Period
to 21 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Service Design skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Service Design over the 6 months to 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Design
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 458 487 562
Rank change year-on-year +29 +75 +51
Permanent jobs citing Service Design 1078 1085 1004
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.62% 0.57% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.64% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 713 736 782
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,292 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.47% -5.00% -

Service Design is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 156565 170492 194103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.94% 89.23% 88.60%
Number of salaries quoted 123230 141844 159582
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +6.25%

Service Design
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Service Design as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Service Design in the UK

Service Design
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Service Design in the UK

Service Design
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Service Design over the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Service Design in the UK

Service Design
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Service Design within the UK over the 6 months to 21 October 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
England +33 1011 £58,000 +8.41% 45
UK excluding London -8 549 £52,000 +9.47% 18
London +106 515 £62,500 +4.17% 28
South East +26 151 £52,500 - 6
North of England -65 126 £48,500 +7.78% 4
Midlands +13 107 £54,000 +8.00% 3
West Midlands -19 78 £55,000 - 3
East of England -28 60 £50,000 - 2
North West -87 58 £62,500 +42.05% 3
South West +6 50 £52,500 +19.32% 2
Yorkshire -9 50 £37,000 -17.78% 1
Scotland -5 41 £37,500 -11.76% 1
East Midlands +52 28 £54,000 +20.00%
North East +31 18 £41,250 +21.32%
Wales +25 12 £52,500 +11.70%
Northern Ireland -26 4 £52,500 +31.25%

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, IT jobs citing Service Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Service Design.

1 453 (42.02%) ITIL
2 260 (24.12%) Agile Software Development
3 250 (23.19%) Finance
4 241 (22.36%) Service Management
5 219 (20.32%) Service Delivery
6 193 (17.90%) Degree
7 192 (17.81%) Microsoft
8 145 (13.45%) User Experience
9 142 (13.17%) Project Management
10 137 (12.71%) Microsoft Azure
11 114 (10.58%) SLA
12 113 (10.48%) HTML
12 113 (10.48%) Web Services
12 113 (10.48%) Stakeholder Management
13 110 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
14 108 (10.02%) ITSM
15 105 (9.74%) Problem Management
16 102 (9.46%) Change Management
16 102 (9.46%) Customer Requirements
17 94 (8.72%) SaaS
18 92 (8.53%) ITIL V3
18 92 (8.53%) Linux
19 85 (7.88%) Java
20 84 (7.79%) JavaScript
20 84 (7.79%) Security Cleared
21 83 (7.70%) Continuous Improvement
22 82 (7.61%) .NET
23 81 (7.51%) SOA
23 81 (7.51%) LAN
24 80 (7.42%) Mentoring

Service Design
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 28 (2.60%) Skype for Business
2 25 (2.32%) IIS
3 24 (2.23%) SharePoint
4 12 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (0.74%) Oracle Service Bus
8 6 (0.56%) WordPress
9 5 (0.46%) Apache
9 5 (0.46%) nginx
10 4 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.28%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.28%) CMS
11 3 (0.28%) Confluence
12 2 (0.19%) Apache Airflow
12 2 (0.19%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.19%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.19%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.19%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (2.88%) InVision
2 30 (2.78%) OmniGraffle
3 27 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 22 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 19 (1.76%) Adobe Illustrator
6 16 (1.48%) Microsoft Office
7 10 (0.93%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.46%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.093%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.093%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.093%) InDesign
9 1 (0.093%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.093%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 24 (2.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 12 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.19%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 1 (0.093%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.093%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.093%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.093%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.093%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.093%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.093%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.093%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 137 (12.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 110 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
3 94 (8.72%) SaaS
4 65 (6.03%) Office 365
5 54 (5.01%) PaaS
6 33 (3.06%) IaaS
7 14 (1.30%) OneDrive
8 13 (1.21%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 12 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
10 11 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 8 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (0.46%) GitHub
14 4 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 2 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 2 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
15 2 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
15 2 (0.19%) AWS OpsWorks
15 2 (0.19%) Datadog
15 2 (0.19%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 81 (7.51%) LAN
2 73 (6.77%) WAN
3 54 (5.01%) Firewall
4 51 (4.73%) DNS
5 46 (4.27%) TCP/IP
6 35 (3.25%) Internet
7 31 (2.88%) DHCP
7 31 (2.88%) VPN
8 29 (2.69%) LDAP
8 29 (2.69%) Skype
8 29 (2.69%) SSL
9 28 (2.60%) HTTP
10 25 (2.32%) VoIP
11 24 (2.23%) BGP
12 23 (2.13%) SMS
13 22 (2.04%) SAN
14 21 (1.95%) Ethernet
15 18 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (1.67%) PBX
16 17 (1.58%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (4.27%) SQL Server
2 28 (2.60%) Relational Database
3 23 (2.13%) Big Data
4 17 (1.58%) NoSQL
5 16 (1.48%) Redis
6 15 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (1.21%) SQL Server 2014
8 12 (1.11%) MySQL
9 8 (0.74%) MongoDB
10 7 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
10 7 (0.65%) QGIS
10 7 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (0.56%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (0.46%) OLAP
12 5 (0.46%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.46%) SQL Server 2016
13 4 (0.37%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 42 (3.90%) Axure RP
2 20 (1.86%) Jenkins
3 19 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (1.58%) Git (software)
5 16 (1.48%) Visual Studio
6 12 (1.11%) JIRA
7 10 (0.93%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 10 (0.93%) MSI
7 10 (0.93%) Subversion
8 7 (0.65%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 7 (0.65%) JUnit
9 5 (0.46%) Maven
9 5 (0.46%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (0.46%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.37%) Jasmine
10 4 (0.37%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (0.37%) Mocha
10 4 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.37%) QUnit
10 4 (0.37%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 250 (23.19%) Finance
2 70 (6.49%) Retail
3 60 (5.57%) Banking
4 58 (5.38%) Telecoms
5 47 (4.36%) Marketing
6 25 (2.32%) Legal
6 25 (2.32%) Retail Banking
7 20 (1.86%) Investment Banking
8 13 (1.21%) Publishing
9 11 (1.02%) Advertising
9 11 (1.02%) Multimedia
10 8 (0.74%) Digital Economy
11 6 (0.56%) Local Government
12 4 (0.37%) Front Office
12 4 (0.37%) Law
13 3 (0.28%) Automotive
14 2 (0.19%) Back Office
14 2 (0.19%) Electronics
14 2 (0.19%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 180 (16.70%) Architect
2 160 (14.84%) Service Manager
3 124 (11.50%) Designer
4 99 (9.18%) Developer
5 91 (8.44%) Solutions Architect
6 87 (8.07%) Analyst
7 52 (4.82%) IT Manager
7 52 (4.82%) UX Designer
8 49 (4.55%) Services Delivery Manager
9 48 (4.45%) Delivery Manager
10 46 (4.27%) Service Transition Manager
10 46 (4.27%) Transition Manager
11 45 (4.17%) Consultant
11 45 (4.17%) Service Design Manager
12 37 (3.43%) Network Engineer
13 34 (3.15%) IT Services Manager
14 33 (3.06%) Service Architect
15 29 (2.69%) ServiceNow Developer
16 27 (2.50%) Senior Developer
17 26 (2.41%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (10.48%) HTML
1 113 (10.48%) Web Services
2 82 (7.61%) .NET
3 78 (7.24%) CSS
4 40 (3.71%) HTML5
4 40 (3.71%) XML
5 32 (2.97%) Ajax
6 30 (2.78%) REST
7 29 (2.69%) RESTful
8 24 (2.23%) ASP.NET Web API
9 20 (1.86%) CSS3
9 20 (1.86%) jQuery
10 18 (1.67%) Flash
11 16 (1.48%) Middleware
12 15 (1.39%) Entity Framework
12 15 (1.39%) JSON
13 13 (1.21%) ASP.NET
14 12 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (1.11%) SOAP
14 12 (1.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 145 (13.45%) User Experience
2 74 (6.86%) Computer Science
3 72 (6.68%) Data Centre
4 67 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
5 55 (5.10%) Management Information System
6 40 (3.71%) Enterprise Software
7 25 (2.32%) Greenfield Project
7 25 (2.32%) Virtual Team
8 21 (1.95%) Mobile App
9 19 (1.76%) Public Cloud
10 16 (1.48%) Clustering
10 16 (1.48%) PKI
11 15 (1.39%) Social Media
12 13 (1.21%) BYOD
13 12 (1.11%) CMDB
13 12 (1.11%) Taxonomies
13 12 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
14 11 (1.02%) PMI
15 10 (0.93%) Cloud Native
15 10 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 92 (8.53%) Linux
2 79 (7.33%) Windows
3 46 (4.27%) Unix
4 40 (3.71%) Windows Server
5 30 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (1.48%) Windows 10
8 13 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.65%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.46%) AIX
10 5 (0.46%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.46%) Solaris
11 4 (0.37%) Android
11 4 (0.37%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.37%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.28%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.28%) CentOS
13 2 (0.19%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.093%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 453 (42.02%) ITIL
2 260 (24.12%) Agile Software Development
3 241 (22.36%) Service Management
4 219 (20.32%) Service Delivery
5 142 (13.17%) Project Management
6 113 (10.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 108 (10.02%) ITSM
8 105 (9.74%) Problem Management
9 102 (9.46%) Change Management
9 102 (9.46%) Customer Requirements
10 92 (8.53%) ITIL V3
11 83 (7.70%) Continuous Improvement
12 81 (7.51%) SOA
13 80 (7.42%) Mentoring
14 72 (6.68%) Presales
14 72 (6.68%) Scrum
15 68 (6.31%) Incident Management
16 67 (6.22%) Microservices
17 63 (5.84%) Acceptance Criteria
17 63 (5.84%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 85 (7.88%) Java
2 84 (7.79%) JavaScript
3 64 (5.94%) SQL
4 49 (4.55%) C#
5 46 (4.27%) PowerShell
6 28 (2.60%) Python
7 24 (2.23%) C
8 23 (2.13%) Shell Script
9 16 (1.48%) Perl
10 15 (1.39%) Bash Shell
11 13 (1.21%) T-SQL
12 12 (1.11%) PHP
13 11 (1.02%) Ruby
13 11 (1.02%) Scala
14 8 (0.74%) C++
15 7 (0.65%) XPath
16 6 (0.56%) PHP 5
17 5 (0.46%) PHP 7
18 4 (0.37%) Go
19 2 (0.19%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 193 (17.90%) Degree
2 84 (7.79%) Security Cleared
3 79 (7.33%) ITIL Certification
4 72 (6.68%) SC Cleared
5 36 (3.34%) Computer Science Degree
6 31 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
7 30 (2.78%) CCNP
8 29 (2.69%) ISEB
9 26 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 23 (2.13%) DV Cleared
11 16 (1.48%) PMI Certification
12 15 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 14 (1.30%) CCNA
14 11 (1.02%) CCSA
14 11 (1.02%) MCSE
15 9 (0.83%) CISSP
15 9 (0.83%) GIAC
15 9 (0.83%) Master's Degree
16 8 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 7 (0.65%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (10.58%) SLA
2 26 (2.41%) QA
3 17 (1.58%) COBIT
4 15 (1.39%) PMO
5 14 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (1.30%) PCI DSS
6 11 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 6 (0.56%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.37%) GCP
9 2 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (0.19%) GDPR
9 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 15288
9 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.19%) WCAG
10 1 (0.093%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.093%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.093%) MiFID
10 1 (0.093%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 64 (5.94%) Active Directory
2 24 (2.23%) Hyper-V
3 23 (2.13%) Docker
4 20 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (1.58%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
7 8 (0.74%) Snort
8 7 (0.65%) iptables
9 6 (0.56%) Firmware
10 4 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.28%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.19%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.19%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.093%) RHEV
13 1 (0.093%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.093%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.093%) Xen
13 1 (0.093%) XenApp
13 1 (0.093%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 44 (4.08%) SCOM
2 40 (3.71%) SCCM
3 22 (2.04%) Puppet
4 16 (1.48%) Nagios
5 14 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (1.02%) Terraform
7 10 (0.93%) Ansible
8 9 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 7 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
10 6 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
10 6 (0.56%) FortiGate
10 6 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (0.56%) SCDPM
11 5 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
11 5 (0.46%) vRealize
12 3 (0.28%) Jamf Pro
12 3 (0.28%) MOM
13 2 (0.19%) CA Spectrum
13 2 (0.19%) Kubernetes
13 2 (0.19%) Packer
Vendors
1 192 (17.81%) Microsoft
2 74 (6.86%) Cisco
2 74 (6.86%) ServiceNow
3 52 (4.82%) Cadence
4 44 (4.08%) Juniper
5 37 (3.43%) Adobe
6 30 (2.78%) VMware
7 27 (2.50%) Remedy
8 25 (2.32%) Oracle
9 18 (1.67%) CheckPoint
9 18 (1.67%) Citrix
9 18 (1.67%) Palo Alto
10 17 (1.58%) F5
11 16 (1.48%) Google
12 14 (1.30%) Red Hat
13 13 (1.21%) Sitecore
13 13 (1.21%) webMethods
14 12 (1.11%) Avaya
14 12 (1.11%) BMC
14 12 (1.11%) SolarWinds