The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Designer
Rank 751 743 763
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 148 130 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 123 100 96
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,672 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,975 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +14.28%

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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
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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 -16 144 £57,500 -4.16% 7
London +5 47 £65,000 +2.36% 1
South East -37 45 £57,500 -4.16% 3
North West +4 20 £55,000 -12.00% 1
Oxfordshire - 20 £53,750 -
Yorkshire -27 18 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Leeds -15 13 £51,250 +13.88%
West Yorkshire -25 13 £51,250 +13.88%
Berkshire -22 12 £56,250 -6.25% 3
Cheshire - 12 £55,000 - 1
East of England -6 11 £62,500 -5.66%
Maidenhead -9 9 - -
Manchester -3 8 £56,250 -10.00%
City of London -5 8 £70,000 +16.66% 1
Hertfordshire - 8 £65,000 -
West Sussex - 7 £60,000 -
Worthing - 6 £60,000 -
York - 5 £50,000 - 1
North Yorkshire - 5 £50,000 - 1
Knutsford - 4 £58,750 -
Oxford - 3 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire -1 2 £57,500 -13.20%
Newbury -5 2 £60,000 +4.34%
Glasgow -6 2 £42,250 -15.50% 1
East Midlands -20 2 £52,500 -6.13%
Scotland -20 2 £42,250 -15.50% 2
Luton - 2 £57,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
Nottingham -4 1 - -
Bracknell -6 1 - -

Solutions Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 74 (35.75%) Finance
2 60 (28.99%) Java
3 54 (26.09%) SOA
4 41 (19.81%) .NET
5 39 (18.84%) Oracle
5 39 (18.84%) SQL
5 39 (18.84%) Banking
6 37 (17.87%) Stakeholder Management
7 35 (16.91%) Web Services
8 34 (16.43%) Microsoft
9 33 (15.94%) SQL Server
10 32 (15.46%) Windows
11 29 (14.01%) Degree
12 28 (13.53%) UML
12 28 (13.53%) webMethods
13 25 (12.08%) Mainframe
14 23 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
14 23 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
15 22 (10.63%) C#
16 21 (10.14%) J2EE
16 21 (10.14%) Telecoms
16 21 (10.14%) Performance Tuning
17 20 (9.66%) EAI
17 20 (9.66%) Tomcat
18 19 (9.18%) E-Commerce
18 19 (9.18%) Data Modelling
18 19 (9.18%) IIS
18 19 (9.18%) UNIX
18 19 (9.18%) ITIL
18 19 (9.18%) IBM

Solutions Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 20 (9.66%) Tomcat
2 19 (9.18%) IIS
3 16 (7.73%) WebSphere
3 16 (7.73%) CICS
4 3 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.97%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.48%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.48%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.48%) Lync
6 1 (0.48%) Node.js
6 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (5.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.45%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (1.45%) Oracle AGIS
2 1 (0.48%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.48%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.48%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.76%) IBM Blueworks
2 8 (3.86%) PaaS
2 8 (3.86%) IaaS
3 3 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.31%) Internet
2 9 (4.35%) Broadband
2 9 (4.35%) LAN
3 7 (3.38%) WAN
4 6 (2.90%) Firewall
5 4 (1.93%) SAN
6 3 (1.45%) DNS
7 2 (0.97%) SSL
7 2 (0.97%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.97%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.97%) NAS
7 2 (0.97%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.48%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.48%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.48%) Network Security
8 1 (0.48%) SNMP
8 1 (0.48%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (15.94%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.21%) DB2
3 13 (6.28%) Relational Database
4 12 (5.80%) Oracle Database
5 9 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (3.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (3.38%) MySQL
8 6 (2.90%) Siebel EIM
9 5 (2.42%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 4 (1.93%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (1.93%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.45%) Star Schema
11 3 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects XI
13 1 (0.48%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (6.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (1.93%) Toad
3 2 (0.97%) ERwin
3 2 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.97%) SpecFlow
3 2 (0.97%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.48%) Rational Rose
General
1 74 (35.75%) Finance
2 39 (18.84%) Banking
3 21 (10.14%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.83%) Retail
5 4 (1.93%) Marketing
6 2 (0.97%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.97%) Legal
7 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (19.81%) .NET
2 35 (16.91%) Web Services
3 21 (10.14%) J2EE
4 17 (8.21%) ASP.NET
5 16 (7.73%) XML
6 15 (7.25%) XSLT
6 15 (7.25%) JMS
7 14 (6.76%) Middleware
7 14 (6.76%) XSD
8 13 (6.28%) CSS
9 11 (5.31%) HTML
10 9 (4.35%) Rendezvous
11 8 (3.86%) jQuery
12 6 (2.90%) WCF
12 6 (2.90%) Spring
13 5 (2.42%) Ajax
13 5 (2.42%) JPA
13 5 (2.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (1.93%) HTML5
15 3 (1.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.08%) Mainframe
2 23 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (6.76%) Mathematics
4 9 (4.35%) Handset
4 9 (4.35%) Smartphone
5 6 (2.90%) Data Integration
6 5 (2.42%) Psychology
7 4 (1.93%) PMI
8 2 (0.97%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.48%) Biometrics
9 1 (0.48%) Statistics
9 1 (0.48%) Clustering
9 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.48%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.48%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.48%) Machine to Machine
9 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 32 (15.46%) Windows
2 19 (9.18%) UNIX
3 14 (6.76%) AIX
4 7 (3.38%) Linux
5 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.48%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (26.09%) SOA
2 37 (17.87%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (13.53%) UML
4 23 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (10.14%) Performance Tuning
6 20 (9.66%) EAI
7 19 (9.18%) Data Modelling
7 19 (9.18%) ITIL
7 19 (9.18%) E-Commerce
8 16 (7.73%) Waterfall
9 15 (7.25%) Risk Analysis
10 14 (6.76%) Business Transformation
10 14 (6.76%) Data Mapping
10 14 (6.76%) V-Model
10 14 (6.76%) Capacity Planning
10 14 (6.76%) Business Process Improvement
10 14 (6.76%) ERP
10 14 (6.76%) B2B
10 14 (6.76%) Data Transformation
11 13 (6.28%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 60 (28.99%) Java
2 39 (18.84%) SQL
3 22 (10.63%) C#
4 16 (7.73%) COBOL
5 13 (6.28%) JavaScript
6 7 (3.38%) XPath
7 4 (1.93%) PHP
7 4 (1.93%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.48%) Jython
8 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.48%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 29 (14.01%) Degree
2 5 (2.42%) MBA
2 5 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (2.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (1.93%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.45%) CCNP
5 2 (0.97%) CCIP
5 2 (0.97%) CCNA
5 2 (0.97%) CCDA
5 2 (0.97%) CCIE
5 2 (0.97%) EMC Certification
5 2 (0.97%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.48%) VCAP
6 1 (0.48%) CCEE
6 1 (0.48%) CCIA
6 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.48%) MCITP
6 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.48%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.93%) COBIT
2 2 (0.97%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.45%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.97%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.48%) XenApp
4 1 (0.48%) XenServer
4 1 (0.48%) Xen
Vendors
1 39 (18.84%) Oracle
2 34 (16.43%) Microsoft
3 28 (13.53%) webMethods
4 19 (9.18%) IBM
5 15 (7.25%) Cognizant
5 15 (7.25%) HP
6 14 (6.76%) JBoss
6 14 (6.76%) Software AG
6 14 (6.76%) Pega
7 11 (5.31%) Cisco
8 9 (4.35%) Cognos
8 9 (4.35%) TIBCO
9 6 (2.90%) Siebel
10 5 (2.42%) SAP
10 5 (2.42%) EMC
11 4 (1.93%) VMware
12 3 (1.45%) F5
12 3 (1.45%) Citrix
12 3 (1.45%) CheckPoint
13 2 (0.97%) Aruba
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