The median annual salary for a Java Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 628 639 675
Rank change year-on-year +11 +36  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Architect 273 298 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.30% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.31% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 238 266 277
Median salary £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £60,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,750 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £68,500 £68,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +0.73% +8.80%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Java Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Java Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Architect in the UK

Java Architect
Top 30 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +18 264 £75,000 - 33
London -3 135 £80,000 - 20
Yorkshire +12 30 £67,500 +17.39% 2
South East +19 28 £67,500 -0.73% 3
South West +12 20 £70,000 +1.81% 2
North West -44 15 £70,000 +3.70% 1
York +25 14 £73,750 -3.59% 1
Buckinghamshire +18 14 £67,500 -18.18% 1
North Yorkshire +14 14 £73,750 +6.88% 1
East of England -5 14 £57,500 -23.33%
Manchester -36 14 £70,000 - 1
West Midlands +14 13 £72,500 +16.00% 1
Milton Keynes +6 13 £67,500 -18.18% 1
Bedfordshire - 13 £57,500 -
Luton - 13 £57,500 -
City of London +14 11 £110,000 +37.50% 3
West Yorkshire +9 11 £67,500 +22.72% 1
Leeds +6 11 £67,500 +22.72% 1
Birmingham +19 10 £72,500 +16.00%
Hampshire +15 10 £67,500 -3.57%
Bristol - 8 £68,500 -
East Midlands +20 7 £65,000 +4.00% 4
Scotland +8 6 £67,500 +11.11% 1
Northamptonshire +9 4 £70,000 +12.00% 2
Sheffield - 4 £55,000 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £55,000 -
Wiltshire - 4 - - 2
Edinburgh -3 3 £73,750 +30.53% 1
Glasgow - 3 £67,500 -
Oxfordshire -3 2 £55,000 -19.11%

Java Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 499 (100.00%) Java
2 265 (53.11%) Agile Software Development
3 154 (30.86%) Spring
4 134 (26.85%) Finance
5 123 (24.65%) Scrum
6 96 (19.24%) .NET
7 92 (18.44%) Hibernate
8 88 (17.64%) Oracle
8 88 (17.64%) SOA
9 86 (17.23%) OO
10 85 (17.03%) REST
11 84 (16.83%) Relational Database
12 81 (16.23%) NoSQL
13 80 (16.03%) Continuous Integration
14 78 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
15 77 (15.43%) Big Data
16 76 (15.23%) TDD
17 74 (14.83%) SQL
18 70 (14.03%) DevOps
19 68 (13.63%) J2EE
20 66 (13.23%) Web Services
20 66 (13.23%) Enterprise Software
21 63 (12.63%) Retail
22 62 (12.42%) Banking
22 62 (12.42%) Microservices
23 61 (12.22%) Open Source
23 61 (12.22%) MVC
24 59 (11.82%) SOAP
25 58 (11.62%) Tomcat
26 57 (11.42%) C#

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 58 (11.62%) Tomcat
2 38 (7.62%) Apache
2 38 (7.62%) JBoss
3 37 (7.41%) Jetty
4 33 (6.61%) Apache Spark
5 28 (5.61%) CMS
6 21 (4.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 20 (4.01%) Mule
8 15 (3.01%) Mule ESB
9 14 (2.81%) Apache Solr
10 10 (2.00%) nginx
11 8 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (1.20%) Alfresco
12 6 (1.20%) Confluence
12 6 (1.20%) Oracle Coherence
13 5 (1.00%) GemFire
13 5 (1.00%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.80%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.60%) Apache Pig
16 2 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (5.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.40%) SAP Hybris
3 5 (1.00%) Unica
4 4 (0.80%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.20%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 78 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (4.01%) SaaS
3 18 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.80%) GitHub
5 7 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.00%) Silverpop
7 3 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.20%) Force.com
9 1 (0.20%) Heroku
9 1 (0.20%) IaaS
9 1 (0.20%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.01%) Internet
2 15 (3.01%) HTTP
3 6 (1.20%) LDAP
4 4 (0.80%) AMQP
5 1 (0.20%) DSL
5 1 (0.20%) Firewall
5 1 (0.20%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (16.83%) Relational Database
2 81 (16.23%) NoSQL
3 77 (15.43%) Big Data
4 50 (10.02%) MongoDB
5 48 (9.62%) RDBMS
6 41 (8.22%) SQL Server
7 37 (7.41%) MySQL
8 32 (6.41%) Hadoop
9 28 (5.61%) Apache Cassandra
10 20 (4.01%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (2.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 13 (2.61%) Oracle Database
14 10 (2.00%) Apache Hive
15 7 (1.40%) Amazon Redshift
15 7 (1.40%) HBase
15 7 (1.40%) Redis
16 5 (1.00%) DB2
16 5 (1.00%) Hazelcast
17 4 (0.80%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 38 (7.62%) Git (software)
2 36 (7.21%) Jenkins
3 32 (6.41%) JIRA
4 31 (6.21%) Maven
5 26 (5.21%) Cucumber
6 25 (5.01%) JUnit
7 13 (2.61%) Talend Open Studio
8 11 (2.20%) Eclipse
8 11 (2.20%) Gradle
8 11 (2.20%) Selenium
9 9 (1.80%) IntelliJ
9 9 (1.80%) Mockito
9 9 (1.80%) Subversion
10 8 (1.60%) Hudson
11 6 (1.20%) jMock
12 5 (1.00%) DbUnit
13 4 (0.80%) JBehave
13 4 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
14 3 (0.60%) NetBeans
14 3 (0.60%) Spock
General
1 134 (26.85%) Finance
2 63 (12.63%) Retail
3 62 (12.42%) Banking
4 42 (8.42%) Telecoms
5 34 (6.81%) Marketing
6 25 (5.01%) Electronics
6 25 (5.01%) Manufacturing
7 15 (3.01%) Legal
8 8 (1.60%) Front Office
9 6 (1.20%) Prime Brokerage
10 5 (1.00%) German Language
11 4 (0.80%) Games
11 4 (0.80%) Publishing
12 3 (0.60%) Back Office
12 3 (0.60%) French Language
12 3 (0.60%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.60%) Military
13 1 (0.20%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.20%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (30.86%) Spring
2 96 (19.24%) .NET
3 92 (18.44%) Hibernate
4 85 (17.03%) REST
5 68 (13.63%) J2EE
6 66 (13.23%) Web Services
7 59 (11.82%) SOAP
8 56 (11.22%) JMS
9 44 (8.82%) Apache Camel
9 44 (8.82%) Middleware
10 43 (8.62%) XML
11 42 (8.42%) AngularJS
11 42 (8.42%) Java EE
12 33 (6.61%) HTML
12 33 (6.61%) Kafka
13 30 (6.01%) RESTful
13 30 (6.01%) Spring MVC
14 29 (5.81%) RabbitMQ
15 27 (5.41%) JSON
16 25 (5.01%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 66 (13.23%) Enterprise Software
2 37 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 32 (6.41%) Fintech
4 29 (5.81%) Greenfield Project
5 27 (5.41%) Algorithms
5 27 (5.41%) Data Structures
6 11 (2.20%) Equities
7 10 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (1.60%) User Experience
9 7 (1.40%) Blog
9 7 (1.40%) Streaming Video
10 6 (1.20%) Internet of Things
10 6 (1.20%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.20%) Mobile Banking
11 5 (1.00%) NHS
12 4 (0.80%) Fixed Income
12 4 (0.80%) IVR
12 4 (0.80%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.80%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (5.61%) Linux
2 18 (3.61%) Unix
3 8 (1.60%) Android
4 5 (1.00%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.00%) Windows
5 3 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.60%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (53.11%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (24.65%) Scrum
3 88 (17.64%) SOA
4 86 (17.23%) OO
5 80 (16.03%) Continuous Integration
6 76 (15.23%) TDD
7 70 (14.03%) DevOps
8 62 (12.42%) Microservices
9 61 (12.22%) MVC
9 61 (12.22%) Open Source
10 51 (10.22%) Test Automation
11 47 (9.42%) Kanban
12 46 (9.22%) Presales
13 44 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
13 44 (8.82%) E-Commerce
14 40 (8.02%) Integration Testing
14 40 (8.02%) Mentoring
14 40 (8.02%) TOGAF
15 39 (7.82%) BDD
15 39 (7.82%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 499 (100.00%) Java
2 74 (14.83%) SQL
3 57 (11.42%) C#
4 54 (10.82%) JavaScript
5 49 (9.82%) Python
6 34 (6.81%) Scala
7 23 (4.61%) PHP
8 19 (3.81%) Ruby
9 13 (2.61%) C++
10 12 (2.40%) Groovy
11 4 (0.80%) Objective-C
11 4 (0.80%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.60%) C
13 2 (0.40%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.40%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.40%) Clojure
13 2 (0.40%) XPath
14 1 (0.20%) ES6
14 1 (0.20%) GraphQL
14 1 (0.20%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 49 (9.82%) Degree
2 13 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (2.00%) Master's Degree
4 5 (1.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.20%) CISSP
5 1 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.20%) ISSAP
5 1 (0.20%) PhD
5 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.61%) QA
2 4 (0.80%) GCP
3 1 (0.20%) SEPA
System Software
1 39 (7.82%) Docker
2 8 (1.60%) HDFS
3 3 (0.60%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (2.00%) Puppet
3 7 (1.40%) Mesos
4 6 (1.20%) Kubernetes
4 6 (1.20%) Marathon
5 3 (0.60%) Ansible
6 2 (0.40%) Salt
7 1 (0.20%) Terraform
Vendors
1 88 (17.64%) Oracle
2 39 (7.82%) SAP
3 17 (3.41%) Microsoft
4 15 (3.01%) hybris
5 13 (2.61%) Talend
6 12 (2.40%) IBM
6 12 (2.40%) TIBCO
7 11 (2.20%) Remedy
8 10 (2.00%) Informatica
8 10 (2.00%) MuleSoft
9 8 (1.60%) Pega
10 7 (1.40%) AppDynamics
10 7 (1.40%) Cloudera
10 7 (1.40%) Google
10 7 (1.40%) Hortonworks
10 7 (1.40%) MapR
11 5 (1.00%) Facebook
11 5 (1.00%) webMethods
12 4 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.80%) Sybase
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Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum Plus package and great company cultu
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £60000 - £82000 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
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Swindon, Wiltshire
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent bens + Influence in Co.
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Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
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West Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £85000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
East Midlands
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Empiric
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
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London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + £8500 car allowance, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum + £8500 car allowance, benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Radley James Ltd
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80,000 to £90,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Edinburgh
Call Centre Associates
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 19 days ago
Chiswick
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £75,000 - £85,000 per year
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