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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Java Developer
Rank 76 94 87
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 23 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.07% 0.61% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.18% 0.63% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 23 7 7
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
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
1057 1115 1039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 95.23% 97.72% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 937 992 888
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 3 July 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
Tonbridge - 11 £55,000 -
West Malling - 5 £50,000 -
Faversham - 3 £52,500 -
Maidstone - 1 £47,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £45,000 -
Senior Java Developer
South East

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 46 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (86.96%) Spring
3 33 (71.74%) OOD
4 29 (63.04%) MySQL
4 29 (63.04%) Subversion
5 28 (60.87%) Maven
5 28 (60.87%) JSON
5 28 (60.87%) Ant
5 28 (60.87%) JSP
5 28 (60.87%) J2EE
5 28 (60.87%) Eclipse
6 27 (58.70%) Linux
6 27 (58.70%) UML
7 26 (56.52%) SQL
8 24 (52.17%) Servlets
8 24 (52.17%) XML
8 24 (52.17%) RUP
8 24 (52.17%) JIRA
8 24 (52.17%) AspectJ
8 24 (52.17%) AOP
8 24 (52.17%) JDBC
8 24 (52.17%) Scrum
8 24 (52.17%) Git (software)
9 23 (50.00%) Cloud Foundry
9 23 (50.00%) Tomcat
9 23 (50.00%) OOP
9 23 (50.00%) IBM
10 17 (36.96%) Hibernate
11 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
12 11 (23.91%) OO

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 23 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 23 (50.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (8.70%) JBoss
2 4 (8.70%) Apache
3 2 (4.35%) Alfresco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (63.04%) MySQL
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (63.04%) Subversion
2 28 (60.87%) Maven
2 28 (60.87%) Ant
2 28 (60.87%) Eclipse
3 24 (52.17%) JIRA
3 24 (52.17%) Git (software)
4 7 (15.22%) JUnit
5 4 (8.70%) TestNG
6 3 (6.52%) jMock
6 3 (6.52%) Mockito
7 2 (4.35%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (8.70%) Publishing
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (86.96%) Spring
2 28 (60.87%) JSON
2 28 (60.87%) J2EE
2 28 (60.87%) JSP
3 24 (52.17%) Servlets
3 24 (52.17%) JDBC
3 24 (52.17%) XML
4 17 (36.96%) Hibernate
5 10 (21.74%) HTML
6 8 (17.39%) Spring MVC
7 6 (13.04%) Dojo
8 4 (8.70%) JSTL
8 4 (8.70%) JSF
8 4 (8.70%) RichFaces
8 4 (8.70%) REST
9 3 (6.52%) AngularJS
10 2 (4.35%) FreeMarker
10 2 (4.35%) JBoss Seam
10 2 (4.35%) RESTful
10 2 (4.35%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (58.70%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) UNIX
3 1 (2.17%) Android
3 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (71.74%) OOD
2 27 (58.70%) UML
3 24 (52.17%) Scrum
3 24 (52.17%) RUP
3 24 (52.17%) AOP
4 23 (50.00%) OOP
5 11 (23.91%) OO
6 10 (21.74%) MVC
7 6 (13.04%) TDD
8 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.70%) Unit Testing
9 4 (8.70%) Integration Testing
10 3 (6.52%) Logistics
10 3 (6.52%) Risk Management
10 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (6.52%) SDLC
11 2 (4.35%) Multivariate Testing
11 2 (4.35%) Software Architecture
11 2 (4.35%) Content Management
11 2 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (56.52%) SQL
3 24 (52.17%) AspectJ
4 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.17%) VB
5 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.17%) VB6
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) IBM
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle