The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Designer
Rank 165 161 159
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.056% 0.032% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.034% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £42,250 £54,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.47% +14.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,450 £54,500 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,050 £54,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
Solutions Designer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3390 2967 3031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.28% 94.49% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2141 1921 2087
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Solutions Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Solutions Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Solutions Designer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Solutions Designer Salary Trend in Scotland

Solutions Designer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Designer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Glasgow - 2 £42,250 -
Solutions Designer
UK

Solutions Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) JSP
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) Use Case
1 2 (100.00%) Java EE
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) GlassFish
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Groovy
2 1 (50.00%) JRuby
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE 5
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum

Solutions Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (50.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe CQ
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) JSP
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) JRuby
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE 5
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle ADF
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Groovy
2 1 (50.00%) Jython
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle