The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Software 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 Software Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Software Architect
Rank 885 950 952
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Architect 71 29 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.026% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.027% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 46 21 31
Average salary £67,500 £61,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £61,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+13.82% -5.38%

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
99472 107123 115267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.48% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83547 87392 93423
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Java Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Java Software Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Java Software Architect
Salary Trend

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

Java Software Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Java Software Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Software Architect over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 within the UK.

Java Software Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Java Software Architect
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Software Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +51 70 £67,500 +12.50% 5
London - 30 £40,000 - 1
City of London - 24 - -
Leeds - 23 £55,000 - 2
West Yorkshire - 23 £55,000 - 2
Yorkshire - 23 £55,000 - 2
North West - 10 £70,000 - 1
Manchester - 10 £70,000 - 1
South East +25 5 £56,000 -22.75%
Hampshire +16 4 £58,000 -27.50%
Southampton 0 2 £62,500 -21.87%
East of England +7 1 £72,500 +20.83%
Cambridgeshire -5 1 £72,500 +20.83%
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - - 1
South West - 1 £62,500 -
Bath - 1 £62,500 -
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £40,000 -
Surrey - 1 £40,000 -
Somerset - 1 £62,500 -

Java Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Java Software 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 Software Architect in their job title.

1 114 (100.00%) Java
2 72 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (41.23%) Web Services
4 46 (40.35%) .NET
5 44 (38.60%) J2EE
5 44 (38.60%) Big Data
6 40 (35.09%) Telecoms
7 39 (34.21%) Finance
8 31 (27.19%) XML
9 29 (25.44%) Retail
9 29 (25.44%) Marketing
10 28 (24.56%) Java EE
11 26 (22.81%) SaaS
12 24 (21.05%) C#
13 23 (20.18%) SOA
13 23 (20.18%) Software Delivery
14 22 (19.30%) Enterprise Software
15 19 (16.67%) RESTful
16 17 (14.91%) JavaScript
17 16 (14.04%) WSDL
18 15 (13.16%) Scrum
18 15 (13.16%) Linux
19 13 (11.40%) SOAP
19 13 (11.40%) Tomcat
20 12 (10.53%) Oracle
20 12 (10.53%) NoSQL
21 11 (9.65%) REST
21 11 (9.65%) SQL
21 11 (9.65%) CSS
21 11 (9.65%) Mentoring

Java Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Java Software 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 Software Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (11.40%) Tomcat
2 8 (7.02%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (4.39%) Apache Solr
3 5 (4.39%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (4.39%) JBoss
4 4 (3.51%) IIS
4 4 (3.51%) Node.js
5 3 (2.63%) Apache
5 3 (2.63%) CMS
6 2 (1.75%) Facebook Platform
6 2 (1.75%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.75%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.88%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.88%) Jetty
7 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.75%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 26 (22.81%) SaaS
2 4 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.75%) IaaS
4 2 (1.75%) PaaS
5 1 (0.88%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.51%) SNMP
1 4 (3.51%) VPN
1 4 (3.51%) Wireless
2 3 (2.63%) HTTP
2 3 (2.63%) Internet
2 3 (2.63%) SSL
3 2 (1.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (38.60%) Big Data
2 12 (10.53%) NoSQL
3 9 (7.89%) Hadoop
4 8 (7.02%) MySQL
5 6 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (5.26%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.39%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.51%) HBase
8 3 (2.63%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.88%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.88%) DB2
10 1 (0.88%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.88%) KDB
10 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.88%) Redis
10 1 (0.88%) Riak
10 1 (0.88%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 10 (8.77%) JUnit
2 6 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.26%) JIRA
3 5 (4.39%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.51%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.51%) NetBeans
5 3 (2.63%) Mockito
6 2 (1.75%) Grunt
6 2 (1.75%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.75%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.88%) Concordion
7 1 (0.88%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.88%) Maven
7 1 (0.88%) Selenium
7 1 (0.88%) Subversion
General
1 40 (35.09%) Telecoms
2 39 (34.21%) Finance
3 29 (25.44%) Marketing
3 29 (25.44%) Retail
4 10 (8.77%) Banking
5 4 (3.51%) Electronics
5 4 (3.51%) Front Office
5 4 (3.51%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.63%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.88%) Advertising
7 1 (0.88%) Automotive
7 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.88%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (41.23%) Web Services
2 46 (40.35%) .NET
3 44 (38.60%) J2EE
4 31 (27.19%) XML
5 28 (24.56%) Java EE
6 19 (16.67%) RESTful
7 16 (14.04%) WSDL
8 13 (11.40%) SOAP
9 11 (9.65%) CSS
9 11 (9.65%) REST
10 10 (8.77%) HTML
11 9 (7.89%) JSON
12 8 (7.02%) Middleware
12 8 (7.02%) Spring
13 7 (6.14%) Ajax
14 6 (5.26%) JDBC
15 5 (4.39%) HTML5
15 5 (4.39%) J2SE
15 5 (4.39%) Lucene
15 5 (4.39%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.30%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.51%) Clustering
2 4 (3.51%) Replication
3 2 (1.75%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.75%) Grid Computing
3 2 (1.75%) Internet of Things
4 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.88%) Bitcoin
4 1 (0.88%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.88%) Economics
4 1 (0.88%) Fintech
4 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (0.88%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.88%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.16%) Linux
2 7 (6.14%) Unix
3 5 (4.39%) Windows
4 4 (3.51%) Debian
4 4 (3.51%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.75%) Android
5 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.75%) Windows NT
5 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (20.18%) SOA
2 23 (20.18%) Software Delivery
3 15 (13.16%) Scrum
4 11 (9.65%) Mentoring
5 10 (8.77%) Software Engineering
6 9 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (7.89%) DevOps
6 9 (7.89%) TOGAF
6 9 (7.89%) UML
7 7 (6.14%) Configuration Management
7 7 (6.14%) Programme Management
8 6 (5.26%) Software Architecture
8 6 (5.26%) Web Development
9 5 (4.39%) OOD
10 4 (3.51%) B2B
10 4 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (3.51%) CRM
10 4 (3.51%) E-Commerce
10 4 (3.51%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 114 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (21.05%) C#
3 17 (14.91%) JavaScript
4 11 (9.65%) SQL
5 9 (7.89%) Bash Shell
6 7 (6.14%) C++
6 7 (6.14%) Perl
7 5 (4.39%) C
7 5 (4.39%) Python
8 4 (3.51%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.51%) VB
8 4 (3.51%) VBA
9 3 (2.63%) Ruby
10 2 (1.75%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.88%) Clojure
11 1 (0.88%) Go
11 1 (0.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (4.39%) SC Cleared
1 5 (4.39%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.63%) Degree
3 1 (0.88%) PhD
System Software
1 4 (3.51%) Btrfs
1 4 (3.51%) NFS
2 1 (0.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.39%) Puppet
2 1 (0.88%) Ansible
2 1 (0.88%) Kibana
2 1 (0.88%) logstash
2 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.88%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (10.53%) Oracle
2 9 (7.89%) webMethods
3 5 (4.39%) SAP
4 4 (3.51%) InterSystems
5 3 (2.63%) Google
6 2 (1.75%) Facebook
6 2 (1.75%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.88%) GigaSpaces
7 1 (0.88%) IBM
7 1 (0.88%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.88%) Solace
7 1 (0.88%) StreamBase
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