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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Designer
Rank 298 306 304
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 13 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.067% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.073% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 7
Average salary £52,500 £54,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £55,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-11.81% +19.56%
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
9709 9642 10177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.32% 92.83% 93.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8327 8159 9135
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 15 (65.22%) Finance
2 11 (47.83%) Mainframe
3 10 (43.48%) CICS
3 10 (43.48%) Banking
3 10 (43.48%) DB2
4 9 (39.13%) SQL
5 8 (34.78%) Oracle
6 7 (30.43%) COBOL
7 6 (26.09%) Java
7 6 (26.09%) Data Modelling
8 5 (21.74%) SOA
8 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (21.74%) XSLT
8 5 (21.74%) Windows
8 5 (21.74%) XML
9 4 (17.39%) J2EE
9 4 (17.39%) UNIX
9 4 (17.39%) Web Services
9 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
9 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
9 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (13.04%) JSON
10 3 (13.04%) QA
10 3 (13.04%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (13.04%) HP
10 3 (13.04%) Software AG
10 3 (13.04%) webMethods
10 3 (13.04%) ETL

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 10 (43.48%) CICS
2 2 (8.70%) CMS
2 2 (8.70%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
1 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) CTI
2 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) DB2
2 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.35%) Essbase
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.35%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (4.35%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Toad
General
1 15 (65.22%) Finance
2 10 (43.48%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) XML
1 5 (21.74%) XSLT
2 4 (17.39%) Web Services
2 4 (17.39%) J2EE
3 3 (13.04%) XSD
3 3 (13.04%) CSS
3 3 (13.04%) JSON
4 2 (8.70%) REST
4 2 (8.70%) SOAP
4 2 (8.70%) HTML
4 2 (8.70%) .NET
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (4.35%) LESS
5 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (4.35%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (4.35%) WCF
5 1 (4.35%) WF
5 1 (4.35%) jQuery
5 1 (4.35%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Mainframe
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) IVR
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Exalytics
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) UNIX
3 3 (13.04%) AIX
4 1 (4.35%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Data Modelling
2 5 (21.74%) SOA
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
4 3 (13.04%) UML
4 3 (13.04%) CRM
4 3 (13.04%) ETL
4 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.70%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Coaching
5 2 (8.70%) Product Management
5 2 (8.70%) User Stories
6 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.35%) Data Governance
6 1 (4.35%) Web Development
6 1 (4.35%) Data Management
6 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.35%) Content Management
6 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) COBOL
3 6 (26.09%) Java
4 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.70%) C#
6 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) VCP4
2 1 (4.35%) CCNP
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) HP
3 3 (13.04%) Software AG
3 3 (13.04%) webMethods
4 2 (8.70%) KANA
4 2 (8.70%) Cognos
4 2 (8.70%) Sitecore
5 1 (4.35%) Eloqua
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) EPiServer
5 1 (4.35%) Informatica
5 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com