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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Designer
Rank 225 218 219
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 13 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% 0.036% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.038% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 8
Average salary £46,000 £55,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.48% +39.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,150 £38,550
10% offered a salary of more than £49,700 £60,350 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £51,250 £51,250
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -
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
5910 5226 5299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.16% 95.35% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4946 4469 4670
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 1 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
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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 4 £48,750 -2.50% 1
Bristol - 4 £46,000 -
Somerset - 3 £45,000 -
Dorset - 1 £45,000 -
Solutions Designer
England

Solutions Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 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 11 (42.31%) Oracle
2 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
3 8 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (30.77%) ETL
3 8 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (26.92%) Informatica
4 7 (26.92%) Information Management
5 6 (23.08%) Data Modelling
5 6 (23.08%) Change Management
5 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
5 6 (23.08%) Software Architecture
6 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
6 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
6 5 (19.23%) Data Architecture
7 4 (15.38%) SQL
7 4 (15.38%) ITIL
7 4 (15.38%) SOA
7 4 (15.38%) IBM
7 4 (15.38%) ISEB
7 4 (15.38%) PowerExchange
7 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
7 4 (15.38%) Validation
7 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (15.38%) GIAC
7 4 (15.38%) Data Management
7 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
7 4 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (15.38%) CITP
7 4 (15.38%) Velocity

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 (15.38%) PowerExchange
2 2 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (3.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Velocity
2 3 (11.54%) Web Services
3 2 (7.69%) XML
3 2 (7.69%) XSD
3 2 (7.69%) JMS
3 2 (7.69%) WSDL
3 2 (7.69%) Middleware
3 2 (7.69%) JMX
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (7.69%) REST
3 2 (7.69%) JSP
3 2 (7.69%) SOAP
4 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Data Integration
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
1 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) ETL
1 8 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (26.92%) Information Management
3 6 (23.08%) Change Management
3 6 (23.08%) Data Modelling
3 6 (23.08%) Software Architecture
4 5 (19.23%) Data Architecture
4 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
5 4 (15.38%) ITIL
5 4 (15.38%) SOA
5 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 4 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) Validation
5 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (15.38%) Data Management
5 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
5 4 (15.38%) Data Validation
5 4 (15.38%) Logical Data Model
5 4 (15.38%) Physical Data Model
5 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) XQuery
2 2 (7.69%) XPath
2 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
2 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 4 (15.38%) ISEB
3 4 (15.38%) GIAC
3 4 (15.38%) CITP
4 3 (11.54%) Degree
5 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (7.69%) MCSE
5 2 (7.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.69%) Terminal Services
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 2 (7.69%) XenApp
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Oracle
2 7 (26.92%) Informatica
3 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 4 (15.38%) IBM
5 2 (7.69%) Citrix
5 2 (7.69%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (7.69%) Ab Initio
5 2 (7.69%) VMware
5 2 (7.69%) Netezza