Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Design
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 225 247 235
Rank change year-on-year +22 -12 +57
Permanent jobs citing Service Design 69 78 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.80% 0.79% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.86% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 35 42 51
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% - +7.32%
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £84,125 £73,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +8.41% -2.73%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7,754 9,038 10,656
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.42% 91.48% 90.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5,937 7,390 8,330
West Midlands median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,225 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.45% - +5.26%

Service Design
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Service Design as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Service Design in the West Midlands

Service Design
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Service Design in the West Midlands

Service Design
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Service Design in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Service Design in the West Midlands

Service Design
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Service Design within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 October 2018. 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
Birmingham -14 29 £47,000 -14.55% 7
Warwickshire +51 15 £50,000 -6.98% 2
Herefordshire - 9 £85,000 - 3
Coventry +10 7 £42,500 -50.00% 2
Solihull - 6 - - 3
Worcestershire +1 3 £82,500 +42.24% 1
Service Design
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Service Design.

1 38 (55.07%) ITIL
2 36 (52.17%) Finance
3 32 (46.38%) Service Delivery
4 29 (42.03%) Service Management
4 29 (42.03%) Microsoft
5 28 (40.58%) Presales
6 19 (27.54%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Excel
7 15 (21.74%) Customer Requirements
8 14 (20.29%) SOA
8 14 (20.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 13 (18.84%) Microsoft Azure
9 13 (18.84%) ITIL V3
9 13 (18.84%) SOAP
9 13 (18.84%) Middleware
9 13 (18.84%) SLA
9 13 (18.84%) Telecoms
9 13 (18.84%) Microservices
9 13 (18.84%) Big Data
9 13 (18.84%) ServiceNow
10 12 (17.39%) Acceptance Criteria
10 12 (17.39%) CMS
10 12 (17.39%) ERP
11 11 (15.94%) Financial Modelling
11 11 (15.94%) MS Visio
11 11 (15.94%) Commercial Awareness
12 10 (14.49%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (14.49%) Due Diligence
12 10 (14.49%) ITSM
12 10 (14.49%) Security Cleared

Service Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 12 (17.39%) CMS
2 5 (7.25%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (20.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (15.94%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.70%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (7.25%) IaaS
3 5 (7.25%) PaaS
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.45%) Datadog
4 1 (1.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) Internet
2 5 (7.25%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.90%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.84%) Big Data
2 6 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.45%) Data Mart
3 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.45%) Travis CI
1 1 (1.45%) Vagrant
General
1 36 (52.17%) Finance
2 13 (18.84%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.45%) Billing
3 1 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (37.68%) Architect
2 13 (18.84%) Service Manager
3 12 (17.39%) Lead Architect
4 11 (15.94%) Service Design Specialist
5 7 (10.14%) Delivery Manager
5 7 (10.14%) Enterprise Architect
5 7 (10.14%) Lead Enterprise Architect
5 7 (10.14%) Services Delivery Manager
6 6 (8.70%) Service Architect
7 5 (7.25%) Cloud Architect
7 5 (7.25%) ITIL Manager
7 5 (7.25%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
7 5 (7.25%) ITIL Service Manager
7 5 (7.25%) Systems Architect
8 4 (5.80%) Coordinator
8 4 (5.80%) Designer
8 4 (5.80%) Service Transition Manager
8 4 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.80%) Transition Manager
9 3 (4.35%) Migration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.84%) Middleware
1 13 (18.84%) SOAP
2 6 (8.70%) Web Services
3 5 (7.25%) .NET
4 3 (4.35%) CGI
4 3 (4.35%) COM
5 2 (2.90%) Flash
6 1 (1.45%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (1.45%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.45%) JMS
6 1 (1.45%) REST
6 1 (1.45%) Spring
6 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.25%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (7.25%) Taxonomies
3 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (1.45%) CentOS
2 1 (1.45%) DC/OS
2 1 (1.45%) Linux
2 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (55.07%) ITIL
2 32 (46.38%) Service Delivery
3 29 (42.03%) Service Management
4 28 (40.58%) Presales
5 15 (21.74%) Customer Requirements
6 14 (20.29%) SOA
7 13 (18.84%) ITIL V3
7 13 (18.84%) Microservices
8 12 (17.39%) Acceptance Criteria
8 12 (17.39%) ERP
9 11 (15.94%) Commercial Awareness
9 11 (15.94%) Financial Modelling
10 10 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (14.49%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (14.49%) Due Diligence
10 10 (14.49%) ITSM
11 9 (13.04%) PRINCE2
12 7 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (10.14%) Six Sigma
12 7 (10.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.25%) C#
2 2 (2.90%) SQL
3 1 (1.45%) Java
3 1 (1.45%) Java 8
3 1 (1.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (27.54%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (14.49%) Security Cleared
3 9 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.35%) ISEB
5 1 (1.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.84%) SLA
2 6 (8.70%) GDPR
3 1 (1.45%) COBIT
3 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Docker
1 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.45%) VirtualBox
1 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Ansible
1 1 (1.45%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (1.45%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.45%) Packer
1 1 (1.45%) Puppet
1 1 (1.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 29 (42.03%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.84%) ServiceNow
3 6 (8.70%) Google
4 5 (7.25%) Cadence
5 3 (4.35%) Oracle
5 3 (4.35%) SAP
6 1 (1.45%) New Relic
6 1 (1.45%) Splunk
6 1 (1.45%) VMware