The median annual salary for a Solutions Designer was £53,730 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Solution Designer
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 817 796 817
Rank change year-on-year -21 +21  
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 40 113 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.048% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 29 94 101
Median salary £53,730 £62,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +7.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £44,000 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £71,600 £73,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £62,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -15.32% +24.00%  

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 79382 89280 100510
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.54% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 65298 76096 83752
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Solutions Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Designer in England

Solutions Designer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Solutions Designer in England

Solutions Designer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Designer in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Solutions Designer in England

Solutions 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 Solutions Designer within the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 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 +22 15 £54,365 +23.55% 1
North West -27 12 £48,750 -15.21%
South East +25 6 £78,000 +15.55% 5
East of England -16 4 £35,000 -44.00%
East Midlands +12 1 - -
South West +7 1 £35,000 -32.36% 1
West Midlands -10 1 £60,000 -7.69%
Solutions Designer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 across the England region featuring Solutions Designer in the job title.

1 49 (35.25%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (33.09%) IT Strategy
3 30 (21.58%) Oracle
4 29 (20.86%) Java
4 29 (20.86%) Telecoms
5 25 (17.99%) Scrum
5 25 (17.99%) TOGAF
6 22 (15.83%) SQL
6 22 (15.83%) SOA
7 20 (14.39%) UML
8 19 (13.67%) Middleware
8 19 (13.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 18 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (12.95%) C#
10 15 (10.79%) Finance
11 14 (10.07%) Systems Analysis
11 14 (10.07%) .NET
11 14 (10.07%) Mentoring
11 14 (10.07%) Data Architecture
12 13 (9.35%) Test Automation
12 13 (9.35%) Degree
12 13 (9.35%) Coaching
12 13 (9.35%) Translating Business Requirements
13 12 (8.63%) Waterfall
13 12 (8.63%) Analytics
13 12 (8.63%) Microsoft
14 11 (7.91%) C++
14 11 (7.91%) JavaScript
14 11 (7.91%) SQL Server
14 11 (7.91%) User Experience

Solutions 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 5 (3.60%) Mule
1 5 (3.60%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.88%) JBoss
2 4 (2.88%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.60%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.88%) BusinessWorks
1 4 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.88%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.44%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.88%) IBM Blueworks
3 2 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.44%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.76%) LAN
1 8 (5.76%) WAN
2 7 (5.04%) Ethernet
2 7 (5.04%) LLU
2 7 (5.04%) VoIP
3 4 (2.88%) SAN
4 1 (0.72%) Firewall
4 1 (0.72%) Internet
4 1 (0.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.32%) MySQL
2 6 (4.32%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.60%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.16%) Big Data
6 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.32%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.60%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.60%) Subversion
3 1 (0.72%) JIRA
General
1 29 (20.86%) Telecoms
2 15 (10.79%) Finance
3 9 (6.47%) Retail
4 8 (5.76%) Back Office
4 8 (5.76%) Marketing
5 4 (2.88%) Banking
5 4 (2.88%) Front Office
6 3 (2.16%) Billing
7 1 (0.72%) Advertising
7 1 (0.72%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.67%) Middleware
2 14 (10.07%) .NET
3 10 (7.19%) JMS
3 10 (7.19%) Web Services
4 9 (6.47%) J2EE
5 7 (5.04%) .NET Framework
6 6 (4.32%) CSS
6 6 (4.32%) REST
7 5 (3.60%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (3.60%) EJB
7 5 (3.60%) Node.js
7 5 (3.60%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (3.60%) Sass
7 5 (3.60%) Symfony
7 5 (3.60%) TIBCO EMS
8 4 (2.88%) DOM
8 4 (2.88%) Hibernate
8 4 (2.88%) JPA
8 4 (2.88%) jQuery
8 4 (2.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.91%) User Experience
3 4 (2.88%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.88%) Clustering
3 4 (2.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (2.88%) EMC VMAX
3 4 (2.88%) EMC VNX
3 4 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (2.88%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.44%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.44%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.44%) EPoS
4 2 (1.44%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.44%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.72%) Fintech
5 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.19%) Windows
2 7 (5.04%) Linux
3 4 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (35.25%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (33.09%) IT Strategy
3 25 (17.99%) Scrum
3 25 (17.99%) TOGAF
4 22 (15.83%) SOA
5 20 (14.39%) UML
6 19 (13.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (10.07%) Data Architecture
7 14 (10.07%) Mentoring
7 14 (10.07%) Systems Analysis
8 13 (9.35%) Coaching
8 13 (9.35%) Test Automation
8 13 (9.35%) Translating Business Requirements
9 12 (8.63%) Analytics
9 12 (8.63%) Waterfall
10 11 (7.91%) Technical Architecture
10 11 (7.91%) Visualisation
11 10 (7.19%) ETL
11 10 (7.19%) Risk Assessment
12 9 (6.47%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (20.86%) Java
2 22 (15.83%) SQL
3 18 (12.95%) C#
4 11 (7.91%) C++
4 11 (7.91%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.04%) Python
6 6 (4.32%) PHP
7 5 (3.60%) Go
7 5 (3.60%) Ruby
8 2 (1.44%) C
8 2 (1.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (9.35%) Degree
2 4 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (2.88%) ISEB
3 3 (2.16%) CCNP
4 2 (1.44%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.72%) CCDP
5 1 (0.72%) CCIE
5 1 (0.72%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.04%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.60%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.88%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.60%) SCCM
1 5 (3.60%) SCOM
2 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (2.88%) SCOrch
2 4 (2.88%) Simpana
3 3 (2.16%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.44%) Ansible
4 2 (1.44%) Puppet
4 2 (1.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (21.58%) Oracle
2 12 (8.63%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.19%) HP
4 9 (6.47%) TIBCO
5 8 (5.76%) Cisco
6 6 (4.32%) hybris
7 5 (3.60%) Sybase
7 5 (3.60%) VMware
8 4 (2.88%) CommVault
8 4 (2.88%) EMC
8 4 (2.88%) IBM
8 4 (2.88%) Informatica
8 4 (2.88%) Pega
8 4 (2.88%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.88%) SAP
8 4 (2.88%) webMethods
9 2 (1.44%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.44%) Google
9 2 (1.44%) TSYS
10 1 (0.72%) ForgeRock
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