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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Designer
Rank 900 964 978
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Designer 7 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.003% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.003% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 6
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £51,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £57,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £56,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%

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
91484 105195 110265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76513 87677 89230
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 29 September 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 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 +69 7 £55,000 -
Loughborough - 3 £55,000 -
Leicestershire - 3 £55,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £55,000 -
London +45 2 £34,000 -32.00%
West Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Essex - 1 £57,500 -
Basildon - 1 £57,500 -
Leeds - 1 £35,000 -
East of England - 1 £57,500 -

Software Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 13 (52.00%) .NET
2 12 (48.00%) C#
3 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (32.00%) Scrum
4 8 (32.00%) C
5 7 (28.00%) Java
5 7 (28.00%) SDLC
6 6 (24.00%) C++
6 6 (24.00%) Oracle
6 6 (24.00%) Linux
7 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (20.00%) SQL
7 5 (20.00%) Windows
7 5 (20.00%) Finance
7 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
7 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (16.00%) DevOps
8 4 (16.00%) QA
8 4 (16.00%) Web Development
8 4 (16.00%) Degree
8 4 (16.00%) TDD
8 4 (16.00%) CSS
8 4 (16.00%) HTML
8 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
8 4 (16.00%) Algorithms
9 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
9 3 (12.00%) Service Design
9 3 (12.00%) Virtual Environments

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 (4.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) ATM
2 1 (4.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) SSL
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) VoIP
2 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) DB2
2 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.00%) Clang
2 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.00%) Xcode
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Back Office
2 2 (8.00%) Billing
2 2 (8.00%) Games
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.00%) CSS
2 4 (16.00%) HTML
3 3 (12.00%) Ajax
3 3 (12.00%) OpenCL
3 3 (12.00%) XML
4 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.00%) HTML5
4 2 (8.00%) MFC
4 2 (8.00%) OpenGL
4 2 (8.00%) Qt
4 2 (8.00%) STL
4 2 (8.00%) WCF
4 2 (8.00%) wxWidgets
4 2 (8.00%) XSL
4 2 (8.00%) XSLT
5 1 (4.00%) JMS
5 1 (4.00%) Middleware
5 1 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (16.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (12.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.00%) Ergonomics
4 2 (8.00%) Reinsurance
5 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (8.00%) Mac OS
3 2 (8.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Unix
4 1 (4.00%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Scrum
3 7 (28.00%) SDLC
4 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (16.00%) DevOps
5 4 (16.00%) TDD
5 4 (16.00%) Web Development
6 3 (12.00%) Computer Vision
6 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (12.00%) OO
6 3 (12.00%) OOP
6 3 (12.00%) Service Design
6 3 (12.00%) Software Distribution
6 3 (12.00%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) Video Processing
6 3 (12.00%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.00%) MSF
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) C#
2 8 (32.00%) C
3 7 (28.00%) Java
4 6 (24.00%) C++
5 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (12.00%) MATLAB
7 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
8 1 (4.00%) Clojure
8 1 (4.00%) Erlang
8 1 (4.00%) Go
8 1 (4.00%) Haskell
8 1 (4.00%) Scala
8 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
8 1 (4.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (4.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.00%) ISO13485
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Firmware
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) TIBCO