The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Designer
Rank 180 183 187
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% 0.028% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.029% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £52,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Solutions Designer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3384 3492 3826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.63% 96.76% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2870 2848 3172
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 2016.

Solutions Designer Salary Histogram in Manchester

Solutions Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (50.00%) Retail
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) J2EE
1 4 (50.00%) SOAP
1 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (37.50%) OOD
2 3 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (37.50%) JBoss
2 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (25.00%) People Management
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (12.50%) VLDB
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) WinForms
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (12.50%) IaaS
4 1 (12.50%) Service Design

Solutions Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (37.50%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) VLDB
General
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) J2EE
1 4 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) WinForms
4 1 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (37.50%) OOD
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) People Management
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree