The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Software Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Designer
Rank 856 968 980
Rank change year-on-year
+112 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Designer 9 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.001% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.001% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 6
Median salary £41,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £35,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -22.22%

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
86161 103624 111063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71560 86373 91858
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Software Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Software Designer in the job title.

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 3 December 2016 within the UK.

Software Designer Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Designer
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +82 9 £41,000 +17.14%
West Yorkshire +24 4 £41,000 +17.14%
Leeds +23 4 £41,000 +17.14%
Yorkshire +17 4 £41,000 +17.14%
London - 2 £34,000 -
Essex - 1 £57,500 -
North West - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £57,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £55,000 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Basildon - 1 £57,500 -
Loughborough - 1 £55,000 -

Software Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, Software Designer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Software Designer in the job title.

1 8 (53.33%) SDLC
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Relational Database
3 6 (40.00%) .NET
3 6 (40.00%) C#
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle
4 5 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 5 (33.33%) SLA
4 5 (33.33%) C
4 5 (33.33%) Project Management
4 5 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (26.67%) Algorithms
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 3 (20.00%) CSS
6 3 (20.00%) C++
6 3 (20.00%) HTML
6 3 (20.00%) Java
6 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (20.00%) MATLAB
6 3 (20.00%) Firmware
6 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (20.00%) Degree
6 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 3 (20.00%) Computer Vision
6 3 (20.00%) Video Processing
6 3 (20.00%) OpenCL
7 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software

Software Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) Relational Database
2 5 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.67%) DB2
3 1 (6.67%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (13.33%) Billing
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) CSS
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) OpenCL
3 2 (13.33%) Ajax
3 2 (13.33%) XML
3 2 (13.33%) XSL
3 2 (13.33%) XSLT
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
4 1 (6.67%) HTML5
4 1 (6.67%) WCF
4 1 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Algorithms
2 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (13.33%) Reinsurance
4 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) SDLC
2 5 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
2 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Computer Vision
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
3 3 (20.00%) Video Processing
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) OOP
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) Open Source
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) C
4 3 (20.00%) C++
4 3 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) MATLAB
5 1 (6.67%) Clojure
5 1 (6.67%) COBOL
5 1 (6.67%) Erlang
5 1 (6.67%) Go
5 1 (6.67%) Haskell
5 1 (6.67%) Scala
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) DBS Check
2 1 (6.67%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Sun