The median annual salary for a Java Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Java Architect
England / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 214 232 226
Rank change year-on-year +18 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Architect 13 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.097% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.10% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 2
Median salary £72,500 £62,500 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.00% -1.96%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £61,250 £54,750
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £63,750 £72,750
UK excluding London median salary £68,500 £68,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +0.73% +8.80%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4945 5959 5550
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.92% 96.30% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4190 4681 4627
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Java Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Architect in the West Midlands

Java Architect
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Java Architect in the West Midlands

Java Architect
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Architect in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Architect in the West Midlands

Java Architect
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Birmingham +14 10 £72,500 +16.00% 1
Coventry -9 1 £67,500 +8.00%
Staffordshire - 1 £47,500 -
Java Architect
England

Java Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Java Architect in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (26.09%) Microservices
3 6 (26.09%) JUnit
4 5 (21.74%) TDD
5 4 (17.39%) jMock
5 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (17.39%) DbUnit
5 4 (17.39%) Mockito
5 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
5 4 (17.39%) PowerMock
5 4 (17.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (17.39%) Docker
5 4 (17.39%) Web Services
5 4 (17.39%) MySQL
5 4 (17.39%) Unix
5 4 (17.39%) Linux
5 4 (17.39%) DB2
5 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
5 4 (17.39%) JMS
5 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (17.39%) Maven
5 4 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (17.39%) Scrum
6 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
6 3 (13.04%) Finance
6 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
6 3 (13.04%) Collateral Management

Java Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (17.39%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 4 (17.39%) DB2
1 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
1 4 (17.39%) MySQL
1 4 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) JUnit
2 4 (17.39%) DbUnit
2 4 (17.39%) jMock
2 4 (17.39%) Maven
2 4 (17.39%) Mockito
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) JMS
1 4 (17.39%) PowerMock
1 4 (17.39%) Web Services
2 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
3 2 (8.70%) REST
3 2 (8.70%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) XSLT
4 1 (4.35%) J2EE
4 1 (4.35%) Java EE
4 1 (4.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (8.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
1 4 (17.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Microservices
2 5 (21.74%) TDD
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (17.39%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) Collateral Management
4 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.70%) MVC
5 2 (8.70%) OO
5 2 (8.70%) OOD
5 2 (8.70%) Presales
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.35%) Coaching
6 1 (4.35%) SDLC
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) UML
6 1 (4.35%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) XPath
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Google
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle
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