The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Java Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 85 92 71
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 11 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.10% 0.28% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.29% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 7
Average salary £52,750 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.89% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
Senior Java Developer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
965 1040 745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.79% 97.20% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 794 898 656
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in the job title across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Senior Java Developer
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer across the Kent region.

Senior Java Developer Salary Trend in Kent

Senior Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer across the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Senior Java Developer Salary Histogram in Kent

Senior Java Developer
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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 - 3 £47,500 -
Maidstone - 1 £50,500 -
Senior Java Developer
South East

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited Senior Java Developer in their job title 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 with Senior Java Developer in their job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (83.33%) J2EE
3 11 (61.11%) Linux
4 10 (55.56%) Hibernate
5 9 (50.00%) JBoss
5 9 (50.00%) Apache
5 9 (50.00%) Spring
5 9 (50.00%) JSTL
5 9 (50.00%) JSP
5 9 (50.00%) JUnit
6 8 (44.44%) Ant
6 8 (44.44%) Eclipse
6 8 (44.44%) JSF
7 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
7 7 (38.89%) Integration Testing
7 7 (38.89%) TestNG
7 7 (38.89%) RichFaces
7 7 (38.89%) SQL
7 7 (38.89%) Publishing
8 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 6 (33.33%) HTML
8 6 (33.33%) JBoss Seam
8 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (27.78%) Scrum
9 5 (27.78%) MySQL
9 5 (27.78%) Struts
10 3 (16.67%) Web Services
10 3 (16.67%) SOAP
10 3 (16.67%) RESTful
10 3 (16.67%) SoapUI

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited Senior Java Developer in their job title 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 with Senior Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) JUnit
2 8 (44.44%) Eclipse
2 8 (44.44%) Ant
3 7 (38.89%) TestNG
4 3 (16.67%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.56%) JDeveloper
5 1 (5.56%) Maven
General
1 7 (38.89%) Publishing
2 1 (5.56%) Billing
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) J2EE
2 10 (55.56%) Hibernate
3 9 (50.00%) Spring
3 9 (50.00%) JSP
3 9 (50.00%) JSTL
4 8 (44.44%) JSF
5 7 (38.89%) RichFaces
6 6 (33.33%) JBoss Seam
6 6 (33.33%) HTML
7 5 (27.78%) Struts
8 3 (16.67%) Web Services
8 3 (16.67%) SOAP
8 3 (16.67%) RESTful
9 2 (11.11%) Vaadin
9 2 (11.11%) JPA
9 2 (11.11%) GWT
9 2 (11.11%) JDBC
9 2 (11.11%) XML
10 1 (5.56%) Swing
10 1 (5.56%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
1 7 (38.89%) Integration Testing
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) TDD
4 1 (5.56%) Content Management
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.56%) Software Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) BDD
4 1 (5.56%) OO
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.56%) OOD
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) Delphi
5 1 (5.56%) C
5 1 (5.56%) VB
5 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) OCPJP
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) Guidewire
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
West Malling, Kent
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