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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 24 18 50
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +32
Permanent jobs citing Java 92 111 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 8.61% 11.57% 5.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.37% 19.79% 9.73%
Number of salaries quoted 82 85 58
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £55,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
562 561 668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 52.62% 58.50% 54.93%
Number of salaries quoted 498 498 537
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -3 27 £30,000 -41.46% 3
Sittingbourne -1 11 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Tonbridge 0 10 £77,500 +40.90% 2
West Malling -14 8 £27,500 -45.00%
Maidstone -4 6 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Folkestone 0 4 £40,000 +33.33%
Whitstable - 2 £32,000 - 1
Sevenoaks +9 1 £19,500 -9.30%
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 103 (51.76%) SQL
2 94 (47.24%) XML
3 87 (43.72%) MySQL
4 78 (39.20%) Agile Software Development
5 76 (38.19%) Linux
6 59 (29.65%) Web Services
7 54 (27.14%) JSON
8 52 (26.13%) Eclipse
9 51 (25.63%) Git (software)
10 49 (24.62%) J2EE
11 42 (21.11%) JavaScript
11 42 (21.11%) RESTful
12 40 (20.10%) Unit Testing
12 40 (20.10%) Degree
12 40 (20.10%) Spring
13 39 (19.60%) HTML
14 38 (19.10%) PHP
14 38 (19.10%) Ant
14 38 (19.10%) JSP
15 37 (18.59%) Scala
16 36 (18.09%) WordPress
17 34 (17.09%) Apache
18 33 (16.58%) Finance
19 32 (16.08%) Web Development
20 31 (15.58%) Scrum
20 31 (15.58%) Subversion
21 30 (15.08%) JSF
21 30 (15.08%) .NET
21 30 (15.08%) Integration Testing
22 29 (14.57%) TestNG

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 36 (18.09%) WordPress
2 34 (17.09%) Apache
3 29 (14.57%) Cloud Foundry
3 29 (14.57%) CMS
4 28 (14.07%) Tomcat
5 27 (13.57%) JBoss
6 11 (5.53%) OpenStack
7 7 (3.52%) IIS
8 6 (3.02%) Mule
8 6 (3.02%) Mule ESB
9 3 (1.51%) Apache Spark
9 3 (1.51%) Umbraco
10 2 (1.01%) Apache Solr
10 2 (1.01%) GlassFish
10 2 (1.01%) Node.js
10 2 (1.01%) WildFly
11 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (3.02%) MS Office
2 3 (1.51%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (7.54%) Magento
2 11 (5.53%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.06%) Bluemix
2 12 (6.03%) Sage Pay
3 10 (5.03%) PaaS
4 8 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (2.51%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.51%) Heroku
6 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.53%) Intranet
2 8 (4.02%) Firewall
2 8 (4.02%) HTTP
3 6 (3.02%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.01%) CDMA
4 2 (1.01%) GSM
4 2 (1.01%) LTE
4 2 (1.01%) UMTS
5 1 (0.50%) LAN
5 1 (0.50%) WAN
5 1 (0.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (43.72%) MySQL
2 22 (11.06%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.02%) Big Data
3 8 (4.02%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.52%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (2.51%) Hadoop
5 5 (2.51%) MariaDB
5 5 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.01%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.51%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.01%) DB2
8 2 (1.01%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.01%) Redis
9 1 (0.50%) BODI
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.50%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 52 (26.13%) Eclipse
2 51 (25.63%) Git (software)
3 38 (19.10%) Ant
4 31 (15.58%) Subversion
5 29 (14.57%) TestNG
6 28 (14.07%) JUnit
7 26 (13.07%) JIRA
8 21 (10.55%) Maven
9 14 (7.04%) SoapUI
10 8 (4.02%) Jasmine
10 8 (4.02%) Karma Test Runner
10 8 (4.02%) Protractor
10 8 (4.02%) QUnit
11 7 (3.52%) Jenkins
12 6 (3.02%) Hudson
13 5 (2.51%) Selenium
14 4 (2.01%) ReSharper
14 4 (2.01%) Xcode
15 3 (1.51%) JMeter
16 2 (1.01%) NetBeans
General
1 33 (16.58%) Finance
2 9 (4.52%) Legal
2 9 (4.52%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.02%) Financial Institution
3 8 (4.02%) Marketing
4 3 (1.51%) Back Office
4 3 (1.51%) Games
4 3 (1.51%) Publishing
5 1 (0.50%) Automotive
5 1 (0.50%) Banking
5 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 125 (62.81%) Developer
2 69 (34.67%) Java Developer
3 34 (17.09%) Senior Developer
4 30 (15.08%) Junior
5 27 (13.57%) Senior Java Developer
6 24 (12.06%) Junior Developer
7 21 (10.55%) Graduate
8 20 (10.05%) Analyst
8 20 (10.05%) Graduate Developer
8 20 (10.05%) PHP Developer
8 20 (10.05%) Web Developer
9 15 (7.54%) Junior Java Developer
9 15 (7.54%) PHP Web Developer
9 15 (7.54%) Programmer
10 14 (7.04%) J2EE Developer
10 14 (7.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 14 (7.04%) Technical Leader
11 13 (6.53%) Test Analyst
12 10 (5.03%) Senior J2EE Developer
12 10 (5.03%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (47.24%) XML
2 59 (29.65%) Web Services
3 54 (27.14%) JSON
4 49 (24.62%) J2EE
5 42 (21.11%) RESTful
6 40 (20.10%) Spring
7 39 (19.60%) HTML
8 38 (19.10%) JSP
9 30 (15.08%) .NET
9 30 (15.08%) JSF
10 27 (13.57%) Hibernate
11 23 (11.56%) AngularJS
11 23 (11.56%) CSS
11 23 (11.56%) jQuery
12 22 (11.06%) LAMP
12 22 (11.06%) OAuth
13 21 (10.55%) RichFaces
13 21 (10.55%) SOAP
14 19 (9.55%) JDBC
14 19 (9.55%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.05%) Mobile App
2 17 (8.54%) Computer Science
3 13 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.53%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.51%) W3C
7 2 (1.01%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.01%) Informatics
7 2 (1.01%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.01%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.50%) Economics
8 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.50%) NHS
8 1 (0.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 76 (38.19%) Linux
2 19 (9.55%) Android
3 13 (6.53%) Windows
4 7 (3.52%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.01%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.01%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.01%) OpenVMS
8 1 (0.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (39.20%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (20.10%) Unit Testing
3 32 (16.08%) Web Development
4 31 (15.58%) Scrum
5 30 (15.08%) Integration Testing
6 29 (14.57%) E-Commerce
7 24 (12.06%) SDLC
8 22 (11.06%) OOP
9 21 (10.55%) OOD
10 20 (10.05%) Time Management
10 20 (10.05%) UML
11 19 (9.55%) AOP
11 19 (9.55%) RUP
12 17 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (7.54%) Software Engineering
13 15 (7.54%) TDD
14 14 (7.04%) Mentoring
15 11 (5.53%) Asset Management
15 11 (5.53%) Continuous Delivery
15 11 (5.53%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 103 (51.76%) SQL
2 42 (21.11%) JavaScript
3 38 (19.10%) PHP
4 37 (18.59%) Scala
5 19 (9.55%) AspectJ
6 16 (8.04%) PL/SQL
7 14 (7.04%) C#
7 14 (7.04%) Python
7 14 (7.04%) Ruby
8 12 (6.03%) Bash Shell
9 10 (5.03%) Go
10 5 (2.51%) Delphi
10 5 (2.51%) VB
11 4 (2.01%) C
11 4 (2.01%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.51%) PHP 5
13 1 (0.50%) C++
13 1 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (20.10%) Degree
2 5 (2.51%) ISTQB
2 5 (2.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (2.01%) ISEB
4 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.03%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) COBIT
2 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (3.52%) Active Directory
1 7 (3.52%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.01%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.01%) HDFS
2 2 (1.01%) vSphere
3 1 (0.50%) Docker
3 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.50%) vCloud
3 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.52%) Ansible
2 5 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.50%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.50%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.50%) Oozie
3 1 (0.50%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.50%) OpenView
Vendors
1 25 (12.56%) Oracle
2 20 (10.05%) IBM
3 9 (4.52%) VMware
4 7 (3.52%) Citrix
4 7 (3.52%) HP
5 6 (3.02%) MuleSoft
5 6 (3.02%) Siebel
6 4 (2.01%) PayPal
6 4 (2.01%) WorldPay
7 3 (1.51%) Informatica
8 2 (1.01%) hybris
8 2 (1.01%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.01%) webMethods
8 2 (1.01%) Zend
9 1 (0.50%) Adobe
9 1 (0.50%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.50%) Cognos
9 1 (0.50%) New Relic
9 1 (0.50%) Splunk
9 1 (0.50%) Sun
Kent
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Kent
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum +£7k probationary bonus, car allow,
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Coded People
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochester, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Whitstable, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East, Surrey, Sussex, Reigate, Crawley,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to c£45,000 + excellent bonus + bens
Posted: 21 days ago