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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Designer
Rank 725 763 758
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 179 146 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 145 121 91
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,229 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,880 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%

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
102778 107783 99441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.50% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85796 87187 82527
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015 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 4 September 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
(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 +19 152 £57,500 - 22
London +7 52 £60,000 -4.00% 10
South East -3 32 £58,750 +2.17% 5
Yorkshire +14 20 £50,000 - 3
North West -9 20 £43,750 -20.45% 4
Cheshire -1 18 £42,500 -22.72% 3
City of London +44 16 £55,000 -21.42% 2
West Yorkshire +11 15 £50,000 -2.43%
Warrington - 11 £41,250 -
Midlands - 11 £70,000 -
Berkshire +16 10 £57,500 +2.22% 2
East Midlands +5 9 £52,500 -
Huddersfield - 8 £50,000 -
Leeds +1 7 £61,250 +19.51%
Scotland +13 6 £55,000 +30.17%
Northamptonshire +4 6 £52,500 -
Buckinghamshire -3 6 £70,000 +33.33%
South West -10 5 £45,000 -10.00%
West Sussex -11 5 £40,000 -33.33%
Milton Keynes - 5 £70,000 -
Northampton +5 4 £55,000 +4.76%
Glasgow +5 4 £55,000 +30.17%
North Yorkshire +3 4 £50,000 - 2
Middlesex - 4 £64,500 -
Slough - 4 £57,500 -
Hampshire - 4 £47,250 - 2
Worthing -5 3 £40,000 -33.33%
Swindon - 3 £45,000 -
Harrogate - 3 £50,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 3 £45,000 -

Solutions Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 112 (35.78%) Finance
2 93 (29.71%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (28.12%) SOA
4 87 (27.80%) Java
5 75 (23.96%) Oracle
6 70 (22.36%) HTML
7 69 (22.04%) Microsoft
8 66 (21.09%) UML
9 63 (20.13%) MS Excel
9 63 (20.13%) CSS
9 63 (20.13%) SDLC
10 61 (19.49%) JavaScript
10 61 (19.49%) Requirements Analysis
11 54 (17.25%) CRM
12 52 (16.61%) .NET
13 51 (16.29%) SQL
13 51 (16.29%) SOAP
14 50 (15.97%) Banking
15 49 (15.65%) XSLT
16 48 (15.34%) REST
17 46 (14.70%) Software Delivery
18 45 (14.38%) User Stories
18 45 (14.38%) Product Management
18 45 (14.38%) JSON
19 44 (14.06%) XML
20 43 (13.74%) MS Visio
20 43 (13.74%) MS PowerPoint
21 41 (13.10%) Knowledge Management
21 41 (13.10%) IVR
21 41 (13.10%) CTI

Solutions Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 18 (5.75%) CICS
2 12 (3.83%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.88%) SAS
4 8 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (1.60%) CMS
6 4 (1.28%) IIS
7 3 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.64%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.64%) JBoss
8 2 (0.64%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.64%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.32%) Apache
9 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 63 (20.13%) MS Excel
2 43 (13.74%) MS Visio
2 43 (13.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (2.56%) InfoPath
3 8 (2.56%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.64%) SPSS
5 1 (0.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.64%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.32%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.32%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.88%) Office 365
2 5 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.64%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.32%) SaaS
4 1 (0.32%) PaaS
4 1 (0.32%) IaaS
4 1 (0.32%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 41 (13.10%) CTI
2 13 (4.15%) Firewall
3 11 (3.51%) Internet
4 5 (1.60%) LDAP
5 4 (1.28%) LAN
5 4 (1.28%) WAN
5 4 (1.28%) SAN
6 3 (0.96%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (0.96%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.96%) Broadband
7 2 (0.64%) VPN
8 1 (0.32%) Network Security
8 1 (0.32%) LTE
8 1 (0.32%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.32%) NAS
8 1 (0.32%) ADSL2+
8 1 (0.32%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.32%) VoIP
8 1 (0.32%) MPLS
8 1 (0.32%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (11.50%) Data Warehouse
2 27 (8.63%) SQL Server
3 21 (6.71%) DB2
4 16 (5.11%) BusinessObjects
5 12 (3.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (3.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (3.51%) PowerCenter
7 10 (3.19%) Crystal Reports
7 10 (3.19%) Oracle Database
8 8 (2.56%) Oracle OWB
9 6 (1.92%) SAP BW
10 5 (1.60%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.28%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.28%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.96%) MySQL
12 3 (0.96%) Big Data
12 3 (0.96%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 22 (7.03%) Visual Studio
2 13 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.96%) JUnit
3 3 (0.96%) JDeveloper
3 3 (0.96%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (0.64%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.64%) JMeter
4 2 (0.64%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.64%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.64%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.32%) Lombardi
5 1 (0.32%) ERwin
5 1 (0.32%) Toad
General
1 112 (35.78%) Finance
2 50 (15.97%) Banking
3 19 (6.07%) Retail
4 14 (4.47%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.24%) Legal
6 5 (1.60%) Publishing
6 5 (1.60%) Back Office
6 5 (1.60%) Billing
7 3 (0.96%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.64%) Front Office
8 2 (0.64%) Advertising
8 2 (0.64%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.32%) French Language
9 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (22.36%) HTML
2 63 (20.13%) CSS
3 52 (16.61%) .NET
4 51 (16.29%) SOAP
5 49 (15.65%) XSLT
6 48 (15.34%) REST
7 45 (14.38%) JSON
8 44 (14.06%) XML
9 28 (8.95%) ASP.NET
10 20 (6.39%) HTML5
11 15 (4.79%) J2EE
12 13 (4.15%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (3.83%) .NET Framework
13 12 (3.83%) Web Services
14 10 (3.19%) JSP
14 10 (3.19%) jQuery
15 9 (2.88%) CSS3
15 9 (2.88%) Entity Framework
15 9 (2.88%) KnockoutJS
15 9 (2.88%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.10%) IVR
2 29 (9.27%) Mainframe
3 26 (8.31%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (7.03%) SWIFT
5 15 (4.79%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.88%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.56%) Mathematics
8 7 (2.24%) User Experience
9 5 (1.60%) Market Risk
10 4 (1.28%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.96%) Replication
11 3 (0.96%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.64%) BYOD
12 2 (0.64%) Social Media
13 1 (0.32%) Hybrid Cloud
13 1 (0.32%) DataPower
13 1 (0.32%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.32%) Mobile Banking
13 1 (0.32%) Clustering
13 1 (0.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.75%) Windows
2 13 (4.15%) UNIX
3 5 (1.60%) Linux
4 4 (1.28%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.64%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.64%) Windows Phone 8
5 2 (0.64%) Windows Phone
5 2 (0.64%) Android
5 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (29.71%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (28.12%) SOA
3 66 (21.09%) UML
4 63 (20.13%) SDLC
5 61 (19.49%) Requirements Analysis
6 54 (17.25%) CRM
7 46 (14.70%) Software Delivery
8 45 (14.38%) User Stories
8 45 (14.38%) Product Management
9 41 (13.10%) Knowledge Management
9 41 (13.10%) Coaching
10 40 (12.78%) ETL
11 39 (12.46%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (7.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (7.35%) Scrum
13 23 (7.35%) Migration
14 21 (6.71%) Enterprise Architecture
14 21 (6.71%) Systems Analysis
15 20 (6.39%) Data Management
15 20 (6.39%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 87 (27.80%) Java
2 61 (19.49%) JavaScript
3 51 (16.29%) SQL
4 20 (6.39%) C#
5 17 (5.43%) COBOL
6 8 (2.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.32%) ABAP
7 1 (0.32%) R
7 1 (0.32%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (9.90%) Degree
2 12 (3.83%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.51%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.51%) CCIE
3 11 (3.51%) CCNP
3 11 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (2.56%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.60%) CCDP
6 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.92%) SLA
1 6 (1.92%) QA
2 5 (1.60%) CRD IV
3 1 (0.32%) SNOMED CT
3 1 (0.32%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.64%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (0.64%) SCCM
2 1 (0.32%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.32%) Puppet
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 75 (23.96%) Oracle
2 69 (22.04%) Microsoft
3 24 (7.67%) Informatica
4 22 (7.03%) KANA
5 15 (4.79%) Cisco
6 11 (3.51%) SAP
7 8 (2.56%) IBM
8 6 (1.92%) VMware
9 5 (1.60%) Teradata
9 5 (1.60%) Unisys
9 5 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.28%) ATG
10 4 (1.28%) Netezza
10 4 (1.28%) ForgeRock
11 3 (0.96%) Talend
11 3 (0.96%) hybris
11 3 (0.96%) TOWER Software
11 3 (0.96%) Ab Initio
11 3 (0.96%) Citrix
11 3 (0.96%) Cognos
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