The median annual salary for a Senior Java Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Java Architect
UK
Rank 853 916 927
Rank change year-on-year +63 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Architect 11 33 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.032% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.033% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 6 27 22
Median salary £77,500 £75,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £55,000 £50,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £85,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +12.00% +8.69%  

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 81427 99650 104367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67614 83405 85224
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%  

Senior Java Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 27 March 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 3 months to 27 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 +70 10 £82,500 +10.00% 1
London +65 7 £82,500 +3.12%
Sandbach - 3 - - 1
Cheshire - 3 - - 1
North West - 3 - - 1
Belfast -9 1 £70,000 -
Northern Ireland -12 1 £70,000 -
County Antrim -14 1 £70,000 -
West End of London - 1 £110,000 -

Senior Java Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 36 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (47.22%) Spring
4 14 (38.89%) REST
5 13 (36.11%) TDD
5 13 (36.11%) Scrum
5 13 (36.11%) Web Services
5 13 (36.11%) Linux
6 12 (33.33%) Unix
6 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 12 (33.33%) Finance
6 12 (33.33%) MongoDB
7 11 (30.56%) Open Source
7 11 (30.56%) Jenkins
7 11 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (30.56%) Git (software)
8 10 (27.78%) NoSQL
9 9 (25.00%) MVC
9 9 (25.00%) J2EE
9 9 (25.00%) MySQL
9 9 (25.00%) SQL
9 9 (25.00%) HTML
9 9 (25.00%) Python
10 8 (22.22%) JMS
10 8 (22.22%) CSS
10 8 (22.22%) Scala
10 8 (22.22%) Spring MVC
10 8 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (22.22%) HTML5
11 7 (19.44%) BDD

Senior Java 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 5 (13.89%) JBoss
2 4 (11.11%) Apache
2 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (8.33%) Jetty
3 3 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 3 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.56%) Apache Solr
4 2 (5.56%) Apache Spark
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.78%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (2.78%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.78%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.56%) Heroku
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.56%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.78%) Google App Engine
3 1 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 10 (27.78%) NoSQL
3 9 (25.00%) MySQL
4 7 (19.44%) Relational Database
5 5 (13.89%) RDBMS
6 4 (11.11%) Redis
7 3 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (8.33%) Big Data
7 3 (8.33%) Couchbase
7 3 (8.33%) Riak
8 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (5.56%) Hadoop
8 2 (5.56%) HBase
8 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (2.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Git (software)
1 11 (30.56%) Jenkins
2 7 (19.44%) Gradle
2 7 (19.44%) JUnit
2 7 (19.44%) Maven
3 5 (13.89%) Artifactory
3 5 (13.89%) Cucumber
3 5 (13.89%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (5.56%) Ant
4 2 (5.56%) Mockito
4 2 (5.56%) Spock
5 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.78%) GitLab
5 1 (2.78%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.78%) JIRA
5 1 (2.78%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.78%) Selenium
5 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Marketing
3 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.33%) Banking
5 2 (5.56%) Advertising
5 2 (5.56%) Games
6 1 (2.78%) Electronics
6 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (47.22%) Spring
2 14 (38.89%) REST
3 13 (36.11%) Web Services
4 9 (25.00%) HTML
4 9 (25.00%) J2EE
5 8 (22.22%) CSS
5 8 (22.22%) HTML5
5 8 (22.22%) JMS
5 8 (22.22%) Spring MVC
6 7 (19.44%) AngularJS
6 7 (19.44%) Java EE
6 7 (19.44%) JSON
6 7 (19.44%) XML
7 5 (13.89%) .NET
7 5 (13.89%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (13.89%) JDBC
7 5 (13.89%) Node.js
8 4 (11.11%) Spring Cloud
9 3 (8.33%) RESTful
9 3 (8.33%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 3 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 2 (5.56%) User Experience
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.78%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.78%) DataPower
3 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Linux
2 12 (33.33%) Unix
3 3 (8.33%) Windows
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.78%) Android
4 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (36.11%) Scrum
2 13 (36.11%) TDD
3 11 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (30.56%) Open Source
4 9 (25.00%) MVC
5 8 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (19.44%) BDD
6 7 (19.44%) Refactoring
7 6 (16.67%) DevOps
7 6 (16.67%) UML
8 5 (13.89%) Kanban
8 5 (13.89%) Software Architecture
9 4 (11.11%) OO
9 4 (11.11%) SDLC
10 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
10 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
10 3 (8.33%) ETL
10 3 (8.33%) SOA
10 3 (8.33%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 9 (25.00%) Python
3 9 (25.00%) SQL
4 8 (22.22%) Scala
5 6 (16.67%) C#
6 5 (13.89%) Bash Shell
7 4 (11.11%) Ruby
8 3 (8.33%) Go
8 3 (8.33%) Groovy
9 2 (5.56%) Clojure
9 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.78%) C++
10 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.78%) Docker
2 1 (2.78%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Ansible
1 1 (2.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle
2 5 (13.89%) hybris
3 3 (8.33%) Sybase
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.56%) Solace
5 1 (2.78%) Google
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.78%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) Splunk
Sandbach, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £1 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago