Java Architect
UK

The median Java Architect salary in the UK is £85,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 23 February 2024.

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

6 months to
23 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 792 916 1048
Rank change year-on-year +124 +132 -356
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Architect 29 115 80
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.10% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.11% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 21 79 33
10th Percentile £66,250 £75,000 £66,000
25th Percentile £75,000 £85,000 £77,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £97,500 £95,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.82% +2.63% +2.70%
75th Percentile £125,000 £110,000 £105,750
90th Percentile - £120,000 £118,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £75,000 £83,750 £70,000
% change year-on-year -10.45% +19.64% -6.67%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 74,162 104,946 133,262
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.91% 94.29% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 55,839 66,156 84,067
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £39,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £73,750 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Java Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Architect in the UK

Java Architect
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java Architect.

Salary trend for Java Architect in the UK

Java Architect
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java Architect over the 6 months to 23 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Java Architect in the UK

Java Architect
Top 10 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 23 February 2024. 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
Jobs
England +142 22 £85,000 -10.53% 3
UK excluding London +99 19 £75,000 -10.45% 2
London +123 10 £125,000 +31.58% 1
South West +26 6 £75,000 -14.29%
Scotland - 6 - -
South East +89 4 £74,250 -21.84% 2
Work from Home +133 2 £106,250 +25.00%
North of England +88 2 £82,500 -31.25%
Yorkshire - 2 £82,500 -
Northern Ireland +23 1 £115,000 +43.75%

Java Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 23 February 2024, Java Architect job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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 29 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (51.72%) Finance
2 15 (51.72%) Microservices
3 9 (31.03%) Social Skills
4 8 (27.59%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 8 (27.59%) Distributed Systems
4 8 (27.59%) Public Cloud
5 7 (24.14%) GCP
5 7 (24.14%) Cloud Native
5 7 (24.14%) Decision-Making
5 7 (24.14%) Product Ownership
5 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
6 6 (20.69%) Banking
6 6 (20.69%) Law
6 6 (20.69%) Scrum
6 6 (20.69%) Web Services
6 6 (20.69%) Python
6 6 (20.69%) RESTful
6 6 (20.69%) Corporate Banking
6 6 (20.69%) Marketing
6 6 (20.69%) Velocity
6 6 (20.69%) Credit Risk
6 6 (20.69%) Investment Banking
6 6 (20.69%) Data Architecture
6 6 (20.69%) Roadmaps
6 6 (20.69%) Operational Stability
6 6 (20.69%) Architecture Governance
6 6 (20.69%) Architecture Roadmap
6 6 (20.69%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (17.24%) Kubernetes

Java Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) Confluence
1 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Fuse
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) GCP
2 5 (17.24%) AWS
3 2 (6.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (6.90%) Amazon GuardDuty
3 2 (6.90%) Azure
4 1 (3.45%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Big Data
2 2 (6.90%) Data Lake
2 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
General
1 15 (51.72%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) Social Skills
3 8 (27.59%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 6 (20.69%) Banking
4 6 (20.69%) Corporate Banking
4 6 (20.69%) Investment Banking
4 6 (20.69%) Law
4 6 (20.69%) Marketing
5 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.90%) Public Sector
6 1 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) RESTful
1 6 (20.69%) Velocity
1 6 (20.69%) Web Services
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) REST
2 2 (6.90%) SOAP
2 2 (6.90%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) Kafka
3 1 (3.45%) Spring
3 1 (3.45%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Distributed Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Public Cloud
2 7 (24.14%) Cloud Native
2 7 (24.14%) Product Ownership
3 6 (20.69%) Credit Risk
3 6 (20.69%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.45%) Legacy Applications
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
1 2 (6.90%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Microservices
2 7 (24.14%) Decision-Making
2 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
3 6 (20.69%) Architecture Governance
3 6 (20.69%) Architecture Roadmap
3 6 (20.69%) Data Architecture
3 6 (20.69%) Operational Stability
3 6 (20.69%) Roadmaps
3 6 (20.69%) Scrum
4 5 (17.24%) Agile
4 5 (17.24%) Architectural Design
4 5 (17.24%) Fintech
5 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
5 3 (10.34%) Open Source
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Leadership
6 2 (6.90%) Analytics
6 2 (6.90%) Customer-Centricity
6 2 (6.90%) DevOps
6 2 (6.90%) E-Discovery
6 2 (6.90%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (20.69%) Python
3 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) SQL
5 1 (3.45%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Government Security Classifications
1 2 (6.90%) NCSC
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Kubernetes
2 2 (6.90%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) MuleSoft
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle