The median annual salary for a Systems Designer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Designer
UK
Rank 851 932 947
Rank change year-on-year +81 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Designer 6 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.016% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.016% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 8
Median salary £32,500 £39,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% -15.67%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,000 £73,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £39,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -16.66% -13.33%  

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 81782 99209 102096
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67852 83080 83346
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Systems Designer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Designer in the UK

Systems Designer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Systems Designer in the UK

Systems Designer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Designer over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Designer in the UK

Systems Designer
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England +89 4 £37,500 -6.83% 1
South East +61 2 £30,000 -
Surrey - 2 £30,000 -
Scotland +21 1 £32,500 -16.66%
Yorkshire +19 1 £45,000 +28.57%
West Yorkshire +16 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Leeds +8 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Glasgow - 1 £32,500 -
Manchester - 1 £45,000 -
North West - 1 £45,000 -

Systems Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Systems 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 Systems Designer in the job title.

1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (50.00%) UML
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Validation
4 3 (25.00%) SysML
4 3 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (25.00%) CAD
4 3 (25.00%) AutoCAD
5 2 (16.67%) SDLC
5 2 (16.67%) Use Case
5 2 (16.67%) JD Edwards
5 2 (16.67%) iSeries
6 1 (8.33%) Degree
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Time Management
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (8.33%) Fintech
6 1 (8.33%) User Stories
6 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 1 (8.33%) OOD
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle
6 1 (8.33%) XML
6 1 (8.33%) Windows
6 1 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (8.33%) C#

Systems Designer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) AutoCAD
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) iSeries
2 1 (8.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) UML
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Validation
4 3 (25.00%) CAD
4 3 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) SysML
5 2 (16.67%) SDLC
5 2 (16.67%) Use Case
6 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (8.33%) OOD
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) Time Management
6 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) JD Edwards
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle