The first table below looks at the demand for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 77 78 60
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -18
Permanent jobs citing SLA 38 40 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.09% 2.30% 2.82%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.76% 25.00% 38.68%
Number of salaries quoted 31 34 37
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,400 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £83,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,750 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-11.56% +2.08%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
142 160 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.83% 9.20% 7.30%
Number of salaries quoted 126 127 89
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £23,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £79,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SLA
West Midlands

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SLA
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

SLA Salary Trend in Birmingham

SLA
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SLA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 58 (55.24%) ITIL
2 47 (44.76%) SQL
3 37 (35.24%) Windows
4 24 (22.86%) UNIX
5 22 (20.95%) SQL Server
6 21 (20.00%) HTML
6 21 (20.00%) CSS
7 20 (19.05%) Service Delivery
8 19 (18.10%) Solaris
9 17 (16.19%) Sybase
9 17 (16.19%) Microsoft
9 17 (16.19%) Problem Management
10 16 (15.24%) MS Excel
10 16 (15.24%) Linux
10 16 (15.24%) Finance
11 15 (14.29%) Change Management
11 15 (14.29%) Service Management
11 15 (14.29%) Java
12 14 (13.33%) Project Management
13 13 (12.38%) CRM
13 13 (12.38%) Cisco
13 13 (12.38%) ITIL Certification
14 12 (11.43%) Shell Script
14 12 (11.43%) Degree
15 11 (10.48%) Systems Analysis
15 11 (10.48%) Ajax
15 11 (10.48%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (10.48%) TDD
15 11 (10.48%) jQuery
15 11 (10.48%) HTML5

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 8 (7.62%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.76%) IIS
2 5 (4.76%) Apache
3 4 (3.81%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.90%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.90%) WorkSite
6 1 (0.95%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (15.24%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.62%) InfoPath
3 5 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) SAP FI-AP
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.95%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.48%) SAN
2 9 (8.57%) Firewall
2 9 (8.57%) WAN
3 6 (5.71%) Wireless
3 6 (5.71%) LAN
4 5 (4.76%) HSRP
4 5 (4.76%) GLBP
4 5 (4.76%) VLAN
4 5 (4.76%) Extranet
4 5 (4.76%) MPLS
4 5 (4.76%) OSPF
4 5 (4.76%) BGP
5 3 (2.86%) IP Telephony
5 3 (2.86%) DWDM
6 2 (1.90%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.90%) VPN
7 1 (0.95%) IPv4
7 1 (0.95%) IPv6
7 1 (0.95%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.95%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.95%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.48%) Relational Database
2 11 (10.48%) RDBMS
2 11 (10.48%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.90%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (15.24%) Finance
2 8 (7.62%) Banking
3 6 (5.71%) Back Office
3 6 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.76%) Retail
5 3 (2.86%) Advertising
6 2 (1.90%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.95%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (24.76%) Analyst
2 14 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 11 (10.48%) Developer
4 10 (9.52%) Service Manager
5 8 (7.62%) Support Engineer
6 7 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (5.71%) Service Analyst
7 6 (5.71%) .NET Developer
7 6 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (4.76%) SharePoint Specialist
8 5 (4.76%) Operations Manager
8 5 (4.76%) DBA
9 4 (3.81%) Consultant
9 4 (3.81%) Administrator
9 4 (3.81%) Applications Support
9 4 (3.81%) Support Manager
9 4 (3.81%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Applications Support Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Network Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.00%) HTML
1 21 (20.00%) CSS
2 11 (10.48%) Ajax
2 11 (10.48%) jQuery
2 11 (10.48%) HTML5
2 11 (10.48%) CSS3
2 11 (10.48%) .NET
2 11 (10.48%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.81%) Middleware
3 4 (3.81%) JMS
3 4 (3.81%) D-Bus
4 1 (0.95%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.95%) SOAP
4 1 (0.95%) XML
4 1 (0.95%) J2EE
4 1 (0.95%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.71%) Replication
2 5 (4.76%) CMDB
3 4 (3.81%) Mainframe
3 4 (3.81%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.86%) Symmetrix DMX
4 3 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.86%) Statistics
5 2 (1.90%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.90%) Clustering
5 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.90%) PKI
5 2 (1.90%) CESG
6 1 (0.95%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 37 (35.24%) Windows
2 24 (22.86%) UNIX
3 19 (18.10%) Solaris
4 16 (15.24%) Linux
5 7 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.95%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (55.24%) ITIL
2 20 (19.05%) Service Delivery
3 17 (16.19%) Problem Management
4 15 (14.29%) Change Management
4 15 (14.29%) Service Management
5 14 (13.33%) Project Management
6 13 (12.38%) CRM
7 11 (10.48%) Systems Analysis
7 11 (10.48%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (10.48%) TDD
7 11 (10.48%) MVC
8 8 (7.62%) Change Control
9 7 (6.67%) Incident Management
10 6 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (4.76%) Data Protection
11 5 (4.76%) Load Balancing
11 5 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (4.76%) Configuration Management
12 4 (3.81%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (3.81%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (44.76%) SQL
2 15 (14.29%) Java
3 12 (11.43%) Shell Script
4 11 (10.48%) JavaScript
4 11 (10.48%) Perl
4 11 (10.48%) T-SQL
4 11 (10.48%) C#
5 10 (9.52%) C
5 10 (9.52%) C++
5 10 (9.52%) PHP
6 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (12.38%) ITIL Certification
2 12 (11.43%) Degree
3 8 (7.62%) CCNA
3 8 (7.62%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.76%) CCNP
5 4 (3.81%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.81%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.90%) CISM
6 2 (1.90%) CISSP
7 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.95%) ISEB
7 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.95%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.76%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.90%) QA
3 2 (1.90%) CESG Infosec
System Software
1 10 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.86%) vSphere
2 3 (2.86%) KVM
3 2 (1.90%) ISA Server
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.90%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (1.90%) UAG
4 1 (0.95%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.95%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) SCCM
2 2 (1.90%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (16.19%) Sybase
1 17 (16.19%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.38%) Cisco
3 11 (10.48%) Business Objects
3 11 (10.48%) Oracle
4 10 (9.52%) Progress
4 10 (9.52%) Sage
4 10 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (5.71%) HP
6 5 (4.76%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.81%) EMC
7 4 (3.81%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.81%) NetApp
8 3 (2.86%) Brocade
8 3 (2.86%) Juniper
8 3 (2.86%) Nortel
8 3 (2.86%) Citrix
9 2 (1.90%) Websense
9 2 (1.90%) Sun
10 1 (0.95%) M86 Security
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