Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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

Senior Java Architect
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1166 1157 1207
Rank change year-on-year -9 +50 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Architect 37 67 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.035% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.037% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 32 60 83
UK median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +13.21%
10th Percentile £58,425 £57,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £90,850 £102,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £68,500 £62,500 £58,750
% change year-on-year +9.60% +6.38% +2.17%

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 172542 183486 211561
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 138422 153547 175640
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%

Senior Java Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Architect in the UK

Senior Java Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Java Architect in the UK

Senior Java Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Architect over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Architect in the UK

Senior Java Architect
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 17 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 +36 36 £80,000 -
London -6 27 £85,000 +6.25%
UK excluding London +38 10 £68,500 +9.60%
South West - 5 £68,500 -
East of England +9 2 £60,000 -4.00%
South East +37 1 £60,000 -4.00%
North of England 0 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Senior Java 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 Senior Java Architect in the job title.

1 37 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (54.05%) Spring
4 18 (48.65%) Hibernate
5 16 (43.24%) J2EE
6 13 (35.14%) Finance
6 13 (35.14%) SQL
6 13 (35.14%) J2SE
6 13 (35.14%) SDLC
7 11 (29.73%) Tomcat
7 11 (29.73%) SOA
8 10 (27.03%) Microservices
9 8 (21.62%) Spring MVC
9 8 (21.62%) MVC
9 8 (21.62%) Scrum
9 8 (21.62%) Data Modelling
9 8 (21.62%) Middleware
9 8 (21.62%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (18.92%) Dependency Injection
11 6 (16.22%) Open Source
11 6 (16.22%) REST
11 6 (16.22%) Data Analytics
11 6 (16.22%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 6 (16.22%) Big Data
11 6 (16.22%) Big Data Analytics
11 6 (16.22%) Analytics
11 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (16.22%) UML
11 6 (16.22%) JBoss

Senior Java 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 11 (29.73%) Tomcat
2 6 (16.22%) JBoss
2 6 (16.22%) WebLogic
2 6 (16.22%) WebSphere
3 5 (13.51%) Apache Geronimo
3 5 (13.51%) CMS
3 5 (13.51%) Mule
3 5 (13.51%) WildFly
4 3 (8.11%) Confluence
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (5.41%) GemFire
6 1 (2.70%) Apache
6 1 (2.70%) Jetty
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.41%) IaaS
3 2 (5.41%) PaaS
4 1 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Firewall
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) Big Data
2 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.41%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (2.70%) BigQuery
4 1 (2.70%) Bigtable
4 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.70%) Hazelcast
4 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) JUnit
2 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.81%) Subversion
3 3 (8.11%) JIRA
3 3 (8.11%) Maven
4 2 (5.41%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.70%) Hudson
General
1 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Electronics
2 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
2 5 (13.51%) Marketing
2 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.11%) Back Office
3 3 (8.11%) Front Office
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.70%) Games
4 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (54.05%) Spring
2 18 (48.65%) Hibernate
3 16 (43.24%) J2EE
4 13 (35.14%) J2SE
5 8 (21.62%) Middleware
5 8 (21.62%) Spring MVC
6 6 (16.22%) REST
7 5 (13.51%) .NET
7 5 (13.51%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (13.51%) Apache Camel
7 5 (13.51%) CSS
7 5 (13.51%) HTML
7 5 (13.51%) JPA
7 5 (13.51%) JSON
7 5 (13.51%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (13.51%) SOAP
7 5 (13.51%) XML
8 4 (10.81%) RESTful
8 4 (10.81%) Web Services
9 3 (8.11%) Apache Wicket
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (13.51%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.11%) IVR
4 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.41%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.70%) NHS
5 1 (2.70%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) SDLC
3 11 (29.73%) SOA
4 10 (27.03%) Microservices
5 8 (21.62%) Data Modelling
5 8 (21.62%) MVC
5 8 (21.62%) Scrum
6 7 (18.92%) Dependency Injection
7 6 (16.22%) Analytics
7 6 (16.22%) Big Data Analytics
7 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (16.22%) Data Analytics
7 6 (16.22%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 6 (16.22%) Open Source
7 6 (16.22%) UML
8 5 (13.51%) Content Management
8 5 (13.51%) CRM
8 5 (13.51%) Programme Management
8 5 (13.51%) TDD
8 5 (13.51%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (35.14%) SQL
3 3 (8.11%) C#
3 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.41%) Python
5 1 (2.70%) C++
5 1 (2.70%) PHP
5 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) GCP
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Docker
1 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Mesos
2 1 (2.70%) Ansible
2 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.70%) Puppet
2 1 (2.70%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) SAP
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.11%) Pega
3 3 (8.11%) TIBCO
4 2 (5.41%) Facebook
5 1 (2.70%) Google