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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Designer
Rank 867 898 847
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Designer 9 5 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.009% 0.004% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.005% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 28
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £65,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -19.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £38,700 £36,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £63,000 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £40,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+35.80% -37.69%
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
98056 106457 98778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.69% 94.58% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 81089 87072 83152
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 20 April 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 20 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 East +19 3 £55,000 +35.80% 1
South West -20 3 £22,500 -40.00%
London +24 2 £42,500 -30.61%
North West - 1 £57,500 - 1
Software Designer
UK

Software Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 12 (52.17%) C#
2 10 (43.48%) .NET
3 9 (39.13%) Software Architecture
4 7 (30.43%) Degree
5 6 (26.09%) Change Management
5 6 (26.09%) Windows
5 6 (26.09%) Mathematics
5 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework
5 6 (26.09%) Line Management
6 3 (13.04%) OOP
6 3 (13.04%) Python
6 3 (13.04%) OOD
6 3 (13.04%) HND
6 3 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (13.04%) IronPython
6 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
6 3 (13.04%) Google
6 3 (13.04%) WinForms
6 3 (13.04%) TDD
6 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
6 3 (13.04%) WPF
6 3 (13.04%) User Experience
7 2 (8.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (8.70%) Axure RP
7 2 (8.70%) CRM
7 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.35%) CTI
8 1 (4.35%) SOA
8 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
8 1 (4.35%) MS Excel

Software Designer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (8.70%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.35%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) .NET
2 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework
3 3 (13.04%) WinForms
3 3 (13.04%) WPF
4 1 (4.35%) REST
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) JSON
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) SOAP
4 1 (4.35%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Mathematics
2 3 (13.04%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) GIS
3 1 (4.35%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Software Architecture
2 6 (26.09%) Line Management
2 6 (26.09%) Change Management
3 3 (13.04%) TDD
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
3 3 (13.04%) OOP
3 3 (13.04%) OOD
4 2 (8.70%) CRM
5 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.35%) ERP
5 1 (4.35%) SOA
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) UML
5 1 (4.35%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Product Management
5 1 (4.35%) Logistics
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.35%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) C#
2 3 (13.04%) Python
2 3 (13.04%) IronPython
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) PHP
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Google
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) KANA
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
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