Period
to 19 September 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 September 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
6 months to
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 700 688 713
Rank change year-on-year -12 +25 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Architect 522 645 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.33% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.34% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 448 585 621
UK median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £56,250 £53,450 £51,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +12.00% -3.85%

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 169773 187120 211546
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.82% 96.47% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 136138 157303 175314
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Java Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 19 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Architect in the UK

Java Architect
Top 15 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 6 months to 19 September 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 -15 509 £75,000 - 23
London -31 295 £82,500 +3.13% 17
UK excluding London +14 225 £70,000 - 7
North of England -17 70 £70,000 - 3
South East +15 49 £70,000 +2.94% 2
Yorkshire +28 45 £67,500 +2.66% 1
Midlands +42 40 £65,000 -7.14%
South West +15 34 £70,000 -12.50%
North West -26 25 £71,250 +1.79% 2
East Midlands +29 21 £65,000 -7.14%
West Midlands +29 19 £65,000 +4.00%
East of England +4 19 £57,500 -23.33% 1
Scotland -5 8 £67,500 +19.47% 1
Northern Ireland -19 3 £40,000 -42.86%
Wales +5 2 £85,000 +41.67%

Java Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 522 (100.00%) Java
2 284 (54.41%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (29.12%) Finance
4 151 (28.93%) Spring
5 119 (22.80%) .NET
6 118 (22.61%) SOA
6 118 (22.61%) Hibernate
7 114 (21.84%) Enterprise Software
8 113 (21.65%) J2EE
9 102 (19.54%) OO
10 93 (17.82%) SQL
11 88 (16.86%) Scrum
12 87 (16.67%) Banking
13 86 (16.48%) Big Data
14 85 (16.28%) Tomcat
15 83 (15.90%) Amazon AWS
16 79 (15.13%) Microservices
16 79 (15.13%) Oracle
17 73 (13.98%) Open Source
18 72 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
18 72 (13.79%) Relational Database
19 70 (13.41%) DevOps
20 68 (13.03%) Retail
21 67 (12.84%) UML
21 67 (12.84%) MVC
22 66 (12.64%) TDD
23 64 (12.26%) SDLC
24 63 (12.07%) NoSQL
25 61 (11.69%) JMS
26 52 (9.96%) REST

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 85 (16.28%) Tomcat
2 42 (8.05%) JBoss
3 41 (7.85%) Jetty
4 40 (7.66%) CMS
5 31 (5.94%) Apache
5 31 (5.94%) Apache Spark
6 28 (5.36%) WebSphere
7 23 (4.41%) WebLogic
8 22 (4.21%) Mule ESB
9 21 (4.02%) WildFly
10 19 (3.64%) Apache Geronimo
10 19 (3.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 17 (3.26%) Apache Solr
12 13 (2.49%) Mule
13 8 (1.53%) nginx
14 7 (1.34%) GemFire
14 7 (1.34%) Oracle Coherence
15 5 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
16 4 (0.77%) Confluence
17 3 (0.57%) Alfresco
Business Applications
1 6 (1.15%) Oracle Cash Management
2 5 (0.96%) SAP Hybris
2 5 (0.96%) Unica
3 1 (0.19%) Fredhopper
3 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 83 (15.90%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (7.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (5.75%) SaaS
4 10 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (1.53%) GitHub
6 5 (0.96%) Silverpop
7 4 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.19%) Heroku
8 1 (0.19%) IaaS
8 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.17%) Internet
2 21 (4.02%) HTTP
3 7 (1.34%) LDAP
4 5 (0.96%) AMQP
5 1 (0.19%) DSL
5 1 (0.19%) Firewall
5 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.19%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (16.48%) Big Data
2 72 (13.79%) Relational Database
3 63 (12.07%) NoSQL
4 44 (8.43%) SQL Server
5 42 (8.05%) RDBMS
6 34 (6.51%) Hadoop
7 31 (5.94%) MongoDB
8 23 (4.41%) Apache Cassandra
9 22 (4.21%) InterSystems Cache
10 21 (4.02%) MySQL
11 10 (1.92%) Apache Hive
12 9 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (1.72%) Redis
13 8 (1.53%) Oracle Database
14 7 (1.34%) HBase
15 6 (1.15%) Hazelcast
16 5 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
17 2 (0.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 2 (0.38%) DB2
17 2 (0.38%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 26 (4.98%) Cucumber
1 26 (4.98%) Jenkins
1 26 (4.98%) JIRA
2 21 (4.02%) Git (software)
3 18 (3.45%) Maven
4 12 (2.30%) JUnit
5 9 (1.72%) webpack
6 8 (1.53%) Eclipse
7 7 (1.34%) Hudson
8 6 (1.15%) gulp
8 6 (1.15%) Subversion
9 4 (0.77%) IntelliJ
9 4 (0.77%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.57%) Mockito
10 3 (0.57%) NetBeans
10 3 (0.57%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (0.38%) Ant
11 2 (0.38%) jMock
11 2 (0.38%) Selenium
11 2 (0.38%) Xcode
General
1 152 (29.12%) Finance
2 87 (16.67%) Banking
3 68 (13.03%) Retail
4 32 (6.13%) Telecoms
5 31 (5.94%) Marketing
6 24 (4.60%) Manufacturing
7 23 (4.41%) Electronics
8 20 (3.83%) Legal
9 9 (1.72%) Front Office
9 9 (1.72%) German Language
10 6 (1.15%) French Language
10 6 (1.15%) Italian Language
10 6 (1.15%) Prime Brokerage
11 4 (0.77%) Games
12 3 (0.57%) Back Office
13 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.38%) Law
14 1 (0.19%) Advertising
14 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (28.93%) Spring
2 119 (22.80%) .NET
3 118 (22.61%) Hibernate
4 113 (21.65%) J2EE
5 61 (11.69%) JMS
6 52 (9.96%) REST
7 44 (8.43%) Web Services
8 41 (7.85%) Middleware
8 41 (7.85%) SOAP
9 40 (7.66%) Java EE
10 38 (7.28%) J2SE
11 36 (6.90%) Kafka
12 35 (6.70%) AngularJS
13 33 (6.32%) HTML
14 32 (6.13%) XML
15 30 (5.75%) RabbitMQ
16 29 (5.56%) RESTful
17 25 (4.79%) Spring MVC
18 23 (4.41%) CSS
19 22 (4.21%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 114 (21.84%) Enterprise Software
2 46 (8.81%) Greenfield Project
3 37 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (5.56%) Fintech
5 28 (5.36%) Computer Science
5 28 (5.36%) Mobile App
6 27 (5.17%) Data Structures
7 22 (4.21%) Algorithms
8 14 (2.68%) Equities
9 12 (2.30%) Streaming Video
10 11 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (1.72%) Clustering
12 7 (1.34%) Blog
12 7 (1.34%) Fixed Income
12 7 (1.34%) Replication
12 7 (1.34%) User Experience
13 6 (1.15%) Derivative
13 6 (1.15%) Mobile Banking
14 5 (0.96%) Management Information System
15 4 (0.77%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (4.41%) Linux
2 9 (1.72%) Android
3 7 (1.34%) Apple iOS
3 7 (1.34%) Unix
4 6 (1.15%) Windows
5 1 (0.19%) AIX
5 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.19%) Solaris
5 1 (0.19%) VMS
5 1 (0.19%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (54.41%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (22.61%) SOA
3 102 (19.54%) OO
4 88 (16.86%) Scrum
5 79 (15.13%) Microservices
6 73 (13.98%) Open Source
7 72 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
8 70 (13.41%) DevOps
9 67 (12.84%) MVC
9 67 (12.84%) UML
10 66 (12.64%) TDD
11 64 (12.26%) SDLC
12 49 (9.39%) E-Commerce
13 47 (9.00%) Mentoring
13 47 (9.00%) TOGAF
14 43 (8.24%) OOD
15 41 (7.85%) Test Automation
16 40 (7.66%) Data Modelling
17 39 (7.47%) Business Intelligence
17 39 (7.47%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 522 (100.00%) Java
2 93 (17.82%) SQL
3 49 (9.39%) JavaScript
4 47 (9.00%) Python
5 39 (7.47%) C#
6 22 (4.21%) Scala
7 17 (3.26%) Ruby
8 16 (3.07%) C++
9 14 (2.68%) PHP
10 9 (1.72%) Groovy
11 4 (0.77%) ES6
11 4 (0.77%) Java 9
11 4 (0.77%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.57%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.38%) Go
13 2 (0.38%) GraphQL
13 2 (0.38%) XPath
14 1 (0.19%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.19%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 35 (6.70%) Degree
2 11 (2.11%) Master's Degree
3 10 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (1.15%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.38%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (0.38%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.19%) CISSP
6 1 (0.19%) ISSAP
6 1 (0.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.68%) QA
2 7 (1.34%) GCP
3 1 (0.19%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 36 (6.90%) Docker
2 7 (1.34%) HDFS
3 4 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.19%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 15 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (1.72%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.77%) Mesos
4 3 (0.57%) Puppet
5 1 (0.19%) Ansible
5 1 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.19%) Salt
Vendors
1 79 (15.13%) Oracle
2 36 (6.90%) SAP
3 24 (4.60%) Microsoft
4 14 (2.68%) IBM
5 12 (2.30%) TIBCO
6 11 (2.11%) hybris
6 11 (2.11%) MuleSoft
7 8 (1.53%) AppDynamics
7 8 (1.53%) Pega
8 7 (1.34%) Cloudera
8 7 (1.34%) Hortonworks
8 7 (1.34%) MapR
9 6 (1.15%) Facebook
9 6 (1.15%) Remedy
10 5 (0.96%) Informatica
10 5 (0.96%) Sybase
11 4 (0.77%) BEA
12 3 (0.57%) Adobe
12 3 (0.57%) Google
12 3 (0.57%) Salesforce.com