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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 40 44 46
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing SLA 7 23 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.40% 5.97% 0.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.00% 54.76% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 22 1
Average salary £34,000 £55,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.18% +150.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -12.00%
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
20 42 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 6.85% 10.91% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 14 39 9
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 10 (58.82%) Service Delivery
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
4 5 (29.41%) .NET
4 5 (29.41%) Windows
4 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
4 5 (29.41%) Project Management
4 5 (29.41%) WinForms
4 5 (29.41%) C#
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (23.53%) High Availability
5 4 (23.53%) Programme Management
5 4 (23.53%) VMware
5 4 (23.53%) ITIL
6 3 (17.65%) iSeries
7 2 (11.76%) Time Management
7 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
7 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 2 (11.76%) Line Management
8 1 (5.88%) VPN
8 1 (5.88%) Intel
8 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (5.88%) Intranet
8 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
8 1 (5.88%) UNIX
8 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Server

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) VPN
1 1 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.88%) Billing
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Solutions Architect
1 5 (29.41%) Architect
1 5 (29.41%) .NET Developer
1 5 (29.41%) C# Developer
1 5 (29.41%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Services Delivery Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Service Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Service Improvement Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Escalation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
1 5 (29.41%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) iSeries
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Service Delivery
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) High Availability
3 4 (23.53%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.76%) Line Management
4 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.76%) Time Management
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) ITSM
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
2 5 (29.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Intel
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