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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 58 44 64
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +20
Permanent jobs citing SLA 34 59 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.74% 5.30% 3.88%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.96% 37.58% 41.23%
Number of salaries quoted 26 52 39
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £20,500 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £35,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +5.26%
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
92 157 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.12% 14.11% 9.42%
Number of salaries quoted 76 125 94
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,000 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £57,500
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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +8 16 £47,750 +60.50% 1
Bedford +1 5 £37,500 -10.71% 1
Dunstable -10 5 £52,500 +23.52%
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 59 (70.24%) ITIL
2 35 (41.67%) Oracle
3 31 (36.90%) Windows
4 27 (32.14%) Change Management
5 26 (30.95%) Linux
5 26 (30.95%) IIS
5 26 (30.95%) High Availability
6 24 (28.57%) Unix
7 23 (27.38%) SQL
7 23 (27.38%) Service Delivery
8 22 (26.19%) Apache
8 22 (26.19%) Tomcat
9 21 (25.00%) MySQL
9 21 (25.00%) Shell Script
10 20 (23.81%) JBoss
11 17 (20.24%) MS Office
12 16 (19.05%) Finance
12 16 (19.05%) Banking
13 15 (17.86%) Firewall
13 15 (17.86%) VPN
13 15 (17.86%) SSL
14 14 (16.67%) Cisco
14 14 (16.67%) TCP/IP
14 14 (16.67%) CCNP
14 14 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
14 14 (16.67%) Java
14 14 (16.67%) VRRP
15 13 (15.48%) Wireless
15 13 (15.48%) PL/SQL
15 13 (15.48%) HP

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 26 (30.95%) IIS
2 22 (26.19%) Apache
2 22 (26.19%) Tomcat
3 20 (23.81%) JBoss
4 10 (11.90%) WebLogic
5 5 (5.95%) MS Exchange
6 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (4.76%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (2.38%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 17 (20.24%) MS Office
2 12 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 5 (5.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.86%) Firewall
1 15 (17.86%) SSL
1 15 (17.86%) VPN
2 14 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 14 (16.67%) VRRP
3 13 (15.48%) Wireless
4 12 (14.29%) BGP
4 12 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (14.29%) DWDM
4 12 (14.29%) EIGRP
4 12 (14.29%) HSRP
4 12 (14.29%) MPLS
4 12 (14.29%) OSPF
4 12 (14.29%) RIP
4 12 (14.29%) VoIP
5 5 (5.95%) DNS
6 3 (3.57%) PBX
6 3 (3.57%) VLAN
7 2 (2.38%) DHCP
8 1 (1.19%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.00%) MySQL
2 12 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 12 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
3 10 (11.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 10 (11.90%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (10.71%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 16 (19.05%) Banking
1 16 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.38%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.38%) Retail
4 1 (1.19%) Automotive
4 1 (1.19%) Legal
4 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 25 (29.76%) Analyst
2 25 (29.76%) Applications Support Analyst
2 25 (29.76%) Support Analyst
3 11 (13.10%) Senior Analyst
3 11 (13.10%) Senior Applications Support
3 11 (13.10%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
3 11 (13.10%) Senior Support Analyst
3 11 (13.10%) Support Engineer
3 11 (13.10%) Team Leader
4 10 (11.90%) Applications Specialist
5 9 (10.71%) Applications Engineer
5 9 (10.71%) Applications Support Engineer
5 9 (10.71%) Web Analyst
5 9 (10.71%) Web Applications Analyst
5 9 (10.71%) Web Applications Engineer
5 9 (10.71%) Web Applications Support
5 9 (10.71%) Web Engineer
5 9 (10.71%) Web Support Analyst
5 9 (10.71%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.29%) Hibernate
1 12 (14.29%) Java EE
1 12 (14.29%) JSF
1 12 (14.29%) JSP
1 12 (14.29%) Spring
1 12 (14.29%) Struts
1 12 (14.29%) XML
1 12 (14.29%) XSL
1 12 (14.29%) XSLT
2 3 (3.57%) .NET
2 3 (3.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.38%) EDI
3 2 (2.38%) Middleware
4 1 (1.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.57%) Replication
4 2 (2.38%) AS400
4 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.38%) iSeries
4 2 (2.38%) Life Science
4 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.19%) CMDB
5 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 31 (36.90%) Windows
2 26 (30.95%) Linux
3 24 (28.57%) Unix
4 9 (10.71%) Windows Server
5 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (8.33%) OS/400
7 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.19%) MVS
8 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.19%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (70.24%) ITIL
2 27 (32.14%) Change Management
3 26 (30.95%) High Availability
4 23 (27.38%) Service Delivery
5 13 (15.48%) Mentoring
6 12 (14.29%) Network Management
6 12 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
7 11 (13.10%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (11.90%) Line Management
8 10 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (10.71%) Incident Management
9 9 (10.71%) Service Management
10 8 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (9.52%) Network Design
10 8 (9.52%) Project Management
11 7 (8.33%) E-Commerce
12 6 (7.14%) Data Protection
12 6 (7.14%) Performance Management
12 6 (7.14%) Supplier Management
13 4 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 23 (27.38%) SQL
2 21 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 14 (16.67%) Java
4 13 (15.48%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.38%) VB
7 1 (1.19%) C#
7 1 (1.19%) Erlang
7 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (16.67%) CCNP
1 14 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (5.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (3.57%) Degree
4 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.38%) CCIP
5 2 (2.38%) CCNA
5 2 (2.38%) CCSP
5 2 (2.38%) MCP
5 2 (2.38%) MCSA
5 2 (2.38%) MCSE
5 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.76%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.57%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.38%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.19%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 12 (14.29%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 35 (41.67%) Oracle
2 14 (16.67%) Cisco
3 13 (15.48%) HP
4 12 (14.29%) F5
4 12 (14.29%) Juniper
5 10 (11.90%) BEA
6 7 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 7 (8.33%) VMware
7 4 (4.76%) SAP
8 3 (3.57%) Citrix
8 3 (3.57%) Mitel
8 3 (3.57%) Siemens
9 2 (2.38%) IBM
9 2 (2.38%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.19%) Avaya
10 1 (1.19%) Dell
10 1 (1.19%) Informatica
10 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.19%) Symantec
Bedford, Bedfordshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago