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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Designer
Rank 746 755 755
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 112 112 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 105 83 95
Average salary £50,000 £54,000 £47,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,000 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £67,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £55,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-11.81% +17.02%

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
98061 98558 99490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.50% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 80635 79397 83728
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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
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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 +21 106 £50,000 -9.09% 5
South East -26 35 £57,500 -4.16%
Hampshire +14 30 £57,500 +9.52%
London +18 25 £60,000 +11.11% 1
South West -6 20 £45,000 -14.28% 2
City of London +5 12 £51,250 -5.09%
Basingstoke - 11 £46,500 -
Bristol - 10 £46,000 -
Portsmouth -5 8 £57,500 +15.00%
Hook - 8 £62,500 -
East Midlands +14 7 £40,000 -40.29%
North West -3 6 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Leicestershire - 6 £40,000 -
Loughborough - 6 £40,000 -
Somerset - 5 £45,000 -
Manchester +6 4 £60,000 +33.33%
Yorkshire -9 4 £57,500 +36.90%
Scotland +2 3 £61,500 +23.00% 1
Leeds +1 3 £57,500 +7.47%
West Yorkshire -7 3 £57,500 +7.47%
Berkshire -21 3 £50,000 -9.09%
West Midlands -22 3 £27,500 -47.61% 1
Wales - 3 £40,000 - 1
South Wales - 3 £40,000 - 1
Cardiff - 3 £40,000 - 1
Coventry - 3 £27,500 -
Wiltshire +11 2 £46,750 -8.78% 2
Swindon -8 2 £46,750 -8.78% 1
Reading -13 2 £49,250 -10.45%
Bournemouth - 2 £45,000 -

Solutions Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 85 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (22.67%) SOA
3 48 (19.43%) Java
4 46 (18.62%) UML
5 44 (17.81%) Oracle
6 43 (17.41%) Finance
7 42 (17.00%) Banking
8 40 (16.19%) SQL
9 37 (14.98%) Telecoms
10 36 (14.57%) Scrum
11 35 (14.17%) Stakeholder Management
12 31 (12.55%) Retail
13 30 (12.15%) Business Intelligence
13 30 (12.15%) Data Warehouse
14 29 (11.74%) Degree
15 27 (10.93%) Data Modelling
16 24 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
17 23 (9.31%) Waterfall
17 23 (9.31%) Service Delivery
17 23 (9.31%) Enterprise Architecture
18 22 (8.91%) ETL
18 22 (8.91%) Web Services
18 22 (8.91%) Cisco
19 21 (8.50%) Windows
20 20 (8.10%) Cisco Certification
20 20 (8.10%) Mainframe
21 19 (7.69%) Microsoft
21 19 (7.69%) CCNP
22 18 (7.29%) Validation
23 17 (6.88%) DB2

Solutions Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 14 (5.67%) SharePoint
1 14 (5.67%) CICS
2 4 (1.62%) PowerExchange
2 4 (1.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (1.62%) JBoss
2 4 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (1.21%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.21%) SAS
3 3 (1.21%) CMS
3 3 (1.21%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.81%) NetWeaver
4 2 (0.81%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (0.81%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.81%) IIS
5 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.40%) Apache
5 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.40%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 13 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.83%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (4.86%) Maximo
2 4 (1.62%) Exstream
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.40%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.40%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.40%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.81%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.40%) SaaS
2 1 (0.40%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (0.40%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.07%) VPN
2 7 (2.83%) WAN
2 7 (2.83%) LAN
2 7 (2.83%) CTI
3 5 (2.02%) MPLS
4 4 (1.62%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.62%) SS7
5 3 (1.21%) Firewall
5 3 (1.21%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (1.21%) OSPF
5 3 (1.21%) BGP-4
5 3 (1.21%) ADSL2+
6 2 (0.81%) Internet
6 2 (0.81%) SAN
6 2 (0.81%) VoIP
7 1 (0.40%) LDAP
7 1 (0.40%) ADSL
7 1 (0.40%) ISDN
7 1 (0.40%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.40%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.15%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (6.88%) DB2
3 5 (2.02%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (2.02%) Oracle ODI
3 5 (2.02%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (1.62%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.21%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 3 (1.21%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 3 (1.21%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.81%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.81%) Big Data
6 2 (0.81%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (0.81%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.81%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.40%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.40%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 15 (6.07%) JIRA
2 2 (0.81%) SoapUI
2 2 (0.81%) Toad
3 1 (0.40%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.40%) ERwin
3 1 (0.40%) Subversion
3 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.40%) NWDS
General
1 43 (17.41%) Finance
2 42 (17.00%) Banking
3 37 (14.98%) Telecoms
4 31 (12.55%) Retail
5 11 (4.45%) Legal
6 4 (1.62%) Publishing
7 3 (1.21%) Advertising
7 3 (1.21%) Billing
7 3 (1.21%) Marketing
8 2 (0.81%) Electronics
9 1 (0.40%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.91%) Web Services
2 13 (5.26%) XML
3 12 (4.86%) .NET
3 12 (4.86%) REST
4 11 (4.45%) SOAP
5 9 (3.64%) J2EE
5 9 (3.64%) XSLT
5 9 (3.64%) JSON
6 8 (3.24%) HTML
7 7 (2.83%) XSD
8 6 (2.43%) JSP
9 5 (2.02%) CSS
9 5 (2.02%) Middleware
9 5 (2.02%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 4 (1.62%) Velocity
11 3 (1.21%) WSDL
12 2 (0.81%) JMS
12 2 (0.81%) JMX
12 2 (0.81%) ASP.NET
12 2 (0.81%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.10%) Mainframe
3 7 (2.83%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.43%) Open Source
5 5 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.62%) User Experience
6 4 (1.62%) Market Risk
6 4 (1.62%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.62%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.62%) Clustering
6 4 (1.62%) IVR
7 3 (1.21%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.81%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Exalytics
9 1 (0.40%) GIS
9 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.40%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.50%) Windows
2 9 (3.64%) Linux
3 6 (2.43%) UNIX
4 5 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (2.02%) AIX
5 3 (1.21%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (22.67%) SOA
3 46 (18.62%) UML
4 36 (14.57%) Scrum
5 35 (14.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 30 (12.15%) Business Intelligence
7 27 (10.93%) Data Modelling
8 23 (9.31%) Service Delivery
8 23 (9.31%) Enterprise Architecture
8 23 (9.31%) Waterfall
9 22 (8.91%) ETL
10 18 (7.29%) Validation
11 15 (6.07%) Pair Programming
11 15 (6.07%) Budget Control
11 15 (6.07%) Technical Architecture
12 14 (5.67%) ITIL
12 14 (5.67%) Mentoring
13 13 (5.26%) TOGAF
14 11 (4.45%) User Stories
15 9 (3.64%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (19.43%) Java
2 40 (16.19%) SQL
3 12 (4.86%) COBOL
4 10 (4.05%) JavaScript
5 8 (3.24%) C#
6 4 (1.62%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.21%) XPath
8 2 (0.81%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.81%) ABAP
8 2 (0.81%) XQuery
9 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.40%) Perl
9 1 (0.40%) R
Qualifications
1 29 (11.74%) Degree
2 20 (8.10%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (7.69%) CCNP
4 11 (4.45%) Security Cleared
5 8 (3.24%) SC Cleared
6 6 (2.43%) CCDP
7 5 (2.02%) ISEB
7 5 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.02%) MCSE
7 5 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.62%) CITP
8 4 (1.62%) MCSA
8 4 (1.62%) GIAC
9 3 (1.21%) CCIE
9 3 (1.21%) JNCIS
9 3 (1.21%) VCP4
10 1 (0.40%) VCAP
10 1 (0.40%) CCEE
10 1 (0.40%) CCIA
10 1 (0.40%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.62%) QA
1 4 (1.62%) CRD IV
2 3 (1.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.02%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.62%) Terminal Services
3 4 (1.62%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.62%) XenApp
4 1 (0.40%) XenServer
4 1 (0.40%) vSphere
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
1 1 (0.40%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 44 (17.81%) Oracle
2 22 (8.91%) Cisco
3 19 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 16 (6.48%) webMethods
5 15 (6.07%) TIBCO
6 12 (4.86%) Informatica
7 10 (4.05%) IBM
7 10 (4.05%) HP
8 8 (3.24%) Citrix
8 8 (3.24%) Ab Initio
9 7 (2.83%) VMware
10 5 (2.02%) Teradata
10 5 (2.02%) SAP
10 5 (2.02%) Software AG
11 4 (1.62%) Cognos
11 4 (1.62%) Avaya
11 4 (1.62%) KANA
12 3 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.21%) Juniper
12 3 (1.21%) Genesys
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