Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Architect was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Architect
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 203 184
Rank change year-on-year +18 -19 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Architect 7 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.18% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.20% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 13
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% +7.14% -12.50%
West Midlands median annual salary £53,750 £69,125 £70,000
% change year-on-year -22.24% -1.25% -12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3706 4565 3838
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.21% 96.39% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2958 3409 3224
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,300 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Java Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Java Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Java Architect in Birmingham

Java Architect
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Java Architect in Birmingham

Java Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Java Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Java Architect in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Java EE
3 1 (14.29%) XPath
3 1 (14.29%) Microservices
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) FIS
3 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 1 (14.29%) Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C++

Java Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) Java EE
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Microservices
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) OOD
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) FIS
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle