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 1 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 18 34 13
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -21
Permanent jobs citing Java 110 74 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 11.07% 6.44% 10.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.30% 11.75% 22.86%
Number of salaries quoted 84 65 106
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £68,000 £50,000
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
601 630 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 60.46% 54.83% 47.54%
Number of salaries quoted 536 547 495
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,100 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
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 1 June 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 1 June 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 +10 33 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Tonbridge - 14 £55,000 - 1
Maidstone +12 9 £38,000 +68.88% 2
West Malling -3 5 £40,000 -4.76% 1
Canterbury -6 5 £35,000 +32.07% 1
Faversham - 5 £52,500 - 1
Sittingbourne +13 4 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Dartford +3 4 £26,000 -62.85%
Folkestone +3 3 £32,500 -
Sevenoaks -1 2 £21,500 -
Deal - 1 £50,000 -
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 99 (40.08%) XML
2 88 (35.63%) Web Services
2 88 (35.63%) Eclipse
3 86 (34.82%) SQL
4 82 (33.20%) JavaScript
5 81 (32.79%) JSON
6 72 (29.15%) MySQL
7 71 (28.74%) HTML
8 70 (28.34%) J2EE
9 69 (27.94%) Hibernate
10 68 (27.53%) Spring
10 68 (27.53%) Linux
11 64 (25.91%) REST
12 60 (24.29%) Git (software)
12 60 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
13 58 (23.48%) Oracle
13 58 (23.48%) Ant
14 57 (23.08%) JSP
15 54 (21.86%) JUnit
16 52 (21.05%) .NET
16 52 (21.05%) Maven
16 52 (21.05%) Unit Testing
17 49 (19.84%) Degree
18 45 (18.22%) OO
19 44 (17.81%) UML
19 44 (17.81%) OOD
19 44 (17.81%) Subversion
19 44 (17.81%) MVC
20 40 (16.19%) Mobile App
21 38 (15.38%) Scrum

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 37 (14.98%) Apache
2 32 (12.96%) JBoss
3 26 (10.53%) Tomcat
4 22 (8.91%) Cloud Foundry
5 19 (7.69%) Node.js
6 5 (2.02%) CMS
6 5 (2.02%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.62%) IIS
7 4 (1.62%) Apache Pig
8 3 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.21%) Alfresco
8 3 (1.21%) WordPress
9 2 (0.81%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.81%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.81%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.40%) nginx
10 1 (0.40%) FileNet
10 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.40%) Drupal
Applications
1 15 (6.07%) MS Office
2 7 (2.83%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.21%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.40%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 7 (2.83%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.21%) Magento
3 2 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.40%) Office 365
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.83%) Internet
2 4 (1.62%) PPP
2 4 (1.62%) Firewall
3 3 (1.21%) HTTP
3 3 (1.21%) Intranet
4 2 (0.81%) SMTP
5 1 (0.40%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.40%) VoIP
5 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.40%) DNS
5 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.40%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (29.15%) MySQL
2 26 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 15 (6.07%) Oracle Database
4 8 (3.24%) Big Data
5 5 (2.02%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.02%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.62%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.62%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.81%) MS Access
8 2 (0.81%) DTS
8 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.40%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 88 (35.63%) Eclipse
2 60 (24.29%) Git (software)
3 58 (23.48%) Ant
4 54 (21.86%) JUnit
5 52 (21.05%) Maven
6 44 (17.81%) Subversion
7 31 (12.55%) TestNG
8 28 (11.34%) JIRA
9 21 (8.50%) Selenium
10 20 (8.10%) jMock
11 18 (7.29%) Mockito
12 16 (6.48%) SoapUI
13 10 (4.05%) Hudson
14 7 (2.83%) WebDriver
15 5 (2.02%) QuickTest Pro
16 4 (1.62%) LoadRunner
17 3 (1.21%) Jenkins
17 3 (1.21%) NUnit
18 2 (0.81%) TestDirector
18 2 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (10.12%) Finance
2 13 (5.26%) Publishing
3 7 (2.83%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.21%) Games
5 2 (0.81%) Marketing
5 2 (0.81%) Back Office
6 1 (0.40%) Banking
6 1 (0.40%) Advertising
6 1 (0.40%) Law
6 1 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 182 (73.68%) Developer
2 106 (42.91%) Java Developer
3 54 (21.86%) Senior Developer
4 48 (19.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 47 (19.03%) Senior Java Developer
6 29 (11.74%) Android Developer
7 23 (9.31%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 21 (8.50%) Analyst
8 21 (8.50%) J2EE Developer
9 19 (7.69%) Senior J2EE Developer
10 18 (7.29%) Test Analyst
11 12 (4.86%) Software Engineer
12 10 (4.05%) Automation Test Analyst
12 10 (4.05%) Junior
12 10 (4.05%) Administrator
12 10 (4.05%) Automation Analyst
13 9 (3.64%) MySQL DBA
13 9 (3.64%) Web Developer
13 9 (3.64%) DBA
14 8 (3.24%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (40.08%) XML
2 88 (35.63%) Web Services
3 81 (32.79%) JSON
4 71 (28.74%) HTML
5 70 (28.34%) J2EE
6 69 (27.94%) Hibernate
7 68 (27.53%) Spring
8 64 (25.91%) REST
9 57 (23.08%) JSP
10 52 (21.05%) .NET
11 35 (14.17%) SOAP
12 32 (12.96%) OpenGL
13 31 (12.55%) JSTL
13 31 (12.55%) JSF
13 31 (12.55%) RichFaces
14 30 (12.15%) Android SDK
15 26 (10.53%) Servlets
15 26 (10.53%) JDBC
16 25 (10.12%) CSS
17 24 (9.72%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 40 (16.19%) Mobile App
2 38 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 13 (5.26%) User Experience
4 10 (4.05%) Clustering
4 10 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.64%) Replication
6 4 (1.62%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.62%) Physics
6 4 (1.62%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.62%) Social Media
6 4 (1.62%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.21%) FMCG
8 1 (0.40%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.40%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.40%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.40%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.40%) Tandem
8 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.40%) BBC
8 1 (0.40%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 68 (27.53%) Linux
2 34 (13.77%) Android
3 12 (4.86%) UNIX
4 11 (4.45%) Windows
5 3 (1.21%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.81%) Solaris
7 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.40%) CentOS
7 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (21.05%) Unit Testing
3 45 (18.22%) OO
4 44 (17.81%) UML
4 44 (17.81%) OOD
4 44 (17.81%) MVC
5 38 (15.38%) Scrum
6 32 (12.96%) Android Development
6 32 (12.96%) Mobile Development
7 31 (12.55%) Integration Testing
8 30 (12.15%) Open Source
9 29 (11.74%) AOP
10 28 (11.34%) TDD
10 28 (11.34%) Memory Management
11 26 (10.53%) RUP
11 26 (10.53%) OOP
12 21 (8.50%) SDLC
13 19 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (7.69%) Project Management
14 18 (7.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 86 (34.82%) SQL
2 82 (33.20%) JavaScript
3 35 (14.17%) PHP
4 26 (10.53%) AspectJ
5 23 (9.31%) Python
6 21 (8.50%) VB
6 21 (8.50%) C#
7 18 (7.29%) Ruby
8 14 (5.67%) C++
9 11 (4.45%) VB6
10 9 (3.64%) C
10 9 (3.64%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.02%) Perl
12 4 (1.62%) VBA
12 4 (1.62%) R
13 3 (1.21%) Scala
14 2 (0.81%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.81%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 49 (19.84%) Degree
2 5 (2.02%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.21%) ISEB
4 2 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.40%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) CCDE
5 1 (0.40%) CCNP
5 1 (0.40%) CCDP
5 1 (0.40%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.43%) QA
2 2 (0.81%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.81%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.40%) Docker
2 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.81%) Puppet
2 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.40%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.40%) SCOM
2 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 58 (23.48%) Oracle
2 23 (9.31%) Microsoft
3 22 (8.91%) IBM
4 8 (3.24%) HP
5 7 (2.83%) JD Edwards
6 5 (2.02%) webMethods
7 3 (1.21%) Facebook
7 3 (1.21%) Ektron
7 3 (1.21%) VMware
7 3 (1.21%) Google
7 3 (1.21%) SAP
7 3 (1.21%) Business Objects
7 3 (1.21%) Adobe
8 2 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.81%) Citrix
8 2 (0.81%) Apple
8 2 (0.81%) Cisco
8 2 (0.81%) Siebel
8 2 (0.81%) Zend
8 2 (0.81%) Xamarin
Sittingbourne, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Proactive Appointments
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 3 days ago
Faversham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45-50k DOE basic + Bonus (up to 25% of basic salary)
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £40000 Per Annum benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidstone
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Canterbury
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 21 days ago