The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London 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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Designer
Rank 291 325 315
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 12 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.040% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.043% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 13
Average salary £55,000 £70,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £70,000 £62,100
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -12.03%
Solutions Designer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9656 11607 11072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.53% 92.50% 93.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8218 9790 9647
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Solutions Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Solutions Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Solutions Designer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Solutions Designer Salary Trend in the City of London

Solutions Designer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Designer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Solutions Designer Salary Histogram in the City of London

Solutions Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 (56.00%) Finance
2 13 (52.00%) CICS
2 13 (52.00%) Mainframe
2 13 (52.00%) DB2
2 13 (52.00%) Banking
3 11 (44.00%) COBOL
4 9 (36.00%) SQL
5 8 (32.00%) SOA
6 7 (28.00%) Oracle
7 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
7 5 (20.00%) Java
7 5 (20.00%) Windows
7 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (16.00%) XSLT
8 4 (16.00%) Web Services
8 4 (16.00%) XML
8 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (16.00%) SWIFT
9 3 (12.00%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (12.00%) JSON
9 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
9 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (12.00%) ETL
9 3 (12.00%) CSS
9 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (12.00%) J2EE
9 3 (12.00%) UNIX
9 3 (12.00%) UML
9 3 (12.00%) MS Excel

Solutions Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 13 (52.00%) CICS
2 2 (8.00%) CMS
2 2 (8.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
1 1 (4.00%) IaaS
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
1 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) VPN
1 2 (8.00%) CTI
2 1 (4.00%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (4.00%) Network Security
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) DB2
2 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.00%) Essbase
5 1 (4.00%) MySQL
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Toad
General
1 14 (56.00%) Finance
2 13 (52.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) XSLT
1 4 (16.00%) Web Services
1 4 (16.00%) XML
2 3 (12.00%) JSON
2 3 (12.00%) CSS
2 3 (12.00%) J2EE
3 2 (8.00%) .NET
3 2 (8.00%) HTML
3 2 (8.00%) SOAP
3 2 (8.00%) XSD
3 2 (8.00%) REST
4 1 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (4.00%) LESS
4 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (4.00%) WCF
4 1 (4.00%) WF
4 1 (4.00%) jQuery
4 1 (4.00%) Ajax
4 1 (4.00%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (52.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (16.00%) SWIFT
3 2 (8.00%) IVR
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Exalytics
4 1 (4.00%) Open Source
4 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) UNIX
3 2 (8.00%) AIX
3 2 (8.00%) Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) SOA
2 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (12.00%) ETL
3 3 (12.00%) UML
3 3 (12.00%) CRM
4 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.00%) Software Delivery
4 2 (8.00%) Coaching
4 2 (8.00%) User Stories
4 2 (8.00%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Product Management
5 1 (4.00%) Data Governance
5 1 (4.00%) Web Development
5 1 (4.00%) Data Management
5 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) COBOL
2 9 (36.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) C#
6 1 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) ISEB
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Cognos
3 2 (8.00%) Software AG
3 2 (8.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) webMethods
3 2 (8.00%) KANA
3 2 (8.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.00%) EPiServer
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco