Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
South East > Kent
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 46 52
Rank change year-on-year -9 +6 -27
Permanent jobs citing Java 39 65 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.96% 4.90% 4.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.82% 8.99% 10.80%
Number of salaries quoted 36 55 75
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £21,625 £25,700 £22,900
90th Percentile £58,125 £53,750 £57,500
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 572 723 759
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 58.13% 54.48% 45.23%
Number of salaries quoted 501 619 685
Kent median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £57,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Kent

Java
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Java in Kent

Java
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Kent over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Java in Kent

Java
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 within the Kent region over the 6 months to 13 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone -6 10 £43,000 +7.50% 2
Whitstable -3 9 £31,000 -22.50% 3
Swanley - 6 £35,000 - 1
Chatham +6 2 £32,250 +7.50%
Canterbury +4 2 £42,500 - 1
Tonbridge -7 2 £51,250 +28.13% 1
Westerham +12 1 £75,000 +85.19% 2
Dartford -2 1 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Java.

1 21 (53.85%) SQL
2 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
4 14 (35.90%) CSS
5 13 (33.33%) XML
5 13 (33.33%) HTML
5 13 (33.33%) JIRA
6 12 (30.77%) Finance
6 12 (30.77%) Scrum
7 11 (28.21%) Jenkins
8 10 (25.64%) Kanban
8 10 (25.64%) Test Automation
8 10 (25.64%) Selenium
8 10 (25.64%) Linux
9 9 (23.08%) Spring
9 9 (23.08%) ISTQB
10 8 (20.51%) Software Testing
10 8 (20.51%) Python
10 8 (20.51%) UMTS
10 8 (20.51%) CDMA
10 8 (20.51%) GSM
10 8 (20.51%) Red Hat
10 8 (20.51%) Groovy
10 8 (20.51%) CentOS
10 8 (20.51%) LTE
11 7 (17.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (17.95%) Bash Shell
11 7 (17.95%) WebDriver
11 7 (17.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (17.95%) Shell Script

Java
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 2 (5.13%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.56%) Confluence
2 1 (2.56%) Drupal
2 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.13%) SaaS
3 1 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.56%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) Serverless
3 1 (2.56%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) CDMA
1 8 (20.51%) GSM
1 8 (20.51%) LTE
1 8 (20.51%) UMTS
2 2 (5.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) MySQL
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) Hazelcast
3 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (33.33%) JIRA
2 11 (28.21%) Jenkins
3 10 (25.64%) Selenium
4 7 (17.95%) WebDriver
5 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
5 4 (10.26%) Subversion
6 3 (7.69%) NetBeans
7 2 (5.13%) Bitbucket
7 2 (5.13%) Eclipse
7 2 (5.13%) Maven
8 1 (2.56%) Android Studio
8 1 (2.56%) Ant
8 1 (2.56%) AppScan
8 1 (2.56%) Burp Suite
8 1 (2.56%) Gatling
8 1 (2.56%) JMeter
8 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner
8 1 (2.56%) Protractor
8 1 (2.56%) Xcode
General
1 12 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Advertising
2 1 (2.56%) Back Office
2 1 (2.56%) Publishing
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) Java Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) Automation Tester
3 8 (20.51%) Tester
4 7 (17.95%) Software Developer
5 6 (15.38%) Developer in Test
5 6 (15.38%) Software Tester
5 6 (15.38%) SQL Analyst
5 6 (15.38%) Systems Analyst
5 6 (15.38%) Test Automation Developer
6 5 (12.82%) DBA
6 5 (12.82%) SQL DBA
7 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
8 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Java E-Commerce Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Junior
8 3 (7.69%) Junior Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) CSS
2 13 (33.33%) HTML
2 13 (33.33%) XML
3 9 (23.08%) Spring
4 7 (17.95%) Hibernate
4 7 (17.95%) jQuery
5 6 (15.38%) Web Services
5 6 (15.38%) XSL
6 5 (12.82%) REST
7 4 (10.26%) JSON
8 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
8 3 (7.69%) J2EE
8 3 (7.69%) SOAP
9 2 (5.13%) Angular 2
9 2 (5.13%) CSS3
9 2 (5.13%) HTML5
9 2 (5.13%) Middleware
9 2 (5.13%) RESTful
9 2 (5.13%) Spring MVC
10 1 (2.56%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Fintech
2 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.56%) Spread Betting
2 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Linux
2 8 (20.51%) CentOS
3 7 (17.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.69%) Android
4 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 3 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.77%) Scrum
3 10 (25.64%) Kanban
3 10 (25.64%) Test Automation
4 8 (20.51%) Software Testing
5 6 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (15.38%) SDET
6 5 (12.82%) MVC
6 5 (12.82%) OO
7 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
7 4 (10.26%) TDD
8 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.69%) Microservices
8 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Web Development
9 2 (5.13%) ITIL
9 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
9 2 (5.13%) Refactoring
9 2 (5.13%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (53.85%) SQL
2 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
3 8 (20.51%) Groovy
3 8 (20.51%) Python
4 7 (17.95%) Bash Shell
4 7 (17.95%) Shell Script
5 5 (12.82%) C#
6 3 (7.69%) Java 8
6 3 (7.69%) Objective-C
7 2 (5.13%) Apple Swift
7 2 (5.13%) PHP
8 1 (2.56%) C++
8 1 (2.56%) Go
8 1 (2.56%) Perl
8 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.56%) Ruby
8 1 (2.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) ISTQB
2 7 (17.95%) ISEB
2 7 (17.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (10.26%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) GDPR
2 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Nmap
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Red Hat
2 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) Google
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.56%) SAP