The median annual salary for a Java Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

Java Architect
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 631 610 631
Rank change year-on-year -21 +21  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Architect 224 354 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.34% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.35% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 196 285 272
Median salary £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £91,250 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £67,500 £67,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +0.74%  

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 82331 100795 104032
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.38% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 68376 84445 84981
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 £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Java Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Architect in the UK

Java Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Java Architect in the UK

Java Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Architect over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Architect in the UK

Java Architect
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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 -47 207 £72,500 +3.57% 26
London -36 99 £85,000 +9.67% 14
South East +48 31 £65,000 -3.70% 4
North West -10 22 £70,000 - 2
Manchester -22 18 £70,000 - 1
Yorkshire -5 16 £70,000 +13.82% 4
South West +37 15 £72,500 -3.33%
Oxfordshire +12 14 £55,000 - 2
Kidlington - 13 £55,000 -
West Midlands +37 10 £72,500 +26.08% 2
Leeds -8 10 £68,750 +25.00% 3
West Yorkshire -16 10 £68,750 +25.00% 3
Belfast +1 9 £52,500 - 1
County Antrim -4 9 £52,500 - 1
Northern Ireland -5 9 £52,500 - 1
Hampshire +11 8 £67,500 -
Bristol +8 8 £71,250 +58.33%
Birmingham +25 7 £72,500 - 2
East Midlands +15 7 £75,000 +20.00%
Scotland +17 6 £72,500 +3.57%
Edinburgh +5 6 £72,500 +3.57%
Gloucestershire -1 6 £82,500 +10.00%
West Sussex +8 5 £87,500 +21.95%
North Yorkshire +7 5 £72,500 +17.88% 1
Nottingham - 5 £75,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 5 £75,000 -
North East - 5 £55,000 -
York +11 4 £72,500 +11.53% 1
Durham - 4 £55,000 -
Cheshire - 4 £77,500 - 1

Java Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 featuring Java Architect in the job title.

1 530 (100.00%) Java
2 296 (55.85%) Agile Software Development
3 149 (28.11%) Spring
4 135 (25.47%) Scrum
5 116 (21.89%) NoSQL
6 111 (20.94%) Finance
7 108 (20.38%) TDD
8 106 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 104 (19.62%) REST
10 103 (19.43%) .NET
11 100 (18.87%) Big Data
12 99 (18.68%) SOA
13 96 (18.11%) Relational Database
14 88 (16.60%) MongoDB
15 87 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
16 85 (16.04%) C#
17 84 (15.85%) Web Services
18 81 (15.28%) HTML
19 80 (15.09%) Oracle
20 79 (14.91%) Amazon AWS
21 78 (14.72%) Open Source
22 77 (14.53%) Banking
23 76 (14.34%) J2EE
23 76 (14.34%) Enterprise Software
24 73 (13.77%) SQL
24 73 (13.77%) Retail
25 71 (13.40%) Jenkins
26 70 (13.21%) Degree
27 69 (13.02%) DevOps
28 66 (12.45%) Microservices

Java 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 43 (8.11%) JBoss
2 34 (6.42%) Apache
3 29 (5.47%) Apache Spark
3 29 (5.47%) Mule
4 26 (4.91%) CMS
5 22 (4.15%) Tomcat
6 16 (3.02%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (2.45%) Mule ESB
7 13 (2.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 11 (2.08%) Alfresco
8 11 (2.08%) Jetty
8 11 (2.08%) WebLogic
9 9 (1.70%) Apache Pig
9 9 (1.70%) WebSphere
10 7 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 7 (1.32%) Apache Solr
11 6 (1.13%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.94%) Confluence
13 4 (0.75%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.38%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (1.70%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (2.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.38%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.19%) Fredhopper
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.19%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 79 (14.91%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (7.92%) SaaS
3 24 (4.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.57%) Heroku
5 3 (0.57%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.38%) PaaS
7 1 (0.19%) Force.com
7 1 (0.19%) GitHub
7 1 (0.19%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.70%) Internet
2 8 (1.51%) HTTP
3 3 (0.57%) WebEx
4 2 (0.38%) SSL
5 1 (0.19%) LDAP
5 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (21.89%) NoSQL
2 100 (18.87%) Big Data
3 96 (18.11%) Relational Database
4 88 (16.60%) MongoDB
5 62 (11.70%) RDBMS
6 50 (9.43%) MySQL
7 42 (7.92%) Apache Cassandra
8 41 (7.74%) Hadoop
9 26 (4.91%) Oracle Database
10 23 (4.34%) PostgreSQL
10 23 (4.34%) SQL Server
11 22 (4.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 20 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (2.08%) Apache Hive
14 10 (1.89%) Amazon Redshift
15 9 (1.70%) HBase
15 9 (1.70%) Redis
16 8 (1.51%) Neo4j
17 6 (1.13%) DB2
18 5 (0.94%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 71 (13.40%) Jenkins
2 55 (10.38%) Git (software)
3 52 (9.81%) Maven
4 27 (5.09%) JUnit
5 24 (4.53%) Gradle
5 24 (4.53%) JIRA
6 22 (4.15%) Cucumber
7 18 (3.40%) Selenium
8 14 (2.64%) Artifactory
8 14 (2.64%) Sonatype Nexus
9 12 (2.26%) Talend Open Studio
10 11 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
11 9 (1.70%) Hudson
12 8 (1.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (1.51%) Eclipse
12 8 (1.51%) Spock
13 7 (1.32%) Mockito
14 5 (0.94%) IntelliJ
15 4 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
15 4 (0.75%) Subversion
General
1 111 (20.94%) Finance
2 77 (14.53%) Banking
3 73 (13.77%) Retail
4 55 (10.38%) Telecoms
5 24 (4.53%) Marketing
5 24 (4.53%) Publishing
6 14 (2.64%) Investment Banking
7 13 (2.45%) Electronics
7 13 (2.45%) Manufacturing
8 12 (2.26%) Retail Banking
9 9 (1.70%) Games
10 8 (1.51%) Advertising
11 3 (0.57%) French Language
11 3 (0.57%) German Language
11 3 (0.57%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.57%) Military
12 1 (0.19%) Billing
12 1 (0.19%) Law
12 1 (0.19%) Legal
12 1 (0.19%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (28.11%) Spring
2 104 (19.62%) REST
3 103 (19.43%) .NET
4 84 (15.85%) Web Services
5 81 (15.28%) HTML
6 76 (14.34%) J2EE
7 62 (11.70%) AngularJS
8 56 (10.57%) SOAP
9 52 (9.81%) HTML5
10 49 (9.25%) Apache Camel
10 49 (9.25%) Hibernate
10 49 (9.25%) RESTful
11 46 (8.68%) Java EE
12 43 (8.11%) XML
13 42 (7.92%) Node.js
14 40 (7.55%) CSS
15 37 (6.98%) Spring MVC
16 36 (6.79%) JSON
17 35 (6.60%) JMS
18 30 (5.66%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 76 (14.34%) Enterprise Software
2 48 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (8.30%) Computer Science
4 32 (6.04%) Data Structures
5 31 (5.85%) Algorithms
6 18 (3.40%) User Experience
7 13 (2.45%) Equities
7 13 (2.45%) Fixed Income
7 13 (2.45%) Hedge funds
8 12 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 11 (2.08%) Fintech
9 11 (2.08%) FMCG
10 7 (1.32%) Internet of Things
10 7 (1.32%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.13%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.13%) NHS
12 5 (0.94%) DataPower
13 4 (0.75%) Mobile Banking
13 4 (0.75%) PKI
13 4 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 52 (9.81%) Linux
2 46 (8.68%) Unix
3 26 (4.91%) Android
4 19 (3.58%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.08%) Windows
6 6 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.75%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.19%) AIX
8 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (55.85%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (25.47%) Scrum
3 108 (20.38%) TDD
4 99 (18.68%) SOA
5 87 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
6 78 (14.72%) Open Source
7 69 (13.02%) DevOps
8 66 (12.45%) Microservices
9 64 (12.08%) Kanban
10 62 (11.70%) OO
11 60 (11.32%) Technical Architecture
12 58 (10.94%) MVC
13 57 (10.75%) Mentoring
14 55 (10.38%) Presales
15 54 (10.19%) BDD
16 53 (10.00%) E-Commerce
17 50 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
18 44 (8.30%) Software Engineering
19 42 (7.92%) OOA/OOD
20 35 (6.60%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 530 (100.00%) Java
2 106 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 85 (16.04%) C#
4 73 (13.77%) SQL
5 62 (11.70%) Scala
6 58 (10.94%) Python
7 34 (6.42%) PHP
8 25 (4.72%) Groovy
9 14 (2.64%) Ruby
10 13 (2.45%) C++
11 9 (1.70%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.32%) Objective-C
12 7 (1.32%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.13%) Apple Swift
13 6 (1.13%) C
13 6 (1.13%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.94%) Go
15 4 (0.75%) Clojure
15 4 (0.75%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.19%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 70 (13.21%) Degree
2 5 (0.94%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.38%) HND
5 1 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.19%) CISA
5 1 (0.19%) CISSP
5 1 (0.19%) ISSAP
5 1 (0.19%) PhD
5 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.26%) QA
2 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.19%) SEPA
System Software
1 43 (8.11%) Docker
2 7 (1.32%) Apache Flume
3 5 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.57%) HDFS
4 3 (0.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (3.02%) Puppet
2 8 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.32%) Marathon
3 7 (1.32%) Mesos
4 4 (0.75%) Ansible
5 3 (0.57%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.19%) Salt
6 1 (0.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 80 (15.09%) Oracle
2 28 (5.28%) Microsoft
3 22 (4.15%) hybris
4 17 (3.21%) MuleSoft
5 16 (3.02%) SAP
6 12 (2.26%) Talend
7 9 (1.70%) Remedy
8 7 (1.32%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.32%) Sybase
9 6 (1.13%) Google
10 5 (0.94%) Facebook
10 5 (0.94%) Informatica
10 5 (0.94%) VMware
10 5 (0.94%) webMethods
11 4 (0.75%) Adobe
11 4 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.57%) AppDynamics
12 3 (0.57%) BMC
12 3 (0.57%) IBM
12 3 (0.57%) PayPal
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Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + flexi work, pen, life, health
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