The median annual salary for a Solutions Designer was £58,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Designer
UK / Scotland
Rank 135 149 156
Rank change year-on-year +14 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 6 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.26% 0.24% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.25% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 2
Median salary £58,000 £52,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% +3.96%  
UK excluding London median salary £59,000 £65,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.23% +30.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2187 2757 2952
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 96.01% 94.81% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1357 1793 1823
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,964
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 Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Designer in Scotland

Solutions Designer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Solutions Designer in Scotland

Solutions Designer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Designer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Glasgow +19 4 £58,000 +10.47%
Edinburgh +3 2 - -
Solutions Designer
UK

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 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 Scotland region featuring Solutions Designer in the job title.

1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) SOA
4 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
5 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (20.00%) SDLC
5 3 (20.00%) Banking
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle
6 2 (13.33%) CSS
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL
6 2 (13.33%) Windows
6 2 (13.33%) Linux
6 2 (13.33%) Java
6 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (13.33%) JBoss
6 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
6 2 (13.33%) Retail
6 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
6 2 (13.33%) Spring
6 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
6 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (13.33%) Mobile Development
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Suite

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 (13.33%) JBoss
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
1 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
1 2 (13.33%) Spring
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) SOA
3 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
4 3 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Mobile Development
5 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
6 1 (6.67%) Line Management
6 1 (6.67%) OO
6 1 (6.67%) OOD
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) UML
6 1 (6.67%) Use Case
6 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle