The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Developer
South East / Kent
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 71 45
Rank change year-on-year +16 -26  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 22 14 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.33% 1.48% 5.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.39% 1.50% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 21 13 52
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -12.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 649 931 1055
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 98.33% 98.21% 97.50%
Number of salaries quoted 560 820 939
Median salary £36,000 £39,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +9.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Kent

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Java Developer in Kent

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Kent over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in Kent

Java Developer
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone +8 10 £36,500 -14.11%
Canterbury - 3 £42,500 - 1
Sittingbourne -9 2 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Dartford - 1 £42,500 -
Whitstable - 1 £57,500 -
Java Developer
South East

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (71.43%) Spring
3 28 (66.67%) MySQL
4 24 (57.14%) XML
5 20 (47.62%) Finance
6 19 (45.24%) Hibernate
7 16 (38.10%) SQL
7 16 (38.10%) Jenkins
8 15 (35.71%) Fiddler
8 15 (35.71%) Confluence
8 15 (35.71%) JSP
8 15 (35.71%) Ajax
9 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
9 13 (30.95%) Swing
10 11 (26.19%) HTML
10 11 (26.19%) CSS
11 8 (19.05%) Apache
12 7 (16.67%) Oracle
12 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (16.67%) Unit Testing
13 6 (14.29%) AngularJS
13 6 (14.29%) Degree
13 6 (14.29%) JSON
13 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
14 5 (11.90%) Java EE
14 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
14 5 (11.90%) Kafka
14 5 (11.90%) Microservices
14 5 (11.90%) Spring Boot
14 5 (11.90%) Greenfield Project

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (35.71%) Confluence
2 8 (19.05%) Apache
3 4 (9.52%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.38%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (66.67%) MySQL
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.52%) MongoDB
3 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.76%) Big Data
4 2 (4.76%) MySQL Workbench
4 2 (4.76%) Pentaho
5 1 (2.38%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.38%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (38.10%) Jenkins
2 15 (35.71%) Fiddler
3 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.52%) Gradle
4 3 (7.14%) Maven
4 3 (7.14%) NetBeans
5 1 (2.38%) JMeter
5 1 (2.38%) JUnit
5 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (47.62%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Law
3 1 (2.38%) Games
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (71.43%) Spring
2 24 (57.14%) XML
3 19 (45.24%) Hibernate
4 15 (35.71%) Ajax
4 15 (35.71%) JSP
5 13 (30.95%) Swing
6 11 (26.19%) CSS
6 11 (26.19%) HTML
7 6 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 6 (14.29%) JSON
8 5 (11.90%) Java EE
8 5 (11.90%) Kafka
8 5 (11.90%) Spring Boot
9 4 (9.52%) jQuery
9 4 (9.52%) Lucene
9 4 (9.52%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (7.14%) Apache Tika
11 2 (4.76%) JAXB
12 1 (2.38%) Spring MVC
12 1 (2.38%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.90%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) CentOS
2 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 5 (11.90%) Microservices
3 4 (9.52%) BPMN
3 4 (9.52%) DNA
3 4 (9.52%) Integration Testing
3 4 (9.52%) Web Development
4 3 (7.14%) TDD
5 2 (4.76%) Multithreading
5 2 (4.76%) MVC
6 1 (2.38%) API Design
6 1 (2.38%) Coaching
6 1 (2.38%) Concurrent Programming
6 1 (2.38%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.38%) Document Management
6 1 (2.38%) Front End Development
6 1 (2.38%) Machine Learning
6 1 (2.38%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (38.10%) SQL
3 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.52%) Delphi
5 2 (4.76%) C#
6 1 (2.38%) C
6 1 (2.38%) C++
6 1 (2.38%) Python
6 1 (2.38%) Ruby
6 1 (2.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.38%) Vertica
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bens
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