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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 15 51 15
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -36
Permanent jobs citing Java 113 61 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 11.78% 4.85% 9.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.66% 8.69% 23.27%
Number of salaries quoted 88 54 98
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £72,200 £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
547 702 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 57.04% 55.85% 42.73%
Number of salaries quoted 478 554 448
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 32 £50,000 +25.00%
Sittingbourne +8 14 £37,500 -15.25% 3
Tonbridge - 14 £55,000 - 1
Maidstone +36 11 £40,000 +77.77% 2
West Malling +5 7 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Faversham - 3 £52,500 - 1
Sevenoaks +3 2 £21,500 -
Dartford -2 2 £25,500 -63.57% 1
Deal - 1 £55,000 -
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (42.50%) Web Services
2 110 (39.29%) Eclipse
3 103 (36.79%) XML
4 101 (36.07%) JSON
5 100 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 99 (35.36%) Hibernate
7 98 (35.00%) MySQL
8 94 (33.57%) HTML
8 94 (33.57%) Linux
9 90 (32.14%) J2EE
10 83 (29.64%) SQL
10 83 (29.64%) REST
11 76 (27.14%) Spring
12 75 (26.79%) Ant
13 74 (26.43%) JSP
14 72 (25.71%) JUnit
15 71 (25.36%) Agile Software Development
16 69 (24.64%) Unit Testing
17 63 (22.50%) Maven
18 62 (22.14%) Oracle
18 62 (22.14%) Git (software)
19 60 (21.43%) OO
20 57 (20.36%) OOD
20 57 (20.36%) Apache
21 56 (20.00%) Degree
22 55 (19.64%) MVC
23 54 (19.29%) .NET
24 50 (17.86%) SOAP
24 50 (17.86%) JBoss
24 50 (17.86%) JSF

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (20.36%) Apache
2 50 (17.86%) JBoss
3 23 (8.21%) Node.js
3 23 (8.21%) Tomcat
4 21 (7.50%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (1.79%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.79%) CMS
6 4 (1.43%) IIS
6 4 (1.43%) WordPress
7 3 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.07%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.71%) Drupal
8 2 (0.71%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.71%) Alfresco
8 2 (0.71%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.36%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.36%) IBM Connections
9 1 (0.36%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 20 (7.14%) MS Office
2 4 (1.43%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.07%) Mathematica
3 3 (1.07%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.07%) Magento
2 2 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.93%) Internet
2 3 (1.07%) Intranet
2 3 (1.07%) HTTP
2 3 (1.07%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.71%) VPN
3 2 (0.71%) PPP
3 2 (0.71%) LAN
3 2 (0.71%) WAN
3 2 (0.71%) SMTP
3 2 (0.71%) Firewall
4 1 (0.36%) FTP
4 1 (0.36%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (35.00%) MySQL
2 40 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.86%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.43%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.07%) Big Data
5 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.07%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.71%) DTS
6 2 (0.71%) MS Access
6 2 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.71%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.36%) Text Mining
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 110 (39.29%) Eclipse
2 75 (26.79%) Ant
3 72 (25.71%) JUnit
4 63 (22.50%) Maven
5 62 (22.14%) Git (software)
6 50 (17.86%) TestNG
7 39 (13.93%) Subversion
8 27 (9.64%) SoapUI
9 24 (8.57%) JIRA
9 24 (8.57%) Selenium
10 18 (6.43%) jMock
10 18 (6.43%) Mockito
11 10 (3.57%) Hudson
12 5 (1.79%) WebDriver
13 4 (1.43%) Visual Studio
13 4 (1.43%) Robotium
14 3 (1.07%) Jenkins
15 2 (0.71%) QuickTest Pro
15 2 (0.71%) PEAR
16 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (7.86%) Finance
2 17 (6.07%) Publishing
3 5 (1.79%) Games
4 4 (1.43%) Marketing
5 2 (0.71%) Back Office
5 2 (0.71%) Electronics
5 2 (0.71%) Banking
5 2 (0.71%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.71%) Legal
5 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.36%) Advertising
6 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 206 (73.57%) Developer
2 126 (45.00%) Java Developer
3 63 (22.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 51 (18.21%) Senior Developer
5 42 (15.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 35 (12.50%) Android Developer
7 25 (8.93%) Software Engineer
8 23 (8.21%) Analyst
9 21 (7.50%) Test Analyst
10 20 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
11 18 (6.43%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
12 15 (5.36%) Software Developer
13 13 (4.64%) Senior J2EE Developer
14 10 (3.57%) Automation Test Analyst
14 10 (3.57%) Automation Analyst
14 10 (3.57%) MySQL DBA
14 10 (3.57%) Junior
14 10 (3.57%) DBA
14 10 (3.57%) Administrator
15 9 (3.21%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (42.50%) Web Services
2 103 (36.79%) XML
3 101 (36.07%) JSON
4 99 (35.36%) Hibernate
5 94 (33.57%) HTML
6 90 (32.14%) J2EE
7 83 (29.64%) REST
8 76 (27.14%) Spring
9 74 (26.43%) JSP
10 54 (19.29%) .NET
11 50 (17.86%) SOAP
11 50 (17.86%) JSF
11 50 (17.86%) JSTL
11 50 (17.86%) RichFaces
12 39 (13.93%) CSS
13 34 (12.14%) OpenGL
14 31 (11.07%) Android SDK
15 26 (9.29%) RESTful
16 24 (8.57%) FreeMarker
16 24 (8.57%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 49 (17.50%) Computer Science
2 46 (16.43%) Mobile App
3 33 (11.79%) Open Source
4 18 (6.43%) User Experience
5 13 (4.64%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (3.93%) Physics
7 10 (3.57%) Replication
7 10 (3.57%) Clustering
8 8 (2.86%) Social Media
9 7 (2.50%) Visualisation
9 7 (2.50%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.79%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.79%) Smartphone
11 3 (1.07%) FMCG
11 3 (1.07%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
13 1 (0.36%) Statistics
13 1 (0.36%) BBC
13 1 (0.36%) Mobile Games
13 1 (0.36%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 94 (33.57%) Linux
2 40 (14.29%) Android
3 13 (4.64%) UNIX
4 12 (4.29%) Windows
5 4 (1.43%) Solaris
5 4 (1.43%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (25.36%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (24.64%) Unit Testing
3 60 (21.43%) OO
4 57 (20.36%) OOD
5 55 (19.64%) MVC
6 50 (17.86%) Integration Testing
7 39 (13.93%) UML
8 38 (13.57%) Scrum
8 38 (13.57%) Android Development
9 34 (12.14%) Mobile Development
10 30 (10.71%) Memory Management
11 29 (10.36%) TDD
11 29 (10.36%) Software Engineering
12 27 (9.64%) AOP
13 25 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (8.57%) RUP
15 23 (8.21%) OOP
15 23 (8.21%) Software Architecture
16 22 (7.86%) Content Management
17 20 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 83 (29.64%) SQL
3 42 (15.00%) PHP
4 33 (11.79%) VB
5 29 (10.36%) Python
6 24 (8.57%) AspectJ
7 22 (7.86%) Ruby
8 21 (7.50%) VB6
8 21 (7.50%) C++
9 18 (6.43%) C#
10 17 (6.07%) VB.NET
11 9 (3.21%) C
12 5 (1.79%) Scala
13 4 (1.43%) Fortran
14 3 (1.07%) MATLAB
14 3 (1.07%) Perl
15 2 (0.71%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.71%) VBA
15 2 (0.71%) Ada
16 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 56 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (1.43%) PhD
3 1 (0.36%) CCNP
3 1 (0.36%) CCDP
3 1 (0.36%) ISEB
3 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.36%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.07%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.36%) HDFS
Vendors
1 62 (22.14%) Oracle
2 30 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 22 (7.86%) IBM
4 4 (1.43%) Zend
5 3 (1.07%) JD Edwards
5 3 (1.07%) SAP
5 3 (1.07%) Adobe
5 3 (1.07%) Sun
5 3 (1.07%) HP
5 3 (1.07%) Facebook
5 3 (1.07%) Google
6 2 (0.71%) Twitter
6 2 (0.71%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.71%) Cisco
6 2 (0.71%) Ektron
6 2 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.71%) webMethods
6 2 (0.71%) Sony
7 1 (0.36%) VMware
7 1 (0.36%) Yahoo!
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Faversham, Kent
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Kent
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benfits
Posted: Yesterday
Sittingbourne, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum Excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum Excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum Excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: Excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Dartford
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
South East, Surrey, Sussex, Reigate, Crawley,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + generous bonus + bens
Posted: 25 days ago