Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java/J2EE Architect was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Java J2EE Architect
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1172 1211 1265
Rank change year-on-year +39 +54 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Architect 34 32 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.017% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.018% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 29 30 33
UK median annual salary £85,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% +3.70% -6.90%
10th Percentile £73,500 £61,125 £52,500
90th Percentile £101,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -10.71% +12.00% -10.71%

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 173309 182267 209632
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 139088 152628 174119
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 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Java/J2EE Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Java/J2EE Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Java/J2EE Architect in the UK

Java/J2EE Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Architect.

Salary trend for Java/J2EE Architect in the UK

Java/J2EE Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Architect over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Java/J2EE Architect in the UK

Java/J2EE Architect
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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 +27 34 £85,000 +21.43% 2
London +51 33 £85,000 +13.33% 2
East of England +1 1 £62,500 -26.47%
UK excluding London 0 1 £62,500 -10.71%

Java/J2EE Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Java/J2EE 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/J2EE Architect in the job title.

1 34 (100.00%) J2EE
1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (58.82%) J2SE
3 14 (41.18%) SOA
3 14 (41.18%) Hibernate
3 14 (41.18%) Finance
3 14 (41.18%) Spring
4 13 (38.24%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (32.35%) UML
6 10 (29.41%) Microservices
7 9 (26.47%) BPEL
8 8 (23.53%) Validation
8 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (20.59%) Banking
9 7 (20.59%) OOD
9 7 (20.59%) OO
9 7 (20.59%) Middleware
10 6 (17.65%) Fintech
11 5 (14.71%) SDLC
11 5 (14.71%) Oracle
12 4 (11.76%) SQL
12 4 (11.76%) Big Data
13 3 (8.82%) Open Source
13 3 (8.82%) Dependency Injection
13 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
13 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
13 3 (8.82%) HTML
13 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
13 3 (8.82%) CRM

Java/J2EE 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 2 (5.88%) Apache Geronimo
1 2 (5.88%) CMS
1 2 (5.88%) JBoss
1 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
1 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
1 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
1 2 (5.88%) WildFly
2 1 (2.94%) Liferay
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Big Data
2 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.94%) Maven
General
1 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) French Language
3 2 (5.88%) German Language
3 2 (5.88%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) J2EE
2 20 (58.82%) J2SE
3 14 (41.18%) Hibernate
3 14 (41.18%) Spring
4 7 (20.59%) Middleware
5 3 (8.82%) HTML
6 2 (5.88%) CSS
6 2 (5.88%) Java EE
6 2 (5.88%) Java SE
6 2 (5.88%) JSP
6 2 (5.88%) Struts
7 1 (2.94%) Ajax
7 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.94%) D3.js
7 1 (2.94%) HTML5
7 1 (2.94%) jQuery
7 1 (2.94%) JSR 168
7 1 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.94%) Web Services
7 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (17.65%) Fintech
3 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.94%) DataPower
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.94%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) SOA
2 11 (32.35%) UML
3 10 (29.41%) Microservices
4 9 (26.47%) BPEL
5 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (23.53%) Validation
6 7 (20.59%) OO
6 7 (20.59%) OOD
7 5 (14.71%) SDLC
8 3 (8.82%) Content Management
8 3 (8.82%) CRM
8 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
8 3 (8.82%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (8.82%) Open Source
8 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
9 2 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.88%) TOGAF
9 2 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (11.76%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
1 2 (5.88%) Master's Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) Sun