Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service Design
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 203 254 213
Rank change year-on-year +51 -41 +84
Permanent jobs citing Service Design 78 62 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.00% 0.63% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.70% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 40 35 44
West Midlands median annual salary £82,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.48% +4.55% -24.14%
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £73,000 £73,375
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +15.00% -13.04%

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 7,099 8,913 9,675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.18% 90.74% 91.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5,315 7,052 7,575
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £41,250 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -0.60% +1.22%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,250 £66,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 -17 20 £47,500 +9.20% 6
Herefordshire +8 18 £85,000 +25.93% 1
Solihull - 13 £60,000 - 3
Shropshire +13 12 - - 4
Warwickshire +38 6 £42,500 -26.09% 1
Worcestershire -3 6 £65,750 +13.36%
Coventry +16 2 £39,000 -32.17% 1
Service Design
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 35 (44.87%) Service Delivery
2 34 (43.59%) ITIL
3 33 (42.31%) Finance
4 23 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (29.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (28.21%) SOAP
5 22 (28.21%) SOA
6 21 (26.92%) ERP
6 21 (26.92%) CMS
6 21 (26.92%) Middleware
6 21 (26.92%) Big Data
6 21 (26.92%) Microservices
7 16 (20.51%) Financial Modelling
7 16 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (20.51%) Presales
8 15 (19.23%) Collaborative Working
8 15 (19.23%) Microsoft
9 14 (17.95%) ITIL V3
10 13 (16.67%) ServiceNow
10 13 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
10 13 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (16.67%) SLA
11 12 (15.38%) UML
11 12 (15.38%) Scrum
11 12 (15.38%) Acceptance Criteria
12 11 (14.10%) ITSM
12 11 (14.10%) Risk Management
12 11 (14.10%) Technical Architecture
13 10 (12.82%) Google
13 10 (12.82%) Incident 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 21 (26.92%) CMS
2 8 (10.26%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (29.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (12.82%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (11.54%) IaaS
4 8 (10.26%) PaaS
5 2 (2.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.56%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.26%) TCP/IP
2 7 (8.97%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.92%) Big Data
2 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.28%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.28%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.28%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (11.54%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.97%) JUnit
3 2 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.56%) ERwin
3 2 (2.56%) Travis CI
3 2 (2.56%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.28%) Subversion
General
1 33 (42.31%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (60.26%) Architect
2 19 (24.36%) Lead Architect
3 13 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
3 13 (16.67%) Lead Enterprise Architect
4 10 (12.82%) Technical Architect
5 9 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (10.26%) Cloud Architect
6 8 (10.26%) Service Manager
7 6 (7.69%) C# Architect
7 6 (7.69%) Developer
7 6 (7.69%) ITIL Manager
7 6 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 6 (7.69%) Migration Architect
7 6 (7.69%) Service Architect
7 6 (7.69%) Systems Architect
8 5 (6.41%) Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Business Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (6.41%) ITIL Service Manager
8 5 (6.41%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (28.21%) SOAP
2 21 (26.92%) Middleware
3 9 (11.54%) Web Services
4 8 (10.26%) .NET
4 8 (10.26%) REST
5 5 (6.41%) RESTful
6 2 (2.56%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (1.28%) CGI
7 1 (1.28%) JMS
7 1 (1.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Taxonomies
2 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.13%) NHS
4 2 (2.56%) Cyberattack
4 2 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.56%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.82%) Windows
2 2 (2.56%) CentOS
2 2 (2.56%) DC/OS
2 2 (2.56%) Linux
2 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (2.56%) Ubuntu
2 2 (2.56%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.87%) Service Delivery
2 34 (43.59%) ITIL
3 23 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (28.21%) SOA
5 21 (26.92%) ERP
5 21 (26.92%) Microservices
6 16 (20.51%) Financial Modelling
6 16 (20.51%) Presales
6 16 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (19.23%) Collaborative Working
8 14 (17.95%) ITIL V3
9 13 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
10 12 (15.38%) Acceptance Criteria
10 12 (15.38%) Scrum
10 12 (15.38%) UML
11 11 (14.10%) ITSM
11 11 (14.10%) Risk Management
11 11 (14.10%) Technical Architecture
12 10 (12.82%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.26%) C#
2 7 (8.97%) Java
2 7 (8.97%) JavaScript
2 7 (8.97%) Scala
3 3 (3.85%) SQL
4 2 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (8.97%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.41%) Degree
2 5 (6.41%) ISEB
2 5 (6.41%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (6.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.56%) CISM
3 2 (2.56%) CISSP
3 2 (2.56%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.67%) SLA
2 10 (12.82%) GDPR
3 3 (3.85%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.56%) COBIT
5 1 (1.28%) BS25999
5 1 (1.28%) ISO 22301
5 1 (1.28%) ISO 31000
5 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Docker
1 2 (2.56%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (2.56%) VirtualBox
1 2 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) Ansible
1 2 (2.56%) Docker Swarm
1 2 (2.56%) Kubernetes
1 2 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.56%) Packer
1 2 (2.56%) Puppet
1 2 (2.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.67%) ServiceNow
3 10 (12.82%) Google
4 8 (10.26%) Cadence
5 4 (5.13%) Oracle
6 3 (3.85%) SAP
7 2 (2.56%) ArcSight
7 2 (2.56%) New Relic
7 2 (2.56%) Splunk
7 2 (2.56%) VMware