The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. 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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Designer
Rank 95 - 98
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 10 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.72% - 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% - 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 1
Average salary £52,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,500 £53,500
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -11.21%
Solutions Designer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region. 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1327 1180 1218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 95.26% 96.96% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1124 985 1099
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Solutions Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Designer in the job title across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Solutions Designer
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Designer across the Wales region.

Solutions Designer Salary Trend in Wales

Solutions Designer
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Designer across the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Solutions Designer Salary Histogram in Wales

Solutions Designer
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Designer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(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
South Wales - 10 £52,500 -
Solutions Designer
UK

Solutions Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) TOGAF
3 6 (46.15%) Mainframe
4 4 (30.77%) B2B
4 4 (30.77%) Migration
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
6 2 (15.38%) Unisys
6 2 (15.38%) Internet
6 2 (15.38%) Back Office
6 2 (15.38%) Banking
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (15.38%) Business Transformation
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
7 1 (7.69%) VMware
7 1 (7.69%) Clustering
7 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
7 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
7 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
7 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
7 1 (7.69%) XenApp
7 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
7 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (7.69%) SOA

Solutions Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
General
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Back Office
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) TOGAF
2 4 (30.77%) B2B
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Business Transformation
4 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) MCSA
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.69%) XenApp
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Unisys
3 1 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix