Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Solutions Designer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 24 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 206 233 250
Rank change year-on-year +27 +17 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 11 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.22% 0.055% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.056% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 8
Leeds median annual salary £55,000 £62,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.29% +7.83% -
10th Percentile £42,000 £57,800 £50,984
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,800 £65,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £62,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -11.29% +24.00% -13.04%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 4817 5347 6793
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.06% 98.02% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4075 4614 5470
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,000 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Solutions Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Designer in Leeds

Solutions Designer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Solutions Designer in Leeds

Solutions Designer
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Designer in Leeds over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Solutions Designer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Leeds region featuring Solutions Designer in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) SDLC
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Finance
4 5 (45.45%) Retail
4 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (45.45%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
4 5 (45.45%) Analytical Thinking
4 5 (45.45%) Retail Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Workflow
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) Process Improvement
5 3 (27.27%) User Stories
5 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
5 3 (27.27%) Coaching
6 2 (18.18%) Office 365
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery
6 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (18.18%) vSphere
6 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
6 2 (18.18%) Business Process Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 2 (18.18%) HP
6 2 (18.18%) SAN
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (18.18%) Unix
6 2 (18.18%) Windows

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) iSCSI
1 2 (18.18%) NAS
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
1 2 (18.18%) VLAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Retail
2 5 (45.45%) Retail Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) SDLC
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Analytical Thinking
3 5 (45.45%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
4 3 (27.27%) Coaching
4 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
4 3 (27.27%) Process Improvement
4 3 (27.27%) User Stories
4 3 (27.27%) Workflow
5 2 (18.18%) Business Process Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 1 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
1 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (18.18%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) VMware