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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Designer
Rank 885 908 883
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Designer 7 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.005% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.005% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 16
Average salary £50,000 £56,250 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -19.64%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £56,250 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -19.64%

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
103461 110803 102664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 85580 90507 85036
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 July 2015 within the UK.

Software Designer Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Designer
Top 11 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 29 July 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
England +21 7 £50,000 -13.04% 2
South East +20 2 £56,250 -3.84% 1
South West - 2 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £56,250 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £45,000 -
London - 2 £56,250 -
Yorkshire +1 1 £40,000 -30.43%
Maidenhead - 1 £57,500 -
Slough - 1 £55,000 - 1
Sheffield - 1 £40,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -

Software Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 6 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
2 4 (26.67%) Software Architecture
3 3 (20.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (20.00%) Axure RP
3 3 (20.00%) Retail
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) .NET
3 3 (20.00%) JUnit
3 3 (20.00%) Web Services
3 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) SOA
3 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (20.00%) User Experience
4 2 (13.33%) EasyMock
4 2 (13.33%) SaaS
4 2 (13.33%) DbUnit
4 2 (13.33%) Sencha Touch
4 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (13.33%) HND
4 2 (13.33%) OOD
4 2 (13.33%) WinForms
4 2 (13.33%) OOP
4 2 (13.33%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) J2SE

Software Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 2 (13.33%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JUnit
1 3 (20.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 3 (20.00%) Axure RP
2 2 (13.33%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) EasyMock
2 2 (13.33%) DbUnit
3 1 (6.67%) TestNG
General
1 4 (26.67%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Billing
3 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) J2SE
2 2 (13.33%) WinForms
2 2 (13.33%) Ajax
2 2 (13.33%) J2EE
2 2 (13.33%) WPF
2 2 (13.33%) jQuery
2 2 (13.33%) Sencha Touch
2 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Android
1 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Software Architecture
2 3 (20.00%) SOA
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Pair Programming
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) Web Development
3 2 (13.33%) OOP
3 2 (13.33%) OO
3 2 (13.33%) OOD
3 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Line Management
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) ERP
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) IronPython
5 1 (6.67%) Scala
5 1 (6.67%) Uniface
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) VB
5 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) HND
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Google
2 1 (6.67%) HP
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