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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Designer
Rank 759 759 782
Rank change year-on-year
0 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 143 117 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 114 82 90
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,786 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,850 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +7 140 £57,500 +4.54% 11
South East -23 47 £57,500 +15.00% 1
London -18 41 £61,250 +2.08% 3
North West +3 25 £55,000 -12.00% 2
Oxfordshire +29 24 £57,500 -
Yorkshire -17 19 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Cheshire 0 14 £55,000 - 1
West Yorkshire -21 14 £57,500 +27.77%
Berkshire -10 13 £70,000 +16.66% 1
Leeds -17 13 £57,500 +27.77%
Manchester +10 11 £55,000 -12.00% 1
Maidenhead -8 9 - -
East of England -18 7 £65,000 -10.34% 2
West Sussex - 7 £60,000 -
Hertfordshire - 6 £65,000 -
Worthing - 6 £60,000 -
York - 5 £50,000 - 1
North Yorkshire - 5 £50,000 - 1
Oxford +9 4 £50,000 -
City of London -3 4 £57,500 -4.16% 2
Knutsford - 4 £58,750 - 1
East Midlands -6 2 £52,500 -0.26%
Scotland -14 2 £42,250 -19.13% 2
Glasgow - 2 £42,250 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
Newbury +5 1 - -
Slough +1 1 £70,000 +16.66% 1
Nottinghamshire -6 1 - -
Reading -9 1 £52,500 -16.00%
Bracknell -9 1 - -

Solutions Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 73 (33.03%) Finance
2 66 (29.86%) Java
3 60 (27.15%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (26.70%) SOA
5 43 (19.46%) Banking
6 41 (18.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 40 (18.10%) SQL
7 40 (18.10%) .NET
8 38 (17.19%) Oracle
8 38 (17.19%) Web Services
9 33 (14.93%) UML
10 32 (14.48%) Microsoft
11 31 (14.03%) webMethods
11 31 (14.03%) Windows
11 31 (14.03%) Degree
12 30 (13.57%) SQL Server
12 30 (13.57%) Mainframe
13 26 (11.76%) J2EE
14 23 (10.41%) Tomcat
14 23 (10.41%) Enterprise Software
15 22 (9.95%) Performance Tuning
15 22 (9.95%) IIS
15 22 (9.95%) DB2
15 22 (9.95%) COBOL
15 22 (9.95%) IBM
16 21 (9.50%) CICS
16 21 (9.50%) C#
16 21 (9.50%) EAI
16 21 (9.50%) Business Intelligence
16 21 (9.50%) Telecoms

Solutions Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 23 (10.41%) Tomcat
2 22 (9.95%) IIS
3 21 (9.50%) CICS
4 19 (8.60%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.36%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.45%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.45%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.45%) Lync
6 1 (0.45%) Node.js
6 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (4.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.36%) Oracle AGIS
2 1 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.45%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.45%) SAP Retail
2 1 (0.45%) Magento
2 1 (0.45%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.45%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.45%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.69%) IBM Blueworks
2 8 (3.62%) PaaS
2 8 (3.62%) IaaS
3 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.98%) Internet
2 9 (4.07%) Broadband
2 9 (4.07%) LAN
3 7 (3.17%) WAN
4 5 (2.26%) Firewall
5 3 (1.36%) DNS
6 2 (0.90%) SSL
6 2 (0.90%) SAN
6 2 (0.90%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.90%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.90%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.90%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.45%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.45%) Network Security
7 1 (0.45%) SNMP
7 1 (0.45%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (13.57%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.95%) DB2
3 13 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 11 (4.98%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.17%) Siebel EIM
6 7 (3.17%) MySQL
7 6 (2.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.26%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 4 (1.81%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (1.36%) Star Schema
11 2 (0.90%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.45%) SAP BW
12 1 (0.45%) SAP BI
12 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (1.81%) Toad
3 2 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.90%) SpecFlow
3 2 (0.90%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.45%) Rational Rose
General
1 73 (33.03%) Finance
2 43 (19.46%) Banking
3 21 (9.50%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.98%) Retail
5 5 (2.26%) Legal
5 5 (2.26%) Marketing
6 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.45%) Law
7 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (18.10%) .NET
2 38 (17.19%) Web Services
3 26 (11.76%) J2EE
4 16 (7.24%) ASP.NET
4 16 (7.24%) XML
5 15 (6.79%) XSLT
5 15 (6.79%) JMS
6 14 (6.33%) Middleware
6 14 (6.33%) XSD
7 13 (5.88%) CSS
8 11 (4.98%) HTML
9 9 (4.07%) Rendezvous
10 8 (3.62%) jQuery
11 6 (2.71%) WCF
11 6 (2.71%) Spring
12 5 (2.26%) Ajax
12 5 (2.26%) JPA
12 5 (2.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (1.81%) HTML5
14 3 (1.36%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.57%) Mainframe
2 23 (10.41%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (6.33%) Mathematics
4 10 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.07%) Handset
5 9 (4.07%) Smartphone
6 7 (3.17%) User Experience
7 6 (2.71%) Data Integration
8 5 (2.26%) Psychology
9 4 (1.81%) PMI
10 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.45%) Biometrics
11 1 (0.45%) Statistics
11 1 (0.45%) Clustering
11 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.45%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.45%) Open Source
11 1 (0.45%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.45%) Machine to Machine
11 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 31 (14.03%) Windows
2 17 (7.69%) UNIX
3 14 (6.33%) AIX
4 5 (2.26%) Linux
5 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (27.15%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (26.70%) SOA
3 41 (18.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (14.93%) UML
5 22 (9.95%) Performance Tuning
6 21 (9.50%) EAI
6 21 (9.50%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (9.50%) Waterfall
7 20 (9.05%) Risk Analysis
7 20 (9.05%) ITIL
7 20 (9.05%) E-Commerce
8 17 (7.69%) Data Modelling
8 17 (7.69%) Business Transformation
9 15 (6.79%) ERP
9 15 (6.79%) TOGAF
10 14 (6.33%) B2B
10 14 (6.33%) Project Management
10 14 (6.33%) Capacity Planning
10 14 (6.33%) Business Process Improvement
10 14 (6.33%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 66 (29.86%) Java
2 40 (18.10%) SQL
3 22 (9.95%) COBOL
4 21 (9.50%) C#
5 14 (6.33%) JavaScript
6 7 (3.17%) XPath
7 4 (1.81%) PHP
7 4 (1.81%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.45%) Jython
8 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.45%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 31 (14.03%) Degree
2 6 (2.71%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.26%) MBA
3 5 (2.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (1.81%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.36%) CCNP
5 3 (1.36%) CCNA
6 2 (0.90%) CCDA
6 2 (0.90%) CCIP
6 2 (0.90%) MCSE
6 2 (0.90%) CCIE
6 2 (0.90%) EMC Certification
6 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.90%) MCITP
6 2 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (0.90%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.90%) VCAP
6 2 (0.90%) CCEE
6 2 (0.90%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.81%) COBIT
2 2 (0.90%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.81%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.90%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.45%) XenApp
4 1 (0.45%) XenServer
4 1 (0.45%) Xen
Vendors
1 38 (17.19%) Oracle
2 32 (14.48%) Microsoft
3 31 (14.03%) webMethods
4 22 (9.95%) IBM
5 17 (7.69%) Pega
5 17 (7.69%) JBoss
6 15 (6.79%) HP
6 15 (6.79%) Cognizant
7 14 (6.33%) Software AG
8 12 (5.43%) Cisco
9 9 (4.07%) TIBCO
10 7 (3.17%) Cognos
10 7 (3.17%) Siebel
11 6 (2.71%) SAP
12 5 (2.26%) EMC
12 5 (2.26%) VMware
13 4 (1.81%) Citrix
14 3 (1.36%) CheckPoint
14 3 (1.36%) F5
15 2 (0.90%) Aruba
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