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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 31 31 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Permanent jobs citing Java 58 87 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 7.30% 7.92% 14.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.39% 15.18% 25.95%
Number of salaries quoted 48 74 148
Median salary £45,000 £48,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,950 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £80,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
403 573 655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 50.69% 52.19% 54.54%
Number of salaries quoted 348 516 580
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +24 20 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Chatham - 9 £43,750 - 1
Maidstone -17 8 £42,500 +6.25%
Snodland - 3 £40,000 -
Faversham - 2 £60,000 -
Folkestone +4 1 £70,000 +100.00%
West Malling 0 1 £60,000 +33.33%
Dartford - 1 £38,500 - 1
Tonbridge - 1 £50,000 -
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 45 (47.37%) Degree
2 41 (43.16%) XML
3 40 (42.11%) Computer Science
4 37 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (37.89%) Web Services
6 34 (35.79%) Git (software)
7 33 (34.74%) Android
7 33 (34.74%) Android Development
8 30 (31.58%) Android SDK
9 29 (30.53%) .NET
10 27 (28.42%) JSON
11 26 (27.37%) JavaScript
11 26 (27.37%) SQL
11 26 (27.37%) Mobile App
12 25 (26.32%) Mobile Development
13 23 (24.21%) MVC
14 22 (23.16%) Eclipse
15 21 (22.11%) C#
15 21 (22.11%) REST
16 20 (21.05%) Memory Management
17 16 (16.84%) HTML
18 15 (15.79%) J2EE
18 15 (15.79%) VB
18 15 (15.79%) UML
18 15 (15.79%) TDD
19 14 (14.74%) Finance
19 14 (14.74%) OO
20 13 (13.68%) Oracle
20 13 (13.68%) PHP
20 13 (13.68%) Scrum

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 6 (6.32%) WordPress
2 4 (4.21%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (4.21%) CMS
3 3 (3.16%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.16%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.16%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.11%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.05%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Maximo
2 1 (1.05%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.37%) Google Play
2 5 (5.26%) Google App Engine
2 5 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.11%) Bluemix
3 2 (2.11%) Heroku
3 2 (2.11%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.05%) Internet
1 1 (1.05%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.47%) NoSQL
2 7 (7.37%) MySQL
3 5 (5.26%) BigQuery
3 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.21%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.21%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (3.16%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.11%) Redis
6 2 (2.11%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 34 (35.79%) Git (software)
2 22 (23.16%) Eclipse
3 9 (9.47%) Subversion
4 6 (6.32%) Maven
5 5 (5.26%) JUnit
6 4 (4.21%) JIRA
6 4 (4.21%) jMock
6 4 (4.21%) Mockito
7 3 (3.16%) Selenium
8 2 (2.11%) Android Studio
8 2 (2.11%) Ant
8 2 (2.11%) Bower
8 2 (2.11%) gulp
8 2 (2.11%) Robolectric
8 2 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.05%) Babel
9 1 (1.05%) git-flow
9 1 (1.05%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (14.74%) Finance
2 7 (7.37%) Games
3 5 (5.26%) Legal
4 2 (2.11%) Publishing
5 1 (1.05%) Back Office
5 1 (1.05%) Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 78 (82.11%) Developer
2 32 (33.68%) Android Developer
2 32 (33.68%) Java Developer
3 22 (23.16%) Graduate
4 20 (21.05%) Graduate Developer
5 15 (15.79%) .NET Developer
6 10 (10.53%) .NET Programmer
6 10 (10.53%) ASP Developer
6 10 (10.53%) Java Programmer
6 10 (10.53%) Programmer
6 10 (10.53%) SQL Developer
6 10 (10.53%) SQL Programmer
6 10 (10.53%) VB Developer
6 10 (10.53%) VB Programmer
6 10 (10.53%) XML Developer
6 10 (10.53%) XML Programmer
7 7 (7.37%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (7.37%) Java Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Lead Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (43.16%) XML
2 36 (37.89%) Web Services
3 30 (31.58%) Android SDK
4 29 (30.53%) .NET
5 27 (28.42%) JSON
6 21 (22.11%) REST
7 16 (16.84%) HTML
8 15 (15.79%) J2EE
9 12 (12.63%) AngularJS
10 11 (11.58%) CSS
11 10 (10.53%) Spring
11 10 (10.53%) WCF
12 9 (9.47%) Servlets
13 7 (7.37%) Hibernate
13 7 (7.37%) OAuth
14 6 (6.32%) ASP.NET
15 5 (5.26%) SOAP
16 4 (4.21%) .NET Framework
16 4 (4.21%) XHTML
16 4 (4.21%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 40 (42.11%) Computer Science
2 26 (27.37%) Mobile App
3 7 (7.37%) Visualisation
4 5 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.26%) User Experience
4 5 (5.26%) Xbox
5 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 33 (34.74%) Android
2 12 (12.63%) Linux
3 8 (8.42%) Windows
4 6 (6.32%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.21%) Solaris
5 4 (4.21%) Unix
5 4 (4.21%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (4.21%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (34.74%) Android Development
3 25 (26.32%) Mobile Development
4 23 (24.21%) MVC
5 20 (21.05%) Memory Management
6 15 (15.79%) TDD
6 15 (15.79%) UML
7 14 (14.74%) OO
8 13 (13.68%) Scrum
8 13 (13.68%) SDLC
9 11 (11.58%) Time Management
10 10 (10.53%) Web Development
11 8 (8.42%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (7.37%) DevOps
12 7 (7.37%) Game Development
12 7 (7.37%) Load Testing
12 7 (7.37%) Software Testing
13 5 (5.26%) iOS Development
14 4 (4.21%) Build Automation
14 4 (4.21%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 26 (27.37%) JavaScript
1 26 (27.37%) SQL
2 21 (22.11%) C#
3 15 (15.79%) VB
4 13 (13.68%) PHP
5 7 (7.37%) C++
6 5 (5.26%) Objective-C
7 4 (4.21%) ECMAScript
7 4 (4.21%) Ruby
7 4 (4.21%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.11%) AspectJ
8 2 (2.11%) C
8 2 (2.11%) Go
8 2 (2.11%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.11%) Python
8 2 (2.11%) VBScript
9 1 (1.05%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.05%) Delphi
9 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 45 (47.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.11%) vSphere
Vendors
1 13 (13.68%) Google
1 13 (13.68%) Oracle
2 7 (7.37%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.26%) Perforce
3 5 (5.26%) Tableau
4 4 (4.21%) IBM
4 4 (4.21%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.05%) Cisco
5 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
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