The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 28 43 67
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +24
Permanent jobs citing SLA 8 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 4.32% 1.05% 3.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 47.06% 12.50% 48.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 14
Average salary £32,500 £20,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.53% -43.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £20,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £20,500 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
SLA
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
17 24 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 9.19% 8.42% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 28
Average salary £51,500 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.42% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £31,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

SLA
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

SLA Salary Trend in Bedford

SLA
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

SLA Salary Histogram in Bedford

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Bedford 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 11 (68.75%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
3 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
3 5 (31.25%) iSeries
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL V3
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
4 4 (25.00%) Line Management
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (25.00%) Service Management
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) MS Office
4 4 (25.00%) Unix
4 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (25.00%) DNS
5 3 (18.75%) SSL
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
5 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
5 3 (18.75%) Linux
5 3 (18.75%) IIS
5 3 (18.75%) Terminal Services
5 3 (18.75%) Intel
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (18.75%) VPN
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Bedford 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 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (18.75%) IIS
2 3 (18.75%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) SSL
2 3 (18.75%) VPN
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) VLAN
3 2 (12.50%) VRRP
4 1 (6.25%) DHCP
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Delivery Manager
1 5 (31.25%) Service Manager
1 5 (31.25%) Services Delivery Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Customer Service Advisor
2 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Development Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Development Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Adviser
3 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Technician
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) IT Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.25%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Service Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Operations Team Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) iSeries
2 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) Replication
3 2 (12.50%) AS400
3 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) CMDB
4 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 4 (25.00%) Unix
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) Linux
5 1 (6.25%) MVS
5 1 (6.25%) OS/400
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL V3
2 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
3 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (25.00%) Line Management
3 4 (25.00%) Service Management
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) High Availability
4 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
5 2 (12.50%) Coaching
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 2 (12.50%) ITSM
5 2 (12.50%) Time Management
6 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (6.25%) Physical Data Model
6 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (12.50%) CCIP
3 2 (12.50%) CCNA
3 2 (12.50%) CCNP
3 2 (12.50%) CCSP
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (12.50%) MCP
3 2 (12.50%) MCSA
3 2 (12.50%) MCSE
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Terminal Services
2 2 (12.50%) ISA Server
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) Job Entry Subsystem
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Intel
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 3 (18.75%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) LANDesk
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus (6K) + Full Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (c.7K) + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago