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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Designer
Rank 288 320 315
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 15 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.068% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.074% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 9
Average salary £55,000 £70,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,200 £57,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £81,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%
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
8988 10867 11023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.91% 92.63% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7763 9145 9766
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 23 (82.14%) Banking
2 21 (75.00%) SWIFT
3 19 (67.86%) SOA
4 17 (60.71%) DB2
4 17 (60.71%) CICS
5 16 (57.14%) Mainframe
5 16 (57.14%) COBOL
6 9 (32.14%) Finance
7 8 (28.57%) Oracle
8 5 (17.86%) UNIX
8 5 (17.86%) Legal
8 5 (17.86%) Change Management
8 5 (17.86%) Retail
9 3 (10.71%) TOWER Software
9 3 (10.71%) SQL
9 3 (10.71%) HTML
9 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
9 3 (10.71%) SDLC
10 2 (7.14%) ETL Development
10 2 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
10 2 (7.14%) Microservices
10 2 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (7.14%) Cognos
10 2 (7.14%) SOAP
10 2 (7.14%) WSDL
10 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (7.14%) Java
10 2 (7.14%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (60.71%) CICS
2 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Google Analytics
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
1 1 (3.57%) PaaS
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
1 1 (3.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) LDAP
1 1 (3.57%) VPN
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
1 1 (3.57%) Network Security
1 1 (3.57%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (60.71%) DB2
2 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 23 (82.14%) Banking
2 9 (32.14%) Finance
3 5 (17.86%) Legal
3 5 (17.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) HTML
2 2 (7.14%) SOAP
2 2 (7.14%) WSDL
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (3.57%) HTML5
3 1 (3.57%) Web Services
3 1 (3.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (75.00%) SWIFT
2 16 (57.14%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) DataPower
3 1 (3.57%) Social Media
3 1 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) UNIX
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) SOA
2 5 (17.86%) Change Management
3 3 (10.71%) SDLC
3 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
4 2 (7.14%) ETL Development
4 2 (7.14%) Microservices
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) Data Management
4 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.14%) Scrum
4 2 (7.14%) ETL
4 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.57%) UML
5 1 (3.57%) CRM
5 1 (3.57%) Web Design
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.57%) WFM
5 1 (3.57%) OWASP
5 1 (3.57%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) COBOL
2 3 (10.71%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) TOWER Software
3 2 (7.14%) Cognos
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) ATG
4 1 (3.57%) Google
4 1 (3.57%) hybris