Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Solutions Designer was £59,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1018 996 997
Rank change year-on-year -22 +1 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 130 193 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.078% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 98 152 206
England median annual salary £59,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.67% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £42,000 £44,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £59,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +2.61% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 159903 171823 198391
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 129207 145031 166378
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Solutions Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Solutions Designer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +26 50 £59,000 -21.33% 1
South East +27 36 £70,000 +7.69% 4
North of England +1 19 £50,000 +1.01% 1
South West +28 10 £60,000 +22.45%
Yorkshire +20 10 £55,000 +7.84% 1
Midlands +20 10 £60,000 -2.44%
North West 0 8 £47,750 +41.89%
East Midlands +33 5 £65,000 +8.33%
West Midlands +2 5 £55,000 -12.00%
East of England -30 4 £35,000 -39.13%
North East - 1 £38,237 -
Solutions Designer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 34 (26.15%) IT Strategy
2 33 (25.38%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 29 (22.31%) SQL
5 28 (21.54%) Finance
6 26 (20.00%) QA
7 22 (16.92%) Data Modelling
8 21 (16.15%) Windows
8 21 (16.15%) VMware
9 20 (15.38%) ITIL
10 19 (14.62%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (14.62%) Linux
11 18 (13.85%) SQL Server
11 18 (13.85%) Cisco
11 18 (13.85%) Degree
11 18 (13.85%) Retail
11 18 (13.85%) TOGAF
12 16 (12.31%) VMware ESXi
12 16 (12.31%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (12.31%) CRM
12 16 (12.31%) HP
12 16 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (11.54%) Logical Data Model
13 15 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (11.54%) Analytics
13 15 (11.54%) SAN
13 15 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (10.77%) SCCM
14 14 (10.77%) SCOM

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 6 (4.62%) CMS
2 4 (3.08%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (2.31%) SAS
4 2 (1.54%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.54%) Mule
4 2 (1.54%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.54%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.54%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.77%) IIS
5 1 (0.77%) JBoss
5 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (6.92%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (6.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.77%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (6.92%) SaaS
2 7 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.62%) PaaS
4 5 (3.85%) Office 365
5 4 (3.08%) IaaS
6 3 (2.31%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.54%) SAN
2 3 (2.31%) Ethernet
2 3 (2.31%) iSCSI
2 3 (2.31%) LLU
2 3 (2.31%) NAS
3 2 (1.54%) Firewall
3 2 (1.54%) NetScaler
3 2 (1.54%) VLAN
3 2 (1.54%) WAN
4 1 (0.77%) Broadband
4 1 (0.77%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.77%) MQTT
4 1 (0.77%) MVNO
4 1 (0.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (7.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 8 (6.15%) Big Data
6 3 (2.31%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.31%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.31%) MySQL
7 2 (1.54%) Data Lake
7 2 (1.54%) DataStage
7 2 (1.54%) Geospatial Data
7 2 (1.54%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.54%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.54%) Spatial Data
7 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.54%) Sqoop
8 1 (0.77%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.77%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.54%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (1.54%) Subversion
2 1 (0.77%) JIRA
2 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (21.54%) Finance
2 18 (13.85%) Retail
3 11 (8.46%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.85%) Advertising
4 5 (3.85%) Marketing
4 5 (3.85%) Retail Finance
5 2 (1.54%) Back Office
5 2 (1.54%) Banking
5 2 (1.54%) Billing
5 2 (1.54%) Front Office
6 1 (0.77%) Automotive
6 1 (0.77%) Electronics
6 1 (0.77%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.77%) Law
6 1 (0.77%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.38%) .NET
2 4 (3.08%) CSS
2 4 (3.08%) JMS
2 4 (3.08%) Web Services
3 3 (2.31%) HTML
3 3 (2.31%) Middleware
3 3 (2.31%) REST
4 2 (1.54%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.54%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (1.54%) Hibernate
4 2 (1.54%) HTML5
4 2 (1.54%) Node.js
4 2 (1.54%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (1.54%) Sass
4 2 (1.54%) Spring
4 2 (1.54%) Symfony
4 2 (1.54%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (1.54%) XML
5 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.77%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.77%) Clustering
3 13 (10.00%) EMC VMAX
3 13 (10.00%) EMC VNX
4 10 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.62%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (3.08%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.08%) Public Cloud
8 3 (2.31%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.31%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (2.31%) EPoS
8 3 (2.31%) Mainframe
8 3 (2.31%) Private Cloud
8 3 (2.31%) User Experience
9 2 (1.54%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.54%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.54%) PMI
10 1 (0.77%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.15%) Windows
2 19 (14.62%) Linux
3 16 (12.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (10.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.08%) Android
6 4 (3.08%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.08%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.31%) Unix
8 2 (1.54%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.77%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.15%) IT Strategy
2 33 (25.38%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (16.92%) Data Modelling
4 20 (15.38%) ITIL
5 19 (14.62%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (13.85%) TOGAF
7 16 (12.31%) CRM
8 15 (11.54%) Analytics
8 15 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (11.54%) Logical Data Model
9 12 (9.23%) Change Management
9 12 (9.23%) ITIL V3
9 12 (9.23%) Project Governance
9 12 (9.23%) Requirements Management
9 12 (9.23%) SDLC
10 11 (8.46%) Data Analysis
10 11 (8.46%) Translating Business Requirements
10 11 (8.46%) Visualisation
11 10 (7.69%) Data Architecture
11 10 (7.69%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (22.31%) SQL
2 14 (10.77%) Java
3 11 (8.46%) C#
4 7 (5.38%) C++
5 6 (4.62%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.08%) Python
7 2 (1.54%) C
7 2 (1.54%) Go
7 2 (1.54%) Perl
7 2 (1.54%) PHP
7 2 (1.54%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.54%) Ruby
7 2 (1.54%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.77%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (13.85%) Degree
2 10 (7.69%) ISEB
3 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.54%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.54%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.77%) APMP
6 1 (0.77%) CCNA
6 1 (0.77%) CCNP
6 1 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.77%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (20.00%) QA
2 5 (3.85%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.77%) COBIT
3 1 (0.77%) GDPR
3 1 (0.77%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (12.31%) VMware ESXi
2 15 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (10.77%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.08%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.54%) Apache Flume
5 2 (1.54%) Docker
5 2 (1.54%) vSphere
5 2 (1.54%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.54%) XenServer
6 1 (0.77%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (10.77%) SCCM
1 14 (10.77%) SCOM
2 12 (9.23%) Microsoft Clustering
2 12 (9.23%) SCOrch
2 12 (9.23%) Simpana
3 2 (1.54%) Ambari
3 2 (1.54%) Ansible
3 2 (1.54%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (1.54%) Puppet
3 2 (1.54%) Terraform
4 1 (0.77%) EMC TimeFinder
4 1 (0.77%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 30 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 21 (16.15%) VMware
3 18 (13.85%) Cisco
4 16 (12.31%) HP
5 13 (10.00%) EMC
6 12 (9.23%) CommVault
6 12 (9.23%) Red Hat
7 8 (6.15%) Oracle
8 4 (3.08%) SAP
8 4 (3.08%) Sitecore
9 3 (2.31%) Citrix
9 3 (2.31%) Google
9 3 (2.31%) IBM
9 3 (2.31%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.54%) Cloudera
10 2 (1.54%) Hortonworks
10 2 (1.54%) Juniper
10 2 (1.54%) Netezza
10 2 (1.54%) Tableau
11 1 (0.77%) WSO2