Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 38 34
Rank change year-on-year -23 -4 -17
Permanent jobs citing Java 52 91 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.50% 6.36% 6.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.14% 11.46% 13.62%
Number of salaries quoted 47 77 129
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% -14.44%
10th Percentile £25,900 £23,450 £22,650
90th Percentile £58,750 £54,250 £53,250
South East median annual salary £52,500 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -2.00% +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 639 794 1,057
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 55.28% 55.52% 50.05%
Number of salaries quoted 579 675 932
Kent median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -3.85% +2.63%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 -2 15 £41,750 +22.79% 7
Swanley - 6 £35,000 -
Dartford +2 5 £37,500 -16.67% 1
Chatham +6 1 £31,000 +3.33%
Tunbridge Wells +3 1 £23,500 -47.78%
West Malling +3 1 £51,000 +85.45%
Whitstable -3 1 £23,500 -41.25% 2
Tonbridge -8 1 £50,000 -14.89% 1
Westerham - 1 £75,000 -
Stansted - 1 £35,000 -
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 22 (42.31%) JavaScript
2 21 (40.38%) HTML
2 21 (40.38%) CSS
3 20 (38.46%) XML
4 19 (36.54%) Finance
5 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (32.69%) SQL
6 15 (28.85%) Linux
7 13 (25.00%) MySQL
7 13 (25.00%) Spring
7 13 (25.00%) JIRA
7 13 (25.00%) jQuery
8 12 (23.08%) Jenkins
8 12 (23.08%) Hibernate
9 10 (19.23%) MVC
9 10 (19.23%) JSON
10 8 (15.38%) NetBeans
10 8 (15.38%) Apache
10 8 (15.38%) NoSQL
10 8 (15.38%) Spring MVC
10 8 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
10 8 (15.38%) Java 8
11 7 (13.46%) AngularJS
11 7 (13.46%) GlassFish
11 7 (13.46%) MongoDB
11 7 (13.46%) Bitbucket
11 7 (13.46%) Tomcat
11 7 (13.46%) Python
11 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Excel

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 8 (15.38%) Apache
2 7 (13.46%) GlassFish
2 7 (13.46%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.92%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.92%) Confluence
4 1 (1.92%) Drupal
4 1 (1.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (9.62%) Zapier
2 2 (3.85%) SaaS
3 1 (1.92%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.92%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) SMS
2 1 (1.92%) CDMA
2 1 (1.92%) GSM
2 1 (1.92%) LTE
2 1 (1.92%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) MySQL
2 8 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 7 (13.46%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.77%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.85%) Redis
5 2 (3.85%) RethinkDB
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.92%) DB2
6 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (25.00%) JIRA
2 12 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 8 (15.38%) NetBeans
4 7 (13.46%) Bitbucket
4 7 (13.46%) Maven
5 5 (9.62%) JUnit
6 4 (7.69%) Selenium
6 4 (7.69%) Subversion
7 2 (3.85%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.92%) AppScan
8 1 (1.92%) Burp Suite
8 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.92%) Gatling
8 1 (1.92%) Gradle
8 1 (1.92%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (1.92%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.92%) NUnit
8 1 (1.92%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (36.54%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Automotive
3 1 (1.92%) Advertising
3 1 (1.92%) Back Office
3 1 (1.92%) Electronics
3 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.92%) Publishing
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (59.62%) Developer
2 24 (46.15%) Java Developer
3 16 (30.77%) Senior Developer
4 13 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (13.46%) Analyst
5 7 (13.46%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (11.54%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 6 (11.54%) SQL Analyst
6 6 (11.54%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) Angular Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Architect
7 5 (9.62%) DBA
7 5 (9.62%) Java Architect
7 5 (9.62%) NoSQL Architect
7 5 (9.62%) NoSQL Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Senior Architect
7 5 (9.62%) Senior Java Architect
7 5 (9.62%) SQL DBA
8 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Java E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (40.38%) CSS
1 21 (40.38%) HTML
2 20 (38.46%) XML
3 13 (25.00%) jQuery
3 13 (25.00%) Spring
4 12 (23.08%) Hibernate
5 10 (19.23%) JSON
6 8 (15.38%) Spring MVC
7 7 (13.46%) AngularJS
8 6 (11.54%) REST
8 6 (11.54%) Spring Boot
8 6 (11.54%) XSL
9 5 (9.62%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (7.69%) Web Services
11 3 (5.77%) HTML5
11 3 (5.77%) RESTful
11 3 (5.77%) SOAP
12 2 (3.85%) .NET
12 2 (3.85%) CSS3
12 2 (3.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
1 2 (3.85%) User Experience
2 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.92%) BBC
2 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.92%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.85%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) Android
2 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.85%) Windows
3 1 (1.92%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (19.23%) MVC
3 8 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (11.54%) CRM
4 6 (11.54%) Risk Management
4 6 (11.54%) TDD
4 6 (11.54%) Test Automation
5 5 (9.62%) E-Commerce
5 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
5 5 (9.62%) SOA
5 5 (9.62%) Web Development
6 4 (7.69%) BDD
6 4 (7.69%) DevOps
6 4 (7.69%) Kanban
6 4 (7.69%) Scrum
7 3 (5.77%) Microservices
7 3 (5.77%) Regression Testing
7 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.85%) OO
8 2 (3.85%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (42.31%) JavaScript
2 17 (32.69%) SQL
3 8 (15.38%) Java 8
4 7 (13.46%) Python
5 6 (11.54%) C#
6 3 (5.77%) C++
6 3 (5.77%) Go
7 2 (3.85%) PHP
8 1 (1.92%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.92%) Perl
8 1 (1.92%) Ruby
8 1 (1.92%) Scala
8 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) ISEB
2 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) GDPR
2 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Nmap
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (1.92%) Epicor
3 1 (1.92%) Google
3 1 (1.92%) Infor
3 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.92%) Sage
3 1 (1.92%) SAP
3 1 (1.92%) Sybase
3 1 (1.92%) Xero