Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Design
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 456 464 561
Rank change year-on-year +8 +97 +39
Permanent jobs citing Service Design 1092 1177 1006
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.61% 0.63% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.71% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 750 776 790
UK median annual salary £56,250 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -13.04% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,225 £37,500 £35,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -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 161340 166576 190205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.94% 89.44% 88.90%
Number of salaries quoted 127872 138128 157367
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 £28,178 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.71% - +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 12 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Service Design in the UK

Service Design
Top 17 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 12 December 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 -6 1014 £57,500 +10.58% 73
UK excluding London -56 551 £52,500 +10.53% 47
London +70 509 £62,500 +4.17% 32
North of England -60 148 £46,125 +4.83% 20
South East -7 137 £55,000 +18.28% 3
Midlands -7 114 £54,000 +2.86% 11
West Midlands -31 67 £57,500 +2.22% 4
Yorkshire +21 65 £37,000 -26.00% 7
North West -87 63 £62,500 +42.05% 11
East of England -55 54 £50,000 - 3
South West -15 51 £47,500 +7.95% 4
East Midlands +50 47 £52,500 +20.00% 6
Scotland -13 36 £47,500 -3.06% 3
North East +15 20 £42,500 +25.00% 2
Wales +15 11 £52,500 +24.26% 3
Northern Ireland -28 2 £37,500 -11.76%
Channel Islands - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 431 (39.47%) ITIL
2 309 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
3 265 (24.27%) Finance
4 228 (20.88%) Service Delivery
5 222 (20.33%) Service Management
6 212 (19.41%) Microsoft
7 171 (15.66%) Degree
8 165 (15.11%) User Experience
9 149 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
10 125 (11.45%) Amazon AWS
11 124 (11.36%) HTML
12 120 (10.99%) Project Management
13 118 (10.81%) Java
14 115 (10.53%) Problem Management
15 114 (10.44%) Stakeholder Management
16 113 (10.35%) SLA
17 112 (10.26%) .NET
18 110 (10.07%) Change Management
19 109 (9.98%) ITSM
20 104 (9.52%) Customer Requirements
21 98 (8.97%) Web Services
22 97 (8.88%) JavaScript
23 96 (8.79%) CSS
24 95 (8.70%) SOA
25 94 (8.61%) ITIL V3
26 91 (8.33%) Microservices
27 86 (7.88%) Mentoring
28 84 (7.69%) Scrum
29 82 (7.51%) Linux
29 82 (7.51%) SaaS

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 36 (3.30%) IIS
2 28 (2.56%) Skype for Business
3 23 (2.11%) SharePoint
4 20 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (0.82%) CMS
5 9 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (0.73%) Apache
7 6 (0.55%) Umbraco
8 5 (0.46%) MS Exchange
8 5 (0.46%) nginx
8 5 (0.46%) WordPress
9 4 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.27%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.27%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.18%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 36 (3.30%) OmniGraffle
2 35 (3.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 28 (2.56%) InVision
3 28 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
4 26 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
4 26 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (2.38%) Photoshop
5 12 (1.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.092%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.092%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.092%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 34 (3.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 14 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.37%) Eagle PACE
4 3 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.18%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.18%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.18%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.18%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.092%) Eikon
6 1 (0.092%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.092%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.092%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.092%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.092%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.092%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 149 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 125 (11.45%) Amazon AWS
3 82 (7.51%) SaaS
4 65 (5.95%) Office 365
5 40 (3.66%) PaaS
6 24 (2.20%) IaaS
7 14 (1.28%) OneDrive
8 13 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
9 12 (1.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 11 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (0.46%) Amazon Kinesis
12 5 (0.46%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.37%) GitHub
13 4 (0.37%) Serverless
14 3 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
14 3 (0.27%) Datadog
14 3 (0.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 77 (7.05%) LAN
2 70 (6.41%) WAN
3 57 (5.22%) Firewall
4 49 (4.49%) DNS
5 47 (4.30%) TCP/IP
6 33 (3.02%) VPN
7 31 (2.84%) DHCP
8 29 (2.66%) SMS
9 28 (2.56%) Skype
10 25 (2.29%) Internet
11 23 (2.11%) VoIP
12 22 (2.01%) HTTP
12 22 (2.01%) SSL
12 22 (2.01%) Wireless
13 21 (1.92%) LDAP
14 20 (1.83%) BGP
15 19 (1.74%) SAN
16 18 (1.65%) Ethernet
17 15 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
18 14 (1.28%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (5.86%) SQL Server
2 41 (3.75%) Relational Database
3 28 (2.56%) Big Data
4 26 (2.38%) Redis
5 22 (2.01%) NoSQL
5 22 (2.01%) SQL Server 2014
6 21 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (1.47%) MySQL
9 13 (1.19%) RDBMS
10 12 (1.10%) Oracle Database
11 9 (0.82%) MongoDB
12 8 (0.73%) Azure SQL Database
12 8 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (0.55%) InfluxDB
13 6 (0.55%) QGIS
13 6 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (0.46%) Blockchain
14 5 (0.46%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 49 (4.49%) Axure RP
2 30 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (2.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 19 (1.74%) Jenkins
5 16 (1.47%) Git (software)
6 15 (1.37%) JIRA
7 14 (1.28%) Visual Studio
8 10 (0.92%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 10 (0.92%) MSI
9 7 (0.64%) Subversion
9 7 (0.64%) TeamCity
10 6 (0.55%) Jasmine
10 6 (0.55%) Karma Test Runner
10 6 (0.55%) Mocha
10 6 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (0.55%) QUnit
11 4 (0.37%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.27%) Selenium
12 3 (0.27%) Vagrant
General
1 265 (24.27%) Finance
2 81 (7.42%) Retail
3 63 (5.77%) Banking
4 42 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 37 (3.39%) Marketing
6 25 (2.29%) Retail Banking
7 21 (1.92%) Advertising
8 19 (1.74%) Investment Banking
9 18 (1.65%) Publishing
10 17 (1.56%) Legal
11 8 (0.73%) Digital Economy
12 6 (0.55%) Front Office
12 6 (0.55%) Games
12 6 (0.55%) Local Government
13 5 (0.46%) Automotive
14 3 (0.27%) Billing
14 3 (0.27%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.27%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.27%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 183 (16.76%) Architect
2 148 (13.55%) Designer
3 140 (12.82%) Service Manager
4 128 (11.72%) Developer
5 105 (9.62%) Analyst
6 79 (7.23%) Solutions Architect
7 74 (6.78%) UX Designer
8 58 (5.31%) Consultant
9 52 (4.76%) Services Delivery Manager
10 49 (4.49%) Delivery Manager
11 45 (4.12%) IT Manager
12 44 (4.03%) Senior Developer
13 42 (3.85%) Service Transition Manager
13 42 (3.85%) Transition Manager
14 41 (3.75%) Service Architect
15 38 (3.48%) .NET Developer
16 37 (3.39%) Network Engineer
17 34 (3.11%) Service Design Manager
18 28 (2.56%) IT Services Manager
19 26 (2.38%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (11.36%) HTML
2 112 (10.26%) .NET
3 98 (8.97%) Web Services
4 96 (8.79%) CSS
5 49 (4.49%) HTML5
6 41 (3.75%) jQuery
7 38 (3.48%) RESTful
8 37 (3.39%) Ajax
8 37 (3.39%) ASP.NET Web API
9 30 (2.75%) XML
10 29 (2.66%) Entity Framework
11 27 (2.47%) CSS3
11 27 (2.47%) Middleware
12 25 (2.29%) REST
13 22 (2.01%) Flash
14 20 (1.83%) Node.js
14 20 (1.83%) WCF
15 19 (1.74%) JSON
16 18 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC
16 18 (1.65%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 165 (15.11%) User Experience
2 71 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (6.04%) Computer Science
4 64 (5.86%) Data Centre
5 59 (5.40%) Enterprise Software
6 43 (3.94%) Management Information System
7 35 (3.21%) Mobile App
8 25 (2.29%) Public Cloud
9 20 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
9 20 (1.83%) Virtual Team
10 19 (1.74%) Taxonomies
11 18 (1.65%) Clustering
12 15 (1.37%) Social Media
13 14 (1.28%) Algorithms
13 14 (1.28%) Cloud Native
14 13 (1.19%) Cyberthreat
14 13 (1.19%) N-Tier
15 12 (1.10%) Data Structures
16 11 (1.01%) PKI
16 11 (1.01%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 82 (7.51%) Linux
2 79 (7.23%) Windows
3 40 (3.66%) Windows Server
4 37 (3.39%) Unix
5 25 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (1.74%) Windows 10
7 16 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.55%) Mac OS
8 6 (0.55%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.46%) Android
9 5 (0.46%) CentOS
9 5 (0.46%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.46%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.27%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.27%) DC/OS
10 3 (0.27%) Solaris
10 3 (0.27%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.18%) AIX
12 1 (0.092%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 431 (39.47%) ITIL
2 309 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
3 228 (20.88%) Service Delivery
4 222 (20.33%) Service Management
5 120 (10.99%) Project Management
6 115 (10.53%) Problem Management
7 114 (10.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 110 (10.07%) Change Management
9 109 (9.98%) ITSM
10 104 (9.52%) Customer Requirements
11 95 (8.70%) SOA
12 94 (8.61%) ITIL V3
13 91 (8.33%) Microservices
14 86 (7.88%) Mentoring
15 84 (7.69%) Scrum
16 79 (7.23%) Continuous Improvement
17 77 (7.05%) Collaborative Working
18 76 (6.96%) Incident Management
19 65 (5.95%) DevOps
20 59 (5.40%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 118 (10.81%) Java
2 97 (8.88%) JavaScript
3 72 (6.59%) SQL
4 68 (6.23%) C#
5 40 (3.66%) PowerShell
6 30 (2.75%) Python
7 24 (2.20%) Shell Script
8 22 (2.01%) PHP
9 16 (1.47%) C
10 15 (1.37%) Bash Shell
11 14 (1.28%) Perl
12 13 (1.19%) T-SQL
13 9 (0.82%) Scala
14 7 (0.64%) Ruby
15 6 (0.55%) C++
15 6 (0.55%) Go
16 5 (0.46%) PHP 5
16 5 (0.46%) PHP 7
17 3 (0.27%) XAML
18 2 (0.18%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 171 (15.66%) Degree
2 82 (7.51%) Security Cleared
3 74 (6.78%) SC Cleared
4 54 (4.95%) ITIL Certification
5 34 (3.11%) Computer Science Degree
6 28 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (2.20%) ISEB
8 20 (1.83%) CCNP
9 19 (1.74%) DV Cleared
10 18 (1.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 15 (1.37%) PMI Certification
12 12 (1.10%) GIAC
13 10 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
13 10 (0.92%) CCSA
13 10 (0.92%) MCSA
14 9 (0.82%) CCNA
14 9 (0.82%) Master's Degree
14 9 (0.82%) MCSE
15 8 (0.73%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (10.35%) SLA
2 33 (3.02%) QA
3 18 (1.65%) COBIT
4 16 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 15 (1.37%) PMO
6 14 (1.28%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.55%) GCP
7 6 (0.55%) WCAG
8 5 (0.46%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.46%) GDPR
9 2 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 15288
9 2 (0.18%) MiFID
9 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.092%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.092%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 60 (5.49%) Active Directory
2 35 (3.21%) Docker
3 28 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (1.83%) Hyper-V
5 16 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (1.01%) Snort
7 10 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
8 7 (0.64%) iptables
9 6 (0.55%) Firmware
10 4 (0.37%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.27%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.18%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.18%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.18%) vSphere
13 1 (0.092%) RHEV
13 1 (0.092%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.092%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (3.21%) SCCM
2 34 (3.11%) SCOM
3 21 (1.92%) Puppet
4 16 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (1.10%) Ansible
6 11 (1.01%) Nagios
7 10 (0.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 9 (0.82%) Terraform
9 8 (0.73%) Microsoft Clustering
10 7 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (0.55%) SCDPM
12 5 (0.46%) Kubernetes
12 5 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
12 5 (0.46%) vRealize
13 3 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
13 3 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
13 3 (0.27%) FortiGate
13 3 (0.27%) Jamf Pro
13 3 (0.27%) MOM
13 3 (0.27%) Packer
Vendors
1 212 (19.41%) Microsoft
2 77 (7.05%) ServiceNow
3 71 (6.50%) Cisco
4 51 (4.67%) Cadence
5 43 (3.94%) VMware
6 40 (3.66%) Adobe
7 35 (3.21%) Remedy
8 31 (2.84%) Oracle
9 28 (2.56%) Juniper
10 23 (2.11%) Sitecore
11 21 (1.92%) Citrix
11 21 (1.92%) Google
12 18 (1.65%) CheckPoint
12 18 (1.65%) webMethods
13 16 (1.47%) HP
13 16 (1.47%) SAP
14 15 (1.37%) Avaya
14 15 (1.37%) F5
15 14 (1.28%) BMC
15 14 (1.28%) Palo Alto