The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solutions Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Designer
Rank 205 216 221
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 19 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.32% 0.27% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.29% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 2
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £54,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £55,000 £48,550
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,950
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
Solutions Designer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5543 5447 5133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.58% 93.10% 94.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3814 4129 4221
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,225 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Solutions Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Designer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Solutions Designer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Designer across the Berkshire region.

Solutions Designer Salary Trend in Berkshire

Solutions Designer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Designer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Solutions Designer Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Solutions Designer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Designer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead -13 10 - -
Slough -2 3 £65,000 +4.00%
Windsor - 2 £65,000 -
Newbury +4 1 - -
Bracknell -11 1 - -
Reading - 1 £52,500 -
Solutions Designer
South East

Solutions Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Solutions Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Solutions Designer in their job title.

1 14 (60.87%) Telecoms
2 10 (43.48%) Internet
2 10 (43.48%) Java
3 9 (39.13%) TIBCO
3 9 (39.13%) Rendezvous
3 9 (39.13%) Broadband
3 9 (39.13%) Handset
3 9 (39.13%) Smartphone
4 8 (34.78%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (26.09%) Legal
6 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
9 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (8.70%) Star Schema
9 2 (8.70%) HP
9 2 (8.70%) Exstream
9 2 (8.70%) Billing
9 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
9 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
10 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
10 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
10 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
10 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
10 1 (4.35%) Degree
10 1 (4.35%) Business Performance Management
10 1 (4.35%) Computer Science

Solutions Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Solutions Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Solutions Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Exstream
2 1 (4.35%) CSG Singleview
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) Internet
2 9 (39.13%) Broadband
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.70%) Star Schema
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 14 (60.87%) Telecoms
2 6 (26.09%) Legal
3 2 (8.70%) Billing
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) Rendezvous
2 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Handset
1 9 (39.13%) Smartphone
2 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
3 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) Business Performance Management
4 1 (4.35%) Use Case
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) UML
4 1 (4.35%) Customer Intelligence
4 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.35%) Network Design
4 1 (4.35%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) CCNP
1 1 (4.35%) CCIP
1 1 (4.35%) CCDA
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) TIBCO
2 2 (8.70%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Aruba
3 1 (4.35%) F5