The median annual salary for a Software Designer was - in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

Software Designer
England / North West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 233 248
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Designer 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.035% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.036% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £70,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +21.73%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +26.66% -16.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5964 5596 6397
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.91% 97.07% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4982 4697 5148
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Software Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Software Designer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Designer in the North West

Software Designer
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Designer in the North West.

Salary trend for Software Designer in the North West

Software Designer Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Software 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 North West region featuring Software Designer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CICS
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) IMS/DB
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Corporate Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Creative Problem-Solving

Software Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (100.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) IMS/DB
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Corporate Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
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