Period
to 24 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Software Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 July 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
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1101 1145 1252
Rank change year-on-year +44 +107 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Architect 88 122 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.060% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.062% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 84 95 37
UK median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -3.70%
10th Percentile £58,625 £52,500 £49,800
90th Percentile £87,500 £84,000 £86,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £69,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +1.45% +15.00% -

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 170390 195237 215143
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.99% 96.50% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 138628 164070 176467
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Java Software Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Software Architect in the UK

Java Software 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 Software Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 24 July 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 +67 87 £75,000 +7.14% 5
UK excluding London +36 53 £70,000 +1.45% 3
London +36 35 £75,000 - 2
South East +82 22 £67,500 -0.74% 1
Midlands +56 13 £75,000 +25.00%
North of England -32 10 £75,000 +7.14% 2
East Midlands +21 8 £75,000 +50.00%
South West +22 6 £76,250 +22.00%
Yorkshire +5 6 £75,000 +36.36% 2
West Midlands +34 5 £67,500 +8.00%
North West -45 2 - -
North East - 2 £50,000 -
Scotland +18 1 £60,000 -
East of England +1 1 £57,500 -20.69%

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 88 (100.00%) Java
2 62 (70.45%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (39.77%) Banking
4 33 (37.50%) .NET
5 32 (36.36%) Big Data
6 28 (31.82%) Scrum
7 26 (29.55%) Finance
8 23 (26.14%) Retail
8 23 (26.14%) MySQL
8 23 (26.14%) Python
9 21 (23.86%) SOA
9 21 (23.86%) Amazon AWS
9 21 (23.86%) Enterprise Software
10 20 (22.73%) Open Source
11 19 (21.59%) C#
11 19 (21.59%) Docker
12 18 (20.45%) Apache Spark
13 17 (19.32%) Continuous Delivery
13 17 (19.32%) SaaS
13 17 (19.32%) Apache Cassandra
14 16 (18.18%) Hadoop
14 16 (18.18%) Domain-Driven Design
14 16 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
15 15 (17.05%) Kafka
15 15 (17.05%) Opscode Chef
15 15 (17.05%) RabbitMQ
15 15 (17.05%) Ruby
16 13 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (14.77%) Spring
16 13 (14.77%) DevOps

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 18 (20.45%) Apache Spark
2 11 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.82%) Jetty
3 6 (6.82%) Mule ESB
4 5 (5.68%) Apache
5 2 (2.27%) Apache Pig
5 2 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.27%) GemFire
5 2 (2.27%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.14%) JBoss
6 1 (1.14%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 21 (23.86%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (19.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) AMQP
1 2 (2.27%) LDAP
2 1 (1.14%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (36.36%) Big Data
2 23 (26.14%) MySQL
3 17 (19.32%) Apache Cassandra
4 16 (18.18%) Hadoop
5 13 (14.77%) Relational Database
6 11 (12.50%) RDBMS
7 9 (10.23%) MongoDB
8 5 (5.68%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (4.55%) DB2
10 3 (3.41%) NoSQL
11 2 (2.27%) Apache Hive
11 2 (2.27%) Hazelcast
11 2 (2.27%) Redis
12 1 (1.14%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 4 (4.55%) DbUnit
1 4 (4.55%) jMock
1 4 (4.55%) JUnit
1 4 (4.55%) Maven
1 4 (4.55%) Mockito
2 1 (1.14%) Subversion
General
1 35 (39.77%) Banking
2 26 (29.55%) Finance
3 23 (26.14%) Retail
4 4 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.27%) Military
6 1 (1.14%) French Language
6 1 (1.14%) Games
6 1 (1.14%) German Language
6 1 (1.14%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (37.50%) .NET
2 15 (17.05%) Kafka
2 15 (17.05%) RabbitMQ
3 13 (14.77%) Spring
4 11 (12.50%) Hibernate
5 9 (10.23%) J2EE
6 6 (6.82%) Apache CXF
6 6 (6.82%) JMS
7 5 (5.68%) Middleware
8 4 (4.55%) AngularJS
8 4 (4.55%) Apache Camel
8 4 (4.55%) PowerMock
9 3 (3.41%) HTML
9 3 (3.41%) Java EE
9 3 (3.41%) JPA
9 3 (3.41%) jQuery
9 3 (3.41%) Node.js
9 3 (3.41%) REST
10 2 (2.27%) iBATIS
10 2 (2.27%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.86%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.27%) NHS
4 2 (2.27%) PKI
5 1 (1.14%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.68%) Linux
1 5 (5.68%) Unix
2 1 (1.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (70.45%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (31.82%) Scrum
3 21 (23.86%) SOA
4 20 (22.73%) Open Source
5 17 (19.32%) Continuous Delivery
6 16 (18.18%) Domain-Driven Design
7 13 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (14.77%) DevOps
8 10 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (11.36%) MVC
9 8 (9.09%) Software Architecture
9 8 (9.09%) TDD
9 8 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (6.82%) Software Engineering
11 5 (5.68%) Microservices
11 5 (5.68%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (3.41%) Migration
12 3 (3.41%) OOD
12 3 (3.41%) Presales
12 3 (3.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (26.14%) Python
3 19 (21.59%) C#
4 15 (17.05%) Ruby
5 11 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.68%) C++
6 5 (5.68%) SQL
7 2 (2.27%) C
8 1 (1.14%) Clojure
8 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (9.09%) Degree
2 3 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (3.41%) Master's Degree
3 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 19 (21.59%) Docker
2 2 (2.27%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (17.05%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (9.09%) Oracle
2 2 (2.27%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (2.27%) SAP
2 2 (2.27%) VMware
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