Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 36 23
Rank change year-on-year -34 -13 -6
Permanent jobs citing Java 40 97 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.50% 6.31% 8.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.25% 11.43% 17.12%
Number of salaries quoted 35 75 164
Kent median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -15.79%
10th Percentile £26,200 £24,900 £23,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,250 £65,625
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 640 849 1,110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 55.94% 55.24% 52.19%
Number of salaries quoted 577 705 976
Kent median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 0 11 £40,000 +23.08% 9
Dartford +9 8 £45,000 +5.88%
West Malling -3 2 £37,750 +25.83%
Tunbridge Wells -12 1 £23,500 -47.78%
Stansted - 1 £35,000 -
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 16 (40.00%) Linux
2 13 (32.50%) Jenkins
3 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (27.50%) Python
5 10 (25.00%) C#
5 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 10 (25.00%) MySQL
5 10 (25.00%) Finance
5 10 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (22.50%) Apache
6 9 (22.50%) HTML
6 9 (22.50%) XML
7 8 (20.00%) CSS
7 8 (20.00%) Spring
7 8 (20.00%) Degree
7 8 (20.00%) JIRA
7 8 (20.00%) NoSQL
8 7 (17.50%) MongoDB
8 7 (17.50%) AngularJS
8 7 (17.50%) JSON
8 7 (17.50%) jQuery
8 7 (17.50%) C++
8 7 (17.50%) Tomcat
8 7 (17.50%) Hibernate
8 7 (17.50%) Java 8
9 6 (15.00%) Spring Boot
9 6 (15.00%) Validation
9 6 (15.00%) Automotive
9 6 (15.00%) MVC
9 6 (15.00%) CRM

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 9 (22.50%) Apache
2 7 (17.50%) Tomcat
3 5 (12.50%) GlassFish
4 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) NetSuite
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Zapier
2 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) MySQL
2 8 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 7 (17.50%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (5.00%) Redis
5 2 (5.00%) RethinkDB
6 1 (2.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.50%) DB2
6 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (32.50%) Jenkins
2 8 (20.00%) JIRA
3 5 (12.50%) Bitbucket
3 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 5 (12.50%) JUnit
3 5 (12.50%) Maven
3 5 (12.50%) NetBeans
4 2 (5.00%) Bugzilla
4 2 (5.00%) Gradle
4 2 (5.00%) Selenium
4 2 (5.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.50%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (2.50%) NUnit
5 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Automotive
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Developer
2 19 (47.50%) Java Developer
3 14 (35.00%) Senior Developer
4 12 (30.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (17.50%) Embedded Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Test Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) Embedded Java Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (15.00%) Java Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) Python Engineer
7 5 (12.50%) Angular Developer
7 5 (12.50%) Architect
7 5 (12.50%) Java Architect
7 5 (12.50%) NoSQL Developer
7 5 (12.50%) Senior Architect
7 5 (12.50%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 5 (12.50%) Senior Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) HTML
1 9 (22.50%) XML
2 8 (20.00%) CSS
2 8 (20.00%) Spring
3 7 (17.50%) AngularJS
3 7 (17.50%) Hibernate
3 7 (17.50%) jQuery
3 7 (17.50%) JSON
4 6 (15.00%) Spring Boot
4 6 (15.00%) Spring MVC
5 5 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (7.50%) .NET
7 2 (5.00%) REST
7 2 (5.00%) Web Services
8 1 (2.50%) EJB
8 1 (2.50%) HTML5
8 1 (2.50%) J2EE
8 1 (2.50%) Node.js
8 1 (2.50%) RESTful
8 1 (2.50%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) BBC
2 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Android
2 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (15.00%) BDD
3 6 (15.00%) CRM
3 6 (15.00%) MVC
3 6 (15.00%) TDD
3 6 (15.00%) Validation
4 5 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 5 (12.50%) SOA
4 5 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.00%) DevOps
6 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.00%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (5.00%) Microservices
6 2 (5.00%) Scrum
6 2 (5.00%) SDLC
6 2 (5.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Task Automation
6 2 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) Python
2 10 (25.00%) C#
2 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (17.50%) C++
3 7 (17.50%) Java 8
4 6 (15.00%) SQL
5 3 (7.50%) Embedded C++
6 2 (5.00%) Go
6 2 (5.00%) PHP
7 1 (2.50%) Scala
7 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) Epicor
2 1 (2.50%) Infor
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Remedy
2 1 (2.50%) Sage
2 1 (2.50%) SAP
2 1 (2.50%) Sybase
2 1 (2.50%) Xero