faversham - 2 £57,500 -
Folkestone - 2 £45,000 -
Rochester - 1 £45,000 -
Sandwich - 1 £60,000 -
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 89 (47.59%) JavaScript
2 80 (42.78%) HTML
3 64 (34.22%) .NET
4 59 (31.55%) Spring
5 58 (31.02%) OO
6 56 (29.95%) Hibernate
7 52 (27.81%) CSS
8 48 (25.67%) MySQL
9 47 (25.13%) Oracle
10 46 (24.60%) Maven
11 45 (24.06%) MVC
12 44 (23.53%) REST
13 43 (22.99%) VB
13 43 (22.99%) Linux
13 43 (22.99%) OOD
14 42 (22.46%) JSON
15 40 (21.39%) Agile Software Development
16 39 (20.86%) SQL Server
17 38 (20.32%) SQL
18 37 (19.79%) Web Services
18 37 (19.79%) Project Management
19 34 (18.18%) E-Commerce
20 32 (17.11%) Apache
20 32 (17.11%) VB6
20 32 (17.11%) Spring Integration
21 31 (16.58%) Degree
22 29 (15.51%) Computer Science
23 28 (14.97%) C#
24 26 (13.90%) Eclipse
24 26 (13.90%) J2EE

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (17.11%) Apache
2 26 (13.90%) JBoss
3 11 (5.88%) Lotus Domino
3 11 (5.88%) IBM Connections
4 10 (5.35%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.14%) Node.js
5 4 (2.14%) CMS
6 3 (1.60%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.60%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.60%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.07%) nginx
7 2 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.07%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.53%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.53%) IIS
8 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.53%) Lync
8 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (6.42%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.81%) MS Office
3 4 (2.14%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.60%) Mathematica
5 2 (1.07%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.07%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.14%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.07%) Magento
2 2 (1.07%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.07%) SaaS
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.35%) Internet
2 9 (4.81%) DNS
2 9 (4.81%) Firewall
3 6 (3.21%) VLAN
3 6 (3.21%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.21%) SAN
4 5 (2.67%) HTTP
5 4 (2.14%) VPN
5 4 (2.14%) LDAP
6 3 (1.60%) DHCP
6 3 (1.60%) LAN
6 3 (1.60%) WAN
6 3 (1.60%) Intranet
7 2 (1.07%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.07%) IPsec
7 2 (1.07%) VRRP
7 2 (1.07%) SMTP
7 2 (1.07%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (25.67%) MySQL
2 39 (20.86%) SQL Server
3 17 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 13 (6.95%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (4.81%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.60%) Ingres
7 3 (1.60%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.07%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.53%) StreamInsight
9 1 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.53%) Redis
9 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.53%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 46 (24.60%) Maven
2 26 (13.90%) Eclipse
3 20 (10.70%) JUnit
4 13 (6.95%) Ant
4 13 (6.95%) TestNG
5 9 (4.81%) Selenium
6 8 (4.28%) Git (software)
7 7 (3.74%) NetBeans
8 6 (3.21%) SoapUI
9 4 (2.14%) TestComplete
9 4 (2.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (2.14%) Mockito
9 4 (2.14%) Subversion
10 3 (1.60%) jMock
10 3 (1.60%) WebLOAD
11 2 (1.07%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.07%) Robotium
11 2 (1.07%) JIRA
11 2 (1.07%) TestDirector
General
1 26 (13.90%) Finance
2 25 (13.37%) Publishing
3 9 (4.81%) Legal
4 8 (4.28%) Marketing
5 4 (2.14%) Banking
6 3 (1.60%) Advertising
7 2 (1.07%) Automotive
8 1 (0.53%) Billing
8 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.53%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 117 (62.57%) Developer
2 61 (32.62%) Java Developer
3 31 (16.58%) Senior Developer
4 27 (14.44%) Software Developer
5 16 (8.56%) Senior Java Developer
5 16 (8.56%) Web Developer
6 12 (6.42%) Analyst
7 11 (5.88%) Consultant
7 11 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
8 10 (5.35%) Junior Developer
8 10 (5.35%) Junior
9 9 (4.81%) Software Engineer
9 9 (4.81%) Senior Web Developer
10 8 (4.28%) Android Developer
10 8 (4.28%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 7 (3.74%) Graduate
11 7 (3.74%) Applications Developer
11 7 (3.74%) Development Manager
11 7 (3.74%) Junior Java Developer
11 7 (3.74%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (42.78%) HTML
2 64 (34.22%) .NET
3 59 (31.55%) Spring
4 56 (29.95%) Hibernate
5 52 (27.81%) CSS
6 44 (23.53%) REST
7 42 (22.46%) JSON
8 37 (19.79%) Web Services
9 32 (17.11%) Spring Integration
10 26 (13.90%) J2EE
11 23 (12.30%) Dojo
12 21 (11.23%) XML
13 15 (8.02%) JSP
13 15 (8.02%) JSTL
14 14 (7.49%) jQuery
14 14 (7.49%) JSF
15 13 (6.95%) RichFaces
15 13 (6.95%) HTML5
16 12 (6.42%) SOAP
17 11 (5.88%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.51%) Computer Science
2 17 (9.09%) Open Source
3 14 (7.49%) Management Information System
4 13 (6.95%) Mathematics
5 9 (4.81%) Mobile App
6 7 (3.74%) Physics
6 7 (3.74%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.14%) User Experience
8 3 (1.60%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.60%) BBC
8 3 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.60%) Social Media
9 2 (1.07%) FMCG
9 2 (1.07%) Tandem
9 2 (1.07%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.53%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.53%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.53%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.53%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 43 (22.99%) Linux
2 18 (9.63%) UNIX
3 14 (7.49%) Windows
4 10 (5.35%) Solaris
5 9 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (4.28%) Android
7 7 (3.74%) AIX
8 6 (3.21%) CentOS
9 3 (1.60%) OS/400
10 2 (1.07%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.07%) SELinux
10 2 (1.07%) Debian
10 2 (1.07%) OpenBSD
10 2 (1.07%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.07%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (31.02%) OO
2 45 (24.06%) MVC
3 43 (22.99%) OOD
4 40 (21.39%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (19.79%) Project Management
6 34 (18.18%) E-Commerce
7 25 (13.37%) TDD
8 17 (9.09%) Scrum
9 15 (8.02%) ERP
9 15 (8.02%) Unit Testing
10 14 (7.49%) Mentoring
11 13 (6.95%) Integration Testing
12 12 (6.42%) Configuration Management
13 11 (5.88%) Software Engineering
13 11 (5.88%) BDD
14 10 (5.35%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (5.35%) Web Development
15 9 (4.81%) CRM
16 8 (4.28%) Android Development
16 8 (4.28%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 89 (47.59%) JavaScript
2 43 (22.99%) VB
3 38 (20.32%) SQL
4 32 (17.11%) VB6
5 28 (14.97%) C#
6 23 (12.30%) PHP
7 21 (11.23%) VB.NET
8 13 (6.95%) Ruby
9 12 (6.42%) C++
9 12 (6.42%) C
9 12 (6.42%) Python
10 10 (5.35%) LotusScript
10 10 (5.35%) Formula Language
10 10 (5.35%) Perl
11 4 (2.14%) Fortran
12 3 (1.60%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.60%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.60%) Scala
13 2 (1.07%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.07%) XPath
Qualifications
1 31 (16.58%) Degree
2 6 (3.21%) ISTQB
2 6 (3.21%) ISEB
3 4 (2.14%) PhD
4 1 (0.53%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.42%) QA
2 3 (1.60%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.07%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.14%) VMware ESX
2 4 (2.14%) NFS
3 2 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.07%) KVM
3 2 (1.07%) Squid
Systems Management
1 10 (5.35%) Puppet
2 7 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.14%) NetBackup
3 4 (2.14%) OpenView
3 4 (2.14%) Control-M
4 2 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.07%) HAProxy
4 2 (1.07%) Nagios
Vendors
1 47 (25.13%) Oracle
2 17 (9.09%) IBM
3 11 (5.88%) Cognos
3 11 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 11 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 10 (5.35%) Lotus
5 7 (3.74%) VMware
6 6 (3.21%) JD Edwards
6 6 (3.21%) SAP
7 5 (2.67%) Dell
8 4 (2.14%) Sony
8 4 (2.14%) Veritas
8 4 (2.14%) Sun
8 4 (2.14%) HP
9 3 (1.60%) Cisco
9 3 (1.60%) Adobe
9 3 (1.60%) Chordiant
9 3 (1.60%) Apple
9 3 (1.60%) Unica
9 3 (1.60%) Yahoo!
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Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 to £55000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Rark Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
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IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Stott & May
Salary: £45000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benfits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £0 - £50 per annum
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