The first table below looks at the demand for the Solutions Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Designer
Rank 176 186 181
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 6 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.15% 0.048% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.051% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 1
Average salary £55,000 £56,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £61,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-10.20% +11.36%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3771 3940 3629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.46% 94.96% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3105 3415 3199
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Solutions Designer
North West

Solutions Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Solutions Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Solutions Designer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Solutions Designer Salary Trend in Manchester

Solutions Designer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Designer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Solutions Designer Salary Histogram in Manchester

Solutions Designer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Designer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
Altrincham - 1 £55,000 - 1
Solutions Designer
North West

Solutions Designer
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) COBOL
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) J2EE
2 3 (42.86%) DB2
2 3 (42.86%) UML
2 3 (42.86%) CICS
2 3 (42.86%) Mainframe
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Logistics
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB

Solutions Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (42.86%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) DB2
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) UML
2 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) COBOL
1 3 (42.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
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