Period
to 15 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Solutions Designer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 130 156
Rank change year-on-year -11 +26 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 30 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.22% 0.54% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 0.57% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 21 11 13
Glasgow median annual salary £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.05% -4.55% +8.91%
Scotland median annual salary £62,350 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +18.76% -4.55% +8.91%

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 2,380 2,106 2,522
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.83% 94.61% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,718 1,278 1,438
Glasgow median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% -2.30%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,225 £67,650 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% -1.15% +2.35%

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 15 July 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 15 July 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 29 (96.67%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (73.33%) Java
3 21 (70.00%) Finance
4 20 (66.67%) Microservices
5 17 (56.67%) Waterfall
6 15 (50.00%) Banking
7 12 (40.00%) Data Management
8 10 (33.33%) PaaS
8 10 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
9 9 (30.00%) UML
9 9 (30.00%) Docker
9 9 (30.00%) Swagger
9 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (30.00%) Domain Models
9 9 (30.00%) Node.js
9 9 (30.00%) Sequence Diagram
10 8 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (26.67%) Web Application Development
10 8 (26.67%) Mobile App
10 8 (26.67%) Mobile Application Development
10 8 (26.67%) Software Delivery
11 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (23.33%) Back Office
11 7 (23.33%) Time Management
11 7 (23.33%) Degree
12 5 (16.67%) Information Security
12 5 (16.67%) .NET
12 5 (16.67%) Oracle
13 4 (13.33%) SQL Server

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 (6.67%) MQSeries
1 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 10 (33.33%) PaaS
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.67%) Big Data
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (70.00%) Finance
2 15 (50.00%) Banking
3 7 (23.33%) Back Office
4 4 (13.33%) Financial Institution
4 4 (13.33%) Investment Banking
5 3 (10.00%) Retail Banking
6 1 (3.33%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) Node.js
1 9 (30.00%) Swagger
2 5 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (6.67%) J2EE
3 2 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.33%) OAuth
4 1 (3.33%) OAuth2
4 1 (3.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (26.67%) Mobile App
3 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) AIX
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
1 2 (6.67%) Mac OS
1 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (6.67%) Solaris
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
1 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (96.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (66.67%) Microservices
3 17 (56.67%) Waterfall
4 12 (40.00%) Data Management
5 10 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (30.00%) Domain Models
6 9 (30.00%) Sequence Diagram
6 9 (30.00%) UML
7 8 (26.67%) Mobile Application Development
7 8 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (26.67%) Software Delivery
7 8 (26.67%) Web Application Development
8 7 (23.33%) Time Management
9 5 (16.67%) Information Security
10 4 (13.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
10 4 (13.33%) Wealth Management
11 3 (10.00%) Coaching
11 3 (10.00%) Kanban
11 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) Java
2 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) GDPR
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.33%) PSD2
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Docker
2 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) Cognizant
3 2 (6.67%) Citrix
3 2 (6.67%) Dell
3 2 (6.67%) EMC
3 2 (6.67%) IBM
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.67%) Symantec
3 2 (6.67%) TOWER Software
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) Avaya
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco