The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Architect
Rank 756 764 705
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -59
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Architect 136 166 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 130 112 153
Average salary £72,500 £65,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Java Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Java Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Architect within the UK.

Java Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Java Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Architect over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 within the UK.

Java Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Java Architect
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -11 126 £75,000 +15.38% 18
London +35 84 £77,500 +16.98% 8
City of London +20 21 £77,500 +10.71% 3
Yorkshire -32 14 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Leeds -22 12 £60,000 +20.00%
West Yorkshire -28 12 £60,000 +20.00%
South West -4 10 £61,250 +16.66% 2
South East -4 10 £61,250 -20.96% 1
Gloucestershire -5 9 £60,000 -
Brentford - 8 £75,000 - 1
Cheltenham - 6 £62,500 -
North West -1 4 £70,000 - 3
Buckinghamshire - 4 £57,500 -
Manchester - 4 £70,000 - 2
East Sussex - 3 £62,500 -
Brighton - 3 £62,500 -
Cambridgeshire +14 2 £80,000 -
Cambridge +10 2 £80,000 -
East of England +2 2 £80,000 +23.07%
East Midlands - 2 £62,500 - 1
Aylesbury - 2 £55,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £61,250 -
Harrow - 2 £73,750 -
Bristol -11 1 £70,000 +40.00% 2
Wales - 1 £47,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £47,000 -
Aldershot - 1 £67,500 -
Nottingham - 1 - - 1
South Wales - 1 £47,000 -
Midlands - 1 £77,500 - 2

Java Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Java Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Java Architect in their job title.

1 276 (100.00%) Java
2 128 (46.38%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (42.39%) J2EE
4 110 (39.86%) Spring
5 97 (35.14%) Hibernate
6 83 (30.07%) Scrum
7 67 (24.28%) Oracle
8 58 (21.01%) Web Services
8 58 (21.01%) E-Commerce
9 53 (19.20%) Finance
9 53 (19.20%) SOA
10 52 (18.84%) JavaScript
11 51 (18.48%) Open Source
12 49 (17.75%) NoSQL
12 49 (17.75%) HTML
13 47 (17.03%) hybris
14 46 (16.67%) Big Data
14 46 (16.67%) XML
15 45 (16.30%) Linux
16 43 (15.58%) Scala
17 42 (15.22%) TDD
17 42 (15.22%) MVC
18 41 (14.86%) Spring MVC
19 40 (14.49%) JBoss
20 39 (14.13%) SOAP
21 38 (13.77%) Amazon AWS
21 38 (13.77%) MongoDB
21 38 (13.77%) REST
22 33 (11.96%) Git (software)
23 32 (11.59%) Telecoms

Java Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Java Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Java Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 40 (14.49%) JBoss
2 30 (10.87%) Tomcat
3 29 (10.51%) Apache
4 21 (7.61%) CMS
5 20 (7.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 19 (6.88%) Apache Solr
7 14 (5.07%) WebLogic
8 13 (4.71%) WebSphere
8 13 (4.71%) Mule
9 11 (3.99%) Liferay
10 10 (3.62%) Oracle Coherence
11 9 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (3.26%) Node.js
12 8 (2.90%) Cloud Foundry
13 6 (2.17%) Mule ESB
13 6 (2.17%) Drupal
14 4 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
15 2 (0.72%) Jetty
15 2 (0.72%) OpenStack
16 1 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (5.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (4.71%) Magento
3 12 (4.35%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.36%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.36%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 38 (13.77%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.07%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (3.62%) SaaS
4 9 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.72%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.36%) PaaS
6 1 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.54%) Internet
2 2 (0.72%) HTTP
3 1 (0.36%) LAN
3 1 (0.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (17.75%) NoSQL
2 46 (16.67%) Big Data
3 38 (13.77%) MongoDB
4 25 (9.06%) MySQL
5 19 (6.88%) Relational Database
6 17 (6.16%) SQL Server
7 15 (5.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 10 (3.62%) DB2
9 8 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (2.90%) Pentaho
10 7 (2.54%) RDBMS
11 6 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (2.17%) Couchbase
12 4 (1.45%) Redis
13 3 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.72%) Riak
14 2 (0.72%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.72%) CouchDB
14 2 (0.72%) Apache Hive
14 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 33 (11.96%) Git (software)
2 26 (9.42%) Maven
3 25 (9.06%) JUnit
4 18 (6.52%) Subversion
5 16 (5.80%) JIRA
6 14 (5.07%) IntelliJ
7 12 (4.35%) Ant
8 11 (3.99%) Jenkins
9 10 (3.62%) Eclipse
10 7 (2.54%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 5 (1.81%) TestNG
11 5 (1.81%) Mockito
12 4 (1.45%) JBehave
12 4 (1.45%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.45%) NetBeans
13 2 (0.72%) JProfiler
14 1 (0.36%) WebDriver
14 1 (0.36%) Hudson
14 1 (0.36%) Liquibase
General
1 53 (19.20%) Finance
2 32 (11.59%) Telecoms
3 30 (10.87%) Retail
4 27 (9.78%) Banking
5 22 (7.97%) Marketing
6 14 (5.07%) Manufacturing
6 14 (5.07%) Electronics
7 10 (3.62%) Games
8 6 (2.17%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.45%) Publishing
9 4 (1.45%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.09%) Automotive
11 1 (0.36%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (42.39%) J2EE
2 110 (39.86%) Spring
3 97 (35.14%) Hibernate
4 58 (21.01%) Web Services
5 49 (17.75%) HTML
6 46 (16.67%) XML
7 41 (14.86%) Spring MVC
8 39 (14.13%) SOAP
9 38 (13.77%) REST
10 30 (10.87%) JPA
11 28 (10.14%) jQuery
12 27 (9.78%) HTML5
13 26 (9.42%) Java EE
13 26 (9.42%) JSON
14 25 (9.06%) RESTful
15 23 (8.33%) .NET
16 21 (7.61%) CSS
16 21 (7.61%) ActiveMQ
17 20 (7.25%) Lucene
18 17 (6.16%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.07%) DTV
2 13 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (3.99%) Over-the-Top Content
3 11 (3.99%) IPTV
4 6 (2.17%) Client/Server
4 6 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.81%) Data Integration
5 5 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (1.81%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.81%) Mobile Payment
6 4 (1.45%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.45%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.45%) RIA
6 4 (1.45%) Online Games
7 3 (1.09%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.72%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.72%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.36%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.36%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 45 (16.30%) Linux
2 16 (5.80%) UNIX
3 13 (4.71%) Windows
4 3 (1.09%) Android
5 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (46.38%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (30.07%) Scrum
3 58 (21.01%) E-Commerce
4 53 (19.20%) SOA
5 51 (18.48%) Open Source
6 42 (15.22%) MVC
6 42 (15.22%) TDD
7 29 (10.51%) Kanban
8 26 (9.42%) TOGAF
9 23 (8.33%) BDD
9 23 (8.33%) Mentoring
10 22 (7.97%) Software Delivery
10 22 (7.97%) Software Engineering
11 19 (6.88%) UML
12 18 (6.52%) Waterfall
13 16 (5.80%) Analytics
13 16 (5.80%) Web Development
14 15 (5.43%) Programme Management
14 15 (5.43%) Multithreading
14 15 (5.43%) OO
Programming Languages
1 276 (100.00%) Java
2 52 (18.84%) JavaScript
3 43 (15.58%) Scala
4 27 (9.78%) SQL
5 19 (6.88%) C#
6 18 (6.52%) Ruby
7 12 (4.35%) Python
8 10 (3.62%) C++
8 10 (3.62%) PHP
9 8 (2.90%) C
9 8 (2.90%) Groovy
10 6 (2.17%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.45%) XPath
11 4 (1.45%) Perl
12 2 (0.72%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.36%) R
Qualifications
1 26 (9.42%) Degree
2 7 (2.54%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.81%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.36%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.72%) Nagios
1 2 (0.72%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.36%) Apache Shiro
Vendors
1 67 (24.28%) Oracle
2 47 (17.03%) hybris
3 21 (7.61%) ATG
4 14 (5.07%) SAP
4 14 (5.07%) Adobe
5 12 (4.35%) Microsoft
6 11 (3.99%) TIBCO
7 9 (3.26%) Apple
8 8 (2.90%) Endeca
9 6 (2.17%) IBM
9 6 (2.17%) Demandware
10 2 (0.72%) Google
10 2 (0.72%) Sencha
11 1 (0.36%) GoldenSource
11 1 (0.36%) GigaSpaces
11 1 (0.36%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.36%) Sun
11 1 (0.36%) HP
11 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.36%) Rackspace
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