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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 23 40 30
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Permanent jobs citing SLA 8 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.94% 1.26% 2.55%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 53.33% 30.77% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 5
Average salary £41,000 £30,250 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.53% +12.03%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
15 13 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 5.51% 4.09% 8.92%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 19
Average salary £37,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,050 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £62,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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 30 July 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Incident Management
3 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 7 (29.17%) SAP BW
4 7 (29.17%) NetWeaver
4 7 (29.17%) AIX
4 7 (29.17%) Linux
4 7 (29.17%) Java
4 7 (29.17%) ABAP
4 7 (29.17%) Oracle
4 7 (29.17%) SAP
4 7 (29.17%) ERP
4 7 (29.17%) SAP Basis
4 7 (29.17%) SAP BC
4 7 (29.17%) SAP Portal
4 7 (29.17%) SAP Security
5 6 (25.00%) Blackberry
6 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
6 5 (20.83%) Apple
6 5 (20.83%) MS Office
6 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
7 4 (16.67%) Workflow
7 4 (16.67%) Aerospace
7 4 (16.67%) Degree
7 4 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (16.67%) VoIP
7 4 (16.67%) Cisco
7 4 (16.67%) NWDI
7 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 4 (16.67%) Numerical Analysis

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (29.17%) NetWeaver
1 7 (29.17%) SAP Portal
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
1 5 (20.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) VoIP
2 2 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) NWDI
General
1 4 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) SAP Basis Administrator
2 6 (25.00%) SAP Administrator
2 6 (25.00%) Administrator
2 6 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Operations Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Desktop Support
4 3 (12.50%) IT Support
4 3 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Senior IT Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior IT Support
6 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) SAP Basis
1 7 (29.17%) SAP BC
2 2 (8.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.33%) iPad
4 2 (8.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) AIX
2 7 (29.17%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Incident Management
2 7 (29.17%) ERP
2 7 (29.17%) SAP Security
3 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
4 4 (16.67%) Workflow
4 4 (16.67%) Numerical Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.17%) Analytics
6 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) Java
1 7 (29.17%) ABAP
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) MCSE
3 1 (4.17%) MCITP
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle
1 7 (29.17%) SAP
2 5 (20.83%) Apple
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.33%) VMware
6 1 (4.17%) Citrix