Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Software Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1094 1099 1190
Rank change year-on-year +5 +91 +106
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Architect 82 92 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.052% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.054% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 77 87 80
UK median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £61,500 £61,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £93,500 £107,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% +30.43% -4.17%

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 167,227 170,652 201,733
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 96.47% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 135,816 142,093 168,706
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 19 January 2018.

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 19 January 2018. 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 +4 79 £80,000 +6.67% 8
London +32 47 £80,000 -5.88% 2
UK excluding London -16 35 £70,000 -6.67% 6
South East +15 14 £80,000 +10.34%
North of England -1 8 £70,000 -6.67% 4
Yorkshire +28 6 £70,000 -6.67%
Midlands -1 6 £66,250 -11.67%
West Midlands +16 3 £47,500 -36.67%
East Midlands +10 3 £77,500 +3.33%
East of England +10 2 £60,000 -22.58%
North West -3 2 £55,000 - 4
South West -11 2 £80,000 - 2
Wales - 2 £65,000 -
Scotland - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 82 (100.00%) Java
2 60 (73.17%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (37.80%) Spring
4 23 (28.05%) Scrum
5 22 (26.83%) Banking
5 22 (26.83%) Software Engineering
6 20 (24.39%) Big Data
7 19 (23.17%) Maven
7 19 (23.17%) .NET
8 18 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (21.95%) Jenkins
9 16 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
9 16 (19.51%) Waterfall
10 15 (18.29%) Python
11 14 (17.07%) JavaScript
11 14 (17.07%) AngularJS
12 13 (15.85%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (15.85%) Docker
12 13 (15.85%) Greenfield Project
12 13 (15.85%) Finance
12 13 (15.85%) E-Commerce
12 13 (15.85%) Data Modelling
12 13 (15.85%) SaaS
12 13 (15.85%) Java EE
13 11 (13.41%) Kanban
13 11 (13.41%) MySQL
14 10 (12.20%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (12.20%) J2EE
14 10 (12.20%) SOA
14 10 (12.20%) Hadoop

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 6 (7.32%) Apache Spark
2 4 (4.88%) Apache Solr
3 3 (3.66%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.44%) Apache
5 1 (1.22%) DNN
5 1 (1.22%) Jetty
5 1 (1.22%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (15.85%) SaaS
3 1 (1.22%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) Internet
1 2 (2.44%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.39%) Big Data
2 11 (13.41%) MySQL
3 10 (12.20%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (12.20%) Hadoop
4 6 (7.32%) NoSQL
5 5 (6.10%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (4.88%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.88%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.22%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 19 (23.17%) Maven
2 18 (21.95%) Jenkins
3 9 (10.98%) gulp
3 9 (10.98%) JIRA
4 5 (6.10%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.10%) Gradle
5 2 (2.44%) JMeter
5 2 (2.44%) Subversion
6 1 (1.22%) Eclipse
General
1 22 (26.83%) Banking
2 13 (15.85%) Finance
3 6 (7.32%) Retail
4 3 (3.66%) French Language
4 3 (3.66%) German Language
4 3 (3.66%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.22%) Front Office
5 1 (1.22%) Games
5 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (37.80%) Spring
2 19 (23.17%) .NET
3 14 (17.07%) AngularJS
4 13 (15.85%) Java EE
5 10 (12.20%) J2EE
6 8 (9.76%) Middleware
6 8 (9.76%) Web Services
7 7 (8.54%) REST
8 6 (7.32%) Kafka
9 5 (6.10%) HTML
9 5 (6.10%) RESTful
10 4 (4.88%) Hibernate
10 4 (4.88%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (4.88%) SOAP
10 4 (4.88%) XML
11 3 (3.66%) CSS
11 3 (3.66%) J2SE
11 3 (3.66%) Spring MVC
12 2 (2.44%) XHTML
12 2 (2.44%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.85%) Enterprise Software
1 13 (15.85%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (4.88%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.44%) User Experience
4 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.54%) Linux
2 2 (2.44%) Unix
2 2 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (73.17%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (28.05%) Scrum
3 22 (26.83%) Software Engineering
4 18 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (19.51%) Waterfall
6 13 (15.85%) Data Modelling
6 13 (15.85%) E-Commerce
7 11 (13.41%) Kanban
8 10 (12.20%) SOA
9 9 (10.98%) Change Management
9 9 (10.98%) Issue Tracking
9 9 (10.98%) Open Source
10 8 (9.76%) Presales
11 7 (8.54%) Mentoring
11 7 (8.54%) Product Management
11 7 (8.54%) UML
12 6 (7.32%) OO
12 6 (7.32%) TDD
13 5 (6.10%) OOD
13 5 (6.10%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 82 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (18.29%) Python
3 14 (17.07%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.32%) Ruby
5 5 (6.10%) SQL
6 4 (4.88%) C#
6 4 (4.88%) C++
7 2 (2.44%) PHP
7 2 (2.44%) Scala
8 1 (1.22%) Groovy
8 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.88%) Degree
2 3 (3.66%) Master's Degree
3 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.98%) QA
System Software
1 13 (15.85%) Docker
2 4 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (10.98%) Oracle
2 1 (1.22%) Facebook
2 1 (1.22%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
2 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com