Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Design
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 247 229 292
Rank change year-on-year -18 +63 -12
Permanent jobs citing Service Design 64 92 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.65% 0.89% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.99% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 34 28 24
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £73,000 £72,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% -4.35%

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 8,671 9,300 9,767
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.28% 90.09% 87.95%
Number of salaries quoted 6,779 7,320 8,118
West Midlands median annual salary £42,250 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.05% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -5 46 £41,750 -28.94% 2
Worcestershire - 6 £58,000 -
Warwickshire -2 3 £57,500 +21.05%
Coventry -13 2 £56,250 +25.00%
Herefordshire - 2 £67,500 - 1
Service Design
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 32 (50.00%) Finance
2 31 (48.44%) Service Delivery
3 24 (37.50%) ITIL
4 18 (28.13%) Collaborative Working
5 15 (23.44%) Data Centre
6 14 (21.88%) Critical Success Factor
6 14 (21.88%) Escalation Management
6 14 (21.88%) Contract Management
6 14 (21.88%) SLA
6 14 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (21.88%) Cadence
6 14 (21.88%) Statistics
6 14 (21.88%) Performance Management
6 14 (21.88%) Financial Modelling
7 13 (20.31%) Customer Requirements
8 12 (18.75%) Marketing
8 12 (18.75%) Incident Management
8 12 (18.75%) Service Management
9 11 (17.19%) Degree
9 11 (17.19%) IT Strategy
9 11 (17.19%) Process Improvement
10 10 (15.63%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (14.06%) ITSM
11 9 (14.06%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (14.06%) ServiceNow
12 8 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
12 8 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (12.50%) Open Source
12 8 (12.50%) Quality Management

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 4 (6.25%) CMS
2 2 (3.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.56%) InVision
2 1 (1.56%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (3.13%) Datadog
2 2 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) SMS
2 2 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.69%) Big Data
3 2 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.13%) gulp
1 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.13%) Travis CI
1 2 (3.13%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 32 (50.00%) Finance
2 12 (18.75%) Marketing
3 8 (12.50%) Legal
4 6 (9.38%) Local Government
5 3 (4.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (43.75%) Architect
2 14 (21.88%) Service Manager
2 14 (21.88%) Technical Architect
3 8 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
3 8 (12.50%) Developer
4 5 (7.81%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (7.81%) IT Architect
4 5 (7.81%) Services Delivery Manager
4 5 (7.81%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (6.25%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 4 (6.25%) Designer
5 4 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
5 4 (6.25%) Service Architect
6 3 (4.69%) Customer Services Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (4.69%) ICT Architect
6 3 (4.69%) ICT Manager
6 3 (4.69%) IT Services Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Service Transition Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.94%) CSS
1 7 (10.94%) HTML
2 5 (7.81%) Flash
2 5 (7.81%) jQuery
2 5 (7.81%) Sass
2 5 (7.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (6.25%) CSS3
3 4 (6.25%) HTML5
4 3 (4.69%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.69%) Hibernate
4 3 (4.69%) Modernizr
4 3 (4.69%) Node.js
4 3 (4.69%) Spring
5 2 (3.13%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (3.13%) Laravel
5 2 (3.13%) PhoneGap
6 1 (1.56%) Framer.js
6 1 (1.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.44%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.81%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.69%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.69%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (4.69%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.13%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (3.13%) User Experience
6 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Linux
1 4 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (3.13%) CentOS
2 2 (3.13%) DC/OS
2 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.13%) Ubuntu
2 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
2 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (48.44%) Service Delivery
2 24 (37.50%) ITIL
3 18 (28.13%) Collaborative Working
4 14 (21.88%) Contract Management
4 14 (21.88%) Critical Success Factor
4 14 (21.88%) Escalation Management
4 14 (21.88%) Financial Modelling
4 14 (21.88%) Performance Management
4 14 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (21.88%) Statistics
5 13 (20.31%) Customer Requirements
6 12 (18.75%) Incident Management
6 12 (18.75%) Service Management
7 11 (17.19%) IT Strategy
7 11 (17.19%) Process Improvement
8 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (14.06%) ITSM
8 9 (14.06%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (12.50%) Quality Management
9 8 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.38%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.69%) Java
2 3 (4.69%) SQL
3 2 (3.13%) PHP
3 2 (3.13%) PHP 5
3 2 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) Degree
2 10 (15.63%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (7.81%) ISEB
3 5 (7.81%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.69%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.88%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Docker
1 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (3.13%) VirtualBox
1 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Ansible
1 2 (3.13%) Docker Swarm
1 2 (3.13%) Kubernetes
1 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.13%) Packer
1 2 (3.13%) Puppet
1 2 (3.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (21.88%) Cadence
2 9 (14.06%) ServiceNow
3 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.13%) Google
4 2 (3.13%) New Relic
4 2 (3.13%) Splunk
4 2 (3.13%) VMware