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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 23 14 67
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +53
Permanent jobs citing Java 116 145 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 10.58% 13.94% 3.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.24% 23.85% 6.61%
Number of salaries quoted 98 126 41
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
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
573 608 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 52.28% 58.46% 58.01%
Number of salaries quoted 499 544 579
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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
(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 0 26 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Sittingbourne 0 18 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Folkestone - 7 £35,000 -
Maidstone +3 6 £43,250 -8.94%
Tonbridge -1 2 £77,500 +40.90% 1
West Malling -18 2 £45,750 +4.57%
Stansted - 2 £35,000 -
Faversham -2 1 £37,500 -34.78%
Whitstable - 1 £32,000 -
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 83 (41.92%) SQL
2 82 (41.41%) XML
3 77 (38.89%) MySQL
4 70 (35.35%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (32.32%) Linux
6 51 (25.76%) JSON
7 46 (23.23%) Git (software)
8 44 (22.22%) Eclipse
8 44 (22.22%) J2EE
9 43 (21.72%) Web Services
10 42 (21.21%) JavaScript
11 40 (20.20%) Spring
12 39 (19.70%) Degree
13 38 (19.19%) Finance
14 37 (18.69%) Unit Testing
15 34 (17.17%) E-Commerce
15 34 (17.17%) RESTful
16 33 (16.67%) SQL Server
17 32 (16.16%) JSP
17 32 (16.16%) Ant
17 32 (16.16%) JIRA
18 31 (15.66%) Scrum
18 31 (15.66%) .NET
18 31 (15.66%) HTML
19 30 (15.15%) PHP
19 30 (15.15%) Hibernate
19 30 (15.15%) Subversion
20 29 (14.65%) OOD
21 28 (14.14%) Scala
22 25 (12.63%) Integration Testing

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 25 (12.63%) Cloud Foundry
2 24 (12.12%) Tomcat
3 22 (11.11%) WordPress
4 21 (10.61%) Apache
4 21 (10.61%) JBoss
5 17 (8.59%) CMS
6 13 (6.57%) Mule
6 13 (6.57%) Mule ESB
7 6 (3.03%) GlassFish
8 4 (2.02%) Node.js
9 3 (1.52%) IIS
9 3 (1.52%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.01%) Alfresco
10 2 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.01%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.51%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.51%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (2.02%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.02%) MS Office
2 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (4.04%) Dynamics NAV
1 8 (4.04%) Magento
2 2 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.62%) Bluemix
2 6 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.03%) Sage Pay
3 5 (2.53%) PaaS
4 4 (2.02%) Heroku
5 3 (1.52%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.01%) IaaS
7 1 (0.51%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.08%) HTTP
2 12 (6.06%) HTTPS
3 6 (3.03%) Intranet
4 3 (1.52%) AMQP
4 3 (1.52%) Firewall
5 1 (0.51%) CDMA
5 1 (0.51%) GSM
5 1 (0.51%) LTE
5 1 (0.51%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (38.89%) MySQL
2 33 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.03%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.53%) Big Data
4 5 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.02%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.02%) MariaDB
5 4 (2.02%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.52%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.52%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.52%) SQLite
7 2 (1.01%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.01%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 46 (23.23%) Git (software)
2 44 (22.22%) Eclipse
3 32 (16.16%) Ant
3 32 (16.16%) JIRA
4 30 (15.15%) Subversion
5 24 (12.12%) Maven
6 22 (11.11%) TestNG
7 18 (9.09%) JUnit
8 13 (6.57%) Jenkins
8 13 (6.57%) Selenium
9 11 (5.56%) SoapUI
10 9 (4.55%) Jasmine
10 9 (4.55%) Karma Test Runner
11 8 (4.04%) Protractor
11 8 (4.04%) QUnit
12 6 (3.03%) NetBeans
12 6 (3.03%) Xcode
13 5 (2.53%) Bitbucket
13 5 (2.53%) WebDriver
14 4 (2.02%) Hudson
General
1 38 (19.19%) Finance
2 9 (4.55%) Marketing
3 7 (3.54%) Financial Institution
3 7 (3.54%) Legal
4 6 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.02%) Games
5 4 (2.02%) Publishing
6 2 (1.01%) Law
7 1 (0.51%) Arabic Language
7 1 (0.51%) Automotive
7 1 (0.51%) Banking
7 1 (0.51%) Retail
7 1 (0.51%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 117 (59.09%) Developer
2 64 (32.32%) Java Developer
3 36 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 31 (15.66%) Senior Java Developer
5 18 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
5 18 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 16 (8.08%) Junior
7 15 (7.58%) Technical Leader
8 14 (7.07%) Head of Architecture
8 14 (7.07%) Programmer
8 14 (7.07%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 14 (7.07%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 13 (6.57%) Junior Developer
10 12 (6.06%) Architect
10 12 (6.06%) PHP Developer
11 10 (5.05%) Analyst
11 10 (5.05%) Graduate
11 10 (5.05%) Integration Architect
11 10 (5.05%) Junior Java Developer
11 10 (5.05%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (41.41%) XML
2 51 (25.76%) JSON
3 44 (22.22%) J2EE
4 43 (21.72%) Web Services
5 40 (20.20%) Spring
6 34 (17.17%) RESTful
7 32 (16.16%) JSP
8 31 (15.66%) .NET
8 31 (15.66%) HTML
9 30 (15.15%) Hibernate
10 23 (11.62%) AngularJS
10 23 (11.62%) jQuery
11 20 (10.10%) JDBC
11 20 (10.10%) JSF
11 20 (10.10%) Servlets
12 19 (9.60%) CSS
13 18 (9.09%) OAuth
14 15 (7.58%) RichFaces
15 14 (7.07%) REST
15 14 (7.07%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.07%) Computer Science
2 11 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
3 10 (5.05%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.52%) User Experience
5 2 (1.01%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.01%) FMCG
5 2 (1.01%) Informatics
5 2 (1.01%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.01%) Social Media
6 1 (0.51%) BBC
6 1 (0.51%) Blog
6 1 (0.51%) Economics
6 1 (0.51%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.51%) iPad
6 1 (0.51%) iPhone
6 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.51%) NHS
6 1 (0.51%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.51%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 64 (32.32%) Linux
2 23 (11.62%) Android
3 14 (7.07%) OpenVMS
4 10 (5.05%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.03%) Windows
6 3 (1.52%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.01%) Unix
7 2 (1.01%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (35.35%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (18.69%) Unit Testing
3 34 (17.17%) E-Commerce
4 31 (15.66%) Scrum
5 29 (14.65%) OOD
6 25 (12.63%) Integration Testing
7 22 (11.11%) OOP
8 20 (10.10%) AOP
8 20 (10.10%) Mentoring
8 20 (10.10%) RUP
8 20 (10.10%) UML
9 19 (9.60%) SDLC
10 18 (9.09%) Project Management
11 16 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (8.08%) Web Development
12 15 (7.58%) TDD
12 15 (7.58%) Time Management
13 13 (6.57%) MVC
13 13 (6.57%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (6.06%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 83 (41.92%) SQL
2 42 (21.21%) JavaScript
3 30 (15.15%) PHP
4 28 (14.14%) Scala
5 23 (11.62%) Python
6 22 (11.11%) C#
7 20 (10.10%) AspectJ
8 17 (8.59%) Ruby
9 11 (5.56%) VB
10 9 (4.55%) PL/SQL
11 7 (3.54%) C
12 5 (2.53%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.53%) Go
13 3 (1.52%) VB6
14 2 (1.01%) C++
14 2 (1.01%) CoffeeScript
14 2 (1.01%) Delphi
14 2 (1.01%) Jython
14 2 (1.01%) PHP 5
15 1 (0.51%) R
Qualifications
1 39 (19.70%) Degree
2 2 (1.01%) BC Cleared
2 2 (1.01%) ISEB
2 2 (1.01%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (1.01%) SLA
3 1 (0.51%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (1.52%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.52%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.01%) Docker
2 2 (1.01%) vCloud
3 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.01%) Cacti
2 2 (1.01%) Ganglia
2 2 (1.01%) Graphite
2 2 (1.01%) Hyperic
2 2 (1.01%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.01%) logstash
2 2 (1.01%) Nagios
2 2 (1.01%) Puppet
3 1 (0.51%) Ansible
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.51%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 22 (11.11%) Oracle
2 21 (10.61%) IBM
3 13 (6.57%) hybris
3 13 (6.57%) MuleSoft
3 13 (6.57%) webMethods
4 5 (2.53%) VMware
5 4 (2.02%) Zend
6 3 (1.52%) Citrix
6 3 (1.52%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.01%) Facebook
7 2 (1.01%) HP
7 2 (1.01%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.01%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.01%) New Relic
7 2 (1.01%) SAP
7 2 (1.01%) Siebel
7 2 (1.01%) Splunk
7 2 (1.01%) Tableau
7 2 (1.01%) Yahoo!
8 1 (0.51%) Twitter
Tonbridge, Kent
Scope AT Limited
Posted: 10 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Negotiable Salary depending upon experience + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Kent
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
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Kent
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Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Kent
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Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
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Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + competitive
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