Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 739 652 702
Rank change year-on-year -87 +50 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Architect 482 660 704
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.35% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.37% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 423 607 652
UK median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £101,250 £96,250 £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 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 20 November 2017.

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 November 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 -61 471 £77,500 +0.98% 27
London -53 290 £82,500 +3.13% 20
UK excluding London -70 189 £70,000 - 7
South East +2 53 £71,000 +9.23% 2
North of England -8 51 £70,000 - 5
South West +21 38 £70,000 -12.50%
Yorkshire +17 34 £70,000 - 2
Midlands -12 27 £57,250 -18.21%
East Midlands +3 18 £65,000 -7.14%
North West -35 17 £72,500 +3.57% 3
East of England -14 14 £58,750 -21.67%
West Midlands +7 9 £52,500 -24.05%
Scotland -25 6 £67,500 +19.47%
Wales +11 2 £65,000 +22.64%

Java Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 482 (100.00%) Java
2 281 (58.30%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (28.63%) Spring
4 133 (27.59%) Finance
5 119 (24.69%) J2EE
6 118 (24.48%) Enterprise Software
7 105 (21.78%) SOA
8 101 (20.95%) Hibernate
9 100 (20.75%) .NET
9 100 (20.75%) Microservices
10 83 (17.22%) DevOps
11 82 (17.01%) Amazon AWS
11 82 (17.01%) OO
12 81 (16.80%) Banking
13 79 (16.39%) Big Data
14 78 (16.18%) Scrum
14 78 (16.18%) Tomcat
14 78 (16.18%) SQL
15 75 (15.56%) TDD
16 73 (15.15%) Open Source
17 70 (14.52%) JavaScript
18 67 (13.90%) SDLC
19 64 (13.28%) JMS
20 62 (12.86%) UML
21 60 (12.45%) Continuous Integration
22 58 (12.03%) REST
23 57 (11.83%) Software Engineering
24 52 (10.79%) MVC
24 52 (10.79%) Python
25 49 (10.17%) Oracle

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 78 (16.18%) Tomcat
2 39 (8.09%) JBoss
3 32 (6.64%) WebSphere
4 31 (6.43%) WebLogic
5 30 (6.22%) Apache Spark
6 28 (5.81%) Jetty
7 25 (5.19%) Apache
7 25 (5.19%) CMS
8 21 (4.36%) WildFly
9 19 (3.94%) Apache Geronimo
10 17 (3.53%) Mule ESB
11 10 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
11 10 (2.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 9 (1.87%) Apache Solr
13 6 (1.24%) Confluence
13 6 (1.24%) GemFire
13 6 (1.24%) Oracle Coherence
14 5 (1.04%) Mule
15 4 (0.83%) Apache Pig
15 4 (0.83%) SAS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.83%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.41%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.41%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.21%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 82 (17.01%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (7.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (6.64%) SaaS
4 10 (2.07%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 5 (1.04%) IaaS
6 5 (1.04%) PaaS
7 1 (0.21%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (0.21%) GitHub
7 1 (0.21%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.21%) Serverless
7 1 (0.21%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.39%) Internet
2 20 (4.15%) HTTP
3 4 (0.83%) AMQP
3 4 (0.83%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (0.83%) LDAP
3 4 (0.83%) NAS
4 3 (0.62%) SNMP
5 1 (0.21%) DSL
5 1 (0.21%) Firewall
5 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.21%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (16.39%) Big Data
2 49 (10.17%) NoSQL
3 44 (9.13%) Relational Database
4 30 (6.22%) Hadoop
5 25 (5.19%) Apache Cassandra
5 25 (5.19%) SQL Server
6 24 (4.98%) MySQL
7 22 (4.56%) InterSystems Cache
7 22 (4.56%) MongoDB
7 22 (4.56%) RDBMS
8 12 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (2.28%) Redis
10 9 (1.87%) Apache Hive
11 8 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (1.45%) HBase
13 6 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (1.24%) Oracle Database
14 5 (1.04%) Hazelcast
15 3 (0.62%) Neo4j
16 2 (0.41%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 27 (5.60%) Jenkins
2 22 (4.56%) Maven
3 20 (4.15%) Cucumber
4 18 (3.73%) JIRA
5 12 (2.49%) JUnit
6 10 (2.07%) Git (software)
6 10 (2.07%) Subversion
7 8 (1.66%) webpack
8 7 (1.45%) Selenium
9 6 (1.24%) Eclipse
9 6 (1.24%) ERwin
9 6 (1.24%) gulp
10 4 (0.83%) JMeter
11 3 (0.62%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.41%) Ant
12 2 (0.41%) Grunt
12 2 (0.41%) JBehave
12 2 (0.41%) Mockito
12 2 (0.41%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.21%) IntelliJ
General
1 133 (27.59%) Finance
2 81 (16.80%) Banking
3 42 (8.71%) Retail
4 27 (5.60%) Marketing
4 27 (5.60%) Telecoms
5 24 (4.98%) Manufacturing
6 23 (4.77%) Electronics
7 16 (3.32%) Legal
8 9 (1.87%) German Language
9 7 (1.45%) Investment Banking
10 6 (1.24%) French Language
10 6 (1.24%) Front Office
10 6 (1.24%) Italian Language
10 6 (1.24%) Publishing
11 4 (0.83%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.83%) Games
11 4 (0.83%) Prime Brokerage
12 3 (0.62%) Back Office
13 2 (0.41%) Advertising
13 2 (0.41%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (28.63%) Spring
2 119 (24.69%) J2EE
3 101 (20.95%) Hibernate
4 100 (20.75%) .NET
5 64 (13.28%) JMS
6 58 (12.03%) REST
7 43 (8.92%) Java EE
8 42 (8.71%) Middleware
9 40 (8.30%) RESTful
10 38 (7.88%) HTML
10 38 (7.88%) SOAP
11 36 (7.47%) Web Services
12 35 (7.26%) J2SE
12 35 (7.26%) XML
13 34 (7.05%) Kafka
14 31 (6.43%) CSS
15 29 (6.02%) AngularJS
16 24 (4.98%) RabbitMQ
16 24 (4.98%) Spring MVC
17 21 (4.36%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 118 (24.48%) Enterprise Software
2 37 (7.68%) Greenfield Project
3 28 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (5.81%) Computer Science
3 28 (5.81%) Mobile App
4 18 (3.73%) Data Structures
5 16 (3.32%) Fintech
6 14 (2.90%) Virtual Team
7 11 (2.28%) Algorithms
7 11 (2.28%) Equities
7 11 (2.28%) Video\Live Streaming
8 10 (2.07%) User Experience
9 8 (1.66%) Clustering
10 7 (1.45%) Replication
11 6 (1.24%) AS400
11 6 (1.24%) Derivative
11 6 (1.24%) Fixed Income
11 6 (1.24%) Mobile Banking
12 5 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (0.83%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 32 (6.64%) Linux
2 14 (2.90%) Windows
3 13 (2.70%) Unix
4 9 (1.87%) Solaris
5 8 (1.66%) Android
6 7 (1.45%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.24%) AIX
7 6 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (58.30%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (21.78%) SOA
3 100 (20.75%) Microservices
4 83 (17.22%) DevOps
5 82 (17.01%) OO
6 78 (16.18%) Scrum
7 75 (15.56%) TDD
8 73 (15.15%) Open Source
9 67 (13.90%) SDLC
10 62 (12.86%) UML
11 60 (12.45%) Continuous Integration
12 57 (11.83%) Software Engineering
13 52 (10.79%) MVC
14 49 (10.17%) Mentoring
15 45 (9.34%) Data Modelling
16 39 (8.09%) E-Commerce
17 37 (7.68%) OOD
18 33 (6.85%) BDD
18 33 (6.85%) Kanban
19 32 (6.64%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 482 (100.00%) Java
2 78 (16.18%) SQL
3 70 (14.52%) JavaScript
4 52 (10.79%) Python
5 32 (6.64%) C#
6 27 (5.60%) Scala
7 20 (4.15%) C++
8 19 (3.94%) Ruby
9 16 (3.32%) PHP
10 7 (1.45%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.24%) Go
12 5 (1.04%) Groovy
12 5 (1.04%) Perl
13 4 (0.83%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.83%) Java 9
14 3 (0.62%) C
14 3 (0.62%) ES6
14 3 (0.62%) VB
15 2 (0.41%) Clojure
15 2 (0.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (6.22%) Degree
2 15 (3.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (2.90%) Master's Degree
4 8 (1.66%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.62%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.21%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.90%) QA
2 9 (1.87%) GCP
3 5 (1.04%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 1 (0.21%) PSD2
System Software
1 34 (7.05%) Docker
2 5 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.83%) HDFS
3 4 (0.83%) NFS
3 4 (0.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (0.83%) Veritas File System
4 2 (0.41%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.41%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 16 (3.32%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (1.87%) Kubernetes
3 7 (1.45%) Puppet
4 5 (1.04%) Mesos
5 4 (0.83%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.62%) Ansible
7 2 (0.41%) Terraform
8 1 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.21%) Oozie
8 1 (0.21%) Salt
Vendors
1 49 (10.17%) Oracle
2 30 (6.22%) SAP
3 26 (5.39%) Microsoft
4 7 (1.45%) TIBCO
5 6 (1.24%) Cloudera
5 6 (1.24%) Hortonworks
6 5 (1.04%) Facebook
6 5 (1.04%) IBM
6 5 (1.04%) Pega
7 4 (0.83%) Brocade
7 4 (0.83%) hybris
7 4 (0.83%) MapR
7 4 (0.83%) NetApp
7 4 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (0.83%) Symantec
7 4 (0.83%) Veritas
8 3 (0.62%) Avid
8 3 (0.62%) Google
8 3 (0.62%) MuleSoft
8 3 (0.62%) Sybase