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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 16 62 19
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -43
Permanent jobs citing Java 114 51 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 12.00% 4.20% 8.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.61% 7.37% 19.70%
Number of salaries quoted 94 49 74
Average salary £46,250 £42,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.18% +6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £71,600 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
553 692 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 58.21% 57.05% 41.84%
Number of salaries quoted 491 551 406
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 - 26 £52,500 - 7
Sittingbourne +2 21 £37,500 -14.52% 4
Tonbridge - 13 £55,000 - 2
Maidstone +39 11 £45,000 +50.00% 1
West Malling +5 3 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Faversham - 3 £57,500 -
Dartford +1 2 £32,875 -41.55%
Deal - 2 £53,750 -
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 119 (41.61%) Web Services
2 107 (37.41%) Eclipse
3 105 (36.71%) Hibernate
4 102 (35.66%) JSON
5 101 (35.31%) HTML
6 100 (34.97%) JavaScript
7 99 (34.62%) XML
8 96 (33.57%) MySQL
9 95 (33.22%) Linux
10 89 (31.12%) J2EE
11 88 (30.77%) REST
12 80 (27.97%) SQL
13 75 (26.22%) Spring
14 74 (25.87%) JUnit
15 73 (25.52%) Agile Software Development
16 72 (25.17%) Ant
17 71 (24.83%) JSP
18 68 (23.78%) Oracle
19 66 (23.08%) Unit Testing
20 63 (22.03%) Maven
21 61 (21.33%) OO
22 58 (20.28%) OOD
22 58 (20.28%) MVC
23 57 (19.93%) Apache
23 57 (19.93%) Git (software)
24 56 (19.58%) Degree
25 52 (18.18%) JSTL
25 52 (18.18%) JSF
25 52 (18.18%) TestNG
25 52 (18.18%) RichFaces

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 57 (19.93%) Apache
2 52 (18.18%) JBoss
3 25 (8.74%) Node.js
4 17 (5.94%) Tomcat
4 17 (5.94%) Cloud Foundry
5 7 (2.45%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.75%) CMS
6 5 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.40%) WordPress
8 3 (1.05%) IIS
8 3 (1.05%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.70%) Drupal
9 2 (0.70%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.70%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.70%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (0.70%) IBM Connections
9 2 (0.70%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.35%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 22 (7.69%) MS Office
2 7 (2.45%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.75%) Mathematica
4 3 (1.05%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.05%) Magento
3 2 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.85%) Internet
2 3 (1.05%) HTTP
2 3 (1.05%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.05%) Intranet
3 2 (0.70%) VPN
3 2 (0.70%) LAN
3 2 (0.70%) WAN
4 1 (0.35%) FTP
4 1 (0.35%) VoIP
4 1 (0.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (33.57%) MySQL
2 41 (14.34%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.15%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.40%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.70%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.70%) MariaDB
6 2 (0.70%) DTS
6 2 (0.70%) MS Access
6 2 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.35%) Text Mining
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.35%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 107 (37.41%) Eclipse
2 74 (25.87%) JUnit
3 72 (25.17%) Ant
4 63 (22.03%) Maven
5 57 (19.93%) Git (software)
6 52 (18.18%) TestNG
7 34 (11.89%) Subversion
8 28 (9.79%) SoapUI
9 22 (7.69%) Selenium
10 19 (6.64%) JIRA
11 18 (6.29%) jMock
11 18 (6.29%) Mockito
12 7 (2.45%) Hudson
13 4 (1.40%) WebDriver
13 4 (1.40%) Visual Studio
13 4 (1.40%) Robotium
14 3 (1.05%) Jenkins
14 3 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
15 2 (0.70%) PEAR
15 2 (0.70%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 17 (5.94%) Publishing
2 13 (4.55%) Finance
3 5 (1.75%) Games
4 4 (1.40%) Legal
4 4 (1.40%) Marketing
5 3 (1.05%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.70%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.70%) Banking
6 2 (0.70%) Electronics
7 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 205 (71.68%) Developer
2 126 (44.06%) Java Developer
3 61 (21.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 42 (14.69%) Senior Developer
5 35 (12.24%) Android Developer
6 31 (10.84%) Senior Java Developer
7 30 (10.49%) Software Engineer
8 23 (8.04%) Analyst
9 22 (7.69%) Test Analyst
10 17 (5.94%) Software Developer
11 16 (5.59%) J2EE Developer
12 14 (4.90%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
13 10 (3.50%) Automation Analyst
13 10 (3.50%) Automation Test Analyst
13 10 (3.50%) Applications Developer
14 9 (3.15%) Web Developer
14 9 (3.15%) Junior
14 9 (3.15%) Senior J2EE Developer
15 8 (2.80%) Junior Developer
16 7 (2.45%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (41.61%) Web Services
2 105 (36.71%) Hibernate
3 102 (35.66%) JSON
4 101 (35.31%) HTML
5 99 (34.62%) XML
6 89 (31.12%) J2EE
7 88 (30.77%) REST
8 75 (26.22%) Spring
9 71 (24.83%) JSP
10 52 (18.18%) JSF
10 52 (18.18%) JSTL
10 52 (18.18%) RichFaces
11 51 (17.83%) SOAP
12 48 (16.78%) .NET
13 43 (15.03%) CSS
14 34 (11.89%) OpenGL
15 31 (10.84%) Android SDK
16 27 (9.44%) RESTful
17 25 (8.74%) FreeMarker
18 23 (8.04%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 51 (17.83%) Computer Science
2 46 (16.08%) Mobile App
3 33 (11.54%) Open Source
4 18 (6.29%) User Experience
5 15 (5.24%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (4.55%) Physics
7 12 (4.20%) Visualisation
8 8 (2.80%) Social Media
9 7 (2.45%) Replication
9 7 (2.45%) Clustering
10 6 (2.10%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.75%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.75%) FMCG
11 5 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (1.40%) Smartphone
13 2 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
14 1 (0.35%) Statistics
14 1 (0.35%) BBC
14 1 (0.35%) Mobile Games
14 1 (0.35%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 95 (33.22%) Linux
2 40 (13.99%) Android
3 14 (4.90%) UNIX
4 12 (4.20%) Windows
5 4 (1.40%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.70%) Solaris
7 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (25.52%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (23.08%) Unit Testing
3 61 (21.33%) OO
4 58 (20.28%) OOD
4 58 (20.28%) MVC
5 52 (18.18%) Integration Testing
6 38 (13.29%) Android Development
7 37 (12.94%) Scrum
8 34 (11.89%) Software Engineering
8 34 (11.89%) UML
9 30 (10.49%) TDD
9 30 (10.49%) Memory Management
10 29 (10.14%) Project Management
11 26 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (8.39%) Software Architecture
13 23 (8.04%) Content Management
14 22 (7.69%) AOP
15 21 (7.34%) Multivariate Testing
15 21 (7.34%) Test Automation
16 20 (6.99%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 100 (34.97%) JavaScript
2 80 (27.97%) SQL
3 43 (15.03%) PHP
4 32 (11.19%) VB
5 29 (10.14%) Python
6 23 (8.04%) VB6
7 22 (7.69%) C++
7 22 (7.69%) Ruby
8 19 (6.64%) AspectJ
8 19 (6.64%) VB.NET
9 14 (4.90%) C
9 14 (4.90%) C#
10 7 (2.45%) Fortran
10 7 (2.45%) Scala
11 5 (1.75%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.70%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.70%) VBA
12 2 (0.70%) Ada
13 1 (0.35%) Perl
13 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (19.58%) Degree
2 7 (2.45%) PhD
3 1 (0.35%) CCNP
3 1 (0.35%) CCDP
3 1 (0.35%) ISEB
3 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.35%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.75%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.35%) HDFS
Vendors
1 68 (23.78%) Oracle
2 30 (10.49%) Microsoft
3 19 (6.64%) IBM
4 5 (1.75%) JD Edwards
4 5 (1.75%) SAP
5 4 (1.40%) Zend
6 3 (1.05%) Google
6 3 (1.05%) Adobe
6 3 (1.05%) Facebook
7 2 (0.70%) Twitter
7 2 (0.70%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.70%) Sun
7 2 (0.70%) HP
7 2 (0.70%) Cognos
7 2 (0.70%) Ektron
7 2 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.70%) Sony
8 1 (0.35%) VMware
8 1 (0.35%) Yahoo!
8 1 (0.35%) Siebel
Sittingbourne, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Kent
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
PAW Associates
Salary: Unspecified c£Excellent + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Rark Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
PAW Associates
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum C£25k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benfits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: Excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: Excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £40000 Per Annum Excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: Excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
South East, Surrey, Sussex, Reigate, Crawley,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + generous bonus + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Sittingbourne
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
AXA
Posted: 10 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
AXA
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Tonbridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago