Period
to 27 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Solutions Designer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 27 July 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
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 350 337 326
Rank change year-on-year -13 -11 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 19 4 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.14% 0.035% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.036% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 29
North West median annual salary £47,500 £57,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.39% +35.29% -15.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £52,875 £39,000
90th Percentile £54,375 £72,625 £62,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +4.55%

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 12695 11264 12660
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.63% 97.49% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 10372 9486 10197
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Solutions Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Designer in the North West over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 27 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -33 13 £47,500 -17.39% 1
Cheshire - 6 £42,500 -
Solutions Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 10 (52.63%) C#
1 10 (52.63%) C++
1 10 (52.63%) Java
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
1 10 (52.63%) .NET
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle
1 10 (52.63%) Telecoms
2 7 (36.84%) Ethernet
2 7 (36.84%) .NET Framework
2 7 (36.84%) Degree
2 7 (36.84%) LLU
3 6 (31.58%) IT Strategy
3 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) UML
4 5 (26.32%) MS Visio
4 5 (26.32%) SDLC
5 4 (21.05%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (21.05%) Finance
6 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.79%) OOP
6 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (10.53%) Coaching
7 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
8 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
8 1 (5.26%) ETL
8 1 (5.26%) CRM
8 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
8 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (5.26%) Thunderhead

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 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) Ethernet
1 7 (36.84%) LLU
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (52.63%) Telecoms
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) .NET
2 7 (36.84%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (31.58%) IT Strategy
2 5 (26.32%) SDLC
2 5 (26.32%) UML
3 4 (21.05%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) OOP
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) Coaching
5 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.26%) Business Transformation
6 1 (5.26%) Data Management
6 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
6 1 (5.26%) Line Management
6 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Requirements Management
6 1 (5.26%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.26%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) C#
1 10 (52.63%) C++
1 10 (52.63%) Java
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) ForgeRock
2 1 (5.26%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.26%) Thunderhead
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