The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Designer
Rank 169 158 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 13 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.35% 0.074% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.077% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 0
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
Solutions Designer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3648 2587 2755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.87% 95.74% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2795 2070 2296
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Solutions Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Solutions Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Solutions Designer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Solutions Designer Salary Trend in Leeds

Solutions Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 9 (52.94%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) C#
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
3 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (23.53%) VB.NET
4 4 (23.53%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
5 3 (17.65%) SOA
5 3 (17.65%) ETL
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) MVC
5 3 (17.65%) WCF
6 2 (11.76%) WF
6 2 (11.76%) BPEL
6 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (11.76%) Data Integration
6 2 (11.76%) V-Model
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (11.76%) Data Governance
6 2 (11.76%) Data Quality
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
6 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) Banking

Solutions Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.88%) Star Schema
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
2 3 (17.65%) WCF
3 2 (11.76%) WF
3 2 (11.76%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) WinForms
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.76%) Data Integration
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (17.65%) SOA
3 3 (17.65%) ETL
3 3 (17.65%) MVC
4 2 (11.76%) BPEL
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) V-Model
4 2 (11.76%) Data Governance
4 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) ERP
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) Data Management
5 1 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) VB.NET
3 2 (11.76%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Cognos