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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 49 42 43
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing SLA 21 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.16% 2.29% 3.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.27% 28.13% 46.88%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 14
Average salary £23,500 £32,500 £18,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.69% +73.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,500 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
77 32 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.58% 8.14% 7.10%
Number of salaries quoted 61 19 31
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.23%

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 30 January 2015.

SLA Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 18 (43.90%) ITIL
2 14 (34.15%) Firewall
3 10 (24.39%) Service Delivery
3 10 (24.39%) Finance
4 9 (21.95%) Windows
4 9 (21.95%) Cisco
4 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
4 9 (21.95%) Line Management
5 8 (19.51%) CheckPoint
6 7 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (14.63%) CCNP
7 6 (14.63%) CCNA
7 6 (14.63%) LAN
7 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
7 6 (14.63%) SQL
7 6 (14.63%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (12.20%) Service Management
8 5 (12.20%) Network Management
8 5 (12.20%) Wireless
8 5 (12.20%) WAN
9 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
9 4 (9.76%) MS Office
9 4 (9.76%) SSL
9 4 (9.76%) High Availability
9 4 (9.76%) Welsh Language
10 3 (7.32%) WCF
10 3 (7.32%) WPF
10 3 (7.32%) Silverlight
10 3 (7.32%) Problem Management

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (7.32%) Umbraco
1 3 (7.32%) CMS
2 1 (2.44%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (34.15%) Firewall
2 6 (14.63%) LAN
2 6 (14.63%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (12.20%) Wireless
3 5 (12.20%) WAN
4 4 (9.76%) SSL
5 3 (7.32%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (7.32%) HTTP
6 1 (2.44%) Network Security
6 1 (2.44%) MPLS
6 1 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.44%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (7.32%) MSTest
2 1 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Welsh Language
3 3 (7.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Team Leader
2 8 (19.51%) Network Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Service Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Service Manager
5 4 (9.76%) Security Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 3 (7.32%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (7.32%) Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.44%) SLA Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Web Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.44%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Web Applications Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) WCF
1 3 (7.32%) WPF
1 3 (7.32%) Silverlight
1 3 (7.32%) .NET Framework
1 3 (7.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
1 3 (7.32%) CSS
1 3 (7.32%) XML
1 3 (7.32%) .NET
1 3 (7.32%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Replication
2 2 (4.88%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.44%) AS400
3 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Windows Vista
2 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
3 2 (4.88%) Solaris
3 2 (4.88%) Linux
3 2 (4.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) ITIL
2 10 (24.39%) Service Delivery
3 9 (21.95%) Line Management
4 5 (12.20%) Service Management
4 5 (12.20%) Network Management
5 4 (9.76%) High Availability
6 3 (7.32%) Problem Management
6 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
6 3 (7.32%) Time Management
6 3 (7.32%) TDD
6 3 (7.32%) OWASP
6 3 (7.32%) MVVM
6 3 (7.32%) Coaching
6 3 (7.32%) MVC
6 3 (7.32%) Change Management
6 3 (7.32%) ITSM
6 3 (7.32%) SOA
7 2 (4.88%) ITIL V2
7 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
1 6 (14.63%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) XAML
2 3 (7.32%) C#
2 3 (7.32%) Java
2 3 (7.32%) Perl
2 3 (7.32%) PHP
2 3 (7.32%) Python
3 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (14.63%) CCNP
2 6 (14.63%) CCNA
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.32%) Degree
4 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.32%) MCDST
5 1 (2.44%) CCSE
5 1 (2.44%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.44%) MCITP
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.44%) CCIE
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Cisco
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.51%) CheckPoint
3 3 (7.32%) LexisNexis
3 3 (7.32%) Juniper
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle
4 2 (4.88%) VMware
4 2 (4.88%) F5
5 1 (2.44%) TOWER Software
5 1 (2.44%) Remedy
5 1 (2.44%) Citrix
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