The median annual salary for a Solutions Designer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

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

Solution Designer
England / North West
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 242 226 236
Rank change year-on-year -16 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 12 4 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.19% 0.070% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.072% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 14
Median salary £45,000 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.73% +27.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,750 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £69,750 £59,250
UK excluding London median salary £56,000 £62,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.67% +18.09%  

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 6067 5530 6433
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.73% 96.97% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5030 4670 5124
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £24,690
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Solutions Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Designer in the North West

Solutions Designer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Solutions Designer in the North West

Solutions Designer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Designer within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -7 7 £47,500 -17.39%
Cheshire - 5 £42,500 - 2
Solutions Designer
England

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 North West region featuring Solutions Designer in the job title.

1 6 (50.00%) IT Strategy
1 6 (50.00%) C#
1 6 (50.00%) C++
1 6 (50.00%) Java
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
1 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) LLU
3 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) UML
4 2 (16.67%) OOP
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (8.33%) ETL
5 1 (8.33%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Sitecore
5 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
5 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (8.33%) ForgeRock
5 1 (8.33%) Line Management
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring

Solutions 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 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 4 (33.33%) LLU
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Coaching
4 2 (16.67%) OOP
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) UML
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
5 1 (8.33%) Content Management
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) Data Management
5 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (8.33%) ETL
5 1 (8.33%) Information Management
5 1 (8.33%) Line Management
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
1 6 (50.00%) C++
1 6 (50.00%) Java
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) ForgeRock
2 1 (8.33%) Sitecore
2 1 (8.33%) Thunderhead
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