The median annual salary for a Java Software Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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

Java Software Architect
UK
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 845 889 959
Rank change year-on-year +44 +70  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Architect 29 71 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.069% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.071% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 28 46 21
Median salary £72,500 £67,500 £61,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.40% +9.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £47,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,750 £70,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £70,000 £61,500
% change year-on-year -3.57% +13.82%  

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 82537 99534 106816
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.34% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 68587 83592 87091
Median salary £45,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Java Software Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Architect in the UK

Java Software Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Software Architect.

Salary trend for Java Software Architect in the UK

Java Software Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Software Architect over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Software Architect in the UK

Java Software Architect
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Software Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 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 +62 29 £72,500 +7.40% 3
London +43 11 £75,000 +87.50% 1
South East +77 10 £67,500 +20.53% 1
Hampshire +23 8 £67,500 +16.37% 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 £75,000 -
Nottingham - 3 £75,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £75,000 -
South West +25 2 £72,500 +16.00%
Bristol - 2 £72,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £55,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £55,000 -
City of London +9 1 £85,000 -
Manchester -28 1 - -
North West -35 1 - -
North East - 1 £45,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £67,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £45,000 -

Java Software Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, Java Software 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 Software Architect in the job title.

1 67 (100.00%) Java
2 49 (73.13%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (47.76%) Big Data
4 29 (43.28%) Scrum
5 26 (38.81%) Python
6 25 (37.31%) .NET
6 25 (37.31%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (35.82%) Banking
7 24 (35.82%) Finance
8 21 (31.34%) Retail
9 19 (28.36%) MySQL
9 19 (28.36%) SaaS
10 18 (26.87%) SOA
10 18 (26.87%) Continuous Delivery
11 17 (25.37%) Apache Spark
11 17 (25.37%) Open Source
12 16 (23.88%) Technical Architecture
12 16 (23.88%) JavaScript
12 16 (23.88%) Greenfield Project
13 15 (22.39%) C#
14 13 (19.40%) Amazon AWS
14 13 (19.40%) Docker
15 12 (17.91%) Relational Database
16 11 (16.42%) Telecoms
16 11 (16.42%) TDD
16 11 (16.42%) Degree
16 11 (16.42%) Apache Cassandra
16 11 (16.42%) Continuous Improvement
17 10 (14.93%) Hadoop
17 10 (14.93%) RDBMS

Java Software 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 17 (25.37%) Apache Spark
2 9 (13.43%) Apache
3 5 (7.46%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.48%) Apache Pig
4 3 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.49%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 19 (28.36%) SaaS
2 13 (19.40%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (47.76%) Big Data
2 19 (28.36%) MySQL
3 12 (17.91%) Relational Database
4 11 (16.42%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (14.93%) Hadoop
5 10 (14.93%) RDBMS
6 7 (10.45%) MongoDB
7 4 (5.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (5.97%) DB2
7 4 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (4.48%) Apache Hive
8 3 (4.48%) HBase
8 3 (4.48%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Maven
2 4 (5.97%) DbUnit
2 4 (5.97%) jMock
2 4 (5.97%) JUnit
2 4 (5.97%) Mockito
General
1 24 (35.82%) Banking
1 24 (35.82%) Finance
2 21 (31.34%) Retail
3 11 (16.42%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.48%) Military
5 1 (1.49%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (37.31%) .NET
2 8 (11.94%) Web Services
3 7 (10.45%) JMS
3 7 (10.45%) Kafka
3 7 (10.45%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (8.96%) Node.js
5 5 (7.46%) Middleware
5 5 (7.46%) REST
6 4 (5.97%) AngularJS
6 4 (5.97%) CSS
6 4 (5.97%) Hibernate
6 4 (5.97%) HTML
6 4 (5.97%) PowerMock
6 4 (5.97%) Spring
7 3 (4.48%) Apache Camel
7 3 (4.48%) CSS3
7 3 (4.48%) HTML5
7 3 (4.48%) Java EE
7 3 (4.48%) jQuery
7 3 (4.48%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (37.31%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (23.88%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (8.96%) NHS
4 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.48%) PKI
5 1 (1.49%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.97%) Linux
1 4 (5.97%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (73.13%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (43.28%) Scrum
3 18 (26.87%) Continuous Delivery
3 18 (26.87%) SOA
4 17 (25.37%) Open Source
5 16 (23.88%) Technical Architecture
6 11 (16.42%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (16.42%) TDD
7 9 (13.43%) DevOps
8 7 (10.45%) BDD
8 7 (10.45%) Domain-Driven Design
8 7 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (8.96%) Microservices
10 5 (7.46%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 5 (7.46%) Software Architecture
10 5 (7.46%) Software Engineering
11 4 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (4.48%) Master Data Management
12 3 (4.48%) Time Management
12 3 (4.48%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 67 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (38.81%) Python
3 16 (23.88%) JavaScript
4 15 (22.39%) C#
5 7 (10.45%) Ruby
6 6 (8.96%) SQL
7 5 (7.46%) C++
8 3 (4.48%) C
9 1 (1.49%) Clojure
9 1 (1.49%) GraphQL
9 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (16.42%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) QA
System Software
1 13 (19.40%) Docker
2 3 (4.48%) Apache Flume
2 3 (4.48%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (10.45%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.99%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) Oracle
2 3 (4.48%) VMware
3 2 (2.99%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (2.99%) SAP
London
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum, Benefits 10% bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago