Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
South East > Kent
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 46 28
Rank change year-on-year -8 -18 -9
Permanent jobs citing Java 53 95 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.98% 5.63% 8.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.24% 12.15% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 42 83 168
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,175 £29,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £75,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 732 782 1184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 54.95% 46.33% 54.66%
Number of salaries quoted 618 695 1092
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £59,350 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +23 9 £40,000 +23.08%
Dartford +7 8 £50,000 +29.87% 2
Tonbridge +5 5 £40,000 -20.00%
Sittingbourne +6 3 £52,500 -
Sevenoaks - 3 £42,500 -
Folkestone +5 2 £50,000 -28.57%
Chatham -7 1 £30,000 -31.43%
Tunbridge Wells -33 1 - -
Westerham - 1 £40,500 -
Canterbury - 1 £65,000 -
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 19 (35.85%) MySQL
2 18 (33.96%) JavaScript
3 17 (32.08%) SQL
4 16 (30.19%) Node.js
5 15 (28.30%) Python
6 14 (26.42%) PHP
7 13 (24.53%) Advertising
7 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (20.75%) TDD
8 11 (20.75%) Spring
8 11 (20.75%) Finance
9 10 (18.87%) Ajax
9 10 (18.87%) CSS
9 10 (18.87%) HTML
9 10 (18.87%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (18.87%) AngularJS
10 9 (16.98%) XML
11 8 (15.09%) OOP
11 8 (15.09%) OO
11 8 (15.09%) C#
11 8 (15.09%) SDLC
12 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
12 7 (13.21%) RESTful
12 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (13.21%) Computer Science
12 7 (13.21%) Web Development
13 6 (11.32%) Degree
13 6 (11.32%) Git (software)
13 6 (11.32%) C++
13 6 (11.32%) SQL Server

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 5 (9.43%) Apache
1 5 (9.43%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.66%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (5.66%) Confluence
2 3 (5.66%) WordPress
3 2 (3.77%) ColdFusion
3 2 (3.77%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.77%) SAS
4 1 (1.89%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.89%) JBoss
4 1 (1.89%) Mule
4 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.87%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (9.43%) Serverless
4 3 (5.66%) PaaS
5 2 (3.77%) Heroku
6 1 (1.89%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.85%) MySQL
2 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (9.43%) DocumentDB
3 5 (9.43%) NoSQL
4 4 (7.55%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.66%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (5.66%) Redis
6 1 (1.89%) Big Data
6 1 (1.89%) DB2
6 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.89%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (1.89%) QlikView
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.66%) Mercurial
3 2 (3.77%) Bugzilla
3 2 (3.77%) Fiddler
3 2 (3.77%) JIRA
4 1 (1.89%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.89%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (24.53%) Advertising
2 11 (20.75%) Finance
3 5 (9.43%) Electronics
3 5 (9.43%) Swedish Language
4 1 (1.89%) Automotive
4 1 (1.89%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Games
4 1 (1.89%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 35 (66.04%) Developer
2 17 (32.08%) Java Developer
3 7 (13.21%) Senior Developer
3 7 (13.21%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (7.55%) Junior
5 4 (7.55%) Junior Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Graduate
7 2 (3.77%) PHP Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.19%) Node.js
2 11 (20.75%) Spring
3 10 (18.87%) Ajax
3 10 (18.87%) AngularJS
3 10 (18.87%) CSS
3 10 (18.87%) HTML
4 9 (16.98%) XML
5 7 (13.21%) RESTful
6 6 (11.32%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (9.43%) Express
7 5 (9.43%) Laravel
7 5 (9.43%) Redux
8 4 (7.55%) Hibernate
8 4 (7.55%) JSON
8 4 (7.55%) Kafka
8 4 (7.55%) Spring Boot
9 3 (5.66%) jQuery
9 3 (5.66%) Lucene
9 3 (5.66%) React
10 2 (3.77%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.43%) Data Structures
2 5 (9.43%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.66%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Credit Risk
4 2 (3.77%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.89%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.89%) STB
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Linux
2 3 (5.66%) Windows
3 1 (1.89%) Android
3 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.75%) TDD
3 8 (15.09%) OO
3 8 (15.09%) OOP
3 8 (15.09%) SDLC
4 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
4 7 (13.21%) Web Development
5 6 (11.32%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (11.32%) Machine Learning
6 5 (9.43%) Analytics
6 5 (9.43%) Prototyping
6 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.55%) DevOps
7 4 (7.55%) Front End Development
8 3 (5.66%) BDD
8 3 (5.66%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.66%) Integration Testing
8 3 (5.66%) Microservices
8 3 (5.66%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.96%) JavaScript
2 17 (32.08%) SQL
3 15 (28.30%) Python
4 14 (26.42%) PHP
5 8 (15.09%) C#
6 6 (11.32%) C++
7 4 (7.55%) Go
7 4 (7.55%) Ruby
8 3 (5.66%) Delphi
8 3 (5.66%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.77%) C
9 2 (3.77%) CFML
9 2 (3.77%) MATLAB
9 2 (3.77%) PHP 5
9 2 (3.77%) Scala
10 1 (1.89%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.89%) Perl
10 1 (1.89%) VB
10 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) HNC
2 1 (1.89%) HND
2 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Docker
1 2 (3.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Ansible
1 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.89%) Puppet
1 1 (1.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle
2 1 (1.89%) Red Hat