Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
South East > Kent
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 35 17
Rank change year-on-year -4 -18 +24
Permanent jobs citing Java 86 135 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 6.10% 6.52% 11.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.08% 13.17% 19.14%
Number of salaries quoted 73 123 208
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -15.56% +3.75%
10th Percentile £23,200 £21,600 £27,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £55,500 £55,750
South East median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.00% +11.11% -

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 776 1025 1212
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 55.07% 49.49% 59.21%
Number of salaries quoted 665 911 1083
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% - -7.23%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +5.49%

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 26 July 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 6 months to 26 July 2017. 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 +15 26 £34,000 -15.00% 1
Canterbury - 5 £42,500 -
Chatham - 5 £47,000 -
Whitstable +3 4 £40,000 +25.00%
Tunbridge Wells -26 4 £38,750 +1.97%
Sittingbourne -11 3 £52,500 +10.53%
Dartford - 3 £45,000 - 1
Tonbridge +2 2 £55,000 -29.03%
Folkestone -8 2 £42,500 +6.25%
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 41 (47.67%) MySQL
2 37 (43.02%) SQL
3 34 (39.53%) Spring
4 32 (37.21%) XML
5 25 (29.07%) CSS
6 23 (26.74%) JavaScript
6 23 (26.74%) Linux
6 23 (26.74%) Ajax
6 23 (26.74%) Git (software)
7 22 (25.58%) Jenkins
8 21 (24.42%) Hibernate
8 21 (24.42%) HTML
8 21 (24.42%) PHP
9 20 (23.26%) Finance
10 18 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (18.60%) Windows
11 16 (18.60%) Apache
12 15 (17.44%) Swing
12 15 (17.44%) JSP
12 15 (17.44%) Confluence
12 15 (17.44%) Fiddler
13 14 (16.28%) Python
14 13 (15.12%) SQL Server
14 13 (15.12%) Ruby
15 11 (12.79%) OOP
15 11 (12.79%) Web Development
15 11 (12.79%) Unit Testing
15 11 (12.79%) Computer Science
15 11 (12.79%) CentOS
15 11 (12.79%) DevOps

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 16 (18.60%) Apache
2 15 (17.44%) Confluence
3 9 (10.47%) Cloud Foundry
4 8 (9.30%) Tomcat
5 6 (6.98%) OpenStack
5 6 (6.98%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.49%) WordPress
7 2 (2.33%) Apache Spark
7 2 (2.33%) ColdFusion
7 2 (2.33%) JBoss
7 2 (2.33%) Luigi
7 2 (2.33%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.16%) Mule
8 1 (1.16%) Mule ESB
8 1 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Aareon QL
1 1 (1.16%) Academy Housing
1 1 (1.16%) Kypera Housing
1 1 (1.16%) MIS ActiveH
1 1 (1.16%) Northgate Housing
1 1 (1.16%) OPENHousing
1 1 (1.16%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.65%) PaaS
3 2 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.33%) Heroku
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.16%) Firebase
4 1 (1.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) CDMA
1 4 (4.65%) GSM
1 4 (4.65%) LTE
1 4 (4.65%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (47.67%) MySQL
2 13 (15.12%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.98%) Big Data
3 6 (6.98%) MariaDB
3 6 (6.98%) MongoDB
3 6 (6.98%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.49%) DB2
4 3 (3.49%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.49%) Redis
5 2 (2.33%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (2.33%) BigQuery
5 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.16%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.16%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (26.74%) Git (software)
2 22 (25.58%) Jenkins
3 15 (17.44%) Fiddler
4 7 (8.14%) Maven
5 6 (6.98%) JMeter
5 6 (6.98%) NetBeans
6 5 (5.81%) Vagrant
7 4 (4.65%) Gradle
8 3 (3.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (3.49%) HP UFT
8 3 (3.49%) JIRA
8 3 (3.49%) Mercurial
8 3 (3.49%) Subversion
9 2 (2.33%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.33%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (2.33%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.16%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.16%) Selenium
10 1 (1.16%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (23.26%) Finance
2 9 (10.47%) Games
3 8 (9.30%) Advertising
4 2 (2.33%) Law
4 2 (2.33%) Marketing
4 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 60 (69.77%) Developer
2 43 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 13 (15.12%) Junior
4 12 (13.95%) Senior Developer
4 12 (13.95%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (12.79%) Junior Developer
6 8 (9.30%) Junior Java Developer
6 8 (9.30%) PHP Developer
7 6 (6.98%) Analyst
7 6 (6.98%) C# Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) Automation Test Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) Data Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) Graduate
9 4 (4.65%) Graduate Developer
9 4 (4.65%) IT Support
9 4 (4.65%) SQL Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Test Analyst
10 3 (3.49%) QC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (39.53%) Spring
2 32 (37.21%) XML
3 25 (29.07%) CSS
4 23 (26.74%) Ajax
5 21 (24.42%) Hibernate
5 21 (24.42%) HTML
6 15 (17.44%) JSP
6 15 (17.44%) Swing
7 8 (9.30%) jQuery
7 8 (9.30%) Kafka
7 8 (9.30%) LAMP
7 8 (9.30%) SOAP
8 7 (8.14%) AngularJS
8 7 (8.14%) JSON
8 7 (8.14%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (6.98%) .NET
9 6 (6.98%) RESTful
9 6 (6.98%) Spring Boot
10 5 (5.81%) Lucene
10 5 (5.81%) Smarty
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.79%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.98%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.49%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.33%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (26.74%) Linux
2 16 (18.60%) Windows
3 11 (12.79%) CentOS
4 6 (6.98%) Ubuntu
5 5 (5.81%) Mac OS
6 3 (3.49%) Unix
7 2 (2.33%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.33%) Solaris
7 2 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (12.79%) DevOps
2 11 (12.79%) OOP
2 11 (12.79%) Unit Testing
2 11 (12.79%) Web Development
3 9 (10.47%) Continuous Delivery
3 9 (10.47%) OO
4 8 (9.30%) Software Engineering
5 7 (8.14%) Scrum
6 6 (6.98%) Microservices
6 6 (6.98%) SEO
6 6 (6.98%) TDD
7 5 (5.81%) API Integration
7 5 (5.81%) BPMN
7 5 (5.81%) DNA
7 5 (5.81%) E-Commerce
7 5 (5.81%) Integration Testing
7 5 (5.81%) SDLC
7 5 (5.81%) Test Automation
8 4 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 37 (43.02%) SQL
2 23 (26.74%) JavaScript
3 21 (24.42%) PHP
4 14 (16.28%) Python
5 13 (15.12%) Ruby
6 10 (11.63%) Bash Shell
7 9 (10.47%) C#
8 5 (5.81%) Delphi
8 5 (5.81%) Go
8 5 (5.81%) PHP 5
8 5 (5.81%) VB
8 5 (5.81%) VBScript
9 4 (4.65%) C++
10 2 (2.33%) C
10 2 (2.33%) CFML
10 2 (2.33%) ECMAScript
10 2 (2.33%) Perl
10 2 (2.33%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.33%) VBA
11 1 (1.16%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (10.47%) Degree
2 4 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.14%) Docker
2 5 (5.81%) Xen
3 2 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (5.81%) Terraform
3 3 (3.49%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.33%) Packer
4 2 (2.33%) Puppet
5 1 (1.16%) Galera Cluster
5 1 (1.16%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.16%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 10 (11.63%) Oracle
2 9 (10.47%) Red Hat
3 5 (5.81%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.81%) New Relic
4 3 (3.49%) HP
5 2 (2.33%) Google
5 2 (2.33%) Talend
5 2 (2.33%) Vertica
6 1 (1.16%) Aareon
6 1 (1.16%) Capita
6 1 (1.16%) Castleton
6 1 (1.16%) Civica
6 1 (1.16%) IBM
6 1 (1.16%) Northgate
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Huxley
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 21 days ago