The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 48 59 70
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Permanent jobs citing SLA 43 60 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.75% 4.57% 2.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.71% 43.80% 28.30%
Number of salaries quoted 38 55 21
Average salary £46,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.25% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,736
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -11.53%
SLA
East of England

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 Bedfordshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
140 137 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.20% 10.44% 9.15%
Number of salaries quoted 105 117 83
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,750 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

SLA
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SLA Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

SLA
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

SLA
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -9 11 £45,000 +15.38% 1
Dunstable +12 10 £50,000 - 1
Bedford +12 2 - - 1
Biggleswade - 1 £32,500 -
Leighton Buzzard - 1 - -
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 73 (58.40%) ITIL
2 61 (48.80%) SQL
3 55 (44.00%) Java
4 50 (40.00%) PL/SQL
5 45 (36.00%) Tomcat
6 44 (35.20%) Oracle
7 39 (31.20%) UNIX
8 38 (30.40%) Finance
9 37 (29.60%) Service Delivery
9 37 (29.60%) WebLogic
10 36 (28.80%) J2EE
10 36 (28.80%) Solaris
10 36 (28.80%) Linux
10 36 (28.80%) Service Management
11 34 (27.20%) Apache
12 33 (26.40%) IIS
13 29 (23.20%) SQL Server
13 29 (23.20%) MySQL
13 29 (23.20%) Shell Script
14 25 (20.00%) Microsoft
15 18 (14.40%) MS Excel
16 17 (13.60%) XML
16 17 (13.60%) XSL
16 17 (13.60%) XSLT
17 16 (12.80%) Windows
18 15 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
18 15 (12.00%) Banking
19 14 (11.20%) VPN
20 13 (10.40%) Cisco
20 13 (10.40%) Business Intelligence

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 45 (36.00%) Tomcat
2 37 (29.60%) WebLogic
3 34 (27.20%) Apache
4 33 (26.40%) IIS
5 6 (4.80%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.60%) NetWeaver
6 2 (1.60%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.80%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (14.40%) MS Excel
2 13 (10.40%) MS Office
3 11 (8.80%) MS Visio
4 6 (4.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (7.20%) SAP FI
1 9 (7.20%) SAP FI/CO
1 9 (7.20%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.20%) VPN
2 12 (9.60%) RIP
2 12 (9.60%) TCP/IP
2 12 (9.60%) DWDM
2 12 (9.60%) MPLS
2 12 (9.60%) OSPF
2 12 (9.60%) BGP
2 12 (9.60%) EIGRP
2 12 (9.60%) Firewall
2 12 (9.60%) SSL
2 12 (9.60%) Wireless
2 12 (9.60%) HSRP
3 11 (8.80%) AMQP
4 6 (4.80%) DNS
4 6 (4.80%) DHCP
5 4 (3.20%) FTP
6 2 (1.60%) LAN
6 2 (1.60%) PBX
6 2 (1.60%) WAN
6 2 (1.60%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.20%) MySQL
1 29 (23.20%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.80%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (4.80%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.20%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 4 (3.20%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.60%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.80%) SAP BW
General
1 38 (30.40%) Finance
2 15 (12.00%) Banking
3 6 (4.80%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.00%) Retail
5 4 (3.20%) Publishing
6 3 (2.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 57 (45.60%) Analyst
2 52 (41.60%) Applications Support
3 50 (40.00%) Support Analyst
4 36 (28.80%) Applications Support Analyst
5 14 (11.20%) Support Specialist
5 14 (11.20%) Applications Specialist
5 14 (11.20%) Applications Support Specialist
6 9 (7.20%) Developer
6 9 (7.20%) Service Analyst
7 8 (6.40%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (5.60%) Service Manager
8 7 (5.60%) Network Specialist
8 7 (5.60%) SAP Support
8 7 (5.60%) SAP Analyst
9 6 (4.80%) SAP Support Analyst
9 6 (4.80%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (4.00%) Network Engineer
10 5 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (4.00%) Services Delivery Manager
10 5 (4.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (28.80%) J2EE
2 17 (13.60%) XML
2 17 (13.60%) XSL
2 17 (13.60%) XSLT
3 13 (10.40%) JMS
4 11 (8.80%) REST
5 6 (4.80%) JSP
5 6 (4.80%) Struts
5 6 (4.80%) Web Services
5 6 (4.80%) Spring
5 6 (4.80%) JSF
5 6 (4.80%) Java EE
5 6 (4.80%) Hibernate
6 5 (4.00%) WinForms
6 5 (4.00%) .NET
7 2 (1.60%) HTML
7 2 (1.60%) CSS
7 2 (1.60%) CSS3
8 1 (0.80%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.40%) iSeries
2 2 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.80%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (0.80%) LIMS
3 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 39 (31.20%) UNIX
2 36 (28.80%) Solaris
2 36 (28.80%) Linux
3 16 (12.80%) Windows
4 2 (1.60%) HPUX
5 1 (0.80%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.80%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.80%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.80%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (58.40%) ITIL
2 37 (29.60%) Service Delivery
3 36 (28.80%) Service Management
4 15 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (10.40%) PRINCE2
5 13 (10.40%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (10.40%) Problem Management
5 13 (10.40%) Mentoring
6 12 (9.60%) Network Management
6 12 (9.60%) Project Management
7 11 (8.80%) Configuration Management
7 11 (8.80%) Change Management
7 11 (8.80%) PRINCE
7 11 (8.80%) Process Improvement
8 8 (6.40%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (5.60%) Coaching
10 6 (4.80%) CRM
10 6 (4.80%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (4.00%) E-Commerce
11 5 (4.00%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 61 (48.80%) SQL
2 55 (44.00%) Java
3 50 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 29 (23.20%) Shell Script
5 5 (4.00%) C#
5 5 (4.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.20%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (9.60%) CCNP
1 12 (9.60%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (5.60%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (5.60%) Degree
3 6 (4.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.80%) MCP
5 1 (0.80%) MCSE
5 1 (0.80%) MCSA
5 1 (0.80%) MCITP
System Software
1 6 (4.80%) Active Directory
1 6 (4.80%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.80%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (9.60%) HP NNM
2 5 (4.00%) SCCM
3 4 (3.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (35.20%) Oracle
2 25 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (10.40%) Cisco
4 12 (9.60%) F5
4 12 (9.60%) HP
4 12 (9.60%) Juniper
5 9 (7.20%) SAP
6 4 (3.20%) BEA
6 4 (3.20%) Akamai
6 4 (3.20%) VMware
7 2 (1.60%) Mitel
7 2 (1.60%) Toshiba
7 2 (1.60%) Intel
7 2 (1.60%) Avaya
8 1 (0.80%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.80%) LANDesk
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 per annum + + Car (5K) + Bonus (7K) + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Commission OTE £66,800+Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton
Streamline Connections
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dunstable
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago