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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Java Developer
Rank 97 72 97
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 8 25 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.74% 2.61% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 2.71% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 8 24 10
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
1057 923 1201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.23% 96.35% 98.12%
Number of salaries quoted 919 835 981
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 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
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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 +1 6 £47,500 +35.71%
Tunbridge Wells -2 1 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Senior Java Developer
South East

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 27 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (92.59%) MySQL
3 23 (85.19%) Linux
4 20 (74.07%) XML
4 20 (74.07%) Spring
5 18 (66.67%) Tomcat
5 18 (66.67%) J2EE
6 16 (59.26%) SQL
7 15 (55.56%) Ant
7 15 (55.56%) JSP
7 15 (55.56%) Eclipse
8 14 (51.85%) JSON
9 12 (44.44%) OOD
9 12 (44.44%) Git (software)
10 11 (40.74%) Cloud Foundry
10 11 (40.74%) Bluemix
10 11 (40.74%) RUP
10 11 (40.74%) IBM
10 11 (40.74%) Scrum
10 11 (40.74%) Servlets
10 11 (40.74%) JDBC
10 11 (40.74%) UML
10 11 (40.74%) OOP
10 11 (40.74%) JUnit
10 11 (40.74%) JIRA
10 11 (40.74%) Maven
10 11 (40.74%) AspectJ
10 11 (40.74%) AOP
10 11 (40.74%) Subversion
11 7 (25.93%) GWT

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 18 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 11 (40.74%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (22.22%) JBoss
4 4 (14.81%) Apache
4 4 (14.81%) CMS
5 2 (7.41%) WildFly
6 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 11 (40.74%) Bluemix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (92.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (55.56%) Ant
1 15 (55.56%) Eclipse
2 12 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 11 (40.74%) JIRA
3 11 (40.74%) JUnit
3 11 (40.74%) Maven
3 11 (40.74%) Subversion
4 6 (22.22%) TestNG
5 4 (14.81%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.70%) Jasmine
6 1 (3.70%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (3.70%) Protractor
6 1 (3.70%) QUnit
General
1 2 (7.41%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (74.07%) Spring
1 20 (74.07%) XML
2 18 (66.67%) J2EE
3 15 (55.56%) JSP
4 14 (51.85%) JSON
5 11 (40.74%) JDBC
5 11 (40.74%) Servlets
6 7 (25.93%) GWT
6 7 (25.93%) JPA
6 7 (25.93%) RESTful
6 7 (25.93%) Vaadin
6 7 (25.93%) Web Services
7 5 (18.52%) Hibernate
7 5 (18.52%) JSF
7 5 (18.52%) RichFaces
8 4 (14.81%) FreeMarker
8 4 (14.81%) JSTL
8 4 (14.81%) SOAP
9 2 (7.41%) Java EE
9 2 (7.41%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) OOD
2 11 (40.74%) AOP
2 11 (40.74%) OOP
2 11 (40.74%) RUP
2 11 (40.74%) Scrum
2 11 (40.74%) UML
3 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.93%) SDLC
4 6 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
6 4 (14.81%) Content Management
6 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (14.81%) Multivariate Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Software Architecture
6 4 (14.81%) Time Management
7 2 (7.41%) Web Development
8 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
8 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.70%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (59.26%) SQL
3 11 (40.74%) AspectJ
4 7 (25.93%) Scala
5 5 (18.52%) Delphi
6 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) IBM