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 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Designer
Rank 891 929 867
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -62
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Designer 7 8 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.007% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.007% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 26
Average salary £45,000 £52,250 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.87% -22.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,600 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,950 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,750 £67,500
% change year-on-year
+6.28% -23.33%

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
103985 115295 104233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.60% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 85169 93959 86722
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 May 2015 within the UK.

Software Designer Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Designer
Top 9 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 7 May 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 +35 7 £45,000 -14.28% 1
London +41 4 £42,500 -30.61%
North West - 2 £51,250 -
South East +11 1 £55,000 +11.11%
Abingdon - 1 £55,000 -
Manchester - 1 £57,500 -
Warrington - 1 £45,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £55,000 -

Software Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 12 (46.15%) C#
2 10 (38.46%) .NET
2 10 (38.46%) Software Architecture
3 7 (26.92%) Degree
4 6 (23.08%) Change Management
4 6 (23.08%) Windows
4 6 (23.08%) Mathematics
4 6 (23.08%) Line Management
4 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
5 4 (15.38%) User Experience
6 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
6 3 (11.54%) WPF
6 3 (11.54%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (11.54%) Axure RP
6 3 (11.54%) OOP
6 3 (11.54%) Python
6 3 (11.54%) OOD
6 3 (11.54%) HND
6 3 (11.54%) WinForms
6 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (11.54%) IronPython
6 3 (11.54%) Google
6 3 (11.54%) TDD
6 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.69%) Finance
7 2 (7.69%) SOAP
7 2 (7.69%) Web Services
7 2 (7.69%) Java

Software Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 3 (11.54%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.85%) TestNG
2 1 (3.85%) JUnit
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) .NET
2 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
3 3 (11.54%) WPF
3 3 (11.54%) WinForms
4 2 (7.69%) SOAP
4 2 (7.69%) Web Services
4 2 (7.69%) REST
5 1 (3.85%) CSS
5 1 (3.85%) XML
5 1 (3.85%) XSLT
5 1 (3.85%) HTML
5 1 (3.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Mathematics
2 4 (15.38%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.85%) IVR
3 1 (3.85%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Software Architecture
2 6 (23.08%) Change Management
2 6 (23.08%) Line Management
3 3 (11.54%) OOP
3 3 (11.54%) OOD
3 3 (11.54%) TDD
3 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
4 2 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) SOA
4 2 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (3.85%) Product Management
5 1 (3.85%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.85%) User Stories
5 1 (3.85%) Software Delivery
5 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.85%) Coaching
5 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.85%) ERP
5 1 (3.85%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) C#
2 3 (11.54%) Python
2 3 (11.54%) IronPython
3 2 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) Scala
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
4 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Google
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) KANA
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