The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 48 47 60
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Permanent jobs citing SLA 31 59 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.80% 5.49% 3.96%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 41.89% 43.70% 30.67%
Number of salaries quoted 24 48 36
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £20,500 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,700
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £34,000 £34,000
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
74 135 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.07% 12.56% 12.91%
Number of salaries quoted 58 106 126
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £27,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 July 2016.

SLA Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

SLA
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SLA within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +11 11 £47,500 +75.92% 3
Bedford +2 8 £37,500 -10.71%
Dunstable +1 1 £25,000 -50.00%
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SLA.

1 53 (62.35%) ITIL
2 29 (34.12%) Oracle
3 26 (30.59%) SQL
3 26 (30.59%) High Availability
4 25 (29.41%) Change Management
5 22 (25.88%) Windows
6 21 (24.71%) Service Delivery
7 19 (22.35%) Finance
8 17 (20.00%) Service Management
9 16 (18.82%) Linux
9 16 (18.82%) Java
9 16 (18.82%) IIS
10 15 (17.65%) MS Office
10 15 (17.65%) PL/SQL
10 15 (17.65%) Unix
10 15 (17.65%) Banking
11 14 (16.47%) Spring
11 14 (16.47%) JSF
11 14 (16.47%) Java EE
11 14 (16.47%) Oracle RAC
11 14 (16.47%) Oracle Database
11 14 (16.47%) Mentoring
11 14 (16.47%) SQL Server
11 14 (16.47%) JSP
11 14 (16.47%) Struts
11 14 (16.47%) XML
11 14 (16.47%) XSL
11 14 (16.47%) XSLT
11 14 (16.47%) Oracle Database 10g
11 14 (16.47%) Hibernate

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 16 (18.82%) IIS
2 13 (15.29%) Apache
2 13 (15.29%) Tomcat
3 11 (12.94%) JBoss
3 11 (12.94%) WebLogic
4 5 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.71%) MS Exchange
6 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.53%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (2.35%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.18%) Gentran
8 1 (1.18%) LiveLink
8 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (17.65%) MS Office
2 10 (11.76%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.29%) Firewall
1 13 (15.29%) SSL
1 13 (15.29%) VPN
2 12 (14.12%) TCP/IP
2 12 (14.12%) VRRP
3 10 (11.76%) BGP
3 10 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (11.76%) DWDM
3 10 (11.76%) EIGRP
3 10 (11.76%) HSRP
3 10 (11.76%) MPLS
3 10 (11.76%) OSPF
3 10 (11.76%) RIP
3 10 (11.76%) VoIP
3 10 (11.76%) Wireless
4 4 (4.71%) DNS
5 3 (3.53%) PBX
6 2 (2.35%) VLAN
7 1 (1.18%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.47%) Oracle Database
1 14 (16.47%) Oracle Database 10g
1 14 (16.47%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.12%) MySQL
3 11 (12.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 11 (12.94%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
General
1 19 (22.35%) Finance
2 15 (17.65%) Banking
3 6 (7.06%) Retail
4 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.35%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (29.41%) Applications Support
2 24 (28.24%) Analyst
3 19 (22.35%) Support Analyst
4 18 (21.18%) Applications Support Analyst
5 13 (15.29%) Applications Specialist
6 11 (12.94%) Service Manager
7 9 (10.59%) Team Leader
8 8 (9.41%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 8 (9.41%) Senior Server Specialist
8 8 (9.41%) Server Specialist
9 7 (8.24%) Support Engineer
10 6 (7.06%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (7.06%) Applications Engineer
10 6 (7.06%) IT Support
10 6 (7.06%) Support Specialist
10 6 (7.06%) Web Applications Analyst
10 6 (7.06%) Web Applications Engineer
10 6 (7.06%) Web Applications Support
10 6 (7.06%) Web Engineer
10 6 (7.06%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.47%) Hibernate
1 14 (16.47%) Java EE
1 14 (16.47%) JSF
1 14 (16.47%) JSP
1 14 (16.47%) Spring
1 14 (16.47%) Struts
1 14 (16.47%) XML
1 14 (16.47%) XSL
1 14 (16.47%) XSLT
2 3 (3.53%) .NET
2 3 (3.53%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.35%) EDI
3 2 (2.35%) Middleware
4 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.53%) Replication
3 2 (2.35%) AS400
3 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.35%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.35%) iSeries
3 2 (2.35%) Life Science
4 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.18%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.88%) Windows
2 16 (18.82%) Linux
3 15 (17.65%) Unix
4 9 (10.59%) Windows Server
5 8 (9.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (5.88%) OS/400
6 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.18%) MVS
7 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (62.35%) ITIL
2 26 (30.59%) High Availability
3 25 (29.41%) Change Management
4 21 (24.71%) Service Delivery
5 17 (20.00%) Service Management
6 14 (16.47%) Mentoring
7 13 (15.29%) Technical Analysis
8 11 (12.94%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (12.94%) E-Commerce
8 11 (12.94%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (11.76%) Line Management
9 10 (11.76%) Network Management
10 8 (9.41%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (9.41%) Network Design
11 7 (8.24%) Incident Management
11 7 (8.24%) Project Management
12 6 (7.06%) Data Protection
13 3 (3.53%) Business Development
13 3 (3.53%) People Management
13 3 (3.53%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.59%) SQL
2 16 (18.82%) Java
3 15 (17.65%) PL/SQL
4 12 (14.12%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.53%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.35%) VB
7 1 (1.18%) C#
7 1 (1.18%) Erlang
7 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (14.12%) CCNP
1 12 (14.12%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (8.24%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.35%) CCIP
5 2 (2.35%) CCNA
5 2 (2.35%) CCSP
5 2 (2.35%) Degree
5 2 (2.35%) MCP
5 2 (2.35%) MCSA
5 2 (2.35%) MCSE
5 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 14 (16.47%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.53%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.35%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.18%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 10 (11.76%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 29 (34.12%) Oracle
2 12 (14.12%) Cisco
3 11 (12.94%) BEA
4 10 (11.76%) F5
4 10 (11.76%) HP
4 10 (11.76%) Juniper
5 9 (10.59%) Microsoft
6 5 (5.88%) VMware
7 3 (3.53%) Mitel
7 3 (3.53%) SAP
7 3 (3.53%) Siemens
8 2 (2.35%) Citrix
8 2 (2.35%) IBM
9 1 (1.18%) Informatica
9 1 (1.18%) Kofax
9 1 (1.18%) OpenText
9 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.18%) ServiceNow
Luton
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton
CACI Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: £80,000 per annum Plus a range of Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago