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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 46 34 46
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Permanent jobs citing SLA 22 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.17% 4.15% 2.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 28.21% 42.11% 40.63%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 9
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £29,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
SLA
South Wales

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 Cardiff region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
78 38 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.24% 9.84% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 64 21 28
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 £30,430
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% +15.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,500 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

SLA
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

SLA Salary Trend in Cardiff

SLA
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SLA across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 16 (38.10%) ITIL
2 14 (33.33%) Firewall
3 12 (28.57%) Finance
4 9 (21.43%) Service Delivery
4 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 9 (21.43%) Line Management
5 8 (19.05%) Windows
5 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 7 (16.67%) SQL
6 7 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 7 (16.67%) Cisco
7 5 (11.90%) Service Management
7 5 (11.90%) HTTP
7 5 (11.90%) SSL
7 5 (11.90%) Python
7 5 (11.90%) LAN
7 5 (11.90%) Perl
7 5 (11.90%) PHP
7 5 (11.90%) MS Office
7 5 (11.90%) XML
7 5 (11.90%) Welsh Language
7 5 (11.90%) Reverse Proxy
7 5 (11.90%) OWASP
7 5 (11.90%) SaaS
8 4 (9.52%) Network Security
8 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
8 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
8 4 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (9.52%) F5
8 4 (9.52%) High Availability

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 (7.14%) CMS
1 3 (7.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (33.33%) Firewall
2 5 (11.90%) LAN
2 5 (11.90%) HTTP
2 5 (11.90%) SSL
2 5 (11.90%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (9.52%) Network Security
3 4 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (7.14%) WAN
4 3 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.38%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (7.14%) MSTest
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Welsh Language
3 3 (7.14%) Law
4 1 (2.38%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Analyst
1 9 (21.43%) Team Leader
1 9 (21.43%) Security Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Service Manager
4 3 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (7.14%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 2 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Data Administrator
5 2 (4.76%) Administrator
5 2 (4.76%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.38%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) XML
2 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 3 (7.14%) WCF
2 3 (7.14%) WPF
2 3 (7.14%) Silverlight
2 3 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (7.14%) HTML
2 3 (7.14%) .NET
2 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 3 (7.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Replication
2 2 (4.76%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.76%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (4.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
2 3 (7.14%) Windows Vista
3 2 (4.76%) Solaris
3 2 (4.76%) Linux
3 2 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) ITIL
2 9 (21.43%) Service Delivery
2 9 (21.43%) Line Management
3 5 (11.90%) Service Management
3 5 (11.90%) OWASP
4 4 (9.52%) High Availability
5 3 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 3 (7.14%) Time Management
5 3 (7.14%) MVVM
5 3 (7.14%) Network Management
5 3 (7.14%) SOA
5 3 (7.14%) ITSM
5 3 (7.14%) MVC
5 3 (7.14%) TDD
5 3 (7.14%) Coaching
6 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.76%) Change Management
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL V2
6 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
2 7 (16.67%) SQL
3 5 (11.90%) Python
3 5 (11.90%) Perl
3 5 (11.90%) PHP
4 3 (7.14%) XAML
4 3 (7.14%) C#
4 3 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) CCNP
2 3 (7.14%) CCNA
2 3 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.14%) MCDST
2 3 (7.14%) Degree
3 2 (4.76%) VCP4
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.67%) Cisco
2 7 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 4 (9.52%) Juniper
3 4 (9.52%) F5
4 3 (7.14%) LexisNexis
4 3 (7.14%) Blue Coat
4 3 (7.14%) Nokia
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle
5 2 (4.76%) Citrix
6 1 (2.38%) Remedy
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
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