The median annual salary for a Java Applications Architect was £81,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 845 918 957
Rank change year-on-year +73 +39  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Applications Architect 13 36 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.035% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.036% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 16
Median salary £81,250 £72,500 £68,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.06% +5.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £40,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,750 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £70,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -17.85% +16.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Java Applications Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Java Applications Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +82 13 £81,250 +12.06%
London +76 9 £85,000 +7.93%
South West - 3 £57,500 -
Bristol - 2 £57,500 -
Yorkshire +16 1 £60,000 +50.00%
West Yorkshire +12 1 £60,000 +50.00%
Leeds +7 1 £60,000 +50.00%
Somerset - 1 £57,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 28 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (42.86%) SOAP
3 12 (42.86%) REST
4 10 (35.71%) IT Strategy
5 9 (32.14%) Business Process Modelling
5 9 (32.14%) Data Privacy
5 9 (32.14%) Jenkins
5 9 (32.14%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (32.14%) Relational Database
5 9 (32.14%) .NET
5 9 (32.14%) J2EE
5 9 (32.14%) Remedy
5 9 (32.14%) Project Management
5 9 (32.14%) CMS
5 9 (32.14%) Hibernate
5 9 (32.14%) Spring
5 9 (32.14%) Maven
5 9 (32.14%) Requirements Analysis
5 9 (32.14%) Integration Testing
5 9 (32.14%) Data Mapping
5 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
6 8 (28.57%) Web Services
6 8 (28.57%) OO
7 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 6 (21.43%) VB.NET
7 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
7 6 (21.43%) C#
7 6 (21.43%) Middleware
7 6 (21.43%) Microsoft

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 9 (32.14%) CMS
2 5 (17.86%) Apache
3 2 (7.14%) Apache Spark
3 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.57%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (3.57%) JBoss
4 1 (3.57%) Mule
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) SaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) Relational Database
2 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
3 3 (10.71%) Big Data
3 3 (10.71%) MarkLogic
4 2 (7.14%) HBase
5 1 (3.57%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
1 9 (32.14%) Jenkins
1 9 (32.14%) Maven
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) REST
1 12 (42.86%) SOAP
2 9 (32.14%) .NET
2 9 (32.14%) Hibernate
2 9 (32.14%) J2EE
2 9 (32.14%) Spring
3 8 (28.57%) Web Services
4 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
4 6 (21.43%) Middleware
5 2 (7.14%) JMS
6 1 (3.57%) JSON
6 1 (3.57%) Node.js
6 1 (3.57%) RESTful
6 1 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) IT Strategy
3 9 (32.14%) Business Process Modelling
3 9 (32.14%) Data Mapping
3 9 (32.14%) Data Privacy
3 9 (32.14%) Integration Testing
3 9 (32.14%) Project Management
3 9 (32.14%) Requirements Analysis
4 8 (28.57%) OO
5 6 (21.43%) Waterfall
6 5 (17.86%) DevOps
6 5 (17.86%) Open Source
6 5 (17.86%) SOA
7 4 (14.29%) Microservices
8 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (10.71%) Scrum
8 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
9 2 (7.14%) Data Management
9 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (7.14%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (21.43%) C#
2 6 (21.43%) VB.NET
3 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.14%) C++
4 2 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Apache Flume
1 2 (7.14%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Remedy
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) ATG
4 1 (3.57%) Demandware
4 1 (3.57%) hybris
4 1 (3.57%) MuleSoft
4 1 (3.57%) Omniture
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) WSO2