The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Designer
Rank 582 619 575
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 25 19 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.061% 0.044% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.047% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 28
Average salary £60,000 £54,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +13.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,250 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £86,250 £64,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £55,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-11.81% +19.56%
Solutions Designer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
38709 40323 40040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.77% 93.79% 94.14%
Number of salaries quoted 32647 33078 34028
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Solutions Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Solutions Designer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Solutions Designer
Salary Trend in London

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

Solutions Designer Salary Trend in London

Solutions Designer
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Designer across the London region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Solutions Designer Salary Histogram in London

Solutions Designer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Designer within the London region over the 3 months to 5 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
City of London +7 13 £52,500 -2.77%
Solutions Designer
England

Solutions Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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 28 (41.79%) Banking
2 26 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (38.81%) SOA
3 24 (35.82%) Java
4 21 (31.34%) UML
5 18 (26.87%) Retail
5 18 (26.87%) Finance
6 17 (25.37%) Scrum
7 15 (22.39%) Pair Programming
7 15 (22.39%) JIRA
7 15 (22.39%) TIBCO
8 14 (20.90%) SQL
8 14 (20.90%) Mainframe
9 13 (19.40%) Oracle
9 13 (19.40%) Data Modelling
10 12 (17.91%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (14.93%) CICS
11 10 (14.93%) DB2
12 9 (13.43%) Windows
13 8 (11.94%) XML
13 8 (11.94%) XSLT
13 8 (11.94%) ETL
14 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
14 7 (10.45%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (10.45%) COBOL
15 6 (8.96%) Mentoring
15 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (8.96%) CRM
15 6 (8.96%) webMethods
16 5 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management

Solutions Designer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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 (14.93%) CICS
2 3 (4.48%) CMS
3 2 (2.99%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
1 5 (7.46%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) CTI
2 1 (1.49%) Firewall
2 1 (1.49%) LAN
2 1 (1.49%) VoIP
2 1 (1.49%) VPN
2 1 (1.49%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.49%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.93%) DB2
2 7 (10.45%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (7.46%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (5.97%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.99%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (2.99%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.49%) Essbase
7 1 (1.49%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.49%) SAP BI
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.49%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (22.39%) JIRA
2 2 (2.99%) Toad
3 1 (1.49%) Dreamweaver
General
1 28 (41.79%) Banking
2 18 (26.87%) Retail
2 18 (26.87%) Finance
3 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.48%) Advertising
4 3 (4.48%) Publishing
5 2 (2.99%) Marketing
6 1 (1.49%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.94%) XML
1 8 (11.94%) XSLT
2 5 (7.46%) JSON
2 5 (7.46%) CSS
3 4 (5.97%) REST
3 4 (5.97%) SOAP
3 4 (5.97%) Web Services
3 4 (5.97%) HTML
3 4 (5.97%) J2EE
3 4 (5.97%) XSD
4 3 (4.48%) .NET
5 1 (1.49%) WCF
5 1 (1.49%) WF
5 1 (1.49%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.49%) Ajax
5 1 (1.49%) Middleware
5 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.49%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.49%) LESS
5 1 (1.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Mainframe
2 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.97%) IVR
4 3 (4.48%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.49%) NHS
5 1 (1.49%) User Experience
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Exalytics
5 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.43%) Windows
2 5 (7.46%) UNIX
3 4 (5.97%) AIX
4 3 (4.48%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.49%) Linux
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (38.81%) SOA
2 21 (31.34%) UML
3 17 (25.37%) Scrum
4 15 (22.39%) Pair Programming
5 13 (19.40%) Data Modelling
6 12 (17.91%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (11.94%) ETL
8 6 (8.96%) Mentoring
8 6 (8.96%) CRM
9 5 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (7.46%) Software Engineering
9 5 (7.46%) Product Management
9 5 (7.46%) User Stories
10 4 (5.97%) Coaching
10 4 (5.97%) Business Analysis
10 4 (5.97%) Data Analysis
10 4 (5.97%) Knowledge Management
10 4 (5.97%) TOGAF
10 4 (5.97%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (35.82%) Java
2 14 (20.90%) SQL
3 7 (10.45%) COBOL
4 5 (7.46%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.99%) C#
6 1 (1.49%) XPath
6 1 (1.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) VCP4
2 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.49%) MCITP
3 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.49%) ISEB
3 1 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.49%) CCNP
3 1 (1.49%) CCNA
3 1 (1.49%) MCSE
3 1 (1.49%) VCAP
3 1 (1.49%) CCEE
3 1 (1.49%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
1 3 (4.48%) CRD IV
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (22.39%) TIBCO
2 13 (19.40%) Oracle
3 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.96%) webMethods
5 4 (5.97%) Cognos
5 4 (5.97%) Software AG
5 4 (5.97%) HP
5 4 (5.97%) KANA
6 2 (2.99%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.99%) Cisco
6 2 (2.99%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.49%) VMware
7 1 (1.49%) Open Text
7 1 (1.49%) RedDot
7 1 (1.49%) Avaya
7 1 (1.49%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.49%) Informatica
7 1 (1.49%) Citrix
7 1 (1.49%) SAP