The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Designer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Designer
Rank 936 964 993
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Designer 12 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.006% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.007% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 6
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -13.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £55,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +19.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99438 106716 115504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83514 87039 93609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Software Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Software Designer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Designer within the UK.

Software Designer Salary Trend in the UK

Software Designer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Designer over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 within the UK.

Software Designer Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Designer
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
England +11 12 £37,500 -16.66% 1
West Midlands - 7 £50,000 - 1
Coventry - 4 £50,000 - 1
Leeds - 3 £37,500 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £37,500 -
Yorkshire - 3 £37,500 -
London +10 2 £70,000 +64.70%
Worcestershire - 2 £35,000 -
Kidderminster - 2 £35,000 -
City of London - 1 - -

Software Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 9 (52.94%) Oracle
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Scrum
4 5 (29.41%) RDBMS
4 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
5 4 (23.53%) SDLC
5 4 (23.53%) SOAP
5 4 (23.53%) XML
5 4 (23.53%) SOA
6 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
6 3 (17.65%) Client/Server
6 3 (17.65%) JBoss
6 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
6 3 (17.65%) C++
6 3 (17.65%) Web Services
6 3 (17.65%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (17.65%) .NET
6 3 (17.65%) J2EE
6 3 (17.65%) C
6 3 (17.65%) OOD
6 3 (17.65%) Retail
6 3 (17.65%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Ergonomics
7 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
7 2 (11.76%) Summit
7 2 (11.76%) Degree

Software Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) JBoss
1 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) MQSeries
2 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Summit
2 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) RDBMS
1 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) DB2
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Clang
1 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
1 2 (11.76%) Xcode
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
3 2 (11.76%) Games
4 1 (5.88%) Electronics
4 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) SOAP
1 4 (23.53%) XML
2 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) J2EE
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) MFC
3 2 (11.76%) OpenGL
3 2 (11.76%) Qt
3 2 (11.76%) STL
3 2 (11.76%) wxWidgets
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.88%) Ajax
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.88%) JMS
4 1 (5.88%) JSON
4 1 (5.88%) Middleware
4 1 (5.88%) REST
4 1 (5.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Client/Server
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
1 2 (11.76%) Mac OS
1 2 (11.76%) Mac OS X
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Scrum
3 4 (23.53%) SDLC
3 4 (23.53%) SOA
4 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
4 3 (17.65%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (17.65%) OOD
4 3 (17.65%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (11.76%) MSF
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Workflow
6 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.88%) Kanban
6 1 (5.88%) MVC
6 1 (5.88%) Presales
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) C
3 3 (17.65%) C++
4 2 (11.76%) C#
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) TIBCO
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