Period
to 20 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 797 721 705
Rank change year-on-year -76 -16 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Architect 398 493 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.29% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.30% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 325 430 537
UK median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% - -
10th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £99,500 £95,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £69,250 £67,500
% change year-on-year +1.08% +2.59% +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 166,024 165,879 194,238
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.33% 96.25% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 135,024 136,627 163,207
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,091
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.97% +5.23%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 -65 390 £75,000 +3.45% 50
UK excluding London -47 213 £70,000 +1.08% 27
London -58 184 £80,000 -3.03% 24
North of England +20 86 £70,000 - 10
South East -3 56 £70,000 +3.70% 5
North West +7 48 £67,500 -3.57% 7
Yorkshire +12 38 £70,000 +3.70% 3
Midlands -6 29 £75,000 +3.45% 4
South West -20 21 £67,500 -3.57% 6
West Midlands +15 17 £65,000 -10.34% 3
East of England -4 14 £57,500 -4.17% 1
East Midlands +14 12 £75,000 - 1
Scotland -35 4 £77,500 +10.71% 1
Wales +8 3 £58,000 -31.76%

Java Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 June 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.

1 398 (100.00%) Java
2 248 (62.31%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (30.40%) Spring
4 98 (24.62%) J2EE
5 94 (23.62%) Amazon AWS
6 89 (22.36%) Microservices
7 88 (22.11%) JavaScript
8 84 (21.11%) Docker
9 80 (20.10%) TDD
9 80 (20.10%) Finance
10 78 (19.60%) Scrum
11 77 (19.35%) Test Automation
12 71 (17.84%) Software Engineering
13 67 (16.83%) Oracle
13 67 (16.83%) NoSQL
14 61 (15.33%) Open Source
14 61 (15.33%) Web Services
15 60 (15.08%) .NET
16 59 (14.82%) Continuous Integration
16 59 (14.82%) DevOps
17 58 (14.57%) Jenkins
17 58 (14.57%) SDLC
17 58 (14.57%) OO
18 57 (14.32%) Java 8
19 54 (13.57%) PostgreSQL
20 53 (13.32%) Linux
20 53 (13.32%) MySQL
20 53 (13.32%) BDD
21 51 (12.81%) RESTful
21 51 (12.81%) AngularJS

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 41 (10.30%) Tomcat
2 25 (6.28%) Elasticsearch
3 21 (5.28%) Apache
4 19 (4.77%) CloudStack
5 17 (4.27%) Apache Spark
5 17 (4.27%) WebSphere
6 16 (4.02%) JBoss
6 16 (4.02%) WebLogic
7 14 (3.52%) Confluence
8 8 (2.01%) Apache Pig
9 7 (1.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (1.51%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (1.26%) CMS
11 5 (1.26%) Drupal
11 5 (1.26%) Jetty
11 5 (1.26%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (0.75%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.75%) IIS
13 3 (0.75%) SugarCRM
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 94 (23.62%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (3.77%) SaaS
4 12 (3.02%) PaaS
5 11 (2.76%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (2.76%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (2.51%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (2.26%) Serverless
8 7 (1.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 7 (1.76%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (1.76%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (1.51%) Amazon S3
10 5 (1.26%) Zapier
11 4 (1.01%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (1.01%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (1.01%) OpenShift
11 4 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.75%) Bluemix
12 3 (0.75%) IBM Cloud
12 3 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.77%) Internet
2 11 (2.76%) HTTP
3 5 (1.26%) SSL
4 1 (0.25%) Firewall
4 1 (0.25%) SMS
4 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (16.83%) NoSQL
2 54 (13.57%) PostgreSQL
3 53 (13.32%) MySQL
4 42 (10.55%) Big Data
5 33 (8.29%) MongoDB
6 29 (7.29%) Relational Database
7 27 (6.78%) RDBMS
8 26 (6.53%) Hadoop
9 21 (5.28%) SQL Server
10 17 (4.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 12 (3.02%) Neo4j
12 8 (2.01%) Apache Hive
12 8 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (2.01%) DB2
12 8 (2.01%) Redis
13 7 (1.76%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (1.51%) InterSystems Cache
15 5 (1.26%) DB2 UDB
15 5 (1.26%) Informix
16 4 (1.01%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 58 (14.57%) Jenkins
2 50 (12.56%) Maven
3 43 (10.80%) Git (software)
4 31 (7.79%) JUnit
5 26 (6.53%) Cucumber
6 23 (5.78%) JIRA
7 22 (5.53%) Gradle
8 20 (5.03%) Selenium
9 19 (4.77%) GitLab
10 11 (2.76%) Spock
11 10 (2.51%) Appium
11 10 (2.51%) WebDriver
12 9 (2.26%) Mockito
13 8 (2.01%) Hudson
14 7 (1.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 6 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
16 5 (1.26%) Eclipse
16 5 (1.26%) gulp
16 5 (1.26%) IntelliJ
16 5 (1.26%) TeamCity
General
1 80 (20.10%) Finance
2 36 (9.05%) Banking
3 18 (4.52%) Retail
4 14 (3.52%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.26%) Games
6 7 (1.76%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.51%) Advertising
8 5 (1.26%) Wholesale Banking
9 4 (1.01%) Automotive
9 4 (1.01%) Marketing
10 3 (0.75%) Japanese Language
10 3 (0.75%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.75%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.50%) Electronics
11 2 (0.50%) Front Office
11 2 (0.50%) Publishing
12 1 (0.25%) Back Office
12 1 (0.25%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.25%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (30.40%) Spring
2 98 (24.62%) J2EE
3 61 (15.33%) Web Services
4 60 (15.08%) .NET
5 51 (12.81%) AngularJS
5 51 (12.81%) RESTful
6 49 (12.31%) HTML
7 47 (11.81%) REST
8 42 (10.55%) Spring Boot
9 38 (9.55%) Middleware
10 37 (9.30%) Hibernate
11 36 (9.05%) Kafka
12 35 (8.79%) Java EE
13 29 (7.29%) CSS
14 28 (7.04%) HTML5
14 28 (7.04%) XML
15 27 (6.78%) JMS
16 26 (6.53%) SOAP
17 22 (5.53%) Spring MVC
18 21 (5.28%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.30%) Enterprise Software
2 27 (6.78%) Computer Science
2 27 (6.78%) Greenfield Project
3 25 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (4.77%) Data Structures
5 18 (4.52%) User Experience
6 17 (4.27%) Fintech
7 16 (4.02%) Algorithms
8 9 (2.26%) DataPower
8 9 (2.26%) Virtual Team
9 8 (2.01%) Public Cloud
10 7 (1.76%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.51%) Self-Motivation
12 5 (1.26%) NHS
13 4 (1.01%) Client/Server
13 4 (1.01%) Cloud Native
13 4 (1.01%) Video\Live Streaming
14 3 (0.75%) Data Centre
14 3 (0.75%) Internet of Things
14 3 (0.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 53 (13.32%) Linux
2 12 (3.02%) Unix
2 12 (3.02%) Windows
3 4 (1.01%) AIX
3 4 (1.01%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (0.50%) Android
4 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.25%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (62.31%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (22.36%) Microservices
3 80 (20.10%) TDD
4 78 (19.60%) Scrum
5 77 (19.35%) Test Automation
6 71 (17.84%) Software Engineering
7 61 (15.33%) Open Source
8 59 (14.82%) Continuous Integration
8 59 (14.82%) DevOps
9 58 (14.57%) OO
9 58 (14.57%) SDLC
10 53 (13.32%) BDD
11 50 (12.56%) SOA
12 46 (11.56%) Mentoring
13 44 (11.06%) Kanban
14 39 (9.80%) Waterfall
15 36 (9.05%) E-Commerce
16 35 (8.79%) Presales
17 34 (8.54%) Configuration Management
18 31 (7.79%) UML
Programming Languages
1 398 (100.00%) Java
2 88 (22.11%) JavaScript
3 57 (14.32%) Java 8
4 51 (12.81%) Python
5 47 (11.81%) SQL
6 39 (9.80%) C#
7 30 (7.54%) Go
8 29 (7.29%) Groovy
8 29 (7.29%) PHP
9 20 (5.03%) Bash Shell
10 19 (4.77%) Scala
11 14 (3.52%) Ruby
12 12 (3.02%) C++
13 4 (1.01%) BeanShell
13 4 (1.01%) Java 9
13 4 (1.01%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.75%) SPARQL
14 3 (0.75%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.50%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.50%) R
Qualifications
1 34 (8.54%) Degree
2 15 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (2.26%) Master's Degree
4 5 (1.26%) TOGAF Certification
5 4 (1.01%) CISSP
5 4 (1.01%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.01%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.75%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.75%) PMP
6 3 (0.75%) SAFe Agilist
7 2 (0.50%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (10.05%) QA
2 7 (1.76%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 6 (1.51%) GCP
4 4 (1.01%) PMO
5 3 (0.75%) PSD2
6 2 (0.50%) GDPR
6 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 84 (21.11%) Docker
2 19 (4.77%) vSphere
3 4 (1.01%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.25%) HDFS
5 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 39 (9.80%) Kubernetes
2 26 (6.53%) Puppet
3 24 (6.03%) Ansible
4 20 (5.03%) logstash
4 20 (5.03%) Rancher
5 9 (2.26%) ITRS Geneos
5 9 (2.26%) Terraform
6 7 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.01%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.25%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.25%) Kibana
8 1 (0.25%) MOM
8 1 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 67 (16.83%) Oracle
2 20 (5.03%) VMware
3 19 (4.77%) SaltStack
4 18 (4.52%) SAP
5 16 (4.02%) Microsoft
6 13 (3.27%) TIBCO
7 12 (3.02%) Google
8 11 (2.76%) Capita
8 11 (2.76%) IBM
8 11 (2.76%) Sybase
9 9 (2.26%) AppDynamics
9 9 (2.26%) Splunk
10 7 (1.76%) MuleSoft
11 4 (1.01%) CyberArk
11 4 (1.01%) HP
11 4 (1.01%) Novell
11 4 (1.01%) PeopleSoft
11 4 (1.01%) Ping Identity
11 4 (1.01%) Reuters
11 4 (1.01%) Sun