The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions 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 Solutions Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Designer
Rank 206 236 246
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 32 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.030% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.031% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 18 2 5
Average salary £44,250 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+12.22% -18.18%
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 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
5786 6434 6906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.96% 95.25% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4635 5186 5868
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Solutions Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Solutions Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Solutions Designer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Solutions Designer Salary Trend in the North West

Solutions Designer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Designer across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Solutions Designer Salary Histogram in the North West

Solutions Designer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Designer within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
(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
Cheshire +20 23 £43,500 +45.00% 1
Merseyside - 8 - -
Manchester +17 1 £60,000 +33.33%
Solutions Designer
England

Solutions Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 19 (50.00%) Finance
2 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (39.47%) Systems Analysis
4 14 (36.84%) .NET
5 13 (34.21%) Scrum
6 10 (26.32%) CSS
7 9 (23.68%) HTML
7 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (21.05%) XSLT
8 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
8 8 (21.05%) Migration
8 8 (21.05%) Visual Studio
8 8 (21.05%) Content Management
8 8 (21.05%) HTML5
8 8 (21.05%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
8 8 (21.05%) DV Cleared
8 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
8 8 (21.05%) InfoPath
8 8 (21.05%) Office 365
8 8 (21.05%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (18.42%) Requirements Analysis
9 7 (18.42%) Information Management
9 7 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (18.42%) Web Services
9 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
10 6 (15.79%) Data Management
10 6 (15.79%) Web Development
10 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (13.16%) Business Transformation

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
1 8 (21.05%) SharePoint 2010
1 8 (21.05%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (7.89%) CMS
2 3 (7.89%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.89%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) .NET
2 10 (26.32%) CSS
3 9 (23.68%) HTML
4 8 (21.05%) XSLT
4 8 (21.05%) HTML5
5 7 (18.42%) Web Services
6 1 (2.63%) J2EE
6 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) User Experience
3 3 (7.89%) BYOD
3 3 (7.89%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.63%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (39.47%) Systems Analysis
3 13 (34.21%) Scrum
4 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (21.05%) Migration
5 8 (21.05%) Content Management
6 7 (18.42%) Requirements Analysis
6 7 (18.42%) Information Management
7 6 (15.79%) Data Management
7 6 (15.79%) Web Development
8 5 (13.16%) Business Transformation
8 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (13.16%) Business Analysis
9 4 (10.53%) ETL
10 3 (7.89%) TOGAF
10 3 (7.89%) MVC
11 1 (2.63%) Risk Management
11 1 (2.63%) B2C
11 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
11 1 (2.63%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.89%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) C#
3 2 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 8 (21.05%) DV Cleared
1 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) HP
1 3 (7.89%) Citrix
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle
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