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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Designer
Rank 819 774 831
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +57
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 96 183 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.100% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 74 142 121
Median salary £61,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.95% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £41,625 £42,786
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £67,975
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.54%

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
92774 105028 112463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.19% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 78073 87099 90668
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -13 84 £62,500 +8.69% 6
South East +13 33 £67,500 +14.89% 3
East of England +43 24 £53,750 -
West Midlands +9 17 £62,500 +32.97% 1
Norfolk - 13 £50,000 -
Berkshire +18 12 £65,000 +13.04% 1
Norwich - 12 £50,000 -
Luton - 11 £57,500 -
Bedfordshire - 11 £57,500 -
Buckinghamshire +26 7 - -
Milton Keynes +17 7 - -
Cambridge - 7 - -
Bedford - 7 - -
Cambridgeshire - 7 - -
Staffordshire - 7 £65,000 -
Scotland +16 6 £55,000 -
Glasgow +14 6 £55,000 -
Home Counties - 6 £67,500 -
Cardiff +11 5 £40,000 -27.27%
South Wales +9 5 £40,000 -27.27%
Wales +4 5 £40,000 -27.27%
London -3 5 £75,000 +20.00% 2
Birmingham - 5 £50,000 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 5 £65,000 -
Yorkshire +15 4 £45,000 -10.00%
North West +2 4 £33,654 -20.81%
Preston - 4 £33,654 -
Lancashire - 4 £33,654 -
North Yorkshire +27 3 £45,000 -10.00%
York +19 3 £45,000 -

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 75 (31.51%) Java
2 70 (29.41%) SOA
3 69 (28.99%) Oracle
4 63 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (23.11%) Finance
6 45 (18.91%) .NET
7 43 (18.07%) Scrum
8 39 (16.39%) Telecoms
9 36 (15.13%) SQL
10 35 (14.71%) TOGAF
11 32 (13.45%) Mentoring
12 31 (13.03%) Oracle Database
12 31 (13.03%) C#
12 31 (13.03%) Linux
13 29 (12.18%) UML
13 29 (12.18%) Oracle Database 11g
14 28 (11.76%) JavaScript
15 27 (11.34%) QA
16 24 (10.08%) OO
16 24 (10.08%) Business Intelligence
17 22 (9.24%) VoIP
18 20 (8.40%) Relational Database
18 20 (8.40%) CRM
18 20 (8.40%) Microsoft
19 19 (7.98%) ASP.NET
19 19 (7.98%) ITIL
19 19 (7.98%) Windows
20 18 (7.56%) Software Delivery
20 18 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
20 18 (7.56%) Enterprise Architecture

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 16 (6.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (4.62%) WebLogic
3 9 (3.78%) JBoss
4 7 (2.94%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.94%) WildFly
5 5 (2.10%) CMS
5 5 (2.10%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.26%) IIS
7 2 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (3.36%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.10%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (2.10%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (2.10%) Oracle Financials
1 5 (2.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 5 (2.10%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.68%) IaaS
1 4 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (1.68%) PaaS
1 4 (1.68%) SaaS
2 2 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.24%) VoIP
2 9 (3.78%) LAN
2 9 (3.78%) WAN
3 8 (3.36%) Wireless
4 5 (2.10%) Internet
4 5 (2.10%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.68%) Broadband
5 4 (1.68%) Firewall
5 4 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (1.26%) HTTP
7 2 (0.84%) 4G
7 2 (0.84%) Extranet
8 1 (0.42%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.42%) DNS
8 1 (0.42%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.42%) PBX
8 1 (0.42%) Q.931
8 1 (0.42%) RTP
8 1 (0.42%) SNMP
8 1 (0.42%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.03%) Oracle Database
2 29 (12.18%) Oracle Database 11g
3 20 (8.40%) Relational Database
4 14 (5.88%) MySQL
4 14 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (2.94%) RDBMS
5 7 (2.94%) SQL Server
5 7 (2.94%) VLDB
6 5 (2.10%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (2.10%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 5 (2.10%) Lumira
6 5 (2.10%) SAP BW
6 5 (2.10%) SAP HANA
7 4 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.84%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.84%) SAP BI
8 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (2.94%) JUnit
2 2 (0.84%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.84%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.42%) Maven
3 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 55 (23.11%) Finance
2 39 (16.39%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.88%) Games
4 10 (4.20%) Billing
5 6 (2.52%) Legal
6 5 (2.10%) Retail
7 4 (1.68%) Front Office
7 4 (1.68%) Law
8 3 (1.26%) Publishing
9 2 (0.84%) Back Office
9 2 (0.84%) Marketing
10 1 (0.42%) Banking
10 1 (0.42%) Electronics
10 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.42%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (18.91%) .NET
2 19 (7.98%) ASP.NET
3 16 (6.72%) HTML
4 13 (5.46%) Spring
4 13 (5.46%) Web Services
5 12 (5.04%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (5.04%) CSS
5 12 (5.04%) Hibernate
5 12 (5.04%) jQuery
6 11 (4.62%) J2EE
7 10 (4.20%) WPF
7 10 (4.20%) XML
8 8 (3.36%) EJB
9 7 (2.94%) HTML5
9 7 (2.94%) JDBC
9 7 (2.94%) JMS
9 7 (2.94%) JPA
9 7 (2.94%) Servlets
9 7 (2.94%) WCF
10 5 (2.10%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (4.20%) Data Integration
2 9 (3.78%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.94%) Fintech
4 5 (2.10%) Algorithms
4 5 (2.10%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.10%) Data Structures
4 5 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.68%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.26%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.26%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.26%) User Experience
6 3 (1.26%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.84%) CMDB
7 2 (0.84%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.42%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.42%) IVR
8 1 (0.42%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 31 (13.03%) Linux
2 19 (7.98%) Windows
3 15 (6.30%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.94%) Android
4 7 (2.94%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.94%) Unix
5 3 (1.26%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.42%) Solaris
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (29.41%) SOA
2 63 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (18.07%) Scrum
4 35 (14.71%) TOGAF
5 32 (13.45%) Mentoring
6 29 (12.18%) UML
7 24 (10.08%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (10.08%) OO
8 20 (8.40%) CRM
9 19 (7.98%) ITIL
10 18 (7.56%) Enterprise Architecture
10 18 (7.56%) Software Delivery
11 17 (7.14%) ArchiMate
11 17 (7.14%) ERP
12 16 (6.72%) Technical Architecture
13 14 (5.88%) Unit Testing
13 14 (5.88%) Web Development
14 13 (5.46%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (5.46%) Data Management
14 13 (5.46%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 75 (31.51%) Java
2 36 (15.13%) SQL
3 31 (13.03%) C#
4 28 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 14 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 10 (4.20%) VB.NET
7 8 (3.36%) PHP
8 5 (2.10%) Clojure
8 5 (2.10%) Erlang
8 5 (2.10%) Go
8 5 (2.10%) Haskell
8 5 (2.10%) Scala
9 3 (1.26%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.84%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.84%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (0.42%) Ruby
11 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (5.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 6 (2.52%) Degree
3 2 (0.84%) HND
4 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.42%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (11.34%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.42%) MiFID
2 1 (0.42%) PA-DSS
2 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.26%) SCCM
2 1 (0.42%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.42%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 69 (28.99%) Oracle
2 20 (8.40%) Microsoft
3 18 (7.56%) VMware
4 17 (7.14%) Citrix
5 7 (2.94%) SAP
6 5 (2.10%) Adobe
6 5 (2.10%) Siebel
7 4 (1.68%) BT
7 4 (1.68%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (1.26%) Cisco
8 3 (1.26%) OpenText
8 3 (1.26%) Sybase
9 2 (0.84%) hybris
9 2 (0.84%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.84%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.42%) Aruba
10 1 (0.42%) IBM
10 1 (0.42%) Rally
10 1 (0.42%) Remedy
10 1 (0.42%) Sencha
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