The first table below looks at the demand for the Solutions Designer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solutions Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Designer
Rank 786 741 781
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 119 138 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 104 107 93
Average salary £57,500 £62,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,850 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £73,700
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110640 102566 112158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90375 84963 96161
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Solutions Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Designer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Solutions Designer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Designer within the UK.

Solutions Designer Salary Trend in the UK

Solutions Designer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Designer over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 within the UK.

Solutions Designer Salary Histogram in the UK

Solutions Designer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -45 117 £57,500 -8.00% 9
London -49 42 £65,000 -3.70% 5
South East -55 30 £56,250 -10.00% 2
East of England +10 17 £45,000 -32.07%
Oxfordshire - 15 £48,000 -
North West +12 14 £56,250 -13.46% 1
City of London -7 11 £70,000 +10.23%
Yorkshire - 8 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire - 8 £55,000 -
Leeds - 8 £55,000 -
Manchester +2 7 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Cheshire +2 7 £57,500 -
Hertfordshire - 6 £65,000 -
Norfolk - 6 £40,000 -
Norwich - 6 £40,000 -
Berkshire -28 4 £55,000 -8.33%
Worthing - 4 £60,000 - 1
West Sussex - 4 £60,000 - 1
Knutsford - 4 £58,750 -
Canary Wharf - 4 £64,000 -
South West -14 3 £57,500 +35.29% 1
Oxford - 3 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £45,000 -
East Midlands -8 2 £52,500 +5.00%
Bedfordshire -10 2 £57,500 -13.20%
Reading -20 2 £55,000 +15.78%
Luton - 2 £57,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
Newbury +8 1 £60,000 -
Nottinghamshire +4 1 - -

Solutions Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Solutions 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 Solutions Designer in their job title.

1 68 (36.76%) Finance
2 41 (22.16%) .NET
2 41 (22.16%) SOA
3 38 (20.54%) Oracle
3 38 (20.54%) SQL Server
4 37 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 33 (17.84%) Banking
6 31 (16.76%) Java
6 31 (16.76%) Windows
7 29 (15.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 28 (15.14%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (14.05%) Web Services
9 26 (14.05%) SQL
9 26 (14.05%) Degree
10 20 (10.81%) UML
11 19 (10.27%) C#
12 18 (9.73%) Enterprise Software
13 17 (9.19%) ITIL
13 17 (9.19%) IIS
13 17 (9.19%) Data Modelling
14 16 (8.65%) ASP.NET
14 16 (8.65%) UNIX
14 16 (8.65%) IBM
14 16 (8.65%) Telecoms
14 16 (8.65%) Relational Database
15 15 (8.11%) Mainframe
15 15 (8.11%) webMethods
16 14 (7.57%) ERP
17 13 (7.03%) E-Commerce
17 13 (7.03%) Linux

Solutions Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Solutions 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 Solutions Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (9.19%) IIS
2 13 (7.03%) WebSphere
3 12 (6.49%) Tomcat
4 10 (5.41%) CICS
5 5 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.54%) Lync
7 1 (0.54%) Node.js
7 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.54%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (5.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.62%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (1.62%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.62%) Oracle AGIS
2 1 (0.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.86%) PaaS
1 9 (4.86%) IBM Blueworks
2 8 (4.32%) IaaS
3 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.32%) LAN
1 8 (4.32%) SAN
1 8 (4.32%) Firewall
2 6 (3.24%) Internet
2 6 (3.24%) WAN
3 5 (2.70%) NAS
4 3 (1.62%) DNS
5 2 (1.08%) SSL
5 2 (1.08%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.08%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.08%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.54%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.54%) Network Security
6 1 (0.54%) SNMP
6 1 (0.54%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (20.54%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.65%) Relational Database
3 11 (5.95%) DB2
4 9 (4.86%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (4.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (4.86%) Oracle Database
5 6 (3.24%) RDBMS
5 6 (3.24%) Siebel EIM
6 5 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.70%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 4 (2.16%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (1.62%) Star Schema
9 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.54%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.54%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.54%) Big Data
10 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 12 (6.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (2.70%) ERwin
3 4 (2.16%) Toad
4 2 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.08%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.08%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.54%) Rational Rose
General
1 68 (36.76%) Finance
2 33 (17.84%) Banking
3 16 (8.65%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.78%) Retail
5 4 (2.16%) Marketing
6 2 (1.08%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.08%) Legal
6 2 (1.08%) Advertising
7 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (22.16%) .NET
2 26 (14.05%) Web Services
3 16 (8.65%) ASP.NET
4 10 (5.41%) J2EE
5 9 (4.86%) XML
6 8 (4.32%) HTML
6 8 (4.32%) JMS
6 8 (4.32%) WCF
7 7 (3.78%) XSLT
8 6 (3.24%) Middleware
8 6 (3.24%) XSD
8 6 (3.24%) CSS
9 5 (2.70%) .NET Framework
10 4 (2.16%) HTML5
10 4 (2.16%) REST
11 2 (1.08%) Java EE
11 2 (1.08%) WF
12 1 (0.54%) Symfony
12 1 (0.54%) jQuery
12 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.73%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (8.11%) Mainframe
3 6 (3.24%) Mathematics
3 6 (3.24%) Data Integration
4 5 (2.70%) Psychology
5 4 (2.16%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.16%) PMI
5 4 (2.16%) Biometrics
6 3 (1.62%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.08%) iPad
8 1 (0.54%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.54%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.54%) Clustering
8 1 (0.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 31 (16.76%) Windows
2 16 (8.65%) UNIX
3 13 (7.03%) Linux
4 6 (3.24%) AIX
4 6 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.70%) Windows XP
5 5 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.62%) Solaris
7 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (22.16%) SOA
2 29 (15.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (15.14%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (10.81%) UML
5 17 (9.19%) ITIL
5 17 (9.19%) Data Modelling
6 14 (7.57%) ERP
7 13 (7.03%) E-Commerce
8 12 (6.49%) EAI
8 12 (6.49%) ETL
8 12 (6.49%) V-Model
8 12 (6.49%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (5.95%) TOGAF
9 11 (5.95%) Project Management
10 10 (5.41%) Systems Analysis
10 10 (5.41%) Risk Analysis
10 10 (5.41%) Waterfall
11 9 (4.86%) Business Transformation
12 8 (4.32%) OO
12 8 (4.32%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 31 (16.76%) Java
2 26 (14.05%) SQL
3 19 (10.27%) C#
4 12 (6.49%) JavaScript
5 11 (5.95%) COBOL
6 4 (2.16%) PHP
7 3 (1.62%) XPath
8 2 (1.08%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.08%) C
8 2 (1.08%) C++
9 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (14.05%) Degree
2 8 (4.32%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.78%) MBA
4 5 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.16%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.16%) CCIE
5 4 (2.16%) CCNP
5 4 (2.16%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.62%) CCDP
7 2 (1.08%) EMC Certification
8 1 (0.54%) ISEB
8 1 (0.54%) CCIP
8 1 (0.54%) CCNA
8 1 (0.54%) CCDA
8 1 (0.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.16%) COBIT
2 2 (1.08%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.54%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.54%) XenApp
4 1 (0.54%) XenServer
4 1 (0.54%) Xen
Vendors
1 38 (20.54%) Oracle
2 37 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (8.65%) IBM
4 15 (8.11%) webMethods
5 12 (6.49%) Cognos
6 11 (5.95%) JBoss
7 9 (4.86%) Cisco
7 9 (4.86%) Pega
8 8 (4.32%) Cognizant
9 7 (3.78%) HP
10 6 (3.24%) Software AG
10 6 (3.24%) Siebel
11 5 (2.70%) EMC
12 4 (2.16%) SAP
12 4 (2.16%) VMware
13 2 (1.08%) Ab Initio
13 2 (1.08%) F5
13 2 (1.08%) Citrix
13 2 (1.08%) CheckPoint
13 2 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
London
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum 15% of salary cash/benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Coral Racing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum - Excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, CAR
Posted: 5 days ago
Worthing
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Selecture
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Neg. + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Steria
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago