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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 39 72 24
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -48
Permanent jobs citing SLA 60 37 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.45% 3.16% 7.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.12% 30.33% 45.20%
Number of salaries quoted 52 27 74
Average salary £45,000 £50,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.44% +11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £29,575 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -9.33%
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
136 122 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.35% 10.43% 16.34%
Number of salaries quoted 110 101 159
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,550 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
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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
Bedford +18 14 £42,000 -16.00% 1
Luton -2 13 £27,000 -53.04% 1
Dunstable +3 8 £47,500 -5.47%
Shefford - 1 £35,000 -
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 45 (40.91%) ITIL
2 43 (39.09%) SQL
3 37 (33.64%) Java
4 35 (31.82%) Service Delivery
5 34 (30.91%) PL/SQL
6 27 (24.55%) Finance
6 27 (24.55%) Oracle
7 25 (22.73%) Tomcat
8 21 (19.09%) Windows
8 21 (19.09%) Microsoft
9 20 (18.18%) WebLogic
10 19 (17.27%) Service Management
10 19 (17.27%) XML
10 19 (17.27%) XSL
10 19 (17.27%) XSLT
11 18 (16.36%) Solaris
11 18 (16.36%) IIS
11 18 (16.36%) J2EE
12 17 (15.45%) SQL Server
12 17 (15.45%) Linux
12 17 (15.45%) UNIX
13 15 (13.64%) MS Excel
13 15 (13.64%) Apache
13 15 (13.64%) Mentoring
14 14 (12.73%) Project Management
15 13 (11.82%) Shell Script
15 13 (11.82%) Active Directory
15 13 (11.82%) CRM
15 13 (11.82%) MySQL
16 12 (10.91%) JMS

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 25 (22.73%) Tomcat
2 20 (18.18%) WebLogic
3 18 (16.36%) IIS
4 15 (13.64%) Apache
5 4 (3.64%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.73%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.73%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.73%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.09%) MS Office
3 4 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) SAP FI
1 3 (2.73%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (2.73%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.09%) DNS
1 10 (9.09%) AMQP
2 8 (7.27%) DHCP
3 4 (3.64%) FTP
3 4 (3.64%) LAN
3 4 (3.64%) WAN
3 4 (3.64%) VPN
4 3 (2.73%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.73%) SSL
4 3 (2.73%) NetScaler
5 2 (1.82%) HSRP
5 2 (1.82%) Intranet
5 2 (1.82%) DWDM
5 2 (1.82%) MPLS
5 2 (1.82%) OSPF
5 2 (1.82%) BGP
5 2 (1.82%) EIGRP
5 2 (1.82%) Firewall
5 2 (1.82%) Wireless
5 2 (1.82%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.45%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.82%) MySQL
3 10 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 10 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (4.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 27 (24.55%) Finance
2 8 (7.27%) Banking
3 5 (4.55%) Marketing
4 4 (3.64%) Publishing
4 4 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.73%) Retail
6 2 (1.82%) Back Office
6 2 (1.82%) Legal
6 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (30.00%) Analyst
2 32 (29.09%) Applications Support
3 25 (22.73%) Support Analyst
4 20 (18.18%) Applications Support Analyst
5 14 (12.73%) Technical Manager
6 12 (10.91%) Senior Manager
7 11 (10.00%) Sales Manager
7 11 (10.00%) Senior Technical Manager
7 11 (10.00%) CRM Manager
8 10 (9.09%) Developer
9 9 (8.18%) Support Specialist
9 9 (8.18%) Applications Specialist
9 9 (8.18%) Applications Support Specialist
10 7 (6.36%) Support Engineer
10 7 (6.36%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (6.36%) Service Analyst
10 7 (6.36%) Service Manager
11 6 (5.45%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (5.45%) Team Leader
11 6 (5.45%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.27%) XML
1 19 (17.27%) XSL
1 19 (17.27%) XSLT
2 18 (16.36%) J2EE
3 12 (10.91%) JMS
4 10 (9.09%) REST
5 9 (8.18%) JSP
5 9 (8.18%) Struts
5 9 (8.18%) Web Services
5 9 (8.18%) Spring
5 9 (8.18%) JSF
5 9 (8.18%) Java EE
5 9 (8.18%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.82%) CSS
6 2 (1.82%) HTML
6 2 (1.82%) CSS3
7 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.91%) .NET
7 1 (0.91%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.73%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.82%) iSeries
5 1 (0.91%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (0.91%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (0.91%) Replication
5 1 (0.91%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.91%) EMC Centera
5 1 (0.91%) Celerra
5 1 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.91%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.09%) Windows
2 18 (16.36%) Solaris
3 17 (15.45%) Linux
3 17 (15.45%) UNIX
4 6 (5.45%) Windows XP
4 6 (5.45%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.82%) HPUX
8 1 (0.91%) AIX
8 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.91%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.91%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (40.91%) ITIL
2 35 (31.82%) Service Delivery
3 19 (17.27%) Service Management
4 15 (13.64%) Mentoring
5 14 (12.73%) Project Management
6 13 (11.82%) CRM
7 12 (10.91%) Fault Management
8 9 (8.18%) Problem Management
9 8 (7.27%) Time Management
9 8 (7.27%) Configuration Management
9 8 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (6.36%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (5.45%) E-Commerce
11 6 (5.45%) PRINCE2
11 6 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (5.45%) Coaching
11 6 (5.45%) Network Load Balancing
12 5 (4.55%) DevOps
12 5 (4.55%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (39.09%) SQL
2 37 (33.64%) Java
3 34 (30.91%) PL/SQL
4 13 (11.82%) Shell Script
5 7 (6.36%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.91%) VB
6 1 (0.91%) C#
6 1 (0.91%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (3.64%) CCNP
2 4 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.73%) A+ Certification
3 3 (2.73%) Degree
3 3 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (2.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 13 (11.82%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.18%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (6.36%) VMware ESX
4 5 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.73%) XenApp
5 3 (2.73%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.73%) vSphere
6 1 (0.91%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (3.64%) SCCM
1 4 (3.64%) SCOM
2 2 (1.82%) Puppet
2 2 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.82%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 27 (24.55%) Oracle
2 21 (19.09%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.91%) VMware
4 10 (9.09%) Cisco
5 6 (5.45%) Akamai
6 5 (4.55%) BEA
7 4 (3.64%) Intel
7 4 (3.64%) F5
7 4 (3.64%) LANDesk
7 4 (3.64%) Remedy
8 3 (2.73%) Citrix
8 3 (2.73%) SAP
9 2 (1.82%) HP
9 2 (1.82%) Juniper
10 1 (0.91%) NetApp
10 1 (0.91%) EMC
10 1 (0.91%) Axway
Luton, Bedfordshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £18,000 + Health, Pension, Dental, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago