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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 41 50 30
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -20
Permanent jobs citing SLA 34 41 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.15% 4.49% 8.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.17% 36.28% 48.45%
Number of salaries quoted 24 31 78
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £25,000 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £58,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
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
94 113 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.24% 12.36% 16.80%
Number of salaries quoted 67 89 157
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,200 £65,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +7 12 £47,500 -2.56% 1
Bedford +15 5 £37,500 -6.25% 2
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 36 (53.73%) ITIL
2 25 (37.31%) SQL
3 21 (31.34%) Oracle
4 20 (29.85%) Finance
5 17 (25.37%) High Availability
6 15 (22.39%) Change Management
7 14 (20.90%) Service Management
7 14 (20.90%) Service Delivery
7 14 (20.90%) E-Commerce
8 13 (19.40%) Java
9 11 (16.42%) PL/SQL
9 11 (16.42%) SQL Server
9 11 (16.42%) XML
9 11 (16.42%) XSLT
9 11 (16.42%) Unix
9 11 (16.42%) Windows
9 11 (16.42%) Banking
10 10 (14.93%) Hibernate
10 10 (14.93%) XSL
10 10 (14.93%) Struts
10 10 (14.93%) JSP
10 10 (14.93%) Oracle Database 10g
10 10 (14.93%) Spring
10 10 (14.93%) JSF
10 10 (14.93%) Java EE
10 10 (14.93%) Oracle RAC
10 10 (14.93%) Oracle Database
11 9 (13.43%) Mentoring
11 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
12 8 (11.94%) BEA

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 8 (11.94%) WebLogic
2 5 (7.46%) Apache
2 5 (7.46%) IIS
2 5 (7.46%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.48%) JBoss
3 3 (4.48%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.49%) Gentran
4 1 (1.49%) LiveLink
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) MS Office
2 4 (5.97%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.94%) Firewall
2 7 (10.45%) TCP/IP
3 6 (8.96%) BGP
3 6 (8.96%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (8.96%) DWDM
3 6 (8.96%) EIGRP
3 6 (8.96%) HSRP
3 6 (8.96%) MPLS
3 6 (8.96%) OSPF
3 6 (8.96%) RIP
3 6 (8.96%) SSL
3 6 (8.96%) VoIP
3 6 (8.96%) VPN
3 6 (8.96%) VRRP
3 6 (8.96%) Wireless
4 2 (2.99%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (2.99%) WAN
5 1 (1.49%) LAN
5 1 (1.49%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.42%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.93%) Oracle Database
2 10 (14.93%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (10.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 7 (10.45%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (10.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.97%) MySQL
5 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 20 (29.85%) Finance
2 11 (16.42%) Banking
3 8 (11.94%) Retail
4 2 (2.99%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.99%) Marketing
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (34.33%) Analyst
2 22 (32.84%) Applications Support
3 17 (25.37%) Support Analyst
4 15 (22.39%) Applications Support Analyst
5 14 (20.90%) Service Manager
6 10 (14.93%) Applications Specialist
7 6 (8.96%) Support Specialist
8 5 (7.46%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 5 (7.46%) Senior Server Specialist
8 5 (7.46%) Server Specialist
9 4 (5.97%) IT Manager
9 4 (5.97%) IT Services Manager
9 4 (5.97%) Network Specialist
9 4 (5.97%) Service Analyst
9 4 (5.97%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (5.97%) Support Officer
10 3 (4.48%) Applications Support Engineer
10 3 (4.48%) Network Engineer
10 3 (4.48%) Operations Manager
10 3 (4.48%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.42%) XML
1 11 (16.42%) XSLT
2 10 (14.93%) Hibernate
2 10 (14.93%) Java EE
2 10 (14.93%) JSF
2 10 (14.93%) JSP
2 10 (14.93%) Spring
2 10 (14.93%) Struts
2 10 (14.93%) XSL
3 3 (4.48%) Middleware
4 2 (2.99%) .NET
4 2 (2.99%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.49%) JSON
5 1 (1.49%) Rendezvous
5 1 (1.49%) RESTful
5 1 (1.49%) SOAP
5 1 (1.49%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (1.49%) Web Services
5 1 (1.49%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.48%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.99%) iSeries
3 2 (2.99%) Life Science
4 1 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.49%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.49%) EPoS
4 1 (1.49%) Fintech
4 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.42%) Unix
1 11 (16.42%) Windows
2 6 (8.96%) Linux
3 4 (5.97%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (53.73%) ITIL
2 17 (25.37%) High Availability
3 15 (22.39%) Change Management
4 14 (20.90%) E-Commerce
4 14 (20.90%) Service Delivery
4 14 (20.90%) Service Management
5 9 (13.43%) Mentoring
6 7 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (10.45%) Technical Analysis
6 7 (10.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (8.96%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (7.46%) Line Management
8 5 (7.46%) Network Management
8 5 (7.46%) Problem Management
8 5 (7.46%) Release Management
9 4 (5.97%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.97%) Incident Management
10 3 (4.48%) Data Centre Operations
10 3 (4.48%) Network Design
10 3 (4.48%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 25 (37.31%) SQL
2 13 (19.40%) Java
3 11 (16.42%) PL/SQL
4 8 (11.94%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.99%) VB
6 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) CCNP
1 7 (10.45%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) Degree
3 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 10 (14.93%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) HP NNM
2 1 (1.49%) Kibana
2 1 (1.49%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 21 (31.34%) Oracle
2 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.94%) BEA
4 7 (10.45%) Cisco
5 6 (8.96%) F5
5 6 (8.96%) HP
5 6 (8.96%) IBM
5 6 (8.96%) Juniper
5 6 (8.96%) VMware
6 4 (5.97%) Informatica
7 3 (4.48%) 3PAR
7 3 (4.48%) CommVault
7 3 (4.48%) Dell
7 3 (4.48%) Veritas
8 1 (1.49%) Citrix
8 1 (1.49%) Intel
8 1 (1.49%) Kofax
8 1 (1.49%) OpenText
8 1 (1.49%) SAP
8 1 (1.49%) TIBCO
Bedfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
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Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 12 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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