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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 49 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Permanent jobs citing Java 39 81 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.56% 7.70% 7.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.80% 14.06% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 37 78 59
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £34,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,750 £60,000
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
361 576 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 42.22% 54.75% 46.92%
Number of salaries quoted 334 553 399
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +33 15 £45,000 - 1
Maidstone -23 4 £27,500 -21.42%
Rochester +2 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Folkestone 0 1 £70,000 +84.21%
West Malling -6 1 - -
Sittingbourne -12 1 - -
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 47 (53.41%) XML
2 32 (36.36%) SQL
3 31 (35.23%) HTML
4 30 (34.09%) JavaScript
4 30 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (34.09%) Degree
5 29 (32.95%) Git (software)
6 27 (30.68%) .NET
6 27 (30.68%) JSON
7 26 (29.55%) MySQL
7 26 (29.55%) CSS
8 24 (27.27%) Computer Science
9 23 (26.14%) Web Services
9 23 (26.14%) PHP
10 22 (25.00%) MVC
11 21 (23.86%) CMS
12 19 (21.59%) TDD
12 19 (21.59%) Android
13 18 (20.45%) C#
13 18 (20.45%) Android Development
14 17 (19.32%) Android SDK
14 17 (19.32%) jQuery
15 16 (18.18%) AngularJS
15 16 (18.18%) Web Development
16 15 (17.05%) Mobile App
16 15 (17.05%) REST
16 15 (17.05%) LAMP
16 15 (17.05%) Eclipse
17 13 (14.77%) Python
18 12 (13.64%) Linux

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 21 (23.86%) CMS
2 12 (13.64%) WordPress
3 8 (9.09%) Apache
4 6 (6.82%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (5.68%) OpenStack
5 5 (5.68%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.68%) Umbraco
6 4 (4.55%) JBoss
7 3 (3.41%) IIS
7 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Magento
2 1 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.68%) Google Play
2 4 (4.55%) PaaS
2 4 (4.55%) Sage Pay
3 3 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.27%) Bluemix
4 2 (2.27%) IaaS
4 2 (2.27%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.14%) GitHub
5 1 (1.14%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.50%) Intranet
2 5 (5.68%) Firewall
3 2 (2.27%) DNS
3 2 (2.27%) Internet
3 2 (2.27%) Network Security
3 2 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (29.55%) MySQL
2 8 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 8 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.41%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.14%) Big Data
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.14%) Redis
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.14%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 29 (32.95%) Git (software)
2 15 (17.05%) Eclipse
3 10 (11.36%) Selenium
4 8 (9.09%) Bower
4 8 (9.09%) gulp
4 8 (9.09%) Subversion
5 7 (7.95%) JUnit
6 6 (6.82%) Ant
6 6 (6.82%) TestNG
7 4 (4.55%) SoapUI
7 4 (4.55%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.27%) Gatling
8 2 (2.27%) JIRA
8 2 (2.27%) JMeter
8 2 (2.27%) LoadRunner
8 2 (2.27%) Maven
8 2 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.27%) Xcode
9 1 (1.14%) Babel
9 1 (1.14%) git-flow
General
1 7 (7.95%) Finance
2 4 (4.55%) Back Office
2 4 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.14%) Automotive
3 1 (1.14%) Banking
3 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.14%) Legal
3 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.14%) Publishing
3 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (79.55%) Developer
2 28 (31.82%) Java Developer
3 18 (20.45%) Graduate
3 18 (20.45%) PHP Developer
4 17 (19.32%) Android Developer
4 17 (19.32%) Graduate Developer
5 15 (17.05%) .NET Developer
6 12 (13.64%) SQL Developer
7 11 (12.50%) Junior
7 11 (12.50%) Web Developer
8 10 (11.36%) .NET Programmer
8 10 (11.36%) ASP Developer
8 10 (11.36%) HTML Developer
8 10 (11.36%) Java Programmer
8 10 (11.36%) Junior Developer
8 10 (11.36%) Programmer
8 10 (11.36%) SQL Programmer
8 10 (11.36%) VB Developer
8 10 (11.36%) VB Programmer
8 10 (11.36%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (53.41%) XML
2 31 (35.23%) HTML
3 27 (30.68%) .NET
3 27 (30.68%) JSON
4 26 (29.55%) CSS
5 23 (26.14%) Web Services
6 17 (19.32%) Android SDK
6 17 (19.32%) jQuery
7 16 (18.18%) AngularJS
8 15 (17.05%) LAMP
8 15 (17.05%) REST
9 12 (13.64%) Ajax
10 11 (12.50%) Node.js
10 11 (12.50%) WCF
11 10 (11.36%) Sass
12 8 (9.09%) CodeIgniter
12 8 (9.09%) Laravel
12 8 (9.09%) React
12 8 (9.09%) SOAP
13 7 (7.95%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 15 (17.05%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.27%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.27%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.27%) W3C
5 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.59%) Android
2 12 (13.64%) Linux
3 8 (9.09%) Windows
4 3 (3.41%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (25.00%) MVC
3 19 (21.59%) TDD
4 18 (20.45%) Android Development
5 16 (18.18%) Web Development
6 12 (13.64%) Mobile Development
6 12 (13.64%) Time Management
7 11 (12.50%) Memory Management
7 11 (12.50%) OOP
8 10 (11.36%) Automated Testing
8 10 (11.36%) SDLC
9 9 (10.23%) Front End Development
9 9 (10.23%) Unit Testing
10 7 (7.95%) Content Management
10 7 (7.95%) E-Commerce
10 7 (7.95%) OO
11 6 (6.82%) Scrum
11 6 (6.82%) Software Testing
12 5 (5.68%) Web Design
13 4 (4.55%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 32 (36.36%) SQL
2 30 (34.09%) JavaScript
3 23 (26.14%) PHP
4 18 (20.45%) C#
5 13 (14.77%) Python
6 12 (13.64%) VB
7 11 (12.50%) Ruby
8 5 (5.68%) Objective-C
8 5 (5.68%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.41%) Go
9 3 (3.41%) Scala
10 2 (2.27%) AspectJ
10 2 (2.27%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.27%) Perl
10 2 (2.27%) VBScript
11 1 (1.14%) C
11 1 (1.14%) C++
11 1 (1.14%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (1.14%) Delphi
11 1 (1.14%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 30 (34.09%) Degree
2 4 (4.55%) ISEB
2 4 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.27%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.14%) COBIT
2 1 (1.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.41%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.41%) VMware ESX
1 3 (3.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (6.82%) Google
1 6 (6.82%) Oracle
2 4 (4.55%) PayPal
2 4 (4.55%) WorldPay
3 3 (3.41%) Citrix
3 3 (3.41%) HP
3 3 (3.41%) IBM
3 3 (3.41%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.41%) Siebel
3 3 (3.41%) VMware
4 1 (1.14%) Cisco
4 1 (1.14%) Informatica
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago