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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Architect
Rank 759 680 709
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Architect 144 266 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.23% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 110 197 143
Average salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £77,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +8.69%

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
104884 114227 107029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85795 92537 89098
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -94 127 £67,500 +3.84% 21
London -66 66 £80,000 +14.28% 11
South West +3 19 £62,500 +25.00%
City of London +13 17 £85,000 +21.42% 8
Scotland +31 16 - -
South East -32 10 £62,500 -19.35% 1
East Midlands +17 9 £60,000 - 4
Yorkshire -16 9 £55,000 - 1
Edinburgh +19 8 - -
Bath +13 8 £48,750 -2.50%
Somerset +11 8 £48,750 -2.50%
West Yorkshire -14 8 £55,000 - 1
Leeds -16 8 £55,000 -
Glasgow +15 7 - -
West Midlands -17 7 £52,500 -20.75% 1
Gloucestershire - 6 £62,500 -
Northamptonshire +1 5 £60,000 - 4
Surrey +3 4 £62,500 -3.84%
Birmingham 0 4 - - 1
Brentford - 4 £80,000 -
Egham - 4 £62,500 -
Gloucester - 4 £62,500 -
East of England +17 3 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Coventry - 3 £52,500 -
Newbury +7 2 £57,500 -28.12%
Buckinghamshire 0 2 £55,000 -29.03%
Berkshire -4 2 £57,500 -25.80%
North West -5 2 £50,000 -21.56% 1
West Drayton - 2 £55,000 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £50,000 -

Java Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 310 (100.00%) Java
2 154 (49.68%) Spring
3 153 (49.35%) Agile Software Development
4 149 (48.06%) J2EE
5 116 (37.42%) Hibernate
6 101 (32.58%) Scrum
7 91 (29.35%) Linux
8 83 (26.77%) Finance
9 80 (25.81%) Web Services
10 76 (24.52%) Oracle
11 65 (20.97%) HTML
12 63 (20.32%) E-Commerce
12 63 (20.32%) SOA
13 60 (19.35%) NoSQL
14 58 (18.71%) JBoss
15 57 (18.39%) MySQL
16 54 (17.42%) ActiveMQ
17 52 (16.77%) JavaScript
18 51 (16.45%) Java EE
19 48 (15.48%) XML
19 48 (15.48%) Tomcat
20 46 (14.84%) Big Data
21 45 (14.52%) Apache
21 45 (14.52%) MVC
22 44 (14.19%) SOAP
23 39 (12.58%) JMS
23 39 (12.58%) Retail
24 37 (11.94%) TDD
24 37 (11.94%) Spring MVC
25 36 (11.61%) HTML5

Java Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 58 (18.71%) JBoss
2 48 (15.48%) Tomcat
3 45 (14.52%) Apache
4 32 (10.32%) WebLogic
5 27 (8.71%) WebSphere
6 23 (7.42%) CMS
7 16 (5.16%) Mule
8 11 (3.55%) Apache Solr
8 11 (3.55%) Adobe CQ
8 11 (3.55%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.94%) TIBCO EMS
9 6 (1.94%) Liferay
10 4 (1.29%) Oracle Coherence
10 4 (1.29%) Drupal
10 4 (1.29%) WebLogic Portal
10 4 (1.29%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.97%) Mule ESB
12 2 (0.65%) Apache ServiceMix
13 1 (0.32%) GlassFish
Applications
1 17 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.32%) MS Project
2 1 (0.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (4.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.65%) Magento
2 2 (0.65%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.32%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (2.26%) SaaS
4 6 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.65%) GitHub
6 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.94%) HTTP
1 6 (1.94%) Internet
2 3 (0.97%) Firewall
3 2 (0.65%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (19.35%) NoSQL
2 57 (18.39%) MySQL
3 46 (14.84%) Big Data
4 35 (11.29%) MongoDB
5 32 (10.32%) Relational Database
6 25 (8.06%) RDBMS
7 13 (4.19%) SQL Server
8 11 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (1.94%) DB2
11 5 (1.61%) Pentaho
12 4 (1.29%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.29%) Couchbase
13 3 (0.97%) Redis
14 2 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
15 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
15 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 33 (10.65%) Maven
2 28 (9.03%) Git (software)
3 22 (7.10%) Eclipse
4 21 (6.77%) Subversion
5 18 (5.81%) Ant
6 16 (5.16%) JUnit
7 13 (4.19%) Jenkins
7 13 (4.19%) JIRA
8 9 (2.90%) IntelliJ
9 8 (2.58%) NetBeans
10 6 (1.94%) Selenium
11 5 (1.61%) Mockito
12 4 (1.29%) JProfiler
12 4 (1.29%) Hudson
12 4 (1.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 1 (0.32%) Cucumber
General
1 83 (26.77%) Finance
2 39 (12.58%) Retail
3 30 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 30 (9.68%) Banking
4 21 (6.77%) Manufacturing
5 19 (6.13%) Marketing
6 13 (4.19%) Electronics
7 11 (3.55%) Games
8 7 (2.26%) Automotive
9 6 (1.94%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.97%) Interactive Media
11 2 (0.65%) Publishing
11 2 (0.65%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.32%) French Language
12 1 (0.32%) German Language
12 1 (0.32%) International Banking
12 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (49.68%) Spring
2 149 (48.06%) J2EE
3 116 (37.42%) Hibernate
4 80 (25.81%) Web Services
5 65 (20.97%) HTML
6 54 (17.42%) ActiveMQ
7 51 (16.45%) Java EE
8 48 (15.48%) XML
9 44 (14.19%) SOAP
10 39 (12.58%) JMS
11 37 (11.94%) Spring MVC
12 36 (11.61%) HTML5
13 33 (10.65%) Middleware
14 28 (9.03%) CSS
15 27 (8.71%) REST
15 27 (8.71%) jQuery
16 22 (7.10%) Struts
17 20 (6.45%) JPA
18 18 (5.81%) RESTful
19 17 (5.48%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.00%) Open Source
2 21 (6.77%) Client/Server
3 18 (5.81%) Computer Science
4 13 (4.19%) DTV
4 13 (4.19%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.26%) iSeries
5 7 (2.26%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.26%) AS400
6 6 (1.94%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.94%) Clustering
6 6 (1.94%) Data Integration
7 5 (1.61%) iPad
8 4 (1.29%) Mobile Payment
8 4 (1.29%) Over-the-Top Content
8 4 (1.29%) IPTV
8 4 (1.29%) Web 2.0
8 4 (1.29%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.29%) RIA
8 4 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 91 (29.35%) Linux
2 32 (10.32%) UNIX
3 8 (2.58%) Windows
4 5 (1.61%) Solaris
5 4 (1.29%) Android
5 4 (1.29%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.65%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (49.35%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (32.58%) Scrum
3 63 (20.32%) E-Commerce
3 63 (20.32%) SOA
4 45 (14.52%) MVC
5 37 (11.94%) TDD
6 34 (10.97%) Mentoring
7 30 (9.68%) Enterprise Architecture
8 28 (9.03%) UML
9 22 (7.10%) BDD
10 21 (6.77%) OO
11 19 (6.13%) Data Modelling
11 19 (6.13%) Kanban
12 18 (5.81%) Technical Architecture
13 17 (5.48%) Unit Testing
14 15 (4.84%) Coaching
15 14 (4.52%) TOGAF
15 14 (4.52%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (4.52%) Benchmarking
16 13 (4.19%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 310 (100.00%) Java
2 52 (16.77%) JavaScript
3 35 (11.29%) SQL
4 20 (6.45%) Scala
5 9 (2.90%) PHP
6 8 (2.58%) Shell Script
6 8 (2.58%) XPath
6 8 (2.58%) Perl
7 6 (1.94%) C#
8 2 (0.65%) C++
Qualifications
1 30 (9.68%) Degree
2 6 (1.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.32%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.32%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.65%) HDFS
Vendors
1 76 (24.52%) Oracle
2 24 (7.74%) TIBCO
3 22 (7.10%) SAP
4 17 (5.48%) Microsoft
5 16 (5.16%) hybris
6 6 (1.94%) ATG
7 5 (1.61%) IBM
8 4 (1.29%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.29%) Apple
8 4 (1.29%) Endeca
8 4 (1.29%) Pega
8 4 (1.29%) Demandware
9 2 (0.65%) Facebook
9 2 (0.65%) Google
9 2 (0.65%) Adobe
10 1 (0.32%) Sun
10 1 (0.32%) Reuters
10 1 (0.32%) GoldenSource
10 1 (0.32%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.32%) Splunk
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