The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Designer
Rank 833 862 818
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Designer 16 1 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.001% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.001% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 42
Average salary £45,000 £30,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.54% -32.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £30,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £30,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+47.54% -32.22%
Software Designer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94349 93880 96743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.84% 94.44% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 78390 76321 82592
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Software Designer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Software Designer
Salary Trend in England

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

Software Designer Salary Trend in England

Software Designer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Designer across the England region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Software Designer Salary Histogram in England

Software Designer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Designer within the England region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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
South West -9 12 £33,750 +10.65%
South East - 3 £55,000 -
London - 1 £65,000 -
Software Designer
UK

Software Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Software 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 Software Designer in their job title.

1 13 (59.09%) C#
2 11 (50.00%) .NET
3 9 (40.91%) Software Architecture
4 7 (31.82%) Degree
5 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 6 (27.27%) Mathematics
5 6 (27.27%) Change Management
5 6 (27.27%) Windows
5 6 (27.27%) Line Management
6 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (13.64%) IronPython
7 3 (13.64%) Google
7 3 (13.64%) WinForms
7 3 (13.64%) TDD
7 3 (13.64%) OOD
7 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.64%) OOP
7 3 (13.64%) Python
7 3 (13.64%) HND
7 3 (13.64%) WPF
7 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
8 2 (9.09%) User Experience
8 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
8 2 (9.09%) CRM
8 2 (9.09%) SQL
8 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (4.55%) QA
9 1 (4.55%) WCF
9 1 (4.55%) Graphic Design

Software Designer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Software 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 Software Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.55%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (4.55%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
3 3 (13.64%) WinForms
3 3 (13.64%) WPF
4 1 (4.55%) WF
4 1 (4.55%) REST
4 1 (4.55%) HTML
4 1 (4.55%) JSON
4 1 (4.55%) WCF
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.55%) CSS
4 1 (4.55%) SOAP
4 1 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Mathematics
2 2 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.55%) GIS
3 1 (4.55%) IVR
3 1 (4.55%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Software Architecture
2 6 (27.27%) Change Management
2 6 (27.27%) Line Management
3 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.64%) TDD
4 3 (13.64%) OOD
4 3 (13.64%) OOP
5 2 (9.09%) CRM
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) SOA
6 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.55%) UML
6 1 (4.55%) Logistics
6 1 (4.55%) User Stories
6 1 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.55%) Product Management
6 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) C#
2 3 (13.64%) Python
2 3 (13.64%) IronPython
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.64%) Google
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe
2 1 (4.55%) KANA