The first table below looks at the demand for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Aberdeen region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 30 24 49
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +25
Permanent jobs citing SLA 16 23 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 4.31% 7.01% 1.06%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 66.67% 79.31% 18.52%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 4
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £45,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -11.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £22,000 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £46,000 £45,953
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,750 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-11.56% +2.08%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
24 29 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 6.47% 8.84% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 18 21 22
Average salary £49,500 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.75% -23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £66,600 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SLA
Scotland

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

SLA
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Aberdeen region.

SLA Salary Trend in Aberdeen

SLA
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SLA.

1 16 (66.67%) Windows
1 16 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 12 (50.00%) SAP BC
2 12 (50.00%) SAP Portal
2 12 (50.00%) SAP Security
2 12 (50.00%) SAP Basis
2 12 (50.00%) AIX
2 12 (50.00%) Linux
2 12 (50.00%) Java
2 12 (50.00%) ABAP
2 12 (50.00%) Oracle
2 12 (50.00%) SAP
2 12 (50.00%) ERP
2 12 (50.00%) SAP BW
2 12 (50.00%) NetWeaver
3 10 (41.67%) MS Office
3 10 (41.67%) Degree
4 9 (37.50%) Computer Science
4 9 (37.50%) Workflow
4 9 (37.50%) NWDI
5 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 7 (29.17%) Management Information System
7 5 (20.83%) VoIP
7 5 (20.83%) Apple
7 5 (20.83%) Blackberry
7 5 (20.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (16.67%) Aerospace
8 4 (16.67%) ITIL
8 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 3 (12.50%) SCCM

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing SLA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SLA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (50.00%) NetWeaver
1 12 (50.00%) SAP Portal
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) MS Office
2 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) NWDI
General
1 4 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Administrator
1 12 (50.00%) SAP Basis Administrator
1 12 (50.00%) SAP Administrator
2 5 (20.83%) Desktop Support
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Support Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Service Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Service Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.17%) SAP Basis Manager
5 1 (4.17%) SAP Manager
5 1 (4.17%) IT Support
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) SAP Basis
1 12 (50.00%) SAP BC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 7 (29.17%) Management Information System
3 5 (20.83%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) AIX
2 12 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 12 (50.00%) SAP Security
2 12 (50.00%) ERP
3 9 (37.50%) Workflow
4 4 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (8.33%) Service Management
5 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) Analytics
5 2 (8.33%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Java
1 12 (50.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Oracle
1 12 (50.00%) SAP
2 5 (20.83%) Apple
3 2 (8.33%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix