The first table below looks at the demand for SLA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SLA over the 3 months to 16 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 Chester region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Level Agreement (SLA)
Rank 44 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing SLA 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.36% 0.93% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.67% 16.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £36,000 £47,875 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.80% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,750 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-11.56% +2.08%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
6 25 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.17% 5.84% 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 9
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SLA
Cheshire

SLA
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

SLA Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

SLA
Salary Trend in Chester

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

SLA Salary Trend in Chester

SLA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Business Objects
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Teradata
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Security
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Windows

SLA
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Support Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Security
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Business Objects
1 2 (66.67%) Teradata
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec