The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the South 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 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
Software Designer
Rank - 225 208
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Designer 0 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.017% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.018% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Average salary - £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,750 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+6.28% -26.07%
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 South 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
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5557 5598 5102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.81% 95.43% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4651 4691 4493
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,579
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £24,000
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%

Software Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Software Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Software Designer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Software Designer Salary Trend in the South West

Software Designer
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Change Management
2 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 6 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 6 (50.00%) Line Management
2 6 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) GIS
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South 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.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (8.33%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Change Management
1 6 (50.00%) Software Architecture
1 6 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft