Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Solutions Designer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire 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.

Solution Designer
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 252 275 285
Rank change year-on-year +23 +10 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Designer 10 3 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.15% 0.039% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.040% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 28
West Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £62,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.29% +24.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £41,050 £57,800 £48,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,800 £62,375
Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -1.00% -2.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 6643 7545 8997
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.39% 98.08% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5610 6511 7278
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £60,250 £63,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

Solutions Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Designer in West Yorkshire

Solutions Designer
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Solutions Designer in West Yorkshire

Solutions Designer
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Designer in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Solutions Designer in West Yorkshire

Solutions Designer
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Designer within the West Yorkshire region 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
Leeds +25 10 £55,000 -11.29% 2
Solutions Designer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Solutions Designer in the job title.

1 8 (80.00%) SDLC
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Finance
4 5 (50.00%) Retail
4 5 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (50.00%) Analytical Thinking
4 5 (50.00%) Retail Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Workflow
5 2 (20.00%) VLAN
5 2 (20.00%) vSphere
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (20.00%) NAS
5 2 (20.00%) Advertising
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) Clustering
5 2 (20.00%) Unix
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) HP

Solutions Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (20.00%) NAS
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
1 2 (20.00%) VLAN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Retail
2 5 (50.00%) Retail Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) SDLC
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Analytical Thinking
3 5 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Business Process Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Coaching
4 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (20.00%) User Stories
4 2 (20.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (20.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
1 2 (20.00%) HP
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) VMware