Period
to 16 April 2021

The median annual salary for a Java Architect was £88,750 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 16 April 2021.

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

Java Architect
UK > England
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 701 842 819
Rank change year-on-year +141 -23 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Architect 113 118 270
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.12% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 100 94 201
10th Percentile £65,000 £73,425 £65,000
25th Percentile £77,500 £84,063 £71,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £88,750 £95,000 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.58% +18.75% +6.67%
75th Percentile £98,750 £110,938 £92,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £120,000 £98,750
UK median annual salary £87,500 £95,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year -7.89% +18.75% +6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 69,495 98,388 132,291
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.01% 95.31% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 55,526 80,522 107,636
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,000 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Java Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Architect in England

Java Architect
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java Architect in England.

Salary trend for Java Architect in England

Java Architect
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java Architect in England over the 6 months to 16 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Java Architect in England

Java Architect
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Architect within the England region over the 6 months to 16 April 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +85 77 £92,500 -2.63% 5
East of England - 9 £87,500 -
South East +62 7 £57,000 -28.75% 5
South West +16 7 £75,000 - 1
North of England +35 5 £67,500 -3.57%
North West +36 4 £67,500 -3.57%
Yorkshire +1 1 £72,500 +7.41%
Java Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2021, Java Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Java Architect in the job title.

1 113 (100.00%) Java
2 60 (53.10%) AWS
3 51 (45.13%) Microservices
4 49 (43.36%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (38.05%) Azure
6 39 (34.51%) Kafka
7 36 (31.86%) DevOps
8 33 (29.20%) Docker
9 29 (25.66%) GCP
9 29 (25.66%) REST
10 28 (24.78%) Python
11 27 (23.89%) Spring
11 27 (23.89%) Kubernetes
12 26 (23.01%) SOA
13 25 (22.12%) Red Hat
14 23 (20.35%) Java EE
15 21 (18.58%) Google
16 20 (17.70%) Spring Boot
17 19 (16.81%) Thought Leadership
18 18 (15.93%) OpenShift
19 17 (15.04%) Finance
19 17 (15.04%) PostgreSQL
20 16 (14.16%) Scrum
20 16 (14.16%) Cloud Native
21 15 (13.27%) IBM Cloud
21 15 (13.27%) IBM
21 15 (13.27%) SAP
21 15 (13.27%) JavaScript
21 15 (13.27%) PaaS
21 15 (13.27%) Domain-Driven Design

Java Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 15 (13.27%) Cloud Foundry
2 13 (11.50%) Apache Spark
3 12 (10.62%) Apache
4 10 (8.85%) Red Hat Fuse
5 6 (5.31%) Apache Airflow
6 4 (3.54%) CMS
6 4 (3.54%) Confluence
6 4 (3.54%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.54%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.54%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 60 (53.10%) AWS
2 43 (38.05%) Azure
3 29 (25.66%) GCP
4 18 (15.93%) OpenShift
5 15 (13.27%) IBM Cloud
5 15 (13.27%) PaaS
6 9 (7.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 9 (7.96%) Amazon GuardDuty
7 8 (7.08%) Amazon EKS
7 8 (7.08%) Amazon Kinesis
8 6 (5.31%) Serverless
9 4 (3.54%) Amazon ECS
9 4 (3.54%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (3.54%) Apigee
9 4 (3.54%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (3.54%) SaaS
10 3 (2.65%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (2.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (1.77%) GitHub
12 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.73%) HTTP
2 1 (0.88%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.04%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (12.39%) Hadoop
3 6 (5.31%) Big Data
3 6 (5.31%) Presto
4 5 (4.42%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.54%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (3.54%) Apache Hive
5 4 (3.54%) Flink
5 4 (3.54%) MySQL
6 3 (2.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (2.65%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.77%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.77%) Redis
7 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.88%) HBase
8 1 (0.88%) KDB
8 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.88%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 10 (8.85%) Jenkins
1 10 (8.85%) JIRA
2 9 (7.96%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.31%) Maven
4 1 (0.88%) Appium
4 1 (0.88%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.88%) Gatling
4 1 (0.88%) JMeter
4 1 (0.88%) Selenium
4 1 (0.88%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (15.04%) Finance
2 10 (8.85%) Public Sector
3 7 (6.19%) Banking
4 3 (2.65%) Retail
5 2 (1.77%) Back Office
5 2 (1.77%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Law
6 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (34.51%) Kafka
2 29 (25.66%) REST
3 27 (23.89%) Spring
4 23 (20.35%) Java EE
5 20 (17.70%) Spring Boot
6 13 (11.50%) SOAP
7 12 (10.62%) Spring Cloud
8 11 (9.73%) GraphQL
8 11 (9.73%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (8.85%) J2EE
10 9 (7.96%) Web Services
11 8 (7.08%) .NET
11 8 (7.08%) WebSockets
12 7 (6.19%) Node.js
13 6 (5.31%) Middleware
13 6 (5.31%) React
14 5 (4.42%) Samza
15 4 (3.54%) ActiveMQ
15 4 (3.54%) AngularJS
15 4 (3.54%) Esper
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.16%) Cloud Native
2 4 (3.54%) Blog
2 4 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.54%) Public Cloud
3 3 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.88%) Clustering
4 1 (0.88%) Equities
4 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.39%) Linux
2 9 (7.96%) Ubuntu
3 3 (2.65%) Unix
4 2 (1.77%) Android
4 2 (1.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (45.13%) Microservices
2 49 (43.36%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (31.86%) DevOps
4 26 (23.01%) SOA
5 19 (16.81%) Thought Leadership
6 16 (14.16%) Scrum
7 15 (13.27%) Domain-Driven Design
8 13 (11.50%) Technology Roadmap
9 12 (10.62%) Mentoring
9 12 (10.62%) The Twelve-Factor App
10 11 (9.73%) Re-Platforming
10 11 (9.73%) Software Engineering
11 10 (8.85%) SDLC
12 9 (7.96%) Artificial Intelligence
12 9 (7.96%) EAI
13 8 (7.08%) CQRS
13 8 (7.08%) Software Architecture
13 8 (7.08%) TDD
14 7 (6.19%) Data Science
14 7 (6.19%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 113 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (24.78%) Python
3 15 (13.27%) JavaScript
4 9 (7.96%) SQL
5 8 (7.08%) C#
6 5 (4.42%) Go
7 4 (3.54%) Apex Code
8 3 (2.65%) COBOL
9 2 (1.77%) C++
9 2 (1.77%) Java 8
9 2 (1.77%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.88%) PHP
10 1 (0.88%) Ruby
10 1 (0.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (3.54%) Sun Certification
2 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.88%) Degree
2 1 (0.88%) Master's Degree
2 1 (0.88%) PhD
2 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.62%) QA
2 4 (3.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.54%) SOC 2
System Software
1 33 (29.20%) Docker
2 4 (3.54%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (23.89%) Kubernetes
2 9 (7.96%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.88%) Ansible
3 1 (0.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (22.12%) Red Hat
2 21 (18.58%) Google
3 15 (13.27%) IBM
3 15 (13.27%) SAP
4 8 (7.08%) Oracle
5 4 (3.54%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (3.54%) Teradata
5 4 (3.54%) VMware
5 4 (3.54%) Yahoo!
6 1 (0.88%) Alibaba
6 1 (0.88%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.88%) Xamarin