The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Solutions Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Designer
Rank 778 821 855
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 98 134 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 79 98 82
Median salary £57,500 £55,750 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.13% -0.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £45,000 £42,950
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £66,900
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.09%

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
86462 102533 109645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71827 85446 90758
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Solutions Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Solutions Designer in the job title.

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 9 December 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +40 87 £57,500 - 5
London +52 27 £61,250 +9.86% 1
South East +72 24 £65,000 -7.14% 3
East of England +30 23 £57,500 -
Bedfordshire - 14 £65,000 -
Scotland +26 10 £50,000 -4.76%
Glasgow +22 10 £50,000 -4.76%
Hampshire +16 10 £61,250 +28.94%
Luton - 10 £57,500 -
Berkshire +37 8 £65,000 -10.34% 2
Norwich - 8 £49,500 -
Norfolk - 8 £49,500 -
Buckinghamshire +20 6 £44,750 -36.07%
Milton Keynes +19 6 £44,750 -36.07%
Yorkshire +5 6 £49,500 -1.00%
Slough +33 5 £65,000 -7.14%
Bristol +20 5 £49,500 -
South West +16 5 £49,500 +4.21%
North Yorkshire +2 5 £49,500 -1.00%
York - 5 £49,500 -
Reading +40 3 £65,000 - 2
Northamptonshire +3 3 £60,000 -
East Midlands +2 3 £60,000 +4.34%
Eastleigh - 3 £47,138 -
Northampton +9 2 £60,000 -
Cambridgeshire +9 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 - -
Bedford - 2 - -
Basildon +10 1 £57,500 -
Winchester +7 1 - -

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Solutions Designer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Solutions Designer in the job title.

1 110 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (36.10%) SOA
3 55 (26.83%) Scrum
4 52 (25.37%) Java
5 48 (23.41%) Finance
6 47 (22.93%) Mentoring
7 39 (19.02%) Oracle
8 29 (14.15%) Telecoms
8 29 (14.15%) TOGAF
9 27 (13.17%) Waterfall
10 25 (12.20%) UML
11 24 (11.71%) JBoss
11 24 (11.71%) J2EE
11 24 (11.71%) C#
11 24 (11.71%) Billing
12 23 (11.22%) .NET
12 23 (11.22%) ITIL
13 22 (10.73%) Tomcat
14 21 (10.24%) WebLogic
15 20 (9.76%) OO
16 19 (9.27%) SQL
17 18 (8.78%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (8.78%) User Stories
18 17 (8.29%) eTOM
19 16 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
19 16 (7.80%) Web Services
20 15 (7.32%) Spring
20 15 (7.32%) Hibernate
20 15 (7.32%) Technical Architecture
20 15 (7.32%) Relational Database

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (11.71%) JBoss
2 22 (10.73%) Tomcat
3 21 (10.24%) WebLogic
4 10 (4.88%) WildFly
5 9 (4.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (2.93%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.95%) CMS
8 2 (0.98%) IIS
8 2 (0.98%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.98%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.49%) Apache
9 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (3.90%) MS Visio
2 7 (3.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.93%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.44%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.46%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (1.46%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.98%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.98%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.98%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 2 (0.98%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.95%) SaaS
3 3 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.46%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (1.46%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.46%) IaaS
3 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.46%) PaaS
4 2 (0.98%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.98%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.83%) VoIP
2 8 (3.90%) LAN
2 8 (3.90%) WAN
2 8 (3.90%) Wireless
3 4 (1.95%) Broadband
3 4 (1.95%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.98%) Extranet
4 2 (0.98%) Firewall
5 1 (0.49%) CTI
5 1 (0.49%) DHCP
5 1 (0.49%) DNS
5 1 (0.49%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.49%) IPsec
5 1 (0.49%) ISDN
5 1 (0.49%) PBX
5 1 (0.49%) Q.931
5 1 (0.49%) RTP
5 1 (0.49%) SAN
5 1 (0.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.32%) Relational Database
2 13 (6.34%) Oracle Database
3 11 (5.37%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (3.41%) SQL Server
5 6 (2.93%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.95%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (1.95%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.49%) Big Data
9 1 (0.49%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (0.49%) MySQL
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (5.85%) Jenkins
2 9 (4.39%) JUnit
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 48 (23.41%) Finance
2 29 (14.15%) Telecoms
3 24 (11.71%) Billing
4 13 (6.34%) Front Office
5 6 (2.93%) Banking
6 4 (1.95%) Law
7 3 (1.46%) Legal
8 2 (0.98%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.98%) Marketing
8 2 (0.98%) Publishing
9 1 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.49%) Electronics
9 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (11.71%) J2EE
2 23 (11.22%) .NET
3 16 (7.80%) Web Services
4 15 (7.32%) Hibernate
4 15 (7.32%) Spring
5 13 (6.34%) JMS
6 11 (5.37%) CSS
6 11 (5.37%) EJB
6 11 (5.37%) JDBC
6 11 (5.37%) Servlets
7 10 (4.88%) JPA
8 7 (3.41%) XML
9 6 (2.93%) ASP.NET
9 6 (2.93%) HTML
9 6 (2.93%) JRules
10 5 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (2.44%) CSS3
10 5 (2.44%) HTML5
11 4 (1.95%) Java EE
11 4 (1.95%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.37%) Data Integration
2 6 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.44%) User Experience
3 5 (2.44%) Virtual Team
4 4 (1.95%) Fintech
4 4 (1.95%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.46%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.98%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.98%) Market Risk
6 2 (0.98%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.49%) Clustering
7 1 (0.49%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (0.49%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.49%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.90%) Linux
2 6 (2.93%) Windows
3 4 (1.95%) Unix
4 3 (1.46%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.98%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.49%) Android
6 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (36.10%) SOA
3 55 (26.83%) Scrum
4 47 (22.93%) Mentoring
5 29 (14.15%) TOGAF
6 27 (13.17%) Waterfall
7 25 (12.20%) UML
8 23 (11.22%) ITIL
9 20 (9.76%) OO
10 18 (8.78%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (8.78%) User Stories
11 17 (8.29%) eTOM
12 16 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (7.32%) SDLC
13 15 (7.32%) Technical Architecture
14 13 (6.34%) CRM
15 12 (5.85%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (5.85%) Web Development
16 11 (5.37%) ERP
16 11 (5.37%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 52 (25.37%) Java
2 24 (11.71%) C#
3 19 (9.27%) SQL
4 13 (6.34%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.93%) VB.NET
6 5 (2.44%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.46%) C++
8 2 (0.98%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.98%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (5.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 10 (4.88%) Degree
3 5 (2.44%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.39%) QA
2 2 (0.98%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (0.98%) MiFID
3 1 (0.49%) PA-DSS
3 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.46%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (1.46%) SCCM
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.49%) SCOM
2 1 (0.49%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.49%) Simpana
Vendors
1 39 (19.02%) Oracle
2 12 (5.85%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.90%) IBM
4 7 (3.41%) Informatica
4 7 (3.41%) Pega
4 7 (3.41%) Sybase
4 7 (3.41%) TIBCO
5 4 (1.95%) BT
5 4 (1.95%) SAP
5 4 (1.95%) TSYS
5 4 (1.95%) VMware
6 3 (1.46%) Adobe
6 3 (1.46%) Cisco
7 2 (0.98%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (0.98%) Citrix
7 2 (0.98%) Cognizant
7 2 (0.98%) OpenText
7 2 (0.98%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.49%) CommVault
8 1 (0.49%) HP
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