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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Designer
Rank 823 801 793
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 120 133 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 87 110 98
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £67,500 £75,250
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £47,500 £53,500
% change year-on-year
+42.10% -11.21%

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
97897 101300 100030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82176 83924 80368
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 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
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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 -14 106 £65,000 +23.80% 6
South East +6 41 £70,000 +30.23% 2
Berkshire +31 28 £70,000 +21.73% 1
London -2 25 £55,750 -10.80% 2
City of London +58 16 £55,750 -10.80%
Yorkshire +23 16 £62,625 +8.91%
West Yorkshire +23 15 £62,625 +0.20%
Leeds +16 13 £65,000 +4.00%
East of England +12 11 £47,000 -27.69%
Slough +7 9 £70,000 +7.69%
Basildon - 9 - -
Essex - 9 - -
Scotland +10 7 £52,000 -28.27% 2
Glasgow - 7 £52,000 - 1
North West +29 6 £70,000 +36.58% 1
Manchester +23 6 £70,000 +19.14% 1
Hampshire -7 6 £65,000 +30.00% 1
East Midlands -4 3 £52,500 +31.25%
West Midlands -24 3 £65,000 +136.36%
South West -26 3 £60,000 +33.33%
West Sussex - 3 £70,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £52,500 -
Nottingham - 3 £52,500 -
Southampton - 3 £65,000 -
Birmingham - 3 £65,000 -
Crawley - 3 £70,000 -
Bristol -15 2 £60,000 +30.43%
Eastleigh - 2 - -
Huddersfield - 2 £50,000 -
Norwich - 2 £47,000 -

Solutions Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 81 (32.27%) Finance
2 76 (30.28%) Oracle
3 67 (26.69%) Java
4 66 (26.29%) SOA
5 54 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (15.14%) SDLC
7 37 (14.74%) UML
8 36 (14.34%) Telecoms
9 33 (13.15%) HTML
9 33 (13.15%) CSS
10 32 (12.75%) Unix
11 31 (12.35%) TOGAF
12 30 (11.95%) Banking
12 30 (11.95%) .NET
13 27 (10.76%) Linux
13 27 (10.76%) Cisco
14 26 (10.36%) Retail
14 26 (10.36%) Service Delivery
15 24 (9.56%) Data Management
15 24 (9.56%) IBM
15 24 (9.56%) Project Management
15 24 (9.56%) ETL
15 24 (9.56%) JavaScript
15 24 (9.56%) Oracle Database
16 23 (9.16%) J2EE
16 23 (9.16%) Web Services
16 23 (9.16%) Microsoft
16 23 (9.16%) Scrum
17 22 (8.76%) SOAP
18 21 (8.37%) ASP.NET

Solutions Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 15 (5.98%) CICS
1 15 (5.98%) JBoss
2 12 (4.78%) Apache
3 6 (2.39%) Apache Pig
3 6 (2.39%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.39%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.99%) LiveLink
4 5 (1.99%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.59%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.20%) CMS
6 3 (1.20%) IIS
6 3 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.80%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.80%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.40%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.40%) GlassFish
Applications
1 10 (3.98%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.99%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (1.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.79%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.80%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.80%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (0.80%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (0.80%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.58%) IaaS
2 13 (5.18%) PaaS
3 12 (4.78%) SaaS
4 5 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.37%) 4G
2 14 (5.58%) LAN
2 14 (5.58%) WAN
3 13 (5.18%) LDAP
4 5 (1.99%) CTI
4 5 (1.99%) Firewall
5 2 (0.80%) SAN
5 2 (0.80%) SWIFTNet
5 2 (0.80%) VoIP
6 1 (0.40%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.40%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.56%) Oracle Database
2 20 (7.97%) SQL Server
3 15 (5.98%) DB2
3 15 (5.98%) Relational Database
4 12 (4.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (3.59%) Big Data
6 9 (3.59%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (3.59%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.39%) Apache Hive
8 6 (2.39%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.39%) Impala
9 5 (1.99%) MySQL
9 5 (1.99%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.20%) OLTP
11 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.40%) DataStage
11 1 (0.40%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (5.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (4.38%) Visual Studio
3 7 (2.79%) Talend Open Studio
4 6 (2.39%) Eclipse
4 6 (2.39%) ERwin
5 2 (0.80%) Maven
6 1 (0.40%) Ant
6 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.40%) EasyMock
6 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.40%) JUnit
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.40%) Subversion
General
1 81 (32.27%) Finance
2 36 (14.34%) Telecoms
3 30 (11.95%) Banking
4 26 (10.36%) Retail
5 13 (5.18%) Legal
6 10 (3.98%) Marketing
7 3 (1.20%) Advertising
8 2 (0.80%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.40%) Games
9 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (13.15%) CSS
1 33 (13.15%) HTML
2 30 (11.95%) .NET
3 23 (9.16%) J2EE
3 23 (9.16%) Web Services
4 22 (8.76%) SOAP
5 21 (8.37%) ASP.NET
5 21 (8.37%) jQuery
6 18 (7.17%) HTML5
7 16 (6.37%) .NET Framework
7 16 (6.37%) XML
8 14 (5.58%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (5.18%) Middleware
10 11 (4.38%) JSP
10 11 (4.38%) REST
10 11 (4.38%) Spring
11 10 (3.98%) AngularJS
11 10 (3.98%) CSS3
11 10 (3.98%) Entity Framework
11 10 (3.98%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.37%) Data Centre
1 16 (6.37%) Mainframe
2 15 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.19%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.19%) IVR
4 7 (2.79%) IBM Mainframe
5 6 (2.39%) SWIFT
6 5 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.59%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.20%) Clustering
8 3 (1.20%) User Experience
9 2 (0.80%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.40%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.40%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.40%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.40%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.40%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (12.75%) Unix
2 27 (10.76%) Linux
3 16 (6.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (6.37%) Solaris
4 15 (5.98%) Windows
5 7 (2.79%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.20%) zOS
8 2 (0.80%) Android
8 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.80%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.80%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (26.29%) SOA
2 54 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (15.14%) SDLC
4 37 (14.74%) UML
5 31 (12.35%) TOGAF
6 26 (10.36%) Service Delivery
7 24 (9.56%) Data Management
7 24 (9.56%) ETL
7 24 (9.56%) Project Management
8 23 (9.16%) Scrum
9 21 (8.37%) Enterprise Architecture
10 19 (7.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (7.17%) ITIL
12 17 (6.77%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (6.77%) CRM
12 17 (6.77%) Software Delivery
12 17 (6.77%) Use Case
13 15 (5.98%) Master Data Management
13 15 (5.98%) MVC
14 14 (5.58%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 67 (26.69%) Java
2 24 (9.56%) JavaScript
3 21 (8.37%) SQL
4 15 (5.98%) COBOL
5 8 (3.19%) C#
6 7 (2.79%) JCL
6 7 (2.79%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.80%) C++
7 2 (0.80%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.80%) XQuery
8 1 (0.40%) Clojure
8 1 (0.40%) Groovy
8 1 (0.40%) Jython
8 1 (0.40%) PHP
8 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (5.58%) CCIE
1 14 (5.58%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (5.18%) Degree
3 12 (4.78%) RHCSA
3 12 (4.78%) Sun Certification
4 11 (4.38%) MCSE
4 11 (4.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (3.59%) CISSP
6 7 (2.79%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.79%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.99%) CCNP
7 5 (1.99%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.59%) CCDP
9 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.59%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.99%) QA
2 5 (1.99%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.40%) SEPA
System Software
1 6 (2.39%) Apache Flume
1 6 (2.39%) HDFS
2 5 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.20%) Firmware
3 3 (1.20%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.20%) Ansible
1 3 (1.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 76 (30.28%) Oracle
2 27 (10.76%) Cisco
3 24 (9.56%) IBM
4 23 (9.16%) Microsoft
5 20 (7.97%) Red Hat
6 14 (5.58%) Ab Initio
7 13 (5.18%) Juniper
7 13 (5.18%) Teradata
8 10 (3.98%) VMware
9 7 (2.79%) Informatica
9 7 (2.79%) SAP
9 7 (2.79%) Talend
10 6 (2.39%) Cloudera
10 6 (2.39%) Hortonworks
10 6 (2.39%) MapR
10 6 (2.39%) Netezza
11 5 (1.99%) Citrix
11 5 (1.99%) ForgeRock
11 5 (1.99%) OpenText
12 4 (1.59%) HP
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