The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Designer
Rank - - 248
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Designer 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
Software 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 North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7013 6477 6887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.37% 94.79% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5998 5552 6022
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Software Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Software Designer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Software Designer Salary Trend in the North West

Software Designer
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Software 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 Software Designer in their job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) Degree

Software Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Software 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 Software Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) Degree