The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Blackpool region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 18 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SLA 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 2.50% - 9.09%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% - 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Median salary - - £25,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +10.60%
SLA
Lancashire

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 Blackpool region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Blackpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
2 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 5.00% 5.88% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 6
Median salary - £62,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +150.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +7.31%

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

The demand trend of job ads across the Blackpool region citing SLA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

SLA
Salary Trend in Blackpool

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

SLA Salary Trend in Blackpool

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 Blackpool region with a requirement for SLA.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Tandem
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool 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 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft