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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 17 29 13
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Permanent jobs citing Java 124 90 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 11.44% 7.92% 12.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.73% 14.88% 20.27%
Number of salaries quoted 103 76 112
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
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
662 605 661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 61.07% 53.21% 61.43%
Number of salaries quoted 591 544 568
Average salary £38,500 £41,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.22% +7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015. 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
Tunbridge Wells +4 30 £52,500 +90.90% 1
Tonbridge +6 14 £55,000 +129.16%
Maidstone +10 13 £38,000 +10.14% 1
Folkestone +4 10 £32,500 - 2
West Malling -1 10 £45,750 -18.66%
Faversham - 6 £53,750 -
Canterbury -6 5 £35,000 +32.07%
Sittingbourne +8 3 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Dartford +7 3 £26,000 -62.85%
Sevenoaks -7 1 £21,500 -
Deal - 1 £50,000 -
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 98 (39.52%) XML
2 84 (33.87%) SQL
3 82 (33.06%) Eclipse
4 77 (31.05%) JSON
5 76 (30.65%) Web Services
6 68 (27.42%) JavaScript
7 65 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
8 63 (25.40%) Git (software)
9 61 (24.60%) MySQL
9 61 (24.60%) Linux
10 59 (23.79%) Spring
10 59 (23.79%) REST
11 56 (22.58%) J2EE
12 53 (21.37%) Degree
13 52 (20.97%) Oracle
13 52 (20.97%) HTML
14 51 (20.56%) Ant
14 51 (20.56%) Hibernate
15 49 (19.76%) JSP
16 48 (19.35%) .NET
17 46 (18.55%) JUnit
17 46 (18.55%) Unit Testing
18 45 (18.15%) Subversion
19 44 (17.74%) Maven
20 43 (17.34%) UML
21 41 (16.53%) OOD
22 40 (16.13%) Computer Science
23 39 (15.73%) PHP
24 37 (14.92%) Scrum
24 37 (14.92%) Android

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 29 (11.69%) Apache
2 28 (11.29%) Tomcat
3 24 (9.68%) Cloud Foundry
4 23 (9.27%) JBoss
5 17 (6.85%) Node.js
6 5 (2.02%) IIS
6 5 (2.02%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.61%) CMS
7 4 (1.61%) Apache Pig
8 3 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.21%) Alfresco
8 3 (1.21%) WordPress
8 3 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.81%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.40%) Drupal
10 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.40%) nginx
10 1 (0.40%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (4.84%) MS Office
1 12 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.21%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (2.82%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.21%) Magento
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.61%) PPP
1 4 (1.61%) Internet
1 4 (1.61%) Firewall
2 3 (1.21%) Intranet
2 3 (1.21%) HTTP
3 2 (0.81%) SMTP
4 1 (0.40%) FTP
4 1 (0.40%) VoIP
4 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.40%) DNS
4 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.40%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.40%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (24.60%) MySQL
2 18 (7.26%) Oracle Database
3 17 (6.85%) SQL Server
4 10 (4.03%) Big Data
5 9 (3.63%) Relational Database
6 8 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.82%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.61%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.61%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.40%) DTS
12 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.40%) MS Access
12 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 82 (33.06%) Eclipse
2 63 (25.40%) Git (software)
3 51 (20.56%) Ant
4 46 (18.55%) JUnit
5 45 (18.15%) Subversion
6 44 (17.74%) Maven
7 30 (12.10%) JIRA
8 23 (9.27%) Selenium
9 22 (8.87%) TestNG
10 16 (6.45%) jMock
11 13 (5.24%) Mockito
12 11 (4.44%) WebDriver
12 11 (4.44%) SoapUI
13 9 (3.63%) Hudson
14 7 (2.82%) NUnit
15 5 (2.02%) HP UFT
16 4 (1.61%) LoadRunner
16 4 (1.61%) PEAR
17 3 (1.21%) Jenkins
18 2 (0.81%) TestDirector
General
1 29 (11.69%) Finance
2 9 (3.63%) Publishing
3 8 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.81%) Back Office
4 2 (0.81%) Games
4 2 (0.81%) Marketing
5 1 (0.40%) Banking
5 1 (0.40%) Law
5 1 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 187 (75.40%) Developer
2 100 (40.32%) Java Developer
3 53 (21.37%) Senior Developer
4 46 (18.55%) Senior Java Developer
5 42 (16.94%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 28 (11.29%) Android Developer
7 24 (9.68%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 23 (9.27%) J2EE Developer
9 22 (8.87%) Senior J2EE Developer
10 19 (7.66%) Analyst
11 16 (6.45%) Test Analyst
12 12 (4.84%) Web Developer
12 12 (4.84%) PHP Developer
13 11 (4.44%) Junior
14 10 (4.03%) Software Developer
15 9 (3.63%) Software Engineer
15 9 (3.63%) Automation Analyst
15 9 (3.63%) Automation Test Analyst
16 8 (3.23%) Administrator
17 7 (2.82%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (39.52%) XML
2 77 (31.05%) JSON
3 76 (30.65%) Web Services
4 59 (23.79%) Spring
4 59 (23.79%) REST
5 56 (22.58%) J2EE
6 52 (20.97%) HTML
7 51 (20.56%) Hibernate
8 49 (19.76%) JSP
9 48 (19.35%) .NET
10 32 (12.90%) OpenGL
11 31 (12.50%) Android SDK
12 28 (11.29%) SOAP
13 27 (10.89%) JDBC
13 27 (10.89%) Servlets
14 22 (8.87%) JSF
14 22 (8.87%) JSTL
14 22 (8.87%) RichFaces
15 18 (7.26%) CSS
16 17 (6.85%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 40 (16.13%) Computer Science
2 36 (14.52%) Mobile App
3 10 (4.03%) User Experience
4 8 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.23%) Clustering
5 7 (2.82%) Replication
5 7 (2.82%) Social Media
6 6 (2.42%) Smartphone
7 4 (1.61%) BBC
7 4 (1.61%) iPad
7 4 (1.61%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.61%) iPhone
8 3 (1.21%) FMCG
8 3 (1.21%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.21%) Physics
9 2 (0.81%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.81%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.40%) Tandem
10 1 (0.40%) W3C
10 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 61 (24.60%) Linux
2 37 (14.92%) Android
3 10 (4.03%) UNIX
3 10 (4.03%) Windows
4 6 (2.42%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.81%) Solaris
5 2 (0.81%) CentOS
6 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (18.55%) Unit Testing
3 43 (17.34%) UML
4 41 (16.53%) OOD
5 37 (14.92%) Scrum
6 36 (14.52%) Mobile Development
7 35 (14.11%) Android Development
8 34 (13.71%) OO
9 32 (12.90%) MVC
10 29 (11.69%) AOP
10 29 (11.69%) OOP
11 28 (11.29%) Memory Management
12 27 (10.89%) RUP
13 26 (10.48%) Open Source
14 25 (10.08%) TDD
15 22 (8.87%) Integration Testing
16 19 (7.66%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (7.66%) Test Automation
17 17 (6.85%) Software Engineering
17 17 (6.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (33.87%) SQL
2 68 (27.42%) JavaScript
3 39 (15.73%) PHP
4 27 (10.89%) AspectJ
5 24 (9.68%) Python
6 23 (9.27%) C#
7 20 (8.06%) Ruby
8 13 (5.24%) VB
9 10 (4.03%) C++
10 8 (3.23%) C
11 5 (2.02%) VB6
11 5 (2.02%) Objective-C
11 5 (2.02%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.02%) Perl
12 4 (1.61%) R
13 3 (1.21%) PHP5
13 3 (1.21%) VBA
14 2 (0.81%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.40%) Scala
15 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 53 (21.37%) Degree
2 5 (2.02%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.61%) Sun Certification
3 4 (1.61%) ISEB
4 2 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.40%) CCNP
5 1 (0.40%) CCDP
5 1 (0.40%) CCDE
5 1 (0.40%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.44%) QA
2 2 (0.81%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.81%) VMware ESX
1 2 (0.81%) Docker
2 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.21%) Puppet
2 2 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.81%) HAProxy
2 2 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.40%) SCOM
Vendors
1 52 (20.97%) Oracle
2 24 (9.68%) IBM
3 15 (6.05%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.23%) HP
5 7 (2.82%) JD Edwards
6 6 (2.42%) webMethods
6 6 (2.42%) Google
6 6 (2.42%) Facebook
7 5 (2.02%) Zend
7 5 (2.02%) Apple
8 4 (1.61%) Sony
8 4 (1.61%) Twitter
8 4 (1.61%) Yahoo!
9 3 (1.21%) VMware
9 3 (1.21%) Adobe
9 3 (1.21%) Business Objects
9 3 (1.21%) SAP
10 2 (0.81%) Siebel
10 2 (0.81%) Cisco
10 2 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
Tunbridge Wells
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Folkestone, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 5 days ago
Sittingbourne
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Sittingbourne
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago