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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Designer
Rank 575 583 579
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 51 47 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.10% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 40 44 32
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £63,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +2.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £42,786 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,750 £70,000 £72,950
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%
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
41596 43445 41197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.19% 93.52% 93.50%
Number of salaries quoted 35513 36298 34581
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £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 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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +26 16 £55,000 -21.42%
Solutions Designer
England

Solutions Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 43 (45.26%) Oracle
2 40 (42.11%) Banking
3 33 (34.74%) SOA
4 29 (30.53%) Finance
5 25 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (25.26%) ETL
6 24 (25.26%) Java
7 22 (23.16%) Microsoft
7 22 (23.16%) SWIFT
8 21 (22.11%) MS Excel
8 21 (22.11%) Informatica
9 20 (21.05%) DB2
10 19 (20.00%) Degree
11 18 (18.95%) CICS
11 18 (18.95%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (17.89%) COBOL
12 17 (17.89%) Mainframe
13 16 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (16.84%) JavaScript
13 16 (16.84%) SQL
13 16 (16.84%) CRM
14 15 (15.79%) UML
14 15 (15.79%) HTML
14 15 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
14 15 (15.79%) SDLC
15 14 (14.74%) SOAP
16 12 (12.63%) CSS
16 12 (12.63%) XML
16 12 (12.63%) XSLT
16 12 (12.63%) MS Visio

Solutions Designer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 18 (18.95%) CICS
2 8 (8.42%) SAS
3 2 (2.11%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.05%) Apache
4 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.05%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (22.11%) MS Excel
2 12 (12.63%) MS Visio
2 12 (12.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (8.42%) PowerPivot
4 2 (2.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.05%) SAP MM
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Office 365
1 1 (1.05%) SaaS
1 1 (1.05%) PaaS
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.05%) IaaS
1 1 (1.05%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.63%) CTI
2 10 (10.53%) Firewall
3 3 (3.16%) Structured Cabling
3 3 (3.16%) LAN
3 3 (3.16%) WAN
3 3 (3.16%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.05%) ADSL2+
4 1 (1.05%) Network Security
4 1 (1.05%) LTE
4 1 (1.05%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (1.05%) LDAP
4 1 (1.05%) MPLS
4 1 (1.05%) OSPF
4 1 (1.05%) BGP-4
4 1 (1.05%) SS7
4 1 (1.05%) VPN
4 1 (1.05%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (21.05%) DB2
3 11 (11.58%) PowerCenter
4 10 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (9.47%) SQL Server
6 8 (8.42%) Crystal Reports
6 8 (8.42%) Oracle OWB
7 5 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (4.21%) Oracle Database
9 3 (3.16%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (2.11%) SAP BI
10 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.11%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (1.05%) Cognos Report Studio
11 1 (1.05%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
General
1 40 (42.11%) Banking
2 29 (30.53%) Finance
3 10 (10.53%) Retail
4 5 (5.26%) Legal
4 5 (5.26%) Publishing
5 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.11%) Front Office
5 2 (2.11%) Private Banking
5 2 (2.11%) Billing
6 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.79%) HTML
2 14 (14.74%) SOAP
3 12 (12.63%) CSS
3 12 (12.63%) XML
3 12 (12.63%) XSLT
3 12 (12.63%) JSON
3 12 (12.63%) REST
4 11 (11.58%) .NET
5 8 (8.42%) ASP.NET
5 8 (8.42%) JSP
6 2 (2.11%) WSDL
7 1 (1.05%) HTML5
7 1 (1.05%) Sencha Touch
7 1 (1.05%) SAP PI
7 1 (1.05%) 802.1X
7 1 (1.05%) Web Services
7 1 (1.05%) J2EE
7 1 (1.05%) OLE
7 1 (1.05%) Middleware
7 1 (1.05%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.16%) SWIFT
2 17 (17.89%) Mainframe
3 12 (12.63%) IVR
4 8 (8.42%) Mathematics
4 8 (8.42%) Computer Science
4 8 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.26%) Market Risk
6 2 (2.11%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.05%) Social Media
7 1 (1.05%) DataPower
7 1 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.05%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.05%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.32%) UNIX
2 2 (2.11%) Windows
3 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.05%) Android
3 1 (1.05%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (1.05%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.74%) SOA
2 24 (25.26%) ETL
3 18 (18.95%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (16.84%) CRM
5 15 (15.79%) UML
5 15 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
5 15 (15.79%) SDLC
6 12 (12.63%) Knowledge Management
6 12 (12.63%) Software Delivery
6 12 (12.63%) Coaching
6 12 (12.63%) User Stories
6 12 (12.63%) Product Management
7 11 (11.58%) Kimball Methodology
8 10 (10.53%) Data Architecture
9 8 (8.42%) Risk Management
9 8 (8.42%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (7.37%) E-Commerce
10 7 (7.37%) ITIL
11 6 (6.32%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 24 (25.26%) Java
2 17 (17.89%) COBOL
3 16 (16.84%) JavaScript
3 16 (16.84%) SQL
4 8 (8.42%) C#
5 1 (1.05%) R
5 1 (1.05%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (20.00%) Degree
2 10 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (10.53%) CCIE
2 10 (10.53%) CCNP
3 4 (4.21%) CCDP
4 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) SLA
2 5 (5.26%) CRD IV
3 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) Puppet
1 1 (1.05%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 43 (45.26%) Oracle
2 22 (23.16%) Microsoft
3 21 (22.11%) Informatica
4 12 (12.63%) KANA
5 11 (11.58%) Cisco
6 4 (4.21%) SAP
7 3 (3.16%) Cognos
7 3 (3.16%) TOWER Software
8 2 (2.11%) Teradata
8 2 (2.11%) Netezza
9 1 (1.05%) hybris
9 1 (1.05%) Sencha
9 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.05%) IBM
9 1 (1.05%) Google
9 1 (1.05%) ATG
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