The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions 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 Solutions Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Designer
Rank 219 207 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 19 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.32% 0.26% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 0
Average salary £45,000 £51,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.19% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £53,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.08% +18.88%
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 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
5694 5244 5472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.05% 95.57% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4848 4448 4871
Average salary £37,500 £35,250 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -2.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Solutions Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Solutions Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Solutions Designer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Solutions Designer Salary Trend in the South West

Solutions Designer
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 28 January 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
Bristol +2 10 £46,000 +2.22%
Somerset - 6 £45,000 - 1
Dorset - 2 £45,000 -
Solutions Designer
England

Solutions Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 9 (42.86%) Oracle
2 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
3 6 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (28.57%) ETL
3 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 5 (23.81%) Software Architecture
4 5 (23.81%) Informatica
4 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
4 5 (23.81%) Change Management
4 5 (23.81%) Finance
4 5 (23.81%) Data Architecture
4 5 (23.81%) Information Management
5 4 (19.05%) CITP
5 4 (19.05%) Velocity
5 4 (19.05%) Data Validation
5 4 (19.05%) Data Integration
5 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
5 4 (19.05%) Validation
5 4 (19.05%) GIAC
5 4 (19.05%) Data Management
5 4 (19.05%) TOGAF
5 4 (19.05%) ITIL
5 4 (19.05%) SQL
5 4 (19.05%) ISEB
5 4 (19.05%) PowerExchange
5 4 (19.05%) IBM
5 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
5 4 (19.05%) SOA
5 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Modelling

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 4 (19.05%) PowerExchange
2 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Velocity
2 3 (14.29%) Web Services
3 2 (9.52%) XML
3 2 (9.52%) XSD
3 2 (9.52%) JMS
3 2 (9.52%) WSDL
3 2 (9.52%) Middleware
3 2 (9.52%) JMX
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (9.52%) REST
3 2 (9.52%) JSP
3 2 (9.52%) SOAP
4 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Integration
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) ETL
1 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
2 5 (23.81%) Change Management
2 5 (23.81%) Information Management
2 5 (23.81%) Data Architecture
2 5 (23.81%) Software Architecture
3 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Modelling
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (19.05%) Data Management
3 4 (19.05%) TOGAF
3 4 (19.05%) Validation
3 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
3 4 (19.05%) SOA
3 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
3 4 (19.05%) ITIL
3 4 (19.05%) Data Validation
3 4 (19.05%) Logical Data Model
3 4 (19.05%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) XQuery
2 2 (9.52%) XPath
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) ISEB
3 4 (19.05%) GIAC
3 4 (19.05%) CITP
4 3 (14.29%) Degree
5 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (9.52%) MCSE
5 2 (9.52%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.52%) Terminal Services
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
1 2 (9.52%) XenApp
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) Informatica
3 4 (19.05%) IBM
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.52%) Citrix
5 2 (9.52%) VMware
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