Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Solutions Designer was £54,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 109 147
Rank change year-on-year -30 +38 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 13 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.59% 0.85% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.88% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 5
Glasgow median annual salary £54,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.82% +4.76% +24.26%
10th Percentile £42,250 £48,750 £46,750
90th Percentile £68,500 £59,200 £53,750
Scotland median annual salary £54,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year -1.82% +5.77% +5.05%

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 2,121 1,816 2,559
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.37% 96.44% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1,407 1,084 1,644
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +2.41%

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 20 January 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 20 January 2018, 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 Glasgow region featuring Solutions Designer in the job title.

1 6 (46.15%) Finance
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) SOA
3 4 (30.77%) J2EE
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (30.77%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (30.77%) Microservices
4 3 (23.08%) Feasibility Study
4 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
4 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
4 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (23.08%) PaaS
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (23.08%) Big Data
4 3 (23.08%) Big Data Analytics
4 3 (23.08%) Data Analytics
4 3 (23.08%) Analytics
4 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (23.08%) Biometrics
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 2 (15.38%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (15.38%) CRM
5 2 (15.38%) ERP
5 2 (15.38%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) JD Edwards

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 3 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (15.38%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (15.38%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (23.08%) PaaS
2 2 (15.38%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (23.08%) Big Data
2 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Microservices
2 4 (30.77%) SOA
2 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) Analytics
3 3 (23.08%) Big Data Analytics
3 3 (23.08%) Biometrics
3 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (23.08%) Data Analytics
3 3 (23.08%) Feasibility Study
3 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) CRM
4 2 (15.38%) ERP
4 2 (15.38%) Fraud Detection
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security
4 2 (15.38%) Presales
4 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) Speech Recognition
5 1 (7.69%) Coaching
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) JD Edwards
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (7.69%) Avaya
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco