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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 36 50 45
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Permanent jobs citing SLA 13 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 4.21% 2.67% 0.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 72.22% 34.48% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 2
Average salary £34,000 £55,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.18% +35.80%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
18 29 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 5.83% 7.73% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 14 26 7
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £36,500 £39,550
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 23 January 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Bedford

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 13 (54.17%) Service Delivery
2 11 (45.83%) ITIL
3 6 (25.00%) SQL
3 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.83%) C#
4 5 (20.83%) Project Management
4 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
4 5 (20.83%) .NET
4 5 (20.83%) Windows
4 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
4 5 (20.83%) WinForms
4 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.83%) iSeries
5 4 (16.67%) High Availability
5 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 4 (16.67%) VMware
6 3 (12.50%) CLARiiON
6 3 (12.50%) EMC Centera
6 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (12.50%) ITSM
6 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 3 (12.50%) UNIX
6 3 (12.50%) Cisco
6 3 (12.50%) EMC
6 3 (12.50%) Intel
6 3 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (12.50%) SAN
6 3 (12.50%) NetApp

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (20.83%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) SAN
1 3 (12.50%) NAS
2 1 (4.17%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (4.17%) Electronics
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Law
1 1 (4.17%) Marketing
1 1 (4.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (20.83%) Architect
2 5 (20.83%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) .NET Developer
2 5 (20.83%) C# Developer
2 5 (20.83%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Service Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) Storage Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
1 5 (20.83%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) iSeries
2 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.50%) CLARiiON
3 3 (12.50%) EMC Centera
3 3 (12.50%) Replication
3 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.50%) Symmetrix DMX
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Service Delivery
2 11 (45.83%) ITIL
3 5 (20.83%) Project Management
3 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.67%) High Availability
4 4 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (12.50%) ITSM
5 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 3 (12.50%) Service Management
5 3 (12.50%) Time Management
5 3 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.33%) Line Management
6 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) C#
2 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) VMware
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco
3 3 (12.50%) EMC
3 3 (12.50%) Intel
3 3 (12.50%) NetApp
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