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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 14 73 43
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -30
Permanent jobs citing Java 164 35 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 14.98% 3.11% 4.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.91% 5.34% 9.51%
Number of salaries quoted 140 32 30
Average salary £46,250 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £80,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
633 655 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 57.81% 58.22% 49.36%
Number of salaries quoted 569 582 304
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Sittingbourne -1 35 £43,500 -1.97% 3
Tunbridge Wells - 27 £55,000 - 3
Maidstone +18 12 £47,500 +52.00% 3
Tonbridge +8 10 £55,000 +69.23%
Faversham - 7 £57,500 -
West Malling +8 5 £45,000 +19.20%
Sevenoaks - 5 £40,000 -
Dartford - 3 £37,500 -
Chatham +2 1 £40,000 -50.00%
Canterbury -11 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Deal - 1 £52,500 -
Rochester - 1 £45,000 -
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 110 (40.59%) Hibernate
2 107 (39.48%) HTML
3 103 (38.01%) JavaScript
4 98 (36.16%) Web Services
5 90 (33.21%) JSON
6 84 (31.00%) REST
7 83 (30.63%) MySQL
8 82 (30.26%) Eclipse
8 82 (30.26%) Spring
9 81 (29.89%) Linux
10 78 (28.78%) J2EE
11 75 (27.68%) Agile Software Development
12 73 (26.94%) OO
13 69 (25.46%) Oracle
13 69 (25.46%) XML
14 68 (25.09%) SQL
15 67 (24.72%) MVC
16 66 (24.35%) JUnit
17 63 (23.25%) OOD
17 63 (23.25%) Maven
18 57 (21.03%) .NET
19 55 (20.30%) Ant
19 55 (20.30%) JSP
19 55 (20.30%) Degree
20 54 (19.93%) CSS
20 54 (19.93%) Unit Testing
21 53 (19.56%) Apache
22 50 (18.45%) Computer Science
23 47 (17.34%) JBoss
24 45 (16.61%) JSTL

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 53 (19.56%) Apache
2 47 (17.34%) JBoss
3 17 (6.27%) Node.js
4 10 (3.69%) Tomcat
5 8 (2.95%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (2.21%) Lotus Domino
6 6 (2.21%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.21%) IBM Connections
7 5 (1.85%) CMS
8 4 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.11%) Umbraco
9 3 (1.11%) WordPress
9 3 (1.11%) IIS
10 2 (0.74%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.74%) Drupal
10 2 (0.74%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.37%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.37%) nginx
Applications
1 17 (6.27%) MS Office
2 9 (3.32%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.21%) Mathematica
4 4 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.74%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (1.48%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.74%) Magento
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.54%) Internet
2 5 (1.85%) Intranet
3 4 (1.48%) VPN
4 3 (1.11%) DNS
4 3 (1.11%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.11%) SAN
4 3 (1.11%) Firewall
4 3 (1.11%) VLAN
5 2 (0.74%) LDAP
5 2 (0.74%) LAN
5 2 (0.74%) WAN
5 2 (0.74%) HTTP
6 1 (0.37%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.37%) SMTP
6 1 (0.37%) FTP
6 1 (0.37%) SSL
6 1 (0.37%) VRRP
6 1 (0.37%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (30.63%) MySQL
2 45 (16.61%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.95%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.85%) MongoDB
4 5 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.11%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.74%) MS Access
6 2 (0.74%) DTS
6 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.74%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.37%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.37%) Text Mining
7 1 (0.37%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 82 (30.26%) Eclipse
2 66 (24.35%) JUnit
3 63 (23.25%) Maven
4 55 (20.30%) Ant
5 45 (16.61%) TestNG
6 38 (14.02%) Git (software)
7 25 (9.23%) SoapUI
8 22 (8.12%) Subversion
9 20 (7.38%) Selenium
10 17 (6.27%) Mockito
11 16 (5.90%) jMock
12 10 (3.69%) JIRA
13 5 (1.85%) Hudson
13 5 (1.85%) Robotium
13 5 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (1.11%) Jenkins
14 3 (1.11%) TestComplete
14 3 (1.11%) WebDriver
15 2 (0.74%) Visual Studio
15 2 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 23 (8.49%) Publishing
2 14 (5.17%) Finance
3 4 (1.48%) Legal
4 3 (1.11%) Games
4 3 (1.11%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.11%) Banking
5 2 (0.74%) Marketing
5 2 (0.74%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.74%) Electronics
5 2 (0.74%) Advertising
6 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 193 (71.22%) Developer
2 121 (44.65%) Java Developer
3 46 (16.97%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 35 (12.92%) Senior Developer
5 29 (10.70%) Android Developer
6 26 (9.59%) Software Engineer
7 24 (8.86%) Senior Java Developer
8 21 (7.75%) Software Developer
9 16 (5.90%) Analyst
10 13 (4.80%) Test Analyst
11 10 (3.69%) Applications Developer
12 9 (3.32%) Junior
12 9 (3.32%) Test Engineer
12 9 (3.32%) Junior Developer
13 8 (2.95%) J2EE Developer
13 8 (2.95%) Web Developer
13 8 (2.95%) Consultant
13 8 (2.95%) Graduate
14 7 (2.58%) Junior Java Developer
15 6 (2.21%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (40.59%) Hibernate
2 107 (39.48%) HTML
3 98 (36.16%) Web Services
4 90 (33.21%) JSON
5 84 (31.00%) REST
6 82 (30.26%) Spring
7 78 (28.78%) J2EE
8 69 (25.46%) XML
9 57 (21.03%) .NET
10 55 (20.30%) JSP
11 54 (19.93%) CSS
12 45 (16.61%) JSTL
12 45 (16.61%) JSF
12 45 (16.61%) RichFaces
13 43 (15.87%) SOAP
14 34 (12.55%) Spring Integration
15 28 (10.33%) RESTful
16 23 (8.49%) FreeMarker
17 22 (8.12%) OpenGL
18 20 (7.38%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 50 (18.45%) Computer Science
2 36 (13.28%) Mobile App
3 26 (9.59%) Open Source
4 15 (5.54%) Physics
5 14 (5.17%) Visualisation
6 13 (4.80%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (4.43%) User Experience
8 11 (4.06%) Mathematics
9 9 (3.32%) Social Media
10 8 (2.95%) Management Information System
11 7 (2.58%) Smartphone
12 6 (2.21%) Mainframe
13 5 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (1.48%) BBC
14 4 (1.48%) Clustering
14 4 (1.48%) Replication
14 4 (1.48%) FMCG
15 2 (0.74%) Embedded Systems
16 1 (0.37%) iPhone
16 1 (0.37%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 81 (29.89%) Linux
2 32 (11.81%) Android
3 16 (5.90%) UNIX
3 16 (5.90%) Windows
4 4 (1.48%) Solaris
5 2 (0.74%) AIX
5 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.37%) CentOS
6 1 (0.37%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.37%) Debian
6 1 (0.37%) OpenBSD
6 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (27.68%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (26.94%) OO
3 67 (24.72%) MVC
4 63 (23.25%) OOD
5 54 (19.93%) Unit Testing
6 45 (16.61%) Integration Testing
7 41 (15.13%) Project Management
8 36 (13.28%) Scrum
8 36 (13.28%) TDD
9 32 (11.81%) Android Development
10 29 (10.70%) Software Engineering
11 23 (8.49%) UML
12 22 (8.12%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (7.75%) Content Management
13 21 (7.75%) Software Architecture
14 19 (7.01%) Multivariate Testing
14 19 (7.01%) Memory Management
15 17 (6.27%) Web Development
16 16 (5.90%) E-Commerce
16 16 (5.90%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 103 (38.01%) JavaScript
2 68 (25.09%) SQL
3 42 (15.50%) VB
4 34 (12.55%) VB6
5 33 (12.18%) PHP
6 22 (8.12%) Python
6 22 (8.12%) VB.NET
6 22 (8.12%) C++
7 20 (7.38%) C#
8 17 (6.27%) C
9 16 (5.90%) Ruby
10 10 (3.69%) AspectJ
11 8 (2.95%) Fortran
12 7 (2.58%) Scala
13 6 (2.21%) MATLAB
14 4 (1.48%) LotusScript
14 4 (1.48%) Formula Language
15 3 (1.11%) Perl
16 2 (0.74%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.74%) Ada
Qualifications
1 55 (20.30%) Degree
2 8 (2.95%) PhD
3 3 (1.11%) ISEB
3 3 (1.11%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.06%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.74%) NFS
1 2 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.37%) HDFS
2 1 (0.37%) KVM
2 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.37%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (0.74%) NetBackup
1 2 (0.74%) Control-M
1 2 (0.74%) OpenView
1 2 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.74%) Puppet
2 1 (0.37%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.37%) SELinux
Vendors
1 69 (25.46%) Oracle
2 23 (8.49%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.27%) IBM
4 6 (2.21%) Cognos
5 5 (1.85%) Sony
6 4 (1.48%) Yahoo!
6 4 (1.48%) Google
6 4 (1.48%) SAP
6 4 (1.48%) Lotus
6 4 (1.48%) Apple
6 4 (1.48%) JD Edwards
6 4 (1.48%) Sun
6 4 (1.48%) Facebook
7 3 (1.11%) HP
7 3 (1.11%) Dell
7 3 (1.11%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.74%) Zend
8 2 (0.74%) VMware
8 2 (0.74%) Siebel
8 2 (0.74%) Veritas
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Folkestone, Kent
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £0 - £50 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sittingbourne
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benfits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £36750 - £46750 per annum + 26 days, Annual Bonus, Pension, Healtcare.
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 10 days ago
Maidstone
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 26 days ago