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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 15 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Design
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 295 447 424
Rank change year-on-year +152 -23 -11
Permanent jobs citing Service Design 2,112 777 419
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.26% 0.67% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 0.72% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 819 488 304
10th Percentile £39,795 £40,000 £40,000
25th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +8.11%
75th Percentile £73,685 £75,185 £78,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £88,500 £101,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,197 £55,000 £58,000
% change year-on-year +0.36% -5.17% +13.57%

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 160,204 108,315 57,920
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.77% 94.09% 93.13%
Number of salaries quoted 83,315 73,224 47,036
10th Percentile £34,250 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,756 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.61% +1.37% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,290 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Service Design
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Design in the UK

Service Design
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Service Design.

Salary trend for Service Design in the UK

Service Design
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Service Design over the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Service Design in the UK

Service Design
Top 18 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 15 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England +167 1,783 £60,000 -4.00% 120
London +139 935 £61,757 -11.78% 41
UK excluding London +118 908 £55,197 +0.36% 86
Work from Home +18 645 £60,000 - 40
South East +73 256 £67,500 +8.00% 21
North of England +19 200 £53,112 +3.13% 22
Midlands +31 177 £52,200 -0.24% 10
West Midlands +14 146 £52,200 -5.74% 6
East of England +54 132 £55,000 -20.86% 10
North West -14 117 £53,112 -4.75% 13
Yorkshire +22 81 £55,946 +9.16% 8
South West +12 78 £53,112 +1.17% 12
Scotland +11 68 £45,000 -23.50% 9
East Midlands -4 30 £50,000 +21.30% 4
Wales +3 20 £55,197 +25.45% 2
Channel Islands - 5 £84,000 -
North East -18 2 £43,850 -14.85% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, IT jobs citing Service Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Service Design.

1 1,310 (62.03%) Agile
2 743 (35.18%) User Experience
3 645 (30.54%) CI/CD
4 635 (30.07%) UX Design
5 602 (28.50%) Finance
6 577 (27.32%) AWS
7 561 (26.56%) Azure
8 483 (22.87%) Social Skills
9 442 (20.93%) Coaching
10 421 (19.93%) Public Sector
11 411 (19.46%) User Research
12 399 (18.89%) Kubernetes
13 396 (18.75%) Docker
13 396 (18.75%) Python
14 373 (17.66%) JavaScript
15 367 (17.38%) Mentoring
16 363 (17.19%) Test Automation
17 362 (17.14%) Serverless
18 348 (16.48%) Git (software)
19 346 (16.38%) Microservices
20 342 (16.19%) Microsoft
20 342 (16.19%) Strategic Thinking
21 333 (15.77%) CSS
21 333 (15.77%) Google
22 331 (15.67%) Java
23 328 (15.53%) HTML
24 327 (15.48%) ITIL
25 320 (15.15%) Service Delivery
26 318 (15.06%) Customer-Centricity
27 317 (15.01%) Disaster Recovery

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
1 204 (9.66%) Apache Spark
2 95 (4.50%) IIS
2 95 (4.50%) JBoss
2 95 (4.50%) Tomcat
3 36 (1.70%) Confluence
4 15 (0.71%) CMS
5 9 (0.43%) SharePoint
5 9 (0.43%) WordPress
6 5 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.095%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.095%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.047%) Apache
8 1 (0.047%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.047%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 149 (7.05%) Sketch
2 111 (5.26%) InVision
3 45 (2.13%) Zeplin
4 44 (2.08%) Adobe XD
5 43 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
6 39 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
7 33 (1.56%) MS Visio
8 21 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 18 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 12 (0.57%) Photoshop
11 11 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
12 9 (0.43%) UserZoom
13 7 (0.33%) Adobe After Effects
14 6 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
15 5 (0.24%) Marvel
16 3 (0.14%) Chatbot
16 3 (0.14%) InDesign
17 1 (0.047%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 8 (0.38%) SAP ERP
2 7 (0.33%) SAP MDG
2 7 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (0.19%) SAP ECC
5 4 (0.19%) SAP PP
6 2 (0.095%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 1 (0.047%) Maximo
7 1 (0.047%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.047%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.047%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 577 (27.32%) AWS
2 561 (26.56%) Azure
3 362 (17.14%) Serverless
4 311 (14.73%) AWS Lambda
5 295 (13.97%) Cloud Functions
6 292 (13.83%) OpenShift
7 216 (10.23%) GCP
8 190 (9.00%) Figma
9 132 (6.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 124 (5.87%) AWS CloudFormation
11 97 (4.59%) Azure Stack
12 95 (4.50%) AWS CodePipeline
13 89 (4.21%) SaaS
14 88 (4.17%) PaaS
15 69 (3.27%) GitHub
16 66 (3.13%) IaaS
17 53 (2.51%) Azure Active Directory
18 52 (2.46%) Azure DevOps
19 35 (1.66%) Adobe Creative Cloud
20 33 (1.56%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 297 (14.06%) Internet
2 118 (5.59%) Firewall
3 44 (2.08%) Wireless
4 23 (1.09%) VPN
5 22 (1.04%) DNS
6 21 (0.99%) WAN
7 20 (0.95%) DHCP
8 17 (0.80%) LAN
8 17 (0.80%) SD-WAN
9 15 (0.71%) NetScaler
9 15 (0.71%) Network Security
10 14 (0.66%) BGP
10 14 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (0.62%) OSPF
12 10 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (0.47%) Cisco Firepower
12 10 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (0.43%) Cisco Wireless
13 9 (0.43%) IPsec
14 7 (0.33%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 295 (13.97%) PostgreSQL
2 266 (12.59%) MongoDB
3 257 (12.17%) MySQL
4 250 (11.84%) SQL Server
5 223 (10.56%) Apache Cassandra
6 203 (9.61%) NoSQL
7 195 (9.23%) Flink
8 59 (2.79%) Elasticsearch
9 34 (1.61%) Relational Database
10 32 (1.52%) DynamoDB
11 31 (1.47%) Power BI
12 28 (1.33%) Bigtable
12 28 (1.33%) DB2
12 28 (1.33%) Redis
13 27 (1.28%) Data Lake
14 25 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
15 21 (0.99%) Big Data
16 20 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
17 18 (0.85%) SAP HANA
18 17 (0.80%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 348 (16.48%) Git (software)
2 290 (13.73%) Subversion
3 266 (12.59%) JIRA
4 196 (9.28%) Maven
5 195 (9.23%) Ant
5 195 (9.23%) Gradle
6 176 (8.33%) Jenkins
7 66 (3.13%) Axure RP
8 28 (1.33%) Bitbucket
8 28 (1.33%) JUnit
8 28 (1.33%) Mockito
9 21 (0.99%) GitLab
10 15 (0.71%) Artifactory
11 12 (0.57%) Cypress.io
11 12 (0.57%) Pivotal Tracker
12 10 (0.47%) Gerrit
13 6 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
14 3 (0.14%) Balsamiq
14 3 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 1 (0.047%) Cucumber
General
1 602 (28.50%) Finance
2 483 (22.87%) Social Skills
3 421 (19.93%) Public Sector
4 303 (14.35%) Manufacturing
5 107 (5.07%) Legal
6 97 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
6 97 (4.59%) Marketing
7 90 (4.26%) Presentation Skills
8 84 (3.98%) Influencing Skills
9 80 (3.79%) Retail
10 73 (3.46%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 70 (3.31%) Banking
12 37 (1.75%) Telecoms
13 30 (1.42%) Law
14 29 (1.37%) Publishing
15 26 (1.23%) Organisational Skills
16 25 (1.18%) Games
17 22 (1.04%) Financial Institution
18 17 (0.80%) Public Speaking
19 15 (0.71%) Police
Job Titles
1 375 (17.76%) Designer
2 306 (14.49%) Developer
3 259 (12.26%) Senior Developer
4 212 (10.04%) Java Engineer
5 207 (9.80%) Architect
6 195 (9.23%) Senior Java Engineer
7 166 (7.86%) Full Stack Developer
8 152 (7.20%) UX Designer
9 150 (7.10%) DevOps Engineer
10 145 (6.87%) Senior Full Stack Developer
11 114 (5.40%) Solutions Architect
12 113 (5.35%) Software Engineer
13 95 (4.50%) Senior DevOps
13 95 (4.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 88 (4.17%) Service Manager
15 87 (4.12%) Consultant
16 86 (4.07%) Analyst
17 82 (3.88%) Senior Designer
18 71 (3.36%) User Researcher
19 63 (2.98%) Senior Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 333 (15.77%) CSS
2 328 (15.53%) HTML
3 280 (13.26%) .NET
4 273 (12.93%) RESTful
5 233 (11.03%) ASP.NET
6 195 (9.23%) JDBC
7 129 (6.11%) React
8 121 (5.73%) Elastic Stack
9 73 (3.46%) Node.js
9 73 (3.46%) REST
10 68 (3.22%) Vue.js
11 65 (3.08%) Spring
12 52 (2.46%) Web Services
13 45 (2.13%) Kafka
14 34 (1.61%) AngularJS
14 34 (1.61%) Spring Boot
15 28 (1.33%) gRPC
15 28 (1.33%) jOOQ
15 28 (1.33%) Swagger
15 28 (1.33%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 743 (35.18%) User Experience
2 304 (14.39%) Linux Command Line
3 297 (14.06%) Life Science
4 200 (9.47%) Data Structures
5 197 (9.33%) Algorithms
6 121 (5.73%) Mobile App
7 85 (4.02%) Management Information System
8 67 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
9 48 (2.27%) Virtual Team
10 47 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
11 42 (1.99%) Public Cloud
12 36 (1.70%) Cloud Native
13 32 (1.52%) Blog
14 25 (1.18%) Private Cloud
14 25 (1.18%) Replication
15 24 (1.14%) PKI
16 23 (1.09%) Hackathon
17 20 (0.95%) Social Media
18 19 (0.90%) Cyberattack
19 18 (0.85%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 199 (9.42%) Unix
2 168 (7.95%) Linux
3 137 (6.49%) Windows
4 104 (4.92%) Windows Server
5 68 (3.22%) Apple iOS
6 67 (3.17%) Android
7 20 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.095%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.047%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.047%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.047%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,310 (62.03%) Agile
2 645 (30.54%) CI/CD
3 635 (30.07%) UX Design
4 442 (20.93%) Coaching
5 411 (19.46%) User Research
6 367 (17.38%) Mentoring
7 363 (17.19%) Test Automation
8 346 (16.38%) Microservices
9 342 (16.19%) Strategic Thinking
10 327 (15.48%) ITIL
11 320 (15.15%) Service Delivery
12 318 (15.06%) Customer-Centricity
13 317 (15.01%) Disaster Recovery
14 303 (14.35%) Innovative Thinking
15 297 (14.06%) Prototyping
16 292 (13.83%) High Availability
17 275 (13.02%) DevOps
18 268 (12.69%) Infrastructure as Code
19 260 (12.31%) User Stories
20 249 (11.79%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 396 (18.75%) Python
2 373 (17.66%) JavaScript
3 331 (15.67%) Java
4 235 (11.13%) SQL
5 233 (11.03%) Ruby
6 219 (10.37%) PHP
7 204 (9.66%) PowerShell
8 198 (9.38%) Shell Script
9 196 (9.28%) Perl
10 63 (2.98%) C#
11 52 (2.46%) Bash
12 51 (2.41%) TypeScript
13 46 (2.18%) Apple Swift
14 45 (2.13%) Objective-C
15 36 (1.70%) Scala
16 29 (1.37%) C
17 26 (1.23%) Groovy
18 25 (1.18%) Go
19 22 (1.04%) Kotlin
20 3 (0.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 262 (12.41%) Degree
2 94 (4.45%) Security Cleared
3 73 (3.46%) SC Cleared
4 60 (2.84%) Master's Degree
5 30 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
6 24 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
6 24 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 20 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
8 19 (0.90%) Postgraduate
9 16 (0.76%) DV Cleared
10 12 (0.57%) AWS Certification
11 11 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 7 (0.33%) MBCS
12 7 (0.33%) PMI Certification
13 6 (0.28%) CCA
13 6 (0.28%) Citrix Certification
13 6 (0.28%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.28%) PMP
14 4 (0.19%) ISEB
14 4 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (5.92%) Accessibility
2 106 (5.02%) QA
3 62 (2.94%) SLA
4 16 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.76%) PMO
5 12 (0.57%) GDPR
6 11 (0.52%) NCSC
7 7 (0.33%) NIST
7 7 (0.33%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.24%) COBIT
9 4 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
10 3 (0.14%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.095%) GRC
11 2 (0.095%) NIST 800
12 1 (0.047%) Government Security Classifications
12 1 (0.047%) GxP
12 1 (0.047%) WCAG
System Software
1 396 (18.75%) Docker
2 95 (4.50%) Virtual Machines
3 54 (2.56%) Active Directory
4 14 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (0.62%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.47%) vSphere
7 9 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.28%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 6 (0.28%) Terminal Services
8 6 (0.28%) XenApp
8 6 (0.28%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.095%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.047%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 399 (18.89%) Kubernetes
2 204 (9.66%) Terraform
3 151 (7.15%) Ansible
4 100 (4.73%) Puppet
5 97 (4.59%) Opscode Chef
6 41 (1.94%) Kibana
7 29 (1.37%) Argo
8 26 (1.23%) logstash
8 26 (1.23%) ZABBIX
9 22 (1.04%) Istio
10 20 (0.95%) Grafana
11 17 (0.80%) Kubeflow
12 15 (0.71%) Sysdig
13 10 (0.47%) Failover Clustering
13 10 (0.47%) HAProxy
14 6 (0.28%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 6 (0.28%) Prometheus
14 6 (0.28%) SCCM
15 5 (0.24%) SCVMM
16 2 (0.095%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 342 (16.19%) Microsoft
2 333 (15.77%) Google
3 121 (5.73%) Adobe
4 101 (4.78%) Splunk
5 67 (3.17%) ServiceNow
6 46 (2.18%) Salesforce.com
7 38 (1.80%) Oracle
8 33 (1.56%) SAP
9 31 (1.47%) Dell
10 29 (1.37%) Cisco
11 28 (1.33%) Xamarin
12 27 (1.28%) Mercator
13 26 (1.23%) Dynatrace
13 26 (1.23%) Palo Alto
14 18 (0.85%) FNZ
14 18 (0.85%) VMware
15 16 (0.76%) Facebook
15 16 (0.76%) Hotjar
15 16 (0.76%) Zscaler
16 15 (0.71%) Hitachi