The median annual salary for a Java Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Architect
England / West Midlands
Rank 196 240 208
Rank change year-on-year +44 -32  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Architect 10 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.049% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.051% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 4
Median salary £72,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.08% +9.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £67,500 £67,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +0.74%  

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 4522 5924 4891
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.85% 96.37% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3730 4820 4179
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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
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 26 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
Birmingham +24 7 £72,500 -
Coventry +16 2 £67,500 +17.39%
Java Architect
England

Java Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 15 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) Banking
4 3 (20.00%) Retail
4 3 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) Maven
4 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (20.00%) Finance
4 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (20.00%) Python
4 3 (20.00%) JMS
4 3 (20.00%) .NET
4 3 (20.00%) MySQL
4 3 (20.00%) DB2
4 3 (20.00%) JUnit
4 3 (20.00%) Unix
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
4 3 (20.00%) SaaS
4 3 (20.00%) DbUnit
4 3 (20.00%) jMock
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (20.00%) Mockito
4 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (20.00%) PowerMock
4 3 (20.00%) Big Data

Java Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (6.67%) Documentum
2 1 (6.67%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 3 (20.00%) Big Data
1 3 (20.00%) DB2
1 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
1 3 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) DbUnit
1 3 (20.00%) jMock
1 3 (20.00%) JUnit
1 3 (20.00%) Maven
1 3 (20.00%) Mockito
General
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) JMS
1 3 (20.00%) PowerMock
2 1 (6.67%) JSON
2 1 (6.67%) RESTful
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (20.00%) Microservices
2 3 (20.00%) Scrum
2 3 (20.00%) TDD
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) API Development
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) OO
3 1 (6.67%) OOP
3 1 (6.67%) Open Source
3 1 (6.67%) Presales
3 1 (6.67%) SDLC
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) Python
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) MuleSoft
1 1 (6.67%) Pega
1 1 (6.67%) WSO2