Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Applications Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Java Application Architect
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1148 1170 1274
Rank change year-on-year +22 +104 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Applications Architect 29 52 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.027% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.028% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 27 49 31
UK median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% +16.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £59,250 £58,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £83,850 £80,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £66,250 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +1.92% +8.33% +9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Java Applications Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Applications Architect in the UK

Java Applications Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Java Applications Architect in the UK

Java Applications Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Applications Architect over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Applications Architect in the UK

Java Applications Architect
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Applications Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
England 0 26 £80,000 +14.29% 1
London -9 15 £85,000 +13.33% 1
UK excluding London +48 14 £66,250 +1.92%
North of England +9 6 £69,750 -0.36%
North West - 6 £69,750 -
East of England +13 3 £57,500 -
Scotland - 3 £67,500 -
South West - 2 £70,000 -

Java Applications Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Java Applications 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 featuring Java Applications Architect in the job title.

1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (48.28%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (44.83%) Open Source
5 11 (37.93%) J2EE
6 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
6 10 (34.48%) Scrum
6 10 (34.48%) Microservices
7 9 (31.03%) DevOps
7 9 (31.03%) SOA
7 9 (31.03%) Spring
8 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
8 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (27.59%) REST
8 8 (27.59%) SOAP
9 7 (24.14%) Banking
9 7 (24.14%) Mentoring
10 6 (20.69%) Hibernate
10 6 (20.69%) Finance
10 6 (20.69%) SQL
10 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (20.69%) Kanban
11 5 (17.24%) TDD
11 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
11 5 (17.24%) C#
11 5 (17.24%) Web Services
11 5 (17.24%) OO
11 5 (17.24%) J2SE
11 5 (17.24%) Jenkins

Java Applications Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (13.79%) Apache
1 4 (13.79%) CMS
2 2 (6.90%) Apache Geronimo
2 2 (6.90%) Apache Spark
2 2 (6.90%) JBoss
2 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.90%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (10.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (10.34%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
2 4 (13.79%) Big Data
2 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (10.34%) MySQL
3 3 (10.34%) Redis
4 2 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.45%) KDB
5 1 (3.45%) Kdb+
5 1 (3.45%) Mahout
5 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
2 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) Maven
3 2 (6.90%) JUnit
General
1 7 (24.14%) Banking
2 6 (20.69%) Finance
3 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) J2EE
2 9 (31.03%) Spring
3 8 (27.59%) REST
3 8 (27.59%) SOAP
4 6 (20.69%) Hibernate
5 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
5 5 (17.24%) J2SE
5 5 (17.24%) Web Services
6 4 (13.79%) .NET
6 4 (13.79%) CSS
6 4 (13.79%) HTML
6 4 (13.79%) HTML5
6 4 (13.79%) Java EE
7 3 (10.34%) CSS3
7 3 (10.34%) JSON
7 3 (10.34%) Polymer
7 3 (10.34%) RESTful
7 3 (10.34%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (10.34%) Spring Boot
7 3 (10.34%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
2 4 (13.79%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Fintech
3 3 (10.34%) FlexPod
3 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.45%) Derivative
4 1 (3.45%) Equities
4 1 (3.45%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
1 3 (10.34%) Unix
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Android
2 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) Open Source
3 10 (34.48%) Microservices
3 10 (34.48%) Scrum
4 9 (31.03%) DevOps
4 9 (31.03%) SOA
5 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
6 7 (24.14%) Mentoring
7 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (20.69%) Kanban
8 5 (17.24%) OO
8 5 (17.24%) SDLC
8 5 (17.24%) TDD
9 4 (13.79%) Coaching
9 4 (13.79%) Integration Testing
9 4 (13.79%) Mobile First
9 4 (13.79%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (10.34%) Analytics
10 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.69%) SQL
4 5 (17.24%) C#
5 3 (10.34%) Go
5 3 (10.34%) PHP
5 3 (10.34%) Python
5 3 (10.34%) Ruby
6 1 (3.45%) Clojure
6 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
1 3 (10.34%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Ansible
1 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Remedy
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) StreamBase