Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Solutions Designer was £53,250 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

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

Solution Designer
UK > Scotland
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 216 198 224
Rank change year-on-year -18 +26 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 15 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.27% 0.31% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.32% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 6
Scotland median annual salary £53,250 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.43% - +24.26%
10th Percentile £45,875 £48,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £68,125 £58,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £59,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +2.61% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5414 4956 6144
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.33% 95.93% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3474 3082 3954
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,736 £27,163 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

Solutions Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Designer in Scotland over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 25 November 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
Glasgow -16 12 £53,250 +1.43% 1
Inverclyde - 1 £47,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £72,500 - 5
Falkirk - 1 - -
Solutions Designer
UK

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle
3 5 (33.33%) SOA
3 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (26.67%) Microservices
4 4 (26.67%) PaaS
4 4 (26.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (26.67%) .NET
4 4 (26.67%) J2EE
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (26.67%) Degree
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (20.00%) CRM
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) Biometrics
5 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (20.00%) Big Data
5 3 (20.00%) Big Data Analytics
5 3 (20.00%) Data Analytics
5 3 (20.00%) Analytics
5 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (20.00%) Feasibility Study
6 2 (13.33%) Fraud Detection
6 2 (13.33%) SDLC
6 2 (13.33%) Presales

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 3 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (13.33%) Confluence
3 1 (6.67%) CMS
3 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (13.33%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (26.67%) PaaS
3 2 (13.33%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (13.33%) SaaS
4 1 (6.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (20.00%) Big Data
2 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
1 4 (26.67%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (6.67%) Java EE
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) JSON
2 1 (6.67%) JSP
2 1 (6.67%) React Native
2 1 (6.67%) Spring
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) SOA
3 4 (26.67%) Microservices
3 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) Analytics
4 3 (20.00%) Big Data Analytics
4 3 (20.00%) Biometrics
4 3 (20.00%) CRM
4 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (20.00%) Data Analytics
4 3 (20.00%) Feasibility Study
4 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (13.33%) ERP
5 2 (13.33%) Fraud Detection
5 2 (13.33%) Information Security
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Line Management
5 2 (13.33%) Presales
5 2 (13.33%) SDLC
5 2 (13.33%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) MCSD
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) JD Edwards
3 2 (13.33%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (6.67%) Adobe
4 1 (6.67%) Apigee
4 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com