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

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 53 43 76
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +33
Permanent jobs citing SLA 33 61 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.66% 5.50% 3.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.42% 40.94% 31.09%
Number of salaries quoted 27 54 28
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 £23,800 £20,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -
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
76 149 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.44% 13.42% 10.06%
Number of salaries quoted 64 120 101
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,288
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,100 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 June 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 June 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 +13 12 £42,500 +55.96% 2
Bedford -1 7 £36,250 -13.69% 1
Dunstable -2 3 £52,500 +16.66%
SLA
East of England

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 57 (66.28%) ITIL
2 31 (36.05%) Oracle
3 26 (30.23%) Windows
4 25 (29.07%) SQL
4 25 (29.07%) High Availability
5 24 (27.91%) Change Management
6 22 (25.58%) Service Delivery
7 20 (23.26%) IIS
7 20 (23.26%) Linux
8 18 (20.93%) Unix
9 17 (19.77%) Finance
10 16 (18.60%) Apache
10 16 (18.60%) Tomcat
10 16 (18.60%) Banking
11 15 (17.44%) Mentoring
11 15 (17.44%) MS Office
11 15 (17.44%) Java
11 15 (17.44%) MySQL
11 15 (17.44%) Shell Script
12 14 (16.28%) PL/SQL
12 14 (16.28%) JBoss
13 13 (15.12%) SQL Server
13 13 (15.12%) JSP
13 13 (15.12%) Struts
13 13 (15.12%) XML
13 13 (15.12%) XSL
13 13 (15.12%) XSLT
13 13 (15.12%) VPN
13 13 (15.12%) SSL
13 13 (15.12%) Oracle Database 10g

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 20 (23.26%) IIS
2 16 (18.60%) Apache
2 16 (18.60%) Tomcat
3 14 (16.28%) JBoss
4 11 (12.79%) WebLogic
5 4 (4.65%) MS Exchange
5 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.49%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.16%) Gentran
Applications
1 15 (17.44%) MS Office
2 10 (11.63%) MS Visio
3 5 (5.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.12%) Firewall
1 13 (15.12%) SSL
1 13 (15.12%) VPN
2 12 (13.95%) TCP/IP
2 12 (13.95%) VRRP
3 10 (11.63%) BGP
3 10 (11.63%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (11.63%) DWDM
3 10 (11.63%) EIGRP
3 10 (11.63%) HSRP
3 10 (11.63%) MPLS
3 10 (11.63%) OSPF
3 10 (11.63%) RIP
3 10 (11.63%) VoIP
3 10 (11.63%) Wireless
4 4 (4.65%) DNS
5 3 (3.49%) PBX
5 3 (3.49%) VLAN
6 1 (1.16%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.44%) MySQL
2 13 (15.12%) Oracle Database
2 13 (15.12%) Oracle Database 10g
2 13 (15.12%) SQL Server
3 11 (12.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 11 (12.79%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 17 (19.77%) Finance
2 16 (18.60%) Banking
3 4 (4.65%) Retail
4 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.33%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.16%) Automotive
6 1 (1.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (30.23%) Applications Support
2 24 (27.91%) Analyst
3 20 (23.26%) Applications Support Analyst
3 20 (23.26%) Support Analyst
4 12 (13.95%) Applications Specialist
5 11 (12.79%) Team Leader
6 8 (9.30%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 8 (9.30%) Senior Server Specialist
6 8 (9.30%) Server Specialist
6 8 (9.30%) Support Engineer
7 7 (8.14%) Applications Engineer
7 7 (8.14%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (8.14%) Senior Applications Support
7 7 (8.14%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
7 7 (8.14%) Service Manager
7 7 (8.14%) Web Applications Analyst
7 7 (8.14%) Web Applications Engineer
7 7 (8.14%) Web Applications Support
7 7 (8.14%) Web Engineer
7 7 (8.14%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.12%) Hibernate
1 13 (15.12%) Java EE
1 13 (15.12%) JSF
1 13 (15.12%) JSP
1 13 (15.12%) Spring
1 13 (15.12%) Struts
1 13 (15.12%) XML
1 13 (15.12%) XSL
1 13 (15.12%) XSLT
2 3 (3.49%) .NET
2 3 (3.49%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.33%) EDI
3 2 (2.33%) Middleware
4 1 (1.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (4.65%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.49%) Replication
4 2 (2.33%) AS400
4 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.33%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.33%) iSeries
4 2 (2.33%) Life Science
4 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.16%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 26 (30.23%) Windows
2 20 (23.26%) Linux
3 18 (20.93%) Unix
4 10 (11.63%) Windows Server
5 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (8.14%) OS/400
7 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.16%) MVS
8 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (66.28%) ITIL
2 25 (29.07%) High Availability
3 24 (27.91%) Change Management
4 22 (25.58%) Service Delivery
5 15 (17.44%) Mentoring
6 13 (15.12%) Service Management
6 13 (15.12%) Technical Analysis
7 12 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (12.79%) Line Management
8 11 (12.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (11.63%) E-Commerce
9 10 (11.63%) Network Management
10 8 (9.30%) Incident Management
10 8 (9.30%) Project Management
11 7 (8.14%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (8.14%) Network Design
12 6 (6.98%) Data Protection
13 5 (5.81%) Supplier Management
14 4 (4.65%) PRINCE2
15 3 (3.49%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (29.07%) SQL
2 15 (17.44%) Java
2 15 (17.44%) Shell Script
3 14 (16.28%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.49%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.33%) VB
6 1 (1.16%) C#
6 1 (1.16%) Erlang
6 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (13.95%) CCNP
1 12 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (10.47%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (5.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.33%) CCIP
5 2 (2.33%) CCNA
5 2 (2.33%) CCSP
5 2 (2.33%) Degree
5 2 (2.33%) MCP
5 2 (2.33%) MCSA
5 2 (2.33%) MCSE
5 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 13 (15.12%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (5.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.49%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.33%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.16%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 10 (11.63%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 31 (36.05%) Oracle
2 12 (13.95%) Cisco
3 11 (12.79%) BEA
3 11 (12.79%) HP
4 10 (11.63%) F5
4 10 (11.63%) Juniper
5 9 (10.47%) Microsoft
6 6 (6.98%) VMware
7 4 (4.65%) SAP
8 3 (3.49%) Mitel
8 3 (3.49%) Siemens
9 2 (2.33%) Citrix
9 2 (2.33%) IBM
10 1 (1.16%) Avaya
10 1 (1.16%) Dell
10 1 (1.16%) Informatica
10 1 (1.16%) Kofax
10 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.16%) ServiceNow
Bedfordshire
Capita Internal Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum + share scheme + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000 - £27,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + + Car (7.5K) + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago