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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java J2EE Architect
Rank 887 818 821
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Architect 14 52 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.048% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.051% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 9 26 56
Average salary £55,000 £68,750 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £56,750 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £66,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-16.98% +10.41%

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
110597 101053 111513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89479 83749 95349
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,350 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 2014 within the UK.

Java/J2EE Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Java/J2EE Architect
Top 14 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 21 August 2014. 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 -60 14 £55,000 -20.00%
London -38 9 £62,500 -10.71%
City of London -19 5 £50,000 -23.07%
North Yorkshire -28 4 £55,000 -
Yorkshire -64 4 £55,000 -
Leeds - 4 £55,000 -
Westminster - 4 - -
West Yorkshire - 4 £55,000 -
Harrogate - 4 £55,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £72,500 -
Reading - 1 £50,000 -
Surbiton - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £50,000 -
South East - 1 £50,000 -

Java/J2EE Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 34 (100.00%) Java
1 34 (100.00%) J2EE
2 29 (85.29%) Spring
3 26 (76.47%) Hibernate
4 22 (64.71%) HTML
5 21 (61.76%) Oracle
6 20 (58.82%) Apache
7 18 (52.94%) Scrum
7 18 (52.94%) NoSQL
8 14 (41.18%) ActiveMQ
8 14 (41.18%) HTML5
9 11 (32.35%) SQL
10 9 (26.47%) JBoss
10 9 (26.47%) SOA
11 8 (23.53%) Tomcat
12 7 (20.59%) WebLogic
12 7 (20.59%) CSS
12 7 (20.59%) JSP
12 7 (20.59%) Struts
12 7 (20.59%) Linux
13 6 (17.65%) Finance
13 6 (17.65%) Ajax
13 6 (17.65%) JSTL
14 5 (14.71%) MySQL
14 5 (14.71%) XML
14 5 (14.71%) Windows
14 5 (14.71%) UML
14 5 (14.71%) Middleware
14 5 (14.71%) MVC
14 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development

Java/J2EE Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 20 (58.82%) Apache
2 8 (23.53%) Tomcat
3 7 (20.59%) WebLogic
4 5 (14.71%) WebSphere
5 4 (11.76%) IIS
6 2 (5.88%) CMS
6 2 (5.88%) Jetty
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) SNMP
2 1 (2.94%) SAN
2 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (52.94%) NoSQL
2 5 (14.71%) MySQL
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.76%) Redis
3 4 (11.76%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Ant
1 1 (2.94%) JUnit
1 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.94%) Maven
1 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.94%) YourKit
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Games
3 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 2 (5.88%) French Language
3 2 (5.88%) German Language
3 2 (5.88%) Italian Language
3 2 (5.88%) Front Office
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) J2EE
2 29 (85.29%) Spring
3 26 (76.47%) Hibernate
4 22 (64.71%) HTML
5 14 (41.18%) ActiveMQ
5 14 (41.18%) HTML5
6 7 (20.59%) CSS
6 7 (20.59%) JSP
6 7 (20.59%) Struts
7 6 (17.65%) JSTL
7 6 (17.65%) Ajax
8 5 (14.71%) jQuery
8 5 (14.71%) Middleware
8 5 (14.71%) XML
9 4 (11.76%) WebWork
9 4 (11.76%) .NET
9 4 (11.76%) JPA
9 4 (11.76%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (8.82%) Web Services
11 2 (5.88%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Grid Computing
1 2 (5.88%) Visualisation
1 2 (5.88%) SWIFT
2 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.94%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Linux
2 5 (14.71%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Scrum
2 9 (26.47%) SOA
3 5 (14.71%) MVC
3 5 (14.71%) UML
3 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.71%) Content Management
4 4 (11.76%) OO
4 4 (11.76%) Web Development
5 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.88%) User Stories
6 2 (5.88%) Multithreading
6 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.88%) B2B
6 2 (5.88%) E-business
6 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) TDD
6 2 (5.88%) OOD
6 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (2.94%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (32.35%) SQL
3 4 (11.76%) Ruby
3 4 (11.76%) PHP
4 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) Oracle
2 9 (26.47%) JBoss
3 4 (11.76%) VMware