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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Designer
Rank 238 234 212
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 9 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.035% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.036% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 10
Average salary £46,000 £55,750 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.48% +40.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,150 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,350 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.66%
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
5921 5524 5277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.07% 95.37% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4880 4671 4662
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £53,000
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 17 April 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
Wiltshire +8 5 £50,000 -
Somerset - 2 £45,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £45,000 -
Solutions Designer
England

Solutions Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12 (42.86%) Oracle
2 10 (35.71%) Finance
3 9 (32.14%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (32.14%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
4 8 (28.57%) ETL
5 7 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 7 (25.00%) Information Management
5 7 (25.00%) Informatica
6 6 (21.43%) Change Management
6 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (21.43%) Software Architecture
6 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
7 5 (17.86%) Technical Analysis
7 5 (17.86%) Logical Data Model
7 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (17.86%) Data Architecture
7 5 (17.86%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
7 5 (17.86%) SQL
7 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
8 4 (14.29%) ITIL
8 4 (14.29%) ISEB
8 4 (14.29%) PowerExchange
8 4 (14.29%) SOA
8 4 (14.29%) IBM
8 4 (14.29%) Data Management
8 4 (14.29%) TOGAF
8 4 (14.29%) Validation

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (14.29%) PowerExchange
2 2 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.57%) Toad
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Velocity
2 3 (10.71%) Web Services
3 2 (7.14%) XML
3 2 (7.14%) XSD
3 2 (7.14%) JMS
3 2 (7.14%) WSDL
3 2 (7.14%) Middleware
3 2 (7.14%) JMX
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (7.14%) REST
3 2 (7.14%) JSP
3 2 (7.14%) SOAP
4 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Data Integration
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) GIS
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
1 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (28.57%) ETL
3 7 (25.00%) Information Management
3 7 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 6 (21.43%) Change Management
4 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (21.43%) Software Architecture
5 5 (17.86%) Data Architecture
5 5 (17.86%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (17.86%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (17.86%) Logical Data Model
5 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
6 4 (14.29%) ITIL
6 4 (14.29%) SOA
6 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 4 (14.29%) Validation
6 4 (14.29%) Data Management
6 4 (14.29%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) XQuery
2 2 (7.14%) XPath
2 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.29%) ISEB
3 4 (14.29%) GIAC
3 4 (14.29%) CITP
4 3 (10.71%) Degree
5 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (7.14%) MCSE
5 2 (7.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.14%) Terminal Services
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 2 (7.14%) XenApp
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Oracle
2 7 (25.00%) Informatica
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.29%) IBM
5 3 (10.71%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (7.14%) Ab Initio
6 2 (7.14%) VMware
6 2 (7.14%) Netezza
6 2 (7.14%) Citrix
7 1 (3.57%) Business Objects