The median annual salary for a Solutions Designer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Luton during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Designer
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 32 42 48
Rank change year-on-year +10 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 9 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 3.49% 0.93% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.66% 1.00% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £60,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £65,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +28.71%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Luton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 246 300 372
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 95.35% 92.88% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 164 207 252
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Solutions Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton that featured Solutions Designer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Designer in Luton

Solutions Designer
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Salary trend for Solutions Designer in Luton

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Luton region featuring Solutions Designer in the job title.

1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (84.21%) J2EE
1 16 (84.21%) Oracle
2 12 (63.16%) JBoss
2 12 (63.16%) Tomcat
2 12 (63.16%) Waterfall
3 11 (57.89%) WebLogic
4 10 (52.63%) Java
4 10 (52.63%) EJB
4 10 (52.63%) JDBC
4 10 (52.63%) Servlets
4 10 (52.63%) Automated Testing
5 9 (47.37%) Systems Analysis
5 9 (47.37%) JPA
5 9 (47.37%) Web Services
5 9 (47.37%) JMS
6 8 (42.11%) Hibernate
6 8 (42.11%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (42.11%) Spring
7 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (36.84%) Jenkins
7 7 (36.84%) Sybase
8 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
8 6 (31.58%) ETL
8 6 (31.58%) Informatica
9 5 (26.32%) B2B
9 5 (26.32%) B2C
9 5 (26.32%) Scrum
9 5 (26.32%) TIBCO
9 5 (26.32%) BusinessWorks

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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 12 (63.16%) JBoss
1 12 (63.16%) Tomcat
2 11 (57.89%) WebLogic
3 5 (26.32%) WildFly
4 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (5.26%) SAP Hybris
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Jenkins
2 4 (21.05%) JUnit
General
1 4 (21.05%) Back Office
1 4 (21.05%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) J2EE
2 10 (52.63%) EJB
2 10 (52.63%) JDBC
2 10 (52.63%) Servlets
3 9 (47.37%) JMS
3 9 (47.37%) JPA
3 9 (47.37%) Web Services
4 8 (42.11%) Hibernate
4 8 (42.11%) Spring
5 5 (26.32%) .NET
6 2 (10.53%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 4 (21.05%) User Experience
1 4 (21.05%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) Waterfall
3 10 (52.63%) Automated Testing
4 9 (47.37%) Systems Analysis
5 8 (42.11%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
7 6 (31.58%) ETL
8 5 (26.32%) B2B
8 5 (26.32%) B2C
8 5 (26.32%) Coaching
8 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
8 5 (26.32%) Scrum
9 4 (21.05%) Content Management
9 4 (21.05%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (21.05%) Personalization
9 4 (21.05%) Prototyping
9 4 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (21.05%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (21.05%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.26%) AWS Certification
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Oracle
2 7 (36.84%) Sybase
3 6 (31.58%) Informatica
4 5 (26.32%) hybris
4 5 (26.32%) TIBCO
5 2 (10.53%) IBM
5 2 (10.53%) Pega
6 1 (5.26%) SAP