Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Designer was £62,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

System Designer
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1153 1201 1249
Rank change year-on-year +48 +48 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Designer 36 36 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.019% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.020% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 28 23 36
UK median annual salary £62,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.00% +5.26% +15.85%
10th Percentile £49,500 £42,500 £38,438
90th Percentile £65,150 £63,750 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +29.17% +1.05% +21.02%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172559 183130 209788
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138476 153185 174290
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Systems Designer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Designer in the UK

Systems Designer
Top 7 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 6 months to 23 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
UK excluding London +44 35 £62,000 +29.17% 4
England +44 33 £62,000 +24.00% 4
South East +54 25 £62,000 -0.80% 2
Yorkshire +33 7 £35,000 -22.22% 1
North of England +11 7 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Scotland -16 3 £56,250 -
London +8 1 - -

Systems Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 30 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (58.33%) Manufacturing
3 20 (55.56%) Migration
3 20 (55.56%) Mentoring
4 19 (52.78%) Web Services
5 18 (50.00%) SOA
6 17 (47.22%) Degree
6 17 (47.22%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
8 13 (36.11%) SQL
9 12 (33.33%) C#
9 12 (33.33%) Java
9 12 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (33.33%) AngularJS
10 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
11 9 (25.00%) MVC
11 9 (25.00%) C++
11 9 (25.00%) HTML
11 9 (25.00%) T-SQL
11 9 (25.00%) XSLT
11 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 9 (25.00%) Software Delivery
11 9 (25.00%) SDLC
12 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
13 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
13 6 (16.67%) Data Management
13 6 (16.67%) Change Management
13 6 (16.67%) NHS
13 6 (16.67%) SAS
13 6 (16.67%) Python

Systems 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 (16.67%) SAS
2 1 (2.78%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.78%) OpenShift
1 1 (2.78%) PaaS
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.67%) Riak
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (58.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (52.78%) Web Services
2 12 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 9 (25.00%) HTML
3 9 (25.00%) XSLT
4 5 (13.89%) .NET
5 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.78%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 17 (47.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.67%) NHS
3 4 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Android
1 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (55.56%) Mentoring
2 20 (55.56%) Migration
3 18 (50.00%) SOA
4 9 (25.00%) MVC
4 9 (25.00%) SDLC
4 9 (25.00%) Software Delivery
5 6 (16.67%) Change Management
5 6 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (16.67%) Data Management
5 6 (16.67%) IT Strategy
5 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.56%) Business Development
7 2 (5.56%) Data Flow Diagram
7 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.56%) Time Management
7 2 (5.56%) UML
7 2 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
2 13 (36.11%) SQL
3 12 (33.33%) C#
3 12 (33.33%) Java
4 9 (25.00%) C++
4 9 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 6 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (47.22%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Adobe
3 1 (2.78%) Apigee
3 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com