The table below looks at the statistics for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 55 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -1
Permanent jobs citing SLA 11 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 2.14% 3.33% 2.48%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.38% 40.74% 21.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 6
Average salary £22,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £31,500 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,100 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £33,665 £34,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
-0.98% -8.72%
SLA
West Yorkshire

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 Bradford region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
106 27 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 20.58% 8.18% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 99 19 23
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £28,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,950 £65,000 £49,550
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

SLA
Salary Trend in Bradford

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

SLA Salary Trend in Bradford

SLA
Salary Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Bradford

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bradford 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 15 (57.69%) Service Delivery
2 14 (53.85%) ITIL
3 13 (50.00%) Windows
4 10 (38.46%) Finance
5 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
6 7 (26.92%) Service Management
6 7 (26.92%) Incident Management
7 6 (23.08%) F5
7 6 (23.08%) Line Management
8 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
8 5 (19.23%) Coaching
8 5 (19.23%) SIEM
8 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (19.23%) PCI DSS
8 5 (19.23%) Fortinet
8 5 (19.23%) Operations Management
8 5 (19.23%) Qualys
8 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (19.23%) Sourcefire
8 5 (19.23%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
8 5 (19.23%) Juniper
8 5 (19.23%) Symantec
8 5 (19.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (19.23%) Solaris
8 5 (19.23%) Linux
8 5 (19.23%) UNIX
9 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
9 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bradford 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 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.85%) MS Project
3 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
1 5 (19.23%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (11.54%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) LAN
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Billing
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Service Manager
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Services Delivery Manager
3 5 (19.23%) Security Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Delivery Manager
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Security Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) IT Services Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Desktop Team Leader
4 4 (15.38%) IT Services Delivery Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Team Leader
4 4 (15.38%) Support Team Leader
4 4 (15.38%) Desktop Support
4 4 (15.38%) Desktop Support Team Leader
5 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Service Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Network Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.85%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Solaris
2 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) UNIX
3 4 (15.38%) Windows 8
3 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Service Delivery
2 14 (53.85%) ITIL
3 7 (26.92%) Service Management
3 7 (26.92%) Incident Management
4 6 (23.08%) Line Management
5 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
5 5 (19.23%) Coaching
5 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (19.23%) Operations Management
5 5 (19.23%) SIEM
5 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (15.38%) Process Management
6 4 (15.38%) Migration
7 3 (11.54%) Business Continuity
7 3 (11.54%) Time Management
8 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
8 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
8 1 (3.85%) Analytics
8 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
8 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) CCNA
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (11.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (19.23%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) F5
3 5 (19.23%) Juniper
3 5 (19.23%) Symantec
3 5 (19.23%) Sourcefire
3 5 (19.23%) Fortinet
3 5 (19.23%) Qualys
4 4 (15.38%) Apple
4 4 (15.38%) MobileIron
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco
5 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
5 3 (11.54%) BT
5 3 (11.54%) Nortel
6 1 (3.85%) Avaya
6 1 (3.85%) Genesys
6 1 (3.85%) EMC
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle
6 1 (3.85%) Unisys
6 1 (3.85%) VMware
6 1 (3.85%) Computacenter