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 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
South East / Kent
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 19 17
Rank change year-on-year -24 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Java 45 101 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.90% 9.21% 11.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.51% 17.63% 19.93%
Number of salaries quoted 36 91 85
Median salary £37,500 £39,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.45% -12.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,050 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,269 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.59% -  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 428 573 557
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 56.09% 52.23% 58.08%
Number of salaries quoted 355 508 490
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing Java as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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 3 months to 27 April 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 15 £32,500 -23.52% 3
Chatham - 5 £47,000 -
Tunbridge Wells -9 4 £38,750 +29.16%
Tonbridge -3 2 £55,000 -29.03%
Whitstable 0 1 - -
Folkestone -8 1 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Canterbury - 1 - - 1
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Java.

1 38 (35.19%) XML
2 35 (32.41%) SQL
3 34 (31.48%) Web Services
3 34 (31.48%) JavaScript
3 34 (31.48%) Linux
4 33 (30.56%) Git (software)
5 31 (28.70%) PHP
6 29 (26.85%) Finance
7 28 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (25.00%) Degree
9 26 (24.07%) HTML
10 24 (22.22%) DevOps
11 23 (21.30%) Windows
12 22 (20.37%) UML
12 22 (20.37%) MySQL
12 22 (20.37%) CSS
12 22 (20.37%) Spring
12 22 (20.37%) Hibernate
13 21 (19.44%) Jenkins
14 19 (17.59%) Games
14 19 (17.59%) C#
15 17 (15.74%) J2EE
15 17 (15.74%) Ruby
16 16 (14.81%) Oracle
16 16 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
16 16 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
17 15 (13.89%) Computer Science
17 15 (13.89%) Game Development
17 15 (13.89%) .NET
17 15 (13.89%) Python

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 14 (12.96%) Cloud Foundry
2 12 (11.11%) Confluence
3 11 (10.19%) Apache
4 10 (9.26%) OpenStack
5 9 (8.33%) WordPress
6 8 (7.41%) WebSphere
7 5 (4.63%) Luigi
8 2 (1.85%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.93%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.93%) JBoss
9 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.96%) Google Cloud Platform
2 12 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (8.33%) Google App Engine
4 7 (6.48%) PaaS
5 5 (4.63%) Heroku
5 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.93%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.85%) CDMA
1 2 (1.85%) GSM
1 2 (1.85%) LTE
1 2 (1.85%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.37%) MySQL
2 14 (12.96%) BigQuery
3 13 (12.04%) NoSQL
4 12 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 10 (9.26%) Oracle Database
5 10 (9.26%) Oracle9i Database
6 9 (8.33%) Relational Database
7 8 (7.41%) MariaDB
8 6 (5.56%) Redis
9 5 (4.63%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (4.63%) DB2
10 4 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (2.78%) Big Data
12 2 (1.85%) MySQL Workbench
12 2 (1.85%) Pentaho
13 1 (0.93%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.93%) CouchDB
13 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 33 (30.56%) Git (software)
2 21 (19.44%) Jenkins
3 12 (11.11%) Fiddler
4 9 (8.33%) Eclipse
5 8 (7.41%) JMeter
6 7 (6.48%) Vagrant
7 5 (4.63%) Maven
7 5 (4.63%) Subversion
7 5 (4.63%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (3.70%) JUnit
8 4 (3.70%) NetBeans
9 3 (2.78%) Gradle
9 3 (2.78%) HP UFT
9 3 (2.78%) JIRA
9 3 (2.78%) jMock
9 3 (2.78%) Mockito
10 2 (1.85%) Selenium
10 2 (1.85%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.85%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (26.85%) Finance
2 19 (17.59%) Games
3 9 (8.33%) Legal
4 3 (2.78%) Marketing
5 1 (0.93%) Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (60.19%) Developer
2 40 (37.04%) Java Developer
3 14 (12.96%) C# Developer
3 14 (12.96%) Java Engineer
4 13 (12.04%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (12.04%) Graduate
5 12 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
6 10 (9.26%) Android Developer
6 10 (9.26%) Junior
7 8 (7.41%) .NET Developer
7 8 (7.41%) Junior Developer
8 7 (6.48%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (6.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) Junior Java Developer
9 5 (4.63%) Data Engineer
10 4 (3.70%) Analyst
10 4 (3.70%) Automation Test Analyst
10 4 (3.70%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (3.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (35.19%) XML
2 34 (31.48%) Web Services
3 26 (24.07%) HTML
4 22 (20.37%) CSS
4 22 (20.37%) Hibernate
4 22 (20.37%) Spring
5 17 (15.74%) J2EE
6 15 (13.89%) .NET
7 12 (11.11%) Ajax
7 12 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 12 (11.11%) JSP
8 11 (10.19%) ASP.NET
8 11 (10.19%) OAuth
8 11 (10.19%) Servlets
9 10 (9.26%) JSON
9 10 (9.26%) REST
9 10 (9.26%) SOAP
9 10 (9.26%) Swing
9 10 (9.26%) XHTML
9 10 (9.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.89%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 9 (8.33%) Xbox
4 5 (4.63%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.85%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.85%) User Experience
6 1 (0.93%) AS400
6 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 34 (31.48%) Linux
2 23 (21.30%) Windows
3 11 (10.19%) Unix
4 10 (9.26%) Android
4 10 (9.26%) CentOS
4 10 (9.26%) Solaris
4 10 (9.26%) Windows 2000 Server
4 10 (9.26%) Windows Server
5 8 (7.41%) Ubuntu
6 7 (6.48%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (22.22%) DevOps
3 22 (20.37%) UML
4 16 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
4 16 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (13.89%) Game Development
6 14 (12.96%) OO
6 14 (12.96%) SDLC
7 13 (12.04%) MVC
7 13 (12.04%) Scrum
8 11 (10.19%) Load Testing
8 11 (10.19%) TDD
8 11 (10.19%) Visualisation
8 11 (10.19%) Web Development
9 10 (9.26%) Android Development
9 10 (9.26%) Change Control
9 10 (9.26%) Functional Testing
9 10 (9.26%) Open Source
9 10 (9.26%) Software Testing
9 10 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (32.41%) SQL
2 34 (31.48%) JavaScript
3 31 (28.70%) PHP
4 19 (17.59%) C#
5 17 (15.74%) Ruby
6 15 (13.89%) Python
7 14 (12.96%) Bash Shell
7 14 (12.96%) VB
8 11 (10.19%) C++
9 10 (9.26%) ECMAScript
9 10 (9.26%) VB.NET
9 10 (9.26%) VBScript
10 7 (6.48%) Go
11 2 (1.85%) C
12 1 (0.93%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.93%) Perl
12 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.93%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.48%) Xen
2 5 (4.63%) vSphere
3 1 (0.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (6.48%) Terraform
3 4 (3.70%) Packer
4 3 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.93%) Ansible
5 1 (0.93%) Galera Cluster
5 1 (0.93%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (14.81%) Oracle
2 14 (12.96%) Google
3 13 (12.04%) Red Hat
4 11 (10.19%) Microsoft
5 9 (8.33%) Perforce
5 9 (8.33%) Tableau
6 7 (6.48%) New Relic
7 5 (4.63%) Talend
8 3 (2.78%) HP
9 1 (0.93%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.93%) IBM
9 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
Maidstone, Kent
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Posted: 3 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
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Posted: 14 hours ago
Canterbury, Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 PA
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
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Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
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