Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
South East > Kent
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 22 46 64
Rank change year-on-year +24 +18 -29
Permanent jobs citing Java 40 44 49
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Kent 9.05% 4.91% 4.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.60% 8.48% 7.56%
Number of salaries quoted 31 40 51
Median annual salary £45,000 £24,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +83.67% -45.56% +16.13%
10th Percentile £30,000 £19,450 £23,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £42,875 £58,750
South East median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +5.26%

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 241 519 648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 54.52% 57.92% 55.20%
Number of salaries quoted 191 455 594
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +12.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £24,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £58,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Java in Kent

Java
Salary Trend in Kent

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java in Kent.

Salary trend for Java in Kent

Java
Salary Histogram in Kent

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java in Kent over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

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 6 June 2020. 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
Folkestone +9 8 £39,000 +56.00%
West Malling +21 6 - - 1
Maidstone +15 5 £62,500 +237.84%
Whitstable +3 2 £41,250 -25.00%
Tonbridge 0 2 £30,000 -13.04%
Dartford - 2 £55,000 -
Canterbury +7 1 £45,000 +63.64%
Stansted - 1 £110,000 -
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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 20 (50.00%) Python
2 18 (45.00%) SQL
3 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 14 (35.00%) Scrum
5 14 (35.00%) C
6 12 (30.00%) C#
6 12 (30.00%) Windows
7 11 (27.50%) Degree
8 10 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (22.50%) Regular Expression
9 9 (22.50%) Test Automation
9 9 (22.50%) C++
9 9 (22.50%) Project Management
10 8 (20.00%) Finance
10 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
11 7 (17.50%) ITIL
11 7 (17.50%) Perl
11 7 (17.50%) Validation
11 7 (17.50%) CISM
11 7 (17.50%) Firewall
11 7 (17.50%) CISSP
11 7 (17.50%) OWASP
11 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
11 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
11 7 (17.50%) PowerShell
11 7 (17.50%) CEH
11 7 (17.50%) Ruby
11 7 (17.50%) SIEM

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:

Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) AWS
1 2 (5.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) Firewall
2 2 (5.00%) CDMA
2 2 (5.00%) GSM
2 2 (5.00%) LTE
2 2 (5.00%) UMTS
3 1 (2.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) Spatial Data
3 2 (5.00%) Big Data
3 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.50%) DTS
4 1 (2.50%) FileMaker
4 1 (2.50%) Firebird
4 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.50%) MS Access
4 1 (2.50%) MySQL
4 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.00%) Subversion
3 2 (5.00%) Maven
4 1 (2.50%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.50%) JIRA
4 1 (2.50%) JUnit
4 1 (2.50%) Selenium
4 1 (2.50%) TestRail
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Retail
3 3 (7.50%) Local Government
3 3 (7.50%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Developer
2 13 (32.50%) Java Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Specialist
3 5 (12.50%) Data Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Security Specialist
3 5 (12.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 5 (12.50%) Senior Security Specialist
4 4 (10.00%) Agile Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (5.00%) Database Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Junior
6 2 (5.00%) Programmer
6 2 (5.00%) Security Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) Regular Expression
2 6 (15.00%) HTML
3 5 (12.50%) Spring
4 4 (10.00%) .NET
5 2 (5.00%) Android SDK
5 2 (5.00%) CSS
5 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
5 2 (5.00%) J2EE
5 2 (5.00%) Java EE
5 2 (5.00%) Web Services
6 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.50%) Apache Flex
6 1 (2.50%) Backbone.js
6 1 (2.50%) Kafka
6 1 (2.50%) ODBC
6 1 (2.50%) Spring Boot
6 1 (2.50%) Swing
6 1 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.50%) WinForms
6 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Security Operations Centre
2 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) Linux
3 3 (7.50%) CentOS
4 2 (5.00%) Android
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 14 (35.00%) Scrum
4 10 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (22.50%) Project Management
5 9 (22.50%) Test Automation
6 7 (17.50%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 7 (17.50%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (17.50%) ITIL
6 7 (17.50%) OWASP
6 7 (17.50%) SDLC
6 7 (17.50%) Security Operations
6 7 (17.50%) SIEM
6 7 (17.50%) Threat Detection
6 7 (17.50%) Threat Intelligence
6 7 (17.50%) Validation
7 6 (15.00%) Incident Management
7 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
7 6 (15.00%) OO
7 6 (15.00%) Product Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) Python
2 18 (45.00%) SQL
3 14 (35.00%) C
4 12 (30.00%) C#
5 9 (22.50%) C++
6 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 7 (17.50%) Perl
7 7 (17.50%) PowerShell
7 7 (17.50%) Ruby
8 5 (12.50%) Scala
9 4 (10.00%) VBA
9 4 (10.00%) XAML
10 2 (5.00%) Kotlin
11 1 (2.50%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 1 (2.50%) Groovy
11 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
11 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
11 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) Degree
2 7 (17.50%) CEH
2 7 (17.50%) CISM
2 7 (17.50%) CISSP
2 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
2 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) QRadar
2 2 (5.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) LogRhythm
2 6 (15.00%) Guidewire
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.50%) Capita
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.00%) ABBYY
4 2 (5.00%) Kofax
5 1 (2.50%) Thunderhead
5 1 (2.50%) Vertica