Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Solutions Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Java Solution Architect
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1043 1063 1101
Rank change year-on-year +20 +38 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Solutions Architect 139 162 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.077% 0.085% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.088% 0.100%
Number of salaries quoted 134 149 183
UK median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £63,750 £53,250 £61,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +7.69%

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 173015 183533 208123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138825 153627 172837
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 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Java Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Solutions Architect in the UK

Java Solutions Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Java Solutions Architect in the UK

Java Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Solutions Architect over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Solutions Architect in the UK

Java Solutions Architect
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Solutions Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 22 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 +2 137 £80,000 +11.89% 8
London +23 98 £82,500 +3.13% 7
UK excluding London -5 41 £70,000 +7.69% 1
North of England -15 14 £70,000 +1.82% 1
South West +17 9 £67,500 -3.57%
Yorkshire +21 8 £70,000 - 1
South East +9 7 £67,500 +3.85%
East Midlands +42 6 £77,500 +10.71%
Midlands +30 6 £77,500 +24.00%
North West -29 6 £72,500 +9.43%
East of England +14 5 £72,500 -3.33%
Scotland -18 2 £72,500 +28.32%

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Java Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 139 (100.00%) Java
2 74 (53.24%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (31.65%) SOA
4 42 (30.22%) .NET
5 40 (28.78%) J2EE
5 40 (28.78%) Enterprise Software
6 36 (25.90%) OO
7 34 (24.46%) Banking
7 34 (24.46%) Microservices
8 33 (23.74%) Finance
9 31 (22.30%) Big Data
10 28 (20.14%) JMS
11 27 (19.42%) Spring
11 27 (19.42%) DevOps
12 26 (18.71%) SaaS
13 25 (17.99%) REST
14 24 (17.27%) Amazon AWS
14 24 (17.27%) SQL
15 23 (16.55%) Data Modelling
15 23 (16.55%) Greenfield Project
16 22 (15.83%) OOD
16 22 (15.83%) JavaScript
17 20 (14.39%) Oracle
17 20 (14.39%) UML
18 19 (13.67%) SDLC
19 17 (12.23%) Open Source
20 16 (11.51%) WebSphere
21 15 (10.79%) TDD
22 14 (10.07%) Hibernate
22 14 (10.07%) SOAP

Java Solutions 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 16 (11.51%) WebSphere
2 14 (10.07%) Tomcat
3 13 (9.35%) WebLogic
4 9 (6.47%) Apache
4 9 (6.47%) JBoss
5 6 (4.32%) CMS
6 5 (3.60%) Apache Geronimo
6 5 (3.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (3.60%) WildFly
7 4 (2.88%) Apache Spark
8 3 (2.16%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.72%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.72%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 26 (18.71%) SaaS
2 24 (17.27%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (10.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.72%) IaaS
4 1 (0.72%) PaaS
4 1 (0.72%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (22.30%) Big Data
2 7 (5.04%) MongoDB
3 6 (4.32%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (4.32%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.60%) InterSystems Cache
5 4 (2.88%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.88%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.16%) Apache Hive
6 3 (2.16%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.44%) Blockchain
7 2 (1.44%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.72%) DB2
8 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (4.32%) ERwin
2 5 (3.60%) webpack
3 4 (2.88%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.16%) gulp
4 3 (2.16%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.44%) Grunt
6 1 (0.72%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.72%) Subversion
General
1 34 (24.46%) Banking
2 33 (23.74%) Finance
3 9 (6.47%) German Language
4 6 (4.32%) French Language
4 6 (4.32%) Italian Language
4 6 (4.32%) Retail
5 3 (2.16%) Legal
5 3 (2.16%) Marketing
6 2 (1.44%) Front Office
7 1 (0.72%) Advertising
7 1 (0.72%) Games
7 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (30.22%) .NET
2 40 (28.78%) J2EE
3 28 (20.14%) JMS
4 27 (19.42%) Spring
5 25 (17.99%) REST
6 14 (10.07%) Hibernate
6 14 (10.07%) Java EE
6 14 (10.07%) RESTful
6 14 (10.07%) SOAP
6 14 (10.07%) Web Services
7 12 (8.63%) Middleware
7 12 (8.63%) XML
8 10 (7.19%) J2SE
8 10 (7.19%) Servlets
9 9 (6.47%) JSP
9 9 (6.47%) Node.js
10 8 (5.76%) HTML
11 7 (5.04%) JDBC
12 6 (4.32%) XSD
12 6 (4.32%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 40 (28.78%) Enterprise Software
2 23 (16.55%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (7.19%) Virtual Team
4 9 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.04%) Clustering
5 7 (5.04%) Fintech
5 7 (5.04%) User Experience
6 6 (4.32%) AS400
6 6 (4.32%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.60%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.44%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.44%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.44%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (1.44%) PKI
10 1 (0.72%) DataPower
10 1 (0.72%) Equities
10 1 (0.72%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.91%) Linux
2 6 (4.32%) AIX
2 6 (4.32%) Solaris
2 6 (4.32%) Windows
2 6 (4.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (3.60%) Android
4 4 (2.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (53.24%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (31.65%) SOA
3 36 (25.90%) OO
4 34 (24.46%) Microservices
5 27 (19.42%) DevOps
6 23 (16.55%) Data Modelling
7 22 (15.83%) OOD
8 20 (14.39%) UML
9 19 (13.67%) SDLC
10 17 (12.23%) Open Source
11 15 (10.79%) TDD
12 13 (9.35%) E-Commerce
13 12 (8.63%) Software Architecture
14 11 (7.91%) CRM
14 11 (7.91%) TOGAF
14 11 (7.91%) Workflow
15 10 (7.19%) API Design
15 10 (7.19%) Capacity Planning
15 10 (7.19%) Software Engineering
15 10 (7.19%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 139 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (17.27%) SQL
3 22 (15.83%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.32%) C++
4 6 (4.32%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.88%) Scala
6 3 (2.16%) C#
6 3 (2.16%) ES6
6 3 (2.16%) Python
7 2 (1.44%) GraphQL
7 2 (1.44%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (5.04%) Degree
1 7 (5.04%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.88%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.60%) Docker
2 2 (1.44%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 3 (2.16%) Mesos
2 2 (1.44%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 20 (14.39%) Oracle
2 6 (4.32%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.88%) IBM
3 4 (2.88%) SAP
3 4 (2.88%) TIBCO
4 2 (1.44%) BEA
4 2 (1.44%) MuleSoft
4 2 (1.44%) Pega
4 2 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.44%) Workday
5 1 (0.72%) Capita
5 1 (0.72%) hybris
5 1 (0.72%) Informatica