Period
to 22 October 2020

The median annual salary for a Systems Designer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

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
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 679 1049 1167
Rank change year-on-year +370 +118 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Designer 9 15 14
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.011% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.011% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 12
Median annual salary £55,000 £43,000 £59,912
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.91% -28.23% -3.37%
10th Percentile £52,500 £36,750 £45,137
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £63,595
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £49,000 £57,621
% change year-on-year +12.24% -14.96% -7.06%

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 46,513 130,847 158,074
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.98% 95.65% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 38,462 104,430 127,373
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Systems Designer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Designer in the UK

Systems Designer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Systems Designer.

Salary trend for Systems Designer in the UK

Systems Designer
Top 4 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 22 October 2020. 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
England +373 9 £55,000 +27.91% 8
London +252 5 £55,000 +29.41% 1
UK excluding London +326 3 £55,000 +12.24% 7
South West +113 3 £55,000 +27.91% 6

Systems Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, Systems Designer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Systems Designer in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) SAP
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Unisys
2 4 (44.44%) PCI DSS
2 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
3 3 (33.33%) SaaS
3 3 (33.33%) PaaS
3 3 (33.33%) Azure
3 3 (33.33%) AWS
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (33.33%) Public Cloud
3 3 (33.33%) MCP
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Games
5 1 (11.11%) Video\Live Streaming
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 1 (11.11%) AutoCAD
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) EDI
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
5 1 (11.11%) ETL
5 1 (11.11%) Adobe
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (11.11%) Digital Signage

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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (11.11%) AutoCAD
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) AWS
1 3 (33.33%) Azure
1 3 (33.33%) PaaS
1 3 (33.33%) SaaS
General
1 2 (22.22%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Signage
2 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (11.11%) Video\Live Streaming
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (11.11%) ERP
2 1 (11.11%) ETL
2 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
2 1 (11.11%) Project Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Requirements Gathering
2 1 (11.11%) Strategic Roadmap
2 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Technology Roadmap
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) MCP
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) SAP
2 4 (44.44%) Unisys
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Adobe
4 1 (11.11%) Vectorworks