The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 26 42 40
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Permanent jobs citing SLA 2 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.42% 2.46% 4.78%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.00% 15.38% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 11
Median salary £75,000 £36,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+105.47% +7.35%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

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 39 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 14.18% 15.98% 6.37%
Number of salaries quoted 19 39 14
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,350 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing SLA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for SLA.

1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) IBM
2 6 (75.00%) Dell
2 6 (75.00%) CommVault
2 6 (75.00%) Veritas
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (75.00%) 3PAR
2 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (75.00%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) iSeries
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Intel
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Operations Manager
1 6 (75.00%) Storage Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
2 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 6 (75.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) 3PAR
1 6 (75.00%) CommVault
1 6 (75.00%) Dell
1 6 (75.00%) IBM
1 6 (75.00%) Veritas
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Intel