The median annual salary for a Java/J2EE Architect was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java J2EE Architect
UK
Rank 852 907 928
Rank change year-on-year +55 +21  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Architect 5 41 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.040% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.041% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 4 35 14
Median salary £90,000 £71,000 £69,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.76% +2.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £62,000 £60,750
10% offered a salary of more than £98,750 £80,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £67,500 £66,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% +1.50%  

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 81782 99209 102096
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67852 83080 83346
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Java/J2EE Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Java/J2EE Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 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 +63 5 £90,000 +26.76% 2
London +54 4 £90,000 +24.13% 2
North West -22 1 £70,000 -3.44%
Manchester -25 1 £70,000 -3.44%

Java/J2EE Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 16 (100.00%) Java
1 16 (100.00%) J2EE
2 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) TDD
4 6 (37.50%) SOA
4 6 (37.50%) Big Data
5 5 (31.25%) Spring
5 5 (31.25%) MySQL
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (25.00%) PHP
6 4 (25.00%) Apache
6 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (25.00%) Maven
6 4 (25.00%) Scala
6 4 (25.00%) Hadoop
6 4 (25.00%) iPad
6 4 (25.00%) BDD
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (25.00%) Groovy
6 4 (25.00%) REST
6 4 (25.00%) Microservices
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (25.00%) DevOps
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (18.75%) Fintech
7 3 (18.75%) Finance
8 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (12.50%) OOD
8 2 (12.50%) OO
8 2 (12.50%) Middleware

Java/J2EE Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 4 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Big Data
2 5 (31.25%) MySQL
3 4 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.25%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Maven
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) J2EE
2 5 (31.25%) Spring
3 4 (25.00%) REST
4 2 (12.50%) Middleware
5 1 (6.25%) .NET
5 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
5 1 (6.25%) Java EE
5 1 (6.25%) Spring MVC
5 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) iPad
2 3 (18.75%) Fintech
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) TDD
3 6 (37.50%) SOA
4 4 (25.00%) BDD
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (25.00%) DevOps
4 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (25.00%) Microservices
5 2 (12.50%) Coaching
5 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (12.50%) OO
5 2 (12.50%) OOD
5 2 (12.50%) Software Delivery
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) Open Source
6 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
6 1 (6.25%) UML
6 1 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) Groovy
2 4 (25.00%) PHP
2 4 (25.00%) Scala
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) GraphQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) hybris
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