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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Designer
UK
Rank 852 916 941
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Designer 6 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.004% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.004% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 12
Median salary £41,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.90% +16.66%
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-21.90% +16.66%

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
81076 94889 99493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.44% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67322 79646 82693
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Top 9 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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +51 6 £41,000 -21.90%
West Yorkshire +28 3 £41,000 +17.14%
Leeds +26 3 £41,000 +17.14%
Yorkshire +26 3 £41,000 +17.14%
Norwich - 2 £35,000 -
Norfolk - 2 £35,000 -
East of England - 2 £35,000 -
North West -16 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -

Software Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 (57.14%) SDLC
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (35.71%) C
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 5 (35.71%) RDBMS
3 5 (35.71%) SLA
3 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 5 (35.71%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (21.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 3 (21.43%) MATLAB
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Firmware
4 3 (21.43%) .NET
4 3 (21.43%) C#
4 3 (21.43%) C++
4 3 (21.43%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) Algorithms
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (21.43%) OpenCL
4 3 (21.43%) Computer Vision
4 3 (21.43%) Video Processing
5 2 (14.29%) API Design
5 2 (14.29%) Reinsurance
5 2 (14.29%) SOLID
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 2 (14.29%) Cucumber

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 2 (14.29%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (7.14%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (35.71%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.14%) DB2
3 1 (7.14%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 2 (14.29%) JUnit
1 2 (14.29%) Maven
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (14.29%) Billing
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) OpenCL
2 2 (14.29%) Ajax
2 2 (14.29%) Apache Camel
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) RESTful
2 2 (14.29%) Spring
2 2 (14.29%) XML
2 2 (14.29%) XSL
2 2 (14.29%) XSLT
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
3 1 (7.14%) JSON
3 1 (7.14%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) SOAP
3 1 (7.14%) WCF
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Algorithms
1 3 (21.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Reinsurance
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) SDLC
2 5 (35.71%) Customer Engagement
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Computer Vision
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (21.43%) Video Processing
4 2 (14.29%) API Design
4 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) SOLID
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) OOP
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Service Management
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) C
3 3 (21.43%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) C++
3 3 (21.43%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) MATLAB
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) COBOL
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Sun