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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Designer
Rank 318 311 329
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 8 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.066% 0.074% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.080% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 6
Average salary £70,000 £60,000 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £53,750
10% offered a salary of more than £81,000 £63,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +14.28%
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
11133 11313 12081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.44% 93.35% 93.96%
Number of salaries quoted 9339 10017 11056
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014, 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 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) Banking
4 5 (35.71%) PaaS
4 5 (35.71%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (35.71%) IaaS
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 3 (21.43%) Windows
6 3 (21.43%) EMC
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
7 2 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (14.29%) COBIT
7 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle AGIS
7 2 (14.29%) Web Services
7 2 (14.29%) LAN
7 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
7 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 2 (14.29%) PMI
7 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
7 2 (14.29%) SAN
7 2 (14.29%) Project Management
7 2 (14.29%) Service Management
7 2 (14.29%) Process Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle AGIS
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) PaaS
1 5 (35.71%) IaaS
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) PMI
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
4 2 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) Process Management
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 2 (14.29%) UML
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) COBOL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) EMC
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) SAP