The median annual salary for a Software Designer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Designer
UK / England
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 827 921 940
Rank change year-on-year +94 +19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Designer 3 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.004% 0.012% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.013% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 7
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £37,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +60.00% -31.81%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 77613 93636 100158
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.32% 96.39% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 65018 79446 82470
Median salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.15% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Software Designer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Designer in England

Software Designer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Designer in England.

Salary trend for Software Designer in England

Software Designer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Designer in England over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Designer in England

Software Designer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Designer within the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 2017. 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 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
London +62 2 £42,500 -39.28%
West Midlands +19 1 £60,000 +20.00%
Software Designer
UK

Software Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, Software 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 across the England region featuring Software Designer in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Banking
2 5 (55.56%) Web Development
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (44.44%) InDesign
3 4 (44.44%) Web Design
3 4 (44.44%) Adobe
3 4 (44.44%) Retail
3 4 (44.44%) Photoshop
3 4 (44.44%) Information Architecture
3 4 (44.44%) User Experience
3 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (44.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (44.44%) Project Governance
3 4 (44.44%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (44.44%) Wireframes
4 3 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
5 2 (22.22%) JUnit
5 2 (22.22%) RESTful
5 2 (22.22%) Spring
5 2 (22.22%) Maven
5 2 (22.22%) API Design
5 2 (22.22%) SDLC

Software Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 2 (22.22%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (11.11%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 4 (44.44%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (44.44%) InDesign
1 4 (44.44%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
1 1 (11.11%) IMS/DB
1 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) JUnit
1 2 (22.22%) Maven
General
1 5 (55.56%) Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) Apache Camel
2 2 (22.22%) RESTful
2 2 (22.22%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) JSON
3 1 (11.11%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (44.44%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) Web Development
3 4 (44.44%) Information Architecture
3 4 (44.44%) Project Governance
3 4 (44.44%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (44.44%) Web Design
3 4 (44.44%) Wireframes
4 2 (22.22%) API Design
4 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) SOLID
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (11.11%) User Stories
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) COBOL
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Adobe
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Sun
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