The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
South East / Kent
Rank 63 68 37
Rank change year-on-year +5 -31  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 20 39 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.49% 3.41% 6.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.56% 3.49% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 19 36 46
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% -15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £26,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% +2.27%  

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 782 1117 905
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 97.38% 97.73% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 639 970 813
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 24 March 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 24 March 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 +2 14 £32,500 -22.61%
West Malling - 2 £28,750 -
Tunbridge Wells -5 1 £27,500 -8.33%
Canterbury - 1 £37,500 -
Java Developer
South East

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 37 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (59.46%) Finance
3 19 (51.35%) Spring
4 17 (45.95%) Hibernate
5 14 (37.84%) XML
6 13 (35.14%) MySQL
7 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
7 11 (29.73%) Jenkins
8 10 (27.03%) SDLC
8 10 (27.03%) Fiddler
8 10 (27.03%) Confluence
8 10 (27.03%) JSP
8 10 (27.03%) Ajax
9 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (24.32%) HTML
10 8 (21.62%) Swing
11 7 (18.92%) TDD
12 6 (16.22%) J2EE
13 5 (13.51%) CSS
13 5 (13.51%) Oracle
13 5 (13.51%) JUnit
13 5 (13.51%) OO
13 5 (13.51%) MVC
14 4 (10.81%) Scrum
14 4 (10.81%) Degree
14 4 (10.81%) Maven
14 4 (10.81%) Subversion
14 4 (10.81%) UML
14 4 (10.81%) SQL
14 4 (10.81%) Mockito

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 10 (27.03%) Confluence
2 1 (2.70%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) Heroku
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) MySQL
2 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.41%) MySQL Workbench
3 2 (5.41%) Pentaho
3 2 (5.41%) Redis
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.70%) Big Data
4 1 (2.70%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Jenkins
2 10 (27.03%) Fiddler
3 5 (13.51%) JUnit
4 4 (10.81%) jMock
4 4 (10.81%) Maven
4 4 (10.81%) Mockito
4 4 (10.81%) Subversion
5 2 (5.41%) JIRA
6 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.70%) Gradle
6 1 (2.70%) JMeter
6 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (59.46%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Games
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (51.35%) Spring
2 17 (45.95%) Hibernate
3 14 (37.84%) XML
4 10 (27.03%) Ajax
4 10 (27.03%) JSP
5 9 (24.32%) HTML
6 8 (21.62%) Swing
7 6 (16.22%) J2EE
8 5 (13.51%) CSS
9 4 (10.81%) Spring MVC
10 2 (5.41%) Java EE
10 2 (5.41%) JAXB
10 2 (5.41%) Middleware
10 2 (5.41%) Web Services
11 1 (2.70%) .NET
11 1 (2.70%) jQuery
11 1 (2.70%) JSON
11 1 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (2.70%) RESTful
11 1 (2.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
1 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) SDLC
2 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.92%) TDD
4 5 (13.51%) MVC
4 5 (13.51%) OO
5 4 (10.81%) Build Automation
5 4 (10.81%) Scrum
5 4 (10.81%) UML
6 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.41%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (2.70%) API Design
8 1 (2.70%) Coaching
8 1 (2.70%) Document Management
8 1 (2.70%) Front End Development
8 1 (2.70%) Machine Learning
8 1 (2.70%) Microservices
8 1 (2.70%) Software Architecture
8 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.70%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.81%) SQL
4 2 (5.41%) C#
4 2 (5.41%) Ruby
5 1 (2.70%) C
5 1 (2.70%) C++
5 1 (2.70%) Go
5 1 (2.70%) Python
5 1 (2.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle