The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 25 20 39
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +19
Permanent jobs citing SLA 5 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 4.81% 2.86% 0.58%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% 28.57% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £47,500 £22,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+111.11% -55.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
SLA
County Antrim

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 Belfast region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
15 7 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 14.42% 10.00% 12.72%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 19
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £22,500 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £36,500 £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

SLA
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SLA across the Belfast region.

SLA Salary Trend in Belfast

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) Server Monitoring
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) QA
2 3 (42.86%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Management
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) BMC
2 3 (42.86%) Remedy
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) CRM
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) IIS
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) BT
2 3 (42.86%) IVR
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
2 3 (42.86%) WFM
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 3 (42.86%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Support
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Support Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Support Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Transformation Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (42.86%) IVR
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) CRM
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Management
2 3 (42.86%) Server Monitoring
2 3 (42.86%) WFM
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) BMC
1 3 (42.86%) BT
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Remedy