The median annual salary for a Solutions Designer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 822 802 815
Rank change year-on-year -20 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 50 122 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.057% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 38 102 119
Median salary £52,500 £61,800 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.04% +12.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £44,000 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £71,000 £75,250
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £62,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -15.32% +24.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 84528 93714 106901
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69082 78988 88114
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Solutions Designer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Designer in the UK

Solutions Designer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Solutions Designer in the UK

Solutions Designer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Designer over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Solutions Designer in the UK

Solutions Designer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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
England -21 40 £53,730 -13.33% 7
London +18 15 £54,365 +23.55% 1
North West -26 12 £48,750 -15.21%
Glasgow +21 10 £52,500 -
Scotland +16 10 £52,500 -
Manchester -14 8 £50,000 -13.04%
South East +34 6 £78,000 +15.55% 5
City of London +31 5 £52,500 -30.00%
Salford - 5 - -
East of England -10 4 £35,000 -44.00%
West End of London - 4 £55,000 -
Cheshire - 4 £47,500 -
Surrey +31 3 £78,000 - 4
Berkshire +25 3 £65,000 -
Staines - 3 £78,000 - 4
Slough - 3 £65,000 -
Norwich -13 2 £35,000 -44.00%
Norfolk -16 2 £35,000 -44.00%
Warrington - 2 £45,000 -
East Midlands +19 1 - -
Stoke-on-Trent +11 1 £60,000 -9.43%
Staffordshire +5 1 £60,000 -11.11%
South West +3 1 £35,000 -32.36% 1
West Midlands -9 1 £60,000 -7.69%
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
East Anglia - 1 £70,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Devon - 1 £35,000 -
Exeter - 1 £35,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 featuring Solutions Designer in the job title.

1 57 (36.08%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (31.01%) IT Strategy
3 36 (22.78%) Java
3 36 (22.78%) Oracle
4 30 (18.99%) Scrum
5 29 (18.35%) Telecoms
6 26 (16.46%) UML
6 26 (16.46%) SOA
7 25 (15.82%) SQL
7 25 (15.82%) TOGAF
8 23 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (13.92%) Finance
9 22 (13.92%) Middleware
10 19 (12.03%) Continuous Improvement
11 18 (11.39%) C#
12 15 (9.49%) Degree
13 14 (8.86%) Systems Analysis
13 14 (8.86%) Data Architecture
13 14 (8.86%) Waterfall
13 14 (8.86%) Mentoring
13 14 (8.86%) JavaScript
13 14 (8.86%) .NET
13 14 (8.86%) User Experience
14 13 (8.23%) Translating Business Requirements
14 13 (8.23%) Coaching
14 13 (8.23%) Test Automation
15 12 (7.59%) Analytics
15 12 (7.59%) Microsoft
16 11 (6.96%) Retail
16 11 (6.96%) C++

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 6 (3.80%) WebLogic
2 5 (3.16%) Mule
2 5 (3.16%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.53%) JBoss
4 2 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.16%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.53%) BusinessWorks
1 4 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.53%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.27%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.53%) IBM Blueworks
3 2 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.06%) LAN
1 8 (5.06%) WAN
2 7 (4.43%) Ethernet
2 7 (4.43%) LLU
2 7 (4.43%) VoIP
3 4 (2.53%) SAN
4 1 (0.63%) Firewall
4 1 (0.63%) Internet
4 1 (0.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.96%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.80%) MySQL
2 6 (3.80%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.16%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.90%) Big Data
5 3 (1.90%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.27%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.80%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.16%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.16%) Subversion
3 1 (0.63%) JIRA
General
1 29 (18.35%) Telecoms
2 22 (13.92%) Finance
3 11 (6.96%) Retail
4 8 (5.06%) Back Office
4 8 (5.06%) Banking
4 8 (5.06%) Marketing
5 4 (2.53%) Front Office
6 3 (1.90%) Billing
7 2 (1.27%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Advertising
8 1 (0.63%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (13.92%) Middleware
2 14 (8.86%) .NET
3 10 (6.33%) JMS
3 10 (6.33%) Web Services
4 9 (5.70%) J2EE
5 8 (5.06%) CSS
6 7 (4.43%) .NET Framework
7 6 (3.80%) Hibernate
7 6 (3.80%) jQuery
7 6 (3.80%) Node.js
7 6 (3.80%) REST
7 6 (3.80%) Spring
8 5 (3.16%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (3.16%) EJB
8 5 (3.16%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (3.16%) Sass
8 5 (3.16%) Symfony
8 5 (3.16%) TIBCO EMS
9 4 (2.53%) Dojo
9 4 (2.53%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.86%) User Experience
3 4 (2.53%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.53%) Clustering
3 4 (2.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (2.53%) EMC VMAX
3 4 (2.53%) EMC VNX
3 4 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (2.53%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.27%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.27%) EPoS
4 2 (1.27%) Fintech
4 2 (1.27%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.96%) Windows
2 9 (5.70%) Linux
3 4 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (36.08%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (31.01%) IT Strategy
3 30 (18.99%) Scrum
4 26 (16.46%) SOA
4 26 (16.46%) UML
5 25 (15.82%) TOGAF
6 19 (12.03%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (8.86%) Data Architecture
7 14 (8.86%) Mentoring
7 14 (8.86%) Systems Analysis
7 14 (8.86%) Waterfall
8 13 (8.23%) Coaching
8 13 (8.23%) Test Automation
8 13 (8.23%) Translating Business Requirements
9 12 (7.59%) Analytics
10 11 (6.96%) Technical Architecture
10 11 (6.96%) Visualisation
11 10 (6.33%) Data Privacy
11 10 (6.33%) ETL
11 10 (6.33%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 36 (22.78%) Java
2 25 (15.82%) SQL
3 18 (11.39%) C#
4 14 (8.86%) JavaScript
5 11 (6.96%) C++
6 7 (4.43%) Python
7 6 (3.80%) PHP
8 5 (3.16%) Go
8 5 (3.16%) Ruby
9 2 (1.27%) C
9 2 (1.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (9.49%) Degree
2 4 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (2.53%) ISEB
3 3 (1.90%) CCNP
4 2 (1.27%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.63%) CCDP
5 1 (0.63%) CCIE
5 1 (0.63%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.33%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.16%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.53%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.16%) SCCM
1 5 (3.16%) SCOM
2 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (2.53%) SCOrch
2 4 (2.53%) Simpana
3 3 (1.90%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.27%) Ansible
4 2 (1.27%) Puppet
4 2 (1.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 36 (22.78%) Oracle
2 12 (7.59%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.33%) HP
4 9 (5.70%) TIBCO
5 8 (5.06%) Cisco
6 6 (3.80%) hybris
7 5 (3.16%) Sybase
7 5 (3.16%) VMware
8 4 (2.53%) CommVault
8 4 (2.53%) EMC
8 4 (2.53%) IBM
8 4 (2.53%) Informatica
8 4 (2.53%) Pega
8 4 (2.53%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.53%) SAP
8 4 (2.53%) webMethods
9 2 (1.27%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.27%) Google
9 2 (1.27%) TSYS
10 1 (0.63%) ForgeRock
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