Period
to 21 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Solutions Designer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

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

Solution Designer
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 140 141
Rank change year-on-year +9 +1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 24 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.06% 0.52% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.54% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 14
Glasgow median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.81% -4.55% +6.80%
Scotland median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +23.81% -4.55% +6.80%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 2,180 2,206 2,295
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.72% 94.76% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,615 1,363 1,251
Glasgow median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% +9.76% -3.53%
10th Percentile £30,225 £30,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

Solutions Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Designer in Glasgow

Solutions Designer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Solutions Designer in Glasgow

Solutions Designer
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Designer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Solutions Designer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, Solutions Designer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Glasgow region featuring Solutions Designer in the job title.

1 21 (87.50%) Java
2 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (70.83%) Microservices
4 14 (58.33%) Finance
5 12 (50.00%) Waterfall
6 8 (33.33%) PaaS
6 8 (33.33%) Node.js
6 8 (33.33%) Data Management
6 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (33.33%) UML
6 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 8 (33.33%) Docker
6 8 (33.33%) Swagger
6 8 (33.33%) Domain Models
6 8 (33.33%) Sequence Diagram
7 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (29.17%) .NET
7 7 (29.17%) Banking
8 6 (25.00%) Oracle
8 6 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (20.83%) Software Delivery
9 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
9 5 (20.83%) SOA
9 5 (20.83%) Degree
9 5 (20.83%) Web Application Development
9 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
9 5 (20.83%) Mobile Application Development
10 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (16.67%) Time Management
10 4 (16.67%) Back Office

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (8.33%) MQSeries
1 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 8 (33.33%) PaaS
2 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (12.50%) Big Data
2 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Banking
3 4 (16.67%) Back Office
4 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (8.33%) Law
4 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) Node.js
1 8 (33.33%) Swagger
2 7 (29.17%) .NET
3 3 (12.50%) J2EE
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (4.17%) OAuth
5 1 (4.17%) OAuth2
5 1 (4.17%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
3 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) AIX
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
1 2 (8.33%) Mac OS
1 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (8.33%) Solaris
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
1 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (70.83%) Microservices
3 12 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 8 (33.33%) Data Management
4 8 (33.33%) Domain Models
4 8 (33.33%) Sequence Diagram
4 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (33.33%) UML
5 6 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (20.83%) Mobile Application Development
6 5 (20.83%) SOA
6 5 (20.83%) Software Delivery
6 5 (20.83%) Web Application Development
7 4 (16.67%) Time Management
8 3 (12.50%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 2 (8.33%) Analytics
9 2 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (8.33%) Data Analytics
9 2 (8.33%) Fraud Detection
9 2 (8.33%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) Java
2 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Docker
2 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Citrix
2 2 (8.33%) Dell
2 2 (8.33%) EMC
2 2 (8.33%) IBM
2 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (8.33%) Symantec
2 2 (8.33%) TOWER Software
2 2 (8.33%) VMware