Period
to 25 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 806 653 689
Rank change year-on-year -153 +36 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Architect 384 580 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.33% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.34% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 342 513 624
UK median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £52,856
90th Percentile £100,000 £96,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -

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 167,644 168,402 203,675
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.27% 96.50% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 137,716 139,840 170,323
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,367
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.44% +3.04%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Java Architect in the UK

Java Architect
Top 14 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 25 February 2018. 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 -119 377 £77,500 - 44
London -80 218 £80,000 -3.03% 25
UK excluding London -93 163 £70,000 - 20
North of England +5 67 £70,000 - 5
South East +13 59 £70,000 +7.69% 7
Yorkshire +22 35 £70,000 -
North West -5 32 £62,500 -10.71% 5
South West -13 18 £67,500 -10.00% 1
Midlands -30 11 £75,000 - 2
East Midlands -22 9 £75,000 - 2
East of England -20 7 £70,000 -6.67% 4
Wales +6 2 £65,000 +22.64%
West Midlands -6 2 - -
Scotland -28 2 - - 1

Java Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, 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 featuring Java Architect in the job title.

1 384 (100.00%) Java
2 223 (58.07%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (33.85%) Spring
4 93 (24.22%) J2EE
5 87 (22.66%) TDD
6 86 (22.40%) Microservices
7 83 (21.61%) JavaScript
8 78 (20.31%) DevOps
9 77 (20.05%) SOA
10 75 (19.53%) REST
11 73 (19.01%) Amazon AWS
11 73 (19.01%) Scrum
12 69 (17.97%) Software Engineering
13 67 (17.45%) OO
14 65 (16.93%) Finance
15 63 (16.41%) Enterprise Software
16 60 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
17 55 (14.32%) NoSQL
17 55 (14.32%) Web Services
18 53 (13.80%) Oracle
19 52 (13.54%) Hibernate
19 52 (13.54%) Open Source
20 51 (13.28%) RESTful
21 50 (13.02%) Jenkins
21 50 (13.02%) Java EE
21 50 (13.02%) JMS
22 48 (12.50%) HTML
23 47 (12.24%) E-Commerce
24 45 (11.72%) Python
24 45 (11.72%) .NET

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 31 (8.07%) Tomcat
2 18 (4.69%) WebSphere
3 16 (4.17%) Apache
3 16 (4.17%) Apache Spark
3 16 (4.17%) JBoss
3 16 (4.17%) WebLogic
4 11 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (2.60%) Confluence
6 9 (2.34%) Apache Pig
7 7 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (1.30%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.30%) Jetty
8 5 (1.30%) SAS
8 5 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.04%) CMS
10 3 (0.78%) CloudStack
10 3 (0.78%) WildFly
11 2 (0.52%) Apache Geronimo
11 2 (0.52%) OpenROAD
12 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 73 (19.01%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (4.43%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (2.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 10 (2.60%) SaaS
6 5 (1.30%) PaaS
7 4 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.04%) IaaS
8 2 (0.52%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.52%) Serverless
9 1 (0.26%) AWS OpsWorks
9 1 (0.26%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.26%) Boomi
9 1 (0.26%) GitHub
9 1 (0.26%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.26%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.17%) Internet
2 15 (3.91%) HTTP
3 5 (1.30%) SSL
4 4 (1.04%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (1.04%) NAS
5 2 (0.52%) SNMP
6 1 (0.26%) Firewall
6 1 (0.26%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (14.32%) NoSQL
2 40 (10.42%) Big Data
3 32 (8.33%) MySQL
4 29 (7.55%) Hadoop
5 21 (5.47%) MongoDB
5 21 (5.47%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (4.69%) RDBMS
6 18 (4.69%) Relational Database
7 15 (3.91%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (3.65%) Neo4j
8 14 (3.65%) SQL Server
9 12 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (3.13%) Redis
10 10 (2.60%) Apache Hive
11 8 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 7 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (1.82%) InterSystems Cache
13 6 (1.56%) DB2
14 5 (1.30%) DB2 UDB
14 5 (1.30%) Informix
Development Applications
1 50 (13.02%) Jenkins
2 41 (10.68%) Maven
3 28 (7.29%) JIRA
4 22 (5.73%) Git (software)
5 18 (4.69%) Cucumber
6 15 (3.91%) JUnit
7 12 (3.13%) Subversion
8 11 (2.86%) Gradle
9 10 (2.60%) gulp
9 10 (2.60%) Selenium
10 6 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (1.56%) ERwin
10 6 (1.56%) Hudson
11 5 (1.30%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.30%) Mockito
12 4 (1.04%) JMeter
13 3 (0.78%) GitLab
13 3 (0.78%) IntelliJ
13 3 (0.78%) Spock
13 3 (0.78%) WebDriver
General
1 65 (16.93%) Finance
2 41 (10.68%) Banking
3 17 (4.43%) Retail
4 14 (3.65%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.08%) Publishing
6 5 (1.30%) Games
6 5 (1.30%) Wholesale Banking
7 4 (1.04%) Front Office
7 4 (1.04%) Marketing
8 3 (0.78%) Advertising
8 3 (0.78%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.52%) Legal
10 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.26%) French Language
10 1 (0.26%) German Language
10 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.26%) Law
10 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (33.85%) Spring
2 93 (24.22%) J2EE
3 75 (19.53%) REST
4 55 (14.32%) Web Services
5 52 (13.54%) Hibernate
6 51 (13.28%) RESTful
7 50 (13.02%) Java EE
7 50 (13.02%) JMS
8 48 (12.50%) HTML
9 45 (11.72%) .NET
10 41 (10.68%) CSS
11 40 (10.42%) SOAP
12 39 (10.16%) AngularJS
12 39 (10.16%) Middleware
13 36 (9.38%) XML
14 27 (7.03%) HTML5
15 21 (5.47%) CSS3
15 21 (5.47%) Node.js
15 21 (5.47%) Spring Boot
15 21 (5.47%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 63 (16.41%) Enterprise Software
2 32 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 24 (6.25%) User Experience
4 23 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (5.73%) Virtual Team
6 14 (3.65%) Greenfield Project
7 13 (3.39%) Algorithms
7 13 (3.39%) Data Structures
8 11 (2.86%) DataPower
9 10 (2.60%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.56%) AS400
10 6 (1.56%) Fintech
11 5 (1.30%) Video\Live Streaming
12 4 (1.04%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.04%) Data Centre
12 4 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
13 3 (0.78%) Clustering
13 3 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (0.78%) Internet of Things
13 3 (0.78%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 42 (10.94%) Linux
2 10 (2.60%) Unix
2 10 (2.60%) Windows
3 9 (2.34%) Solaris
4 7 (1.82%) Android
5 6 (1.56%) AIX
5 6 (1.56%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (58.07%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (22.66%) TDD
3 86 (22.40%) Microservices
4 78 (20.31%) DevOps
5 77 (20.05%) SOA
6 73 (19.01%) Scrum
7 69 (17.97%) Software Engineering
8 67 (17.45%) OO
9 60 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
10 52 (13.54%) Open Source
11 47 (12.24%) E-Commerce
12 45 (11.72%) Kanban
13 44 (11.46%) Mentoring
13 44 (11.46%) SDLC
14 42 (10.94%) Test Automation
15 37 (9.64%) BDD
15 37 (9.64%) Waterfall
16 34 (8.85%) UML
17 32 (8.33%) Data Modelling
18 26 (6.77%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 384 (100.00%) Java
2 83 (21.61%) JavaScript
3 45 (11.72%) Python
4 38 (9.90%) SQL
5 32 (8.33%) Scala
6 30 (7.81%) C#
7 28 (7.29%) PHP
8 22 (5.73%) Ruby
9 19 (4.95%) C++
10 18 (4.69%) Groovy
11 14 (3.65%) Go
12 8 (2.08%) Bash Shell
12 8 (2.08%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.56%) Perl
14 4 (1.04%) Java 9
15 3 (0.78%) VB
16 2 (0.52%) C
16 2 (0.52%) Clojure
17 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.26%) RPG
Qualifications
1 28 (7.29%) Degree
2 16 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (3.65%) Master's Degree
4 3 (0.78%) AWS Certification
4 3 (0.78%) PMI Certification
4 3 (0.78%) PMP
4 3 (0.78%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.52%) SAFe Agilist
6 1 (0.26%) PhD
6 1 (0.26%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.55%) QA
2 11 (2.86%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 5 (1.30%) PMO
4 4 (1.04%) GCP
5 2 (0.52%) GDPR
5 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.52%) PSD2
6 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 34 (8.85%) Docker
2 4 (1.04%) NFS
2 4 (1.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (1.04%) Veritas File System
2 4 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.78%) vSphere
4 2 (0.52%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.52%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 11 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (2.86%) Puppet
2 7 (1.82%) Ansible
3 6 (1.56%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.04%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.04%) Terraform
5 3 (0.78%) logstash
5 3 (0.78%) Rancher
5 3 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.52%) Mesos
7 1 (0.26%) Oozie
Vendors
1 53 (13.80%) Oracle
2 23 (5.99%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.39%) TIBCO
4 11 (2.86%) SAP
5 8 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (1.82%) IBM
6 7 (1.82%) MuleSoft
6 7 (1.82%) Pega
7 6 (1.56%) Sybase
8 4 (1.04%) Brocade
8 4 (1.04%) Google
8 4 (1.04%) NetApp
8 4 (1.04%) Symantec
8 4 (1.04%) Veritas
9 3 (0.78%) Capita
9 3 (0.78%) Facebook
9 3 (0.78%) Hortonworks
9 3 (0.78%) Informatica
9 3 (0.78%) SaltStack
9 3 (0.78%) VMware