The table below looks at the statistics for the Java/J2EE 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/J2EE Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java J2EE Architect
Rank 869 855 842
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Architect 12 37 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.035% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.037% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 5 25 28
Average salary £80,000 £72,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% +41.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £81,500 £77,500 £81,500
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £70,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +47.36%

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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Java/J2EE Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java/J2EE Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Java/J2EE Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Architect within the UK.

Java/J2EE Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Java/J2EE Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Architect over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 within the UK.

Java/J2EE Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Java/J2EE Architect
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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 -31 12 £80,000 +10.34% 2
London +15 9 £81,250 +8.33% 1
West Midlands - 3 £67,500 -
Birmingham - 3 £67,500 -

Java/J2EE Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Java/J2EE 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/J2EE Architect in their job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Java
1 23 (100.00%) J2EE
2 13 (56.52%) Web Services
3 11 (47.83%) UML
3 11 (47.83%) Mentoring
4 10 (43.48%) SOA
5 9 (39.13%) Finance
5 9 (39.13%) WebSphere
5 9 (39.13%) Retail
6 8 (34.78%) Banking
6 8 (34.78%) Use Case
6 8 (34.78%) iSeries
6 8 (34.78%) Logical Data Model
6 8 (34.78%) AS400
6 8 (34.78%) Data Modelling
6 8 (34.78%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (30.43%) TIBCO
7 7 (30.43%) Retail Banking
8 6 (26.09%) Spring
8 6 (26.09%) SOAP
9 5 (21.74%) XML
9 5 (21.74%) Oracle
9 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (21.74%) TIBCO EMS
10 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
10 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
11 3 (13.04%) Project Management
11 3 (13.04%) Eclipse
11 3 (13.04%) Hibernate

Java/J2EE Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Java/J2EE 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/J2EE Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (39.13%) WebSphere
2 5 (21.74%) TIBCO EMS
3 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
4 2 (8.70%) Apache
4 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.35%) JBoss
5 1 (4.35%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Project
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
1 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
2 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) DB2
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Eclipse
1 3 (13.04%) Maven
2 2 (8.70%) NetBeans
2 2 (8.70%) Subversion
2 2 (8.70%) Ant
3 1 (4.35%) YourKit
General
1 9 (39.13%) Retail
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Banking
3 7 (30.43%) Retail Banking
4 2 (8.70%) Games
5 1 (4.35%) French Language
5 1 (4.35%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) J2EE
2 13 (56.52%) Web Services
3 6 (26.09%) SOAP
3 6 (26.09%) Spring
4 5 (21.74%) XML
5 3 (13.04%) Struts
5 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
5 3 (13.04%) Spring MVC
6 2 (8.70%) REST
6 2 (8.70%) Backbone.js
6 2 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (8.70%) Mustache
6 2 (8.70%) JMS
6 2 (8.70%) JavaBeans
6 2 (8.70%) JAXB
6 2 (8.70%) SAX
6 2 (8.70%) Middleware
6 2 (8.70%) JMX
6 2 (8.70%) DOM
6 2 (8.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) AS400
1 8 (34.78%) iSeries
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) UNIX
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) UML
1 11 (47.83%) Mentoring
2 10 (43.48%) SOA
3 8 (34.78%) Data Modelling
3 8 (34.78%) Logical Data Model
3 8 (34.78%) Use Case
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (13.04%) Project Management
6 3 (13.04%) Multithreading
6 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (8.70%) Security Architecture
7 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.70%) Capacity Management
7 2 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (8.70%) Build Automation
7 2 (8.70%) Service Management
7 2 (8.70%) MVC
7 2 (8.70%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) Perl
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
3 2 (8.70%) XPath
4 1 (4.35%) Scala
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) TIBCO
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Reuters
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