Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 36 20
Rank change year-on-year -26 -16 -6
Permanent jobs citing Java 47 112 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.75% 6.95% 9.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.62% 13.13% 17.57%
Number of salaries quoted 38 89 176
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.49% -1.11%
10th Percentile £26,225 £27,500 £26,125
90th Percentile £52,650 £59,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £48,786 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.49% +2.71% +5.56%

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 710 853 1,201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 56.57% 52.92% 53.78%
Number of salaries quoted 615 714 1,063
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +6.02%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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
Dartford +15 12 £45,000 +16.88%
Maidstone +20 9 £40,000 +18.52% 2
Tonbridge 0 5 £40,000 -28.89%
Sevenoaks - 3 £42,500 -
West Malling -5 2 £37,750 -16.11% 1
Folkestone +11 1 £57,500 -17.86% 1
Chatham -9 1 £30,000 -20.00%
Tunbridge Wells -28 1 - -
Westerham - 1 £40,500 -
Stansted - 1 £35,000 - 1
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 15 (31.91%) C#
1 15 (31.91%) Python
1 15 (31.91%) Node.js
2 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
3 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (27.66%) TDD
4 12 (25.53%) SQL
4 12 (25.53%) Finance
5 11 (23.40%) Degree
5 11 (23.40%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (21.28%) MySQL
7 9 (19.15%) PHP
7 9 (19.15%) C++
7 9 (19.15%) Advertising
7 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (17.02%) HTML
8 8 (17.02%) Linux
8 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
9 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
9 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (12.77%) CSS
10 6 (12.77%) XML
10 6 (12.77%) Validation
10 6 (12.77%) Automotive
10 6 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (12.77%) AngularJS
11 5 (10.64%) Redux
11 5 (10.64%) Prototyping
11 5 (10.64%) Cosmos DB
11 5 (10.64%) Serverless

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 3 (6.38%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (4.26%) Apache
2 2 (4.26%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.26%) SAS
3 1 (2.13%) Confluence
3 1 (2.13%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) NetSuite
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Business One
1 1 (2.13%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.40%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (10.64%) Serverless
4 3 (6.38%) PaaS
5 2 (4.26%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) MySQL
2 5 (10.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 5 (10.64%) Cosmos DB
2 5 (10.64%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (6.38%) Redis
4 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.38%) JIRA
3 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.13%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.13%) Bugzilla
3 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.13%) Gradle
3 1 (2.13%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (2.13%) NetBeans
3 1 (2.13%) Selenium
3 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 9 (19.15%) Advertising
3 6 (12.77%) Automotive
4 5 (10.64%) Electronics
4 5 (10.64%) Swedish Language
5 1 (2.13%) Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) Developer
2 11 (23.40%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Test Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Embedded Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Embedded Java Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Full Stack Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Java Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (6.38%) Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Junior
7 3 (6.38%) Junior Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Junior Software Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.91%) Node.js
2 8 (17.02%) HTML
3 6 (12.77%) AngularJS
3 6 (12.77%) CSS
3 6 (12.77%) XML
4 5 (10.64%) Express
4 5 (10.64%) Laravel
4 5 (10.64%) Redux
4 5 (10.64%) RESTful
5 4 (8.51%) Hibernate
5 4 (8.51%) Spring
6 3 (6.38%) .NET
6 3 (6.38%) Ajax
6 3 (6.38%) jQuery
6 3 (6.38%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (6.38%) React
6 3 (6.38%) Web Services
7 2 (4.26%) Lambda Expressions
7 2 (4.26%) REST
7 2 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Data Structures
1 5 (10.64%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.26%) Credit Risk
3 2 (4.26%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.13%) BBC
4 1 (2.13%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (2.13%) STB
4 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) Android
2 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (27.66%) TDD
2 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
4 6 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (12.77%) Validation
5 5 (10.64%) Analytics
5 5 (10.64%) BDD
5 5 (10.64%) Machine Learning
5 5 (10.64%) OO
5 5 (10.64%) OOP
5 5 (10.64%) Prototyping
5 5 (10.64%) SDLC
6 4 (8.51%) DevOps
6 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.51%) Web Development
7 3 (6.38%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (6.38%) Front End Development
7 3 (6.38%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.26%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) C#
1 15 (31.91%) Python
2 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
3 12 (25.53%) SQL
4 9 (19.15%) C++
4 9 (19.15%) PHP
5 3 (6.38%) Embedded C++
5 3 (6.38%) Go
5 3 (6.38%) Ruby
6 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.26%) MATLAB
6 2 (4.26%) Scala
6 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.13%) C
7 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) HNC
2 1 (2.13%) HND
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Ansible
1 1 (2.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (2.13%) Epicor
1 1 (2.13%) Infor
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle
1 1 (2.13%) Remedy
1 1 (2.13%) Sage
1 1 (2.13%) SAP
1 1 (2.13%) Xero